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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.

MEMBERS : 55 Members


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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Unless otherwise indicated, all committee meeting venues are located at the House of Representatives Complex.

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TUESDAY • 29-MAY-2018
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
Agenda/Resource PersonFOREIGN AFFAIRS (Technical Working Group)09:00 AM
Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HB 3015 – Amending certain provisions of RA 8239, otherwise known as the Philippine Passport Act of 1996 (by recognizing any valid government-issued identification document with authentication feature as a supporting document to an application for passport) (Rep. Mariano Michael Velarde Jr.)

HB 4645 – Creating a passport processing and issuance center in every province, amending for the purpose RA 8239 (Rep. Ana Cristina Siquian Go)

HB 5574 – Authorizing the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to issue official passport to barangay officials when on official trip abroad, amending for the purpose Section 7, paragraphs (b) and (c) of RA 8239 (Rep. Magnolia Antonino)

HB 329 – Providing for the issuance of passports and travel documents, as well as for the revocation thereof, defining and penalizing offenses relating to passports and travel documents, repealing RA 8239 (Rep. Xavier Jesus Romualdo)

HB 3284 – Providing for a new passport law, repealing for the purpose RA 8239 (Deputy Speaker Linabelle Ruth Villarica)