House leaders confident amendments to anti-terror law will be passed in 18th Congress

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Published November 17, 2019, 3:28 PM

By Charissa Luci-Atienza 

Muntinlupa City Rep. Rozzano Rufino “Ruffy” Biazon expressed optimism that the measures that would add more teeth to the Human Security Act of 2007 and preempt terrorist acts would hurdle the 18th Congress.

House of the Representatives (Manila Bulletin File Photo)

The senior vice chairman of the House Committee on National Defense and Security, who chaired the Technical Working Group (TWG) on the proposed amendments to the Republic Act 9372 in the previous 17th Congress, said there will be “enough time” to deliberate on the measures.

“I think it will pass this 18th Congress because we have enough time to deliberate on it, unlike in the previous Congress where it was just taken up in the latter

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