S. No.

3397
H. No. 5484
Republic of the PH / Congress of the PH / Metro Manila
Fifteenth Congress / Third Regular Session
Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-third day of July, two thouand twel!e.
RA 1051 ! A" ACT PR#$%&%"' F#R A C#MPR(H("S%$( )A* #" F%R(ARMS A"& AMM+"%T%#" A"&
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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the PH in Congress assembled:
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S"#$%&N '. Short Title. ( $hi )*t hall +e ,nown a the -#o./reheni!e 0irear. and )..unition 1egulation )*t2.
S"#. 3. Declaration of State Policy. ( %t i the /oli*y of the State to .aintain /ea*e and order and /rote*t the /eo/le againt !iolen*e.
State alo re*ogni4e the right of it 5ualified *iti4en to elf-defene through, when it i the reaona+le .ean to re/el unlawful
aggreion under the *ir*u.tan*e, the ue of firear.. $oward thi end, State hall /ro!ide for a *o./reheni!e law regulating
ownerhi/, /oeion, *arrying, .anufa*ture, dealing in and i./ortation of firear., a..unition, or /art thereof, in order to /ro!ide
legal u//ort to law enfor*e.ent agen*ie in their *a./aign againt *ri.e, to/ the /roliferation of illegal firear. or wea/on and
the illegal .anufa*ture of firear. or wea/on, a..unition and /art thereof.
S"#. 3. Definition of Terms. ( ) ued in thi )*t6
7a8 ccessories refer to /art of a firear. whi*h .ay enhan*e or in*reae the o/erational effi*ien*y or a**ura*y of a firear. +ut will
not *ontitute any of the .a9or or .inor internal /art thereof u*h a, +ut not li.ited to, laer *o/e, tele*o/i* ight and ound
u//reor or ilen*er.
7+8 mmunition refer to a *o./lete unfi:ed unit *oniting of a +ullet, gun/owder, *artridge *ae and /ri.er or loaded hell for ue in
any firear..
7*8 nti!ue firearm refer to any6 7'8 firear. whi*h wa .anufa*tured at leat 75 yr /rior to the *urrent date +ut not in*luding
re/li*a; 738 firear. whi*h i *ertified +y the National Mueu. of the <H to +e *urio or reli* of .ueu. interet; and 738 any other
firear. whi*h deri!e a u+tantial /art of it .onetary !alue fro. the fa*t that it i no!el, rare, +i4arre or +e*aue of it ao*iation
with o.e hitori*al figure, /eriod or e!ent.
7d8 rms smuggling refer to the i./ort, e:/ort, a*5uiition, ale, deli!ery, .o!e.ent or tranfer of firear., their /art and
*o./onent and a..unition, fro. or a*ro the territory of one *ountry to that of another *ountry whi*h ha not +een authori4ed in
a**ordan*e with do.eti* law in either or +oth *ountry=*ountrie.
7e8 uthority to import refer to a do*u.ent iued +y the <N< #hief authori4ing the i./ortation of firear., or their /art,
a..unition and other *o./onent.
7f8 uthori"ed dealer refer to any /eron, legal entity, *or/oration, /artnerhi/ or +uine entity duly li*ened +y the 0irear. and
":/loi!e &ffi*e 70"&8 of the <N< to engage in the +uine of +uying and elling a..unition, firear. or /arte thereof, at wholeale
or retail +ai.
7g8 uthori"ed importer refer to any /eron, legal entity, *or/oration, /artnerhi/ or +uine duly li*ened +y the 0"& of the <N< to
engage in the +uine of i./orting a..unition and firear., or /art thereof into the territory of the 1e/u+li* of the <H for /ur/oe
of ale or ditri+ution under the /ro!iion of thi )*t.
7h8 uthori"ed manufacturer refer to any /eron, legal entity, *or/oration, or /artnerhi/ duly li*ened +y 0"& of <N< to engage in
the +uine of .anufa*turing firear., and a..unition or /art thereof for /ur/oe of ale or ditri+ution.
7i8 Confiscated firearm refer to a firear. that i ta,en into *utody +y the <N<, NB%, <>"), and all other law enfor*e.ent agen*ie
+y reaon of their .andate and .ut +e ne*earily re/orted or turned o!er to the <"& of the <N<.
798 Demilitari"ed firearm refer to a firear. deli+erately .ade in*a/a+le of /erfor.ing it .ain /ur/oe of firing a /ro9e*tile.
7,8 Duty detail order refer to a do*u.ent iued +y the 9uridi*al entity or e./loyer wherein the detail of the di/oition of firear. i
/elled-out, thu indi*ating the na.e of e./loyee, the firear. infor.ation, the /e*ifi* duration and lo*ation of /oting or aign.ent
and the authori4ed +onded firear. *utodian for the 9uridi*al entity to who. u*h firear. i turned o!er after the la/e of the order.
7l8 #irearm refer to any handheld or /orta+le wea/on, whether a .all ar. or light wea/on, that e:/el or i deigned to e:/el a
+ullet, hot, lug, .iile or any /ro9e*tile, whi*h i di*harged +y .ean of e:/ani!e for*e of gae fro. +urning gun/owder or
other for. of *o.+ution or any i.ilar intru.ent or i./le.ent. 0or /ur/oe of thi )*t, the +arrel, fra.e or re*ei!er i *onidered
a firear..
7.8 #irearms $nformation %anagement System &#$%S' refer to the *o./ilation of all data and infor.ation on firear. ownerhi/
and di/oition for re*ord /ur/oe.
7n8 #orfeited firearm refer to a firear. that i u+9e*t to forfeiture +y reaon of *ourt order a a**eory /enalty or for the di/oition
+y the 0"& of <N< of firear. *onidered a a+andoned, urrendered, *onfi*ated or re!o,ed in *o./lian*e with e:iting rule and
regulation.
7o8 (un club refer to an organi4ation duly regitered with and a**redited in good tanding +y the 0"& of the <N< whi*h i
eta+lihed for the /ur/oe of /ro/agating re/oni+le and afe gun ownerhi/, /ro/er a//re*iation and ue of firear. +y it
.e.+er, for the /ur/oe of /ort and hooting *o./etition, elf-defene and *olle*tion /ur/oe.
