5 months Senators have to line up in filing their pet bills MB
By Hannah Torregoza Senators will start filing their pet bills and resolutions starting Monday, July 1, the Senate Secretary said on Sunday. Senate of the Philippines (MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) In the past, staff members of senators would start lining up on the eve of the first day of filing of bills and resolutions to get the principal authorship of a measure. This time, according to Senate Secretary Myra Marie Villarica, the sequence of filing of bills and resolutions for the incoming 18th Congress “shall be in accordance with the principle of seniority or length of service of each senator.” ... more