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HEALTH

 

AN ACT EXPEDITING UNIVERSAL HEALTHCARE UNDER THE NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM AND IMPROVING THE PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION’S (PHILHEALTH) BENEFIT PACKAGES, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

AN ACT PROVIDING MEDICAL SCHOLARSHIPS TO QUALIFIED STUDENTS IN ALL MUNICIPALITIES ESTABLISHING FOR THIS PURPOSE THE ONE TOWN: ONE DOCTOR SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

AN ACT GRANTING AUTOMATIC PHILHEALTH COVERAGE FOR ALL WOMEN ABOUT TO GIVE BIRTH AND THEIR NEWBORN CHILDREN, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7875, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10606, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE ACT OF 2013”, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

AN ACT CREATING THE PHILIPPINE CANCER CENTER, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

AN ACT PROVIDING FUNDING SUPPORT FOR UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE COVERAGE BY ALLOCATING SEVENTY PERCENT (70%) OF THE PHILIPPINE CHARITY SWEEPSTAKES OFFICE CHARITY FUND FOR SUCH PURPOSE, THEREBY AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1169.

AN ACT MODERNIZING PUBLIC HEALTH INFRASTRUCTURE, PROVIDING FUNDS FROM THE PHILIPPINE AMUSEMENT AND GAMING CORPORATION (PAGCOR) INCOME, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1869, AS AMENDED.

EDUCATION

 

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A FULL TUITION SUBSIDY FOR STUDENTS ENROLLED IN STATE UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES (SUCs), AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR.

AN ACT CREATING THE PHILIPPINE MEDICAL ACADEMY, ESTABLISHING  THE PHILIPPINE MEDICAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR.

AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE UTILIZATION OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) IN ALL PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS AND HIGH SCHOOLS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

AN ACT GRANTING FREE TERTIARY EDUCATION TO THE TOP FIVE PERCENT (5%) GRADUATES OF PUBLIC SCIENCE HIGH SCHOOLS PURSUING A DEGREE IN THE FIELD OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, MATHEMATICS AND ENGINEERING.

AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE GRANT OF A TEACHING SUPPLIES ALLOWANCE FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR.

AN ACT IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF EDUCATION BY AUGMENTING THE BUDGET FOR THE K TO 12 PROGRAM OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (DEPED), PROVIDING FUNDS FROM THE PHILIPPINE AMUSEMENT AND GAMING CORPORATION (PAGCOR) INCOME, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1869, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9487.

AN ACT ENSURING ACCESS TO SECONDARY EDUCATION BY CONVERTING ALL PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS INTO INTEGRATED SCHOOLS OFFERING COMPLETE BASIC EDUCATION AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

AGRICULTURE

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR FULL IRRIGATION SERVICE SUBSIDY FOR QUALIFIED FARMERS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THE CONTINUED OPERATIONS OF THE NATIONAL IRRIGATION ADMINISTRATION.

AN ACT CONDONING UNPAID AMORTIZATIONS OF LANDS AWARDED TO COMPREHENSIVE AGRARIAN REFORM BENEFICIARIES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE DISPOSITION OF THE COCONUT LEVY ASSETS BY THE PRIVATIZATION AND MANAGEMENT OFFICE, CREATING THE COCONUT INDUSTRY FUND COMMITTEE, AND PROVIDING FOR THE MANAGEMENT, INVESTMENT, AND USE OF PROCEEDS OF SUCH ASSETS FOR AND IN BEHALF OF THE COCONUT FARMERS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

AN ACT PRIORITIZING THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR IN THE GRANT OF LOANS BY THE LAND BANK OF THE PHILIPPINES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 3844, AS AMENDED.

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE GRANT OF A FULL CROP INSURANCE COVERAGE TO QUALIFIED BENEFICIARIES OF THE COMPREHENSIVE AGRARIAN REFORM PROGRAM, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 14 OF R.A. 9700, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "COMPREHENSIVE AGRARIAN REFORM PROGRAM EXTENSION WITH REFORMS" .

