Romeo M. Jalosjos Jr. is a Filipino business executive and politician. He served as congressman of the first legislative district of Zamboanga Del Norte Province.
In 2019, he ran for congressman and defeated Roberto Uy Jr. of the ruling PDP-Laban Party. He ran for re-election in 2022 and lost initially to Roberto “Pinpin” Uy Jr. but the COMELEC proclaimed him as the winner after Frederico “Kuya Jan” Jalosjos Jr., was considered a nuisance candidate. However, the Supreme Court issued a status quo ante order after his challenger Roberto Uy Jr. protested the election results which prevented him from assuming his seat in congress.
Complete Name –> Romeo Masupil Jalosjos Jr.
Nickname –> Jon-jon, Romy
Birth Date –> November 4, 1971 (age 51)
Hometown –> Dapitan, Zamboanga Del Norte, Philippines
Wife –> Marjorie Nepomuceno Jalosjos (Barangay captain of Barangay Patawag, Liloy, Zamboanga del Norte, President of the Liga ng mga Barangay Zamboanga Peninsula, and Assistant Secretary for Special Concerns of the Department of the Interior and Local Government)
Father –>Former Congressman and TAPE Inc. co-founder Romeo G. Jalosjos
Aunt –> Former Congressman Cecilia Jolosjos-Carreon, Current Dapitan Mayor Rosalina “Nene” Jalosjos
Half-Brother –> Dapitan Mayor Bullet Jalosjos
Sister –> TV Personality Lana Jalosjos
Political Career / Work Experiences
2022 – Ran for re-election but did not assume office because of Supreme Court order
2019-2022 – Vice Chairperson, House Committee on Appropriations
2019-2022 – Congressman, Zamboanga Del Norte 1st District
2010-2013 – Congressman, Zamboanga Sibugay 2nd District
2007-2010 – Mayor, Tampilisan, Zamboanga Del Norte
Bills / Laws / Resolutions
House Bill 727 – AN ACT CREATING THREE (3) NEW COURTS, NAMELY: ONE (1) FAMILY COURT AND TWO (2) BRANCHES OF REGIONAL TRIAL COURTS, ALL IN THE 1ST DISTRICT OF ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 129, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS ꞌTHE JUDICIARY REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1980ꞌ, AS AMENDED, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
House Bill 2610 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE COCONUT FARMERS AND INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT TRUST FUNDS AND PROVIDING FOR ITS MANAGEMENT AND UTILIZATION, PRIORITIZING BUT NOT LIMITED TO COCONUT FARMERS COOPERATIVE ORGANIZATION
House Bill 3280 – AN ACT CREATING PHILIPPINE RUBBER INDUSTRY AND TECHNOLOGY COUNCIL AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10089 KNOWN AS AN ACT CREATING THE PHILIPPINE RUBBER RESEARCH INSTITUTE TO DEVELOP THE PHILIPPINE RUBBER INDUSTRY AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
House Bill 3654 – AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE ROLES AND FUNCTIONS OF THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMIC ZONE AUTHORITY (PEZA) TO ACCELERATE COUNTRYSIDE DEVELOPMENT THROUGH ROBUST CREATION OF SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONES IN RURAL AND NEW GROWTH AREAS, ENHANCING THE INCENTIVES THEREOF AND AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7916, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS “THE SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE ACT OF 1995”, AS AMENDED BY RA 8748
Tape, Inc. (Production company known for Eat Bulaga)
See also: Famous People from Zamboanga Del Norte