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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 3080 - AN ACT PROVIDING THAT THE HIGHWAY FROM THE CITY OF MANILA TO THE MUNICIPALITY OF LINGAYEN, PROVINCE OF PANGASINAN, PASSING THROUGH THE MUNICIPALITY OF TARLAC, PROVINCE OF TARLAC, AND THE MUNICIPALITIES OF VILLASIS, URDANETA, STA. BARBARA, CALASIAO, DAGUPAN, AND BINMALEY, ALL IN THE PROVINCE OF PANGASINAN, SHALL HEREAFTER BE KNOWN AS THE MACARTHUR HIGHWAY
|WHEREAS, General of the Army Douglas
Macarthur and his gallant forces wrote one of the most inspiring and
glorious chapters in the annals of human freedom through their
brilliant military operations during World War II which led to the
liberation of the Philippines; and
WHEREAS, as a fitting expression of the profound gratitude of the Filipino people to the liberator of the Philippines for his priceless contribution to Philippine history, the highway through which his liberation forces passed in the re-conquest of the City of Manila should be named in his honor: Now, therefore,
Section 1. The highway from the City of Manila to the Municipality of Lingayen, Province of Pangasinan, passing through the Municipality of Tarlac, Province of Tarlac, and the Municipalities of Villasis, Urdaneta, Sta. Barbara, Calasio, Dagupan, and Binmaley, all in the Province of Pangasinan, shall hereafter be known as the Macarthur Highway in honor of General of the Army Douglas Macarthur, the Liberator of the Philippines.
Sec. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: June 17, 1961.