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HOUSE COMMITTEES


FOOD SECURITY

 

JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to programs and policies relating to food production and distribution, including the factors affecting food supply in the country, and other actions intended to achieve sustained growth and self-reliance in the production of basic food commodities, the availability and accessibility of these commodities to the people, and long-term food security for the nation.

CHAIRPERSON :

Hon. Cueva, Leo Rafael M.
Hon. Cueva, Leo Rafael M.

District Representative
Negros Occidental, 2nd District

 

MEMBERS : 20 Members

COMMITTEE OFFICE :

3/F RVM Building, House of Representatives, Quezon City
Telephone no. 9315001 local 7139, Direct line 931-4673
Committee Secretary: Ms. Monina Buccat

SOURCE: Committee on Rules (Committee Membership) : BIS (Bills Referred) : Committee Affairs Department (Schedule of Meetings) : Engineering Division (Committees' Location/Telephone) : ICTS (Website Maintenance)


 

SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS

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


Select Week
 

TUESDAY • 10-OCTOBER-2017
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
Agenda/Resource PersonFOOD SECURITY10:00 AM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 2818, 4337, 4354 & 4422 – Integrated Urban Agriculture Act (Reps. Estrellita Suansing, Orestes Salon, Michael Romero Ph.D., and Harlin Neil Abayon III)

Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 247, 767 & 3937 – Creating a system of food distribution for addressing the nutritional needs of the people, providing for its procurement process and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Gabriel Bordado, Emmeline Aglipay-Villar, and Kaka Bag-ao)

HBs 2496 & 5746 – Providing for a system of redistributing and recycling food surplus to promote food security (Reps. Conrado Estrella III and Emi Calixto-Rubiano)

HB 4263 – Banning supermarkets, food establishments and other similar businesses from throwing away and spoiling unsold food (Rep. Evelina Escudero)

HB 4675 – Mandating the donation of all surplus or leftover but still edible foods to charitable institutions and foundations by all restaurants, hotels, supermarkets, fast food chains, and other similar food establishments and providing penalties for violations thereof (Rep. John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto)

HB 6235 – Reducing food waste through food donation and food waste recycling (Deputy Speaker Sharon Garin)