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COMMITTEE MEETINGS

SOURCE: Committee Management Support Service I


WEEKLY SCHEDULE

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

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WEDNESDAY • 22-JANUARY-2020
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
TRANSPORTATION
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
HBs 1260 & 4725 – Recognizing transport network companies (TNCs) and transport network vehicle services (TNVS), prescribing requirements and guidelines for their operations, providing penalties for violation thereof (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr. and Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo)

HBs 1538 & 4024 – Regulating transportation network services, imposing and authorizing fees, providing penalties for violations thereof (Reps. Alfredo Garbin Jr. and Rozzano Rufino Biazon)

HB 3341 – Providing the mandatory installation of dashboard cameras, closed circuit televisions (CCTVs) and global positioning systems (GPS) inside public utility vehicles (PUVs), TNVS, and other public transport vehicles (Rep. Bernadette ‘BH’ Herrera-Dy)

HB 3690 – Requiring TNCs to install CCTV cameras in their TNVS units and providing penalties for violation thereof (Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo)

HBs 5748 & 5847 – Regulating the fare rates of TNCs and TNVS (Deputy Speaker Evelina Escudero)

HR 43 – Inquiry into the reported irregularities in procedures of application and registration of TNVS, and other concerns and demands of the TNVS community (Rep. Sarah Jane Elago)

HR 444 – Inquiry into the status of acceptance of new applications for TNC accreditation for transportation network vehicle (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)

HBs 13, 37, 565, 1409, 1894, 2219, 2618, 3446, 3569, 3996, 4141, 4571, 4615, 4652 & 5352 – Allowing and regulating the use of motorcycles as PUVs, amending for this purpose RA 4136, otherwise known as the Land Transportation and Traffic Code (Reps. Raul Del Mar, Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Rodrigo Abellanosa, Alfredo Vargas III, Luis Campos Jr., Angelo Marcos Barba, Antonio ‘Tonypet’ Albano, Deputy Speakers Vilma Santos-Recto and Ferdinand Hernandez, Reps. Tyrone Agabas, Edgar Chatto, Rufus Rodriguez, Romulo ‘Kid’ Peña Jr., Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr., and Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
Agenda
10:00 AM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 508 & 2627 – Providing for the period of probationary employment of teaching and non-teaching personnel in private schools, thereby amending for the purpose PD 442 or the Labor Code of the Philippines, as amended (Reps. France Castro and Raymond Democrito Mendoza)

HB 2479 – Ensuring the welfare and safety of construction workers by providing for a mandatory group personal accident insurance coverage, and providing penalties for violation thereof (Rep. Romeo Momo Sr.)

HB 5379 – Providing for a Magna Carta for all workers in the construction industry (Rep. Romeo Momo Sr.)
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
10:00 AM
Conf. Rm. 5, RVM Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HB 5567 – Amending Section 5 of RA 8498 or the Philippine Science High School (PSHS) System Act of 1997, in order to allow the establishment of more than one PSHS campuses within a region (Rep. Jonathan Keith Flores)

HBs 127, 2241, 4184, 4389, 4605, 4963, 5378 & 5635 – Establishing PSHS campuses in certain parts of the country and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Dan Fernandez, Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda, Yasser Alonto Balindong, Ed Christopher Go, Erico Aristotle Aumentado, Kristine Alexei Tutor, Divina Grace Yu, and Joseph ‘Jojo’ Lara)
NATURAL RESOURCES
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 36, 266, 462, 965, 1130, 1447, 1775, 2267, 2790, 3212 & 4420, Establishing/declaring national park/watershed reservations/forest land/protected landscapes/monument as protected areas pursuant to RA 7586, otherwise known as the National Integrated Protected Areas System (NIPAS) Act of 1992, providing for their management (Reps. Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Josephine Ramirez-Sato, Elisa ‘Olga’ Kho, Ann Hofer, Raul ‘Boboy’ Tupas, Kristine Singson-Meehan, Jocelyn Sy Limkaichong, Lawrence ‘Law’ Fortun, Rufus Rodriguez, Rommel Rico Angara, and Deputy Speaker Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr.)
TUESDAY • 21-JANUARY-2020
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
Agenda
09:00 AM
Spkrs. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Briefing by the Department of the Interior and Local Government – Interagency Task Force on Federalism and Constitutional Reform on the proposed amendments to the 1987 Constitution
BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
HBs 4256, 4622 & 5143 – Strengthening rural banks in the Philippines, amending further for the purpose RA 7353, otherwise known as the Rural Banks Act of 1992, as amended (Rep. Sharon Garin, Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez, and Rep. Maria Lourdes Acosta-Alba)
HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 903 – Mandating the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) to include in its annual approved budget an allocation intended for trainings and programs for the drug dependents that were already rehabilitated (Rep. Joseph Stephen ‘Caraps’ Paduano)

HB 2921 – Prescribing uniform qualification standard for teachers in colleges or universities (Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo)

HB 5035 – Standardizing the tenure of college professors (Rep. John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto)

HB 5750 – Providing for the establishment of a TESDA training and accreditation center in the Municipality of Calabanga, Province of Camarines Sur, to be known as the Calabanga TESDA Training and Accreditation Center, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Gabriel Bordado Jr.)

