Committee on Claims and Petitions
To which shall be referred all proposed legislations, messages, petitions, memorials and other matters relating to the work of the committee, as follows:
- Determination of the validity and amount of all claims brought against the Republic and to derive ways and means for the settlement of it;
- Holding of hearings regarding claims;
- Examination of petitions for annuity, pension, redness and relief for the common good;
- Consideration of claims brought against private persons or private corporations and enterprises.