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LEGISLATIVE DOCUMENTATION

  1. 1. LEGISLATIVE DOCUMENTATION COMPILED BY: RAUL RIGOR MELEGRITO CITY LOCAL GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS OFFICER CITY OF ILAGAN, ISABELA
  2. 2. MAJOR FUNCTIONS MAKE THE LAW IMPLEMENT THE LAW INTERPRET THE LAW BRANCHES - LEGISLATIVE - ENFORCEMENT OR EXECUTIVE - ADJUDICATION OR JUDICIARY Government Purpose: INSTRUMENTALITY of the SOVEREIGN to establish ORDER and DEV’T of SOCIETY
  3. 3. Local Government Units (LGUs) Purpose : 1.Develop Self-Reliance 2. Partner in National Dev’t BARANGAY Purpose : 1. A form of LGU 2. A smallest territorial and political subdivision of the Republic of the Philippines
  4. 4. ATTRIBUTES OF BARANGAY BILEG  PANGGOBYERNO >TAXATION >GENERATION AND USE OF RESOURCES >GENERAL WELFARE =PROHIBIT =COMPEL =REGULATE >EMINENT DOMAIN CORPORATE =TO SUE AND TO BE SUED =TO CONTRACT AND BE CONTRACTED W/ =TO OWN AND DISPOSE PROPERTY =CORPORATE SUCCESSION =CORPORATE SEAL =Etc. SANIKWA – Real and Personal Properties = S A N G G U N I A N L E G I S L A T I O N S A N G G U N I A N
  5. 5. INSTRUMENTALITIES OF THE BARANGAY PUNONG BARANGAY = EXECUTIVE SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY = LEGISLATIVE BARANGAY ASSEMBLY = SOVEREIGN LUPON TAGAPAMAYAPA = QUASI-JUDICIAL LEGISLATION • The REQUIRED PROCESS whereby the SOVEREIGN, through its LEGISLATIVE BODY, AUTHORIZES • EXERCISE OF GOVERNMENTAL and CORPORATE POWER • USE OF RESOURCES for their GENERAL WELFARE
  6. 6. MAJOR GOVERNMENT FUNCTION NATURE OF LEGISLATION COLLEGIAL FUNCTION COMPOSITION OF LEGISLATIVE BODY  ROLES in a LEGISLATIVE / DELIBERATIVE BODY PRESIDING OFFICER DELIBERATING MEMBER WORKING COMMITTEE RECORD KEEPER  RULES OF SUCCESSION  EXECUTIVE LEGISLATIVE
  7. 7. LEGISLATION – The act of proposing a law RESOLUTION – Is a legislative act which expresses the general desire or sentiment which is specific in scope and temporary in character PARTS OF A RESOLUTION 1.] Heading – Should indicate the originating unit a. Excerpt Portion – for Standard Format b. Usually the names of present and absent members are indicated – for Commission Format
  8. 8. 2] Assigned or Resolution Number – The numerical series in order of the barangay Resolution. 3] Title – Should express in one sentence the substance of the entire Resolution 4] “Whereas” Clause – Should give the reasons for the adoption of the Resolution in logical sequence 5] Primary Resolutory Portion – Should reflect what the Sangguniang Barangay feels or desires NOW THEREFORE, upon unanimous accord of the body, be it RESOLVED, to confirm the appointment of Mr. Solanzo as the new Barangay Treasurer
  9. 9. 6] Secondary Resolutory Portion – Should show the entire sentiment of the Resolution and how it would reach the person or entity that would act on the wishes of the Sangguniang Barangay, including the distribution thereof RESOLVED further, that copy of this Resolution be forwarded to the Honorable Governor of Isabela, for his information and favorable action. 7] Concluding Portion – Should embody the date and place of approval, certification and attestation of the Presiding Officer and Barangay Secretary, and the final approval by the present Sangguniang Barangay members and/or the Punong Barangay
  10. 10. REQUIRED NUMBER OF VOTES OF THE BODY FOR THE ADOPTION OF THE RESOLUTION General or Ordinary Resolutions – Plurality vote of the members constituting a quorum Resolutions involving money matter – Affirmative vote of the majority of all the Sangguniang Barangay members.
  11. 11. FORMAT OF RESOLUTIONS   1. STANDARD FORMAT – Commonly used by private organizations, wherein the Secretary certifies to the correctness of the Resolution and the Presiding Officer attest that the Resolution was duly adopted, and the Punong Barangay approved the Resolution. The Excerpt portion appears after the heading.
  12. 12. 2. COMMISSION FORMAT – Commonly used by “Commissions” or “Boards” exercising regulatory powers & is applicable in Resolutions containing decisions, positions, or stand on certain issues. In this format, all the members concerned are required to affix their signature as to the nature of their votes such as: “Concurring”, “Dissenting” or “Abstained”. There is no “Excerpts” nor “Certification” made by the Secretary. The Secretary merely attests that the signatures were that of the signatories appearing thereon. This format should be used when the Resolution pertains to money or financial matters. * In case the Resolution pertains to a request to higher level of government, the Resolution should always be noted by the LCE in observance of proper protocol
  13. 13. Republic of the Philippines Province of Isabela City of Ilagan Barangay _______________________ OFFICE OF THE SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY EXCERPT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY HELD AT THE BARANGAY HALL ON FEBRUARY 29, 2013 Present: _____________________ Absent: ________________________ _____________________ ________________________ _____________________ ________________________ _____________________ ________________________ RESOLUTION No. 2013 – 98 A RESOLUTION COMMENDING MR. FELIX B. CORTEZ FOR HAVING BROUGHT HONOR, PRESTIGE AND DISTINCTION TO THE CITY OF ILAGAN AS WELL AS TO BARANGAY __________________ BY WINNING THE GOLD MEDAL IN TAEKWONDO IN THE RECENTLY CONCLUDED BATANG PINOY GAMES IN STA. CRUZ, LAGUNA WHEREAS, Mr. Felix B. Cortez is a resident of Barangay ___________, City of Ilagan, Isabela won a Gold Medal in Taekwondo event during the recently concluded Batang Pinoy Games held in Sta. Cruz, Laguna; WHERAS, this accomplishment of Mr. Felix B. Cortez has earned for himself the respect and admiration of the National Sports Commission, and for Barangay _____________, City of Ilagan, Isabela, a place of distinct honor, prestige and glory; WHEREAS, as the winner of a Gold medal, Mr. Felix B. Cortez, has promoted not only the importance of Sports development but also enhanced the image of Barangay _______________, as well as the municipality of City of Ilagan as a place where sports are well promoted and enhanced for the future of the youths; NOW, THEREFORE: BE IT RESOLVED, by the Sangguniang Barangay of ________________, City of Ilagan, Isabela, to give a Plaque of Commendation to Mr. Felix B. Cortez for having won a Gold Medal in the recently concluded Batang Pinoy Games, an accomplishment which has brought honor, prestige and distinction not only to his barangay but as well as the municipality of City of Ilagan, Isabela. RESOLVED further, that the Sangguniang Barangay of ____________, headed by Punong Barangay ________________, furnish copy of this Resolution and to award the Plaque of Commendation to Mr. Felix B. Cortez for his marvelous accomplishment. ADOPTED unanimously, this 29th day of February 2013 at City of Ilagan, Isabela I CERTIFY TO THE CORRECTNESS OF THE FOREGOING: _____________________________ Barangay Secretary ATTESTED: ________________________________ Presiding Officer APPROVED: ______________________________ Punong Barangay
  14. 14. Republic of the Philippines Province of Isabela City of Ilagan Barangay ______________________ OFFICE OF THE SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY RESOLUTION NO. 2013 – 99 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF MR. ADRIANO B. CLARO AS THE NEW BARANGAY SECRETARY OF__________________, City of Ilagan, ISABELA WHEREAS, there is a need to appoint a new Barangay Secretary in this barangay due to the recent resignation of Mr. Abraham S. Roque as Barangay Secretary; WHEREAS, the appointment of Mr. Adriano B. Claro as the new Barangay Secretary is deem necessary for the continuous transactions of the barangay; WHEREAS, Mr. Adriano B. Claro is well known as having a good moral reputation and his reputation and appointment as the new Barangay Secretary is in accordance to RA 7160 otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991; NOW, THEREFORE, upon unanimous accord of the body, be it RESOLVED, as it is hereby resolved, to confirm the appointment of Mr. Adriano B. Claro as the new Barangay Secretary of this Barangay. RESOLVED FURTHER, that copies of this Resolution be given to Mr. Adriano B. Claro for his file, copy furnish the DILG Office and the Sangguniang Panglungsod of City of Ilagan, Isabela for their information and record. ADOPTED unanimously this 12th day of November 2013 at Barangay ____________, City of Ilagan, Isabela. CERTIFIED CORRECT: __________________________ Presiding Officer ATTESTED: _________________________ Barangay Secretary C O N C U R R E D : _____________________________ ______________________________ Sangguniang Barangay Member Sangguniang Barangay Member _____________________________ ______________________________ Sangguniang Barangay Member Sangguniang Barangay Member _____________________________ ______________________________ Sangguniang Barangay Member Sangguniang Barangay Member _____________________________ ______________________________ Sangguniang Barangay Member Sangguniang Kabataan Chairman ___________________________
  15. 15. 2. ORDINANCE – Is a legislative act of that is permanent in character and general in scope. It is subject for a review by the higher Sanggunian within 30 days upon receipt thereof. REQUISITES OF A VALID ORDINANCE 1. It must not contravene the constitution or any statute; 2. It must not be unfair or oppressive; 3. It must not be partial or discriminatory; 4. It must not be prohibitive but may regulate trade; 5. It must be general and consistent with public policy; 6. It must not be unreasonable REVIEW OF BARANGAY ORDINANCES a] The Ordinance of the Barangay must be submitted within 5 days to the next higher Sanggunian for review and must be posted in 3 conspicuous places in the barangay. b] The SB concerned shall review the proposed Ordinance within 30 days. If it was not returned to the barangay with the proposed amendments, then it is deemed presumed approved as a whole.
