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  • 18th Congress
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  • 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.TITLEMAIN REFERRAL
    1SBN-2408AN ACT EXTENDING THE REGISTRATION OF VOTERS FOR THE 2022 NATIONAL AND LOCAL ELECTIONSRules
    2SBN-2394AN 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
    3SBN-2351AN 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
    4SBN-2350AN 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
    5SBN-2332AN 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
    6SBN-2272AN ACT AMENDING SECTION 27 (B) OF THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
    Co-author
    Ways and Means
    7SBN-2249AN ACT PROVIDING PROTECTION TO COOPERATIVE DEPOSITORS AND ESTABLISHING THE PHILIPPINE COOPERATIVE INSURANCE CORPORATION, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSESCooperativess
    8SBN-2218AN 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 ACTFinance
    9SBN-2209AN 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
    10SBN-2176AN 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 PURPOSESAgriculture, Food and Agrarian Reform
    11SBN-2142AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7305, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE MAGNA CARTA OF PUBLIC HEALTH WORKERS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSESHealth and Demography
    12SBN-2124AN 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
    13SBN-2057AN 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
    14SBN-2016AN 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 COLLEGESJustice and Human Rights
    15SBN-2014AN 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 PURPOSESHigher, Technical and Vocational Education
    16SBN-1967AN 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
    17SBN-1954AN ACT TO PROTECT FILIPINOS FROM THE HARMFUL EFFECTS OF TRANS FATTY ACIDS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSESTrade, Commerce and Entrepreneurship
    18SBN-1927AN 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
    19SBN-1855AN 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 AMENDEDLocal Government
    20SBN-1838ISANG 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
    21SBN-1822AN ACT RENAMING DEL MONTE AVENUE IN QUEZON CITY TO FERNANDOE POE, JR. AVENUEPublic Works
    22SBN-1807AN ACT DECLARING THE MONTH OF OCTOBER OF EVERY YEAR AS THE “NATIONAL COOPERATIVE MONTH
    23SBN-1791AN 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 PURPOSESHealth and Demography
    24SBN-1759AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE PROTECTION AGAINST PANDEMIC AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE HEALTHCARE AND MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES, AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR
    25SBN-1521AN 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 PURPOSESPublic Services
    26SBN-1373AN 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
    27SBN-1365AN 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
    28SBN-1341AN 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
    29SBN-1233AN 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
    30SBN-1224AN 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
    31SBN-1191AN ACT APPROPRIATING THE SUM OF SIX BILLION PESOS (P6,000,000,000.00) AS SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR F.Y. 2019 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
    32SBN-1092AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE GRANT OF A TEACHING SUPPLIES ALLOWANCE FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFORCivil Service, Government Reorganization, and Professional Regulation
    33SBN-828AN 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 PURPOSESElectoral Reforms and Peoples Participation
    34SBN-776AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A RURAL EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFORSocial Justice, Welfare and Rural Development
    35SBN-775AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A MAGNA CARTA FOR DIGNIFIED COMMUTING, CREATING THE NATIONAL OFFICE OF COMMUTER AFFAIRS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSESPublic Services
    36SBN-693AN 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 PURPOSESPublic Services
    37SBN-692AN 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 FUNCTIONSLocal Government
    38SBN-691AN 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 1992Urban Planning, Housing and Resettlement
    39SBN-690AN 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 1992Urban Planning, Housing and Resettlement
    40SBN-689AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR
    41SBN-640AN 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 THEREFORHealth and Demography
    42SBN-639AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE PRESERVATION, REFORESTATION, AFFORESTATION, AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF MANGROVE FORESTS IN THE PHILIPPINES, PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSESEnvironment, Natural Resources and Climate Change
    43SBN-638AN 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 PURPOSESEnergy
    44SBN-637AN ACT GRANTING HAZARD PAY TO ALL PUBLIC PROSECUTORS, ASSOCIATE PROSECUTION ATTORNEYS, AND PROSECUTION ATTORNEYS DURING THEIR INCUMBENCY AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFORJustice and Human Rights
    45SBN-636AN ACT INTEGRATING VOTER EDUCATION IN THE JUNIOR AND SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL CURRICULABasic Education, Arts and Culture
