Committee Jurisdiction: All matters relating to banks, financial institutions, government and private currencies, capital markets, mutual funds, securitization, coinage and circulation of money.

 

[NEWS] CHIZ SEEKS PASSAGE OF NEW CENTRAL BANK ACT
23 January 2017

MANILA – Senator Francis Escudero on Monday
sought the immediate passage of Senate Bill
No. 1297 to strengthen the tools of Bangko
Sental ng Pilipinas (BSP) in exercising and
performing its mandates.
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[NEWS] ESCUDERO TO PRIORITIZE CENTRAL BANK ACT AND BANK SECRECY LAW
16 January 2017

In a text message, Senate committee on banks
chair Francis G. Escudero said his committee will
also prioritize the passage of the amendments to
the Central Bank Act and bank secrecy laws.
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[NEWS] ESCUDERO BACKS REGULATION
OF "5-6"

13 January 2017

Several senators yesterday backed the
government's move to put an end to the "5-6"
lending scheme but cautioned the state against abruptly terminating it without providing
alternative sources of credit to small businesses.
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[INTERVIEW TRANSCRIPT] STATION: DZRH
PROGRAM: DAMDAMING BAYAN
ANCHOR: JOE TARUC

10 January 2017

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Sponsorship Speech
NEW CENTRAL BANK ACT
23 January 2017

Mr. President, Honorable Colleagues of this august Chamber:

As Chairperson of the Committee on Banks, Financial Institutions and Currencies, I rise to sponsor Committee Report No. 26, which recommends the approval of Senate Bill No. 1297 entitled, "An Act Amending Republic Act Number 7653, otherwise known as "The New Central Bank Act", and for other Purposes" which is a bill prepared by the Committee in substitution of Senate Bill Nos. 16, 859, 1027 and 1148 authored by Sens. Drilon, Recto, Ejercito and this representation. <full speech>

Download Committee Report No. 26

Download Senate Bill No. 1297


 

 

 

 

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