Comparative table of proposed rules for the Joint Session of Congress on Proc. No. 1959 (Martial Law in Maguindanao)
Comparative table of proposed provisions of the rules of the Joint Session of Congress on Proclamation No. 1959, which proclaimed a state of martial law in Maguindanao. The table shows provisions proposed by either chambers of the Philippine Congress (House of Representatives and Senate) and indicates provisions agreed upon by both Houses.
Proclamation No. 1959 was issued by President Arroyo in the wake of the brutal slay of at least 57 individuals, including women and media practitioners, on November 23, 2009.