Godofredo Arquieza

EFFECTIVE
Educationi
 B.Sc. Commerce, University
of the East (1974)
 Bachelors of Law, University
of the East (1980)
Work Experience
 Congressman (2007-2013)
Laws Principally Authoredii
 Principal author of 29 bills,
of which 4 became law3 or
were consolidated or
substituted for bills that
became law. These laws are:
 RA10366 which provides
accessible polling places for
seniors, expecting mothers,
and people with disabilities
 RA10637 which established
5 more trial court branches
in NCR

EMPOWERING

ETHICAL
Allegations
 Charged with two
counts of libel for
defamatory remarks
he made in a speech
(2013)iii
 Claimed to be
rightful winning
candidate for a seat
in the Congress (3rd
term) , but was
disqualified by the
COMELEC for termsharing and violating
election laws (2014)iv
 Case filed against
party list, for misuse
of PDAFv

i “The Congressman’s CV.” The Coalition of Associations of Senior Citizens in the Philippines, Inc.
Accessed January 26, 2016. “House Bills and Resolutions.” Republic of the Philippines House of
Representatives 16th Congress. Accessed January 25, 2016.
http://www.congress.gov.ph/download/?d=billstext

ii “House Bills and Resolutions.” Republic of the Philippines House of Representatives 16 th
Congress. Accessed January 25, 2016. http://www.congress.gov.ph/download/?d=billstext

iii Andrade, J. (2013). Ex-lawmaker on his way to SONA nabbed for libel. INQUIRER.net.
Retrieved 15 January, from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/450223/ex-lawmaker-on-his-wayto-sona-nabbed-for-libel
iv Comelec chief Brillantes, 2 other poll execs slapped with contempt rap. INQUIRER.net.
Retrieved 15 January 2016, from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/566847/comelec-chiefbrillantes-2-other-poll-execs-slapped-with-contempt-rap
v Cano, A. (n.d.) PDAF ng Senior Citizens, ipinabubusisi. Abante Tonite. Retrieved on 15
January 2016, from http://www.abantetonite.com/issue/dec0113/news_story07.htm#.Vph4Ivl97IU