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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.


11-DECEMBER-2019 • WEDNESDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES RESOURCES - CANCELLED
Agenda
09:00 AM
Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 1119-1123, 1125, 1126, 1132-1134, 1727, 1728, 1931, 1932, 2162, 2408, 3234, 3264, 3890, 4442, 4627, 4787, 4882, 4883, 5302, 5413 & 5416 – Establishing multi-species marine hatcheries in various parts of the country and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Raul ‘Boboy’ Tupas, Fernando Cabredo, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Abdullah Dimaporo, Estrellita Suansing, Edgar Mary Sarmiento, Vicente ‘Ching’ S.E. Veloso III, Francisco ‘Kiko’ Benitez, Gil ‘Kabarangay’ Acosta, Geraldine Roman, Manuel Jose ‘Mannix’ Dalipe, Isagani Amatong, Carl Nicolas Cari, Isagani Amatong, and Leonardo Babasa Jr.)

HB 2255 – Establishing a fisheries research center in the Municipality of Abulug in the Second District of Cagayan and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Samantha Louise Vargas Alfonso)

HBs 2407 & 4557 – Establishing aquatic research and experimental breeding stations in the First District of the Province of Nueva Ecija and in the University of Northern Philippines, Vigan City, respectively, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Estrellita Suansing and Deputy Speaker Deogracias Victor ‘DV’ Savellano)

HB 4623 – Establishing a coastal aquaculture center in the Municipality of Lala, Province of Lanao del Norte and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Abdullah Dimaporo)
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HB 869 – Amending certain sections of RA 10068 or the Organic Agriculture Act of 2010 (by promoting, propagating, developing further and implementing the practice of organic farming and other sustainable agricultural practices) (Deputy Speaker Conrado Estrella III)

HB 1290 – Strengthening sustainable agriculture and enhancing support for small organic farmers, amending for the purpose certain sections of RA 10068 (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HBs 2656 & 3599 – Strengthening the implementation of the national organic agriculture program by enhancing regulatory capacity, establishing coordinating offices, augmenting human resource complement, and repealing RA 10068, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Ian Paul Dy and Sharon Garin)

HB 4483 – Amending RA 10068, providing stiffer penalties and sanctions appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D.)

HB 5641 – Amending RA 10068 (by recognizing the “participatory guarantee system” in the certification and labeling of organic products and bringing together the appropriate agencies and stakeholder groups to develop and strengthen such alternative certification mechanisms, among others) (Rep. Ruth Mariano-Hernandez)
ENERGY (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Perez Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HB 2099 – Strengthening the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) by expanding and streamlining its bureaucracy, upgrading employee skills, augmenting benefits, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco)

HB 2427 – Enhancing the governance structure of the ERC (Rep. Alfredo Vargas III)
FOOD SECURITY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 2031, 2186, 3342, 3370, 3849, 3973, 4524 & 4616 – Providing for a system of redistributing and recycling food waste to promote food security (Rep. Jose Antonio ‘Kuya Jonathan’ Sy-Alvarado, Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda, Reps. Bernadette ‘BH’ Herrera-Dy, Sharon Garin, Tyrone Agabas, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Reps. John Marvin 'Yul Servo' Nieto, and Romulo ‘Kid’ Peña Jr.)

HBs 2189, 4450, 4465 & 4903 – Mandating all food establishments and other similar businesses to donate to charitable institutions any and all unsold food and providing penalties for violations thereof (Reps. Precious Hipolito Castelo, Ron Salo, Anthony Peter ‘Onyx’ Crisologo, and John Marvin 'Yul Servo' Nieto)

HB 5467 – Establishing the Pagkain Para Sa Lahat Program (Deputy Speaker Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva)
POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg.
Briefing by the Department of Health (DOH) on the Philippine health situation