7/8 (unsmith refer to any /eron, legal entity, *or/oration, /artnerhi/ or +uine duly li*ened +y the 0"& of <N< to engage in the
+uine of re/airing firear. and other wea/on or *ontru*ting or ae.+ling firear. and wea/on fro. finihed or .anufa*tured
/art thereof on a /er order +ai and not in *o..er*ial 5uantitie or of .a,ing .inor /art for the /ur/oe of re/airing or ae.+ling
aid firear. or wea/on.
758 $mitation firearm refer to a re/li*a of a firear., or other de!i*e that i o u+tantially i.ilar in *oloration and o!erall a//earan*e
to an e:iting firear. a to lead a reaona+le /eron to +elie!e that u*h i.itation firear. i a real firear..
7r8 )icensed citi"en refer to any 0ili/ino who *o./lie with the 5ualifi*ation et forth in thi )*t and duly iued with a li*ene to
/oe or to *arry firear. outide of the reiden*e in a**ordan*e with thi )*t.
78 )icensed* +uridical entity refer to *or/oration, organi4ation, +uinee in*luding e*urity agen*ie and ?@A whi*h are li*ened
to own and /oe firear. in a**ordan*e with thi )*t.
7t8 )ight ,eapons are6 #la-) ?ight wea/on whi*h refer to elf-loading /itol, rifle and *ar+ine, u+.a*hine gun, aault rifle
and light .a*hine gun not e:*eeding *ali+er 7.B3MM whi*h ha!e fully auto.ati* .ode; and #la-B ?ight wea/on whi*h refer to
wea/on deigned for ue +y 3 or .ore /eron er!ing a a *rew, or rifle and .a*hine gun e:*eeding *ali+er 7.B3MM u*h a
hea!y .a*hine gun, handheld under+arrel and .ounted grenade laun*her, /orta+le anti-air*raft gun, /orta+le anti-tan, gun,
re*oille rifle, /orta+le laun*her of anti-tan, .iile and ro*,et yte., /orta+le laun*her of anti-air*raft .iile yte., and
.ortar of a *ali+er of le than 'CCMM.
7u8 )ong certificate of registration refer to li*ene iued to go!ern.ent agen*ie or offi*e or go!ern.ent-owned or -*ontrolled
*or/oration for firear. to +e ued +y their offi*ial and e./loyee who are 5ualified to /oe firear. a /ro!ider in thi )*t,
e:*luding e*urity guard.
7!8 )oose firearm refer to an unregitered firear., an o+literated or altered firear., firear. whi*h ha +een lot or tolen, illegally
.anufa*tured firear., regitered firear. in the /oeion of an indi!idual other than the li*enee and thoe with re!o,ed li*ene in
a**ordan*e with the rule and regulation.
7w8 %a+or part or components of a firearm refer to the +arrel, lide, fra.e, re*ei!er, *ylinder or +olt ae.+ly. $he ter. alo in*lude
any /art or ,it deigned and intended for ue in *on!erting a e.i-auto.ati* +urt to a full auto.ati* firear..
7:8 %inor parts of a firearm refer to the /art of the firear. other than the .a9or /art whi*h are ne*eary to effe*t and *o./lete the
a*tion of e:/elling a /ro9e*tile +y way of *o.+ution, e:*e/t thoe *laified a a**eorie.
7y8 Permit to carry firearm outside of residence refer to a written authority iued to a li*ened *iti4en +y the #hief of the <N< whi*h
entitle u*h /eron to *arry hi regitered or lawfully iued firear. outide of the reiden*e for the duration and /ur/oe /e*ified in
the authority.
748 Permit to transport firearm refer to a written authority iued to a li*ened *iti4en or entity +y the #hief of the <N< or +y a <N<
1egional >ire*tor whi*h entitle u*h /eron or entity to tran/ort a /arti*ular firear. fro. and to a /e*ifi* lo*ation within the
duration and /ur/oe in the authority.
7aa8 Residence refer to the /la*e or /la*e of a+ode of the li*ened *iti4en a indi*ated in hi li*ene.
7++8 Shooting range refer to a fa*ility eta+lihed for the /ur/oe of firear. training and ,ill de!elo/.ent, firear. teting, a well
a for /ort and *o./etition hooting either for the e:*lui!e ue of it .e.+er or o/en to the general /u+li*, duly regitered with
and a**redited in good tanding +y the 0"& of the <N<.
7**8 Short certificate of registration refer to a *ertifi*ate iued +y the 0"& of the <N< for a go!ern.ent offi*ial or e./loyee who
wa iued +y hi e./loyer de/art.ent, agen*y or go!ern.ent-owned or -*ontrolled *or/oration a firear. *o!ered +y the long
*ertifi*ate of regitration.
7dd8 Small arms refer to firear. intended to +e or /ri.arily deigned for indi!idual ue or that whi*h i generally *onidered to .ean
a wea/on intended to +e fired fro. the hand or houlder, whi*h are not *a/a+le of fully auto.ati* +urt of di*harge, u*h a6
7'8 Handgun whi*h i a firear. intended to +e fired fro. the hand, whi*h in*lude6
7i8 ) /itol whi*h i a hand-o/erated firear. ha!ing a *ha.+er integral with or /er.anently aligned with the +ore whi*h .ay +e
elf-loading; and
7ii8 1e!ol!er whi*h i a hand-o/erated firear. with a re!ol!ing cylinder containing chambers for individual
cartridges.
738 1ifle whi*h i a houlder firear. or deigned to +e fired fro. the houlder that *an di*harge a +ullet through a rifled +arrel +y
different a*tion of loading, whi*h .ay +e *laified a le!er, +olt, or elf-loading; and
738 Shotgun whi*h i a wea/on deigned, .ade and intended to fire a nu.+er of +all hot or a ingle /ro9e*tile through a .ooth +ore
+y the a*tion or energy fro. +urning gun/owder.
7ee8 Sports shooting competition refer to a defeni!e, /re*iion or /ra*ti*al /ort hooting *o./etition duly authori4ed +y the 0"& of
the <N<.
7ff8 Tampered* obliterated or altered firearm refer to any firear. whoe erial nu.+er or other identifi*ation or +alliti*
*hara*teriti* ha!e +een intentionally ta./ered with, o+literated or altered without authority or in order to *on*eal it our*e, identity
or ownerhi/.
