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Bill seeking to video-tape all gov’t transactions filed By Angie M. Rosales 08/30/2011

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Bill seeking to video-tape all gov’t transactions filed

By Angie M. Rosales 08/30/2011

A proposition has been laid down in the Senate where government procurement transactions are being required to be video-taped, in the hope of preventing and discouraging corruption.

Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV proposed to make mandatory the video recording of all the meetings and proceedings starting from the level of the bids and awards committee (BAC) to ensure transparency and honesty in the execution of government policies.

Five years since the enactment of the Government Procurement Reform Act or Republic Act 9184 is still plagued with collusion, abuse of discretionary criteria, malfeasance, misfeasance, and other forms of corruption, the senator noted.

“It is high time that we use video recording in all the procurement transactions of the government to prevent corruption issues like the anomalous purchase of helicopters by the PNP (Philippine National Police) officials,” Trillanes said..... MORE

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URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/nation/20110830nat1.html

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