Unless otherwise indicated, all committee meeting venues are located at the House of Representatives Complex.
HIGHER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION jt. w/ BASIC EDUCATION & CULTURE
Conf. Rms. 1&2 RVM Bldg.
HR 832 – Inquiry into the rampant imposition of unjust, redundant, arbitrary, and exorbitant miscellaneous fees in schools nationwide (Rep. Raymond Palatino)
HR 1265 – Urging His Excellency President Benigno S. Aquino III, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and the Department of Education (DepEd) to impose a moratorium on the increase of school fees, particularly tuition fees, in all levels of education in view of the incessantly frustrating increase of basic goods and commodities that adds to the burden of the Filipino people (Rep. Ben Evardone)
HR 1335 – Inquiry into the compliance and implementation of CHED memorandum orders pertaining to tuition fee increases by private higher education institutions in its concern to benefit the teachers/educators and other teaching/education personnel (Rep. Eulogio ‘Amang’ Magsaysay)
HIGHER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION
Conf. Rms. 7&8 RVM Bldg.
HR 162 – Inquiry into the problems affecting nursing graduates, nursing students and nursing schools (Rep. Irvin Alcala)
HR 434 – Inquiry into the fees charged by hospitals on nursing students for their on-the-job training and other similar internship programs (Rep. Raymond Palatino)
HR 1981 – Inquiry into the status of the implementation of CHED Memorandum Order No. 14 series of 2009 (Rep. Emmi De Jesus)
METRO MANILA DEVELOPMENT
Conf. Rms. 14&15 RVM Bldg.
(Agenda for confirmation by the Committee Secretariat)
WAYS & MEANS
Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. Hall G/F SW Annex B
Subcommittee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 2484, 2485, 2687, 3059, 3183, 3332, 3465, 3489, 3666 & 4787 – Restructuring the excise tax on alcohol and tobacco products, amending RA 9334 or the National Internal Revenue Code (NIRC) of 1997 (Reps. Erico Aumentado, Jocelyn Limkaichong, Hermilando Mandanas, Minority Leader Danilo Suarez, Reps. Eric Singson Jr., Henedina Abad, Niel Tupas Jr., and Paolo Javier)
HB 2484 – Providing for an additional excise tax of 10% on alcohol products, amending for the purpose the NIRC of 1997, as amended, to generate funds for the information communication technology (ICT) program of public elementary and secondary schools, construction of new school buildings and hiring of new teachers, preferably with ICT proficiency, English, Math and Science majors (Rep. Erico Aumentado)
HB 2485 – Providing for an additional tax of P3.00 per pack of cigar and cigarettes, amending for the purpose the NIRC of 1997, as amended, to generate funds for the PhilHealth universal coverage of indigent families, barangay officials and health and day care workers (Rep. Erico Aumentado)
HBs 2687 & 5727 – Restructuring the excise tax on alcohol and tobacco products (Reps. Jocelyn Limkaichong and Joseph Emilio Abaya)
HBs 3059 & 3183 – Promoting equitable sharing of costs and benefits in the alcohol and tobacco industry, amending for the purpose Secs. 141, 142, 143 and 145 of the NIRC of 1997, as amended (Rep. Hermilando Mandanas and Minority Leader Danilo Suarez)
HB 3332 – Increasing the excise tax rates imposed on alcohol and tobacco products, amending Secs. 141, 142, 143, 144 and 145 of the NIRC of 1997, as amended (Rep. Eric Singson Jr.)
HB 4787 – Restructuring the excise tax on distilled spirits, amending for the purpose Sec. 141 of the NIRC of 1997, as amended (Rep. Hermilando Mandanas)
Substitute Bill to HB 3710 – Instituting a compulsory insurance for members of the Board of Election Inspectors (BEI), Special Board of Election Inspectors (SBEI), the Board of Election Tellers (BET) and their support staff for every national and local elections (Rep. Juliet Cortuna)
Substitute Bill to HBs 3001, 3023, 3201 & 3966 – Amending RA 9189, which provides for a system of overseas absentee voting by qualified citizens of the Philippines abroad, appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Salvador Escudero III, Walden Bello and Erico Aumentado)
GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION jt. w/ HOUSING & URBAN DEVELOPMENT
Conf. Rms. 1&2 RVM Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 384, 1157, 1231, 2216 & 5281 - Creating the Department of Housing Planning and Urban Development, Defining its mandates, powers and functions, providing funds therefor (Reps. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Rodolfo Biazon, Winston 'Winnie' Castelo, Rodolfo Valencia and Carmelo Lazatin)
Conf. Rms. 14&15 RVM Bldg.
HB 1935 – Creating Barangay Poblacion 2 in the Municipality of Villanueva, Province of Misamis Oriental (Rep. Yevgeny Vincente Emano)
HB 3839 – Creating the Province of Quezon del Sur (Deputy Speaker Lorenzo Tañada III)
HB 4642 – Creating Barangay Cumawas in the City of Bislig, Province of Surigao del Sur (Rep. Florencio Garay)
MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS
Conf. Rm. 11 RVM Bldg.
HR 1725 – Inquiry into the status of the implementation of RA 9418, otherwise known as the Volunteerism Act of 2007, and on the various volunteerism efforts undertaken by concerned national government agencies, local government units (LGUs) and other stakeholders with special focus on the achievement of the eight MDGs (Deputy Speaker Jesus Crispin Remulla)
Briefing by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on its Bayanihan Bayan Program and by the Department of Health (DOH) on its Community Health Team Mobilization
Conf. Rms. 3&4 RVM Bldg.
HB 554 – Establishing the Mainit hotsprings located in the Municipalities of Nabunturan, Mawab, and Maco in the Province of Compostela Valley as a protected area under the category of natural park and its peripheral areas as buffer zones, providing for its management (Rep. Rommel Amatong)
HB 5113 – Promoting investments in the forestry sector (Rep. Angelo Palmones)
HB 5424, 5488 & 5552– Classifying/declaring certain parcels of timberland/public land in the Provinces of Northern Samar, Palawan and Zamboanga del Norte as alienable and disposable lands (Deputy Speaker Raul Daza, Reps. Antonio Alvarez and Ranulfo Canonigo)
HB 5513 – Excluding from the operation of Proclamation No. 217, series of 1929, otherwise known as the Central Cordillera Forest Reserve, a certain portion of land embraced therein and declare the same alienable and disposable under Sec. 4 of RA 10023, (Residential Free Patent Act) dated March 9, 2010, in favor of the Luis Hora Memorial Regional Hospital located in Abatan, Bauko, Mt. Province (Rep. Maximo Dalog)