Rodante Marcoleta is a Filipino lawyer and politician. He is currently serving as a congressman who won as nominee of Social Amelioration & Genuine Intervention on Poverty (SAGIP) Partylist in the May 13, 2019 election. In 2010, he was the nominee of Ang Alagad, a partylist backed up by the Iglesia Ni Cristo religious group.
On May 26, 2020, Representative Marcoleta was selected to give the opening speech against the franchise hearing of ABS-CBN where he listed several violations of the media giant. During the subsequent hearings conducted by the House of Representatives Legislative Committee, he actively spoke against the granting a new franchise for the media company. He even suggested the seizure by the government of the properties of the media company.
In 2017, he earned the ire of many netizens for initiating a motion in congress to give the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) a budget of only 1,000 pesos.
Wife –> Edna M. Marcoleta
Son –> Paolo Henry Marcoleta
Degree –> Bachelor of Laws
Doctorate –> PhD in Public Administration, University of the Philippines (2020)
Political Career / Work Experiences
2019-Present – Deputy Speaker of the House of Representative
2016-Present – Congressman (as nominee of SAGIP Partylist)
2004-2013 – Congressman (as nominee of Ang Alagad Partylist)
Bills / Laws / Resolutions
House Bill 144 – AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A NATIONAL FRAMEWORK FOR MANDATORY ENVIRONMENTAL INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR CERTAIN ENVIRONMENTALLY CRITICAL PROJECTS
House Bill 145 – AN ACT DEFINING POLITICAL DYNASTY AND PROHIBITING THE ESTABLISHMENT THEREOF
House Bill 146 – AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A PRESCRIPTIVE PERIOD FROM WHICH COA MAY CONDUCT AUDITS AND ISSUE A DECISION ON CASES, AMENDING THE STATE AUDIT CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES (P.D. 1445) FOR SUCH PURPOSES
House Bill 147 – AN ACT EXCLUDING THE SERVICES PERFORMED BY EMPLOYEES OF RELIGIOUS ENTITIES FROM EMPLOYMENT SERVICES COVERED BY SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM LAW, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8282 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ꞌSOCIAL SECURITY ACT OF 1997ꞌ
House Bill 149 – AN ACT INCREASING THE TOTAL INDEMNITY CLAIM FOR DEATH OR SERIOUS PHYSICAL INJURY TO ANY PASSENGER OR THIRD PARTY WITHOUT THE NECESSITY OF PROVING FAULT OR NEGLIGENCE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 378 OF THE INSURANCE CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES
House Bill 150 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS SOCIAL SECURITY AND RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
House Resolution 1058 – A Resolution to Inquire in Aid of Legislation on the Authenticity of the Land Title of ABS-CBN
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