7gg8 Thermal ,eapon sight refer to a +attery o/erated, un*ooled ther.al i.aging de!i*e whi*h a./lifie a!aila+le ther.al ignature
o that the !iewed *ene +e*o.e *lear to the o/erator whi*h i ued to lo*ate and engage target during daylight and fro. low light to
total dar,ne and o/erate in ad!ere *ondition u*h a light rain, light now, and dry .o,e or in *on9un*tion with other o/ti*al and
red dot ight.
ART%C)( %% ! #*"(RSH%P A"& P#SS(SS%#" #F F%R(ARMS
S"#. 4. Standards and Re!uisites for $ssuance of and -btaining a )icense to -,n and Possess #irearms. ( %n order to 5ualify and
a*5uire a li*ene to own and /oe a firear. or firear. and a..unition, the a//li*ant .ut +e a 0ili/ino *iti4en, at leat 3' year
old and ha gainful wor,, o**u/ation or +uine or ha filed an %n*o.e $a: 1eturn 7%$18 for the /re*eding year a /roof of in*o.e,
/rofeion, +uine or o**u/ation.
%n addition, the a//li*ant hall u+.it the following *ertifi*ation iued +y a//ro/riate authoritie atteting the following6
7a8 )//li*ant ha not +een *on!i*ted of any *ri.e in!ol!ing .oral tur/itude6
7+8 )//li*ant ha /aed the /y*hiatri* tet ad.initered +y a <N<-a**redited /y*hologit or /y*hiatrit;
7*8 )//li*ant ha /aed the drug tet *ondu*ted +y an a**redited and authori4ed drug teting ?a+ or *lini*;
7d8 )//li*ant ha /aed a gun afety e.inar whi*h i ad.initered +y the <N< or a regitered and authori4ed gun *lu+;
7e8 )//li*ant ha filed in writing the a//li*ation to /oe a regitered firear. whi*h hall tate hi /eronal *ir*u.tan*e;
7f8 )//li*ant .ut /reent a /oli*e *learan*e fro. the *ity or .uni*i/ality /oli*e offi*e; and
7g8 )//li*ant ha not +een *on!i*ted or i *urrently an a**ued in a /ending *ri.inal *ae +efore any *ourt of law for a *ri.e that i
/uniha+le with a /enalty of .ore than 3 year.
0or /ur/oe of thi )*t, an a*5uittal or /er.anent di.ial of a *ri.inal *ae +efore the *ourt of law hall 5ualify a**ued thereof
to 5ualify and a*5uire a li*ene.
)//li*ant hall /ay reaona+le li*ening fee a .ay +e /ro!ided in the i./le.enting rule and regulation of thi )*t.
)//li*ant who intend to /oe a firear. owned +y a 9uridi*al entity hall u+.it hi duty detail order to 0"& of <N<.
S"#. 5. -,nership of #irearms and mmunition by a .uridical /ntity. ( ) 9uridi*al /eron .aintaining it own e*urity for*e .ay +e
iued a regular li*ene to own and /oe firear. and a..unition under the following *ondition6
7a8 %t .ut +e 0ili/ino-owned and duly regitered with the S"#;
7+8 %t i *urrent, o/erational and a *ontinuing *on*ern;
7*8 %t ha *o./leted and u+.itted all it re/ortorial re5uire.ent to the S"#; and
7d8 %t ha /aid all it in*o.e ta:e for the year, a duly *ertified +y the Bureau of %nternal 1e!enue.
$he a//li*ation hall +e .ade in the na.e of the 9uridi*al /eron re/reented +y it <reident or any of it offi*er .entioned +elow a
duly authori4ed in a +oard reolution to that effe*t6 Provided* $hat the offi*er a//lying for the 9uridi*al entity, hall /oe all the
5ualifi*ation re5uired of a *iti4en a//lying for a li*ene to /oe firear..
&ther *or/orate offi*er eligi+le to re/reent the 9uridi*al /eron are6 the !i*e /reident, treaurer, and +oard e*retary.
Se*urity agen*ie and ?@A hall +e in*luded in thi *ategory of li*ened holder +ut hall +e u+9e*t to additional re5uire.ent a
.ay +e re5uired +y the #hief of the <N<.
S"#. B. -,nership of #irearms by the 0ational (overnment. ( )ll firear. owned +y the National @o!t hall +e regitered with the
0"& of <N< in the na.e of the 1e/u+li* of the <H. Su*h regitration hall +e e:e./t fro. all dutie and ta:e that .ay otherwie +e
le!ied on other authori4ed owner of firear.. 0or reaon of national e*urity, firear. of the )0<, #oat @uard and other law
enfor*e.ent agen*ie hall only +e re/orted to the 0"& of <N<.
S"#. 7. Carrying of #irearms -utside of Residence or Place of Business. ( ) /er.it to *arry firear. outide of reiden*e hall +e
iued +y the #hief of the <N< or hi duly authori4ed re/reentati!e to any 5ualified /eron whoe life i under a*tual threat or hi life
i in i..inent danger due to the nature of hi /rofeion, o**u/ation or +uine.
%t hall +e the +urden of a//li*ant to /ro!e that hi life i under a*tual threat +y u+.itting a threat ae.ent *ertifi*ate fro. <N<.
0or /ur/oe of thi )*t, the following /rofeional are *onidered to +e in i..inent danger due to the nature of their /rofeion,
o**u/ation or +uine6
7a8 Me.+er of the <H Bar;
7+8 #ertified <u+li* )**ountant;
7*8 )**redited Media <ra*titioner;
7d8 #ahier, Ban, $eller;
7e8 <riet, Miniter, 1a++i, %.a.;
7f8 <hyi*ian and Nure;
7g8 "ngineer; and
7h8 Buine.en, who +y the nature of their +uine or underta,ing, are e:/oed to high ri, of +eing target of *ri.inal ele.ent.
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S"#. 8. uthority to $ssue )icense. ( $he #hief of the <N<, through the 0"& of the <N<, hall iue li*ene to 5ualified indi!idual
and to *aue the regitration of firear..
S"#. 9. )icenses $ssued to $ndividuals. ( Su+9e*t to the re5uire.ent et forth in thi )*t and /ay.ent of re5uired fee to +e
deter.ined +y the #hief of the <N<, a 5ualified indi!idual .ay +e iued the a//ro/riate li*ene under the following *ategorie;
$y/e ' li*ene ( allow a *iti4en to own and /oe a .a:i.u. of 3 regitered firear.;
$y/e 3 li*ene ( allow a *iti4en to own and /oe a .a:i.u. of 5 regitered firear.;
$y/e 3 li*ene ( allow a *iti4en to own and /oe a .a:i.u. of 'C regitered firear.;
$y/e 4 li*ene ( allow a *iti4en to own and /oe a .a:i.u. of '5 regitered firear.; and
$y/e 5 li*ene ( allow a *iti4en, who i a *ertified gun *olle*tor, to own and /oe .ore than '5 regitered firear..
0or $y/e ' to 5 li*ene, a !ault or a *ontainer e*ured +y lo*, and ,ey or other e*urity .eaure for the afe,ee/ing of firear.
hall +e re5uired.
0or $y/e 3 to 5 li*ene, the *iti4en .ut *o./ly with the in/e*tion and +ond re5uire.ent.
S"#. 'C. #irearms That %ay Be Registered. ( &nly .all ar. .ay +e regitered +y li*ened *iti4en or li*ened 9uridi*al entitie for
ownerhi/, /oeion and *on*ealed *arry. ) light wea/on hall +e lawfully a*5uired or /oeed e:*lui!ely +y )0<, <N< and other
law enfor*e.ent agen*ie authori4ed +y the <reident in /erfor.an*e of their dutie6 Provided* /ri!ate indi!idual who already ha!e
li*ene to /oe #la-) light wea/on u/on effe*ti!ity of thi )*t hall not +e de/ri!ed of /ri!ilege to *ontinue /oeing a.e
and renewing li*ene therefor, for the ole reaon that thee firear. are #la -)2 light wea/on, and hall +e re5uired to *o./ly
with other a//li*a+le /ro!iion of thi )*t.
S"#. ''. Registration of #irearms. ( $he li*ened *iti4en or li*ened 9uridi*al entity hall regiter hi=it firear. o /ur*haed with
the 0"& of the <N< in a**ordan*e with the ty/e of li*ene u*h li*ened *iti4en or li*ened 9uridi*al entity /oee. ) *ertifi*ate of
regitration of the firear. hall +e iued u/on /ay.ent of reaona+le fee.
0or /ur/oe of thi )*t, regitration refer to the a//li*ation, a//ro!al, re*ord-,ee/ing and .onitoring of firear. with the 0"& of
the <N< in a**ordan*e with the ty/e of li*ene iued to any /eron under Se* 9 of thi )*t.
S"#. '3. )icense to Possess mmunition 0ecessarily $ncluded. ( ?i*ene granted to 5ualified *iti4en or 9uridi*al entitie a /ro!ided
in Se* 9 of thi )*t hall in*lude li*ene to /oe a..unition with a .a: of 5C round for ea*h regitered firear.6 Provided1 $hat
the 0"& of <N< .ay allow .ore a..unition to +e /oeed +y li*ened /ort hooter.
S"#. '3. $ssuance of )icense to %anufacture or Deal $n #irearms and mmunition. ( )ny /eron deiring to .anufa*ture or deal in
firear., /art of firear. or a..unition thereof, or intru.ent and i./le.ent ued or intended to +e ued in the .anufa*ture of
firear., /art of firear. or a..unition, hall .a,e an a//li*ation to6
7a8 $he Se*retary of >%?@ in the *ae of an a//li*ation for a li*ene to .anufa*ture; and
7+8 $he #hief of the <N< in the *ae of a li*ene to deal in firear. and firear. /art, a..unition and gun re/air.
)//li*ant hall tate the a.ount of *a/itali4ation for .anufa*ture or *ot of the /ur*hae and ale of aid arti*le intended to +e
trana*ted +y u*h a//li*ant; and the ty/e of fir., a..unition or i./le.ent whi*h a//li*ant intend to .anufa*ture or /ur*hae
and ell under the li*ene a//lied for; and u*h additional infor.ation a .ay +e e/e*ially re5ueted +y >%?@ Se* or <N< #hief.
>%?@ Se* or <N< #hief .ay a//ro!e or dia//ro!e u*h a//li*ation +aed on the /re*ri+ed guideline. %n the *ae of a//ro!al,
>%?@ Se* or <N< #hief hall indi*ate the a.ount of the +ond to +e e:e*uted +y the a//li*ant +efore the iuan*e of the li*ene and
the /eriod of ti.e +y whi*h aid li*ene hall +e effe*ti!e, unle ooner re!o,ed +y their authority.
A/on a//ro!al of the li*ene to .anufa*ture or otherwie deal in firear. +y the Se*retary of the >%?@ or the #hief of the <N< a the
*ae .ay +e, the a.e hall +e tran.itted to the 0"& of the <N< whi*h hall iue the li*ene in a**ordan*e with the a//ro!ed ter.
and *ondition, u/on the e:e*ution and deli!ery +y the a//li*ant of the re5uired +ond *onditioned u/on the faithful *o./lian*e on the
/art of the li*enee to the law and regulation relati!e to the +uine li*ened.
S"#. '4. Scope of )icense to %anufacture #irearms and mmunition. ( $he *o/e of the ?i*ene to Manufa*ture firear. and
a..unition hall alo in*lude the following6
7a8 authority to .anufa*ture and ae.+le firear., a..unition, /are /art and a**eorie, a..unition *o./onent, and reloading
of a..unition, within ite, area, and fa*torie tated therein. >%?@ Se* hall a//ro!e u*h li*ene;
7+8 li*ene to deal in or ell all the ite. *o!ered +y the ?i*ene to Manufa*ture, u*h a /art, firear. or a..unition and
*o./onent;
7*8 authority to u+*ontra*t the .anufa*turing of /art and a**eorie ne*eary for the firear. whi*h the .anufa*turer i li*ened to
.anufa*ture6 Provided* $hat the u+*ontra*tor of .a9or /art or .a9or *o./onent i alo li*ened to .anufa*ture firear. and
a..unition; and
7d8 authority to i./ort .a*hinery, e5ui/.ent, and firear. /art and a..unition *o./onent for the .anufa*ture thereof. 0irear.
/art and a..unition *o./onent to +e i./orted hall, howe!er, +e li.ited to thoe authori4ed to +e .anufa*tured a refle*ted in the
a//ro!ed ?i*ene to Manufa*ture. $he %./ort <er.it hall +e under the ad.initration of the <N<.
) li*ened .anufa*turer of a..unition i alo entitled to i./ort !ariou referen*e firear. needed to tet the a..unition
.anufa*tured under the ?i*ene to Manufa*ture. ) li*ened .anufa*turer of firear., on the other hand, i entitled to i./ort !ariou
firear. for referen*e, tet and e!aluation for .anufa*ture of i.ilar, ty/e of firear. *o!ered +y the ?i*ene to Manufa*ture.
)n e:/ort /er.it hall, howe!er, +e ne*eary to e:/ort .anufa*tured /art or finihed /rodu*t of firear. and a..unition. $he
":/ort <er.it of firear. and a..unition hall +e under the ad.initration of the <N<.
S"#. '5. Registration of )ocally %anufactured and $mported #irearms. ( ?o*al .anufa*turer and i./orter of firear. and .a9or
/art thereof hall regiter the a.e a follow6
7a8 0or lo*ally .anufa*tured firear. and .a9or /art thereof, the initial regitration hall +e done at the .anufa*turing
fa*ility6 Provided* $hat firear. intended for e:/ort hall no longer +e u+9e*ted to +alliti* identifi*ation /ro*edure; and
7+8 0or i./orted firear. and .a9or /art thereof, the regitration hall +e done u/on arri!al at the 0"& of the <N< torage fa*ility.
S"#. 'B. )icense and Scope of )icense to Deal. ( $he ?i*ene to >eal authori4e the /ur*hae, ale and general +uine in handling
firear. and a..unition, .a9or and .inor /art of firear., a**eorie, /are /art, *o./onent, and reloading .a*hine, whi*h
hall +e iued +y the #hief of the <N<.
S"#. '7. )icense and Scope of )icense for (unsmiths. ( ?i*ene for gun.ith hall allow the grantee to re/air regitered firear..
?i*ene hall in*lude *uto.i4ation of firear. fro. finihed or .anufa*tured /art thereof on /er order +ai and not in *o..er*ial
5uantitie and .a,ing the .inor /art thereof, i.e. /in, trigger, trigger +ow, ight and the li,e only for /ur/oe of re/airing the
regitered firear.. ?i*ene for gun.ith hall +e iued +y <N< #hief.
S"#. '8. #irearms for 2se in Sports and Competitions. ( 5ualified indi!idual hall a//ly for a /er.it to tran/ort hi regitered
firear.= fro. hi reiden*e to the firing range= and *o./etition ite a .ay +e warranted.
S"#. '9. Rene,al of )icenses and Registration. ( )ll ty/e of li*ene to /oe a firear. hall +e renewed e!ery 3 yr. 0ailure to
renew the li*ene on or +efore the date of it e:/iration hall *aue the re!o*ation of the li*ene and of the regitration of the firear.=
under aid li*enee.
1egitration of the firear. hall +e renewed e!ery 4 yr. 0ailure to renew the regitration of the firear. on or +efore the date of
e:/iration hall *aue the re!o*ation of the li*ene of the firear.. $he aid firear. hall +e *onfi*ated or forfeited in fa!or of the
go!ern.ent after due /ro*e.
0ailure to renew a li*ene or regitration within the /eriod tated a+o!e on 3 o**aion hall *aue holder of the firear. to +e
/er/etually di5ualified fro. a//lying for any firear. li*ene. )//li*ation for renewal of the li*ene or regitration .ay +e u+.itted
to the 0"& of <N<, within B .onth +efore the date of e:/iration of u*h li*ene or regitration.
S"#. 3C. $nspection and $nventory. ( <N< #hief or hi authori4ed re/reentati!e hall re5uire the u+.iion of re/ort, in/e*t or
e:a.ine the in!entory and re*ord of a li*ened .anufa*turer, dealer or i./orter of firear. and a..unition during reaona+le hour.
ART%C)( %$ ! AC.+%S%T%#", &(P#S%T #F F%R(ARMS, A/A"&#"(&, &(M%)%TAR%0(& A"& A"T%.+(
F%R(ARMS
S"#. 3'. c!uisition or Purchase and Sale of #irearms and mmunition. ( 0irear. and a..unition .ay only +e a*5uired or
/ur*haed fro. authori4ed dealer, i./orter or lo*al .anufa*turer and .ay +e tranferred or old only fro. a li*ened *iti4en or
li*ened 9uridi*al entity to another li*ened *iti4en or li*ened 9uridi*al entity6 Provided* during ele*tion /eriod, ale and regitration
of firear. and a..unition and the iuan*e of the *orre/onding li*ene to *iti4en hall +e allowed on the *ondition that the
tran/ort or deli!ery thereof hall tri*tly *o./ly with the iuan*e, reolution, rule and regulation /ro.ulgated +y the #o.ele*.
S"#. 33. Deposit of #irearms by Persons rriving #rom broad. ( ) /eron arri!ing in <H who i legally in /oeion of any firear.
or a..unition in hi *ountry of origin and who ha de*lared the e:iten*e of the firear. u/on e.+ar,ation and die.+ar,ation +ut
whoe firear. i not regitered in <H in a**ordan*e with thi )*t hall de/oit a.e u/on written re*ei/t with the #olle*tor of
#uto. for deli!ery to the 0"& of <N< for afe,ee/ing, or for the iuan*e of a /er.it to tran/ort if the /eron i a *o./etitor in a
/ort hooting *o./etition. %f i./ortation of the a.e i allowed and the /arty in 5uetion deire to o+tain a do.eti* firear.
li*ene, the a.e hould +e underta,en in a**ordan*e with the /ro!iion of thi )*t. %f no li*ene i deired or lea!e to i./ort i not
granted, the firear. or a..unition in 5uetion hall re.ain in the *utody of the 0"& of the <N< until otherwie di/oed of in-
a**ordan*e with law.
S"#. 33. Return of #irearms to -,ner upon Departure from PH. ( A/on de/arture fro. <H of any /eron whoe firear. or
a..unition i in *utody of the 0"& of <N<, the a.e hall, u/on ti.ely re5uet, +e deli!ered to the /eron through the #olle*tor of
#uto.. %n the *ae of a /arti*i/ant in a lo*al /ort hooting *o./etition, firear. .ut +e /reented to the #olle*tor of #uto.
+efore a.e i allowed to +e loaded on +oard the *arrier on whi*h the /eron i to +oard.
S"#. 34. Safe3eeping of #irearms and mmunition. ( )ny li*enee .ay de/oit a regitered firear. to the 0"& of the <N<, or any
<oli*e 1egional &ffi*e for afe,ee/ing. 1eaona+le fee for torage hall +e i./oed.
S"#. 35. bandoned #irearms and mmunition. ( )ny firear. or a..unition de/oited in *utody of 0"& of <N< /uruant to
/ro!iion of thi )*t, hall +e dee.ed a+andoned +y owner or hi authori4ed re/reentati!e if he failed to re*lai. the a.e within 5
yr or failed to ad!ie 0"& of the <N< of the di/oition to +e .ade thereof. $hereafter, 0"& of the <N< .ay di/oe of the a.e
after *o./lian*e with eta+lihed /ro*edure.
S"#. 3B. Death or Disability of )icensee. ( A/on death or legal dia+ility of the holder of a firear. li*ene, it hall +e the duty of hi
ne:t of ,in, nearet relati!e, legal re/reentati!e, or other /eron who hall ,nowingly *o.e into /oeion of u*h firear. or
a..unition, to deli!er the a.e to the 0"& of <N< or <oli*e 1egional &ffi*e, and u*h firear. or a..unition hall +e retained +y
the /oli*e *utodian /ending iuan*e of a li*ene and it regitration in a**ordan*e with thi )*t. 0ailure to deli!er firear. or
a..unition within B .t after death or legal dia+ility of li*enee hall render /oeor lia+le for illegal /oeion of the firear..
S"#. 37. nti!ue #irearm. ( )ny /eron who /oee an anti5ue firear. hall regiter the a.e and e*ure a *olle*torD li*ene fro.
the 0"& of the <N<. <ro/er torage of anti5ue firear. hall +e tri*tly i./oed. Non*o./lian*e of thi /ro!iion hall +e *onidered
a illegal /oeion of the firear. a /enali4ed in thi )*t.
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S"#. 38. 2nla,ful c!uisition* or Possession of #irearms and mmunition. ( Anlawful a*5uiition, /oeion of firear. and
a..unition hall +e /enali4ed a follow6
7a8 Prision mayor in .ed /eriod hall +e i./oed u/on any /eron who hall unlawfully a*5uire or /oe a .all ar.;
7+8 Reclusion temporal to reclusion perpetua if 3 or .ore .all ar. or #la-) light wea/on are unlawfully a*5uired or /oeed
+y any /eron;
7*8 Prision mayor in it .a: /eriod u/on any /eron who hall unlawfully a*5uire or /oe a #la-) light wea/on;
7d8 Reclusion perpetua u/on any /eron who hall, unlawfully a*5uire or /oe a #la-B light wea/on;
7e8 $he /enalty of ' degree higher than that /ro!ided in /aragra/h 7a8 to 7*8 in thi e*tion hall +e i./oed u/on any /eron who
hall unlawfully /oe any firear. under any or *o.+ination of the following *ondition6
7'8 ?oaded with a..unition or inerted with a loaded .aga4ine;
738 0itted = .ounted with laer or any gadget ued to guide hooter to hit target u*h a ther.al wea/on ight 7$ES8 and the li,e;
738 0itted or .ounted with ni/er *o/e, firear. .uffler or firear. ilen*er;
748 )**o./anied with an e:tra +arrel; and
758 #on!erted to +e *a/a+le of firing full auto.ati* +urt.
7f8 <enalty of prision mayor in it .ini.u. /eriod hall +e i./oed u/on any /eron who hall unlawfully a*5uire or /oe a .a9or
/art of a .all ar.;
7g8 <enalty of prision mayor in it .in /eriod hall +e i./oed u/on any /eron who hall unlawfully a*5uire or /oe a..unition
for a .all ar. or #la-) light wea/on. %f !iolation of thi /aragra/h i *o..itted +y a.e /eron *harged with the unlawful
a*5uiition or /oeion of a .all ar., the for.er !iolation hall +e a+or+ed +y the latter;
7h8 $he /enalty of prision mayor in it .ediu. /eriod hall +e i./oed u/on any /eron who hall unlawfully a*5uire or /oe a
.a9or /art of a #la-) light wea/on;
7i8 <enalty of prision mayor in it .ediu. /eriod hall +e i./oed u/on any /eron who hall unlawfully a*5uire or /oe
a..unition for a #la-) light wea/on. %f !iolation of thi /aragra/h i *o..itted +y the a.e /eron *harged with unlawful
a*5uiition or /oeion of a #la-) light wea/on, the for.er !iolation hall +e a+or+ed +y the latter;
798 <enalty of prision mayor in it .a:i.u. /eriod hall +e i./oed u/on any /eron who hall unlawfully a*5uire or /oe a .a9or
/art of a #la-B light wea/on; and
7,8 <enalty of prision mayor in it .a: /eriod hall +e i./oed u/on any /eron who hall unlawfully a*5uire or /oe a..unition
for a #la-B light wea/on. %f the !iolation of thi /aragra/h i *o..itted +y the a.e /eron *harged with the unlawful a*5uiition or
/oeion of a #la-B light wea/on, the for.er !iolation hall +e a+or+ed +y the latter.
S"#. 39. 2se of )oose #irearm in the Commission of a Crime. ( Ae of a looe firear., when inherent in *o..iion of a *ri.e
/uniha+le under the 1<# or other /e*ial law, hall +e *onidered a an aggra!ating *ir*u.tan*e6 Provided* if the *ri.e *o..itted
with ue of a looe firear. i /enali4ed +y the law with a .a:i.u. /enalty whi*h i lower than that in the /re*eding e*tion for
illegal /oeion of firear., /enalty for illegal /oeion of firear. hall +e i./oed in lieu of the /enalty for the *ri.e *harged6
Provided* further* $hat if *ri.e *o..itted with ue of a looe firear. i /enali4ed +y the law with a .a:i.u. /enalty whi*h i e5ual
to that i./oed under the /re*eding e*tion for illegal /oeion of firear., /enalty of prision mayor in it .ini.u. /eriod hall +e
i./oed in addition to /enalty for the *ri.e /uniha+le under the 1<# or other /e*ial law of whi*h he i found guilty.
%f 1iolation of this Act is in furtherance of, or incident to, or in connection 2ith rebellion of insurrection, or atte3pted coup d’
etat, such 1iolation shall be absorbed as an ele3ent of rebellion or insurrection, or atte3pted coup d’ etat4
%f *ri.e i *o..itted +y the /eron without uing the looe firear., !iolation of thi )*t hall +e *onidered a a ditin*t and e/arate
offene.
