CHAIRMANSHIP IN THE SENATE COMMITTEES
- Committee on Urban Planning, Housing, and Resettlement
- Committee on Economic Affairs
- Committee on Urban Planning, Housing, and Resettlement
- Committee on Health and Demography
- 41 ENACTED LAWS
- 6 BILLS PENDING SIGNATURE AND APPROVAL BY THE PRESIDENT
- 173 BILLS, 17th Congress
- 40 RESOLUTIONS, 17th Congress
SENATOR JV EJERCITO, is the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Health and Demography. His commitment to improve the health care system has led to the passage of important measures. Aside from working on significant health proposals, he also sees to it that he regularly visits government hospitals to assess its facilities, and monitor their improvement.
He is the Champion of the Universal Health Care in the Senate. Through his efforts, Senate Bill No. 1896 or the Universal Health Care Act is now approved on Third and Final Reading by the Senate.
LAWS that Senator JV has authored/co-authored:
Republic Act No. 10645
An Act Providing for the Mandatory PhilHealth Coverage for All Senior Citizens
Republic Act No. 11036
The Mental Health Act
Republic Act No. 11081
An Act Increasing the Bed Capacity of Veterans Regional Hospital and Changing its Name to Region II Trauma and Medical Center
Republic Act No. 11082
An Act Upgrading the Southern Isabela General Hospital in Santiago City into a Tertiary General Hospital to be known as the Southern Isabela Medical Center
Republic Act No. 11083
An Act Upgrading la Union Medical Center and Establishing a Trauma Center Therein
Republic Act No. 11084
An Act Increasing the Bed Capacity of Baguio General Hospital
Republic Act No. 11085
An Act Upgrading the Dr. Paulino J. Garcia Memorial Research and Medical Center Extension Hospital to a Level II Hospital to be now known as the Talavera General Hospital
SEN. JV also prioritizes the following health measures:
- SBN 1896 or the Universal Health Care Act. The measure aims to provide quality, accessible and efficient health services to Filipino among others. To guarantee access to health services, every Filipino will be automatically included into the National Health Insurance Program. This legislation if passed will be a landmark legislation and reform on health.
Senator Ejercito conducted hearing in key areas of the country such as Cebu City, Davao City, Bicol Region, and Pangasinan Province to fully engage and listen to the feedback and needs of the stakeholders.
- SBN 1537 or the Healthy Nanay and Bulilit ACT (First 1000 Days)
- SBN 1390 or the Philippine HIV and AIDS Policy Act
- SBN 1380 or the Barangay Health Workers Act. Senator JV considers the BHWs as the foot-soldiers of the health sector and advocates for their welfare through the provision of benefits, among others.
This proposed measure mandates the appointment of at least 1 barangay health worker in each and every barangay. Further, every barangay health worker shall be entitled to allowances and such other benefits accorded to other appointed barangay officials. More importantly, security of tenure of barangay health workers is also proposed under the bill.
- SBN 1505 or the Dialysis Center Act. The proposed measure aims to establish dialysis ward or unit in all national, regional, and provincial government hospitals with complete dialysis machine, equipment and supplies.
The bill also seeks to provide dialysis treatments to indigent patients or those whose combined annual family income does not exceed Thirty Thousand Pesos (P30,000).
- SBN 1545 or the National Integrated Cancer Control Act
- SBN 1403 or the Establishment of a Center for Autism
AS CHAIRMAN of the Senate Committee on Urban Planning, Housing and Resettlement, Sen JV led the passage of the following:
Republic Act No. 10646
Charter of the Quezon City Development Authority
The newly created QCDA, governed by the GOCC Governance Act of 2011, is primarily mandated to develop socialized housing in Quezon City for the 500,00 informal settlers who live in the area. To partially comply with its mandate, the law requires QCDA to develop an area equivalent to at least sixty percent (60%) of its total landholding for socialized housing.
Republic Act No. 10884
Balanced Housing Development Program Amendments
The Bill seeks to address the housing need of the marginal and low income families in the country. Among the amendments introduced are the following: (a) includes RESIDENTIAL CONDOMINIUM in the definition of Socialized Housing; (b) require the owners and/or developers of the proposed condominium and subdivision projects to develop an area for socialized housing equivalent to 15% of the total Subdivision Area or Subdivision Project Cost and at least 5% of Condominium Area or Project Cost; and (c) imposed a fine of not less than Php500,00.00 with suspension or cancellation of license to do business depending on the recurrence of violation.
