Performance of the Senate
16th Congress 3rd Regular Session
June 27, 2015 - June 6, 2016 (2.5 MB)
"What we have achieved is just the starting point for the next leap forward. Through the laws that we enacted, we are giving the 17th Congress, and the next administration, our present for the future."
- Senate President Franklin M. Drilon (Download)
(SEPO Policy Brief) National Land Use Policy:
Enhancing Urban Concentration
December 2015 (1.2 MB)
With the doubling of the population in about 40 years, the most important question to face our nation may well be:
How can we sustainably accommodate 200 million people nationwide, with about 40 million in the Greater Manila Area?
A national land use policy of enhancing urban concentration may be the answer.
With the doubling of the population in about 40 years, the most important question to face our nation may well be: How can we sustainably accommodate 200 million people nationwide, with about 40 million in the Greater Manila Area? A national land use policy of enhancing urban concentration may be the answer. (SEPO publications)
STSRO - "Real Change" Coming at the BIR?
July-August 2016 (2.7MB)
Living up to the campaign slogan of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte that “Change is Coming”1, Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Commissioner Caesar “Billy” R. Dulay issued, on his first day in office, three (3) revenue issuances revoking or suspending those alleged “midnight issuances” by his predecessor, BIR Chief Kim Jacinto-Henares. (STSRO publications)
STSRO - Primer on Fiscal Incentives in relation to Bills Rationalizing the Fiscal incentives
3rd Revised Edition, 2016 (9MB)
Fiscal incentives are subsidies, tax reliefs and preferential tax treatment that are usually given to registered enterprises and priority sectors to promote and encourage investments and development. (download)
STSRO - Primer on Reforms in Personal and Corporate Income Tax
August 2016 (11MB)
Instituting Progressive Tax Reform and More Effective Tax Collection, Indexing Taxes to Inflation (download)
STSRO - Taxation 101
First Edition, 2016 (21.5MB)
The power of taxation is an inherent and plenary prerogative of the State, its exercise being only limited by the Bill of Rights enshrined in the 1987 Philippine Constitution (download)
LBRMO: THE PROPOSED FY 2017 NATIONAL EXPENDITURE PROGRAM: ITS COMPOSITION, DISTRIBUTION, AND FINANCING
August 2016 (738 KB)
A Briefing Summary on the FY 2017 National Budget Prepared for the members of the Senate Finance Committee (LBRMO publications)
Legislative Library Service - Library Update
March - August 2016 (421 KB)
The Senate Library's BIBLIOGRAPHY SERVICE is a bimonthly compilation of books, and other information materials which aims to inform and update the Honorable Senators, their research staff, and the officials and technical staff of the Secretariat of recent additions to the library collections.
Inaugural Speech of Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III
July 25, 2016
My fellow Senators; Chief Justice Sereno, my professor in the UP College of Law, and other members of the Judiciary; Members of the Diplomatic Corps; My fellow Workers in Government; Distinguished Guests; My fellow Countrymen; Ladies and Gentlemen:
Let me begin by thanking all of you for being here today.
I read your presence here today as indicating your support for the Change that President Rodrigo Duterte has promised would come to the country.
Live Webcast of Committee Hearing
Wednesday, August 31
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