Senator Rodolfo G. Biazon


Senate Office:
Rm. 527 5th Flr., GSIS Bldg., Financial Center, Roxas Blvd., Pasay City
Trunk Lines: (632) 552-6601 to 70 loc. 5528 / 5529
Direct Line: (632) 552-6772 / (632) 551-7344 / (632) 551-7353
Telefax No.: (632) 552-6772
Email: pongbiazon@yahoo.com
Website: www.biazon.net


Biography | Resume

POSITIONS IN THE SENATE DURING THE 14TH CONGRESS:

Chairman:

  • Senate Committee on National Defense and Security; and Senate
  • Committee on Urban Planning, Housing and Resettlement

Co-Chairman:

  • Legislative Oversight Committee on Visiting Forces Agreement (LOCVFA)

OTHER POSITIONS / APPOINTMENTS DURING THE 14TH CONGRESS:

Member:

  • Committee on Accountability of Public Officers and Investigations (Blue Ribbon);
  • Committee on Accounts;
  • Committee on Agrarian Reform;
  • Committee on Agriculture and Food; Committee on Climate Change;
  • Committee on Constitutional Amendments, Revision of Laws & Codes;
  • Committee on Economic Affairs;
  • Committee on Education, Arts and Culture;
  • Committee on Energy;
  • Committee on Environment and Natural Resources;
  • Committee on Finance;
  • Committee on Foreign Relations;
  • Committee on Health and Demography;
  • Committee on Justice;
  • Committee on Labor, Employment and Human Resources Development;
  • Committee on Local Government;
  • Committee on Peace, Unification and Reconciliation;
  • Committee on Public Order and Illegal Drugs;
  • Committee on Trade & Commerce;
  • Committee on Ways and Means; and Commission on Appointments.

POSITIONS IN INTERNATIONAL / LOCAL ORGANIZATION:

President, Asian Regional Council - Global Parliamentarians on Habitat

Vice President for Asia - Global Parliamentarians on Habitat

Co-Chairperson - Philippine Legislators' Committee on Population & Development Foundation, Inc. (PLCPD)

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY:

Senator of the Republic of the Philippines  

14th Congress 2007 - Present
13th Congress 2004 - 2007
12th Congress 2001 - 2004
11th Congress 1998 - 2001
9th Congress 1992 - 1995

Chief of Staff, Armed Forces of the Philippines 1991
   
Vice Chief of Staff, Armed Forces of the Philippines 1990-1991
   
Commanding General, NCR Defense Command 1988-1990
   
Commandant, Philippine Marines 1987-1989
   
Superintendent, Philippine Military Academy 1986-1987

AS SENATOR:

Authored / Sponsored Bills Enacted Into Law:

  • “Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction, Management & Recovery Act of 2010”
  • “The Philippine Coast Guard Act of 2009”
  • Republic Act No. 9904, “Magna Carta for Homeowner’s Association”
  • Republic Act No. 9828, “Military Service Board”
  • Republic Act No. 9653, “Rent Control Act of 2009”
  • Republic Act No. 9507, “Socialized & Low-Cost Housing Loan Restructuring Act of 2008”
  • Republic Act No. 9499, “Filipino World War II Veterans Pensions & Benefits Act”
  • Republic Act No. 9493, “Creation of Southville International School”
  • Republic Act No. 9397, "Amendment to UDHA of 1992"
  • Republic Act No. 9396, "Redefining the Term Veteran, Amendment of RA No. 6948"
  • Republic Act No. 9365, "Creation of the Rank of First Chief Master Sergeant/First Master Chief Petty Officer in the Enlisted Ranks of the AFP"
  • Republic Act No. 9341, "Rent Control Act of 2005"
  • Republic Act No. 9208, "Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2003"
  • Republic Act No. 9191, "Amendments to the Muntinlupa City Charter Day"
  • Republic Act No. 9188, "Increasing the Percentage Distribution of Generals / Flag Officers in the AFP Table of Organization"
  • Republic Act No. 9166, "Increase of Base Pay in AFP"
  • Republic Act No. 9165, "Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002"
  • Republic Act No. 9049, "Medal of Valor Law"
  • Republic Act No. 9040, "AFP Tax Exemption For Pay & Allowances Of 2001"
  • Republic Act No. 8763, "Home Guaranty Corporation Act of 2000"
  • Republic Act No. 7899, "Amendment to the Condominium Act"
  • Republic Act No. 7898, "AFP Modernization Act"
  • Republic Act No. 7835, "Comprehensive & Integrated Shelter and Financing Act of 1994"
  • Republic Act No. 7742, "Mandatory PAG-IBIG Membership"
  • Republic Act No. 7691, "Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980"
  • Republic Act No. 7644, "Extending The Rent Control Period"

Co-Authored Bills Enacted Into Law:

  • Republic Act No. 9851, “International Humanitarian Law”
  • Republic Act No. 9745, “Anti-Torture Act of 2007”
  • Republic Act No. 9700, “Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program”
  • Republic Act No. 9679, “Home Development Mutual Fund Law of 2009”
  • Republic Act No. 9646, “Real Estate Service Act of the Philippines”
  • Republic Act No. 9522, “Archipelagic Baselines Law of the Philippines”
  • Republic Act No. 9520, “Philippine Cooperative Code of 2008”
  • Republic Act No. 9496, “Extending the Utilization Period of ACEF”
  • Republic Act No. 9194, "Amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2001"
  • Republic Act No. 9189, "Absentee Voting by Qualified Filipinos Abroad"
  • Republic Act No. 9177, "EIDUL FITR"
  • Republic Act No. 9163, "National Service Training Program Act of 2001"
  • Republic Act No. 9161, "Rental Reform Act of 2002"
  • Republic Act No. 9118, "Muntinlupa City Charter Day"
  • Republic Act No. 9164, "An Act Providing Synchronized SK Elections"
  • Republic Act No. 9162, "Budget Appropriations Act of 2002"
  • Republic Act No. 9160, "Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2001"
  • Republic Act No. 7920, "New Electrical Engineering Law"
  • Republic Act No. 7904, "Amending the Omnibus Election Code"
  • Republic Act No. 7901, "Creating the CARAGA Administrative Region"
  • Republic Act No. 7889, "University of The Philippines In Mindanao Act"
  • Republic Act No. 7880, "Fair & Equitable Access to Education Act"
  • Republic Act No. 7876, "Senior Citizens Center Act of The Philippines"
  • Republic Act No. 7796, "TESDA of 1994"
  • Republic Act No. 7721, "Liberalizing The Entry & Scope of Operations of Foreign Banks In The Philippines"
  • Republic Act No. 7688, "Giving Representation To Women In The Social Security Commission"
  • Republic Act No. 7655, "Labor Code of The Philippines"
  • Republic Act No. 7648, "Electric Power Crisis Act of 1993"
  • Republic Act No. 7646, "Amending to the National Internal Revenue Code"
  • Republic Act No. 7638, "Department of Energy Act Of 1992"

AWARDS AND MEDALS:

Received 26 personal and campaign medals, one of them is the Distinguished Conduct Star - the 2nd highest award next to the Medal of Valor during the defense of the Republic in Camp Aguinaldo in December 1989.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:

Elementary Jose Rizal Elementary School, Pasay City, Salutatorian
   
Secondary Jose Abad Santos High School Arellano University,
Pasay City, 1955, With Honors
   
Tertiary Philippine Military Academy, Baguio City, 1961

OTHER TRAININGS / SCHOOLING:

  • TOP Management Program, Asian Institute of Management
  • Command and General Staff Course, Quantico, Virginia, USA
  • Crisis Management Program, California, USA
  • Allied Combat Intelligence Course, Okinawa, Japan
  • Senior Officer Maintenance Course, Kentucky, USA
  • Amphibious Warfare Course, Quantico, Virginia, USA
  • Military Instructors Course, Norfolk, Virginia, USA

PERSONAL BACKGROUND:

Birthdate April 14, 1935
Birthplace Batac, Ilocos Norte
Father Rufino Biazon
Mother Juliana Gaspar
Spouse Monserrat Narag Bunoan - Biazon
Birthplace Gamu, Isabela
Children Rita Rosanna,
Rino Rudiyardo and
Rozzano Rufino

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