  16. 16. EFFECTIVITY OF THE ORDINANCE   - 10 days from the date of posting - Posting should be placed in at least 2 other conspicuous places - Posting should be done not later than 5 days after its approval - After 10 days of posting, the said Ordinance may now be implemented unless the said ordinance is returned by the Sangguniang Barangay with the proposed amendment.
  17. 17. TYPICAL KINDS OF ORDINANCES   1] APPROPRIATION ORDINANCE – Is an ordinance whose primary aim is to appropriate local funds for purposes allowed by existing laws. It is a pre-requisite before local funds could be spent.   AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING THE P 797,000 FROM THE ADDITIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE ALLOTMENT AS SUPPLEMENTAL BARANGAY BUDGET FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2015   2] TAX ORDINANCE – Is an ordinance enacted by the local legislative body in the exercise of taxing power whose primary purpose is to raise local revenues thru the imposition or levying of taxes, fees and charges subject to certain limitations prescribed by law.   AN ORDINANCE IMPOSING A FEE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A BARANGAY CLEARANCE, LUPON CLEARANCE, AND BARANGAY CERTIFICATION
  18. 18. 3] SPECIAL ORDINANCE – Is an ordinance which is aimed for a special purpose such as naming or renaming a barangay road, adopting the five-year Barangay Development Plan, or creating a plantilla position in the barangay.   AN ORDINANCE RENAMING AGUILAR STREET AS “C.T. MELEGRITO STREET”   4] GENERAL ORDINANCE – Is an ordinance enacted by a legislative body in the exercise of its police power whose primary aim is the general welfare of the people by prescribing certain regulatory measures.   AN ORDINANCE REGULATING AND PRESCRIBING RULES IN THE UTILIZATION OF THE MULTI-PURPOSE PAVEMENT IN THE BARANGAY
  19. 19. PARTS OF AN ORDINANCE   1] Heading – Should indicate the originating unit Republic of the Philippines Province of Isabela City of Ilagan Barangay ___________________    2] Assigned Number – The numerical series in order of the barangay Ordinance BARANGAY ORDINANCE NO 45 Series 2007 3] Title – The title of an Ordinance must not embrace more than one subject and that the subject must be expressed in the title thereof   AN ORDINANCE REGULATING THE DISPOSAL OF GARBAGE, FILTH AND OTHER WASTE MATTERS
  20. 20. 4] Enacting or Ordaining Clause – Indicates the enacting or ordaining authority or the source of the Ordinance   Be it ordained by the Sangguniang Barangay of ____________, City of Ilagan, Isabela   5] Body – It indicates the provisions of the Ordinance SECTION 1. No person shall use any portion of the public highway or any public road, park or square within Barangay ________________, City of Ilagan, Province of Isabela for drying of palay, corn or any cereal, or for the drying of clothes or any commodity, or for any other similar purposes.
  21. 21. 6] Penal Clause – Indicates the provision of penalty on the violation of the Ordinance. This is part of an Ordinance is applicable only to General Ordinances and Tax Ordinances   SECTION 3. PENALTY. Violation on any provisions of this Ordinance shall be penalized by a fine of not less than P200 but not more than P 1,000.   7] Repealing Clause – Indicates the statement of amending, or repealing other earlier approved Ordinances that is not consistent with the provision of the present Ordinance. Appropriation Ordinances does not have “Repealing Clause” while Special Ordinances seldom carry a “Repealing Clause”. SECTION 4. Repealing Clause. All Ordinances, rules and regulations, or part thereof, whose provision is inconsistent or in conflict or contrary to the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby repealed, amended and/or modified accordingly.
  22. 22. 8] Effectivity Clause – Indicates the date when the Ordinance shall take effect. SECTION 5. This Ordinance will take effect immediately. Or SECTION 5. This Ordinance shall take effect after 30 days from the date of its approval.   9] Date of Approval by the Sangguniang ENACTED AND APPROVED: May 17, 2015 I hereby certify to the correctness of the foregoing Ordinance which was duly enacted and approved by the Sangguniang Barangay during its regular session held on May 17, 2015. __________________________ Barangay Secretary ATTESTED AND CERTIFIED AS DULY ENACTED _________________________ Presiding Officer ___________________________ ___________________________ Sangguniang Barangay Member Sangguniang Barangay Member ___________________________ ___________________________ Sangguniang Barangay Member Sangguniang Barangay Member ___________________________ ___________________________ Sangguniang Barangay Member Sangguniang Barangay Member ___________________________ ___________________________ Sangguniang Barangay Member Sangguniang Kabataan President  ________________________________ Punong Barangay
  23. 23. NUMBER OF VOTES REQUIRED FOR AN ORDINANCE TO BE VALID   1] General Ordinances – Plurality of votes constituting a quorum 2] Appropriation Ordinance – 2/3 of all the members of the Sanggunian concerned 3] Ordinance enacted by the citizen assembly – ¾ votes of the citizen which cannot be amended within 6 months.
  24. 24. SAMPLE OF A GENERAL ORDINANCE Republic of the Philippines Province of Isabela City of Ilagan Barangay _______________________ OFFICE OF THE SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY ORDINANCE NUMBER 79 Series 2004 AN ORDINANCE REGULATING THE DISPOSAL OF GARBAGE AND WASTE WITHIN THE BARANGAY Be it enacted by the Sangguniang Barangay, that: Section 1. Garbage and Waste. The collection of garbage shall be in accordance with the provisions of the Ecological Waste Management Act of 2001, wherein those segregated waste and garbage to be collected shall be as follows: •Compostable Garbage and Waste Bio-Degradable Waste – Those that do not easily decompose and being treated by chemical to avoid the emission of chemical foul odor such as dead animals, bones, and the like materials. •Non – Compostable Garbage and Waste Those garbage and waste that are not compostable such as rubber, Styrofoam, plastics, and the like materials. Section 2. Collection. The above-mentioned waste and garbage shall be collected by the barangay garbage vehicle every morning from 7:30 to 10:00 from Sunday to Saturday and shall be in placed in a used sack in front of every household Section 3. Penalty. Any household who place any other waste inside their garbage sack aside from the above-mentioned waste and garbage shall be penalized as follows: First Offense – P 500.00 Second Offense - P 750.00 Third Offense and there after - P1,000.00 Section 4. Repealing Clause. All Barangay Ordinances, Rules and Regulations, or part thereof, in conflict, or contrary to the provisions of this Ordinance of part thereof, are hereby repealed, amended, or modified accordingly. Section 5. Effectivity. This Ordinance shall take effect after 30 days from the date of its approval. ENACTED AND APPROVED this _____________________, 2015 at barangay ___________________, City of Ilagan, Isabela I hereby certify to the correctness of the foregoing Barangay Ordinance which was duly enacted and approved by the Sangguniang Barangay during its regular session held on _____________________, 2015. CERTIFIED CORRECT: ____________________________ Presiding officer ATTESTED: __________________________________ BARANGAY SECRETARY A P P R O V E D : ___________________________ ___________________________ Sangguniang Barangay Member Sangguniang Barangay Member ___________________________ ___________________________ Sangguniang Barangay Member Sangguniang Barangay Member ___________________________ ___________________________ Sangguniang Barangay Member Sangguniang Barangay Member ___________________________ ___________________________ Sangguniang Barangay Member Sangguniang Kabataan President ________________________________ Punong Barangay
  25. 25. SAMPLE OF A TAX ORDINANCE Republic of the Philippines Province of Isabela City of Ilagan Barangay ______________________ OFFICE OF THE SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY BARANGAY TAX ORDINANCE NO. 97 Series 2004 AN ORDINANCE IMPOSING FEE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A “BARANGAY CLEARANCE”, “LUPON CLEARANCE” AND “CERTIFICATION” Be it enacted by the Sangguniang Barangay that: Section 1. Imposition of fee. There is hereby imposed fee for the issuance of a “Barangay Clearance”, Lupon Clearance”, and “Certification” in the amount prescribed as follows: •Barangay Clearance For the purpose of securing a Mayor’s Permit: a. Original Application for a Mayor’s Permit P _______________ b. Renewal of Mayor’s Permit _______________ c. For purposes other than the above _______________ •Lupon Tagapamayapa For the purpose of: a. Employment P _______________ b. Securing Police, NBI, or Court Clearance _______________ c. Passport or Visa Application _______________ d. For court litigation and other judicial proceedings _______________ •For purposes other than the above _______________ •Certification a. For employment, scholarship or study grant P _______________ b. For securing Police, NBI, or Court Clearance _______________ c. For Firearm permit application _______________ d. For Passport or Visa application _______________ e. For court litigation and other judicial proceedings _______________ f. For purposes other than the above _______________
