COMMITTEE AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
CALENDAR OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS
13-August-2020, Thursday


Prepared/Updated as of: 29-October-2020, 05:13:21 PM

COMMITTEE/SUBCOMM TIME VENUE AGENDA
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD (Technical Working Group)
09:00 AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom Technical Working Group meeting on:

HBs 914, 1335, 1368, 2617 & 2658 – Establishing the Philippine Corn Research Institute and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Alyssa Sheena Tan, Deputy Speaker Michael Romero, Ph.D., Reps. Ed Christopher Go, Antonio ‘Tonypet’ Albano, and Ian Paul Dy)

HBs 3375 & 4108 – Promoting and supporting the development of the corn industry, establishing the Philippine Corn Industry Development Authority (CORNDEV), appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Sharon Garin and Rufus Rodriguez)
GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION (Technical Working Group)
09:00 AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Technical Working Group meeting on:

HB 82 – Amending Sections 9 and 41 of RA 8291 or the Government Service Insurance Act of 1997, by defining "basic monthly pension" and increasing the membership of the Board of Trustees of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) (Rep. Alfredo Garbin)

HBs 228, 1033 & 2787 – Further strengthening the GSIS (Reps. France Castro, Joey Sarte Salceda, and Rufus Rodriguez)

HBs 1651 & 4537 – Institutionalizing the rights of GSIS members, providing them additional representation in the GSIS Board (Rep. Manuel Cabochan III and Deputy Speaker Vilma Santos-Recto)

HB 2914 – Increasing the monthly income benefits for work-related permanent disability and death of workers and employees (Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo)

HB 4780 – Mandating the payment of retirement benefits to Social Security System (SSS) or GSIS members within a maximum period of 30 days from the retirement date (Rep. Ramon ‘Mon-Mon’ Guico III, DPM)

HB 4832 – Upgrading the pension benefits under the GSIS, further amending for the purpose PD 1146, as amended, also known as the Government Service Insurance Act of 1997 (Rep. Jericho Jonas Nograles)

HBs 5540 & 5714 – Providing for the automatic annual adjustment of the pension of retirees from the government who are members of the GSIS (Reps. Romeo Momo and Francisco Datol Jr.)

HB 5587 – Amending PD 1146, as amended (by extending the age of legal dependents from 18 to 23 years old) (Rep. Florencio Noel)

HBs 5833, 5962 & 6034 – Revised Charter of the GSIS (Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda, Deputy Speaker Johnny Ty Pimentel, and Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)
TRANSPORTATION
10:00 AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Update on the plans for the transportation sector by the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) and the Department of Transportation (DOTr) upon lifting of the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) in Metro Manila and other areas

HB 859 – Providing for the regulation of activities of taxi drivers and operators (Rep. Michael Edgar Aglipay)

HBs 2401, 3051 & 5156 – Establishing the rights of passengers of taxis, tourist car transport services (TCTs), and other similar vehicles for hire (VFH) (Reps. Estrellita Suansing, Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., and Eric Go Yap)

HB 5195 – Establishing the Bill of Rights of Taxi Passengers (Rep. Florencio Noel)

HBs 1679, 4670 & 6006 – Enhancing the safety of pedestrians, further amending RA 4136, as amended, otherwise known as the Land Transportation and Traffic Code (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Rep. Jose Enrique 'Joet' Villanueva, and Deputy Speaker Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva)
POVERTY ALLEVIATION (Technical Working Group)
01:00 PM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom Technical Working Group meeting on the Substitute Bill to HB 5249 – Granting 50% discount on funeral services to indigent families and granting free funeral services to extremely poor families nationwide, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)
BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE
01:30 PM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Substitute Bill to HBs 311, 514, 1244, 1411, 2671, 3303, 3433, 3505, 4131, 4196, 4527, 4719, 4629, 5090, 5226, 5806 & 6964 – Establishing the public schools of the future in technology, providing funds therefor (Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda, Geraldine Roman, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Alfred Vargas, Faustino Michael Carlos Dy III, Victor Yap, Deputy Speaker Vilma Santos-Recto, Reps. Lorna Silverio, Virgilio Lacson, Eric Olivarez, John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto, Abdullah Dimaporo, Gabriel Bordado Jr., Rufus Rodriguez, Alfred Delos Santos, and Wes Gatchalian)

Substitute Bill to HBs 307, 3072 & 4978 – Establishing public schools in geographically isolated disadvantaged conflict-affected areas, and access roads leading to last mile public schools, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda, ‘Kuya’ Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado, and John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto)

HB 7222 – Providing for a comprehensive and sustainable modernization, connectivity and innovation program for public elementary and secondary schools, providing funds therefor (Rep. Kristine Alexie Tutor)

HB 7189 – Instituting flexible learning in the basic education curriculum by fully integrating outside class learning, establishing a digital transformation of education roadmap for the effective delivery of education through information and communications technology (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HBs 2314 & 6142 – Establishing the Santos Encarnacion Elementary School and Malinta Elementary School Pinalagad Annex, respectively, as separate and independent elementary schools, both located in Valenzuela City, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Wes Gatchalian)
DANGEROUS DRUGS (Technical Working Group)
01:30 PM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Technical Working Group meeting on:

HBs 68, 2765 & 5932 – Strengthening drug abuse prevention and control, amending for the purpose RA 9165, as amended, otherwise known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 (Reps. Robert Ace Barbers, Rufus Rodriguez, and Manuel Cabochan III)

HB 368 – Adopting the higher prescribed penalty, including death, of the national law of an alien found guilty of trafficking dangerous drugs and other similar substances, amending for the purpose RA 9165 (Rep. Victor Yap)

HB 742 – Amending certain provisions of RA 9165 [by strengthening the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and establishing the PDEA Academy, among others] (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)

HBs 896 & 1548 – Providing for the immediate destruction/disposition of the confiscated, seized and/or surrendered dangerous drugs, plant sources of dangerous drugs, and controlled precursors and essential chemicals, amending for the purpose RA 9165, as amended (Reps. Mario Vittorio ‘Marvey’ Mariño and Alfredo Garbin Jr.)

HB 1547 – Providing for the legal procedure in the disposition and rehabilitation of drug dependents and/or drug pushers or dealers who voluntarily surrender, amending for the purpose RA 9165, as amended (Rep. Alfredo Garbin Jr.)

HB 2995 – Exempting journalists from acting as anti-drug operations witnesses and amending RA 10640 or the law further strengthening the anti-drug campaign of the government, amending for the purpose Section 21 of RA 9165 (Rep. France Castro)

HB 3755 – Amending Section 36 of RA 9165, on drug testing (by providing for random drug testing instead of a mandatory one) (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 4104 – Further amending Section 21 of RA 9165, as amended by RA 10640 (by allowing the presence of media to cover anti-drug operations for journalism purposes only) (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 5761 – Strengthening the drug abuse prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation, amending for the purpose RA 9165 (Rep. Jose Christopher Belmonte)
ENERGY
01:30 PM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Substitute Bill to HBs 1193 & 1266 – Establishing the Philippine Energy Research and Policy Institute (PERPI) (Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco and Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr.)

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