REPUBLIC ACTS - 2019

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Republic Act No. 11275
April 12, 2019
An Act Creating a Barangay to Be Known as Barangay Timbabauan in the Municipality of Tungawan, Province of Zamboanga Sibugay
Republic Act No. 11274
April 12, 2019
An Act Amending Section 10(b) of Republic Act No. 10160, Otherwise Known as the "Charter of the City of Bacoor"
Republic Act No. 11273
April 12, 2019
An Act Increasing the Bed Capacity for General Hospital Services of the Eversley Childs Sanitarium Hospital in Mandaue City, Province of Cebu, from Fifty (50) Beds to Two Hundred (200) Beds, Renaming the Hospital as the Eversley Childs Sanitarium and General Hospital, and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11272
April 12, 2019
An Act Establishing a Specialty Hospital in the City of San Jose Del Monte. Province of Bulacan, to be Known as St. Bernadette Children and Maternity Hospital, and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11271
April 12, 2019
An Act Establishing a National High School in Barangay Calube, Municipality of Sultan Naga Dimaporo, Province of Lanao del Norte to be Known as Calube National High School, and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11270
April 12, 2019
An Act Converting the Camp Ofelia Elementary School in Barangay Lintangan, Municipality of Sibuco, Province of Zamboanga del Norte into an Integrated School to be Known as Lintangan Integrated School, and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11269
April 12, 2019
An Act Separating the Malabon National High School (MNHS) – Concepcion Technical-Vocational Annex in Barangay Concepcion, City of Malabon, Metro Manila from the Malabon National High School, Converting It into an Independent National High School to Be Known as Concepcion Technical-Vocational School and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11268
April 12, 2019
An Act Establishing a National High School in Barangay Ambiong, Municipality of La Trinidad, Province of Benguet to Be Known as Ambiong National High School and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11267
April 12, 2019
An Act Establishing an Integrated National School in Barangay Capuy, City of Sorsogon, Province of Sorsogon to Be Known as Capuy Integrated National School and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11266
April 12, 2019
An Act Establishing an Elementary School in Sitio Cabagaayan, Barangay Sibulan, Toril District, Davao City to Be Known as the Cabagaayan Elementary School and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11265
April 12, 2019
An Act Establishing a National High School in Barangay San Rafael I, City of San Jose Del Monte, Province of Bulacan to Be Known as San Rafael National High School and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11264
April 12, 2019
An Act Establishing a National High School in Barangay Francisco Homes-Mulawin, City of San Jose del Monte, Province of Bulacan to Be Known as Mulawin National High School and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11263
An Act Establishing a Senior High School in Barangay Tandang Sora, Quezon City, Metro Manila to Be Known as Tandang Sora Senior High School, and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11262

Republic Act No. 11261
April 10, 2019
An Act Waiving Government Fees and Charges in the Issuance of Documents Required in the Application for Employment of First Time Jobseekers
Republic Act No. 11260

Republic Act No. 11259
April 5, 2019
An Act Dividing the Province of Palawan Into Three (3) Provinces, Namely: Palawan del Norte, Palawan Oriental, and Palawan del Sur
Republic Act No. 11258
April 5, 2019
An Act Separating the Villamayor National High School-Bagolatao Annex in Barangay Bagolatao, Municipality of Minalabac, Province of Camarines Sur from the Villamayor National High School Converting it into an Independent National High School to be Known as Bagolatao National High School, and Appropriating Fund Therefor
Republic Act No. 11257
April 5, 2019
An Act Separating the City of Mandaue from the Sixth Legislative District of the Province of Cebu to Constitute the Lone Legislative District of the City of Mandaue
Republic Act No. 11256

Republic Act No. 11255
March 29, 2019
An Act Recognizing the Everest Academy As an Educational Institution of International Character and Granting the Academy Certain Prerogatives to Promote Its Development
Republic Act No. 11254
March 29, 2019
An Act Separating the Tinajeros National High School - Acacia Annex in Barangay Acacia, City of Malabon, Metro Manila From the Tinajeros National High School, Converting It Into an Independent National High School to Be Known As Acacia National High School and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11253

Republic Act No. 11252

Republic Act No. 11251
March 29, 2019
An Act increasing the Bed Capacity of the Ziga Memorial District Hospital in the City of Tabaco, Province of Albay from Fifty (50) to Two Hundred Fifty (250) Beds, to be now Known as the Dr. Lorenzo P. Ziga Memorial District Hospital, and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11250
