Bill Type
Long Title
AN ACT ENSURING THE FUNDAMENTAL EQUALITY OF MEN AND WOMEN UNDER THE LAWS ON MARRIAGE AND FAMILY RELATIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE ARTICLES 14, 96, 124, 211, AND 225 OF EXECUTIVE ORDER 209, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE FAMILY CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES
Congress Author
Date filed
July 1, 2019
Scope

Legislative History

House Bill/Resolution NO. HB00111
FULL TITLE : AN ACT ENSURING THE FUNDAMENTAL EQUALITY OF MEN AND WOMEN UNDER THE LAWS ON MARRIAGE AND FAMILY RELATIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE ARTICLES 14, 96, 124, 211, AND 225 OF EXECUTIVE ORDER 209, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE FAMILY CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES
ABSTRACT : Seeks to rectify the discriminatory provisions of the Family Code, namely Articles 14, 96, 124, 211, and 225 which continue to propagate the unequal status of spouses and perpetuate the obsolete concept of patriarchy within the family.
PRINCIPAL AUTHOR/S : FORTUN, LAWRENCE "LAW" H.
DATE FILED : 2019-07-01
SIGNIFICANCE: NATIONAL
CO-AUTHORS (Journal Entries) :
1. Nava (000 2020-01-28) 2. Herrera-Dy (000 2020-02-04)
3. Lagman (000 2020-02-04) 4. Alonte (000 2020-02-11)
5. Fariñas (R.C.) (000 2020-10-03)
ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE COMMITTEE
COMMITEE HEARINGS/ACTIONS:
      1. Change of referral manifested on 2019-08-07
      2. Scheduled for Meeting/Hearing on 2019-12-09
      3. Deliberated upon by the Mother Committee on 2019-12-09
      4. Committee Report filed on 2020-01-28
MOTHER BILL: HB06078
ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE COMMITTEE ON RULES
REFERRAL TO THE COMMITTEE ON WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY ON 2019-08-07
PREVIOUS COMMITTEE REFERRALS :PRIMARILY REFERRED TO POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS on 2019-07-23;

Abstract

Seeks to rectify the discriminatory provisions of the Family Code, namely Articles 14, 96, 124, 211, and 225 which continue to propagate the unequal status of spouses and perpetuate the obsolete concept of patriarchy within the family.

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