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JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to the social development and welfare of persons with disabilities or special needs including social services and interventions that develop and enhance the quality of individual and community life.

MEMBERS : 35 Members


3/F Annex Building, House of Representatives, Quezon City
Telephone no. 9315001 local 7150, Direct line 951-4317
Committee Secretary: Ms. Catherine N. Macapagal

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

Select Week

Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
Agenda/Resource PersonSOCIAL SERVICES01:30 PM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 656, 1584, 1586, 1916, 2396, 4865 and 5058 – Granting additional privileges to persons with disability, amending for the purpose RA 7277, as amended, otherwise known as the Magna Carta for Persons with Disability and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Jerry Treñas, Alfredo Vargas III, Micaela Violago, ‘Kuya’ Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado, Dennis Laogan, and Emmeline Aglipay-Villar)

HB 2094 – Declaring Filipino sign language as the national sign language of the Filipino deaf and the official language of government in all transactions involving the deaf, and mandating its use in schools, broadcast media, and workplaces (Rep. Antonio Tinio)

HB 6284 – Further amending RA 7277, as amended, on the mandatory Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) coverage of all persons with disability (PWDs) duly registered with the National Council for Disability Affairs (NCDA) and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Tricia Nicole Velasco-Catera)