HB 5809 – Establishing a TESDA Provincial Training and Assessment Center (TESDA PTAC) in Bantay, Ilocos Sur, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Jose ‘Bonito’ Singson Jr.)

HB 2201 – Creating the Bulacan State University System, integrating modernization, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. ‘Kuya’ Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado)

HB 3225 – Converting the Kipit Agro-Fishery High School in Kipit, Labason, Zamboanga del Norte into a state college to be known as the Murcielagos State College and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Isagani Amatong)

HB 5150 – Integrating the Pintuyan National Vocational High School into the Southern Leyte State University System (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 5751 – Renaming Compostela Valley State College into the Davao De Oro State College (Rep. Manuel ‘Way Kurat’ Zamora)

HB 5765 – Establishing a field office of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) in Batac City, Ilocos Norte and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Angelo Marcos Barba)

HR 550 – Commending Miss Cristeta Pasia Comerford for receiving an honorary degree from the University of the Philippines in recognition for her exemplary achievements (Rep. Lorna Silverio)
REVISION OF LAWS (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on HBs 478, 507, 1622, 1939, 2538, 2661, 3088, 3513, 3533, 3703, 3902, 3911, 4040, 4242, 4782, 4971, 5059, 5497, 5708 & 5819 – Amending RA 8972, otherwise known as the Solo Parents’ Welfare Act of 2000, by providing additional benefits to solo parents (Reps. Arlene Brosas, Robert Ace Barbers, Lawrence ‘Law’ Fortun, Enrico Pineda, Deputy Speaker Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr., Reps. ‘Kuya’ Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado, Anna Marie Villaraza-Suarez, Sol Aragones, Precious Hipolito Castelo, Deputy Speakers Dan Fernandez, Loren Legarda, and Ferdinand Hernandez, Reps. Francis Gerald Abaya, Ramon Guico III, John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto, Tyrone Agabas, Alfred Delos Santos, Alberto ‘Bobby’ Pacquiao, and Alfredo Vargas III)
WAYS AND MEANS
Agenda
09:30 AM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 1274, 3309, 3373, 3469, 4009 & 4926 – Institutionalizing the Philippine Bamboo Industry Development Council (PBIDC), appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Camille Villar, Sharon Garin, Deputy Speaker Deogracias Victor ‘DV’ Savellano, Reps. Henry Villarica and ‘Kuya’ Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado)

Substitute Bill to HBs 4745, 4806, 4809, 4943, 5019, 5078 & 5348 – Strengthening the Office of the Government Corporate Counsel by rationalizing and further professionalizing its organization, upgrading the compensation, benefits, and positions of its officials and employees, and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Henry Oaminal and Michael Romero Ph.D., Reps. Lord Allan Jay Velasco, Eric Olivarez, Rufus Rodriguez, Jericho Jonas Nograles, and Ruwel Peter Gonzaga)
WAYS AND MEANS (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
Continuation of the Technical Working Group meeting on:

HB 783 – Providing for a classification system for third parties under RA 10863, otherwise known as the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)

HB 784 – Providing for the acquisition of the services of a private auction house that shall undertake all public auctions at the Bureau of Customs (BOC), amending for this purpose RA 10863 (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)

HB 800 – Amending RA 10863 (by including a new provision that would allow the BOC to use part of its income for its modernization program) (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)

HB 2591 – Amending Section 440 of RA 10863 (by establishing a mandatory advance customs clearance and control on containerized cargoes) (Rep. Jose Atienza Jr.)

HB 5278 – Requiring the declaration of the value of imported goods in shipping and airline documents and prohibiting fraudulent alteration of cargo manifest, Bill of Lading, and airway bill, amending for the purpose RA 10863 (Deputy Speaker Rodante Marcoleta)

HB 5548 – Amending for the purpose Sections 102, 119, 201, 307, 402, 405, 407, 431, 802, 806, 1135, 1100, 1129, 1147, 1400, and 1226 and deleting Section 709 of RA 10863 (by simplifying and clearly defining some processes in the customs clearance of imported goods and setting stricter provisions in granting the authority to operate a customs facilities warehouse, among others) (Rep. Sharon Garin)
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Agenda
10:00 AM
Conf. Rm. 5, RVM Bldg.
HB 3372 – Promoting safe and responsible use of modern biotechnology, establishing the Biotechnology Authority of the Philippines for this purpose and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Sharon Garin)

HR 107 – Commending and congratulating Eugene Rivera, Joscel Kent Manzanero, and Keith Russel Cadores for having three minor planets named after them for winning second-place in the "Energy:Physical" category of the 2018 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Rep. Sarah Jane Elago)

HR 284 – Extending the full support of the House of Representatives for the invention of the Universal Structural Health Evaluation And Recording (USHER) System by the Mapua University, the Department of Science and Technology, and the Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (Rep. Anthony Peter ‘Onyx’ Crisologo)

