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COMMITTEE MEETINGS

SOURCE: Committee Management Support Service I


DAILY SCHEDULE

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


10-MARCH-2020 • TUESDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
HUMAN RIGHTS
Agenda
09:00 AM
Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 486, 1532, 4649 & 5279 – Right to Adequate Food Act (Reps. Cheryl Deloso-Montalla, Jericho Jonas Nograles, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr., and Rep. Jose Christopher Belmonte)

Substitute Bill to HBs 55, 487, 522, 1579 & 4586 – Anti-Racial, Ethnic, and Religious Discrimination Act (Reps. Manuel Cabochan III, Cheryl Deloso-Montalla, Michael Edgar Aglipay, Mujiv Hataman, and Jose Christopher Belmonte)

HBs 136, 4216, 4587, 4647, 4684, 5356, 5969, 6024 & 6098 – Prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, racial or ethnic origin, religious belief or activity, political inclination or conviction, social class, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, marital or relationship status, disability, HIV status, health status or medical history, language, physical features, and other forms of discrimination, and providing penalties for violation thereof (Reps. Geraldine Roman, Alfred Vargas, Rodrigo Abellanosa, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Majority Leader Ferdinand Martin Romualdez, Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo, Minority Leader Bienvenido Abante Jr., Deputy Speakers Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva and Ferdinand Hernandez)

HB 4092 – Prohibiting discrimination against persons, especially the poor and the persons with disabilities, with respect to their access to government offices nationwide on the basis of dress code, clothing or appearance and providing penalties for violation thereof (Rep. Ronnie Ong)
APPROPRIATIONS
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 56, 1869, 3352, 3854, 4813 & 6002 – Requiring all graduating senior high school and college students to plant two trees each as a civic duty for environment protection and preservation and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Manuel Cabochan III, Rufus Rodriguez, Joel Mayo Almario, Tyrone Agabas, Mark Go, and Deputy Speaker Eduardo Villanueva)

Substitute Bill to HBs 371, 464, 1340 & 3733 – Requiring parents to plant two trees for every child born to them (Reps. Eric Olivarez, Elisa 'Olga' Kho, Mark Go, and Tyrone Agabas)

Substitute Bill to HBs 688 and 2037 – Requiring government agencies to indicate the blood type of individuals in the identification cards, certificates and licenses and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Michael Edgar Aglipay and 'Kuya' Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado)

Substitute Bill to HB 700 – Rationalizing the disability pension of veterans, amending for the purpose RA 6948, or the law standardizing and upgrading the benefits for military veterans and their beneficiaries, as amended (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)

Substitute Bill to HBs 917, 1586, 3992, 4392, 5145 & 5309 – Institutionalizing the alternative learning system (ALS) in the basic education for out-of-school children, youth, and adults and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Aurelio 'Dong' Gonzales Jr., Reps. Yedda Marie Romualdez, Tyrone Agabas, Florida ‘Rida’ Robes, Lawrence 'Law' Fortun, and Joseph ‘Jojo’ Lara)

Substitute Bill to HBS 931, 1166, 2469, 2546, 3102, 3275, 3404, 3498, 4707 & 4887 – Strengthening and modernizing the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Manuel Cabochan III, Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D., Rep. Joel Mayo Almario, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Yedda Marie Romualdez, Joey Sarte Salceda, ‘Kuya’ Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado, Joy Myra Tambunting, and Alyssa Sheena Tan)

Substitute Bill to HBs 6162 & 6292 – Reorganizing and converting the Insurance Commission into a collegial body, amending Sections 437, 438 & 439 of RA 10607, otherwise known as the Insurance Code, as amended (Reps. Sharon Garin and Rufus Rodriguez)

Substitute Bill to HB 3124 – Creating two additional branches of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) in the Twelfth Judicial Region to be stationed in the Municipality of Mlang, Province of Cotabato, and appropriating funds therefor, amending for the purpose Section 14(M) of Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, otherwise known as the Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980, as amended (Rep. Jose 'Ping-Ping' Tejada)

Substitute Bill to HB 4609 – Creating one additional branch of the Municipal Trial Court (MTC) to be stationed in the City of Malaybalay, Province of Bukidnon, and appropriating funds therefor, amending for the purpose Section 29 of Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, as amended (Rep. Jonathan Keith Flores)

