PRESS RELEASES »

Lawmaker requires recruitment agencies to translate employment contracts in Filipino or any major indigenous language

A lawmaker is proposing to require all recruitment agencies, employment agencies, labor providers and direct-hiring employers of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) to provide a parallel translation in Filipino or in any of the major Philippine Regional of Indigenous Languages, of the employment contracts that the OFWs will sign before their deployment abroad.... Read More

Solon seeks 3-day leave with pay to allow parents to attend school events

Good news for working moms who are most of the time "no-shows" during their children's school activities because of work constraints.... Read More

House approves Iskolar Ng Bayan Bill on 2nd reading

The House of Representatives has approved on second reading a measure that seeks to provide scholarship to top graduates of all public high schools enrolling for their first year in state universities and colleges (SUCs).... Read More

Presidential State of the Nation Address (SONA) 2014


LIVE WEBCAST OF PLENARY SESSION »

LIVE WEBCAST OF PLENARY SESSION

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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

At least six (6) House bills aim to criminalize rice hoarding and profiteering during times of declared emergencies or calamities as acts of economic sabotage. These bills propose jail terms of 10 to 20 years and six-figure fines for those found guilty. Do you agree that rice hoarders and smugglers should be regarded by law as economic saboteurs and punished accordingly?

Yes

No

Undecided

Total votes: 178 View results