SEN. JV also prioritizes the following measure for decent and affordable Housing:
- SBN 1578 or the Creation of the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development. This measure has been approved in the Bicameral Conference Committee and will be signed into law soon. Once enacted, the Department will operate as one agency for all the housing concerns in the country. This is the solution of SEN. JV in addressing the need for decent housing of the Filipinos.
- SBN 331 or the On-Site, In-City or Near-City Resettlement Program Act. Through this measure, the relocation site or housing development will take place within the jurisdiction of the city where the affected ISFs and projected beneficiaries are located.
THROUGH THE EFFORTS OF SEN. JV, the unawarded Housing units for AFP and PNP Personnel have been distributed to beneficiaries. This was made possible through his filing of Senate Joint Resolution No. 7 which was approved by the Senate and the House of Representatives.
Some of the beneficiaries are Informal Settler Families (ISFs), public servants within the vicinity of the LGUs where the housing units are located, and Seafarers association who have south the assistance of Sen. JV.
OTHER ENACTED LAWS
Ejercito being the Chairman of the Senate Economic Affairs during the 16th Congress, spearheaded the approval of both Houses of the following Bills:
- Republic Act No. 10881 entitled an Act Amending Foreign Ownership Restrictions In Specific Laws Governing Adjustment Companies, Lending Companies, Financing Companies and Investment Houses cited in the Foreign Investment Negative List, Except those in the Constitution & For Other Purposes. Given the country’s development objectives and the need to increase investments to achieve these, amending the limitations on foreign investments or participation in certain activities listed in the Foreign Investment Negative List as provided for in specific laws, becomes necessary. Thus, if the bill is passed into law, it will open fully to foreign investors the ownership of Financing Companies, Investment Houses, Lending Companies and Adjustment Companies and will no longer be included in the succeeding Foreign Investment Negative List.
- Republic Act No. 10879 or the “MIMAROPA Act”. The bill envisaged to promote efficiency, economy, and lead to greater impact in the delivery of government services. Its enactment into law may provide fixed solutions to issues that have long been surrounding the coverage of the MIMAROPA Region, such as whether MIMAROPA should cover Palawan or not, budgetary constraint and lack of national government agency complement.
- Republic Act No. 10922 or the “Economic and Financial Literacy Act”. The bill was proposed to develop national consciousness on economic and financial literacy among the youth and the citizens in general. It also envisioned financially literate citizens contributing significantly in improving the economic and financial policies of the country.
- He actively participated in the deliberation of Republic Act No. 10742 or the “Sangguniang Kabataan Reform Act of 2015”. Ejercito believes in youth participation, as such he vigorously push for the passage of the law that strengthens the Sangguniang Kabataan. The enacted contain the anti-political dynasty provision he proposed in his original bill. It states that an official of the Sangguniang Kabataan, either elective or appointee must not be related within the second civil degree of consanguinity or affinity to any incumbent elected national official or to any incumbent elected regional, provincial, city, municipal, or barangay official, in the locality where he or she seeks to be elected.
As an advocate of Agriculture, Ejercito, in cooperation with Sen. Villar and other members of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Food, aggressively took action to pass the following measures:
- Republic Act No. 10845 or the “Anti-Agricultural Smuggling Act of 2015”. Under the law, any person found guilty of engaging in agricultural smuggling, or technical smuggling, as defined in the law, of a minimum aggregate amount of One Million Pesos (Php1,000,000.00) worth of agricultural products subject to economic sabotage as classified and described in the law will have to face a maximum penalty of life imprisonment. This shall also apply to those who will be found guilty of engaging in agricultural smuggling of rice, or technical smuggling, with a minimum aggregate amount of Ten Million Pesos (Php 10,000,000.00), as valued by the Bureau of Customs. The stiffer penalty will serve as a deterrent to discourage anyone to commit illegal smuggling of Agricultural Products, thus, protecting our agricultural sector.
- Republic Act No. 10659 or the “Sugar Cane Industry Development Act of 2014”. The law will revitalize and strengthen the Sugar cane Industry through a diversification, development, and financing program promoting the interests of sugarcane farmers/planters, mills workers and consumers as well as contributing to the food security objectives of the national government.
