8 months Bicam approves measure strengthening powers, functions of AFAB MB
By Mario Casayuran  The bicameral conference committees of the Senate and the House of Representatives have approved a measure strengthening the powers and functions of the Authority of the Freeport Area of Bataan (AFAB). Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian(Senate of the Philippines / MANILA BULLETIN) This after the bicameral conference committees, headed by Senator Sherwin T. Gatchalian and Rep. Gwendolyn Garcia, agreed to adopt the Senate version of the bill. The bill went through a fine-tuning process during the pre-bicameral stage to ensure compliance of the measure with new policies of the Department of Finance (DOF) regarding fiscal incentives. “The pre-bicam was ... more