S"#. 3C. )iability of .uridical Person. ( Prision mayor in it .ini.u. to prision mayor in it .ediu. /eriod hall +e i./oed u/on
the owner, /reident, .anager, dire*tor or other re/oni+le offi*er of=any /u+li* or /ri!ate fir., *o./any, *or/oration or entity who
hall willfully or ,nowingly allow any of the firear. owned +y u*h fir., *o./any, *or/oration or entity to +e ued +y any /eron or
/eron found guilty of !iolating /ro!iion of the /re*eding e*tion, or willfully or ,nowingly allow any of the. to ue unregitered
firear. or firear. without any legal authority to +e *arried outide of their reiden*e in the *oure of their e./loy.ent.
S"#. 3'. bsence of Permit to Carry -utside of Residence. ( Prision correccional and a fine of <'C,CCC hall +e i./oed u/on any
/eron li*ened to own a firear. +ut who hall *arry the regitered firear. outide hi reiden*e without any legal authority therefor.
S"#. 33. 2nla,ful %anufacture* $mportation* Sale or Disposition of #irearms or mmunition or Parts Thereof* %achinery* Tool or
$nstrument 2sed or $ntended to be 2sed in the %anufacture of #irearms* mmunition or Parts Thereof. ( $he /enalty of reclusion
temporal to reclusion perpetua hall +e i./oed u/on any /eron who hall unlawfully engage in the .anufa*ture, i./ortation, ale
or di/oition of a firear. or a..unition, or a .a9or /art of a firear. or a..unition, or .a*hinery, tool or intru.ent ued or
intended to +e ued +y the a.e /eron in the .anufa*ture of a firear., a..unition, or a .a9or /art thereof.
$he /oeion of any .a*hinery, tool or intru.ent ued dire*tly in the .anufa*ture of firear., a..unition, or .a9or /art thereof
+y any /eron whoe +uine, e./loy.ent or a*ti!ity doe not lawfully deal with the /oeion of u*h arti*le, hall +e prima
facie e!iden*e that u*h arti*le i intended to +e ued in the unlawful or illegal .anufa*ture of firear., a..unition or /art thereof.
$he /enalty of prision mayor in it .ini.u. /eriod to prision mayor in it .ediu. /eriod hall +e i./oed u/on any la+orer, wor,er
or e./loyee of a li*ened firear. dealer who hall unlawfully ta,e, ell or otherwie di/oe of /art of firear. or a..unition
whi*h the *o./any .anufa*ture and ell, and other .aterial ued +y the *o./any in the .anufa*ture or ale of firear. or
a..unition. $he +uyer or /oeor of u*h tolen /art or .aterial, who i aware that u*h /art or .aterial wa tolen, hall uffer the
a.e /enalty a the la+orer, wor,er or e./loyee.
%f the !iolation or offene i *o..itted +y a *or/oration, /artnerhi/, ao*iation or other 9uridi*al entity, the /enalty /ro!ided for in
thi e*tion hall +e i./oed u/on the dire*tor, offi*er, e./loyee or other offi*ial or /eron therein who ,nowingly and willingly
/arti*i/ated in the unlawful a*t.
S"#. 33. rms Smuggling. ( <enalty of reclusion perpetua hall +e i./oed u/on any /eron who hall engage or /arti*i/ate in ar.
.uggling a defined in thi )*t.
S"#. 34. Tampering* -bliteration or lteration of #irearms $dentification. ( $he /enalty of prision correccional toprision mayor in it
.ini.u. /eriod hall +e i./oed u/on any /eron who hall ta./er, o+literate or alter without authority the +arrel, lide, fra.e,
re*ei!er, *ylinder, or +olt ae.+ly, in*luding the na.e of the .a,er, .odel, or erial nu.+er of any firear., or who hall re/la*e
without authority the +arrel, lide, fra.e, re*ei!er, *ylinder, or +olt ae.+ly, in*luding it indi!idual or /e*uliar identifying
*hara*teriti* eential in foreni* e:a.ination of a firear. or light wea/on.
<N< hall /la*e thi infor.ation, in*luding it indi!idual or /e*uliar identifying *hara*teriti* into the data+ae of integrated firear.
identifi*ation yte. of the <N< #ri.e ?a+ for future ue and identifi*ation of a /arti*ular firear..
S"#. 35. 2se of an $mitation #irearm. ( )n i.itation firear. ued in *o..iion of a *ri.e hall +e *onidered a real firear. a
defined in thi )*t and /eron who *o..itted the *ri.e hall +e /unihed in a**ordan*e with thi )*t6 Provided* in9urie *aued on
the o**aion of the *ondu*t of *o./etition, /ort, ga.e, or any re*reation a*ti!itie in!ol!ing i.itation firear. hall not +e
/uniha+le under thi )*t.
S"#. 3B. $n Custodia )egis. ( >uring /enden*y of any *ae filed in !iolation of thi )*t, ei4ed firear., a..unition, or /art thereof,
.a*hinery, tool or intru.ent hall re.ain in *ourt *utody. %f *ourt de*ide it ha no ade5uate .ean to afely ,ee/ the a.e, *ourt
hall iue order to turn o!er to <N< #ri.e ?a+ u*h firear., a..unition, or /art thereof, .a*hinery, tool or intru.ent in it
*utody during /enden*y of the *ae and to /rodu*e the a.e to *ourt when o ordered. No +ond hall +e ad.itted for releae of the
firear., a..unition or /art thereof, .a*hinery, tool or intru.ent. )ny !iolation of thi /aragra/h hall +e /uniha+le +y prision
mayor in it .in /eriod to prision mayor in it .ed /eriod.
S"#. 37. Confiscation and #orfeiture. ( $he i./oition of /enalty for any !iolation of thi )*t hall *arry with it the a**eory
/enalty of *onfi*ation and forfeiture of the firear., a..unition, or /art thereof, .a*hinery, tool or intru.ent in fa!or of the
go!ern.ent whi*h hall +e di/oed of in a**ordan*e with law.