Briefing by the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) on the Philippine population management program
WAYS AND MEANS
Agenda
09:30 AM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
Continuation of the briefing by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) regarding its operations
GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY jt. w/ PUBLIC ACCOUNTS
Agenda
10:00 AM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Briefing by the Manila Water and Maynilad on the alleged 780% increase in water rates on account of the Supreme Court’s fine, pass-on charges from corporate income tax, operating expenses, advanced collection for future projects, and redundant collection of foreign exchange recovery adjustments
BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES (Whole day) - CANCELLED
Agenda
11:00 AM
Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 4256, 4622 & 5143 – Strengthening rural banks in the Philippines, amending for the purpose RA 7353, otherwise known as the Rural Banks Act of 1992, as amended (Rep. Sharon Garin, Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez, and Rep. Ma. Lourdes Acosta-Alba)
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS (Executive meeting)
Agenda
01:00 PM
Committee on Constitutional Amendments Room, North Wing Basement, House of Representatives
Executive meeting
GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION - CANCELLED
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HB 501 – Creating the Lake Mainit Development Authority, prescribing its powers, functions and duties, and providing funds therefor (Rep. Robert Ace Barbers)

HB 584 – Creating the Chico River Basin Development Authority, defining its powers, functions and responsibilities, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Allen Jesse Mangaoang)

HB 740 – Strengthening the Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA), thereby repealing RA 4850, as amended, otherwise known as the Laguna Lake Development Authority Act of 1966 (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)

HB 1250 – Creating the Sustainable Bicol River Development Authority, prescribing its powers, functions and duties, providing funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 1337 – Creating the Baguio City, La Trinidad, Itogon, Sablan, Tuba, and Tublay Development Authority (BLISTTDA), defining its powers and functions, and providing funds therefor (Rep. Mark Go)

HB 2653 – Creating the Abra River Basin Development Authority, prescribing its powers and functions and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Joseph Sto. Niño Bernos)

HBs 2793 & 5372 – Creating the Cagayan de Oro River Basin Development Authority defining its powers and functions and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Rufus Rodriguez and Joseph ‘Jojo’ Lara)

HBs 3665 & 3877 – Creating the Lake Lanao Development Authority, defining its powers, functions and duties (Reps. Ansaruddin Abdul Malik Adiong and Yasser Alonto Balindong)
HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT - CANCELLED
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
HB 798 – Creating a local housing board in all cities and first to third class municipalities, providing for its powers and functions (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)

HB 5432 – Strengthening the National Shelter Program, mandating the creation of the position of a human settlements officer in all provinces, cities, and first to third class municipalities, providing for its qualifications and functions (Rep. Strike Revilla)
MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg.
HBs 5 & 5610 – Institutionalizing microfinance programs and access to capital to support and grow micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), allocating funds therefor (Speaker Alan Peter ‘Compañero’ Cayetano and Rep. Jose Antonio ‘Kuya Jonathan’ Sy-Alvarado)

HB 4878 – Institutionalizing development, assistance, and microfinance programs for livelihoods, establishing and promoting anti-poverty and inclusive growth policies which are supportive of MSMEs, allocating funds therefor (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)
NATURAL RESOURCES - CANCELLED
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
HB 824 – Declaring the Paskuhan Village in the City of San Fernando, Province of Pampanga as cultural heritage and further declaring it as property of the public domain (Deputy Speaker Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr.)

HB 1124 – Declaring Davao Oriental a mining-free zone (Rep. Joel Mayo Almario)

HB 2795 – Establishing five memorial eco-parks and shrines to be known as Cagayan de Oro Sendong Memorial in different areas in Cagayan de Oro to serve as a final resting place for the dead and missing caused by Typhoon Sendong last December 16, 2011 and as a constant reminder that we all have to protect our environment to prevent calamities (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 4100 – Declaring the month of May of every year as the Marine Turtle Awareness Month (Rep. Mujiv Hataman)

HBs 4185 & 4491 – Renaming La Mesa Eco Park to Gina Lopez Eco Park (Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo)

HB 4781 – Declaring the acacia trees in the Municipality of Binalonan, Province of Pangasinan, as local heritage trees and appropriating funds for its protection, preservation, and conservation (Rep. Ramon Guico III)
POVERTY ALLEVIATION (Technical Working Group) - CANCELLED
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rm. 6, RVM Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on the proposed plan of action to implement RA 11315 or the law establishing a community-based monitoring system for years 2020 to 2022
REFORESTATION - CANCELLED
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 3977 – Establishing an arboretum in the premises of the community environment and natural resources office in the Municipality of Kolambugan, Lanao del Norte to be known as the Kolambugan Arboretum and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo)

