ORDINANCE NO. 12, Series of 2003

MUNICIPALITY OF BAUANG

OFFICE OF THE SANGGUNIANG BAYAN

EXCERTS 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. GABRIEL 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:

None

Ordinance No. 12, Series of 2003

AN ORDINANCE CREATING THE 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 aand cited as “An Ordinance Creating the Office of Persons with Disabilities Affairs (OPDA) in the Municipality of Bauang.”

SECTION 2: Definition of 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 termsss of employment, education, healthg, 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 of 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 of the Office and on the availability of funds.

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Any existing resolutions or ordinance or portion or provision thereof that is incosistent with this Ordinance shall be repealed or modified accordingly.

Approved: October 22, 2003

signed

HON. VERONICA T. BERNARDO

Sangguniang Bayan Member

 Signed

HON. EDGARDO B. BALAGOT

Sangguniang Bayan Member

Signed

HON. BENILDA G. POLICARPIO

Sangguniang Bayan Member

Signed

HON. ARVIL RHEY L. ESTIGOY

Sangguniang Bayan Member

Signed

HON. ABRAHAM B. RIMORIN

Sangguniang Bayan Member

Signed

HON. WILMAR JOHNNY A. LOPEZ

Sangguniang Bayan Member

Signed

HON. BONIFACIO G. MALINAO

Sangguniang Bayan Member

Signed

HON. ARMANDO C. LAIGO

Sangguniang Bayan Member

Signed

HON. GRANT P. SOTTO

Sangguniang Bayan Member

                                                                           Certified correct:

                                                                                 Signed

                                                                  HON. GABRIEL A. SOTTO

                                                           Municipal Vice-Mayor/Presiding Officer

Attested by:

       Signed

J. NONOY C. VILLAR

Secretary to the Sangguniang Bayan

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