MANILA, Philippines – The now 20-member Consultative Committee (Con-Com) formed by President Rodrigo Duterte has been hard at work, meeting daily to craft a new constitution, one which establishes a federal system of government.
Critical to their work is the formation of 12 committees corresponding to portions of the draft charter that will outline, among other things, a new bill of rights, the structure of federal states, powers of the president, and political reforms.
The committees and subcommittees are:
These committees and the description of what each covers give us an idea of how the Con-Com is coming up with its charter change recommendations.
Here is the list of committees, their coverage, and their members based on documents from the Con-Com Secretariat:
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