Interim Batasang Pambansa

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Interim Batasang Pambansa
Philippines
Type
Type
Houses 1
History
Established June 12, 1978
Disbanded June 5, 1984
Preceded by Batasang Bayan
Succeeded by Regular Batasang Pambansa
Leadership
Ferdinand Marcos1KBL
since (1978 - 1981)
Imelda MarcosKBL
since (1978 - 1984)
Prime Minister/MP, Region IV-A
Cesar E.A. Virata2KBL
since (1981 - 1984)
Deputy Prime Minister/Majority Floor Leader
Jose A. Roño, Jr. (MP, Region VIII)2,3KBL
since (1981 - 1984)
Speaker of the Batasan
Querube C. Makalintal (MP, Region IV), KBL
since (1978 - 1984)
Speaker Pro-Tempore
Datu Blah T. Sinsuat (MP, Region XII), KBL
since (1978 - 1984)
Seats 208 members; elected
Elections
Single-winner
Last election
April 7, 1978 (regional)
April 27, 1978 (sectoral)
Meeting place
Batasang Pambansa Complex, Batasan Hills, Quezon City

The Interim Batasang Pambansa (English: Interim National Legislature) was the legislature of the Republic of the Philippines from its inauguration on June 12, 1978 to June 5, 1984. It served as a transitional legislative body as mandated by the 1973 Constitution as the Philippines shifted from a presidential to a parliamentary form of government.

Sessions[edit]

  • First Regular Session: June 12, 1978 – June 6, 1979
  • Second Regular Session: July 23, 1979 – June 11, 1980
  • Third Regular Session: July 28, 1980 – April 28, 1981
  • Fourth Regular Session: July 27, 1981 – June 1, 1982
  • Fifth Regular Session: July 26, 1982 – April 14, 1983
  • Sixth Regular Session: July 25, 1983 – June 5, 1984

Leadership[edit]

  • President/Prime Minister
Ferdinand E. Marcos1 (KBL)
  • First Lady
Imelda R. Marcos (KBL, Minister of Human Settlements/Region IV-A)
  • Prime Minister
Cesar E.A. Virata (KBL, Minister of Finance/Region IV-B), elected June 30, 1981
  • Deputy Prime Minister
Cesar E.A. Virata (KBL, Minister of Finance/Region IV-B)
Jose A. Roño, Jr. (KBL, Region VIII), elected June 30, 1981
  • Speaker of the Batasan
Querube C. Makalintal (KBL, Region IV-A)
  • Speaker Pro-Tempore
Datu Blah T. Sinsuat (KBL, Region XII)
  • Majority Floor Leader
Jose A. Roño, Jr. (KBL, Region VIII)
  • Minority Floor Leader
Hilario G. Davide, Jr. (Pusyon Bisaya, Region VII)
  • 1 resigned as Prime Minister on June 30, 1981 after winning a six-year term as president in the 1981 elections

Legislation[edit]

The Interim Batasang Pambansa passed a total of 702 laws.

Major legislation[edit]

Members[edit]

Final composition of the Interim Batasang Pambansa.

President/Prime Minister[edit]

Position Ministers Party
President/Prime Minister
Ferdinand E. Marcos
KBL

Cabinet Members[edit]

Position Ministers Party
Cabinet
Manuel Alba
KBL
Baltazar A. Aquino
KBL
Jesus Azurin
KBL
Onofre D. Corpuz
KBL
Jose P. Dans
KBL
Romulo Espaldon
KBL
Enrique T. Garcia
KBL
Jesus Hipolito
KBL
Alfredo L. Juinio
KBL
Jaime C. Laya[1]
KBL
Melecio S. Magno
KBL
Juan L. Manuel
KBL
Sylvia Montes
KBL
Roberto V. Ongpin
KBL
Leonardo B. Perez
KBL
Troadio T. Quiazon, Jr.
KBL
Gerardo T. Sicat
KBL
Juan C. Tuvera
KBL
Vicente Valdepeñas, Jr.
KBL
Cesar E.A. Virata
KBL

Regional Representatives[edit]

The members of the Interim Batasang Pambansa were elected per region, as specified in the 1978 Election Code, on April 7, 1978.