March 29, 2019
An Act Increasing the Bed Capacity of the Adela Serra Ty Memorial Medical Center in Tandag City, Province of Surigao del Sur, From Two Hundred (200) to Five Hundred (500) Beds, Upgrading its Services and Facilities, Authorizing the Increase of its Medical Personnel and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11249
March 22, 2019
An Act Regulating the Practice of Speech Language Pathology in the Philippines, and Providing Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11248
March 22, 2019
An Act Granting Philippine Citizenship to Margarita Melian Ortigas
Republic Act No. 11247
March 22, 2019
An Act Granting Philippine Citizenship to Hans Guenter Schoof
Republic Act No. 11246
March 22, 2019
An Act Extending for Another Twenty-five (25) Years the Franchise Granted to Raven Broadcasting Corporation, Under Republic Act No. 8084, Entitled "An Act Granting Raven Broadcasting Corporation a Franchise to Construct, Maintain and Operate Radio and Television Broadcasting Stations Within Luzon and Other Areas in the Philippines Where Frequencies And/Or Channels Are Still Available for Radio and Television Broadcasting"
Republic Act No. 11245
March 22, 2019
An Act Granting Northeastern Broadcasting Services, Inc. A Franchise to Construct, Install, Establish, Operate and Maintain Radio and Television Broadcasting Stations in Isabela Province and Region II
Republic Act No. 11244
March 22, 2019
An Act Granting the Volunteer Life Care Ministries, Inc. A Franchise to Construct, Install, Establish, Operate and Maintain Noncommercial Radio Broadcasting Stations in the Philippines
Republic Act No. 11243
March 11, 2019
An Act Reapportioning the First Legislative District of the Province of South Cotabato Thereby Creating the Lone Legislative District of General Santos City
Republic Act No. 11242
March 11, 2019
An Act Granting Philippine Citizenship to Kitson Soriano Kho
Republic Act No. 11241
March 11, 2019
An Act Regulating the Registration, Licensure, and Practice of Occupational Therapy, Providing Funds Therefor and for Other Related Purposes
Republic Act No. 11240
April 8, 2019
An Act Extending for Another Twenty-five (25) Years the Franchise Granted to Philippine Broadcasting Corporation Under Republic Act No. 7962, Entitled "An Act Granting the Philippine Broadcasting Corporation a Franchise to Construct, Install, Operate and Maintain Radio and Television Broadcasting Stations Within the Philippines, and for Other Purposes"
Republic Act No. 11239
April 8, 2019
An Act Abolishing the Road Board and Providing for the Disposition of the Motor Vehicle User’S Charge Collections, Amending for the Purpose Republic Act No. 8794, Entitled “An Act Imposing a Motor Vehicle User’s Charge on Owners of All Types of Motor Vehicles and for Other Purposes”
Republic Act No. 11238
April 8, 2019
An Act Extending for Another Twenty-five (25) Years the Franchise Granted to the University of Mindanao, Doing Business Under the Name and Style of University of Mindanao Broadcasting Network and Um Broadcasting Network, Under Republic Act No. 8170, Entitled "An Act Granting the University of Mindanao a Franchise to Construct, Establish, Maintain and Operate Radio Broadcasting Stations in the Philippines, and for Other Purposes"
Republic Act No. 11237
March 8, 2019
An Act Recognizing The Faith Academy As An Educational Institution Of International Character And Granting The Academy Certain Prerogatives To Promote Its Development
Republic Act No. 11236
March 8, 2019
An Act Granting Philippine Citizenship to Mohamad Wassim Nanaa
Republic Act No. 11235
March 8, 2019
An Act Preventing And Penalizing The Use Of Motorcycles In The Commission Of Crimes By Requiring Bigger, Readable And Color-Coded Number Plates And Identification Marks, And For Other Purposes
Republic Act No. 11234
An Act Establishing the Energy Virtual One-Stop Shop for the Purpose of Streamlining the Permitting Process of Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution Projects
Republic Act No. 11233

Republic Act No. 11232
February 20, 2019
An Act Providing for the Revised Corporation Code of the Philippines
Republic Act No. 11231
February 22, 2019
An Act Removing the Restrictions Imposed on the Registration, Acquisition, Encumbrance, Alienation, Transfer and Conveyance of Land Covered by Free Patents Under Sections 118, 119 and 121 of Commonwealth Act No. 141, Otherwise Known as "The Public Land Act", as Amended
Republic Act No. 11230
February 22, 2019
An Act Instituting a Philippine Labor Force Competencies Competitiveness Program and Free Access to Technical-Vocational Education and Training (TVET), and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11229
February 22, 2019
An Act Providing for the Special Protection of Child Passengers in Motor Vehicles and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11228
February 22, 2019
