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GIVE WORKERS PAID QUARANTINE LEAVES – LAPID

Senator Lito Lapid has filed a bill which aims to put in place a mechanism that will help address the adverse effects of the current pandemic and similar future events to our workforce. The proposed measure provides for 28 paid quarantine leave benefits per year equivalent to the daily wage rate of affected workers in […]

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LAPID LAUDS JOHN ARCILLA FOR VENICE FILM WIN

Senator Lito Lapid has filed P.S. Res No. 903 to congratulate and commend Romeo “John” Gonzales Arcilla for winning the Volpi Cup for Best Actor in the 78th Venice International Film Festival. Filipino actor Arcilla portrayed the character of Sisoy Salas in the Filipino film “On the Job: The Missing 8” and he became the […]

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LAPID: GIVE AGRICULTURAL WORKERS PENSION BENEFITS

Senator Lito Lapid has filed a bill which seeks to create the Agricultural Pension Fund (APF) to provide pension benefits to agricultural workers, especially farmers and fisherfolk. Senate Bill No. 2335 explains that it is a policy of the State to, from time to time, review and upgrade the pensions and other benefits due to […]

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LAPID WANTS MORE TRANSPARENCY IN MEDICAL BILLS

Senator Lito Lapid has filed a bill which aims to enhance the ability of patients to choose the healthcare that is best for them, by allowing them to make fully informed decisions about their healthcare, and the price and quality of a good service in advance. Senate Bill 2334 also known as “Medical Bill Transparency […]

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HIDILYN DIAZ’S OLYMPIC GOLD AN INSPIRATION – LAPID

Senator Lito Lapid has filed a resolution, PSR No. 800, which seeks to congratulate and commend Hidilyn Diaz for winning the Philippine’s first Olympic gold medal. Lapid cited that Diaz has brought honor and pride to the country, after winning the women’s 55-kilogram-weightlifting event of the Tokyo Olympics, with an Olympic record of 224 kilograms […]

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CREATE PH ENTREPRENEURS ACADEMY – LAPID

Senator Lito Lapid has filed a bill seeking to create a Philippine Entrepreneurs Academy. The said learning institution shall be established under the supervision of the Commission on Higher Education or CHED. The proposed institution seeks to provide undergraduate and graduate degree programs, as well as short-term, technical-vocational, non-degree courses and modular training that will […]

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MAKE PRODUCT SAFETY INFO AVAILABLE ONLINE – LAPID

Senator Lito Lapid has filed a bill which seeks to establish a Product Safety Online Information Center which will be in the form of a website so that it will be easily accessible to the public. The online information center will contain recalls, prohibitions, bans, defects and other relevant safety information on consumer products and […]

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GIVE SUC, LUC STUDES INELIGIBILITY RELIEFS – LAPID

Senator Lito Lapid has filed a bill which seeks to provide relief to student-beneficiaries of the Free Higher Education and Free Technical-Vocational Education and Training (TVET) programs under Republic Act No. 10931. Recall that Section 6 of Republic Act 10931 otherwise known as “Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act” pertains to exceptions to free […]

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WAIVE GOV’T FEES FOR COVID-HIT JOBSEEKERS – LAPID

Senator Lito Lapid has filed a bill which seeks to amend RA 11261 otherwise known as the “First Time Jobseekers Assistance Act” to extend the waiver of fees and charges to jobseekers who have lost their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Under Senate Bill 2090, all government agencies and instrumentalities, including Government-Owned and Controlled Corporations […]

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CAR DEALERS TO PLANT TREES FOR EVERY SALE – LAPID

Senator Lito Lapid has filed a measure which requires all dealers, retailers and similar entities engaged in the sale of motor vehicles to plant at least 10 trees for every sales transaction. This requirement of tree planting shall be accomplished within six months from the date of the sales transaction as reflected in the official […]