  26. 26. SECTION 2. TIME OF PAYMENT. THE FEE IMPOSED HEREIN SHALL BE PAID TO THE BARANGAY TREASURER UPON APPLICATION OR BEFORE THE ISSUANCE OF DOCUMENTS APPLIED FOR.   SECTION 3. PENALTY. VIOLATION OF ANY PROVISIONS OF THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BE PUNISHED BY A FINE OF NOT LESS THAN ONE HUNDRED PESOS (P 100.00) BUT NOT MORE THAN ONE THOUSAND PESOS (P 1,000.00)   SECTION 4. REPEALING CLAUSE. ALL BARANGAY ORDINANCE, RULES AND REGULATIONS, OR PART THEREOF, IN CONFLICT WITH, OR CONTRARY TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ORDINANCE ARE HEREBY REPEALED, AMENDED, OR MODIFIED ACCORDINGLY.   SECTION 5. EFFECTIVITY. THIS ORDINANCE SHALL TAKE EFFECT AFTER 30 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF ITS APPROVAL.   ENACTED AND APPROVED THIS _____________________, 2015 AT BARANGAY _________________, CITY OF ILAGAN, ISABELA   I HEREBY CERTIFY TO THE CORRECTNESS OF THE FOREGOING BARANGAY TAX ORDINANCE NO. 2004-97 WHICH WAS DULY ENACTED AND APPROVED BY THE SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY DURING ITS REGULAR SESSION HELD ON ________________________, 2015. CERTIFIED CORRECT: ____________________________ PRESIDING OFFICER ATTESTED:   __________________________________ BARANGAY SECRETARY   A P P R O V E D :  ___________________________ ___________________________ SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY MEMBER SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY MEMBER ___________________________ ___________________________ SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY MEMBER SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY MEMBER ___________________________ ___________________________ SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY MEMBER SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY MEMBER ___________________________ ___________________________ SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY MEMBER SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN PRESIDENT _______________________________ PUNONG BARANGAY
  27. 27. SAMPLE OF AN EXECUTIVE ORDER Republic of the Philippines Province of Isabela City of Ilagan Barangay ________________________ OFFICE OF THE PUNONG BARANGAY EXECUTIVE ORDER 2002 – 07 ORGANIZATION OF THE BARANGAY DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL WHEREAS, Section 106 of RA 7160 otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991 mandates the creation of the Barangay Development Council which shall be responsible in the formulation and initiation of a comprehensive development plan for the approval of the Sangguniang Barangay; NOW THEREFORE, I, PIOLO R. MELEGRITO, Punong Barangay of this Barangay, by virtue of the power vested in me by law, do hereby order: Section 1. Creation and Composition of the Barangay Development Council. Pursuant to Section 106 and 107 of RA 7160, there is hereby created a Barangay Development Council to be composed of the following: Chairman - PIOLO R. MELEGRITO Members - All Sangguniang Barangay members - NGO Representative who shall constitute not less than ¼ of the members of the fully organized BDC - Representative of the District Congressman Section 2. Duties and Functions of the Barangay Development Councils Section 3. Meetings and Quorum Section 4. Executive Committees Section 5. Duties and Functions of the Executive Committees This Order shall take effect immediately. Issued this __________ day of _____________, 2015 at Barangay ______________, City of Ilagan, Isabela ___________________________ Punong Barangay
  28. 28. MINUTES OF MEETINGS – IS A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF A DELIBERATIVE BODY, CONTAINING AMONG OTHER THINGS, A BRIEF ACCOUNT OF WHAT HAS TAKEN PLACE AND NOT NECESSARILY WHAT HAS BEEN SAID DURING A PARTICULAR MEETING OR SESSION.   OUTLINE OF THE MINUTES OF MEETING   THE MINUTES SHOULD CONTAIN THE FOLLOWING:   A) DATE, PLACE, AND TIME OF THE SESSION/MEETING; B) WHETHER THE SESSION IS REGULAR OR SPECIAL, A COPY OF THE CALL FOR SUCH SESSION IF IT IS A SPECIAL SESSION; C) THE NAMES OF THE MEMBERS PRESENT AND ABSENT; D) A STATEMENT CONFIRMING THE APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS SESSION; E) TEXTUAL COPIES OF ORDINANCES ENACTED AND RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED, SHOWING: 1. VOTING MEMBERS, 2. MINORITY OPINIONS, IF ANY, 3. MAIN MOTIONS, AND 4. QUESTIONS OF ORDER AND APPEAL, AND THE MANNER IN WHICH THEY WERE DISPOSED. F) TIME OF ADJOURNMENT
  29. 29. PREPARATORY ACTIVITIES OF A BARANGAY SECRETARY PRIOR TO A SESSION   THE BARANGAY SECRETARY SHALL PREPARE THE FOLLOWING:   1. NOTICE OF SESSION – IN CASES OF SPECIAL SESSION 2. CALENDAR OF BUSINESS – SHOULD BE FURNISHED TO EACH SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY MEMBERS 3. DRAFT ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS 4. COPIES OF COMMUNICATION OR PETITIONS 5. MINUTES OF THE IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING SESSION 6. RECORD AND TRANSMITTAL AND PUBLICATION DATES OF APPROVED ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS 7. SUCH OTHER DOCUMENTS AS MAY BE REQUIRED BY THE SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY MEMBERS
  30. 30. SAMPLE OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS SESSION Republic of the Philippines Province of Isabela City of Ilagan Barangay _______________________ OFFICE OF THE SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY Minutes of the Regular Session of the Sangguniang Barangay of ______________, City of Ilagan, Isabela, held on May 24, 2015 at the Barangay Session Hall. Present: Absent: 1. Call to Order The session was called to order at 9:00 AM by the Punong Barangay as Presiding Officer 2. Attendance Checking Barangay Secretary _______________ called the roll which showed eight members present and one absent. The Presiding Officer declared the presence of a quorum. 3. Reading of the Minutes of the Previous Session The Minutes of the previous regular session was read and corrections where made on the following: _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _____________________________. On the motion of Kagawad MELEGRITO, duly seconded by Kagawad DIAZ, the minutes was approved as corrected. 4. Reporting of Committees Kagawad Mamaril reported that under his committee on environment, _______________________________. Kagawad Ildefonso reported that under his committee on ways and means, ____________________________________. 5. Old or Unfinished Business Discussion was resumed on the petition of the PTA to establish a Day Care Center for depressed families. On motion of Kagawad MARTIN, duly seconded by Kagawad PADILLA, the body approved a resolution to make representation with the DOH and the PCSO for possible funding, the full text are hereto attached as Annex “A”.
  31. 31. 6. NEW BUSINESS THE FOLLOWING MEASURES WERE CALLED FOR FLOOR DELIBERATIONS: A.) DRAFT ORDINANCE NO. 2004 -9 (TEXT OF THE DRAFT ORDINANCE) B.) DRAFT RESOLUTION NO. 2004-93 TEXT OF THE DRAFT RESOLUTION)   7. RECESS RECESS WAS DECLARED BY THE PUNONG BARANGAY AT 12:00 HIGH NOON. THE BODY RECONVENED AT 1:30 P.M. AT THE SAME DAY AND AT THE SAME VENUE.   8. RESUMPTION OF SESSION THE SESSION RESUMED AT 1:40 P.M. CONTINUING WITH THE DISCUSSIONS ON DRAFT RESOLUTION NO. 2004-93 AND (TOPIC) 9. ADJOURNMENT THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS TO TACKLE, UPON THE MOTION OF KAGAWAD PARAS, DULY SECONDED BY KAGAWAD REYES, THE SESSION WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:00 P.M.   I HEREBY CERTIFY TO THE CORRECTNESS OF THE FOREGOING __________________________________ BARANGAY SECRETARY ATTESTED:  __________________________ PRESIDING OFFICER   C O N F O R M E : ___________________________ ___________________________ SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY MEMBER SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY MEMBER ___________________________ ___________________________ SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY MEMBER SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY MEMBER ____________________________ ___________________________ SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY MEMBER SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY MEMBER ___________________________ ___________________________ SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY MEMBER YOUTH REPRESENTATIVE ________________________________ PUNONG BARANGAY  
  32. 32. SAMPLE INTERNAL RULES AND PROCEDURES REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES PROVINCE OF ISABELA CITY OF ILAGAN OFFICE OF THE BARANGAY COUNCIL BARANGAY   RESOLUTION NO. _____ SERIES OF 20_____   RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE INTERNAL RULES OF PROCEDURE OF THE SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY OF _________________________, CITY OF ILAGAN, ISABELA.   WHEREAS, THE SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY IS A LEGISLATIVE BODY DULY ORGANIZED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991 (RA 7160) TO ADOPT AND ENACT RESOLUTIONS AND ORDINANCES FOR THE EFFECTIVE GOVERNANCE OF THE PEOPLE OF CITY OF ILAGAN, ISABELA;   WHEREAS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 50 OF RA 7160 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991, AND ARTICLE 103 OF ITS IMPLEMENTING RULES AND REGULATIONS, LOCAL SANGGUNIAN BODIES HAVE TO ADOPT AND UPDATE ITS EXISTING RULES OF PROCEDURES FOR PROPER DISCHARGE OF LEGISLATIVE FUNCTIONS;   WHEREAS, IN THE MAINTENANCE OF GOOD ORDER IN SANGGUNIAN DELIBERATIONS, IT IS NECESSARY THAT SPECIFIC RULES BE ADOPTED AND ENFORCED IN THE INTEREST OF EFFECTIVE LEGISLATION. NOW, THEREFORE: BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY OF _________________________, CITY OF ILAGAN, ISABELA TO ADOPT THE FOLLOWING RULES OF PROCEDURES TO GOVERN ITS DELIBERATIONS.   RULE I COMPOSITION SECTION 1. COMPOSITION – THE SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY SHALL BE COMPOSED OF THE PUNONG BARANGAY AS PRESIDING OFFICER, EIGHT (8) REGULAR MEMBERS ELECTED AT LARGE, AND THE SK CHAIRMAN AS AN EX-OFFICIO MEMBER.   SECTION 2. TERMS OF OFFICE – THE TERM OF OFFICE OF THE SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY SHALL ASSUME OFFICE ON THE DAY AND IN THE SAME UNTIL THEIR SUCCESSORS SHALL BEEN DULY CHOSEN AND QUALIFIED.   SECTION 3. OATH OF AFFIRMATION – ALL MEMBERS OF THE SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY SHALL UPON ASSUMPTION OF OFFICE, TAKE OATH OF OFFICE OF AFFIRMATION IN THE PRESCRIBED FORM, DULY SUBSCRIBED BEFORE A PERSON AUTHORIZED TO ADMINISTER OATH.
  33. 33. RULE II PRESIDING OFFICER AND HIS DUTIES   SECTION 4. THE PUNONG BARANGAY SHALL BE THE PRESIDING OFFICER OF THE SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY. THE PRESIDING OFFICER SHALL VOTE ONLY TO BREAK A TIE.   IN THE EVENT OF THE INABILITY OF THE REGULAR PRESIDING OFFICER TO PRESIDE AT A SANGGUNIAN SESSION, THE MEMBERS PRESENT AND CONSTITUTING A QUORUM SHALL ELECT FROM AMONG THEMSELVES A TEMPORARY PRESIDING OFFICER. HE SHALL CERTIFY WITHIN TEN (10) DAYS FROM THE PASSAGE OF ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS ENACTED BY THE SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY.   SECTION 5. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE PRESIDING OFFICER – THE PRESIDING OFFICER SHALL;   A. PRESIDE OVER THE SESSION OF THE SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY; B. PRESERVE ORDER AND DECORUM DURING SESSIONS AND IN DISTURBANCE OR DISORDERLY CONDUCT IN THE SESSION HALL OR WITHIN THE PREMISES, TAKE MEASURES AS HE MAY DEEM ADVISABLE OR AS THE SANGGUNIAN MAY DIRECT; C. DECIDE ALL QUESTIONS OF ORDER, SUBJECT TO APPEAL BY SANGGUNIAN MEMBER IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS RULE; D. SIGN ALL ACTS, ORDINANCES, RESOLUTIONS, MEMORIALS, WRITS, WARRANTS AND SUBPOENA ISSUED BY OR UPON ORDER OF THE SANGGUNIAN; E. TO DECLARE THE MEETING ADJOURNED TO SOME OTHER TIME OR PLACE IN CASE OF SERIOUS DISORDER OR GREAT EMERGENCY; F. THE PUNONG BARANGAY, AS PRESIDING OFFICER IS ENTITLED TO VOTE, BUT ONLY IN CASE OF TIE. HE MAY NOT, HOWEVER, BE COMPELLED TO VOTE; AND G. EXERCISE SUCH OTHER POWERS AND PERFORM SUCH OTHER FUNCTION AS MAY BE PROVIDE BY LAW, ORDINANCE OR REGULATIONS.   THE REGULAR PRESIDING OFFICER SHALL NOT BE A CHAIRMAN OF ANY STANDING COMMITTEE, BUT SHALL HAVE A VOICE AND VOTE IN ALL COMMITTEE DELIBERATIONS. HE MAY, HOWEVER, BE ELECTED AS CHAIRMAN OF ANY SPECIAL OR AD HOC COMMITTEE WHICH THE SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY MAY ORGANIZE.
  34. 34. RULE III BARANGAY SECRETARY AND HIS/HER DUTIES   SECTION 6. THE BARANGAY SECRETARY SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE PUNONG BARANGAY WITH THE CONCURRENCE OF THE MAJORITY OF ALL THE SANGGUNIAN BARANGAY MEMBERS. THE APPOINTMENT OF THE BARANGAY SECRETARY SHALL NOT BE SUBJECT TO ATTESTATION BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION.   SECTION 7. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE SECRETARY – THE SECRETARY OF THE SANGGUNIAN SHALL;   A. ATTEND MEETINGS OF THE SANGGUNIAN AND KEEP A RECORD OF ITS PROCEEDINGS; B. TO CALL THE ROLL OF MEMBERS, READ THE CALENDAR OF BUSINESS AND THE MINUTE OF THE PRECEDING MEETING, AND BY HIMSELF OR THROUGH A READER DESIGNED BY THE PRESIDING OFFICER, TO READ THE PROPOSED ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS MESSAGE, COMMUNICATIONS, MEMORIALS, PETITIONS AND OTHER DOCUMENTS WHICH HE SHOULD REPORT TO THE BODY OR THE READING OF WHICH IS REQUIRED BY THE SANGGUNIAN OR ORDERED BY THE PRESIDING OFFICER; C. TO RECORD AND NUMBER ALL ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS PASSED BY THE SANGGUNIAN WITH DATES OF THE PASSAGE AND PUBLICATION OF THE SAME; D. TO ATTEST (AND AFFIX THE CORPORATE SEAL) TO ALL ORDINANCES AND OTHER OFFICIAL ACTS OF THE SANGGUNIAN AND CERTIFY TO THE APPROVAL OF ALL ACTS DULY APPROVED BY IT; E. TO TRANSMIT TO THE PROPER COMMITTEES ALL MATTERS REFERRED TO THEM BY THE SANGGUNIAN OR THE PRESIDING OFFICER; F. TO SEND OUT APPROPRIATE NOTICES OF ALL CALLED MEETING AND PUBLIC HEARING; G. TO FURNISH EACH MEMBER OF THE SANGGUNIAN WITH A COPY OF EVERY APPROVED ORDINANCE, RESOLUTIONS AND OTHER OFFICIAL ACTS OF THE SANGGUNIAN WHICH THEY ARE ENTITLED TO RECEIVE; H. KEEP CUSTODY OF ALL RECORDS OF THE SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY AND THE BARANGAY ASSEMBLY MEETINGS; I. PREPARE AND KEEP THE MINUTES OF ALL MEETINGS OF THE SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY AND BARANGAY ASSEMBLY; J. PREPARE A LIST OF MEMBERS OF THE BARANGAY ASSEMBLY AND HAVE THE SAME POSTED IN CONSPICUOUS PLACES WITHIN THE BARANGAY; K. FORWARD TO THE SANGGUNIAN BAYAN FOR REVIEW OF COPIES OF APPROVED ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS APPROVING AND ADOPTING THE LOCAL DEVELOPMENT PLANS AND INVESTMENT PROGRAMS FORMULATED BY THE LOCAL DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL, THE MANNER PROVIDED IN SECTION 57 UNDER BOOK I OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991. L. WILL MAKE A WEEKLY DETAIL REPORT FOR THE “OFFICER OF THE WEEK” AND POST IT TO THE BULLETIN BOARD OF THE BARANGAY OR IN FRONT OF THE DOOR OF THE BARANGAY HALL’ M. EXERCISE SUCH OTHER POWERS AND PERFORM SUCH OTHER DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS AS MAY BE PROVIDED BY LAW OR ORDINANCE.
  35. 35. RULE IV THE BARANGAY TREASURER   SECTION 8. The barangay treasurer shall be appointed by the punong barangay with  the concurrence of the majority of all the sangguniang barangay members. The appointment of  the barangay treasurer shall not be subject to attestation by the Civil Service Commission.   SECTION 9. The barangay treasurer shall:   a. Keep custody of barangay funds and properties; b. Collect and issue official receipts faxes, fees, contributions, monies, materials, and all other  resources accruing to the baranagy treasury and deposit the same in the account of the  barangay as provided under Title Five Book II of the Local Government Code of 1991. c. Disbursements in accordance with the financial procedures provided in the Local Government  Code of 1991; d. Submit to the punong barangay a statement covering the actual and estimates of income and  expenditures for the preceding and ensuring calendar years, respectively subject to the  provision of Title Five Book II of the Local Government Code of 1991; e. Render written accounting report of all barangay funds and property under his custody at the  end of each year, and ensure that such report shall be made available to the members of the  barangay assembly and other government agencies concerned; f. Certify as to the availability of funds whenever necessary; g. Plan and attend to the rural postal circuit within his jurisdiction; and h. Exercise such other powers and powers and perform such other duties and functions as  maybe prescribed by the law or ordinance.
