2 months House Bill seeks to authorize city, municipal mayors to approve extraction, quarrying permits MB
By Charissa Luci-Atienza Negros Oriental Rep. Jocelyn S. Limkaichong is proposing to empower the city and municipal mayors to issue permits to extract sand, gravel and other quarry resources. Negros Oriental Rep. Jocelyn Limkaichong (FACEBOOK / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) She filed House Bill 748 to amend Republic Act 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991 to transfer the power to issue permits to extract sand, gravel and other quarry resources from the provincial governors to the mayors of municipalities and cities. “The mayors of other component cities and mayors of municipalities are excluded from the ... more