PRESS RELEASES »

Creation of pollutant release and transfer registry pushed

A lawmaker is seeking the creation of a pollutant release and transfer registry to allow public access to data about the harmful chemicals produced by different industries.... Read More

Solon seeks creation of an Energy Security Asset program

A lawmaker is strongly pushing for the creation of the Energy Security Asset program, which shall allow the government to purchase modular generator sets to serve as backup generators in times of power shortages.... Read More

Reorganization and Modernization of the NBI pushed

There is an urgent need for the State to arrest the wave of crimes that continue to escalate in magnitude and intensity, a lawmaker stressed.... Read More

Presidential State of the Nation Address (SONA) 2014


LIVE WEBCAST OF PLENARY SESSION »

LIVE WEBCAST OF PLENARY SESSION

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ONLINE ROSTER OF PHILIPPINE LEGISLATORS »

First Philippine LegislatureHouse Members from the 1st Philippine Legislature (1907) to the 15th Congress of the Republic of the Philippines.

The Online Roster of Philippine Legislators contains the names of House Members who served in the Philippine legislature from the 1st Philippine Legislature (1907) to the 15th Congress of the Republic of the Philippines. It features an alphabetical listing of House Members by name, by legislative district and by legislative period.



LEGISLATIVE INFORMATION SYSTEM »

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The LEGIS is a browser-based system that allows a user connected to the Internet to access, retrieve, print or save structured bills information and status as well as download full texts of bills, republic acts, House Journals, House publications and other published legislative materials and documents.

To guide visitors on using the system, a manual is available for downloading - LEGIS Manual.



CONGRESS ONLINE POLL

The House of Representatives has approved House Bill 362 entitled "An Act amending RA 53, as amended, otherwise known as 'An Act to exempt the publisher, editor or reporter of any publication from revealing the source of published news or information obtained in confidence', by including within its coverage journalists from broadcast, news agencies and internet publications".

Journalists cannot be compelled to reveal their sources "unless the Court or the House of Representatives or the Senate or any of its committees finds that such revelation is demanded by the security of the State."

Do you agree with the proposed amendatory measure, which also seeks to specifically include internet journalists and commentators employed by legitimate media companies, from revealing their news sources?

Yes

No

Undecided

Total votes: 125 View results