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COMMITTEE MEETINGS

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WEEKLY SCHEDULE

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

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WEDNESDAY • 25-SEPTEMBER-2019
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
APPROPRIATIONS
Agenda
09:30 AM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
House Joint Resolutions 9 & 10 – Extending the availability of the 2019 appropriations for maintenance and other operating expenses (MOOE) and capital outlays (CO) to December 31, 2020, amending for the purpose Section 65 of the general provisions of RA 11260 or the General Appropriations Act of Fiscal Year 2019 (Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda and Rep. Ronaldo Zamora)
ECOLOGY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Organizational meeting

Briefing by the Environmental Management Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (EMB-DENR) on the status of environmental quality in the Philippines relative to the implementation of RA 8749 (Philippine Clean Air Act of 1999), RA 9275 (Philippine Clean Water Act of 2004), RA 9003 (Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000), PD 1586 (Environmental Impact Statement System), and RA 6969 (Toxic Substances and Hazardous and Nuclear Wastes Control Act of 1990)

Briefing by Maynilad and Manila Water on the status of their compliance with the required sewerage system connections pursuant to the 1st paragraph of Section 8 of RA 9275

Briefing by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) on handling and disposal of imported “waste” cargoes misdeclared as recyclables and raw materials
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Organizational meeting

HBs 57 & 4109 – Promoting open access in data transmission, providing additional powers to the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) (Reps. Victor Yap and Francis Gerald Abaya)

HBs 62, 3563 & 4110 – Strengthening the powers of the NTC, amending for the purpose RA 7925, otherwise known as the Public Telecommunications Policy Act of the Philippines (Reps. Victor Yap, Luis Campos Jr., and Francis Gerald Abaya)
METRO MANILA DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 4111 & 4124 – Mandating the establishment and maintenance of a rainwater harvesting facility in all new institutional, commercial, and residential development projects in Metro Manila (Reps. Manuel Luis Lopez and Jose Christopher Belmonte)

Deliberation on the issues affecting several barangays in the City of Manila along the alignments of North Luzon Expressway-South Luzon Expressway (NLEx-SLEx) connector road and North-South Commuter Railway projects
TRANSPORTATION
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkrs. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HR 353 – Recommending the creation of a Traffic Crisis Inter-Agency Management Council for the purpose of consolidating and harmonizing all transport and traffic policies to address the urgent traffic crisis in Metro Manila and in the Philippines (Rep. Edgar Mary Sarmiento)

HBs 861, 2590, 2659, 2674, 3133, 3286, 4340 & 4560 – Creating regular Land Transportation Office (LTO) district offices/branches in certain parts of the country, and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez, Reps. Gil ‘Kabarangay’ Acosta Jr., Ian Paul Dy, Josefina Tallado, Ma. Lourdes Acosta-Alba, Juliet Marie De Leon Ferrer, Wilfredo ‘Willy’ Caminero, and Strike Revilla)

HBs 1381, 1611 & 2106 – Converting LTO extension offices located in certain parts of the country into regular LTO district offices and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Fredenil ‘Fred’ Castro, Deputy Speaker Neptali Gonzales II, and Rep. Erico Aristotle Aumentado)
GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION jt. w/ AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES RESOURCES
Agenda
10:00 AM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 7, 122, 1542, 2827, 3240, 3471, 4350 & 4480 – Creating the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, providing for its powers and functions, appropriating funds therefor (Speaker Alan Peter ‘Compañero’ Cayetano, Reps. Juan Miguel Macapagal Arroyo, Alfredo Garbin Jr., Rufus Rodriguez, Janice Salimbangon, Anna Marie Villaraza-Suarez, Deputy Speakers Vilma Santos-Recto and Michael Romero Ph.D.)