  36. 36. RULE V SESSIONS   SECTION 10. REGULAR SESSION – THE REGULAR SESSION OF THE SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY OF ________________,CITY OF ILAGAN, ISABELA SHALL HOLD TWO (2) REGULAR SESSIONS EVERY MONTH WHICH SHALL BE HELD EVERY 1ST AND 3RD SATURDAY OF THE MONTH AT THE BARANGAY HALL OR OTHERWISE DECIDED UPON BY THE MEMBERS. THE REGULAR SESSION SHALL START AT 9:00 AM.   SECTION 11. SPECIAL SESSION – WHEN PUBLIC INTEREST SO DEMANDS, SPECIAL SESSION OR EMERGENCY MEETING MAY BE CALLED BY THE PUNONG BARANGAY/PRESIDING OFFICER OR BY A MAJORITY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SANGGUNIAN. IN CASE OF SPECIAL SESSIONS OR EMERGENCY MEETING OF THE SANGGUIAN BARANGAY, A WRITTEN NOTICE TO THE MEMBERS SHALL BE SERVED PERSONALLY AT THE MEMBER’S USUAL PLACE OR RESIDENCE AT LEAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS (24) HOURS BEFORE THE SPECIAL SESSION OR EMERGENCY MEETING IS HELD. UNLESS OTHERWISE CONCURRED IN BY TWO THIRD (2/3) VOTE OF SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY MEMBERS PRESENT, THERE BEING A QUORUM, NO OTHER MATTER MAYBE CONSIDERED AT A SPECIAL SESSION EXCEPT THOSE STATED IN THE NOTICE.   SECTION 12. CALL TO ORDER – THE PRESIDING OFFICER SHALL OPEN THE SESSION BY CALLING THE SANGGUNIAN TO ORDER.   SECTION 13. ATTENDANCE IN SESSION – EVERY MEMBER OF THE SANGGUNIAN SHALL BE PRESENT IN ALL SESSIONS, UNLESS HE/SHE IS ON OFFICIAL TIME OR EXPRESSLY EXCLUDED BY IT OR NECESSARILY PREVENTED FROM DOING SO BY SICKNESS OR OTHER UNAVOIDABLE CIRCUMSTANCES DULY REPORTED TO THE SANGGUNIAN THROUGH THE SECRETARY.   SECTION 14. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - SANGGUNIAN SESSIONS OR MEETINGS OF ANY COMMITTEE THEREOF SHALL BE OPEN TO PUBLIC UNLESS A CLOSE DOOR SESSION IS DECIDED OR ORDERED BY AN AFFIRMATIVE VOTE OF A MAJORITY OF THE MEMBERS PRESENT, THERE BEING A QUORUM IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST OR FOR REASON AFFECTING THE DIGNITY OF THE SANGGUINIAN OR ANY OF ITS MEMBERS OR WHEN CONFIDENTIAL MATTERS ARE BEING CONSIDERED.   ONLY THE SECRETARY TO THE SANGGUNIAN AND SUCH OTHER PERSONS THAT ARE SPECIFICALLY AUTHORIZED BY THE SANGGUNIAN, SHALL BE ADMITTED IN CLOSED DOOR SESSIONS. THEY SHALL PRESERVE THE SECRETARY OF WHATEVER MAYBE READ OR SAID IN THE SESSION.   SECTION 15. SUSPENSION AND ADJOURNMENT OF SESSIONS – SESSIONS OF THE SANGGUNIAN SHALL NOT BE SUSPENDED OR ADJOURNED EXCEPT BY DIRECTION OF THE SANGGUNIAN ITSELF, BUT THE PRESIDING OFFICER MAY, IN HIS DIRECTION, DECLARE A RECESS OF SHORT INTERVALS.   SECTION 16. OPENING AND ADJOURNMENT TO BE ENTERED IN THE MINUTES – THE EXACT HOUR OF OPENING AND ADJOURNMENT OF A SESSION SHALL BE ENTERED IN THE MINUTES.
  37. 37. RULE VI ROLL CALL AND QUORUM SECTION 17. Quorum -  A majority of all the members of the Sanggunian who have been  elected and qualified shall constitute a quorum to transact official business. Should a question of quorum be raised during a session, the presiding officer shall  immediately direct the sanggunian secretary to call the roll of the members and there after  announce the results.   SECTION 18. Absence of Quorum – W here there is no quorum in a given session, the  presiding officer may declare a recess until such time a quorum is constituted, or a majority of  a members present may adjourn from day to day and may compel the immediate attendance  of any member absent without justifiable cause by designating a member of the sanggunian,  to be assisted by a member or members of the police force assigned in the territorial  jurisdiction of the local govovernment until concerned, to compel the presence of the absent  member and present him at the session.   SECTION 19. Motion to Adjourn Vacates Call – At any time after the call has been  completed, a motion to adjourn shall be in order, and if approve by a majority of those present,  all proceedings shall be vacated. SECTION 20. Standing Committees – The sangguniang barangay of  ____________________, City of Ilagan, Isabela shall elect the chairman of the following  committees, the general jurisdiction of which shall be as hereunder provided.
  38. 38. RULE VII STANDING COMMITTEES AND THEIR FUNCTIONS SECTION 20. Standing Committees – The sanggunian barangay of __________________, City of Ilagan, Isabela shall elect the chairman of the following committees, the general jurisdiction of which shall be as hereunder provided. A. Committee on Finance, Budget and Appropriations – All matters relating to the approval of the budget; the appropriation of funds for the payments of obligations; the determination of compensation of personnel; the organization of local offices; taxation ordinances and monetary and fiscal matters; Chairman: ___________________ Member: ___________________ ___________________ B. Committee on Women and Family – All matters relating to Women’s welfare, rights and privileges, women’s organizations, family care, family planning, and all other matters related to women and family. Chairman: ___________________ Member: ___________________ ___________________ C. Committee on Human Rights – To which shall be referred all matters or questions pertaining to or connected to Human Rights, prevention of human rights violation and all matters affecting human rights. Chairman: ___________________ Member: ___________________ ___________________ D. Committee on Youth and Sports Development – All matters relating to the youth, the promotion of the Youth’s moral, physical, intellectual and social well-being; the organization of youth councils, and the development of sports and sportsmanship in the community. Chairman: ___________________ Member: ___________________ ___________________
  39. 39. E. Committee on Environment Protection & Health & Sanitation - To which shall be referred all  matters or questions pertaining to or connected to environment and natural resources protection air and  water pollution, wanton destruction of the environment and its natural resources and all matters or  measures affecting the environment. Chairman: ___________________  Member: ___________________ ___________________   F. Committee on Cooperatives, Fishery & Agriculture – To which shall be referred all matters or  questions pertaining to or connected to Cooperative organizations and development, incentive to  cooperatives and all matters affecting the cooperatives development program of the government. Chairman: ___________________  Member: ___________________ ___________________   G. Committee on Rules and Privileges – To which shall be referred all matters pertaining to  Sangguniang Internal Rules and violations thereof, disorderly conduct of members and investigation  thereof and privileges of members. Chairman: ___________________  Member: ___________________ ___________________     H. Committee on Peace and Order – In  charge of Chairman: ___________________  Member: ___________________ ___________________    
  40. 40. SECTION 21. Limitation and Condition A. No sanggunian barangay member shall be a chairman of more than one (1) standing committee  if there are still member who do not chair a committee. B. The regular presiding officer of the sanggunian shall have a voice and vote in all committee. C. The chairman of the committee on appropriation will be automatic chairman of the Committee  on Bids & Awards. D. The chairman of the committee on rules, public order, investigation and security will be  automatic adviser and ex-officio member of the Barangay Tanod in this barangay. E. No member of a committee shall act upon or participate in any matter which he has a special,  direct and substantial interest.   SECTION 22. Vacancy – whenever a vacancy occurs or is declaring to exist in any of the  committees, the same shall be filled by election by the sanggunian.   SECTION 23. Committee Hearings – The committee shall determine the frequency of  their meetings or hearings. A majority of all members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.   SECTION 24. Committee Reports and Orders – Committee report and/or orders on any  ordinance or resolution shall be considered in formal meetings and shall be submitted to the  sanggunian accompanied by the minutes of the meeting or hearing of the committee which adopted  them.   When a committee submits a report, the members thereof shall be presumed to have  concurred the report and shall be precluded from opposing the same, unless they have entered  their objection during the committee hearing.
  41. 41. RULE VII ORDER AND CALENDAR OF BUSINESS SECTION 25. Order of Business – The order of Business of the Sangguniang Barangay of ___________________,  City of Ilagan, Isabela for every session shall be:   1. Call to Order 2. Invocation (optional) 3. Singing of the National Anthem (optional) 4. Isabela & City of Ilagan Hymn (optional) 5. Roll Call 6. Reading and Consideration of the Minute of the previous session 7. Committee Reports 8. Calendar of Business a. Unfinished b. Business for Today c. Unassigned 9. Announcement 10. Adjournment SECTION 26. Approval of Minutes – The minutes of each session shall be submitted to the sanggunian for approval.   SECTION 27. Calendar of Business – The calendar of business consist of the following parts;   A. Unfinished Business – business considered by the sanggunian at the time of its adjournment. Its consideration shall be  presumed until such unfinished business is disposed of. Thereafter, the presiding officer shall call for the business for the day.   B. Business for the Day – proposed ordinances, resolution and other matters set on the calendar for consideration on that day, to  be considered in the order in which they listed in the calendar.   Those proposed measures must be submitted to the secretary of the sanggunian barangay not later than _____________________  (     ) in the _______________ of every __________________ of the month.   C. Unassigned Business – proposed ordinances, resolutions and other measures reported out of the committees but not  calendared earlier. Any business included in this part of the calendar may be set for consideration on of a member with unanimous  approval of the sanggunian members present at the session, there being a quorum.
