Senate unanimously approves P3.767-T nat’l budget on final reading
The Senate unanimously approved on third and final reading on Wednesday the proposed P3.767-trillion national budget for 2018.
All 16 senators present in the session voted to approve the budget bill.
The approval by the chamber came two months after the budget bill was passed by the House of Representatives in September.
The two chambers will then convene a bicameral conference committee to iron out their own versions of the measure.
A bicameral report will be sent back to the Senate and the House for ratification before transmitting to Malacañang for President Rodrigo Duterte’s signature.
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