Republic Act No. 8029

H. No. 11310

Republic of the Philippines
Congress of the Philippines
Metro Manila

Third Regular Session

Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-fifth
day of July, nineteen hundred and ninety-four.

[REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8029]

AN ACT RENAMING THE TAYTAY BRIDGE LINKING TAGBILARAN CITY WITH PANGLAO ISLAND IN THE PROVINCE OF BOHOL TO AMBASSADOR JACINTO CASTEL BORJA BRIDGE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:

SECTION 1. Ambassador Jacinto Castel Borja was the first and only Boholano to serve as Philippine envoy to the United Nations. He also served as a provincial governor of Bohol from 1952 to 1955.

SEC. 2. To perpetuate his memory, the Taytay Bridge which links Tagbilaran City with Panglao Island in the Province of Bohol is hereby renamed Ambassador Jacinto Castel Borja Bridge.

SEC. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

Approved,

(Sgd.) EDGARDO J. ANGARA
President of the Senate

(Sgd.) JOSE DE VENECIA, JR.
Speaker of the House
of Representatives

This Act which originated in the House of Representatives was finally passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on January 16, 1995 and February 20, 1995, respectively.

(Sgd.) EDGARDO E. TUMANGAN
Secretary of the Senate

(Sgd.) CAMILO L. SABIO
Secretary General
House of Representatives

Approved:

FIDEL V. RAMOS
President of the Philippines

Lapsed into the law on JUN 05 1995 without the signature of the President, in accordance with Article VI, Section 27 (1) of the Constitution.

Source: Presidential Management Staff

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