AQUACULTURE

 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE NATIONAL MARICULTURE PROGRAM, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

SOCIAL SERVICES

AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING A CONDITIONAL CASH TRANSFER PROGRAM, PROVIDING FOR THE AUTOMATIC INDEXATION OF CASH GRANTS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

AN ACT INCREASING PENSIONS AND RATIONALIZING THE POWERS, DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY COMMISSION, FURTHER AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1161, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “SOCIAL SECURITY LAW”.

AN ACT PROHIBITING NATIONAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES FROM REQUIRING THE SUBMISSION OF A PHILIPPINE STATISTICS AUTHORITY CERTIFIED BIRTH CERTIFICATE ISSUED WITHIN THE PAST SIX (6) MONTHS.

AN ACT GRANTING MANDATORY PHILHEALTH COVERAGE TO ALL PERSONS WITH DISABILITY, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7277, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “MAGNA CARTA FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITY”, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

AN ACT PROVIDING SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS FOR BARANGAY OFFICIALS AND VOLUNTEER WORKERS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

TAX RELIEF

AN ACT ADJUSTING THE LEVELS OF NET TAXABLE INCOME AND NOMINAL TAX RATES FOR PURPOSES OF COMPUTING THE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX, AMENDING SECTION 24(A)(2) OF THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

AN ACT INSTITUTING INCOME TAX REFORM FOR INDIVIDUAL AND CORPORATE TAXPAYERS, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE SECTIONS 24(A)(2),  27(A) AND 35(A) OF THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

AN ACT INCREASING THE THRESHOLD FOR CERTAIN NON-VAT TAXPAYERS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTIONS 109 AND 236 OF THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9337.

AN ACT EXCLUDING OVERTIME PAY FROM THE COMPUTATION OF TAXABLE INCOME AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 32 (B) (7) OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8424, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED.

AN ACTEXCLUDING 13TH MONTH PAY AND OTHER BENEFITS FROM THE COMPUTATION OF TAXABLE INCOME AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 32 (B) (7) (e) OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8424, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED.

AN ACT EXCLUDING THE PERFORMANCE-BASED BONUS FROM THE COMPUTATION OF TAXABLE INCOME AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 32 (B) (7) OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8424, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED.

AN ACT EXEMPTING TOLL OPERATIONS FROM THE TWELVE PERCENT (12%) VALUE ADDED TAX, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTIONS 108 AND 109 OF THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9337.

INFORMATION, COMMUNICATIONS

AND TECHNOLOGY

 

AN ACT EXPANDING THE COVERAGE AND STRENGTHENING THE POWERS OF THE NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (NTC) AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7925 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT OF THE PHILIPPINES.

AN ACT REQUIRING INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS TO DELIVER A MINIMUM STANDARD FOR INTERNET CONNECTION SPEED.

AN ACT PROVIDING FREE WI-FI INTERNET ACCESS IN PUBLIC BUILDINGS, TRANSPORT TERMINALS AND PARKS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

AN ACT PROHIBITING TELECOMMUNICATION COMPANIES FROM IMPOSING AN EXPIRATION PERIOD ON THE VALIDITY OF PREPAID CALL AND TEXT CARDS AND THE FORFEITURE OF LOAD CREDITS THEREOF.

 

TRANSPORTATION

AN ACT EXTENDING THE VALIDITY PERIOD OF A DRIVER’S LICENSE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 23 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4136, AS AMENDED BY BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 398, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “LAND TRANSPORTATION AND TRAFFIC CODE”.

AN ACT EXTENDING THE VALIDITY PERIOD OF A DRIVER’S LICENSE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 23 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4136, AS AMENDED BY BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 398, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “LAND TRANSPORTATION AND TRAFFIC CODE”.

