6th Congress of the Philippines

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The Sixth Congress of the Philippines (Filipino: Ikaanim na Kongreso ng Pilipinas) was the meeting of the legislature of the Republic of the Philippines, composed of the Philippine Senate and House of Representatives from January 17, 1966 until June 17, 1969.

Sessions[edit]

    • First Special Session: January 17–22, 1966
  • First Regular Session: January 24 – May 19, 1966
    • Second Special Session: May 20 – June 18, 1966
    • Third Special Session: August 15–27, 1966
    • First Joint Session: April 25, April 25, June 1, 1966
  • Second Regular Session: January 23 – May 18, 1967
    • Fourth Special Session: June 1 – July 5, 1967
    • Fifth Special Session: July 17 – August 18, 1967
    • Second Joint Session: January 30, February 13, February 27, March 8, March 14–16, 1967
  • Third Regular Session: January 22 – May 16, 1968
    • Third Joint Session: February 20 – March 1, 1968
    • Sixth Special Session: May 17–28, 1968
    • Seventh Special Session: July 8 – August 10, 1968
    • Eighth Special Session: August 12–31, 1968
  • Fourth Regular Session: January 27 – May 22, 1969
    • Ninth Special Session: June 2 – July 5, 1969
    • Fourth Joint Session: June 11–17, 1969

Legislation[edit]

The Sixth Congress passed a total of 1,481 laws. (Republic Act Nos. 4643 – 6123)

Major legislation[edit]

Leadership[edit]

Leadership[edit]

Composition of the Senate during the 6th Congress' 1st and 2nd (left), and 3rd & 4th (right) sessions.
Composition of the House of Representatives during the 6th Congress.

Senate[edit]

Position Name
President of the Senate Gil J. Puyat (NP)
Senate President Pro-Tempore Jose J. Roy (NP)
Majority Floor Leader Arturo M. Tolentino (NP)
Minority Floor Leader Gerardo M. Roxas (LP)

House of Representatives[edit]

  • Speaker:
José B. Laurel, Jr. (NP, 3rd District Batangas)
Cornelio T. Villareal (NP, 2nd District Capiz), elected April 1, 1971
  • Speaker Pro-Tempore:
Jose M. Aldeguer (NP, 5th District Iloilo)
  • Majority Floor Leader:
Marcelino Veloso (NP, 3rd District Leyte)
  • Minority Floor Leader:
Justiniano S. Montano (LP, Lone District Cavite)
Ramon V. Mitra, Jr. (LP, Lone District Palawan), elected June 12, 1971
Ramon Felipe, Jr. (LP, 1st District Camarines Sur), elected January 24, 1972

Senate[edit]

  • President of the Senate:
Arturo M. Tolentino (NP)
Gil J. Puyat (NP), elected January 26, 1967
  • Senate President Pro-Tempore:
Lorenzo M. Sumulong (NP)
Camilo O. Osías (LP)
Jose J. Roy (NP)
  • Majority Floor Leader:
Jose J. Roy (NP)
Rodolfo T. Ganzon (NP)
Arturo M. Tolentino (NP)
  • Minority Floor Leader:
Ambrosio Padilla (LP)

House of Representatives[edit]

  • Speaker:
Cornelio T. Villareal (LP, 2nd District Capiz)
José B. Laurel, Jr. (NP, 3rd District Batangas), elected February 2, 1967
  • Speaker Pro-Tempore:
Salipada K. Pendatun (LP, Lone District Cotabato)
Jose M. Aldeguer (NP, 5th District Iloilo)
  • Majority Floor Leader:
Justiniano S. Montano (NP, Lone District Cavite)
Marcelino B. Veloso (NP, 3rd District Leyte)
  • Minority Floor Leader:
José B. Laurel, Jr. (NP, 3rd District Batangas)

Members[edit]

Senate[edit]

