Senate Bill No. 3119, 15th Congress of the Republic

Long Title
AN ACT CRIMINALIZING ILLEGAL RETENTION OF GOVERNMENT-ISSUED IDENTIFICATION DOCUMENTS AND IMPOSING APPROPRIATE PENALTIES THEREFOR, INCORPORATING FOR THIS PURPOSE AN ADDITIONAL SUB-PARAGRAPH INTO ARTICLE 288 OF ACT 3815 AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE REVISED PENAL CODE
Short Title
RETENTION OF GOVERNMENT-ISSUED IDENTIFICATION DOCUMENTS
Date filed
February 13, 2012

Senate Bill No. 758, 15th Congress of the Republic

Long Title
AN ACT EXEMPTING MONEY TRANSFERS TO THE PHILIPPINES OF OVERSEAS FOREIGN WORKERS FROM THE IMPOSITION OF DOCUMENTARY STAMP TAX, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 181 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8424, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE 'TAX REFORM ACT OF 1997,' AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Short Title
TAX REFORM ACT (SEC. 181, R.A. NO. 8424)
Date filed
July 7, 2010

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 115, 17th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE SENATE COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE RECENTLY ADOPTED SCHEME OF REQUIRING FILIPINO APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT IN THE STATE OF KUWAIT TO UNDERGO MEDICAL EXAMINATION CONDUCTED EXCLUSIVELY THROUGH WINSTON Q8 CERTIFICATIONS SOLUTIONS, INC. (WINSTON Q8) AS PRE-REQUISITE FOR THE GRANT OF WORK VISA BY THE EMBASSY OF THE STATE OF KUWAIT IN THE PHILIPPINES, WHICH NOT ONLY EXPOSES OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS TO ARBITRARY AND EXORBITANT EXPENSES BUT ALSO CONTRAVENES THE PROVISIONS OF THE MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995, AS AMENDED

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 626, 17th Congress

Long Title
A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE SENATE COMMITTEES ON LABOR, EMPLOYMENT AND HUMAN RESOURCES AND FOREIGN RELATIONS, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, TO CONDUCT AN EXHAUSTIVE INQUIRY AND INVESTIGATION REGARDING THE UNTOWARD DEATHS OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (OFWS) AND A RE-EXAMINATION OF THE GOVERNMENT’S LABOR AND FOREIGN POLICIES AND PROGRAMS IN LIGHT OF THE CONTINUED ABUSES, EXPLOITATION, AND DEATHS OF OUR OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (OFWS) SINCE THE DEATH OF FLOR CONTEMPLACION ON MARCH 17, 1995

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 634, 17th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE SENATE COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF THE PHILIPPINE GOVERNMENT’S DEPLOYMENT BAN TO KUWAIT, INCLUDING THE ECONOMIC IMPACT ON THE REPATRIATED OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS AND THEIR FAMILIES AND THOSE WHOSE PLACEMENT HAS BEEN DEFERRED IN THE WAKE OF SEVERAL INCIDENTS OF DEATH OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS IN THE SAID ARAB COUNTRY

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 636, 17th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION URGING THE SENATE COMMITTEES ON LABOR, EMPLOYMENT AND HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT; AND FOREIGN RELATIONS TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, INTO THE RECENT DEATHS OF JOANNA DANIELA DEMAFELIS AND JOSIE LLOREN, AS WELL AS SIMILAR MALTREATMENTS AND DEATHS OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (OFWS) THROUGH THE YEARS, WITH THE OBJECTIVE OF FORMULATING EFFECTIVE MEASURES AND POLICIES TO PROACTIVELY AND EFFICIENTLY ASSIST AND PROTECT OUR MIGRANT WORKERS AND THEIR FAMILIES BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER DEPLOYMENT

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 638, 17th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON LABOR, EMPLOYMENT AND HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT TO CONDUCT A RE-EXAMINATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, OF THE GOVERNMENT’S MIGRATION POLICIES IN THE WAKE OF CONTINUED ABUSES AND EXPLOITATION SUFFERED BY OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (OFWS), WITH AN END-IN-VIEW OF PROMOTING THE WELFARE OF EVERY FILIPINO MIGRANT WORKER, OUR MODERN DAY HEROES

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 907, 17th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE SENATE COMMITTEES ON LABOR AND FINANCE, TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE UTILIZATION OF THE PHP 1.4 BILLION WORTH OF FUNDS IN THE 2018 GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT FOR DISTRESSED OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (OFWS) WHO ARE SEEKING ASSISTANCE IN RETURNING TO THE COUNTRY, ON WHETHER THESE AMOUNTS WERE UTILIZED EFFECTIVELY AND REACHED THE INTENDED BENEFICIARIES, AND TO INCLUDE THESE INFORMATION IN THE DELIBERATIONS IN THE NATIONAL EXPENDITURE PROGRAM (NEP) FOR FISCAL YEAR 2019

