COMMITTEE AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
CALENDAR OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS
11-September-2019, Wednesday

Unless otherwise indicated, all committee meeting venues are located at the House of Representatives Complex

COMMITTEE/SUBCOMM TIME VENUE AGENDA/RESOURCE PERSONS
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS - CANCELLED
09:00 AM

Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg. Organizational meeting

Discussion and approval of the Committee’s legislative agenda for the 18th Congress

HB 788 – Providing for the selection of an acting President and acting Vice President of the Republic of the Philippines in case of a failure of election (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)

HB 4062 – Giving the President the power to delegate or designate a successor in the unlikely event that the President, the Vice President, the Senate President, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives die or become incapacitated to fill in the role of the President (Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo)

House Concurrent Resolution 1 – Proposing amendments to certain provisions of the 1987 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines particularly on Articles VI, X, XII, XIV, and XVI (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

House Joint Resolution 3 – Proposing amendment to Section 16, Article VII of the 1987 Philippine Constitution in order to limit the confirmation process of the Commission on Appointment for members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to the positions of Chief-of-Staff of the AFP and service commanders of the Army, Air Force, and Navy only (Rep. Manuel Cabochan III)

House Joint Resolution 4 – Calling upon members of Congress to convene for the purpose of considering proposals to amend or revise the Constitution, upon a vote of three-fourths of all members (Deputy Speaker Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr.)

Resolution of Both Houses 1 – Constituting the Senate and the House of Representatives into a constituent assembly to propose the revision of the 1987 Constitution by adopting a federal form of government (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

Resolution of Both Houses 2 – Proposing amendments to certain economic provisions of the 1987 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines particularly on Articles II, XIV & XVI (Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco)

Resolution of Both Houses 3 – Proposing amendments to certain economic provisions of the 1987 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines (Rep. Teodorico Haresco Jr.)
BASES CONVERSION - CANCELLED
09:30 AM

Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. Organizational meeting

Briefing by the Bases Conversion Development Authority (BCDA) on its mandate and functions and organization structure
HEALTH - CANCELLED
09:30 AM

Spkrs. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 1140, 2309, 2511, 2536, 2540, 2543, 2849, 2891, 3114, 3273, 3345, 3486, 3651, 3653, 3946, 3948, 4192 & 4230 – Establishing the Malasakit Program and institutionalizing the delivery of medical and financial assistance under the Malasakit centers in public hospitals to complement the objectives of RA 11223, otherwise known as the Universal Healthcare Act, and appropriating fuds therefor (Reps. Emmarie 'Lolypop' Ouano-Dizon, Wes Gatchalian, Joel Mayo Almario, Deputy Speaker Aurelio 'Dong' Gonzales Jr., Rep. Paul Ruiz Daza, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Anna Marie Villaraza-Suarez, John Marvin 'Yul Servo' Nieto, Jose Antonio ‘Kuya Jonathan’ Sy-Alvarado , Yedda Marie Romualdez, Cheryl Deloso-Montalla, Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez, Reps. Angelina 'Helen' Tan M.D., Ruwel Peter Gonzaga, Eric Olivarez, Sol Aragones, Carlo Lisandro Gonzalez, and Eric Yap)

Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 163, 169, 197, 218, 251, 391, 436, 532, 862, 1190,1339, 1392, 1563, 2120, 2200, 2682, 3818 & 3972 – Providing a comprehensive renal replacement therapy (RRT) for patients with end stage renal disease in national, regional, and provincial government hospitals, increasing the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) package rate for RRT of members and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Jose Christopher Belmonte, Angelina 'Helen' Tan M.D., Estrellita Suansing, Deputy Speaker Roberto Puno, Reps. Ferdinand Gaite, Ma. Lourdes Arroyo, Strike Revilla, Joseph Stephen ‘Caraps’ Paduano, Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez, Reps. Gerardo ‘Gerryboy’ Espina Jr., Mark Go, Alfredo Vargas III, Rommel Rico Angara, Deputy Speaker Michael Romero, Ph.D., Reps. Jose Antonio ‘Kuya Jonathan’ Sy-Alvarado, Lorna Silverio, Tyrone Agabas, and Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr.)

Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 1365, 1492, 1502, 1902, 2004 & 3022 – Authorizing the Department of Health (DOH) to set and approve the bed capacity and service capability of all its hospitals (Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez, Reps. Angelina 'Helen' Tan M.D., Edgar Chatto, Mark Go, Alfredo Vargas III, and Wilter 'Sharky' Wee Palma II)

HB 8 – Establishing the national health passport system and strengthening the primary healthcare system, appropriating funds therefor (Speaker Alan Peter ‘Compañero’ Cayetano)

HBs 61, 171 & 665 – Establishing the Philippine eHealth system and services in the delivery of health services with the use of information and communications technology, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Victor Yap, Angelina 'Helen' Tan M.D., and Ron Salo)

HBs 909, 1777, 3882, 4002, 4090 & 4394 – Increasing the bed capacity of certain hospitals in the country, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Julienne ‘Jam’ Baronda, Sandra Eriguel M.D., Lorna Bautista-Bandigan, Allan Benedict Reyes, Jose Christopher Belmonte, and Angelina 'Helen' Tan M.D.)

