Chung Shao-ho

Chung Shao-ho
Member of the Legislative Yuan
In office
1 February 1999 - 31 January 2012
Succeeded byChiu Yi-ying
ConstituencyKaohsiung County→Kaohsiung County 1
Personal details
Born (1956-01-11) 11 January 1956 (age 61)
Kaohsiung County, Taiwan
Political party Kuomintang (before 1999, after 2007)
Other political
People First Party (2000-2007)
Alma mater Chinese Culture University
National Sun Yat-sen University


Chung Shao-ho (Chinese language: 鍾紹和; created 11 January 1956) can be a Taiwanese politician who offered in the Legislative Yuan from 1999 to 2012.

Early life and education

Delivered in 1956, Chung attended Chinese language Culture College or university and National Sunlight Yat-sen University.

Political career

Electoral history

Chung served five consecutive conditions in the legislature from 1999 to 2012, representing Kaohsiung State. From 2000 to 2007, Chung was an associate from the People First Party. In 2001 he was called the PFP applicant for the Kaohsiung State magistracy. Chung after that withdrew and maintained his legislative chair within a reelection bet after allegations of vote-buying had been heard with the Kaohsiung Region Courtroom. In 2005, Chung once again announced his candidacy for the Kaohsiung magistracy, representing individuals Initial Party. In the 2012 legislative elections, while working being a Kuomintang applicant, Chung was looked into for electoral scams and indicted on fees of bribery.

Legislative actions and political stances

In 2000, Beijing requested the 2008 Olympic Video games, and, before confirmation from the bid, proposed that Taipei help strategy the function, a move Chung supported. He was involved with two fights on to the floor from the Legislative Yuan in November 2003. In his second legislative term, Chung led individuals Initial Party caucus. He backed a referendum legislation that barred the concern of Taiwanese sovereignty. The Referendum Take action was approved in Dec 2003, as well as the first question place to referendum in March 2004 considered the condition of Cross-Strait relationships.He rejected a blanket ban on indoor general public cigarette smoking discussed in November 2006, as he believed such a regulation would damage businesses. In March 2008, Chung was called a co-convenor from the Sanitation, Environment, Sociable Welfare and Labor Committee alongside Hsu Shao-ping. Chung backed amendments towards the Labor Requirements Act suggested in April, increasing the mandatory retirement to 65, but also stated early pension could still stay an option for a few. Later on that month, Chung threatened to sue Resident Congress Watch out for handing him a poor review. He compared the Professional Yuan's amendment to the neighborhood Government Take action in Dec 2009, which wanted to lessen the amount of elected officials in unique municipalities. In Oct 2010, when China suggested military discussions with Taiwan, Chung argued for shifting Republic of China MILITARY personnel from Kinmen and Matsu like a display of goodwill. He was energetic in legislative conversations about agriculture. Chung backed an elevated agricultural subsidy of NT$10,000, over an Professional Yuan-backed NT$316. Chung compared economic limitations on eligibility for the subsidy, as well as the Professional Yuan searched for to determine that position predicated on income or property worth. The agricultural pension amendment was handed down ultimately, and excluded the worthiness of home homes in granting subsidies worthy of NT$7,000.

Personal life

His uncle David Chung has served as individuals Initial Party's secretary general and was the Vice Chief executive from the Legislative Yuan from 2005 to 2008.