Congress passed a law in 2016 mandating that bulbs
The ban requires passengers to put all electronics larger than cell phones including laptops, cameras and e-readers in checked luggage.
During the first 6 months of the congress under former president Benigno Aquino III, only one law was approved – the 2011 General Appropriations Act or RA 10147. Traditional incandescent light bulbs have been phased out under a law passed by Congress in 2007.A rider in the new federal budget withholding money from the Department of Energy for enforcement won't change that. The 17th Congress closes session for the year on December 14.File photos by Rappler MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The 17th Congress bade 2016 goodbye, with two bills passed into law.