HB 3979 – Establishing an arboretum in the Municipality of Tagoloan, Lanao del Norte with the Mighty Cave Park in it, to be known as the Mighty Cave Park Arboretum and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo)

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

HB 464 – Requiring parents to plant one tree for every child born to them (Rep. Elisa ‘Olga’ Kho)

HBs 56 & 3854 – Requiring all graduating elementary, high school, and college students to plant at least 10 trees each as a prerequisite for graduation (Reps. Manuel Cabochan III and Tyrone Agabas)

HB 1869 – Requiring every student to plant trees every year (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 4813 – 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 (Rep. Mark Go)
TOURISM - CANCELLED
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 786 – Requiring personnel of business establishments, members of organizations or associations, and all other persons providing tourism services to undergo basic first aid training (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)

HBs 1206, 3684 & 3954 – Establishing an intergovernmental task force for international visitor assistance (Reps. Juan Miguel Macapagal Arroyo, Jake Vincent Villa, and Alfredo Vargas III)

HB 4839 – Providing for the protection of and enhanced services to tourists and providing funds therefor (Rep. Francisco Jose ‘Bingo’ Matugas II)

HB 5523 – Mandating hotels and resorts with swimming pools and beach fronts to employ lifeguards (Rep. Sol Aragones)
OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 530 – Creating the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) Sovereign Fund (Rep. Joseph Stephen ‘Caraps’ Paduano)

HB 826 – Providing for protection of the remittances of OFWs (Deputy Speaker Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr.)

HBs 1812 & 5097 – Expanding the use of the legal assistance fund, amending for the purpose Section 26 of RA 8042, otherwise known as the Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act of 1995, as amended (Reps. Rogelio ‘Ruel’ Pacquiao and Victor Yap)

HR 420 – Inquiry into the continued recruitment and deployment of minors and under-aged workers to the Middle East as domestic workers (Rep. Raymond Democrito Mendoza)

Letter-communication from Ms. Sorahayda Samporna-Enriquez, wife of an OFW in Saudi Arabia who is an alleged victim of illegal recruitment and/or prohibited act under RA 8042, as amended
PEOPLE'S PARTICIPATION - CANCELLED
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Perez Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 99 & 1974 – Institutionalizing industry cluster-based programs and projects through inter-local cooperation and people’s participation (Rep. Ma. Lourdes Acosta-Alba and Deputy Speaker Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva)

Substitute Bill to HBs 1643, 2003, 2036, 2856, 3474, 3852, 4967 & 5200 – Encouraging volunteerism during emergencies by protecting volunteers from liability (Reps. Alfredo Vargas III, Jose Antonio ‘Kuya Jonathan’ Sy-Alvarado, John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto, Bernadette ‘BH’ Herrera-Dy, Tyrone Agabas, and Florencio Noel)

HB 3475 – Declaring December of every year as the National Volunteer Month in the entire country, amending for the purpose RA 9418, otherwise known as the Volunteer Act of 2007 (Rep. Jorge Antonio Bustos)
TRANSPORTATION
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 333 & 5222 – Providing for a Maritime Code for the full and effective implementation and enforcement of international maritime instruments of which the Philippines is a state-party (Deputy Speaker Rose Marie ‘Baby’ Arenas and Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HR 71 – Calling on the Inter-Agency Council on the International Maritime Organization (IMO) member state audit scheme (IMSAS) to provide the appropriate committees of the House of Representatives with regular progress reports (Rep. Carlo Lisandro Gonzalez)

Update by the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) on the International Maritime Organization’s 31st Assembly

Update by the Land Transportation Office (LTO) on the status of the Motor Vehicle Inspection System Project
INDIGENOUS CULTURAL COMMUNITIES AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
04:00 PM
Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on the Substitute Bill to HBs 639 & 2281 – Recognizing the indigenous cultural communities and indigenous peoples (ICCs/IPs) community conserved territories and areas (ICCA), establishing for the purpose the National ICCA Registry and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda and Rep. Ma. Lourdes Acosta-Alba)

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