Manuel Cabochan III is a Filipino politician. He is currently serving as a congressman who won as nominee of Magdalo Para sa Pilipino (Magdalo) Partylist in the May 13, 2019 election. He succeeded former nominee Gary Alejano who ran but failed to win a senate seat.
In 2003, Manuel Cabochan III joined the so-called Oakwood Munity of young military officers against the administration of then President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. He was 32 years at that time and his son was in grade three. Later, he was arrested and imprisoned for seven years.
Complete Name –> Manuel DG. Cabochan III
Nickname –> Cash, Manny
Age –> 48 (in 2019)
Birth Place –> Philippines
College – Philippine Military Academy
Course – Military Science
Master – Government Management, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM)
Political Career / Work Experiences
2019 – Vice Chairperson, House Committee on Veteran Affairs and Welfare
2019-Present – Congressman
* Former Navy intelligence officer
Bills / Laws / Projects
House Bill 48 – AN ACT ENHANCING THE TRANSPARENCY OF THE PROCUREMENT PROCESS BY MANDATING THE VIDEO RECORDING OF ALL PROCUREMENT-RELATED CONFERENCES, THEREBY AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED 9184, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT REFORM ACT OF 2003”, PRESCRIBING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF, AND FOR OTHER RELATED PURPOSES
House Bill 49 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING VETERANS MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTERS IN LUZON, VISAYAS AND MINDANAO
House Bill 50 – AN ACT GRANTING EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE AND BENEFITS TO THE DEPENDENTS OF ALL MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE PHILIPPINES (AFP), PHILIPPINE NATIONAL POLICE (PNP), BUREAU OF FIRE PROTECTION (BFP), BUREAU OF JAIL MANAGEMENT AND PENOLOGY (BJMP), NATIONAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (NBI), PHILIPPINE DRUG ENFORCEMENT AGENCY (PDEA), PHILIPPINE COAST GUARD (PCG) AND BUREAU OF CORRECTIONS (BUCOR) WHO ARE KILLED OR PERMANENTLY INCAPACITATED WHILE IN THE PERFORMANCE OF THEIR DUTY OR BY REASON OF THEIR OFFICE OR POSITION
Performance as Congressman
* Voted to House Bill 6616 giving 25 emergency powers to President Rodrigo Duterte to deal with the Coronavirus pandemic.
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