Daily Tribune, June 29, 2022
[ REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11781, May 29, 2022 ]
AN ACT CONVERTING THE EXTENSION CAMPUSES OF THE DON HONORIO VENTURA STATE UNIVERSITY (DHVSU) LOCATED IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF STO. TOMAS, PORAC, LUBAO, CANDABA, APALIT, MEXICO, STA. RITA, FLORIDABLANCA, GUAGUA, AND SASMUAN, ALL IN THE PROVINCE OF PAMPANGA, INTO REGULAR CAMPUSES OF THE DHVSU, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
SECTION 1. This Act shall be known as the “Don Honorio Ventura State University-Sto. Tomas, Porac, Lubao, Candaba, Apalit, Mexico, Sta. Rita, Floridablanca, Guagua, and Sasmuan Campuses Act”.
SEC. 2. The Extension Campuses of the Don Honorio Ventura State University (DHVSU) located in the municipalities of Sto. Tomas, Porac, Lubao, Candaba, Apalit, Mexico, Sta. Rita, Floridablanca, Guagua, and Sasmuan, all in the Province of Pampanga, are hereby converted into regular campuses of the DHVSU, to be known as the DHVSU-Sto. Tomas Campus, DHVSU-Porac Campus, DHVSU-Lubao Campus, DHVSU-Candaba Campus, DHVSU-Apalit Campus, DHVSU-Mexico Campus, DHVSU-Sta. Rita Campus, DHVSU-Floridablanca Campus, DHVSU-Guagua Campus, and DHVSU-Sasmuan Campus.
SEC. 3. The DHVSU-Sto. Tomas, Porac, Lubao, Candaba, Apalit, Mexico, Sta. Rita, Floridablanca, Guagua, and Sasmuan Campuses shall offer primarily provide short-term technical-vocational, undergraduate, and graduate courses within their areas of competency and specialization, pursuant the mandate of the DHVSU,and according to their capabilities as the Board of Regents may deem necessary to meet the human resource development needs of the Province of Pampanga and Region III. They also mandated to undertake research and extension services, and to provide progressive leadership in these areas.
SEC. 4. The governance of the campuses shall be vested exclusively in the Board of Regents of the DHVSU, hereinafter referred to as the Board.
SEC. 5. The DHVSU President shall exercise overall supervision and management of the campuses. Each campus shall be headed by a Campus Administrator who shall render full-time service and is appointed or designated by the Board, upon the recommendation of the search committee and the President, subject to the guidelines, qualifications, and standards set by the Board.
SEC. 6. All assets, real and personal, personnel and records of the DHVSU Extension Campuses located in the municipalities of Sto. Tomas, Porac, Lubao, Candaba, Apalit, Mexico, Sta. Rita. Floridablanca, Guagua and Sasmuan, Province of Pampanga, as well as its liabilities or obligations, are hereby transferred to the DHVSU. The positions, rights and security of tenure of faculty members and personnel therein employed under existing laws prior to the conversion into a regular campus shall be respected.
All parcels of land belonging to the government occupied by the DHVSU-Sto. Tomas Campus, DHVSU-Porac Campus, DHVSU-Lubao Campus, DHVSU-Candaba Campus, DHVSU-Apalit Campus, DHVSU-Mexico Campus, DHVSU-Sta. Rita Campus, DHVSU-Floridablanca Campus, DHVSU-Guagua Campus, and DHVSU-Sasmuan Campus are hereby transferred to the DHVSU, and shall be titled under its name: Provided, That should the campuses or the DHVSU cease to exist or be abolished or should such aforementioned parcels of land be no longer needed by the DHVSU, the same shall revert to the local government units concerned or to the Republic of the Philippines, as the case may be.
SEC. 7. The amount necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act shall be included in the Annual General Appropriations Act (GAA).
The municipalities of Sto. Tomas, Porac, Lubao, Candaba, Apalit, Mexico, Sta. Rita. Floridablanca, Guagua and Sasmuan shall provide the same financial support to the respective extension campuses until such time that the amount necessary for the continued operation and maintenance of the campuses shall be included in the annual GAA.
SEC. 8. The provisions of Republic Act No. 8292, otherwise known as the “Higher Education Modernization Act of 1997”, and Republic Act No. 9832, entitled “An Act Converting the Don Honorio Ventura College of Arts and Trades in the Muncipality of Bacolor, Province of Pampanga into a State University to be known as the Don Honorio Ventura Technological State University (DHVTSU), and Appropriating Funds Therefor”, as amended by Republic Act No. 11169, entitled “An Act Renaming the Don Honorio Ventura Technological State University (DHVTSU) in the Municipality of Bacolor, Province of Pampanga as the Don Honorio Vantura State University (DHVSU), and Expanding its Curricular Offerings, Amending for the Purpose to be Known as the Don Honorio Ventura Technological State University (DHVTSU) and Appropriating Funds Therefor”, shall form part of this Act, and together, shall serve as the governing charter of the DHVSU.
SEC. 9. If, for any reason, any part or provision of this Act is declared invalid or unconstitutional, the remaining parts or provisions not affected thereby shall remain in full force and effect.
SEC. 10. All other laws, presidential decrees, executive orders, rules and regulations contrary to or inconsistent with the provisions of this Act are repealed or modified accordingly.
SEC. 11. This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in the Official Gazette or in a newspaper of general circulation.
(SGD.) VICENTE C. SOTTO III
President of the Senate
(SGD.) LORD ALLAN JAY Q. VELASCO
Speaker of the House
This Act which was originated in the House of Representatives was passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate of the Philippines on September 28, 2020 and January 17, 2022
(SGD.) MYRA MARIE D. VILLARICA
Secretary of the Senate
(SGD.) MARK LLANDRO L. MENDOZA
House of Representatives
Approved: Lapsed into law on MAY 29 2022 without the signature of the President, in accordance with Article VI, Section 27 (1) of the Constitution
(SGD.) RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE
President of the Philippines
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