RH Bill approved by Senate and House on final reading

ABS-CBNNews.com reports that "the Senate and the lower House approved the reproductive health (RH) bill on third and final reading Monday, December 17."

ABS-CBNNews.com reports that "the Senate and the lower House approved the reproductive health (RH) bill on third and final reading Monday, December 17." The report noted: "The lower House version of the bill, sponsored by Rep. Edcel Lagman, was first approved 133-79, with 7 abstentions."

 

Meanwhile, the report revealed that the voting was 13-8 in the Senate. The Senate version of the bill was  sponsored by Senators Pia Cayetano and Miriam Defensor Santiago. The senators voted thus:

 

The Yes Votes:

1. Edgardo Angara
2. Joker Arroyo
3. Pia Cayetano,
4. Alan Peter Cayetano
5. Miriam Defensor Santiago
6. Franklin Drilon
7. Chiz Escudero
8. TG Guingona
9. Ping Lacson,
10. Loren Legarda
11. Bongbong Marcos
12. Francis Pangilinan
13. Ralph Recto.


The No Votes:

1. Tito Sotto,
2. Jinggoy Estrada
3. Gringo Honasan
4. Koko Pimentel
5. Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr.
6. Antonio Trillanes IV
7. Manny Villar, and
8. Juan Ponce Enrile.


Absent:

1. Sergio Osmeña III
2. Lito Lapid

 

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