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The Ninth Congress of the Philippines ( Filipino: ''Ikasiyam na Kongreso ng Pilipinas'') was the meeting of the national legislature of the
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. The convening of the 9th
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follows the 1992 national elections, where, under the transitory provisions of the
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, the first 12 senators who garnered the highest votes would have a six-year term while the next 12 senators would have a three-year term and the entire membership of the
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was replaced.


Sessions

*First Regular Session: July 27, 1992 – June 4, 1993 **''First Special Session'': January 4 – February 26, 1993 **''Second Special Session'': March 8 – April 16, 1993 *Second Regular Session: July 26, 1993 – June 10, 1994 **''Third Special Session'': January 3 – April 1, 1994 *Third Regular Session: July 25, 1994 – June 9, 1995 **''Fourth Special Session'': January 2 – February 24, 1995 **''Fifth Special Session'': February 27 – March 24, 1995 **''Sixth Special Session'': March 27 – April 7, 1995 **''Seventh Special Session'': April 10 – May 5, 1995


Legislation

Laws passed by the 9th Congress:


Leadership


Senate

*President of the Senate :: Neptali A. Gonzales ( LDP) :: Edgardo J. Angara ( LDP) *Senate President Pro-Tempore ::Leticia Ramos-Shahani, Leticia R. Shahani (Lakas-NUCD) :: *Majority Floor Leader ::Alberto Romulo ( LDP) :: *Minority Floor Leader ::Wigberto E. Tañada (Liberal Party (Philippines), Liberal)


House of Representatives

*Speaker of the House of Representatives ::Jose C. de Venecia, Jr. (Lakas–CMD (1991), Lakas-CMD, Legislative districts of Pangasinan, 4th District Pangasinan) *Speaker Pro Tempore ::Raul A. Daza (Liberal Party (Philippines), Liberal, Legislative districts of Northern Samar, 1st District Northern Samar) *Majority Floor Leader *Minority Floor Leader


Members


Composition


Senate

: Became Executive Secretary (Philippines), Executive Secretary on July 6, 1993.


House of Representatives

: Died in office on April 4, 1993. : Assumed office after winning a special election. : Died in office on February 28, 1995. : Disqualified for not being a Filipino citizen on December 7, 1993. : Assumed office after winning a 1994 Rizal's 1st legislative district special election, special election. :Died in office on February 14, 1994. :


See also

*Congress of the Philippines *Senate of the Philippines *House of Representatives of the Philippines *1992 Philippine general election


References


External links

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Further reading

*Philippine House of Representatives Congressional Library * * {{DEFAULTSORT:9th Congress Of The Philippines Congresses of the Philippines, 09 Fifth Philippine Republic