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. 9791]
AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7532, CONVERTING THE BATANGAS REGIONAL HOSPITAL TO THE BATANGAS MEDICAL CENTER, FURTHER INCREASING ITS BED CAPACITY TO FIVE HUNDRED (500) BEDS
Be it enacted by the Senate and the House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
SECTION 1. Republic Act No. 7532, is hereby amended by inserting a new Section 1, to read as follows:
“SECTION 1. The Batangas Regional Hospital in Batangas City shall be converted into a medical center and shall hereafter be known as the Batangas Medical Center.”
SEC. 2. Section 1 of Republic Act No. 7532, is hereby amended to read as follows:
“SEC. 2. The bed capacity of the Batangas Medical Center is hereby increased from two hundred fifty (250) beds to five hundred (500) beds.”
SEC. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its publication in at least two (2) newspapers of general circulation.
(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 August 5, 2008 and September 8, 2009, respectively.
(Sgd.) EMMA LIRIO-REYES
Secretary of the Senate
(Sgd.) MARILYN B. BARUA-YAP
House of Representatives
Approved: NOV 18 2009
(Sgd.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO
President of the Philippines