Republic of the Philippines
Congress of the Philippines
Third Regular Session
Begun and held in Metro Manila, Monday, the twenty-fourth day of July, two thousand.
[REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9070]
AN ACT DECLARING EIGHTEENTH OF DECEMBER OF EVERY YEAR AS A SPECIAL WORKING PUBLIC HOLIDAY THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY TO BE KNOWN AS THE GRACIANO LOPEZ-JAENA DAY
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
SECTION 1. December 18 of every year is hereby declared as special working public holiday throughout the country to be known as the Graciano Lopez-Jaena Day.
SEC 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
(Sgd.) AQUILINO Q. PIMENTEL JR.
(Sgd.) FELICIANO BELMONTE JR.
This Act which originated in the House of Representatives was finally passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on February 6, 2001 and October 2, 2000, respectively.
(Sgd.) LUTGARDO B. BARBO
(Sgd.) ROBERTO P. NAZARENO
Approved: APR 08 2001
(Sgd.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO
President of the Philippines