COMMITTEE AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
CALENDAR OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS
15-January-2018 to 18-January-2018

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

DATE COMMITTEE/SUBCOMM TIME VENUE AGENDA/RESOURCE PERSONS
15-January-2018
(MONDAY)
JUSTICE
09:30 AM

Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. Determination of probable cause in relation to the verified complaint for impeachment against Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno
HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
01:30 PM

Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. HB 4254 – Providing for an annual research competition among colleges and universities (Rep. Salvador Belaro Jr.)

HBs 1707 & 5608 – Creating an advanced studies development program for exceptional employees from the government and the private sector (Reps. Rozzano Rufino Biazon and Alfredo Vargas III)

HBs 242 & 4362 – Providing incentives for new graduates of colleges, universities and accredited institutions offering technical-vocational courses, otherwise known as the Bill of Rights for New Graduates (Reps. Bellaflor Angara-Castillo and Alfredo Vargas III)

HBs 637 & 6416 – Converting the Camarines Norte State College (CNSC) in the Municipality of Daet, Province of Camarines Norte into a state university to be known as the Camarines Norte State University (CNSU) and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Renato ‘Kuya Jojo’ Unico Jr. and Marisol Panotes)

HBs 6003 & 6778 – Providing for the establishment of a Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) training centers in the Provinces of Camarines Sur and Southern Leyte and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Salvador Belaro Jr. and Roger ‘Oging’ Mercado)

HB 1093 – Establishing a state polytechnic college in the Province of Benguet to be known as the Kabayan State Polytechnic College, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Ronald Cosalan)

HB 2584 – Establishing a state college in the Province of Misamis Oriental to be known as the Gingoog City State College and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Maximo Rodriguez Jr.)
16-January-2018
(TUESDAY)
POVERTY ALLEVIATION
09:00 AM

Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg. Draft Substitute Bill to HBs 17, 41, 73, 207, 293, 318, 366, 399, 501, 518, 699, 823, 887, 901, 1098, 1429, 1548, 1661, 1694, 1948, 2278, 2456, 2545, 2688, 2772, 4135, 4155, 5401, 6536 & 6600, HR 464, and Privilege Speech 277 – Institutionalizing the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Deputy Speaker Romero ‘Miro’ Quimbo, Reps. Alfredo Vargas III, Micaela Violago, Horacio Suansing Jr., Marlyn Primicias-Agabas, Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez, Reps. Jose Christopher Belmonte, Victor Yap, Deputy Speaker Fredenil ‘Fred’ Castro, Reps. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Arthur Yap, Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., Salvio Fortuno, Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo, Raul ‘Boboy’ Tupas, Bellaflor Angara-Castillo, Maximo Rodriguez Jr., Vilma Santos-Recto, Gus Tambunting, Enrico Pineda, Shernee Abubakar Tan, Roger ‘Oging’ Mercado, Kaka Bag-ao, Lianda Bolilia, Eric Olivarez, Tom Villarin, Michael Romero Ph.D., and Emmi De Jesus)

HB 4700 – Institutionalizing community-based monitoring system in all barangays, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Jose Enrique ‘Joet’ Garcia III)

HB 5588 – Establishing a nationwide geo-tagging and poverty tracking system and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Manuel Zubiri)

HR 1522 – Urging the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to hasten the process of improving the targeting of beneficiaries so as to lessen program leakage; to increase the level of effectiveness of the delivery of social protection/welfare services to 4Ps beneficiaries; and to immediately lift the suspension of registration of new beneficiaries of the 4Ps (Rep. Roger ‘Oging’ Mercado)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT jt. w/ MUSLIM AFFAIRS and PEACE, RECONCILIATION, AND UNITY (Subcommittee on the proposed Basic Law for the Bangsamoro)
09:30 AM

Conf. Rm. 6, RVM Bldg. HBs 92, 6121, 6263 & 6475 – Providing for the basic law for the Bangsamoro and abolishing the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), repealing for the purpose RA 9054, or the law strengthening and expanding the organic act for the ARMM, and RA 6734 or the law providing for an organic act for the ARMM (Deputy Speaker Bai Sandra Sinsuat Sema, Reps. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo, and Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez)
EAST ASEAN GROWTH AREA
10:00 AM

Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. Briefing on Sweden’s world-class infrastructure development program on transportation, energy, and sustainable development and its potential connectivity projects to Mindanao, Palawan, and East ASEAN Growth Area
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD (Technical Working Group)
01:00 PM

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

HBs 2453 & 6278 – Promoting and supporting the development of the corn industry (Rep. Arthur Yap and Deputy Speaker Sharon Garin)

HBs 3422, 5835, 6132 & 6324 – Establishing the Philippine Corn Research Institute and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Michael Romero Ph.D., Ana Cristina Siquian Go, Jose Panganiban Jr., and ‘Kuya’ Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado)
ECONOMIC AFFAIRS
01:30 PM

Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. HR 898 – Inquiry into the desired economic policy direction of the Philippines with regard to foreign participation in the ownership and operation of corporations and firms engaged in the business of construction of buildings and other infrastructure in the country (Rep. Arthur Yap)

Briefing by various government agencies on the status of implementation of big ticket infrastructure projects under the Build Build Build Program of the Duterte administration
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (Technical Working Group)
01:30 PM

Spkr. Perez Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. Technical Working Group meeting on HBs 590, 931, 1193, 1258, 2328, 2648, 3649, 3661, 4014, 4404, 4646, 5382 & 5591 – Requiring the registration of all users of pre-paid and postpaid subscriber identity module (SIM) cards (Reps. Mariano Michael Velarde Jr., Francis Gerald Abaya, Roy Loyola, Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Magnolia Antonino, Wes Gatchalian, Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo, Maximo Rodriguez Jr., Federico ‘Ricky’ Sandoval II, Carmelo ‘Jon’ Lazatin II, Joel Mayo Almario, Manuel Luis Lopez, and Gus Tambunting)
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (Technical Working Group) - CANCELLED
01:30 PM

Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg. Technical Working Group meeting on revisiting RA 4120, or the law creating the National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP)
17-January-2018
(WEDNESDAY)
ECOLOGY
09:00 AM

Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. HBs 1004, 1690, 1713, 4452, 6018 & 6376 – Providing incentives for the manufacture, assembly, conversion, and importation of electric, hybrid and other alternative fuel vehicles (Reps. Luis Jose Angel Campos Jr., Maximo Rodriguez Jr., Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Arthur Yap, Strike Revilla, and Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo)

HB 5915 – Mandating the local government units (LGUs) to institutionalize rewards for compliance with Section 32 of RA 9003, otherwise known as the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Michelle Antonio)

HBs 770 & 5668 – Providing for stiffer fines and penalties for the illegal disposal of waste materials and violation of other prohibited acts, amending for the purpose RA 9003 (Reps. Emmeline Aglipay-Villar and Michael Romero Ph.D.)
APPROPRIATIONS
09:30 AM

Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. Substitute Bill to HBs 3165 & 4565 – Providing for the legal framework and mechanisms for the creation, operation, and administration of transnational higher education in the Philippines, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Johnny Ty Pimentel and Ron Salo)

Substitute Bill to HB 2957 – Providing for the establishment of a Timbangan ng Bayan Center in all markets nationwide, amending for the purpose Chapter II of RA 7394, otherwise known as the Consumer Act of the Philippines (Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo)

Substitute Bill to HBs 13, 1280, 2345, 3050 & 4676 – Providing for the special protection of children in situations of armed conflict and providing penalties for violations thereof (Reps. Feliciano Belmonte Jr., Jose Christopher Belmonte, Manuel Jose ‘Mannix’ Dalipe, Gus Tambunting, and John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto)

Substitute Bill to HBs 234 & 667 – Establishing the Barangay Integrated Development Approach for Nutrition Improvement (BIDANI) of the rural poor as a linkage program for all state universities and colleges (SUCs) and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Rodante Marcoleta and Victor Yap)

Substitute Bill to HBs 2178 & 4015 – Establishing the National Mariculture Program and providing funds therefor (Reps. Vilma Santos-Recto and Michael Romero Ph.D.)

Substitute Bill to HB 894 – Prohibiting unchaperoned children form roaming, loitering or sleeping outside their abode during unsafe hours, prescribing penalties for their parents or guardians and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D.)
COOPERATIVES DEVELOPMENT
09:30 AM

Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg. HR 44 – Inquiry into the establishment of an apex organization of all cooperatives as a unifying body of the cooperative movement (Rep. Anthony Bravo Ph.D.)
JUSTICE
09:30 AM

Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. Determination of probable cause in relation to the verified complaint for impeachment against Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno
LOCAL GOVERNMENT jt. w/ MUSLIM AFFAIRS and PEACE, RECONCILIATION, AND UNITY (Subcommittee on the proposed Basic Law for the Bangsamoro)
09:30 AM

Conf. Rm. 6, RVM Bldg. HBs 92, 6121, 6263 & 6475 – Providing for the basic law for the Bangsamoro and abolishing the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), repealing for the purpose RA 9054, or the law strengthening and expanding the organic act for the ARMM, and RA 6734 or the law providing for an organic act for the ARMM (Deputy Speaker Bai Sandra Sinsuat Sema, Reps. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo, and Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez)
TRANSPORTATION
09:30 AM

Spkrs. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. Briefing by the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) on the protection of maritime passengers during inclement weather

Briefing by the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) on the container deposits and related charges imposed and collected by agents of international shipping lines
WAYS AND MEANS
09:30 AM

R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg. HR 1324 – Inquiry into the alleged violations of Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. of the terms of its registration under the Motor Vehicle Development Program (MVDP) with the end in view of reviewing the effectiveness of this policy in reviving the automotive industry of the country (Rep. Virgilio Lacson)
EAST ASEAN GROWTH AREA
10:00 AM

Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. Briefing by the Departments of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Foreign Affairs (DFA) on the ASEAN integration in the East ASEAN Growth Area (EAGA)-Palawan and Mindanao to Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines (BIMP)
GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION jt. w/ TRANSPORTATION
01:30 PM

Spkrs. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. HBs 5092 & 6275 – Transforming the Office for Transportation Security (OTS) into the National Transportation Security Regulatory Commission (Reps. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and Arnulfo Fuentebella)
NORTH LUZON GROWTH QUADRANGLE
01:30 PM

Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. Briefing by the Department of Health (DOH) on its budget and plans and programs for North Luzon
POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS - CANCELLED
01:30 PM

Spkr. Perez Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. HB 6446 – Recognizing the capacity of the Filipino spouse to remarry when the alien spouse has obtained a foreign judicial decree of absolute divorce, amending for the purpose EO 209 (Deputy Speaker Pia Cayetano)
18-January-2018
(THURSDAY)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT jt. w/ MUSLIM AFFAIRS and PEACE, RECONCILIATION, AND UNITY (Subcommittee on the proposed Basic Law for the Bangsamoro)
09:30 AM

Conf. Rm. 6, RVM Bldg. HBs 92, 6121, 6263 & 6475 – Providing for the basic law for the Bangsamoro and abolishing the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), repealing for the purpose RA 9054, or the law strengthening and expanding the organic act for the ARMM, and RA 6734 or the law providing for an organic act for the ARMM (Deputy Speaker Bai Sandra Sinsuat Sema, Reps. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo, and Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez)