COMMITTEE AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
CALENDAR OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS
22-January-2020, Wednesday

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

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

Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. Substitute Bill to HBs 878, 1626, 2139, 2881, 3445, 3745, 3847, 3865, 4205, 4315, 4364, 4471, 4659, 4889, 4974, 5197, 5243 & 5343 – Establishing a medical scholarship and return service program for deserving students and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Precious Hipolito Castelo, 'Kuya' Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado, Angelina 'Helen' Tan M.D., Ann Hofer, Deputy Speaker Vilma Santos-Recto, Reps. Rufus Rodriguez, Tyrone Agabas, Joel Mayo Almario, Alfredo Vargas III, Bernadette ‘BH’ Herrera-Dy, Jumel Anthony Espino, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Eric Olivarez, John Marvin 'Yul Servo' Nieto, Florencio Noel, and Joseph ‘Jojo’ Lara)

Substitute Bill to HBs 461, 1418 & 4198 – Institutionalizing the convergence strategy for sustainable rural development and providing the implementing mechanisms therefor (Reps. Elisa ‘Olga’ Kho, Wilfrido Mark Enverga, and Victor Yap)

Substitute Bill to HBs 288, 560, 1687, 2557, 4541, 4874, 5022 & 5253 – Establishing the fiscal regime for the mining industry (Reps. Estrellita Suansing, Rodrigo Abellanosa, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr., Rep. Sharon Garin, Deputy Speaker Vilma Santos-Recto, Reps. Rufus Rodriguez, Joey Sarte Salceda, and Stella Luz Quimbo)

Substitute Bill to HBs 98 & 4540 – Providing for the delineation of the specific forest limits of the public domain (Rep. Maria Lourdes Acosta-Alba and Deputy Speaker Vilma Santos-Recto)

Substitute Bill to HBs 4, 30, 164, 195, 338, 398, 563, 885, 1151, 2001, 2133, 2192, 2451, 3023, 3084, 3142, 3182, 3214, 3245, 3348, 3459, 3490, 3542, 3913, 3999, 4301, 4313, 4401, 4577, 4709, 4710, 4800, 4844 & 5335 – Creating the Department of Disaster Resilience, defining its mandate, powers and functions, appropriating funds therefor (Speaker Alan Peter ‘Compañero’ Cayetano, Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda, Jose Christopher Belmonte, Estrellita Suansing, Xavier Jesus Romualdo, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Rodrigo Abellanosa, Manuel Cabochan III, Yedda Marie Romualdez, Alfredo Vargas III, Precious Hipolito Castelo, Lawrence 'Law' Fortun, Wilter 'Sharky' Wee Palma II, Eric Olivarez, Joel Mayo Almario, Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino, Bernadette ‘BH’ Herrera-Dy, Deputy Speaker Aurelio 'Dong' Gonzales Jr., Reps. Cheryl Deloso-Montalla, Lord Allan Jay Velasco, John Marvin 'Yul Servo' Nieto, ‘Kuya’ Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado, Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda, Reps. Tyrone Agabas, David ‘Jay-Jay’ Suarez, Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez, Reps. Lianda Bolilia, Sol Aragones, Joy Myra Tambunting, Faustino ‘Inno’ Dy V, Aloy Lim, and Eric Go Yap)

Substitute Bill to HBs 931, 1166, 2469, 2546, 3102, 3275, 3404, 3498, 4707 & 4887 – Strengthening and modernizing the Bureau of Fire Protection and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Manuel Cabochan III, Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D., Rep. Joel Mayo Almario, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Yedda Marie Romualdez, Joey Sarte Salceda, 'Kuya' Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado, Joy Myra Tambunting, and Alyssa Sheena Tan, CPA)

Substitute Bill to HBs 1294, 3006, 3616, 4223 & 4695 – Amending RA 8794, or the law imposing a motor vehicle user’s charge on owners of all types of motor vehicles, as amended by RA 11239 (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Alfredo Vargas III and Joey Sarte Salceda)

HB 1045, in consolidation with HB 3451 – Granting full insurance coverage to all qualified agrarian reform beneficiaries of the comprehensive agrarian reform program, amending for the purpose Section 14 of RA 9700, otherwise known as the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program Extension with Reforms (Rep. Kristine Singson-Meehan and Deputy Speaker Vilma Santos-Recto)

HB 5583 – Authorizing the use of the rice subsidy as provided for under the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) in the General Appropriations Act of 2019 for the purchase of palay from farmers, mandating for the purpose the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), in coordination with the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the National Food Authority (NFA), to buy palay from local farmers and distribute rice subsidy in the form of actual rice, instead of cash assistance, to qualified beneficiaries (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr.)
TRANSPORTATION
09:30 AM

Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg. HBs 1260 & 4725 – Recognizing transport network companies (TNCs) and transport network vehicle services (TNVS), prescribing requirements and guidelines for their operations, providing penalties for violation thereof (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr. and Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo)

HBs 1538 & 4024 – Regulating transportation network services, imposing and authorizing fees, providing penalties for violations thereof (Reps. Alfredo Garbin Jr. and Rozzano Rufino Biazon)

HB 3341 – Providing the mandatory installation of dashboard cameras, closed circuit televisions (CCTVs) and global positioning systems (GPS) inside public utility vehicles (PUVs), TNVS, and other public transport vehicles (Rep. Bernadette ‘BH’ Herrera-Dy)

HB 3690 – Requiring TNCs to install CCTV cameras in their TNVS units and providing penalties for violation thereof (Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo)

HBs 5748 & 5807 – Regulating the fare rates of TNCs and TNVS (Deputy Speaker Evelina Escudero)

HR 43 – Inquiry into the reported irregularities in procedures of application and registration of TNVS, and other concerns and demands of the TNVS community (Rep. Sarah Jane Elago)

HR 444 – Inquiry into the status of acceptance of new applications for TNC accreditation for transportation network vehicle (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)

HBs 13, 37, 565, 1409, 1894, 2219, 2618, 3446, 3569, 3996, 4141, 4571, 4615, 4652 & 5352 – Allowing and regulating the use of motorcycles as PUVs, amending for this purpose RA 4136, otherwise known as the Land Transportation and Traffic Code (Reps. Raul Del Mar, Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Rodrigo Abellanosa, Alfredo Vargas III, Luis Campos Jr., Angelo Marcos Barba, Antonio ‘Tonypet’ Albano, Deputy Speakers Vilma Santos-Recto and Ferdinand Hernandez, Reps. Tyrone Agabas, Edgar Chatto, Rufus Rodriguez, Romulo ‘Kid’ Peña Jr., Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr., and Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT - CANCELLED
10:00 AM

Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. HBs 508 & 2627 – Providing for the period of probationary employment of teaching and non-teaching personnel in private schools, thereby amending for the purpose PD 442 or the Labor Code of the Philippines, as amended (Reps. France Castro and Raymond Democrito Mendoza)

HB 2479 – Ensuring the welfare and safety of construction workers by providing for a mandatory group personal accident insurance coverage, and providing penalties for violation thereof (Rep. Romeo Momo Sr.)

HB 5379 – Providing for a Magna Carta for all workers in the construction industry (Rep. Romeo Momo Sr.)
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (Technical Working Group)
10:00 AM

Conf. Rm. 5, RVM Bldg. Technical Working Group meeting on:

HB 5567 – Amending Section 5 of RA 8498 or the Philippine Science High School (PSHS) System Act of 1997, in order to allow the establishment of more than one PSHS campuses within a region (Rep. Jonathan Keith Flores)

HBs 127, 2241, 4184, 4389, 4605, 4963, 5378 & 5635 – Establishing PSHS campuses in certain parts of the country and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Dan Fernandez, Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda, Yasser Alonto Balindong, Ed Christopher Go, Erico Aristotle Aumentado, Kristine Alexei Tutor, Divina Grace Yu, and Joseph ‘Jojo’ Lara)
AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES RESOURCES - CANCELLED
01:00 PM

Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. HBs 1119-1123, 1125, 1126, 1132-1134, 1727, 1728, 1931, 1932, 2162, 2407, 2408, 2255, 3234, 3264, 3890, 4442, 4557, 4623, 4627, 4787, 4882, 4883, 5302, 5413, 5416 & 5499 – Establishing multi-species marine hatcheries in various parts of the country and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Raul ‘Boboy’ Tupas, Fernando Cabredo, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Abdullah Dimaporo, Estrellita Suansing, Samantha Louise Vargas Alfonso, Edgar Mary Sarmiento, Vicente ‘Ching’ S.E. Veloso III, Francisco ‘Kiko’ Benitez, Gil ‘Kabarangay Jr.’ Acosta, Deputy Speaker Deogracias Victor ‘DV’ Savellano, Reps. Geraldine Roman, Manuel Jose ‘Mannix’ Dalipe, Isagani Amatong, Carl Nicolas Cari, Isagani Amatong, Leonardo Babasa Jr., and Alan 1 Ecleo)
GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION - CANCELLED
01:00 PM

Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg. HB 501 – Creating the Lake Mainit Development Authority, prescribing its powers, functions and duties, and providing funds therefor (Rep. Robert Ace Barbers)

HB 584 – Creating the Chico River Basin Development Authority, defining its powers, functions and responsibilities, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Allen Jesse Mangaoang)

HB 740 – Strengthening the Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA), thereby repealing RA 4850, as amended, otherwise known as the Laguna Lake Development Authority Act of 1966 (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)

HB 1250 – Creating the Sustainable Bicol River Development Authority, prescribing its powers, functions and duties, providing funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 1337 – Creating the Baguio City, La Trinidad, Itogon, Sablan, Tuba, and Tublay Development Authority (BLISTTDA), defining its powers and functions, and providing funds therefor (Rep. Mark Go)

HB 2653 – Creating the Abra River Basin Development Authority, prescribing its powers and functions and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Joseph Sto. Niño Bernos)

HBs 2793 & 5372 – Creating the Cagayan de Oro River Basin Development Authority, defining its powers and functions and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Rufus Rodriguez and Joseph ‘Jojo’ Lara)

HBs 3665 & 3877 – Creating the Lake Lanao Development Authority, defining its powers, functions and duties (Reps. Ansaruddin Abdul Malik Adiong and Yasser Alonto Balindong)
NATURAL RESOURCES - CANCELLED
01:00 PM

Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. HBs 36, 266, 462, 965, 1130, 1447, 1775, 2267, 2790, 3212 & 4420, Establishing/declaring national park/watershed reservations/forest land/protected landscapes/monument as protected areas pursuant to RA 7586, otherwise known as the National Integrated Protected Areas System (NIPAS) Act of 1992, providing for their management (Reps. Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Josephine Ramirez-Sato, Elisa ‘Olga’ Kho, Ann Hofer, Raul ‘Boboy’ Tupas, Kristine Singson-Meehan, Jocelyn Sy Limkaichong, Lawrence ‘Law’ Fortun, Rufus Rodriguez, Rommel Rico Angara, and Deputy Speaker Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr.)