Region Regional Representatives Party
Region I
Ilocos Region
Pedro F. Alviar
KBL
Jose D. Aspiras
KBL
Salacnib F. Baterina
KBL
Lucas V. Cauton
KBL
Andres A. Cosalan
KBL
Roque B. De Guzman
KBL
Felipe P. De Vera
KBL
Victor S. Dominguez
KBL
Conrado F. Estrella
KBL
Vicente D. Millora
KBL
Jermias U. Montemayor
KBL
Joaquin L. Ortega
KBL
Antonio V. Raquiza
KBL
Antonio P. Villar
KBL
Jeremias Z. Zapata
KBL
Region II
Cagayan Valley
Rodolfo B. Albano
KBL
Prospero G. Bello
KBL
Juan Ponce Enrile
KBL
Simon G. Gato
KBL
Gualberto B. Lumauig
KBL
Carlos M. Padilla
KBL
Bejamin B. Perez
KBL
Rolando T. Puzon
KBL
Region III
Central Luzon
Vicente Abad Santos
KBL
Rolando T. Puzon
KBL
Felicita G. Bernardino
KBL
Angel D. Concepcion
KBL
Leopoldo D. Diaz
KBL
Juan R. Liwag
KBL
Vicente P. Magsaysay
KBL
Baldomero T. Mangiliman
KBL
Estelito P. Mendoza
KBL
Narciso S. Nario
KBL
Teodulo C. Natividad
KBL
Blas F. Ople
KBL
Cicero J. Punzalan
KBL
Antonino P. Roman
KBL
Mercedes C. Teodoro
KBL
Eller D. Torres
KBL
Region IV
Metro Manila
Emilio M. Abello, Sr.
KBL
Estanislao G. Alinea, Jr.
KBL
Jose P. Bengzon
KBL
Jose Conrado Benitez
KBL
Manuel A. Camara
KBL
Fred J. Elizalde
KBL
Gerardo S. Espina
KBL
Alejandro A. Fider
KBL
Pablo B. Floro
KBL
Edgar U. Ilarde
KBL
Querube C. Makalintal
KBL
Imelda R. Marcos
KBL
Roberto M. Oca, Jr.
KBL
Vicente T. Paterno
KBL
Waldo S. Perfecto
KBL
Ricardo C. Puno
KBL
Rogelio M. Quiambao
KBL
Carlos P. Romulo
KBL
Januario B. Soller, Jr.
KBL
Arturo M. Tolentino
KBL
Rolando B. Zamora
KBL
Region IV-A
Southern Tagalog
Mariano V. Agcaoili
KBL
Helena Z. Benitez
KBL
Leonides C. De Leon
KBL
Soledad L. Dolor
KBL
Gilberto M. Duavit
KBL
Estanislao A. Fernandez, Jr.
KBL
Nemesio V. Ganan, Jr.
KBL
Salvador H. Laurel
KBL
Jose J. Leido, Jr.
KBL
Expedito M. Leviste
KBL
Pedro T. Mendiola
KBL
Jorge A. Nuñez
KBL
Teodoro Q. Peña
KBL
Carmencita O. Reyes
KBL
Frisco F. San Juan
KBL
Godofredo M. Tan
KBL
Arturo R. Tanco, Jr.
KBL
Medardo L. Tumagay
KBL
Cesar A. Villariba
KBL
Cesar E.A. Virata
KBL
Luis A. Yulo
KBL
Region V
Bicol Region
Jose M. Alberto
KBL
Ricardo B. Butalid
KBL
Socorro G. De Castro
KBL
Emilio Espinosa, Jr.
KBL
Arnulfo F. Fuentebella
KBL
Carlos R. Imperial
KBL
Augusto G. Ortiz
KBL
Maximino A. Peralta
KBL
Marcial R. Pimentel
KBL
Dolores H. Sison
KBL
Francisco S. Tatad
KBL
Luis R. Villafuerte
KBL
Region VI
Western Visayas
Teodoro U. Benedicto
KBL
Salvador B. Britanico
KBL
Fermin Z. Caram, Jr.
KBL
Pedro G. Exmundo
KBL
Alfonso A. Garcia
KBL
Roberto A. Gatuslao
KBL
Rodolfo S. Layumas
KBL
Leopoldo H. Locsin
KBL
Jaenito Q. Madamba
KBL
Narciso D. Monfort
KBL
Jose Y. Montalvo
KBL
Remo J. Montelibano
KBL
Arturo F. Pacificador
KBL
Jose T. Tumbokon
KBL
Neil D. Tupas
KBL
Jose Y. Varela, Jr.
