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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
01:00 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HB 1655 – Establishing an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) hub in every province (Rep. Manuel Cabochan III)

HB 4115 – Establishing an online network for the Philippines (Rep. Henry Villarica)

HB 654 – Promoting consumer protection on the purchase of mobile communication devices by allowing consumers to unlock the mobile wireless devices prior to the expiration of the lock-in period under the mobile communication service contract (Rep. Francis Gerald Aguinaldo Abaya)

HB 995 – Prohibiting the holding period (lock-in) of mobile phones (devices) to a telecommunications company (service provider), allowing subscribers to unlock the device before the end of its subscription, to foster consumer protection under the duration of its service contract, providing penalties and sanctions thereof (Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D.)

HB 1311 –Promoting consumer protection and fostering competition in the telecommunications industry by mandating the unlocking of mobile wireless devices (Rep. Wes Gatchalian)
01:00 PM
HRep Session Hall and Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook pages of the HRep and of Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano)
HBs 6694 & 6901 – Granting ABS-CBN Corporation (formerly ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation) a franchise to construct, install, operate and maintain radio and television broadcasting stations in the Philippines (Reps. Rufus Rodriguez and Ron Salo)

HBs 676, 3521, 3713, 3947, 4305, 5608, 5705, 5753, 6052, 6138 & 6293 – Renewing for another 25 years the franchise granted to ABS-CBN Corporation under RA 7966 (Rep. Micaela Violago, Deputy Speaker Rose Marie ‘Baby’ Arenas, Reps. Joy Myra Tambunting, Sol Aragones, Deputy Speakers Vilma Santos-Recto and Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr., Reps. Rufus Rodriguez, Josephine Ramirez-Sato, Carlos Isagani Zarate, Mark Go, and Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda)

HR 639 – Urging the Committee on Legislative Franchises to report out without further delay for plenary action a consolidated version of eight pending bills proposing for the renewal for another 25 years of the legislative franchise of ABS-CBN Corporation (Rep. Edcel Lagman)

HR 839 - Condemning the issuance by the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) of a cease and desist order against ABS-CBN in wanton disregard of its commitment to both Houses of Congress to grant the broadcasting network a provisional authority to operate pending renewal of its franchise (Rep. Lawrence 'Law' Fortun)

HR 846 – Calling on the appropriate House committees to investigate and file criminal cases as warranted against the Commissioners and officers of the NTC and the Solicitor General and such other officials and individuals for perjury and for violation of the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees and the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act and other applicable laws (Rep. Michael Defensor)

HR 853 – Inquiry into the probable violations of ABS-CBN Corporation of its legislative franchise under RA 7966 (Deputy Speaker Paolo Duterte)

HR 863 - Urging the House of Representatives, through the Committee on Legislative Franchises, to admonish the NTC on its failure to comply with their commitment under oath and to conduct an inquiry, in aid of legislation, on the same and on possible measures to be taken on the matter (Rep. Edgar Mary Sarmiento)

Show cause order issued by the Committee on Legislative Franchises to the NTC


A. On the alleged violations of labor laws
B. On the alleged violations of tax laws
01:00 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
HR 834 – Inquiry into the current status of implementation of RA 11055, otherwise known as the Philippine Identification System Act (Rep. Sol Aragones)

HR 937 – Urging the National Government to fast track the integrated implementations of RA 11055 and RA 11315, otherwise known as the Community-Based Monitoring System Act, as a vital database mechanism in providing social amelioration during the COVID-19 pandemic (Rep. Lucy Torres-Gomez)
01:30 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HB 4075 – Providing the national policy and regulatory framework for the use of electronic vehicles and the establishment of electric charging stations (Rep. Joseph Sto. Niño Bernos)
WAYS AND MEANS (Technical Working Group)
02:00 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Technical Working Group Meeting on:

HB 6765 – Establishing a fiscal regime for the digital economy, amending for the purpose Sections 57, 105, 108, and 114 of the National Internal Revenue Code (NIRC) (Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda)

HB 6944 – Establishing digital taxation in the Philippines (Rep. Sharon Garin)

Last Updated: 13-July-2020, 09:29:10 PM