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House to honor Kristel Mae Padasas for true volunteerism

Kristel Mae Padasas stood as a bright example of volunteerism to our youth and deserves the honor and recognition of the Filipino people, Rep. Salvio B. Fortuno (5th District, Camarines Sur) declared on the eve of her internment.... Read More

Government support for NAMCYA sought

A lawmaker is calling for government support for a non-government organization, which has been primarily instrumental in discovering major music talents all over the country.... Read More

House leader wants LTFRB to mandate disabling of child-lock systems on all taxi-units to prevent crimes

The Chairman of the House Committee on Transportation has prescribed four ways on how the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) can intensify and consolidate its efforts against various taxi-related crimes and violations, which include the mandatory disabling by taxi operators or drivers of child-lock systems on all taxi-units.... 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: 135 View results