//Senate OKs new Road Board abolition bill

Senate OKs new Road Board abolition bill




MANILA, – Within JUST Three minutes, the Senate unanimously Adoptive on   Tuesday  a new version of  a Bill That will Abolish the graft-tainted Roadbuildingbed  Boards.

The new version of  Houes Bill  No. 7436  was Approved by  the Houes  of Representatives on Third and Final and was  Later Transmitting to the Senate.

READ:Houes OKs Roadbuildingbed Boards Abolish Bill on Final

After  informing  the Senate  That it  received  the Bill  From the Houes,  Senate  Leader  Juan Miguel  Zubiri    to reconsider  the  Upper chamber’s earlier Approval   of  the previous   version   of the Measures.

On September 12, 2018,  the Senate  Adoptive  the first version  of  the Bill Approved by the Houes.

But the Houes Later Recalled its Approval.

When no senator objected  to  his motion, Zubiri proceeded a new motion, this  time, for the Adoptive  of the new version of   HB 7436.

No Senators also  objected  to  Zubiri’s Secound motion.

With the Senate’s Adoptive of the new Bill,   There is no longer Need for the two Chambers to in the Bicamaralism committee.

Zubiri  Said the  Measures will be sent  to President Rodrigo Duterte  for Signatures by next week or at the latest, first week of February.

Aside From the Abolish of the board,  the new  Bill provides That all Monies Collected   From the Roadbuildingbed user’s tax will be Remitted to the Treasury Under a special Account in the Generaal Fund.

The   fund,  Under the Bill, Should be solely for the construction, upgrading, repair, and rehabilitation  of Roadbuildingbeds, Bridge and Roadbuildingbed drainage  to included in the Generaal Appropriated Act. / gsg

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