First Session to Second Session
Senator Partya Term Start Term End
  Alejandro D. Almendras
NP
1965
1971
  Gaudencio E. Antonino1
LP
1961
1967
  Dominador R. Aytona
NP
1965
1971
  Jose W. Diokno
NP
1963
1969
  Eva Estrada-Kalaw
NP
1965
1971
  Rodolfo T. Ganzon
NP
1963
1969
  Maria Kalaw-Katigbak
LP
1961
1967
  Wenceslao R. Lagumbay
NP
1965
1971
  Juan R. Liwag
LP
1963
1969
  Genaro F. Magsaysay
NP
1965
1971
  Manuel P. Manahan
LP
1961
1967
  Raul S. Manglapus
LP
1961
1967
  Camilo O. Osías
LP
1961
1967
  Sergio Osmeña, Jr.
LP
1965
1971
  Ambrosio B. Padilla
LP
1963
1969
  Gil J. Puyat
NP
1963
1969
  Francisco Rodrigo
LP
1961
1967
  Gerardo M. Roxas
LP
1963
1969
  Jose J. Roy
NP
1961
1967
  Jovito R. Salonga
LP
1965
1971
  Tecla San Andres-Ziga
LP
1963
1969
  Lorenzo M. Sumulong
NP
1961
1967
  Lorenzo M. Tañada
NCP
1965
1971
  Arturo M. Tolentino
NP
1963
1969
^a Party affiliation at the time of their election.
LP — Liberal Party
NP — Nacionalista Party
NCP — Nationalist Citizens' Party (caucuses with Nacionalista Party)
^1 Died on November 13, 1967.
Third Session to Fourth Session
Senator Partya Term Start Term End
  Alejandro D. Almendras
NP
1965
1971
  Magnolia W. Antonino
NP
1967
1973
  Benigno S. Aquino, Jr.
LP
1967
1973
  Dominador R. Aytona
NP
1965
1971
  Helena Z. Benitez
NP
1967
1973
  Jose W. Diokno
NP
1963
1969
  Eva Estrada-Kalaw
NP
1965
1971
  Rodolfo T. Ganzon
NP
1963
1969
  Wenceslao R. Lagumbay
NP
1965
1971
  Salvador H. Laurel
NP
1967
1973
  Juan R. Liwag
LP
1963
1969
  Genaro F. Magsaysay
NP
1965
1971
  Sergio Osmeña, Jr.
LP
1965
1971
  Ambrosio B. Padilla
LP
1963
1969
  Emmanuel N. Pelaez
NP
1967
1973
  Leonardo B. Perez
NP
1967
1973
  Gil J. Puyat
NP
1963
1969
  Gerardo M. Roxas
LP
1963
1969
  Jose J. Roy
NP
1967
1973
  Jovito R. Salonga
LP
1965
1971
  Tecla San Andres-Ziga
LP
1963
1969
  Lorenzo M. Tañada
NCP
1965
1971
  Lorenzo G. Teves
NP
1967
1973
  Arturo M. Tolentino
NP
1963
1969

House of Representatives[edit]

