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LIST: Anti-Endo, Anti-discrimination laws top legislative agenda of 17th Congress

/ 02:14 PM July 26, 2017

At least 38 bills top the legislative agenda of the 17th Congress during its second regular session.

Majority Leader Rudy Fariñas showed to reporters a list of the bills, which both the House of Representatives and the Senate agreed to pass within the current session.

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This as Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III and other lawmakers met in EDSA Shangri-La hotel on Wednesday and agreed on the following measures:

— Free Irrigation Services Act

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— Agrarian and Agricultural Credit Condonation Act

— Enhanced Universal Healthcare Act

— Philippine Mental Health Act

— Prohibition of Conversion of Irrigated Lands

— National Land Use Act

— Occupational Safety and Health Standards Act

— Community Service in lieu of Imprisonment for the Penalty of Arresto Menor

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— Tax Reform Act

— Revision of the 1987 Constitution

— Bangsamoro Basic Law

— Public Service Act Amendments

— Traffic and Congestion Crisis Act (emergency powers)

— National ID System

— Legislative Franchise for Operating Railways, Mindanao Railway Corporation/Authority, Central Luzon Railways Corp., extending the corporate life of the Philippine National Railways to another 25 years

— End of Endo/Contractualization Act

— Minimum Wage Law

— Free School Feeding/Pagkaing Pinoy para sa Batang Pinoy Act

— Estate Tax Reform Act

— Coconut Farmers and Industry Development Act

— Ease of Doing Business Act/Fast Business Permit Act

— One Town: One Doctor Act

— Corporation Code of the Philippines

— Social Security Act amendments

— Expand coverage of Local Absentee Voting Act

— Family Code of the Philippines amendment (default property regime, complete separation of property)

— Department of Housing and Urban Development Act

— Anti-Discrimination Act

— Government Procurement Reform Act amendments

— Allowable/Recoverable System Loss Act (electricity)

— Salary Standardization Law IV

— Unified Uniformed Personnel Benefits and Pension Reform Act

— Criminal Investigation Act

— Amendment of Fair Election Act

— Anti-Hazing Law amendments

— Anti-Terrorism Law (National Security Act amendment)

— Rice Tariffication

— Department of Disaster Response (Public Safety)

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