Batasang Pambansa Complex

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The Batasang Pambansa Complex is the headquarters of the House of Representatives of the Philippines.wikipedia
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House of Representatives of the Philippines

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The Batasang Pambansa Complex is the headquarters of the House of Representatives of the Philippines.
The official headquarters of the House of Representatives is at the Batasang Pambansa (literally, national legislature) located in the Batasan Hills in Quezon City in Metro Manila.

Quezon City

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It is located at Batasan Road, Batasan Hills, Quezon City. Following the naming of Quezon City as the new capital city of the Philippines in 1948, a cornerstone for a Capitol building was laid on Constitution Hill, now Batasan Hills, in Quezon City on October 22, 1949.
Quezon City hosts a number of government offices, the most important of which are the Batasang Pambansa Complex (the seat of the House of Representatives, the lower chamber of the Philippine Congress), and the Quezon City Reception House (the current seat of the Vice President of the Philippines).

Batasan Hills

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It is located at Batasan Road, Batasan Hills, Quezon City.
The Batasang Pambansa Complex, which sits atop the Constitution Hill, is the legislative session hall of the House of Representatives of the Philippines.

Batasan Road

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It is located at Batasan Road, Batasan Hills, Quezon City.
The road serves as a route towards the Batasang Pambansa Complex where the House of Representatives of the Philippines is located.

Congress of the Philippines

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Under the 1973 constitution, it replaced the bicameral Congress of the Philippines established under the 1935 Commonwealth constitution.
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Senate of the Philippines

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In 1956, architect Federico S. Ilustre laid out the master plan for the location, which was set aside to be the new home of the Congress (made up of the Senate and the House of Representatives).
With the restoration of the bicameral legislature in 1987, the House of Representatives inherited the complex at Quezon City, now called the Batasang Pambansa Complex, while the Senate returned to the Congress Building, until the GSIS Building was finished in May 1997.

State of the Nation Address (Philippines)

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The President's annual State of the Nation Address delivered to a joint session of Congress is one example of such a speech.
Mandated by the 1987 Constitution, the speech is delivered every fourth Monday of July at the Plenary Session Hall of the Batasang Pambansa Complex in Batasan Hills, Quezon City, Metro Manila.

Constitution of the Philippines

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Under the 1973 constitution, it replaced the bicameral Congress of the Philippines established under the 1935 Commonwealth constitution.

Batasang Pambansa bombing

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On November 13, 2007, an explosion occurred on the south wing of the complex killing four people and injuring six more.
The Batasang Pambansa bombing occurred on the night of November 13, 2007, at the Batasang Pambansa Complex (National Assembly) Complex in Quezon City, Philippines.

National Museum of Fine Arts (Manila)

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The smaller, newly reinstated Senate returned to the original legislative building in Manila (reinstated as capital city in 1976) and held their plenary sessions there until the building was turned over to the National Museum of the Philippines under the presidency of Fidel V. Ramos.
While the House of Representatives moved to the Batasang Pambansa Complex in Constitution Hill, Quezon City, the Senate used the original Congress Building for their plenary sessions.

Batasang Pambansa

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The complex was initially the home of the Batasang Pambansa, the former parliament of the Philippines which was established as an interim assembly in 1978 and finally as an official body in 1984.

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The complex was initially the home of the Batasang Pambansa, the former parliament of the Philippines which was established as an interim assembly in 1978 and finally as an official body in 1984.

Capital city

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Following the naming of Quezon City as the new capital city of the Philippines in 1948, a cornerstone for a Capitol building was laid on Constitution Hill, now Batasan Hills, in Quezon City on October 22, 1949.

Ferdinand Marcos

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During the presidency of Ferdinand E. Marcos, the plans for a legislative complex were revived.

National Museum of the Philippines

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The smaller, newly reinstated Senate returned to the original legislative building in Manila (reinstated as capital city in 1976) and held their plenary sessions there until the building was turned over to the National Museum of the Philippines under the presidency of Fidel V. Ramos.

Fidel Ramos

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The smaller, newly reinstated Senate returned to the original legislative building in Manila (reinstated as capital city in 1976) and held their plenary sessions there until the building was turned over to the National Museum of the Philippines under the presidency of Fidel V. Ramos.

Manila Bay

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The Senate has since moved to the GSIS Building on reclaimed land on Manila Bay in Pasay, holding their plenary sessions there since May 1997.

Pasay

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The Senate has since moved to the GSIS Building on reclaimed land on Manila Bay in Pasay, holding their plenary sessions there since May 1997.

Plenary session

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Members of the House of Representatives hold their plenary sessions at the Session Hall, located inside the Main Building.

First-past-the-post voting

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Comprising 229 members elected by first past the post and 56 members elected by closed party list, the legislators debate economic, social and other issues inside the complex.

Party-list representation in the House of Representatives of the Philippines

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Comprising 229 members elected by first past the post and 56 members elected by closed party list, the legislators debate economic, social and other issues inside the complex.

President of the Philippines

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The Session Hall is also used for joint sessions of the Congress of the Philippines, such as election results, confirmation meetings, and addresses by the President of the Philippines or other guests of honor.

Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines

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Also located inside the Main Building are the offices of the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines and the three Deputy Speakers.

Ramon Mitra Jr.

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Ramon V. Mitra Jr. Building

17th Congress of the Philippines

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The House of Representatives meets in Batasang Pambansa Complex and the Senate will meet in the GSIS Building from July 25, 2016 to a certain date in 2019, from the first to third year of the presidency of Rodrigo Duterte; this will be the end of tenure for senators elected in 2013.