15th Congress

Senate Bill No. 3405: Social Security System Pensions

An act increasing pensions under the Social Security System amending for the purpose Section 12 of Republic Act No. 1161, as amended otherwise known as the Social Security Act of 1997.

Date Filed: 06 February 2013
Co-authored by: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Sent to the Archives 06 June 2013

Senate Bill No. 3365: Anti-Drunk and Drugged Driving Act of 2012

An act penalizing persons driving under the influence of alcohol, dangerous drugs, and similar substances, and for other purposes

Date filed: 11 December 2012
Co-Authored by: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Approved by the President of the Philippines 27 May 2013

Senate Bill No. 3342: Palliative and End of Life Care Act of 2012

The bill proposes that all government and private hospitals and health centers provide palliative care and end of life services to all patients with life-threatening illness. It further mandates all provinces, cities and municipalities to establish community-based hospice units and palliative care centers in their respective jurisdiction.

Date filed: 04 December 2012
Author: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Pending in the Committee 05 December 2012

Senate Bill No. 3326: Forest Limits Act of 2012

This bill provides for the guidelines in determining the specific limits of forest lands in the country.

Date filed: 08 November 2012
Co-Authored by: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Reconsideration of Approval on Second Reading 05 June 2013

Senate Bill No. 3296: Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Officials’ Term Office Act of 2012

The bill seeks to change the term of barangay and sangguniang kabataan officials from three (3) years to five (5) years. This measure aims not only to save money to fund other aspect of national development, but more importantly, to give the barangay and sangguniang kabataan officials a longer period to pursue their program of development uninterrupted by concerns for re-election.

Date filed: 08 October 2012
Author: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Pending Second Reading, Ordinary Business 03 December 2012

Senate Bill No. 3275: Sustainable Development and Use of the Island of Boracay

A policy mechanism is adopted through this proposed law to allow and facilitate the titling of lands in the Island of Boracay in favor of qualified Filipinos. Sustainable development strategies of forestlands, national parks and other natural resources in Boracay are provided for under this measure.

Date filed: 10 September 2012
Co-Authored by: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Pending Second Reading, Special Order 10 September 2012

Senate Bill No. 3251: Philippine Green Building Act

The bill seeks to attune the country to the rising global standard in sustainable buildings and construction developments, by creating green building standards and rating system. Moreover, this measure proposes to incentivize builders and owners by way of tax breaks and other benefits in exchange of their compliance with the said green building standards.

Date filed: 08 August 2012
Author: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Pending in the Committee 14 August 2012

Senate Bill No. 3245: Cooperative Development Authority Charter Act

The bill seeks to strengthen the powers, duties and functions of the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) to become an effective vehicle for the development of cooperatives in the country and to usher the eventual recognition of cooperatives as one of the potent forces for national development.

Date filed: 01 August 2012
Author: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Pending in the Committee 06 August 2012

Senate Bill No. 3235: Boy Scouts of the Philippines Charter of 2012

This bill proposes to redefine the powers, duties and functions of the Boy Scout of the Philippines(BSP), to make it more attuned to the changing times and to the growing challenges in the society. It aims to develop the scouts to be morally straight, disciplined, concerned, self-reliant citizens, and to inculcate among the scouts, the love of God, country and fellowmen.

Date filed: 19 July 2012
Author: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Pending in the Committee 31 July 2012

Senate Bill No. 3209: Red Cross and Other Emblems Act of 2012

An act defining the use and protection of the Red Cross, Red Crescent, and Red Crystal emblems, providing penalties for violations thereof and for other purposes.

Date filed: 24 May 2012
Co-Authored by: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Consolidated with Approved Bill 07 May 2013

Senate Bill No. 3201: Charter of Laoag International Airport Authority

The bill seeks for the creation of Laoag International Airport Authority (LIAA), a body clothed with the corporate personality and sufficient powers to manage Laoag International Airport, which is the only international airport in Northern Luzon.

Date Filed: 15 May 2012
Author: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Pending in the Committee 16 May 2012

Senate Bill No. 3199: Department of Housing and Urban Development Act of 2012

This bill proposes the creation of the Department of Housing and Urban Development which shall act as the primary national government entity responsible for the management of housing and urban development.

Date filed: 14 May 2012
Co-Authored by: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Pending in the House of Representatives 31 July 2012

Senate Bill No. 3146: Arbor Day Act

This measure mandates local government units to revive Arbor Day or Tree Planting Day through appropriate proclamation. This is in recognition of the importance of trees in ecological stability.

Date filed: 07 March 2012
Co-Authored by: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Approved by the President of the Philippines 12 September 2012

Senate Bill No. 3112: Day of Goodwill Act

The bill seeks to declare December 26 as a national special non-working holiday, to be known as ‘Filipino Day of Goodwill’, which is patterned after the so-called “Second Christmas Day” or “Boxing Day” in several counties where gifts and alms are distributed to the poor a day after Christmas. This bill also aims to give enough time for our citizens to travel and prepare for work on the next working day, since more often than not, they can only conveniently wind up their holiday celebrations by Christmas day’s end.

Date filed: 30 January 2012
Author: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Pending in the Committee 30 January 2012

Senate Bill No. 3107: An Act Proposing to Add Three Regional Trial Courts in Mandaue City

The bill proposes creation of three (3) additional Regional Trial Courts in Mandaue, Cebu to address the increasing case loads in the said locality.

Date filed: 24 January 2012
Author: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Pending in the Committee 30 January 2012

Senate Bill No. 3106: Public School Teachers Salary Upgrading Act

The bill seeks to uplift the economic well-being of teachers by increasing the minimum salary grade of public school teachers from salary grade 11 to 15, and adjusting the salary grade levels of those occupying higher positions.

Date filed: 24 January 2012
Author: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Pending in the Committee 30 January 2012

Senate Bill No. 3091: National Land Use Act of the Philippines

This proposed law seeks to institutionalize a rational, just allocation, proper management and development of the country’s land resources, consistent with the principles of environmental management and equitable access to land and security.

Date filed: 19 December 2011
Co-Authored by: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Pending Second Reading, Special Order 04 February 2013

Senate Bill No. 3034: Regional Trial Court (Mandaue, Cebu)

An act creating seven additional branches of the Regional Trial Court in the Seventh Judicial Region to be stationed at the city of Mandaue, province of Cebu, further amending for the purpose Batas Pambansa Bilang 129, otherwise known as ‘The Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980’, as amended and appropriating funds therefor.

Date filed: 16 November 2011
Co-Authored by: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Approved by the President of the Philippines 28 January 2013

Senate Bill No. 3002: Special Education Act

This legislative measure protects and promotes the rights of children with special needs to quality education.

Date filed: 31 May 2011
Co-Authored by: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Pending Second Reading, Special Order 11 September 2012

Senate Bill No. 2981: Real Property Valuation and Assessment Reform Act of 2011

The bill proposes reforms in real property valuation and assessment in the Philippines to promote the development of a just and equitable real property valuation scheme based on internationally accepted valuation standards. It likewise aim to strengthen and reorganize the Bureau of Local Government Finance, under the Department of Finance.

Date filed: 03 October 2011
Author: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Pending in the Committee 04 October 2011