10-February-2020, Monday

Prepared/Updated as of: 20-January-2021, 07:30:40 PM

AGRICULTURE AND FOOD (Technical Working Group)
09:00 AM

Technical Working Group meeting on:

HBs 1205, 1958, 3470, 3596 & 6047 – Institutionalizing the Young Farmers Program, providing funds therefor (Reps. Juan Miguel Macapagal Arroyo, Manuel Cabochan III, Anna Marie Villaraza-Suarez, Sharon Garin, and Alfred Vargas)

HBs 1275, 2030 & 4202 – Encouraging youth sector participation in the agricultural sector, establishing for the purpose a Tulong Kabataan Sa Agrikultura Program and a Tulong Kabataan Sa Agrikultura Trust Fund, appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Reps. ‘Kuya’ Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado, and Alfred Vargas)

HB 1997 – Providing for the Magna Carta of Young Farmers (Rep. Christopher V.P. De Venecia)

HB 5065 – Creating the National Youth Agripreneurship Program and providing funds therefor (Rep. John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto)

HB 5280 – Establishing Young Farmers Challenge Program, creating the Young Farmers Challenge Council, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Angelo Marcos Barba)
09:30 AM

HR 556 – Inquiry into the unabated smuggling of goods into the country by unscrupulous operators of customs bonded warehouses to the detriment of local manufacturers and producers and the Philippine economy, with the end in view of recommending measures to stop smuggling using the warehousing system by revisiting the provisions of the Customs Modernization Tariff Act on bonded warehouses and limiting the type, nature, and number of bonded warehouses (Deputy Speaker Prospero Pichay Jr.)

Update on the status of the recommendation to suspend the implementation of the National Valuation Verification System (NVVS)
10:00 AM

HB 1343 – Mandating golf clubs to provide social security and welfare benefits to golf caddies and other related service workers through a shared contribution scheme (Rep. Mark Go)

HBs 1319 & 3627 – Prohibiting the boundary system of paying wages to drivers and conductors in buses, jeepneys and other types of mass transport system and providing penalties for violations thereof (Reps. Jocelyn Fortuno and Noel Villanueva)

HB 2193 – Abolishing the boundary system in the bus and jeepney operation, regulating into eight hours their operation per driver and providing penalties for violations thereof (Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo)

HB 2492 – Prohibiting public utility vehicle (PUV) operators to employ drivers for more than eight hours a day to ensure driving alertness and providing penalties for violations thereof (Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo)

HR 648 – Commending ACT Teachers Party-List Representative France Castro for being awarded the 2019 Febe Elizabeth Velasquez Trade Union Rights Award (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)
01:00 PM

HBs 210, 1689, 2707, 3735, 4160, 5795 & 6073 – Increasing the age for determining statutory rape and other acts of sexual abuse and exploitation to provide stronger protection for children, amending for this purpose Act No. 3815, as amended, also known as the Revised Penal Code, RA 7610, otherwise known as the Special Protection of Children Against Abuse, Exploitation, and Discriminatory Act, and RA 8353, also known as the Anti-Rape Law of 1997 (Deputy Speakers Roberto Puno and Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Luisa Lloren Cuaresma, Manuel Zubiri, Yedda Marie Romualdez, Francisco 'Kiko' Benitez, and Aloy Lim)

HB 4449 – Increasing the age of sexual consent for stronger protection of children, amending for the purpose Article 266-A (D) of Act No. 3815 (Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo)

HB 480 – Amending Chapter 3 of RA 8353 (by providing for specific and clear instances when and how rape is committed and when lack of consent is presumed, among others) (Rep. Arlene Brosas)
PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY (Subcommittee on Police Administration)
01:30 PM

HB 1197 – Providing for the revitalization and capability enhancement of the Philippine National Police (PNP), appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Henry Oaminal)

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