Bill Type
Long Title
AN ACT AMENDING SECTIONS 29 AND 30 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES(RE: COMPREHENSIVE DEREGULATION PLAN ON RECRUITMENT ACTIVITIES)
Congress Author
Date filed
January 17, 2002
Scope
Urgent Bill
No

Legislative History

House Bill/Resolution NO. House Bill No. 4242, 12th Congress of the Republic
FULL TITLE : AN ACT AMENDING SECTIONS 29 AND 30 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES(RE: COMPREHENSIVE DEREGULATION PLAN ON RECRUITMENT ACTIVITIES)
ABSTRACT : The following amendments to Sections 29 and 30 of Ra No. 8042 are proposed: Sec. 29. Comprehensive Deregulation [Plan] on recruitment Activities. - [Pursuant to a progressive policy of deregulation whereby the migration of workers becomes strictly amatter between the worker and his foreign employer. The DOLE, [within one (1) year from] UPON the effectivity of this Act is hereby mandated to [formulate] UNDERTAKE a [five-year] comprehensive deregulation [plan] on recruitment activities taking into account labor market trends, economic conditions of the country and emerging circumstances which may affect the welfare of migrant workers.
PRINCIPAL AUTHOR/S : GATCHALIAN, SHERWIN T.
DATE FILED : 2002-01-17
SIGNIFICANCE: NATIONAL
CO-AUTHORS (Journal Entries) :
1. Monfort (060 )
ADMINISTRATION BILL? No
URGENT BILL? No
ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE COMMITTEE ON RULES
REFERRAL TO THE COMMITTEE ON LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT ON 2002-01-23
SECONDARILY REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE(S) ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Abstract

The following amendments to Sections 29 and 30 of Ra No. 8042 are proposed: Sec. 29. Comprehensive Deregulation [Plan] on recruitment Activities. - [Pursuant to a progressive policy of deregulation whereby the migration of workers becomes strictly amatter between the worker and his foreign employer. The DOLE, [within one (1) year from] UPON the effectivity of this Act is hereby mandated to [formulate] UNDERTAKE a [five-year] comprehensive deregulation [plan] on recruitment activities taking into account labor market trends, economic conditions of the country and emerging circumstances which may affect the welfare of migrant workers.

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