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4 franchise bills, 7 others lapse into law as Duterte leaves office soon

01:37 PM June 29, 2022

MANILA, Philippines — With the term of President Rodrigo Duterte ending soon, four franchise bills and seven others have lapsed into law after they were not acted upon on time.

Malacañang on Wednesday released 11 bills that have been left without Duterte’s signature, including those that extend franchises for another 25 years, convert schools into independent schools, and rename national and provincial roads nationwide.

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A bill will automatically become law (or lapse into law) if it was neither signed nor vetoed by the President 30 days after being forwarded to his office.

The 11 bills that lapsed into law between May 27 to June 2 are:

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  • Republic Act No. 11773 which renews for another 25 years the franchise granted to Panay Telephone Corporation (Lapsed into law May 27, 2022)
  • Republic Act No. 11774 which renews for another 25 years the franchise granted to Calapan Telephone System, Inc. (Lapsed into law May 27, 2022)
  • Republic Act No. 11775 which grants the estate of Mr. Amado L. Ola, OPC doing business as Amapola Broadcasting System, a franchise to construct, install, establish, operate, and maintain radio and television broadcasting stations in the Philippines (Lapsed into law May 27, 2022)
  • Republic Act No. 11793 separates the Rodolfo V. Pamor Jr. Memorial National High School – Sagñay Southeastern High School Annex in Barangay Turague, Municipality of Sagñay, Province of Camarines Sur from the Rodolfo V. Pamor Jr. Memorial National High School, converting it into an independent national high school, to be known as Turague National High School (Lapsed into law May 29, 2022)
  • Republic Act No. 11794 which separates the Dulop National High School – Bag-Ong Valencia Extension in Barangay Bag-Ong Valencia, Municipality of Dumingag, Province of Zamboanga del Sur from the Dulop National High School, converting it into an independent national high school to be known as the Bag-Ong Valencia Agricultural National High School (Lapsed into law May 29, 2022)
  • Republic Act No. 11795 which separates the Datu Danwata Elementary School – Adik-ik Extension in Barangay Datu Danwata, Municipality of Malita, Province of Davao Occidental from the Datu Danwata Elementary School, converting it into an independent elementary school to be known as the Agik-ik Elementary School (Lapsed into law May 29, 2022)
  • Republic Act No. 11796 which separates the Datu Danwata Elementary School – TFS of Balis Extension in Barangay Datu Danwata, Municipality of Malita, Province of Davao Occidental from the Datu Danwata Elementary School, converting it into an independent elementary school to be known as the Balis Elementary School (Lapsed into law May 29, 2022)
  • Republic Act No. 11797 which renames the Bogo-Curva-Medellin-Daanbantayan-Maya Road, stretching from Barangay Don Pedro Rodriguez in the City of Bogo, traversing through Barangays Dayhagon, Don Virgilio Gonzales, Canhabagat, Tindog, Curva, Caputatan Sur, Caputatan Norte, Poblacion, Daanlungsod, Antipolo, Mahawak and Kawit in the Municipality of Medellin, Barangays Bakhawan, Paypay, Bitoon, Poblacion, Aguho, Tapilon up to Maya in the Municipality of Daanbatayan, all in the Province of Cebu as Juan Macaraeg Highway (Lapsed into law May 29, 2022)
  • Republic Act No. 11798 which renames the Marawi City-Kapai-Tagoloan II Lanao del Sur Road, stretching from Barangay Banggolo, Poblacion in the City of Marawi, and transversing through the Municipalities of Kapai and Tagoloan II, all in the Province of Lanao del Sur, as Senator Ahmad Domocao Alangadi Alonto Sr. National Road (Lapsed into law May 29, 2022)
  • Republic Act No. 11801 which renews for another 25 years the franchise granted to Victorias Telephone System, Inc. (Lapsed into law May 29, 2022)
  • Republic Act No. 11824 which converts the Kinangan Elementary School in Barangay Kinaingan, Municipality of Malita, Province of Davao Occidental into an integrated school to be known as Kinangan Integrated School (Lapsed into law June 2, 2022) — Nicole Faye Agcaoili, INQUIRER.net trainee

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