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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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THURSDAY • 15-NOVEMBER-2018
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HBs 2439 & 3487– Amending certain provisions of RA 10149, otherwise known as the Government Owned and Controlled Corporation (GOCC) Governance Act of 2011 (by excluding from the coverage of the law the compensation of employees of non-chartered GOCCs, among others) (Rep. Tom Villarin and Deputy Speaker Evelina Escudero)

HB 3014 – Abolishing the Governance Commission for GOCC (GCG), repealing for the purpose RA 10149 (Rep. Rodel Batocabe)
WEDNESDAY • 14-NOVEMBER-2018
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
METRO MANILA DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
08:00 AM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Briefing by concerned government agencies and other stakeholders on disaster preparedness and mitigation
GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION jt. w/ TRANSPORTATION (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Perez Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on the Substitute Bill to HBs 190, 1725, 2731, 3116, 5042, 5480 & 6978– Establishing the Philippine Transportation Safety Board (PTSB) and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Anthony Bravo Ph.D., Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Gary Alejano, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Gwendolyn Garcia, Alfredo Vargas III, and Rodolfo Fariñas)
LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 2262 – Renewing for another 25 years the franchise granted to Cadiz Radio and Television Network, Inc., under RA 8111 (Rep. Leo Rafael Cueva)

HB 4555 – Granting the Lanao Del Norte Electric Cooperative a franchise to construct, operate and maintain a distribution system for the conveyance of electric power to the end-users in all the municipalities of the Province of Lanao del Norte (Rep. Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo)

HB 7287 – Renewing for another 25 years the franchise granted to Ultimate Entertainment, Inc., under RA 8102 (Rep. Juliet Marie Ferrer)

HB 7546 – Granting the Philand Communications Network Corporation a franchise to construct, install, establish, operate and maintain telecommunications systems throughout the Philippines (Rep. Emi Calixto-Rubiano)

HB 7980 – Renewing for another 25 years the franchise granted to R.T. Broadcast Specialist Phil. Inc., under RA 8126 (former Rep. Karlo Alexei Nograles)

HB 8379 – Renewing for another 25 years the franchise granted to ABC Development Corporation, presently known as TV5 Network, Inc., under RA 7831 (Rep. Romero ‘Miro’ Quimbo)
TRANSPORTATION
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkrs. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Briefing by concerned government agencies on the following:

• Status and timeline of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) projects
• Fare hike and issuance of new fare matrix
• Rationalization of terminals in Metro Manila
• Design and Construction of footbridges in Metro Manila
GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 59, 136, 361, 1608, 1671, 1780, 3127, 4641 & 7983 – Proposing amendments to RA 8291 or the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) Act of 1997 (by lowering the retirement age of government employees) (Reps. Antonio Tinio, Rodel Batocabe, Maria Carmen Zamora, Mercedes ‘Didi’ Cagas, Strike Revilla, Nancy Catamco, Marlyn Primicias-Agabas, Marisol Panotes, and Lorna Silverio)
NATURAL RESOURCES
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
HBs 6990, 7183, 8116 & 8262 – Establishing/declaring certain areas in the country as protected areas under the category of protected landscape/seascape, pursuant to RA 7586, otherwise known as the National Integrated Protected Areas System (NIPAS) Act of 1992 and providing funds for their management (Reps. Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., Gil ‘Kabarangay’ Acosta, Elisa ‘Olga’ Kho, and Ronald Cosalan)

HB 7792 – Mandating the inclusion of Napantao in the Municipality of San Francisco, Province of Southern Leyte into RA 7586 (Rep. Roger ‘Oging’ Mercado)

HB 6987 – Reclassifying the Mangabul Reservation in the Municipality of Bayambang, Province of Pangasinan into alienable and disposable land of the public domain for the purpose of redistributing the same to the bona fide and long-term farmers/occupants thereof (Deputy Speaker Rose Marie ‘Baby’ Arenas)

HB 7225 – Declaring the Loon Upthrust located in the Municipalities of Loon and Maribojoc, Province of Bohol as alienable and disposable land (Rep. Rene Relampagos)
TOURISM
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Briefing by the Department of Tourism (DOT) on the present state of the country’s tourism industry and its accomplishments and plans and programs for the remainder of CY 2018 and for CY 2019

Briefing by the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) and the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) on their respective agencies’ accomplishments and plans and programs
WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkrs. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Draft Substitute Bill to HBs 5213, 5781 & 5956 – Defining gender-based street, public spaces and online sexual harassment, providing protective measures and prescribing penalties therefor (Reps. Ramon ‘Rav’ Rocamora, Tom Villarin, and Michelle Antonio)

HB 372 – Creating a National Women’s Museum (Rep. Arlene Brosas)

HB 1182 – Providing for pension and health benefits to comfort women, appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Pia Cayetano)

HB 4080 – Providing for women empowerment (Rep. Gus Tambunting)

HB 4413 – Declaring May 17 of every year as the National Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)

HB 5453 – Mandating the observance of 29 November of every year as “Women Human Rights Defenders Day” (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)
GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION jt. w/ TRANSPORTATION
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Perez Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 5092 & 6275 – Transforming the Office for Transportation Security (OTS) into the Commission on Transportation Security (CTS) (Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and Rep. Arnulfo Fuentebella)
TUESDAY • 13-NOVEMBER-2018
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 8301 – Providing for the protection of financial consumers (Rep. Henry Ong)

