Abraham Bambol Tolentino Biography

Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino is a Filipino politician. He is the current congressman of the eighth legislative district of Cavite Province. In the May 13, 2019 election, he ran under the banner of the ruling PDP-Laban Party with no opponent.

Abraham Bambol Tolentino
Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino (Credit: Congress)

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Abraham Ng Tolentino
Nickname –> Bambol
Birth Date –> February 23, 1964 (age 55)
Birth Place –> Tagaytay, Cavite, Philippines

Family
Father –> Former Tagaytay Mayor Atty. Isaac O. Tolentino
Brothers –> Senator and former Mayor Francis Tolentino
Spouse –> Tagaytay Mayor Dr. Agnes Delgado Tolentino
Daughter –> Athena “Rere” Tolentino

Political Career / Work Experiences
2019-Present – Vice Chairman, House Committee on Legislative Franchises
2019-Present – Vice Chairman, House Committee on Good Government And Public Accountability
2019-2020 – Chairperson, House Committee on Accounts
2019-Present – Congressman, 8th District
2013-2016 – Congressman, old 7th District
2004-2013 – Mayor, Tagaytay City
1998-2004 – Councilor, Tagaytay City

Affiliations
President, Philippine Olympic Committee (POC)

Bills / Laws / Resolutions
House Bill 3105 – AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10775 AND DECLARING JUNE 21 OF EVERY YEAR A SPECIAL NONWORKING HOLIDAY IN TAGAYTAY CITY, PROVINCE OF CAVITE IN COMMEMORATION OF ITS FOUNDING DAY TO BE KNOWN AS “CHARTER DAY OF TAGAYTAY CITY” OR “ARAW NG LUNGSOD NG TAGAYTAY”

House Bill 3106 – AN ACT PROVIDING INCENTIVES TO ALL BARANGAY OFFICIALS, INCLUDING BARANGAY TANODS AND MEMBERS OF THE LUPONG TAGAPAMAYAPA, AND BARANGAY EMPLOYEES

House Bill 3172 – AN ACT CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 3173 – AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10533, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ENHANCED BASIC EDUCATION ACT OF 2013, FOR THE INTEGRATION OF AN AGRICULTURAL STRAND IN THE ACADEMIC TRACK OF THE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 3174 – AN ACT ALLOWING THE USE OF WASTE TO ENERGY TECHNOLOGY IN ELECTRICITY, FUEL AND HEAT GENERATION, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 3175 – AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT, FOR A LIMITED PERIOD AND SUBJECT TO CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS, TO EXERCISE EMERGENCY POWERS TO EFFECTIVELY ADDRESS THE TRAFFIC AND CONGESTION CRISIS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 3176 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR STUDIES IN NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING

House Bill 3177 – AN ACT TO IMPROVE THE EFFICIENCY OF NATIONAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

House Bill 3178 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SPECIAL HOSPITAL FOR TEACHERS AND THEIR DEPENDENTS, CONVERTING THE EAST AVENUE MEDICAL CENTER IN DILIMAN, QUEZON CITY, INTO THE NATIONAL TEACHERS MEDICAL CENTER, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Advocacy Programs / Stand on Issues
* Voted NO to ABS-CBN franchise application

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

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See also: Famous People from Cavite Province

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