Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo

President of the Republic of the Philippines 2001 - 2010

Republic Acts authored by Sen. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo



FOR A BETTER BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT

  • RA 7844, The Export Development Act
  • RA 7718, The Amended Build-Operate-Transfer Law
  • RA 7843, Strengthening the Anti-Dumping Provisions
  • RA 8179, Further liberalizing Foreign Investments
  • RA 7721, Liberalizing banking in the Philippines
  • RA 7651, Revitalizing and strengthening the Bureau of Customs
  • RA 7916, Creating the Philippine Economic Zone Authority
  • RA 7640, Constituting the Legislative-Executive Development Council
  • RA 1490, Investment Houses Act (Passed on third reading)
  • RA 7661, Extending the Life of the Asset Privatization Trust
  • RA 7903, Creating the Zamboanga Special Economic Zone
  • SBN 345, Promoting the Development of Interisland Shipping
  • SBN 358, Development of Micro and Cottage Industries

FOR WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

  • RA 7882, Providing assistance to women engaging in micro and cottage business enterprises
  • Women's desk to provide assistance to battered wives and other victims of domestic violence
  • RA 7877, Declaring sexual harassment unlawful in the employment, education or training environment and for other purposes
  • SBN 356, Increasing penalties for wife-beating
  • SBN 362, Mandatory employment of women
  • Establishment of the Movement Against Sexual Abuse (MASA)

FOR SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

  • OCW desk to provide assistance to OCWs and their families
  • RA 7833, Excluding the 13th Month Pay and Other Benefits from the Computation of Taxable Income
  • RA 7654, Allocating a Portion of the Incremental Revenue Collected for the Emergency Employment Program
  • RA 7637, Creating the Mt. Pinatubo Assistance, Resettlement and Development Commission
  • RA 7657, Appropriating 10 Billion Pesos for the victims of Mt. Pinatubo Eruption
  • RA 7906, Regulation of the Organization and Operations of Thrift Banks
  • RA 8182, Excluding the Official Development Assistance (ODA) from Foreign Debt Limit in order to facilitate the absorption and optimize the utilization of ODA resources
  • RA 7820, Creating the Partido Development Administration in Bicol region
  • SBN 1176, Establishing Computer Literacy Program in all public schools at the secondary level
  • SBN 1175, Instituting a Public School Teachers Scholarship Program
  • SBN 1728, Ancestral Domain Bill
  • SBN 1044, Institutionalizing a National Strategy for Poverty Alleviation
  • SBN 336, Magna Carta for the Urban Poor

FOR AGRICULTURE & THE ENVIRONMENT

  • RA 7900, Promoting the production, processing, marketing and distribution of high-value crops
  • RA 8175. Amending the Charter of the Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation in order to make more stable and beneficial to farmers and the national economy
  • RA 7942, Instituting a new system of mineral resources exploration, development, utilization and conservation
  • RA 7942, Instituting a new system of mineral resources exploration, development, utilization and conservation
  • Co-host, "Dighay Bayan" TV program catering to farmers
  • Pres. Macapagal Awards for best rice farm cooperative
  • SBN 1282, Food Security Buffer Stock Bill
  • SBN 2046, Amending the Sugar Restitution Law
  • RA 7638, Creating the Department of Energy