Full Title
AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE COMPREHENSIVE AGRARIAN REFORM PROGRAM (CARP), EXTENDING THE ACQUISITION AND DISTRIBUTION OF ALL AGRICULTURAL LANDS, INSTITUTING THE NECESSARY REFORMS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6657, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE COMPREHENSIVE AGRARIAN REFORM LAW OF 1988, AS AMENDED, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
Committee Report No.
108
Date of Approval
August 7, 2009

Legislative History

Legislative History
Entitled:
AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE COMPREHENSIVE AGRARIAN REFORM PROGRAM (CARP), AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6657, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE 'COMPREHENSIVE AGRARIAN REFORM LAW OF 1988', AS AMENDED, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
[ SECOND REGULAR SESSION, 14TH CONGRESS ]
[ 2008 ]
10/7/2008 Prepared and submitted jointly by the Committee(s) on AGRARIAN REFORM, JUSTICE AND HUMAN RIGHTS, FINANCE and SOCIAL JUSTICE, WELFARE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT with Senator(s) MIRIAM DEFENSOR SANTIAGO, GREGORIO B. HONASAN II, JINGGOY P. EJERCITO-ESTRADA, RODOLFO G. BIAZON, MANNY VILLAR, LOREN B. LEGARDA, FRANCIS "CHIZ" G. ESCUDERO and JUAN PONCE ENRILE as author(s) per Committee Report No. 108, recommending its approval in substitution of SBNos. 1911, 1990, 2047, 2122, 2636, taking into consideration SRNos. 45, 65, 263 and HJR-21;
10/7/2008 Sponsors: Senator(s) GREGORIO B. HONASAN II, FRANCIS "CHIZ" G. ESCUDERO, JUAN PONCE ENRILE, LOREN B. LEGARDA, MIRIAM DEFENSOR SANTIAGO, JINGGOY P. EJERCITO-ESTRADA, RODOLFO G. BIAZON and MANNY VILLAR;
10/7/2008 Committee Report calendared for Ordinary Business;
10/8/2008 Transferred from Ordinary Business to Special Order;
10/8/2008 Sponsorship speech of Senator GREGORIO B. HONASAN II;
11/12/2008 Co-sponsorship speech of Senator MANNY VILLAR;
11/12/2008 Interpellation of Senator AQUILINO Q. PIMENTEL JR.;
11/18/2008 Interpellation of Senator AQUILINO Q. PIMENTEL, JR.;
11/19/2008 Interpellation of Senator AQUILINO Q. PIMENTEL, JR.;
12/15/2008 Manifestation of Senator HONASAN;
12/15/2008 Clarification of Senators ARROYO, ESCUDERO and PIMENTEL, JR.;
[ 2009 ]
4/13/2009 Interpellation of Senator MAR ROXAS;
4/22/2009 Interpellation of Senator AQUILINO Q. PIMENTEL, JR.;
4/28/2009 Interpellation of Senator MIRIAM DEFENSOR SANTIAGO;
5/4/2009 Interpellation of Senator(s) AQUILINO Q. PIMENTEL JR. and LOREN B. LEGARDA;
5/6/2009 Interpellation of Senator(s) AQUILINO Q. PIMENTEL JR., JOKER P. ARROYO, JUAN MIGUEL F. ZUBIRI and "COMPANERA" PIA S. CAYETANO;
5/11/2009 Period of interpellation closed;
5/13/2009 Period of committee amendments;
5/18/2009 Period of individual amendments;
5/20/2009 Period of committee amendments;
5/25/2009 Certified by the President of the Philippines, Her Excellency President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, for its IMMEDIATE enactment on 05/20/2009;
5/26/2009 Period of committee amendments;
5/27/2009 Period of committee amendments;
5/27/2009 Period of committee amendments closed;
5/27/2009 Period of individual amendments;
[ 2009 ]
6/1/2009 Period of individual amendments;
6/1/2009 Period of individual amendments closed;
6/1/2009 Approved on Second Reading with amendments;
6/1/2009 Certified for immediate enactment by the President of the Philippines;
6/1/2009 Approved on Third Reading;
