Bill Type
Long Title
AN ACT DECLARING AND DEFINING THE CRIME OF DISTRIBUTING "BOTCHA," "DOUBLE-DEAD MEAT," OR ANY MEAT TAKEN FROM ANY FOOD ANIMAL THAT HAS DIED OF DISEASE, AS A CRIMINAL OFFENSE, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9296, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "THE MEAT INSPECTION CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES" AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Congress Author
Date filed
September 30, 2019
Scope

Legislative History

House Bill/Resolution NO. HB04930
FULL TITLE : AN ACT DECLARING AND DEFINING THE CRIME OF DISTRIBUTING "BOTCHA," "DOUBLE-DEAD MEAT," OR ANY MEAT TAKEN FROM ANY FOOD ANIMAL THAT HAS DIED OF DISEASE, AS A CRIMINAL OFFENSE, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9296, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "THE MEAT INSPECTION CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES" AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
ABSTRACT : Introduces a comprehensive definition of the crime of unlawfully distributing botcha, double-dead meat, in all its forms, modes of transmission, and variations or derivatives.Proposes to increase the penalties in its distribution and sale in light of the escalation of abuses, through syndication and otherwise, of proprietors who capitalize on the institutional weaknesses of our importation processes and who increasingly exploit growing market demand of botcha.
PRINCIPAL AUTHOR/S : HERRERA-DY, BERNADETTE "BH"
DATE FILED : 2019-09-30
SIGNIFICANCE: NATIONAL
ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE COMMITTEE ON RULES
REFERRAL TO THE COMMITTEE ON JUSTICE ON 2019-10-02

Abstract

Introduces a comprehensive definition of the crime of unlawfully distributing botcha, double-dead meat, in all its forms, modes of transmission, and variations or derivatives.Proposes to increase the penalties in its distribution and sale in light of the escalation of abuses, through syndication and otherwise, of proprietors who capitalize on the institutional weaknesses of our importation processes and who increasingly exploit growing market demand of botcha.

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