118 OG No. 28, 7873 (July 11, 2022)
[ REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11870, June 29, 2022 ]
AN ACT INCREASING THE BED CAPACITY OF THE DR. SERAPIO B. MONTANER, JR. MEMORIAL HOSPITAL IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF MALABANG, PROVINCE OF LANAO DEL SUR, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
SECTION 1. The authorized bed capacity of the Dr. Serapio B. Montaner, Jr. Memorial Hospital in the Municipality of Malabang, Province of Lanao del Sur is hereby increased from twenty-five (25) to one hundred (100) beds. Any future increase in bed capacity shall be consistent with its hospital development plan which shall be prepared by the Department of Health (DOH)
SEC. 2. The existing professional health care services and facilities of the Dr. Serapio B. Montaner, Jr. Memorial Hospital are hereby upgraded to conform with and be commensurate to the increase in its authorized bed capacity as provided for in Section 1 hereof.
SEC. 3. The existing workforce of the Dr. Serapio B. Montaner, Jr. Memorial Hospital shall be increased correspondingly. The Secretary of the DOH shall, after consultation with the Chief of Hospital of the Serapio B. Montaner, Jr. Memorial Hospital, and in coordination with the Secretary of the Department of Budget and Management and the Chairperson of the Civil Service Commission, determine the additional new positions to be created and filled up.
SEC. 4. The Bangsamoro Government of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) shall provide the necessary funds for the maintenance and other operating expenses of the Dr. Serapio B. Montaner, Jr. Memorial Hospital. It shall also appropriate funds for human resource complement to support the increase in bed capacity and the corresponding upgrading of its service facilities and professional health care services. The Secretary of the DOH shall include in the Department’s subsidy program, support for the capital outlays of the said hospital.
SEC. 5. If any provision or part of this Act is declared unconstitutional, the remaining parts or provisions not affected shall remain in full force and effect.
SEC. 6. All laws, executive orders, issuances, rules and regulations inconsistent with this Act are hereby modified accordingly.
SEC. 7. 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 originated in the House of Representatives was passed by the House of Representatives on January 20, 2021, amended by the Senate of the Philippines on May 31, 2022, and which amendment was concurred in by the House of Representatives on June 1, 2022.
(SGD.) MYRA MARIE D. VILLARICA
Secretary of the Senate
(SGD.) MARK LLANDRO L. MENDOZA
House of Representatives
Approved: JUN 29 2022
(SGD.) RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE
President of the Philippines
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