Republic of the Philippines
CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES
Metro Manila

Eleventh Congress
Third Regular Session


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

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9070       April 08, 2001

AN ACT DECLARING THE EIGHTEENTH OF DECEMBER OF EVERY YEAR AS A SPECIAL WORKING PUBLIC HOLIDAY THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY TO BE KNOWN AS THE GRACIANO LOPEZ-JAENA DAY

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

Section 1. December 18 of every year is hereby declared as a special working public holiday throughout the country to be known as the Graciano Lopez-Jaena Day.

Section 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

Approved,


(Sgd.) AQUILINO Q. PIMENTEL, JR.
President of the Senate
(Sgd.) FELICIANO BELMONTE, JR.
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 February 6, 2001 and October 2, 2000, respectively.


(Sgd.) LUTGARDO B. BARBO
Secretary of Senate

(Sgd.) ROBERTO P. NAZARENO
Secretary General
House of Representatives


Approved: APR 08, 2001

(Sgd.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO
President of the Philippines


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