AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE WORKERS CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO SELF-ORGANIZATION, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 442, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LABOR CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES.
Date of Approval
May 25, 2007
Entitled: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE WORKERS CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO SELF-ORGANIZATION, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 442, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LABOR CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES [ THIRD REGULAR SESSION, 13TH CONGRESS ] [ 2006 ] 9/19/2006 Prepared and submitted jointly by the Committee(s) on LABOR, EMPLOYMENT AND HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT and CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS, REVISION OF CODES AND LAWS with Senator(s) FRANCIS N. PANGILINAN, RICHARD "DICK" J. GORDON and JINGGOY P. EJERCITO-ESTRADA as author(s) per Committee Report No. 103, recommending its approval in substitution of SBN-1406, taking into consideration HBN-1351; 9/19/2006 Committee Report Calendared for Ordinary Business; 9/19/2006 Sponsor: Senator JINGGOY EJERCITO ESTRADA; 9/19/2006 Assigned for Consideration by Special Order; 9/19/2006 Sponsorship speech of Senator(s) JINGGOY P. EJERCITO-ESTRADA; 9/19/2006 Interpellation of Senator(s) AQUILINO Q. PIMENTEL JR.; [ 2007 ] 2/5/2007 Period of interpellations closed; 2/5/2007 Period of committee amendments closed; 2/5/2007 Period of individual amendments; 2/5/2007 Period of individual amendments closed; 2/5/2007 Approved on Second Reading with Amendments; 2/6/2007 Printed Copies were distributed to the Senators; 2/8/2007 House of Representatives requested the Senate for a conference on the disagreeing provisions of SBN-2466
and HBN-1351, and has designated Representatives Barinaga, De Guzman, Lagman, Aguja, Mariano and
Magtubo as its conferees on February 6, 2007;
[ THIRD SPECIAL SESSION ] 2/19/2007 Approved on Third Reading;
In favor: (16) Senators Arroyo, Biazon, Companera Pia S. Cayetano, Drilon, Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada, Luisa Loi P. Ejercito Estrada, Enrile, Flavier, Richard Dick Gordon, Lim, M.A. Madrigal, Magsaysay, Jr., Pimentel, Jr., Revilla, Jr., Roxas, and Villar;
Against: N o n e;
Abstention: N o n e;
2/19/2007 Senate accepted the request of the House of Representatives for a conference on the disagreeing provisions of HBN-1351 and SBN-2466, and has designated Senators Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada, Manuel Lito M. Lapid and Revilla, Jr. as its conferees; 2/20/2007 Conference Committee Report submitted to the Senate, recommending that SBN-2466, in consolidation with HBN-1351, be approved as reconciled; 2/20/2007 Sponsorship speech of Senator(s) JINGGOY EJERCITO ESTRADA on the Conference Committee Report; 2/20/2007 Conference Committee Report Approved by the Senate; 2/20/2007 Conference Committee Report Approved by the House of Representatives; 3/27/2007 Enrolled Copy of the consolidated version of SBN-2466 and HBN-1351 Sent to the House of Representatives for the Signature of the Speaker and the Secretary General; 4/24/2007 Enrolled copy of the consolidated version of SBN-2466 and HBN-1351, sent to the Office of the President of the Philippines, for the signature of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo; 5/25/2007 Enacted into Law without the signature of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, pursuant to the provisions of Section 27(1), Article VI of the Constitution and Became 5/25/2007 REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9481
Committee Report No.
Legislative Issuance Type
Lapsed into law on MAY 25 2007 without the signature of the President, in accordance with Article VI, Section 27 (1) of the Constitution.
PD 442, arts. 234, 238, 239, 245, 256 & 257
PD 442 arts. 234-A, 238-A, 239-A, 242-A, 245-A & 258-A (inserted)
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