House Bills Authored and Co-Authored that became laws for the 15th Congress


HB01391    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10267) enacted on 2012-11-15

An act renaming Gusa National High School situated in Barangay Gusa, Cagayan de Oro City into Gusa Regional Science High School-X

HB01398    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10452) enacted on 2013-04-08

An act reforesting 3000 hectares of public land in Cagayan de Oro City and appropriating funds therefor

HB04490    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10254) enacted on 2012-11-08

An act creating two (2) additional branches of the municipal trial court in cities in the Province of Misamis Oriental with seats at Cagayan de Oro City, amending for the purpose section 29 of Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, otherwise known as ‘the judiciary reorganization act of 1980’ as amended, and appropriating funds therefor


HB00098    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10353) enacted on 2012-12-21

An act defining and penalizing enforced or involuntary disappearance and for other purposes

HB00417    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10592) enacted on 2013-05-29

An act giving offenders the fullest benefit of preventive imprisonment, amending for the Purpose Article 29 of Act No. 3815, as amended, otherwise known as the Revised Penal Code

HB00600    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10159) enacted on 2012-04-10

An act adjusting the rate of subsidiary imprisonment to one day for an amount equivalent to the daily minimum wage of a laborer in the National Capital Region, amending for the Purpose Article 39 of the Revised Penal Code of the Philippines

HB00709    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10515) enacted on 2013-04-17

An act prohibiting and penalizing the pilferage and theft, unauthorized use, inter-connection or reception of any signal or service offered over a Cable Television (CATV) or cable internet system and/or network or through any unauthorized installation, access or connection thereto through the use of cable or other equipment and prescribing penalties therefor

HB03005    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10589) enacted on 2013-05-27

An act declaring October of every year as “Anti-Corruption Month” in the entire country

HB03469    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10367) enacted on 2013-02-15

An act requiring all registered voters whose biometrics have not been captured to appear before the election officer of their place of registration for purposes of having their photographs, fingerprints and signatures captured through the method of biometrics, for purposes of ensuring that the Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) can be utilized to cleanse the records of double or multiple registrants

HB03826    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10157) enacted on 2012-01-20

An act institutionalizing the kindergarten education into the Basic Education System and appropriating funds therefor

HB03841    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10372) enacted on 2013-02-28

An act amending certain provisions of Republic Act no. 8293 entitled “an act prescribing the Intellectual Property Code and establishing the Intellectual Property Office, providing for its powers and functions and for other purposes”

HB04067    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10149) enacted on 2011-06-06

An act to promote financial viability and fiscal discipline in government-owned or controlled corporations and to strengthen the role of the state in its governance and management to make them more responsive to the needs of public interest and for other purposes

HB04530    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10172) enacted on 2012-08-15

An act further authorizing the City or Municipal Civil Registrar or the Consul General to correct clerical or typographical error in the date of birth or sex of a person appearing in the Civil Register without need of a judicial order, amending for the purpose the pertinent provisions of Republic Act no. 9048

HB04169    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10150) enacted on 2011-06-21

An act extending the implementation of the lifeline rate, amending for the Purpose Section 73 of Republic Act numbered ninety one thirty six, otherwise known as the “Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001”

HB06694    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10410) enacted on 2013-03-26

An act recognizing the age from zero (0) to eight (8) years as the first crucial stage of educational development and strengthening the early childhood care and development system, appropriating funds therefor and for other purposes

HB04276    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10151) enacted on 2011-06-21

An act rationalizing the night work prohibition on women workers, thereby amending articles 130 and 131 of Presidential Decree Number Four Hundred Forty-Two (PD 442), as amended, otherwise known as the Labor Code of the Philippines

HB06119    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10588) enacted on 2013-05-27

An act institutionalizing the conduct of the Palarong Pambansa and appropriating funds therefor

HB05360    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10574) enacted on 2013-05-24

An act allowing foreign equity in rural banks, amending for the purpose Republic Act no. 7353 otherwise known as ‘the Rural Banks Act of 1992’

HB05461    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10374) enacted on 2013-03-05

An act extending the term of the Land Bank of the Philippines, further amending Republic Act no. 3844, otherwise known as the ‘Agricultural Land Reform Code’, as amended

HB05490    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10536) enacted on 2013-05-15

An act providing stiffer penalties for acts in violation of the meat inspection system, amending for the purpose Republic Act no. 9296, otherwise known as ‘the Meat Inspection Code of the Philippines’

HB05640    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10166) enacted on 2012-06-11

An act regulating the practice of geology in the Philippines, repealing for the purpose Republic Act numbered Four Thousand Two Hundred Nine (R.A. No. 4209), otherwise known as ‘Geology Profession Law of the Philippines’

