Marissa Andaya was a Filipino politician. She served as congresswoman of the first legislative district of Camarines Sur Province. On July 5, 2020, she succumbed to cancer which she fought for seven years.
The second district is composed of the municipalities of Cabusao, Del Gallego, Lupi, Ragay, and Sipocot. In the May 13, 2019 election, she ran under the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) Party and defeated Roberto Mejia of the Nacionalista Party (NP).
Complete Name –> Marissa Lourdes Mercado Andaya
Birthday –> March 7
Hometown –> Camarines Sur, Philippines
Spouse –> Former Congressman and Budget Secretary Rolando G. Andaya Jr.
Children –> Rolando Andaya IV and Katrina Andaya
Sister-in-law –> Former Pasig Mayor Maribel Andaya-Eusebio, wife of long-time Pasig City Mayor Bobby Eusebio
Political Career / Work Experiences
2019-Present – Vice Chairperson, House Committee on Social Services
2019-Present – Vice Chairperson, House Committee on Natural Resources
2019-Present – Congresswoman
Bills / Laws / Resolutions
House Bill 4953 – AN ACT DECLARING THE BALANGAY AS THE NATIONAL BOAT OF THE PHILIPPINES
House Bill 6101 – AN ACT STANDARDIZING THE OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF DORMITORIES AND BOARDING HOUSES, PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
House Bill 6102 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING SPECIAL EDUCATION (SPED) CENTERS IN ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN THE COUNTRY, PROVIDING GUIDELINES THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
House Bill 6103 – AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE UNANG YAKAP CAMPAIGN, ADOPTING THE PROTOCOL ON ESSENTIAL NEWBORN CARE
House Bill 6104 – AN ACT TO REGULATE PARKING FACILITIES AND THE COLLECTION OF FEES THEREFROM AND PRESCRIBING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION THEREOF
See also: Famous People from Camarines Sur