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COMMITTEE MEETINGS

SOURCE: Committee Management Support Service II


WEEKLY SCHEDULE

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

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WEDNESDAY • 24-MAY-2017
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
COOPERATIVES DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HR 323 – Investigation into the present status of Kampilan Multi-Purpose Cooperative (KMPC) and the existing policy issuances related to the loan collection management of the cooperative and other cooperatives similarly situated (Rep. Anthony Bravo Ph.D.)
POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 865, 2989, 4708 & 4980 – Protecting older persons, defining elder abuse and prescribing penalties for violation thereof (Reps. Victor Yap, Wes Gatchalian, Magnolia Antonino, and Rodel Batocabe)

HBs 2157, 2653, 2775, 3934 & 5038 – Amending RA 7432, as amended by RA 9994, also known as the Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010 (Reps. Enrico Pineda, Luis Jose Angel Campos Jr., Ruwel Peter Gonzaga, Carlos Isagani Zarate, and Rodel Batocabe)
INDIGENOUS CULTURAL COMMUNITIES AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES
Agenda
10:00 AM
Spkr. Perez Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 391 & 4959 – Protecting and promoting the rights of indigenous peoples (IPs) affected by mining operations in ancestral domains, amending for the purpose RA 7942, otherwise known as the Philippine Mining Act of 1995 (Reps. Jose Panganiban Jr. and Maximo Rodriguez Jr.)

HB 4415 – Recognizing and institutionalizing the IPs’ educational systems within the Philippine educational systems, promulgating the procedures for the establishment, recognition, management and evaluation of IP schools, appropriating the necessary government funds, financial assistance, incentives, and support therefor (Rep. Teddy Brawner Baguilat Jr.)

HR 525 – Institutionalizing the Ancestral Domain Sustainable Development and Protection Plan (ADSDPP) by mandating all government agencies and instrumentalities, including local government units (LGUs), to incorporate the ADSDPP into their respective programs, services, and annual budget (Rep. Nancy Catamco)

Investigation into the recent instance of discrimination and humiliation against an IP and other occasions of injustice to the IPs; and further request to start the drafting of the “Magna Carta for IPs” and the creation of a Department of IPs (filed by Mr. Danilo Mangahas, founder and president of the Gawad Sulo Foundation et. al)
PUBLIC ORDER & SECURITY (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
10:00 AM
Fuentebella Hall SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on the draft Substitute Bill to HBs 1059, 1115, 1306, 1506, 1508, 1778 & 2426 – Providing for the reorganization and modernization of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Magnolia Antonino, Gary Alejano, Leopoldo Bataoil, Nancy Catamco, and Deputy Speaker Raneo Abu)
PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY (Technical Working Group) (CANCELLED)
Agenda
10:00 AM
Main Conf. Room PNP Headquarters Camp Crame Quezon
Technical Working Group meeting on the draft Substitute Bill to HBs 1059, 1115, 1306, 1506, 1508, 1778 & 2426 – Providing for the reorganization and modernization of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Magnolia Antonino, Gary Alejano, Leopoldo Bataoil, Nancy Catamco, and Deputy Speaker Raneo Abu)
NATURAL RESOURCES
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Montilla Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HB 133 – Enhancing the National Integrated Protected Areas System (NIPAS), providing for its management, and repealing for the purpose RA 7586, otherwise known as the NIPAS Act of 1992 as amended (Rep. Rodel Batocabe)

HB 177 – Ensuring the preservation and management of protected areas, amending for the purpose RA 7586 (Rep. Josephine Ramirez-Sato)

HB 4058 – Declaring the Chocolate Hills as national patrimony natural heritage park and geological monuments penalizing their pillage, destruction and defacement (Rep. Erico Aristotle Aumentado)

HBs 4126, 4284 & 4698 – Declaring certain parts of the country as protected areas, providing for its management (Reps. Ruby Sahali, Ben Evardone, and Gabriel Bordado)

HBs 3679, 3870, 4186 & 5107 – Declaring certain parts of the country as protected areas under the category of natural parks, protected landscape and providing for its management (Reps. Leo Rafael Cueva, Evelina Escudero, Deogracias Ramos, and Carlito Marquez)
PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS
Agenda
01:30 PM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
HR 10 – Urging the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) to support the proposed Zamboanga City Impounding Dam Project and to include it in the priority project listing of the national government (Rep. Celso Lobregat)

HB 845 – Providing for safety measures for culverts or other similar flood or drainage systems maintained by government entities (Rep. Linabelle Ruth Villarica)
TOURISM
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 2734, 2735, 3175, 3412 & 4131 – Declaring certain areas in the Provinces of Ilocos Sur, La Union, and Pangasinan as tourist destinations, providing for their development and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Eric Singson and Reps. Vini Nola Ortega and Leopoldo Bataoil)

