Mga Naisabatas ni Kiko

115

ENACTED
INTO LAWS

as of April 2022

Matagal ang proseso ng paggawa ng batas, at pangmatagalan ang epekto nito. Kaya sinisiguro ni Kiko na mahahalagang batas ang kanyang hinahain at tinutulak -- mga batas na nakakapag-angat ng buhay.
  • 18th Congress
  • 17th Congress
  • 15th Congress
  • 14th Congress
  • 13th Congress
  • 12th Congress
  • R.A. No. 11659, Amending the Public Service Act

    Co-author

    AN ACT AMENDING COMMONWEALTH ACT NO. 146, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE PUBLIC SERVICE ACT, AS AMENDED

    Note: Though a co-author, we voted NO on Third Reading because of national security concerns presented by full foreign ownership of telecommunications entities.

    R.A. No. 11648, Raising the Age of Sexual Consent Act

    Co-author

    An Act Providing for Stronger Protection Against Rape and Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, Increasing the Age for Determining the Commission of Statutory Rape, Amending for the Purpose Act No. 3815, as Amended, Otherwise Known as “The Revised Penal Code,” Republic Act No. 8353, Also Known as “The Anti-Rape Law of 1997,” and Republic Act No. 7610, as Amended, Otherwise Known as the “Special Protection of Children Against Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act”

    R.A. No. 11647, Amending the Foreign Investments Act

    Principal Author

    An Act Promoting Foreign Investments, Amending Thereby Republic Act No. 7042, Otherwise Known as the “Foreign Investments Act Of 1991,” as Amended, and for Other Purposes

    R.A. No. 11642, Domestic Administrative Adoption and Alternative Child Care Act

    Co-author

    An Act Strengthening Alternative Child Care by Providing for an Administrative Process of Domestic Adoption, Reorganizing for the Purpose the Inter- Country Adoption Board (ICAB) into the National Authority for Child Care (NACC), Amending for the Purpose Republic Act No. 8043, Republic Act No. 11222, and Republic Act No. 10165, Repealing Republic Act No. 8552 and Republic Act No. 9523, and for Other Purposes

    R.A. No. 11641, Department of Migrant Workers Act

    Co-author

    An Act Creating the Department of Migrant Workers, Defining Its Powers and Functions, Rationalizing the Organization and Functions of Government Agencies Related to Overseas Employment and Labor Migration, Appropriating Funds Therefor, and for Other Purposes

    R.A. No. 11635, Amending Section 27(B) of the National Internal Revenue Code

    Co-author
    Co-sponsor

    An Act Amending Section 27(B) of the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997, as Amended, and for Other Purposes

    R.A. No. 11608, Renaming Roosevelt Avenue as Fernando Poe Jr. Avenue

    Co-sponsor

    An Act Renaming Roosevelt Avenue Located in Legislative District I of Quezon City as Fernando Poe Jr. Avenue

    R.A. No. 11598, Cash Assistance for Filipino Farmers Act

    Co-author
    Co-sponsor

    An Act Authorizing the Department of Agriculture to Provide for Direct Cash Assistance to Farmers Who are Tilling Two (2) Hectares and Below of Rice Land Until 2024, and Use for the Purpose the Annual Tariff Revenues in Excess of Ten Billion Pesos (P10B) of the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund Created Under Republic Act No. 11203, Entitled “An Act Liberalizing the Importation, Exportation and Trading of Rice, Lifting for the Purpose the Quantitative Import Restriction on Rice, and for Other Purposes”

    R.A. No. 11596, Prohibiting the Practice of Child Marriage

    Co-author

    An Act Prohibiting the Practice of Child Marriage and Imposing Penalties for Violations Thereof

    R.A. No. 11591, Fixing the Last Day of Registration of Voters for the 2022 Elections

    Author
    Co-sponsor 

    An Act Fixing the Last Day of Registration of Voters for the 2022 National and Local Elections 

    R.A. No. 11535, Cooperatives Development Officer Act

    Co-author and Co-sponsor

    The cooperative sector will get additional support from the government through this law, which mandates the creation of a Cooperatives Development Officer (CDO) as a mandatory position in all local government units.

    The CDO will provide on-the-ground support to the cooperative sector and help harmonize its goal with the national cooperative movement and other government agencies.

    R.A. No. 11533, Reapportioning the Second Legislative District of Rizal 

    Co-sponsor 

    An Act Reapportioning the Second Legislative District of the Province of Rizal into Three (3) Legislative Districts 

    R.A. No. 11525, COVID-19 Vaccination Program Act of 2021

    Co-author

    The measure aims to expedite the procurement and administration of COVID-19 vaccines to millions of Filipinos.

    It also provides an indemnity fund to compensate any inoculated person who subsequently experiences serious adverse side effects.

    R.A. No. 11524, Coconut Farmers and Industry Trust Fund Act

    Principal Author

    After decades of waiting, some 3.5 million coconut farmers stand to enjoy the fruits of their labor as this law creates a trust fund from the coco levy fund, which is estimated to have increased to more than P100 billion.

    The trust fund will be used for the benefit of the coconut farmers and the development of the coconut industry.

    R.A. No. 11511, Amending Republic Act No. 10068 or the Organic Agriculture Act of 2010

    Principal Author and Co-sponsor

    Small farmers and organizations engaged in organic farming get much-needed boost from his law as they would be prioritized in the delivery of support services to make their farming sustainable.

    They would also be given representation to non-government organizations and farmers in the National Organic Agriculture Board to ensure that their concerns are addressed.

    R.A. No. 11510, Alternative Learning System Act

    Co-author

    Indigenous students, less privileged students, and students with physical and learning disabilities stand to benefit from this law.

    Alternative Learning System (ALS) provides them with specialized programs and alternative education approaches and strategies that are tailor-fit for their needs and situation.

    R.A. No. 11505, Franchise of Metro Manila Turf Club, Inc.

