Franz Alvarez Biography

Franz Alvarez is a Filipino politician. He is the current congressman of the first legislative district of Palawan Province. In the May 13, 2019 election, he ran under the banner of the National Unity Party (NUP) without any opponent.

Franz Alvarez
Franz Alvarez (Credit: Congress.com)

Congressman Alvarez is currently in the news due to his position as chairperson of the House Committee on Legislative Franchises which hears the petition for the renewal of the franchise of media giant ABS-CBN.

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Franz Josef George E. Alvarez
Nickname –> Chikoy
Hometown –> Palawan, Philippines

Political Career / Work Experiences
2019-Present – Chairperson, House Committee on Legislative Franchise
2019-Present – Vice Chairperson, House Committee on Natural Resources
2019-Present – Vice Chairperson, House Committee on Tourism
2019-Present – Vice Chairperson, House Committee on Trade and Industry
2019-Present – Vice Chairperson, House Committee on West Philippine Sea
2013-Present – Congressman

Bills / Laws / Resolutions
House Bill 1621 – AN ACT CREATING A BODY CORPORATE TO BE KNOWN AS THE WESTERN PHILIPPINES MEDICAL CENTER AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 3226 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE PALAWAN PROVINCIAL TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (TESDA) TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT CENTERS IN THE CITY OF PUERTO PRINCESA AND IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF CORON, CUYO, ROXAS, SAN VICENTE, SOFRONIO ESPAÑOLA, AND QUEZON, PROVINCE OF PALAWAN, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 3950 – AN ACT DELIMITING THE EXTENT OF ALIENABLE AND DISPOSABLE LANDS VIS-A-VIS FOREST LANDS AND NATIONAL PARKS IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF ARACELI, DUMARAN, TAYTAY, EL NIDO AND CORON IN THE PROVINCE OF PALAWAN BY CLASSIFYING PARCELS OF PUBLIC FORESTS AS AGRICULTURAL LANDS UNDER THE 1987 CONSTITUTION

House Bill 4463 – AN ACT EXTENDING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO FIRST UNITED BROADCASTING CORPORATION (FUBC), PRESENTLY KNOWN AS GLOBAL SATELLITE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES INC., AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8079, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED “AN ACT GRANTING THE FIRST UNITED BROADCASTING CORPORATION (FUBC) A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS ANYWHERE IN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES”

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

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See also: Famous People from Palawan

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