Tag: Senate Bill No. 1642

Estrada wants poll precincts for senior citizens, PWDs

(THE MANILA TIMES) SEN. Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada wants to amend Republic Act (RA) 10366 to allow senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWDs) access to “safe” polling precincts. RA 10366 mandates the Commission on Elections to establish polling precincts exclusively for PWDs and senior citizens. Estrada said that although the law ensures special poll centers…
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Estrada wants special polling precincts for PWDs, elderly institutionalized

(INQUIRER) MANILA, Philippines — Senator Jinggoy Estrada has filed a bill to make the special polling precincts for persons with disabilities (PWDs) and senior citizens a standard component in election sites. Emphasizing the need to ensure that polling places nationwide are easily accessible, the legislator filed Senate Bill No. 1642 to amend Republic Act No.…
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Jinggoy wants special polling places for PWDs, senior citizens institutionalized

SENATOR Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada has filed a bill mandating the establishment of precincts exclusively for senior citizens and accessible for persons with disabilities (PWDs). Although a law already exists ensuring such to PWDs and senior citizens, Estrada said there is a need for “clearer language” in RA 10366 regarding the necessary infrastructure, additional features, and special venues…
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