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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 • 23-NOVEMBER-2017
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
NATURAL RESOURCES jt. w/ LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 3&4 RVM Bldg.
Consolidated Bill on HBs 5674, 6259, 2165, 2915 & 3229 - Amending RA 7942, otherwise known as the Philippine Mining Act of 1995, by promoting the development of mineral processing, banning the export of unprocessed mineral ores, prohibiting mining in watersheds, and requiring legislative franchise for mining operations (Rep. Luisa Lloren Cuaresma, Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez, Reps. Erlpe John ‘Ping’ Amante, Joseph Stephen Paduano, and Francisco Jose ‘Bingo’ Matugas II)
CONGRESSIONAL OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT (COCLE)
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Discussion on the status of implementation of RA 10691, amending RA 8759, otherwise known as the Public Employment Service Office Act of 1999
WEDNESDAY • 22-NOVEMBER-2017
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rm. 5 RVM Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on HB 2819 – Establishing a voluntary student loan program by banks and government financial institutions (Rep. Estrellita Suansing)
JUSTICE
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Continuation on the deliberation on the verified complaint for impeachment against Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno
LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Committee Report on HB 6347 – Extending for another 25 years the franchise granted to Advanced Media Broadcasting System, Inc. under RA 8061 (Rep. Luis ‘Jon-Jon’ Ferrer IV)

Committee Report on HB 6348 – Extending for another 25 years the franchise granted to Raven Broadcasting Corporation (RBC) under RA 8084 (Rep. Luis ‘Jon-Jon’ Ferrer IV)

HB 4974 – Renewing the franchise granted to Ultrasonic Broadcasting System Incorporated (UBSI) under RA 8081 for another 25 years from the effectivity of this Act (Rep. Leopoldo Bataoil)

HB 6023 – Renewing the franchise granted to Panay Electric Company, Inc. under RA 5360 and extended by the National Electrification Administration (NEA) to establish, operate, and maintain a distribution system for the conveyance of electric power to end users in the City of Iloilo (Rep. Xavier Jesus Romualdo)
NORTH LUZON GROWTH QUADRANGLE
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 7&8 RVM Bldg.
Briefing by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on its budget and plans and programs for North Luzon
WELFARE OF CHILDREN
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Discussion on violence against women and girls including child, early, and forced marriage
CIVIL SERVICE AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
Agenda
10:00 AM
Conf. Rm. 6 RVM Bldg.
HBs 4259 & 4319 – Environmental Engineering Act of the Philippines (Reps. Maximo Rodriguez Jr. and Celso Lobregat)

HBs 4749, 5330, 5812, 6403, 6480 & 6546 – Regulating the practice of speech language pathology in the Philippines, providing funds therefor (Reps. Gary Alejano, John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto, Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., Raymund Luis ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Michelle Antonio, and Alfredo Vargas III)
HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
01:30 PM
Conf. Rms. 1&2 RVM Bldg.
Committee Report on House Joint Resolution 3 – Ordaining a glossary of significant housing terminologies for adherence by the key shelter agencies, other appropriate agencies of government, and other housing and urban development stakeholders (Rep. Alfredo ‘Albee’ Benitez)

Committee Report on HB 165 – Authorizing the sale of parcels of land in Barangay Krus na Ligas, Quezon City to its legitimate and qualified residents, amending for the purpose RA 9500, otherwise known as the University of the Philippines Charter of 2008 (Rep. Feliciano Belmonte Jr.)

Committee Report on HB 1848 – Declaring certain portions of the Welfareville located in the City of Mandaluyong open for disposition to bona fide residents without public bidding (Rep. Alexandria Gonzales)

HR 1223 – Inquiry into the status of implementation of the proposed pilot on-site medium rise socialized housing building in Doña Imelda, Quezon City (Rep. Alfredo ‘Albee’ Benitez)
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (CANCELLED)
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 2873, 5195 & 5765 – Establishing number portability for mobile telephone service (Reps. Victor Yap, Lord Allan Jay Velasco, and Wes Gatchalian)

HR 1338 – Investigation into the management and administration of the country's radio frequency spectrum by the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) (Rep. Victor Yap)
NATURAL RESOURCES
Agenda
01:30 PM
Conf. Rms. 3&4 RVM Bldg.
HB 6297 – Ensuring the preservation and management of protected areas, amending for the purpose RA 7586 or the National Integrated Protected Areas System (NIPAS) Act of 1992 (Reps. Rodel Batocabe, Josephine Ramirez-Sato, and Michael Romero Ph.D.)

