Osmeña, Sergio “Serge” III De La Rama (IND)

Osmeña, Sergio “Serge” III De La Rama (IND)

PERSONAL DETAILS
Age: 75
Place of Residence: Makati City
Political Party: Independent
Incumbent Senator: No
Terms as Senator: N/A
FAMILY MEMBERS IN OFFICE
Tomas “Tommy” de la Rama Osmeña, Cebu City Mayor
John Henry Osmeña, Toledo City Mayor
Renato “Junjun” Osmeña Jr., Cebu City Councilor
Margarita Vargas Osmeña, Cebu City Councilor
SALIENT ISSUES AND POSITION
Death penalty: against
Bangsamoro Basic Law: against
Legalization of medical marijuana: for
Lowering of minimum age of criminal liability: for
Same-sex marriage: for
Federalism: against
POLICY FOCUS/PLATFORM
Tackle pending bills in the Senate such as the Land Use Act
EDUCATION
Primary: De La Salle College
Secondary: Beaumont College
Tertiary: N/A
Graduate Studies: N/A
Honorary Degrees: Doctor of Laws - Honoris Causa, Benguet State University, 2000
Others: Osmeña does not have a college degree but has studied in the University of the Philippines, Harvard University and Georgetown University.
GOVERNMENT EXPERIENCE
Executive
N/A
Legislative
Senator, 1995-2001
Senator, 2001-2007
Senator, 2010-2016
Judiciary
N/A
Local Government
N/A
LEGISLATIVE WORK
Personally authored bills passed into law: 65
Total bills passed into law: 120
Important legislation:
RA 9189: The Overseas Absentee Voting Act
RA 8762: Retail Trade Liberalization Act
RA 9184: Government Procurement Reform Act
RA 8799: The Securities Regulation Code
RA 8435: Agriculture and Fisheries Modernization Act
RA 8800: Safeguard Measures Act
SOURCES
Cebu City Officials. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.cebucity.gov.ph/transparency/city-officials
CNN Philippines Staff. The Filipino Votes: How do the senatorial candidates stand on key issues? CNN Philippines. Retrieved from http://nine.cnnphilippines.com/news/2018/12/02/the-filipino-votes-senatorial-forum-yes-no.html

Esguerra, Ian. (2019, Jan. 31). Final list of senatorial candidates in May 2019 polls down to 63. Additional 13 names removed [Twitter post]. Retrieved from https://twitter.com/IanEsguerra/status/1090853292664446976/photo/1?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1090853292664446976&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fnews.abs-cbn.com%2Fnews%2F01%2F31%2F19%2Fcomelec-names-63-candidates-for-2019-senatorial-elections
Evangelista, A. (2018, Oct. 27). Where do 2019 senatorial bets stand on key national issues? Rappler. Retrieved from https://www.rappler.com/newsbreak/iq/214974-where-senatorial-bets-stand-key-issues-philippines
Macaraig, A. (28 May 2012). Sen. Sergio “Serge” R. Osmeña III. Rappler. Retrieved from https://www.rappler.com/nation/special-coverage/corona-trial/87-cast-of-characters/1194-sen-sergio-serge-r-osmeña-iii
Rappler. (2018, Nov. 18). #TheLeaderIWant: Serge Osmeña on eyeing a Senate comeback in 2019 [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZip39EY2bQ&feature=player_embedded&fbclid=IwAR3JMZvFOUK20jdet4V2FlkjFpIhawuYHxOtJ4AATjcOSeyODvQHQNwwOGw
Senator Serge Osmeña III. (n.d.). In Facebook [Personal Page]. Retrieved from https://www.facebook.com/senatorsergeosmena3rd/
Senator Sergio R. Osmeña III. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.senate.gov.ph/senators/sen_bio/sosmena_bio.asp

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