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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11208 - AN ACT INCREASING THE BED CAPACITY OF RIZAL MEDICAL CENTER IN PASIG CITY FROM THREE HUNDRED (300) TO FIVE HUNDRED (500) BEDS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11208 - AN ACT INCREASING THE BED CAPACITY OF RIZAL MEDICAL CENTER IN PASIG CITY FROM THREE HUNDRED (300) TO FIVE HUNDRED (500) BEDS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11208, February 14, 2019

AN ACT INCREASING THE BED CAPACITY OF RIZAL MEDICAL CENTER IN PASIG CITY FROM THREE HUNDRED (300) TO FIVE HUNDRED (500) BEDS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:

Section 1. The authorized bed capacity of the Rizal Medical Center (RMC) in Pasig City is hereby upgraded from three hundred (300) to five hundred (500) beds.

Sec. 2. The existing medical equipment and facilities, its operating funds and- construction of the needed infrastructure of the RMC are hereby upgraded to conform with and commensurate to the increase in bed capacity as provided in Section 1 hereof.

Sec. 3. The increase in bed capacity of RMC from three hundred (300) to five hundred (500) beds shall be implemented for a period of not more than three (3) years from the approval of this Act. The Secretary of Health shall immediately include in the Department's programs the said implementation, the funding of which shall be included in the annual General Appropriations Act.

Sec. 4. This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in the Official Gazette or in a newspaper of general circulation.

 Approved:

(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 on November 28, 2017, amended by the Senate on July 24, 2018, and which amendment was concurred in by the House of Representatives on November 20,2018. 

(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


Manila Bulletin, February 22, 2019

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