18th Congress


Enacted into Law

Republic Act No. 11524, Coconut Farmers and Industry Trust Fund Act
Principal Author
AN ACT CREATING THE COCONUT FARMERS AND INDUSTRY TRUST FUND, PROVIDING FOR ITS MANAGEMENT AND UTILIZATION, RECONSTITUTING FOR THE PURPOSE THE PHILIPPINE COCONUT AUTHORITY BOARD, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Republic Act No. 11511, Amending Republic Act No. 10068 or the Organic Agriculture Act of 2010
Principal Author
AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10068 OR THE ORGANIC AGRICULTURE ACT OF 2010

Republic Act No. 11478, Increasing the Bed Capacity of the Bicol Medical Center
Principal Author
AN ACT INCREASING THE BED CAPACITY OF THE BICOL MEDICAL CENTER FROM FIVE HUNDRED (500) BEDS TO ONE THOUSAND (1.000) BEDS, UPGRADING ITS SERVICE FACILITIES AND PROFESSIONAL HEALTH CARE SERVICES, AUTHORIZING THE INCREASE OF ITS MEDICAL WORKFORCE COMPLEMENT, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8053, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Republic Act No. 11510, Alternative Learning System Act
Co-author
AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE ALTERNATIVE LEARNING SYSTEM IN BASIC EDUCATION FOR OUT-OF-SCHOOL CHILDREN IN SPECIAL CASES AND ADULTS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Republic Act No. 11476, GMRC and Values Education Act
Co-author
AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING GOOD MANNERS AND RIGHT CONDUCT AND VALUES EDUCATION IN THE K TO 12 CURRICULUM, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Republic Act No. 11502, National Cooperative Month
Co-author
AN ACT DECLARING THE MONTH OF OCTOBER OF EVERY YEAR AS THE “NATIONAL COOPERATIVE MONTH”

Republic Act No. 11525, COVID-19 Vaccination Program Act of 2021
Co-author
AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) VACCINATION PROGRAM EXPEDITING THE VACCINE PROCUREMENT AND ADMINISTRATION PROCESS, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES


Bills Filed

SENATE BILL NO.
TITLE
MAIN REFERRAL
1.
SBN-1855
AN ACT MAKING THE POSITION OF A COOPERATIVES DEVELOPMENT OFFICER MANDATORY IN THE MUNICIPAL, CITY AND PROVINCIAL LEVELS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7160, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991, AS AMENDED
Local Government
2.
SBN-1838
ISANG BATAS NA NAGTATAKDA NG HINDI BABABA SA SIYAM (9) NA YUNIT NG ASIGNATURANG FILIPINO AT TATLONG (3) YUNIT NG ASIGNATURANG PANITIKAN SA KURIKULUM NG KOLEHIYO
3.
SBN-1822
AN ACT RENAMING DEL MONTE AVENUE IN QUEZON CITY TO FERNANDOE POE, JR. AVENUE
Public Works
4.
SBN-1807
AN ACT DECLARING THE MONTH OF OCTOBER OF EVERY YEAR AS THE “NATIONAL COOPERATIVE MONTH
5.
SBN-1791
AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TERTIARY HOSPITAL UNDER THE CONTROL, SUPERVISION, AND MANAGEMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH IN THE CITY OF CALBAYOG, SAMAR TO BE KNOWN AS THE SAMAR ISLAND MEDICAL CENTER, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Health and Demography
6.
SBN-1759
AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE PROTECTION AGAINST PANDEMIC AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE HEALTHCARE AND MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES, AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR
7.
SBN-1521
AN ACT GRANTING THE ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION A PROVISIONAL FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN TELEVISION AND RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Public Services
8.
SBN-1191
AN ACT APPROPRIATING THE SUM OF SIX BILLION PESOS (P6,000,000,000.00) AS SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR F.Y. 2019 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
9.
SBN-1092
AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE GRANT OF A TEACHING SUPPLIES ALLOWANCE FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
Civil Service, Government Reorganization, and Professional Regulation
10.
SBN-828
AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE COMMISSION ON ELECTIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE PERTINENT PROVISIONS OF BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 881, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ‘OMNIBUS ELECTION CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES,’ APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Electoral Reforms and Peoples Participation
11.
