Chong, Glenn “Glenn” Ang (KDP)

Chong, Glenn “Glenn” Ang (KDP)

PERSONAL DETAILS
Age: 44 years old
Place of Residence: Naval, Biliran
Political Party: Katipunan ng Demokratikong Pilipino (KDP)
Incumbent Senator: No
Terms as Senator: N/A
FAMILY MEMBERS IN OFFICE
N/A

SALIENT ISSUES AND POSITION
Automated Elections: AGAINST
Philippine Government’s withdrawal from the ICC: FOR
Federalism (taxing jurisdiction limited to two): FOR
Pork Barrel: AGAINST
Lowering of MACR: FOR
Removal of Term Limits: AGAINST
Amend or Repeal Party-list Law: FOR
Legalization of Medical Marijuana: FOR
Resignation of VP Leni Robredo: FOR

POLICY FOCUS/PLATFORM
Electoral reforms (removal of Smartmatic and introduction of a Hybrid Electoral System with manual counting of votes)
Education
Environment

EDUCATION
Primary: N/A
Secondary: University of San Jose Recoletos (1995), Valedictorian
Tertiary: BS in Accountancy, Cebu Institute of Technology (1997)
Graduate Studies: Bachelor of Laws, University of San Carlos (2003), Cum laude
Honorary Degrees: Doctor of Humanities (honoris causa), Naval State University (2010)
Others:

GOVERNMENT EXPERIENCE
Executive
N/A
Legislative
Representative, Lone District of Biliran, 2007-2013
Judiciary
N/A
Local Government
N/A

LEGISLATIVE WORK
Personally authored bills passed into law: 4
Total bills passed into law: 4
Important legislation:
Republic Act No. 10004: An act establishing the Western Biliran High School for the Arts and Culture and appropriating funds therefor
Republic Act No. 10005: An act establishing the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) High School of Eastern Bilirian and appropriating funds therefor
Republic Act No. 9872: An act establishing the Biliran Science High School and appropriating funds therefor
Republic Act No. 9718: An act to promote the establishment of Barangay Micro Business Enterprises (BMBEs) providing incentives and benefits therefor and for other purpose

SOURCES
ABS-CBN News Channel. (2019, February 17). Glenn Chong on lowering age of criminal responsibility. Retrieved March 19, 2019, from Twitter: https://twitter.com/ANCALERTS/status/1097145064113922053
ABS-CBN News Channel. (2019, February 17). FAST TALK: Glenn Chong on pork barrel, the automated election system, federalism and other issues. Retrieved March 19, 2019, from https://twitter.com/ANCALERTS/status/1097137590212292608
Biliran Blogs. (2013, April 11). Atty. Glenn A. Chong. Retrieved March 19, 2019, from https://www.biliranisland.com/blogs/2013/04/11/atty-glenn-a-chong/
Biliran Blogs. (2018, November 30). Former Biliran Congressman Glenn Chong is running for Senat. Retrieved March 19, 2019, from https://www.biliranisland.com/blogs/2018/11/30/former-biliran-congressman-glenn-chong-is-running-for-senator/
Congressional Library Bureau. (n.d.). ROSTER OF PHILIPPINE LEGISLATORS (14th Congress of the Republic). Retrieved March 19, 2019, from http://www.congress.gov.ph/legislators/?v=legbody
Chong, G., & Colmenares, N. (2019, March). Bayan, Sino Ang Gustom! - Kasama sina Ed Sarto at Rey Maclang #DZME1530 #BayanSinoAngGustoMo. DZME 1530 khz. (E. Sarto, & R. Maclang, Interviewers)
House of Representatives. (n.d.). Legislative Documents - Republic Acts. Retrieved March 19, 2019, from http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/?v=raresults#12
UNTV News. (2019, February 9). GIS Exclusive: Atty. Glenn Chong to push for election reforms if elected to Senate. Retrieved March 19, 2019, from https://ph.news.yahoo.com/gis-exclusive-atty-glenn-chong-122506131.html

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