Gerardo Espina Jr Biography

Gerardo Espina Jr. is a Filipino politician. He is currently serving as congressman of the lone legislative district of Biliran Province. Running under the ruling PDP-Laban Party in the May 13, 2019 election, he defeated Romulo Bernardez of Partido Federal Ng Pilipinas and John Jaguros of PDDS-DPP.

Gerardo Espina Jr.
Gerardo Espina Jr. (Credit: Facebook Page)

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Gerardo J. Espina Jr.
Nickname –> Gerryboy
Birth Date –> August 7, 1970 (age 49)
Hometown –> Naval, Biliran, Philippines

Family
Father –> former Congressman and Mayor Gerardo Sabinay Espina Sr.
Brothers –> Governor and former Congressman Rogelio Espina, Kawayan Mayor Rodolfo Espina
Sister –> Former Naval Councilor Roselyn

Education
Elementary – San Beda College
High School – San Beda College
College – Philippine School of Business Administration in, Quezon City
Course – Marketing

Political Career / Work Experiences
2019-Present – Vice Chairman, House Committee on Agrarian Reform
2019-Present – Vice Chairman, House Committee on Health
2004-2007, 2019-Present – Congressman
2010-2019 – Governor
1998-2004 – Mayor, Naval Municipality

Bills / Laws / Resolutions
House Bill 1190 – AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A DIALYSIS TREATMENT CENTER IN EVERY PROVINCE NATIONWIDE, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREOF AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 1230 – AN ACT DECLARING THE PROVINCE OF BILIRAN A MINING-FREE ZONE AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

House Bill 1231 – AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (TESDA) TRAINING AND ACCREDITATION CENTER IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF KAWAYAN, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 1232 – AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (TESDA) TRAINING AND ACCREDITATION CENTER IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF NAVAL, TO BE KNOWN AS THE NAVAL TESDA TRAINING CENTER, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 1388 – AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE DEVELOPMENT, REHABILITATION AND MODERNIZATION OF NAVAL AIRPORT IN THE PROVINCE OF BILIRAN AND TO ALLOCATE FUNDS THEREOF

House Bill 4479 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING A CULTURAL CENTER AND MUSEUM IN THE PROVINCE OF BILIRAN AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 4953 – AN ACT DECLARING THE BALANGAY AS THE NATIONAL BOAT OF THE PHILIPPINES

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

See also: Famous People from Biliran Province

See also: Profiles of Philippine Provinces and Tourist Spots

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