Con-Ass ilalarga sa Mayo

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Sisimulan sa Mayo ng House of Representatives ang debate sa panukalang amyendahan ang 1987 Constitution sa pamamagitan ng Constituent Assembly (Con-Ass) upang bigyang-daan ang pormang federal system ng gobyerno.

Sinabi ni Southern Leyte Rep. Roger Mercado, chairman ng House Committee on Constitutional Amendments, na iendorso nila ang House Joint Resolution for Con-Ass sa pagbabalik ng sesyon ng Kongreso sa Mayo.

“The plenary debates is expected in May 2017. We will endorse (for plenary debates and approval) a House joint resolution for Con-Ass,” aniya .

Sinabi nina Speaker Pantaleon “Bebot” Alvarez at Majority Floor Leader Rodolfo Fariñas na umaasa silang kaagad na malikha ang Constitutional Commission na magbabalangkas sa bagong Saligang Batas.

“After we passed the death penalty bill, we are awaiting the appointment of Commissioners who will draft the revised Constitution,” ani Alvarez. – Charissa M. Luci