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Senate won’t heed House bid to abolish PCGG

/ 05:36 AM May 29, 2018

The Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) will not be abolished under the Senate version of a bill strengthening the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG).

Departing from the original intent of the authors and the House version, four Senate committees had approved a final version of the bill that would not lead to the OSG absorbing the functions of the PCGG and the Office of the Government Corporate Counsel.

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The sponsor, Sen. Richard Gordon, whose original bill included a proviso on the PCGG’s abolition, recommended plenary approval of Senate Bill No. 1823, a consolidation of six similar measures expanding the powers of the solicitor general. DJ Yap

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