SEC. 13. Prohibition against political activity. - No member of the BEI or its support staff shall engage in any partisan political activity, or take part in the election except to discharge his duties as such and to vote.
SEC. 14. DepEd Supervisors and their Support Staff; Composition and Functions. - There shall be at least one (1) DepEd Supervisor Official with one (1) support staff for every voting center. In case of polling centers with more than ten (10) clustered precincts, an additional DepEd supervisor official with one (1) support staff shall be constituted, as follows:
The DepEd Supervisors, in coordination with the EO, shall, among other things:
a) Plan, organize and supervise the setting-up of a voters' assistance center at the voting center to assist voters in locating their polling places/precinct assignments;
b) Plan, organize and supervise the crowd management at the entrance areas of polling places;
c) Maintain a list of technical personnel as well as PNP and AFP personnel in the voting centers for efficient coordination in case of need; and
d) Serve as the contact and point person of the EO in the voting center.
The Support Staff of the DepEd Supervisor shall assist the latter in undertaking the abovementioned functions.
SEC. 15. Honoraria of the BEI and their support staff; DepEd Supervisor and their suppor staff. - The chairman and members of the BEI shall each receive an honorarium of three thousand pesos (P3,000.00). In addition, each shall receive P500.00 for the Testing and Sealing of Machines; P500.00 for one-time transportation allowance, and service credits for three days of service (day before the elections, election day, and day after elections).
The BEI Support Staff shall receive an honorarium of P1,500.00 each and, if applicable, service credits, for three (3) days of service (day before the elections, election day, and day after elections.
DepEd Supervisors shall receive an honorarium of P3,000.00 and service credits for three (3) days of service (day before the elections, election day, and day after elections); while their support staff shall receive an honorarium of P1,500.00, and service credits for three (3) days of service (day before the elections, election day, and day after elections).
SEC. 16. Insurance of DepEd and Non-DepEd Personnel. - The Commission shall allocate the amount of Thirty Million Pesos (P30,000,000.00) for election-related death or injuries that may be sustained by DepEd and non-DepEd personnel in the performance of election duties; Provided, that, in case of death while in the performance of election duties, the heirs of the deceased official/employee shall be given the amount of Two Hundred Thousand Pesos (P200,000.00).