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With ‘arms full,’ Senate resumes session forward of prexy, VP vote canvassing

The Senate passed on third and final reading a bill seeking to provide compensation for the loss or destruction of properties due to the Marawi siege in 2017.

The Senate constructing on the GSIS Advanced in Pasay Metropolis. (Picture by LYN RILLON / Philippine Every day Inquirer)

MANILA, Philippines — The Senate on Monday resumed its session to behave on pending legislative measures and put together for Congress’ canvassing of presidential and vice presidential votes.

 “The Senate can have its arms full in fulfilling its constitutional duties when it resumes the third Common Session of the 18th Congress,” the Senate Public Relations and Data Bureau (PRIB) mentioned in a earlier assertion.

 The higher chamber resumed session at 10 a.m. and can approve a concurrent decision permitting the Senate and the Home of Representatives to convene because the Nationwide Board of Canvassers on Might 24 to canvass the votes and later proclaim the nation’s subsequent president and vp.

 The Senate has up to now delivered to the Home over 150 certificates of canvass containing votes solid for the presidential and vice presidential races.

 Beneath the 1987 Structure, the Senate is remitted to obtain the returns of each election for president and vp, duly licensed by the board of canvassers of every province or metropolis.

The Senate will “proceed its work on a number of legislative measures pending within the chamber,” the Senate PRIB mentioned.

 Amongst these measures embrace Senate Invoice No. 2490, which seeks to strengthen the Workplace of the Authorities Company Counsel (OGCC) by rationalizing and professionalizing its group, in addition to Senate Invoice No. 2450, which supplies for the everlasting validity of beginning, demise and marriage certificates.

 Each measures are up for third and remaining studying.

Senators are additionally anticipated to go on remaining studying the proposed Provincial Science and Expertise Workplace Act; the proposed Inventive Industries Constitution of the Philippines; the proposed Personal Safety Providers Business Act; and the proposed Guardian Effectiveness Service Program Act. 


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