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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.


27-NOVEMBER-2019 • WEDNESDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
HEALTH
Agenda
09:00 AM
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
Roundtable discussion with Legislators on the Philippine health situation: Viewpoint from the grassroots
ECOLOGY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 103, 574, 635, 1754, 2484, 2811, 3140, 4339, 4435, 4644 & 5383 – Regulating the production, importation, sale, provision, use, recovery, collection, recycling, and disposal of plastic products (Reps. Lawrence 'Law' Fortun, Greg Gasataya, Deputy Speakers Loren Legarda and Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Estrellita Suansing, Rufus Rodriguez, Jumel Anthony Espino, Angelo Marcos Barba, Jose ‘Bong’ Teves Jr., Ria Christina Fariñas, and Florencio Noel)

HBs 139, 546, 2396 & 3536 – Phasing out and prohibiting the manufacture, importation, sale, and use of single-use plastic products, promoting recycling, and providing funds therefor (Reps. Geraldine Roman, Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Lord Allan Jay Velasco, and Precious Hipolito Castelo)

HBs 499, 3338 & 3537 – Banning the production and usage of single-use plastic products nationwide, and providing penalties for violations thereof (Reps. Robert Ace Barbers, Bernadette ‘BH’ Herrera-Dy, and Precious Hipolito Castelo)

HB 708 – Prohibiting the release of balloons in the air (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)
HB 2969 – Prohibiting the use of plastics, other non-biodegradable materials, and hazardous substances in advertising goods, services, or events, including election propaganda, and providing penalties therefor (Rep. Lorenz Defensor)
HB 3725 – Prohibiting the use of disposable polystyrene food container, disposable nonrecyclable plastic food container, and disposable nonrecyclable content paper container (Rep. Joy Myra Tambunting)

HB 4724 – Prohibiting the use and bringing in of single-use plastics by individuals and commercial establishments inside tourist sites/destinations (Rep. Kristine Alexie Tutor)
HR 213 – Urging the prohibition of single-use plastics in all government offices (Rep. Angelo Marcos Barba)
HR 261 – Directing the house of representatives to adopt an institutional policy disallowing the use of disposable plastic water bottles (Rep. Alberto ‘Bobby’ Pacquiao)

HB 33 – Mandating the labelling of plastic products according to the type of plastic resin used in such products, providing penalties for violations thereof (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)
HBs 1837 & 4827 – Mandating the use of recyclable or biodegradable materials for the packaging of consumer products (Reps. Rufus Rodriguez and John Marvin 'Yul Servo' Nieto)

HB 3723 – Institutionalizing the creation of the Plastic Bag Recycling Act of 2019 (Rep. Joy Myra Tambunting)
HBs 5048 & 5312 – Establishing the incentivized solid waste redemption and recovery systems, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Frederick Siao)
HB 5411 – Mandating all retailers of consumer products to provide a packaging waste collection system at source (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)
GAMES AND AMUSEMENTS (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HBs 1524 & 3867 – Strengthening the Games and Amusements Board (GAB) (Reps. Alfredo Garbin Jr. and Joseph Sto. Niño Bernos)

HB 1570 – Strengthening the role of GAB in the operation of cockfighting in the Philippines, amending PD 449, otherwise known as the Cockfighting Law of 1974 (Rep. Manuel ‘Way Kurat’ Zamora)

HBs 2625 & 4588 – Regulating cockfighting (Reps. Sonny ‘SL’ Lagon and Arnolfo ‘Arnie’ Teves Jr.)

HB 4246 – Further amending PD 449, as amended, and PD 1802-A in order to rationalize and strengthen the regulation of cockfighting by local government units (LGUs) (Deputy Speaker Pablo John Garcia)
WAYS AND MEANS
Agenda
09:30 AM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
Briefing by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) on the following:
• Update on the pending and approved implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA);
• Proposed amendments to CMTA;
• 10-point priority programs;
• Revenue collection data from 2016 to 2019; and
• Post Clearance Audit Group (PCAG) report on audit notification letters issued; availment and collections under the Voluntary Disclosure Program (VDP), and total collections from 2016 to 2019
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
Agenda
10:00 AM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Draft Committee Reports on the following:
Substitute Bill to HBs 852, 2123 & 4847 – Regulating the practice of employers in posting notices of termination of employment of former employees in newspapers, social media, and other public information venues (Reps. Michael Edgar Aglipay, Joaquin Chipeco Jr., and Joy Myra Tambunting)

