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HOUSE COMMITTEES


HUMAN RIGHTS

 

JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to the protection and enhancement of human rights, assistance to victims of human rights violations and their families, the prevention of violations of human rights and the punishment of perpetrators of such violations.

CHAIRPERSON :

Hon. Suntay, Jesus "Bong" C.
Suntay, Jesus "Bong" C.

District Representative
Quezon City, 4th District

 

MEMBERS : 35 Members

COMMITTEE OFFICE :

3/F RVM Buillding, House of Representatives, Quezon City
Telephone no. 931-5001 local 7157, Telefax: 932-4803
Committee Secretary: Ms. Fely D. Parcon

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
 

10-MARCH-2020 • TUESDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
HUMAN RIGHTS
Agenda
09:00 AM
Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 486, 1532, 4649 & 5279 – Right to Adequate Food Act (Reps. Cheryl Deloso-Montalla, Jericho Jonas Nograles, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr., and Rep. Jose Christopher Belmonte)

Substitute Bill to HBs 55, 487, 522, 1579 & 4586 – Anti-Racial, Ethnic, and Religious Discrimination Act (Reps. Manuel Cabochan III, Cheryl Deloso-Montalla, Michael Edgar Aglipay, Mujiv Hataman, and Jose Christopher Belmonte)

HBs 136, 4216, 4587, 4647, 4684, 5356, 5969, 6024 & 6098 – Prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, racial or ethnic origin, religious belief or activity, political inclination or conviction, social class, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, marital or relationship status, disability, HIV status, health status or medical history, language, physical features, and other forms of discrimination, and providing penalties for violation thereof (Reps. Geraldine Roman, Alfred Vargas, Rodrigo Abellanosa, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Majority Leader Ferdinand Martin Romualdez, Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo, Minority Leader Bienvenido Abante Jr., Deputy Speakers Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva and Ferdinand Hernandez)

HB 4092 – Prohibiting discrimination against persons, especially the poor and the persons with disabilities, with respect to their access to government offices nationwide on the basis of dress code, clothing or appearance and providing penalties for violation thereof (Rep. Ronnie Ong)
HUMAN RIGHTS
Agenda
12:30 PM
Conf. Rm. 6, RVM Bldg.
HBs 709, 1040, 6309 & 6392 – Protecting the rights of internally displaced persons and penalizing the acts of arbitrary internal displacement (Reps. Jose Christopher Belmonte, Joy Myra Tambunting, Rufus Rodriguez, and Cheryl Deloso-Montalla)

HBs 683 & 2801 – Establishing a National Preventive Mechanism Against Torture in the Philippines (Reps. Michael Edgar Aglipay and Rufus Rodriguez)

HBs 2502 & 6393 – Establishing the National Committee for the Prevention of Torture (NCPT), the National Preventive Mechanism Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, and Degrading Treatment or Punishment in the Philippines, providing a framework for implementing obligations under the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (OPCAT) and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Jose Christopher Belmonte and Cheryl Deloso-Montalla)

Last Updated: 13-July-2020, 09:29:10 PM