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Senate Resolution No. 11 – Sexual Exploitation of OFWs by Selected Embassy Officials

July 3, 2013

RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE SENATE COMMITTEES ON FOREIGN RELATIONS AND ON YOUTH, WOMEN AND FAMILY RELATIONS TO LOOK INTO THE ALLEGED INVOLVEMENT OF SELECTED EMBASSY OFFICIALS AND STAFF POSTED IN THE MIDDLE EAST ON THE SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF DISTRESSED OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS CURRENTLY BEING SHELTERED INSIDE EMBASSY PREMISES, WITH THE END IN VIEW OF STRENGTHENING CURRENT MECHANISMS IN THE REPATRIATION OF BELEAGUERED MIGRANT WORKERS
Scope: National
Legislative status: Pending in the Committee (7/30/2013)
http://senate.gov.ph/lis/bill_res.aspx?congress=16&q=SRN-11
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SRN-11 (as filed)

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Senate Bill No. 388 – Child Support

July 3, 2013

AN ACT PUNISHING THE WILLFUL FAILURE TO PAY CHILD SUPPORT
Scope: National
Legislative status: Pending in the Committee (7/31/2013)
http://senate.gov.ph/lis/bill_res.aspx?congress=16&q=SBN-338
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SBN-338 (as filed)

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Senate Resolution No. 11 – Sexual Exploitation of OFW’s by Selected Embassy Officials/Staff

July 3, 2013

RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE SENATE COMMITTEES ON FOREIGN RELATIONS AND ON YOUTH, WOMEN AND FAMILY RELATIONS TO LOOK INTO THE ALLEGED INVOLVEMENT OF SELECTED EMBASSY OFFICIALS AND STAFF POSTED IN THE MIDDLE EAST ON THE SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF DISTRESSED OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS CURRENTLY BEING SHELTERED INSIDE EMBASSY PREMISES, WITH THE END IN VIEW OF STRENGTHENING CURRENT MECHANISMS IN THE REPATRIATION OF BELEAGUERED MIGRANT WORKERS
Scope: National
Legislative status: Pending in the Committee (7/30/2013)
http://senate.gov.ph/lis/bill_res.aspx?congress=16&q=SRN-11
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SRN-11 (as filed)

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2.3 Million Filipino Students to Benefit from Legarda’s Pantawid Tuition

July 3, 2013

At least 2.3 million indigent Filipino high school graduates will be able to pursue tertiary education with Senator Loren Legarda’s proposed Pantawid Tuition Program.

Legarda said that Senate Bill No. 6, or the proposed Government Scholarship to Students for University and Technical Vocational Education Act, will be a complementing policy of the government’s Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps).

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Senate Bill No. 7 – National Land Use Act (NALUPA) of 2013

July 1, 2013

AN ACT INSTITUTING A NATIONAL LAND USE POLICY, PROVIDING THE IMPLEMENTING MECHANISMS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Scope: National
Legislative status: Pending in the Committee (7/23/2013)
http://senate.gov.ph/lis/bill_res.aspx?congress=16&q=SBN-7
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SBN-7, as Filed

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Legarda’s First Bills: On Education, Disaster Resilience, Poverty Alleviation, Cultural Preservation

July 1, 2013

On the first day of the 16th Congress, Senator Loren Legarda set out her legislative priorities as she filed proposed measures on education, poverty alleviation, natural resources management, disaster preparedness, environmental conservation, and cultural preservation.

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