Stella Quimbo Biography, Achievements

Stella Quimbo is a Filipino economist and politician. She is the current congresswoman of the second legislative district of Marikina City in Metro Manila. Running under the Liberal Party in the May 13, 2019 election, she defeated independent candidates Eugene De Vera and Mauro Arce.

Representative Stella Quimbo is considered the resident economist of the House of Representatives.

Stella Luz Quimbo
Stella Luz Quimbo (Credit: Facebook Page)

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Stella Luz Alabastro Quimpo
Nickname –> Teacher Stella
Birth Date –> November 11, 1969 (Age 50)
Birth Place –> Manila, Philippines
Hometown –> Marikina, Metro Manila, Philippines

Family
Spouse –> Former Congressman Romero Federico S. Quimbo
Children –> 4

Education
College – University of the Philippines
Course – Economics (Summa Cum Laude, 1991)
Master – Economics, University of the Philippines (1993)
Doctorate – Economics, University of the Philippines (2000)
Post-doctoral fellow, Population Studies and Training Center, Brown University, Rhode Island, USA (2002)

Political Career / Work Experiences
2020 – Co-Chair, House Committee to Defeat COVID-19 Sub-Committee on Fiscal Stimulus
2019-Present – Assistant Minority Floor Leader
2019-Present – Congresswoman
* Commissioner, Philippine Competitiveness Commission
* Professor and Department Chair, University of the Philippines School of Economics
2011-2013 – Prince Claus Professorial Chair Holder at Eramus University of Rotterdam in the Netherlands

Bills / Laws / Resolutions
House Bill 59 – AN ACT SETTING THE MINIMUM PAID-UP CAPITAL AND LOCALLY PRODUCED STOCK INVENTORY REQUIREMENTS FOR FOREIGN RETAIL BUSINESS ENTERPRISES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8762, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ꞌRETAIL TRADE LIBERALIZATION ACT OF 2000ꞌ

House Bill 78 – AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE DEFINITION OF PUBLIC UTILITY, FURTHER AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE COMMONWEALTH ACT NO. 146, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ꞌPUBLIC SERVICE ACTꞌ, AS AMENDED

House Bill 690 – AN ACT GRANTING A FIXED MONTHLY HONORARIA AND ADDITIONAL BENEFITS TO ACCREDITED BARANGAY HEALTH WORKERS, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE SECTION 6 OF REPUBLIC ACT 7883 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE BARANGAY HEALTH WORKERS’ BENEFITS AND INCENTIVES ACT OF 1995

House Bill 691 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN BARANGAY TUMANA IN THE SECOND DISTRICT, CITY OF MARIKINA, TO BE KNOWN AS TUMANA NATIONAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 692 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL IN BARANGAY TUMANA IN THE SECOND DISTRICT, CITY OF MARIKINA, TO BE KNOWN AS TUMANA NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 693 – AN ACT CONVERTING BAGONG FARMER’S AVENUE I TRAVERSING BARANGAY TUMANA IN THE SECOND DISTRICT, CITY OF MARIKINA INTO A NATIONAL ROAD

House Bill 5253 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE FISCAL REGIME AND REVENUE SHARING ARRANGEMENT FOR LARGE-SCALE METALLIC MINING, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 5255 – AN ACT INSTITUTING A NATIONAL LAND USE AND MANAGEMENT POLICY, PROVIDING THE IMPLEMENTING MECHANISMS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 6606 – AN ACT APPROPRIATING THE SUM OF THREE HUNDRED SEVENTY BILLION PESOS (P370,000,000,000) FOR THE 2020 FISCAL STIMULUS PACKAGE TO ADDRESS THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF COVID-19

House Bill 6611 – AN ACT GRANTING TAX INCENTIVES TO PRIVATE ENTITIES WHO EMPLOY SENIOR CITIZENS AS EMPLOYEES, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7432, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS “AN ACT TO MAXIMIZE THE CONTRIBUTION OF SENIOR CITIZENS TO NATION BUILDING, GRANT BENEFITS AND SPECIAL PRIVILEGES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES”

House Bill 6654 – AN ACT REORGANIZING AND CONVERTING THE INSURANCE COMMISSION INTO A COLLEGIAL BODY, AMENDING SECTIONS 437, 438 AND 439 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10607, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS “THE INSURANCE CODE”, AS AMENDED

Awards / Achievements
* 2015 Outstanding Scientific Paper Award by The National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST)
* Outstanding Youth Scientist Award by The National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST)

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