Substitute Bill to HBs 5532 & 5914 – Creating six additional branches of the RTC in the Fourth Judicial Region and one additional branch of the Municipal Trial Court in Cities (MTCC) to be stationed in the City of Cabuyao, Province of Laguna, and appropriating funds therefor, amending for the purpose Section 14(E) and 29 of Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, as amended (Rep. Ruth Mariano-Hernandez)

HB 200 – Establishing a special defense economic zone (SpeDEZ) inside the Government Arsenal Defense Industrial Estate located in Camp Gen. Antonio Luna, Lamao, Municipality of Limay, Province of Bataan, creating for this purpose the Special Defense Economic Zone Authority (SpeDEZA) and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Jose Enrique ‘Joet’ Garcia III)

HB 638 – Institutionalizing Philippine participation in the international exhibitions of the Venice Biennale (Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda)

HB 6166 – Appropriating the sum of two billion and forty million pesos as supplemental appropriations for FY 2020 (Rep. Angelina 'Helen' Tan M.D.)

HB 6177 – Appropriating the sum of two billion and sixty million pesos as supplemental budget to address the risks of the 2019-nCOV to public health (Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda)
BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
HBs 5976, 6143 & 6299 – Financial Consumer Protection Act (Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda, Junie Cua, and Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez)
DANGEROUS DRUGS (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:
HBs 533, 629, 929, 1308, 1549, 1572, 2975, 3208, 3427, 3631, 3726, 5068, 5482,5545 & 5719 – Establishing drug rehabilitation centers in every locality and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Joseph Stephen ‘Caraps’ Paduano, Joel Mayo Almario, Manuel Cabochan III, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Rep. Alfredo Garbin Jr., Deputy Speaker Raneo ‘Ranie’ Abu, Reps. Manuel Sagarbarria, Eric Olivarez, Erico Aristotle Aumentado, John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto, Joy Myra Tambunting, Ria Christina Fariñas, Rufus Rodriguez, and Joseph ‘Jojo’ Lara )

HB 5805 – Institutionalizing a community-based drug rehabilitation program in every municipality and city (Rep. Edgar Erice)
ENERGY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 2099 & 2427 – Strengthening the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) by expanding and streamlining its bureaucracy, upgrading employee skills, augmenting benefits, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Lord Allan Jay Velasco and Alfred Vargas)
HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION jt. w/ BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on the draft Substitute Bill to HBs 2695, 2660 3230, 553, 1783, 3762, 1788, 2537, 3642, 3712, 4145, 4155, 4262, 4543, 5449, 606, 1118, 1192, 1241, 1309, 2087, 2447, 2559, 2613, 2685, 3181, 3337, 3376, 3497, 3835, 4345 & 5242 – Instituting the Citizen Service Training Course, establishing the Citizen Service Corps and creating the Citizen Service Mobilization Commission for the purpose, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Isidro Ungab, Antonio ‘Tonypet’ Albano, Alfonso Umali Jr., Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Jumel Anthony Espino, Rufus Rodriguez, Eduardo ‘Eddie’ Gullas, Deputy Speaker Aurelio 'Dong' Gonzales Jr., Reps. Mercedes ‘Didi’ Cagas, Erico Aristotle Aumentado, Angelo Marcos Barba, Teodorico Haresco Jr., Deputy Speakers Deogracias Victor ‘DV’ Savellano and Vilma Santos-Recto, Reps. Francis Gerald Aguinaldo Abaya, Resurreccion Acop, Raul 'Boboy' Tupas, Lord Allan Jay Velasco, Lucy Torres-Gomez, Wes Gatchalian, Deputy Speakers Raneo Abu and Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Micaela Violago, Jericho Jonas Nograles, Joaquin Chipeco Jr., Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino, Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D., Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda, 'Kuya' Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado, Joseph Stephen ‘Caraps’ Paduano, Joy Myra Tambunting, and Eric Olivarez)
PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HB 1197 – Providing for the revitalization and capability enhancement of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Henry Oaminal)
REVISION OF LAWS jt. w/ WELFARE OF CHILDREN (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HBs 210, 1689, 2707, 3735, 4160, 5795 & 6073 – Increasing the age for determining statutory rape and other acts of sexual abuse and exploitation to provide stronger protection for children, amending for this purpose Act No. 3815, as amended, also known as the Revised Penal Code, RA 7610, otherwise known as the Special Protection of Children Against Abuse, Exploitation, and Discriminatory Act, and RA 8353, also known as the Anti-Rape Law of 1997 (Deputy Speakers Roberto Puno and Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Luisa Lloren Cuaresma, Manuel Zubiri, Yedda Marie Romualdez, Francisco 'Kiko' Benitez, and Aloy Lim)

