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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.


19-NOVEMBER-2019 • TUESDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
HUMAN RIGHTS
Agenda
09:00 AM
Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 486, 1532, 4649 & 5279 – Providing a framework for the right to adequate food, and providing penalties for violation thereof (Reps. Cheryl Deloso-Montalla, Jericho Jonas Nograles, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr., and Rep. Jose Christopher Belmonte)

HB 3597 – Mandating the government to provide access to information on food and other basic commodities to guarantee the right of the people to affordable food and adequate food supply prescribing guidelines therefor (Rep. Sharon Garin)
BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
HB 983 – Amending RA 8367, otherwise known as the Revised Non-Stock Savings and Loan Association Act of 1997, to foster the industries frugality and the accumulation of savings and promote the judicious utilization of credit among the members of non-stock savings and loan associations, providing stiffer penalties and sanctions (Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D.)

HB 2650 – Mandating the representation of cooperatives in the Board of Directors of the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP), amending for the purpose RA 3844, as amended (Rep. Sabiniano Canama)

HB 1757 – Making automated teller machines (ATMs) accessible to the visually-impaired individuals (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 2507 – Requiring certain financial institutions to post transaction fees for each ATM transaction and restricting transaction fees for ATMs (Rep. Alfredo Vargas III)

HBs 4019 & 4850 – Regulating the rate of fees and charges that banks and financial institutions impose for ATM transactions (Reps. Carlos Isagani Zarate and Precious Hipolito Castelo)
HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 573 – Recruiting, hiring, and training additional university-based mental health personnel (Rep. Greg Gasataya)

HBs 2737 & 3237 – Strengthening the Mindanao State University System and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Rufus Rodriguez and Abdullah Dimaporo)

HB 3978 – Establishing the Mindanao State University-Lanao del Norte Agricultural College Arboretum in Barangay Ramain, Municipality of Sultan Naga Dimaporo and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Abdullah Dimaporo)

HB 2720 – Establishing additional branches of the Compostela Valley State College in certain municipalities of Compostela Valley, thereby amending RA 10958 and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Ruwel Peter Gonzaga)

HB 4783 – Converting the Batanes State College in the Province of Batanes into a state university to be known as the Batanes State University, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Ciriaco Gato Jr.)

HBs 3232, 3509, 4617 & 4935 – Establishing Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) training and assessment centers in certain parts of the country, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Edgar Mary Sarmiento, Peter John Calderon, Romulo ‘Kid’ Peña Jr., and Wilton ‘Tonton’ Kho)

HB 5131 – Converting the Cabugao School of Handicraft and Cottage Industries into a polytechnic institute to be known as Catanduanes Polytechnic Skills Development Institute and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Hector Sanchez)
JUSTICE
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Committee Reports on the following:
HBs 376; 393; 572; 628; 724 in consolidation with HBs 4190 and 4714; 727; and 2005 – Creating additional branches of the Regional Trial Court (RTC), Municipal Trial Court (MTC), and Metropolitan Trial Court (MeTC) in various parts of the country, amending for the purpose Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, otherwise known as the Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980, as amended, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Eric Olivarez, Luis ‘Jon-Jon’ Ferrer IV, Greg Gasataya, Joel Mayo Almario, Lucy Torres-Gomez, Romeo Jalosjos Jr., and Alfredo Vargas III)

Committee Report on HB 4553 – Amending Article 70 of Act No. 3815, otherwise known as the Revised Penal Code (RPC) (by repealing the 5th paragraph of Article 70 which provides that the maximum period of the convict’s sentence shall not exceed 40 years) (Rep. Vicente ‘Ching’ S.E. Veloso III)

HBs 2423, 2510, 2523, 2655, 2668, 2698, 2884 & 2954 – Creating additional branches of the RTC in various parts of the country, amending for the purpose Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, as amended, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Glona Labadlabad, Jose Francisco ‘Kiko’ Benitez, Lianda Bolilia, Joseph Sto. Niño Bernos, Genaro Alvarez Jr., Marisol Panotes, Dale ‘Along’ Malapitan, and Peter John Calderon)

HBs 2088, 3995 & 4150 – Providing support for the surviving spouse and children of slain judges, justices, and other judiciary officials (Deputy Speaker Raneo ‘Ranie’ Abu, Reps. Tyrone Agabas, and Teodorico Haresco Jr.)