  42. 42. RULE VIII ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS   SECTION 28. ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTION DISTINGUISHED – LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS OF A GENERAL AND PERMANENT CHARACTER SHALL BE ENACTED IN THE FORM OF ORDINANCES, WHILE THOSE ARE OF TEMPORARY CHARACTER SHALL BE PASSED IN THE FORM OF RESOLUTIONS. MATTERS RELATING TO PROPRIETY FUNCTIONS AND TO PRIVATE CONCERNS SHALL BE ACTED UPON BY RESOLUTIONS.   SECTION 29. THREE-READING PRINCIPLE – THE SO-CALLED “THREE READING PRINCIPLE” COMMONLY ADOPTED IN LEGISLATIVE BODIES SHALL BE FOLLOWED BY THE SANGGUNIAN BEFORE AN ORDINANCE IS FINALLY ENACTED. IT SHALL UNDERGO THE FOLLOWING STAGES.   A. FIRST READING – AT THIS STAGE, THE SECRETARY SHALL READ THE NUMBER OF THE PROPOSED DRAFT ORDINANCE, ITS TITLE, NAME OF THE AUTHORS OR THE NAMES OF THE MEMBERS INTRODUCING IT. THEREAFTER, THE PRESIDING OFFICER SHALL REFER IT TO THE APPROPRIATE COMMITTEE OR COMMITTEES. AT THIS STAGE, NO DEBATE SHALL BE ALLOWED. B. SECOND READING – AT THIS STAGE, ANY PROPOSED ORDINANCE THAT HAS ALREADY BEEN CALENDARED BY THE COMMITTEE ON RULES FOR “SECOND READING“ MAYBE SPONSORED BY THE REPORTING COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN, OR ANY COMMITTEE MEMBER DESIGNATED FOR THE PURPOSE. SINCE EVERY MEMBER OF THE SANGGUNIAN IS SUPPOSED TO HAVE BEEN FURNISHED A COPY OF THE PROPOSED ORDINANCE IT MAY NO LONGER BE READING FULL UNLESS THE SPONSORING COMMITTEE OF THE SANGGUNIAN ITSELF DECIDES OTHERWISE.   THE COMMITTEE TO WHICH THE PROPOSED MEASURE HAS BEEN REFERRED SHALL THEN MAKE ITS INITIAL STATEMENT THAT IS, AS TO WHETHER IT IS:   1. FAVORABLY REPORTING BACK THE PROPOSED MEASURE WITHOUT OR WITH MORE INSUBSTANTIAL AMENDMENTS; 2. FAVORABLY REPORTING BACK THE PROPOSED MEASURE WITH SUBSTANTIAL AMENDMENTS; OR 3. REPORTING BACK THE MEASURE WITH RECOMMENDATION TO STOP FURTHER CONSIDERATION OF THE MEASURE. IN CASE OF NUMBER THREE (3) ABOVE, NO FURTHER DISCUSSION SHALL BE MADE THEREON, BUT THE AUTHOR OR SPONSOR MAY APPEAL TO THE SANGGUNIAN FOR FURTHER CONSIDERATION OF THE MEASURE AS PROPOSED BY HIM. BY A MAJORITY VOTE OF THE MEMBERS PRESENT, THE SANGGUNIAN MAY SCHEDULE ANOTHER “SECOND READING” OF THE SAME (WITHOUT ABOVE PRELIMINARIES) IN SUCCEEDING SESSIONS. IN CASE OF NUMBER ONE (1) ABOVE, A SPONSORSHIP SPEECH MAY BE MADE BY THE AUTHOR/SPONSOR UPON PERMISSION/REQUEST BY THE CHAIRMAN OF ANY MEMBER OF THE COMMITTEE.   IN CASE OF NUMBER TWO (2) ABOVE, THE AUTHOR OR SPONSOR MAY DECIDE TO ADOPT THE AMENDMENTS MADE BY THE COMMITTEE. IN SUCH A CASE, FURTHER PROCEEDINGS SHALL BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH RULES ON DEBATE AND AMENDMENTS PROVIDED IN THESE RULES. HOWEVER SHOULD THE AUTHOR OR SPONSOR OF THE MEASURE BEING PRESENTED, AND THE COMMITTEE SHALL BECOME THE SPONSOR, FURTHER PROCEEDINGS SHALL BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THESE RULES AND THE ORIGINAL AUTHOR OR SPONSOR, OR ANY OTHER MEMBER MAY PROPOSE AMENDMENTS INCLUDING THE ADOPTION OF HIS ORIGINAL PROPOSALS IF ACCEPTED, HE SHALL HAVE THE OPTION OF REGAINING HIS AUTHORSHIP.   AFTER THE USUAL SPONSORSHIP SPEECH HAS BEEN DELIVERED, THE PROPOSE ORDINANCE SHALL BE SUBJECTED TO THE FOLLOWING:   > PERIOD OF DEBATE > PERIOD OF AMENDMENTS > APPROVAL ON “SECOND READING”
  43. 43. RULE IX DECORUM AND DEBATE   SECTION 30. Manner of Addressing the Chair – When a member desires to speak, he shall raise his hand and  respectfully address the chair, “MR./HON. CHAIRMAN” or MR./HON. PRESIDING OFFICER”. SECTION 31. Recognition of Members to Speak – When two or more members raise at the same time, the  presiding officer shall determine and recognize who to speak first.   SECTION 32. Time Limit for Speeches – No member shall occupy more than fifteen (15) minutes in debate or any  question. The period of interpellation shall not be counted against the time of the member speaking.   SECTION 33. Sponsor to Open and Close Debate – The member reporting a measure under the consideration from  a committee may open and close the debate thereon. If the debate should extend beyond one session day, he shall be entitled to an  additional fifteen (15) minutes to close.   SECTION 34. Decorum to Open and Close Debate – In all cases, the member who obtained the floor shall continue  himself to the question under debate avoiding personalities. He shall refrain from uttering words or performing acts which are  inconsistent with decorum.   SECTION 35. Conduct During Session – During session, the members shall observe decorum and to be in proper  attire (any pants, white t-shirt with collar).   While the presiding officer is addressing the sanggunian or putting question, no member shall go out across the  session hall.   SECTION 36. OFFICE HOURS AND “OFFICER OF THE DAY”   SECTION 37. Discipline of Member – The Sanggunian may punish its members for disorderly behavior or absences  without any justifiable cause for four (4) consecutive sessions, for which they may be censured, reprimanded or excluded from  session, suspended for not more than sixty (60) days, or expelled, provided, that the penalty of suspension or expulsion shall require  the concurrence of at least (2/3) vote of all sannguniang barangay members provided further, that a member convicted a final  judgment or imprisonment of at least one (1) year for any criminal involving moral turpitude shall be automatically reported to the  Local Chief Executive for his/her information for the proper updating of the Leave Records of the elective official/s concerned. Justifiable cause includes the following: A)  When the member is On Official Business with approved Travel Order and Proof of Travel B)  When the member is sick and must inform the body.
  44. 44. RULE X DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS (SEC. 50, par 5)   SECTION 38 . Penalty – any member who commits an act in transgression of the foregoing internal rules of procedures hereunder  prescribed to wit: OFFENSE PENALTY 1. For “justified” absence with prior notice. NONE. 2. For any “justified absence” without prior notice. Fine of not more than Php_____. 3. For any “unjustified absence” without prior notice. Fine of not less than Php_____, but not more than Php_____. 4. For “unjustified absences” in four (4) consecutive sessions. Fine of not less than Php _____, but not more than Php _____ and or corresponding administrative charges before the Sanggunian concerned. ( Art. 124 (6), RA 7160). 5. For coming in late in any kind of session, for 15 minutes of being late or fraction thereof, Considered absent. 6. Conviction by final judgment to imprisonment of at least six (6) months for any kind of criminal offense. Automatic Expulsion. 7. For refusal without valid excuse to perform the task assigned to him by the Sanggunian or committee of which he is a member. Suspension for not more than one (1) month without any kind of privilege. 8. For “unjustified absence” in committee hearing or meeting or which he/she is a composite member Fine of not less than Php _____, but not more than Php ____, without prejudice filing of the corresponding administrative charge. 9. For violation of any other provision of this Internal Rules of Procedures not specified herein. Fine of not less than Php _____, but not more than Php _____, suspension or expulsion as maybe decided by two thirds (2/3) vote of all the members of this Sanggunian. 10. For not wearing prescribed attire. Fine of Php _____.