SBN-776
AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A RURAL EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
Social Justice, Welfare and Rural Development
12.
SBN-775
AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A MAGNA CARTA FOR DIGNIFIED COMMUTING, CREATING THE NATIONAL OFFICE OF COMMUTER AFFAIRS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Public Services
13.
SBN-693
AN ACT TO ERADICATE CELLULAR PHONE-AIDED TERRORISM AND CRIMINAL ACTIVITIES MANDATING FOR THIS PURPOSE OWNERSHIP REGISTRATION OF ALL PREPAID SIM CARDS FOR CELLULAR PHONES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Public Services
14.
SBN-692
AN ACT CREATING A SYSTEM OF PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS THROUGH THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A PEOPLE’S COUNCIL IN EVERY LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNIT, PRESCRIBING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS
Local Government
15.
SBN-691
AN ACT PRESCRIBING A CODE OF CONDUCT FOR THE EVICTION OF UNDERPRIVILEGED AND HOMELESS CITIZENS OR THE DEMOLITION OF THEIR DWELLINGS, PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION THEREOF, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7279, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING ACT OF 1992
Urban Planning, Housing and Resettlement
16.
SBN-690
AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN ON-SITE, IN-CITY OR NEAR-CITY RESETTLEMENT PROGRAM FOR INFORMAL SETTLER FAMILIES IN ACCORDANCE WITH A PEOPLE’S PLAN AND MANDATING RELOCATING LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS TO PROVIDE OTHER BASIC SERVICES AND LIVELIHOOD COMPONENTS IN FAVOR OF THE RECIPIENT LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNIT, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7279, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ‘URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING ACT OF 1992
Urban Planning, Housing and Resettlement
17.
SBN-689
AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION (SOGIE) AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR
18.
BN-640
AN ACT INCREASING THE BED CAPACITY OF THE BICOL MEDICAL CENTER FROM FIVE HUNDRED (500) BEDS TO ONE THOUSAND (1,000) BEDS, UPGRADING ITS SERVICE FACILITIES AND PROFESSIONAL HEALTH CARE SERVICES, AUTHORIZING THE INCREASE OF ITS MEDICAL WORKFORCE COMPLEMENT, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8053, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
Health and Demography
19.
SBN-639
AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE PRESERVATION, REFORESTATION, AFFORESTATION, AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF MANGROVE FORESTS IN THE PHILIPPINES, PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change
20.
SBN-638
AN ACT PROMOTING ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT BY PROVIDING INCENTIVES FOR THE MANUFACTURE, ASSEMBLY, CONVERSION, AND IMPORTATION OF ELECTRIC AND HYBRID VEHICLES, INCLUDING CHARGING STATIONS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Energy
21.
SBN-637
AN ACT GRANTING HAZARD PAY TO ALL PUBLIC PROSECUTORS, ASSOCIATE PROSECUTION ATTORNEYS, AND PROSECUTION ATTORNEYS DURING THEIR INCUMBENCY AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
Justice and Human Rights
22.
SBN-636
AN ACT INTEGRATING VOTER EDUCATION IN THE JUNIOR AND SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL CURRICULA
Basic Education, Arts and Culture
23.
SBN-635
AN ACT REQUIRING FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS TO POST TRANSACTION FEES FOR EACH AUTOMATED TELLER MACHINE TRANSACTION AND RESTRICTING TRANSACTION FEES FOR AUTOMATED TELLER MACHINES
Banks, Financial Institutions and Currencies
24.
SBN-634
AN ACT ALLOWING DISCLOSURE OR DEPOSITS, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE PERTINENT LAWS ON SECRECY OF DEPOSITS
Banks, Financial Institutions and Currencies
25.
SBN-633
AN ACT AMENDING SECTION 15 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8436 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE COMMISSION ON ELECTIONS TO USE AN AUTOMATED ELECTION SYSTEM IN THE MAY 11, 1998 NATIONAL OR LOCAL ELECTIONS AND IN SUBSEQUENT NATIONAL AND LOCAL ELECTORAL EXERCISES, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9369 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Electoral Reforms and Peoples Participation
26.
