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HOUSE COMMITTEES


INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY

 

JURISDICTION: All matters relating to postal, telegraph, radio, broadcast, cable television, telephone, convergence, computers and telecommunications technologies including but not limited to broadband access to wired and wireless connectivity to the internet such as voice over internet protocol (VOIP), video conferencing, audio/video/data streaming; any and all other public and private electronic means of capturing, processing, storing and transmitting information for information technology; information systems inclusive of hardware, software and content applications; mobile short messaging system (SMS) applications affecting upstream and downstream business applications; and networks that enable access to online technology.

MEMBERS : 55 members

COMMITTEE OFFICE :

3/F RVM Building, House of Representatives, Quezon City
Telephone no. 9315001 local 7134, 9514320
Committee Secretary: Mr. Ranier M. Alvarado

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 • 11-DECEMBER-2018
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
Agenda/Resource PersonINFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY01:00 PM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 7410 – Mandating the wireless telecom companies to transfer five-year-old cell towers to Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) corporations (Deputy Speaker Arthur Yap)

HB 8001 – Enabling the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) through the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) to cancel licenses of internet service providers (ISPs) that allow websites to infringe or to facilitate infringement of copyright (Rep. Ron Salo)

HR 938 – Inquiry into the submitted roll out plans of the telecommunication companies relative to addressing the backlog of cell sites with the end in view of enacting regulations to support efforts that would ensure the improvement of the state of Philippine telecommunications (Rep. Enrico Pineda)
Agenda/Resource PersonINFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY jt. w/ PUBLIC INFORMATION01:00 PM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Note: The joint meeting will follow immediately after the meeting of the Committee on ICT.

HB 4093 – Mandating the authentication of online and social media memberships in the country through registration of their accounts using any valid government-issued identification and/or barangay certificate (Rep. Arnolfo ‘Arnie’ Teves Jr.)

HB 5021 – Regulating the use of social media, prescribing penalties for violations thereof (Rep. Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez)

HR 777 – Investigation into the failure of various social media networks to provide an effective method or system to ascertain the authenticity of accounts registered with them, leading to prevalence of fake, malicious, and spurious social media accounts, which results to unchecked and rampant acts of online identity theft (Rep. Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez)

Privilege Speech 66 – On online bashing (Rep. Arnolfo ‘Arnie’ Teves Jr.)