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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 • 21-SEPTEMBER-2017
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
NATURAL RESOURCES (Technical Working Group) (CANCELLED)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rooms 1&2 RVM Bldg.
Technical Working Group on:
HB 2165 - Providing for the mandatory domestic processing of all mineral ores, amending for the purpose RA 7942, otherwise known as the Philippine Mining Act of 1995 (Rep. Erlpe John 'Ping' Amante)
HB 2915 - Promoting the development of minerals processing and in the process banning the export of iron, nickel, chromite, manganese, black sand and other strategic metallic ores (Rep. Joseph Paduano)
HB 3229 - Promoting the development of minerals processing and in the process banning the export of unprocessed mineral ores (Rep. Francisco Jose 'Bingo' Matugas II)
DANGEROUS DRUGS (CANCELLED)
Agenda
10:00 AM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
HR 585 – Directing the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA), Office of Transport Security (OTS), Land Transportation Office (LTO), and other government agencies to intensify and coordinate their efforts to suppress the trafficking of illegal drugs in the country (Rep. Cesar Sarmiento)
WEDNESDAY • 20-SEPTEMBER-2017
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
ECOLOGY
Agenda
09:00 AM
Conf. Rooms 1&2 RVM Bldg.
HB 2286 – Repealing Section 20 of RA 8749, otherwise known as the Philippine Clean Air Act of 1999 and amending pertinent provisions of RA 9003, also known as the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000 (Rep. Carlito Marquez)
HBs 769 & 1827 – Amending Section 46 of RA 8749, to shift liability for smoke belching from the driver to the owner of the motor vehicle (Reps. Emmeline Aglipay-Villar and Alfredo Vargas III)
Privilege Speech 42 – On the improper implementation of the emission testing provision of the RA 8749 (Rep. Harlin Neil Abayon III)
GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY jt. w/ JUSTICE
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HR 867 – Inquiry into the alleged grossly disadvantageous contract entered into by the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) and the Tagum Agricultural Development Company, Inc. (TADECO) (Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez)
GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rooms 3&4 RVM Bldg.
HB 5898 – Granting survivorship benefits to the dependent children of a deceased retired chairman or commissioner of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC), Commission on Audit (COA), Civil Service Commission (CSC), and the Ombudsman, who is a solo parent as defined under RA 8972, and the surviving parents, or nominated persons of the deceased retiree, amending RA 10084 (Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas)
HBs 2439 & 3487– Amending certain provisions of RA 10149, otherwise known as the Government-Owned and Controlled Corporation (GOCC) Governance Act of 2011 (Reps. Tom Villarin and Evelina Escudero)
HB 3014 – Abolishing the Governance Commission for GOCC (GCG), repealing for the purpose RA 10149 (Rep. Rodel Batocabe)
HB 6206 – Professionalizing the practice of corporate directorship in GOCCs and government financial institutions (GFIs), amending for the purpose RA 10149 (Rep. Maria Lourdes Acosta-Alba)
JUSTICE
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Verified complaints for impeachment against Commission on Elections (COMELEC) Chair Juan Andres D. Bautista
LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Committee Report on HB 5504 – Renewing the franchise granted to the Bohol Chronicle Radio Corporation to construct, maintain and operate radio broadcasting stations in the Philippines under RA 7634 to another 25 years from the date of approval of this Act (Rep. Arthur Yap)
HB 5054 – Renewing the franchise granted to Century Communications Marketing Center, Inc. (CCMCI) under RA 8133 for another 25 years from the effectivity of this Act (Rep. Strike Revilla)
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)

Presentation and approval of the technical working group (TWG) recommendations on the Internal Rules of the Committee
WAYS AND MEANS (CANCELLED)
Agenda
09:30 AM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 133 & 177 - Ensuring the preservation and management of protected areas, amending for the purpose RA 7586, otherwise known as the National Integrated Protected Areas System Act of 1992 (Reps. Rodel Batocabe and Josephine Ramirez-Sato)
Substitute Bill to HBs to 3927 & 5243 - Separating the Southern Philippines Agriculture, Business, Marine and Aquatic School of Technology (SPAMAST) – Digos campus in Davao del Sur from the SPAMAST in Malita, Davao Occidental and converting it into a state college to be known as Davao Del Sur State College and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Lorna Bautista-Bandigan and Mercedes ‘Didi’ Cagas)
HB 1616 - Exempting the system loss charge component in the sale of electricity by distribution companies and electric cooperatives from the coverage of the value added tax, amending for the purpose Section 109 (1) of the National Internal Revenue Code (NIRC), as amended (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)
AGRARIAN REFORM
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rooms 1&2 RVM Bldg.