  45. 45. RULE XI VOTING AND MOTIONS   SECTION 39. Voting in the Sanggunian – it shall be done by voice, raising of hand, or by roll call, unless a different method is  prescribed by the sanggunian for a particular question. In taking the vote the affirmative shall be taken first and then the negative.   SECTION 40. Tie Vote – a tie vote defeat any measure or motion except an appeal from the ruling of a chair sustains the  decision of the chair.   SECTION 41. WHO MAY VOTE - SECTION 42. Records of Motion – Every action shall be entered in the minutes with name of the member making it, unless it is  withdrawn on the same day.   SECTION 43.Reading and Withdrawal of Motion – When a motion is made, the presiding officer shall take it before being  debated, except herein otherwise provided motion may be withdrawn anytime before its approval or amendments.   SECTION 44. Precedence of Motion – refer to the Local Legislators’ Tool Box.   SECTION 45. Amendments – When a motion or proposition is under consideration, motion to amend that amendment shall be in  order. It shall also be an order to offer further amendments by substitution, but it shall be voted upon until the original motion or proposition is  perfected. Any said amendments maybe withdrawn.   SECTION 46. Motion to Cover One (1) subject Matter – No motion shall be ambiguous.   SECTION 47. Amendment of Title – Amendment of Title of a proposed ordinance or resolution shall not be in order until after  the next thereof has been perfected. Amendment to the title shall be decided without debate.   SECTION 48. Call to Order – A motion to read any part of the rule is equivalent to a call to order and takes precedence over any  motion other than to adjourn.   SECTION 49. Question of Privilege – Question of Privilege are:   a. Those affecting the rights of the Sanggunian, safety, dignity and integrity of its members. b. Those affecting the rights, reputation and conduct of members individually, in their capacity as such members.   Subject to the five (5) minutes rule, question of privilege shall have precedence over all other question except a motion to adjourn.   SECTION 50. Privilege Question – Privilege questions are those motion or subject matters which under the rules, take precedence over other motion and subject matters.
  46. 46. RULE XII SUSPENSION OF THE RULES   SECTION 51. WHO CAN MOVE – ONLY A CHAIRMAN OR MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE ON INTERNAL RULES, LAWS AND INVESTIGATION, PUBLIC ORDER AND SECURITY CAN MOVE FOR THE SUSPENSION OF THE RULES, IN CASE ALL THE MEMBERS ARE ABSENT, ANY MEMBER CAN MOVE PROVIDED HE IS RECOGNIZED BY THE CHAIR.   SECTION 52. VOTE REQUIRED – NO RULE SHALL BE SUSPENDED EXCEPT BY A VOTE OF TWO-THIRDS (2/3) OF THE MEMBERS PRESENT, THERE BEING A QUORUM.   SECTION 53. INTERRUPTION OF MOTION – WHEN AN ACTION TO SUSPEND THE RULE IS PENDING NO MOTION TO ADJOURN MAY BE ENTERTAINED. IF IT IS LOST, NO SIMILAR MOTION SHALL NE ENTERTAIN UNTIL THE VOTE IS TAKEN ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND.   SECTION 54. EFFECT OF SUSPENSION – IF THE SANGGUNIAN VOTE TO SUSPEND THE RULES, IT SHALL FORTHWITH PROCEED TO CONSIDER THE MEASURE. A TWO-THIRDS (2/3) VOTE OF THE MEMBERS PRESENT SHALL BE NECESSARY FOR THE PASSAGE OF SAID MEASURE, A QUORUM BEING PRESENT.   RULE XIII OFFICIAL SEAL   SECTION 55. OFFICIAL SEAL- THE SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY OF ____________________, CITY OF ILAGAN, ISABELA, SHALL ADOPT ITS OWN OFFICIAL SEAL.   RULE XIV THE AMENDMENTS   SECTION 56. AMENDMENTS – ANY PORTION OF THESE RULES MAYBE AMENDED BY A MAJORITY VOTE OF ALL THE SANGGUNIAN MEMBER.
  47. 47. RULE XV EFFECTIVITY   SECTION 57. EFFECTIVITY – THIS RULE SHALL EFFECT ON THE DATE OF ITS ADOPTION UNTIL SUCH TIME A NEW SET OF MEMBER OF THE SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY ___________________, CITY OF ILAGAN, ISABELA SHALL ADOPT AND UPDATE THEIR OWN INTERNAL RULES OF PROCEDURE.   ADOPTED.   I HEREBY CERTIFY TO THE CORRECTNESS OF THE ABOVE-MENTIONED RESOLUTION.     ATTESTED:   ______________________________ SECRETARY TO THE SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY   APPROVED:   ___________________________ PUNONG BARANGAY/PRESIDING OFFICER     CONCURRED:   _________________________ _________________________ SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY MEMBER SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY MEMBER   _________________________ _________________________ SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY MEMBER SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY MEMBER   _________________________ _________________________ SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY MEMBER SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY MEMBER   _________________________ _________________________ SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY MEMBER SB YOUTH REPRESENTATIVE   ___________________________ PUNONG BARANGAY
  48. 48. CONDUCT OF SESSIONS OF THE SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY    BARANGAY SESSION – IS A SERIES OF LEGISLATIVE MEETINGS OR GATHERINGS OF FIVE OR MORE ORGANIZED PERSONS TRANSACTING A BUSINESS. THIS SERIES OF MEETINGS ARE USUALLY CONNECTED WITH EACH OTHER.   ORDER OF BUSINESS   1. CALL TO ORDER >PRAYERS >NATIONAL ANTHEM - CAN BE DISPENSED WITH BUT MANDATORY DURING THE INAUGURAL SESSION 2. ROLL CALL (OPTIONAL) 3. READING AND CONSIDERATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS SESSION 4. READING AND APPROPRIATE ACTION ON COMMUNICATIONS RECEIVED 5. COMMITTEE REPORTS 6. CALENDAR OF BUSINESS A) UNFINISHED BUSINESS (IF ANY) B) BUSINESS FOR THE DAY LIST IF RESOLUTIONS AND ORDINANCES READY FOR SPONSORSHIP AND DELIBERATION C)UNASSIGNED BUSINESS ASSIGNMENT OF MEASURES THAT HAVE NOT YET BEEN REFERRED OR ASSIGNED TO A PARTICULAR COMMITTEE 7. ANNOUNCEMENT (OPTIONAL) 8. ADJOURNMENT
  49. 49. EIGHT (8) STEPS IN HANDLING AND DISPOSITION OF MOTIONS   1. OBTAINING THE FLOOR 2. RECOGNITION BY THE PRESIDING OFFICER 3. PRESENTATION OF THE MOTION 4. SECONDING THE MOTION 5. STATEMENT OF THE MOTION BY THE CHAIR 6. DISCUSSION OR CONSIDERATION OF THE MOTION *DEBATABLE MOTIONS (MAN, MONEY, TIME, EFFORT) 7. VOTING ON THE QUESTION OR MOTION 8. ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE VOTE
  50. 50. DECORUM – REFERS TO THE PROPRIETY OF CONDUCT AND DECENCY OF WORDS OR SPEECH OF MEMBERS DURING THE SESSION   1. FORMAL REFERENCE TO THE PRESIDING OFFICER 2. FORMAL REFERENCE TO ANOTHER MEMBER 3. RELEVANCE OF THE STATEMENTS TO THE ISSUE 4. REFRAINING FROM PERSONALITIES 5. COURSING REMARKS, QUESTIONS OR ANSWERS TO THE CHAIR 6. SPEAKING AGAINST OWN MOTION IS NOT ALLOWED 7. OBSERVANCE OF TIME LIMIT TO SPEAK (10 MINUTES RULE) 8. CIVILITY IN THE CONDUCT OF MEMBERS 9. NO MONOPOLY OF DISCUSSION OR DEBATE 10. MEMBER MAY CHANGE VOTE 11. RECOGNITION FIRST BEFORE SPEAKING 12. NO “MOTION TO ADJOURN” IF SOMEONE HAS THE FLOOR 13. MOTION OF A REPORTING COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN OR MEMBER NEEDS NO SECOND 14. IMPARTIALITY OF THE CHAIR 15. EXERCISE OF RIGHT HAS LIMIT EVERY MEMBER HAS THE RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE IN THE DELIBERATION EXCEPT: > WHEN HE IS ASSIGNED AS PRESIDING OFFICER; > WHEN PROPRIETY (DELICADEZA) PREVENTS HIM FROM DOING SO; > WHEN HE HAS PECUNIARY INTEREST, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN THE MATTER BEING DELIBERATED UPON; OR > WHEN HE IS BARRED BY THE RULES OF THE ORGANIZATION.
  51. 51. STANDING COMMITTEES-SEC 50, LGC – ELECTION OF COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN & MEMBERS   THE CHAIRMAN AND MEMBERS OF THE FOLLOWING REGULAR COMMITTEES SHALL BE ELECTED BY THE MEMBERS OF THE SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY. EVERY COMMITTEE SHALL COMPOSE OF A COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN AND 2 COMMITTEE MEMBERS.   1. COMMITTEE ON FINANCE, WAYS AND MEANS 2. COMMITTEE ON LAWS, RULES AND ORDINANCES   THIS COMMITTEE SHALL HANDLE AND STUDY ALL MATTERS RELATIVE TO VIOLATION OF LAWS AND RULES BY THE SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY INCLUDING ORDINANCES, EXCEPT ON ORDINANCES PERTAINING TO FINANCES, THIS COMMITTEE SHALL ALSO BE RESPONSIBLE TO PREPARE THE CALENDAR OF BUSINESS OR AGENDA FOR EVERY SESSION AND SHALL GIVE A COPY TO EVERY SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY MEMBER THRU THE SECRETARY AT LEAST 2 DAYS BEFORE THE SCHEDULED SESSION.   3. COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND CULTURE 4. COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL SERVICES 5. COMMITTEE ON PEACE AND ORDER 6. COMMITTEE ON HEALTH 7. COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS 8. COMMITTEE ON TRADE, COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY 9. COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE AND COOPERATIVES 10. COMMITTEE ON YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT 11. AND OTHER CREATED PERTINENT COMMITTEES AS NEEDED.
