07-February-2018, Wednesday

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

09:00 AM

Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg. HBs 1989 & 4732– Mandating the insurance of all government properties with the Government Insurance Fund, amending for the purpose RA 656, as amended, otherwise known as the Property Insurance Law (Reps. Randolph Ting and Joey Sarte Salceda)

HB 6760 – Further amending Section 27 of PD 1146, by exempting the reinsurance policies of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) from the provisions of RA 9184, also known as the Government Procurement Reform Act (Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez)

HR 1502 – Inquiry into the reinsurance contracts awarded to domestic insurance companies by the GSIS (Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez)
09:00 AM

Speaker's Social Hall, 2/F Main Building Discussion on the following issues and concerns:

• On the indigenous self-determination under a federal Philippines
• On the indigenous political structures under a federal Philippines
• On advancing the indigenous peoples (IP) agenda in the process of charter change
09:30 AM

Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. HBs 1418 & 1419 – Creating the Metro Bataan Development Authority and the Manila Bay Development Authority, defining their powers and functions, providing funds therefor (Rep. Jose Enrique ‘Joet’ Garcia III)

Substitute Bill to HBs 182, 812, 970, 1220, 1527, 2388, 2540 & 3040 – Institutionalizing energy efficiency and conservation, enhancing the efficient use of energy, granting incentives to energy efficiency and conservation projects (Reps. Eric Olivarez, Rodel Batocabe, Yedda Marie Romualdez, Reynaldo Umali, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Henedina Abad, Gus Tambunting, and Harry Roque Jr.)

Substitute Bill to HBs 2733, 3292, 3706, 4029, 4307, 4386 & 6039 – Institutionalizing the alternative learning system in the basic education for out-of-school children, youth and adults, person with disabilities, indigenous peoples, and other marginalized sectors of the society, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr., Tom Villarin, Yedda Marie Romualdez, Salvador Belaro Jr., Florida ‘Rida’ Robes, Bernadette Herrera-Dy, and Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

Substitute Bill to HBs 350, 547, 3275, 4748, 5216 & 5233 – Further strengthening the Office of the Solicitor General by increasing its powers and functions, and redefining, expanding, and rationalizing its organization, repealing for the purpose Republic Acts 9417 and 2327, and Executive Orders 1 and 2, s. 1986, and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Romero ‘Miro’ Quimbo, Reps. Evelina Escudero, Harry Roque Jr., Gary Alejano, Joaquin Chipeco Jr., and Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez)

Substitute Bill to HBs 143, 3486 & 5945 – Providing for the delineation of the specific forest limits of the public domain (Reps. Ma. Lourdes Acosta-Alba, Evelina Escudero, and Salvador Belaro Jr.)

HBs 343 & 3897 – Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act (Reps. Yedda Marie Romualdez and Carlos Isagani Zarate)

HBs 930 & 2828 – Instilling fiscal discipline in the public sector by establishing deficit-neutral rules in line with the principle of responsible financial management and towards promoting sustainable economic growth (Rep. Francis Gerald Abaya and Deputy Speaker Rolando Andaya Jr.)

HB 1056 – Revoking certain powers granted to the executive department, further amending for the purpose certain sections of Presidential Decree 1177, or the law revising the budget process in order to institutionalize the budgetary innovations of the new society (Rep. Magnolia Antonino)

HB 2385 – Institutionalizing a system of performance planning, budgeting, and accountability in all government agencies (Rep. Henedina Abad)

HBs 2387 & 5590 – Reforming the budget process by enforcing greater accountability in public financial management (PFM), promoting fiscal sustainability, strengthening Congress' power of the purse, instituting an integrated PFM system, and increasing budget transparency and participation (Reps. Henedina Abad and Karlo Alexei Nograles)

HB 2832 – Regulating the power of the President to defer, rescind, or reserve expenditure of appropriations authorized by Congress (Rep. Tom Villarin)

HB 2868 – Defining the concept of savings and regulating the process of augmentation by the President in the implementation of Article VI, Section 25 (5) of the Philippine Constitution (Rep. Tom Villarin)

HB 4652 – Defining "unprogrammed funds" and prohibiting legislators from appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Emmi De Jesus)

HB 6847 – Professionalizing the government accounting service to serve as a tool for effective management and control of government resources, creating for the purpose the Government Accountancy Office under the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) (Rep. Maximo Rodriguez Jr.)
09:30 AM

Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg. Briefing by the concerned government agencies on the devolution of powers and functions and the structural operation of government institutions in a federal system of government
ECOLOGY (Technical Working Group)
09:30 AM

Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. Technical Working Group meeting on:

HBs 142, 540 & 1528 – Providing for a comprehensive hazardous and radioactive wastes management and providing penalties for violations thereof (Reps. Ma. Lourdes Acosta-Alba, Victor Yap, and Alexandria Gonzales)

HB 6596 – Amending RA 6969, otherwise known as the Toxic Substances and Hazardous and Nuclear Wastes Control Act of 1990, by adopting a more systematic and comprehensive waste management program to foster the imposition of all existing policies and guidelines, increasing its penalties and sanctions (Rep. Michael Romero Ph.D.)

