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NOTABLE LAWS ENACTED DURING THE 17TH CONGRESS

REPUBLIC ACT NO. TITLE DATE ENACTED
RA 10923
An Act Postponing the October 2016 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections, Amending for The Purpose Republic Act No. 9164 , As Amended by Republic Act No. 9340 And Republic Act No. 10656, Prescribing Additional Rules Governing the Conduct of Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections and for Other Purposes 15 OCT 2016
RA 10927
An Act Designating Casinos as Covered Persons Under Republic Act No. 9160, Otherwise Known as the "Anti-Money Laundering Act Of 2001", as Amended 14 JUL 2017
RA 10928
An Act Extending the Validity of Philippine Passports, Amending for The Purpose Section 10 Of Republic Act No. 8239, Otherwise Known as the "Philippine Passport Act Of 1996", and for Other Purposes 02 AUG 2017
RA 10929
An Act Establishing the Free Internet Access Program in Public Places in The Country and Appropriating Funds Therefor 02 AUG 2017
RA 10930
An Act Rationalizing and Strengthening the Policy Regarding Driver's License by Extending the Validity Period Of Drivers' Licenses, And Penalizing Acts In Violation Of Its Issuance And Application, Amending for those Purposes Section 23 Of Republic Act No. 4136, As Amended By Batas Pambansa Blg. 398 and Executive Order No. 1011, Otherwise Known as The Land Transportation and Traffic Code 02 AUG 2017
RA 10931
An Act Promoting Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education by Providing for Free Tuition and Other School Fees in State Universities and Colleges and State-Run Technical-Vocational Institutions, Strengthening the Unified Student Financial Assistance System for Tertiary Education, and Appropriating Funds Therefor 03 AUG 2017
RA 10932
An Act Strengthening the Anti-Hospital Deposit Law by Increasing the Penalties for the Refusal of Hospitals And Medical Clinics to Administer Appropriate Initial Medical Treatment And Support in Emergency or Serious Cases, Amending for the Purpose Batas Pambansa Bilang 702, Otherwise Known as "An Act Prohibiting The Demand Of Deposits or Advance Payments for the Confinement or Treatment of Patients in Hospitals and Medical Clinics in Certain Cases", as Amended by Republic Act No. 8344, and for Other Purposes 03 AUG 2017
RA 10951
An Act Adjusting the Amount or the Value of Property and Damage on which a Penalty is Based, and the Fines Imposed Under the Revised Penal Code, amending for the Purpose Act No. 3815, Otherwise Known as "The Revised Penal Code", As Amended 29 AUG 2017
RA 10952
An Act Postponing the October 2017 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections, Amending for The Purpose Republic Act No. 9164, As Amended by Republic Act No. 9340, Republic Act No. 10632, Republic Act No. 10656, And Republic Act No. 10923, and for Other Purposes 02 OCT 2017
RA 10962
An Act Regulating the Issuance, Use and Redemption of Gift Checks 19 DEC 2017
RA 10963
An Act Amending Sections 5, 6, 24, 25, 27, 31, 32, 33, 34, 51, 52, 56, 57, 58, 74, 79, 84, 86, 90, 91, 97, 99, 100, 101, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 112, 114, 116, 127, 128, 129, 145, 148, 149, 151, 155, 171, 174, 175, 177, 178, 179, 180, 181, 182, 183, 186, 188, 189, 190,191, 192, 193, 194, 195, 196, 197, 232, 236, 237, 249, 254, 264, 269, And 288; Creating New Sections 51-A, 148-A, 150-A, 150-B, 237-A, 264-A, 264-B, and 265-A; And Repealing Sections 35, 62, and 89; All Under Republic Act No. 8424, Otherwise Known as the National Internal Revenue Code Of 1997, as Amended, and for Other Purposes 19 DEC 2017
RA 10969
An Act Providing Free Irrigation Service, Amending for The Purpose Republic Act No. 3601, As Amended, Appropriating Funds Therefor and for Other Purposes 02 FEB 2018
RA 10970
An Act Declaring the Twenty-Fifth Day of August of Every Year as the National Tech-Voc Day 02 FEB 2018
RA 10973
An Act Granting the Chief of The Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Director And The Deputy Director For Administration Of The Criminal Investigation And Detection Group (CIDG) the Authority to Administer Oath and to Issue Subpoena and Subpoena Duces Tecum, Amending for the Purpose Republic Act No 6975, As Amended, Otherwise Known as the "Department of the Interior and Local Government Act of 1990" 02 FEB 2018
JR 01
Joint Resolution Authorizing the Increase in Base Pay of Military Uniformed Personnel in the Government, and for other Purposes 01 JAN 2018
RA 11032
An Act Promoting Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Delivery of Government Services, Amending for the Purpose of Republic Act No. 9485 otherwise known as the Anti-Red Tape Act of 2007, and For other Purposes 28 MAY 2018
RA 11036
An Act establishing a National Mental Health Policy for the purpose of enhancing the delivery of integrated mental health services, promoting and protecting the rights of persons utilizing psychiatric, neurologic and psychosocial health services, and appropriating funds therefor 21 JUN 2018
RA 11035
An Act institutionalizing the Balik Scientist Program and appropriating funds therefor 21 JUN 2018
RA 11037
An Act institutionalizing a National Feeding Program for Undernourished Children in Public Day Care, Kindegarten and Elementary schools to combat hunger and undernutrition among filipino children and appro funds therefor 20 JUN 2018
RA 11052
An Act Regulating the Practice of Food Technology, creating for the purpose the board of food technology, and appropriating funds thereof 29 JUN 2018
RA 11053
An Act Prohibiting Hazing And Regulating Other Forms of Initiation Rites of Fraternities, Sororites, and Other Organizations 29 JUN 2018
RA 11054
An act providing for the organic law for the BANGSAMORO Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, repealing for the purpose Republic Act No. 6734, Entitled “An act providing for an organic act for the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao,” as amended by the Republic Act No. 9054, Entitled “An act to strengthen and expand the organic act for the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao” 27 JUL 2018
RA 11055
An act establishing the Philippine Identification System 06 AUG 2018