6/1/2009 In favor: (12) Senators JOKER P. ARROYO, RODOLFO G. BIAZON, "COMPANERA" PIA S. CAYETANO, JINGGOY P. EJERCITO-ESTRADA, JUAN PONCE ENRILE, FRANCIS "CHIZ" G. ESCUDERO, RICHARD "DICK" J. GORDON, GREGORIO B. HONASAN II, MANUEL LITO M. LAPID, FRANCIS N. PANGILINAN, AQUILINO Q. PIMENTEL JR., and MAR ROXAS;
6/1/2009 Against: N o n e;
6/1/2009 Abstention: (2) Senators BENIGNO S. AQUINO III and JUAN MIGUEL F. ZUBIRI;
6/3/2009 Sent to the House of Representatives requesting for concurrence;
6/3/2009 Senate requested the House of Representatives for a conference on the disagreeing provisions of SBN-2666 and HBN-4077, designating Senators Estrada, Biazon, Honasan, Gordon, Pimentel, Companera Pia S. Cayetano and Pangilinan as its conferees to the Bicameral Conference Committee;
7/29/2009 House of Representatives agreed to a conference on the disagreeing provisions of HBN-4077 and SBN-2666, and designated Representatives Bulut Jr. (E.), Lagman (E.), Bagatsing (A.), Garcia (P.), Duavit (M.J.), Teves (P.H.), Antonino (R.), Villarosa (M.A.), Nograles (P.), Hontiveros (R.) and Escudero III (S.) as its conferees on the disagreeing provisions of HBN-4077 and SBN-2666 as its conferees to the Bicameral Conference Committee on June 3, 2009;
7/29/2009 Conference Committee Report approved by the House of Representatives; (See: O.B. dated August 11, 2009);
8/3/2009 Conference Committee Report submitted to the Senate, recommending that SBN-2666 taking into consideration HBN-4077 be approved as reconciled;
8/3/2009 Sponsorship speech of Senator Honasan on the Conference Committee Report;
8/3/2009 Manifestation of Senator Arroyo;
8/3/2009 Conference Committee Report approved by the Senate;
8/6/2009 Enrolled copies of the consolidated version of SBN-2666 and HBN-4077, received by the Senate, already signed by Speaker and the Secretary General of the House of Representatives;
8/6/2009 Enrolled copies of the consolidated version of SBN-2666 and HBN-4077, sent to the Office of the President of the Philippines, for the signature and approval of Her Excellency President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo;
FINAL TITLE: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE COMPREHENSIVE AGRARIAN REFORM ROGRAM (CARP), EXTENDING THE ACQUISITION AND DISTRIBUTION OF ALL AGRICULTURAL LANDS, INSTITUTING NECESSARY REFORMS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6657, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE COMPREHENSIVE AGRARIAN REFORM LAW OF 1988, AS AMENDED, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR.
8/7/2009 Approved and signed into law in consolidation with HBN-4077 by the President of the Philippines, Her Excellency President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, and became; (See: O.B. dated August 18, 2009);
8/7/2009 REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9700.

Other Details

Issuance Category
Legislative Issuance Type
Approval Note
Approved by the President on August 07, 2009 Origin: Senate
Major Topic
Amendment Note
RA 6657, secs. 63, 65, 68, 73 & 74
RA 6657, secs. 2, 3, 4, 7, 17, 24, 25, 26, 27, 36, 37, 38, 41, 50, 55
RA 6657, sec. 16 Title
RA 6657 secs. 6-A, 6-B, 22-A, 37-A, & 50-A (added)
Amends Note
Republic Act No. 6657
Related to Note
RA 6657 secs. 6 & 22
RA 1405
Repeal Note
RA 3844, sec. 53

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Official Gazette Source
Official Gazette vol. 105 no. 39 page 5804 (9/28/2009)
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