    46SBN-635AN ACT REQUIRING FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS TO POST TRANSACTION FEES FOR EACH AUTOMATED TELLER MACHINE TRANSACTION AND RESTRICTING TRANSACTION FEES FOR AUTOMATED TELLER MACHINESBanks, Financial Institutions and Currencies
    47SBN-634AN ACT ALLOWING DISCLOSURE OR DEPOSITS, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE PERTINENT LAWS ON SECRECY OF DEPOSITSBanks, Financial Institutions and Currencies
    48SBN-633AN 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 PURPOSESElectoral Reforms and Peoples Participation
    49SBN-632AN 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 PURPOSESTrade, Commerce and Entrepreneurship
    50SBN-631AN ACT ABOLISHING THE TRAVEL TAXWays and Means
    51SBN-430AN 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 INSTITUTIONSBasic Education, Arts, and Culture
    52SBN-429AN 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 PURPOSESHealth and Demography
    53SBN-428AN ACT REQUIRING MANDATORY AUTOPSY ON BODIES OF CRIME VICTIMS, DEATHS UNDER MYSTERIOUS AND SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSESJustice and Human Rights
    54SBN-427AN 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 REQUIREMENTSPublic Order and Dangerous Drugs
    55SBN-426AN 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 1991Local Government
    56SBN-425AN 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 PHILIPPINESLabor, Employment, and Human Resources Development
    57SBN-424AN ACT GRANTING CIVIL SERVICE ELIGIBILITY TO CASUAL OR CONTRACTUAL EMPLOYEES OF THE GOVERNMENT WHO HAVE RENDERED AT LEAST FIVE (5) YEARS OF CONTINUOUS EFFICIENT SERVICECivil Service, Government Recognition and Professional Regulation
    58SBN-423AN ACT REDUCING FOOD WASTE THROUGH FOOD DONATIONS AND FOOD WASTE RECYCLINGAgriculture, Food and Agrarian Reform
    59SBN-422AN 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
    60SBN-421AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE POLITICAL PARTY SYSTEM OF THE PHILIPPINES, CREATING A STATE SUBSIDY FUND, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSESElectoral Reforms and Peoples Participation
    61SBN-420AN ACT ESTABLISHING JOB PLACEMENT OFFICES IN PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOLS TO PROVIDE CAREER SERVICES TO THE YOUTH, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSESLabor, Employment and Human Resources Development
    62SBN-419AN ACT AMENDING COMMONWEALTH ACT NO. 146, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE PUBLIC SERVICE ACT, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSESPublic Services
    63SBN-418AN 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 PURPOSESEconomic Affairs
    64SBN-265AN 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 PURPOSESPublic Information and Mass Media
    65SBN-264AN ACT DEFINING AND PROHIBITING POLITICAL DYNASTIES, PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSESElectoral Reforms and Peoples
    66SBN-263AN ACT BANNING SOLID WASTE IMPORTATIONEnvironmental, Natural Resources and Climate Change
    67SBN-262AN ACT PROHIBITING NATIONAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES FROM REQUIRING THE SUBMISSION OF A PHILIPPINE STATISTICS AUTHORITY CERTIFIED BIRTH CERTIFICATE ISSUED WITHIN THE PAST SIX (6) MONTHSCivil Service, Government Reorganization and Professional Regulation
    68SBN-261AN 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
    69SBN-260AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A COMPREHENSIVE NURSING LAW TOWARDS QUALITY HEALTH CARE SYSTEM, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFORCivil Service, Government Reorganization and Professional Regulation
    70SBN-259AN ACT INCREASING THE MONTHLY SOCIAL PENSION OF SENIOR CITIZENS AND EXPANDING THE COVERAGE THEREOF, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7432, AS AMENDEDSocial Justice, Welfare and Rural Development
    71SBN-258AN 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 AMENDEDWays and Means
    72SBN-257AN 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 PURPOSESAgriculture, Food and Agrarian Reform
    73SBN-256AN 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 1991Local Government
    74SBN-40AN 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 THEREOFEnvironment, Natural Resources and Climate Change
    75SBN-39AN ACT CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF DISASTER AND EMERGNCY MANAGEMENT, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSESNational Defense and Security, Peace, Unification and Reconciliation
    76SBN-38AN ACT INSTITUTING A NATIONAL LAND USE POLICY, PROVIDING THE IMPLEMENTING MECHANISMS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSESEnvironment, Natural Resources and Climate Change
    77SBN-37AN ACT PROVIDING FOR ADDITIONAL SUPPORT AND COMPENSATION FOR EDUCATORS IN BASIC EDUCATIONCivil Service, Government Reorganization and Professional Regulation
    78SBN-36AN 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 THEREFORPublic Works
    79SBN-35AN 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 PURPOSESAgriculture, Food, and Agrarian Reform
    80SBN-34AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10068 OR THE ORGANIC AGRICULTURE ACT OF 2010Agriculture, Food and Agrarian Reform
    81SBN-33AN ACT PROVIDING POST-HARVEST FACILITIES TO RICE FARMERS
    82SBN-32AN ACT CREATING A DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES AND AQUATIC RESOURCES, PROVIDING FOR ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSESAgriculture, Food and Agrarian Reform
    83SBN-31AN ACT CREATING THE COCONUT FARMERS AND INDUSTRY TRUST FUND, PROVIDING FOR ITS MANAGEMENT AND UTILIZATION, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSESAgriculture, Food and Agrarian Reform
  • R.A. No. 11321, Sagip Saka Act

