COMMITTEE AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
CALENDAR OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS
16-January-2019, Wednesday

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

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

Spkrs. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. Briefing by concerned government agencies on the following:

• Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) security issues;
• Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) rehabilitation; and
• Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) supported projects
CIVIL SERVICE AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
10:00 AM

Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg. HBs 3884 & 6836 – Further amending RA 544, as amended, or the Civil Engineering Law (by strengthening and continually upgrading the practice of civil engineering to make it attuned to national development needs and the challenges brought about by globalization and cross-border practices and environmental requirements) (Deputy Speaker Evelina Escudero and Rep. Maximo Rodriguez Jr.)

HB 7547 – Regulating the practice of Civil Engineering and repealing for the purpose RA 544, as amended (Rep. Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr.)
ENERGY (Bicameral Conference)
10:00 AM

Sen. L.M. Tañada Room 2/F, Senate Bldg. Senate of the Philippines Bicameral Conference Committee meeting on the disagreeing provisions of HB 8629 & SB 1531 – Institutionalizing an Energy Efficiency and Conservation Program (Rep. Eric Olivarez and Sen. Loren Legarda)
Public Works and Highways
01:00 PM

Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. HB 2779 - Providing for the construction of a national highway from the junction of the Iligan - Aurora National Highway in Barangay Santa Cruz, Kapatagan, Lanao del Norte to Iligan - Aurora National Highway in Poblacion, Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur to be known as the Iligan - Aurora National Highway By-Pass Road and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Abdullah Dimaporo)
HB 4165 - Providing for the construction of a national highway from the Lanao del Norte interior circumferential road in the Municipality of Tagoloan, Lanao del Norte to the Municipality of Talakag, Province of Bukidnon, with a crossroad at Barangay Panalawan in the Municipality of Tagoloan and connecting roads to the national highway in Iligan City through Barangay Pugaan, Iligan City and to the national highway in Marawi City through the Municipality of Kapal, Lanao del Sur, to be known as the Muslim-Christian Unity Crossroad and Highways, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo)
HB 8763 – Regulating the use of roads for safe, fast and economic transport (Rep. Bayani Fernando)
SENIOR CITIZENS (Technical Working Group)
01:00 PM

Conf. Rm. 5, RVM Bldg. Technical Working Group meeting on HBs 8208, 8274, 8559 & 8768 – Amending RA 10868, or the law honoring and granting additional benefits, and privileges to Filipino centenarians (by advancing the grant of the centenarians’ cash gift of P100,000, in portions of the amount, upon reaching the ages of 80, 85, 90, 95 and 100 years; and by providing for an automatic annual adjustment of the centenarians’ gift) (Reps. Mark Go, Emi Calixto-Rubiano, Ronaldo Zamora, and Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)
TRANSPORTATION (Round Table Discussion)
01:30 PM

Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. HB 1215 – Regulating the business operation of motorcycles-for-hire (Rep. Pedro Acharon Jr.)
HB 2530 – Regulating motorcycles-for-hire or habal-habal, thereby authorizing cities and municipalities to grant franchises for their operations, amending for the purpose Secs. 447 and 458 of RA 7160, as amended, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991, and Sec. 7 of RA 4136, otherwise known as the Land Transportation and Traffic Code (Rep. Juliette Uy)
HB 3941 – Devolving the regulatory and franchising powers over the operation of motorcycle-for-hire, or habal-habal to cities and municipalities, amending for the purpose Sections 447 and 458 of RA 7160, as amended (Rep. Ramon ‘Red’ Durano IV)
HB 6909 – Regulating motorcycles-for-hire known as habal-habal or angkas, thereby authorizing cities and municipalities to grant franchises for their operations, amending for the purpose Section 458 (1) (VI) of RA 7160 (Rep. Raul Del Mar)