HBs 4387, 5086, 5301, 5789, 5790, 6011, 6012 & 6405 – Declaring certain parts of the country as mining-free zones (Reps. Ronald Cosalan, Joel Mayo Almario, Roger ‘Oging’ Mercado, Alberto Ungab, Rogelio Espina M.D., Jose ‘Pingping’ Tejada, Maximo Rodriguez Jr., and Gil ‘Kabarangay’ Acosta)

HB 4116 – Providing for the creation of the Philippine extractive industries transparency initiative (EITI) (Rep. Ramon ‘RAV’ Rocamora)

HB 1795 – Providing for the protection, conservation, and rehabilitation of watersheds, supporting the National Irrigation System (NIS) to ensure continuous supply of water for agricultural production and self-sufficiency and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 4527 – Requiring all deep-well owners and operators, including applicants for water extraction permits to incorporate, construct, and install artificial recharge wells so that the water they extract from the aquifers will be replenished thus helping mitigate the effects of the El Niño, climate change, and other problems on fresh water (Rep. Deogracias Victor ‘DV’ Savellano)
PEOPLE’S PARTICIPATION
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Perez Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Inquiry into the status of implementation of RA 9418 or the Volunteerism Act of 2007
PUBLIC INFORMATION
Agenda
01:30 PM
Conf. Rms. 7&8 RVM Bldg.
Committee Report on HB 3702 – Declaring August 30 of every year as Marcelo H. Del Pilar National Responsible Press Freedom Day (Rep. ‘Kuya’ Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado)

Substitute Bill to HB 685 – Providing for the venue of the criminal and civil action in libel cases against local or community media (Rep. Raul del Mar)

Draft Substitute Bill to HBs 737 & 6070 – Requiring all broadcast media to provide adequate public service time to educate the public on important government issues (Reps. Evelina Escudero and Mario Vittorio ‘Marvey’ Mariño)

HB 2624 – Providing a five-year tax holiday for the film industry, by amending RA 9167 or the law creating the Film Development Council of the Philippines (Rep. Jose Atienza Jr.)
HB 4503 – Amending RA 8370, otherwise known as the Children's Television Act of 1997 (Rep. Christopher V.P. de Venecia)

HB 2395 – Providing for mandatory additional insurance coverage and benefits for journalists, employees of media entities on field assignment, and freelance journalists (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)
TUESDAY • 21-NOVEMBER-2017
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
ECOLOGY
Agenda
09:00 AM
Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HR 1187 – Investigation into the dumping of 5,000 metric tons of garbage from South Korea in Cebu in February 2017 (Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia)
ENERGY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 1&2 RVM Bldg.
HB 942 – Removing the allowable systems loss from private utility companies and reducing the cap of recoverable system losses of rural electric cooperatives from 14% to 5%, amending for the purpose RA 7832, as amended (Rep. Tobias ‘Toby’ Tiangco)

HB 2297 – Prohibiting private electric utilities from collecting system losses from the consumers and reducing the cap of recoverable system losses of rural electric cooperatives to a maximum of 5%, amending for the purpose RA 7832, as amended (Rep. Maximo Rodriguez Jr.)

HB 6341 – Prohibiting power distribution utilities (DUs) from collecting system losses from consumers, amending for the purpose RA 7832 (Rep. Rodel Batocabe)
GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION jt. w/ SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 25, 1691, 2977, 3651, 4369, 4785 & 4878 – Providing for a comprehensive nuclear regulatory framework, creating for the purpose the Philippine Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Francis Gerald Abaya, Maximo Rodriguez Jr., Divina Grace Yu, Erico Aristotle Aumentado, Joey Sarte Salceda, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, and Ron Salo)
HUMAN RIGHTS
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 7&8 RVM Bldg.
HBs 79, 1556, 3312 & 3541 – Prohibiting discrimination (comprehensive anti-discrimination) (Reps. Emmeline Aglipay-Villar, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Kaka Bag-ao, and Deputy Speaker Sharon Garin)
WAYS AND MEANS
Agenda
09:30 AM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
HR 1324 - Inquiry into the alleged violations of Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. of the terms of its registration under the motor vehicle development program with the end in view of reviewing the effectiveness of this policy in reviving the automotive industry of the country (Rep. Virgilio Lacson)
WAYS AND MEANS
Agenda
09:30 AM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
HR 1324 – Inquiry into the alleged violations of Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. of the terms of its registration under the motor vehicle development program with the end in view of reviewing the effectiveness of this policy in reviving the automotive industry of the country (Rep. Virgilio Lacson)
WELFARE OF CHILDREN
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Forum on “Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children and Increasing the Age to Determine Sexual Consent”
ECOLOGY (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HBs 49 & 1843 – Preventing and controlling pollution from ships, providing penalties therefor (Reps. Lawrence ‘Law’ Fortun and Gary Alejano)

