Rudy Caoagdan Biography

Rudy Caoagdan is a Filipino politician. He is currently serving his first term as congressman of the second legislative district of Cotabato Province. The second district is composed of the capital city of Kidapawan and the towns of Antipas, Arakan, Magpet, Makilala, and President Roxas.

Running under the Nacionalista Party (NP) in the May 13, 2019 election, he won over Efren PiƱol of the ruling PDP-Laban Party, independent candidate Gregorio Ipong and Lee Michael Rualo of Partido Federal ng Pilipinas (PFP). He succeeded Nancy Catamco who was elected governor.

Rudy Caoagdan
Rudy Caoagdan (Credit: Facebook Page)

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Rudy Santos Caoagdan
Nickname –> “Tatay Rudy”
Birth Date –> June 5, 1962
Birth Place –> Makilala, Cotabato, Philippines

Education
College – University of Southern Mindanao
Doctorate Degree –> Doctor of Public Administration

Political Career / Work Experiences
2019-Present – Vice Chairperson, House Committee on Games And Amusements
2019-Present – Congressman
* Former Mayor, Makilala Municipality
* Founder, Makilala Institute of Science and Technology (MIST)

Projects / Advocacy Programs
* Distribution of Rubber Seedlings and planting of rubber to more than 3,000 hectares
* Drug Prevention and Rehabilitation
* Free College Education
* 24/7 Free Ambulance Service

Bills / Laws / Resolutions
House Bill 1048 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING DRUG COURTS, GRANTING THEM EXCLUSIVE ORIGINAL JURISDICTION OVER DRUG CASES UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9165, AS AMENDED, AMENDING BATAS PAMBANSA BILANG 129, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE JUDICIARY REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1980, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 1049 – AN ACT DECLARING THE FAILURE OF PARENTS OR GUARDIANS TO SEND THEIR MINOR CHILD OR WARD TO SCHOOL AS A FORM OF CHILD ABUSE DEFINED IN R.A. 7610, AS AMENDED, PROVIDING THE PENALTY THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 4444 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING A REGULAR DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS’ CONSULAR OFFICE IN THE PROVINCE OF COTABATO, PARTICULARLY IN KIDAPAWAN CITY, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 5293 – AN ACT CONVERTING THE ARAKAN-CALINAN MUNICIPAL ROAD IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF ARAKAN, PROVINCE OF COTABATO INTO A NATIONAL ROAD AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 5294 – AN ACT CONVERTING THE SAGUING-INDANGAN ROAD IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF MAKILALA, PROVINCE OF COTABATO, INTO A NATIONAL ROAD AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 5295 – AN ACT CONVERTING THE POBLACION-MAGPET-KINARUM-KIRONGDONG MUNICIPAL ROAD IN MAGPET, COTABATO, INTO A NATIONAL ROAD AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND IMPROVEMENT THEREOF

House Bill 5296 – AN ACT CONVERTING THE ROAD CONNECTING BARANGAY SARAYAN IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRESIDENT ROXAS, PROVINCE OF COTABATO AND THE MUNICIPALITY OF KIBAWE IN THE PROVINCE OF BUKIDNON, INTO A NATIONAL ROAD AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 5888 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE THIRD DISTRICT ENGINEERING OFFICE IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF M’LANG, PROVINCE OF COTABATO, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 6318 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING A COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES (CENR) OFFICE IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRESIDENT ROXAS AND REAPPORTIONING THE CURRENT CENR OFFICES IN THE PROVINCE OF COTABATO AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

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

RELATED: Biography of Nancy Catamco, Emmylou Talino-Mendoza

See also: Famous People from Cotabato Province

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