HB 3010 – Providing for the creation of the Department of Fisheries and Coastal Resources, defining its powers and functions, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Raul ‘Boboy’ Tupas)
JUSTICE
Agenda
10:00 AM
Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
HBs 339 & 1838 – Creating the Commission on Immigration, defining its powers and functions, expanding, rationalizing, and further professionalizing its organization, upgrading the compensation and benefits of its officials and employees, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Xavier Jesus Romualdo and Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 1666 – Strengthening, professionalizing, and modernizing the Philippine immigration system, repealing for the purpose Commonwealth Act 613, otherwise known as the Philippine Immigration Act of 1940, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Manuel Cabochan III)

HB 4103 – Modernizing the Bureau of Immigration (BI), defining its powers and functions, expanding, rationalizing, and further professionalizing its organization, upgrading the compensation and benefits of its officials and employees, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 4178 – Reorganizing the BI, creating the Immigration Act of the Philippines, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Teodorico Haresco Jr.)
GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION jt. w/ PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS
Agenda
11:00 AM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 193, 2514, 2586, 2997, 3512, 3656, 4026, 4098, 4329 & 4447 – Creating the Department of Water Resources and Services and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Estrellita Suansing, Lorenz Defensor, Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D., Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda, Sol Aragones, Deputy Speaker Deogracias Victor ‘DV’ Savellano, Reps. Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Teodorico Haresco Jr., Eric Olivarez, and Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez)

HBs 232, 1320, 1358, 2272, 2481, 2879, 2981, 3347, 3350, 3987, 4251 & 4654 – Creating the Department of Water, Irrigation, Sewage and Sanitation Resource Management, defining its powers and functions, appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Alfredo Vargas III , Rosanna 'Ria' Vergara, Bernadette ‘BH’ Herrera-Dy, Ron Salo, Angelina 'Helen' Tan M.D., Erico Aristotle Aumentado, Deputy Speaker Aurelio 'Dong' Gonzales Jr., Reps. Cheryl Deloso-Montalla, Juan Miguel Macapagal Arroyo, Raul 'Boboy' Tupas, Joy Myra Tambunting, and Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 2725 – Ensuring water security by ordaining institutional and regulatory reforms in water through the creation of the Department of Water, the Water Regulatory Commission, and the National Water Corporation (Rep. Jericho Jonas Nograles)

HBs 2887, 3172 & 3380 – Creating the Department of Water Resources Management and Development, defining its powers and functions, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. John Marvin 'Yul Servo' Nieto, Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino, and Joselito 'Joel' Sacdalan)

HB 4114 – Creating the National Water Resources Management Authority and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Henry Villarica)
AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES RESOURCES
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rm. 5, RVM Bldg.
HBs 1119-1123, 1125, 1126, 1132-1134, 1727, 1728, 1931, 1932, 2162, 2408, 3234, 3264 & 3890 – Establishing multispecies marine hatcheries in certain parts of the country and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Raul ‘Boboy’ Tupas, Fernando Cabredo, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Abdullah Dimaporo, Estrellita Suansing, Edgar Mary Sarmiento, Vicente ‘Ching’ S.E. Veloso III, and Francisco ‘Kiko’ Benitez)
HB 2255 – Establishing a fisheries research center in the Municipality of Abulug in the Second District of Cagayan and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Samantha Louise Vargas Alfonso)
HB 2407 – Establishing an aquatic research and experimental breeding station for lake, river, and other inland fishes in the First District of the Province of Nueva Ecija, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Estrellita Suansing)
GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Organizational meeting

Briefing by the Governance Commission for GOCCs (GCG) on the state of the government-owned and controlled corporations (GOCC) sector

HBs 86, 221, 529, 1501, 2681 & 3026 – Lowering the optional retirement age of government workers from 60 years to 56 years, amending for the purpose Section 13-a of RA 8291, otherwise known as the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) Act of 1997 (Reps. Alfredo Garbin Jr., France Castro, Joseph Stephen ‘Caraps’ Paduano, Edgar Chatto, Lorna Silverio, and Wilter ‘Sharky’ Wee Palma II)