HB 1714 – Increasing the penalty imposed against polluters of navigable waters by amending Section 7 of PD 979, otherwise known as the Marine Pollution Decree of 1976 (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)
GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION jt. w/ YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
01:30 PM
Conf. Rooms 3&4 RVM Bldg.
HBs 65, 287 & 3633– Creating the Department of Sports, defining its powers and functions and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Karlo Alexei Nograles, Michael Romero Ph.D., and Cristina ‘Chiqui’ Roa-Puno)
MONDAY • 20-NOVEMBER-2017
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
Agenda
09:00 AM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 55, 76, 170, 341, 556, 563, 709, 712, 895, 916, 1045, 1208, 1351, 1563, 1837, 1857, 1910, 2389, 3556, 3769, 3802, 4443, 4444, 5130, 5264 & 5899 – Strengthening the security of tenure of workers in the private sector (Reps. Kaka Bag-ao, Emmeline Aglipay-Villar, Karlo Alexei Nograles, Tom Villarin, Ariel ‘Ka Ayik’ Casilao, Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo, Bellaflor Angara-Castillo, Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., Harry Roque Jr., Emmi de Jesus, Carlos Isagani Zarate, Aniceto ‘John’ Bertiz III, Bernadette Herrera-Dy, Sol Aragones, Deputy Speaker Linabelle Ruth Villarica, Reps. Joseph Stephen Paduano, Mark Go, Arthur Yap, Manuel Zubiri, John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto, Raymond Democrito Mendoza, Sherwin Tugna, Anthony Bravo Ph.D., and Wes Gatchalian)
ENERGY jt. w/ TRADE AND INDUSTRY (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 1&2 RVM Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on HBs 646, 670 & 1221 – Establishing the regulatory framework for the safe operations of the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) industry, delineating the powers and functions of various government agencies, defining and penalizing certain acts (Reps. Arnel Ty, Victor Yap, and Reynaldo Umali)
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 4018, 4904, 5023, 5326, 5433, 5443 & 6190 – Replacing the quantitative import restriction on rice with tariffs, amending for the purpose RA 8178, as amended, or the law replacing quantitative import restrictions on agricultural products, except rice, with tariffs, creating the Agricultural Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (Reps. Peter ‘Sr. Pedro’ Unabia, Arthur Yap, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Leonila Cecilia Chavez, Jose Panganiban Jr., Deputy Speaker Sharon Garin, and Rep. Rico Geron)
BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 1502, 1177, 1727, 1813, 3201, 3333 & 3820 – Strengthening the National Museum of the Philippines, repealing for the purpose RA 8492, otherwise known as the National Museum Act of 1998 and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Gary Alejano, Deputy Speaker Pia Cayetano, Reps. Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Alfredo Vargas III, Deogracias Victor ‘DV’ Savellano, Victoria Isabel Noel, and Strike Revilla)

HBs 6266 & 6267– Separating the San Emmanuel National High School–Annex and the Upper Katungal National High School–Annex in Tacurong City, Province of Sultan Kudarat into distinct and separate national high schools, to be known as San Pablo National High School and Upper Katungal National High School, respectively, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Suharto Mangudadatu)

HBs 4511, 4512, 6032, 6063 & 6306 – Recognizing certain international schools as educational institutions of international character, granting certain prerogatives conducive to their growth and development as such (Reps. Carlos Roman Uybarreta, Ron Salo, Evelina Escudero, and Virgilio Lacson)

HR 603 – Urging President Rodrigo R. Duterte to issue a proclamation transferring the ownership and administration of a parcel of land located at the Rizal Park in Ermita, Manila to the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) (Rep. Evelina Escudero)

