Juan Fidel Nograles Biography

Juan Fidel Nograles is a Filipino lawyer and politician. He is currently serving as a nephyte congressman representing the second legislative district of Rizal Province. The second district is composed of the municipalities of Baras, Cardona, Jala-Jala, Morong, Pililla, Rodriguez (Montalban), San Mateo, Tanay, and Teresa.

Fidel Nograles
Fidel Nograles (Credit: Facebook Page)

Running under the ruling PDP-Laban Party in the May 13, 2019 election, he defeated Maridee Rodriguez of the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) and Dindo Garciano of the National Unity Party (NUP).

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Juan Fidel Felipe F. Nograles
Nickname –> Atty. Fidel
Birth Date –> (Age 33)
Hometown –> Rodriguez, Rizal, Philippines

Family
Mother –> Sol
Uncle –> Former Speaker and Davao City Congressman Prospero Nograles
Cousin –> Congressman Jericho Nograles (PBA party-list)
Cousin –> Former Congressman Karlo Nograles

Education
Law School – Ateneo De Manila University
Master – Harvard University (2016)

Political Career / Work Experiences
2019-Present – Vice Chairperson, House Committee on Higher And Technical Education
2019-Present – Vice Chairperson, House Committee on Indigenous Cultural Communities And Indigenous Peoples
2019-Present – Vice Chairperson, House Committee on Justice
2019-Present – Congressman
* Law professor at Lyceum of the Philippines, the Philippine Christian University (PCU), and De La Salle University (DLSU) College of Law
* Assistant provincial administrator, Rizal Province
* Court Attorney, Office of former Supreme Court associate justice Martin Villarama Jr.

Bills / Laws / Resolutions
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 336 – AN ACT REDISTRICTING THE SECOND DISTRICT OF RIZAL INTO THREE LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS

House Bill 337 – AN ACT RENAMING THE MUNICIPALITY OF RODRIGUEZ TO THE MUNICIPALITY OF MONTALBAN

House Bill 2639 – AN ACT DECLARING MASUNGI GEORESERVE IN THE PROVINCE OF RIZAL AS A TOURIST DESTINATION

House Bill 2640 – AN ACT DECLARING WAWA DAM IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF RODRIGUEZ, PROVINCE OF RIZAL AS A TOURIST DESTINATION, PROVIDING FOR ITS DEVELOPMENT, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 2641 – AN ACT DECLARING REGINA RICA IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF TANAY, PROVINCE OF RIZAL AS A TOURIST DESTINATION, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 2861 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING A LOCAL GOVERNMENT PROGRAM THAT IMPLEMENTS AN ON-SITE, IN-CITY OR NEAR-CITY STRATEGY FOR THE 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 THE RECIPIENT LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNIT, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7279, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ‘URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING ACT OF 1992’

House Bill 2993 – AN ACT CREATING A COMPREHENSIVE LEGAL AID PROGRAM, RATIONALIZING STANDARDS FOR THE UNDERPRIVILEGED AND UNDERSERVED, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Projects / Advocacy Programs / Stand on Issues
* Voted NO to ABS-CBN franchise application
* Health
–> Montalban Dialysis Center with ambulance
* Employment
–> Creation of a Department for Overseas Foreign Workers (OFW)
* Free Legal Assistance to Indigent Citizens
–> Called on the Supreme Court and the Bureau of Internal Revenue to come up with the Implementing Rules and Regulation (IRR) of the Free Legal Assistance Act 2010 or Republic Act 9999
* Assistance to Farmers Affected by the African Swine Fever

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

See also: Famous People from Rizal Province

See also: Profiles of Philippine Provinces and Tourist Spots

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