HBs 3233, 3385, 3613 & 3634 – Declaring certain areas in the Provinces of Aklan, Southern Leyte, Palawan, and Abra as ecotourism zones, appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Carlito Marquez, Roger ‘Oging’ Mercado, Franz ‘Chicoy’ Alvarez, and Joseph Sto. Niño Bernos)

HB 4273 – Declaring the Province of Palawan as the Ecological Tourism Capital of the Philippines (Rep. Gil ‘Kabarangay’ Acosta)
TUESDAY • 23-MAY-2017
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
APPROPRIATIONS
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 349, 584, 844, 1040 1698, 3796, 4101, 4184, 4301 & 4686 – Establishing a national mental health policy for the purpose of enhancing the delivery of integrated mental health services, promoting and protecting persons utilizing psychiatric, neurologic, and psychosocial health services, appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speakers Romero ‘Miro’ Quimbo and Pia Cayetano, Reps. Linabelle Ruth Villarica, Ron Salo, Karlo Alexei Nograles, Teddy Brawner Baguilat Jr., Cristina ‘Chiqui’ Roa-Puno, Tom Villarin, Carlos Isagani Zarate, and John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto)

Substitute Bill to HBs 62, 102, 164, 301, 557, 2175, 2266, 2749, 2833, 2840, 3523, 4089, 4224, 4286, 4632 & 4803 – Establishing the Coconut Farmers and Industry Development Trust Fund and providing for its management and utilization (Reps. Karlo Alexei Nograles, Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., Feliciano Belmonte Jr., Ramon ‘Rav’ Rocamora, Ariel ‘Ka Ayik’ Casilao, Vilma Santos-Recto, Kaka Bag-ao, Josephine Ramirez-Sato, Tom Villarin, Teddy Brawner Baguilat Jr., Enrico Pineda, Delphine Gan Lee, Celso Lobregat, Deputy Speaker Sharon Garin, Reps. Anthony Bravo Ph.D., and Emmeline Aglipay-Villar)

Substitute Bill to HBs 12, 107, 171, 317, 368, 512, 523, 597, 696, 1267, 1687, 1711, 2001, 2167, 2338, 3425, 3448 & 4167 – Establishing the Filipino identification system (Reps. Feliciano Belmonte Jr., Gary Alejano, Karlo Alexei Nograles, Marlyn Primicias-Agabas, Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez, Reps. Robert ‘Ace’ Barbers, Alfredo Garbin, Prospero Pichay Jr., Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Maximo Rodriguez Jr., Xavier Jesus Romualdo, Deputy Speaker Frederick ‘Erick’ Abueg, Reps. Vilma Santos-Recto, Amado Espino Jr., Edgar Erice, Arnolfo ‘Arnie’ Teves Jr., and Sol Aragones)

Substitute Bill to HBs 31, 232, 478, 1122 & 1895 – Providing for a Magna Carta of the Poor (Reps. Raul Del Mar, Rodante Marcoleta, Jose Antonio ‘Kuya Jonathan’ Sy-Alvarado, Gary Alejano, and Salvio Fortuno)

Substitute Bill to HBs 225, 1975, 5120 & 5560 – Providing universal health care for all Filipinos and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Harry Roque Jr., Vilma Santos-Recto, Ron Salo, and Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D.)

HBs 343 & 3897 – Budget Impoundment Control Act (Reps. Yedda Marie Romualdez and Carlos Isagani Zarate)

HB 930 – Instilling fiscal discipline in the public sector by establishing deficit-neutral rules in line with the principle of responsible financial management and towards promoting sustainable economic growth (Rep. Francis Gerald Abaya)

HB 1056 – Revoking certain powers granted to the executive departments, further amending for the purpose certain sections of PD 1177, or the law revising the budget process in order to institutionalize the budgetary innovations of the new society (Rep. Magnolia Antonino)

HB 2385 – Institutionalizing a system of performance planning, budgeting, and accountability in all government agencies (Rep. Henedina Abad)

HBs 2387 & 5590 – Enforcing greater accountability in public financial management (PFM) by strengthening Congress' power of the purse, instituting an integrated PFM system, and increasing budget transparency and participation (Reps. Henedina Abad and Karlo Alexei Nograles)

HB 2828 – Instilling fiscal discipline in the public sector by specifying principles of responsible financial management and promoting full transparency and accountability in government revenue, expenditure and borrowing programs (Deputy Speaker Rolando Andaya Jr.)