An Act Providing for the Mandatory PhilHealth Coverage for All Persons with Disability (PWDs), Amending for the Purpose Republic Act No. 7277, As Amended, Otherwise Known as the "Magna Carta for Person with Disability"
Republic Act No. 11227
February 22, 2019
An Act Mandating the Philippine Overseas employment Administration (POEA) to Develop, Publish, Disseminate and Update a Handbook on the Rights and Responsibilities of Migrant Workers, Amending for the Purspose Republic Act No. 8042, Otherwise Known as the "Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act of 1995", As Amended by Republic Act No. 10022
Republic Act No. 11225
February 22, 2019
An Act Declaring January 24 of every Year a Special Working Holiday in the Province of Palawan and the City of Puerto Prinsesa in Honor of the Martyrdom of Governor Higinio Acosta Mendoza, Sr., to be Known as "Governor Higinio Acosta Mendoza, Sr., Day"
Republic Act No. 11224
February 22, 2019
An Act Establishing the Sarangani Sports Training Center in the Municipality of Alabel, Province of Sarangani and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11223
February 20, 2019
An Act Instituting Universal Health Care for All Filipinos, Prescribing Reforms in the Health Care System, and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11222
An Act Allowing the Rectification of Simulated Birth Records and Prescribing Administrative Adoption Proceedings for the Purpose
Republic Act No. 11221
February 21, 2019
An Act Establishing the City Prosecution Service in the City of Navotas, Amending for the Purpose Section 55 of Republic Act No. 9387, Otherwise Known as the "Charter of the City of Navotas"
Republic Act No. 11220
February 21, 2019
An Act Separating the Southern Philippines Agri-Buisness, Marine and Aquatic School of Technology (SPAMAST)-Digos City Campus in the City of Digos, Davao del Sur, From the SPAMAST in the Municipality of Malita, Davao Occidental, and Converting it into a State College to be Known as the Davao del Sur State College and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11219
February 14, 2019
An Act Extending for Another Twenty-Five (25) The Franchise Granted to the Iglesia ni Cristo (Church of Christ) Under Republic Act No. 4339, As Amended by Republic Act No. 7225
Republic Act No. 11218
February 14, 2019
An Act Recognizing the British School Manila as an Educational Institution of International Character Granting the School Certain Prerogatives Conductive to Its Development
Republic Act No. 11217
February 14, 2019
An Act Declaring January 17 of Every Year as James Leonard Tagle Gordon Day, A Special Nonworking Holiday in the City of Olongapo and in the Subic Bay Freeport Zone, in Recognition of the Achievements, Contributions and Heroism of James Leonard Tagle Gordon
Republic Act No. 11216
February 14, 2019
An Act Declaring September 3 of Every Year A Special Working Public Holiday Throughout the Country, In Commemoration of the Surrender of the Japanese Military Forces Led by General Tomoyuki Tamashita in Baguio City
Republic Act No. 11215
February 14, 2019
An Act Institutionalizing A National Integrated Cancer Control Program and Appropriating Fund Therefor
Republic Act No. 11214
February 14, 2019
An Act Establishing a Sports Complex Known as the "Philippine Sports Training Center", and Providing Funds For the Acquisition of Property, The Construction of Facilities, and the Administration, Maintenance, and Management Center
Republic Act No. 11213
February 14, 2019
An Act Enhancing Revenue Administration and Collection by Granting an Amnesty on All Unpaid Internal Revenue Taxes Imposed by the National Government for Taxable Year 2017 and Prior Years with Respect to Estate Tax, Other Internal Revenue Taxes, and Tax on Delinquencies
Republic Act No. 11212
February 14, 2019
An Act Granting More Electric and Power Corporation a Franchise to Establish, Operate, and Maintain, For Commercial Purposes and in the Public Interest, A Distribution System for the Conveyance of Electric Power to the End Users in the City of Iloilo, Province of Iloilo and Ensuring the Continuous and Uninterrupted Supply of Electricity in the Franchise Area
Republic Act No. 11211
February 14, 2019
An Act Amending Republic Act No. 7653, Otherwise Known as "The New Central Bank Act", and for Other Purposes
Republic Act No. 11210
February 20, 2019
An Act Increasing the Maternity Leave Period to One Hundred Five (105) Days for Female Workers with an Option to Extend for Additional Thirty (30) Days Without Pay, and Granting an Additional Fifiteen (15) Days for Solo Mothers, and for Other Purposes
Republic Act No. 11209
February 14, 2019
An Act Changing the Name Lupon School of Fisheries in Lupon, Davao Oriental, into the Davao Oriental Polytechnic Institute
Republic Act No. 11208
February 14, 2019
An Act Increasing the Bed Capacity of Rizal Medical Center in Pasig City From Three Hundred (300) top Five Hundred (500) Beds and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11207
February 14, 2019
