Emmanuel Billones is a Filipino politician. He is currently serving his second term as congressman of the first legislative district of Capiz Province. The first legislative district covers the capital city of Roxas and the municipalities of Maayon, Panay, Panitan, Pilar, Pontevedra, and President Roxas.
Running under the Liberal Party (LP) in the May 13, 2019 election, he defeated Blesilda Almalbis of United Nationalist Alliance (UNA), Ruth So Chan of Partido Federal Ng Pilipinas (PFP), and Marcelo Barruela Jr. of PDDS-DPP.
Complete Name –> Emmanuel Acuña Billones
Nickname –> Tawi
Birth Date –> April 11, 1946
Birth Place –> Roxas City, Capiz, Philippines
Spouse –> Susan Billones
Son –> Former Provincial Board Member Emmanuel “Tawi Jr” Billones Jr.
Political Career / Work Experiences
2016-Present – Congressman
Bills / Laws / Resolutions
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 Joint Resolution 15 – A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE USE OF THE RICE COMPETITIVENESS ENHANCEMENT FUND (RCEF) AS PROVIDED UNDER THE UNPROGRAMMED APPROPRIATIONS OF THE 2019 GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT (GAA), THE BUREAU OF CUSTOMS’ TARIFF COLLECTIONS FROM IMPORTED RICE AS OF 31 AUGUST 2019, AND OTHER POSSIBLE SOURCES, AS A SPECIAL EMERGENCY FUND FOR DIRECT CASH TRANSFERS TO RICE FARMERS
House Resolution 412 – A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE STRONG OPPOSITION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES CONGRESS TO THE PLANNED LIBERALIZATION OR DEREGULATION OF THE IMPORTATION OF SUGAR FOR THE PURPOSE OF SAFEGUARDING THE WELFARE OF SUGAR FARMERS, FARM AND MILL WORKERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY
House Resolution 639 – RESOLUTION URGING THE COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES TO REPORT OUT WITHOUT FURTHER DELAY FOR PLENARY ACTION A CONSOLIDATED VERSION OF EIGHT (8) PENDING BILLS PROPOSING FOR THE RENEWAL FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS OF THE LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISE OF ABS-CBN CORPORATION
See also: Other Famous People from Capiz