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HOUSE COMMITTEES


ECONOMIC AFFAIRS

 

JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to economic development planning and programs inclusive of economic and socio-economic studies and development policies and strategies.

MEMBERS : 35 Members

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3/F RVM Building, House of Representatives, Quezon City
Telephone no. 9315001 local 7141, Telefax no. 9315361
Committee Secretary: Ms. Janna Sheng-Olladas

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HB05828
 [Committee Report] [Text As Filed] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE DEFINITION OF PUBLIC UTILITY, FURTHER AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE COMMONWEALTH ACT NO. 146, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "PUBLIC SERVICE ACT," AS AMENDED

Principal Author: MACAPAGAL ARROYO, GLORIA; SALCEDA, JOEY SARTE; YAP, ARTHUR C.; BELMONTE, FELICIANO JR. ; BELMONTE, JOSE CHRISTOPHER Y.; DEL ROSARIO, MANUEL MONSOUR III T.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-09-08, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-09-11 and received by the Senate on 2017-09-11

HB06524
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT FURTHER STRENGTHENING THE POWERS AND FUNCTIONS OF THE AUTHORITY OF THE FREEPORT AREA OF BATAAN (AFAB), AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9728, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "FREEPORT AREA OF BATAAN (FAB) ACT OF 2009"

Principal Author: GARCIA, JOSE ENRIQUE III S.; ONG, EDWIN; DE VENECIA, CHRISTOPHER V.P.; BELARO, SALVADOR JR. B.; BERTIZ, ANICETO "JOHN" III D.; LAOGAN, DENNIS C.; TING, RANDOLPH S.; SALO, RON P.; VELASCO, LORD ALLAN JAY Q.; MARTINEZ, ERIC M.; PIMENTEL, JOHNNY TY; ALONTE, MARILYN B.; GONZALES, AURELIO "DONG" JR. D.; PANCHO, GAVINI "APOL" C.; ROA-PUNO, CHIQUI ; SALON, ORESTES T.; YAP, VICTOR A.; SIAO, FREDERICK W.; GONZALES, ALEXANDRIA P.; SARMIENTO, CESAR V.; REVILLA, STRIKE B.; ALBANO, RODOLFO III T.; DEFENSOR, ARTHUR JR. R.; TY, ARNEL U.; HERRERA-DY, BERNADETTE "BH" C.; SAVELLANO, DEOGRACIAS VICTOR B.; NOEL, VICTORIA ISABEL G.; KHONGHUN, JEFFREY D.; SALCEDA, JOEY SARTE; CALIXTO-RUBIANO, EMI G.; GULLAS, GERALD ANTHONY "SAMSAM" JR. V; SAMBAR, MARK AERON H.; HOFER, ANN K.; LOPEZ, CARLO V.; CERAFICA, ARNEL M.; DUAVIT, JOHN MICHAEL R.; PRIMICIAS-AGABAS, MARLYN L.; ALEJANO, GARY C.; HERNANDEZ, FERDINAND L.; BATAOIL, LEOPOLDO N.; SY-ALVARADO, JOSE ANTONIO "KUYA JONATHAN" R.; UY, JULIETTE T.; CO, CHRISTOPHER S.; MERCADO, ROGER G.; MARCOLETA, RODANTE D.; NOGRALES, KARLO ALEXEI B.;