    Co-sponsor

    An Act Renewing for Another Twenty-Five (25) Years the Franchise Granted to Metro Manila Turf Club, Inc. Under Republic Act No.7978, Entitled “An Act Granting the Metro Manila Turf Club, Inc. a Franchise to Construct, Operate and Maintain a Race Track for Horse Racing in the City of Kalookan”, as Amended by Republic Act No.8298

    R.A. No. 11502, National Cooperative Month

    Co-author

    In recognition of the important role that cooperatives play, the law declares the month of October of every year as “National Cooperative Month.”

    As part of the celebration, the Chairperson of the Cooperative Development Authority and other stakeholders are mandated to conduct activities and programs that promote the principles and values of cooperatives and encourage cooperative movement.

    R.A. No. 11483, Converting the Sta. Ignacia-Guimba Provincial Road in Tarlac and Nueva Ecija into a National Road

    Co-sponsor

    An Act Converting the Sta. Ignacia-Guimba Provincial Road in the Provinces of Tarlac and Nueva Ecija via Gerona-Pura Road Stretching from Barangay Nambalan, Municipality of Sta. Ignacia to Barangay Buenavista, Municipality of Pura, All in the Province of Tarlac into a National Road and Appropriating Funds Therefor

    R.A. No. 11478, Increasing the Bed Capacity of the Bicol Medical Center

    Principal Author and Co-sponsor

    The law doubles the bed capacity of Bicol Medical Center (BMC) from 500 to 1,000, giving more Bicolanos opportunity to get quality medical care and treatment.

    This marks the first time in 21 years that the bed capacity of BMC has been increased.

    R.A. No. 11476, GMRC and Values Education Act

    Co-author and Co-sponsor

    The law institutionalizes Good Manners and Right Conduct (GMRC) and Values Education as core subjects in the K-to-12 curriculum in public and private schools.

    It aims to boost character building and values formation among students, which can help develop them into responsible and productive citizens of the country.

    R.A. No. 11471, Creating Barangay H-2 in Dasmarinas, Cavite

    Co-sponsor

    An Act Creating a Barangay to be Known as Barangay H-2 in the City of Dasmariñas, Province of Cavite

    R.A. No. 11464, Extending the Availability of the 2019 Appropriations

    Co-sponsor

    An Act Extending the Availability of the 2019 Appropriations to December 31, 2020, Amending for the Purpose Section 65 of the General Provisions of Republic Act No. 11260, the General Appropriations Act of Fiscal Year 2019

