Sponsored Bills

Senator JV has sponsored or co-authored more than 100 bills during his tenure in the Senate. These include the Free Medicine for the Poor Act (2013), the Electricity Rate Reduction Act (2013), and the Electronic Speed Limiter Act of 2014, which seeks to make public transportation safer.

  1. SB 68: Sangguniang Kabataan Empowerment Act [download]
  2. SB 69: Mercury Health Advisory Act [download]
  3. SB 70: Expanded Value Added Tax [download]
  4. SB 71: Participatory Governance through CSOS Empowerment Act of 2013 [download]
  5. SB 72: Magna Carta of Students Rights and Welfare Act [download]
  6. SB 215: Tuition Fee Rationalization Act of 2013 [download]
  7. SB 216: Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation [download]
  8. SB 217: Freedom of Information Act of 2013 [download]
  9. SB 218: Criminal Street Gang Deterrence and Punishment Act of 2013 [download]
  10. SB 219: Cellphone Subscriber Protection Act of 2013 [download]
  11. SB 220: Increasing Pensions Under the SSS [download]
  12. SB 221: Extended Deployment Pay Increase Act of 2013 [download]
  13. SB 222: Electricity Rate Reduction Act of 2013 [download]
  14. SB 223: Barangay Health Workers Act of 2013 [download]
  15. SB 224: Independent Power Producers [download]
  16. SB 656: Free Medicine For the Poor Act of 2013 [download]
  17. SB 657: Local Government Units (LGU) Solidarity Fund for Disaster Response and Recovery Act [download]
  18. SB 658: Local Housing Board Act of 2013 [download]
  19. SB 659: Teaching of Intellectual Property Ownership [download]
  20. SB 660: Airline Passenger Bill of Rights Act 2013 [download]
  21. SB 661: Budget Impoundment Control Act [download]
  22. SB 662: Scholarship Program for Poor But Deserving Students Act [download]
  23. SB 835: Agriculture and Fisheries Extension Act of 2013 [download]
  24. SB 836: Teacher’s Housing Program [download]
  25. SB 837: Affordable Food Transparency Act [download]
  26. SB 838: Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act [download]
  27. SB 839: Government Projects Named After Government Officials, Unlawful [download]
  28. SB 840: Indirect Employers in Job Contracting [download]
  29. SB 841: National Hazard Mapping Act of 2013 [download]
  30. SB 842: Pag-Asa Modernization Act of 2013 [download]
  31. SB 843: Public School Teachers’ Incentive Act of 2013 [download]
  32. SB 844: People’s Fund Act [download]
  33. SB 845: Strengthening the Security of Tenure of Workers in the Private Sector [download]
  34. SB 1094: Sustainable Forest Management Act of 2013 [download]
  35. SB 1095: Safe and Non-Toxic Children’s Products Act of 2013 [download]
  36. SB 1096: Laguna Lake Development Authority Act of 2013 [download]
  37. SB 1097: Anti-Theft and Robbery of Portable Telecommunication Devices Act of 2013 [download]
  38. SB 1098: Environmental Helath Research Act of 2013 [download]
  39. SB 1099: The Political Party Development Act of 2013 [download]
  40. SB 1100: Revised Philippine HIV and Aids Policy and Program Act of 2013 [download]
  41. SB 1101: Final Forest Limits Act of 2013 [download]
  42. SB 1102: Motorcycle Safety for Children Act of 2013 [download]
  43. SB1103: Prohibiting City Mayors, Municipal Mayors and Provincial Governors from Making Appointments [download]
  44. SB 1220: Direct Remittance of the Share of Local Government Units [download]
  45. SB 1221: Anti-Mobile Communication Devices Use While Driving Act of 2013 [download]
  46. SB 1222: Revised Penal Code (Special Time Allowance for Loyalty) [download]
  47. SB 1223: Revised Penal Code (Discharge of Firearms) [download]
  48. SB 1224: Increasing the Penalties for Election-Related Offense [download]
  49. SB 1225: Teaching of Human Rights in Public and Private Schools [download]
  50. SB 1226: Telecommunications Accessibility Enhancement Act [download]
  51. SB 1227: Filipino Volunteerism in Nation-Building (VNB) or Bayanihan Sa Bagumbayan (BSB) Act [download]
  52. SB 1228: Local Government Code (Titles V and VI, Secs. 102 and 107) [download]
  53. SB 1229: Sugar Cane Industry Development Act of 2013 [download]
  54. SB 1230: Barangay Integrated Development Approach for Nutrition Improvement (BIDANI) Act of 2013 [download]
  55. SB 1231: Urban Development and Housing Act [download]
  56. SB 1232: National Food Authority Rationalization Act of 2013 [download]
