18-February-2020, Tuesday

Prepared/Updated as of: 18-September-2020, 11:27:51 PM

09:00 AM

HB 6163 – Amending Sections 3, 8, and 9 of RA 9856, otherwise known as the Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) Act of 2009 (by adding the definition of reinvestment plan) (Rep. Sharon Garin)

HB 6162 – Reorganizing and converting the Insurance Commission into a collegial body, amending Sections 437, 438, and 439 of RA 10607, otherwise known as the Insurance Code, as amended (Rep. Sharon Garin)
09:00 AM

HBs 88, 241, 1565, 2210, 2480, 2541, 2868, 2873, 3038, 3097, 3229, 3525, 3640, 4057, 4669, 4650, 4948, 5056, 5122, 5173, 5632, 5735, 5926 & 6038 – Expanding the coverage and increasing the amount of social pension to senior citizens under RA 7432, as amended by RA 9994, otherwise known as the Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010 (Reps. Alfredo Garbin Jr., Carlos Isagani Zarate, Rommel Rico Angara, Sol Aragones, Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., Paul Ruiz Daza, Raul ‘Boboy’ Tupas, Jocelyn Fortuno, Estrellita Suansing, Strike Revilla, John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto, Diego ‘Nonoy’ Ty, Cristal Bagatsing, Josephine Veronique Lacson-Noel, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Faustino ‘Inno’ Dy V, Tyrone Agabas, Eric Olivarez, Deputy Speaker Paolo Duterte, Reps. Ramon ‘Mon-mon’ Guico III, Aloy Lim, and Stella Luz Quimbo)

HR 80 – Directing the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to review and revise the current institutional structure and payout schedule of the social pension program for senior citizens (Rep. David ‘Jay-Jay’ Suarez)

Discussion on the communications received from various Sanggunians to review or amend the monthly social pension under RA 9994
09:30 AM

Technical Working Group meeting on HB 1297 – Enabling banks to expand service delivery channels through cash agents and providing guidelines therefor (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)
09:30 AM

HR 221 – Investigation into the proliferation of Philippine offshore gaming operators or POGOs, and its effects on the Filipino people, the local economy, and national security (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)

HR 497 – Investigation into the proliferation of prostitution dens catering exclusively to POGO workers, with the end view of proposing remedial measures to curb the presence of illegal immigrants in our country (Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo)
09:30 AM

Committee Reports on HBs 3124, 4609, 5532 & 5914 – Creating additional branches of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) and Municipal Trial Court (MTC) in certain parts of the country, amending for the purpose Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, otherwise known as the Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980, as amended, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Jose ‘Ping-Ping’ Tejada Jr., Jonathan Keith Flores, and Ruth Mariano-Hernandez)

HBs 5006 & 5063 – Granting Filipino citizenship to Stanley Lee and Chen Tian Man, respectively (Reps. Sol Aragones and Joseph Stephen ‘Caraps’ Paduano)

HB 2643 – Recognizing Filipino citizens born abroad of Filipino mothers or fathers (Rep. Juliet Marie De Leon Ferrer)
09:30 AM

HB 482 – Repealing RA 9372, otherwise known as the Human Security Act of 2007 (Reps. Arlene Brosas)

HBs 551, 2082, 2847, 3103, 3413 & 5710 – Amending certain provisions of RA 9372 (by addressing the gaps, lapses, and inadequacies of the law) (Reps. Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Jericho Jonas Nograles, Deputy Speakers Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr. and Michael Romero Ph.D., Reps. Jocelyn Tulfo, and Lianda Bolilia)
09:30 AM

HB 2778 – Declaring the Chinese New Year a special nonworking public holiday in the Philippines (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 6179 – Making the 16th day of January a special working holiday to be known as the National Baptist Day (Minority Leader Bienvenido Abante Jr.)

HBs 1550 & 2764 – Creating a Civil Code Commission to implement the re-codification of all existing civil laws of the Philippines, defining its composition and functions, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Alfredo Garbin Jr. and Rufus Rodriguez)
11:00 AM

Discussion with representatives from international organizations and diplomatic offices on “bilateral cooperation and participation for development”
PUBLIC INFORMATION (Roundtable Discussion)
12:30 PM

Roundtable discussion with ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) and the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) on the role of parliamentarians to tackle disinformation in the Philippines
01:00 PM

Substitute Bill to HBs 10, 166, 255, 854, 1242, 1417, 2434, 2522, 2549, 2552, 2610, 2657, 3192, 3299, 3223, 4346 & 4880 – Declaring the coconut levy assets as a trust fund, providing for its management and utilization, authorizing the Privatization and Management Office to dispose the coconut levy assets (Speaker Alan Peter ‘Compañero’ Cayetano, Reps. Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., Eufemia ‘Ka Femia’ Cullamat, Michael Edgar Aglipay, Lucy Torres-Gomez, Wilfrido Mark Enverga, Sabiniano Canama, Jericho Jonas Nograles, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Sharon Garin, Romeo Jalosjos Jr., Ian Paul Dy, Aleta Suarez, Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D., Reps. Florencio Noel, Joy Myra Tambunting, and Rufus Rodriguez)
01:00 PM

Briefing by the Department of Education (DepEd), Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Commission on Higher Education (CHED), and Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) on their programs and projects for Mindanao
01:00 PM

Committee Report and Consolidated Bill on HBs 4793, 4907 & 6100 – Declaring October 31 of every year as National Savings and Financial Literacy Day (Reps. Lianda Bolilia, John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto, and Dale ‘Along’ Malapitan)

HB 184 – Mandating the national government to increase the Unconditional Cash Transfer (UCT) Program to 500 pesos to benefit 22 million poor Filipinos (Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D.)

HB 1652 – Creating the National Livelihood Development Council thereby institutionalizing the Livelihood Movement of the Philippines (Rep. Manuel Cabochan III)

HB 1964 – Creating a special poverty alleviation fund to be used to finance school and community-based supplemental feeding programs and related poverty alleviation efforts using the minimum basic needs approach in the poorest of the poor communities in the country (Rep. Manuel Cabochan III)
01:30 PM

HB 936 – Giving juridical personality to the present Veterans Memorial Medical Center (VMMC) (Rep. Manuel Cabochan III)

HB 937 – Establishing and maintaining an Office of Veterans Affairs in the Philippine Embassy in the United States of America, prescribing its functions, providing funds therefor (Rep. Manuel Cabochan III)

HBs 702 & 5841– Mandating the use of proceeds from the development, lease or use of certain government properties for payment of pensions and other benefits of the veterans (Reps. Rozzano Rufino Biazon and Manuel Cabochan III)

HB 1671 – Providing for a ₱3,000 increase across the board in the monthly pension of war veterans and their dependents, appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 1921 – Providing for the payment of arrears in the veteran’s pensions and benefits mandated pursuant to RA 7696, as amended, or the law standardizing and upgrading the benefits for military veterans and their dependents and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. ‘Kuya’ Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado)

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