Provincial board’s Most prolific in 2011: Beltran, Laws and Labor committees

MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News/05 January) Provincial board member Nemesio Beltran Jr. (2nd district) filed the most number of resolutions and ordinances before the Sangguniang Panlalawigan in 2011, according to the SP’s accomplishment report last year.

The provincial board passed a total of 124 resolutions and ordinances out of the 142 filed in 2011. A total of 16 of those filed were referred to the committees.

Beltran filed 56 out of the 142 with 51 of them approved. The remaining five were referred to committees.  The board’s majority floor leader, who also heads the committee on rules and privileges, Beltran also obtained approval for 94 committee reports.
After him, board member Jay Albarece of the 1st district and Marivic Montesclaros of the 3rd district also filed 16 resolutions each. Fifteen of Albarece’s proposed legislation and 14 of Montesclaros’ were passed, according to the report, which covered January to December 7, 2011.

The board members filed and passed collectively a total of 12 resolutions and ordinances in 2011. Board members Ranulfo Pepito (2nd district) and Clive Quiño (1st district) also filed eight resolutions each.

Sangguniang Kabataan representative Raiza Angelique Porminal filed a total of six resolutions, all of them approved. Board members Alfeo Baguio and Gordon Torres, both from the third district, each filed five resolutions. The rest on the list includes board member Manuel Dinlayan (three), Rogelio Lago (three), Rene Centillas (two), Provincial Councilors’ League’s Roland Deticio (one), and Federation of Associations of Barangay Captains’ Roelito Gawilan (one).
Meanwhile, the committees on Laws and Labor and Manpower Services obtained approval for the most number of committee reports.

The two committees, chaired by Albarece, had a total of 228 out of the 631 committee reports approved by the SP in 2011.

Committee reports are rendered when an item or a proposed resolution, ordinance or measure is referred to a committee for deliberation, hearing, or further study. Vice Gov. Jose Ma. R. Zubiri Jr. required committees to hold hearings with concerned sectors or provincial government offices. Once adapted at the plenary, the board members then approve the committee’s recommendations.

Pepito’s appropriations and ways and means committee followed with 141 approved committee reports. Next is Beltran’s rules and privileges committee with 94.
The committees on civil service and education, chaired by Quiño followed with 58 approved committee reports.

The approved committee reports from the rest of the committees include: committee on engineering and public work, 20; committee on women, family and health- 19; committee on environmental protection and the committee on agriculture and cooperatives; trade and industry – 18; committee on peace and order, justice and human rights – six; committee on barangay and local government, six and the committee on land use and human settlement and agrarian reform, five.
The committee on transportation and communication and the committee on indigenous cultural communities and indigenous people; beautification and tourism each had one committee report approved.
The Special Oversight Committee, chaired by presiding officer Zubiri, obtained approval for 10 committee reports. (Walter I. Balane/Bukidnon News)


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