National Athletes and Coaches Benefits and Incentives Act, Republic Act No. 10699, approved by the President on November 13, 2015, published in The Philippine Star on November 17, 2015. Declared it a state policy to promote excellence in sports by looking after the welfare of national athletes and coaches competing for the country and by providing benefits and incentives for national athletes and other athletes who win in international sports competitions and bring honor and recognition to the country.