An Act Providing for Reasonable Rates for Political Advertisements Amending for the Purpose Section 11 of Republic Act No. 9006, Otherwise Known as the "Fair Election Act"
Republic Act No. 11206
February 14, 2019
An Act Establishing a Career Guidance and Counseling Program for All Secondary Schools and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11205
February 14, 2019
An Act Granting the Deus Amos Est Broadcasting, Inc. A Franchise to Construct, Install, Establish, Operate and Maintain Radio and Television Broadcasting Stations in the Philippines
Republic Act No. 11204
February 14, 2019
An Act Extending for Another Twenty-Five (25) Years the Franchise Granted to Ermita Electronics Incorporated, Presently Known as G. Telecoms, Inc., Amending for the Purpose Republic Act No. 8196, Entitled "An Act Granting the Ermita Electronics Incorporated, A Franchise to Construct, Install, Establish, Maintain and Operate Radio Communications Systems in the Philippines"
Republic Act No. 11203
February 14, 2019
An Act Liberalizing the Importation Exportation and Trading of Rice, Lifting for the Purpose the Quantitative Import Restriction on Rice abd for Other Purposes
Republic Act No. 11201
February 14, 2019
An Act Creating the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development, Defining Its Mandate Powers and Functions and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11202
February 8, 2019
An Act Requiring Mobile Service Providers to Provide Nationwide Mobile Number Portability to Subscribers
Republic Act No. 11200
February 8, 2019
An Act Providing for the Rank Classification in the Philippine National Police, Amending for the Purpose Section 28 of Republic Act No. 6975, As Amended, Otherwise Known as the "Department of the Interior and Local Government Act of 1990"
Republic Act No. 11199
February 7, 2019
An Act Rationalizing and Expanding the Powers and Duties of the Social Security Commission to Ensure the Long-Term Viability of the Social Security Systems, Repealing for the Purpose of Republic Act No. 1161, As Amended by Republic Act No. 8282, Otherwise Known as the "Social Security Act of 1997"
Republic Act No. 11198
February 1, 2019
An Act Providing for the Reapportionment of the Province of Southern Leyte Into Two (2) Legislative Districts
Republic Act No. 11197
January 18, 2019
An Act Converting the Kabasalan Institue of Technology in the Municipality of Kabasalan, Province of Zamboanga Sibugay into the Zamboanga Sibugay Polytechnic Institute(ZSPI) and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11196
January 18, 2019
An Act Upgrading the Labuan Public Hospital in Zamboanga City into a Level II Hospital to be Known As the Labuan General Hospital, Increasing Its Bed Capacity for General Care Services to One Hundred (100) and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11195
January 18, 2019
An Act Providing For the Establishment of a District Hospital in the Municipality of Santa Elena, Province of Camarines Norte and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11194
January 18, 2019
An Act Mandating the Conservation of Gabaldon School Buildings Nationwide , Providing Penalties for Violations, and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11193
January 18, 2019
An Act Granting the Malindang Broadcasting Netwrok Corporation a Franchise to Construct, Install, Establish, Operate and Maintain Radio and Television Braodcasting Stations in Mindanao
Republic Act No. 11192
January 18, 2019
An Act Establihing the Cordillera State Institute of Technical Education or CSITE, Intgrating the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Training Centers and TESDA-Supervised State-Run Technical-Vocational Institutions (TVIs) in the Cordillera Administrative Region and Apropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11191
January 10, 2019
An Act Creating A Barangay to be Known As Barangay Don Albino T. Taruc in the Municipality of Socorro, Province of Surigao del Norte
Republic Act No. 11190
January 10, 2019
An Act Creating A High School for the Arts in the Province of Bataan to be Known As the Bataan High School for the Arts, and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11189
January 10, 2019
An Act Increasing the Bed Capacity of St. Anthony Mother and Child Hospital in Cebu City From Twenty-Five (25) to Two Hundred (200), and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11188
January 10, 2019
An Act Providing for the Special Protection of Children in Situations of Armed Conflict and Providing Penalties for Violations Thereof
Republic Act No. 11187
January 10, 2019
An Act Converting the Zamboanga State Polytechnic College into a State University to be Knwon as the Zamboanga Peninsula Polytechnic Statue University and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11186
January 10, 2019
An Act Converting the Northwestern Mindanao State College of Science and Technology (NMSCST) in the City of Tangub, Province of Misamis Occidental into a State University to be Known as the University of Northwestern Mindanao (UNM) and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11185