    BILLS FILED
    SENATE BILL NO. TITLE MAIN REFERRAL
    1 SBN-2408 AN ACT EXTENDING THE REGISTRATION OF VOTERS FOR THE 2022 NATIONAL AND LOCAL ELECTIONS Rules
    2 SBN-2394 AN ACT PROVIDING COMPENSATION FOR THE LOSS OF LIVES AND FOR THE DESTRUCTION OF RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES AS A RESULT OF THE 2017 ARMED CONFLICT BETWEEN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE PHILIPPINES AND TERRORIST GROUPS IN MARAWI CITY, LANAO DEL SUR, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
    Co-author
    Finance
    3 SBN-2351 AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE GRANT OF BENEFITS AND COMPENSATION TO PUBLIC AND PRIVATE HEALTH WORKERS IN THE EVENT OF A PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY, AS DECLARED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES, AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR
    4 SBN-2350 AN ACT INCREASING THE AGE FOR DETERMINING STATUTORY RAPE AND OTHER ACTS OF SEXUAL ABUSE AND EXPLOITATION TO PROTECT CHILDREN, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE ACT NO. 3815, AS AMENDED, ALSO KNOWN AS THE REVISED PENAL CODE, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8353, ALSO KNOWN AS THE ANTI-RAPE LAW OF 1997, AND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7610, ALSO KNOWN AS THE SPECIAL PROTECTION OF CHILDREN AGAINST ABUSE, EXPLOITATION AND DISCRIMINATION ACT
    Co-author
    Agriculture, Food and Agrarian Reform
    5 SBN-2332 AN ACT INCREASING THE AGE FOR DETERMINING STATUTORY RAPE AND OTHER ACTS OF SEXUAL ABUSE AND EXPLOITATION TO PROTECT CHILDREN, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE ACT NO. 3815, AS AMENDED, ALSO KNOWN AS THE REVISED PENAL CODE, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8353, ALSO KNOWN AS THE ANTI-RAPE LAW OF 1997, AND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7610, ALSO KNOWN AS THE SPECIAL PROTECTION OF CHILDREN AGAINST ABUSE, EXPLOITATION AND DISCRIMINATION ACT
    Co-author
    Justice and Human Rights
    6 SBN-2272 AN ACT AMENDING SECTION 27 (B) OF THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
    Co-author
    Ways and Means
    7 SBN-2249 AN ACT PROVIDING PROTECTION TO COOPERATIVE DEPOSITORS AND ESTABLISHING THE PHILIPPINE COOPERATIVE INSURANCE CORPORATION, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES Cooperativess
    8 SBN-2218 AN ACT FURTHER EXTENDING THE EFFECTIVITY OF THE PROVISIONS AND THE AVAILABILITY OF APPROPRIATIONS UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11494, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE BAYANIHAN TO RECOVER AS ONE ACT Finance
    9 SBN-2209 AN ACT STRENGTHENING PROTECTIONS AGAINST ONLINE SEXUAL ABUSE AND EXPLOITATION OF CHILDREN, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9775 OR THE ANTI-CHILD PORNOGRAPHY ACT OF 2009; AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9995, OR THE ANTI-PHOTO AND VIDEO VOYEURISM ACT OF 2009, PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR ITS VIOLATIONS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
    Co-author
    Women, Children, Family Relations and Gender Equality
    10 SBN-2176 AN ACT TO SUPPORT THE STRENGTHENING OF THE LOCAL SWINE INDUSTRY, CREATING FOR THE PURPOSE THE SWINE COMPETITIVENESS ENHANCEMENT FUND, FURTHER AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8178, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES Agriculture, Food and Agrarian Reform
    11 SBN-2142 AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7305, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE MAGNA CARTA OF PUBLIC HEALTH WORKERS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES Health and Demography
    12 SBN-2124 AN ACT TO FURTHER EMPOWER THE MEMBERS OF THE SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN (SK) BY AMENDING CERTAIN PROVISIONS IN REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10742, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ‘SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN REFORM ACT OF 2015’
    Co-author
    Youth
    13 SBN-2057 AN ACT EXPEDITING THE PROCUREMENT AND ADMINISTRATION OF VACCINES FOR THE PROTECTION AGAINST THE CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19), PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
    Co-author
    Finance
    14 SBN-2016 AN ACT TO STRENGTHEN AND UPHOLD THE FREEDOM OF TEACHERS AND STUDENTS TO TEACH, STUDY, AND PURSUE KNOWLEDGE AND RESEARCH WITHOUT UNREASONABLE INTERFERENCE OR RESTRICTION, IN ALL STATE UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES Justice and Human Rights
    15 SBN-2014 AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE 1989 UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES (UP) – DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENSE (DND) ACCORD, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9500, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES CHARTER OF 2008, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES Higher, Technical and Vocational Education
    16 SBN-1967 AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO ABS-CBN CORPORATION UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7966, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS ‘AN ACT GRANTING ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN TELEVISION AND RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES FOR TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT’
    Co-author
    Rules
    17 SBN-1954 AN ACT TO PROTECT FILIPINOS FROM THE HARMFUL EFFECTS OF TRANS FATTY ACIDS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES Trade, Commerce and Entrepreneurship
    18 SBN-1927 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO USE THE ANNUAL TARIFF REVENUES IN EXCESS OF PIO BILLION, UNDER REPUBLIC ACT 11203 OR AN ACT LIBERALIZING THE IMPORTATION, EXPORTATION AND TRADING OF RICE, LIFTING FOR THE PURPOSE THE QUANTITATIVE IMPORT RESTRICTION ON RICE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES, FOR DIRECT CASH ASSISTANCE TO FARMERS OWNING ONE (1) HECTARE OR LESS OF RICE LAND UNTIL 2024
    Co-author
    Agriculture, Food, and Agrarian Reform
    19 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
    20 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
    21 SBN-1822 AN ACT RENAMING DEL MONTE AVENUE IN QUEZON CITY TO FERNANDOE POE, JR. AVENUE Public Works
    22 SBN-1807 AN ACT DECLARING THE MONTH OF OCTOBER OF EVERY YEAR AS THE “NATIONAL COOPERATIVE MONTH
    23 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
    24 SBN-1759 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE PROTECTION AGAINST PANDEMIC AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE HEALTHCARE AND MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES, AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR
    25 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
    26 SBN-1373 AN ACT PROTECTING CHILDREN BY PROHIBITING AND DECLARING CHILD MARRIAGE AS ILLEGAL AND PROVIDING PROGRAMS AND PENALTIES THEREOF
    Co-author
    Women, Children, Family Relations and Gender Equality
    27 SBN-1365 AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE ALTERNATIVE LEARNING SYSTEM IN BASIC EDUCATION FOR OUT-OF-SCHOOL YOUTH, ADULTS, AND CHILDREN IN SPECIAL EXTREME CASES AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
    Co-author
    Basic Education, Arts and Culture
    28 SBN-1341 AN ACT ALLOWING AND REGULATING THE USE OF MOTORCYCLES AS PUBLIC UTILITY VEHICLES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4136, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LAND TRANSPORTATION AND TRAFFIC CODE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
    Co-author
    Public Services
    29 SBN-1233 AN ACT EXPANDING THE USE OF THE LEGAL ASSISTANCE FUND, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 26 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995
    Co-author
    Labor, Employment and Human Resources Development
    30 SBN-1224 AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING COMPREHENSIVE VALUES EDUCATION IN THE K TO 12 CURRICULUM AS A CORE SUBJECT INCLUDING GOOD MANNERS AND RIGHT CONDUCT, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
    Co-author
    31 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
    32 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
    33 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
    34 SBN-776 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A RURAL EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR Social Justice, Welfare and Rural Development
    35 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
    36 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
    37 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
    38 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
    39 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
    40 SBN-689 AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR
    41 SBN-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
    42 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
    43 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
    44 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
    45 SBN-636 AN ACT INTEGRATING VOTER EDUCATION IN THE JUNIOR AND SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL CURRICULA Basic Education, Arts and Culture
    46 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
    47 SBN-634 AN ACT ALLOWING DISCLOSURE OR DEPOSITS, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE PERTINENT LAWS ON SECRECY OF DEPOSITS Banks, Financial Institutions and Currencies
    48 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
    49 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
    50 SBN-631 AN ACT ABOLISHING THE TRAVEL TAX Ways and Means
    51 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
    52 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
    53 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
    54 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
    55 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
    56 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
    57 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
    58 SBN-423 AN ACT REDUCING FOOD WASTE THROUGH FOOD DONATIONS AND FOOD WASTE RECYCLING Agriculture, Food and Agrarian Reform
    59 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
    60 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
    61 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
    62 SBN-419 AN ACT AMENDING COMMONWEALTH ACT NO. 146, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE PUBLIC SERVICE ACT, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES Public Services
    63 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
    64 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
    65 SBN-264 AN ACT DEFINING AND PROHIBITING POLITICAL DYNASTIES, PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES Electoral Reforms and Peoples
    66 SBN-263 AN ACT BANNING SOLID WASTE IMPORTATION Environmental, Natural Resources and Climate Change
    67 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
    68 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
    69 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
    70 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
    71 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
    72 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
    73 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
    74 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
    75 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
    76 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
    77 SBN-37 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR ADDITIONAL SUPPORT AND COMPENSATION FOR EDUCATORS IN BASIC EDUCATION Civil Service, Government Reorganization and Professional Regulation
    78 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
    79 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
    80 SBN-34 AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10068 OR THE ORGANIC AGRICULTURE ACT OF 2010 Agriculture, Food and Agrarian Reform
    81 SBN-33 AN ACT PROVIDING POST-HARVEST FACILITIES TO RICE FARMERS
    82 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
    83 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
  • R.A. No. 11659, Amending the Public Service Act