Status: House ratified the CC report on 2019-06-03, Senate on 2019-06-03

HB06525
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SPECIAL DEFENSE ECONOMIC ZONE (SpeDEZ) INSIDE THE GOVERNMENT ARSENAL DEFENSE INDUSTRIAL ESTATE LOCATED IN CAMP GEN. ANTONIO LUNA, LAMAO, MUNICIPALITY OF LIMAY, PROVINCE OF BATAAN, CREATING FOR THIS PURPOSE THE SPECIAL DEFENSE ECONOMIC ZONE AUTHORITY (SpeDEZA) AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author: GARCIA, JOSE ENRIQUE III S.; ONG, EDWIN; DE VENECIA, CHRISTOPHER V.P.; BELARO, SALVADOR JR. B.; BERTIZ, ANICETO "JOHN" III D.; LAOGAN, DENNIS C.; TING, RANDOLPH S.; SALO, RON P.; VELASCO, LORD ALLAN JAY Q.; MARTINEZ, ERIC M.; PIMENTEL, JOHNNY TY; ALONTE, MARILYN B.; GONZALES, AURELIO "DONG" JR. D.; PANCHO, GAVINI "APOL" C.; ROA-PUNO, CHIQUI ; SALON, ORESTES T.; YAP, VICTOR A.; SIAO, FREDERICK W.; GONZALES, ALEXANDRIA P.; SARMIENTO, CESAR V.; REVILLA, STRIKE B.; ALBANO, RODOLFO III T.; DEFENSOR, ARTHUR JR. R.; TY, ARNEL U.; HERRERA-DY, BERNADETTE "BH" C.; SAVELLANO, DEOGRACIAS VICTOR B.; NOEL, VICTORIA ISABEL G.; KHONGHUN, JEFFREY D.; SALCEDA, JOEY SARTE; CALIXTO-RUBIANO, EMI G.; GULLAS, GERALD ANTHONY "SAMSAM" JR. V; SAMBAR, MARK AERON H.; HOFER, ANN K.; LOPEZ, CARLO V.; CERAFICA, ARNEL M.; DUAVIT, JOHN MICHAEL R.; PRIMICIAS-AGABAS, MARLYN L.; ALEJANO, GARY C.; HERNANDEZ, FERDINAND L.; BATAOIL, LEOPOLDO N.; SY-ALVARADO, JOSE ANTONIO "KUYA JONATHAN" R.; UY, JULIETTE T.; CO, CHRISTOPHER S.; MERCADO, ROGER G.; MARCOLETA, RODANTE D.; NOGRALES, KARLO ALEXEI B.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-11-27, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-11-29 and received by the Senate on 2017-11-29

HB08338
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE AND FREE PORT IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF SAN JOSE AND MAGSAYSAY IN THE PROVINCE OF OCCIDENTAL MINDORO PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author: RAMIREZ-SATO, JOSEPHINE

Status: Pending with the Committee on TRADE AND INDUSTRY since 2018-10-08

HB08718
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE SURIGAO DEL SUR SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE AND FREEPORT IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF CARRASCAL, CANTILAN, MADRID, CARMEN, AND LANUZA PROVINCE OF SURIGAO DEL SUR AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author: PICHAY, PROSPERO JR. A.; GARCIA, GWENDOLYN F.; BIRON, FERJENEL G. M.D.; ZAMORA, MARIA CARMEN S.; SUANSING, ESTRELLITA B.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2018-12-10, transmitted to the Senate on 2018-12-11 and received by the Senate on 2018-12-11

HB08757
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE AND FREEPORT IN THE AREA ENCOMPASSING THE BARANGAYS OF DUMABEL, SAN LEONARDO, PINARIPAD NORTE, PALACIAN, LIGAYA, VILLA VENTURA, DIODOL, AND PINARIPAD SUR, ALL LOCATED IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF AGLIPAY, PROVINCE OF QUIRINO, CREATING FOR THIS PURPOSE THE AUTHORITY OF THE FREEPORT AREA OF QUIRINO (AFAQ), AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author: CUA, DAKILA CARLO E.; GARCIA, GWENDOLYN F.; BIRON, FERJENEL G. M.D.; ZAMORA, MARIA CARMEN S.; SUANSING, ESTRELLITA B.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2019-01-14, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-01-15 and received by the Senate on 2019-01-15

HB08758
 [Committee Report] 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE CAMARINES SUR SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE IN THE PROVINCE OF CAMARINES SUR, CREATING FOR THIS PURPOSE THE CAMARINES SUR SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE AUTHORITY, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author: VILLAFUERTE, LUIS RAYMUND JR. F.; ANTONINO, MAGNOLIA C.; LEACHON, DOY C.; LOBREGAT, CELSO L.; NUÑEZ-MALANYAON, CORAZON T.; SAMBAR, MARK AERON H.; CAMINERO, WILFREDO S.; SAGARBARRIA, MANUEL; AQUINO-MAGSAYSAY, MILAGROS; UYBARRETA, CARLOS ROMAN; GARCIA, GWENDOLYN F.; BIRON, FERJENEL G. M.D.; ZAMORA, MARIA CARMEN S.; SUANSING, ESTRELLITA B.;

Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2018-12-11)

HB08764
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT AMENDING SECTIONS 4 AND 8 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7042, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "FOREIGN INVESTMENTS ACT OF 1991"