    Principal Author and Sponsor

    The law mandates both the national and local governments to purchase goods directly from farmers and fishermen for their respective programs and projects, thus eliminating the need for middlemen who usually profit more from transactions.

    With the full amount going straight to them, farmers and fishermen can have higher income for their families. In addition, the law also helps ensure the country’s food security.

    R.A. No. 11314, Student Fare Discount Act

    Co-author

    Students — whether elementary, secondary, technical and vocational, or higher education institution — now enjoy a 20-percent discount in public utility vehicles (buses, jeepneys, taxis) and other vehicle for hire (tricycle, passenger trains, airplanes and marine vessels) while they are enrolled, during weekends and holiday.

    The discount allows them to gain additional money for other needs and educational expenses, such as food, lodging, and educational materials, among others.

    R.A. No. 11232, Revised Corporation Code of the Philippines

    Co-author

    The law makes the Philippines as an attractive destination for investors as it helps boost ease of doing business and improve the country’s business climate

    Relaxed requirements for corporations help entice investors to pour in much-needed investments, thus opening up employment and other livelihood opportunities for more Filipinos.

    R.A. No. 11217, Declaring January 17 of Every Year as James Leonard Tagle Gordon Day

    Co-sponsor

    An Act Declaring January 17 of Every Year as James Leonard Tagle Gordon Day, A Special Nonworking Holiday in the City of Olongapo and in the Subic Bay Freeport Zone, in Recognition of the Achievements, Contributions and Heroism of James Leonard Tagle Gordon

    R.A. No. 11215, National Integrated Cancer Control Act

    Co-author and co-sponsor

    This law makes cancer treatment and care more affordable and accessible, especially for poor Filipinos, by providing timely access to optimal cancer treatment and care to help reduce the high mortality rate caused by the said disease.

    It also expands PhilHealth packages for Filipinos diagnosed with cancer and mandates the establishment of the Philippine Cancer Center to ensure access to cancer care services and medicines.

    R.A. No. 11210, 105-Day Expanded Maternity Leave Law

    Principal Author

    From the previous 60 days with pay, female workers are granted 105 days of maternity leave with pay. They also have an option to extend for another 30 days without pay.

    Solo mothers, for their part, are granted an additional 15-day extension, giving them a total of 120 days of paid maternity leave. 

    R.A. No. 11054, Organic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao

    Co-author

    Peace and development for the people of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region (BAR) are now within reach with this law that establishes an autonomous political entity in the area.

    The law ushers in peace and opens the region to much-needed investments that would help alleviate the plight of underprivileged residents through jobs and other livelihood opportunities.

    R.A. No. 10931, Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act

    Co-author

    Poor students now have a chance to finish college through this law, which provides free tuition and miscellaneous and other mandatory fees in state universities and colleges (SUCs).

    It also provides financial assistance to student-beneficiaries in both public and private education institutions for other cost of education, such as food, books and living expenses.

    R.A. 10929, Free Internet Access in Public Places Act

    Principal Author and Co-sponsor

    Filipinos can now enjoy free, reliable and fast wireless internet access in public places, including government offices, parks, state colleges and universities, hospitals, transport terminals, among others.

    The free internet can be enjoyed by Filipinos for work and study. It can also be used to communicate with their loved ones living or working abroad.

