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16th Congress of the Philippines

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Vice President  Jejomar Binay (UNA)
Senate President pro tempore  Ralph Recto (LP)
Senate President  Franklin Drilon (LP)
16th Congress of the Philippines
President  Benigno Aquino III (LP)
Majority leader  Alan Peter Cayetano (NP)
Minority leader  Juan Ponce Enrile Vicente Sotto III (NPC/UNA); Acting, July 28, 2014-August 24, 2015

The Sixteenth Congress of the Philippines (Filipino: Ikalabing-anim na Kongreso ng Pilipinas) was the meeting of the national legislature of the Republic of the Philippines, composed of the Senate and House of Representatives. The convention of the 16th Congress was followed by the 2013 Senate election, which replaced half of the Senate membership, and the 2013 House of Representatives elections which elected the entire membership of the House of Representatives.

Contents

Senate

  • Senate President:
  • Franklin Drilon (Liberal), since July 22, 2013
  • Senate President pro tempore:
  • Ralph Recto (Liberal), since July 22, 2013
  • Majority Floor Leader:
  • Alan Cayetano (Nacionalista), since July 22, 2013
  • Minority Floor Leader:
  • Juan Ponce Enrile (UNA/PMP), since July 22, 2013; on leave from July 28, 2014 to August 24, 2015 due to hospital arrest
  • Tito Sotto (NPC/UNA) from July 28, 2014 to August 24, 2015, in an acting capacity
  • House of Representatives

  • Speaker:
  • Feliciano Belmonte, Jr. (Quezon City-4th, Liberal), since July 22, 2013
  • Deputy Speakers:
  • Henedina Abad (Batanes, Liberal), since July 22, 2013
  • Giorgidi Aggabao (Isabela-4th, NPC), since July 22, 2013
  • Sergio Apostol (Leyte-2nd, Liberal), since July 22, 2013
  • Pangalian Balindong (Lanao del Sur-2nd, Liberal), since July 22, 2013
  • Carlos M. Padilla (Nueva Vizcaya, Nacionalista), since July 22, 2013
  • Roberto Puno (Antipolo-1st, NUP), since July 22, 2013
  • Majority Floor Leader:
  • Neptali Gonzales II (Mandaluyong, Nacionalista), since July 22, 2013
  • Minority Floor Leader:
  • Ronaldo Zamora (San Juan, Nacionalista/Magdiwang), since July 22, 2013
  • Members

  • Per party total:
  • Per bloc total
  • House of Representatives

    The term of office of the members of the House of Representatives will be from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2016.

    District representatives

    ^1 Died on June 13, 2016. ^2 Died on September 16, 2015. ^3 Abayon was disqualified by the HRET due to electoral fraud and was replaced by his opponent, Daza on May 23, 2016. The Supreme Court reversed HRET decision to reinstate Abayon but the House of the Representatives didn't implement it. ^4 Reyes was disqualified by the COMELEC and the Supreme Court due to her American citizenship and thus ineligible to hold office. Her opponent, Velasco was officially recognized representative on February 1, 2016. ^5 Appointed as Secretary of Interior and Local Government on September 12, 2015. ^6 Pichay was disqualified by the Supreme Court due to his libel conviction and was replaced by his opponent, Ty-Delgado, on May 23, 2016. ^7 Died on May 12, 2015.

    Current composition

    Note: Representatives who voted for Romualdez in the speakership election are denoted as "independent minority". One representative who abstained in the speakership election is denoted as an "independent" and is included in the "independent minority" bloc for purposes of classification.

    Composition history

  • Shading indicates party has members in the majority bloc; italicization indicates party has members in the Minority bloc.
  • In this tally, congressmen who voted for Romualdez are unclassified.
  • Constitutional bodies

    *Replacement for resigned member Mel Senen Sarmiento (Liberal; Samar–1st)

    Legislation

    Laws passed by the 16th Congress:

    References

    16th Congress of the Philippines Wikipedia


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