S"#. 38. )iability for Planting /vidence. ( Prision mayor in it .a: /eriod hall +e i./oed u/on any /eron who hall willfully and
.ali*iouly inert; /la*e, and=or atta*h, dire*tly or indire*tly, through any o!ert or *o!ert a*t, any firear., or a..unition, or /art
thereof in the /eron, houe, effe*t, or in the i..ediate !i*inity of an inno*ent indi!idual for the /ur/oe of i./li*ating or
in*ri.inating the /eron, or i./uting the *o..iion of any !iolation of the /ro!iion of thi )*t to aid indi!idual. %f the /eron
found guilty under thi /aragra/h i a /u+li* offi*er or e./loyee, u*h /eron hall uffer the /enalty of reclusion perpetua.
S"#. 39. (rounds for Revocation* Cancellation or Suspension of )icense or Permit. ( $he #hief of the <N< or hi authori4ed
re/reentati!e .ay re!o,e, *an*el or u/end a li*ene or /er.it on the following ground6
7a8 #o..iion of a *ri.e or offene in!ol!ing the firear., a..unition, of .a9or /art thereof;
7+8 #on!i*tion of *ri.e in!ol!ing .oral tur/itude or any offene where /enalty *arrie i./rion.ent of .ore than B yr;
7*8 ?o of the firear., a..unition, or any /art thereof through negligen*e;
7d8 #arrying of firear., a..unition, or .a9or /art thereof outide of reiden*e or wor,/la*e without /ro/er /er.it to *arry the a.e;
7e8 #arrying of the firear., a..unition, or .a9or /art thereof in /rohi+ited /la*e;
7f8 >i.ial for *aue fro. the er!i*e in *ae of go!ern.ent offi*ial and e./loyee;
7g8 #o..iion of any of the a*t /enali4ed under 1) 9'B5, otherwie ,nown a the -#o./reheni!e >angerou >rug )*t of 3CC3F;
7h8 Su+.iion of falified do*u.ent or .ire/reentation in the a//li*ation to o+tain a li*ene or /er.it;
7i8 Non*o./lian*e of re/ortorial re5uire.ent; and
798 By !irtue of a *ourt order.
S"#. 4C. #ailure to 0otify )ost or Stolen #irearm or )ight 4eapon. ( <'C,CCC fine hall +e i./oed u/on any li*ened firear. holder
who fail to re/ort to the 0"& of <N< that u+9e*t firear. ha +een lot or tolen within a /eriod of 3C day fro. date of di*o!ery.
?i,ewie, <5,CCC fine hall +e i./oed u/on any /eron holding a !alid firear. li*ene who *hange reiden*e or offi*e addre other
than that indi*ated in the li*ene *ard and fail within 3C day fro. aid tranfer to notify 0"& of the <N< of u*h *hange of addre.
S"#. 4'. $llegal Transfer5Registration of #irearms. ( %t hall +e unlawful to tranfer /oeion of any firear. to any /eron who ha
not yet o+tained or e*ured the ne*eary li*ene or /er.it thereof.
Prision correccional hall +e i./oed u/on any /eron who hall !iolate /ro!iion of /re*eding /aragra/h. %n addition, he hall +e
di5ualified to a//ly for li*ene to /oe other firear. and all hi e:iting firear. li*ene whether for /ur/oe of *o..er*e or
/oeion hall +e re!o,ed. %f go!t-iued firear., a..unition or .a9or /art of firear. or light wea/on are unlawfully di/oed,
old or tranferred +y any law enfor*e.ent agent or /u+li* offi*er to /ri!ate indi!idual, reclusion temporal hall +e i./oed.
)ny /u+li* offi*er or e./loyee or any /eron who hall fa*ilitate the regitration of a firear. through fraud, de*eit, .ire/reentation
or u+.iion of falified do*u.ent hall uffer the /enalty of prision correccional.
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S"#. 43. #irearms Repository. ( $he 0"& of the <N< hall +e the ole re/oitory of all firear. re*ord to in*lude i./orted and
lo*ally .anufa*tured firear. and a..unition. Eithin ' yr u/on a//ro!al of thi )*t, all .ilitary and law enfor*e.ent agen*ie,
go!ern.ent agen*ie, ?@A and go!ern.ent-owned or -*ontrolled *or/oration hall u+.it an in!entory of all their firear. and
a..unition to the <N<.
S"#. 43. #inal mnesty. ( <eron in /oeion of unregitered firear. and holder of e:/ired li*ene or unregitered firear. hall
regiter and renew the a.e through the 0inal @eneral ).nety within B .onth fro. the /ro.ulgation of the i./le.enting rule and
regulation of thi )*t. >uring the interi. /eriod of B .onth, no /eron a//lying for li*ene hall +e *harged of any delin5uent
/ay.ent a**ruing to the firear. u+9e*t for regitration. $he <N< hall *ondu*t an inteni!e nationwide *a./aign to enure that the
general /u+li* i /ro/erly infor.ed of the /ro!iion of thi )*t.
S"#. 44. $mplementing Rules and Regulations. ( Eithin '3C day fro. the effe*ti!ity of thi )*t, the <N< #hief, after /u+li* hearing
and *onultation with *on*erned e*tor of o*iety hall for.ulate the ne*eary rule and regulation for the effe*ti!e i./le.entation
of thi )*t to +e /u+lihed in at leat 3 national new/a/er of general *ir*ulation.
S"#. 45. Repealing Clause. ( $hi )*t re/eal Se* ', 3, 5, 7 of <> '8BB, a a.ended, and Se* B of 1) 8394 and all other law, "&,
letter of intru*tion, iuan*e, *ir*ular, )&, rule or regulation in*onitent herewith.
S"#. 4B. Separability Clause. ( %f any /ro!iion of thi )*t or any /art hereof i held in!alid or un*ontitutional, the re.ainder of the
law or the /ro!iion not otherwie affe*ted hall re.ain !alid and u+iting.
S"#. 47. /ffectivity. ( $hi )*t hall ta,e effe*t after '5 day fro. it /u+li*ation in a new/a/er of nationwide *ir*ulation.
)//ro!ed,
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Spea3er of the House of Representatives
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President of the Senate
$hi )*t whi*h i a *onolidation of Senate Bill No. 3397 and Houe Bill No. 5484 wa finally /aed +y the Senate and the Houe of
1e/reentati!e on 0e+ruary 4, 3C'3 and 0e+ruary 5, 3C'3, re/e*ti!ely.
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Secretary (eneral* House of Representatives
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cting Senate Secretary
)//ro!ed6 May 39, 3C'3
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