    BILLS FILED
    SENATE BILL NO.TITLE
    1SBN-1765: Anti-Political Dynasty of 2018An 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
    2SBN-1610: Constitutional Education ActAn 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.
    3SBN-1564: Body Camera ActAn 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.
    4SBN-1540: Electric and Hybrid Vehicles Including Charging Stations Promotions Act of 2017An 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.
    5SBN-1312: Mandatory Collection of Biological Specimen and Identification Samples Act of 2017An 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.
    6SBN-1307: Mandatory Autopsy Law of 2017An 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.
    7SBN-1171: Expanded Crop Insurance Act of 2016An 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.
    8SBN-1028: National Food Security Act of 2016An 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.
    9SBN-984: Zero Food Waste ActAn Act Providing for a System of Redistributing and Recycling Food Waste to Promote Food Security. Filed on August 3, 2016 by Pangilinan, Francis N.
    10SBN-983: Integrated Urban Agriculture Act of 2016An 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.
    11SBN-965: Comprehensive Nursing LawAn 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.
    12SBN-964: Compulsory Voter Education Act of 2016An Act Integrating Voter Education in the Junior and Senior High School Curricula. Filed on August 1, 2016 by Pangilinan, Francis N.
    13SBN-963: Paternity Leave ActAn 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.
    14SBN-59: Civil Service Eligibility to Government EmployeesAn 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.
    15SBN-57: Government Doctor’s Salary Upgrading Act of 2016An Act Upgrading the Minimum Salary Grade of Government Doctors From Salary Grade 16 to 24. Filed on June 30, 2016 by Pangilinan, Francis N.
    16SBN-55: Grassroots Participatory Budgeting Act of 2016An 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.
    17SBN-54: Freedom of Information Act of 2016An 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.
    18SBN-53: Strategic Food Security Rice Reserve Act of 2016An Act Establishing a Strategic Food Security Rice Reserve and for Other Purposes. Filed on June 30, 2016 by Pangilinan, Francis N.
    19SBN-52: Coconut Farmers and Industry Development Act of 2016An 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.
    20SBN-51: Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Act of 2016An 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. 9999, Free Legal Assistance Act of 2010

    Co-author and Co-sponsor

    An Act Providing A Mechanism For Free Legal Assistance And For Other Purposes

    R.A. No. 9994, Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010

    Co-author

    An Act Granting Additional Benefits and Privileges to Senior Citizens, Further Amending Republic Act No. 7432, as Amended, Otherwise Known as “An Act to Maximize the Contribution of Senior Citizens to Nation Building, Grant Benefits and Special Privileges and for Other Purposes”

    R.A. No. 9946, Additional Judiciary Retirement Benefits Law

    Co-author and Co-sponsor

    An Act Granting Additional Retirement, Survivorship, and Other Benefits to Members of the Judiciary, Amending for the Purpose Republic Act No. 910, as Amended, Providing Funds Therefor and for Other Purposes

    R.A. No. 9828, Creation of the Military Service Board

    Co-author

    An Act Creating the Military Service Board and Providing Funds Therefor

    R.A. No. 9593, Tourism Act of 2009

    Co-author and Co-sponsor

    An Act Declaring a National Policy for Tourism as an Engine of Investment, Employment, Growth and National Development, and Strengthening the Department of Tourism and Its Attached Agencies to Effectively and Efficiently Implement that Policy, and Appropriating Funds Therefor

    R.A. No. 9506, Bacolor Rehabilitation Council Act

    Co-sponsor

    An Act Creating the Bacolor Rehabilitation Council and Appropriating Funds Therefor

    R.A. No. 9500, University of the Philippines Charter of 2008

    Principal Author and Co-sponsor

    An Act to Strengthen the University of the Philippines as the National University

    R.A. No. 9497, Civil Aviation Authority Act of 2008

    Co-author

    An Act Creating the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines, Authorizing the Appropriation of Funds Therefor, and for Other Purposes

    R.A. No. 10084, Grant of Survivorship Benefits to the Surviving Legitimate Spouse of a Deceased Retired Member of the COA, CSC, COMELEC and the Ombudsman

    Co-author

    An Act Granting Survivorship Benefits to the Surviving Legitimate Spouse of a Deceased Retired Member of the Commission on Audit, Civil Service Commission, Commission on Elections and the Ombudsman, and for Other Purposes

