Several mining tax bills are filed in the 17th Philippines Congress. One of them is a bill Bantay Kita endorses.
In the Senate, three bills on mining tax reform are filed and two comprehensive mining policy bills with tax provisions.
The Mining Industry Coordinating Council (MICC Bill) was filed by Senator Franklin Drilon under Senate Bill 225 and also by Senator Ralph Recto under Senate Bill 927. Senator Joel Villanueva, on the other hand, filed Senate Bill 1166 which Bantay Kita endorses.
Senator Risa Hontiveros filed the Alternative Mineral Management Bill (AMMB) under Senate 1069 with several tax provisions. Similarly, Senate Grace Poe also filed the AMMB under Senate 1191.