Jose Enrique “Joet” Garcia III Biography

Jose Enrique Garcia III is a Filipino politician. He is the current congressman of the second legislative district of Bataan Province. In the May 13, 2019 election, he ran under the administration-backed PDP-Laban Party with no opponent.

Joet Garcia
Jose Enrique “Joet” Garcia III (Credit: Facebook Page)

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Jose Enrique Sandejas Garcia III
Nickname –> Joet
Birth Date –> November 12, 1971 (age 48 years)
Birth Place –> Balanga City, Bataan, Philippines

Family
Father –> Former Congressman and Governor Enrique “Tet” Garcia Jr.
Mother –> Victoria Garcia
Brother(s) –> Governor Albert Garcia, Balanga Mayor Francis Garcia
Spouse –> Maria Isabel Fernandez
Children –> Diego (born 2002), Paolo (born 2005) and Nicolo (born 2009)

Education
College – University of Asia and the Pacific
Course – BA in General Humanities with specialization in Political Economy

Political Career / Work Experiences
2019-Present – Vice Chairperson, House Committee on Appropriations
2019-Present – Vice Chairperson, House Committee on Energy
2019-Present – Vice Chairperson, House Committee on Health
2016-Present – Congressman
2007-2016 – Mayor, Balanga City

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 200 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SPECIAL DEFENSE ECONOMIC ZONE (SPEDEZ) INSIDE THE GOVERNMENT ARSENAL DEFENSE INDUSTRIAL ESTATE LOCATED IN CAMP GEN. ANTONIO LUNA, LAMAO, MUNICIPALITY OF LIMAY, PROVINCE OF BATAAN, CREATING FOR THIS PURPOSE THE SPECIAL DEFENSE ECONOMIC ZONE AUTHORITY (SPEDEZA) AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 201 – AN ACT CREATING THE METRO BATAAN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 202 – AN ACT MANDATING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AT LEAST ONE (1) HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS IN EVERY REGION NATIONWIDE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 203 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE BATAAN SPORTS TRAINING CENTER TO BE LOCATED IN THE CITY OF BALANGA, PROVINCE OF BATAAN AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 206 – AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A NATIONAL DEFENSE INDUSTRY THROUGH THE STRENGTHENING AND REVITALIZING OF THE SELF RELIANT DEFENSE POSTURE (SRDP) PROGRAM, INCENTIVIZING IN-COUNTRY ENTERPRISES, RATIONALIZING DEFENSE ACQUISITION, AND CREATING THE OFFICE OF THE UNDERSECRETARY FOR DEFENSE TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH AND INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENSE, AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREOF

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

RELATED: Biography of Albert Garcia , Maria Cristina Garcia

See also: Famous People from Bataan

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