HB 380 – Lowering the mandatory retirement age of government employees, amending for the purpose Sections 13-b and 13-a of RA 8291 (Rep. Manuel Way Kurat Zamora)

HB 3921 – Lowering the compulsory retirement age of the members of the GSIS from 65 to 55 years old, amending for the purpose PD 1146, as amended, otherwise known as the GSIS Act of 1997 (Rep. Mercedes ‘Didi’ Cagas)

HB 3997 – Lowering the optional retirement age of government workers from 60 years to 55 years, amending for the purpose Section 13-a of RA 8291 (Rep. Tyrone Agabas)
HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
Organizational meeting

Briefing by the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD), National Housing Authority (NHA), Social Housing Finance Corporation (SHFC) National Home Mortgage and Finance Corporation (NHMFC), and Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF) on their respective mandates, functions, targets, and accomplishments
NATURAL RESOURCES
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
HB 345 – Simplifying the procedure in the disposition of public agricultural lands, amending for the purpose Section 24 of Commonwealth Act No. 141, otherwise known as the Public Land Act (Reps. Xavier Jesus Romualdo)

HB 4119 – Reverting fishponds which have been unutilized or abandoned for a period of three years to forestlands, amending for the purpose Section 43 of PD 705, otherwise known as the Revised Forestry Reform Code of the Philippines (Rep. Henry Villarica)

HBs 531, 675, 1780 & 1798 – Declaring/reclassifying certain parcels of land of the public domain as agricultural/alienable and disposable lands located in certain parts of the country (Reps. Joseph Stephen ‘Caraps’ Paduano, Cyrille ‘Beng’ Abueg-Zaldivar, Sandra Eriguel M.D., and Eduardo ‘Eddie’ Gullas)

HB 3861 – Rationalizing the management of the natural resources located in the Municipalities of Bantayan, Madridejos, and Sta. Fe, all in the Province of Cebu, amending for the purpose PD 2151, or the law declaring certain islands and/or parts of the country as wilderness areas (Rep. Janice Salimbangon)
TOURISM
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Organizational meeting

Briefing by the Department of Tourism on the present state of the Philippine tourism industry and its major accomplishments, plans and programs

Briefing by the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA), Tourism Promotions Board (TPB), and Duty Free Philippines (DFP) on their programs and policies for 2020
TUESDAY • 24-SEPTEMBER-2019
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
HUMAN RIGHTS
Agenda
09:00 AM
Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg.
Organizational meeting

Overview of the Committee’s mandate, systems and procedures, and legislative agenda for the 18th Congress

Briefing by concerned government agencies on their respective mandate and programs in relation to human rights
JUSTICE
Agenda
09:00 AM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 1156, 1446, 1619, 2122, 3091, 3263, 3628, 4265 & 4308 – Creating additional branches of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) in various parts of the country, amending for the purpose Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, otherwise known as the Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980, as amended, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Yedda Marie Romualdez, Manuel Zubiri, Aleta Suarez, Joaquin Chipeco Jr., Pantaleon Alvarez, Vicente ‘Ching’ S.E. Veloso III, Abraham ‘Bambol’ Tolentino, Juliette Uy, and Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D.)

HB 4553 – Amending Article 70 of Act No. 3815, as amended, otherwise known as the Revised Penal Code (by repealing the 5th paragraph of Article 70 which provides that the maximum period of the convict’s sentence shall not exceed 40 years) (Rep. Vicente ‘Ching’ S.E. Veloso III)

HB 741 – Amending Section 1 of RA 9346 or the law prohibiting the imposition of death penalty in the Philippines (by restoring the death penalty for heinous crimes covered under RA 9165, otherwise known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, as amended) (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)