    R.A. No. 10071, Prosecution Service Act of 2010

    Co-author

    An Act Strengthening and Rationalizing the National Prosecution Service

    R.A. No. 10070, Amending the Magna Carta for Disabled Persons

    Principal Author

    An Act Establishing an Institutional Mechanism to Ensure the Implementation of Programs and Services for Persons with Disabilities in Every Province, City and Municipality, Amending Republic Act No. 7277, Otherwise Known as the “Magna Carta for Disabled Persons”, as Amended, and for Other Purposes

  • R.A. No. 9481, Strengthening the Workers’ Constitutional Right to Self-Organization

    Principal Author

    An Act Strengthening the Workers’ Constitutional Right to Self-Organization, Amending for the Purpose Presidential Decree No. 442, as Amended, Otherwise Known as the Labor Code Of The Philippines

    R.A. No. 9450, Creation of Two (2) Additional MTCC Branches in San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan

    Co-sponsor

    An Act Creating Two Additional Branches of the Municipal Trial Courts in Cities (MTCC) in the City of San Jose Del Monte, Province of Bulacan, Amending for the Purpose Section 29 of Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, Otherwise Known as “The Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980”, as Amended, and Appropriating Funds Therefor

    R.A. No. 9449, Creation of an Additional MTC Branch in Daet, Camarines Norte

    Co-sponsor

    An Act Creating an Additional Branch of the Municipal Trial Court in the Municipality of Daet, Province of Camarines Norte, Amending for the Purpose Section 30 of Batas Pambansa Bilang 129, Otherwise Known as the Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980, as Amended, and Appropriating Funds Therefor

    R.A. No. 9448, Creation of an Additional RTC Branch in Zamboanga Sibugay

    Co-sponsor

    An Act Establishing an Additional Branch of the Regional Trial Court in the Province of Zamboanga Sibugay to be Stationed at the Municipality of Imelda, Amending for the Purpose Section 14, Paragraph (J) of Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, Otherwise Known as the Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980, as Amended, and Providing Funds Therefor

    R.A. No. 9424, Creation of Four (4) Additional Metropolitan Trial Court Branches in Marikina City

    Co-sponsor

    An Act Creating Four Additional Metropolitan Trial Court Branches in the City of Marikina, National Capital Region, Amending for the Purpose Section 27 of Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, Otherwise Known as the Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980, as Amended, and Appropriating Funds Therefor

    R.A. No. 9423, Creation of an Additional RTC Branch in Lanao del Sur

    Co-sponsor

    An Act Creating an Additional Branch of the Regional Trial Court in the Province of Lanao Del Sur to be Stationed at the Municipality of Wao, Amending for the Purpose Section 14, Paragraph (M) of Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, Otherwise Known as the Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980, as Amended and Appropriating Funds Therefor

    R.A. No. 9415, Amending Sections 2 and 3 of R.A. No. 2239 (Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation)

    Co-author

    An Act Amending Sections 2 and 3 of Republic Act No. 2239, and for Other Purposes

    R.A. No. 9377, Creation of Four (4) Additional RTC Branches and Two (2) Additional MTC Branches in Antipolo City

    Co-sponsor

    An Act Creating Four Additional Regional Trial Court Branches and Two Additional Municipal Trial Court Branches with Station at the City of Antipolo, Amending for the Purpose Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, Otherwise Known as the Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980, as Amended, and Appropriating Funds Therefor

    R.A. No. 9376, Creation of Five (5) Additional Metropolitan Trial Court Branches in Parañaque City

    Co-sponsor

    An Act Creating Five Additional Metropolitan Trial Court Branches for the City of Parañaque, Amending for the Purpose Section 27 of Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, Otherwise Known as the Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980, as Amended, and Appropriating Funds Therefor

    R.A. No. 9375, Creation of Two (2) RTC Branches and an Additional MTCC Branch in Talisay, Cebu

    Co-sponsor

    An Act Creating Two Branches of the Regional Trial Court and an Additional Branch of the Municipal Trial Court in Cities for the Province of Cebu to be Stationed at the City of Talisay, Amending for the Purpose Section 14, Paragraph (H) and Section 29 of Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, Otherwise Known as the Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980, as Amended, and Appropriating Funds Therefor

    R.A. No. 9374, Creation of Four (4) Additional Metropolitan Trial Court Branches in Caloocan City

    Co-sponsor

    An Act Creating Four Additional Metropolitan Trial Court Branches for Caloocan City, with Stations at Caloocan City North and Caloocan City Proper, Amending for the Purpose Section 27 of Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, Otherwise Known as the Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980, as Amended, and Appropriating Funds Therefor