AN ACT CREATING THE MASS TRANSIT SYSTEM SUPPORT FUND AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTIONS 7 AND 8 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8794, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “MOTOR VEHICLE USER’S CHARGE ACT OF 2000”.

AN ACT EXEMPTING PUBLIC UTILITY VEHICLES FROM THE MOTOR VEHICLES USER’S CHARGE AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTIONS 2 AND 3 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8794, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “MOTOR VEHICLE USER’S CHARGE ACT OF 2000”.

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A BILL OF RIGHTS FOR AIR PASSENGERS, PENALIZING VIOLATIONS THEREOF, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

INFRASTRUCTURE

AN ACT AUTHORIZING PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS (PPP), APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

NATIONAL SECURITY

 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE FILIPINO IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A MULTIPURPOSE GYM IN ALL MUNICIPALITIES AND CITIES TO SERVE AS EVACUATION CENTER DURING TIMES OF CALAMITY OR DISASTER AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR.

BUSINESS

MICRO, SMALL, MEDIUM ENTERPRISES (MSME)

 

AN ACT PROMOTING THE EASE OF DOING BUSINESS BY MANDATING THE AUTOMATIC APPROVAL OF BUSINESS PERMIT APPLICATIONS AFTER THIRTY DAYS OF INACTION AND EXTENDING THE VALIDITY PERIOD THEREOF.

AN ACT INSTITUTING REFORMS TO FURTHER PROTECT AND DEVELOP MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 81, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS “THE 1986 REVISED CHARTER OF THE DEVELOPMENT BANK OF THE PHILIPPINES,” AS AMENDED.

energy

 

AN ACT REDUCING THE COST OF ELECTRICITY FOR NATIONAL GOVERNMENT OFFICES BY PROMOTING THE DEVELOPMENT AND UTILIZATION OF SOLAR ENERGY IN ALL GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS AND OFFICES, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

CIVIL SERVICE AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION

 

AN ACT INSTITUTING REFORMS TO FURTHER PROTECT AND DEVELOP THE NURSING PROFESSION, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED NINETY-ONE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY-THREE, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “PHILIPPINE NURSING ACT OF 2002”.

AN ACT INCREASING TO THREE THOUSAND PESOS (P3,000) THE MONTHLY PERSONNEL ECONOMIC RELIEF ALLOWANCE (PERA) GRANTED TO GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR.

AN ACT GRANTING EMPLOYEES THREE DAYS PAID LEAVE TO ATTEND SCHOOL-RELATED ACTIVITIES OF THEIR CHILDREN.

 

LOCAL GOVERNANCE

AN ACT STRENGTHENING LOCAL GOVERNMENT PARTICIPATION IN NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT BY INCREASING THE SHARE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS IN THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE TAXES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 284 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7160, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991.

AN ACT STRENGTHENING LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS BY INCREASING TO FIFTY PERCENT (50%) THE ANNUAL INTERNAL REVENUE ALLOTMENT SHARE OF LOCAL GOVERNEMNT UNITS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

AN ACT TO INCLUDE IN THE COMPUTATION OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE ALLOTMENT (IRA), ALL THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE TAXES COLLECTED BY THE BUREAU OF INTERNAL REVENUE AND THE BUREAU OF CUSTOMS, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE SECTION 284 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7160, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991.

HOLIDAY

 

AN ACT DECLARING JULY 27 OF EVERY YEAR AS A SPECIAL NATIONAL NON-WORKING HOLIDAY IN COMMEMORATION OF THE FOUNDING ANNIVERSARY OF THE IGLESIA NI CRISTO IN THE PHILIPPINES.

LGBT

AN ACT ESTABLISHING LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER (LBGT)
HELP AND PROTECTION DESKS IN ALL PHILIPPINE NATIONAL POLICE STATIONS NATIONWIDE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSETITLE VII OF REPUBLIC ACT NUMBER 8551, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “PHILIPPINE NATIONAL POLICE REFORM AND REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1998,” AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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