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HOUSE COMMITTEES


LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES

 

JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to the grant, amendment, extension or revocation of franchises.

CHAIRPERSON :

Hon. Alvarez, Franz
Hon. Alvarez, Franz

District Representative
Palawan, 1st District

 

MEMBERS : 45 Members

COMMITTEE OFFICE :

3/F RVM Building, House of Representatives, Quezon City
Telephone no. 9315001 local 7159, Telefax no. 9323906
Committee Secretary: Ms. Portia. P. Silang

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CO-SPONSOR 37

HB04136
 [Committee Report] [Text As Filed] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO MANILA BROADCASTING COMPANY UNDER REPUBLIC ACT 7816, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE MANILA BROADCASTING COMPANY A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN COMMERCIAL TELEVISION AND RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS WITHIN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES"

Principal Author: SALIMBANGON, BENHUR L.

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-05-15, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-05-17 and received by the Senate on 2017-05-17

HB04631
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO GMA NETWORK, INC. (FORMERLY REPUBLIC BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.) UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7252 ENITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE REPUBLIC BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES" [FOR TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT]

Principal Author: ENVERGA, ANNA KATRINA M.; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.; REVILLA, STRIKE B.; CAMINERO, WILFREDO S.; MACEDA, EDWARD VERA PEREZ; ROMUALDO, XAVIER JESUS D.; MARCOLETA, RODANTE D.; MADRONA, EMMANUEL F.; BELMONTE, RICARDO "RJ" JR. T.; QUIMBO, ROMERO "MIRO" S.; CORTES, JONAS C.; ATIENZA, JOSE JR. L.; CHIPECO, JOAQUIN JR. M.; CHAVEZ, CECILIA LEONILA V.; GULLAS, GERALD ANTHONY "SAMSAM" JR. V; ABU, RANEO "RANIE" E.; VARGAS-ALFONSO, BABY ALINE; ALVAREZ, MERCEDES K.; VIOLAGO, MICAELA S.; DURANO, RAMON "RED" VI H.; PANCHO, GAVINI "APOL" C.; ACOSTA, GIL P.; PIMENTEL, JOHNNY TY; VILLAFUERTE, LUIS RAYMUND JR. F.; SAVELLANO, DEOGRACIAS VICTOR B.; ABAYON, HARLIN NEIL III J.; TUGNA, SHERWIN N.; GONZALES, AURELIO "DONG" JR. D.; AGGABAO, MA. LOURDES R.; MARTINEZ, ERIC M.; BRAVO, MARIA VIDA ESPINOSA; GATCHALIAN, WES; FARIÑAS, RODOLFO C.; VELARDE, MARIANO MICHAEL JR. M.; RODRIGUEZ, ISIDRO JR. S.; ZAMORA, MARIA CARMEN S.; ESPINO, AMADO JR. T.; BERTIZ, ANICETO "JOHN" III D.; MONTORO, TEODORO "TED" G.;

Status: Republic Act RA10925 enacted on 2017-04-21

HB04636
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT GRANTING THE ILOILO BAPTIST CHURCH, INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH,OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author: TREÑAS, JERRY P.; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.; TUGNA, SHERWIN N.; BERTIZ, ANICETO "JOHN" III D.; AGGABAO, MA. LOURDES R.; MONTORO, TEODORO "TED" G.;

Status: Passed by the Senate with amendments on 2017-08-22

HB04637
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT EXTENDING FOR TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO SMART COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (FORMERLY SMART INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC.) AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7294 ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING SMART INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (SMART) A FRANCHISE TO ESTABLISH, INSTALL, MAINTAIN, LEASE AND OPERATE INTEGRATED TELECOMMUNICATIONS/ COMPUTER/ ELECTRONIC SERVICES AND STATIONS THROUGHOUT THE PHILIPPINES FOR PUBLIC DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author: UMALI, REYNALDO V.; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.; BERTIZ, ANICETO "JOHN" III D.; AGGABAO, MA. LOURDES R.; MONTORO, TEODORO "TED" G.;

