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SUMMARY OF SENATE BILL ON SECOND READING* Second Regular Session, Eighteenth Congress Adobe PDF Format
October 21, 2020 (230 KB)


S. No. 1810 AN ACT PROVIDING PROTECTION TO FREELANCERS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES


SUMMARY OF SENATE BILL ON SECOND READING* Second Regular Session, Eighteenth Congress Adobe PDF Format
October 13, 2020 (189 KB)


S. No. 1092 AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE GRANT OF A TEACHING SUPPLIES ALLOWANCE FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR (In Substitution of Senate Bill Nos. 42, 75 and 957)


SUMMARY OF SENATE BILL ON SECOND READING* Second Regular Session, Eighteenth Congress Adobe PDF Format
October 13, 2020 (151 KB)


S. NO. 1844 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT TO EXPEDITE THE PROCESSING AND ISSUANCE OF NATIONAL AND LOCAL PERMITS, LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS


SUMMARY OF SENATE BILL ON SECOND READING* Second Regular Session, Eighteenth Congress Adobe PDF Format
October 13, 2020 (131 KB)


S. NO. 1778 AN ACT ENHANCING THE REGULATION ON EMPLOYMENT OF FOREIGN NATIONALS AND TRANSFER OF TECHNOLOGY, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE ARTICLES 40, 41, AND 42 OF PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 442, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LABOR CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES


SUMMARY OF SENATE BILL ON SECOND READING* Second Regular Session, Eighteenth Congress Adobe PDF Format
September 23, 2020 (1.02 MB)


S. NO. 1789 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL ENERGY POLICY AND REGULATORY FRAMEWORK FOR FACILITIES UTILIZING WASTE-TO-ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES (In substitution of Senate Bill Nos. 363 and 401)


SUMMARY OF SENATE BILL ON SECOND READING* Second Regular Session, Eighteenth Congress Adobe PDF Format
September 16, 2020 (675 KB)


S. NO 1396 AN ACT CREATING THE COCONUT FARMERS AND INDUSTRY TRUST FUND, PROVIDING FOR ITS MANAGEMENT AND UTILIZATION, RECONSTITUTING FOR THE PURPOSE THE PHILIPPINE COCONUT AUTHORITY BOARD, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES (In substitution of Senate Bills Nos. 31, 266, 1052 and 1127)


SUMMARY OF SENATE BILL ON SECOND READING* Second Regular Session, Eighteenth Congress Adobe PDF Format
August 12, 2020 (348 KB)


S. NO 1582 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NETWORK OF POP-UP BICYCLE LANES AND EMERGENCY PATHWAYS FOR USE DURING THE DURATION OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES (In Substitution of S.B. Nos. 1518, and in consideration of P.S.R. 411)


SUMMARY OF SENATE BILL ON SECOND READING* First Regular Session, Eighteenth Congress Adobe PDF Format
June 9, 2020 (216 KB)


S. NO. 448 AN ACT PROHIBITING THE USE OF WORDS THAT WOULD DENOTE RELIGIOUS, REGIONAL OR ETHNIC AFFILIATION IN PRINT, RADIO, TELEVISION INCLUDING CABLE TELEVISION AND OTHER FORMS OF BROADCAST MEDIA TO REFER TO OR DESCRIBE ANY PERSON SUSPECTED OR CONVICTED OF A CRIME OR UNLAWFUL ACT AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR


SUMMARY OF SENATE BILL ON SECOND READING* First Regular Session, Eighteenth Congress Adobe PDF Format
May 18, 2020 (87 KB)


S. NO 1520 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A MEDICAL SCHOLARSHIP AND RETURN SERVICE PROGRAM FOR DESERVING STUDENTS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES (In Substitution of S.B. Nos. 1, 1130, and 1283)


SUMMARY OF SENATE BILL ON SECOND READING* First Regular Session, Eighteenth Congress Adobe PDF Format
March 3, 2020 (167 KB)


S. NO. 1174 AN ACT AMENDING SECTION 185 OF THE OMNIBUS ELECTION CODE, AS AMENDED, BY ABOLISHING THE PRINTING OF VOTERS INFORMATION AND INSTRUCTION SHEET (In Substitution of Senate Bill No. 1005)


SUMMARY OF SENATE BILL ON SECOND READING* First Regular Session, Eighteenth Congress Adobe PDF Format
March 2, 2020 (319 KB)


S. NO 1240 AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING BAMBOO INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT IN THE PHILIPPINES, CREATING THE BAMBOO INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT CENTER, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES (In Substitution of Senate Bill Nos. 337, and 524)


SUMMARY OF SENATE BILL ON SECOND READING* First Regular Session, Eighteenth Congress Adobe PDF Format
December 2019 (169 KB)


S. NO 810 AN ACT INCREASING THE AUTHORIZED EXPENSES OF CANDIDATES AND POLITICAL PARTIES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 13 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7166, ENTITLED, "AN ACT PROVIDING FOR SYNCHRONIZED NATIONAL AND LOCAL ELECTIONS AND FOR ELECTORAL REFORMS, AUTHORIZING APPROPRIATIONS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES"


SUMMARY OF SENATE BILL ON SECOND READING* First Regular Session, Eighteenth Congress Adobe PDF Format
December 2019 (316 KB)


S. NO 1092 AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE GRANT OF A TEACHING SUPPLIES ALLOWANCE FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR (In Substitution of Senate Bill Nos. 42, 75, and 957)


SUMMARY OF SENATE BILL ON SECOND READING* First Regular Session, Eighteenth Congress Adobe PDF Format
December 2019 (251 KB)


S. NO 1055 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SEPARATE FACILITY FOR PRISONERS CONVICTED OF HEINOUS CRIMES  


SUMMARY OF SENATE BILL ON SECOND READING* First Regular Session, Eighteenth Congress Adobe PDF Format
December 2019 (250 KB)


S. NO 1155 AN ACT FIXING THE VALIDITY PERIOD OF THE LICENSE TO OWN AND POSSESS, PERMIT TO CARRY OUTSIDE OF RESIDENCE OR PLACE OF BUSINESS AND REGISTRATION OF FIREARMS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTIONS 7 AND 19 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10591, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "COMPREHENSIVE FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION REGULATION ACT".  


SUMMARY OF SENATE BILL ON SECOND READING* First Regular Session, Eighteenth Congress Adobe PDF Format
November 2019 (670 KB)


S. NO 1077 AN ACT CREATING A NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD, PRESCRIBING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREOF.  


Pioneering Women of the Senate Adobe PDF Format
March 2019 (671 KB)


In celebration of women’s month, the Senate pays tribute to the pioneering women of the Philippine Senate.  





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