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 2, 16th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON LABOR, EMPLOYMENT AND HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT AND OTHER APPROPRIATE COMMITTEE/S TO CONDUCT A RE-EXAMINATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ANENT THE VARIOUS PROGRAMS OF THE GOVERNMENT TO HELP OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS WITH THE INTENTION OF FORMULATING FOCUSED MEANINGFUL AND VIABLE MECHANISMS INCLUDING FINANCIAL LITERACY PROGRAM TO ASSIST MIGRANT WORKERS AND THEIR FAMILIES IN THE USE OF THEIR EARNINGS

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 11, 16th Congress

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RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE SENATE COMMITTEES ON FOREIGN RELATIONS AND ON YOUTH, WOMEN AND FAMILY RELATIONS TO LOOK INTO THE ALLEGED INVOLVEMENT OF SELECTED EMBASSY OFFICIALS AND STAFF POSTED IN THE MIDDLE EAST ON THE SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF DISTRESSED OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS CURRENTLY BEING SHELTERED INSIDE EMBASSY PREMISES, WITH THE END IN VIEW OF STRENGTHENING CURRENT MECHANISMS IN THE REPATRIATION OF BELEAGUERED MIGRANT WORKERS

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 32, 16th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE SENATE COMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, THE STATE OF THE EMERGENCY REPATRIATION FUND UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION, CONTROL AND SUPERVISION OF THE OVERSEAS WORKERS WELFARE ADMINISTRATION (OWWA), TO EVALUATE ITS UTILIZATION AND DISBURSEMENT, AND ASSESS ITS EFFECTIVENESS IN ADDRESSING THE PROMPT NEEDS OF DISTRESSED OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (OFWS) WORLDWIDE

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 345, 16th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION ON STRENGTHENING THE PROTECTION OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS, ELIMINATING HUMAN TRAFFICKING ACITIVITIES IN AND OUT THE COUNTRY, AND CURBING GOVERNMENT CORRUPTION PARTICULARLY RELATED TO THESE ACTIVITIES TAKING INTO SERIOUS CONSIDERATION THE PHILIPPINES RANKING 98TH OUT OF AMONG 162 COUNTRIES ON THE PREVALENCE OF MODERN-DAY SLAVERY BASED ON THE GLOBAL SLAVERY INDEX AS REPORTED BY THE INTERNATIONAL ANTI-SLAVERY ORGANIZATION WALK FREE FOUNDATION

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 570, 16th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE COMMITTEES OF THE PHILIPPINE SENATE TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE POSSIBLE EFFECTS OF THE NEW LABOR POLICY OF THE KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA (KSA) ON THE DEPLOYMENT OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (OFWS) TO THE SAID COUNTRY WITH THE END IN VIEW OF ENACTING REMEDIAL MEASURES TO MITIGATE THE IMPACT OF THIS NEW LABOR POLICY ON THE ESTIMATED 1.5 MILLION OFWS WORKING IN THE KSA

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 641, 16th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE SENATE COMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, THE ALLEGED MONOPOLY OF GAMCA PHILS ON MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS OF OFWS BOUND FOR GULF COUNTRIES SUCH AS KUWAIT, QATAR, SAUDI ARABIA, BAHRAIN, OMAN AND U.E.A. IN VIOLATION OF R.A. 10022 AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINO ACT OF 1995

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 669, 16th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION URGING THE APPROPRIATE GOVERNMENT AGENCIES SUCH AS THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS (DFA), THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT (DOLE), THE OVERSEAS WORKERS WELFARE ADMINISTRATION (OWWA) AND OTHER LABOR RELATED AGENCIES OF THE GOVERNMENT, TO EXERCISE THE DOCTRINE OF PARENS PATRIAE OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE GUARDIAN OF THE RIGHTS OF THE PEOPLE, IN PURSUING THE FILING OF CRIMINAL, CIVIL AND OTHER APPROPRIATE CHARGES AGAINST THE PRINCIPAL EMPLOYER, THE LOCAL PHILIPPINE AGENT AND SUCH OTHER PERSONALITIES RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INHUMANE TREATMENT INFLICTED UPON OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKER PAHIMA ALAGASI PALACASI WHO APPARENTLY SUFFERED SECOND DEGREE BURNS WHEN HER EMPLOYER'S MOTHER DOUSED BOILING WATER ON HER