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Sotto: Senate to ratify Bangsamoro Organic Law on Monday

/ 01:33 PM July 19, 2018

Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III. INQUIRER.NET PHOTO/CATHY MIRANDA

Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III on Thursday said the Senate is expected to ratify the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) on Monday, July 23 as Congress crams to pass the law in time for the President’s State of the Nation Address (Sona).

The bicameral conference committee approved Wednesday night the reconciled version of the Bangsamoro Basic Law which was subsequently renamed as the Organic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) or the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL).

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Sotto said the ratification of the bicameral conference committee report will be the top agenda when the 18th Congress opens on Monday.

Malacañang earlier said President Rodrigo Duterte will sign the BOL before he delivers his Sona on Monday.  /muf

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