- Republic Act No. 10816 or the “Farm Tourism Act of 2015”. The law was enacted to create policies that would promote and develop farm tourism in the country; strengthen sustainable organic agriculture in a farm tourism environment; uplift the quality of life of farmers, farmer-land owners, and rural people; provide an avenue for the public to learn more about food production; generate employment in the farming communities; engage small farmers and farm workers in trainings and knowledge transfers; and encourage the Filipino youth to appreciate and support farming.
- Republic Act No. 10969 or the “Free Irrigation Service Act”. The law will support the small farmers through the condonation of all their unpaid irrigation fees and provide for free irrigation services.
SEN. JV Ejercito was also appointed as Vice-Chairman of Senate Committee on Public Services, Sub-committee on Transportation wherein he co-authored and steered the passage of:
- Republic Act No. 10916 or the “Road Speed Limiter Act of 2015”. This measure aims to curb road accidents due to speed violations of public utility vehicles. It proposes to implement the mandatory installation of electronic speed limiters to public utility vehicles and other type of vehicles in order to strictly enforce the speed limit provided by law. It will also facilitate the reduction of serious crashes and other road accidents involving vehicles which are not only causing fatalities but also damage to properties. To give teeth to the proposed legislation, it mandates the imposition of fine, suspension of franchise and/or cancellation of driver’s license of public utility vehicles in case of violation of the provision of the bill.
- Republic Act No. 10666 or the “Children’s Safety on Motorcycles Act of 2015”. The law makes it unlawful for any person to drive a two (2)-wheeled motorcycle with a child on board on public roads where there is heavy volume of vehicles, there is a high density of fast moving vehicles or where a speed limit of more than 60/kph, subject to certain exceptions.
SEN. JV Ejercito also pushed for the passage measures to promote for education. Even when he was District Representative of San Juan City, he was committed in fighting for higher budgets for the State Universities and Colleges.
- Republic Act No. 10687 or the “Unified Student Financial Assistance System for Tertiary Education (UniFAST) Act”. The law set a mechanism and support system for the poor but deserving students so that they would be able to finish their education and provide the government the needed intellectuals for the development and growth of this country.
- Republic Act No. 10676 entitled an ACT PROTECTING THE AMATEUR NATURE OF STUDENT-ATHLETES IN THE PHILIPPINES BY REGULATING THE RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT AND PROHIBITING THE COMMERCIALIZATION OF STUDENT-ATHLETES, otherwise known as the “Students-Athletes Protection Act”.
- Republic Act No. 10743 entitled an Act Declaring the Fifth Day of October of Every Year as the National Teachers’ Day, otherwise known as the “National Teachers’ Day”.
- Republic Act No. 10931 or the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act is a landmark legislation which Senator Ejercito championed in the Senate along with other legislators. This new law will provide the youth with not just affordable but free and quality education in all State Universities and Colleges.
- Republic Act No. 11056 or the PUP Sablayan Campus Act
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
- Republic Act No. 10692 or the “The PAGASA Modernization Act of 2015”. Seeing the importance of establishing modernization program for the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, Astronomical and Geological Services Administration (PAGASA), Ejercito pushed for the passage of this law.
- Republic Act No. 10844 or the “Department of Information And Communications Technology Act of 2015”Ejercito, acknowledging the need to have a dedicated premier government agency to develop and promote a national Information, Communication and Technology strategy, filed a bill proposing to create the Department of Information and Communications Technology.
- Republic Act No. 11035 or the Balik Scientist Act
- Republic Act No. 10801 or the “Overseas Workers Welfare Administration Act” Recognizing the unwavering and remarkable contribution of our millions Overseas Filipino Workers, Ejercito enthusiastically pushed for the enactment of this law.
- Republic Act No. 10635 entitled an ACT ESTABLISHING THE MARITIME INDUSTRY AUTHORITY (MARINA) AS THE SINGLE MARITIME ADMINISTRATION RESPONSIBLE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE 1978 INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION ON STANDARDS OF TRAINING, CERTIFICATION AND WATCHKEEPING FOR SEAFARERS, AS AMENDED, AND INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS OR COVENANTS RELATED THERETO.
- Republic Act No. 11058 or the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Act
- Republic Act No. 10968 or the Philippine Qualification Framework (PQF)
FINANCE AND TAXES
- Republic Act No. 10653 entitled an ACT ADJUSTING THE 13TH MONTH PAY AND OTHER BENEFITS CEILING EXCLUDED FROM THE COMPUTATION OF GROSS INCOME FOR PURPOSES OF INCOME TAXATION, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 32(B), CHAPTER VI OF THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED.
