Gabriel Bordado is a Filipino politician. He is the current congressman of the third legislative district of Camarines Sur Province in the Bicol Region. The third legislative district is composed of the city of Naga and the surrounding municipalities of Bombon, Calabanga, Camaligan, Canaman, Magarao, Ocampo, and the capital town of Pili.
Running under the Party in the May 13, 2019 election, he won over Luis Villafuerte of the Nacionalista Party (NP) and Sulpicio Roco Jr. of the ruling PDP-Laban Party.
Complete Name –> Gabriel Hidalgo Bordado Jr.
Nickname –> Gabby
Birth Date –> February 15, 1955
Birth Place –> Calabanga, Camarines Sur, Philippines
Hometown –> Naga City, Camarines Sur
Trivia –> Gabby is a poet whose poems were published in two books of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts.
Spouse –> Dean Georgina Bordado, Central Bicol University of Agriculture (CBSUA) College of Economics
Children –> Marian Gabrielle, George Gabriel VII and Elizabeth Ann
Graduate School – University of the Philippines Los Baños
Degree – Master in Development Management and Governance
Political Career / Work Experiences
2019-Present – Membership in 20 House Committees including Accounts, Agriculture and Food, Appropriations, Basic Education and Culture
2016-Present – Congressman
2004-2013 – Vice Mayor
2001-2004 – Councilor, Naga City
* Former columnist and radio commentator
Bills / Laws / Projects
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 831 – AN ACT INCREASING THE BED CAPACITY OF BICOL MEDICAL CENTER FROM FIVE HUNDRED (500) BEDS TO ONE THOUSAND (1000) BEDS, UPGRADING ITS SERVICE FACILITIES AND PROFESSIONAL HEALTH CARE SERVICES, AUTHORIZING THE INCREASE OF ITS MEDICAL WORKFORCE COMPLEMENT, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8053, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
House Bill 832 – AN ACT CREATING A SYSTEM OF PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS THROUGH THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A PEOPLE’S COUNCIL IN EVERY LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNIT, PRESCRIBING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS
House Bill 833 – AN ACT CREATING THE OFFICE OF PHILIPPINE OVERSEAS LABOR ARBITER FOR THE PROTECTION OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
House Bill 837 – AN ACT TO STRENGTHEN THE RIGHT OF CITIZENS TO INFORMATION HELD BY THE GOVERNMENT
Advocacy Programs / Stand on Issues
* Freedom of Information
* Voted No to House Bill 6616 that gives additional power to President Rodrigo Duterte to deal with the Coronavirus pandemic
* Voted Yes to ABS-CBN franchise renewal
See also: Famous People from Camarines Sur