Evelina Escudero Biography

Evelina Escudero is a Filipino politician. She is currently serving her third and last term as congresswoman of the first legislative district of Sorsogon Province in the Bicol Region. The first district is composed of the capital city , Sorsogon and the towns of Casiguran, Castilla, Donsol, Magallanes, and Pilar.

Running under the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) Party in the May 13, 2019 election, she defeated Christine Balita of the ruling PDP-Laban Party and Eddie Lotino of the Partido Federal ng Pilipinas (PFP).

Evelina Escudero
Evelina Escudero (Credit: Facebook Page)

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Evelina Guevarra Escudero
Nickname –> Nanay Evie
Birth Place –> Sorsogon, Philippines

Family
Spouse –> Former Congressman and Food Minister Salvador Hatoc “Sonny” Escudero III
Children –> 3 including Governor and former Senator Francis Escudero
Grandchild –> Actor Martin Escudero

Education
College – University of the Philippines Diliman

Political Career / Work Experiences
2019-Present – Deputy Speaker of the House of Representative
2013-Present – Congresswoman

Bills / Laws / Resolutions
House Bill 21 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE DEPARTMENT OF CULTURE, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 22 – AN ACT PROVIDING SECURITY OF TENURE FOR BARANGAY HEALTH WORKERS, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE SECTION 6 (D) OF REPUBLIC ACT 7883, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ꞌBARANGAY HEALTH WORKERS’ BENEFITS AND INCENTIVES ACT OF 1995ꞌ

House Bill 23 – AN ACT AMENDING PARAGRAPH (A), SECTION 393, CHAPTER IV, TITLE I, BOOK III OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7160, THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE, AS AMENDED, INCREASING THE BENEFITS OF BARANGAY OFFICIALS

House Bill 24 – AN ACT DEVELOPING THE PILI INDUSTRY, CREATING FOR THE PURPOSE THE PILI SUBSIDY FUND AND THE PILI RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER, AND DECLARING THE PROVINCE OF SORSOGON AS THE PILI CAPITAL OF THE PHILIPPINES

House Bill 25 – AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE RIGHTS OF AIRLINE PASSENGERS AND PENALIZING ACTS IN VIOLATION THEREOF

House Bill 26 – AN ACT INCLUDING A NATIONAL ARTIST AS A MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR CULTURE AND THE ARTS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7356, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ꞌLAW CREATING THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR CULTURE AND THE ARTSꞌ

House Bill 27 – AN ACT PROVIDING INCENTIVES TO PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS WHO ARE ASSIGNED OUTSIDE OF THEIR TOWNS AND PROVINCES, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 28 – AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF PUBLIC RESTROOMS ALONG NATIONAL AND PROVINCIAL HIGHWAYS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 2330 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE FORENSIC SCIENCE INSTITUTE IN THE UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES SYSTEM, DEFINING ITS FUNCTIONS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFORE

House Bill 2332 – AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE PUNONG BARANGAY AND THE CITY OR MUNICIPAL MAYOR TO REMOVE ILLEGAL DWELLING UNITS OR STRUCTURES FROM DANGER AREAS AND OTHER PUBLIC PLACES IN THEIR LOCALITIES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 30 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7279, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ꞌURBAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING ACT OF 1992ꞌ

House Bill 2334 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE PHILIPPINE RAINFED AGRICULTURE INSTITUTE (PhilRAI) AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 2336 – AN ACT REQUIRING PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES TO SUBMIT A WRITTEN PERMISSION OR WAIVER IN FAVOR OF THE OMBUDSMAN TO LOOK INTO ALL DEPOSITS OF WHATEVER NATURE WITH BANKS OR BANKING INSTITUTIONS BOTH WITHIN AND OUTSIDE THE PHILIPPINES INCLUDING INVESTMENT BONDS ISSUED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF THE PHILIPPINES, ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS AND INSTRUMENTALITIES AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

House Bill 2341 – AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE SUMMARY TITLING OF REAL PROPERTIES USED AS PUBLIC SCHOOL SITES

House Bill 2358 – AN ACT CONVERTING ALL ROADS LEADING TO TOURIST DESTINATIONS AND PORTS AS NATIONAL ROADS

House Bill 2865 – AN ACT CONVERTING THE GUINOBATAN-CAMALIG-JOVELLAR – BANWANG GURANG, DONSOL ROAD IN THE PROVINCES OF ALBAY AND SORSOGON INTO A NATIONAL ROAD

House Bill 3611 – AN ACT PROMOTING THE HOLISTIC DEVELOPMENT OF BASIC EDUCATION STUDENTS BY ESTABLISHING A NO-HOMEWORK POLICY FOR KINDER TO GRADE 12 AND PROSCRIBING THE TAKING OF TEXTBOOKS OUT OF THE SCHOOL FOR KINDER TO GRADE 6 STUDENTS IN ALL PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS

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

RELATED: Biography of Francis Escudero; Manuel L. Fortes Jr.

See also: Famous People from Sorsogon Province

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