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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.


25-SEPTEMBER-2019 • WEDNESDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS (Whole day)
Agenda
09:00 AM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Organizational meeting

Discussion and approval of the Committee’s legislative agenda for the 18th Congress

HB 788 – Providing for the selection of an acting President and acting Vice President of the Republic of the Philippines in case of a failure of election (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)

House Concurrent Resolution 1 – Proposing amendments to certain provisions of the 1987 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines particularly on Articles VI, X, XII, XIV, and XVI (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

House Joint Resolution 3 – Proposing amendment to Section 16, Article VII of the 1987 Philippine Constitution in order to limit the confirmation process of the Commission on Appointment for members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to the positions of Chief-of-Staff of the AFP and service commanders of the Army, Air Force, and Navy only (Rep. Manuel Cabochan III)

House Joint Resolution 4 – Calling upon members of Congress to convene for the purpose of considering proposals to amend or revise the Constitution, upon a vote of three-fourths of all members (Deputy Speaker Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr.)

Resolution of Both Houses 1 – Constituting the Senate and the House of Representatives into a constituent assembly to propose the revision of the 1987 Constitution by adopting a federal form of government (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

Resolution of Both Houses 2 – Proposing amendments to certain economic provisions of the 1987 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines particularly on Articles II, XIV & XVI (Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco)

Resolution of Both Houses 3 – Proposing amendments to certain economic provisions of the 1987 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines (Rep. Teodorico Haresco Jr.)
APPROPRIATIONS
Agenda
09:30 AM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
House Joint Resolutions 9 & 10 – Extending the availability of the 2019 appropriations for maintenance and other operating expenses (MOOE) and capital outlays (CO) to December 31, 2020, amending for the purpose Section 65 of the general provisions of RA 11260 or the General Appropriations Act of Fiscal Year 2019 (Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda and Rep. Ronaldo Zamora)
ECOLOGY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Organizational meeting

Briefing by the Environmental Management Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (EMB-DENR) on the status of environmental quality in the Philippines relative to the implementation of RA 8749 (Philippine Clean Air Act of 1999), RA 9275 (Philippine Clean Water Act of 2004), RA 9003 (Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000), PD 1586 (Environmental Impact Statement System), and RA 6969 (Toxic Substances and Hazardous and Nuclear Wastes Control Act of 1990)

Briefing by Maynilad and Manila Water on the status of their compliance with the required sewerage system connections pursuant to the 1st paragraph of Section 8 of RA 9275

Briefing by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) on handling and disposal of imported “waste” cargoes misdeclared as recyclables and raw materials
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Organizational meeting

HBs 57 & 4109 – Promoting open access in data transmission, providing additional powers to the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) (Reps. Victor Yap and Francis Gerald Abaya)

HBs 62, 3563 & 4110 – Strengthening the powers of the NTC, amending for the purpose RA 7925, otherwise known as the Public Telecommunications Policy Act of the Philippines (Reps. Victor Yap, Luis Campos Jr., and Francis Gerald Abaya)
METRO MANILA DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 4111 & 4124 – Mandating the establishment and maintenance of a rainwater harvesting facility in all new institutional, commercial, and residential development projects in Metro Manila (Reps. Manuel Luis Lopez and Jose Christopher Belmonte)

Deliberation on the issues affecting several barangays in the City of Manila along the alignments of North Luzon Expressway-South Luzon Expressway (NLEx-SLEx) connector road and North-South Commuter Railway projects
TRANSPORTATION
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkrs. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HR 353 – Recommending the creation of a Traffic Crisis Inter-Agency Management Council for the purpose of consolidating and harmonizing all transport and traffic policies to address the urgent traffic crisis in Metro Manila and in the Philippines (Rep. Edgar Mary Sarmiento)

HBs 861, 2590, 2659, 2674, 3133, 3286, 4340 & 4560 – Creating regular Land Transportation Office (LTO)/Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) district offices/branches in certain parts of the country, and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez, Reps. Gil ‘Kabarangay’ Acosta Jr., Ian Paul Dy, Josefina Tallado, Ma. Lourdes Acosta-Alba, Juliet Marie De Leon Ferrer, Wilfredo ‘Willy’ Caminero, and Strike Revilla)

HBs 1381, 1611 & 2106 – Converting LTO extension offices located in certain parts of the country into regular LTO district offices and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Fredenil ‘Fred’ Castro, Deputy Speaker Neptali Gonzales II, and Rep. Erico Aristotle Aumentado)
GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION jt. w/ AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES RESOURCES
Agenda
10:00 AM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 7, 122, 1542, 2827, 3240, 3471, 4350 & 4480 – Creating the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, providing for its powers and functions, appropriating funds therefor (Speaker Alan Peter ‘Compañero’ Cayetano, Reps. Juan Miguel Macapagal Arroyo, Alfredo Garbin Jr., Rufus Rodriguez, Janice Salimbangon, Anna Marie Villaraza-Suarez, Deputy Speakers Vilma Santos-Recto and Michael Romero Ph.D.)

