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HOUSE COMMITTEES


FOREIGN AFFAIRS

 

JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to the relations of the Philippines with other countries, diplomatic and consular services, the United Nations and its agencies, and other international organizations and agencies.

CHAIRPERSON :

Hon. Go, Ana Cristina Siquian
Hon. Go, Ana Cristina Siquian

District Representative
Isabela, 2nd District

 

MEMBERS : 55 Members

COMMITTEE OFFICE :

3/F RVM Building, House of Representatives, Quezon City
Telephone no. 9315001 local 7127, Telefax no. 9317969
Committee Secretary: Ms. Imelda F. Apostol

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HB04767
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT EXTENDING THE VALIDITY OF THE PHILIPPINE PASSPORT, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 10 OF REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED EIGHT THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED THIRTY-NINE (R.A. NO. 8239), OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "PHILIPPINE PASSPORT ACT OF 1996"

Principal Author: MACAPAGAL-ARROYO, GLORIA; MONTORO, TEODORO "TED" G.; SALIMBANGON, BENHUR L.; SANTOS-RECTO, VILMA; SUANSING, ESTRELLITA B.; SUANSING, HORACIO JR. P.; TAN, ANGELINA "HELEN" D.L. M.D.; VILLAR, MARK A.; PINEDA, ENRICO A.; ROMERO, MICHAEL ODYLON L., Ph.D.; ARAGONES, SOL; ACOP, ROMEO M.; BERTIZ, ANICETO "JOHN" III D.; SALCEDA, JOEY SARTE; OAMINAL, HENRY S.; DALIPE, MANUEL JOSE "MANNIX" M.; ABU, RANEO "RANIE" E.; FERRIOL-PASCUAL, ABIGAIL FAYE C.; ANDAYA, ROLANDO JR. G.; ERMITA-BUHAIN, ELENITA MILAGROS "EILEEN"; AGLIPAY-VILLAR, EMMELINE; PRIMICIAS-AGABAS, MARLYN L.; TAMBUNTING, GUS S.; CASTELO, WINSTON "WINNIE"; ROMUALDEZ, YEDDA MARIE K.; GONZALES, ALEXANDRIA P.; GARCIA, GWENDOLYN F.; PIMENTEL, JOHNNY TY; CUEVA, LEO RAFAEL M.; RODRIGUEZ, MAXIMO JR.B.; SY-ALVARADO, JOSE ANTONIO "KUYA JONATHAN" R.; SAMBAR, MARK AERON H.; BOLILIA, LIANDA B.; SAVELLANO, DEOGRACIAS VICTOR B.; ANTONIO, MICHELLE M.; DEL MAR, RAUL V.; NIETO, JOHN MARVIN "YUL SERVO" C.; VIOLAGO, MICAELA S.; NOGRALES, JERICHO JONAS B.; COSALAN, RONALD M.; CERAFICA, ARNEL M.; MARIÑO, MARIO VITTORIO "MARVEY" A.; DY, NAPOLEON S.; LEE, DELPHINE GAN; BELARO, SALVADOR JR. B.; PALMA, WILTER "SHARKY" II WEE; BARBERS, ROBERT ACE S.; PANGANIBAN, JOSE JR. T. CPA, LLB; MENDING, MAKMOD JR. D.; BELMONTE, RICARDO "RJ" JR. T.; PADUANO, JOSEPH STEPHEN S.; FORTUNO, SALVIO B.; ORTEGA, VINI NOLA A.; DEL ROSARIO, MANUEL MONSOUR III T.; MARCOS, IMELDA R.; VELASCO-CATERA, TRICIA NICOLE Q.; TY, ARNEL U.; GO, MARK O.; SALO, RON P.; ROA-PUNO, CHIQUI ; TUPAS, RAUL "BOBOY" C.; ROMAN, GERALDINE B.; PANCHO, GAVINI "APOL" C.; MANGAOANG, ALLEN JESSE C.; GO, ANA CRISTINA SIQUIAN; DAZA, RAUL A.; ALBANO, RODOLFO III T.; HERRERA-DY, BERNADETTE "BH" C.; CANAMA, SABINIANO S.; SARMIENTO, EDGAR MARY S.; SALON, ORESTES T.; FARIÑAS, RODOLFO C.; GOMEZ, LUCY T.; KHO, ELISA "OLGA" T.; BATAOIL, LEOPOLDO N.; SIAO, FREDERICK W.; REVILLA, STRIKE B.; VILLARICA, LINABELLE RUTH R.; ABELLANOSA, RODRIGO A.; BAGATSING, CRISTAL L.; VARGAS-ALFONSO, BABY ALINE; DELOSO-MONTALLA, CHERYL P.; CERILLES ENERIO, AURORA ; LACSON, VIRGILIO S.; SILVERIO, LORNA C.; TINIO, ANTONIO L.; ARENAS, ROSE MARIE "BABY" J.; ERIGUEL, SANDRA Y., M.D.; ROMUALDO, XAVIER JESUS D.; TURABIN-HATAMAN, SITTI DJALIA A.; LAZATIN, CARMELO "JON" B. II; YAP, VICTOR A.; VILLARIN, TOM S.; VILLAFUERTE, LUIS RAYMUND JR. F.; LOBREGAT, CELSO L.; UY, ROLANDO "KLAREX" A.; EUSEBIO, RICHARD C.; CHAVEZ, CECILIA LEONILA V.; FLORES, FLORENCIO JR. T. M.D.; CORTUNA, JULIETA R.; HOFER, ANN K.; LOYOLA, ROY M.; MADRONA, EMMANUEL F.; DALOG, MAXIMO B.;

Status: Republic Act RA10928 enacted on 2017-08-02

HR00251
 [Committee Report] [Text As Filed] [Adapted Resolution/RBH]
 

RESOLUTION COMMENDING ARCHITECT BARTHOLOME B. VISTA AND AMBASSADOR J. EDUARDO MALAYA FOR THE PHP 11 MILLION RENOVATION OF THE PHILIPPINE EMBASSY IN KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA AT NO COST TO THE PHILIPPINE GOVERNMENT

Principal Author: TURABIN-HATAMAN, SITTI DJALIA A.; VILLARICA, LINABELLE RUTH R.; BERTIZ, ANICETO "JOHN" III D.; RODRIGUEZ, MAXIMO JR.B.; ABELLANOSA, RODRIGO A.; BAGATSING, CRISTAL L.; VIOLAGO, MICAELA S.; GO, ANA CRISTINA SIQUIAN; VARGAS-ALFONSO, BABY ALINE; BATAOIL, LEOPOLDO N.; REVILLA, STRIKE B.; DELOSO-MONTALLA, CHERYL P.; MARIÑO, MARIO VITTORIO "MARVEY" A.; SILVERIO, LORNA C.; CERILLES ENERIO, AURORA ; LACSON, VIRGILIO S.; SALO, RON P.; TINIO, ANTONIO L.; ORTEGA, VINI NOLA A.; ARENAS, ROSE MARIE "BABY" J.; ERIGUEL, SANDRA Y., M.D.; HERRERA-DY, BERNADETTE "BH" C.; MACAPAGAL-ARROYO, GLORIA; ACOP, ROMEO M.; ARAGONES, SOL; MONTORO, TEODORO "TED" G.; OAMINAL, HENRY S.; ROMUALDO, XAVIER JESUS D.; SALIMBANGON, BENHUR L.; SANTOS-RECTO, VILMA; SUANSING, HORACIO JR. P.; TAMBUNTING, GUS S.;

Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00034 on 2017-01-25

HR00276
 [Committee Report] [Text As Filed] [Adapted Resolution/RBH]
 

RESOLUTION URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS TO REOPEN THE PHILIPPINE CONSULATE GENERAL IN BARCELONA, SPAIN

Principal Author: VILLARICA, LINABELLE RUTH R.

Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00033 on 2017-01-25

HR00316
 [Text As Filed] 
 

A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE HOUSE COMMITTEES ON SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS AND GOOD GOVERNANCE AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY, TO INVESTIGATE, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, THE ALLEGED IRREGULARITIES IN THE CONDUCT OF THE MAY 9, 2016 ELECTIONS WITH SPECIAL ATTENTION ON THE PARTICIPATION OF THE SMARTMATIC COMPANY AND CONCERNED PUBLIC OFFICIALS INCLUDING THE COMMISSION ON ELECTIONS (COMELEC)

Principal Author: ATIENZA, JOSE JR. L.

Status: Pending with the Committee on SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS since 2016-09-21

HR00318
 [Committee Report] [Text As Filed] [Adapted Resolution/RBH]
 

A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE COLLECTIVE SENSE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THANK THE GOVERNMENT OF JAPAN FOR REAFFIRMING ITS COMMITMENT TO SUPPORT THE MARITIME SECURITY OF THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author: CASTELO, WINSTON "WINNIE"

Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00038 on 2017-02-06

HR00580
 [Committee Report] 
 

RESOLUTION EXPRESSING GRATITUDE TO FORMER PRESIDENT BENIGNO S. AQUINO III AND COMMENDING THE PHILIPPINE DELEGATION THAT SUCCESSFULLY DEFENDED THE PHILIPPINE POSITION IN THE WEST PHILIPPINE SEA ARBITRATION

Principal Author: BIAZON, ROZZANO RUFINO B.; VILLAFUERTE, LUIS RAYMUND JR. F.; ALEJANO, GARY C.; GATCHALIAN, WES; ROMUALDO, XAVIER JESUS D.; VILLARICA, LINABELLE RUTH R.; BERTIZ, ANICETO "JOHN" III D.; RODRIGUEZ, MAXIMO JR.B.; ABELLANOSA, RODRIGO A.; BAGATSING, CRISTAL L.; VIOLAGO, MICAELA S.; GO, ANA CRISTINA SIQUIAN; VARGAS-ALFONSO, BABY ALINE; BATAOIL, LEOPOLDO N.; REVILLA, STRIKE B.; DELOSO-MONTALLA, CHERYL P.; MARIÑO, MARIO VITTORIO "MARVEY" A.; SILVERIO, LORNA C.; CERILLES ENERIO, AURORA ; LACSON, VIRGILIO S.; SALO, RON P.; TINIO, ANTONIO L.; ORTEGA, VINI NOLA A.; ARENAS, ROSE MARIE "BABY" J.; ERIGUEL, SANDRA Y., M.D.; HERRERA-DY, BERNADETTE "BH" C.; MACAPAGAL-ARROYO, GLORIA; ACOP, ROMEO M.; ARAGONES, SOL; MONTORO, TEODORO "TED" G.; OAMINAL, HENRY S.; SALIMBANGON, BENHUR L.; SANTOS-RECTO, VILMA; SUANSING, HORACIO JR. P.; TAMBUNTING, GUS S.; TURABIN-HATAMAN, SITTI DJALIA A.;

Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2016-11-28)

HR00581
 [Committee Report] [Adapted Resolution/RBH]
 

RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE GRATITUDE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON THE LAW OF THE SEA (UNCLOS) ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL FOR ITS EFFICIENT HANDLING AND FAVORABLE AWARD IN THE ARBITRATION OVER THE CONFLICTING CLAIMS IN THE WEST PHILIPPINE SEA

