Category Archives: House Bills 17th

AKO BICOL discusses intensification of efforts to suppress drug trafficking

Cong. Rodel Batocabe at the continuation of the Committee on Dangerous Drugs’ discussion of the House Resolution 585, to intensify and coordinate government agencies’ efforts to suppress the trafficking of illegal drugs in the country. The investigation on the Catanduantes … Continue reading

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AKO BICOL seeks to exempt the prohibition of wire-tapping in drug trafficking

AKO Bicol Rodel Batocabe at the House Committee on Dangerous Drugs. The hearing tackled bills that seek to exempt the prohibition of wire-tapping in drug trafficking and other drug-related offenses.

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AKO BICOL promotes Universal Social Pension bill

Dapat may pensyon! In celebration of the Elderly Filipino Week, AKO Bicol Rep. Rodel Batocabe joined the Coalition of Services of the Elderly, Inc. to promote the Universal Social Pension bill which is currently in the House Committee on Population and Family … Continue reading

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AKO BICOL supports exempting system losses of electric distribution utilities from VAT

AKO Bicol Rep. Rodel Batocabe with Committee on Energy Chair Lord Allan Velasco. In the House Committee on Ways and Means meeting, Cong. Rodel supported and forwarded the bill on exempting system losses of electric cooperatives and other distribution utilities … Continue reading

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AKO BICOL sponsors bill to mandate SUCs to provide student housing

AKO Bicol Rep. Rodel Batocabe at the Committee on Higher and Technical Education, sponsoring House Bill 820. The bill would mandate State Universities and Colleges to craft land use development and infrastructure plan that include dormitories for students and housing … Continue reading

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AKO BICOL seeks to establish a Virtual One Stop Shop for the application of permits for power generation projects.

Cong. Rodel Batocabe sat as the Presiding officer of the Technical Working Group on HB 4892 which seeks to establish a Virtual One Stop Shop for the application of permits for power generation projects. HB 4892 is a bill filed … Continue reading

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AKO BICOL’s House Bill 3330: Vaporized Nicotine Product Regulation Act of 2016

Executive Summary: The proposed legislative measure would regulate the packaging, use, sale, distribution, and advertisement of vaporized nicotine products (VNP) to ensure that consumers would be guaranteed the quality and safety of such items available in the market. The regulation … Continue reading

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AKO BICOL’s House Bill 815: Anti-Office Bullying Act of 2016

Executive Summary:  The enactment of this proposed bill would generate policies inhibiting employees and employers in government and non-government offices from performing acts that would cause lasting damages to their peers and co-workers. This will mandate all offices to adopt a … Continue reading

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AKO BICOL tackles extension of validity of Driver’s License

Deputy Minority Leader and Ako Bicol Party List Representative Alfredo A. Garbin, Jr. joins the Bicameral Conference Committee Meeting at the Senate on the extension of the validity of Driver’s License from 3 to 5 years and renewable for 10yrs, … Continue reading

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AKO BICOL advocates the protection of our country’s rich biodiversity and natural resources

AKO Bicol Representative Rodel M. Batocabe, as one of the primary sponsors of HB 133 or the “Enhanced National Integrated Protected Areas System Act”, advocated the protection of our country’s rich biodiversity and natural resources through the enactment of the … Continue reading

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