List of Philippine Senate committees

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This is a complete list of Philippine Congressional committees (standing committees, and special committees) that are currently operating in the Senate of the Philippines, the upper house of the Philippine Congress.

Standing committees[edit]

Note: This is the list of standing committee chairmanships for the 18th Congress as of July 30, 2019.[1][2][3]
Committee Chairperson Party Minority leader Party Number of
members
Accountability of Public Officers and Investigations* Richard Gordon Independent Risa Hontiveros Akbayan 17
Accounts Panfilo Lacson Independent Francis Pangilinan Liberal 11
Agrarian Reform Cynthia Villar Nacionalista 9
Agriculture and Food Cynthia Villar Nacionalista Francis Pangilinan Liberal 11
Banks, Financial Institutions and Currencies Grace Poe Independent Risa Hontiveros Akbayan 9
Basic Education, Arts and Culture Win Gatchalian NPC Leila de Lima Liberal 15
Civil Service and Government Reorganization Bong Revilla Lakas Risa Hontiveros Akbayan 7
Climate Change Nancy Binay UNA 9
Constitutional Amendments, Revision of Codes and Laws Francis Pangilinan Liberal Risa Hontiveros Akbayan 11
Cooperatives Juan Miguel Zubiri PDP–Laban Risa Hontiveros Akbayan 9
Cultural Communities Imee Marcos Nacionalista Leila de Lima Liberal 7
Economic Affairs Imee Marcos Nacionalista Francis Pangilinan Liberal 9
Electoral Reforms and People's Participation Imee Marcos Nacionalista Francis Pangilinan Liberal 11
Energy Win Gatchalian NPC Leila de Lima Liberal 15
Environment and Natural Resources Cynthia Villar Nacionalista Francis Pangilinan Liberal 15
Ethics and Privileges Manny Pacquiao PDP–Laban Francis Pangilinan Liberal 7
Finance Sonny Angara LDP Leila de Lima Liberal 17
Foreign Relations Aquilino Pimentel III PDP–Laban Risa Hontiveros Akbayan 15
Games, Amusement and Sports Lito Lapid NPC Leila de Lima Liberal 9
Government Corporations and Public Enterprises Richard Gordon Independent Risa Hontiveros Akbayan 9
Health and Demography Bong Go PDP–Laban Risa Hontiveros Akbayan 11
Higher, Technical and Vocational Education Joel Villanueva CIBAC Risa Hontiveros Akbayan
Justice and Human Rights Richard Gordon Independent Francis Pangilinan Liberal 9
Labor, Employment and Human Resources Development Joel Villanueva CIBAC Risa Hontiveros Akbayan 13
Local Government Francis Tolentino PDP–Laban Francis Pangilinan Liberal 13
National Defense and Security, Peace, Unification and Reconciliation Panfilo Lacson Independent Francis Pangilinan Liberal 19
Public Information and Mass Media Bong Revilla Lakas Francis Pangilinan Liberal 9
Public Order and Dangerous Drugs Ronald dela Rosa PDP–Laban Risa Hontiveros Akbayan 9
Public Services Grace Poe Independent Risa Hontiveros Akbayan 11
Public Works Manny Pacquiao PDP–Laban Leila de Lima Liberal 13
Rules Juan Miguel Zubiri PDP–Laban Risa Hontiveros Akbayan 9
Science and Technology Win Gatchalian NPC Leila de Lima Liberal 7
Social Justice, Welfare and Rural Development Leila de Lima Liberal 7
Sports Bong Go PDP–Laban Leila de Lima Liberal 9
Tourism Nancy Binay UNA Risa Hontiveros Akbayan 7
Trade, Commerce and Entrepreneurship Aquilino Pimentel III PDP–Laban Francis Pangilinan Liberal 9
Urban Planning, Housing and Resettlement Francis Tolentino PDP–Laban Risa Hontiveros Akbayan 11
Ways and Means Pia Cayetano Nacionalista Francis Pangilinan Liberal 15
Women, Family Relations and Gender Equality Risa Hontiveros Akbayan Leila de Lima Liberal 9
Youth Sonny Angara LDP Leila de Lima Liberal 7

*more popularly known as the Blue Ribbon Committee.

Congressional ad hoc and oversight committees[edit]

Note: This is the list of congressional ad hoc and oversight committee chairmanship (and membership, if not applicable) for the 17th Congress as of May 21, 2018.[4]
Committee Chairperson
Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on Public Expenditures Loren Legarda
Joint Congressional Power Commission Win Gatchalian
Congressional Oversight Committee on Biofuels Win Gatchalian
Congressional Oversight Committee on Dangerous Drugs Panfilo Lacson
Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on the Human Security Act Panfilo Lacson
Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on the Enhanced Basic Educational Program (K-12 Program) Francis Escudero
Congressional Oversight Committee on Agrarian Reform Cynthia Villar
Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on Cooperatives Juan Miguel Zubiri
Congressional Oversight Committee on Quality Affordable Medicines Aquilino Pimentel III
Congressional Oversight Committee on Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines Grace Poe
Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on the Clean Water Act Cynthia Villar
Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on the Chain Saw Act Cynthia Villar
Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act Cynthia Villar
Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on the Clean Air Act Cynthia Villar
Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on the Automated Election System Aquilino Pimentel III
Congressional Oversight Committee on the Comprehensive Tax Reform Program Sonny Angara
Congressional Oversight Committee on the Official Development Assistance (ODA) Law Sonny Angara
Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on the Tax Incentives Management And Transparency Act Sonny Angara
Congressional Oversight Committee on Customs and Tariff Sonny Angara
Congressional Oversight Committee on the Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010 Gregorio Honasan
Congressional Oversight Committee on the AFP Modernization Act Gregorio Honasan
Congressional Oversight Committee on Agricultural and Fisheries Modernization Cynthia Villar
Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on the Overseas Voting Act of 2003 Francis Pangilinan
Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on Tourism Nancy Binay
Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on Climate Change Loren Legarda
Select Oversight Committee on Intelligence and Confidential Funds, Programs and Activities Gregorio Honasan
Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on National Health Insurance Program JV Ejercito
Ad Hoc Committee on the Marawi Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Program Gregorio Honasan
Congressional Oversight Committee on Competition Aquilino Pimentel III
Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act Joel Villanueva

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on April 7, 2010. Retrieved January 4, 2010.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "GORDON INSTALLED AS NEW CHAIRMAN: Senate votes to declare De Lima's committee vacant". GMA News. September 19, 2016. Retrieved September 19, 2016.
  3. ^ "Senate ousts De Lima as justice committee chairperson". Rappler. September 19, 2016. Retrieved September 19, 2016.
  4. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on September 19, 2016. Retrieved September 19, 2016.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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