13-March-2018, Tuesday

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

09:30 AM

Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg. HB 6565 – Providing incentives and credit facilities for consumers of small solar power systems in the Philippines (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)
HB 6960 – Promoting the use of renewable energy in homes by providing incentives and credit facilities for consumers utilizing small solar power systems (Rep. Jose Enrique ‘Joet’ Garcia III)
09:30 AM

Spkrs. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. HR 1505 – Investigation into the apparent corruption and irregularities in the imposition, collection, and distribution of taxes and fees on the quarrying operations in the Province of Nueva Ecija and other provinces in the Philippines (Rep. Rosanna ‘Ria’ Vergara)
09:30 AM

Conf. Rm. 6, RVM Bldg. HB 5519 – Declaring malunggay (moringa) as the national vegetable of the Philippines (Rep. Christopher V.P. De Venecia)
HB 7125 – Declaring the last Monday of January of every year as a regular holiday, to be known as the National Bible Day (Rep. Rogelio Pacquiao)
HB 7136 – Declaring every 30th day of November of every year as a special working holiday in recognition of Jesus Reigns National Worship Day (Rep. Wes Gatchalian)
HBs 2059, 2991, 3143, 3713, 4807, 4968, 6777 & 7212 – Declaring special non-working holidays in various parts of the country to commemorate special events (Reps. Peter ‘Sr. Pedro’ Unabia, Rogelio Pacquiao, Deogracias Victor ‘DV’ Savellano, Arthur Defensor Jr., Renato Unico Jr., Francis Gerald Abaya, and Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez)
HB 6611 – Declaring February 17 of every year as a non-working holiday in the whole Province of Southern Leyte in commemoration of the victims of the landslide in Barangay Guinsaugon, Municipality of St. Bernard, Province of Southern Leyte to be known as the Guinsaugon Day (Rep. Roger ‘Oging’ Mercado)
09:30 AM

R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg. Substitute Bill to HB 595 – Establishing the Surigao del Sur Special Economic Mining Zone and Freeport in the Municipalities of Carrascal, Cantilan, Madrid, Carmen, and Lanuza in the Province of Surigao del Sur, providing funds therefor (Rep. Prospero Pichay Jr.)
Substitute Bill to HBs 69 & 2510 – Collective Investment Schemes Law (Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda and Dakila Carlo Cua)
Substitute Bill to HBs 3165 & 4565 – Providing for the legal framework and mechanisms for the creation, operation, and administration of transnational higher education in the Philippines, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Johnny Ty Pimentel and Ron Salo)
Substitute Bill to HBs 575, 4545 & 4649 – Providing for a free and culture-sensitive civil registration system for indigenous peoples (IPs) (Reps. Jose Panganiban Jr., Maximo Rodriguez Jr., and Arlene Brosas)
Substitute Bill to HBs 3577, 983, 1966, 2655, 3130, 3579, 3801, 4181, 4183, 4542 & 4626 – Regulating the production, importation, sale, provision, use, recovery, collection, recycling, and disposal of plastic products (Reps. Estrellita Suansing, Lawrence ‘Law’ Fortun, Luis Jose Angel Campos Jr., Strike Revilla, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo, Gus Tambunting, Maximo Rodriguez Jr., and Deputy Speaker Rolando Andaya Jr.)
Substitute Bill to HB 182, 812, 970, 1220, 1527, 2388, 2540 & 3040 – Institutionalizing energy efficiency and conservation, enhancing the efficient use of energy, and granting incentives to energy efficiency and conservation projects (Reps. Eric Olivarez, Rodel Batocabe, Yedda Marie Romualdez, Reynalo Umali, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Henedina Abad, Gus Tambunting, and Harry Roque Jr.)
10:00 AM

Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. Substitute Bill to HBs 247, 767, 3419 & 3937 – Creating a system of food distribution for addressing the nutritional needs of the people, providing for its procurement process and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Gabriel Bordado, Emmeline Aglipay-Villar, Jorge ‘Bolet’ Banal, and Kaka Bag-ao)

Substitute Bill to HBs 2496, 4263, 4675, 5746, 6235 & 6789 – Reducing food waste through food donations and food waste management (Reps. Conrado Estrella III, Evelina Escudero, John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto, Emi Calixto-Rubiano, Deputy Speaker Sharon Garin, and Rep. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)
01:00 PM

Conf. Rm. 5, RVM Bldg. Committee Report on HB 6385 – Renewing the franchise granted to Philippine Communications Satellite Corporation (PHILCOMSAT) to construct, install, maintain and operate in the Philippines ground satellite terminal stations for telecommunication with satellite facilities and delivery to common carriers (Rep. Mark Go)

Committee Report on HB 6429 - Renewing the franchise granted to Andres Bonifacio College Broadcasting System, Inc. to construct, install, operate and maintain radio broadcasting stations and stations for television in the Island of Mindanao for educational, cultural and commercial purposes for another 25 years (Rep. Anthony Bravo Ph.D.)
01:00 PM

Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg. Briefing by the Departments of Agriculture (DA) and Public Works and Highways (DPWH) on their proposed budget, plans and programs for Regions VI, VII, and VIII
CLIMATE CHANGE (Technical Working Group)
01:30 PM

Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. Technical Working Group meeting on:

