COMMITTEE AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
CALENDAR OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS
07-August-2018, Tuesday

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 Energy (DOE)
Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC)
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
09:30 AM

Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. Initial deliberation on the proposed Philippine Federal Constitution drafts
ENERGY
09:30 AM

Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg. HB 2190 – Penalizing the illegal use of electricity, theft and destruction of electric power lines, equipment, and materials, rationalizing system loss, repealing for the purpose RA 7832, otherwise known as the Anti-Electricity and Electric Transmission Lines/Materials Pilferage Act of 1994 (Rep. Xavier Jesus Romualdo)

HR 1385 – Inquiry into the financial condition and viability of the Camiguin Electric Cooperative, Inc.; the performance of the National Electrification Administration (NEA) of its mandate to supervise electric cooperatives; and the performance of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) of its duty to protect and promote the interests of consumers (Rep. Xavier Jesus Romualdo)
HUMAN RIGHTS
09:30 AM

Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM 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)
REVISION OF LAWS
09:30 AM

Conf. Rm. 6, RVM Bldg. HB 5377 – Declaring the 28th day of March of every year as the President Rodrigo Roa Duterte (PRRD) Day, a special working holiday, to commemorate the true Philippine reforms, reunification, and development of our nation (Rep. Florida ‘Rida’ Robes)

HB 5451 – Declaring September 21 of every year as a National Day of Remembrance in memory of the struggles and sacrifices of the heroes and martyrs of the Martial Law era (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)

HB 5455 – Declaring July 7 of every year as a special working holiday to commemorate the founding of the Katipunan (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)

HB 7856 – Declaring September 8 of every year as a special working holiday in the entire country to commemorate the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Rep. Rodolfo Fariñas)

HB 5398 – Allowing the President to declare the adoption of daylight saving time (DST) in the public and private sectors and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Eric Olivarez)

HBs 6028 & 7529 – Allowing women to revert to their maiden surname, establishing a procedure for reversion and appropriating funds therefor (Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and Lorna Silverio)

HB 6761 – Providing for a prescriptive period from which the Commission on Audit (COA) may conduct audit and issue a decision on cases, amending for the purpose PD 1445 or the State Audit Code of the Philippines (Rep. Rodante Marcoleta)
TRANSPORTATION
09:30 AM

Spkrs. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. HB 460 – Amending certain provisions of RA 9295, otherwise known as the Domestic Shipping Development Act of 2004 [by mandating the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) to accredit only one local classification society that shall cater to the classification requirements of ships in the domestic trade] (Rep. Jesulito Manalo)

HR 2022 – Inquiry into the status of pre-departure, on-site and other support services provided by government agencies to seafarers (Rep. Edgar Sarmiento)
WAYS AND MEANS
09:30 AM

R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg. Substitute Bill to HBs 36, 231, 1537, 1658, 2379, 3359, 3835, 5384, 6037, 7214, 7364 & 7458 – Corporate Income Tax and Incentives Reform Act (Rep. Arthur Yap, Deputy Speaker Eric Singson, Reps. Bernadette Herrera-Dy, Bellaflor Angara-Castillo, Deputy Speakers Romero ‘Miro’ Quimbo and Sharon Garin, Reps. Manuel Zubiri, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Alfredo ‘Albee’ Benitez, Horacio Suansing Jr., and Dakila Carlo Cua)
DANGEROUS DRUGS - CANCELLED
10:00 AM

Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg. Substitute Bill to HBs 289, 587, 1868, 3406, 3616, 3627, 3733 & 4151 – Amending RA 4200, or the law prohibiting and penalizing wiretapping and other related violations of the privacy of communication (by authorizing wiretapping in cases involving violations of RA 9165, otherwise known as the Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, among other amendments) (Reps. Michael Romero Ph.D., Leopoldo Bataoil, Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez, Reps. Robert ‘Ace’ Barbers, Romeo Acop, Enrico Pineda, Cristal Bagatsing, and Gary Alejano)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
01:00 PM

Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg. Draft Committee Report on HBs 1355 & 4928 – Reducing the minimum membership requirement for registration of unions or federations and streamlining the process of registration, amending for this purpose Articles 234, 235, 236 and 237 of PD 442, as amended, otherwise known as the Labor Code of the Philippines (Reps. Karlo Alexei Nograles and Raymond Democrito Mendoza)

HBs 154, 664, 987, 1651 & 7880 – Providing for a Magna Carta of Workers in the Informal Economy, institutionalizing mechanisms for implementation thereof (Reps. Emmeline Aglipay-Villar, Harry Roque Jr., Lawrence ‘Law’ Fortun, Bellaflor Angara-Castillo, and Alfredo Vargas III)

HB 326 – Providing for a Magna Carta of Workers in the Informal Sector, institutionalizing mechanisms for its implementation and amending for the purpose certain provisions of RA Nos. 7160 (Local Government Code of 1991) and 8282 (Further strengthening the Social Security System) (Rep. Evelina Escudero)

HB 1352 – Protecting the welfare of informal workers in all economic units in private and public by transitioning them to formal employment and providing support to micro, small and medium sized enterprises towards decent and productive employment (Rep. Karlo Alexei Nograles)
PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY - CANCELLED
01:30 PM

Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. HB 3153 – Transferring the administrative supervision and operational control of the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA), National Police Training Institute (NPTI), National Police College (NPC), and National Forensic Science Training Institute (NFSTI) from the Philippine Public Safety College (PPSC) to the Philippine National Police (PNP), amending Sections 24, 66, and 67 of RA 6975, otherwise known as the Department of the Interior and Local Government Act of 1990 (Rep. Gary Alejano)
HB 5787 – Providing for the transfer of the PNPA and NPTI from the PPSC to the PNP, amending for the purpose RA 6975, as amended (Rep. Leopoldo Bataoil)
APPROPRIATIONS
02:00 PM

Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. Budget Briefing:
• Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)