Daily Tribune, June 29, 2022
[ REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11784, May 29, 2022 ]
AN ACT ESTABLISHING A CAMPUS OF THE POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES (PUP) IN THE CITY OF SANTA ROSA, PROVINCE OF LAGUNA, TO BE KNOWN AS THE PUP-SANTA ROSA CAMPUS, 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 “PUP-Santa Rosa Campus Act”.
SEC. 2. The hereby established a campus of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP), hereinafter referred to as the University, in the City of Santa Rosa, Province of Laguna, to be known as the PUP-Santa Rosa Campus.
SEC. 3. The PUP-Santa Rosa Campus shall primarily provide short-term technical-vocational, undergraduate, and graduate courses within the areas of competency and specialization pursuant to its mandate, and according to its capabilities as the Board of Regents, hereinafter referred to as the Board, may deem necessary to respond to the human resources development needs of the Province of Laguna and of the Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon (CALABARZON) Region.
The PUP-Santa Rosa Campus is also mandated to undertake research and extension services, and to provide progressive leadership in these areas, including the offering of graduate degrees through open distance learning under the PUP Open University System.
SEC. 4. The PUP-Santa Rosa Campus shall be headed by a Campus Administrator who shall render full-time service and shall be appointed or designated by the Board upon the recommendation of the search committee and the President of the University. Such appointment or designation shall be subject to the guidelines, qualifications, and standards set by the Board.
SEC. 5. The establishment of the PUP-Santa Rosa Campus shall ensure that the minimum requirements for its operation and program offerings have been complied with, as duly prescribed by the Commission on Higher Education.
SEC. 6. All assets, real and personal, personnel, and records of the PUP-Santa Rosa Campus, as well as liabilities and obligations, are hereby transferred to the University. The positions, rights, and security of tenure of faculty members and personnel employed at the PUP-Santa Rosa Campus under existing laws prior to the integration to the University shall be respected.
All parcels of land belonging to the government to be occupied by the PUP-Santa Rosa Campus shall be declared to be the property of the University and shall titled under its name: Provided, That should the University cease to exist or be abolished or should such aforementioned parcels of land be no longer needed by the University, 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 provisions of Republic Act No. 8292, otherwise known as the “Higher Education Modernization Act of 1997”, shall form part of this Act, and together, shall serve as the governing charter of the University.
SEC. 8. All other powers, functions, privileges, responsibilities, and limitations under existing laws shall be deemed granted to or imposed upon the PUP and its officials, whenever appropriate.
SEC. 9. The amount necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act shall be included in the annual General Appropriations Act.
SEC. 10. 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. 11. 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. 12. 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 January 27, 2020 and January 31, 2022, respectively.
(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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