- Republic Act No. 10863 entitled an Act Modernizing the Customs and Tariff Administration, otherwise known as the “Customs Modernization and Tariff Act(CMTA)”. Included in the provisions of the enacted law is the increase of tax-exempt value of balikbayan boxes which will benefit our OFWs.
- Republic Act No. 10634 entitled an Act Appropriating the Sum of Fourteen Billion Six Hundred Million Pesos (P14,600,000,000.00) as Supplemental Appropriations for FY 2013 and for other purposes.
- Republic Act No. 10963 or the Tax Reform Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) is a reform in our tax system which aims to raise funds for the development project of the administration or the Build! Program of the government. These developments in the infrastructure of the country is seen to boost the economy and create jobs.
PUBLIC ORDER & JUSTICE
- Republic Act No. 10640 entitled an ACT TO FURTHER STRENGTHEN THE ANTI-DRUG CAMPAIGN OF THE GOVERNMENT, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 21 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9165, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “COMPREHENSIVE DANGEROUS DRUGS ACT OF 2002”.
- Republic Act No. 10707 entitled an ACT AMENDING PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 968, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “PROBATION LAW OF 1976”, AS AMENDED.
- Republic Act No. 11055 or the Philippine Identification System Act
- Republic Act No. 10928 or the Philippine Passport Law. This law extends the validity of the Philippine Passport from 5 years to 10 years.
- Republic Act No. 10930 or the Extending the Validity Period of Driver’s Licenses to 5 Years.
Passed by both Houses (SJVE Version/Title of the Measure)
- SBN-1133 The Healthy Nanay and Bulilit Act
- (SBN-1554 Road Board Regulatory Agency of MVUC, Abolition) – the House of Representatives rescinded the passage (Sept. 13, 2018)
- SBN-150 SSS Pension Increase Act
- SBN-1447 Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act of 2017 (SBN 1971)
- SBN-328 Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development Act of 2017 (SBN 1578)
- SBN-1458 Universal Health Care Act (SBN 1896)
- SBN-1543 Special Protection of Children in Situations of Armed Conflict Act of 2017 (SBN 2023)
- SBN-1769 Dengvaxia Assistance Program Considered in HBN-7449 under C.R.No. 395 (7/24/2018)
LOCAL HOSPITAL BILLS:
- HBN-6521: Bataan General Hospital And Medical Center / SBN-1649: Bataan General Hospital And Medical Center – (SEN. JV EJERCITO) (*A renationalized hospital under RA 8561)
- HBN-6551: Bicol Regional Geriatric Medical Center / SBN-1654: Bicol Regional Geriatric Medical Center – (Sen. Francis “Chiz” G. Escudero)
- HBN-6294: Biliran Provincial Hospital (Increasing Bed Capacity
- HBN-6742: Zamboanga City Medical Center
- HBN-5881: Soccsksargen General Hospital (South Cotabato) / SBN-1586: Soccsksargen General Hospital In Surallah, South Cotabato – (SEN JV EJERCITO)
- HBN-5880: Amai Pakpak Medical Center (Marawi, Lanao Del Sur)
- HBN-6114: Luis Hora Memorial Regional Hospital
- HBN-6311: Governor Alfredo Mendoza Abueg, Sr. Memorial Hospital
- HBN-6740: Labuan General Hospital (Zamboanga City)
- HBN-6618: Bacoor District Hospital
- HBN-639: Santa Elena District Hospital (Camarines Norte)
- HBN-6620: St. Anthony Mother And Child Hospital (Cebu City)
- HBN-6621: Adela Serra Ty Memorial Medical Center (Surigao Del Sur)
- HBN-1955: Rizal Medical Center (Pasig City)
3rd Reading (SJVE Version/Title of the Measure)
- SBN-884 PUP-San Juan Campus Act
- SBN-1391 Mandatory PHILHEALTH Coverage for PWDs
- SBN-1081 National Museum of the Philippines Act
- SBN-1388 Recoverable System Loss Act
- SBN-343 First Time Jobseekers Assistance Act of 2017