HB05808    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10175) enacted on 2012-09-12

An act defining cybercrime, providing for the prevention, investigation, suppression and the imposition of penalties therefor and for other purposes

HB05996    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10629) enacted on 2013-09-26

An act providing for the retention by the Protected Area Management Board of seventy-five percent (75%) of the revenues accruing to the Integrated Protected Areas Fund (IPAF), amending for the purpose section 16 of Republic Act no. 7586, otherwise known as the ‘National Integrated Protected Areas System Act of 1992’

HB06022    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10378) enacted on 2013-03-07

An act rationalizing the taxes on international air carriers operating in the Philippines, amending for the purpose sections 28 (A) (3) (a), 108 (B) (6) and 118, all under the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997, as amended

HB06048    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10606) enacted on 2013-06-19

An act providing for universal health care services to all Filipinos, further amending for the purpose Republic Act no. 7875, otherwise known as the “National Health Insurance Act of 1995”, as amended

HB06050    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10618) enacted on 2013-09-03

An act establishing rural farm schools as alternative delivery mode of secondary education and appropriating funds therefor

HB06052    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10630) enacted on 2013-10-03

An act strengthening the Juvenile Justice System in the Philippines, amending for the purpose Republic Act No. 9344, otherwise known as the ‘Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006.’

HB06144    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10361) enacted on 2013-01-18

An act instituting regulatory policies for domestic work thereby establishing standards of protection to promote the welfare of domestic workers

HB06214    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10531) enacted on 2013-05-07

An act strengthening the National Electrification Administration further amending for the purpose Presidential Decree No. 269, as amended, otherwise known as the “National Electrification Administration Decree”

HB06229    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10625) enacted on 2013-09-12

An act reorganizing the Philippine Statistical System, repealing for the purpose Executive Order number one hundred twenty-one entitled “reorganizing and strengthening the Philippine statistical system and for other purposes”

HB06235    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10174) enacted on 2012-08-16

An act establishing the People’s Survival Fund amending for the purpose Republic Act no. 9729, otherwise known as “the Climate Change Act of 2009”, and for other purposes

HB06307    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10572) enacted on 2013-05-24

An act establishing the liability of the absolute community or conjugal partnership for an obligation of a spouse who practices a profession and the capability of either spouse to dispose of an exclusive property without the consent of the other spouse, amending for the Purpose Articles 73 and 111 of Executive Order no. 209, also known as the Family Code of the Philippines

HB06339    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10364) enacted on 2013-02-06

An act expanding Republic Act no. 9208 entitled ‘an act to institute policies to eliminate trafficking in persons especially women and children, establishing the necessary institutional mechanisms for the protection and support of trafficked persons, providing penalties for its violations, and for other purposes

HB06410    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10349) enacted on 2012-12-11

An act amending Republic Act no. 7898, otherwise known as the AFP Modernization Act, and for other purposes

HB04275    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10167) enacted on 2012-06-18

An act further strengthening the Anti-Money Laundering Law, amending for the purpose Republic Act no. 9160, otherwise known as the ‘Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2001’, as amended

HB06474    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10611) enacted on 2013-08-23

An act to strengthen the food safety regulatory system in the country to protect consumer health and facilitate market access of local foods and food products, and for other purposes

HB06529    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10620) enacted on 2013-09-03

An act providing for toy and game safety labeling, appropriating funds therefor

HB06542    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10590) enacted on 2013-05-27

An act amending Republic Act No. 9189, entitled ‘an act providing for a system of overseas absentee voting by qualified citizens of the Philippines abroad, appropriating funds therefor, and for other purposes’

HB06643    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10533) enacted on 2013-05-15

An act enhancing the Philippine Basic Education System by strengthening its curriculum and increasing the number of years for basic education, appropriating funds therefor and for other purposes

HB04357    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10156) enacted on 2011-12-20

An act conferring upon a member of the Sangguniang Bayan, Sangguniang Panlungsod and Sangguniang Panlalawigan the appropriate Civil Service eligibility

HB04692    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10587) enacted on 2013-05-27

An act regulating the practice of environmental planning, repealing for the purpose, Presidential Decree numbered one thousand three hundred and eight, entitled “Law Regulating the Environmental Planning Profession in the Philippines”, and for other purposes

HB04801    REPUBLIC ACT (RA10623) enacted on 2013-09-06

An act amending certain provisions of Republic Act no. 7581 entitled “an act providing protection to consumers by stabilizing the prices of basic necessities and prime commodities and by prescribing measures against undue price increases during emergency situations and like occasions” and for other purposes

HB04434     REPUBLIC ACT (RA10398) enacted on 2013-03-19

An act declaring November twenty-five of every year as ‘National Consciousness Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women’