However, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) has released its official statement regarding the said news claiming that the Senate Bill that aims to formally put an end to the implementation of the CPD Law is false.
“This is to clarify that the above mentioned is a newly filed pending Senate Bill and still has to pass through the required deliberation, including the counterpart measure in the House of Representatives, before it could amend an existing law.”
“CPD is essential for any professional to deliver services that comply with the latest standards of quality, efficiency, safety, among others. It also ensures compliance with regulatory laws, and international commitments by professionals.”
“PRC and the Professional Regulatory Boards have put in place initiatives to address issues of affordability and accessibility. Guidelines are being prepared to standardize seminar fees, crediting of professional activities and online courses.”