HB 201 – Providing funds for the coastal management development programs of coastal cities and municipalities with the aim of enhancing, rehabilitating, and improving the country’s coastal marine resources (Rep. Jose Carlos Cari)

HB 2969 – Establishing a coastal climate change adaptation program for coastal local government units (CLGUs) by providing them financial and technical assistance (Rep. Elenita Milagros ‘Eileen’ Ermita-Buhain)

HB 5672 – Adopting an integrated coastal ecosystem management as a national strategy to ensure the sustainable development of coastal and marine environment and resources, establishing supporting mechanisms for its implementation, and providing funds therefor (Rep. Ma. Lourdes Acosta-Alba)

HB 527 – Establishing the National Coastal Greenbelt Program, providing funds therefor (Rep. Rodel Batocabe)

HBs 1509 & 3260 – Providing for the conservation, reforestation, and rehabilitation of mangrove forests in the Philippines and providing penalties therefor (Reps. Gary Alejano and Emmeline Aglipay-Villar)
01:30 PM

Spkr. Perez Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. Briefing by the Department of Transportation (DOTr) on its plans and projects and FY 2019 budget for Mindanao
01:30 PM

Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. HB 2281 – Declaring the Spratly Group of Islands as a protected area under the National Integrated Protected Areas System (NIPAS) Act of 1992 (Rep. Harry Roque Jr.)

HB 2360 – Declaring the Matang-Tubig a natural biotic area and providing for its management and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Maria Vida Bravo)

HB 2390 – Declaring the Verde Passage Marine Corridor located in the Provinces of Batangas, Mindoro Occidental, Mindoro Oriental, Marinduque, and Romblon as a protected area, providing for its management (Deputy Speaker Raneo Abu)

HB 2685 – Declaring the Mount Diwata Watershed Forest Reserve and its surrounding areas situated in the Municipality of San Fernando, Ticao Island, Province of Masbate as natural biotic area pursuant to RA 7586, otherwise known as the National Integrated Protected Areas System (NIPAS) Act of 1992 (Rep. Maria Vida Bravo)

HBs 3439 & 3559– Incorporating the El Nido managed resource protected area and the Malampaya sound protected landscape and seascape in the Province of Palawan within the environmentally critical areas network system of Palawan and the NIPAS, providing for their management and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Franz ‘Chicoy’ Alvarez)

HB 4007 – Establishing the Catanduanes Natural Park in the Province of Catanduanes as a protected area under the category of natural park, providing for its management (Rep. Cesar Sarmiento)

HB 4617 – Establishing watershed reservations on certain parcels of land situated in Abra de Ilog, Calintaan, Magsaysay, Mamburao, Paluan, Rizal, Sablayan, Sta. Cruz, and San Jose in the Province of Occidental Mindoro, and Bulalacao, Mansalay, Puerto Galera, and San Teodoro in the Province of Oriental Mindoro (Rep. Josephine Ramirez-Sato)

HB 6036 – Establishing the Philippine Rise Natural Park in the Province of Isabela as a protected area under RA 7586, providing for its management (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)
01:30 PM

Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. HB 1035 – Prohibiting the use of videoke/karaoke systems and other sound amplifying equipment that cause unnecessary disturbance to the public within the residential areas, and providing penalties therefor (Rep. Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D.)
HBs 1849 & 5616 – Creating a Barangay Community Peace and Order Council for the utilization of barangay officials and its constituents for crime prevention (Reps. Alfredo Vargas III and Victor Yap)
HR 763 – Inquiry into the manifest breakdown of discipline in the Philippine National Police (PNP) in light of the recent high-profile criminal incidents allegedly involving officers and members of the organization (Rep. Romeo Acop)
01:30 PM

Conf. Rm. 6, RVM Bldg. Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HB 3335 – Promoting the development of entrepreneurship skills among government employees to inspire innovativeness and to ensure their productivity even beyond government service (Rep. Victoria Isabel Noel)
Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HB 5158 in consolidation with HB 5920 – Providing a socialized microfinancing program for micro enterprises, thereby promoting entrepreneurship (Reps. Peter ‘Sr. Pedro’ Unabia and Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo)
Resolutions to be filed by the Committee requesting for additional funds for the programs/projects for MSMEs for FY 2019:
• Resolution requesting His Excellency, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, to allocate ₱6 billion for FY 2019 for the Pondo sa Pagbabago at Pag-asenso (P3) Program being implemented by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), through the Small Business Corporation (SB Corp.)
• Resolution requesting His Excellency, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, to increase the budget for FY 2019 for the programs/projects for MSMEs, specifically the Kapatid Mentor ME Program, Shared Facilities Project, and the trade fairs of the Bureau of Domestic Trade Promotion (BDTP)
01:30 PM

Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. HB 532 – Regulating the packaging, use, sale, distribution, and advertisements of electronic smoking devices, amending for the purpose RA 9211, otherwise known as the Tobacco Regulation Act of 2003 (Rep. Rodel Batocabe)
HB 4325 – Regulating the manufacture, distribution, sale, importation, and use of electronic cigarettes in the Philippines (Rep. Eric Olivarez)
HB 7289 – Regulating the trade of vaporized nicotine products, particularly the use, sale, packaging, distribution, and communications thereof (Rep. Victoria Isabel Noel)