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SOURCE: Committee Management Support Service I


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

Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
HUMAN RIGHTS (Technical Working Group)
09:00 AM
Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on HBs 55, 487, 522, 1579 & 4586 – Prohibiting racial, ethnic, and religious discrimination (Reps. Manuel Cabochan III, Cheryl Deloso-Montalla, Michael Edgar Aglipay, Mujiv Hataman, and Jose Christopher Belmonte)
09:30 AM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Bills mandating the inclusion of the Reserved Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program in Grades 11 and 12

HBs 1118, 1192, 1241, 1309, 2087, 2447, 2613, 2685, 3181, 3337, 3376, 3497, 3835, 4345 & 5242 – Mandating the institutionalization, development, training, organization, and administration of basic Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) in Grades 11 and 12 in public and private educational institutions, amending for the purpose RA 7077, otherwise known as the Citizen Armed Forces of the Philippines Reservist Act and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Raul 'Boboy' Tupas, Lord Allan Jay Velasco, Lucy Torres-Gomez, Wes Gatchalian, Deputy Speakers Raneo ‘Ranie’ Abu and Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr., Reps. 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)

HB 606 – Providing for the restoration of mandatory military training for all Grades 11 and 12 students by reinstating Sections 38 and 39 of RA 7077 (Rep. Resurreccion Acop)

HB 2559 – Reviving the ROTC in all senior high schools in public and private educational institutions as a mandatory requisite for graduation, repealing for the purpose RA 9163, otherwise known as the National Service Training Program (NSTP) Act of 2001 (Rep. Micaela Violago)

HR 105 – Supporting the unity statement of various student and youth leaders and formations against the implementation of mandatory ROTC in senior high schools (Rep. Sarah Jane Elago)

Bills mandating the inclusion of the ROTC program in higher educational institutions (HEIs)

HB 1788 – Reinstating the mandatory ROTC in all private and public colleges, universities, and similar learning institutions, repealing for the purpose RA 9163 (Rep. Eduardo ‘Eddie’ Gullas)

HBs 2537, 3712 & 5449 – Reinstating the mandatory ROTC for all students in all private and public universities, colleges, and other similar learning institutions (Deputy Speaker Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr., Reps. Erico Aristotle Aumentado, and Francis Gerald Aguinaldo Abaya)

HB 3642 – Reinstating the mandatory ROTC for all tertiary level students, amending for the purpose RA 7077, as amended (Rep. Mercedes ‘Didi’ Cagas)

HB 4145 – Establishing the Citizen Service Program in all private and public schools, colleges, universities, and similar learning institutions, amending for the purpose RA 9163 (Rep. Angelo Marcos Barba)

HB 4155 – Mandating all male students in public and private universities, colleges, and similar learning institutions to complete the ROTC component of the NSTP as requisite for graduation, amending for the purpose RA 9163 (Rep. Teodorico Haresco Jr.)

HB 4262 – Mandating educational institutions in the integration of ROTC and citizens army training (CAT) programs in their respective curriculum to bring about the realization of fundamental ideals of patriotism and public service in our youth (Deputy Speaker Deogracias Victor ‘DV’ Savellano)

HB 4543 – Strengthening the Citizen Armed Forces of the Philippines, reinstituting for the purpose a mandatory ROTC program in the curriculum of all undergraduate degree, diploma, certificate or technical-vocational programs in public and private tertiary-level educational institutions, appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Vilma Santos-Recto)

Mandating the inclusion of the ROTC program/Citizen Service Training Course in tertiary education

HB 553 – Amending RA 9163 (by making the ROTC program mandatory among tertiary students in state colleges and universities (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)

HB 1783 – Institutionalizing the mandatory Reserve Officers' Military Education and Training Service (ROMETS) for Filipino male students in all public and private universities, colleges and similar learning institutions (Rep. Jumel Anthony Espino)

HBs 2660, 2695, 3230 & 3762 – Instituting the citizen service training course, establishing the citizen service corps, creating the Citizen Service Mobilization Commission, appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Antonio ‘Tonypet’ Albano, Isidro Ungab, Alfonso Umali Jr., and Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 1925 – Promoting outcome-based education (OBE) in the Philippines ('Kuya' Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado)

HB 3403 – Prohibiting the use of cellular phones and similar digital devices during classes (Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda)
09:30 AM
Conf. Rm. 5, RVM Bldg.
HBs 3136 & 3315 – Adopting integrated coastal ecosystem management as a national strategy to ensure the sustainable development of coastal and marine environment and resources, and establishing supporting mechanisms for its implementation, providing funds therefor (Reps. Maria Lourdes Acosta-Alba and Camille Villar)

HB 5353 – Creating the National Integrated Coastal Ecosystem Development Authority (NICEDA) for the implementation of integrated coastal management programs in the country and providing funds therefor (Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo)