Status: Republic Act RA10926 enacted on 2017-04-21

HB05063
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT GRANTING THE PANGASINAN GULF WAVES NETWORK CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS THROUGHOUT THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author: ESPINO, AMADO JR. T.; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.;

Status: Passed by the Senate with amendments on 2017-08-22

HB05064
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO SUBIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7511 ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE SUBIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO BROADCASTING AND TELEVISION STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES"

Principal Author: HERNANDEZ, FERDINAND L.; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.;

Status: Passed by the Senate with amendments on 2017-08-22

HB05175
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO BETA BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC., UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8026, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE BETA BROADCASTING SYSTEM CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE ISLAND OF LUZON, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES"

Principal Author: GO, MARK O.; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.;

Status: Passed by the Senate with amendments on 2017-08-22

HB05176
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO SARRAGA INTEGRATED AND MANAGEMENT CORPORATION UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7478, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE SARRAGA INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT CORPORATION OF THE PHILIPPINES A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES"

Principal Author: ROMUALDO, XAVIER JESUS D.; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.;

Status: Passed by the Senate with amendments on 2017-08-22

HB05177
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO INFOCOM COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC. (PRESENTLY KNOWN AS NOW TELECOM COMPANY, INC.) UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7301, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING INFOCOM COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC. (ICNI), A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN MOBILE RADIO SYSTEMS SUCH AS RADIO PAGING SYSTEMS, CELLULAR PHONE SYSTEMS, PERSONAL COMMUNICATION NETWORK (PCN), AND TRUNK RADIO SYSTEMS WITHIN OR WITHOUT THE PHILIPPINES FOR A PERIOD OF TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES". AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7940

Principal Author: COSALAN, RONALD M.; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.;

Status: Passed by the Senate with amendments on 2017-08-22

HB05211
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO GATEWAY U.H.F. TELEVISION BROADCASTING, INC., PRESENTLY KNOWN AS GATEWAY TELEVISION BROADCASTING, INC., AND DOING BUSINESS UNDER THE NAME AND STYLE OF HOPE CHANNEL PHILIPPINES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7223, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING GATEWAY U.H.F. TELEVISION BROADCASTING, INC., A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES UHF TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES"

Principal Author: ABAYON, HARLIN NEIL III J.; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.;

Status: Passed by the Senate with amendments on 2017-08-22

HB05212
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO FILIPINAS BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION, INC., PRESENTLY KNOWN AS WORD BROADCASTING CORPORATION, UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7485 ENTITLED " AN ACT GRANTING FILIPNAS BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION, INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES RADIO BROADCASTING AND TELEVISION STATIONS IN THE VISAYAS AND MINDANAO AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author: DEL MAR, RAUL V.; ABELLANOSA, RODRIGO A.; GULLAS, GERALD ANTHONY "SAMSAM" JR. V; CAMINERO, WILFREDO S.; GARCIA, GWENDOLYN F.; SALIMBANGON, BENHUR L.; DURANO, RAMON "RED" VI H.; CORTES, JONAS C.; CALDERON, PETER JOHN D.; RADAZA, AILEEN C.; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.; QUIMBO, ROMERO "MIRO" S.; GARBIN, ALFREDO JR. A.; TEJADA, JOSE "PING-PING" I.; ABAYON, HARLIN NEIL III J.; AGGABAO, MA. LOURDES R.; BATOCABE, RODEL M.; BELMONTE, RICARDO "RJ" JR. T.; MERCADO, ROGER G.; ROQUE, HARRY L.; DE VERA, EUGENE MICHAEL B.; MARCOLETA, RODANTE D.; CHIPECO, JOAQUIN JR. M.; MONTORO, TEODORO "TED" G.; OAMINAL, HENRY S.;

Status: Passed by the Senate with amendments on 2017-08-22

HB05348
 [Committee Report] 
 

AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO OMNINET PHILIPPINES, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7298, ENTITLED " AN ACT GRANTING TO OMNINET PHILIPPINES, INC., A FRANCHISE TO ESTABLISH, INSTALL, MAINTAIN, LEASE AND OPERATE WIRE AND/OR WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, LINES, CIRCUITS AND STATIONS WITHIN AND WITHOUT THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES"

Principal Author: BELMONTE, RICARDO "RJ" JR. T.; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.;

Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2017-05-02)

HB05349
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO NOTRE DAME BROADCASTING CORPORATION UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8109 ENTITLED " AN ACT GRANTING NOTRE DAME BROADCASTING CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES FOR RELIGIOUS, EDUCATIONAL, AND CULTURAL AS WELL AS FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES"

Principal Author: TEJADA, JOSE "PING-PING" I.; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-05-15, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-05-17 and received by the Senate on 2017-05-17

HB05556
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT EXTENDING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO ISLA COMMUNICATIONS, CO., PRESENTLY KNOWN AS INNOVE COMMUNICATIONS, INC., AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7372, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE ISLA COMMUNICATIONS CO. A FRANCHISE TO INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES WITHIN THE TERRITORY OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES AND INTERNATIONAL POINTS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES"

Principal Author: UMALI, REYNALDO V.; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-05-15, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-05-17 and received by the Senate on 2017-05-17

HB05557
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT GRANTING IGNITE TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INCORPORATED A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS THROUGHOUT THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author: OAMINAL, HENRY S.; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-05-15, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-05-17 and received by the Senate on 2017-05-17

HB05558
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT GRANTING THE GOLDEN NATION NETWORK, INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS WITHIN THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author: LOBREGAT, CELSO L.; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-05-15, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-05-17 and received by the Senate on 2017-05-17

HB05559
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT EXTENDING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO ERMITA ELECTRONICS INCORPORATED, PRESENTLY KNOWN AS G.TELECOMS INC., AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8196, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE ERMITA ELECTRONICS, INCORPORATED, A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE RADIO COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM IN THE PHILIPPINES"

Principal Author: LOBREGAT, CELSO L.; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-05-15, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-05-17 and received by the Senate on 2017-05-17

HB05635
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT EXTENDING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO BRIGHT STAR BROADCASTING NETWORK CORPORATION UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7295, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE BRIGHT STAR BROADCASTING NETWORK CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES"

Principal Author: ARENAS, ROSE MARIE "BABY" J.; BERTIZ, ANICETO "JOHN" III D.; ERMITA-BUHAIN, ELENITA MILAGROS "EILEEN"; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-05-29, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-05-31 and received by the Senate on 2017-05-31

HB05654
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT GRANTING A LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISE TO COTABATO ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC.-PPALMA (COTELCO-PPALMA) TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN A DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM FOR THE CONVEYANCE OF ELECTRIC POWER TO THE END USERS IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF PIKIT, PIGCAWAYAN, ALEOSAN, LIBUNGAN, MIDSAYAP AND ALAMADA, PROVINCE OF COTABATO, AND ITS NEIGHBORING SUBURBS

Principal Author: SACDALAN, JESUS NONATO; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-05-29, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-05-31 and received by the Senate on 2017-05-31

HB05664
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT GRANTING THE BICOL LIGHT AND POWER CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN A POWER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM FOR THE CONVEYANCE OF ELECTRIC POWER TO THE END USERS IN THE TOWNS OF BAAO, BALATAN, BATO, BUHI, BULA, NABUA, AND THE CITY OF IRIGA , PROVINCE OF CAMARINES SUR

Principal Author: VILLAFUERTE, LUIS RAYMUND JR. F.; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-05-29, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-05-31 and received by the Senate on 2017-05-31

HB05665
 [Committee Report] [Text As Filed] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT GRANTING THE MALINDANG BROADCASTING NETWORK CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN MINDANAO

