August 30, 2010
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA SAID THAT WILLFUL FAILURE OF A PARENT TO PAY CHILD SUPPORT SHOULD BE PUNISHABLE BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7610 OR THE SPECIAL PROTECTION OF CHILDREN AGAINST CHILD ABUSE, EXPLOITATION AND DISCRIMINATION ACT AND PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 603 AS AMENDED OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE CHILD AND YOUTH WELFARE CODE.
August 29, 2010
Legarda filed Senate Bill No. 1338 to defend the right of the child.
The proposal is to include the willful failure to pay child support.
“Child support refers to […]
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA INTRODUCED AMENDMENTS TO THE “SEXUAL HARASSMENT LAW” TO INCLUDE SENDING SMS MESSAGES, ELECTRONIC MAIL, INTERNET CHAT AND OTHER SIMILAR MEANS OF CONVEYING MESSAGES VIA ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION THAT CONSTITUTE SEXUAL HARASSMENT UNDER THE SAID LAW.
August 28, 2010
Legarda’s Senate Bill No. 1412 intends to expand the medium of communication by which demands and requests for sexual favors constituting acts of sexual harassment, as defined under RA 7877, otherwise known as the “Sexual Harassment Law” by proposing an amendment to Section […]
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA SEEKS AN INQUIRY ON THE ALLEGATIONS THAT PUBLIC BUSES ARE NOT PHYSICALLY SUBJECTED TO THE TESTS BY THE LAND TRANSPORTATION OFFICE AND THEIR OPERATORS ARE BEING ASKED TO MERELY PAY A CERTAIN AMOUNT IN EXCHANGE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF THE VEHICLE REGISTRATION.
August 27, 2010
Legarda filed P.S. Res. No. 138 asking the Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Environment to conduct a legislative inquiry on selective emission testing because of reports that the LTO has been remiss in its […]
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA, CHAIR OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON CULTURAL COMMUNITIES SAID THERE IS A NEED FOR A MORE RESPONSIVE AND COMPREHENSIVE ANTI-DISCRIMINATORY LAW FOR THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLES ALL OVER THE COUNTRY.
August 27, 2010
“Our anti-discriminatory laws are scattered in different laws. This makes it hard to implement, much less to disseminate and make known to the people. We need one law that will encapsulate all aspects of discrimination, be it in the workplace, at home, in schools, and be it racial, […]
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA URGED THE COMMISSION ON CLIMATE CHANGE, THE MMDA, DPWH, DOH, DOE, DA, DENR, LAGUNA LAKE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND OTHER KEY GOVERNMENT AGENCIES TO CLOSELY WORK TOGETHER AND JOINTLY CONNECT WITH COMMUNITIES MOST VULNERABLE TO THE IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE.
After the second hearing, the Chair of the Senate Committee on Climate Change assessed that the vision, strategies and action plans of various government agencies have an apparent disconnect.
“The consequences of their separate […]