HR 736 – Adopting and endorsing the National Archives of the Philippines' (NAP) possession and use of the Intendencia Building in Intramuros, Manila to house its Spanish records and serve as NAP's headquarters (Rep. Evelina Escudero)
ECOLOGY (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:
HBs 49 & 1843 – Preventing and controlling pollution from ships, providing penalties therefor (Reps. Lawrence ‘Law’ Fortun and Gary Alejano)
HB 1714 – Increasing the penalty imposed against polluters of navigable waters by amending Section 7 of PD 979, otherwise known as the Marine Pollution Decree of 1976 (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)
HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 2354 – Authorizing higher education curriculum development and graduate training in advance energy and green building technologies (Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo)

HB 5908 – Mandating the integration of the National Building Code of the Philippines as one of the subjects in Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Sanitary Engineering, and Architecture (Rep. Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr.)

HR 1217 – Inquiry into the appropriateness and currentness of our civil engineering curriculum, with particular intention to earthquake design, in order to determine its need to be updated in response to recent stronger earthquakes that hit parts of the world and ensure that our building designs will be able to factor-in and withstand earthquakes and magnitudes greater than 7 on the Richter Scale (Rep. Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr.)

Substitute Bill to HB 241 – Converting the Oroquieta Agro-Industrial School (OAIS) in the City of Oroquieta, Province of Misamis Occidental into a state college to be known as the Misamis Occidental State College (MOSC), repealing for the purpose RA 4941 and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Jorge Almonte)

HB 2978 – Establishing the Masbate Institute of Fisheries and Technology-Ticao Island Campus in the Province of Masbate and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Maria Vida Bravo)

HB 5261 – Establishing a polytechnic state college in the Municipality of Aliaga, Province of Nueva Ecija to be known as the Aliaga Polytechnic State College and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Estrellita Suansing)

HB 6541 – Extending the deadline for compliance of the Palompon Institute of Technology with the requirements of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) for conversion into a state university, thereby amending RA 10599 and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Lucy Gomez)

HB 6552 – Establishing additional campuses of the Compostela Valley State College in certain municipalities of Compostela Valley, thereby amending RA 10598 and appropriating funds therefor (Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez)

HR 1119 – Conferring the congressional medal of achievement to Amado Gabriel Esteban Ph.D., for his outstanding achievement in the field of public higher education and bringing honor and prestige to the Philippines as president of two major academic institutions in the United States of America (Rep. Salvador Belaro Jr.)

HR 1383 – Recognizing the exemplary achievement of the University of Northern Philippines (UNP) for producing topnotchers in the field of medicine, namely, Dr. Love Patel and Dr. Nirav Prajapati (Rep. Deogracias Victor ‘DV’ Savellano)
METRO MANILA DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Discussion on the spate of accidents involving trucks and buses mostly occurring in Metro Manila
POVERTY ALLEVIATION
Agenda
01:30 PM
Conf. Rooms 3&4 RVM Bldg.
HB 6536 – Institutionalizing the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) to reduce poverty and promote human capital development and providing funds therefor (Rep. Tom Villarin)

HB 6600 – Mandating the national government to allocate two percent of our annual gross domestic product (GDP) to the mandatory implementation of the conditional cash transfer (CCT) program (Rep. Michael Romero Ph.D.)

Privilege Speech 277 - Addressing poverty through social protection (Rep. Tom Villarin)

HBs 17, 41, 73, 207, 293, 318, 366, 399, 501, 518, 699, 823, 887, 901, 1098, 1429, 1548, 1661, 1694, 1948, 2278, 2456, 2545, 2688, 2772, 4135 & 4155 and HR 464 – Institutionalizing the 4Ps and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Deputy Speaker Romero ‘Miro’ Quimbo, Reps. Alfredo Vargas III, Micaela Violago, Horacio Suansing Jr., Marlyn Primicias-Agabas, Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez, Reps. Jose Christopher Belmonte, Victor Yap, Deputy Speaker Fredenil ‘Fred’ Castro, Reps. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Arthur Yap, Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., Salvio Fortuno, Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo, Raul ‘Boboy’ Tupas, Bellaflor Angara-Castillo, Maximo Rodriguez Jr., Vilma Santos-Recto, Gus Tambunting, Enrico Pineda, Michael Romero Ph.D., Shernee Abubakar Tan, Roger ‘Oging’ Mercado, Kaka Bag-ao, Lianda Bolilia, and Emmi De Jesus)

Last Updated: 20-November-2017, 07:33:13 PM