House Bill 5636

Don’t look now, but you might have to spend more money when paying for your Motor Vehicle User’s Tax in the coming years. House Bill No. 4695 or the Motor Vehicles Road User’s Tax Act seeks to impose a 33-percent increase on motor vehicle user’s charge (MVUC). The new bill …

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Alaminos-Bani Bypass Road

Following the Senate’s adoption of House Bill 7436, also known as the Road Board Abolition Bill, the measure which seeks to abolish the reportedly graft-ridden Road Board Regulatory Agency is only waiting for President Rodrigo Duterte’s signature for it to become official. The bill, which was adopted by the Senate …

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Workers doing road works in the Philippines

The Senate and House of Representatives have finally settled on approving the amended Road Board Abolition Bill, following weeks of indecision among lawmakers. “Reform and transparency” were their common consensus when they decided to approve the bill. “Common sense and real reform are winners in the agreement to genuinely abolish …

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Malacañang is “pleased” to know that the House of Representatives has decided to heed the call of President Rodrigo Duterte to abolish the Road Board which he said was involved in corruption surrounding the use of road tax. House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr. said Congress will support Duterte’s call …

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DPWH

The House Committees on Government Reorganization and Public Works and Highways recently approved the substitute bill abolishing the Road Board, “paving the way for a more transparent and proactive utilization of funds collected through the Motor Vehicle User’s Charge (MVUC).” “I have no reason to doubt the statements of the …

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