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SEVENTEENTH CONGRESS OF THE REPUBLIC)

OF THE PHILIPPINES }
Second Regular Session
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SENATE
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Introduced by SENATOR PANFILO M. LACSON •

RESOLUTION
INQU^RYNG|ll!HEA?n NnTpE <r? ™ J ,TJ EE 0N GAMES AND amusement TO CONDUCT AN

CORPORATIONS, IN PARTIES AND OTHER OFFICE CELEBRATIONS OLLED

a total o r p h p ir m fc n 33 Shan9n' La H0' el in Manda,uy°n9. supposedly spending

anH ^ h ^ herl aS’ Whilf the f CS0 General Manager claimed that only Php6 million was spent
and that such amount was for a total of 1,580 employees of the Offirp .^.irh iP
w ^ s tin found by many to be extravagant. excesPsrvyee: S nd° ins^n^lfire’ a " ^ w 's M ^ ^
aftfr thh ° Untry ^ as stl11 endur|ng the havoc of typhoons Urduja and Vinta which came one
nfr i ) o ! °Hher ?nfd resPectlve|y .Ieft 40 deaths, 34 missing, placed 14 local government units
Ln.;Unf fhnder Swate t Ca amity In the Vlsayas region1, and inflicted 200 deaths and displaced
tens of thousands in the southern part of the country2; P

Whereas, in addition thereto, the seeming lack of basis and empirical data fnr thp
Presumpt've Monthly Retail Receipts (PMRR) and issues of STL being used as a front for the
illegal numbers game of Jueteng likewise continue to bombard the PCSO;

nr ri Wh. t re. at ^ eC 6 of RePublic Act No- 1169, as amended by Batas Pambansa Bla 42
provides that thirty percent (30%) of the net receipts of the PCSO shall be set aside as
fo T h S h 011310 the Char!!y fU,nd ,mrn which the Board of Directors shall make payments or grants
health programs, medical assistance and services and/or charities of national character;

Whereas, allegations of continued corruption in the operation of STL and the lavish and
nprfnVa^ t n sPe’|1c*ir,9 °^.tbe Office and its officials would adversely affect the ability of PCSO to
perform its mandate of giving charity services to the public;

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