Legislative Work

AKO BICOL Party List has authored and co-authored several Bills and Resolutions ever since it was first elected in the 15th Congress up to the present-day 18th Congress, providing substantial contribution to the Filipino people as part of the crucial and relevant partylist system.

Legislative Agenda

AKO BICOL’s legislative agendas are geared towards supporting residents of the Bicol region, people born of Bicolano parents, or those simply interested in the promotion of the welfare and interest of the region and its people, collectively known as Bicolanos.

Some of the priority measures of AKO BICOL are:

HJR0018 DIRECTING THE NATIONAL FOOD AUTHORITY (NFA) URGENTLY PROCURE AT LEAST 750,000 METRIC TONS OF PALAY FROM LOCAL FARMERS

HB00059 AN ACT SETTING THE MINIMUM PAID-UP CAPITAL AND LOCALLY PRODUCED STOCK INVENTORY REQUIREMENTS FOR FOREIGN RETAIL BUSINESS ENTERPRISES

HB00082 INCREASING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE GSIS

HB00083 AN ACT INCREASING THE MINIMUM MONTHLY PENSION OF PRIVATE SECTOR PENSIONERS

HB00084 EXEMPTING OFW’S FROM THE COVERAGE OF THE CPD LAW

HB00085 AN ACT REQUIRING ALL OFFICES AND ESTABLISHMENTS TO ADOPT POLICIES TO PREVENT AND ADDRESS THE ACTS OF BULLYING

HB00086 REDUCING THE OPTIONAL RETIREMENT AGE TO 56 YEARS OLD

HB00087 DISCOUNT PRIVILEGES AND OTHER BENEFITS TO PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

HB00088 GRANTING UNIVERSAL SOCIAL PENSION TO SENIOR CITIZENS

HB00089 CHANGING THE TERM OF OFFICE OF ALL BARANGAY OFFICIALS FROM 3 YEARS TO 5 YEARS AND PROVIDING A SYSTEM FOR RECALL

HB01504 AN ACT DEFINING AND PROHIBITING ELDER ABUSE

HB01505 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A ‘LIBINGAN NG MGA BAYANI’ IN EACH REGION

HB01506 AN ACT TO ENSURE THE CONTINUED FINANCIAL CAPACITY OF INSURERS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR RISKS FROM TERRORISM

HB01507 AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE JAIL AND CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM BY CREATING THE JAIL AND CORRECTIONAL AUTHORITY

HB01508 AN ACT REGULATING THE USE, SALE, PACKAGING, DISTRIBUTION, AND ADVERTISEMENTS OF VAPORIZED NICOTINE PRODUCTS

HB01509 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR UNIFORM FEES OF SERVICE PROVIDERS OF GOVERNMENT HOSPITALS

HB01510 AN ACT REGULATING THE PACKAGING, USE, SALE, DISTRIBUTION, AND ADVERTISEMENTS OF ELECTRONIC SMOKING DEVICES

HB01511 AN ACT REGULATING THE PACKAGING, USE, SALE, DISTRIBUTION, AND ADVERTISEMENTS OF PRODUCTS WITH HIGH SODIUM CONTENT

HB01512 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE CONTROL AND ELIMINATION OF DENGUE

HB01513 REQUIRING ALL GOVERNMENT AND NON-GOVERNMENT OFFICES AND ESTABLISHMENTS TO ADOPT POLICIES FOR ENERGY CONSERVATION AND EFFICIENT ENERGY UTILIZATION MEASURES

HB01514 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR FREE LEGAL ASSISTANCE FOR SENIOR CITIZENS

HB01515 AN ACT REQUIRING STATE UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES TO PREPARE AND IMPLEMENT A LAND USE DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN WHICH INCLUDE THE CONSTRUCTION OF DORMITORIES FOR STUDENTS AND HOUSING SITES FOR EMPLOYEES

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