AN ACT INCREASING THE NUMBER OF MEMBERSHIP IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
INCREASING THE NUMBER OF MEMBERSHIP IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
September 3, 2009
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Entitled: AN ACT INCREASING THE NUMBER OF MEMBERSHIP IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES [ SECOND REGULAR SESSION, 14TH CONGRESS ] [ 2009 ] 3/9/2009 Introduced by Senator JUAN PONCE ENRILE; 4/13/2009 Read on First Reading and Referred to the Committee on CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS, REVISION OF CODES AND LAWS; 4/23/2009 In view of the Supreme Court decision that the enactment by Congress of laws creating legislative districts operates in itself to increase the number of seats in the House of Representatives, thus there is no need for the enactment of a general law increasing the number of seats beyond the 250 seats originally prescribed by the Constitution, Senator Juan Ponce Enrile withdraws SBN-2123 on April 22, 2009; 4/23/2009 WITHDRAWN.