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 17th Congress. As of May 29, 2018.[1][2][3]
Committee Party Chair Party Minority leader Number of
members
Accountability of Public Officers and Investigations* Independent Richard Gordon Independent Antonio Trillanes 17
Accounts Independent Panfilo Lacson Independent Antonio Trillanes 11
Agrarian Reform Nacionalista Cynthia Villar Independent Antonio Trillanes 9
Agriculture and Food Nacionalista Cynthia Villar Independent Francis Escudero 11
Banks, Financial Institutions and Currencies Independent Francis Escudero Independent Antonio Trillanes 9
Civil Service and Government Reorganization Independent Antonio Trillanes IV Independent Francis Escudero 7
Climate Change NPC Loren Legarda Independent Francis Escudero 9
Constitutional Amendments, Revision of Codes and Laws Liberal Francis Pangilinan Independent Francis Escudero 11
Cooperatives PDP-Laban Juan Miguel Zubiri Independent Francis Escudero 9
Cultural Communities UNA Nancy Binay Independent Antonio Trillanes 7
Economic Affairs NPC Win Gatchalian Independent Antonio Trillanes 9
Education, Arts and Culture Independent Francis Escudero Independent Francis Escudero 15
Electoral Reforms and People's Participation PDP-Laban Aquilino Pimentel III Independent Francis Escudero 11
Energy NPC Win Gatchalian Independent Antonio Trillanes 15
Environment and Natural Resources Nacionalista Cynthia Villar Independent Antonio Trillanes 15
Ethics and Privileges NPC Tito Sotto Independent Francis Escudero 7
Finance NPC Loren Legarda Independent Francis Escudero 17
Foreign Relations NPC Loren Legarda Independent Francis Escudero 15
Games, Amusement and Sports Independent Panfilo Lacson Independent Francis Escudero 9
Government Corporations and Public Enterprises Independent Richard Gordon Independent Francis Escudero 9
Health and Demography PDP-Laban JV Ejercito Independent Antonio Trillanes 11
Justice and Human Rights Independent Richard Gordon Independent Antonio Trillanes 9
Labor, Employment and Human Resources Development Liberal Joel Villanueva Independent Francis Escudero 13
Local Government LDP Sonny Angara Independent Francis Escudero 13
National Defense and Security Independent Vacant Independent Francis Escudero 19
Peace, Unification and Reconciliation Independent Vacant Independent Francis Escudero 7
Public Information and Mass Media Independent Grace Poe Independent Francis Escudero 9
Public Order and Dangerous Drugs Independent Panfilo Lacson Independent Antonio Trillanes 9
Public Services Independent Grace Poe Independent Antonio Trillanes 11
Public Works PDP-Laban Manny Pacquiao Independent Antonio Trillanes 13
Rules PDP-Laban Juan Miguel Zubiri Independent Francis Escudero 9
Science and Technology Liberal Bam Aquino Independent Antonio Trillanes 7
Social Justice, Welfare and Rural Development Liberal Leila de Lima Independent Antonio Trillanes 7
Tourism UNA Nancy Binay Independent Francis Escudero 7
Trade, Commerce and Entrepreneurship PDP-Laban Aquilino Pimentel III Independent Francis Escudero 9
Urban Planning, Housing and Resettlement PDP-Laban JV Ejercito Independent Francis Escudero 11
Ways and Means LDP Sonny Angara Independent Francis Escudero 15
Women, Family Relations and Gender Equality Akbayan Risa Hontiveros Independent Antonio Trillanes 9
Youth Liberal Joel Villanueva Independent Antonio Trillanes 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. ^ http://senate.gov.ph/committee/ctte_mem.pdf
  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. ^ http://www.senate.gov.ph/committee/adhocctte_list.pdf

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