    Co-author

    AN ACT AMENDING COMMONWEALTH ACT NO. 146, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE PUBLIC SERVICE ACT, AS AMENDED

    Note: Though a co-author, we voted NO on Third Reading because of national security concerns presented by full foreign ownership of telecommunications entities.

    R.A. No. 11648, Raising the Age of Sexual Consent Act

    Co-author

    An Act Providing for Stronger Protection Against Rape and Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, Increasing the Age for Determining the Commission of Statutory Rape, Amending for the Purpose Act No. 3815, as Amended, Otherwise Known as “The Revised Penal Code,” Republic Act No. 8353, Also Known as “The Anti-Rape Law of 1997,” and Republic Act No. 7610, as Amended, Otherwise Known as the “Special Protection of Children Against Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act”

    R.A. No. 11647, Amending the Foreign Investments Act

    Principal Author

    An Act Promoting Foreign Investments, Amending Thereby Republic Act No. 7042, Otherwise Known as the “Foreign Investments Act Of 1991,” as Amended, and for Other Purposes

    R.A. No. 11642, Domestic Administrative Adoption and Alternative Child Care Act

    Co-author

    An Act Strengthening Alternative Child Care by Providing for an Administrative Process of Domestic Adoption, Reorganizing for the Purpose the Inter- Country Adoption Board (ICAB) into the National Authority for Child Care (NACC), Amending for the Purpose Republic Act No. 8043, Republic Act No. 11222, and Republic Act No. 10165, Repealing Republic Act No. 8552 and Republic Act No. 9523, and for Other Purposes

    R.A. No. 11641, Department of Migrant Workers Act

    Co-author

    An Act Creating the Department of Migrant Workers, Defining Its Powers and Functions, Rationalizing the Organization and Functions of Government Agencies Related to Overseas Employment and Labor Migration, Appropriating Funds Therefor, and for Other Purposes

    R.A. No. 11635, Amending Section 27(B) of the National Internal Revenue Code

    Co-author
    Co-sponsor

    An Act Amending Section 27(B) of the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997, as Amended, and for Other Purposes

    R.A. No. 11608, Renaming Roosevelt Avenue as Fernando Poe Jr. Avenue

    Co-sponsor

    An Act Renaming Roosevelt Avenue Located in Legislative District I of Quezon City as Fernando Poe Jr. Avenue

    R.A. No. 11598, Cash Assistance for Filipino Farmers Act

    Co-author
    Co-sponsor

    An Act Authorizing the Department of Agriculture to Provide for Direct Cash Assistance to Farmers Who are Tilling Two (2) Hectares and Below of Rice Land Until 2024, and Use for the Purpose the Annual Tariff Revenues in Excess of Ten Billion Pesos (P10B) of the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund Created Under Republic Act No. 11203, Entitled “An Act Liberalizing the Importation, Exportation and Trading of Rice, Lifting for the Purpose the Quantitative Import Restriction on Rice, and for Other Purposes”

    R.A. No. 11596, Prohibiting the Practice of Child Marriage

    Co-author

    An Act Prohibiting the Practice of Child Marriage and Imposing Penalties for Violations Thereof

    R.A. No. 11591, Fixing the Last Day of Registration of Voters for the 2022 Elections

    Author
    Co-sponsor 

    An Act Fixing the Last Day of Registration of Voters for the 2022 National and Local Elections 

    R.A. No. 11535, Cooperatives Development Officer Act

    Co-author and Co-sponsor

    The cooperative sector will get additional support from the government through this law, which mandates the creation of a Cooperatives Development Officer (CDO) as a mandatory position in all local government units.

    The CDO will provide on-the-ground support to the cooperative sector and help harmonize its goal with the national cooperative movement and other government agencies.

    R.A. No. 11533, Reapportioning the Second Legislative District of Rizal 

    Co-sponsor 

    An Act Reapportioning the Second Legislative District of the Province of Rizal into Three (3) Legislative Districts 

    R.A. No. 11525, COVID-19 Vaccination Program Act of 2021

    Co-author

    The measure aims to expedite the procurement and administration of COVID-19 vaccines to millions of Filipinos.

    It also provides an indemnity fund to compensate any inoculated person who subsequently experiences serious adverse side effects.

    R.A. No. 11524, Coconut Farmers and Industry Trust Fund Act

    Principal Author

    After decades of waiting, some 3.5 million coconut farmers stand to enjoy the fruits of their labor as this law creates a trust fund from the coco levy fund, which is estimated to have increased to more than P100 billion.

    The trust fund will be used for the benefit of the coconut farmers and the development of the coconut industry.

    R.A. No. 11511, Amending Republic Act No. 10068 or the Organic Agriculture Act of 2010

    Principal Author and Co-sponsor

    Small farmers and organizations engaged in organic farming get much-needed boost from his law as they would be prioritized in the delivery of support services to make their farming sustainable.

    They would also be given representation to non-government organizations and farmers in the National Organic Agriculture Board to ensure that their concerns are addressed.

    R.A. No. 11510, Alternative Learning System Act

    Co-author

    Indigenous students, less privileged students, and students with physical and learning disabilities stand to benefit from this law.

