Senatoriable Dan Roleda explains the house bill on lowering the age of criminal responsibility to 12 or 9 years old
Some who wants to be in showbiz turns out to be friends of the industry further pushing for advocacy for all like Senatoriable Dan Roleda (Atty. Danilo Roleda). The 61-year old lawyer and former Manila councilor (fourth district, Sampaloc, Sta.Mesa 1992-1998), party-list representative under ANG LAKAS NG BAGONG KOOPERATIBA (ALAB) 1998-2001, and Presidential Adviser for Foreign Investments (2001-2010) was close to famous director Chito Rono growing up together in Samar. He authored and passed the Amended Amusement Tax Law in 1995 when he was Manila Councilor and President of Philippine Councilors League which primarily protected movie producers. The amended law ensures transparency in the ticket sales for the correct collection of the said tax by local government units and at the same time allows movie producers accurate data on box office sales compared to before where gross was based on estimates.During the interview with Kaibigan Dan Roleda, he shared intentions to boost the movie producers and help the production staff welfare by helping independent film producers forming a special governing body to address the said concerned issues.
Kaibigan Dan Roleda wants to pass a legislation that requires film and television show producers to give insurance and other benefits to members of the production team on a per-project basis. Contractual workers he said should also be given appropriate benefits. This magna cum laude and valedictorian of the UST College of Law (batch 91) graduated with a degree in Economics. He was appointed Presidential Adviser for Foreign Investments under former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo from 2001-2010 and have established the Professional Models Association of the Philippines in 1985 to uplift the standards and benefits of models. He also became Chairman of Metro Manila Councilors League 1995-2009, one of the founders of the National Movement of Young Legislators (NYML), party list congressman under ALAB, Deputy Secretary General of the United Nationalist Alliance, member of the Guardians Brotherhood, member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, and a Lifetime Member of the Philippine Constitution Association.
When asked about the house bill on lowering the age of criminal responsibility, Kaibigan Dan Roleda supports the passing of the law considering the offenses of minors elevating from previous theft and robbery to reported serious crimes these days. Social media he said had also been a big influence on how the public majority thinks about the situation and the national issues. He indicated laws existing focusing not on the particular age which he said may be 15 or 12 but considering 9 years old as per crime reports submitted by the PNP and other agencies. Kaibigan Dan Roleda shared his opinions based on the perspective of the law and the reports based on specific agencies. I was also like the many who have not realized the repercussions if this house bill will not be passed. To further listen to the details of his argument, visit the detailed interview here. For more info on Kaibigan Dan Roleda please visit https://www.facebook.com/attydaniloroleda/