Kit Belmonte is a Filipino lawyer and politician. At present, he is one of the members of the board of trustees of Angat Pinas, Inc., a non-government organization headed by Atty. Leni Robredo. Previously, he served as a three-term congressman of the 6th legislative district of Quezon City in Metro Manila. He did not ran for any position in the May 9, 2022 but he was focused on helping the presidential campaign of then Vice President Leni Robredo who lost to now President Bongbong Marcos.
In the May 13, 2019 election, he ran as a reelectionist candidate for congressman under the Liberal Party and easily defeated Juan Domino of PDP-Laban Party and Maria Cecilia Fabilane of PDDS-DPP.
Father –> Dennis Belmonte
Mother –> Elsie
* Kit is the eldest Child.
1. Quezon City Mayor Mary Joy Belmonte (Cousin)
2. Former Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. (Uncle)
Elementary – Maryknoll Convent School, Baguio City
High School – University of the Philippines College Baguio
College – University of the Philippines Diliman (1997)
Degree – Economics
Law School – UP College of Law (2002)
Political Career and Other Work Experiences
2022-Present – Vice Chairman, Liberal Party
2022-Present – Member of the Board of Trustees, Angat Pinas Inc.
2019-2022 – Deputy Minority Leader
2013-2022 – Congressman of the sixth district, Quezon City
2010 – Ran for congressman for the old 2nd legislative district but lost to Winston Castelo
* Consultant, Office of the Presidential Adviser on Political Affairs under President Benigno Aquino III
* Co-host of Serbis on the Go, a public service program on IBC Channel 13
* Co-Founder, Belmonte Sison Sawali & Associates
* Paralegal Program Officer for Empowering Civic Participation and Governance
* Legislative staff of then 4th district Representative Feliciano Belmonte Jr.
Bills / Laws / Resolutions
House Bill 156 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING A LOCAL GOVERNMENT RESETTLEMENT PROGRAM THAT IMPLEMENTS AN ON-SITE, IN-CITY OR NEAR-CITY STRATEGY FOR INFORMAL SETTLER FAMILIES IN ACCORDANCE WITH A PEOPLE’S PLAN AND MANDATING THE RELOCATING LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNIT TO PROVIDE OTHER BASIC SERVICES AND LIVELIHOOD COMPONENTS IN FAVOR OF RECIPIENT LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNIT, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7279, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ꞌURBAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING ACT OF 1992ꞌ
House Bill 157 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING A RENTAL SUBSIDY PROGRAM FOR INFORMAL SETTLER FAMILIES (ISFS) AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
House Bill 158 – AN ACT INSTITUTING A NATIONAL LAND USE AND MANAGEMENT POLICY, PROVIDING THE IMPLEMENTING MECHANISMS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
House Bill 159 – AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE RIGHT OF GOVERNMENT TO EXPROPRIATE LANDS FOR SOCIALIZED HOUSING, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTIONS 9, 10, AND 11 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7279, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ꞌURBAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING ACT OF 1992ꞌ
House Bill 160 – AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION (SOGIE) AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR
House Bill 161 – AN ACT DEFINING THE RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS OF HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS, DECLARING STATE RESPONSIBILITIES, AND INSTITUTING EFFECTIVE MECHANISMS FOR THE PROTECTION AND PROMOTION OF THESE RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS
House Bill 164 – AN ACT CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF DISASTER RESILIENCE, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
House Bill 164 – AN ACT CREATING THE COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROGRAM, INCREASING COMPENSATION AND OTHER BENEFITS FOR BARANGAY HEALTH WORKERS (BHW), APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Advocacy Programs / Projects
* Socialized Housing for the poor
* Social Justice and Human Rights
* Anti-Death Penalty
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