Category Archives: House Bills 17th

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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AKO BICOL tackles renewal of legislative franchises

AKO Bicol Rep. Rodel Batocabe sat with various organizations seeking the grant and renewal of their respective legislative franchises. Some of the organizations present include the Manila Broadcasting Company, Ignite Telecommunications, Golden Nation Network, COTELO-PALMA, and Bright Star Broadcasting Network, … Continue reading

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AKO BICOL Bill on Rural Employment Assistance is approved on Committee level

Through the efforts of Cong. Rodel Batocabe and the AKO Bicol Partylist, House Bill 530 or the Rural Employment Assistance Program is approved in the committee level! The Rural Employment Assistance Program is one of the pledges of AKO Bicol … Continue reading

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AKO BICOL encourages schools to prepare for the “Big One” and other disasters

A House leader in the Congress is seeking to assimilate an area-specific approach on Disaster Risk Reduction, Management and Education program for students in schools, colleges, and universities. AKO BICOL Partylist Representative Rodel Batocabe filed House Bill 805 or the … Continue reading

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AKO BICOL: No Place for Used Cooking Oil in Human Consumption

Congressman Rodel Batocabe of AKO BICOL Partylist confronted the threatening practice of recycling used cooking oil for human consumption. AKO Bicol Partylist filed House Bill 814 or “the Act Prohibiting the Selling and Retailing of Used Cooking Oil for Human … Continue reading

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AKO BICOL discusses proposed National ID System

Being the principal author of House Bill 523, Deputy Minority Leader and AKO BICOL Party List Rep. Alfredo A. Garbin, Jr. was present at the regular meeting of the Committee on Population and Family Relations to defend his proposed measure … Continue reading

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AKO BICOL tackles controversy on mining companies

AKO BICOL Rep. Rodel Batocabe was present in the meeting of the House Committee on Good Government and Public Accountability to tackle the inquiry on the alleged controversy surrounding the audit of legitimate mining companies. Cong. Batocabe earlier filed HB … Continue reading

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