Posts Tagged Bicameral Conference Committee

Bicam approves proposed 2021 national budget

Robie de Guzman   •   December 9, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The bicameral conference committee on Wednesday approved the final version of the proposed P4.5-trillion national budget for 2021, which is seen to drive the country’s pandemic and...

Bicam approves proposed add’l taxes on cigarettes, salty foods, alcohol, vapor products

Maris Federez   •   December 18, 2019

MANILA, Philippines— The two chambers of Congress have agreed on the final version of the Sin Tax Law. The Bicameral Conference Committee on Wednesday (Dec. 18) approved the bill that...

Lacson exposes alleged last minute ‘pork insertions’ in the 2020 National Budget

Marje Pelayo   •   December 12, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Bicameral Conference Committee finally has approved the P4.1T proposed national budget for next year. However, Senator Panfilo Lacson revealed some last-minute ‘pork insertions’ in the proposed...

Bicam approves Rice Tariffication Bill

Marje Pelayo   •   November 22, 2018

PASAY CITY, Philippines – The Bicameral Conference Committee has approved the rice tariffication bill on Thursday (November 22). Under the proposal, import restrictions will be lifted on rice importation along...

Bicam tackles Lifetime Cellphone Number Bill

Marje Pelayo   •   November 13, 2018

  PASAY CITY, Philippines – The Congressional Bicameral Conference Committee has started deliberations on the proposed measure seeking to provide mobile phone users with a lifetime personal cellphone number. Senate...

Bicam okays Bangsamoro Organic Law

Marje Pelayo   •   July 19, 2018

PASAY CITY, Philippines – The 28-member of the bicameral conference committee approved on Wednesday night (July 18) the reconciled version of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), which was renamed, Bangsamoro...

Bicam deletes anti-political dynasty provision in the proposed BBL

Marje Pelayo   •   July 10, 2018

QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The bicameral conference committee has deleted in the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) the provision that bans political dynasty in the proposed Bangsamoro Autonomous Region. According...

Bicam approves National ID system

Marje Pelayo   •   May 23, 2018

  PASAY CITY, Philippines – The Bicameral Conference Committee passed Wednesday, May 22, the proposed National ID System. The sponsor of the Senate measure, Senator Panfilo Lacson, said the system...

2014 National Budget, pasado na sa bicam

admin   •   December 10, 2013

MANILA, Philippines – Inaprubahan na ngayong Martes ng Bicameral Conference Committee ang P2.264 trillion 2014 National Budget. Ayon kay Senador Francis Escudero , chairman ng Senate panel at Committee on Finance,...

Kasambahay Bill, Aprubado na sa Bicam

admin   •   November 21, 2012

MANILA, Philippines — Pasado sa bicameral conference committee ang panukalang batas na magbibigay benepisyo sa mga kasambahay o mas kilala bilang “Kasambahay” Bill. Napagkasunduan sa bicameral conference meeting na ang lahat...


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