Pantaleon Alvarez is a Filipino politician. He is the current congressman of the first legislative district of Davao del Norte Province. Running under the ruling PDP-Laban Party in the May 13, 2019 election, he won over Antonio Rafael Del Rosario of the regional Hugpong ng Pagbabago Party and independent candidate Ronelo Rafales.
In 2020, Congressman Alvarez resigned from the PDP-Laban and moved to the revived Partido para sa Demokratikong Reporma (PDR), the party organized as a vehicle for the presidential campaign of former Secretary and AFP Chief of Staff Renato De Villa in 1998. Subsequently, he was made president of that party.
On August 1, 2021, Mr. Alvarez announced that he has given up on President Rodrigo Duterte and that he is looking for a real leader to succeed the president in 2022.
Complete Name –> Pantaleon Diaz Alvarez
Nickname –> Bebot
Birth Date –> January 10, 1958 (age 63)
Hometown –> Tagum City, Davao Del Norte, Philippines
* Pantaleon Alvarez was born Catholic but he claimed he is not affiliated with any religion at present.
Spouse –> Emelita Apostol Álvarez
Daughter –> Paola
* Representative Alvarez admitted to have fathered eight (8) children out of wedlock. (Source: wikipedia.org)
Girlfriend –> Jennifer Vicencio
College – Far Eastern University
Course – Bachelor of Arts
Law School – Ateneo De Manila University
Political Career / Work Experiences
2016-Present – Congressman
2016-2018 – Speaker of the House of Representatives
2001 – Secretary of Transportation and Communication under President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
1998-2001 – Congressman
Bills / Laws / Resolutions
House Bill 2262 – AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE REGIME OF COMPLETE SEPARATION OF PROPERTY AS THE GOVERNING REGIME IN THE ABSENCE OF A MARRIAGE SETTLEMENT OR WHEN THE REGIME AGREED UPON IS VOID, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE ARTICLES 75 AND 147 OF TITLE IV OF EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 209, AS AMENDED BY EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 277, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE FAMILY CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES
House Bill 2263 – AN ACT INSTITUTING ABSOLUTE DIVORCE AND DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE IN THE PHILIPPINES
House Bill 2264 – AN ACT RECOGNIZING THE CIVIL PARTNERSHIP OF COUPLES, PROVIDING FOR THEIR RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS
House Bill 2265 – AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE CONDUCT OF HYBRID NATIONAL, LOCAL AND ARMM ELECTIONS, THROUGH MANUAL VOTING AND COUNTING AT THE PRECINCT LEVEL, AND AUTOMATED TRANSMISSION AND CANVASSING, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
House Bill 2437 – AN ACT RESTRUCTURING THE PHILIPPINE NATIONAL RAILWAY SYSTEM, CREATING THE PHILIPPINE RAILWAY AUTHORITY, THE PHILIPPINE RAILWAY CORPORATIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
House Bill 2438 – AN ACT CREATING THE SIARGAO DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, PRESCRIBING ITS POWERS, FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREOF, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
House Bill 3091 – AN ACT CREATING FOUR (4) ADDITIONAL BRANCHES OF THE REGIONAL TRIAL COURT IN THE ELEVENTH JUDICIAL REGION AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 14(L) OF BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 129, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS “THE JUDICIARY REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1980”, AS AMENDED