Performance of the Senate
16th Congress 2nd Regular Session
July 28, 2014 - June 10, 2015 (328 KB)
"The Senate must not lose sight of our ultimate goal, which is to provide a better life for each Filipino; a life that is not wanting in choices and opportunities."
- Senate President Franklin M. Drilon (Download)
(SEPO Policy Brief) National Land Use Policy:
Enhancing Urban Concentration
December 2015 (1.2 MB)
With the doubling of the population in about 40 years, the most important question to face our nation may well be:
How can we sustainably accommodate 200 million people nationwide, with about 40 million in the Greater Manila Area?
A national land use policy of enhancing urban concentration may be the answer.
With the doubling of the population in about 40 years, the most important question to face our nation may well be: How can we sustainably accommodate 200 million people nationwide, with about 40 million in the Greater Manila Area? A national land use policy of enhancing urban concentration may be the answer. (SEPO publications)
STSRO TAX Bits: TIMTA: Transparency in the Grant of Incentives for the Country's Development
January-February 2016 (2.8MB)
Republic Act No. 10708, otherwise known as ”The Tax Incentives Management and Transparency Act (TIMTA)” was a consolidation of House Bill No. 5831 and Senate Bill No. 2669. It was ratified by the House of Representatives and the Senate on October 7, 2015 and signed by the President of the Republic of the Philippines on December 9, 2015. (STSRO publications)
STSRO - COCCTRP Materials
Materials for the 2014 Second Meeting of the Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on the Comprehensive Tax Reform Program (COCCTRP) (download)
Letter of BIR Commissioner Henares to the COCCTRP dated 12 November 2014 (download)
STSRO - A compilation of selected Supreme Court cases in taxation 2012-2014
Commemorating Senate Tax Study and Research Office's 26th Founding Anniversary (download)
Legislative Library Service - Library Update
November- December 2015 (595 KB)
The Senate Library's BIBLIOGRAPHY SERVICE is a bimonthly compilation of books, and other information materials which aims to inform and update the Honorable Senators, their research staff, and the officials and technical staff of the Secretariat of recent additions to the library collections.
Institutional Linkages Service (ILS) - LINKAGES CIRCULAR
The LINKAGES CIRCULAR is a regular publication of the Institutional Linkages Service. This publication is meant to guide and inform the external clients of the Senate, individuals and organizations, on the bills and resolutions filed/adopted by our Senators, as well as committee reports, which were taken up on the floor during or for a particular week/month/period. (ILS publications)
SENATE CENTENNIAL ACTIVITIES
SPEECH OF SENATE PRESIDENT FRANKLIN M. DRILON
at the 3rd State Conference on the UN Convention Against Corruption (UNC)
December 15, 2015
"The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant."
Your Excellency, as you look forward to July 1, 2016, that passage from Max De Pree, an American author of books on leadership, is most appropriate.
Live Webcast of Plenary Session
Monday, February 8
Sunday, February 7
Wednesday, February 10- No Committee Meeting -
Senate Disposal Committee - Accomplishment Reports (CY 2011-2014) »
Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) - Accomplishment Report (CY 2011 - 2014) »
Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) - Invitation to Bid/Bid Bulletin (Click here for latest Bid Announcements) »
* Request for quotation - Lease contract for office space for the office of Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago located at Quezon City
* Lease contract for office space for office of Senator Serge Osmeña III located at Makati City
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