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ANNOUNCEMENT | Deliberation for House Bill No. 9608 has been postponed

Please be informed that the Please be informed that the deliberation for House Bill No. 9608 has been postponed, until further notice.
House Bill No. 9608 seeks to rationalize the ancestral lands administration and adjudication process, amending for the purpose Republic Act No. 8371, otherwise known as “The Indigenous Peoples Rights Act of 1997.”
However, the deliberation for House Bill No. 6713 will push through on December 13, 2023.
House Bill No. 6713 directs local government units to grant death and funeral benefits to Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representatives who are working in the local legislative bodies, particularly in the barangay level., until further notice.
House Bill No. 9608 seeks to rationalize the ancestral lands administration and adjudication process, amending for the purpose Republic Act No. 8371, otherwise known as “The Indigenous Peoples Rights Act of 1997.”
However, the deliberation for House Bill No. 6713 will push through on December 13, 2023.
House Bill No. 6713 directs local government units to grant death and funeral benefits to Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representatives who are working in the local legislative bodies, particularly in the barangay level.

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