Elpidio Barzaga Jr Biography

Elpidio Barzaga Jr. is a Filipino lawyer and politician. He is currently serving as congressman of the fourth legislative district of Cavite Province. Running under the National Unity Party (NUP) in the May 13, 2019 election, he defeated Benhardi Mantele of the Partido Federal Ng Pilipinas and two other independent candidates.

Elpidio Barzaga Jr.
Elpidio Barzaga Jr. (Credit: Congress)

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Atty. Elpidio Barzaga Jr.
Nickname –> Pidi
Birth Date –> March 25, 1950 (age 69)
Hometown –> Dasmariñas City, Cavite, Philippines

Family
Spouse –> Mayor of Dasmarinas and former Congresswoman Jennifer Barzaga
Children –> Francisco A. Barzaga, Elpidio A. Barzaga III, Lorenzo A. Barzaga

Education
College – San Beda College
Degree – Bachelor of Arts
Law School – Far Eastern University

Political Career / Work Experiences
2019-Present – Chairperson, House Committee on Natural Resources
2019-Present – Vice Chairperson on Games and Amusements
2019-Present – Vice Chairperson on Health
2019-Present – Vice Chairperson on Senior Citizens
2019-Present – Vice Chairperson on Suffrage And Electoral Reforms
2010-2016, 2019-Present – Congressman
2016-2019 – Mayor, Dasmarinas City
2007-2010 – Congressman, old second district of cavite
1998-2007 – Mayor, Dasmarinas Municipality

Affiliations
* President, National Unity Party

Bills / Laws / Resolutions
House Bill 4303 – AN ACT CREATING A BARANGAY TO BE KNOWN AS BARANGAY H-2 IN THE CITY OF DASMARIÑAS, PROVINCE OF CAVITE

House Bill 4624 – AN ACT GRANTING THE CITY GOVERNMENT OF THE CITY OF DASMARIÑAS, CAVITE A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN COMMERCIAL FM AND AM RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE CITY OF DASMARIÑAS, CAVITE

House Bill 4961 – AN ACT CREATING A BARANGAY TO BE KNOWN AS BARANGAY H-2 IN THE CITY OF DASMARIÑAS, PROVINCE OF CAVITE

House Bill 5488 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING A REGULAR DISTRICT OFFICE OF THE LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD (LTFRB) IN THE CITY OF DASMARINAS, PROVINCE OF CAVITE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Resolution 247 – RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION ON THE STATUS OF THE MANILA BAY REHABILITATION AND THE CLEANUP OF WATER TRIBUTARIES LEADING TO IT, AS ORDERED BY PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. DUTERTE AND BY THE CONTINUING MANDAMUS OF THE SUPREME COURT

House Resolution 248 – RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION IN AID OF LEGISLATION, INTO THE ILLEGAL WILDLIFE TRADE IN THE PHILIPPINES AND REVIEW OF RELEVANT EXISTING LAWS

Projects / Advocacy Programs / Voting Record

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See also: Famous People from Cavite Province

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