Eric Go Yap Biography, ACT-CIS Partylist Nominee

Eric Go Yap is a Filipino politician. He is currently one of three representatives who won as nominees of the Anti-Crime and Terrorism Community Involvement and Support (ACT-CIS) Partylist in the May 13, 2019 election. The other two are Jocelyn Pua-Tulfo and Rowena Niña Taduran.

Eric Yap
Eric Yap

Eric Yap is a staunch supporter of President Rodrigo Duterte. On January 20, 2020, he was appointed as caretaker of Benguet Province in place of elected Nestor Fongwan who passed away on December 18, 2019.

On March 25, 2020 , Representative Yap revealed he tested positive of coronavirus. In a statement, he claimed he got himself tested for COVID-19 on March 15 after meeting people who may have been positive for the disease. Two days later, on March 27, The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) issued another statement claiming that Congressman Yap remains negative of the virus and that the institute committed a “clerical oversight”. (Reference rappler.com)

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Eric Go Yap
Birth Date –> May 11, 1979
Birth Place –> Philippines

Political Career / Work Experiences
2020-Present – Chairperson, Committee on Appropriations
2020-Present – Caretaker Congressman of Benguet Province
2020-Present – Vice Chairperson, House Committee on Games and Amusements
2019-February 2020 – Chairperson, House Committee on Games and Amusements
2019-Present – Vice Chairperson, House Committee on Good Government And Public Accountability
2019-Present – Vice Chairperson, House Committee on Government Enterprises And Privatization
2019-Present – Vice Chairperson, House Committee on Ways And Means
2019-Present – Congressman as nominee of ACT-CIS Partylist

Bills / Laws / Resolutions
House Bill 6171 – AN ACT RE-NATIONALIZING THE BENGUET GENERAL HOSPITAL LOCATED IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF LA TRINIDAD, PROVINCE OF BENGUET, PLACING UNDER THE DIRECT SUPERVISION AND CONTROL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, INCREASING ITS BED CAPACITY TO FOUR HUNDRED (400) BEDS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 6214 – AN ACT CREATING THE BORACAY ISLAND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

House Bill 6367 – AN ACT CONVERTING THE MUNICIPALITY OF LA TRINIDAD, PROVINCE OF BENGUET INTO A COMPONENT CITY TO BE KNOWN AS THE CITY OF LA TRINIDAD

House Bill 6851 – An Act to have a TESDA Training Center in all municipalities of Benguet

House Bill 7031 – An Act to rename the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) as Paliparang Pandaigdig ng Pilipinas (PPP)

Projects / Advocacy Programs / Stand on Issues
* Pro Death Penalty
* Health
* Distribution of Relief Goods thru the Mobile Tulong Program of ACT-CIS

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

See also: Top Government Officials under President Duterte

See also: Famous People from Baguio and Benguet

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