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The Eleventh Congress of the Philippines ( Filipino: ''Ikalabing-isang Kongreso ng Pilipinas'') is the meeting of the national legislature of the
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, composed of the
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. The convening of the 11th
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followed the 1998 elections, which replaced half of the
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membership, and the entire membership of the
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. The Estrada impeachment was the highlight of the 11th Congress.


Sessions

* First Regular Session: July 27, 1998 – June 4, 1999 ** ''First Special Session'': January 4 – February 5, 1999 * Second Regular Session: July 26, 1999 – June 9, 2000 ** ''Second Special Session'': January 3 – February 4, 2000 * Third Regular Session: July 24, 2000 – June 8, 2001 ** ''Third Special Session'': January 1 – February 16, 2001


Legislation

Laws passed by the 11th Congress:


Leadership


Senate

* President of the Senate ::Marcelo Fernan (Laban ng Makabayang Masang Pilipino, LAMMP) (1998–1999) ::Blas Ople (Laban ng Makabayang Masang Pilipino, LAMMP)(1999–2000) ::Franklin Drilon (Laban ng Makabayang Masang Pilipino, LAMMP) (2000) ::Aquilino Pimentel Jr. (PDP–Laban) (2000–2001) * Senate President Pro-Tempore ::Blas Ople (Laban ng Makabayang Masang Pilipino, LAMMP) (1998–1999) ::John Henry Osmeña (Laban ng Makabayang Masang Pilipino, LAMMP) (1999–2000) ::Blas Ople (Laban ng Makabayang Masang Pilipino, LAAMP) (2000–2001) * Majority Floor Leader ::Franklin Drilon (Laban ng Makabayang Masang Pilipino, LAMMP) (1998–2000) ::Francisco Tatad (People's Reform Party, Gabay Bayan) (2000–2001) ::Loren Legarda (Lakas–CMD (1991), Lakas-NUCD-UMDP) (2001) * Minority Floor Leader ::Teofisto Guingona (Lakas–CMD (1991), Lakas-NUCD-UMDP) (1998–2001) ::Francisco Tatad (People's Reform Party, Gabay Bayan)(2001)


House of Representatives

* Speaker of the House of Representatives ::Manuel Villar Jr., Manuel B. Villar Jr. (Laban ng Makabayang Masang Pilipino, LAMMP), Legislative district of Las Piñas, Lone District Las Piñas ::Arnulfo Fuentabella, Arnulfo P. Fuentabella (Laban ng Makabayang Masang Pilipino, LAMMP), Legislative districts of Camarines Sur, 3rd District Camarines Sur, ''elected on November 13, 2000'' ::Feliciano Belmonte Jr., Feliciano R. Belmonte Jr. (Lakas–CMD (1991), Lakas-NUCD-UMDP), Legislative districts of Quezon City, 4th District Quezon City, ''elected on January 24, 2001'' * Deputy Speakers ** ''Luzon'':    ** ''Visayas'': Erico Aumentado, (Lakas-NUCD-UMDP), Legislative districts of Bohol, 2nd District of Bohol ** ''Mindanao'': Daisy Fuentes, (Laban ng Makabayang Masang Pilipino, LAMMP), Legislative districts of South Cotabato, 2nd District of South Cotabato * Majority Floor Leader ::Eduardo Gullas, LAMMP, Legislative districts of Cebu, 1st District of Cebu * Minority Floor Leader ::Feliciano Belmonte Jr., Feliciano R. Belmonte Jr. (Lakas-NUCD-UMDP), Legislative districts of Quezon City, 4th District Quezon City ::Arnulfo Fuentabella, Arnulfo P. Fuentebella (Nationalist People's Coalition, NPC), Legislative districts of Camarines Sur, 3rd District Camarines Sur, ''elected on January 24, 2001''


Members


Composition

*part of the LAMMP coalition.


Senate

: Political affiliation at the opening of the 11th Congress. ::Laban ng Makabayang Masang Pilipino, LAMMP is a coalition of Partido ng Masang Pilipino, Partido Demokratikong Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan, Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino and Nationalist People's Coalition : Died on July 11, 1999. : Vacant after the election of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as Vice President of the Philippines, Vice President in 1998.


House of Representatives

The term of office of the current members of the House of Representatives is from June 30, 1998, to June 30, 2001. : Rodolfo E. Aguinaldo died in office on June 12, 2001. : Marcial C. Punzalan Jr. died in office on May 12, 2001. : Eduardo Ermita was appointed Secretary of National Defense on January 25, 2001 : Manuel A. Roxas was appointed Secretary of Trade and Industry on January 2, 2001 : Heherson Alvarez was appointed Secretary of Environment and National Resources on March 29, 2001 : Roilo Golez was appointed National Security Adviser


See also

* Congress of the Philippines * Senate of the Philippines * House of Representatives of the Philippines * 1998 Philippine general election


References


External links

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Further reading

* Philippine House of Representatives Congressional Library * * {{DEFAULTSORT:11th Congress Of The Philippines Congresses of the Philippines Fifth Philippine Republic