  52. 52. PROCEDURE IN HANDLING THE THREE (3) READING PRINCIPLE IN PROPOSING AN ORDINANCE OR NON-ORDINARY RESOLUTIONS   1ST READING (PROPOSING A MEASURE) - THE PROPONENT MAY PROPOSE AN ORDINANCE TO THE BODY PRESENT, THERE BEING A QUORUM, BY READING THE TITLE ONLY AND MAY EXPLAIN A LITTLE AS TO WHY HE PROPOSED THE SAID ORDINANCE. - THE PRESIDING OFFICER THEN SHALL ASSIGNED THE SAID ORDINANCE TO THE CONCERNED COMMITTEE FOR RESEARCH, STUDY AND 1ST DRAFTING. - THE COMMITTEE MAY CONDUCT SEVERAL COMMITTEE HEARINGS BEFORE THE 1ST DRAFTING.   2ND READING (PERIOD OF DEBATE AND AMENDMENTS) - ON THE NEXT SESSION, AS THE CASE MAYBE, THE CONCERNED COMMITTEE SHALL READ THE WHOLE PROVISIONS OF SAID PROPOSED ORDINANCE FOR DELIBERATION, MODIFICATION AND APPROVAL OF THE BODY ON THE SECOND READING. - IT IS WORTHY TO NOTE THAT EVERY MEMBER OF THE SANGGUNIAN BE GIVEN A COPY PRIOR TO THE SESSION FOR THEIR STUDY AND COMMENT. - ALL AMENDMENTS AND MODIFICATION AS CONCURRED BY THE BODY BE INDICATED BY FOR THE FINAL DRAFT. - IF CONCURRED OR APPROVED AS PROPOSED OR AS AMENDED DURING THE SECOND READING, IT SHALL BE GIVEN TO THE COMMITTEE ON LAWS AND ORDINANCES FOR THE FINAL DRAFTING.   3RD READING (VOTING ON THE MEASURE) - THE COMMITTEE ON LAWS AND ORDINANCES SHALL READ THE PROPOSED ORDINANCE IN ITS FINAL FORM AND IN ITS ENTIRELY AND THE BODY SHALL NOW VOTE ON THE MERITS OF THE ORDINANCE. DURING THE 3RD READING, NO AMENDMENTS OR DELIBERATION SHALL BE ENTERTAINED OR PROPOSED. THE BODY SHALL ONLY VOTE WHETHER TO ENACT OR NOT THE SAID ORDINANCE.
  53. 53. NOTICE OF REGULAR SESSION REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES PROVINCE OF _____________________ MUNICIPALITY/CITY OF ________________________ SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY ____________________ ____________________ DATE HON. _________________ ______________________ ______________________ SIR/MADAM PLEASE BE REMINDED THAT THE NEXT REGULAR SESSION OF THE SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY WILL BE HELD ON (DAY) _________________, (DATE) __________________ AT THE MUNICIPAL/CITY HALL, STARTING AT (TIME) _______ O’CLOCK IN THE MORNING/ AFTERNOON/ EVENING. THE CALENDAR OF BUSINESS IS AS FOLLOWS (OR ATTACHED HEREWITH): (INCLUDE A COMPLETE LISTING OF ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS TO BE DISCUSSED DURING THE SESSION, COMPLETE WITH NO., TITLE, AND AUTHOR/S.) YOUR HONOR’S PRESENCE AT THE SESSION IS EARNESTLY REQUESTED. VERY TRULY YOURS, ______________________ SANGGUNIAN SECRETARY NOTED: _______________________ PUNONG BARANGAY
  54. 54. NOTICE OF SPECIAL SESSION REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES PROVINCE OF ___________________ CITY/MUNICIPALITY OF ________________ SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY ______________ __________________ DATE HON. _______________ ____________________ ____________________ SIR/MADAM: PLEASE BE INFORMED THAT AT THE URGENT ORDER OF THE HON. ___________________ PUNONG BARANGAY OF ________________, (OR AT THE URGENT REQUEST OF THE MAJORITY OF THE SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY MEMBERS), A SPECIAL SESSION HAS BEEN CALLED FOR THE PURPOSE OF ENACTMENT OF PROPOSED ORDINANCE NO. ______, ENTITLED ________________, INTRODUCED BY KAGAWAD ____________________ AND FAVORABLY RECOMMENDED BY THE COMMITTEE ON _________________ (OR FOR THE PURPOSE OF ADOPTION OF PROPOSED RESOLUTION NO. ______, ENTITLED ______________, INTRODUCED BY KAGAWAD _______________ AND FAVORABLY RECOMMENDED BY THE COMMITTEE ON _______________), A COPY OF WHICH IS HEREWITH ATTACHED. THE SPECIAL SESSION WILL BE HELD ON (DAY AND DATE) _______________ AT THE CITY/MUNICIPAL HALL, STARTING AT (TIME) ______ O’CLOCK IN THE MORNING/AFTERNOON/EVENING. YOUR HONOR’S PRESENCE AT THE SESSION IS EARNESTLY REQUESTED. VERY TRULY YOURS, ______________________ SANGGUNIAN SECRETARY NOTED: __________________ PUNONG BARANGAY
  55. 55. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
  56. 56. WHAT IS THE EXTENT OF THE FOURTH CIVIL DEGREE OF RELATIONS EITHER BY BLOOD OR BY AFFINITY? The fourth civil degree of relations either by blood or by affinity extends to one’s (a) great grant parents in the direct line of ascendancy, (b) great grant grandchildren in the direct of descendancy; (c) first cousins; and (d) great grand uncles and aunts in the collateral line (DILG OPINION 21, s. 2008).
  57. 57. DISTINGUISH HONORARIUM FROM SALARY Honorarium is something given not as a matter of obligation but in appreciation for services rendered, a voluntary donation in consideration of services. It is a remuneration given to a public official for services actually rendered On the other hand, salary is the personal compensation to be paid to a public officer for his services and it is generally fixed annual or periodical payment depending on the time and not on the amount of the services he may render.
  58. 58. HOW MANY PARTS DOES THE HONORARIUM FOR THE SANGGUNIANG BARANGAY MEMBERS HAVE? It can be divided into two (2) parts, each representing each session (DILG Opinion 2, s. 2010)
  59. 59. If a sangguniang barangay member will be absent in one of the two sessions for the month, is he still entitled to his honorarium? YES – but he is entitled only the proportionate amount of honorarium for services actually rendered (DILG Opinion 2, s. 2010).
  60. 60. If a sangguniang barangay member will be absent in both sessions of the month, is he still entitled to his honorarium? NO – he can be deprived of his total honorarium for that month.
  61. 61. How many sessions in a month are required to be attended by a sangguniang barangay member? Sangguniang barangays are mandated to conduct at least two sessions in a month (Sec 52, RA No. 7160).
  62. 62. Can a punong barangay who went out of the country still collect his honorarium? NO – there was no actual service rendered (DILG Opinion 23, s. 2005).
  63. 63. An elective barangay official took a leave of absence during the holding of sessions. Is he entitled to his honorarium? NO – there was no actual service rendered (DILG Opinion 163, s. 2002).
  64. 64. WITHHOLDING OF HONORARIUM Can the barangay government validly withhold the honorarium due to a sangguniang barangay member? YES – the barangay government can validly withhold the honorarium due to a sangguniang barangay member who failed to render actual services due to his unauthorized absences from the sanggunian session (DILG Opinion 2, s. 2010; DILG Opinion 23, s. 2012).
  65. 65. REFERENCES LEGISLATIONS REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7160 “LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991” BOOKS ANTONIO R. LAURORA, EFFECTIVE LOCAL LEGISLATION. PHILFLEX TRADING AND GENERAL MERCHENDISE, 1987 DEFENSOR-SANTIAGO, MIRIAM, LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE ANNOTATED. CENTRAL PROFESSIONAL BOOKS, INC. 2000 ENAD, ERWIN, M., REVIEWER ON LOCAL GOVERNANCE CENTRAL BOOK SUPPLY, INC. 2012 FLORES, CASIANO AND ABLETEZ, JOSE. BARANGAYS ITS GOVERNMENT AND MANAGEMENT. REVISED ED. MAY JOY EDUCATION SUPPLY, INC. 1995 ORTIZ, JUANITOS, THE BARANGAYS OF THE PHILIPPINES, 1996 PIMENTEL, AQUILINO, JR., THE BARANGAY AND THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE, REX PRINTING COMPANY INC. 1994 DICTIONARY BLACK’S LAW DICTIONARY, FIFTH EDITION 1979
  66. 66. Mabbalo!

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