SBN-632
AN ACT MODERNIZING THE WAREHOUSE RECEIPTS LAW IN ORDER TO PROVIDE A LEGAL FRAMEWORK THAT SHALL FACILITATE TRADE AND COMMERCE, CREATING THE WAREHOUSE ACCREDITATION COUNCIL, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Trade, Commerce and Entrepreneurship
27.
SBN-631
AN ACT ABOLISHING THE TRAVEL TAX
Ways and Means
28.
SBN-430
AN ACT INTEGRATING EDUCATION ON THE 1987 CONSTITUTION OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES IN THE GRADE 12 SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL CURRICULA OF ALL PUBLIC AND PRIVATE EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS
Basic Education, Arts, and Culture
29.
SBN-429
AN ACT REQUIRING CREMATORIES TO COLLECT FROM THE DECEDENT’S REMAINS TISSUE SAMPLES FOR DNA SAMPLING AND/OR STORAGE, FINGERPRINTS OR THUMBPRINTS, AND DIGITAL PHOTOS, PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Health and Demography
30.
SBN-428
AN ACT REQUIRING MANDATORY AUTOPSY ON BODIES OF CRIME VICTIMS, DEATHS UNDER MYSTERIOUS AND SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Justice and Human Rights
31.
SBN-427
AN ACT MANDATING LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL TO WEAR A BODY CAMERA DURING LAW ENFORCEMENT AND SPECIAL POLICE OPERATIONS, PROVIDING GUIDELINES FOR THE USE OF BODY CAMERA AND VIDEO FOOTAGE RETENTION, AND PENALIZING NON-COMPLIANCE WITH RECORDING AND RETENTION REQUIREMENTS
Public Order and Dangerous Drugs
32.
SBN-426
AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE SHARE IN THE NATIONAL TAXES OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7160, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991
Local Government
33.
SBN-425
AN ACT INCREASING THE SERVICE INCENTIVE LEAVE OF EMPLOYEES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE ARTICLE 95 OF PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 442, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LABOR CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES
Labor, Employment, and Human Resources Development
34.
SBN-424
AN ACT GRANTING CIVIL SERVICE ELIGIBILITY TO CASUAL OR CONTRACTUAL EMPLOYEES OF THE GOVERNMENT WHO HAVE RENDERED AT LEAST FIVE (5) YEARS OF CONTINUOUS EFFICIENT SERVICE
Civil Service, Government Recognition and Professional Regulation
35.
SBN-423
AN ACT REDUCING FOOD WASTE THROUGH FOOD DONATIONS AND FOOD WASTE RECYCLING
Agriculture, Food and Agrarian Reform
36.
SBN-422
AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7166, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS AN ACT PROVIDING FOR SYNCHRONIZED NATIONAL AND LOCAL ELECTIONS AND FOR ELECTORAL REFORMS, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9369, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
37.
SBN-421
AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE POLITICAL PARTY SYSTEM OF THE PHILIPPINES, CREATING A STATE SUBSIDY FUND, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Electoral Reforms and Peoples Participation
38.
SBN-420
AN ACT ESTABLISHING JOB PLACEMENT OFFICES IN PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOLS TO PROVIDE CAREER SERVICES TO THE YOUTH, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Labor, Employment and Human Resources Development
39.
SBN-419
AN ACT AMENDING COMMONWEALTH ACT NO. 146, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE PUBLIC SERVICE ACT, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Public Services
40.
SBN-418
AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7042, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE FOREIGN INVESTMENTS ACT OF 1991, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8179, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Economic Affairs
41.
SBN-265
AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE PEOPLE’S RIGHT TO INFORMATION AND THE CONSTITUTIONAL POLICIES OF FULL PUBLIC DISCLOSURE AND HONESTY IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Public Information and Mass Media
42.
SBN-264
AN ACT DEFINING AND PROHIBITING POLITICAL DYNASTIES, PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Electoral Reforms and Peoples
43.
SBN-263
AN ACT BANNING SOLID WASTE IMPORTATION
Environmental, Natural Resources and Climate Change
44.
SBN-262
AN ACT PROHIBITING NATIONAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES FROM REQUIRING THE SUBMISSION OF A PHILIPPINE STATISTICS AUTHORITY CERTIFIED BIRTH CERTIFICATE ISSUED WITHIN THE PAST SIX (6) MONTHS
Civil Service, Government Reorganization and Professional Regulation
45.