HBs 539, 1554 & 5543 – Establishing the National Coastal Greenbelt Program, providing funds therefor (Rep. Argel Joseph Cabatbat, Alfredo Garbin Jr., and Rufus Rodriguez)

Briefing by the Biodiversity Management Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (BMB-DENR) on the Integrated Coastal Management Program
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
HB 3031 – Ordaining the development of the downstream natural gas industry, consolidating for the purpose all laws relating to the transmission, distribution and supply of natural gas (Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco)
TRANSPORTATION (Technical Working Group)
09:30 AM
Spkrs. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on HB 922 – Regulating the use of roads for safe, fast, and economic transport (Rep. Bayani Fernando)
01:00 PM
Spkrs. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HB 873 – Mandating the establishment of fisherfolk resettlement areas by the Department of Agriculture (DA), Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD), and the local government units (LGUs), amending for the purpose Section 108 of RA 8550, otherwise known as the Philippine Fisheries Code of 1998, as amended (Rep. John Reynald Tiangco)

HB 3660 – Prohibiting the use of chlorine in all fishing activities, amending for the purpose Section 92 of RA 10654, otherwise known as the Philippine Fisheries Code of 1998 (Rep. Erico Aristotle Aumentado)

HB 3784 – Banning the use of cyanide, dynamite, and all forms of illegal fishing techniques in the live fish trade in the Philippines (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 4051 – Regulating the catching, sale, purchase, possession, transportation, importation, and exportation of coral reef herbivorous fishes in the Philippines (Rep. Lawrence ‘Law’ Fortun)
01:00 PM
Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HB 11 – Creating the Mega Cebu Development Authority, prescribing its functions and duties, and providing funds therefor (Rep. Raul del Mar)

HBs 263, 264, 655, 3239, 5440, 5538 & 5794 – Establishing special economic zones and free ports in certain parts of the country, appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Josephine Ramirez-Sato, Francis Gerald Aguinaldo Abaya, Janice Salimbangon, Greg Gasataya, Erico Aristotle Aumentado, and Julienne Baronda)
01:00 PM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 627, 3236 & 3522 – Reverting to the national government the discharge of basic health services devolved to local government units (LGUs), repealing for the purpose pertinent sections of RA 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991 (Reps. Joel Mayo Almario, Edgar Mary Sarmiento, and Ferdinand Gaite)

HBs 3235, 3827 & 4027 – Reverting to the national government the discharge of basic agricultural functions and responsibilities devolved to LGUs, amending for the purpose RA 7160 (Reps. Edgar Mary Sarmiento, Rufus Rodriguez, and Sharon Garin)

HBs 1051 & 3148 – Exempting from the population and land area requirements the conversion of a municipality into a component city if it has a locally generated average annual income of at least P250 million and adopting internal revenue allotment (IRA) portability for every subsequent conversion of a municipality into a city, amending for such purpose Section 450 of RA 7160 (Rep. Dahlia Loyola and Roman Romulo)

HB 4123 – Reapportioning the First Legislative District and Second Legislative District of Agusan del Norte into the Lone Legislative District of Butuan City and the Lone Legislative District of the Province of Agusan del Norte, respectively (Rep. Lawrence 'Law' Fortun)
01:00 PM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 482 – Repealing RA 9372, otherwise known as the Human Security Act of 2007 (Rep. Arlene Brosas)

HBs 551, 2082, 2847, 3103, 3413 & 5710 – Amending certain provisions of RA 9372 (by addressing the gaps, lapses, and inadequacies of the law) (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)
01:00 PM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 3255, 4199, 4552 & 5060 – Providing for the establishment of Timbangan Ng Bayan centers in all markets nationwide, amending for the purpose Chapter II of RA 7394, otherwise known as the Consumer Act of the Philippines (Reps. Lorna Silverio, Xavier Jesus Romualdo, Deputy Speaker Vilma Santos-Recto, and Rep. Tyrone Agabas)

Briefing by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on the salient provisions of RA 7394
01:30 PM
Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to 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)

HBs 234, 277 & 4156 – Providing an assistance program for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in distress, both documented and undocumented, providing funds therefor (Reps. Alfred Vargas, Michael Edgar Aglipay, and Teodorico Haresco Jr.)

Updates on the following cases involving OFWs and issues affecting their rights and welfare:
• On the situation of OFWs in China, Hong Kong, and Macau in light of the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak;
• On the situation of OFWs in Iraq and other countries in the Middle East in view of the tension between Iran and the United States;
• On the case of OFW Jeanelyn Villavende, a domestic worker who was killed by her employer in Kuwait;
• On the case of OFW Mary Jane Reyes, a domestic worker who allegedly died of suffocation in Abu Dhabi, UAE; and
• On the case of OFW Jerson Enriquez and his companions who were recruited and deployed to Saudi Arabia without any work awaiting them

Last Updated: 26-October-2020, 12:07:39 PM