Philippine House of Representatives 105th Anniversary, (Part II – Legislative Summary)

House of Representatives : A Legislative Summary (1907 – Present)

 

Note: Philippine House of Representatives established October 16, 1907

 

Legislative Body Legislative Period Laws Enacted Remarks
(See Notes below)
From To
Philippine Commission  September 1, 1900 August 31, 1902 ACT Numbers 1 – 449 1
Philippine Commission September 1, 1902  August 31, 1903 ACT Numbers 450 – 862 1
Philippine Commission September 1, 1903  August 31, 1904 ACT Numbers 863 – 1225 1
Philippine Commission September 1, 1904 August 31, 1905 ACT Numbers 1226 – 1383 1
Philippine Commission September 1, 1905  August 31, 1906 ACT Numbers 1384 – 1536 1
Philippine Commission September 1, 1906  October 15, 1907 ACT Numbers 1537 – 1800 1
1st Philippine Legislature October 16, 1907  May 20, 1909 ACT Numbers 1801 – 1970 1
2nd Philippine Legislature March 28, 1910  February 6, 1912 ACT Numbers 1971 – 2191 1
3rd Philippine Legislature October 16, 1912 February 24, 1915 ACT Numbers 2192 – 2664 1
4th Philippine Legislature October 16, 1916  March 8, 1919 ACT Numbers 2665 – 2868 2

5th Philippine Legislature July 21, 1919  March 14, 1922 ACT Numbers 2869 – 3059 2
 
6th Philippine Legislature October 27, 1922 February 8, 1925 ACT Numbers 3060 – 3220 2
7th Philippine Legislature July 16, 1925 November 9, 1927 ACT Numbers 3221 – 3430 2
8th Philippine Legislature July 16, 1928 November 7, 1930 ACT Numbers 3431 – 3822 2
9th Philippine Legislature July 16, 1931 May 5, 1934 ACT Numbers 3823 – 4126 2
10th Philippine Legislature July 16, 1934 November 21, 1935 ACT Numbers4127 – 4275 2
1st National Assembly (Commonwealth Period) November 25, 1935   August 15, 1938 Common-wealth Act Numbers 1 – 415 3
2ndNational Assembly (Commonwealth Period) January 24, 1939 December 16, 1941 Common-wealth Act Numbers 416 – 729 3
National Assembly (Japanese Regime) October 18, 1943 February 2, 1944 No Laws Enacted 4
1st Congress of the Commonwealth June 9, 1945 December 20, 1945 No Laws Enacted 5
2nd Congress of the Commonwealth (Liberation Period) May 25, 1946 July 3, 1946 No Laws Enacted 6
1st Congress of the Republic July 5, 1946 December 13, 1949 Republic Act Numbers 1 – 421 7
2nd Congress of the Republic December 30, 1949 December 18, 1953 Republic Act Numbers 422 – 972 7
3rd Congress of the Republic January 25, 1954 December 10, 1957 Republic Act Numbers 973 – 2049 7
4th Congress of the Republic January 27, 1958 December 13, 1964 Republic Act Numbers 2050 – 3450 7
5th Congress of the Republic January 22, 1962 December 17, 1965 Republic Act Numbers 3451 – 4642 7
6th Congress of the Republic January 17, 1966 June 17, 1969 Republic Act Numbers 4643 – 6123 7
7th Congress of the Republic January 26, 1970 September 23, 1972 Republic Act Numbers 6124 – 6635 7
Interim Batasang Pambansa June 12, 1978 June 5, 1984 Batas Pambansa Bilang 1-865 8
Batasang Pambansa July 23, 1984 March 25, 1986 Batas Pambansa Bilang 866 – 889 9
8th Congress of the Republic July 27, 1987 June 22, 1992 Republic Act Numbers 6636 – 7635 10
9th Congress of the Republic July 27, 1992 May 26, 1995 Republic Act Numbers 7636 – 8171 10
10th Congress of the Republic July 24, 1995 February 20, 1998 Republic Act Numbers 8172 – 8744 10
11th Congress of the Republic July 27, 1998 May 30, 2001 Republic Act Numbers 8745 – 9159 10
12th Congress of the Republic July 23, 2001 May 28, 2004 Republic Act Numbers 9160 – 9332 10
13th Congress of the Republic July 26, 2004 July 24, 2006 Republic Act Numbers 9333 – 9495 10
14th Congress of the Republic July 23, 2007 June 9, 2010 Republic Act Numbers 9496 – 10146 10
15th Congress of the Republic July 26, 2010 Present Republic Act Numbers 10147 – 10184 (as of October 18, 2012) 10

