Senate to hear bills on Philippine High School for Sports on Sept. 20
The Senate Committee on Education, Arts and Culture chaired by Sen. Pia S. Cayetano, together with the Committees on Games, Amusement and Sports, Ways and Means, and Finance will hold a joint public hearing on bills seeking to establish a Philippine High School for Sports (PHSS).
The PHSS is envisioned to prepare students who have shown potential to excel in sports for a sports-related career while undergoing quality secondary education. It will offer a secondary course with special emphasis on developing the athletic skills of students through subjects pertaining to physical education and sports development.
September 19, 2013 (Thursday)
1:00 PM, Pecson Room, 2nd Floor Philippine Senate
BILLS ON PHILIPPINE HIGH SCHOOL FOR SPORTS
Senate Bill No. 196 – An Act Creating and Establishing the Philippine High School for Sports (Sen. Angara)
Senate Bill No. 1363 – An Act Creating and Establishing the Philippine High School for Sports (Sen. Ejercito-Estrada)
Senate Bill No. 1624 – An Act Creating and Establishing the Philippine High School for Sports (Sen. Cayetano, P.)
Link to pdf file: http://www.senate.gov.ph/lis/bill_res.aspx?congress=16&q=SBN-1624
INVITED RESOURCE PERSONS
1. RICARDO R. GARCIA
WIGBERTO P. CLAVICILLA, JR.
Philippine Sports Commission (PSC)
2. BRO. ARMIN A. LUISTRO FSC
Department of Education (DepEd)
3. MANUEL A. ROXAS II
Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)
4. FLORENCIO B. ABAD
Department of Budget and Management (DBM)
5. KIM JACINTO-HENARES
Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR)
6. HON. OSCAR S. MORENO
7. HON. HERBERT M. BAUTISTA
League of Cities of the Philippines
8. Gov. ALFONSO V. UMALI, JR.
League of Provinces of the Philippines
9. MAYOR DONATO D. MARCOS
League of Municipalities of the Philippines
10. LEON G. FLORES III
Chairman and CEO
National Youth Commission (NYC)
11. TOMAS CARRASCO
12. Mr. Jose S. Cojuangco Jr.
Philippine Olympic Committee (POC)