HBS 597, 1603 & 2716 – Granting hazard pay to RTC judges during their incumbency and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Lorna Silverio, Precious Hipolito Castelo, and Ruwel Peter Gonzaga)

HB 2327 – Amending Sections 2 and 5 of RA 9227, or the law granting additional compensation in the form of special allowances for justices, judges, and all other positions in the judiciary with the equivalent rank of justices of the court of appeals and judges of the RTC (by granting the special allowance provided under RA 9227 to those who have retired prior to November 11, 2003, the effectivity date of RA 9227 thereby increasing their retirement gratuities) (Deputy Speaker Evelina Escudero)

HBs 4745, 4806, 4809, 4943, 5019, 5078 & 5348 – Strengthening the Office of the Government Corporate Counsel by rationalizing and further professionalizing its organization, upgrading positions, and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speakers Henry Oaminal and Michael Romero Ph.D., Reps. Lord Allan Jay Velasco, Eric Olivarez, Rufus Rodriguez, Jericho Jonas Nograles, and Ruwel Peter Gonzaga)
WAYS AND MEANS - CANCELLED
Agenda
09:30 AM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
HB 5267 – Taxing taxpayers engaged in Philippine offshore gaming operations, amending for the purpose Sections 22, 25, and 119 of the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997, as amended (Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda)

HBs 288, 560, 2557 & 4874 – Establishing the fiscal regime for mining industry (Reps. Estrellita Suansing, Rodrigo Abellanosa, Sharon Garin, and Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 1687 – Establishing a uniform taxation of metallic mining operations (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 4541 – Increasing the excise tax on minerals, mineral products, and quarry resources, amending for the purpose certain sections of the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997, as amended (Deputy Speaker Vilma Santos-Recto)

HB 5022 – Establishing the fiscal regime for mining industry, amending for this purpose Sections 34(b) and 151 and adding a new section 151-a, all under the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997, as amended (Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda)

HB 5253 – Establishing the fiscal regime and revenue sharing arrangement for large-scale metallic mining (Rep. Stella Luz Quimbo)
WELFARE OF CHILDREN
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rm. 5, RVM Bldg.
Forum on capacity building for congressional staff on issues related to children
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
HBs 1205, 1958, 3470 & 3596 – Institutionalizing the Young Farmers Program, providing funds therefor (Reps. Juan Miguel Macapagal Arroyo, Manuel Cabochan III, Anna Marie Villaraza-Suarez, and Sharon Garin)

HBs 1275, 2030 & 4202 – Encouraging youth sector participation in the agricultural sector, establishing for the purpose a Tulong Kabataan Sa Agrikultura Program and a Tulong Kabataan Sa Agrikultura Trust Fund, appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Jose Antonio ‘Kuya Jonathan’ Sy-Alvarado, and Alfredo Vargas III)

HB 1997 – Providing for the Magna Carta of Young Farmers (Rep. Christopher V.P. De Venecia)

HB 5065 – Creating the National Youth Agripreneurship Program and providing funds thereof (Rep. John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto)

Briefing by the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) on the falling prices of copra
ECONOMIC AFFAIRS
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 79, 1310 & 4693 – Institutionalizing the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) as the independent economic and planning agency of the Philippine government, defining its functions, and appropriating funds therefor, repealing for the purpose EO 230 series of 1987, also known as the NEDA Reorganization Act (Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda, Wes Gatchalian, and Victor Yap)

Briefing by the NEDA on the directions, policies, and legislative agenda of the Duterte administration
MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Briefing by the Small Business Corp. (SB Corp.) on the financing programs for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs)

Briefing by the Departments of Science and Technology (DOST), Labor and Employment (DOLE), and Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on their policies and plans and programs for MSMEs
POVERTY ALLEVIATION
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg.
Briefing by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) on the draft implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of RA 11315 or the law establishing a community-based monitoring system
ETHICS AND PRIVILEGES
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Organizational meeting

Presentation on the accomplishments of the Committee during the 17th Congress and overview of the conduct of its proceedings
VISAYAS DEVELOPMENT - CANCELLED
Agenda
01:30 PM
Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
Regional profile and analysis of budget of the Visayas
WELFARE OF CHILDREN
Agenda
01:30 PM
Conf. Rm. 5, RVM Bldg.
Forum on capacity building for legislators on the rights of a child
WEST PHILIPPINE SEA
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Briefing by Dr. Kent Carpenter on the environmental damage to coral reefs in the South China Sea and international arbitration under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)

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