Principal Author: YAP, ARTHUR C.; GATCHALIAN, WES; SALO, RON P.; LIMKAICHONG, JOCELYN SY; GARCIA, GWENDOLYN F.; BIRON, FERJENEL G. M.D.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2019-01-14, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-01-15 and received by the Senate on 2019-01-15

HB08791
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE COMPREHENSIVE REGULATORY AND LEGAL FRAMEWORK FOR COLLECTIVE INVESTMENT SCHEMES

Principal Author: SALCEDA, JOEY SARTE; CO, CHRISTOPHER S.; GARBIN, ALFREDO JR. A.; BATOCABE, RODEL M.; CUA, DAKILA CARLO E.; ROMUALDO, XAVIER JESUS D.; NIETO, JOHN MARVIN "YUL SERVO" C.; PANGANIBAN, JOSE JR. T. CPA, LLB; TAMBUNTING, GUS S.; GARCIA, GWENDOLYN F.; SUANSING, ESTRELLITA B.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2019-01-14, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-01-15 and received by the Senate on 2019-01-15

HB09090
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE SOUTHERN PALAWAN SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE IN THE PROVINCE OF PALAWAN, CREATING FOR THE PURPOSE THE SOUTHERN PALAWAN SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE AUTHORITY, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author: ABUEG, FREDERICK "ERICK" F.; AQUINO-MAGSAYSAY, MILAGROS; UYBARRETA, CARLOS ROMAN; GARCIA, GWENDOLYN F.; BIRON, FERJENEL G. M.D.; ANDAYA, ROLANDO JR. G.; SUANSING, ESTRELLITA B.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2019-05-20, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-05-21 and received by the Senate on 2019-05-21

HB09091
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE IN THE CITY OF BISLIG, PROVINCE OF SURIGAO DEL SUR, CREATING FOR THIS PURPOSE THE BISLIG SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE AUTHORITY, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author: PIMENTEL, JOHNNY TY; GARCIA, GWENDOLYN F.; BIRON, FERJENEL G. M.D.; ANDAYA, ROLANDO JR. G.; SUANSING, ESTRELLITA B.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2019-05-20, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-05-21 and received by the Senate on 2019-05-21

HB09092
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE AND FREEPORT IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF MANSALAY, PROVINCE OF ORIENTAL MINDORO, CREATING FOR THIS PURPOSE THE ORIENTAL MINDORO SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE AND FREEPORT AUTHORITY, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author: UMALI, REYNALDO V.; GARCIA, GWENDOLYN F.; BIRON, FERJENEL G. M.D.; ANDAYA, ROLANDO JR. G.; SUANSING, ESTRELLITA B.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2019-05-20, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-05-21 and received by the Senate on 2019-05-21

HB09093
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF PLACER, PROVINCE OF MASBATE, CREATING FOR THIS PURPOSE THE PLACER SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE AUTHORITY, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author: LANETE, SCOTT DAVIES S. M.D.; GARCIA, GWENDOLYN F.; BIRON, FERJENEL G. M.D.; ANDAYA, ROLANDO JR. G.; SUANSING, ESTRELLITA B.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2019-05-20, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-05-21 and received by the Senate on 2019-05-21

HB09095
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE AND FREEPORT IN THE PROVINCE OF ILOCOS NORTE, CREATING FOR THIS PURPOSE THE ILOCOS NORTE SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE AND FREEPORT AUTHORITY, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author: MARCOS, IMELDA R.; AQUINO-MAGSAYSAY, MILAGROS; UYBARRETA, CARLOS ROMAN; GARCIA, GWENDOLYN F.; BIRON, FERJENEL G. M.D.; ANDAYA, ROLANDO JR. G.; SUANSING, ESTRELLITA B.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2019-05-20, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-05-21 and received by the Senate on 2019-05-21

HB09096
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE CAGAYAN DE ORO SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE IN BARANGAY BALUBAL, CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, PROVINCE OF MISAMIS ORIENTAL, CREATING FOR THIS PURPOSE THE CAGAYAN DE ORO SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE AUTHORITY, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author: RODRIGUEZ, MAXIMO JR.B.; AQUINO-MAGSAYSAY, MILAGROS; UYBARRETA, CARLOS ROMAN; GARCIA, GWENDOLYN F.; BIRON, FERJENEL G. M.D.; ANDAYA, ROLANDO JR. G.; SUANSING, ESTRELLITA B.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2019-05-20, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-05-21 and received by the Senate on 2019-05-21