Substitute Bill to HBs 1338 & 3463 – Increasing the service incentive leave of employees, amending for the purpose Article 95 of PD 442, as amended, otherwise known as the Labor Code of the Philippines (Rep. Mark Go and Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)


HB 278 – Expanding the prohibited acts of discrimination against women on account of sex, amending for the purpose Articles 135 and 137 of PD 442, as amended (Rep. Michael Edgar Aglipay)

HB 2378 – Declaring the City of San Jose del Monte in the Province of Bulacan as Human Resource Capital (Rep. Florida ‘Rida’ Robes)

HB 3147 – Mandating all barangays to create a registry of skilled workers (Rep. Roman Romulo)

HBs 4514 & 5472 – Strengthening the regulation of employment of foreign nationals, amending for the purpose Articles 40, 41, and 42 of Title II, Book 1 of PD 442, as amended (Rep. Jericho Jonas Nograles and Deputy Speaker Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva)

Report of TUCP Party-List Rep. Raymond Democrito Mendoza, Chairperson of the Subcommittee on Labor Standards on HBs 135, 850, 2519 & 5201 – Instituting policies for the protection and welfare of caregivers in the practice of their profession (Reps. Geraldine Roman, Michael Edgar Aglipay, Jericho Jonas Nograles, and Florencio Noel)
PEOPLE'S PARTICIPATION
Agenda
10:00 AM
Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg.
Organizational meeting

HR 273 – Commending the Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA) for its valuable contribution to national development and congratulating the agency on its 55th anniversary (Rep. Florida ‘Rida’ Robes)

Awarding of Outstanding Volunteers for 2019
HEALTH
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 8 – Establishing the national health passport system and strengthening the primary healthcare system, appropriating funds therefor (Speaker Alan Peter ‘Compañero’ Cayetano)

HBs 170, 296 & 4011 – Modernizing the regulation of health facilities and services, and appropriating funds therefor, repealing for the purpose RA 4226, otherwise known as the Hospital Licensure Act (Reps. Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., Victor Yap, and Henry Villarica)

HB 4264 – Standardizing the classification of hospitals in the Philippines, amending for the purpose RA 4226 (Rep. Geraldine Roman)

HB 5021 – Amending RA 4226, otherwise known as the hospital licensure act, providing for stiffer penalties and sanctions (Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D.)

HBs 173, 295, 956, 3353, 3488, 3839, 3932 & 4828 – Institutionalizing an emergency medical services system (EMSS), creating for the purpose the National EMSS Council, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., Victor Yap, Ron Salo, Joel Mayo Almario, Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez, Reps. Manuel Cabochan III, Alfredo Vargas III, and John Marvin 'Yul Servo' Nieto)


HBs 421, 716, 1776, 2478, 3633, 5210 & 4744 – Increasing the bed capacity of hospitals in certain parts of the country and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Rufus Rodriguez, Joseph ‘Jojo’ Lara, Sandra Eriguel M.D., David ‘Jay-Jay’ Suarez, Jesus ‘Bong’ Suntay, Alfredo Vargas III, and Deputy Speaker Henry Oaminal)


HBs 492, 2289 & 2432 – Converting provincial hospitals into regional hospitals/medical centers and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Cheryl Deloso-Montalla, Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo, and Allen Jesse Mangaoang)


HB 2225 – Renaming Quezon City General Hospital to Quezon City General Hospital and Medical Center, amending for this purpose RAs 537 and 6548 (Rep. Anthony Peter 'Onyx' Crisologo)

HB 3285 – Converting the Wao District Hospital in the Municipality of Wao, Province of Lanao Del Sur into a Level II hospital functioning as an annex of Amai Pakpak Medical Center to be known as the Amai Pakpak Medical Center Annex and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Ansaruddin Abdul Malik Adiong)


HB 4403 – Establishing a medical center in Barangay Lacaron, Municipality of Malita, Province of Davao occidental to be known as Davao Occidental Medical Center, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Lorna Bautista-Bandigan)

HB 4404 – Renaming the Malita District Hospital in Poblacion, Municipality of Malita, Province of Davao Occidental into Malita Childrens and Women Hospital (Rep. Lorna Bautista-Bandigan)

HB 4144 – Establishing a 30-bed district satellite hospital of the Cagayan Valley Medical Center in Barangay Pinili, Municipality of Abulug, Province of Cagayan Valley, to be known as the Cagayan Valley Medical Center - Abulug Extension Satellite Hospital, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Samantha Louise Vargas Alfonso