HR 475 – Expressing the high esteem of the House of Representatives and congratulatory message to the newly awarded Filipino national scientist Dr. Emil Q. Javier for his distinguished achievements in science and technology conferred by President Rodrigo Duterte (Rep. Elisa ‘Olga’ Kho)

HR 561 – Commending and recognizing Filipina scientist Jenny Anne Barretto for her extraordinary contribution to marine scientific research with her discovery of Apolaki Caldera in the Philippine Rise (Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco)
SENIOR CITIZENS
Agenda
10:00 AM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Organizational meeting

Briefing by concerned government agencies on their plans and programs for senior citizens
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
HRs 412 & 439 – Expressing the strong opposition of the House of Representatives (HRep) to the planned liberalization or deregulation of the importation of sugar for the purpose of safeguarding the welfare of sugar farmers, farm and mill workers across the country (Reps. Francisco ‘Kiko’ Benitez and Eufemia ‘Ka Femia’ Cullamat)
POVERTY ALLEVIATION
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rm. 6, RVM Bldg.
Draft Committee Reoprt on the Substitute Bill to HBs 3754, 4014 & 4718 – Establishing a financial assistance for poor litigants (Reps. Rufus Rodriguez, Henry Villarica, and John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto)

HB 4829 – Providing 20% discount for poor job applicants in the payment of fees and charges for certain certificates and clearances issued by government agencies (Rep. Dale ‘Along’ Malapitan)
OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Discussion on the following urgent issues affecting overseas Filipino workers’ (OFWs) rights and welfare:

• The case of OFW Jerson Enriquez and his 14 companions for having been recruited and deployed to Saudi Arabia without any work awaiting them upon their arrival there;

• The case of OFW Jeanelyn Villavende, a domestic worker who was killed by her employer in Kuwait; and

• The current situation of OFWs in Iraq and other countries in the Middle East relative to the escalating tension between Iran and the United States, and the contingency measures in case there is a need for a massive repatriation of OFWs
WELFARE OF CHILDREN
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 179, 217, 475, 520, 689, 1945, 2173, 2253, 2832, 2848, 3027, 3398, 3705, 4006, 4010, 5287, 5513 & 5768 – Instituting the Magna Carta of Child Development Workers and providing funds therefor (Rep. Horacio Suansing Jr., Deputy Speaker Roberto Puno, Reps. Arlene Brosas, Michael Edgar Aglipay, Stella Luz Quimbo, Lawrence ‘Law’ Fortun, Bernadette ‘BH’ Herrera-Dy, Manuel Cabochan III, Rufus Rodriguez, Divina Grace Yu, Wilter ‘Sharky’ Wee Palma II, Strike Revilla, Precious Hipolito Castelo, Tyrone Agabas, Henry Villarica, and Manuel Jose ‘Mannix’ Dalipe, Resurreccion Acop, and Joy Myra Tambunting)

HBs 76, 5512 & 5526 – Establishing the rules and policies on the domestic administrative adoption of Filipinos (Reps. Paul Ruiz Daza, Irene Gay Saulog, and Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 1920 – Prohibiting unattended children in motor vehicles (Rep. ‘Kuya’ Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado)

HB 5592 – Protecting unattended children in motor vehicles (Rep. Florencio Noel)
MONDAY • 20-JANUARY-2020
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
TRANSPORTATION (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkrs. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on HB 922 – Regulating the use of roads for safe, fast, and economic transport (Rep. Bayani Fernando)
WAYS AND MEANS (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
10:00 AM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HB 783 – Providing for a classification system for third parties under RA 10863, otherwise known as the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)

HB 784 – Providing for the acquisition of the services of a private auction house that shall undertake all public auctions at the Bureau of Customs (BOC), amending for this purpose RA 10863 (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)

HB 800 – Amending RA 10863 (by including a new provision that would allow the BOC to use part of its income for its modernization program) (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)

HB 2591 – Amending Section 440 of RA 10863 (by establishing a mandatory advance customs clearance and control on containerized cargoes) (Rep. Jose Atienza Jr.)

HB 5278 – Requiring the declaration of the value of imported goods in shipping and airline documents and prohibiting fraudulent alteration of cargo manifest, Bill of Lading, and airway bill, amending for the purpose RA 10863 (Deputy Speaker Rodante Marcoleta)

HB 5548 – Amending for the purpose Sections 102, 119, 201, 307, 402, 405, 407, 431, 802, 806, 1135, 1100, 1129, 1147, 1400, and 1226 and deleting Section 709 of RA 10863 (by simplifying and clearly defining some processes in the customs clearance of imported goods and setting stricter provisions in granting the authority to operate a customs facilities warehouse, among others) (Rep. Sharon Garin)
NATURAL RESOURCES
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg.
HBs 430, 1124 & 5619 – Declaring certain parts of the country as mining free zones and providing penalties for violation thereof (Reps. Rufus Rodriguez, Joel Mayo Almario, and Mark Go)

Update on the Manila Bay Rehabilitation and the cleanup of water tributaries leading to it, as ordered by President Rodrigo R. Duterte and by the continuing mandamus of the Supreme Court

Last Updated: 16-January-2020, 05:14:02 PM