Delivered by GWP Rep. Emmi De Jesus, 30 May 2017
Mr. Speaker, the present House Bill No. 5685 was a refiled House Bill from the previous 16th Congress. It was previously filed as House Bill No. 6425 and was approved by the House of Representatives on Third Reading on May 23, 2016 and was transmitted to the Senate on May 25, 2016.
However, due to lack of material time, the Senate failed to act the measure.
In the present 17th Congress, six (6) House Bills on the same subject matter were filed. These are the following: