Edward Maceda Biography

Edward Maceda is a Filipino lawyer and politician. He is the current congressman of the fourth legislative district of Manila. Running under the Partido Ng Masang Pilipino in the May 13, 2019 election, he defeated former congresswoman Trisha Bonoan-David of the National Unity Party (NUP) and independent candidate Chris Gabriel.

Edward Maceda
Edward Maceda (Credit: Facebook Page)

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Edward Vera Perez Maceda
Nickname –> Ed
Birth Date –> October 3, 1970 (Age 49)
Birth Place –> Manila, Philippines

Family
Father –> Former Senator Ernesto Maceda
Mother –> Marichu Vera Perez (Daughter of Dr. Jose Perez and Azucena Vera-Perez, owners of the former movie company Sampaguita Pictures)
Brothers (4) –> Emmanuel, Former Manila Councilor Atty. Ernesto Jr., Erwin, and Edmond
Cousin –> Congressman Christopher De Venecia (4th district, Pangasinan)
Note: Marichu is the sister of Gina, the mother of Christopher.
Cousin –> Actor Lander Vera-Perez (Son of Pepito who is the sister of Marichu)

Political Career / Work Experiences
2016-Present – Congressman
1995-2004, 2007-2016 – Councilor

Bills / Laws / Resolutions
House Bill 4235 – AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE NATIONAL MEASUREMENT INFRASTRUCTURE SYSTEM (NMIS) AMENDING RA 9236 ALSO KNOWN AS THE NATIONAL METROLOGY ACT OF 2003 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 4236 – AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE PROTECTION OF WORKERS IN THE BUSINESS PROCESS OUTSOURCING (BPO) INDUSTRY

House Bill 4522 – AN ACT RECTIFYING ERRORS STATED IN HISTORY TEXT BOOKS BEING USED IN SCHOOLS

House Bill 4524 – AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A SYSTEM OF REDISTRIBUTING AND RECYCLING FOOD WASTE TO PROMOTE FOOD SECURITY

House Bill 4525 – AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSING AND CONTROL OF DEALERS IN SECONDHAND GOODS AND FOR MATTERS CONNECTED THEREWITH

House Bill 4718 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING A FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR POOR LITIGANTS

House Bill 4719 – AN ACT REQUIRING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF COMPUTER LABORATORY IN ALL PUBLIC ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 4720 – AN ACT DECLARING JULY 27 OF EVERY YEAR A SPECIAL NATIONAL NON-WORKING HOLIDAY, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9645, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “COMMEMORATION OF THE FOUNDING ANNIVERSARY OF IGLESIA NI CRISTO”

House Bill 4721 – AN ACT TO ENSURE EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES TO MUSLIMS AND TRIBAL FILIPINOS

House Bill 4722 – AN ACT REQUIRING THE TEACHING OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OWNERSHIP PARTICULARLY COPYRIGHT LAW AS PART OF THE CURRICULUM OF ALL PRIMARY, SECONDARY, AND TERTIARY SCHOOLS IN THE COUNTRY, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 5065 – AN ACT CREATING THE NATIONAL YOUTH AGRIPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREOF

House Bill 5066 – AN ACT MANDATING ALL STUDENTS IN STATE UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES (SUCs) RECEIVING SCHOLARSHIP, GRANTS, OR SUBSIDY FROM THE GOVERNMENT TO RENDER AT LEAST ONE YEAR OF RETURN SERVICE IN THE PHILIPPINES FOR EVERY YEAR OF FREE TUITION/SCHOLARSHIP GRANT AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 5067 – AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE AGRICULTURAL ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE (AGRI) NETWORK PROGRAM

Advocacy Programs / Stand on Issues
* Voted Yes to ABS-CBN franchise

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