2 weeks House vows passage of bill enabling President to expedite issuance of permits, licenses during national emergencies MB
The House of Representatives vowed on Wednesday (Oct. 14) to expeditiously pass a measure seeking to authorize the President to expedite the processing and issuance of national and local permits, licenses, and certificates during times of national emergencies.  House Majority Leader and Leyte 1st District Rep. Martin Romualdez welcomed Duterte’s certification of Senate Bill No. 1844, which grants him anti-red tape powers to accelerate the country’s socioeconomic recovery. “House leaders under the leadership of Speaker Lord Allan Velasco are in full agreement with the Chief Executive to fast-track the approval of all pending measures related to the anti-red tape ... more