Senate Bills

Senate Bill No. 3210: Palliative and Hospice Care

An act integrating palliatie and hospice care into the Philippine Healthcare System

Date filed: 02 February 2016
Author: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Pending Second Reading, Special Order 03 February 2016

Senate Bill No.: 3086 Department of Human Settlement and Urban Development Act of 2016

An act creating the Department of Human Settlement and Urban Development, defining its mandates, powers and functions, providing funds therefor and for other purposes

Co-Authored by: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Date filed: 18 January 2016
Status: Pending Second Reading, Special Order 19 January 2016

Senate Bill No. 3035: Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Act

An act authorizing Public-Private Partnerships, appropriating funds therefor, and for other purposes.

Co-Authored by: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Date filed: 14 December 2015
Status: Pending Second Reading, Special Order 15 December 2015

Senate Bill No. 3034: Children’s Emergency Relief and Protection Act

An act mandating the provision of emergency relief and protection for children before, during, and after disasters and other emergency situations.

Co-Authored by: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Date filed: 14 Decembet 2015
Status: Pending Second Reading, Special Order 15 December 2015

Senate Bill No. 3033: Duty-Free Padala/Pasalubong Act of 2015

An act declaring the reasonable importation of Overseas Filipino Workers for the personal use and consumption of their families as exempt from the payment of import duties, and for other purposes.

Date filed: 14 December 2015
Author: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Pending in the Committee 14 December 2015

Senate Bill No. 3004: Right of Way for National Government Infrastructure Projects

An act strengthening the process of acquiring the Right of Way for National Government Infrastructure Projects repealing for this purpose Republic Act No. 8974, otherwise known as An Act to Facilitate the Acquisition of Right-of-Way, Site, or Location for National Government Infrastructure Projects, appropriating funds therefor, and for other purposes.

Date filed: 09 November 2015
Co-Authored by: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Approved on Third Reading 14 December 2015

Senate Bill No. 2983: Forest Lands Limit Act of 2015

An act providing for the delineation of the specific forest lands limits of the public domain and other purposes.

Date filed: 06 October 2015
Co-Authored by: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Pending Second Reading / Special Order 06 October 2015

Senate Bill No. 2947: Balanced Housing Development Program Ammendments

An act strengthening the Balance Housing Development Program, amending for that purpose, Republic Act No. 7279, as amended by Republic Act No. 9397, otherwise known as the Urban Development and Housing Act of 1992.

Date filed: 10 September 2015
Co-Authored by: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Pending Second Reading, Special Order 15 September 2015

Senate Bill No. 2914: Philippine National Banana Research Center Act

This bill seeks to establish the Philippine National Banana Research Center in Panabo City, Province of Davao del Norte to be known as the Antonio O. Floirendo, Sr. Banana Research Center.

Date filed: 25 August 2015
Author: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Pending in the Committee 26 August 2015

Senate Bill No. 2894: Basic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region

This is a substitute bill to Senate Bill No. 2408 or the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law.

This bill provides for the basic law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region which is created in accordance with the mandate of the Constitution and guarantees the integrity of the Republic. It ensures local autonomy of the constituent local government units of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region that is aligned with our national policy of decentralization. This proposed law furthermore enhances revenue power within the Region and grants financial assistance from the national government, and establishes among others a structured Bangsamoro Autonomous Regional Police. It guarantees representation of all sectors in all aspects of governance and formulates an effective normalization process.

Date filed: 10 August 2015
Author: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Sponsored by Sen. Bongbong as the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Local Government

Senate Bill No. 2834: PAGASA Modernization Act of 2015

An act providing for the modernization of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), providing funds therefor and for other purposes.

Date filed: 09 June 2015
Co-Authored by: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Enacted into Law as RA 10692 3 November 2015

Senate Bill No. 2720: Comprehensive Nursing Law of 2015

An act providing for a Comprehensive Nursing Law toward quality health care system, and appropriating funds therefor.

Date filed: 15 April 2015
Co-Authored by: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Pending Second Reading / Special Order 04 May 2015

Senate Bill No. 2693: Authorizing the Punong Barangay to Administer the Oath of Office

An act authorizing the Punong Barangay to administer the Oath of Office of any government official, including the President of the Republic of the Philippines, amending for the purpose section 41 of Executive Order No. 292, otherwise known as The Administrative Code of 1987, as amended by R.A. 6733.

Date filed: 16 March 2015
Co-Authored by: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Approved on Third Reading 14 December 2015

Senate Bill No. 2665: Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Act

This bill aims to

  • Accelerate public infrastructure development; strengthening the PPP institutional framework
  • Provide financial and technical support through the Project Development and Monitoring Facility;
  • Optimize project risks and obtain government support;
  • Expand the PPP contractual arrangements;
  • Provide for transparent and competitive bidding;
  • Set standard contents and implementation of PPP; projects for transparency, consistency, and predictability;
  • Grant incentives to PPP projects.

Date filed: 24 February 2015
Author: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Pending in the Committee 24 February 2015

Senate Bill No. 2664: Local Government Units’ Income Classification Act

This bill seeks to give the Secretary of Finance mandate and authority to determine the income brackets and to undertake regular income reclassification of provinces, cities and municipalities.

Date filed: 23 February 2015
Author: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Pending in the Committee 23 February 2015

Senate Bill No. 2487: Children’s Emergency Relief and Protection Act

An Act providing emergency relief and protection for children during disaster, calamity and other emergency situations.

Date filed: 03 December 2014
Author: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Pending in the Committee 09 December 2014

Senate Bill No. 2401: Youth Development and Empowerment Act of 2014

An Act establishing enabling mechanisms for meaningful youth participation in nation building, strengthening the Sangguniang Kabataan, creating the Municipal, City and Provincial Youth Development Councils, and for other purposes.

Date filed: 09 September 2014
Co-Authored by: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Signed into law as RA 10742 15 January 2016

Senate Bill No. 2235 – Mandatory Appointment of Municipal City and Provincial Building Officials

This bill proposes the mandatory appointment of municipal, city and provincial building officials to address the organizational inefficiencies in the LGUs caused by the dual roles being played by the local engineer and to justly distribute and transfer to an equally qualified professional the equally important responsibilities expected and mandated of the local engineer under the National Building Code.

Date filed: 21 May 2014
Author: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Pending in the Committee 21 May 2014

Senate Bill No. 2226: Student-Athletes Protection Act of 2014

An act protecting the amateur nature of student-athletes in the Philippines by regulating the residency requirement and prohibiting the commercialization of student-athletes.

Date filed: 14 May 2014
Co-Authored by: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Approved by the President as RA 10676 26 August 2015

Senate Bill No. 2190: The Barangay Creation

This bill proposes that the creation of the barangay be done solely through Acts of Congress, and not through Ordinances passed by the Sangguniang Panlalawigan or Sangguniang Panlungsod.

Date filed: 24 April 2014
Author: Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr.
Status: Pending in the Committee 06 May 2014