COMMITTEE AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
CALENDAR OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS
04-February-2020, Tuesday


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

COMMITTEE/SUBCOMM TIME VENUE AGENDA
HEALTH (Technical Working Group)
09:00 AM

Technical Working Group meeting on HBs 173, 295, 956, 3353, 3488, 3839, 3932 & 4828 – Institutionalizing an emergency medical services system (EMSS), creating for the purpose the National EMSS Council, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., Victor Yap, Ron Salo, Joel Mayo Almario, Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez, Reps. Manuel Cabochan III, Alfred Vargas, and John Marvin 'Yul Servo' Nieto)
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (Technical Working Group)
09:00 AM

Technical Working Group meeting on HBs 1674 & 2108 – Strengthening the National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) for the promotion of research work along scientific lines and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr. and Rep. Erico Aristotle Aumentado
BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES (Technical Working Group)
09:30 AM

Technical Working Group meeting on HBs 4256, 4622 & 5143 – Strengthening rural banks in the Philippines, amending further for the purpose RA 7353, otherwise known as the Rural Banks Act of 1992, as amended (Rep. Sharon Garin, Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez, and Rep. Maria Lourdes Acosta-Alba)
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
09:30 AM

Presentation/deliberation on the proposals to amend the Constitution submitted by the Inter-Agency Task Force on Federalism and Constitutional Reform (IATF) and the Constitutional Reform (CoRe) Movement
HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION jt. w/ BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE
09:30 AM

HB 208 – Providing for the establishment of learning cities, mandating compliance with the key features thereof and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Jose Enrique 'Joet' Garcia III)

HB 513 – Recognizing the annual observance of World Education Support Personnel Day, declaring for the purpose the sixteenth day of May of every year as National Education Support Personnel Day in the Philippines (Rep. France Castro)

HB 3108 – Integrating into the curriculum in all levels of the Philippine educational system, both private and public, a mandatory subject or course on disaster risk management education, both theoretical and with practical component as an effective proactive response to natural disasters, calamities, and hazards like floods, typhoons, fires, tsunamis, earthquakes, and strong winds (Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo)

HBs 5386 & 5978 – Requiring the teaching of disaster awareness and disaster mitigation as part of the curriculum of all primary and secondary schools (Reps. Florencio Noel and Lorna Silverio)

HBs 569 & 5231 – Regulating the commencement of class hours in public and private educational institutions in the Philippines (Reps. Greg Gasataya and Florencio Noel)

HBs 1406, 3610, 3983 & 4074– Synchronizing the academic calendar in all levels of public and private schools nationwide (Rep. Alfred Vargas and Deputy Speaker Evelina Escudero, Reps. Ronnie Ong and Michael John Duavit)

HBs 1591 & 3201 – Shifting the academic calendar from June to August (Reps. Ann Hofer and Eric Olivarez)

HB 1845 – Revising the school calendar for the health, safety and welfare of school children and student youth (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)
JUSTICE
09:30 AM

HB 2993 – Creating a comprehensive legal aid program, rationalizing standards for the underprivileged and underserved, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Juan Fidel Felipe Nograles)

HB 4281 – Modernizing, broadening, and strengthening the Public Attorney's Office (PAO), further amending for the purpose pertinent provisions of EO 292, otherwise known as the Administrative Code of 1987, as amended and RA 9406, or the law reorganizing and strengthening the PAO, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Juan Fidel Felipe Nograles)

HB 4312 – Providing free legal assistance to any officer or enlisted personnel of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) on any charge before the Prosecutor's office, court or any competent body arising from an incident or incidents related to the performance of official duty (Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez)

HBs 4461 & 4683 – Establishing a separate facility for prisoners convicted of heinous crimes (Rep. Teodorico Haresco Jr. and Majority Leader Ferdinand Martin Romualdez)

HBs 3124, 4609, 5532 & 5914 – Creating additional court salas 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 ‘Pingping’ Tejada, Jonathan Keith Flores, and Ruth Mariano-Hernandez)

HB 3126 – Establishing a National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) district office in the Province of Cotabato and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Jose ‘Pingping’ Tejada)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT (Technical Working Group)
09:30 AM

Technical Working Group meeting on:
HBs 874, 1494, 1557, 3276, 3291, 3355, 3487, 3511, 3801 & 5496 – Mandating the appointment of barangay health workers (BHWs) in barangays, and providing for their duties and responsibilities, compensation and benefits (Reps. John Reynald Tiangco, Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., Julienne ‘Jam’ Baronda, Yedda Marie Romualdez, Alfred Vargas, Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez, Reps. Sol Aragones, Rufus Rodriguez, and John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto)

HBs 44, 2081, 4890, 5026 & 5342 – Providing for a Magna Carta for Barangay Health Workers (Reps. Francisco ‘Kiko’ Benitez, 'Kuya' Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado, Eric Olivarez, and Deputy Speaker Johnny Ty Pimentel)

HBs 22, 165, 439, 536, 670, 690, 763, 1366, 1787, 2700, 3159, 3985, 4096, 4271, 4395, 4575, 5003 & 5057 – Granting additional incentives and benefits to BHWs, amending for the purpose RA 7883, otherwise known as the Barangay Health Workers’ Benefits and Incentives Act of 1995 (Deputy Speaker Evelina Escudero, Reps. Jose Christopher Belmonte, Strike Revilla, Joseph Stephen ‘Caraps’ Paduano, Ron Salo, Stella Luz Quimbo, Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez, Reps. Jumel Anthony Espino, Marisol Panotes, Shernee Tan, Angelica Natasha Co, Michael Defensor, Aleta Suarez, Antonino Calixto, Rufus Rodriguez, Deputy Speaker Henry Oaminal, and Rep. Tyrone Agabas)

HB 602 – Ordaining the Barangay Health Workers' Incentive and Development Act (BIDA) of 2019 (Rep. Resurreccion Acop)

HB 1304 – Improving and promoting quality delivery of health services in barangays, enacting the Barangay Health Workers and Services Reform Act (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)
WAYS AND MEANS - CANCELLED
09:30 AM

HR 556 – Inquiry into the unabated smuggling of goods into the country by unscrupulous operators of customs bonded warehouses to the detriment of local manufacturers and producers and the Philippine economy, with the end in view of recommending measures to stop smuggling using the warehousing system by revisiting the provisions of the Customs Modernization Tariff Act on bonded warehouses and limiting the type, nature, and number of bonded warehouses (Deputy Speaker Prospero Pichay Jr.)

Update on the status of the recommendation to suspend the implementation of the National Valuation Verification System (NVVS)
YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT
10:30 AM

Briefing by the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC), Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) and other concerned government agencies on the status of implementation of RA 10699, otherwise known as the National Athletes and Coaches Benefits and Incentives Act

Briefing by the Philippine Paralympic Committee on its preparation for the 10th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Para Games

Briefing by the PSC and POC on their preparations for the 2020 Summer Olympics

HRs 573, 606 & 608 – Commending and congratulating the Filipino athletes and the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (PHISGOC) for the success of the 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games (Reps. John Marvin 'Yul Servo' Nieto, Claudine Diana Bautista, and Precious Hipolito Castelo)

HRs 585, 596, 601 & 605 – Congratulating and commending Roger Casugay for winning the Philippines’ first-ever gold medal in surfing at the 30th SEA Games and commending his heroic act in rescuing Indonesian surfer Arip Nurhidayat in the middle of their one-on-one race during the semi-finals (Reps. Pablo Ortega, 'Kuya' Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado, Ria Christina Fariñas, and Antonio ‘Tonypet’ Albano)

HRs 629 & 640 – Congratulating and commending Carlos Yulo for winning two gold and five silver medals in the men's artistic gymnastics in the 30th SEA Games (Reps. Cristal Bagatsing and Ramon ‘Mon-Mon’ Guico III, DPM)

HR 622 – Commending and congratulating the Filipino athletes from the Province of Pangasinan for winning in their respective categories in the 2019 30th SEA Games (Deputy Speaker Rose Marie ‘Baby’ Arenas)
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD
01:00 PM

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

HB 3375 – Promoting and supporting the development of the corn industry (Rep. Sharon Garin)

HB 4108 – Promoting and supporting the development of the corn industry, establishing the Philippine Corn Industry Development Authority (CornDev), appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)
DISASTER MANAGEMENT (Technical Working Group)
01:00 PM

Technical Working Group meeting on HBs 3418, 3543 & 3922 – Providing for monetary compensation for the loss or destruction of residential and commercial properties during the Marawi siege in the City of Marawi, Province of Lanao del Sur, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Ansaruddin Abdul Malik Adiong, Deputy Speaker Mujiv Hataman, and Rep. Yasser Alonto Balindong)
ECONOMIC AFFAIRS jt. w/ TRADE AND INDUSTRY
01:00 PM

HB 200 – Establishing a special defense economic zone (SpeDEZ) inside the Government Arsenal Defense Industrial Estate located in Camp Gen. Antonio Luna, Lamao, Municipality of Limay, Province of Bataan, creating for this purpose the Special Defense Economic Zone Authority (SpeDEZA) and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Jose Enrique ‘Joet’ Garcia III)

HBs 422, 901, 1252, 2220, 3071, 3898, 4138 & 4285 – Establishing special economic zones and freeports in certain parts of the country, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez, Deputy Speakers Prospero Pichay Jr. and Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Angelo Marcos Barba, Alfonso Umali Jr., Deputy Speaker Deogracias Victor ‘DV’ Savellano, Rep. Cyrille ‘Beng’ Abueg-Zaldivar, and Deputy Speaker Johnny Ty Pimentel)

HB 1419 – Converting and expanding the Leyte Industrial Development Estate into the Leyte Ecological Industrial Zone, creating for this purpose the Leyte Ecological Industrial Zone Authority, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Yedda Marie Romualdez)
POVERTY ALLEVIATION
01:00 PM

Committee Report and Substitute Bill to HB 4829 – Providing 20% discount for poor job applicants in the payment of fees and charges for certain certificates and clearances issued by government agencies (Rep. Dale ‘Along’ Malapitan)

HB 4793 – Establishing the national financial literacy council and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Lianda Bolilia)

HB 4907 – Declaring a national policy the promotion of financial literacy as a tool for poverty alleviation and national development (Rep. John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto)

HB 1813 – Establishing social protection program to assist indigent farmers and fisherfolk who have reached the retirement age without existing pension (Rep. Rogelio ‘Ruel’ Pacquiao)

HB 2675 – Establishing an annual cash grant to farmers and fishermen living below the poverty line, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Josefina Tallado)

HB 5196 – Providing direct financial assistance to Filipino rice farmers, establishing for the purpose the Pantawid Magsasakang Pilipino Program, providing funds therefor (Rep. Florencio Noel)

HR 214 – Inquiry into the national poverty situation to include a comprehensive review and assessment of existing poverty data and poverty reduction programs in the country (Rep. Angelo Marcos Barba)

Confirmation of Meetings shall be done through sending of Notices of Meetings to Committee Members by their respective Committee secretariat staff.

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