PRESS RELEASES »

Deputy Speaker Pangalian Balindong's Statement on the Maguindanao Incident

What happened was really very unfortunate. But we cannot bring back time. We have to move on for the sake of the future generations of Filipinos.... Read More

Solon seeks inquiry on the status of the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000

A lawmaker has asked the House Committee on Ecology to conduct an inquiry on the status and implementation of Republic Act No. 9003, also known as the "Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000."... Read More

House committees okay proposed Adopt-a-Wildlife Species Program

The House Committees on Natural Resources, Appropriations, and Ways and Means have reported out for floor deliberation a measure that establishes the Adopt-a-Wildlife Species Program, which encourages the adoption of wildlife species by local communities.... Read More

Presidential State of the Nation Address (SONA) 2014


LIVE WEBCAST OF PLENARY SESSION »

LIVE WEBCAST OF PLENARY SESSION

Watch the live webcast of today's session at the House of Representatives plenary hall.




ONLINE ROSTER OF PHILIPPINE LEGISLATORS »

First Philippine LegislatureHouse Members from the 1st Philippine Legislature (1907) to the 15th Congress of the Republic of the Philippines.

The Online Roster of Philippine Legislators contains the names of House Members who served in the Philippine legislature from the 1st Philippine Legislature (1907) to the 15th Congress of the Republic of the Philippines. It features an alphabetical listing of House Members by name, by legislative district and by legislative period.



LEGISLATIVE INFORMATION SYSTEM »

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The LEGIS is a browser-based system that allows a user connected to the Internet to access, retrieve, print or save structured bills information and status as well as download full texts of bills, republic acts, House Journals, House publications and other published legislative materials and documents.

To guide visitors on using the system, a manual is available for downloading - LEGIS Manual.



CONGRESS ONLINE POLL

The House of Representatives has approved House Bill 362 entitled "An Act amending RA 53, as amended, otherwise known as 'An Act to exempt the publisher, editor or reporter of any publication from revealing the source of published news or information obtained in confidence', by including within its coverage journalists from broadcast, news agencies and internet publications".

Journalists cannot be compelled to reveal their sources "unless the Court or the House of Representatives or the Senate or any of its committees finds that such revelation is demanded by the security of the State."

Do you agree with the proposed amendatory measure, which also seeks to specifically include internet journalists and commentators employed by legitimate media companies, from revealing their news sources?

Yes

No

Undecided

Total votes: 141 View results