    Alternative Learning System (ALS) provides them with specialized programs and alternative education approaches and strategies that are tailor-fit for their needs and situation.

    R.A. No. 11505, Franchise of Metro Manila Turf Club, Inc.

    Co-sponsor

    An Act Renewing for Another Twenty-Five (25) Years the Franchise Granted to Metro Manila Turf Club, Inc. Under Republic Act No.7978, Entitled “An Act Granting the Metro Manila Turf Club, Inc. a Franchise to Construct, Operate and Maintain a Race Track for Horse Racing in the City of Kalookan”, as Amended by Republic Act No.8298

    R.A. No. 11502, National Cooperative Month

    Co-author

    In recognition of the important role that cooperatives play, the law declares the month of October of every year as “National Cooperative Month.”

    As part of the celebration, the Chairperson of the Cooperative Development Authority and other stakeholders are mandated to conduct activities and programs that promote the principles and values of cooperatives and encourage cooperative movement.

    R.A. No. 11483, Converting the Sta. Ignacia-Guimba Provincial Road in Tarlac and Nueva Ecija into a National Road

    Co-sponsor

    An Act Converting the Sta. Ignacia-Guimba Provincial Road in the Provinces of Tarlac and Nueva Ecija via Gerona-Pura Road Stretching from Barangay Nambalan, Municipality of Sta. Ignacia to Barangay Buenavista, Municipality of Pura, All in the Province of Tarlac into a National Road and Appropriating Funds Therefor

    R.A. No. 11478, Increasing the Bed Capacity of the Bicol Medical Center

    Principal Author and Co-sponsor

    The law doubles the bed capacity of Bicol Medical Center (BMC) from 500 to 1,000, giving more Bicolanos opportunity to get quality medical care and treatment.

    This marks the first time in 21 years that the bed capacity of BMC has been increased.

    R.A. No. 11476, GMRC and Values Education Act

    Co-author and Co-sponsor

    The law institutionalizes Good Manners and Right Conduct (GMRC) and Values Education as core subjects in the K-to-12 curriculum in public and private schools.

    It aims to boost character building and values formation among students, which can help develop them into responsible and productive citizens of the country.

    R.A. No. 11471, Creating Barangay H-2 in Dasmarinas, Cavite

    Co-sponsor

    An Act Creating a Barangay to be Known as Barangay H-2 in the City of Dasmariñas, Province of Cavite

    R.A. No. 11464, Extending the Availability of the 2019 Appropriations

    Co-sponsor

    An Act Extending the Availability of the 2019 Appropriations to December 31, 2020, Amending for the Purpose Section 65 of the General Provisions of Republic Act No. 11260, the General Appropriations Act of Fiscal Year 2019

    BILLS FILED
    SENATE BILL NO. TITLE
    1 SBN-1765: Anti-Political Dynasty of 2018 An Act Defining and Prohibiting Political Dynasties, Providing Penalties Therefor, and for Other Purposes Filed on March 21, 2018 by Lacson, Panfilo M., Drilon, Franklin M., Ejercito, Joseph Victor G., Poe, Grace L., Legarda, Loren B., Aquino IV, Paolo Benigno “Bam”, De Lima, Leila M., Pangilinan, Francis N., Villanueva, Joel
    2 SBN-1610: Constitutional Education Act 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. Filed on November 8, 2017 by Pangilinan, Francis N.
    3 SBN-1564: Body Camera Act 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. Filed on August 23, 2017 by Pangilinan, Francis N.
    4 SBN-1540: Electric and Hybrid Vehicles Including Charging Stations Promotions Act of 2017 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. Filed on August 2, 2017 by Pangilinan, Francis N.
    5 SBN-1312: Mandatory Collection of Biological Specimen and Identification Samples Act of 2017 An Act Requiring Crematories to Collect From the Decedent’S Remains Biological Specimen for Dna Sampling And/Or Storage, Fingerprints or Thumbprints, Dental Imprints and Digital Photos, Providing Penalties Therefor and for Other Purposes. Filed on February 1, 2017 by Pangilinan, Francis N.
    6 SBN-1307: Mandatory Autopsy Law of 2017 An Act Requiring Mandatory Autopsy on Bodies of Crime Victims, Deaths Under Mysterious and Suspicious Circumstances, and for Other Purposes. Filed on January 24, 2017 by Pangilinan, Francis N.
    7 SBN-1171: Expanded Crop Insurance Act of 2016 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. Filed on September 26, 2016 by Pangilinan, Francis N.
    8 SBN-1028: National Food Security Act of 2016 An Act Creating a System of Food Distribution for Addressing the Nutritional Needs of the People Providing for its Procurement Process and Appropriating Funds Therefor and for Other Purposes. Filed on August 16, 2016 by Pangilinan, Francis N.
    9 SBN-984: Zero Food Waste Act An Act Providing for a System of Redistributing and Recycling Food Waste to Promote Food Security. Filed on August 3, 2016 by Pangilinan, Francis N.
    10 SBN-983: Integrated Urban Agriculture Act of 2016 An Act Promoting Integrated Urban Agriculture and Vertical Farming to Address Food Security Concerns and to Provide Livelihood Opportunities, Appropriating Funds Therefor and for Other Purposes. Filed on August 3, 2016 by Pangilinan, Francis N.
    11 SBN-965: Comprehensive Nursing Law An Act Providing for a Comprehensive Nursing Law Towards Quality Health Care System, and Appropriating Funds Therefor. Filed on August 1, 2016 by Pangilinan, Francis N.
    12 SBN-964: Compulsory Voter Education Act of 2016 An Act Integrating Voter Education in the Junior and Senior High School Curricula. Filed on August 1, 2016 by Pangilinan, Francis N.
    13 SBN-963: Paternity Leave Act An Act Amending Sections 2 and 3 of Republic Act No. 8187, Otherwise Known as the Paternity Leave Act of 1996. Filed on August 1, 2016 by Pangilinan, Francis N.
    14 SBN-59: Civil Service Eligibility to Government Employees An Act Granting Civil Service Eligibility to Government Employees, Under Certain Conditions, Whose Status of Appointment Is Either Casual or Contractual and Who Have Rendered a Total of Five Years of Efficient Service. Filed on June 30, 2016 by Pangilinan, Francis N.
    15 SBN-57: Government Doctor’s Salary Upgrading Act of 2016 An Act Upgrading the Minimum Salary Grade of Government Doctors From Salary Grade 16 to 24. Filed on June 30, 2016 by Pangilinan, Francis N.
    16 SBN-55: Grassroots Participatory Budgeting Act of 2016 An Act Institutionalizing Grassroots Participatory Budgeting in the Planning and Identification of Programs and Projects to Be Funded by the Annual General Appropriations Act. Filed on June 30, 2016 by Pangilinan, Francis N.
    17 SBN-54: Freedom of Information Act of 2016 An Act Implementing the Right of the People to Information and the Constitutional Policies of Full Public Disclosure and Honesty in the Public Service and for Other Purposes. Filed on June 30, 2016 by Pangilinan, Francis N.
    18 SBN-53: Strategic Food Security Rice Reserve Act of 2016 An Act Establishing a Strategic Food Security Rice Reserve and for Other Purposes. Filed on June 30, 2016 by Pangilinan, Francis N.
    19 SBN-52: Coconut Farmers and Industry Development Act of 2016 An Act Declaring the Coconut Levy Assets as a Trust Fund, Providing for its Management and Utilization, Authorizing the Privatization and Management Office to Dispose the Coconut Levy Assets, and for Other Purposes. Filed on June 30, 2016 by Pangilinan, Francis N.
    20 SBN-51: Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Act of 2016 An Act Creating a Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Providing for its Powers and Functions, and for Other Purposes. Filed on June 30, 2016 by Pangilinan, Francis N.
  • R.A. No. 10631, Amending the Animal Welfare Act of 1998