- SBN-1147 Philippine Boxers Welfare Act of 2016
- SBN-343 Fresh Graduates Pre-Employment Assistance Act of 2016
- SBN- 1081 Amending Sec. 26 of Ra. No. 8492 (National Museum Act of 1998)
Pending 2nd Reading
- SBN-1108 Amending Sec. 263 & 264, Omnibus Election Code Pending Second Reading, Special Order (2/1/2017)
- SBN-149 People’s Freedom of Information Act of 2016 Substituted by SBN-1208 under C.R.No. 3 (10/19/2016)
- SBN-154 Traffic and Congestion Crisis Act of 2016 Substituted by SBN-1284 under C.R. No. 24 (09/13/2017)
- SBN-1148 The New Central Bank Act Substituted by SBN-1297 under C.R.No. 26 (1/23/2017)
- SBN-331 On-Site, In-City or Near-City Resettlement Program Act Substituted by SBN-1393 under C.R.No. 55 (3/15/2017)
- SBN-1446 Anti-Overloading Act Substituted by SBN-2038 under C.R.No. 484 (10/01/2018)
- SBN-329 Security of Tenure of Workers in the Private Sector Substituted by SBN-1826 under C.R.No. 392 (5/29/2018)
- SBN-885 Political Party Development Act of 2016 Substituted by SBN-1984 under C.R.No. 435 (9/11/2018)
- SBN-897 The Anti-Political Dynasty Act of 2016 Substituted by SBN-1765 under C.R.No. 367 (7/25/2018)
- SBN-899 Gifted and Handicapped Children and Youth Act of 2016 Substituted by SBN-1732 under C.R.No. 272 (3/7/2018)
- SBN-1108 Amending Secs. 263 and 264 of Batas Pambansa Bilang 881 (Omnibus Election Code of the Philippines) Under C.R.No. 32 (2/1/2017)
- SBN-1148 The New Central Bank Act Substituted by SBN-1297 under C.R.No 26 (1/23/2017)
- SBN-1193 Security of Tenure for All Casual and Contractual Employees of the Government Substituted by SBN-1184 under C.R.No. 2 (10/19/2016)
- SBN-1375 National Transportation Safety Board Act of 2017 Substituted bySBN-1637 under C.R.No. 218 (1/13/2018)
- SBN-1545 National Integrated Cancer Control Act Substituted by SBN-1850 under C.R.No. 399 – APPROVED ON SECOND READING (10/10/2018)
Pending in the Committee
- SBN-152 The Philippine National Railways
- SBN-153 Train Protection Act
- SBN-155 Protection of Watersheds Supporting the National Irrigation Systems
- SBN-156 Sec. 45 of R.A.No. 9136 – Cross Ownership, Marker Power Abuse and Anti-Competitive Behaviour
- SBN-157 OFW Legal Assistance Fund
- SBN-330 Agricutlure Technology Generation and Trasnfer Act of 2016
- SBN-332 Anti-Rice or Corn Hoarding and Profiteering Act
- SBN-333 CCTV Cameras for Road Incident Monitoring Act of 2016
- SBN-334 Barangay Pension Fund Act of 2016
- SBN-335 Comprehensive Nursing Law of 2016
- SBN-336 Magna Carta of Students Rights and Welfare Act of 2016
- SBN-337 Barangay Community Peace and Order Council Act of 2016
- SBN- 886 Distressed OFW Assistance Act of 2016
- SBN-887 Act Amending RA 7279 Otherwise Known as the Urban Development and Housing Act
- SBN-888 Agriculture and Fisheries Extension Act
- SBN-889 An Act Amending RA 9165 Otherwise Known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002
- SBN-890 Single Traffic Ticketing Act of 2016
- SBN-891 Free Medicine for the Poor Act of 2016
- SBN-892 An Act Amending Art 135 and 137 of PD No 442 or the Labor Code of the Philippines
- SBN-893 Local Housing Board Act of 2016
- SBN-894 Teacher’s Housing Program
- SBN-895 Extended Deployment Pay Increase Act of 2016
- SBN-896 Airline Passenger Bill of Rights Act of 2016
- SBN-898 Electricity Rate Reduction Act of 2016
- SBN-900 Telecommunications Accessibility Enhancement Act
- SBN-901 The Public School Teachers’ Tax Incentive Act of 2016
- SBN-902 Participatory Governance Through CSOs Empowerment Act of 2016
- SBN-903 Affordable Food Transparency Act
- SBN-904 Magna Carta of Filipino Seafarers
- SBN-938 Whistleblower Protection, Security and Benefit Act of 2016
- SBN-939 Laguna Lake Development Authority Act of 2016