Sixth Congress representation map of the Philippines
Province/City District Representative
Abra
Lone
Carmelo Z. Barbero
Agusan (now Agusan del Norte and del Sur)
Lone
Jose C. Aquino
Aklan
Lone
Rafael B. Legaspi
Albay
1st
Venancio P. Ziga
2nd
Carlos R. Imperial
3rd
Josefina B. Duran
Antique
Lone
Jose A. Fornier
Bataan
Lone
Pablo R. Roman
Batanes
Lone
Aurora B. Abad
Batangas
1st
Federico M. Serrano
2nd
Olegario B. Cantos
3rd
José B. Laurel, Jr.
Bohol
1st
Natalio P. Castillo
2nd
Jose S. Zafra
3rd
Teodoro B. Galagar
Bukidnon
Lone
Benjamin N. Tabios
Bulacan
1st
Teodulo C. Natividad
2nd
Rogaciano M. Mercado
Cagayan
1st
Tito M. Dupaya
2nd
Benjamin Ligot
Camarines Norte
Lone
Fernando V. Pajarillo
Camarines Sur
1st
Ramon Felipe, Jr.
2nd
Felix A. Fuentebella
Capiz
1st
Mariano H. Acuña
2nd
Cornelio T. Villareal
Catanduanes
Lone
Jose M. Alberto
Cavite
Lone
Justiniano S. Montano
Cebu
1st
Ramon M. Durano
2nd
Jose L. Briones
3rd
Ernesto Bascon
4th
Isidro Kintanar
5th
Antonio V. Cuenco
6th
Amado B. Arrieta
7th
Tereso Dumon
Cotabato
Lone
Salipada K. Pendatun
Davao del Norte
Lone
Lorenzo S. Sarmiento
Davao del Sur
Lone
Artemio Al Loyola
Davao Oriental
Lone
Constancio B. Maglana
Eastern Samar
Lone
Felipe J. Abrigo
Ilocos Norte
1st
Antonio V. Raquiza
Roque R. Ablan, Jr.
2nd
Simeon M. Valdez
Ilocos Sur
1st
Floro Crisologo
2nd
Pablo Sanidad
Iloilo
1st
Pedro G. Trono
2nd
Fermin Z. Caram, Jr.
3rd
Gloria M. Tabiana
4th
Ricardo Yap Ladrido
5th
Jose M. Aldeguer
Isabela
Lone
Melanio T. Singson
La Union
1st
Magnolia W. Antonino[1]
2nd
Epifanio B. Castillejos
Laguna
1st
Manuel Concordia
2nd
Magdaleno M. Palacol
Lanao del Norte
Lone
Mohamad Ali B. Dimaporo
Lanao del Sur
Lone
Rasid Lucman
Leyte
1st
Artemio E. Mate
2nd
Salud Vivero Parreño
3rd
Marcelino R. Veloso
4th
Dominador M. Tan
Manila
1st
Fidel S. Santiago
2nd
Joaquin R. Roces
3rd
Sergio H. Loyola
4th
Pablo V. Ocampo
Marinduque
Lone
Francisco M. Lecaroz
Masbate
Lone
Andres Clemente, Jr.
Misamis Occidental
Lone
William L. Chiongbian
Misamis Oriental
Lone
Emmanuel N. Pelaez
Mountain Province
1st
Juan Duyan
2nd
Andres A. Cosalan
3rd
Luis Hora
Negros Occidental
1st
Armando C. Gustilo
2nd
Felix P. Amante
3rd
Felix M. Feria, Jr.
Negros Oriental
1st
Lorenzo Teves
2nd
Lamberto L. Macias
Northern Samar
Lone
Eladio T. Balite
Eusebio Moore
Nueva Ecija
1st
Leopoldo D. Diaz
2nd
Angel D. Concepcion
Nueva Vizcaya
Lone
Leonardo B. Perez
Occidental Mindoro
Lone
Pedro C. Medalla
Oriental Mindoro
Lone
Luciano A. Joson
Palawan
Lone
Ramon V. Mitra
Pampanga
1st
Juanita L. Nepomuceno
2nd
Angel P. Macapagal
Pangasinan
1st
Aguedo F. Agbayani
2nd
Jack Laureano Soriano
3rd
Cipriano Primicias, Jr.
4th
Amadeo J. Perez
5th
Jesus M. Reyes
Quezon
1st
Manuel S. Enverga
2nd
Eladio A. Caliwara
Rizal
1st
Edgar U. Ilarde
2nd
Frisco F. San Juan
Romblon
Lone
Jose D. Moreno
Samar
Lone
Fernando R. Veloso
Sorsogon
1st
Salvador R. Encinas
2nd
Vicente Peralta
South Cotabato
Lone
James L. Chiongbian
Southern Leyte
Lone
Nicanor E. Yñiguez
Sulu
Lone
Indanan Anni
Surigao del Norte
Lone
Constantino C. Navarro
Surigao del Sur
Lone
Gregorio P. Murillo
Tarlac
1st
Jose S. Cojuangco, Jr.
2nd
Jose V. Yap
Zambales
Lone
Ramon B. Magsaysay, Jr.
Zamboanga del Norte
Lone
Alberto Ubay
Zamboanga del Sur
Lone
Vincenzo Sagun
  1. ^ Elected to the Senate in 1967.

Further reading[edit]

  • Philippine House of Representatives Congressional Library
  • The Presidents of the Senate of the Republic of the Philippines. ISBN 971-8832-24-6. 
  • Pobre, Cesar P. Philippine Legislature 100 Years. ISBN 971-92245-0-9. 

See also[edit]

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