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SOURCE: Press and Public Affairs Bureau



30 May 2018 09:29:33 PM

The House of Representatives on Wednesday, prior to the closing of the Second Regular Session of the 17th Congress, approved on third and final reading House Bill 6475 or the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) by a vote of 227-11 with two abstentions. The bill was earlier certified urgent by President Duterte. Photos show lawmakers, led by Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, Majority Leader Rodolfo FariƱas and Deputy Speaker Bai Sandra Sema, in jovial mood following the bill's passage./ R. Bundang/P. Camero