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Senate Bill 1305 Current Status

Requested from PCW by Rychelle Dayawon at 09:55 PM on Feb 07, 2018.
Purpose: Research
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2018 - 02/07/2018
Tracking no: #PCW-461426253820

Rychelle 09:55 PM, Feb 07, 2018


I just want to know the current status of Senate Bill 1305 or most commonly known as Expanded Maternity Leave Law of 2017. It's now 2018, and there's no recent update since it has been approved in the Senate. Has it been put to waste? Thank you!
February 9, 2018

Dear Rychelle Dayawon,


Thank you for your request dated Feb 07, 2018 09:55:11 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

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You asked for Senate Bill 1305 Current Status.

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