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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-SEPTEMBER-2020 • THURSDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
APPROPRIATIONS
Agenda
09:00 AM onwards
Combination of physical meeting at the Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. and Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
FY 2021 budget briefings/hearings of the following departments/agencies:
• 9:00 AM
– Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD)

• 11:00 AM
– Department of Agriculture (DA), including National Irrigation Administration (NIA)
APPROPRIATIONS
Agenda
09:00 AM onwards
Combination of physical meeting at the HRep Session Hall and Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
FY 2021 budget briefings/hearings of the following departments/agencies:
• 9:00 AM
– The Judiciary

• 10:00 AM
– Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)
HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
Agenda
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook pages of the HRep and Baguio City Rep. Mark O. Go)
HB 7218 – Developing and strengthening the agricultural education and training in the country through the institutionalization of manpower development for agricultural entrepreneurship in the post-secondary level (Rep. Kristine Alexie Tutor)

HB 7194 – Integrating the Consolacion Community College in the Municipality of Consolacion, Province of Cebu as a satellite campus of the Cebu Technological University (CTU), and appropriating funds therefor, amending for the purpose RA 9744, as amended by RA 11185 (Rep. Emmarie ‘Lolypop’ Ouano-Dizon)

HBs 7447 & 7516 – Establishing provincial offices of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) in the Provinces of Davao Oriental and Sorsogon, respectively, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Joel Mayo Almario and Deputy Speaker Evelina Escudero)

HBs 7342, 7354, 7437, 7472, 7505 & 7526 – Establishing Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) training and assessment centers in certain parts of the country and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Divina Grace Yu, Ma. Lucille Nava M.D., Fernando Cabredo, Alan 1 Ecleo, Marisol Panotes, and Jocelyn Fortuno)

Reports on the challenges, issues, and other concerns regarding the opening of classes for Academic Year 2020-2021 using flexible learning by the following higher education institutions' associations: Coordinating Council of Private Educational Associations (COCOPEA), Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC), and Association of Local Colleges and Universities (ALCU)
TRADE & INDUSTRY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HBs 1278 & 2662 – Providing protection to consumers by expanding the definition of basic necessities and prime commodities, amending for the purpose RA 7581, otherwise known as the Price Act (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr. and Rep. ‘Kuya’ Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado)

HB 5176 – Imposing an automatic price control on prices of construction materials during certain situations, amending for the purpose RA 7581 (Rep. Florencio Noel)

HB 6658 – Amending RA 7581 [by declaring personal protective equipment (PPE), face masks, safety goggles, and medical devices as prime commodities which may be subject to price ceilings, particularly in in times of outbreaks/epidemics, pandemics or public health emergencies; and increasing the administrative fines and criminal penalties for violations of the law] (Deputy Speaker Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva)

Briefing by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Small Business (SB) Corporation on the latest issuances by the Inter Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases on the following:

• Businesses allowed to operate under general community quarantine (GCQ), modified GCQ, and modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) effective September 1, 2020 and conditions/requirements for their operation;

• Health standards in the workplace, including DTI and Department of Labor and Employment's (DOLE) supplemental guidelines on workplace prevention and control of COVID-19;

• Demand, supply, and prices of laptops, personal computers and other devices/services needed for distance learning;

• Reported proliferation of fake and smuggled face masks, face shield, and personal protection equipment (PPE); and

• Status of the grant of financial assistance by SB Corporation under its programs aimed at helping micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic
BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE
Agenda
01:30 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HBs 1698, 1879, 1889 & 7409 – Amending RA 7743, or the law providing for the establishment of congressional, city, and municipal libraries and barangay reading centers throughout the Philippines (by mandating the National Library to establish public libraries and reading centers based on the latest computer and electronic library technology and to upgrade existing facilities with complete standard set of books, e-books, online research resources, and other materials) (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Rufus Rodriguez, Alfred Vargas, and Deputy Speaker Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva)

HB 5837 – Amending Sec. 6 of RA 7743, by making use of the established libraries situated in the municipalities, cities, provinces and congressional districts with big state universities and/or private universities as 24/7 study hubs or learning hubs for students and professionals (Rep. Alfel Bascug)

HB 7330 – Institutionalizing the establishment of a public library in all cities and municipalities and a reading center in all barangays, repealing for the purpose RA 7743 (Deputy Speaker Evelina Escudero)

HB 7055 – Establishing policies for education and learning in the new normal, prescribing for the purpose standards for the reopening of safe schools, creating the Safe Schools Reopening Task Force, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Wes Gatchalian)

HB 7306 – Mandating all government-owned broadcasting stations to serve as learning delivery modality, providing penalties for violations thereof (Rep. Angelo Marcos Barba)

HB 7380 – Providing for digital education (Rep. Jake Vincent Villa)

HB 7328 – Promoting the capabilities and number of special education teachers in public schools, especially in rural areas (Rep. Alfred Delos Santos)

HB 4338 – Establishing a national program for the Filipino gifted children and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Ramon ‘Mon-Mon’ Guico III)

Last Updated: 20-September-2020, 11:27:43 AM