HB 2964 – Prohibiting the disposal of electronic equipment at solid waste management facilities (Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo)

HB 3610 – Adopting an electrical and electronic equipment waste disposal program, establishing a mechanism therefor (Rep. Scott Davies Lanete M.D.)

HB 5901 – Promoting the environmentally sound management of e-waste in the Philippines (Rep. Emmi de Jesus)

HB 4287 – Prohibiting waste dumping and strengthening the existing system of waste control and management in the country, thereby amending Sections 4 (b), 13, 14 (a) (i) and 15 of RA 6969 (Rep. Emmi de Jesus)
09:30 AM

Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. HR 867 – Inquiry into the alleged grossly disadvantageous contract entered into by the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) and the Tagum Agricultural Development Company, Inc. (TADECO) (Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez)
09:30 AM

Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. Continuation of the determination of probable cause in relation to the verified complaint for impeachment against Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno
09:30 AM

Spkrs. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. Substitute Bill to HBs 106, 296, 758 & 4433 – Establishing the taxi passengers' rights (Reps. Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., Horacio Suansing Jr., Emmeline Aglipay-Villar, and Harlin Neil Abayon III)

HBs 5111, 6548, 6725, 7041 & 7043 – Establishing district/satellite offices of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) in certain parts of the country and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Maximo Rodriguez Jr., Maria Lourdes Acosta-Alba, Peter ‘Sr. Pedro’ Unabia, Eric Olivarez, and Julieta Cortuna)

HB 6447 – Converting the Quezon licensing center of the LTO In Lucena City, Quezon Province into a regular licensing center to be known as the Quezon Licensing Center of Lucena City, Quezon Province, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Vicente ‘Kulit’ Alcala)

HB 6979 – Converting the Guimaras LTO extension office into a regular LTO district office (Rep. Ma. Lucille Nava M.D.)

HB 6638 – Prohibiting the construction of mall, sports center, convention center and exhibition center within a three-kilometer radius from the exit and entrance of an expressway to prevent traffic congestion therein and providing penalties for violation thereof (Rep. Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr.)
01:00 PM

Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg. HB 6737 – Establishing a Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) provincial office in the Municipality of Malita, Province of Davao Occidental and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Lorna Bautista-Bandigan)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT (Technical Working Group)
01:00 PM

Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. Technical Working Group meeting on HBs 4706, 5482 & 6474 – Establishing a labor empowerment assistance program, amending PD 442, as amended, otherwise known as the Labor Code of the Philippines, appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Alfredo Vargas III, Bernadette Herrera-Dy, and Raymund Democrito Mendoza)
01:30 PM

Conf. Rm. 5, RVM Bldg. Briefing by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) on the effect of a federal system of government on the national development plan of the government and other related matters
01:30 PM

Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. Draft Substitute Bill to HBs 6236, 3278, 3855, 4466, 5683, & 2394 – Abolishing the Road Board created by RA 8794 and transferring its powers and functions to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and to the Department of Transportation (DOTr), amending for the purpose RA 8794 (Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas, Reps. Rosenda Ann Ocampo, Anthony Bravo Ph.D., Ana Cristina Siquian Go, Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., and Carlos Isagani Zarate)
01:30 PM

Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. Technical Working Group meeting on:

HBs 2096, 6184 & 6765 – Amending RA 10175, otherwise known as the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 (Reps. Antonio Tinio, Victor Yap, and Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 3295 – Repealing Section 4(c)(4), Chapter II of RA 10175 (Rep. Evelina Escudero)

HB 6342 – Providing for stricter penalty for certain cybercrime offenses, amending for the purpose RA 10175 (Rep. Rodel Batocabe)
01:30 PM

Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. Briefing by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on its budget, plans and programs for North Luzon
01:30 PM

Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. HB 116 – Instituting absolute divorce in the Philippines (Rep. Edcel Lagman)

HB 1062 – Amending Title 1, Chapter 3, of EO 209, otherwise known as the Family Code of the Philippines, prescribing additional ground for annulment (Rep. Robert ‘Ace’ Barbers)

HB 2380 – Introducing divorce in the Philippines, amending for the purpose Articles 26, 55 to 66 and repealing Article 36 under Title II of EO 209, as amended (Rep. Emmi de Jesus)

HB 6027 – Providing for grounds for the dissolution of a marriage (Rep. Teddy Brawner Baguilat Jr.)
01:30 PM

Conf. Rm. 6, RVM Bldg. Briefing by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), and Skyway Somco Development Corporation on their plans and programs for Region 4-A (CALABARZON) for 2018-2019
01:30 PM

Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg. HB 1828 – Preventing the harassment of tourists (Rep. Alfredo Vargas III)

HB 2963 – Establishing an intergovernmental task force for international visitor assistance (Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo)
TRANSPORTATION (Technical Working Group)
01:30 PM

Spkrs. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. Technical Working Group meeting on HB 6455 – Providing for a speedy processing by the Land Transportation Office (LTO) of the registration of imported motor vehicles and providing penalties for violation thereof (Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez)