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House returns draft charter to panel to include VP

House returns draft charter to panel to include VP.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepOct 11th, 2018

House throws Arroyo’s draft federal Charter back to committee level

  The House of Representatives has returned its controversial draft federal Charter back to the committee level to make Vice President Leni Robredo the successor of President Rodrigo Duterte during the transition period into a federal form of government. Cebu City 1st District Rep. Raul del Mar's motion to return the proposal back to the panel met no objection during the session on Wednesday, the last day before Congress goes on a break.   In his motion, Del Mar said the draft federal Charter should be returned to the committee level "in order to introduce perfecting amendments to the failure to include the vice president in the first line of succession which le...Keep on reading: House throws Arroyo’s draft federal Charter back to committee level.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

House panel OKs returning VP in line of succession under draft federal charter | News

The House Committee on Constitutional Amendments on Monday approved the amendment in its draft federal charter returning the Vice President position in the line of succession to the presidency during.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

House panel puts Robredo back in line of succession under draft charter

MANILA, Philippines – The House committee on constitutional amendments placed Vice President Leni Robredo back in the line of succession during the shift to federalism, under the lower chamber's draft constitution.  This was confirmed to Rappler by panel chairperson and Leyte 3rd District Representative Vicente Veloso on Monday, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

House panel ready for draft new Charter

THE chairman of the House committee on constitutional amendments yesterday assured President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte that his panel will act on the proposed draft new Constitution of the 25-man Constitutional Commission (Con-Com) led by former Chief Justice Reynato Puno once it reaches Congress next month. Southern Leyte Rep. Roger Mercado,….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018

Malacañang warns House: Filipinos may reject your draft charter

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang asked the House of Representatives to be more "open" to concerns from sectors about its  draft constitution , saying ignoring them might lead to a rejection of the proposed charter. One such voice that has been critical of the House's draft, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News20 hr. 16 min. ago

House charter won’t lead to change – Puno

Former chief justice Reynato Puno, chairman of the Consultative Committee (ConCom) tasked to propose a federal charter, said a draft bill passed by the House of Representatives would not establish…READ The post House charter won’t lead to change – Puno appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

Reactions to House’s approval of federal charter on final reading

The draft federal charter was approved by the Congress on its third and final reading less than a week since its second passage despite a majority of Filipinos’ disapproval of the shift to a federal system. Resolution of Both Houses 15 was met with 224 affirmative votes, 22 objections and 3 abstentions. Under the proposal, the […] The post Reactions to House’s approval of federal charter on final reading appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 12th, 2018

House OKs draft federal charter on 3rd reading

THE HOUSE of Representatives has approved on third and final reading the draft charter seeking a shift to the federal system of government. Voting 224-22-3, lawmakers passed on Tuesday the…READ The post House OKs draft federal charter on 3rd reading appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsDec 11th, 2018

House OKs draft federal charter on 3rd reading | The Manila Times Online

THE House of Representatives on Tuesday approved on third and final reading the draft charter for a federal system of government. Voting 224-22-3, lawmakers passed the Resolution of Both HousesREAD Th.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 11th, 2018

Pinakawalanghiya : Opposition hits House s draft charter

MANILA, Philippines – Opposition lawmakers denounced the House of Representatives' approval of its controversial draft federal constitution, with one congressman calling it the "most shameless" among all charter change attempts in the country. On Tuesday, December 11, lawmakers approved on 3rd and final reading Resolution of Both Houses (RBH) 15, which ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 11th, 2018

House approves draft federal charter

THE HOUSE of Representatives approved on second reading Resolution of Both Houses (RBH) 15, or the proposed federal charter. The […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsDec 7th, 2018

Palace optimistic federal Charter will be passed during Duterte’s term

MANILA, Philippines -- Malacaang has remained optimistic the draft federal Charter would be approved within the term of President Rodrigo Duterte.   Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo issued the remarks after senators said the draft Charter would not be passed during the 17th Congress, which is only until July 2019.   Duterte is currently into the middle of his six-year term, which began on the afternoon of June 30, 2016.   The House of Representatives on December 4 approved on second reading its version of draft federal Constitution, less than five session days left before Congress goes on Christmas break.   READ:House OKs draft federal...Keep on reading: Palace optimistic federal Charter will be passed during Duterte’s term.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 6th, 2018

How House of Representatives’ draft federal charter differs from Consultative Committee version

The draft federal charter of House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is being questioned over some of its provisions such as term extension of legislators and indefinite number of federal states. The House of Representatives passed Resolution of Both Houses No. 15 or RBH 15, the proposal to transition to a federal form of government. Arroyo’s draft […] The post How House of Representatives’ draft federal charter differs from Consultative Committee version appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 5th, 2018

Senate not doing its job on charter change, says solon

The chair of the House constitutional amendments panel on Wednesday criticized the Senate for not doing anything to amend the 1987 Constitution......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 5th, 2018

Draft federal charter gets House nod

The House of Representatives approved on second reading yesterday a draft bill authored by Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo revising the 1987 Constitution’s current form of government into a presidential-bicameral-federal system......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 4th, 2018

House resumes plenary debates on Gloria Arroyo s draft charter

After repeated delays, House lawmakers on Wednesday resumed plenary debates on a draft charter prepared by Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo that is separate from the federalism proposal of a consultative committee that President Duterte had created......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2018

Arroyo Draft Charter: Removal of VP from Succession Escapes Media Attention

ONLY A month after she told the media that the House of Representatives doesn't have enough time to discuss charter change, Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and 21 lawmakers filed on September 19 a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2018

Arroyo Draft Charter: Removal of VP from Succession Escapes Media Attention

ONLY A month after she told the media that the House of Representatives doesn't have enough time to discuss charter change, Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and 21 lawmakers filed on September 19 a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2018

Highlights of the House s draft federal constitution

MANILA, Philippines – Charter change is alive at the House of Representatives.   Resolution of Both Houses (RBH) No. 15 , penned by no less than Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and 21 other legislators, is proposing the draft constitution that would shift the Philippines to a federal system of government. (READ: No set number of federal states under Arroyo's draft constitution ).....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

Consultative committee writes to Duterte on House federalism draft

Members of the consultative committee (Concom) tasked to review the 1987 Constitution will formally inform President Duterte in a letter that the draft charter of the House of Representatives is questionable and must be made public in the interest of transparency......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018