The House of Representatives on Wednesday authorised on third and remaining studying a measure searching for to trim down the bloated democracy.
With 230 votes in the affirmative, 6 adverse, and no abstention, the decrease chamber authorised House Bill 5707, also referred to as the “Rightsizing the National Government Act,” masking all companies of the chief department.
President Rodrigo Duterte in his second State of the Nation Address on Monday referred to as for the instant passage of the Rightsizing Bill.
Davao City Rep. Karlo Nograles, principal creator of the invoice, cited the necessity to enhance the standard of authorities service supply by lowering redundancy and rationalizing operations, help methods, and group construction.
“The passage of the bill will further ensure the long term sustainability of our government service through resource mobilization and cost effective public expenditure management,” mentioned Nograles.
The invoice seeks the creation of the Committee on Rightsizing the Executive Branch to supervise the implementation of the rightsizing program.
The mentioned committee shall be composed of the Executive Secretary because the Chairperson, and the Secretary of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) as Co-Chairperson.
The members of the committee will embrace the Socio-Economic Planning Secretary, Chairperson of the Civil Service Commission (CSC), and the Head of the Presidential Management Staff.
Under the invoice, the affected personnel employed on a everlasting foundation and with appointments attested by the CSC, shall be entitled to retirement advantages and separation incentives. (Filane Mikee Cervantes/PNA)