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Unformatted text preview: results. (Sec. 53(a) R.A. 7160) If there is no quorum: 1. Declare a recess until such time that quorum is constituted 2. Compel attendance of the member absent without justifiable cause 3. Declare the session adjourned for lack of quorum and no business shall be transacted (Sec. 53(b) R.A. 7160) Q: How are sessions fixed? POLITICAL LAW TEAM: ADVISER: ATTY. EDWIN REY SANDOVAL; SUBJECT HEAD: RACHEL MARIE L. FELICES; ASST. SUBJECT HEADS: WIVINO E. BRACERO II & HERAZEUS CHRISTINE Y. UY; MEMBERS: LAWRENCE PAULO H. AQUINO, LEANDRO RODEL V. ATIENZA, MARINETH EASTER AN D. AYOS, CARLO R. BALA, WILFREDO T. BONILLA, JR., KEEL ACHERNAR R. DINOY, APRIL V. ENRILE, KENNETH JAMES CARLO C. HIZON, JOSE MARIA G. MENDOZA, ROGER CHRISTOPHER R. REYES, ROMILINDA C. SIBAL, JASMIN M. SISON, ZARAH PATRICIA T. SUAREZ, RALPH JULIOUS L. VILLAMOR. LOCAL GOVERNMENTS A: IF REGULAR SESSIONS By resolution on the 1st day of the session immediately following the election the elections of its members IF SPECIAL SESSIONS
When public interests so demand may be called by the local chief executive or by a majority of the members of the sanggunian Q: What are the requirements of a sanggunian session? A: 1. Shall be open to public unless it is a closed‐door session 2. No two sessions, regular or special, may be held in a single day 3. Minutes of the session be recorded and each sanggunian shall keep a journal and record of its proceedings which may be published upon resolution of the sanggunian concerned. 4. In case of special sessions: a. Written notice to the members must be served personally at least 24 hours before b. Unless otherwise concurred in by 2/3 votes of the sanggunian members present, there being no quorum, no other matters may be considered at a special session except those stated in the notice. (Sec. 52 R.A. 7160) Q: On its first regular session, may the Sanggunian transact business other than the matter of adopting or updating its existing rules or procedure? A: Yes. There is nothing in the language of the LGC that restricts the matters to be taken up during the first regula...
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