HBs 1380, 1588, 1800, 1806, 1807, 2026, 2092, 3128, 3256 & 3261 – Imposing the death penalty on certain heinous crimes, repealing for the purpose RA 9346 or the law prohibiting the imposition of death penalty in the Philippines, further amending Act No. 3815, as amended, and RA 7080 or the law defining and penalizing the crime of plunder, and amending RA 9165, RA 8177 or the law designating death by lethal injection, and other penal laws (Rep. Fredenil ‘Fred’ Castro, Minority Leader Bienvenido Abante Jr., Reps. Rogelio ‘Ruel’ Pacquiao, Robert Ace Barbers, Deputy Speaker Raneo ‘Ranie’ Abu, Rep. Doy Leachon, Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez, and Rep. Wes Gatchalian)
BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
Organizational meeting

Briefing by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) on the Philippine economic and financial status
ENERGY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
Briefing by the Philippine National Oil Company on the energy resource development

Briefing by the National Power Corporation (NPC), Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corporation (PSALM), and the Philippine Independent Power Producers Association (PIPPA) on the electric power generation
GAMES AND AMUSEMENTS
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 1524 & 3867 – Strengthening the Games and Amusements Board (GAB) (Reps. Alfredo Garbin Jr. and Joseph Sto. Niño Bernos)

HB 1570 – Strengthening the role of GAB in the operation of cockfighting in the Philippines, amending PD 449, otherwise known as the Cockfighting Law of 1974, as amended (Rep. Manuel Way Kurat Zamora)

HB 2625 – Regulating cockfighting (Rep. Sonny ‘SL’ Lagon)

HB 4246 – Further amending PD 449, as amended, and PD 1802-A or the law creating the Philippine Gamefowl Commission, in order to rationalize and strengthen the regulation of cockfighting by local government units (Deputy Speaker Pablo John Garcia)
BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE jt. w/ YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
10:00 AM
Spkrs. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 303, 545, 4013 & 4128 – Establishing a Philippine High School for Sports and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Victor Yap, Wilfrido Mark Enverga, Henry Villarica, and Atty. Alyssa Sheena Tan CPA)

HBs 2545, 2867, 2875, 3277 & 4344 – Creating and establishing the National Academy of Sports, providing funds therefor (Deputy Speakers Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Michael Romero Ph.D., and Roberto Puno, Reps. Yedda Marie Romualdez and Joy Myra Tambunting)

HB 4084 – Creating the National Academy of Sports for high school students in the City of Ormoc, Province of Leyte and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Lucy Torres-Gomez)

HB 4248 – Creating a high school for sports in the City of Balanga, Province of Bataan to be known as the Bataan High School for Sports, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Jose Enrique ‘Joet’ Garcia III)

HB 4249 – Establishing at least one high school for sports in every region and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Jose Enrique ‘Joet’ Garcia III)
GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION jt. w. DISASTER MANAGEMENT
Agenda
10:00 AM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 4 – Creating the Emergency Response Department (ERD), appropriating funds therefor (Speaker Alan Peter ‘Compañero’ Cayetano)

HB 885 – Establishing the Emergency Management Agency (EMA), amending for this purpose RA 10121, otherwise known as the Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010 (Rep. Manuel Cabochan III)

HB s 30, 164, 195, 338, 398, 563, 1151, 2451, 3023, 3084, 3142, 3214, 3348, 3459, 3490, 3542, 3999, 4301, 4313, 4401 & 4577 – Creating the Department of Disaster Resilience, defining its powers and functions, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda, Jose Christopher Belmonte, Estrellita Suansing, Xavier Jesus Romualdo, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Rodrigo Abellanosa, Yedda Marie Romualdez, Lawrence 'Law' Fortun, Wilter 'Sharky' Wee Palma II, Eric Olivarez, Joel Mayo Almario, Bernadette Herrera-Dy, Cheryl Deloso-Montalla, Lord Allan Jay Velasco, John Marvin 'Yul Servo' Nieto, Jose Antonio ‘Kuya Jonathan’ Sy-Alvarado, Tyrone Agabas, David ‘Jay-Jay’ Suarez, Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez, Reps. Lianda Bolilia, and Sol Aragones)

HB 2001 – Creating the Department of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management, defining its mandates, powers and functions, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Alfredo Vargas III)

HB s 2133 & 3182 – Creating the Department of Disaster Management, defining its powers and functions and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Precious Hipolito Castelo and Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino)

HB 3245 – Creating the Department of Disaster and Emergency Management, defining its powers and functions, appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Aurelio 'Dong' Gonzales Jr.)

HB 3913 – Creating the Philippine Disaster and Emergency Management Authority, defining its powers and functions, appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
Agenda
10:00 AM
Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Organizational meeting
LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 810, 904, 1389 & 4303 – Creating barangays in certain parts of the country (Rep. Genaro Alvarez Jr., Deputy Speaker Johnny Ty Pimentel, Reps. Joselito 'Joel' Sacdalan, and Elpidio Barzaga Jr.)

HB 3300 – Declaring November 8 of every year as a special nonworking public holiday in the Eastern Visayas Region to be known as the Yolanda Commemoration Day (Rep. Yedda Marie Romualdez)

HB 3416 – Declaring February 24 of every year as a special working holiday in the Province of Zamboanga Sibugay in commemoration of its founding anniversary to be known as Araw ng Sibugay (Rep. Wilter 'Sharky' Wee Palma II)

HBs 41, 180 & 650– Changing the term of office of barangay officials and members of the Sangguniang Kabataan from three to five years, amending for the purpose Section 43 of RA 7160, as amended, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991 (Reps. Francisco 'Kiko' Benitez, Horacio Suansing Jr., and Joy Myra Tambunting)

HB 89, 2176 & 3756 – Changing the term of office of all barangay officials from three years to five years and providing a system for recall, amending for the purpose Sections 43 and 74 of RA 7160, respectively (Reps. Alfredo Garbin Jr., Precious Hipolito Castelo, and Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 2998 – Transferring the capital and seat of government of the Province of Rizal from the City of Pasig, Metro Manila to the City of Antipolo, Province of Rizal (Deputy Speaker Roberto Puno)
POVERTY ALLEVIATION
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rm. 6, RVM Bldg.
Report by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on the draft implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of RA 11310, otherwise known as the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) Act
PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 931, 1166, 2469, 2546, 3102, 3275, 3404 & 3498 – Strengthening and modernizing the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), providing funds therefor (Rep. Manuel Cabochan III, Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D., Rep. Joel Mayo Almario, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Yedda Marie Romualdez, Joey Sarte Salceda, and Jose Antonio ‘Kuya Jonathan’ Sy-Alvarado)

Briefing by the Philippine National Police (PNP), BFP, and Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) on their respective legislative agenda
SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
Organizational meeting

HBs 47, 396, 420, 625, 905, 1029, 1071, 1354, 1571, 2060, 2175, 2276, 2386, 2483, 2531, 2551, 2608, 2647, 2727, 2874, 2888, 2890, 2959, 3037, 3100, 3187, 3268, 3316, 3500, 3515, 3652, 3670, 3937, 3959 & 4042 – Postponing the May 2020 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections, amending for the purpose RA 9164, as amended (Reps. Faustino ‘Inno’ Dy V, Edgar Erice, Rufus Rodriguez, Joel Mayo Almario, Deputy Speaker Johnny Ty Pimentel, Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda, Lord Allan Jay Velasco, Precious Hipolito Castelo, Deputy Speaker Raneo ‘Ranie’ Abu, Reps. Jake Vincent Villa, Rodrigo Abellanosa, Deputy Speaker Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr., Reps. Florida ‘Rida’ Robes, Estrellita Suansing, Diego ‘Nonoy’ Ty, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Lianda Bolilia, Cheryl Deloso-Montalla, Wes Gatchalian, Jocelyn Fortuno, Edgar Mary Sarmiento, John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto, Juan Miguel Macapagal Arroyo, Ann Hofer, Strike Revilla, Edgar Chatto, Mark Go, Raul Del Mar, Jose Antonio ‘Kuya Jonathan’ Sy-Alvarado, Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D., Reps. Genaro Alvarez Jr., Rico Geron, Vincent Garcia, Juliet Marie De Leon Ferrer, and Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez)
TRADE AND INDUSTRY
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Briefing by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on its mandate, plans and programs, accomplishments from 2016-2019, and priority legislative agenda for the 18th Congress

