Under the law, all candidates and electoral parties, both winning and losing, are required to submit their SOCE within 30 days after the elections, thus providing a deadline of June 13.
The Comelec said that a SOCE filed beyond the deadline shall not be accepted except from those who won the elections.
As of June 28, Comelec-CFO reported 30 senatorial candidates have already filed their SOCEs.
It also noted 21 political parties and 117 party-list groups have submitted their SOCEs.
Aquilino Pimentel III and senator-elect Ronald dela Rosa, both of PDP-Laban, were able to submit their SOCEs
last Thursday, beating the June 13 deadline set by law.
On failure to file SOCE, Hangdaan disclosed that based on the Commissions new ruling, a penalty of P10,000 is charged on first offense that possibly may increase on the succeeding offense plus disqualification from filing of candidacy in next elections.
COMELEC-Tabuk Acting Election Registrar Annivest Hangdaan said they are doing this so that candidates will have no reason from not filing their SOCEs.
Two days before the deadline Caballero said there are already local candidates who filed their SOCE but she is yet to determine how many candidates have already complied in accordance to the mandate of the law.
Under the law, SOCE must be filed 30 days after the elections, which is supposedly on June 12.
In 2018, the Lebanese Medical Association for Sexual Health (LebMASH), of which we are both board members, collaborated with Helem, an LGBT rights organization, to conduct a pilot study in order to better understand SOCE
determined that, under state consumer protection law, SOCE
While the purpose of the California bill is to safeguard the health and well-being of minors by protecting them from the purported harmful effects of SOCE
, the statute's constitutionality has been the subject of judicial action since the bill's passage.