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Unlike in House, joint Senate panel rejects PCGG abolition

MANILA, Philippines – Unlike the House of Representatives, the Senate is not keen on abolishing the agency tasked to recover the billions of pesos plundered during the Marcos dictatorship, and transferring its powers to the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG). In their joint report on the strengthening of the ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerJun 13th, 2018

Bicam junks PCGG abolition, fixes term of solicitor general

The Senate and the House of Representatives junked the proposal to abolish the Presidential Commission on Good Government and the Office of the Government Corporate Counsel and lifted the age limit for the post of solicitor general. Source link link: Bicam junks PCGG abolition, fixes term of solicitor general.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 21st, 2019

Bicam junks PCGG abolition, fixes term of solicitor general

The Senate and the House of Representatives junked the proposal to abolish the Presidential Commission on Good Government and the Office of the Government Corporate Counsel and lifted the age limit for the post of solicitor general......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 21st, 2019

BBL ‘political settlement’ for MILF – Dimaporo

  A lawmaker from Mindanao on Wednesday said the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), currently being harmonized by a Congress joint panel, is a "political settlement" for the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). "If you ask me if this is for the Moro people, this is [a] political settlement for the MILF," Lanao del Norte 1st District Rep. Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo said on the sidelines of the bicameral conference committee meetings on the BBL in Pasig City. He is also a part of the House contingent for the bicam. The lawmaker also said the Senate wants Bangsamoro parliament that would be controlled by the Mindanao rebel group. "Even look at the party system. This is what the Sena...Keep on reading: BBL ‘political settlement’ for MILF – Dimaporo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

House justice panel OKs bill giving PCGG s job to SolGen

MANILA, Philippines — The House Committee on Justice approved on Wednesday a substitute bill proposing the abolition of the Presidential Commission on Good G.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 6th, 2017

House panel approves PCGG abolition

House panel approves PCGG abolition.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsDec 6th, 2017

Unlike Senate, House panel stops using term 'extrajudicial killings' - GMA News

Unlike Senate, House panel stops using term 'extrajudicial killings' - GMA News.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsSep 18th, 2016

Senate adopts House version of Road Board abolition bill

The bill abolishing the corruption-tainted Road Board will soon be on its way to President Duterte for his signature after the Senate adopted yesterday the House of Representatives’ amended version of the measure......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News16 hr. 6 min. ago

Road Board abolition now up for Duterte’s signature

MANILA, Philippines – After weeks of impasse in Congress, the bill abolishing the corruption-laden Road Board is now ready for President Rodrigo Duterte’s signature. The Senate on Tuesday, January 22, adopted the version passed by the House on Monday. This means there will be no bicameral ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2019

Bicameral panel to target budget approval by Feb. 6

THE SENATE and the House of Representatives convened on Tuesday the bicameral conference committee on the proposed P3.757 trillion national budget this year, targeting its approval by Feb. 6 and President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s signature on Feb. 14, Senator Loren B. Legarda said in a statement......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2019

Senate adopts House bill on Road Board abolition

THE SENATE on Tuesday adopted the House of Representatives’ revised version of the bill abolishing the Road Board......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2019

Senate panel opposes House-approved bill lowering age of criminal liability to 9

SENATORS on Tuesday expressed opposition to an approved measure at the House of Representatives to lower the age of criminal liability for minors, saying that a nine-year old offender is…READ The post Senate panel opposes House-approved bill lowering age of criminal liability to 9 appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2019

‘Bloody’ conference with House ahead as Senate OK’s proposed 2019 budget

THE SENATE on Monday approved its version of the P3.757-trillion proposed national budget for 2019 on second and third reading in quick session and moved to form a bicameral conference panel......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 21st, 2019

Senate, House reach consensus on Road Board abolition

The Senate and the House of Representatives have agreed to come up with a revised version of a bill abolishing the Road Board, which Congress aims to submit to President Duterte for signing into law in the coming days......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

Congress ends deadlock on Road Board abolition

MANILA, Philippines – After a weeks-long standoff , the Senate and the House of Representatives arrived at a compromise on the bill abolishing the graft-riddled Road Board.   The House approved the amended House Bill (HB) 7436 on second reading on Wednesday, January 16, a day after House ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

3 lawmakers eye ‘quick’ bicam on Road Board abolition

THREE lawmakers from the Senate and the House of Representatives agreed that a quick bicameral (bicam) meeting on the Road Board Abolition bill was possible and that this proposal would…READ The post 3 lawmakers eye ‘quick’ bicam on Road Board abolition appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

3 lawmakers eye quick bicam on Road Board abolition | The Manila Times Online

THREE lawmakers from the Senate and the House of Representatives agreed that a quick bicameral (bicam) meeting on the Road Board Abolition bill was possible and that this proposal wouldREAD The post 3.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

Swift ‘paper bicam’ eyed on Road Board abolition

The Senate set yesterday conditions before it would accede to the request of the House of Representatives to reconvene the bicameral conference committee to put in amendments to the bill abolishing the corruption-tainted Road Board. Source link link: Swift ‘paper bicam’ eyed on Road Board abolition.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 15th, 2019

Swift ‘paper bicam’ eyed on Road Board abolition

The Senate set yesterday conditions before it would accede to the request of the House of Representatives to reconvene the bicameral conference committee to put in amendments to the bill abolishing the corruption-tainted Road Board......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 14th, 2019

Senate backs Road Board abolition Manila Bulletin News

Senate backs Road Board abolition Manila Bulletin The Senate leadership on Saturday said it would reject any call by the House of Representatives that their bicameral committees meet to iron out diff.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 13th, 2019

Abolition of Road Board, budget top Congress agenda

CONGRESS RESUMES session on Monday, Jan. 14 with the proposed P3.757 trillion national budget for 2019 as the top priority measure in the Senate and the House of Representatives set to tackle the Road Board abolition bill......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 13th, 2019