Republic of the Philippines
Congress of the Philippines
Third Regular Session
Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-seventh day of July, two thousand nine.
[REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9921]
AN ACT CONVERTING THE RPMD NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL IN BARANGAY PAPANDAYAN CANIOGAN, CITY OF MARAWI, PROVINCE OF LANAO DEL SUR INTO A NATIONAL SCIENCE HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS RPMD NATIONAL SCIENCE HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
Be it enacted by the Senate and the House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
SECTION 1. Conversion into a National Science High School. — The RPMD National High School in Barangay Papandayan Caniogan, City of Marawi, Province of Lanao del Sur is hereby converted into a national science high school to be known as RPMD National Science High School.
SEC. 2. Transfer of Assets and Liabilities. — All personnel, assets, liabilities and records of the RPMD National High School are hereby transferred to and absorbed by the RPMD National Science High School.
SEC. 3. Appropriations. — The Regional Secretary of Education of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) shall immediately include in the Department’s program the operationalization of the RPMD National Science High School, the initial funding of which shall be charged against the current year’s appropriations of the RPMD National High School. Thereafter, the amount necessary for the continued operation of the school shall be included in the annual General Appropriations Act.
SEC. 4. Implementation. — The Regional Secretary of Education of the ARMM shall issue rules and regulations that may be necessary to carry out the purpose of this Act.
SEC. 5. Effectivity. — This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in the Official Gazette.
(Sgd.) JUAN PONCE ENRILE
President of the Senate
(Sgd.) PROSPERO C. NOGRALES
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 December 3, 2008 and October 7, 2009, respectively.
(Sgd.) EMMA LIRIO-REYES
Secretary of the Senate
(Sgd.) MARILYN B. BARUA-YAP
House of Representatives
Approved: JAN 07 2010
(Sgd.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO
President of the Philippines