Principal Author: OLIVAREZ, ERIC L.; VILLARICA, LINABELLE RUTH R.; BERTIZ, ANICETO "JOHN" III D.; RODRIGUEZ, MAXIMO JR.B.; ABELLANOSA, RODRIGO A.; BAGATSING, CRISTAL L.; VIOLAGO, MICAELA S.; GO, ANA CRISTINA SIQUIAN; VARGAS-ALFONSO, BABY ALINE; BATAOIL, LEOPOLDO N.; REVILLA, STRIKE B.; DELOSO-MONTALLA, CHERYL P.; MARIÑO, MARIO VITTORIO "MARVEY" A.; SILVERIO, LORNA C.; CERILLES ENERIO, AURORA ; LACSON, VIRGILIO S.; SALO, RON P.; TINIO, ANTONIO L.; ORTEGA, VINI NOLA A.; ARENAS, ROSE MARIE "BABY" J.; ERIGUEL, SANDRA Y., M.D.; HERRERA-DY, BERNADETTE "BH" C.; MACAPAGAL-ARROYO, GLORIA; ACOP, ROMEO M.; ARAGONES, SOL; MONTORO, TEODORO "TED" G.; OAMINAL, HENRY S.; ROMUALDO, XAVIER JESUS D.; SALIMBANGON, BENHUR L.; SANTOS-RECTO, VILMA; SUANSING, HORACIO JR. P.; TAMBUNTING, GUS S.; TURABIN-HATAMAN, SITTI DJALIA A.;

Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00032 on 2017-01-25

HR00646
 [Committee Report] [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE HOUSE COMMITTEE(S) TO CONDUCT A PROBE, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, INTO THE PERSISTENT DELAYS IN THE ISSUANCE OF PASSPORTS TO FILIPINO APPLICANTS AND THE UTILIZATION OF THE PASSPORT REVOLVING FUND

Principal Author: BERTIZ, ANICETO "JOHN" III D.

Status: Adopted on 2018-01-16

HR00691
 [Committee Report] [Adapted Resolution/RBH]
 

RESOLUTION URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS TO ESTABLISH A PASSPORT ISSUANCE OFFICE IN THE PROVINCE OF ABRA

Principal Author: BERNOS, JOSEPH STO. NINO B.; VILLARICA, LINABELLE RUTH R.; CORTUNA, JULIETA R.; HOFER, ANN K.; VARGAS-ALFONSO, BABY ALINE; BATAOIL, LEOPOLDO N.; REVILLA, STRIKE B.; MARIÑO, MARIO VITTORIO "MARVEY" A.; SILVERIO, LORNA C.; PINEDA, ENRICO A.; MACAPAGAL-ARROYO, GLORIA; MONTORO, TEODORO "TED" G.; OAMINAL, HENRY S.; TAMBUNTING, GUS S.;

Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00037 on 2017-02-06

HR01608
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION URGING THE COMMITTEE ON GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE ALLEGED ANOMALIES BEHIND THE SLOW PASSPORT PROCESSING OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS (DFA)

Principal Author: ZARATE, CARLOS ISAGANI T.

Status: Pending with the Committee on GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY since 2018-02-07

HR01636
 [Committee Report] [Adapted Resolution/RBH]
 

RESOLUTION URGING THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH OF GOVERNMENT TO ALLOCATE FUNDS FOR ADDITIONAL SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND FEASIBILITY STUDIES ON THE AREA EAST OF LUZON KNOWN AS THE PHILIPPINE RISE, INCLUDING THE MARINE EXPLORATION FOR MINERAL DEPOSITS AND OTHER RESOURCES THEREIN WHICH MAY BE USED AS ALTERNATIVE SOURCES OF ENERGY

Principal Author: SAVELLANO, DEOGRACIAS VICTOR B.

Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00111 on 2018-02-06

HR01829
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND COMMITTEE ON OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS, TO CONDUCT A JOINT INQUIRY IN AID OF LEGISLATION TO STRENGTHEN THE PROTECTION OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS ("OFWs") AND CLARIFY THE MANDATES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS ("DFA") AND DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT ("DOLE") TO RESCUE THEM IN LIGHT OF THE DIPLOMATIC PROTESTS OF KUWAIT AGAINST THE PHILIPPINES, THE ARREST OF FILIPINO NATIONALS, AND THE DECLARATION OF THE PHILIPPINE AMBASSADOR AS PERSONA NON-GRATA ARISING FROM THE RESCUE OF DISTRESSED OFWs IN KUWAIT

Principal Author: MANALO, JESULITO A.

Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2018-05-30

PS00338
 
 

Principal Author: TEVES, ARNOLFO JR. A.

Status: Pending with the Committee on GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY since 2018-02-06