Republic Act No. 6953: Osmeña Day
H. No. 22366
S. No. 1347
Republic of the Philippines
Congress of the Philippines
THIRD REGULAR SESSION
Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-fourth day of July. nineteen hundred and eighty nine.
Republic Act No. 6953
AN ACT DECLARING SEPTEMBER NINE OF EVERY YEAR A SPECIAL NON-WORKING PUBLIC HOLIDAY IN THE CITY OF CEBU AND THE PROVINCE OF CEBU WITH ITS COMPONENT CITIES AND A SPECIAL WORKING PUBLIC HOLIDAY IN THE REST OF THE COUNTRY, IN HONOR OF THE LATE PRESIDENT SERGIO OSMEÑA, SR., AMENDING THEREBY BATAS PAMBANSA BILANG 937
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
Section 1. September Nine of every year is hereby declared a special non-working public holiday in the City of Cebu and the Province of Cebu with its component cities and a special working public holiday in the rest of the country, in honor of the late President Sergio Osmeña, Sr.
Section 2. Batas Pambansa Bilang 937 is hereby amended accordingly.
Section 3. This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days following its publication in two (2) national newspapers of general circulation.
(Sgd.) JOVITO R. SALONGA
(Sgd.) RAMON V. MITRA
This Act which originate in the House of Representatives was finally passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on March 29, 1990 and April 3, 1990, respectively.
(Sgd.) EDWIN P. ACOBA
(Sgd.) QUIRINO D. ABAD SANTOS JR.
Approved: May 22, 1990
(Sgd.) CORAZON C. AQUINO
President of the Philippines
Source: www.gov.ph (www.officialgazette.gov.ph/1990/05/22/republic-act-no-6953-2/)