Entitled: AN ACT DECLARING THE TWENTY-FIFTH DAY OF AUGUST OF EVERY YEAR AS THE NATIONAL TECH-VOC DAY [ FIRST REGULAR SESSION, 17TH CONGRESS ] [ 2016 ] 6/30/2016 Introduced by Senator JOEL VILLANUEVA; 8/2/2016 Read on First Reading and Referred to the Committee on LABOR, EMPLOYMENT AND HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT; [ 2017 ] 2/8/2017 Returned and submitted by the Committee on LABOR, EMPLOYMENT AND HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT per Committee Report No. 35, recommending its approval without amendment; 2/8/2017 Committee Report Calendared for Ordinary Business; 2/8/2017 Sponsor: Senator JOEL VILLANUEVA; 2/13/2017 Transferred from the Calendar for Ordinary Business to the Calendar for Special Order; 2/13/2017 Sponsorship speech of Senator JOEL VILLANUEVA; 2/13/2017 Remarks of Senator LOREN B. LEGARDA; 3/8/2017 Period of interpellation closed; 3/8/2017 Period of committee amendments closed; 3/8/2017 Period of individual amendments closed; 3/8/2017 Approved on Second Reading without Amendment 3/9/2017 Printed copies were distributed to the Senators; 3/13/2017 Approved on Third Reading; 3/13/2017 In favor: (18) PAOLO BENIGNO "BAM" AQUINO IV, MARIA LOURDES NANCY S. BINAY, FRANKLIN M. DRILON, JOSEPH VICTOR G. EJERCITO, FRANCIS "CHIZ" G. ESCUDERO, SHERWIN T. GATCHALIAN, RICHARD J. GORDON, GREGORIO B. HONASAN II, RISA HONTIVEROS, PANFILO M. LACSON, EMMANUEL "MANNY" D. PACQUIAO, FRANCIS N. PANGILINAN, GRACE L. POE, RALPH G. RECTO, VICENTE C. SOTTO III, ANTONIO "SONNY" F. TRILLANES, CYNTHIA A. VILLAR and JUAN MIGUEL F. ZUBIRI; 3/13/2017 Against: (None) ; 3/13/2017 Abstention: (None) ; 3/14/2017 Sent to the House of Representatives requesting for concurrence; 3/14/2017 Letter from Senator CYNTHIA A. VILLAR dated March 13, 2017, requesting that she be made co-author of SBN-209, received by the LBIS, after SBN-209 was sent to the House of Representatives requesting for concurrence; 11/27/2017 Letter from Secretary General Atty. Cesar S. Pareja, dated November 22, 2017, informing the Senate that the House of Representatives adopted SBN-209 as an amendment to HBN-6136 on November 20, 2017; 12/12/2017 Letter for Speaker Pantaleon D. Alvarez, dated December 11, 2017, transmitting ten (10) enrolled copies of the consolidated version of SBN-209 and HBN-6136, which were signed by Senate Secretary Lutgardo B. Barbo and Senate President Aquilino Koko L. Pimentel III; [ 2018 ] 1/4/2018 Enrolled copies of SBN-209 and HBN-6136, received by the Senate which were signed by the Speaker and the Secretary General of the House of Representatives; 1/8/2018 Enrolled copies of SBN-209 and HBN-6136, sent to the Office of the President of the Philippines through PLLO for the signature and approval of His Excellency, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte; 2/21/2018 Approved and signed into law by the President of the Philippines, His Excellency, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on February 7, 2018 and became 2/21/2018 REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10970. (The LEGISLATIVE HISTORY/PLENARY DELIBERATIONS is prepared by the INDEXING, MONITORING AND LIS SECTION, LEGISLATIVE BILLS AND INDEX SERVICE; THE LBIS IS NOT IN CHARGE OF CONDUCTING ANY COMMITTEE MEETINGS OR TWG; The data entry on COMMITTEE MEETINGS/TWG is prepared by the COMMITTEE AFFAIRS BUREAU)
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114 OG No. 8, 1269 (February 19, 2018)
[ REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10970, February 07, 2018 ]
AN ACT DECLARING THE TWENTY-FIFTH DAY OF AUGUST OF EVERY YEAR AS THE NATIONAL TECH-VOC DAY
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
SECTION 1. National Tech-Voc Day. - The twenty-fifth day of August of every year is hereby declared as the "National Tech-Voc Day".
To ensure a meaningful observance of this special working holiday as herein declared, all heads of government agencies and instrumentalities, including government-owned and -controlled corporations, local government units, public and private schools at the basic, technical-vocational, and tertiary education institutions, employers in the private sector, and industry associations, shall encourage and afford sufficient time and opportunities for their employees to engage and participate in any activity conducted within the premises of their offices or establishments in celebration of the "National Tech-Voc Day".
SEC. 2. Lead Agency. - Pursuant to the observance of the "National Tech-Voc Day", the annual program of activities and advocacy campaign shall be prepared and implemented with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and the Department of Education (DepED) as the lead agencies.
SEC. 3. Effectivity. - This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its complete publication in the Official Gazette or in at least two (2) newspapers of genera] circulation, whichever comes earlier.
(SGD.) PANTALEON D. ALVAREZ
(SGD.) AQUILINO "KOKO" PIMENTEL III
This Act was passed, by the Senate of the Philippines as Senate Bill No. 209 on March 13, 2017 and adopted by the House of Representatives as an amendment to House Bill No. 6136 on November 20, 2017.
(SGD.) CESAR STRAIT PAREJA
(SGD.) LUTGARDO B. BARBO
Approved: FEB 07 2018
(SGD.) RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE
President of the Philippines
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