- SBN-940 San Juan City National Science High School Act
- SBN-1070 Amending Secs. 2 & 55 of Ra. No. 8291 (Gsis System Act of 1997)
- SBN-1071 Mercury Health Advisory Act
- SBN-1072 National Food Authority Rationalization Act of 2016
- SBN-1073 Philippine Voip Act of 2016
- SBN-1074 Filipino Volunteerism in Nation-Building (VNB) or Bayanihan Sa Bagumbayan (Bsb)
- SBN-1075 The Vaccination and Immunization Act of 2016
- SBN-1076 Safe Bottled Water Act of 2016
- SBN-1077 Street Children Crisis Center Act
- SBN-1078 Cell Phone Subscriber Protection Act of 2016
- SBN-1079 Environmental Health Research Act of 2016
- SBN-1080 Teaching of Human Rights in All Private and Public Schools
- SBN-1082 Opm Radio Airplay Act of 2016
- SBN-1083 Amending Titles V, Secs. 102 & 107 of RA No. 7160 (Local Government Code of 1991)
- SBN-1084 Safe and Nontoxic Children’s Products Act of 2016
- SBN-1085 Amending 293 of RA No. 7160 (Local Government Code)
- SBN-1086 Loan Election Ban of 2016
- SBN-1087 Amending Act No. 3815 (Revised Penal Code)
- SBN-1088 Barangay Integrated Development Approach for Nutrition Improvement (Bidani) Act of 2016
- SBN-1089 Amending Art. 75 of E.O No. 209, as Amended by E.O. No. 227 (Family Code of the Philippines)
- SBN-1090 Declaring as Unlawful Any Government Projects to Be Named After Government Officials
- SBN-1091 Prohibiting Mayors and Governors From Making Appointments
- SBN-1092 Pilotage Services Act of 2016
- SBN-1093 Social Housing Development and Finance Corporation Act of 2016
- SBN-1094 Requiring Power Producers or Energy Developers to Remit Required Amiount to Host Communities
- SBN-1095 Tax Deductions to Parents and Guardians of Children with Special Needs
- SBN-1097 Philippine Legislative Academy
- SBN-1098 Amending Pd. No. 1829
- SBN-1099 Criminal Street Gang Deterrence and Punishment Act
- SBN-1100 Local Government Units Solidarity Fund for Disaster Response and Recovery Act
- SBN-1101 Declaring the Province of Biliran a Mining-Free Zone
- SBN-1102 The Singer’s Equity Act
- SBN-1104 Requiring the Teaching of Intellectual Property Ownership in Schools
- SBN-1105 National Hazard Mapping Act of 2016
- SBN-1106 Amending RA No. 6972 (Barangay Level Total Development and Protection of Children Act)
- SBN-1107 Barangay School Building Act
- SBN-1131 Rotc Act of 2016
- SBN-1132 Modernization of Naval Airport in the Province of Biliran
- SBN-1219 Sim Card Registration Act
- SBN-1357 Amending Sec. 272 of RA No. 7160 (Local Government Code of 1991)
- SBN-1358 Free Dormitory Act of 2017
- SBN-1376 Magna Carta of Workers in Informal Economy
- SBN-1377 Mature and Older Workers Act
- SBN-1378 Regulating the Use of Government Ambulances
- SBN-1379 Emergency Health Powers Act of 2017
- SBN-1380 Barangay Health Workers Act of 2017
- SBN-1381 Amending R.A. No. 6727 (Wage Rationalization Act)
- SBN-1385 Real Property Tax Exemption on Family Home
- SBN-1386 Amending Sections 19 and 39 of R.A. No. 7305 (Magna Carta of Public Health Workers)
- SBN-1387 Special Leave for Overseas Workers’ Spouses Act of 2017
- SBN-1389 Bleeding Disorder Standards of Care Act of 2017
- SBN-1391 Mandatory Philhealth Coverage for Persons with Disability
- SBN-1400 Saving Young Substance Abusers Act
- SBN-1402 Magna Carta of Patient’s Rights and Obligations Act of 2017
- SBN-1403 Establishing a Center for Autism
- SBN-1405 Botica Sa Barangay Act of 2017
- SBN-1406 Mandating the Department of Health to Provide One (1) Health Worker in Every Barangay
- SBN-1407 Construction of a Potable Water Supply System in Every Barangay in the Country
- SBN-1448 Amending Chapter 5, Title 3, Book 1 of Act No. 3815 (Revised Penal Code)
- SBN-1457 Dash Cam Law
- SBN-1502 Transportation Network Service Act
