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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 • 21-FEBRUARY-2018
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
ECOLOGY
Agenda
09:00 AM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 142, 540, 1528, 6596, 2964, 3610, 5901 & 4287 – Providing for a comprehensive hazardous and radioactive wastes management and providing penalties for violations thereof (Reps. Ma. Lourdes Acosta-Alba, Victor Yap, Alexandria Gonzales, Michael Romero Ph.D., Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Scott Davies Lanete M.D., and Emmi De Jesus)

HRs 705 & 709 – Inquiry into the status of initiatives being implemented by the Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) and the government in general relative to the rehabilitation of Laguna de Bay (Reps. Rozzano Rufino Biazon and Enrico Pineda)
GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION
Agenda
09:00 AM
Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
HB 6198 – Establishing a government owned radio station in Maasin City, Southern Leyte (Rep. Roger ‘Oging' Mercado)

HBs 59, 136, 361, 471, 734, 871, 1017, 1087, 1097, 1608, 1671, 1780, 1880, 2449, 2569, 3127, 3453, 4205, 4641, 4733, 4746 & 5426 – Proposing amendments to RA 8291 or the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) Act of 1997, by lowering the retirement age of government employees, providing additional benefits to retirees, and strengthening the GSIS, among others (Reps. Antonio Tinio, Rodel Batocabe, Maria Carmen Zamora, Evelina Escudero, Rogelio Espina M.D., Leopoldo Bataoil, Scott Davies Lanete M.D., Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo, Mercedes ‘Didi’ Cagas, Strike Revilla, Nancy Catamco, Jerry Treñas, Arthur Yap, Maximo Rodriguez Jr., Marlyn Primicias-Agabas, Tom Villarin, Marisol Panotes, Joey Sarte Salceda, and Gary Alejano)
COOPERATIVES DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg.
HR 44 – Inquiry into the establishment of an apex organization of all cooperatives as a unifying body of the cooperative movement (Rep. Anthony Bravo Ph.D.)
GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY - CANCELLED
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HR 1126 – Inquiry into the utilization of the tobacco excise tax and determination of the tangible benefits acquired by tobacco farmers of Ilocos Norte (Rep. Ariel ‘Ka Ayik’ Casilao)

Motu proprio inquiry into various transactions of the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte in 2012
LOCAL GOVERNMENT jt. w/ MUSLIM AFFAIRS and PEACE, RECONCILIATION, AND UNITY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Draft Substitute Bill to HBs 92, 6121, 6263 & 6475 – Providing for the Basic Law for the Bangsamoro and abolishing the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), repealing for the purpose RA 9054, or the law strengthening and expanding the Organic Act for the ARMM, and RA 6734 or the law providing for an Organic Act for the ARMM (Deputy Speaker Bai Sandra Sinsuat Sema, Reps. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo, and Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez)
YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rm. 6, RVM Bldg.
HR 1073 – Investigation into the arbitrary exclusion of Mary Joy Tabal, Philippine marathoner, as well as all others who may be similarly situated, from the Philippine delegation to the 29th Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur (Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia)

HB 5032 – Defining the crime of game-fixing and providing penalties therefor (Rep. Enrico Pineda)

HB 6420 – Preserving indigenous games of the Philippines (Rep. Salvador Belaro)
CIVIL SERVICE AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
Agenda
10:00 AM
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
HBs 4259 & 4319 – Environmental Engineering Act of the Philippines (Reps. Maximo Rodriguez Jr. and Celso Lobregat)

HB 3475 – Amending RA 9298, otherwise known as the Philippine Accountancy Act of 2004 (Rep. Evelina Escudero)

HBs 4749, 5330, 5812, 6403, 6480 & 6546 – Regulating the practice of speech language pathology in the Philippines and providing funds therefor (Reps. Gary Alejano, John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto, Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Michelle Antonio, and Alfredo Vargas III)