Notes:

1    Cooper Act of July 1, 1902 popularly known as the Philippine

Bill of 1902

2    Cooper Act of July 1, 1902 popularly known as the Philippine

Bill of 1902; Philippine Autonomy Act, or the Jones Act,

enacted on August 29, 1916

3    The Philippine Independence Act or Tydings-

McDuffie Law (U. S. Public Law 73-12724 March

1934)

4    1943 Constitution

5    All 5 Special Sessions Convened; no regular session

6    Convening of Pre-War Legislators elected during

November 1941

7    National Assembly Resolution No. 73 dated April 11, 1940

(Constitutional Amendments); Article VI, Section 9, 1935

Philippine Constitution; Republic Act No. 6

8   Article VIII,  Section 6, 1973 Philippine Constitution

9   Article VIII, Section 6,1973 Philippine Constitution;

President Corazon C. Aquino issued Proclamation No.

3 on March 25, 1986 abolishing the Batasang

Pambansa

10 Article VI, Section 15, 1987 Philippine

Constitution

Total Laws Enacted by:

1. The Philippine Commission (1900-1907)

= 1,800 laws

2. The Philippine Legislature (1907-1935)

= 2,475 laws

3. National Assembly, Commonwealth Period (1935- 1941)

= 729 laws

4. Interim Batasang Pambansa (1978-1984)

= 865 laws

5. Regular Batasang Pambansa, (1984-1986)

= 24 laws

6. Congress of the Republic (1946-1972; 1987-Present)

= 10,184 laws

Total Laws enacted, as of October 24, 2012

= 16, 081 laws

Related Links :

A.    Philippine Laws

1.     Philippine Constitution (Official Gazette URL & Non-URL Website)

a.     1935

http://www.gov.ph/the-philippine-constitutions/1935-constitution-ammended/

b.     1943

http://www.gov.ph/the-1943-constitution/

c.     1973

http://www.gov.ph/the-philippine-constitutions/1973-constitution-of-the-republic-of-the-philippines-2/

d.      1987

http://www.gov.ph/the-philippine-constitutions/the-1987-constitution-of-the-republic-of-the-philippines/

2.     Republic Acts

a.     Republic Act No. 6

        Official Gazette, volume  42, no. 8,

        page 1794

        (Issue date: August 1946)

3.     Presidential Proclamations

a.     Proclamation No. 1081 (1972 Imposition of Martial Law; Online Official Gazette)

http://www.gov.ph/1972/09/21/proclamation-no-1081/

b.     Proclamation No. 3 series 1986

        Official Gazette volume 82, no. 13,

         page 1567

         (Issue date: March 31, 1986)

B. United States Laws (URL Website)

1.  Cooper Act or Philippine Bill of 1902

http://www.chanrobles.com/philippinebillof1902.htm

2.  Jones Law or Philippine Autonomy Act of 1916

http://www.chanrobles.com/joneslaw.htm

3.     Public Law (of the U. S. Congress) 73-127

popularly known as The Tydings-McDuffie Law

or The Philippine Independence Act

http://www.philippine-history.org/tydings-mcduffie-law.htm

C. House of Representatives indexes, off-line and on-line indexes

      1.  Compendium of Philippine Laws, volumes 1 and 2,

           published by the Congressional Library Bureau,

           (Philippine House of Representatives), 1989

      2. House of Representatives Website          

      a. Roster of Members of the House of Representatives

              (1907 – Present)

http://www.congress.gov.ph.orphil/

      b. All Members of the Philippine House of Representatives

              (1907 – Present, their terms of office)

http://www.congress.gov.ph/orphil/index.php

D. Organizations

     Congressional Library Bureau,  

     House of Representatives of the Philippines

E. Wikipedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_political_families_in_the_Philippines

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