Francis Gerald “BlueBoy” Abaya Biography

Francis BlueBoy Abaya is a Filipino politician. He is the current congressman of the first legislative district of Cavite Province. Running under the Liberal Party in the May 13, 2019 election, he defeated landslide Jose Luis Granados of the Partido ng Masang Pilipino.

Francis Gerald Abaya
Francis Gerald Abaya (Credit: Congress)

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Francis Gerald Aguinaldo Abaya
Nickname –> BlueBoy
Hometown –> Cavite, Philippines

Family
Father –> Former Congressman Plaridel Abaya
Brothers –> Former Congressman and Secretary of Transportation and Communication Joseph Emilio and former Kawit Vice Mayor Paul Plaridel Abaya, Jr.
Relative –> Kawit Mayor Angelo Emilio G. Aguinaldo
* Gerald is a descendant of the first Philippine President Emilio Aguinaldo and Isabelo Abaya, the revolutionary hero and founding father of Candon, Ilocos Sur.

Political Career / Work Experiences
2019-Present – Chairperson, House Committee on Bases Conversion
2013-Present – Congressman

Bills / Laws / Resolutions
House Bill 651 – AN ACT ADVANCING AND SUSTAINING SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH AND EDUCATION, CREATING THE ASSET SCHOLARSHIP CENTER, PROVIDING FOR ITS FINANCING, AND MANDATING IT TO INSTITUTIONALIZE REFORMS IN THE PROCUREMENT AND FUND DISBURSEMENT SYSTEMS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 652 – AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A COMPREHENSIVE NUCLEAR REGULATION, CREATING FOR THE PURPOSE, THE PHILIPPINE NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 653 – AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE INCOME CLASSIFICATION OF PROVINCES, CITIES AND MUNICIPALITIES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 655 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE SANGLEY POINT SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE IN THE CITY OF CAVITE, PROVINCE OF CAVITE, CREATING FOR THE PURPOSE THE SANGLEY POINT DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 656 – AN ACT DECLARING OCTOBER 22 OF EVERY YEAR A SPECIAL NONWORKING HOLIDAY IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF ROSARIO, PROVINCE OF CAVITE IN COMMEMORATION OF ITS FOUNDING ANNIVERSARY

House Bill 657 – AN ACT DECLARING ANY PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE WHO HAS BEEN BYPASSED BY THE COMMISSION ON APPOINTMENTS TO BE INELIGIBLE FOR REAPPOINTMENT BY THE PRESIDENT

House Bill 967 – AN ACT PROVIDING PROTECTION AND BENEFITS TO PERSONS WHO DISCLOSE CONDUCT CONSTITUTING GRAFT AND CORRUPTION AND TO WITNESSES FOR THE PROSECUTION THEREOF, PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS HEREOF, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 6732 – Act Act to Grant Interim Franchise to ABS-CBN Corporation (Recalled)

Projects / Advocacy Programs / Stand on Issues
* Support for ABS-CBN Renewal

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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