HBs 49, 570, 1668 & 1986 – Establishing hospitals/medical centers in certain parts of the country and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Manuel Cabochan, Greg Gasataya, Henry Villarica, and Frederick Siao)

HB 2383 – Establishing a mental health clinic in the City of San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Florida ‘Rida’ Robes)

HB 2964 – Establishing a 100-bed extension of the Luis Hora Memorial Regional Hospital in the Province of Ifugao, to be known as the Luis Hora Memorial Regional Hospital-Ifugao Extension Hospital, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Solomon Chungalao)

HB 3462 – Establishing a 25-bed hospital of the Northern Mindanao District Hospital in the Municipality of Villanueva, Province of Misamis Oriental to be known as the Northern Mindanao District Hospital Villanueva and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Juliette Uy)

HB 2498 – Converting the Oriental Mindoro Provincial Hospital in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro into a regional hospital to be known as the MIMAROPA Regional Hospital and upgrading its facilities and bed capacity to 500 and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Doy Leachon)
LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES
09:30 AM

Spkrs. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. HB 2227 – Renewing for another 25 years the franchise granted to Crusaders Broadcasting System, Inc. under RA 8091 (Rep. Anthony Peter ‘Onyx’ Crisologo)

HB 2361 – Renewing for another 25 years the franchise granted to Gold Label Broadcasting System, Inc. under RA 8087 (Rep. Manuel Sagarbarria)

HB 3005 – Renewing for another 25 years the franchise granted to Golden Broadcast Professional, Inc., under RA 8025, and expanding its coverage to the entire Philippines (Rep. Cesar ‘Jawo’ Jimenez Jr.)

HB 4055 – Renewing for another 25 years the franchise granted to Broadcast Enterprises and Affiliated Media, Inc. under RA 8098 (Rep. Xavier Jesus Romualdo)

HB 4101 – Granting the franchise of the Panay Electric Company, Inc. originally granted under Act No. 2983 and RA 5360 and extended by the National Electrification Commission to establish, operate, and maintain a distribution system for the conveyance of electric power to end users in the City of Iloilo (Rep. Joseph Stephen ‘Caraps’ Paduano)
WAYS AND MEANS
09:30 AM

R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg. Substitute Bill to HBs 305, 343, 815, 1616, 1782, 1908, 2085, 2400, 3358, 3368, 3566 & 3668 – Instituting reforms in real property valuation and assessment in the Philippines, reorganizing the Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF), and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda, Xavier Jesus Romualdo, Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Deputy Speaker Neptali Gonzales II, Rep. Ron Salo, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Junie Cua, Estrellita Suansing, Ann Hofer, Sharon Garin, Edgar Mary Sarmiento, and Eddiebong Plaza)
FOREIGN AFFAIRS - CANCELLED
10:00 AM

Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg. Organizational meeting

Presentation of the proposed priorities of the Committee for the 18th Congress

House Concurrent Resolution 4 – Giving consent to Ambassador Raul S. Hernandez to receive the award of the “Order of Diplomatic Service Merit, First Class” from the Government of the Republic of Korea (Rep. Ann Hofer)

HR 200 – Condemning in the strongest possible terms the shooting at Texas Walmart Store and near a bar in Dayton, Ohio, USA, on August 3 and 4, respectively, which killed 29 people and wounded 16 others, and condoling with the families of the victims (Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo)

HBs 93, 2385 & 2533 – Establishing passport issuance offices under the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in certain parts of the country and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Edgar Mary Sarmiento, Florida ‘Rida’ Robes, and Jumel Anthony Espino)

HB 1371 – Creating a passport processing and issuance center for every province, amending for this purpose RA 8239 (Rep. Ed Christopher Go)

HB 340 – Providing for the issuance of passports and travel documents, as well as for the revocation thereof, defining, and penalizing offenses relating to passports and travel documents, repealing RA 8239, otherwise known as the Philippine Passport Act of 1996 (Rep. Xavier Jesus Romualdo)

HB 4288 – Providing for a new passport law, repealing for the purpose RA 8239 (Rep. Ann Hofer)
GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION jt. w/ SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - CANCELLED
10:00 AM

Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg. HBs 652, 1031 & 2785 – Providing for a comprehensive nuclear regulation, creating for the purpose the Philippine Nuclear Regulatory Commission (PNRC), and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Francis Gerald Abaya, Joey Sarte Salceda, and Rufus Rodriguez)

HBs 663 & 2535 – Providing for a comprehensive atomic regulatory framework, creating for the purpose, the Philippine Atomic Regulatory Commission (PARC), and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Ron Salo and Erico Aristotle Aumentado)

HB 2738 – Creating the National Nuclear Radiation Safety Board and defining its scope, functions and powers (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)