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Aside from the income tax cuts, Belmonte said the House would also try to approve the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) by appealing to interpellators to focus on new issues that had not been tackled in the plenary.
Among the interpellators representing Minshuto (Democratic Party of Japan) were former presidents Naoto Kan and Seiji Maehara, and Akira Nagatsuma, acting chairman of the policy research council, who shed light on ''missing pension records.
The BBL has 13 interpellators in the Lower House and four in the Upper Chamber.
The lack of a quorum in past weeks has hampered the progress of the debates, and only a few lawmakers out of more than 20 remaining on the list of interpellators have been able to ask questions to its defenders led by Cagayan de Oro Rep.
Satsuki Katayama and Yukari Sato, who became House of Representatives members after fighting ''rebel'' LDP members who were against the postal privatization bills, and Ryosei Akazawa, who was a Japan Post employee until August, stood as interpellators in a session of the lower house Special Committee on Postal Privatization.
On Monday, a quorum was achieved with 188 lawmakers present, but deliberations on BBL could not proceed as there was no one present among the lawmakers on the list of interpellators.