Public Service Need Not Be Flaunted
Public service is delivered even in the absence of still and rolling cameras. Community assistance does not and will never need megaphones or microphones to be authentic and sincere. In the din of silence, and in the shadow of crowds, there lies the true meaning of service to the people.
Comments and Reactions of Senators
Report No. 1 on Implementation of Republic Act No. 11494
Report to the Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on the implementation of Republic Act No. 11494
Comments and Reactions of Senators on the Implementation of Republic Act 11494
RA 11469 - "Bayanihan to Heal as One Act"
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11469
An Act declaring the existence of a National Emergency arising from the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation and a national policy in connection therewith; and authorizing the President of the Republic of the Philippines for a limited period and subject to restrictions, to exercise powers necessary and proper to carry out the declared national policy and for other purposes
Senate Digital Archives - Legislative Records and Archives Service (LRAS)
LRAS "Senate Digital Archives" is the digitization of all its legislative records for safekeeping, preservation and automation of access for research purposes.
The digitized system is powered by a customized portal to expedite electronic research which can exclusively be utilized in the LRAS office.
Remote research can likewise be made thru electronic request 7 days a week by scanning the QR code. In return, an e-copy of the requested materials shall henceforth be emailed to the researchers.
Performance of the Senate
18th Congress 2nd Regular Session
July 27, 2020 - June 4, 2021 (1.6 MB)
Senate's Best by Senate President Vicente C. Sotto III
Good afternoon to my fellow Senators, other civil servants, distinguished guests, friends, my fellow Filipinos.
Today we close the 2nd Regular Session of the Eighteenth Congress which convened in July last year.
ELLS - Implementation Bulletin - Towards a Sustainable Power Sector
June 2021 (297KB)
The Philippines has aggressively pursued policies to promote the use of sustainable power sources and encourage energy efficiency and conservation. For instance, RA 9513 or the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 established the policy framework for developing renewable energy sources, while RA 11285 or the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act institutionalized energy efficiency and conservation while outlining the responsibilities of the public and private sectors. (ELLS publications)
(SEPO - Policy Brief) Institutionalizing a National Evaluation Policy (NEP)
June 2021 (1.5 MB)
Without an NEP, the Philippines is missing the opportunity to improve accountability and transparency in providing objective and evidence-based assessments towards greater effectiveness, efficiency, relevance, impact, sustainability, and equity of its management and operations. (SEPO publications)
(STSRO - Taxbits) Herederos get a new lease of life President Duterte extends estate tax amnesty
May - June 2021 (5.4 MB)
When Congress passed what became Republic Act 11213, otherwise known as the Tax Amnesty Act, it
declared as a State Policy to provide a one-time opportunity to settle estate tax obligations through an estate tax amnesty program that will give reasonable tax relief to estates with deficiency estate taxes.
Legislative Library Service - Library Update
May - June 2021 (229 KB)
The Senate Library's BIBLIOGRAPHY SERVICE is a bimonthly compilation of books, and other information materials which aims to inform and update the Honorable Senators, their research staff, and the officials and technical staff of the Secretariat of recent additions to the library collections. (LLS publications)
Senate President Pro Tempore
A Working Senate at a Time of Crisis
Live Webcast of Plenary Session
Saturday, July 31
Friday, July 30
Monday, August 2- No Committee Hearing/Meeting -
Senate Public Assistance Office (SPAO)
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Table Summary: Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALNs) of Senators [PDF, 18KB]
SALN Summary Request Form [PDF, 82KB]
(Please submit the SALN Summary Request Form to the Office of the Senate Secretary located at Room 605, 6th Floor Senate of the Philippines, GSIS Building, Diokno Boulevard, Pasay City)
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Senate Disposal Committee - Accomplishment Reports (CY 2010-2017) »
Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) - Accomplishment Report (CY 2011 - 2018) »
Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) - Advisory (Oct. 14-Nov. 2, 2015) »
Terms of Reference - Hospitalization Benefit for Senate Employees from January 1 to December 31, 2020 »
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