HB 5191 – Establishing a tertiary training and general hospital of the National Center for Mental Health (NCMH), to be known as the Mandaluyong City General Hospital, appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Neptali Gonzales II)
HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
HB 159 – Strengthening the right of government to expropriate lands for socialized housing, amending for the purpose Sections 9, 10, and 11 of RA 7279, otherwise known as the Urban Development and Housing Act of 1992 (Rep. Jose Christopher Belmonte)
NATURAL RESOURCES
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
Draft Substitute Bill to HBs 98 & 4540 – Providing for the delineation of the specific forest limits of the public domain (Rep. Ma. Lourdes Acosta-Alba and Deputy Speaker Vilma Santos-Recto)

Briefing by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in relation to the Substitute Bill to HBs 98 & 4540

Draft Substitute Bill to HBs 106, 1474, 3061 & 4891 – Providing for the protection, rehabilitation, and sustainable management of the forest ecosystem (Reps. Lawrence ‘Law’ Fortun, Divina Grace Yu, Leonardo Babasa Jr., and Cheryl Deloso-Montalla)

HBs 140, 1063, 3138, 3950 & 4164 – Reclassifying certain parcels of land of the public domain located in certain parts of the country as agricultural land open to disposition (Reps. Geraldine Roman, Victor Yap, Isagani Amatong, Franz ‘Chicoy’ Alvarez, and Rufus Rodriguez)

HBs 4088, 4766 & 4784 – Reclassifying certain parcels of land of the public domain located in certain parts of the country as alienable and disposable land (Deputy Speaker Rose Marie ‘Baby’ Arenas, Reps. Noel Villanueva and Ciriaco Gato Jr.)

HB 589 – Reclassifying a certain parcel of land in Barangay Talalang in the Municipality of Balbalan, Province of Kalinga as a mineral land open for declaration as a people’s small-scale mining area (Rep. Allen Jesse Mangaoang)
POVERTY ALLEVIATION
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rm. 6, RVM Bldg.
Presentation by the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) on the draft implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of RA 11291 or the Magna Carta of the Poor
TOURISM
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 141, 142, 458, 465, 622, 632, 888, 900, 962, 963, 964, 1074, 1076, 1127, 1128, 1129, 1135 & 3070 – Declaring various parts of the country as eco-tourism zones/sites, appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Geraldine Roman, Elisa ‘Olga’ Kho, Carlito Marquez, Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda, Reps. Luisa Lloren Cuaresma, Mario Vittorio ‘Marvey’ Mariño, Ann Hofer, Lord Allan Jay Velasco, Raul ‘Boboy’ Tupas, Fernando Cabredo, and Alfonso Umali Jr.)

HBs 215 & 728 – Declaring the Province of Rizal and the Municipality of Barlig in Mountain Province as tourism development areas and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Roberto Puno and Rep. Maximo Dalog Jr.)

HBs 292, 293, 671, 672, 673, 677, 773, 918, 1075 & 1131 – Declaring certain parts of the country as pilgrimage sites/tourist destinations providing for their development and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Estrellita Suansing, Cyrille ‘Beng’ Abueg-Zaldivar, Micaela Violago, Ma. Theresa Collantes, Deputy Speaker Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr., Reps. Lord Allan Jay Velasco and Fernando Cabredo)

HB 910 – Amending Sections 1 and 2 of RA 10555 or the law declaring the Jaro Cathedral, Molo Church, Iloilo City Central Business District, Fort San Pedro, Jaro Plaza Complex, Molo Plaza Complex, and Plaza Libertad Complex, all located in the City of Iloilo, as cultural heritage tourism zones, to include Arevalo Plaza (Rep. Julienne ‘Jam’ Baronda)
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 359 – Amending RA 10175, otherwise known as the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 [by mandating the Philippine National Police (PNP), the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) to create their own cybercrime divisions to ensure the strict implementation of this Act] (Rep. Victor Yap)

HB 1707 – Amending RA 10175 (by repealing/amending certain sections of this Act (in order to safeguard the many inalienable rights enshrined in the Constitution and protect the freedom of expression of the Filipino people) (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 1188 – Amending RA 10173, otherwise known as the Data Privacy Act of 2012, to adopt a more systematic, comprehensive, and effective protection program, to foster the imposition of all existing policies and guidelines, increasing its penalties and sanctions (Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D.)

Last Updated: 12-March-2020, 06:50:21 PM