COMMITTEE AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
CALENDAR OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS
06-August-2018, Monday

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

COMMITTEE/SUBCOMM TIME VENUE AGENDA/RESOURCE PERSONS
APPROPRIATIONS
09:00 AM

Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. Budget Briefing:
• Department of Justice (DOJ)
GAMES AND AMUSEMENTS
10:00 AM

Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg. Committee Reports on HRs 132, 321, 343, 394, 1646, 1698 & 1705 – Congratulating and commending Filipino boxers for defending or winning world boxing titles in different divisions (Reps. Abdullah Dimaporo, Antonio Floirendo Jr., Tricia Nicole Velasco-Catera, Mark Aeron Sambar, Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo, Enrico Pineda, and Maximo Rodriguez Jr.)

HB 2698 – Mandating the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) to admit presentation of secondary and other circumstantial evidence if the lotto ticket cannot be validated by the machine while maintaining its integrity and freedom from any fraudulent claim (Rep. Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo)

HBs 2910 & 2946 – Authorizing the utilization of PCSO funds from unclaimed lotto prizes for disposition and administration by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) for its social welfare programs (Rep. Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo)

HB 4324 – Requiring the PCSO to print the lotto tickets on a non-thermal paper or any kind of recyclable paper which ensures that the printings thereon cannot be easily erased or obscured by simple scratches and crumples, and can withstand reasonable heat, thereby reducing the possibility of ticket spoilage (Rep. Eric Olivarez)

HB 5026 – Declaring the PCSO’s “Philippine lotto” and small town lottery the solely recognized legal numbers games (Minority Leader Danilo Suarez)
HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION jt. w/ LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
01:00 PM

Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 5729, 5889, 5923 & 6287 – Instituting a Philippine Labor Force Competency Competitiveness Program and free access to technical-vocational education and training (TVET) (Reps. Alfredo Vargas III, Sherwin Tugna, Bernadette Herrera-Dy, and Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)
HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
01:30 PM

Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. HBs 1909, 7172 & 7288 – Providing for the establishment of Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) training centers in the Provinces of Negros Occidental, Cebu, and Lanao Del Norte, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Melecio Yap Jr., Peter John Calderon, and Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo)

HB 7383 – Establishing the Philippine Higher Education Career System (Phil-HECS) (Rep. Ann Hofer)

HR 117 – Urging the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and the Department of Education (DepEd) to jointly study, research and consider the revision of the current college curricula by reducing the residency of students from five years to four years for five-year degree courses and from four years to three years for four-year degree courses and submit the result of such study at the soonest possible time to the Congress of the Philippines for the passage of an appropriate legislative action (Rep. Estrellita Suansing)
WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY
01:30 PM

Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg. Substitute Bill to HBs 5781 & 5956 – Defining gender-based street, public spaces and online sexual harassment, providing protective measures and prescribing penalties therefor (Reps. Tom Villarin and Michelle Antonio)

HBs 2651, 2793 & 4543 – Establishing resource development and crisis assistance centers for women and children in every province and city of the country, amending for the purpose RA 8505, otherwise known as the Rape Victim Assistance and Protection Act of 1998 (Reps. Luis Campos Jr., Abigail Faye Ferriol-Pascual, and Maximo Rodriguez Jr.)

HB 4870 – Establishing a refuge and assistance center for young pregnant women in every province, city and municipality in the Philippines, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Alfredo Vargas III)
HB 5213 – Penalizing all forms of sexual harassment (Rep. Ramon ‘Rav’ Rocamora)
APPROPRIATIONS
02:00 PM

Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. Budget Briefing:
• Office of the Ombudsman (OMB)
HUMAN RIGHTS - CANCELLED
02:00 PM

Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. HJR 24 – Extending the validity and availability of the fund for the Marcos human rights violation victims with Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) and authorizing the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) to administer the effective distribution of the funds to qualified victims or their heirs or representatives until December 2019, amending for the purpose RA 10368, otherwise known as the Human Rights Victims Reparation and Recognition Act of 2013 and RA 10766 or the law extending the life of the Human Rights Victims Claims Board, amending for this purpose Section 29 of RA 10368 (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)
APPROPRIATIONS
03:00 PM

Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. Budget Briefing:
• Commission on Elections (COMELEC)
APPROPRIATIONS
05:00 PM

Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. Budget Briefing:
• Commission on Audit (COA)