House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo receives a Philippine Coast Guard memento from PCG Commandant Admiral Elson Hermogino during his courtesy visit at the House of Representatives last Thursday. On behalf of the PCG, Hermogino thanked Speaker Arroyo and the House for spearheading the filing and approval of House Bill 8833, which seeks to establish and construct a Philippine Coast Guard General Hospital that will cater to the medical needs of PCG personnel, employees, their dependents, and retired uniformed personnel. Speaker Arroyo said the House passed HB 8833 last January 29, 2019 and subsequently, the Senate approved it on third and final reading without amendments last June 3, 2019. The enrolled copy of HB 8833 will now be transmitted to President Duterte for his approval and signature. HB 8833 is principally authored by Rep. Federico Sandoval II (Lone District, Malabon City. With Hermogino during his courtesy visit to Speaker Arroyo were some PCG officials.