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JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to policies and programs on reforestation including the effects of forest denudation, and other actions to ensure the implementation of a sustained community-based nationwide reforestation program.


Hon. Villanueva, Noel L.
Hon. Villanueva, Noel L.

District Representative
Tarlac, 3rd District


MEMBERS : 20 Members


3/F Annex Building, House of Representatives, Quezon City
Telephone no. 9315001 local 7136, Telefax no. 931-5346
Committee Secretary: Mr. Rommel M. Reyes

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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 PersonREFORESTATION (Technical Working Group)09:00 AM
Conf. Rm. 5 RVM Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on HBs 536, 3446, 3632, 4430 & 5549 – Requiring parents to plant one or two trees for every child born to them (Reps. Eric Olivarez, Marlyn Primicias-Agabas, Mark Go, Harlin Neil Abayon III, and Elisa ‘Olga’ Kho)
Agenda/Resource PersonREFORESTATION01:30 PM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 1082 – Reforesting 3,000 hectares of public land in Placer, Cawayan, Esperanza, Pio V. Corpus, Cataingan, Dimasalang, Palanas And Uson, all in the Province of Masbate, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Scott Davies Lanete M.D.)

HB 3763 – Providing for the reforestation of 100 hectares of public land in Barangay Magsaysay, Municipality of Infanta and Barangay Pagsangahan, Municipality of General Nakar in the Province of Quezon and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Anna Katrina ‘Trina’ Enverga)

HB 1423 – Providing incentives for and encouraging conservation and maintenance of forest cover and tree planting in ancestral lands (Rep. Ronald Cosalan)

HB 1509 – Providing for the conservation, reforestation, and rehabilitation of mangrove forests in the Philippines, and providing penalties thereof (Rep. Gary Alejano)

HB 3520 – Mandating each city or municipality to set aside a portion of its territorial jurisdiction for forest parks and providing for the maintenance thereof (Rep. Arlene Arcillas)

HB 4002 – Providing for the urban and countryside greening in the Philippines (Rep. Maximo Rodriguez Jr.)

HBs 1901, 1902 & 2117 – Providing for the rehabilitation and reforestation of the timberlands of the City of Bislig, and in the Municipalities of Lingig and Hinatuan, all in the Province of Surigao del Sur (Rep. Johnny Ty Pimentel)

HBs 2469 & 2470 – Establishing an arboretum in the Municipality of Kolambugan to be known as the Kolambugan Arboretum and in the Municipality of Tagoloan to be known as the Mighty Cave Park Arboretum in the Province of Lanao del Norte and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo)

HB 3696 – Establishing the Mindanao State University - Lanao del Norte Agricultural College Arboretum in Barangay Ramain, Municipality of Sultan Naga Dimaporo and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Abdullah Dimaporo)

HB 4610 – Declaring November 8 of every year as the Day of Rising - a day to plant trees, to meaningfully remember Arbor Day, and to rekindle the bayanihan spirit-venerating years of survival after Typhoon Yolanda (Rep. Doy Leachon)

HB 4801 – Amending certain provisions of RA 10176 or the law reviving the observance of Arbor Day by authorizing the local government units the responsibilities for celebrating the day for tree planting as an annual event (Rep. Deogracias Victor ‘DV’ Savellano)