Joseph Stephen Paduano Biography

Joseph Stephen Paduano is a Filipino politician. He is currently serving as a congressman who won as nominee of Abang Lingkod Partylist in the May 13, 2019 election.

Joseph Paduano is also known as “Carapali Lualhati,” the national commander of the Revolutionary Proletarian Army-Alex Boncayao Brigade (RPA-ABB).

On July 9, 2020, Congressman Joseph Padua withdrew his co-authorship of House Bill 3713 that aims to renew the franchise of media company ABS-CBN.

Joseph Stephen Paduano
Joseph Stephen Paduano (Credit: Congress)

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Joseph Stephen S. Paduano
Nickname –> Caraps
Hometown –> Negros Occidental, Philippines

Political Career / Work Experiences
2020-Present – Minority Leader
2019-2020 – Deputy Minority Leader
2016-Present – Congressman

Bills / Laws / Resolutions
House Bill 528 – AN ACT REQUIRING THE PLANTING OF TREES FOR ANY CONSTRUCTION OF RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL OR INDUSTRIAL STRUCTURES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 529 – AN ACT LOWERING THE OPTIONAL RETIREMENT AGE OF GOVERNMENT WORKERS FROM SIXTY (60) YEARS TO FIFTY SIX (56) YEARS AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 13-A OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8291, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS ‘THE GOVERNMENT SERVICE INSURANCE SYSTEM ACT OF 1997’

House Bill 530 – AN ACT CREATING THE OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (OFW) SOVEREIGN FUND

House Bill 531 – AN ACT DECLARING A PARCEL OF LAND OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN AN AGRICULTURAL LAND FOR TOWNSITE PURPOSE IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF SALVADOR BENEDICTO, PROVINCE OF NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 532 – AN ACT REQUIRING ALL NATIONAL, REGIONAL, AND PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT HOSPITALS TO ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN A DIALYSIS SERVICE FACILITY IN THEIR RESPECTIVE HOSPITAL AND PROVIDING FREE DIALYSIS TREATMENT TO INDIGENT PATIENTS

House Bill 533 – AN ACT MANDATING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A REHABILITATION CENTER FOR ILLEGAL DRUGS USERS IN EVERY PROVINCE OF THE PHILIPPINES, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 535 – AN ACT PROVIDING ALL BARANGAY OFFICIALS INCLUDING BARANGAY TANODS, MEMBERS OF THE LUPON NG TAGAPAMAYAPA AND BARANGAY DAY CARE WORKERS, A LUMP SUM RETIREMENT PAY EQUIVALENT TO ONE (1) YEAR HONORARIUM, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 393 OF REPUBLIC ACT NUMBER 7160, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ‘LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991’

Advocacy Programs / Stand on Issues
* Voted NO to ABS-CBN franchise application

Controversies
Joseph Paduano was one of the accused in the murder of Kabankalan Regional Trial Court Judge Henry Arles in 2011.

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