Bill Type
Long Title
AN ACT DEFINING THE CRIME OF SEXUAL INFIDELITY AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE ARTICLE 333 (ADULTERY), ARTICLE 334 (CONCUBINAGE) AND ARTICLE 344 AND 345 OF TITLE ELEVEN, BOOK II OF ACT NO. 3815, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE REVISED PENAL CODE
Congress Author
Date filed
July 1, 2013
Scope

Legislative History

House Bill/Resolution NO. HB00405
FULL TITLE : AN ACT DEFINING THE CRIME OF SEXUAL INFIDELITY AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE ARTICLE 333 (ADULTERY), ARTICLE 334 (CONCUBINAGE) AND ARTICLE 344 AND 345 OF TITLE ELEVEN, BOOK II OF ACT NO. 3815, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE REVISED PENAL CODE
ABSTRACT : Proposes to eradicate the discrepancy in penalties for related crimes such as concubinage and adultery as it imposes equal punishment for married men and women who are found to be unfaithful to their spouses.
PRINCIPAL AUTHOR/S : YAP, SUSAN A.
DATE FILED : 2013-07-01
SIGNIFICANCE: NATIONAL
NATURE : Reform
CO-AUTHORS (Journal Entries) :
1. Mercado-Revilla (010 2013-08-12) 2. Chipeco (045 2014-02-05)
ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE COMMITTEE ON RULES
REFERRAL TO THE COMMITTEE ON REVISION OF LAWS ON 2015-05-19
PREVIOUS COMMITTEE REFERRALS :PRIMARILY REFERRED TO JUSTICE on 2013-07-23;

Abstract

Proposes to eradicate the discrepancy in penalties for related crimes such as concubinage and adultery as it imposes equal punishment for married men and women who are found to be unfaithful to their spouses.

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