13-November-2019, Wednesday

Prepared/Updated as of: 27-May-2020, 05:38:42 PM

09:00 AM

HBs 618 & 1938 – Regulating the use of treatment technology for municipal and hazardous wastes, repealing for the purpose Section 20 of RA 8749, otherwise known as the Philippine Clean Air Act of 1999 (Reps. Carlito Marquez and Enrico Pineda)

HBs 933 & 4419 – Promoting and permitting the use of waste-to-energy technology, amending for this purpose RA 8749 (Reps. Manuel Cabochan III and David ‘Jay-Jay’ Suarez)
09:30 AM

Organizational meeting

Briefing by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) – National Land Use Committee on the proposed Land Use Act
09:30 AM

HBs 323 & 3859 – Declaring August 12 of every year as the National Youth Day (Reps. Sarah Jane Elago and Tyrone Agabas)

HB 3860 – Preserving the indigenous games of the Philippines (Rep. Tyrone Agabas)

Briefing by the National Youth Commission on its plans and programs and legislative priorities for the youth sector
10:00 AM

Briefing by the Department of Health (DOH) on RA 11223, otherwise known as the Universal Health Care Act and its implementing rules and regulations (IRR)
10:00 AM

HB 1670 – Amending Article 83 of PD 442, otherwise known as the Labor Code of the Philippines, as amended (by removing the limit of normal work hours to a more flexible work duration) (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 1904 – Increasing the normal work hours per day under a compressed work week scheme, amending Articles 83, 87 and 91 of PD 442, as amended (Rep. Mark Go)

HBs 135, 850 & 2519 – Instituting policies for the protection and welfare of caregivers in the practice of their profession (Reps. Geraldine Roman, Michael Edgar Aglipay, and Jericho Jonas Nograles)

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)

HB 2630 – Strengthening union organization and disallowing cancellation of union registration, amending for the purpose PD 442, as amended (Rep. Raymond Democrito Mendoza)

HB 2632 – Limiting the power to assume jurisdiction over labor disputes involving essential services by the President of the Philippines, amending for this purpose Article 263 (g) of PD 442, as amended (Rep. Raymond Democrito Mendoza)

HB 4514 – Strengthening the regulation of employment of foreign nationals, amending for the purpose Articles 40, 41, and 42 of Title II, Book 1 of PD 442, as amended (Rep. Jericho Jonas Nograles)

HB 4802 – Extending the maximum allowable period of probationary employment, amending for the purpose PD 442, as amended (Rep. Jose ‘Bonito’ Singson Jr.)
01:00 PM

HB 1176 – Increasing the capitalization of the National Housing Authority (NHA), expanding and accelerating its urban land reform and social housing program (Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D.)

HBs 2450 & 4759 – Providing for a national housing development, production, and financing program regularizing its appropriation for its implementation (Reps. Jose Antonio ‘Kuya Jonathan’ Sy-Alvarado and John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto)

HBs 2564 & 4902 – Providing for the resettlement, aid, and rehabilitation services for the underprivileged and homeless citizens affected by the demolition of houses/dwellings along danger areas as well as the victims of disasters and calamities and those affected by government infrastructure projects in urban areas (Reps. Precious Hipolito Castelo and John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto)

HBs 3541 & 3837 – Establishing a unified housing and urban development fund and a centralized home financing program, amending for the purpose RA 7835, otherwise known as the Comprehensive and Integrated Shelter Financing Act (CISFA) of 1994 (Rep. Micaela Violago and Majority Leader Ferdinand Martin Romualdez)
01:00 PM

HB 4258 – Granting Philand Communications Network Corporation a franchise to construct, install, establish, operate and maintain telecommunications systems throughout the Philippines (Rep. Lorna Silverio)

HB 4855 – Renewing for another 25 years the franchise granted to Cruz Telephone Company, Inc. under RA 7961 (Rep. John Michael Duavit)
01:00 PM

HB 74 - Declaring as agricultural land certain parcels of land of the public domain situated within the City of Surigao, Province of Surigao del Norte (Rep. Robert Ace Barbers)

HB 4785 – Declaring certain drylands of the public domain located in the Islands of Ponson, Poro, and Pacuan, known as the Camotes Group of Islands, Province of Cebu, as alienable and disposable land open to disposition for agricultural, commercial, residential, industrial, and other purposes, amending for the purpose Proclamation No. 2152 or the law declaring the entire Province of Palawan and certain parcels of the public domain and/or parts of the country as mangrove swamp forest reserves (Rep. Vincent Franco ‘Duke” Frasco)

HBs 98 & 4540 – Providing for the delineation of the specific forest limits of the public domain (Rep. Ma. Lourdes Acosta-Alba and Deputy Speaker Vilma Santos-Recto)

HBs 106, 1474, 3061 & 4891 – Providing for the protection, rehabilitation, and sustainable management of the forest ecosystem (Reps. Lawrence ‘Law’ Fortun, Divina Grace Yu, Leonardo Babasa Jr., and Cheryl Deloso-Montalla)

HBs 267, 1062 & 4408 – Establishing forest boundaries in certain parts of the country (Reps. Josephine Ramirez-Sato, Victor Yap, and Maximo Dalog Jr.)
01:00 PM

Briefing by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), and Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) on the status of the country’s plans and programs on the 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs)

HR 398 – Urging all legislators from the House of Representatives to adopt and align the SDGs in the bills crafted in the 18th Congress (Rep. Juan Fidel Felipe Nograles)
01:00 PM

Briefing by the Department of Tourism (DOT) and the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) on their respective mandates, accomplishments, existing projects, and plans and programs
01:30 PM

Substitute Bill to HBs 57 & 4109 – Promoting open access in data transmission, providing additional powers to the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) (Reps. Victor Yap and Francis Gerald Abaya)

HBs 298, 453, 658, 743, 1773, 2312, 2411, 2747, 3033, 3629 & 3732 – Requiring the registration of all users of subscriber identity module (SIM) cards (Reps. Victor Yap, Manuel Luis Lopez, Francis Gerald Abaya, Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Eric Olivarez, Wes Gatchalian, Precious Hipolito Castelo, Rufus Rodriguez, Alfredo Vargas III, Enrico Pineda, and Tyrone Agabas)

HBs 1056 & 3152 – Regulating the sale of pre-paid SIM cards, providing penalty for violation thereof (Reps. Dahlia Loyola and Roman Romulo)

HBs 297, 659 & 2909 – Establishing the 'No Call and No Text Registration' System, providing penalties for violations thereof (Reps. Victor Yap, Francis Gerald Abaya, and Precious Hipolito Castelo)
01:30 PM

Organizational meeting

Briefing by the Forest Management Bureau (FMB) on its mandate and accomplishments

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