Republic of the Philippines
CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES
Metro Manila

Fourteenth Congress
Second Regular Session

Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-eighth day of July, two thousand eight.

Republic Act No. 9642

AN ACT DECLARING MARCH 16 OF EVERY YEAR AS ROMBLON FOUNDATION DAY AND A SPECIAL NONWORKING PUBLIC HOLIDAY IN THE PROVINCE OF ROMBLON

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:

Section 1. March 16 of every year is hereby declared as Romblon Foundation Day and a special nonworking public holiday in the Province of Romblon.1avvphi1

Section 2. This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days following its publication in two (2) national newspapers of general circulation.

Approved,

JUAN PONCE ENRILE
President of the Senate
PROSPERO C. NOGRALES
Speaker of the House of Representatives

This Act which originated in the House of Representatives was finally passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on November 17,2008 and March 2,2009, respectively.

EMMA LIRIO-REYES
Secretary of the Senate
MARILYN B. BARUA-YAP
Secretary General House of Representatives

Approved: June 11, 2009

GLORIA MACAPAGAL ARROYO
President of the Philippines


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