- Senate President Tito Sotto confirmed that he already signed the controversial Anti-Terrorism Bill
- He also said that it was signed by House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano on Monday night
- On Tuesday morning, the final copy of the bill was sent to President Rodrigo Duterte for his signature
- Meanwhile, many Filipinos and netizens criticized the bill, claiming that some provisions are prone to abuse and unconstitutional
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Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III confirmed to reporters that the Anti-Terrorism Bill has been sent to the Office of the President on Tuesday morning.
KAMI learned that the controversial bill is now waiting for the signature of President Duterte.
In a report by the Inquirer, Sotto confirmed that he signed the bill and House Speaker Alan Cayetano signed it as well on Monday night.
“The bill is on the way this morning to President Duterte,” Sotto said.
The Anti-Terrorism Bill drew lots of criticism from many Filipinos and netizens, claiming that it is prone to abuse and some provisions are unconstitutional.
You can read the House of Representatives version of the bill here to learn more about it.
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In a previous report by KAMI, Sotto aired his frustrations towards the misconceptions of many people regarding the controversial bill.
Some politicians and celebrities also aired their sentiments regarding the bill that aims to amend the Human Security Act of 2007.
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