Briefing by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas on financial technology
TRANSPORTATION (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HB s 72, 706, 3642, 6117, 7269 & 7318 – Institutionalizing the grant of student fare discount privileges on public transportation (Reps. Alfredo Vargas III, Bellaflor Angara-Castillo, Dennis Laogan, Ron Salo, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., and Frederick Siao)

HB 2477 – Granting 15% fare discount to every bona fide student on transportation fares/rates charged by taxis, SUVs, jeepneys, buses, light rail transits, metro rail transits or similar land transport systems (Rep. Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo)
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (Bicameral Conference)
Agenda
10:00 AM
Sen. A.B. Padilla Room 2/F Right Wing, Senate of the Philippines
Bicameral Conference Committee meeting on the disagreeing provisions of HB 7652 & SB 1636 – Requiring public telecommunications entities to provide nationwide mobile number portability to subscribers (Rep. Victor Yap and Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian)
WAYS AND MEANS
Agenda
10:00 AM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
HBs 8252 & 8323 – Amending certain sections of RA 8424, otherwise known as the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997, as amended (by redesigning the financial sector taxation into a simpler, fairer, more efficient, and revenue neutral tax system) (Reps. Estrellita Suansing and Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)
HUMAN RIGHTS (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HB 1617– Defining certain rights of human rights defenders and providing penalties for violations thereof relative to the implementation of the 1998 United Nations (UN) Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally-Recognized Human Rights, otherwise known as the UN Declaration on Human Rights Defenders (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)

HB 8128 – Defining the rights and fundamental freedoms of human rights defenders, declaring the State’s responsibilities and instituting effective mechanisms for the protection and promotion of these rights and freedoms (Rep. Edcel Lagman)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 6338 & 8221 – Establishing and institutionalizing the Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) for local government units (LGUs), and allocating for this purpose the SGLG Fund (Reps. Jose Enrique ‘Joet’ Garcia III and Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 8018 – Enhancing the use of national wealth for local development by amending certain provisions in Book II of RA 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991 (Rep. Gary Alejano)
Overseas Workers Affairs
Agenda
01:30 PM
Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg.
HR. 2291 - Inquiry into the protection granted by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), and Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) against the abandonment of seafarers in light of the abandonment of the 21 Filipino seafarers in Kakinada Port, India (Rep. Jesulito Manalo)

HR 2292 - Inquiry into the MARINA’s decision to suspend the conduct of theoretical examinations from 29 December 2018 to 30 april 2019, and its impact on the deployment of seafarers (Rep. Jesulito Manalo)
MONDAY • 12-NOVEMBER-2018
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
WAYS AND MEANS
Agenda
01:00 PM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 3655, 3832, 4011, 4133, 4412 & 7105 – Enhancing revenue administration and collection by granting amnesty on all unpaid impositions levied by government for taxable year 2017 and prior years (Rep. Michael Romero Ph.D., Minority Leader Danilo Suarez, Reps. Jocelyn Limkaichong, Eric Singson, Wes Gatchalian, and Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez)

Substitute Bill to HBs 182, 812, 970, 1220, 1527, 2388, 2540, 3040 & 5406 – Institutionalizing energy efficiency and conservation enhancing the efficient use of energy, granting incentives to energy efficiency and conservation projects (Reps. Eric Olivarez, Rodel Batocabe, Yedda Marie Romualdez, Reynaldo Umali, Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Rep. Henedina Abad (dec.), Rep. Gus Tambunting and former Rep. Harry Roque Jr.)

Substitute Bill to HB 203 – Establishing the Southern Palawan Special Economic Zone in the Province of Palawan, creating for the purpose the Southern Palawan Special Economic Zone Authority, appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Frederick ‘Erick’ Abueg)

Substitute Bill to HB 359 – Establishing the Cagayan De Oro Special Economic Zone in Barangay Balubal, Cagayan De Oro City, Province of Misamis Oriental, providing funds therefor (Rep. Maximo Rodriguez Jr.)

Substitute Bill to HB 905 – Establishing the special economic zone and freeport in the Province of Ilocos Sur, creating for this purpose the Ilocos Sur Special Economic Zone and Freeport Authority, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Deogracias Victor ‘DV’ Savellano)

Substitute Bill to HB 2033 – Establishing the special economic zone and freeport in the Province of Ilocos Norte, creating for this purpose the Ilocos Norte Special Economic Zone and Freeport Authority, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Imelda Marcos)

Substitute Bill to HB 4168 – Establishing the Camarines Sur Special Economic Zone in the Province of Camarines Sur, creating for the purpose the Camarines Sur Special Economic Zone Authority, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)
HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 6461 – Exempting overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirement in the renewal of their license under the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC), amending for the purpose RA 10912, otherwise known as the CPD Act of 2016 (Rep. Rodel Batocabe)

HB 7171 – Repealing RA 10912 (Rep. Antonio Tinio)

HB 8296 – Enhancing the CPD of Filipino workers and professionals, amending for the purpose RA 10912 (Rep. Maximo Rodriguez Jr.)

HR 1610 – Inquiry into the status of implementation of RA 10912 (Rep. Aniceto ‘John’ Bertiz III)

HB 7961 – Converting the Sum-ag National High School (SNHS) in the City of Bacolod, Province of Negros Occidental into a state college to be known as the Sum-ag State College (SSC) and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Greg Gasataya)

HB 8137 – Establishing a polytechnic state college in the Municipality of Cuyapo, Province of Nueva Ecija to be known as the Cuyapo Polytechnic State College and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Estrellita Suansing)

Last Updated: 12-November-2018, 05:48:34 PM