  57. SB 1233: Pilotage Services Act of 2013 [download]
  58. SB 1234: Department of Information and Communications Technology Act of 2013 [download]
  59. SB 1235: OWAA Act of 2013 [download]
  60. SB 1236: Soil and Water Conservation Act of 2013 [download]
  61. SB 1304: The Vaccination and Immunization Act of 2013 [download]
  62. SB 1305: Obstruction of Apprehension and Prosecution of Criminal Offenders [download]
  63. SB 1306: Philippine VOIP Act of 2013 [download]
  64. SB 1307: Gifted and Handicapped Children and Youth Act [download]
  65. SB 1308: Mangrove Forest Protection and Preservation Act [download]
  66. SB 1309: Agriculture Technology Generation and Transfer Act of 2013 [download]
  67. SB 1422: National Museum Income Retention and Utilization [download]
  68. SB 1423: Penalizing the No Permit, No Exam Policy [download]
  69. SB1424: Amendment of Republic Act 7042 [download]
  70. SB 1425: Amendment to the Appointment of Commissioned AFP Officer as DND Secretary [download]
  71. SB 1426: Extending the Period of IP to Secure Land Title [download]
  72. SB 1427: Expanding the Prohibited Acts of Discrimination Against Women [download]
  73. SB 1428: Amendment to Article 75 of Title IV of EO 2009 [download]
  74. SB 1429: Payment of Disability Pension to War Veterans [download]
  75. SB 1430: Voluntary Student Loan Program [download]
  76. SB 1454: Regulation of Plastic Bags [download]
  77. SB 1491: Exemption of Population and Land Area Requirements [download]
  78. SB 1492: Regulating the Use of Energy-Efficient Lighting Products [download]
  79. SB 1493: Adopting Higher Prescribed Penalty of Trafficking Dangerous Drugs [download]
  80. SB 1494: Nationa Farmers and Fisherfolk Day [download]
  81. SB 1852: Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas [download]
  82. SB 1853: Barangay Pension Fund Act of 2013 [download]
  83. SB 1854: Repatriation of Filipino Migrant Workers [download]
  84. SB 1855: Loan Election Ban of 2013 [download]
  85. SB 1856: OPM Radio Airplay Act of 2013 [download]
  86. SB 1857: Local Government Code of 1991 (Amending Secs. 352 and 513) [download]
  87. SB 1858: Distressed OFW Assistance Act of 2013 [download]
  88. SB 1859: Electronic Commerce Act [download]
  89. SB 1860: Single Traffic Ticketing Act of 2013 [download]
  90. SB 1861: Magna Carta of Filipino Seafarers [download]
  91. SB 1903: Amending Sec. 285, RA 7160 (Including Municipal Waters in the Computation of IRA) [download]
  92. SB 1904: Genuine Party-List Group and Nominee Act of 2013 [download]
  93. SB 1905: Tax Deductions to Parents Legal Guardians of Children with Special Needs [download]
  94. SB 1906: Anti-Political Dynasty Act of 2013 [download]
  95. SB 1907: Bohol Earthquake Assistance [download]
  96. SB 1930: Real Property Valuation Act [download]
  97. SB 1931: Devolution of Registration of Fishing Vessels [download]
  98. SB 1932: Whistleblowers Protection Act [download]
  99. SB 1933: Safe Bottled Water Act of 2013 [download]
  100. SB 1934: SWDAS Act of 2013 [download]
  101. SB 1935: Amending Section 4, Probation Law [download]
  102. SB 1936: Amending Sec. 22, Magna Carta for Persons with Disabilities [download]
  103. SB 2012: Civil Service Code of the Philippines [download]
  104. SB 2050: Anti-Rice or Corn Hoarding and Profiteering Act [download]
  105. SB 2056: Marine and Coastal Resources Protection Act [download]
  106. SB 2057: Philippine Legislative Academy [download]
  107. SB 2058: Barangay Tanod Welfare Act [download]
  108. SB 2059: Amending Sec. 45, RA 9136 (Electric Power Industry Reform Act) [download]
  109. SB 2060: Street Children Crisis Center Act [download]
  110. SB 2061: Barangay School Building Act [download]
  111. SB 2062: Public Utility Agencies to Repair Any Digging or Reconstruction Made [download]
  112. SB 2063: Amending Sec. 6, RA 6972 (Barangay Level Total Development and Protection of Children) [download]
  113. SB 2064: The Singer’s Equity Act [download]
  114. SB 2082: Anti-Rice Smuggling Act of 2014 [download]
  115. SB 2110: Electronic Speed Limited Act of 2014 [download]
  116. SB 2111: GSIS Members’ Change of Status Rationalization (From Active to Special) [download]
  117. SB 2112: Environmental and Sanitary Engineering Act of 2014 [download]
  118. SB 2130: Fiscal and Monetary Policies Disclosure Act of 2014 [download]
  119. SB 3094: Train Protection Act [download]