• 6 AUGUST - *1907 - Gen. Macario Sakay, one of the Filipino military leaders who had continued fighting the imperialist United States invaders eight years into the Ph...
    7 years ago

......................................................................................

The Daily Tribune

(Without Fear or Favor)

Specials:

Bulatlat.com

World Wildlife Fund for Nature-Philippines

The Philippines Matrix Project

House ratifies foster care bill for abandoned, abused, neglected children By Charlie V. Manalo 09/10/2011

Saturday, September 10, 2011

House ratifies foster care bill for abandoned, abused, neglected children

By Charlie V. Manalo 09/10/2011

A bill granting tax incentives to families participating in a foster family program for children who are abandoned, exploited or have physical disabilities has been ratified by the House of Representatives for approval by President Aquino.

Bagong Henerasyon Rep. Bernadette Herrera-Dy said the Lower House voted unanimously to adopt the Senate version of House Bill 4481 after congressmen found no substantial conflicts between the two proposals.
Herrera-Dy, a principal author of HB 4481, said the Foster Care Act of 2011 seeks to strengthen and propagate foster care for abandoned and neglected children and minors with special needs.

“The rights of a child must be respected and defended, all efforts must be exerted to eliminate all conditions prejudicial to their full development,” said Herrera Dy who also authored the so-called anti-corporal punishment on children proposal..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/metro/20110910met4.html

0 comments

Blog Archive