The Home Committee on Appropriations accepted on Friday the proposed P4.5 trillion price range for 2021 after two weeks of price range briefings, a lawmaker confirmed.
Home appropriations committee chairman and ACT-CIS Partylist Rep. Eric G. Yap instructed BusinessWorld by way of Viber that Home Invoice No. 7727 or the Common Appropriations Invoice (GAB) will likely be for plenary debate subsequent week.
Mr. Yap mentioned no amendments had been made to the proposed nationwide price range.
“I might additionally wish to thank the Home management for his or her timeless help and to everybody who helped the Committee in overcoming the primary hurdle of the passage of the 2021 Nationwide Funds,” he mentioned.
The price range invoice hurdled the committee degree even when the listening to for the Presidential Communications Operations Workplace remained suspended.
“As now we have mentioned many occasions, this 12 months’s price range proceedings are each historic and difficult not solely due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic but in addition due to different circumstances that this august chamber is in,” Mr. Yap mentioned.
The training sector, which consists of the Division of Training, Fee on Greater Training, and Technical Training and Abilities Improvement Authority, will get the lion’s share of the funds with P754.four billion.
The 2021 price range is 9.9% increased than the P4.1 trillion allotted for this 12 months. — Kyle Aristophere T. Atienza