Edgardo Chatto Biography

Edgardo Chatto is a Filipino lawyer and politician. He is the current congressman of the first legislative district of Bohol Province. Running under the Liberal Party in the May 13, 2019 election, he defeated Dan Esmael Coral Lim of the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC).

Edgar Chatto
Edgar Chatto (Credit: Facebook Page)

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Edgardo Migriño Chatto
Nickname –> Edgar
Birth Date –> February 21, 1960 (age 59)
Hometown –> Balilihan, Bohol, Philippines
Birth Place – Manila

Family
Father –> Dr. Eladio Chatto (Former Assemblyman)
Mother –> former Mayor of Balilihan Victoria Migriño
Spouse –> Maria Pureza Veloso Chatto
Daughter –> Esther Patrisha Veloso Chatto

Education
Elementary – Divine Word College of Tagbilaran (Now Holy Name University)
High School – Divine Word College of Tagbilaran
College – University of the Philippines
Course – Economics
Law School – Ateneo De Manila University
Master – Government Management, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila
* Attended the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in Massachusetts, U.S. in 1999

Political Career / Work Experiences
2019-Present – Chairman, House Committee on Climate Change
2019-Present – Vice Chairman, House Committee on Persons with Disabilities
2019-Present – Vice Chairman, House Committee on Tourism
2001-2010, 2019-Present – Congressman
2010-2019 – Governor
1995-2001 – Vice Governor
1988-1995 – Mayor, Balilihan
1980-1986 – Provincial Board Member
1981-1982 – Faculty Member, Holy Name University

Bills / Laws / Resolutions
House Bill 1824 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN INTERNATIONAL CRUISE SHIP PORT AND APPROPRIATE FACILITIES IN CATAGBACAN, LOON, PROVINCE OF BOHOL

House Bill 1825 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN OVERSEAS WORKERS WELFARE ASSOCIATION (OWWA) SATELLITE OFFICE IN THE CITY OF TAGBILARAN, PROVINCE OF BOHOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 1826 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PHILIPPINE OVERSEAS EMPLOYMENT ADMINISTRATION (POEA) SATELLITE OFFICE IN THE CITY OF TAGBILARAN, PROVINCE OF BOHOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 2666 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING A BALILIHAN CONGRESSIONAL LIBRARY IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BALILIHAN, PROVINCE OF BOHOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 3188 – AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (TESDA) TRAINING AND ACCREDITATION CENTER IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BALILIHAN, PROVINCE OF BOHOL, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 3189 – AN ACT SEPARATING THE HIGH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT OF SAN ROQUE INTEGRATED SCHOOL IN BARANGAY SAN ROQUE, MUNICIPALITY OF BALILIHAN, PROVINCE OF BOHOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS THE SAN ROQUE NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 3190 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN EXTENSION OFFICE OF THE PROFESSIONAL REGULATIONS COMMISSION (PRC) IN TAGBILARAN CITY, PROVINCE OF BOHOL, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 4142 – AN ACT INCREASING THE BED CAPACITY OF THE CONGRESSMAN NATALIO P. CASTILLO, SR. MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (CNCMH) IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF LOON, PROVINCE OF BOHOL, FROM TWENTY-FIVE (25) TO ONE HUNDRED (100) BEDS, UPGRADING ITS PROFESSIONAL HEALTH CARE SERVICES AND FACILITIES, AUTHORIZING THE INCREASE IN ITS MEDICAL PERSONNEL, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6781, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

RELATED: List of Current Congressmen and CongressWomen of the Philippines 2019 – 2022

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See also: Famous People from Bohol Province

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