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JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to policies and programs to address the poverty situation in the country and other actions to alleviate the plight of the poor and promote their right to equal access to opportunities for a better quality of life.


Hon. Mendoza, Raymond Democrito C.
Hon. Mendoza, Raymond Democrito C.

Party List - TUCP


MEMBERS : 25 Members


3/F Ramon V. Mitra Building, House of Representatives, Quezon City
Telephone no. 9315001 local 7155, 9514331
Committee Secretary: Ma. Lourdes Sagmit-Mendoza

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

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Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
Agenda/Resource PersonPOVERTY ALLEVIATION09:00 AM
Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
Draft Substitute Bill to HBs 17, 41, 73, 207, 293, 318, 366, 399, 501, 518, 699, 823, 887, 901, 1098, 1429, 1548, 1661, 1694, 1948, 2278, 2456, 2545, 2688, 2772, 4135, 4155, 5401, 6536 & 6600, HR 464, and Privilege Speech 277 – Institutionalizing the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Deputy Speaker Romero ‘Miro’ Quimbo, Reps. Alfredo Vargas III, Micaela Violago, Horacio Suansing Jr., Marlyn Primicias-Agabas, Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez, Reps. Jose Christopher Belmonte, Victor Yap, Deputy Speaker Fredenil ‘Fred’ Castro, Reps. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Arthur Yap, Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., Salvio Fortuno, Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo, Raul ‘Boboy’ Tupas, Bellaflor Angara-Castillo, Maximo Rodriguez Jr., Vilma Santos-Recto, Gus Tambunting, Enrico Pineda, Shernee Abubakar Tan, Roger ‘Oging’ Mercado, Kaka Bag-ao, Lianda Bolilia, Eric Olivarez, Tom Villarin, Michael Romero Ph.D., and Emmi De Jesus)

HB 4700 – Institutionalizing community-based monitoring system in all barangays, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Jose Enrique ‘Joet’ Garcia III)

HB 5588 – Establishing a nationwide geo-tagging and poverty tracking system and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Manuel Zubiri)

HR 1522 – Urging the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to hasten the process of improving the targeting of beneficiaries so as to lessen program leakage; to increase the level of effectiveness of the delivery of social protection/welfare services to 4Ps beneficiaries; and to immediately lift the suspension of registration of new beneficiaries of the 4Ps (Rep. Roger ‘Oging’ Mercado)