Committee Memberships

Committee Memberships in the 16th Congress

committees.membershipsMember of the House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal

JURISDICTION: The Tribunal is the sole judge of all contests relating to the election, returns, and qualifications of the Members of the House of Representatives.

Vice Chairman of the Committee on Good Government and Public Accountability

JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to malfeasance, misfeasance and nonfeasance in office committed by officers and employees of the government and its political subdivisions and instrumentalities inclusive of investigations of any matter of public interest on its own initiative or upon order of the House.

Vice Chairman of the Committee on Banks and Financial Intermediaries

JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to banking and currency, government-owned or controlled banks and financial institutions, non-government banks and financial institutions, insurance, securities and securities exchange.

Member of the Committee on Accounts

JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to the internal budget of the House including budget preparation, submission and approval, disbursements, accounting, and financial operations.

Member of the Committee on Ethics and Privileges

JURISDICTION : All matters directly and principally relating to the duties, conduct, rights, privileges and immunities, dignity, integrity and reputation of the House and its Members.

Member of the Committee on Justice

JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to the administration of justice, the Judiciary, the practice of law and integration of the Bar, legal aid, penitentiaries and reform schools, adult probation, impeachment proceedings, registration of land titles, immigration, deportation, naturalization, and the definition of crimes and other offenses punishable by law and their penalties.

Member of the Committee on Local Government

JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to autonomous regions, provinces, cities, municipalities and barangays including their revenues and expenditures.

Member of the Committee on Public Works and Highways

JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to the planning, construction, maintenance, improvement and repair of public infrastructure inclusive of buildings, highways, bridges, roads, parks, drainage, flood control and protection, water utilities and utilization of waters of the public domain.

Member of the Committee on Trade and Industry

JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to domestic and foreign trade, intellectual property rights, patents, trade names and trade marks, standards, weights and measures, designs, quality control, consumer protection, prices and marketing of commodities, handicrafts and cottage industries, and the development, regulation and diversification of industry and investments.

Member of the Committee on Ways and Means

JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to the fiscal, monetary and financial affairs of the national government including tariff, taxation, revenues, borrowing, credit and bonded indebtedness.