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HOUSE LEADERS INFORMATION


DEPUTY SPEAKERS

18th Congress of the Philippines


The Deputy Speakers of the Philippine House of Representatives are the second highest-ranking officials of the Philippine House of Representatives. During the absence of the House Speaker, one of the House Deputy Speakers will preside over the House of Representatives.

Leachon, Doy C.
Hon. Leachon, Doy C.
Oriental Mindoro, 1st District
Romero, Michael  L., Ph.D.
Hon. Romero, Michael L., Ph.D.
Party List - 1-PACMAN
Hernandez, Ferdinand L.
Hon. Hernandez, Ferdinand L.
South Cotabato, 2nd District
Escudero, Evelina G.
Hon. Escudero, Evelina G.
Sorsogon, 1st District
 
Legarda, Loren
Hon. Legarda, Loren
Antique, Lone District
Pichay, Prospero Jr. A.
Hon. Pichay, Prospero Jr. A.
Surigao del Sur, 1st District
Puno, Roberto V.
Hon. Puno, Roberto V.
Antipolo City, 1st District
 
Teves, Arnolfo Jr. "Arnie" A.
Hon. Teves, Arnolfo Jr. "Arnie" A.
Negros Oriental, 3rd District
Martinez, Eric M.
Hon. Martinez, Eric M.
Valenzuela City, 2nd District
 
Singson-Meehan, Kristine
Hon. Singson-Meehan, Kristine
Ilocos Sur, 2nd District
Yu, Divina Grace C.
Hon. Yu, Divina Grace C.
Zamboanga del Sur, 1st District
Pacquiao, Rogelio "Ruel" D.
Hon. Pacquiao, Rogelio "Ruel" D.
Sarangani, Lone District
 
Gatchalian, Wes
Hon. Gatchalian, Wes
Valenzuela City, 1st District
Abante, Bienvenido Jr. M.
Hon. Abante, Bienvenido Jr. M.
Manila, 6th District
Villar, Camille A.
Hon. Villar, Camille A.
Las Piñas City, Lone District
Gonzales, Neptali II M.
Hon. Gonzales, Neptali II M.
Mandaluyong City, Lone District
 
Atienza, Jose Jr. L.
Hon. Atienza, Jose Jr. L.
Party List - BUHAY
Arenas, Rose Marie "Baby" J.
Hon. Arenas, Rose Marie "Baby" J.
Pangasinan, 3rd District
Marcoleta, Rodante D.
Hon. Marcoleta, Rodante D.
Party List - SAGIP
Oaminal, Henry S.
Hon. Oaminal, Henry S.
Misamis Occidental, 2nd District
 
Garcia, Pablo John F.
Hon. Garcia, Pablo John F.
Cebu, 3rd District
Santos-Recto, Vilma
Hon. Santos-Recto, Vilma
Batangas, 6th District
Hataman,  Mujiv S.
Hon. Hataman, Mujiv S.
Basilan, Lone District
 
Rodriguez, Rufus B.
Hon. Rodriguez, Rufus B.
Cagayan de Oro City, 2nd District
Revilla, Strike B.
Hon. Revilla, Strike B.
Cavite, 2nd District
Ungab, Isidro T.
Hon. Ungab, Isidro T.
Davao City, 3rd District
 
Alonte, Marlyn "Len" B.
Hon. Alonte, Marlyn "Len" B.
Biñan City, Lone District
 
 

House Rules V: Section 17. Duties and Powers

The duties and powers of the Deputy Speakers are:

  1. to assume the duties and powers of the Speaker when so chosen by a majority vote or by lot among themselves, as the case may be, in cases of absence or temporary incapacity of the Speaker, until such time that the Speaker returns to office and resumes work; and, in case of resignation, removal, permanent incapacity or death of the Speaker, until such time that a new Speaker is elected and qualified;
  2. to preside over the session when, even if present, the Speaker does not preside, or has not designated any other Member as temporary presiding officer;
  3. to monitor, coordinate and facilitate action on measures filed, requests, and other concerns of Members representing constituencies to which they may be assigned by the Speaker;
  4. to recommend to the Speaker appropriate policies, strategies and programs of action to improve the process of legislation and the quality of legislative measures, and to effectively address concerns of Members on matters affecting them, their constituencies, and the overall operations and integrity of the House;
  5. to appoint personnel of the House when so authorized by the Speaker; and
  6. to perform such other duties and functions as may be assigned or delegated to them by the Speaker.