HB 3565 – Providing for a more responsive and comprehensive regulation for the practice, licensing, registration, and certification of sanitary and environmental engineers and sanitarians in the Philippines, amending for the purpose RA 1364 (Rep. Teddy Brawner Baguilat Jr.)
AGRARIAN REFORM
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
HB 1719 – Institutionalizing micro-credit financing, amending for the purpose RA 3844, as amended, otherwise known as the Code of Agrarian Reform of the Philippines, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)
POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS
Agenda
01:00 PM
Speaker's Social Hall, 2/F Main Building
Substitute Bill to HBs 116, 1062, 2380 & 6027 – Instituting absolute divorce in the Philippines (Reps. Edcel Lagman, Robert ‘Ace’ Barbers, Emmi de Jesus, and Teddy Brawner Baguilat Jr.)
NATURAL RESOURCES
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HB 6505 – Instituting a new water code, amending for the purpose PD 1067, otherwise known as the Water Code of the Philippines (Rep. Michelle Antonio)
PEOPLE'S PARTICIPATION
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Perez Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Discussion on the letter of the Chairperson of the Philippine Coalition on Volunteerism (PCV) dated 30 January 2018 on proposals to amend RA 9418 or the Volunteer Act of 2007
YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
01:30 PM
Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg.
HR 1073 – Investigation into the arbitrary exclusion of Mary Joy Tabal, Philippine marathoner, as well as all others who may be similarly situated, from the Philippine delegation to the 29th Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur (Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia)

HB 5032 – Defining the crime of game-fixing and providing penalties therefor (Rep. Enrico Pineda)

HB 6420 – Preserving indigenous games of the Philippines (Rep. Salvador Belaro)
TUESDAY • 20-FEBRUARY-2018
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HR 1505 – Inquiry into the apparent corruption and irregularities in the imposition, collection, and distribution of taxes and fees on the quarrying operations in the Province of Nueva Ecija and other Provinces in the Philippines (Rep. Rosanna ‘Ria’ Vergara)
LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES (Subcommittee on Oversight)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Motu proprio inquiry into the alleged sale of PT&T to Menlo Capital Corporation without Congressional approval
LOCAL GOVERNMENT jt. w/ MUSLIM AFFAIRS and PEACE, RECONCILIATION, AND UNITY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Draft Substitute Bill to HBs 92, 6121, 6263 & 6475 – Providing for the Basic Law for the Bangsamoro and abolishing the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), repealing for the purpose RA 9054, or the law strengthening and expanding the Organic Act for the ARMM, and RA 6734 or the law providing for an Organic Act for the ARMM (Deputy Speaker Bai Sandra Sinsuat Sema, Reps. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo, and Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez)
RURAL DEVELOPMENT (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
10:00 AM
Conf. Rm. 6, RVM Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on HB 6997 – Providing for a Rural Development Amelioration Fund (Rep. Deogracias Ramos Jr.)
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Agenda
10:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg.
HB 4581 – Establishing the Science for Change (S4C) (Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda)

HB 2973 – Establishing a research and development center for mammalian cell lines and animal virus repository and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Divina Grace Yu)

HB 850 – Improving the opportunities for the development of the next generation of scientific researchers (Deputy Speaker Linabelle Ruth Villarica)

HB 1444 – Granting tax incentives for research activities (Rep. Salvador Belaro Jr.)

HB 6706 – Creating a research fund providing for its administration (Rep. Salvador Belaro Jr.)

HBs 7048 & 7132 – Strengthening and expanding the promotion of research, basic research, and evidenced or science-based policy research of Act 4120 of the National Research Council of the Philippines and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Erico Aristotle Aumentado and Arlene Arcillas)
GAMES AND AMUSEMENTS (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
01:30 PM
Conf. Rm. 5, RVM Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on HBs 6111 & 6514 – Rationalizing and consolidating government regulations relating to all games of chance under the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR), Games and Amusements Board (GAB), Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO), and special economic zones, creating for the purpose the Philippine Amusements and Gaming Authority (PAGA) (Rep. Enrico Pineda and Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez)
MINDANAO AFFAIRS
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Briefing by the Department of National Defense (DND) on the current situation of martial law in Mindanao
MONDAY • 19-FEBRUARY-2018
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
ENERGY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
HB 779 – Granting all qualified farmers and fishermen discount on petroleum products (Rep. Harlin Neil Abayon III)

