ORDINANCE NO. 12

Province of La Union

Municipality of Bauang

OFFICE OF THE SANGGUNIANG BAYAN

EXCERPTS FROM THE MINUTES OF THE REGULAR SESSION OF THE SANGGUNIANG BAYAN OF BAUANG, LA UNION HELD AT THE SESSION HALL ON OCTOBER 22, 2003 AT 9:00 IN THE MORNING

PRESENT:

HON. GABRIELA A. SOTTO                       

 Municipal Vice-Mayor/Presiding Officer

HON. VERONICA T. BERNARDO             

 Sangguniang Bayan Member

HON. WILMAR JOHNNY A. LOPEZ       

 Sangguniang Bayan Member

HON. EDGARDO B. BALAGOT                   

Sangguniang Bayan Member

HON. BONIFACIO G. MALINAO             

 Sangguniang Bayan Member

HON. BENILDA G. POLICARPIO             

Sangguniang Bayan Member

HON. NOEL T. GALLARDO                         

Sangguniang Bayan Member

HON. ARVIL RHEY L. ESTIGOY               

Sangguniang Bayan Member

HON. ARMANDO C. LAIGO                       

Sangguniang Bayan Member

HON. ABRAHAM B. RIMORIN                 

President-Liga ng mga Barangay

HON. GRANT P. SOTTO                               

SK Federation President

ABSENT:

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ORDINANCE NO. 12, Series of 2003

AN ORDINANCE CREATING TEH OFFICE OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AFFAIRS (OPDA) IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BAUANG AND PROVIDING APPROPRIATION THEREOF.

Be it ordained by the Sangguniang Bayan of Bauang, La Union in session duly assembled:

SECTION 1. This Ordinance shall be known and cited as “An Ordinance Creating the Office of Persons with Disabilities Affairs (OPDA) in the Municipality of Bauang.”

SECTION 2. Definitionof Terms. For purposes of this Ordinance, the following terms shall mean:

     1. Disabled Persons – are those suffering from restriction or different abilities, as a result of a mental, physical or sensory impairment, to perform an activity in the manner or within the range considered normal for a human being;

     2. Republic Act 7277 – An Act Providing for the Rehabilitation, Self-Development and Self-Reliance of Disabled Persons and their Integration into the Mainstream of Society and for Other purposes.

SECTION 3. There shall be an Office of Persons with Disabilities Affairs in the Municipality which shall address the needs, concerns and issues of disabled persons as called for under Republic Act 7277.

SECTION 4. The Office of Persons with Disabilities Affairs (OPDA) shall provide assistance to persons  with disabilities in terms of employment, education, health, transportation and such other rights and privileges which these persons are entitled.

The Office shall perform such other functions and responsibilities that are necessary and incidental to the proper and effective implementation of RA 7277 and for the upliftment of persons with disabilities.

SECTION 5. The amount of One Hundred Forty Thousand Pesos (P140,000.00) shall be appropriated for the aforesaid Office in the annual appropriation for 2004 and every year thereafter.

SECTION 6. The said amount may be augmented in the annual appropriations for the succeeding years depending on the additional necessary expenditures of the Office and on the availability of funds.

SECTION 7. Any existing resolution or ordinance or portion or provision thereof that is inconsistent with this Ordinance shall be repealed or modified accordingly.

Approved:

Signed                                                                                                                        

HON. VERONICA T. BERNARDO                                                    

Sangguniang Bayan Member                                                             

Signed                                                                                                                

 HON. EDGARDO B. BALAGOT                                                         

Sangguniang Bayan Member

Signed                                                                                                         

 HON. BERNILDA G. POLICARPIO                                                  

Sangguniang Bayan Member

Signed                                                                                                 

HON. ARVIL RHEY L. ESTIGOY                                                      

Sangguniang Bayan Member      

Signed

HON. WILMAR JOHNNY A. LOPEZ

Sangguniang Bayan Member  

Signed

HON. BONIFACIO G. MALINAO

Sangguniang Bayan Member

Signed

HON. NOEL T. GALLARDO

Sangguniang Bayan Member

Signed

HON. ARMANDO C. LAIGO

Sangguniang Bayan Member

 Signed                                                                                                  

HON. ABRAHAM B. RIMORIN                                                       

Pressident – Liga ng mga Barangay

Signed

HON. GRANT P. SOTTO

SK Federation President

Certified correct:

signed

HON. GABRIELA A. SOTTO

Municipal Vice-Mayor/Presiding Officer

Attested by:

Signed

J. NONOY C. VILLAR

Secretary to the Sangguniang Bayan

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