COMMITTEE AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
CALENDAR OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS
13-February-2018, Tuesday

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

COMMITTEE/SUBCOMM TIME VENUE AGENDA/RESOURCE PERSONS
ENERGY
09:30 AM

Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg. HB 2942 – Amending certain Sections of PD 910, or the law creating the Energy Development Board (EDB), by providing that all fees, revenues, receipts, royalties, and other monies collected by the EDB shall also be used for other purposes “that redound to general public welfare,” aside from these funds being used to finance energy resource development and exploitation projects of the government (Rep. Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo)

HB 3593 – Amending PD 910 and specifying the use of the Malampaya funds (Rep. Rodel Batocabe)

HB 3877 – Amending PD 910 and mandating the transfer of Malampaya funds to the General Fund subject to congressional appropriation for the purpose of re-nationalizing the country’s power and energy industry (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)

HB 4604 – Authorizing the use of the special fund composed of the government share from the exploration, development and exploitation of energy resources for renewable energy development and biodiversity conservation activities, amending for the purpose Section 8 of PD 910, and specifying the use of the special fund for biodiversity conservation (Rep. Josephine Ramirez-Sato)
GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY
09:30 AM

Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. HR 1582 – Investigation into Sandra Cam's allegations of lavish expenditure on the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office's (PCSO) Christmas Party (Minority Leader Danilo Suarez)

HR 1599 – Investigation into the alleged misuse of funds of the PCSO as well as the various charges of corruption and anomalies (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)
GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION jt. w/ PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS (Technical Working Group)
09:30 AM

Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. Technical Working Group meeting on HB 5088 – Providing for the creation of the Central Luzon River Control System Commission covering the Provinces of Bataan, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, Tarlac, and Zambales and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr.)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT jt. w/ MUSLIM AFFAIRS and PEACE, RECONCILIATION, AND UNITY
09:30 AM

Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. 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)
WAYS AND MEANS
09:30 AM

R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg. HBs 1664, 3297, 3470 & 4057 – Amending Sections 32 and 151 of RA 8424, as amended, otherwise known as the National Internal Revenue Code (NIRC), to exclude from gross income and exempt from the payment of excise tax the sale of gold by small-scale miners to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) pursuant to RA 7076, otherwise known as the People's Small-Scale Mining Act (Reps. Ronald Cosalan, Evelina Escudero, Joseph Stephen Paduano, and Elisa ‘Olga’ Kho)

HBs 3304 & 7133 – Strengthening the country's gross international reserves (GIR), amending for the purpose Sections 32 and 151 of the NIRC, as amended (Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez)

HBs 3655, 3832, 4011, 4133 & 7105 – Granting tax amnesty on all unpaid internal revenue tax liabilities (Rep. Michael Romero Ph.D., Minority Leader Danilo Suarez, Rep. Jocelyn Limkaichong, Deputy Speaker Eric Singson, and Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez)

HB 4412– Enhancing revenue administration and collection by granting an amnesty on all accrued penalties and charges of businesses which ceased to operate without clearance from the national government (Rep. Wes Gatchalian)
MINDANAO AFFAIRS
01:30 PM

Spkr. Perez Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. Briefing by the Road Board on its plans and programs for Mindanao
OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS
01:30 PM

Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. Committee Report on HB 6519 – Creating the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) Sovereign Fund (Rep. Jesulito Manalo)

HBs 674 & 1983 – Expediting the process of repatriation of Filipino migrant workers (Reps. Emmeline Aglipay-Villar and Horacio Suansing Jr.)

HR 1485 – Inquiry into the reported anomalies and corruption in the issuance of Overseas Employment Certificates (OEC) to OFWs by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), and determining whether there are modifications to be made with respect to the latter's systems, processes or procedures (Rep. Jesulito Manalo)

Discussion on the issue of segregation of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration’s (OWWA) Trust Fund into the landbased and seabased accounts
PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY
01:30 PM

Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. Committee Report on HB 5236 – Providing for the rank classification in the Philippine National Police (PNP), amending for the purpose Section 28 of RA 6975, otherwise known as the Department of the Interior and Local Government Act of 1990 (Rep. Romeo Acop)

Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HB 5338 – Requiring new personnel of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) to be certified emergency medical technicians, amending for the purpose Sections 3 and 8 of RA 9263, as amended, otherwise known as the Bureau of Fire Protection and Bureau of Jail Management and Penology Professionalization Act of 2014 (Rep. Jose Luis Campos Jr.)

Technical Working Group Report on:

• Draft Substitute Bill to HBs 421, 1393, 3699, 4882 & 6044 – Prohibiting the dissemination of false information on the presence of bombs, explosives, or any other life-threatening and destructive materials and providing penalties therefor (Deputy Speaker Romero ‘Miro’ Quimbo, Reps. Erlpe John ‘Ping’ Amante, Michelle Antonio, ‘Kuya’ Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado, and Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)
• Draft Substitute Bill to HBs 1347 and 1607 – Providing for the mechanism for the determination of the propriety of filing criminal complaint against alleged possessors of unlicensed ammunition under certain conditions, amending for the purpose RA 10591 or the law providing for a comprehensive law on firearms and ammunition and providing penalties thereof (Reps. Romeo Acop and Mercedes ‘Didi’ Cagas)
TRANSPORTATION (Technical Working Group)
01:30 PM

Spkrs. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. Technical Working Group meeting on the Substitute Bill to HBs 263, 174, 2276 & 2300 – Promoting sustainable and alternative modes of transportation and other mobility options to improve air quality, increase efficiency, reduce road congestion, and contribute to a healthier Filipino society (Reps. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Karlo Alexei Nograles, Lord Allan Jay Velasco, and Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo)