Bill Type
Long Title
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A HIGHER STANDARD OF PROMOTION AND PROTECTION OF THE RIGHTS AND WELFARE OF FILIPINO OVERSEAS SEAFARERS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Congress Author
Date filed
August 31, 2004
Scope

Legislative History

House Bill/Resolution NO. HB02706
FULL TITLE : AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A HIGHER STANDARD OF PROMOTION AND PROTECTION OF THE RIGHTS AND WELFARE OF FILIPINO OVERSEAS SEAFARERS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
SHORT TITLE : Overseas Seafarers Act
ABSTRACT : "Overseas Seafarers Act." For the protection of seafarers, the bill prescribes the recruitment and placement policies of the government, the duties of recruitment and placement services, the penalties for illegal recruitment, the conditions of employment and social welfare benefits, disciplinary and dispute settlement procedures and post employment and repatriation policies.
PRINCIPAL AUTHOR/S : DOMOGAN, MAURICIO G.
DATE FILED : 2004-08-31
SIGNIFICANCE: NATIONAL
CO-AUTHORS (Journal Entries) :
1. Puentevella (017 )
ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE COMMITTEE ON RULES
REFERRAL TO THE COMMITTEE ON OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS ON 2005-01-12
PREVIOUS COMMITTEE REFERRALS :PRIMARILY REFERRED TO LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT on 2004-09-06;

Abstract

"Overseas Seafarers Act." For the protection of seafarers, the bill prescribes the recruitment and placement policies of the government, the duties of recruitment and placement services, the penalties for illegal recruitment, the conditions of employment and social welfare benefits, disciplinary and dispute settlement procedures and post employment and repatriation policies.'

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