Senate to resume session on Monday

THE Senate will resume its hybrid session on Monday, July 26, to deal with precedence measures that purpose to deal with nationwide issues amid the pandemic.Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto third stated the senators will work for the passage of 10 essential payments, together with the amendments to the Foreign Investment Acts (FIA).The Senate is about to cross the proposed Amendments to the Public Service Act (PSA), Government Financial Institutions Unified Initiatives to Distressed Enterprises for Economic Recovery (Guide) Act, Department of Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act, Package 4 of the Comprehensive Tax Reform Program or the Passive Income Tax and Financial Intermediary Tax Act, Virology Science and Technology Institute of the Philippines Act, Rural Agricultural and Fisheries Development Financing System Act (Agri-Agra) and Package 3 of the Comprehensive Tax Reform Program or the Valuation Reform Bill.

Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel “Migz” Zubiri earlier stated the Senate will work on the passage of the proposed Modernization of the Bureau of Fire Protection Act, Increasing the Statutory Rape Age Act, Military and Uniformed Personnel Insurance Fund Act.The senators additionally intend to approve the proposed Philippine Center for Disease Control and Prevention Act, the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao Extension Law and presumably the Bayanihan 3.

However, guests and company is not going to be allowed contained in the Senate premises. Family members of senators, former senators, authorities officers and media personnel are barred from getting into the gallery corridor.Only chosen workers will likely be allowed inside to help senators in the course of the session.

After the morning session, Sotto will lead some senators to the House of Representatives for a joint session of Congress to hear President Rodrigo Duterte’s sixth and final State of the Nation Address.

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