REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9230 - AN ACT AMENDING SECTION 10 (B) AND Sec. 58 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8797. OTHERWISE KNOWN AS AN ACT CONVERTING THE MUNICIPALITY OF SAN JOSE DEL MONTE, BULACAN INTO A COMPONENT CITY TO BE KNOWN AS THE CITY OF SAN JOSE DEL MONTE AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR
Republic of the Philippines
Congress of the Philippines
Third Regular Session
Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-eighth day of July, two thousand three.
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9230
December 18, 2003
AN ACT AMENDING SECTION 10 (B) AND Sec. 58 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8797. OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "AN ACT CONVERTING THE MUNICIPALITY OF SAN JOSE DEL MONTE, BULACAN INTO A COMPONENT CITY TO BE KNOWN AS THE CITY OF SAN JOSE DEL MONTE" AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
Section 1. Sec. 10 (B) of Republic Act No. 8797 is hereby amended to read as follows:
"Sec. 10. The Sangguniang Panlungsod The sangguniang panglungsod, the legislative body of the City, shall be composed of the city vice mayor as presiding officer, ten (10) regular sanggunian members, the president of the panlungsod na pederasyon ng mga sangguniang kabataan and the sectoral representatives, as members.
(A) In addition thereto, there shall be three (3) sectoral representatives: one (1) from the women; and as shall be determined by the sangguniang panlungsod within ninety (90) days prior to the holding of the local elections, one (1) from the agricultural or industrial workers; and one (1) from the other sectors, including the urban poor, indigenous cultural communities or disabled persons.
(B) The regular members of the sangguniang panlungsod and the sectoral representatives shall be elected in the manner as may be provided for by law. Provided, That for purposes of representation in the sangguniang panlungsod, six (6) regular members of the sangguniang panlungsod shall be elected from each of the following districts by barangay, each district comprising a compact, contiguous and adjacent territory.
District I Poblacion, Poblacion I, Ciudad Real, Dulong Bayan, Francisco Homes Guijo, Francisco Homes Mulawin, Francisco Homes Narra, Francisco Homes Yakal, Gaya-Gaya, Grace Ville, Gumaoc Central, Gumaoc East, Gumaoc West, Kaybanban, Kaypian, Maharlika, Muzon, Paradise 3, San Isidro, San Manuel, San Roque, Sto. Cristo, and Tungkong Mangga.
District II Assumption, Bagong Buhay I, Bagong Buhay II, Bagong Buhay III, Citrus, Fatima I, Fatima II, Fatima III, Fatima IV, Fatima V, Minuyan Proper, Minuyan I, Minuyan II, Minuyan III, Minuyan IV, Minuyan V, San Martin I, San Martin II, San Martin III, San Martin IV, San Pedro, San Rafael I, San Rafael II, San Rafael III, San Rafael IV, San Rafael V, Sta. Cruz I, Sta. Cruz II, Sta. Cruz III, Sta. Cruz IV, Sta Cruz V, Martin De Pores, Sto. Ni I, Sto. Ni II. Lawang Pare and Sapang Palay Proper.
The elective members of the sangguniang panlungsod shall possess the qualifications as provided under Sec. 39 of Republic Act No. 7160."cjuris
Sec. 2. Sec. 58 of Republic Act No. 8797 is hereby amended to read as follows:
"Sec. 58. Representative District - The City of San Jose del Monte shall have its own representative district to commence in the next national election after the effectivity of this Act."cjuris
Sec. 3. The election of the regular members of the sangguniang panlungsod as provided in this Act and the first election for Representative of the Lone District of the City of San Jose del Monte shall coincide with the regular elections in 2004. The incumbent Representative shall continue to represent the City until the expiration of his term of office.
Sec. 4. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
JOSE DE VENECIA JR.
This Act which is consolidation of House Bill No. 4828 and Senate Bill No. 2447 was finally passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on December 9, 2003 and November 24, 2003, respectively.
OSCAR G. YABES
ROBERTO P. NAZARENO
Approved: December 18, 2003
President of the Philippines