    Co-author and Principal Sponsor

    An Act Amending Certain Sections of Republic Act No. 8485, Otherwise Known as the “Animal Welfare Act of 1998”

    R.A. No. 10630, Amending the Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006

    Co-author and Co-sponsor

    An Act Strengthening the Juvenile Justice System in the Philippines, Amending for the Purposed Republic Act No. 9344, Otherwise Known as the “Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006” and Appropriating Funds Therefor

    R.A. No. 10601, Agricultural and Fisheries Mechanization (AFMech) Law

    Co-author and Principal Sponsor

    An Act Promoting Agricultural and Fisheries Mechanization Development in the Country

    R.A. No. 10593, Amending the Coconut Preservation Act of 1995

    Co-author and Principal Sponsor

    An Act Amending Certain Sections of Republic Act No. 8048, Entitled “An Act Providing for the Regulation of the Cutting of Coconut Trees, Its Replenishment, Providing Penalties Therefor, and for Other Purposes”

    R.A. No. 10536, Amending the Meat Inspection Code

    Co-author and Principal Sponsor

    An Act Amending Republic Act No. 9296, Otherwise Known as “The Meat Inspection Code of the Philippines”

    R.A. No. 10366, Authorizing the COMELEC to Establish Precincts Assigned to Accessible Polling Places for PWDs and Senior Citizens

    Co-author and Co-sponsor

    An Act Authorizing the Commission on Elections to Establish Precincts Assigned to Accessible Polling Places Exclusively for Persons with Disabilities and Senior Citizens

    R.A. No. 10353, Anti-Enforced or Involuntary Disappearance Act of 2012

    Co-author

    An Act Defining and Penalizing Enforced or Involuntary Disappearance

    R.A. No. 10170, Reapportioning the Second Legislative District of Quezon City

    Co-sponsor

    An Act Reapportioning the Second (2nd) Legislative District of Quezon City, Thereby Creating Two (2) Additional Legislative Districts and Twelve (12) Sangguniang Panlungsod Seats from Such Reapportionment

    R.A. No. 10165, Foster Care Act of 2012

    Co-author and Co-sponsor

    An Act to Strengthen and Propagate Foster Care and to Provide Funds Therefor

    R.A. No. 10151, Allowing the Employment of Night Workers

    Co-author

    An Act Allowing the Employment of Night Workers, Thereby Repealing Articles 130 and 131 of Presidential Decree Number Four Hundred Forty-Two, as Amended, Otherwise Known as the Labor Code of the Philippines

  • R.A. No. 10631, Amending the Animal Welfare Act of 1998

    Co-author and Principal Sponsor

    An Act Amending Certain Sections of Republic Act No. 8485, Otherwise Known as the “Animal Welfare Act of 1998”

    R.A. No. 10630, Amending the Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006

    Co-author and Co-sponsor

    An Act Strengthening the Juvenile Justice System in the Philippines, Amending for the Purposed Republic Act No. 9344, Otherwise Known as the “Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006” and Appropriating Funds Therefor

    R.A. No. 10601, Agricultural and Fisheries Mechanization (AFMech) Law

    Co-author and Principal Sponsor

    An Act Promoting Agricultural and Fisheries Mechanization Development in the Country

    R.A. No. 10593, Amending the Coconut Preservation Act of 1995

    Co-author and Principal Sponsor

    An Act Amending Certain Sections of Republic Act No. 8048, Entitled “An Act Providing for the Regulation of the Cutting of Coconut Trees, Its Replenishment, Providing Penalties Therefor, and for Other Purposes”

    R.A. No. 10536, Amending the Meat Inspection Code

    Co-author and Principal Sponsor

    An Act Amending Republic Act No. 9296, Otherwise Known as “The Meat Inspection Code of the Philippines”