SBN-261
AN ACT TO EXPAND THE BENEFITS OF BARANGAY OFFICIALS TO INCLUDE BARANGAY HEALTH WORKERS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7160, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
46.
SBN-260
AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A COMPREHENSIVE NURSING LAW TOWARDS QUALITY HEALTH CARE SYSTEM, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
Civil Service, Government Reorganization and Professional Regulation
47.
SBN-259
AN ACT INCREASING THE MONTHLY SOCIAL PENSION OF SENIOR CITIZENS AND EXPANDING THE COVERAGE THEREOF, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7432, AS AMENDED
Social Justice, Welfare and Rural Development
48.
SBN-258
AN ACT EXEMPTING DRUGS AND MEDICINES PRESCRIBED FOR MENTAL HEALTH CONDITIONS FROM VALUE-ADDED TAX, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 109 OF THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED
Ways and Means
49.
SBN-257
AN ACT PROMOTING THE USE OF URBAN AGRICULTURE AND VERTICAL FARMING IN THE COUNTRY’S METROPOLITAN AREAS TO ADDRESS FOOD SECURITY CONCERNS AND REGENERATE ECOSYSTEM FUNCTIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Agriculture, Food and Agrarian Reform
50.
SBN-256
AN ACT PROHIBITING THE CONVERSION OF IRRIGATED AND IRRIGABLE AGRICULTURAL LANDS FOR NON-AGRICULTURAL USES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 20 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7160, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991
Local Government
51.
SBN-40
AN ACT REGULATING THE MANUFACTURING, IMPORTATION AND USE OF SINGLE-USE PLASTIC PRODUCTS, AND PROVIDING PENALTIES, LEVIES AND AN INCENTIVES SYSTEM FOR INDUSTRIES, BUSINESS ENTERPRISES AND CONSUMERS THEREOF
Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change
52.
SBN-39
AN ACT CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF DISASTER AND EMERGNCY MANAGEMENT, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
National Defense and Security, Peace, Unification and Reconciliation
53.
SBN-38
AN ACT INSTITUTING A NATIONAL LAND USE POLICY, PROVIDING THE IMPLEMENTING MECHANISMS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change
54.
SBN-37
AN ACT PROVIDING FOR ADDITIONAL SUPPORT AND COMPENSATION FOR EDUCATORS IN BASIC EDUCATION
Civil Service, Government Reorganization and Professional Regulation
55.
SBN-36
AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE MANAGEMENT, CONTROL, REGULATION, AND UTILIZATION OF RAINWATER RUNOFF, AND THE IMPROVEMENT OF ECOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF CATCHMENTS TO ADDRESS FLOODING AND WATER SUPPLY NEEDS IN URBAN AND RURAL CENTERS, AND CREATING THE NECESSARY INSTITUTIONAL MECHANISMS THEREFOR
Public Works
56.
SBN-35
AN ACT TO PROVIDE COMPENSATION TO FARMERS WHO SUFFER FROM RECURRENT DISASTERS AND CALAMITIES, TO SUSTAIN AGRICULTURAL CREDIT AND FINANCING, AND TO ENSURE FOOD SECURITY, BY MAKING INSURANCE MANDATORY FOR PALAY AND OTHER ESSENTIAL CROPS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 4 OF PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1467, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8175, OR THE ‘REVISED CHARTER OF THE PHILIPPINE CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION (PCIC) ACT OF 1995,’ AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Agriculture, Food, and Agrarian Reform
57.
SBN-34
AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10068 OR THE ORGANIC AGRICULTURE ACT OF 2010
Agriculture, Food and Agrarian Reform
58.
SBN-33
AN ACT PROVIDING POST-HARVEST FACILITIES TO RICE FARMERS
59.
SBN-32
AN ACT CREATING A DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES AND AQUATIC RESOURCES, PROVIDING FOR ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Agriculture, Food and Agrarian Reform
60.
SBN-31
AN ACT CREATING THE COCONUT FARMERS AND INDUSTRY TRUST FUND, PROVIDING FOR ITS MANAGEMENT AND UTILIZATION, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Agriculture, Food and Agrarian Reform