    R.A. No. 9373, Creation of Two (2) Additional RTC Branches in Tacloban, Leyte

    Co-sponsor

    An Act Creating Two Additional Regional Trial Court Branches in the Province of Leyte to be Stationed in the City of Tacloban Amending for the Purpose Section 14 Paragraph (I) of Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, Otherwise Known as the Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980, as Amended, and Appropriating Funds Therefor

    R.A. No. 9363, Granting Filipino Citizenship to Charles William Mosser

    Co-author and Co-sponsor

    An Act Granting Filipino Citizenship To Mr. Charles William Mosser, with All the Rights, Privileges and Prerogatives Appurtenant Thereto

    R.A. No. 9347, Rationalizing the Composition and Functions of the NLRC

    Co-author

    An Act Rationalizing the Composition and Functions of the National Labor Relations Commission, Amending for this Purpose Articles 213, 214, 215 and 216 of P.D. No. 442, as Amended, Otherwise Known as the Labor Code of the Philippines

    R.A. No. 9346, Prohibition of the Imposition of Death Penalty in the Philippines

    Co-sponsor

    An Act Prohibiting the Imposition of Death Penalty in the Philippines

    R.A. No. 9344, Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006

    Principal Author and Co-sponsor

    An Act Establishing a Comprehensive Juvenile Justice and Welfare System, Creating the Juvenile Justice and Welfare Council Under the Department of Justice, Appropriating Funds Therefor and for Other Purposes

    R.A. No. 9340, Resetting the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections

    Co-author and Co-sponsor

    An Act Amending Republic Act No. 9164, Resetting the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections, and for Other Purposes

    R.A. No. 9337, Reformed Value-Added Tax (RVAT) Law

    Co-author

    An Act Amending Sections 27, 28, 34, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 116, 117, 119, 121, 148, 151, 236, 237 and 288 of the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997, as Amended, and for Other Purposes

    R.A. No. 9333, Fixing the Date of Regular Elections in ARMM

    Principal Author and Co-sponsor

    An Act Fixing the Date of Regular Elections for Elective Officials of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao Pursuant to Republic Act No. 9054, Entitled “An Act to Strengthen and Expand the Organic Act for the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, Amending for the Purpose Republic Act No. 6734, Entitled ‘An Act Providing for an Organic Act for the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao’, as Amended”

  • R.A. No. 9312, Converting the Eastern Samar State College into Eastern Samar State University

    Principal Sponsor

    AN ACT CONVERTING THE EARTERN SAMAR STATE COLLEGE (ESSC) INTO A STATE UNIVERSITY TO BE KNOWN AS THE EASTERN SAMAR STATE UNIVERSITY, INTEGRATING THEREWITH THE MAYDOLONG NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL SCHOOL IN MUNICIPALITY OF MAYDOLONG, PROVINCE OF EASTERN SAMAR AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

    R.A. No. 9311, Converting the Leyte Institute of Technology into the Eastern Visayas State University

    Principal Sponsor

    AN ACT CONVERTING THE LEYTE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (LIT) IN THE PROVINCE OF LEYTE INTO A STATE UNIVERSITY TO BE KNOWN AS THE EASTERN VISAYAS STATE UNIVERSITY AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

    R.A. No. 9310, Creation of Two (2) Additional MTC Branches in Tagbilaran City

    Principal Sponsor

    AN ACT CREATING TWO (2) ADDITIONAL BRANCHES OF THE MUNICIPAL TRIAL COURT IN CITIES IN THE CITY OF TAGBILARAN, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SEC. TWENTY-NINE OF BATAS PAMBANSA BILANG ISANG DAAN DALAWAMPU’T SIYAM (BP 129), OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE JUDICIARY REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1980, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

    R.A. No. 9309, Creation of Two (2) Additional Municipal Trial Court Branches in Tagbilaran City

    An Act Creating Two (2) Additional Branches of the Municipal Trial Court in Cities in the City of Tagbilaran, Amending for the Purpose Sec. Twenty-Nine of Batas Pambansa Bilang Isang Daan Dalawampu’t Siyam (BP 129), Otherwise Known as the Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980, and Appropriating Funds Therefor

    R.A. No. 9307, Creation of One (1) Additional Regional Trial Court Branch for Eastern Samar

    An Act Creating One Additional Regional Trial Court Branch for the Province of Eastern Samar, with Station at the Municipality of Balangiga, Amending for the Purpose Section 14, Paragraph (I) of Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, as Amended, Otherwise Known as the Judiciary Reorganization Act Of 1980

