House Bill 4890, an act establishing a Human Trafficking Prevention Education Program for the youth has been approved on commitee level after rigorous deliberations. A staunch advocate for vulnerable victims, Deputy Minority Leader Alfredo A. Garbin, Jr., along with fellow Ako Bicol Representatives, principally authored the Bill to prevent trafficking in all its forms, including […]
Read More Ako Bicol Party List’s HB 4890: Approved on Committee Level
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 shabu drug trade was also tackled in the meeting.
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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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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 Relations. The AKO Bicol Partylist is the main proponent of the House Bill 5038 which […]
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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 from the Value Added Tax.
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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 sites for employees
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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 by AKO Bicol Partylist which is currently at the Committee on Energy
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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 of VNP does not aim to discourage the growth and progress of the industry. The […]
Read More AKO BICOL’s House Bill 3330: Vaporized Nicotine Product Regulation 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 policy on anti-bullying in workplace is to promote workplaces that are free from any form of discrimination, […]
Read More AKO BICOL’s House Bill 815: Anti-Office Bullying Act of 2016
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, provided that the driver has not committed any traffic violation within the previous license validity. […]
Read More AKO BICOL tackles extension of validity of Driver’s License