REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11196, January 18, 2019
AN ACT UPGRADING THE LABUAN PUBLIC HOSPITAL IN ZAMBOANGA CITY INTO A LEVEL II HOSPITAL TO BE KNOWN AS THE LABUAN GENERAL HOSPITAL, INCREASING ITS BED CAPACITY FOR GENERAL CARE SERVICES TO ONE HUNDRED (100), AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
Section 1. The Labuan Public Hospital located in Zamboanga City is hereby upgraded into a Level II Hospital to be known as the Labuan General Hospital and its authorized bed capacity for general care services increased to one hundred (100).
Sec. 2. The existing hospital facilities and professional health care services of the Labuan General Hospital are hereby upgraded to conform with and be commensurate to the increase in its bed capacity as provided in Section 1 hereof.
Sec. 3. The Department of Health shall, in coordination with the Department of Budget and Management and the Labuan General Hospital, determine the additional staff plantilla positions to be created pursuant to this Act.
Sec. 4. The increase in bed capacity of the Labuan General Hospital to one hundred (100) beds for general care services shall be implemented for a period of not more than four (4) years from the approval of this Act.
Sec. 5. All laws, decrees, orders, issuances, rules and regulations or parts thereof inconsistent with the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed or modified accordingly.
Sec. 6. The Secretary of Health shall immediately include in the Department's programs the implementation of this Act, the funding of which shall be included in the annual General Appropriations Act.
Sec. 7. This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in the Official Gazette or in a newspaper of general circulation.
(SGD.) VICENTE C. SOTTO III
President of the Senate
(SGD.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO
Speaker of the House of Representatives
This Act which originated in the House of Representatives was passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on October 10, 2018 and November 13, 2018, respectively.
(SGD.) MYRA MARIE D. VILLARICA
Secretary of the Senate
(SGD.) DANTE ROBERTO P. MALING
Acting Secretary General House of Representatives
Approved: JAN 18 2019
(SGD.) RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE
President of the Philippines