HB 2832 – Regulating the power of the President to defer, rescind, or reserve expenditure of appropriations authorized by Congress (Rep. Tom Villarin)

HB 2868 – Defining the concept of savings and regulating the process of augmentation by the President in the implementation of Article VI, Section 25 (5) of the Philippine Constitution (Rep. Tom Villarin)

HB 4652 – Defining unprogrammed funds and prohibiting legislators from appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Emmi de Jesus)
COOPERATIVES DEVELOPMENT jt. w/ GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 4174 & 5385 – Creating the Department of Cooperatives and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Maria Valentina Plaza and Estrellita Suansing)

HBs 565, 1275 & 2571 – Reorganizing the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA), repealing for the purpose RA 6939, creating the CDA (Reps. Sabiniano Canama, Rozzano Rufino Biazon, and Maximo Rodriguez Jr.)
GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Montilla Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HR 654 – Inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the sale of Paskuhan Village in Pampanga by the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) to SM Development Corporation (SMDC) reportedly under the former's Asset Privatization Program (Rep. Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr.)

HR 767 – Inquiry into the alleged corruption and irregularities in the operation and business of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) (Rep. Harry Roque Jr.)
JUSTICE (Subcommittee on Correctional Reforms)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 2, 505, 935, 1609, 2009 & 3973 – Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility Act (Deputy Speaker Fredenil Castro, Reps. Victor Yap, Tobias ‘Toby’ Tiangco, Mercedes ‘Didi’ Cagas, Romeo Acop, and Estrellita Suansing)

Motu proprio inquiry into the alleged “secret detention cell” at the Manila Police District, Station 1 in Tondo, Manila

HR 314 – Investigation into the proliferation of illegal drugs at the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) and the glaring gross mismanagement thereof (Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia)

HR 874 – Investigation into the cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment of prisoners at the CPDRC during the raid conducted on 28 February 2017 (Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia)
REVISION OF LAWS
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 387 – Penalizing the refusal or failure to give legal child support without justifiable cause (Rep. Rosenda Ann Ocampo)

HB 1174 – Increasing the maximum value of the family home exempt from execution, forced sale of attachment, amending for the purpose Article 157 of EO 209, as amended, otherwise known as the Family Code of the Philippines (Deputy Speaker Pia Cayetano)

HB 1175 – Amending EO 209 (Deputy Speaker Pia Cayetano)

HB 1271 – Amending Articles 155 and 157 of EO 209, as amended (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)
GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HB 1891 – Creating the Philippine Metal Industry Corporation, defining its powers and functions, providing funds therefor (Rep. Arthur Defensor Jr.)

HB 2459 – Institutionalizing the Agricultural Guarantee Fund Pool (AGFP) and renaming it as the Agricultural Guarantee Corporation, expanding its coverage to guarantee post production (Rep. Arthur Yap)
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 3817 – Prohibiting the interception and disclosure of oral, wire, or electronic communications and other violations of the right to privacy of communication (Rep. Arthur Defensor Jr.)

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.)

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 (Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez)

Privilege Speech 66 – On-line bashing (Rep. Arnolfo ‘Arnie’ Teves Jr.)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 990 – Separating the City of Calamba from the second legislative district of the Province of Laguna to constitute the lone legislative district of the City Of Calamba (Rep. Joaquin Chipeco Jr.)

HB 2528 – Providing for the reapportionment of the Province of Southern Leyte into two legislative districts (Rep. Roger ‘Oging’ Mercado)

HBs 4117 & 4523 – Separating the City of Mandaue from the sixth legislative district of the Province of Cebu to constitute the lone legislative district of the City of Mandaue (Reps. Jonas Cortes and Rodrigo Abellanosa)
NORTH LUZON GROWTH QUADRANGLE
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Perez Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Briefing by the Department of Education (DepEd) on its plans, programs, and budget for Regions I & II and the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) for 2017-2018
PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 176, 1348 & 3837 – Defining the offenses of discharge of firearms and indiscriminate firing of firearms and providing stiffer penalties therefor, amending for the purpose Article 254 of Act 3815, as amended, otherwise known as the Revised Penal Code, and RA 10591, also known as the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act (Reps. Karlo Alexei Nograles, Romeo Acop, and Bernadette Herrera-Dy)

HB 5236 – Providing for the rank classification in the Philippine National Police (PNP), amending for the purpose Section 28 of RA 6975, otherwise known as the Department of the Interior and Local Government Act of 1990 (Rep. Romeo Acop)
SMALL BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HB 3335 – Promoting the development of entrepreneurship skills among government employees to ensure their productivity even beyond government service (Rep. Victoria Isabel Noel)
MONDAY • 22-MAY-2017
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
WAYS AND MEANS
Agenda
08:30 AM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
Presentation by Dr. Ian Ralby, chief executive officer (CEO) of I.R. Consilium LLC and an expert on downstream oil theft/illicit fuel trade, on the following: fuel marking; global practice in combatting oil theft and illicit fuel trade; current Philippine policies against fuel smuggling; and terms of reference
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD
Agenda
09:00 AM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 4904 – Amending RA 8178, otherwise known as the Agricultural Tariffication Act and PD 4, as amended, or the law creating the National Grains Authority and approving funds therefor (Rep. Arthur Yap)

