THIS IS TO CERTIFY that at the regular session duly constituted of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan, Province of Pangasinan, held on August 22, 2011 at Lingayen, Pangasinan, the following provincial resolution was approved:
PROVINCIAL RESOLUTION NO. 153-2011
WHEREAS, this august Body was in receipt of a copy of Letter of Dr. Anna Maria Teresa S. de Guzman, Provincial Health Officer II, requesting the change of name of Umingan Medicare Hospital, Asingan Medicare Hospital, Bolinao Medicare Hospital, Mapandan Municipal Hospital, Pozorrubio Municipal Hospital and Urdaneta General Hospital (Don Amadeo J. Perez Memorial General Hospital) which are all provincial government hospitals;
WHEREAS, Executive Order No. 503 which provides for the rules and regulations implementing the transfers of personnel and assets, liabilities and records of National Government Agencies whose functions are to be devolved to the Local Government Units, there is indeed a need to change the names of the aforementioned hospitals for the purpose of appropriate uniformity, recognition, identification and all other legal intentions;
WHEREAS, Section 13 (4) of RA 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991, provides that:
Sec. 13. Naming of Local Government Units and Public Places, Streets and Structures. (a) The Sangguniang Panlalawigan may, in consultation with the Philippine Historical Commission (PHC), change the name of the following within its territorial jurisdiction:
x x x
(4) Provincial hospitals, health centers, and other health facilities; and
NOW, THEREFORE, on motion of SP Member Jeremy Agerico B. Rosario and co-authored by all Members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan, duly seconded –
Be it enacted by the Sangguniang Panlalawigan in session assembled, that: -
SECTION 1. The following names of the provincial government operated community and district hospitals are hereby changed, to wit:
1. Asingan Medicare Hospital Asingan Community Hospital
(Santiago Abella Ginez Sr.
2. Bolinao Medicare Hospital Bolinao Community Hospital
3. Umingan Medicare Hospital Umingan Community Hospital
4. Mapandan Municipal Hospital Mapandan Community Hospital
5. Pozorrubio Municipal Hospital Pozorrubio Community Hospital
6. Urdaneta General Hospital Urdaneta District Hospital
(Don Amadeo J. Perez (Don Amadeo J. Perez
Memorial General Hospital) Memorial General Hospital)
SECTION 2. There is also a need to place the name of the deceased donor and/or the personalities after which these hospitals were named in the following hospitals in recognition of their contribution for the establishment of the same, to wit:
1. Manaoag Community Hospital
(Don Eugenio Perez Memorial Hospital)
2. Dasol Community Hospital
(Col. Domingo A. Valdez Memorial Hospital)
3. Lingayen District Hospital
(Don Mariano C. Versoza Memorial Hospital)
SECTION 3. The Provincial Health Office and the Provincial Legal Office are tasked to undertake measures for the compliance of existing laws, rules and regulations for the proper implementation of this Ordinance.
SECTION 4. This ordinance shall take effect upon its approval.
ATTY. VERNA T. NAVA-PEREZ
Secretary to the Sanggunian
VICE GOVERNOR JOSE FERDINAND Z. CALIMLIM, JR.
AMADO T. ESPINO, JR.