Articles about Senate Bill

Yes, please
Tired of paying a premium every time you leave a parking lot? If yes, you're not alone. Apparently, some lawmakers are sick of it, too. Senator JV Ejercito has filed a bill seeking to regulate the parking fees of shopping
No more collection fees
If you've ever found yourself complaining about the deplorable state of some transport terminals, a new Senate bill is aiming to ease the same burden experienced by many commuters nationwide.Senate Bill No. 1749, submitted jointly by the Committees on Public
A bill has been proposed
With all the mishaps and accidents that happen on our roads every day, will a change in governing bodies be the solution? The senators behind Senate Bill 1637 seem to think so. The proposed bill is otherwise known as the National Transport
Senate passes telecommuting bill
Rush hour can and does happen in any major city, since people will always need to travel to and from their workplaces. It's unavoidable, really. In an already congested place like Metro Manila, however, the issue is confounded tenfold. Traffic usually
Other countries already practice this everywhere. The Philippine auto industry is on a roll, with dealerships sprouting up left and right, and vehicle sales is expected to rise even further over the coming years. Proper parking spaces, on the other hand? Well, that's a
Sen. Miriam files Senate Bill 3007
One of the most common complaints about Filipino drivers is that so many of them aren't seem to be both technically and mentally fit to operate a motor vehicle. This explains why there are countless accidents on the road that could
Because ours are one chaotic mess
Do we need more laws just to reverse the increasing number of road accidents in the country?In a bid to minimize the number of road accidents that result in the loss of lives and property, Senator Francis "Chiz" Escudero filed Senate
If Senate bill is passed into law
Senator Vicente Sotto III has filed Senate Bill 2344, which, if passed into law, will ban motorcycle pillion riders, also known as tandem- or back-riders since "they have become a menace to society.""Motorcycle back-riders, most commonly known as riding-
Hoping to see the Lemon Law in our lifetime
On Monday, the Philippine Senate approved six measures, including Senate Bill 2211, or the "Act Strengthening Consumer Protection in the Purchase of Brand-New Vehicles," otherwise known as the Lemon Law. The act "seeks to protect consumers in the sale of motor
A bill that is long overdue
Taxicab passengers have found an ally in the Senate as Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago recently filed Senate Bill No. 1206, or the \"Taxi Passenger Bill of Rights.\"\"There are too many disturbing reports of taxi drivers and operators who take advantage of
Is a 30-percent price cut good enough?
Ever wonder how much today's hybrid cars would cost once President Benigno Aquino III signs the Alternative Fuel Vehicles Incentives Act into law? We asked an executive of a local carmaker to give us an estimate as to how extensive the
Better late than never, as the saying goes.After a brief mudslinging threatened to derail the passing of several important bills before the Senate goes on recess for the May 2013 elections, the lawmakers have finally approved on its third and final
Hybrid incentives bill languishing in Senate
At this year's Philippine International Motor Show, Honda Cars Philippines Inc. (HCPI) showed off two hybrid models, the Insight five-door hatchback and the CR-Z two-door notchback, both of which had been on sale elsewhere in the world since
Following the July 4 bus accident on EDSA
Following the accident on July 4 that saw a public-utility bus breaching the railing of the EDSA-Ortigas flyover and ramming the MRT concrete girder reportedly due to its driver sending and reading text messages on his cellphone while driving, Senator
And where is it now?
Political issues never cease to keep our lawmakers busy but Sen. Ralph Recto, author of the Alternative Fuel Vehicles Incentive Act of 2011, is hoping his proposal will soon be passed into law. By soon, he is looking at June 30--when
Too good to be true?
With the unabated fluctuation of oil prices in the Philippine market, Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV wants a bill to be passed that would not only limit the profits of petroleum companies but also tax the latter's excess profit."With the oil
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