    R.A. No. 9285, Alternative Dispute Resolution Act of 2004

    An Act To Institutionalize The Use Of An Alternative Dispute Resolution System In The Philippines And To Establish The Office For Alternative Dispute Resolution, And For Other Purposes

    R.A. No. 9279, Grant of Special Allowances for Members of the NPS and State Counsels in the DOJ

    An Act Granting Additional Compensation in the Form of Special Allowances for the Members of the National Prosecution Service and the State Counsels in the Department of Justice, and for Other Purposes

    R.A. No. 9274, Creation of Two (2) Additional Municipal Trial Court Branches in Roxas City

    An Act Creating Two (2) Additional Municipal Trial Court Branches in the City of Roxas, Province of Capiz, Amending for that Purpose Sec. 29 of Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, as Amended, Otherwise Known as the Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980

    R.A. No. 9273, Capiz State University (Conversion)

    An Act Converting the Panay State Polytechnic College in the Province of Capiz into a State University to be Known as the Capiz State University (CAPSU) And Appropriating Funds Therefor

    R.A. No. 9272, Establishing the Nueva Vizcaya State University

    An Act Establishing the Nueva Vizcaya State University in the Province of Nueva Vizcaya by Integrating the Nueva Vizcaya State Institute of Technology in the Municipality of Bayombong and the Nueva Vizcaya State Polytechnic College in the Municipality of Bambang, Both Located in the Province of Nueva Vizcaya, Appropriating Funds Therefor and for Other Purposes

    R.A. No. 9262, Anti-Violence Against Women and Their Children Act of 2004

    An Act Defining Violence Against Women and Their Children, Providing for Protective Measures for Victims, Prescribing Penalties Therefor, and for Other Purposes

    R.A. No. 9261, Establishing the Southern Leyte State University

    An Act Establishing the Southern Leyte State University by Integrating the Southern Leyte State College of Science and Technology in the Municipality of Sogod and the Tomas Oppus Normal College in the Municipality of Tomas Oppus, Both Located in the Province of Southern Leyte, Appropriating Funds Therefor and for Other Purposes

    R.A. No. 9260, Western Philippines University (Conversion)

    An Act Converting the State Polytechnic College of Palawan in the Province of Palawan into a State University to be Known as the Western Philippines University and Appropriating Funds Therefor

    R.A. No. 9249, Bulacan Agricultural State College (Renaming)

    An Act Renaming the Bulacan National Agricultural State College (BNASC) in the Municipality of San Ildefonso, Province of Bulacan, as the Bulacan Agricultural State College (BASC)

    R.A. No. 9239, Optical Media Act of 2003

    An Act Regulating Optical Media, Reorganizing for this Purpose the Videogram Regulatory Board, Providing Penalties Therefor, and for Other Purposes

    R.A. No. 9227, Grant of Special Allowances for Justices, Judges and All Other Positions in the Judiciary with the Equivalent Rank of Justices of the Court of Appeals and Judges of the Regional Trial Court

    An Act Granting Additional Compensation in the Form of Special Allowances for Justices, Judges and All Other Positions in the Judiciary with the Equivalent Rank of Justices of the Court of Appeals and Judges of the Regional Trial Court, and for Other Purposes

    R.A. No. 9225, Citizenship Retention and Re-acquisition Act of 2003

    An Act Making the Citizenship of Philippine Citizens Who Acquire Foreign Citizenship Permanent, Amending for the Purpose Commonwealth Act No. 63, as Amended, and for Other Purposes

    R.A. No. 9201, National Human Rights Consciousness Week Act of 2002

    An Act Declaring December 4 to 10 as National Human Rights Consciousness Week in the Country and for Other Purposes

    R.A. No. 9189, Overseas Absentee Voting Act of 2003

    An Act Providing for a System of Overseas Absentee Voting by Qualified Citizens of the Philippines Abroad, Appropriating Funds Therefor, and for Other Purposes

    R.A. No. 9163, National Service Training Program (NSTP) Act of 2001

    An Act Establishing the National Service Training Program (NSTP) for Tertiary Level Students, Amending for the Purpose Republic Act No. 7077 and Presidential Decree No. 1706, and for Other Purposes

    R.A. No. 9160, Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2001

    An Act Defining the Crime of Money Laundering, Providing Penalties Therefor and for Other Purposes

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