KBL
Region VII
Central Visayas
Natalio B. Bacalso
Pusyon Bisaya
Bartolome C. Cabangbang
Pusyon Bisaya
Eutiquio C. Cimafranca
Pusyon Bisaya
Alfonso N. Corominas, Jr.
Pusyon Bisaya
Hilario Davide, Jr.
Pusyon Bisaya
Filemon L. Fernandez
Pusyon Bisaya
Jorge M. Kintanar
Pusyon Bisaya
Valentino L. Legaspi
Pusyon Bisaya
Mariano R. Logarta
Pusyon Bisaya
Enrique L. Medina, Jr.
Pusyon Bisaya
Dominador M. Pernes
Pusyon Bisaya
Jesus L. Villegas
Pusyon Bisaya
Julian B. Yballe
Pusyon Bisaya
Region VIII
Eastern Visayas
Damian V. Aldaba
KBL
Victor A. Amasa
KBL
Edilberto A. del Valle
KBL
Artemio E. Mate
KBL
Emiliano J. Melgazo
KBL
Benjamin T. Romualdez
KBL
Jose A. Roño
KBL
Alberto S. Veloso
KBL
Fernando R. Veloso
KBL
Nicanor E. Yñiguez
KBL
Region IX
Western Mindanao
Antonio M. Ceniza
KBL
Joaquin F. Enriquez, Jr.
KBL
Manuel M. Espaldon
KBL
Guardson R. Lood
KBL
Hussin T. Loong
KBL
Celso J. Palma
KBL
Ulpiano P. Ramas
KBL
Kalbi T. Tupay
KBL
Region X
Northern Mindanao
Edelmiro A. Amanta, Sr.
KBL
Reuben R. Canoy
Mindanao Alliance
Concordio C. Diel
KBL
Carlos O. Fortich
KBL
Constantino C. Navarro
KBL
Liliano B. Neri
KBL
Emmanuel N. Pelaez
KBL
Henry Y. Regalado
KBL
Antonio R. Tupaz
KBL
Region XI
Southern Mindanao
Alejandro D. Almendras
KBL
Benjamin V. Bautista, Sr.
KBL
Rodolfo P. Del Rosario
KBL
Teodoro P. Palma Gil
KBL
Jose G. Puyat, Jr.
KBL
Jorge P. Royeca
KBL
Felicidad C. Santos
KBL
Rogelio M. Sarmiento
KBL
Manuel M. Garcia
KBL
Jose T. Sison
KBL
Region XII
Central Mindanao
Jesus P. Amparo
KBL
Anacleto D. Badoy, Jr.
KBL
Tomas B. Baga, Jr.
KBL
Abdullah D. Dimaporo
KBL
Ahdel S.T. Pangandaman
KBL
Ernesto F. Roldan
KBL
Datu Blah T. Sinsuat
KBL
Estanislao V. Valdez
KBL

Sectoral Representatives[edit]

The sectoral members of the Interim Batasang Pambansa were elected at large on April 27, 1978.

Sector Region Sectoral Representatives
Youth
Luzon
Danilo L. Concepcion
Rogelio C. Peyuan
Visayas
Luisito R. Patalinhug
Mindanao
Nurodin M. Mamaluba
Any Region
Macairog G. Aznar
Judy V. Carunungan
Industrial Labor
Luzon
Ruben O. De Ocampo
Eulogio R. Lerum
Visayas
Januario T. Seno
Mindanao
Princess Porti A. Pacasum
Agricultural Labor
Luzon
Luis M. Taruc
Jose M. Cervantes
Visayas
Rolando N. Bayot
Mindanao
Jiamil Ismael Dianalan

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jaime C. Laya was Central Bank Governor on January 16, 1981.

External links[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Philippine Commission on Elections — Records and Statistics Division
  • Philippine House of Representatives Congressional Library
  • Pobre, Cesar P.; Philippine Historical Association; New Day Publishers (2000-06-26). Philippine Legislature 100 Years. ISBN 978-971-92245-0-1.