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Senate Bill No. 1148 - ALL REFERENCES TO THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS SHOULD BE GOVERNED BY THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE

AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT 9184, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT REFORM ACT, WITHDRAWING FROM ITS APPLICATION ALL REFERENCES TO THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS

14th Congress of the Philippines)
of the Philippines              )
First Regular Session           )

SENATE
S. B. No. 1148


Introduced by Senator Aquilino Q. Pimentel Jr.


 

EXPLANATORY NOTE

 

            This bill seeks to amend Republic Act 9184, otherwise known as the Government Procurement Act, by withdrawing from its application and coverage all references to the local government units.

 

            Procurement of infrastructure projects, goods and consulting services by the local government units shall be governed by Title Six, Book Two of Republic Act 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code.

 

            Procurement system in the local government units should be governed by Local Government Code, which has provided the detailed process of supply management at the local levels. 

 

            In view of the foregoing, the passage of this bill is earnestly requested.

 

 

AQUILINO Q. PIMENTEL JR.


 

AN ACT

AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT 9184, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT REFORM ACT, WITHDRAWING FROM ITS APPLICATION ALL REFERENCES TO THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS

             

             Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:

 

 

SECTION 1.  All references to the local government units under the provisions of Republic Act 9184, otherwise known as the Government Procurement Reform Act, are hereby withdrawn from its application and coverage.

 

SECTION 2.  Procurement of infrastructure projects, goods and consulting services by the local government units shall be governed by Title Six, Book Two of Republic Act 7160, otherwise known as the “Local Government Code of 1991”.

 

SECTION 3.  Repeal.  All laws, decrees, executive orders, rules and regulations or parts thereof which are inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, are hereby repealed and/or modified accordingly.

 

SECTION 4.  Separability Clause.  In case any provision of this Act is declared unconstitutional or invalid, the other provisions hereof which are not affected thereby shall continue in full force and effect.

 

SECTION 5.  Effectivity.  This Act shall take effect thirty (30) days after its publication in two (2) newspapers of general circulation.



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