Senate Bills filed in 2014

Senate Bill No. 2487: Children’s Emergency Relief and Protection Act

3 December 2014
An Act providing emergency relief and protection for children during disaster, calamity and other emergency situations.

Senate Bill No. 2235 – Mandatory Appointment of Municipal City and Provincial Building Officials

21 May 2014
This bill proposes the mandatory appointment of municipal, city and provincial building officials to address the organizational inefficiencies in the LGUs caused by the dual roles being played by the local engineer and to justly distribute and transfer to an equally qualified professional the equally important responsibilities expected and mandated of the local engineer under the National Building Code.

Senate Bill No. 2190: The Barangay Creation

24 April 2014
This bill proposes that the creation of the barangay be done solely through Acts of Congress, and not through Ordinances passed by the Sangguniang Panlalawigan or Sangguniang Panlungsod.

Senate Bill No. 2186: Family Home Protection Act of 2014

1 April 2014
This bill seeks to provide a 2-year redemption period for family homes sold at foreclosure sale, attachment, or execution, or other personal obligations. This is to emphasize the need to protect and preserve the family home, which is considered as the “sacred symbol” of the Filipino family.

Senate Bill No. 2145: Right of Way for National Government Infrastructure Projects

26 February 2014
This bill seeks to expedite the acquisition of Right-of-Way for the efficient implementation of the national governments’ vital infrastructure projects, while protecting the rights of property owners.

Senate Bill No. 2109: An Act Amending RA No. 7653, otherwise known as “The New Central Bank Act”

10 February 2014
There is a need to strengthen the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas to enable it to address contemporary challenges and remain effective in its conduct of monetary policy and supervision of entities in the country’s financial system.

Senate Bill No. 2097: The PAGASA Modernization Act of 2014

3 February 2014
Noting the need for accurate weather forecasts due to massive loss of lives and properties caused by typhoons and tropical depressions that hit the country every year, this bill seeks to modernize the equipment and facilities of PAGASA and upgrade the training, as well as pay and benefits of the agency’s personnel

Senate Bill No. 2065: Balanced Housing Development Program Amendment of 2014

20 January 2014
This proposed measure requires the owners and/or developers of proposed subdivision and condominium projects to develop an area for socialized housing equivalent to at least twenty percent (20%) of the total subdivision or condominium net saleable floor area, or total subdivision or condominium project cost, at the option of the developer.

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