National Budget Circular 542

National Budget Circular 542, issued by the Department of Budget and Management on August 29, 2012, reiterates compliance with Section 93 of the General Appropriations Act of FY2012. Section 93 is the Transparency Seal provision, to wit:

Sec. 93. Transparency Seal. To enhance transparency and enforce accountability, all national government agencies shall maintain a transparency seal on their official websites. The transparency seal shall contain the following information: (i) the agency’s mandates and functions, names of its officials with their position and designation, and contact information; (ii) annual reports, as required under National Budget Circular Nos. 507 and 507-A dated January 31, 2007 and June 12, 2007, respectively, for the last three (3) years; (iii) their respective approved budgets and corresponding targets immediately upon approval of this Act; (iv) major programs and projects categorized in accordance with the five key results areas under E.O. No. 43, s. 2011; (v) the program/projects beneficiaries as identified in the applicable special provisions; (vi) status of implementation and program/project evaluation and/or assessment reports; and (vii) annual procurement plan, contracts awarded and the name of contractors/suppliers/consultants. The respective heads of the agencies shall be responsible for ensuring compliance with this section.

A Transparency Seal, prominently displayed on the main page of the website of a particular government agency, is a certificate that it has complied with the requirements of Section 93. This Seal links to a page within the agency’s website which contains an index of downloadable items of each of the above-mentioned documents.

 Compliance of the Office of the President with Sec. 93 (Transparency Seal) R.A. No. 10155 (General Appropriations Act FY 2013)

I. The agency’s mandates and functions, names of its officials with their position and designation, and contact information

a. The agency’s mandates and functions

b. Citizen’s Charter of the Presidential Action Center

c. Position, designation, and contact information of personnel of the Office of the President

II. Annual Report

a. Statement of Allotment, Obligation and Balances

a.1 FY 2013 (as of September 30, 2013)

a.1.5 FY 2013 Annex A (as of September 30, 2013)

a.2 FY 2011 & 2012

a.3 FY 2012 (As of October 31, 2012)

a.4 FY 2011

a.5 FY 2010

a.6 FY 2009

b. Disbursement and Income

b.1 Disbursement

b.1.1 FY 2012 (as of October 2012)

b.1.2 FY 2011

b.1.3 FY 2010

b.1.4 FY 2009

b.2 Income

b.2.1 FY 2012

b.2.2 FY 2011

b.2.3 FY 2010

b.2.4 FY 2009

c. Physical Plan

c.1 FY 2012

c.2 FY 2011

c.3 FY 2010

c.3 FY 2009

d. Financial Report of Operation

d.1 FY 2012

d.2 FY 2011

d.3 FY 2010

d.4 FY 2009

III. DBM approved budgets and Corresponding Targets

a. DBM Approved Budget

b. Corresponding Targets

IV. Major program/projects categorized in accordance with the five key results areas under E.O. No. 43, s. 2011 V. The program/projects beneficiaries as identified in the applicable special provisions (Not Applicable) VI. Status of implementation and program/project evaluation and/or assessment reports VII. Annual Procurement Plan, Contracts awarded and the name of contractors/suppliers/consultants

a. Annual Procurement Plan

b. Contracts awarded and the name of contractors/suppliers/consultants

c. Prepared and Approved Invitation to Bid (ITB)

d. Prepared and Approved Notice of Award (NOA)

e. Prepared and Approved Notice to Proceed (NTP)

f. Purchase orders

VIII. PhilGEPS Posting

List of projects procured through public bidding and alternative modes of procurement

IX. Certification of Compliance

a. Certification of compliance, PhilGEPS Posting

b. Certification of compliance, Transparency Seal provision of the General Appropriations Act FY 2013

c. Certification of compliance, submission and filing of Statements of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth