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HOUSE COMMITTEES


OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS

 

JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to policies and programs on the promotion and protection of the rights and welfare of overseas Filipino workers and their families.

CHAIRPERSON :

Hon. Manalo, Jesulito "Jess" A.
Hon. Manalo, Jesulito "Jess" A.

Party List - ANGKLA

 

MEMBERS : 35 Members

COMMITTEE OFFICE :

3/F Annex Building, House of Representatives, Quezon City
Telephone No. 932-3608
Committee Secretary: Atty. Christopher S. Lomibao

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SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS

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


Select Week
 

TUESDAY • 05-DECEMBER-2017
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
Agenda/Resource PersonGOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION jt. w/ OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS09:30 AM
Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 192, 227, 288, 543, 822, 1936, 2334, 3255 & 4899 – Creating the Department of Migration and Development, defining it powers and functions, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Aniceto John Bertiz III, Deputy Speaker Eric Singson, Reps. Michael Romero Ph.D., Rose Marie ‘Baby’ Arenas, Arthur Yap, Mark Villar, Carlos ‘Charlie’ Cojuangco, Emmeline Aglipay-Villar, and Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo)
Agenda/Resource PersonOVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS01:30 PM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 6519 – Creating the overseas Filipino workers (OFW) Sovereign Fund (Rep. Jesulito Manalo)

HR 1485 – Inquiry into the reported anomalies and corruption in the issuance of Overseas Employment Certificates (OEC) to OFWs by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), and to determine whether there are modifications to be made with respect to the latter's systems, processes or procedures (Rep. Jesulito Manalo)

Discussion on the issue of segregation of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Trust Fund into Landbased and Seabased Accounts