- SBN-1505 Dialysis Center Act of 2017
- SBN-1514 Agri-Food Terminal and Trading Centers Act of 2017
- SBN-1539 Namcya Act of 2017
- SBN-1553 Department of Disaster and Emergency Management Act of 2017
- SBN-1585 Body Camera for Law Enforcement Personnel Act of 2017
- SBN-1587 South Cotabato State College in Surallah, South Cotabato
- SBN-1605 Excise Tax on Tobacco Products
- SBN-1618 Philippine Ehealth Systems and Services Act
- SBN-1619 Anti-Discrimination Act of 2017
- SBN-1631 Amending R.A. No. 9711 (Food and Drug Administration Act of 2009)
- SBN-1647 Mandatory Reporting of Notifiable Disease and Health-Related Events Act of 2016
- SBN-1648 Amending R.A.No. 9502 (Cheaper and Quality Medicines Act) and R.A.NO. 6675 (Generics Act)
- SBN-1663 Medical Scholarship and Return Service Program Act
- SBN-1736 Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center
- SBN-1737 Cotabato Sanitarium and General Hospital
- SBN-1744 E-Cigarette Regulation Act of 2018
- SBN-1764 Philippine Soveriegn Wealth Fund Act
- SBN-1768 Governor Celestino Gallares Memorial Hospital
- SBN-1822 Mandatory Motorcycle Safety Training Program
- SBN-1835 Patient’s Equity to Support Out-of_pocket Expense Value (PESO Value) Act of 2018
- SBN-1836 Emergency Medical Services System (EMSS) Act of 2018
- SBN-1837 Health Facilities Regulation Act
- SBN-1855 GMRC Act
- SRN-91 Commending Hidilyn Diaz
- SRN-182 Expression of Condolences on the death of Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago
- SRN-208 Congratulating Jesus is Lord Church, 38th Founding Anniversary, October 28, 2016
- SRN-219 Commending Senator Manny Pacquiao for winning the New WBO Welterweight Champion
- SRN-263 Commending TOYM, 2016
- SRN-428 Ad Hoc Committee on the Marawi Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Program
- SRN-530 Congratulating Jesus Is Lord Church (39th Founding Anniversary)
- SRN-562 Congratulating Mark Magsayo (Wbo International Featherweight Title)
RESOLUTIONS PENDING IN THE COMMITTEES
- SRN-63 Distressing Air Traffic Congestion in Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA)
- SRN-80 Viability of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant
- SRN-112 Comprehensive Urban Master Plan
- SRN-123 Economic Effects of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4PS)
- SRN-183 Yolanda Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Program
- SRN-272 Housing Units Under the AFP/PNP Housing Program
- SRN-273 Basic Utilities and Facilities in Resettlementareas Affected by Yolanda
- SRN-332 Socialized Housing Units Built by the Nha in Pandi, Bulacan
- SRN-369 Uh-1D Combat Helicopters
- SRN-386 Anti-Distracted Driving
- SRN-392 Online Registration Process of Motor Vehicles
- SRN-393 Degradation and Pollution of Prime Island Beach Destinations
- SRN-416 Commending PNP and AFP Deployed to the Battlefield in Mindanao
- SRN-427 Flood Control Projects of the Dpwh and Mmda
- SRN-429 Plan and Strategy to Enhance the Historical Value of Intramuros
- SRN-467 Real Estate Subdivision and Condominium Buyers
- SRN-516 Urging the Government to Stop the Spate of Killings
- SRN-518 Condemning the Extrajudicial Killings
- SRN-523 Pentecostal Missionary Church of Christ (4th Watch)
- SRN-536 Commending AFP/PNP Members and Fallen Heroes in Defending Marawi City
- SRN-537 Air Traffic Obstructions Allowed by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines
- SRN-556 Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program
- SRN-557 Dengue Immunization Program
- SRN-559 Large-Scale Mining in the Island of Manicani, Guiuan, Eastern Samar
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS
Passed by the Senate
- SJR-7 Un-awarded AFP/PNP/BJMP/Bucor Housing Units