Josephine Ramirez-Sato Biography

Josephine Ramirez-Sato is a Filipino politician. She is currently the congresswoman of the lone legislative district of Occidental Mindoro Province in MiMaRoPa Region or Region 4B. Running under the Liberal Party in the May 13, 2019 election, she defeated Juan Sanchez of the National Unity Party (NUP).

Josephine Ramirez Sato
Josephine Ramirez Sato (Photo Credit: Facebook Account)

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Josephine Y. Ramirez-Sato
Nickname –> Nene
Birth Date –> April 29, 1954 (age 66)
Birth Place –> Occidental Mindoro, Philippines

Family
Spouse –> William Nobuo Sato
Children

Education
College – St. Theresa’s College
Course – Political Science (1973)
Law School – University of the Philippines Diliman
* Completed a program on Instructions of Lawyers-International Law and Taxation at Harvard University School of Law in 1986
* Studied Urban Studies and Planning at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1987

Work Experiences
2001-2004, 2013-Present – Congresswoman
1992-2001, 2004-2013 – Governor
1988-1992 – Vice Governor

Bills / Laws / Resolutions
House Bill 259 – AN ACT ALLOWING THE CONVERSION OF A MUNICIPALITY INTO A COMPONENT CITY IN A PROVINCE THAT DOES NOT HAVE AN EXISTING COMPONENT CITY, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 450 OF RA 7160, AS AMENDED BY RA 9009, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991

House Bill 260 – AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE NATIONAL POLICY ON ACCESS, AND BENEFIT-SHARING FROM THE UTILIZATION OF PHILIPPINE GENETIC RESOURCES

House Bill 261 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE OCCIDENTAL MINDORO SPORTS ACADEMY AND TRAINING CENTER IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF SAN JOSE IN THE PROVINCE OF OCCIDENTAL MINDORO AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 262 – AN ACT CONVERTING THE OCCIDENTAL MINDORO STATE COLLEGE IN THE PROVINCE OF OCCIDENTAL MINDORO INTO A STATE UNIVERSITY TO BE KNOWN AS THE OCCIDENTAL MINDORO STATE UNIVERSITY (OMSU) AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 263 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE AND FREE PORT IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF SAN JOSE AND MAGSAYSAY IN THE PROVINCE OF OCCIDENTAL MINDORO, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER

House Bill 264 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE AND FREE PORT IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF PALUAN IN THE PROVINCE OF OCCIDENTAL MINDORO, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 265 – AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A REVISED WILDLIFE RESOURCES CONSERVATION AND PROTECTION ACT, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 266 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING WATERSHED RESERVATIONS IN CERTAIN PARCELS OF LAND SITUATED IN ABRA DE ILOG, CALINTAAN, MAGSAYSAY, MAMBURAO, PALUAN, RIZAL, SABLAYAN, STA. CRUZ AND SAN JOSE IN THE PROVINCE OF OCCIDENTAL MINDORO, AND BULALACAO, MANSALAY, PUERTO GALERA, AND SAN TEODORO IN ORIENTAL MINDORO, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 267 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE FINAL FORESTLAND BOUNDARY OF THE PROVINCE OF OCCIDENTAL MINDORO

House Bill 2894 – AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE POVERTY REDUCTION THROUGH SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP (PRESENT) PROGRAM AND PROMOTING SOCIAL ENTERPRISES WITH THE POOR AS PRIMARY STAKEHOLDERS

House Bill 3606 – AN ACT INCREASING THE BED CAPACITY OF SAN JOSE DISTRICT HOSPITAL IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF THE SAN JOSE, PROVINCE OF OCCIDENTAL MINDORO FROM FIFTY (50) TO TWO HUNDRED (200) BEDS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 4342 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE ARCHITECTURE CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 4936 – AN ACT CREATING A BARANGAY TO BE KNOWN AS BARANGAY NAIBUAN IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF SAN JOSE, PROVINCE OF OCCIDENTAL MINDORO

House Bill 5753 – AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION, PRESENTLY KNOWN AS ABS-CBN CORPORATION, UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7966, ENTITLED “AN ACT GRANTING THE ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN TELEVISION AND RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES”

House Bill 6082 – AN ACT DECLARING THE ISLAND OF MINDORO A MINING FREE-ZONE AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Achievements
* Principal Author, Expanded National Integrated Protected Areas System Act of 2018 (ENIPAS), R.A. 11038
* Principal Author, An Act Declaring November 15 of Every Year A Special Nonworking Holiday in the Province of Occidental Mindoro in Commemoration of its Founding Anniversary , R.A. 11123
* Principal Author, PUP-Sablayan Campus Act of 2018, R.A. 11056
* Principal Author, Expanded Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2017, R.A. 10927
* Principal Author, MIMAROPA Act of 2017, R.A. 10879
* Principal Author, An Act Establishing The Rizal, Occidental Mindoro TESDA Training And Accreditation Center, R.A. 10815

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See also: Famous People from Occidental Mindoro

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