H. No. 425
Republic of the Philippines
Congress of the Philippines
Third Regular Session
Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-third day of July, two thousand twelve.
[REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10613]
AN ACT INCREASING THE MINIMUM BED CAPACITY OF THE ZAMBOANGA CITY MEDICAL CENTER FROM TWO HUNDRED FIFTY (250) TO FIVE HUNDRED (500), AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 2 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7272
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
SECTION 1. Section 2 of Republic Act No. 7272 is hereby amended to read as follows:
âSEC. 2. The Medical Center shall serve as the principal hospital facility of Region IX. It shall have an increase in the bed capacity from two hundred fifty (250) to five hundred (500). The increase in bed capacity shall be implemented for a period of not more than three (3) years from the approval of this Act.â
SEC. 2. 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. 3. This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in a newspaper of general circulation.
(Sgd.) JINGGOY EJERCITO ESTRADA
Acting Senate President
(Sgd.) FELICIANO BELMONTE JR.
Speaker of the House
This Act which originated in the House of Representatives was finally passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on March 23, 2011 and June 6, 2013, respectively.
(Sgd.) EMMA LIRIO-REYES
Secretary of the Senate
(Sgd.) MARILYN B BARUA-YAP
House of Representatives
Approved: AUG 28 2013
(Sgd.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO III
President of the Philippines