Briefing by the Small Business Corporation (SB Corp.) on the salient features and status of implementation of the Pondo ng Pagbabago at Pag-asenso (P3) Program

HBs 59, 192, 344, 402 & 1222 – Setting the minimum paid-up capital and locally produced stock inventory requirements for foreign retail business enterprises, amending for the purpose RA 8762, otherwise known as the Retail Trade Liberalization Act of 2000 (Reps. Victor Yap, Estrellita Suansing, Xavier Jesus Romualdo, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., and Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda)

HB 3502 – Amending RA 8762 (by removing the equity and capitalization requirements in the retail sector) (Rep. Lorna Silverio)

HB 4484 – Amending RA 8762, by providing stiffer penalties and sanctions (Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D.)
MONDAY • 23-SEPTEMBER-2019
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD
Agenda
09:00 AM
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
HBs 10, 854, 3192 & 4346 – Declaring the coconut levy assets as a trust fund, providing for its management and utilization, authorizing the Privatization and Management Office to dispose the coconut levy assets (Speaker Alan Peter ‘Compañero’ Cayetano, Reps. Michael Edgar Aglipay, Aleta Suarez, and Joy Myra Tambunting)

HBs 166, 1242, 1417, 2434, 2549, 2552, 2610, 2657 & 3223 – Establishing the Coconut Farmers and Industry Development Trust Fund and providing for its management and utilization (Reps. Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., Lucy Torres-Gomez, Wilfrido Mark Enverga, Sabiniano Canama, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Sharon Garin, Romeo Jalosjos Jr., Ian Paul Dy, and Florencio Noel)

HB 255 – Creating the Genuine Small Coconut Farmers' Fund (Rep. Eufemia ‘Ka Femia’ Cullamat)

HBs 2522 & 3299 – Creating the Coconut Industry Trust Fund, providing for its management (Rep. Sharon Garin and Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D.)
HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
HB 761 – Rationalizing agriculture education in the Philippines by establishing a national system of agriculture education institutions, providing for mechanisms of implementation (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)

HB 3740 – Expanding enterprise-based education and training, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 4263 – Establishing the Philippine Entrepreneurs Academy, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Mark Go)

HB 1529 – Appropriating funds for the establishment of the Bicol University East Campus and construction of the education-school facilities inside the Bicol University Campus, Legazpi City, Province of Albay (Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda)

HB 2542 – Mandating the integration of the Balicuatro College of Arts and Trades (BCAT) with the University of Eastern Philippines (UEP) and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Paul Ruiz Daza)

HB 2720 – Establishing additional branches of the Compostela Valley State College in certain municipalities of Compostela Valley, thereby amending RA 10958 and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Ruwel Peter Gonzaga)

HB 4133 – Establishing a Dr. Emilio B. Espinosa Sr. - Masbate State University Campus in the Municipality of Claveria, Province of Masbate, to be known as DEBESMSU-Claveria Campus, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Narciso Bravo Jr.)
YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
10:00 AM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Organizational meeting

Adoption of the proposed criteria for House Resolutions commending individuals or groups

Discussion on the proposed template and requirements for establishing a sports center and academy in various localities

Discussion on the Committee’s legislative priorities for the 18th Congress

Briefing by the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC), Philippine Sports Commission (PSC), and Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (PHISGOC) on their preparations for the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games)
DISASTER MANAGEMENT
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Organizational meeting

Briefing by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on its policies, plans and programs, and current initiatives

Briefing by Task Force Bangon Marawi on the current status of Marawi rehabilitation
POVERTY ALLEVIATION
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rm. 6, RVM Bldg.
Briefing by the Reference and Research Bureau (RRB) of the House of Representatives on the exercise of the oversight function by Congress

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