    R.A. No. 10366, Authorizing the COMELEC to Establish Precincts Assigned to Accessible Polling Places for PWDs and Senior Citizens

    Co-author and Co-sponsor

    An Act Authorizing the Commission on Elections to Establish Precincts Assigned to Accessible Polling Places Exclusively for Persons with Disabilities and Senior Citizens

    R.A. No. 10353, Anti-Enforced or Involuntary Disappearance Act of 2012

    Co-author

    An Act Defining and Penalizing Enforced or Involuntary Disappearance

    R.A. No. 10170, Reapportioning the Second Legislative District of Quezon City

    Co-sponsor

    An Act Reapportioning the Second (2nd) Legislative District of Quezon City, Thereby Creating Two (2) Additional Legislative Districts and Twelve (12) Sangguniang Panlungsod Seats from Such Reapportionment

    R.A. No. 10165, Foster Care Act of 2012

    Co-author and Co-sponsor

    An Act to Strengthen and Propagate Foster Care and to Provide Funds Therefor

    R.A. No. 10151, Allowing the Employment of Night Workers

    Co-author

    An Act Allowing the Employment of Night Workers, Thereby Repealing Articles 130 and 131 of Presidential Decree Number Four Hundred Forty-Two, as Amended, Otherwise Known as the Labor Code of the Philippines

  • R.A. No. 10631, Amending the Animal Welfare Act of 1998

    Co-author and Principal Sponsor

    An Act Amending Certain Sections of Republic Act No. 8485, Otherwise Known as the “Animal Welfare Act of 1998”

    R.A. No. 10630, Amending the Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006

    Co-author and Co-sponsor

    An Act Strengthening the Juvenile Justice System in the Philippines, Amending for the Purposed Republic Act No. 9344, Otherwise Known as the “Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006” and Appropriating Funds Therefor

    R.A. No. 10601, Agricultural and Fisheries Mechanization (AFMech) Law

    Co-author and Principal Sponsor

    An Act Promoting Agricultural and Fisheries Mechanization Development in the Country

    R.A. No. 10593, Amending the Coconut Preservation Act of 1995

    Co-author and Principal Sponsor

    An Act Amending Certain Sections of Republic Act No. 8048, Entitled “An Act Providing for the Regulation of the Cutting of Coconut Trees, Its Replenishment, Providing Penalties Therefor, and for Other Purposes”

    R.A. No. 10536, Amending the Meat Inspection Code

    Co-author and Principal Sponsor

    An Act Amending Republic Act No. 9296, Otherwise Known as “The Meat Inspection Code of the Philippines”

    R.A. No. 10366, Authorizing the COMELEC to Establish Precincts Assigned to Accessible Polling Places for PWDs and Senior Citizens

    Co-author and Co-sponsor

    An Act Authorizing the Commission on Elections to Establish Precincts Assigned to Accessible Polling Places Exclusively for Persons with Disabilities and Senior Citizens

    R.A. No. 10353, Anti-Enforced or Involuntary Disappearance Act of 2012

    Co-author

    An Act Defining and Penalizing Enforced or Involuntary Disappearance

    R.A. No. 10170, Reapportioning the Second Legislative District of Quezon City

    Co-sponsor

    An Act Reapportioning the Second (2nd) Legislative District of Quezon City, Thereby Creating Two (2) Additional Legislative Districts and Twelve (12) Sangguniang Panlungsod Seats from Such Reapportionment

    R.A. No. 10165, Foster Care Act of 2012

    Co-author and Co-sponsor

    An Act to Strengthen and Propagate Foster Care and to Provide Funds Therefor

    R.A. No. 10151, Allowing the Employment of Night Workers

    Co-author

    An Act Allowing the Employment of Night Workers, Thereby Repealing Articles 130 and 131 of Presidential Decree Number Four Hundred Forty-Two, as Amended, Otherwise Known as the Labor Code of the Philippines

  • R.A. No. 11659, Amending the Public Service Act

    Co-author

    AN ACT AMENDING COMMONWEALTH ACT NO. 146, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE PUBLIC SERVICE ACT, AS AMENDED

    Note: Though a co-author, we voted NO on Third Reading because of national security concerns presented by full foreign ownership of telecommunications entities.

    R.A. No. 11648, Raising the Age of Sexual Consent Act

    Co-author

    An Act Providing for Stronger Protection Against Rape and Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, Increasing the Age for Determining the Commission of Statutory Rape, Amending for the Purpose Act No. 3815, as Amended, Otherwise Known as “The Revised Penal Code,” Republic Act No. 8353, Also Known as “The Anti-Rape Law of 1997,” and Republic Act No. 7610, as Amended, Otherwise Known as the “Special Protection of Children Against Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act”

    R.A. No. 11647, Amending the Foreign Investments Act

    Principal Author

    An Act Promoting Foreign Investments, Amending Thereby Republic Act No. 7042, Otherwise Known as the “Foreign Investments Act Of 1991,” as Amended, and for Other Purposes

    R.A. No. 11642, Domestic Administrative Adoption and Alternative Child Care Act

    Co-author

    An Act Strengthening Alternative Child Care by Providing for an Administrative Process of Domestic Adoption, Reorganizing for the Purpose the Inter- Country Adoption Board (ICAB) into the National Authority for Child Care (NACC), Amending for the Purpose Republic Act No. 8043, Republic Act No. 11222, and Republic Act No. 10165, Repealing Republic Act No. 8552 and Republic Act No. 9523, and for Other Purposes

    R.A. No. 11641, Department of Migrant Workers Act

    Co-author

    An Act Creating the Department of Migrant Workers, Defining Its Powers and Functions, Rationalizing the Organization and Functions of Government Agencies Related to Overseas Employment and Labor Migration, Appropriating Funds Therefor, and for Other Purposes

    R.A. No. 11635, Amending Section 27(B) of the National Internal Revenue Code

    Co-author
    Co-sponsor

    An Act Amending Section 27(B) of the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997, as Amended, and for Other Purposes

