REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11012, April 04, 2018
AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10604, ENTITLED: "AN ACT CONVERTING THE ILOILO STATE COLLEGE OF FISHERIES IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BAROTAC NUEVO, PROVINCE OF ILOILO INTO A STATE UNIVERSITY TO BE KNOWN AS THE ILOILO STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, WITH CAMPUSES IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF SAN ENRIQUE, DINGLE AND DUMANGAS, AND INTEGRATING THEREWITH THE BAROTAC NUEVO POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BAROTAC NUEVO, ALL LOCATED IN THE PROVINCE OF ILOILO AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR"
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
SECTION 1. Section 1 of Republic Act No. 10604 is hereby amended to read as follows:
"Section 1. Conversion. - The Iloilo State College of Fisheries (ISCOF) in the Municipality of Barotac Nuevo, Province of Iloilo. including its campuses, namely: the San Enrique Polytechnic College in the Municipality of San Enrique; the Dingle Agricultural and Technological College in the Municipality of Dingle; and the Dumangas Polytechnic College in the Municipality of Dumangas, is hereby converted into a state university to be known as the Iloilo State University of Fisheries Science and Technology, hereinafter referred to as the University, and integrating therewith the Barotac Nuevo Polytechnic Institute in the Municipality of Barotac Nuevo. The main campus of the University shall be located in Barangay Ilaya Poblacion, Municipality of Barotac Nuevo, Province of Iloilo."
SEC. 2. Section 24 of Republic Act No. 10604 is hereby amended to read as follows:
"SEC. 24. Compliance With CHED Requirements. —
"x x x
"The institution shall retain its status prior to the effectivity of this Act until it is able to comply with the requirements provided herein."
SEC. 3. All laws, executive orders, decrees, instructions, rules and regulations contrary to or inconsistent with any provision of this Act are hereby amended, repealed or modified accordingly.
SEC. 4. This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in the Official Gazette or in a newspaper of general circulation.
(SGD.) AQUILINO "KOKO" PIMENTEL III
President of the Senate
(SGD.) PANTALEON D. ALVAREZ
Speaker of the House of Representatives
(SGD.) LUTGARDO B. BARBO
Secretary of the Senate
(SGD.) CESAR STRAIT PAREJA
House of Representatives
Approved: APR 04 2018
(SGD.) RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE
President of the Philippines