Republic of the Philippines
Congress of the Philippines
Third Regular Session
Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-fourth day of July, two thousand six.
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9421 April 10, 2007
AN ACT UPGRADING THE VALENZUELA GENERAL HOSPITAL IN THE CITY OF VALENZUELA, METRO MANILA INTO A TWO HUNDRED BED CAPACITY TERTIARY LEVEL HOSPITAL TO BE KNOWN AS THE VALENZUELA MEDICAL CENTER AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
Section 1. The Valenzuela General Hospital in the City of Valenzuela, Metro Manila is hereby upgraded from a one hundred bed capacity general hospital into a two hundred bed capacity tertiary level hospital to be known as the Valenzuela Medical Center, which shall be under the direct technical operation and administration of the Department of Health.cralawredlawlibrary
Sec. 2. The Secretary of Health shall include in the Department's programs the implementation of the increase in the bed capacity of the Valenzuela Medical Center, the funding of which shall be included in the annual General Appropriations Act.
The increase in the bed capacity of the Valenzuela Medical Center from one hundred (100) to two hundred (200) beds shall be implemented for a period of not more than four years from the approval of this Act.cralawlibrary
Sec. 3. The Secretary of Health shall issue rules and regulations necessary for the effective implementation of this Act.
Sec. 4. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
JOSE DE VENECIA JR.
This Act which originated in the House of Representatives was finally passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on October 13, 2006 and February 5, 2007, respectively.
OSCAR G G. YABES
ROBERTO P. NAZARENO
Approved: APR 10 2007
President of the Philippines