HB 3010 – Providing for the creation of the Department of Fisheries and Coastal Resources, defining its powers and functions, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Raul ‘Boboy’ Tupas)
JUSTICE
Agenda
10:00 AM
Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
HBs 339 & 1838 – Creating the Commission on Immigration, defining its powers and functions, expanding, rationalizing, and further professionalizing its organization, upgrading the compensation and benefits of its officials and employees, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Xavier Jesus Romualdo and Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 1666 – Strengthening, professionalizing, and modernizing the Philippine immigration system, repealing for the purpose Commonwealth Act 613, otherwise known as the Philippine Immigration Act of 1940, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Manuel Cabochan III)

HB 4103 – Modernizing the Bureau of Immigration (BI), defining its powers and functions, expanding, rationalizing, and further professionalizing its organization, upgrading the compensation and benefits of its officials and employees, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 4178 – Reorganizing the BI, creating the Immigration Act of the Philippines, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Teodorico Haresco Jr.)
GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION jt. w/ PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS
Agenda
11:00 AM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 193, 2514, 2586, 2997, 3512, 3656, 4026, 4098, 4329 & 4447 – Creating the Department of Water Resources and Services and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Estrellita Suansing, Lorenz Defensor, Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D., Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda, Sol Aragones, Deputy Speaker Deogracias Victor ‘DV’ Savellano, Reps. Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Teodorico Haresco Jr., Eric Olivarez, and Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez)

HBs 232, 1320, 1358, 2272, 2481, 2879, 2981, 3347, 3350, 3987, 4251 & 4654 – Creating the Department of Water, Irrigation, Sewage and Sanitation Resource Management, defining its powers and functions, appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Alfredo Vargas III , Rosanna 'Ria' Vergara, Bernadette ‘BH’ Herrera-Dy, Ron Salo, Angelina 'Helen' Tan M.D., Erico Aristotle Aumentado, Deputy Speaker Aurelio 'Dong' Gonzales Jr., Reps. Cheryl Deloso-Montalla, Juan Miguel Macapagal Arroyo, Raul 'Boboy' Tupas, Joy Myra Tambunting, and Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 2725 – Ensuring water security by ordaining institutional and regulatory reforms in water through the creation of the Department of Water, the Water Regulatory Commission, and the National Water Corporation (Rep. Jericho Jonas Nograles)

HBs 2887, 3172 & 3380 – Creating the Department of Water Resources Management and Development, defining its powers and functions, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. John Marvin 'Yul Servo' Nieto, Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino, and Joselito 'Joel' Sacdalan)

HB 4114 – Creating the National Water Resources Management Authority and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Henry Villarica)
AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES RESOURCES
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg.
HBs 1119-1123, 1125, 1126, 1132-1134, 1727, 1728, 1931, 1932, 2162, 2408, 3234, 3264 & 3890 – Establishing multispecies marine hatcheries in certain 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, and Francisco ‘Kiko’ Benitez)
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)
HB 2407 – Establishing an aquatic research and experimental breeding station for lake, river, and other inland fishes in the First District of the Province of Nueva Ecija, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Estrellita Suansing)
GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Organizational meeting

Briefing by the Governance Commission for GOCCs (GCG) on the state of the government-owned and controlled corporations (GOCC) sector

HBs 86, 221, 529, 1501, 2681 & 3026 – Lowering the optional retirement age of government workers from 60 years to 56 years, amending for the purpose Section 13-a of RA 8291, otherwise known as the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) Act of 1997 (Reps. Alfredo Garbin Jr., France Castro, Joseph Stephen ‘Caraps’ Paduano, Edgar Chatto, Lorna Silverio, and Wilter ‘Sharky’ Wee Palma II)

HB 380 – Lowering the mandatory retirement age of government employees, amending for the purpose Sections 13-b and 13-a of RA 8291 (Rep. Manuel Way Kurat Zamora)

HB 3921 – Lowering the compulsory retirement age of the members of the GSIS from 65 to 55 years old, amending for the purpose PD 1146, as amended, otherwise known as the GSIS Act of 1997 (Rep. Mercedes ‘Didi’ Cagas)

HB 3997 – Lowering the optional retirement age of government workers from 60 years to 55 years, amending for the purpose Section 13-a of RA 8291 (Rep. Tyrone Agabas)
HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
Organizational meeting

Briefing by the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD), National Housing Authority (NHA), Social Housing Finance Corporation (SHFC) National Home Mortgage and Finance Corporation (NHMFC), and Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF) on their respective mandates, functions, targets, and accomplishments
NATURAL RESOURCES
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
HB 345 – Simplifying the procedure in the disposition of public agricultural lands, amending for the purpose Section 24 of Commonwealth Act No. 141, otherwise known as the Public Land Act (Reps. Xavier Jesus Romualdo)

HB 4119 – Reverting fishponds which have been unutilized or abandoned for a period of three years to forestlands, amending for the purpose Section 43 of PD 705, otherwise known as the Revised Forestry Reform Code of the Philippines (Rep. Henry Villarica)

HBs 531, 675, 1780 & 1798 – Declaring/reclassifying certain parcels of land of the public domain as agricultural/alienable and disposable lands located in certain parts of the country (Reps. Joseph Stephen ‘Caraps’ Paduano, Cyrille ‘Beng’ Abueg-Zaldivar, Sandra Eriguel M.D., and Eduardo ‘Eddie’ Gullas)

HB 3861 – Rationalizing the management of the natural resources located in the Municipalities of Bantayan, Madridejos, and Sta. Fe, all in the Province of Cebu, amending for the purpose PD 2151, or the law declaring certain islands and/or parts of the country as wilderness areas (Rep. Janice Salimbangon)
TOURISM
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Organizational meeting

Briefing by the Department of Tourism on the present state of the Philippine tourism industry and its major accomplishments, plans and programs

Briefing by the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA), Tourism Promotions Board (TPB), and Duty Free Philippines (DFP) on their programs and policies for 2020

Last Updated: 12-November-2019, 05:20:15 PM