    R.A. No. 11608, Renaming Roosevelt Avenue as Fernando Poe Jr. Avenue

    Co-sponsor

    An Act Renaming Roosevelt Avenue Located in Legislative District I of Quezon City as Fernando Poe Jr. Avenue

    R.A. No. 11598, Cash Assistance for Filipino Farmers Act

    Co-author
    Co-sponsor

    An Act Authorizing the Department of Agriculture to Provide for Direct Cash Assistance to Farmers Who are Tilling Two (2) Hectares and Below of Rice Land Until 2024, and Use for the Purpose the Annual Tariff Revenues in Excess of Ten Billion Pesos (P10B) of the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund Created Under Republic Act No. 11203, Entitled “An Act Liberalizing the Importation, Exportation and Trading of Rice, Lifting for the Purpose the Quantitative Import Restriction on Rice, and for Other Purposes”

    R.A. No. 11596, Prohibiting the Practice of Child Marriage

    Co-author

    An Act Prohibiting the Practice of Child Marriage and Imposing Penalties for Violations Thereof

    R.A. No. 11591, Fixing the Last Day of Registration of Voters for the 2022 Elections

    Author
    Co-sponsor 

    An Act Fixing the Last Day of Registration of Voters for the 2022 National and Local Elections 

    R.A. No. 11535, Cooperatives Development Officer Act

    Co-author and Co-sponsor

    The cooperative sector will get additional support from the government through this law, which mandates the creation of a Cooperatives Development Officer (CDO) as a mandatory position in all local government units.

    The CDO will provide on-the-ground support to the cooperative sector and help harmonize its goal with the national cooperative movement and other government agencies.

    R.A. No. 11533, Reapportioning the Second Legislative District of Rizal 

    Co-sponsor 

    An Act Reapportioning the Second Legislative District of the Province of Rizal into Three (3) Legislative Districts 

    R.A. No. 11525, COVID-19 Vaccination Program Act of 2021

    Co-author

    The measure aims to expedite the procurement and administration of COVID-19 vaccines to millions of Filipinos.

    It also provides an indemnity fund to compensate any inoculated person who subsequently experiences serious adverse side effects.

    R.A. No. 11524, Coconut Farmers and Industry Trust Fund Act

    Principal Author

    After decades of waiting, some 3.5 million coconut farmers stand to enjoy the fruits of their labor as this law creates a trust fund from the coco levy fund, which is estimated to have increased to more than P100 billion.

    The trust fund will be used for the benefit of the coconut farmers and the development of the coconut industry.

    R.A. No. 11511, Amending Republic Act No. 10068 or the Organic Agriculture Act of 2010

    Principal Author and Co-sponsor

    Small farmers and organizations engaged in organic farming get much-needed boost from his law as they would be prioritized in the delivery of support services to make their farming sustainable.

    They would also be given representation to non-government organizations and farmers in the National Organic Agriculture Board to ensure that their concerns are addressed.

    R.A. No. 11510, Alternative Learning System Act

    Co-author

    Indigenous students, less privileged students, and students with physical and learning disabilities stand to benefit from this law.

    Alternative Learning System (ALS) provides them with specialized programs and alternative education approaches and strategies that are tailor-fit for their needs and situation.

    R.A. No. 11505, Franchise of Metro Manila Turf Club, Inc.

    Co-sponsor

    An Act Renewing for Another Twenty-Five (25) Years the Franchise Granted to Metro Manila Turf Club, Inc. Under Republic Act No.7978, Entitled “An Act Granting the Metro Manila Turf Club, Inc. a Franchise to Construct, Operate and Maintain a Race Track for Horse Racing in the City of Kalookan”, as Amended by Republic Act No.8298

    R.A. No. 11502, National Cooperative Month

    Co-author

    In recognition of the important role that cooperatives play, the law declares the month of October of every year as “National Cooperative Month.”

    As part of the celebration, the Chairperson of the Cooperative Development Authority and other stakeholders are mandated to conduct activities and programs that promote the principles and values of cooperatives and encourage cooperative movement.

    R.A. No. 11483, Converting the Sta. Ignacia-Guimba Provincial Road in Tarlac and Nueva Ecija into a National Road

    Co-sponsor

    An Act Converting the Sta. Ignacia-Guimba Provincial Road in the Provinces of Tarlac and Nueva Ecija via Gerona-Pura Road Stretching from Barangay Nambalan, Municipality of Sta. Ignacia to Barangay Buenavista, Municipality of Pura, All in the Province of Tarlac into a National Road and Appropriating Funds Therefor

    R.A. No. 11478, Increasing the Bed Capacity of the Bicol Medical Center

    Principal Author and Co-sponsor

    The law doubles the bed capacity of Bicol Medical Center (BMC) from 500 to 1,000, giving more Bicolanos opportunity to get quality medical care and treatment.

    This marks the first time in 21 years that the bed capacity of BMC has been increased.

    R.A. No. 11476, GMRC and Values Education Act

    Co-author and Co-sponsor

    The law institutionalizes Good Manners and Right Conduct (GMRC) and Values Education as core subjects in the K-to-12 curriculum in public and private schools.

    It aims to boost character building and values formation among students, which can help develop them into responsible and productive citizens of the country.

    R.A. No. 11471, Creating Barangay H-2 in Dasmarinas, Cavite

    Co-sponsor

    An Act Creating a Barangay to be Known as Barangay H-2 in the City of Dasmariñas, Province of Cavite

    R.A. No. 11464, Extending the Availability of the 2019 Appropriations

    Co-sponsor

    An Act Extending the Availability of the 2019 Appropriations to December 31, 2020, Amending for the Purpose Section 65 of the General Provisions of Republic Act No. 11260, the General Appropriations Act of Fiscal Year 2019