SENATE BILL

JUL
21
2016

SBN-849: Street Children Welfare Act of 2016

Advancing The Rights Of Street Children By Strengthening The Barangay Council For The Protection Of Children (BCPC) And Establishing An Incentives System For The Private Sector Engaged In The Promotion Of The Welfare Of Street Children, And For Other Purposes

  • Strengthens the Barangay Council for the Protection of Children (BCPC) organized under Presidential Decree (PD) 603 by expanding its roles and functions as a preventive approach for the purpose of eliminating the presence of street children in our cities and municipalities. (Coordination with CWC, DSWD, LGUs and NGOs)
  • Provides incentives (donations for street children welfare shall be deductible from the total taxable income of donors) to private individuals, corporations, non-governmental organizations or entities that offer much-needed facilities or services, including donations for street children.

 

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