January 10, 2019
An Act Intergating the Cebu City Mountain Extension Campus As a Statellite Campus of the Cebu Technological University and Appropriating Funds Therefor, Amending for the Purpose Republic Act No. 9744, Otherwise known as "An Act Converting the Cebu State College of Science and Technology System in the City of Cebu and All its Satellite Campuses Located in the Province of Cebu into a State University to Be Known as the Cebu Technological University (CTU) and Appropriating Funds Therefor"
Republic Act No. 11184
January 3, 2019
An Act Declaring October 16 of Every Year A Special Nonworking Holiday in the City of Calbayog, Province of Samar, in Commemoration of Its Charter Day Anniversary, To be Known As the "Calbayog City Charter Day"
Republic Act No. 11183
January 3, 2019
An Act Declaring November 28 of Every Year a Special Nonworking Holiday in the Municipality of Santa Margarita, Province of Samar, in Commemoration of Its Founding Anniversary, to be Known as the "Santa Margarita Foundation Day"
Republic Act No. 11182
January 3, 2019
An Act Removing the Date of "Catarman Day" to August 30 of Every Year, Amending for the Purpose Republic Act No. 9203, Entitiled "An Act Declaring the Fifteenth (15th) Day of August Every Year as a Special Nonworking Holiday in the Municipality of Catarman, Province of Camiguin, to be Known as "Catarman Day"
Republic Act No. 11181
January 3, 2019
An Act Establishing the Lanao del Norte Sports Training Center to be Located in the Municipality of Tubod, Province of Lanao del Norte and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11180
January 3, 2019
An Act Requiring Higher Education Instituttions to Report Participation and Program Support Expenditures in All College Athletic Programs
Republic Act No. 11179
January 3, 2019
An Act Separating the Cabangahan National High School - Cordova National High School Extension in Barangay Day-As, Municipality of Cordova, Province of Cebu From the Cabangahan National High School, Converting It into An Independent National High School to Be Known as Cordova National High School and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11178
January 3, 2019
An Act Separating the Dabubu High School - Annex in Barangay Sinaoangan Sur, Municipality of San Agustin, Province of Isabela From the Dabubu High School, Converting It Into An Independent...
Republic Act No. 11177
January 3, 2019
An Act Converting the Bayog National High School in Barangay Kahayagan, Municipalityof Bayog, Province of Zamboanga del Sur into a National Technical - Vocational High School to be Knwown as Bayog National Technical - Vocational High School and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11176
January 3, 2019
An Act Establishing a National High School in Barangay Pinayag, Municipality of Kayapa, Province of Nueva Vizcaya to Be Known as Pinayag National High School, and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 11175
January 3, 2019
An Act Separating the Bocboc National High School - Kiara Annex in Barangay Kiara, Municipality of Don Carlos, Province of Bukidnon From the Bocboc National High School, Converting It Into...
Republic Act No. 11174
January 3, 2019
An Act Separating the Sicsican National High School - Annex in Barangay Sta. Monica, Puerto Princesa City, Province of Palawan From the Sicsican National High School, Converting It Into An...
Republic Act No. 11173
January 3, 2019
An Act Changing the Name of Tawantawan Elementary School in Barangay Tawantawan, Baguio District, Davao City to Rosalia Aglay Ayag Elementary School
Republic Act No. 11172
January 3, 2019
An Act Changing the Name of Inoyonan High School in Barangay Inoyonan, Municipality of Bula, Province of Camarines Sur to Felipe P. Panton High School
Republic Act No. 11171
January 3, 2019
An Act Converting the Dr. Emilio B. Espinosa, Sr. Memorial State College of Agriculture and Technology (DEBESMSCAT) in the Municipality of Mandaon, Province of Masbate, Into a State...
Republic Act No. 11170
January 3, 2019
An Act Amending Republic Act No. 9718, Entitled: An Act Converting the Naval Institute of Technology in the Municipality of Naval, Province of Biliran Into a State University to Be Known...
Republic Act No. 11169
January 3, 2019
An Act Renaming the Don Honorio Ventura Technological State University (DHVTSU) in the Municipality of Bacolor, Province of Pampanga as the Don Honorio Ventura State University (DHVSU), and...
Republic Act No. 11168
January 3, 2019
An Act Allowing Home Economics Graduates to Teach Home Economics Subjects and Home Economics-Related Technical-Vocational Subjects in All Public and Private Elementary and Secondary...
Republic Act No. 11167
January 3, 2019
An Act Increasing the Bed Capacity of the Biliran Provincial Hospital in its Proposed Relocation Site in Barangay Larrazabal, Municipality of Naval, Province of Biliran, From Seventy-Five...
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