Principal Author: ALMONTE, JORGE T.; ACOSTA, GIL P.; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-05-29, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-05-31 and received by the Senate on 2017-05-31

HB05715
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT EXTENDING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO CEBU BROADCASTING COMPANY UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7963, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE CEBU BROADCASTING COMPANY A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS WITHIN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES"

Principal Author: SALIMBANGON, BENHUR L.; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-07-26, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-07-31 and received by the Senate on 2017-07-31

HB05716
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT EXTENDING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO VANGUARD RADIO NETWORK COMPANY, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7529, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING VANGUARD RADIO NETWORK COMPANY, INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE ISLAND OF LUZON, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES", AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8069

Principal Author: VARGAS, ALFRED D.; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-07-26, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-07-31 and received by the Senate on 2017-07-31

HB05717
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT EXTENDING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE ASSIGNED TO PBN BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC., UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8158, ENTITLED "AN ACT EXTENDING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO JORGE D. BAYONA UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED FIFTY-SEVEN HUNDRED EIGHTY-NINE, ASSIGNING IT IN FAVOR OF PBN BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC., AND RENEWING THE TERM THEREOF FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE DATE OF THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT"

Principal Author: SALCEDA, JOEY SARTE; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-07-26, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-07-31 and received by the Senate on 2017-07-31

HB06165
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT GRANTING THE DEUS AMOR EST BROADCASTING, INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author: TREÑAS, JERRY P.; DEFENSOR, ARTHUR JR. R.; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-08-29, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-08-31 and received by the Senate on 2017-08-31

HB06166
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT EXTENDING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO FILIPINAS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8168 ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE FILIPINAS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES"

Principal Author: LAGMAN, EDCEL C.; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-08-29, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-08-31 and received by the Senate on 2017-08-31

HB06167
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT EXTENDING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO UNIVERSITY OF MINDANAO, DOING BUSINESS UNDER THE NAME AND STYLE OF UNIVERSITY OF MINDANAO BROADCASTING NETWORK AND UM BROADCASTING NETWORK, UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8170, ENTITLED " AN ACT GRANTING THE UNIVERSITY OF MINDANAO A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, ESTABLISH, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES "

Principal Author: NOGRALES, KARLO ALEXEI B.; NOGRALES, JERICHO JONAS B.; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-08-29, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-08-31 and received by the Senate on 2017-08-31

HB06168
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT EXTENDING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO PACIFIC BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7967 ENTITLED " AN ACT GRANTING THE PACIFIC BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES"

Principal Author: SALIMBANGON, BENHUR L.; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-08-29, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-08-31 and received by the Senate on 2017-08-31

HB06169
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT EXTENDING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO PHILIPPINE BROADCASTING CORPORATION UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7962 ENTITLED " AN ACT GRANTING THE PHILIPPINE BROADCASTING CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES"

Principal Author: SALIMBANGON, BENHUR L.; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-08-29, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-08-31 and received by the Senate on 2017-08-31

HB06170
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT EXTENDING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO RMC BROADCASTING CORPORATION, UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8159, ENTITLED " AN ACT GRANTING THE DXRA-RMC (RIZAL MEMORIAL COLLEGES) BROADCASTING CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN A COMMERCIAL RADIO BROADCASTING STATION IN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES "

Principal Author: ACOSTA, GIL P.; NOGRALES, KARLO ALEXEI B.; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-08-29, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-08-31 and received by the Senate on 2017-08-31