HB 5487 – Rationalizing the requirements imposed by the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) regarding land registration (Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez)
AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES RESOURCES
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 788, 6110 & 6151 – Establishing fish ports in the Municipality of Minglanilla, Province of Cebu, and in the Municipalities of Saint Bernard and Macrohon, Province of Southern Leyte (Reps. Gerald Anthony ‘Samsam’ Gullas Jr. and Roger ‘Oging’ Mercado)
HB 5331 – Establishing a freshwater aquaculture center under the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) for a multi-species breeding farm and hatchery in the Municipality of Balo-i, Province of Lanao del Norte and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo) HB 5753 – Establishing an aquatic research and experimental breeding station for lake, river and other inland fishes in the Municipalities of Magsingal and Cabugao, Province of Ilocos Sur and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Deogracias Victor ‘DV’ Savellano)
HB 5753 – Establishing an aquatic research and experimental breeding station for lake, river and other inland fishes in the Municipalities of Magsingal and Cabugao, Province of Ilocos Sur and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Deogracias Victor ‘DV’ Savellano)
HBs 6289, 6290, 6291 & 6292 – Establishing multi-species marine hatcheries in certain municipalities in the Province of Camarines Sur and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)
HBs 407, 1363, 1399, 3063 & 3211 – Establishing fisheries and aquatic research and training centers in certain parts of the country and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Baby Aline Vargas-Alfonso, Erlpe John ‘Ping’ Amante, Carlito Marquez, and Emmanuel Billones)
HB 1412 – Establishing a mariculture development park in certain municipalities in the Province of Agusan del Norte and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Erlpe John ‘Ping’ Amante)
GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION jt. w/ PUBLIC WORKS & HIGHWAYS
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 2457 – Rationalizing the resource management of the water sector, creating the Department of Water, Sewage and Sanitation (Rep. Arthur Yap)
HB 4995 – Creating the Department of Water Resources and Services and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Estrellita Suansing)
HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on HB 83 – Constituting an Administrative Capital City Planning Commission for the purpose of studying the feasibility of relocating the capital and seat of government of the Philippines and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Alfredo ‘Albee’ Benitez)
TOURISM
Agenda
01:30 PM
Conf. Rooms 7&8 RVM Bldg.
HR 956 – Inquiry into the status of implementation of RA 10816 or the Farm Tourism Development Act of 2016 (Deputy Speaker Sharon Garin)
HR 1087 – Inquiry into the roadmap, programs, projects and action plans of the Department of Tourism (DOT) that aim to regulate tourist spots in order to promote sustainability (Rep. Edgar Sarmiento)
HB 4526 – Declaring the Province of Palawan as the Cruise Ship Capital of the Philippines (Rep. Gil ‘Kabarangay’ Acosta)
HB 4711 – Declaring Siargao and Bucas Grande Islands in the Province of Surigao del Norte as ecotourism zones and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Francisco Jose ‘Bingo’ Matugas II)
HBs 4846 & 4979 – Declaring the Malubal Falls and the Underground Tipan Cave in the Province of Zamboanga Sibugay as ecotourism sites and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Ann Hofer)
TUESDAY • 19-SEPTEMBER-2017
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION jt. w/ NATIONAL DEFENSE AND SECURITY (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on HBs 108, 344, 596, 2638, 3093, 420, 4648 & 6075 - Disaster Preparedness Bills (Reps. Gary Alejano, Yedda Marie Romualdez, Prospero Pichay Jr., Wes Gatchalian, Winston 'Winnie' Castelo, Bernadette Herrera-Dy, Doy Leachon and Joey Sarte Salceda)
JUSTICE (CANCELLED)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Verified complaints for impeachment against Commission on Elections (COMELEC) Chair Juan Andres D. Bautista
TRANSPORTATION (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:
HBs 106 & 296 – Establishing the taxi passengers' rights (Reps. Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D. and Horacio Suansing Jr.)
HB 758 – Providing for the regulation of activities of taxi drivers and operators (Rep. Emmeline Aglipay-Villar)
HB 4433 – Penalizing the charging of taxi fares which are higher than the official rates, the failure to use the taxi meters, or the refusal to carry taxi passengers without cause, to their places of destination (Rep. Harlin Neil Abayon III)
WEST PHILIPPINE SEA
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Organizational meeting

Briefing by the National Task Force for the West Philippine Sea
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Agenda
10:30 AM
Conf. Rooms 7&8 RVM Bldg.
Briefing by the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (PCAARRD-DOST), Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), and the Biotechnology Coalition of the Philippines (Biotech) on their plans, projects and programs
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rooms 1&2 RVM Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:
HB 4018 – Providing free insurance premium for farmers under the Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation, amending for the purpose RA 8178, as amended, otherwise known as the Agricultural Tariffication Act (Rep. Peter ‘Sr. Pedro’ Unabia)
HB 4904 – Amending RA 8178 and PD 4, as amended, or the law creating the National Grains Authority and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Arthur Yap)
HBs 5023 & 6190 – Placing safety nets for Filipino rice producers by imposing tariffs in lieu of quantitative restrictions (QR) on rice imports, directing tariff collections from rice imports to projects and programs that enhance rice productivity and increase farmers’ incomes (Reps. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and Rico Geron)
HB 5326 – Strengthening rice self-sufficiency, directing all proceeds from rice importations and auctions of smuggled rice to rice production support projects and programs (Rep. Leonila Cecilia Chavez)
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)
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS (Technical Working Group )
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting of Group 2 to deliberate on Articles III, IV, V, VIII, IX, and XVII of the 1987 Constitution and a proposed Article on Bill of Duties
POVERTY ALLEVIATION
Agenda
01:30 PM
Conf. Room 6 RVM Bldg.
HB 4700 – Institutionalizing community-based monitoring system in all barangays, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Jose Enrique ‘Joet’ Garcia III)
HB 5588 – Establishing a nationwide geo-tagging and poverty tracking system and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Manuel Zubiri)
PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Villar 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)
MONDAY • 18-SEPTEMBER-2017
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
TRANSPORTATION
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkrs. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Briefing by the following government agencies:
• Inter-Agency Council on Traffic (i-ACT) - on its plans, programs and projects;
• Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) - on the status of clearing of roads, closures of illegal terminals, and preparation for the upcoming holiday season;
• Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) - on the status of route rationalization; and
• Road Board - on the approval of DOTr projects.
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting of Group 4 to deliberate on Articles XI, XII, XIII, XIV, and XV of the 1987 Constitution
GAMES AND AMUSEMENTS jt. w/ PUBLIC ORDER & SAFETY
Agenda
01:30 PM
Conf. Rooms 3&4 RVM Bldg.
Briefing by the Travellers’ International Hotel Group, Inc. (Resorts World Manila) on its security and safety protocols
HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 6286, 898, 2166, 2951, 3472, 3586, 5990, 6213 & 4025 – Establishing a medical scholarship program and service program for qualified students and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Ann Hofer, Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., Vilma Santos-Recto, Bernadette Herrera-Dy, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Alfredo Vargas III, John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto, and Salvador Belaro Jr.)
HB 2275 – Converting the Dr. Emilio B. Espinosa Sr. Memorial State College of Agriculture and Technology in Masbate into a state university to be known as the State University of Masbate (SUM), and establishing therewith campuses in Masbate City and in the Municipalities of Aroroy, Cawayan, and San Jacinto, all located in the Province of Masbate (Rep. Elisa ‘Olga’ Kho)
HB 3230 – Converting the Occidental Mindoro State College in the Province of Occidental Mindoro into a state university to be known as the Occidental Mindoro State University (OMSU) and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Josephine Ramirez-Sato)
HBs 6137 & 6147 – Establishing the Polytechnic University of the Philippines-Sablayan campus in Occidental Mindoro to be known as PUP-Sablayan Campus, appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Josephine Ramirez-Sato and Julieta Cortuna)
HB 4961 – Appropriating funds for the construction of additional classrooms, laboratories, and dormitories in the Central Mindanao University (Rep. Maximo Rodriguez Jr.)
HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HR 599 – Investigation into the perceived snail-paced implementation of housing relocation and resettlement projects for those affected by Typhoon Yolanda and for those living in dangerous zones, and to recommend appropriate legislation (Rep. Ben Evardone)

Last Updated: 19-September-2017, 05:51:23 PM