Cagayan de Oro City 2nd District Rep. Rufus B. Rodriguez has topped the House of Representatives in the number of bills and resolutions principally authored and filed from July 1, 2019 to Oct 25, 2020, midway through the 18th Congress.
In his Facebook post, Rep. Rodriguez stated he emerged number 1 among 301 members of the House with 508 bills and resolutions authored, 440 of which are national and 68 are local. Of the bills he authored and co-authored, 9 bills have become laws/republic acts; 37 bills have been approved on third and final reading by the House of Representatives and now pending in the Senate for its approval; and 10 bills have been approved by the Committees.
Rep. Rodriguez also has a perfect attendance in the House of Representatives and has not been absent in the House since he became Congressman in July, 2007. He is now in his 4th term in Congress with a break in 2016-2019.