HB09097
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE AND FREEPORT IN THE PROVINCE OF ILOCOS SUR, CREATING FOR THIS PURPOSE THE ILOCOS SUR SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE AND FREEPORT AUTHORITY, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author: SAVELLANO, DEOGRACIAS VICTOR B.; AQUINO-MAGSAYSAY, MILAGROS; UYBARRETA, CARLOS ROMAN; GARCIA, GWENDOLYN F.; BIRON, FERJENEL G. M.D.; ANDAYA, ROLANDO JR. G.; SUANSING, ESTRELLITA B.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2019-05-20, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-05-21 and received by the Senate on 2019-05-21

HB09204
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE NATIONAL ECONOMIC AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AS THE INDEPENDENT ECONOMIC AND PLANNING AGENCY OF THE PHILIPPINE GOVERNMENT, DEFINING ITS FUNCTIONS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 230 SERIES OF 1987, ALSO KNOWN AS THE REORGANIZATION ACT OF THE NATIONAL ECONOMIC AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

Principal Author: MACAPAGAL ARROYO, GLORIA; SALCEDA, JOEY SARTE; YAP, ARTHUR C.; GATCHALIAN, WES; GARCIA, GWENDOLYN F.; GARIN, SHARON S.; YAP, VICTOR A.; ZUBIRI, MANUEL F.; GARCIA, JOSE ENRIQUE III S.; LIMKAICHONG, JOCELYN SY; SALON, ORESTES T.; TING, RANDOLPH S.; GONZALES, AURELIO "DONG" JR. D.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2019-06-03, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-06-04 and received by the Senate on 2019-06-04

HR02335
 [Committee Report] 
 

A RESOLUTION URGING THE PHILIPPINE CONTRACTORS ACCREDITATION BOARD TO AMEND THE IMPLEMENTING RULES AND REGULATIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4566, ALSO KNOWN AS THE "CONTRACTORS' LICENSE LAW," BY REMOVING THE NATIONALITY DISTINCTION IN GRANTING LICENSES TO CONTRACTORS AND FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY, THROUGH THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY AUTHORITY OF THE PHILIPPINES, TO INSTITUTE REFORMS IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

Principal Author: YAP, ARTHUR C.; DIMAPORO, MOHAMAD KHALID Q.; ROMUALDO, XAVIER JESUS D.; ZUBIRI, MANUEL F.; GO, MARK O.; ROQUE, ROGELIO NEIL P.; SAGARBARRIA, MANUEL;

Status: Period of amendment closed on 2019-02-08

HR02363
 [Committee Report] [Adapted Resolution/RBH]
 

A RESOLUTION URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE (DOF), BUREAU OF INTERNAL REVENUE (BIR) AND/OR THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION (SEC) TO IMMEDIATELY LIBERALIZE THE RULES AND REGULATIONS IMPLEMENTING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9856, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST (REIT) LAW OF 2009, WITH A VIEW TO SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCH AND SUSTAIN THE REIT INDUSTRY IN THE PHILIPPINES AS ENVISIONED AND ORDAINED BY THE REIT ACT BY: (1) REFLECTING AND IMPLEMENTING THE VALUE ADDED TAX EXEMPTION FOR THE TRANSFER OF REAL PROPERTY FROM THE SPONSOR/S TO THE REIT IN ACCORDANCE WITH REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10963, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS TAX REFORM FOR ACCELERATION AND INCLUSION (TRAIN) LAW; (2) REMOVING THE ESCROW REQUIREMENT FOR REITS UNDER REVENUE REGULATION 13-2011; (3) RESTORING THE MINIMUM PUBLIC OWNERSHIP (MPO) REQUIREMENT TO ONE-THIRD (1/3) OF THE OUTSTANDING CAPITAL STOCK OF THE REIT AS INITIALLY FIXED BY THE REIT ACT; AND (4) ADOPTING OTHER MEASURES S MAY BE NECESSARY, SUCH AS AMENDING THE RULES GOVERNING PROPERTY AND FUND MANAGERS FOR REITS, IN ORDER TO SUSTAIN THE GROWTH OF THE REIT INDUSTRY IN THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author: YAP, ARTHUR C.

Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00163 on 2018-12-12