Republic Act No. 9004
Section 1. Any provision of law to the contrary notwithstanding, there shall be created an engineering district of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in the Second Congressional District of the Province of Iloilo, which comprises the municipalities of Sta. Barbara, Alimodian, Leon, Pavia, San Miguel, New Lucena, Leganes and Zarraga.
Sec. 2. The site of the engineering district shall be located in the Municipality of Sta. Barbara, Province of Iloilo.
Sec. 3. The Secretary of the Department of Public Works and Highways is hereby authorized to transfer the records pertaining to the jurisdiction of the engineering district of the Second Congressional District of the Province of Iloilo and an equal share of equipment, vehicles, parts, supplies and materials from the DPWH First Engineering District of Iloilo from whence this engineering district separates in accordance with existing laws, regulations or practices.
Sec. 4. The amount necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act shall be included in the annual General Appropriations Act of the year following its enactment into law and thereafter.
Sec. 5. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
(Note: Lapsed into law on January 27, 2001, without the signature of the President, in accordance with Article VI, Sec. 27 (1) of the Constitution)