Charity Sweepstakes Office headed by Chairperson and Interim General Manager
Anselmo Simeon P. Pinili together with the officials representing the Agency on
Small Town Lottery (STL) and the upcoming procurement of its Lottery System,
attended the congressional joint meeting of the Public Accounts and the Games
and Amusements Committees at the Speaker
Yniquez Hall, South Wing Annex of the House of Representatives, Quezon City on
June 11, 2019.
The Committee on Public Accounts Chairperson
Hon. Rep. Danilo A. Suarez, and Committee on Games and Amusements Chairperson,
Hon. Rep. Gus S. Tambunting carried over last session’s inquiry and agenda on
the PCSO’s proposed resolution on matters of its credit collection on STL
Agents, efficiency of payment, and the Agency’s sanctions on erring Authorized
STL Agents (ASAs)
PCSO Officials swiftly answered the joint
committees’ queries by presenting its newly improved/revised proposed
Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of STL. The said proposed IRR will
cover application, processes, credit and collection, sanctions and legal
PCSO Accredited STL Agent Super Lucky Beagler,
Inc. was invited to share/present before the committees its best practices on
daily transactions/ operations in Negros Occidental.
On the inquiry of the committees on the matter
of ASAs, perceived malicious transactions with PCSO Management regarding
payments, the issue was quickly dismissed as it was explained and evidently
cleared by the Agency.
On the next session of the joint committee
meeting, the details on the PCSO’s proposed IRR on STL operations and solutions
on how to improve its revenue augmentation to minimize government losses will
be included in the agenda.