HB 4449 – Increasing the age of sexual consent for stronger protection of children, amending for the purpose Article 266-A (D) of Act No. 3815 (Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo)

HB 480 – Amending Chapter 3 of RA 8353 (by providing for specific and clear instances when and how rape is committed and when lack of consent is presumed, among others) (Rep. Arlene Brosas)

HB 6215 – Providing stronger protection for children against sexual abuse (Rep. Ma. Lourdes Acosta-Alba)
WAYS AND MEANS
Agenda
09:30 AM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 1622, 478, 507, 1939, 2538, 2661, 3088, 3513, 3533, 3703, 3902, 3911, 4040, 4242, 4782, 4971, 5059, 5497, 5708, 5819 & 6051 – Granting additional benefits to solo parents, amending for the purpose RA 8972, otherwise known as the Solo Parents Act of 2000 (Reps. Lawrence ‘Law’ Fortun, Arlene Brosas, Robert Ace Barbers, Enrico Pineda, Deputy Speaker Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr., Reps. ‘Kuya’ Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado, Anna Marie Villaraza-Suarez, Sol Aragones, Precious Hipolito Castelo, Deputy Speakers Dan Fernandez, Loren Legarda, and Ferdinand Hernandez, Reps. Francis Gerald Abaya, Ramon Guico III, John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto, Tyrone Agabas, Alfred Delos Santos, Alberto ‘Bobby’ Pacquiao, Alfred Vargas, and Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 883 – Consolidating the laws granting rewards to informers of violations of internal revenue and customs laws, repealing for this purpose Section 282 of the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997 and Section 3513 of the Tariff and Customs Code of the Philippines (Rep. Manuel Cabochan III)

HB 1043 – Granting incentives to qualified taxpayers by exempting them from audit and investigation if they pay at least twenty percent more of income tax, VAT, excise and percentage taxes paid during the previous taxable year (Rep. Kristine Singson-Meehan)

HBs 191 & 3671 – Enhancing revenue administration and collection by granting amnesty on all unpaid impositions levied by government for taxable year 2017 and prior years (Reps. Estrellita Suansing and Sharon Garin)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
Agenda
10:00 AM
Spkrs. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Motu proprio inquiry into the labor issues raised by disgruntled security guard, Mr. Archie Paray, during the hostage-taking of at least 30 people at V-Mall in Greenhills, City of San Juan on March 2, 2020
PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY jt. w/ NATIONAL DEFENSE AND SECURITY
Agenda
10:00 AM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Consolidated Bill on HBs 551, 2082, 2847, 3103, 3413 & 5710 – Defining, preventing, and penalizing terrorists acts, repealing for the purpose RA 9372, otherwise known as the Human Security Act of 2007, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Jericho Jonas Nograles, Deputy Speakers Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr. and Michael Romero Ph.D., Reps. Jocelyn Tulfo and Lianda Bolilia)
HUMAN RIGHTS
Agenda
12:30 PM
Conf. Rm. 6, RVM Bldg.
HBs 709, 1040, 6309 & 6392 – Protecting the rights of internally displaced persons and penalizing the acts of arbitrary internal displacement (Reps. Jose Christopher Belmonte, Joy Myra Tambunting, Rufus Rodriguez, and Cheryl Deloso-Montalla)

HBs 683 & 2801 – Establishing a National Preventive Mechanism Against Torture in the Philippines (Reps. Michael Edgar Aglipay and Rufus Rodriguez)

HBs 2502 & 6393 – Establishing the National Committee for the Prevention of Torture (NCPT), the National Preventive Mechanism Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, and Degrading Treatment or Punishment in the Philippines, providing a framework for implementing obligations under the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (OPCAT) and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Jose Christopher Belmonte and Cheryl Deloso-Montalla)
FLAGSHIP PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Briefing by the Presidential Adviser for Flagship Programs and Projects and the Department of Public Works in Highways (DPWH) and Department of Transportation (DOTr) on the status of the country’s flagship programs and projects in the Visayas
LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 397 & 5217 – Providing compensation to Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) officials further amending RA 10742 or the SK Reform Act of 2015 (Reps. Edgar Erice and Rufus Rodriguez)