HR 415 – Inquiry into the alleged predatory pricing of oil products in Mindanao (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)

HR 853 – Inquiry into the alleged disparity and overpricing of fuel prices in Northern Luzon (Rep. Mark Go)
HEALTH jt. w/ TRADE AND INDUSTRY (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HBs 884, 885, 917, 925, 4129, 4713 & 5204 – Amending RA 9211, otherwise known as the Tobacco Regulation Act of 2003 (Reps. Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., Harry Roque Jr., Francis Gerald Abaya, Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo, Lawrence ‘Law’ Fortun, and Rozzano Rufino Biazon)

HR 973 – Urging the Department of Health (DOH) to adopt harm reduction measures particularly the use of electronic cigarettes as an alternative for smokers as part of its national tobacco control strategy (Rep. Anthony Bravo Ph.D.)
JUSTICE
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Continuation of the hearing on the determination of probable cause in relation to the verified complaint for impeachment against Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno
LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg.
Committee Report on HB 4906 – Extending for another 25 years the franchise granted to Delta Broadcasting System, Inc. to establish, maintain and operate radio and television broadcasting stations within the Philippines under RA 7723 (Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco)

HB 6385 – Renewing the franchise granted to Philippine Communications Satellite Corporation (PHILCOMSAT) to construct, install, maintain and operate in the Philippines ground satellite terminal stations for telecommunications with satellite facilities and delivery to common carriers (Rep. Mark Go)

HB 6774 – Amending the franchise granted to Apo Associated Radio Electronics and Communications Company, Inc. under RA 8994 to construct, install, establish, operate, and maintain radio telephone and radiotelegraph coastal stations, aeronautical and public fixed and public based land-mobile stations for the reception and transmission of radio communications within the Philippines (Rep. Xavier Jesus Romualdo)
YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rm. 6, RVM Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HB 3244 – Creating the national, provincial, city, municipal sports development councils (Rep. Mark Aeron Sambar)

HB 5024 – Institutionalizing a comprehensive national grassroots sports development program centered in the Philippine national games (Rep. Lucy Gomez)
BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE jt. w/ HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 4890 – Establishing a human trafficking prevention education program for the youth and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Rodel Batocabe)

HB 5121 – Regulating the conduct of educational field trips, otherwise known as the Educational Field Trip Act, imposing penalties for violation thereof (Rep. Scott Davies Lanete M.D.)

HBs 5832 & 6109 – Providing free education to senior citizens (Reps. Luis Jose Angel Campos Jr. and John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto)

HB 6000 – Promoting outcome-based education (OBE) in the Philippines (Rep. Salvador Belaro Jr.)

HB 1442 – Institutionalizing the holding of job fairs in all colleges, universities, technical-vocational schools, and senior high schools all over the country (Rep. Salvador Belaro Jr.)

HB 4027 – Creating and designating education attachés in Philippine consulates worldwide (Rep. Salvador Belaro Jr.)

HR 117 – Urging the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and Department of Education (DepEd) to jointly study, research and consider the revision of the current college curricula by reducing the residency of students from five years to four years for five-year degree courses and from four years to three years for four-year degree courses and submit the result of such study to Congress for the passage of an appropriate legislative action (Rep. Estrellita Suansing)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT jt. w/ MUSLIM AFFAIRS and PEACE, RECONCILIATION, AND UNITY
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkrs. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Draft Substitute Bill to HBs 92, 6121, 6263 & 6475 – Providing for the Basic Law for the Bangsamoro and abolishing the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), repealing for the purpose RA 9054, or the law strengthening and expanding the Organic Act for the ARMM, and RA 6734 or the law providing for an Organic Act for the ARMM (Deputy Speaker Bai Sandra Sinsuat Sema, Reps. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo, and Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez)
TRANSPORTATION (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on HB 6455 – Providing for a speedy processing by the Land Transportation Office (LTO) of the registration of imported motor vehicles and providing penalties for violation thereof (Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez)

Last Updated: 15-February-2018, 03:18:54 PM