HBs 5433 & 5443 – Replacing quantitative import restrictions on rice with tariffs and creating the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund, amending for this purpose RA 8178 (Rep. Jose Panganiban Jr. and Deputy Speaker Sharon Garin)

HB 5023 – Placing safety nets for Filipino rice producers by imposing tariffs in lieu of quantitative restrictions on rice imports, directing tariff collections from rice imports to projects and programs that enhance rice productivity and increase farmers' incomes (Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo)
JUSTICE
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Committee Report on the verified complaint for impeachment of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte filed by MAGDALO Party-List Rep. Gary Alejano
AGRARIAN REFORM
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Perez Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 229 & 2177 – Granting full insurance coverage to all qualified agrarian reform beneficiaries of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP), amending for the purpose Sec. 14 of RA 9700, otherwise known as the CARP Extension with Reforms (Deputy Speaker Eric Singson and Rep. Vilma Santos-Recto)

HB 5501 – Prohibiting the acceptance, processing, and approval of applications for land use conversion of agricultural lands, irrigated lands, and irrigable lands to non-agricultural purposes (Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez)

HB 1396 – Providing a 15-year moratorium on the processing and approval of application for conversion of all irrigated and irrigable lands covered by irrigation projects (Rep. Erlpe John ‘Ping’ Amante)
HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION jt. w/ BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 5454 – Recognizing the observance of November 17 of every year as the International Students' Day (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)

HBs 5366, 5586 & 5600 – Institutionalizing the Philippine Qualifications Framework (PQF) and establishing the PQF-National Coordinating Council (Reps. Sherwin Tugna, Evelina Escudero and Ann Hofer)
PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HR 763 – Inquiry into the manifest breakdown of discipline in the Philippine National Police (PNP) in the light of the recent high-profile criminal incidents allegedly involving officers and members of the organization (Rep. Romeo Acop)
HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
Agenda
02:00 PM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HB 4844 – Including the Cebu City extension campus as a satellite campus of the Cebu Technological University (CTU), amending for the purpose RA 9744, or the law establishing the CTU (Rep. Rodrigo Abellanosa)

Committee Report on HB 1080 – Integrating the Dr. Emilio B. Espinosa Sr. Memorial State College of Agriculture and Technology campus learning site in the Municipality of Cawayan, Province of Masbate, as regular campus of the Dr. Emilio B. Espinosa Sr. Memorial State College of Agriculture and Technology, to be known as the Dr. Emilio B. Espinosa Sr. Memorial State College of Agriculture and Technology-Cawayan Campus (Rep. Scott Davies Lanete M.D.)

Committee Report on HB 5048 – Mandating the integration of Maasin City College into the Southern Leyte State University System (Rep. Roger ‘Oging’ Mercado)

Substitute Bill to HB 4650 – Renaming the Don Honorio Ventura Technological State University (DHVTSU) in the Municipality of Bacolor, Province of Pampanga as the Pampanga State University (PamSU), amending for the purpose RA 9832, or the law establishing the DHVTSU (Rep. Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr.)

HB 181 – Instituting free college education for indigent students (Rep. Vincent ‘Bingbong’ Crisologo)

HB 5352 – Declaring the 25th day of August of every year as the National Tech-Voc Day (Rep. Alfredo Vargas III)

HB 5456 – Recognizing the observance of July 25 of every year as the National Campus Press Freedom Day (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)

HR 706 – Inquiry into the rights and privileges of the 11 missing student-cadets undergoing mandatory shipboard training who were among the victims of the maritime accident involving M/V Starlite Atlantic (Rep. Jesulito Manalo)

HR 911 – Recommending to the Board of Regents of the Cebu Normal University to establish a campus at the City of Toledo, Province of Cebu (Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia)

HRs 965 and 972 – Congratulating and commending the Palawan State University School of Law for obtaining a 100% passing rate in the 2016 Philippine bar examinations (Deputy Speaker Frederick ‘Erick’ Abueg)

HR 968 – Congratulating and commending the University of San Carlos in Cebu City for having produced four of the top ten in the 2016 bar examinations including the topnotcher (Rep. Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo)

HR 979 – Congratulating the University of San Carlos School of Law and Governance in Cebu City, its new lawyers and bar topnotchers for their outstanding, historic and exemplary performance in the 2016 Philippine bar examinations (Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia)

Last Updated: 22-May-2017, 12:45:06 PM