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. 9988
AN ACT SEPARATING THE AGUSAN DEL SUR NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL - STA. MARIA ANNEX IN BARANGAY STA. MARIA, MUNICIPALITY OF TRENTO, PROVINCE OF AGUSAN DEL SUR FROM THE AGUSAN DEL SUR NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS STA. MARIA 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. Separation and Conversion into a National High School. - The Agusan del Sur National High School - Sta. Maria Annex in Barangay Sta. Maria, Municipality of Trento, Province of Agusan del Sur is hereby separated from the Agusan del Sur National High School and converted into an independent national high school to be known as Sta. Maria National High School.
Sec. 2. Transfer of Assets and Liabilities. - All personnel, assets, liabilities and records of the Agusan del Sur National High School - Sta. Maria Annex are hereby transferred to and absorbed by the Sta. Maria National High School.
Sec. 3. Appropriations. - The Secretary of Education shall immediately include in the Department's program the operationalization of the Sta. Maria National High School, the initial funding of which shall be charged against the current year's appropriations of the Agusan del Sur National High School - Sta. Maria Annex. 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 6, 2009, respectively.
(Sgd.) EMMA LIRIO-REYES
(Sgd.) MARILYN B. BARUA-YAP
Approved: FEB 10 2010
(Sgd.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO
President of the Philippines