Republic of the Philippines
CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES
Third Regular Session
Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-seventh day of July, two thousand nine.
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9987
AN ACT CONVERTING THE PTA-ADMINISTERED HIGH SCHOOL IN BARANGAY LA FORTUNA, MUNICIPALITY OF VERUELA, PROVINCE OF AGUSAN DEL SUR INTO A NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS LA FORTUNA NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representative of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
Section 1. Conversion into a National High School. - The PTA-Administered High School in Barangay La Fortuna, Municipality of Veruela, Province of Agusan del Sur is hereby converted into a national high school to be known as La Fortuna National High School.
Sec. 2. Transfer of Assets and Liabilities. - All personnel, assets, liabilities and records of the PTA-Administered High School are hereby transferred to and absorbed by the La Fortuna National High School.
Sec. 3. Appropriations. - The Secretary of Education shall immediately include in the Department's program the operationalization of the La Fortuna National High School, the initial funding of which shall be charged against the current year's appropriations of the PTA-Administered High School. Thereafter, the amount necessary for the continued operation of the school shall be included in the annual General Appropriations Act.
Sec. 4. Implementation. - The Secretary of Education shall issue rules and regulations that may be necessary to carry out the purpose of this Act.
Sec. 5. Effectivity. - This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in the Official Gazette.
|(Sgd.) PROSPERO C. NOGRALES|
Speaker of the House of Representatives
|(Sgd.) JUAN PONCE ENRILE|
President of the Senate
This Act which originated in the House of Representatives was finally passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on December 3, 2008 and October 12, 2009, respectively.
(Sgd.) EMMA LIRIO-REYES
(Sgd.) MARILYN B. BARUA-YAP
Approved: FEB 10 2010
(Sgd.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO
President of the Philippines