HB06259
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT AMENDING CERTAIN PORTIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7942, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "PHILIPPINE MINING ACT OF 1995" BY PROHIBITING MINING IN WATERSHEDS, REQUIRING A LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISE FOR MINING OPERATIONS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author: ALVAREZ, PANTALEON D.; FARIÑAS, RODOLFO C.; SUAREZ, DANILO E.; ABUEG, FREDERICK "ERICK" F.; HERNANDEZ, FERDINAND L.; QUIMBO, ROMERO "MIRO" S.; ABU, RANEO "RANIE" E.; ALMARIO, JOEL MAYO Z.; DIMAPORO, ABDULLAH D.; MANGAOANG, ALLEN JESSE C.; TY, ARNEL U.; FERRER, JULIET MARIE D.; DALIPE, MANUEL JOSE "MANNIX" M.; TEVES, ARNOLFO JR. A.; BILLONES, EMMANUEL A.; VILLAFUERTE, LUIS RAYMUND JR. F.; CAMPOS, LUIS JOSE ANGEL JR. N.; AMANTE, ERLPE JOHN "PING" M.; ATIENZA, JOSE JR. L.; DAZA, RAUL A.; ZAMORA, RONALDO B.; PIMENTEL, JOHNNY TY;

Status: Pending with the Committee on NATURAL RESOURCES since 2017-09-18

HB06314
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT GRANTING STREAMTECH SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGIES INC., A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS THROUGHOUT THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author: MADRONA, EMMANUEL F.; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-09-25, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-09-27 and received by the Senate on 2017-09-27

HB06315
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT GRANTING THE VOLUNTEER LIFECARE MINISTRIES, INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE NON-COMMERCIAL RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author: TREÑAS, JERRY P.; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-09-25, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-09-27 and received by the Senate on 2017-09-27

HB06316
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT GRANTING NORTHEASTERN BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE ISABELA PROVINCE AND REGION II

Principal Author: ALBANO, RODOLFO III T.; DY, NAPOLEON S.; GO, ANA CRISTINA SIQUIAN; AGGABAO, MA. LOURDES R.; PANGANIBAN, JOSE JR. T., CPA, Lib.; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-10-04, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-10-05 and received by the Senate on 2017-10-05

HB06317
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT GRANTING THE MAGNUM.AIR (SKYJET) INC. A FRANCHISE TO ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL AIR TRANSPORT SERVICES

Principal Author: TUGNA, SHERWIN N.; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-09-25, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-09-27 and received by the Senate on 2017-09-27

HB06431
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT GRANTING BOHOL CHRONICLE RADIO CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PROVINCE OF BOHOL

Principal Author: YAP, ARTHUR C.; RELAMPAGOS, RENE L.; BRAVO, ANTHONY M., Ph.D.; ENVERGA, ANNA KATRINA M.; VARGAS-ALFONSO, BABY ALINE; MADRONA, EMMANUEL F.; MARCOLETA, RODANTE D.; GARBIN, ALFREDO JR. A.; PANCHO, GAVINI "APOL" C.; TEJADA, JOSE "PING-PING" I.; ACOSTA, GIL P.; SAVELLANO, DEOGRACIAS VICTOR B.; DAZA, RAUL A.; CORTES, JONAS C.; TUGNA, SHERWIN N.; BERTIZ, ANICETO "JOHN" III D.; VIOLAGO, MICAELA S.; VARGAS, ALFRED D.; CAMINERO, WILFREDO S.; MONTORO, TEODORO "TED" G.; DE VERA, EUGENE MICHAEL B.; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-10-09, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-10-11 and received by the Senate on 2017-10-11

HB06593
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT RESTRUCTURING THE PHILIPPINE NATIONAL RAILWAY SYSTEM, CREATING THE PHILIPPINE RAILWAY AUTHORITY, THE PHILIPPINE RAILWAY CORPORATIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author: ALVAREZ, PANTALEON D.; FARIÑAS, RODOLFO C.; SARMIENTO, CESAR V.; BONDOC, JUAN PABLO "RIMPY"; CALIXTO-RUBIANO, EMI G.; UNICO, RENATO JR. J.; FERRER, JULIET MARIE D.; VARGAS, ALFRED D.; FERNANDO, BAYANI F.; ENVERGA, ANNA KATRINA M.; CASTELO, WINSTON "WINNIE";

Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION since 2017-10-11