Fredenil Castro Biography

Fredenil Castro is a Filipino politician. He is currently serving his 6th term as congressman of the second legislative district of Capiz Province in the Western Visayas Region. The second legislative district is composed of the towns of Cuartero, Dao, Dumalag, Dumarao, Ivisan, Jamindan, Mambusao, Sapian, Sigma, and Tapaz.

Running under the National Unity Party (NUP) in the May 13, 2019 election, he won over Maria Vilma Besana of PDDS-DPP.

Fredenil Castro
Fredenil Castro (Credit: Congress)

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Fredenil H. Castro
Nickname –> Fred, Oto
Birth Date –> April 27, 1951 (age 68)
Birth Place –> Dumalag, Capiz, Philippines

Family
Spouse –> Former congresswoman Jane T. Tan

Education
College – Colegio de la Purisima Concepcion
Course – Bachelor of Arts
Law School – San Beda College

Political Career / Work Experiences
2001-2010, 2013-Present – Congressman
January 21, 2019 – June 30, 2019 – Majority Floor Leader
2016-2019 – Deputy Speaker

Bills / Laws / Resolutions
House Bill 1375 – AN ACT CONVERTING THE ROAD STRETCHING FROM BARANGAYS MAINDANG – AGDAHON – MAINIT – AGNAGA – CARATAYA – SAN ANTONIO – PUTIAN – MAHUNODHUNOD ROADS IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF CUARTERO TO BARANGAYS ASTORGA – DACUTON TO NATIONAL HIGHWAY (SAN RAFAEL – ILOILO ROAD) IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF DUMARAO, ALL IN THE PROVINCE OF CAPIZ INTO A NATIONAL ROAD AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 1377 – AN ACT CONVERTING THE ROAD STRETCHING FROM BARANGAYS SAN ROQUE – JUNCTION SAN ROQUE TO THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY (ILOILO – CAPIZ ROAD OLD ROUTE) – CONSOLACION – STA. RITA-STA. CARMEN ROADS IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF DUMALAG TO BARANGAYS BAYE – BUNGSI – BATO BATO – POBLACION – TO NATIONAL HIGHWAY (AKLAN –CAPIZ ROAD) IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF MAMBUSAO AND BARANGAYS JUNCTION PINAMALATICAN – MANSACUL – MANGOSO – GUINTAS TO NATIONAL HIGHWAY (AKLAN – CAPIZ ROAD) IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF SIGMA, ALL IN THE PROVINCE OF CAPIZ INTO A NATIONAL ROAD AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill – AN ACT IMPOSING THE DEATH PENALTY ON CERTAIN HEINOUS CRIMES, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9346, ENTITLED ‘AN ACT PROHIBITING THE IMPOSITION OF DEATH PENALTY IN THE PHILIPPINES’, AND FURTHER AMENDING ACT NO. 3815, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS ‘THE REVISED PENAL CODE’, AND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9165, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ‘COMPREHENSIVE DANGEROUS DRUGS ACT OF 2002ꞌ

Projects / Advocacy Programs
* Pro Death Penalty

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See also: Famous People from Capiz

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