HBs 2218, 3077, 3306, 4595, 4671 & 5024 – Declaring special nonworking holidays in certain parts of the country to commemorate special events (Reps. Angelo Marcos Barba, Jumel Anthony Espino, Francisco Jose ‘Bingo’ Matugas II, Ria Christina Fariñas, Josefina Tallado, and Sharee Ann Tan)

HB 5077 – Converting the Municipality of Calaca in the Province of Batangas into a component city to be known as the City of Calaca (Rep. Elenita Milagros ‘Eileen’ Ermita-Buhain)

HBs 5599 & 5699 – Creating barangays to be known as Barangay Dengao and Barangay Cocoy, respectively, in the Municipality of Tinoc, Province of Ifugao and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Solomon Chungalao)

HB 5866 – Reapportioning the Province of Bulacan into seven regular districts (Rep. Lorna Silverio)
MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg.
HBs 60, 404, 562, 1069, 2215 & 4072 – Providing a socialized microfinancing program for micro enterprises thereby promoting entrepreneurship (Rep. Victor Yap, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Rodrigo Abellanosa, Jocelyn Sy Limkaichong, Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D., and Rep. Alfred Delos Santos)

HBs 3699 & 4792 – Institutionalizing the Pondo para sa Pagbabago at Pag-Asenso (P3) Program of the government, providing funds therefor (Reps. Precious Hipolito Castelo and Lianda Bolilia)
MINDANAO AFFAIRS
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Perez Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Briefing by the following government agencies:
• Department of Agriculture – On various finished, ongoing, and proposed plans and programs on agricultural industry in Mindanao;
• National Irrigation Authority – On the status and updates on various irrigation projects in Mindanao; and
• Philippine Coconut Industry – On the status and updates on coconut industry in Mindanao
SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
HB 91 – Amending Section 69 of Batas Pambansa Blg. 881, also known as the Omnibus Election Code, imposing a fine upon a nuisance candidate and/or persons in conspiracy with such candidate for the malicious filing of a certificate of candidacy (Rep. Edgar Mary Sarmiento)

HB 2761 – Rationalizing the proceedings in and resolution of electoral protests (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HBs 511, 1669, 4853, 4985, 5190, 5270, 5305, 5524 & 5563 – Reorganizing the offices of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) (Rep. France Castro, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Faustino ‘Inno’ Dy V, Tyrone Agabas, Cheryl Deloso-Montalla, Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez, Reps. Mujiv Hataman, Manuel Jose ‘Mannix’ Dalipe, and Cristal Bagatsing)

HB 5649 – Strengthening the COMELEC by enhancing its fiscal autonomy, reorganizing its offices, upgrading employee skills and augmenting their compensation, allowances and benefits, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Ann Hofer)
VISAYAS DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Discussion with regional directors regarding the budget proposals of concerned regional government agencies in the Visayas for the fiscal year 2021
OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS
Agenda
01:30 PM
Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
HB 331 – Facilitating the global employment of Filipinos (Deputy Speaker Rose Marie ‘Baby’ Arenas)

HB 833 – Creating the Office of Philippine Overseas Labor Arbiter for the protection of OFWs, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Gabriel Bordado Jr.)

HB 1541 – Creating the Philippine Overseas Legal Action Center, identifying its duties, providing funds therefor and updating the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) minimum employment contract for OFWs (Rep. Jocelyn Tulfo)

HB 1028 – Enhancing the financial literacy of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) (Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda)

HB 6147 – Strengthening further the pre-departure orientation program for OFWs to include financial and entrepreneurial education, amending for the purpose RA 8042, as amended, otherwise known as the Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act of 1995 (Rep. Eric Olivarez)

Continuation of the discussion on the following issues affecting the rights and welfare of OFWs:
• Current situation of OFWs in countries affected by the outbreak of COVID-19, or the novel coronavirus;
• Case of OFW Jeanelyn Villavende, and the lifting of the ban on the deployment of household service workers to Kuwait; and
• Case of Jerson Enriquez and his companions who were deployed to Saudi Arabia without any work awaiting them in their workplace

Last Updated: 12-March-2020, 06:50:21 PM