05-March-2018, Monday

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

ENERGY (Technical Working Group)
09:30 AM

Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg. Technical Working Group meeting on:

HB 2172 – Reducing the cost of electricity for national government offices by promoting the development and utilization of solar energy in all government buildings and offices, providing funds therefor (Rep. Vilma Santos-Recto)

HB 5402 – Mandating government offices and/or establishments to allot at least 30% of their energy requirements to solar energy, and mandating them to install solar panels in their buildings (Rep. Eric Olivarez)
09:30 AM

Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. HR 360 – Inquiry into the construction of barangay health stations throughout the country within the premises of public elementary schools undertaken by the central office of the Department of Health (DOH) (Rep. Estrellita Suansing)
09:30 AM

Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg. Technical Working Group meeting on:

HBs 1137 & 5673 – Amending pertinent laws on the retirement benefits and pension of the uniformed personnel of the uniformed services and providing funds therefor (Reps. Gary Alejano and Francisco Jose ‘Bingo’ Matugas II)

HB 4709 – Establishing a single retirement and separation benefit system for government employees, including members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP), amending for the purpose PD 1146, as amended, otherwise known as the Government Service Insurance Act of 1997 (Rep. Magnolia Antonino)
01:30 PM

Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. HB 58 – Institutionalizing support mechanisms for public school teachers and school personnel in matters of student discipline and mechanisms for classroom management and providing for their protection in cases related thereto (Rep. Antonio Tinio)

HB 473 – Regulating class size in all public schools and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Antonio Tinio)

HB 1022 – Declaring "Baybayin" as the national writing system of the Philippines, providing for its promotion, protection, preservation and conservation (Rep. Leopoldo Bataoil)

HR 1607 – Inquiry into the delayed release of the performance-based bonus for fiscal year 2016 of public school teachers, non-teaching personnel, and other employees under the Department of Education (DepEd) (Rep. Antonio Tinio)

HR 1099 – Acknowledging the great contribution of the late famed artist Mauro "Malang" Santos to Filipino culture and arts and extending the House of Representatives’ deep condolences and empathy to the bereaved family (Rep. Deogracias Victor ‘DV’ Savellano)

HR 1232 – Inviting regional and national stakeholders to a consultation assembly on marking the 500th anniversary of Magellan's arrival in the Philippine archipelago on March 16, 2021 (Rep. Lucy Gomez)

HB 4304 – Converting the Bocboc National High School - Kiara Annex in the Municipality of Don Carlos, Province of Bukidnon into a national high school to be known as Kiara National High School and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Manuel Zubiri)

HB 5033 – Establishing a separate school’s division office in the City of Canlaon, Province of Negros Oriental (Rep. Jocelyn Limkaichong)

HB 5307 – Separating the Cabangahan National High School - Cordova Annex in the Province of Cebu from the Cabangahan National High School, converting it into an independent national high school to be known as the Cordova National High School, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Jonas Cortes)

HB 7117 – Renaming the Inoyonan High School in the Municipality of Bula, Province of Camarines Sur to Felipe P. Panton High School (Rep. Salvio Fortuno)
01:30 PM

Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. HR 1653 – Investigation into the alleged anomalous and inappropriate use of senior citizens' Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) insurance funds on crude eye operations performed on groups of senior citizens that resulted to their blindness and/or deteriorating eyesights, and to determine the accountability of erring public officials and private individuals, including the erring PhilHealth officials of the previous and present administration (Rep. Francisco Datol Jr.)

Privilege Speech 332 – On the alleged misuse of the ₱10.6 billion fund for health insurance premiums of senior citizens by the previous administration (Rep. Francisco Datol Jr.)
01:30 PM

Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. HB 181 – Instituting free college education for indigent students (Rep. Vincent ‘Bingbong’ Crisologo)

HB 3882 – Rationalizing the distribution of government grants, scholarships, and similar programs, amending for the purpose RA 7722, otherwise known as the Higher Education Act of 1994 (Rep. Evelina Escudero)

HB 6830 – Strengthening the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), amending for the purpose RA 7722, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Maximo Rodriguez Jr.)

HB 6972 – Setting a fixed, single term limit to the term of Office of CHED Chairman and Commissioners (Rep. Bernadette Herrera-Dy)

HB 6981 – Setting the age and health qualifications for the Chairman and Commissioners of CHED (Rep. Michael Romero Ph.D.)

HBs 6494-6499 – Providing for the establishment of Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) training and accreditation centers in the City of Malolos and in the Municipalities of Pulilan, Calumpit, Paombong, Bulakan, and Hagonoy, all in the Province of Bulacan (Rep. ‘Kuya’ Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado)

HB 6931 – Establishing a branch of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) in Caloocan City-North to be known as the PUP-Caloocan City-North Branch and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Dale ‘Along’ Malapitan)

HB 7081 – Converting the Carlos Hilado Memorial State College in the City of Talisay, Negros Occidental, all its satellite campuses located in the Cities of Talisay and Bacolod and in the Municipality of Binalbagan, all in the Province of Negros Occidental, into a state university to be known as the Carlos Hilado Memorial State University, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Greg Gasataya)

Briefing by the Unified Student Financial Assistance System for Tertiary Education (UniFAST) Board on the status of implementation of RA 10931, otherwise known as the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act
01:30 PM

Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg. HB 6385 – Renewing the franchise granted to Philippine Communications Satellite Corporation (PHILCOMSAT) to construct, install, maintain and operate in the Philippines ground satellite terminal stations for telecommunication with satellite facilities and delivery to common carriers (Rep. Mark Go)

HB 6429 – Renewing the franchise granted to Andres Bonifacio College Broadcasting System, Inc., under RA 8120 to construct, install, operate and maintain radio broadcasting stations and stations for television in the Island of Mindanao for educational, cultural and commercial purposes for another 25 years (Rep. Anthony Bravo Ph.D.)
01:30 PM

Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg. HBs 2529, 3867 & 4672 – Rationalizing local taxation, amending for the purpose Sec. 150, Chapter 1, Title One, Book II of RA 7160, as amended, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991 (Reps. Juliette Uy, Evelina Escudero, and Jose Enrique ‘Joet’ Garcia III)

HB 4692 – Reapportioning the current four legislative districts of the Province of Isabela to six legislative districts (Rep. Rodolfo Albano III)

HB 5725 – Dividing Barangay Muzon in the City of San Jose Del Monte, Province of Bulacan into four distinct and independent barangays to be known as Barangay Muzon East, Barangay Muzon West, Barangay Muzon South, and Barangay Muzon Proper, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Florida ‘Rida’ Robes)

HBs 7031 & 7032 – Creating Barangay Pangaylan-ip in the Municipality of Santiago and Barangay Crossing in the Municipality of Kitcharao, both in the Province of Agusan Del Norte (Rep. Erlpe John ‘Ping’ Amante)

HB 5185 – Creating the Province of Maguindanao North (Deputy Speaker Bai Sandra Sinsuat Sema)

HB 6241 – Renaming Panglao Island to Dauis-Panglao Island (Rep. Rene Relampagos)
01:30 PM

Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg. Continuation of the discussion on the planned modernization of public utility jeepneys (PUJs) in Metro Manila
01:30 PM

Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. Substitute Bill to HB 968 – Declaring the first day of February of every year as National Hijab Day (Rep. Sitti Djalia Turabia-Hataman)

HB 5772 – Institutionalizing the payment of zakat by Muslims in the Philippines, creating the Philippine Bait-ul-Mal, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Maximo Rodriguez Jr.)

Briefing by the Task Force Bangon Marawi on the rehabilitation, recovery, and reconstruction efforts in Marawi City
01:30 PM

Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. HB 5669 – Establishing a transitional justice and reconciliation program for the Bangsamoro, creating for the purpose the National Transitional Justice and Reconciliation Commission for the Bangsamoro, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Jose Christopher Belmonte)