Requested from DBM by Jerishria Samson at 11:26 AM on
Sep 25, 2017.
Date of Coverage: 02/26/2002 - 09/25/2017
Tracking no: #DBM-280799711376
Jerishria 11:26 AM, Sep 25, 2017
I would like to know if the fund for the grant of loyalty award cash gift depends only on SAVINGS of the Agency? May I request for a policy/guidelines regarding on the matter? Thank you.
Marissa 03:05 PM, Sep 25, 2017
September 25, 2017
Thank you for your request dated Sep 25, 2017 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Loyalty Award.
We received your request on Sep 25, 2017 and will respond on or before Oct 16, 2017 11:26:59 AM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.
Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://www.foi.gov.ph/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHQsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEERCTS0yODA3OTk3MTEzNzYM, for request with ticket number #DBM-280799711376.
Evelyn 03:04 PM, Sep 26, 2017
September 26, 2017
Dear Jerishria Samson,
Thank you for your request dated Sep 25, 2017 11:26:59 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.
You asked for Loyalty Award.
Please be guided of the following policy guidelines on the grant of loyalty award and cash gift:
1. Loyalty Award - COA Circular No. 2013-003 as amended by COA Circular No. 003A; and
2. Cash Gift - R.A. No. 6686 as amended by RA 8442.
For funding source, generally, both can be charged out of available Personnel Services savings of the agency. PDEA has an appropriation of P8.305M for cash gift under FY 2017 specific budget. Loyalty is chargeable against the PS savings of the agency.
Since both are authorized PS benefits, the agency can submit a Special Budget Request in case of deficiency in PS.
Your FOI request is approved.
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