REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11217, February 14, 2019
AN ACT DECLARING JANUARY 17 OF EVERY YEAR AS JAMES LEONARD TAGLE GORDON DAY, A SPECIAL NONWORKING HOLIDAY IN THE CITY OF OLONGAPO AND IN THE SUBIC BAY FREEPORT ZONE, IN RECOGNITION OF THE ACHIEVEMENTS, CONTRIBUTIONS AND HEROISM OF JAMES LEONARD TAGLE GORDON
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
Section 1. January 17 of every year is hereby declared a special nonworking holiday in the City of Olongapo, Province of Zambales, and in the Subic Bay Freeport Zone in recognition of the achievements, contributions and heroism of James Leonard Tagle Gordon.
Sec. 2. This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in the Official Gazette or in a newspaper of general circular.
(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 December 5, 2018 and January 14, 2019, respectively.
(SGD.) MYRA MARIE D. VILLARICA
Secretary of the Senate
(SGD.) DANTE ROBERTO P. MALING
Acting Secretary General House of Representatives
Approved: FEB 14 2019
(SGD.) RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE
President of the Philippines