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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.


28-JANUARY-2020 • TUESDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:00 AM
Conf. Rm. 5, RVM Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on HB 79 – 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 (Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda)
BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
HBs 202 & 4861 – Mandating the establishment of at least one high school for the arts in every region nationwide and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Jose Enrique 'Joet' Garcia III and Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 2163 & 5982 – Establishing the Philippine High School for the Arts System (Reps. Abdullah Dimaporo and Roman Romulo)

HB 2117 – Mandating the inclusion of visits to historical and cultural heritage sites as part of the off-campus activities of public and private schools, amending for the purpose RA 10066, otherwise known as the National Cultural Heritage Act of 2009 (Rep. Jose Enrique 'Joet' Garcia III)

HB 5313 – Recognizing and promoting the cultural heritage of the Filipino ethnolinguistic groups through the adoption of ethnolinguistic community flags and use of local languages in street signages and other informational signages in public buildings and facilities (Rep. Frederick Siao)

HB 821 – Requiring the establishment of a permanent clinic for every public and private school and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Aurelio 'Dong' Gonzales Jr.)

HB 1993 – Mandating swimming as a subject in the K-12 Basic Education Curriculum and an integral part of the overall strategy to reduce the incidence of death from drowning during natural calamities or recreational aquatic activities (Rep. Frederick Siao)

HB 4590 – Providing young women's kit to female students in all public academic institutions in the Philippines (Rep. Ria Christina Fariñas)
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Deliberation on the proposed amendments to the 1987 Constitution of the Constitutional Reform (CoRe) Movement and the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) through the Inter-agency Task Force on Federalism and Constitutional Reform (IATF)
COOPERATIVES DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 5494 – Amending the Cooperative Code of the Philippines, to be known as the Philippine Cooperative Code of 2008 (Deputy Speaker Deogracias Victor ‘DV’ Savellano)

HR 524 – Inquiry to clarify the provisions and implementation of the Joint Administrative Order No. 1-2019 and its implication to the issued Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) memorandum circulars and the memoranda issued by the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) to cooperatives for its compliance with RA 9520, otherwise known as the Cooperative Code of 2008 (Rep. Virgilio Lacson)

Presentation of the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of RA 11364 or the CDA Charter of 2019
ENERGY (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HB 2099 – Strengthening the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) by expanding and streamlining its bureaucracy, upgrading employee skills, augmenting benefits, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco)

HB 2427 – Enhancing the governance structure of the ERC (Rep. Alfred Vargas)
HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 223 – Batas na nagtatakda ng hindi bababa sa siyam na yunit ng asignaturang Filipino at tatlong yunit ng asignaturang Panitikan sa kurikulum ng kolehiyo (Rep. France Castro)

HB 5769 – Mandating the compulsory teaching of ethics subjects in Philippine tertiary education (Rep. Ruth Mariano-Hernandez)

HB 5791 – Mandating the instruction of World War II in the Philippines in higher education institutions (Rep. Roman Romulo)

HB 3748 – Establishing the Mindanao Institute of Good Governance, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HBs 5203 & 5652 – Providing for a national framework for interns' rights, benefits, and welfare (Reps. Florencio Noel and Juan Fidel Felipe Nograles)

HR 182 – Inquiry into the status of Technical Education and Skills Development Authority's (TESDA) Philippine Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Competency Assessment and Certification System (PTCACS) (Rep. Bayani Fernando)
REVISION OF LAWS
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg.
HBs 1227 & 1476 – Amending RA 4200 or the law prohibiting and penalizing wiretapping and other related violations of the privacy of communication (by increasing the penalties for acts violating one’s privacy and widen the scope of criminal acts where wiretapping may be allowed, among others) (Reps. Enrico Pineda and Robert Ace Barbers)

HB 3553 – Expanding the scope and coverage of RA 4200 (Rep. Roman Romulo)

HB 2778 – Declaring the Chinese New Year a special nonworking public holiday in the Philippines (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 3727 – Declaring February 23 of every year as National Rotary Day and a regular working day (Rep. Joy Myra Tambunting)

HB 3927 – Declaring January 9 of every year as a special nonworking holiday in the entire country to commemorate the Feast of the Black Nazarene (Rep. Alfred Vargas)

HB 5244 – Declaring January 22 of every year as a special working holiday to be known as National Farmer's Day (Rep. Eufemia ‘Ka Femia’ Cullamat)
WAYS AND MEANS
Agenda
09:30 AM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
HR 227 – Inquiry into the implementation of Section 150-B of the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997, as amended by RA 10963, otherwise known as the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) (Rep. Estrellita Suansing)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
Agenda
10:00 AM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 181 – Creating an Occupational Safety and Health Standards Act (OSHA) for the film, television, and theater industry of the Philippines (Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D.)

HR 195 – Inquiry into the occupational health and safety of the workers of the entertainment industry in light of the death of veteran actor Eddie Garcia (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
10:00 AM
Spkrs. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on the Substitute Bill to HB 3372 – Promoting safe and responsible use of modern biotechnology establishing the Biotechnology Authority of the Philippines for this purpose and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Sharon Garin)
AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES RESOURCES
Agenda
01:00 PM
Legislators Executive Lounge, North Wing, Main Building
HB 875 – Providing for the improvement, rehabilitation, and modernization of the Navotas Fish Port Complex (Rep. John Reynald Tiangco)

HBs 1119-1123, 1125, 1126, 1132-1134, 1727, 1728, 1931, 1932, 2162, 2407, 2408, 3234, 3264, 3890, 4442, 4557, 4627, 4787, 4882, 4883, 5302, 5413, 5416 & 5499 – Establishing multi-species marine hatcheries in various 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, Francisco ‘Kiko’ Benitez, Gil ‘Kabarangay Jr.’ Acosta, Deputy Speaker Deogracias Victor ‘DV’ Savellano, Reps. Geraldine Roman, Manuel Jose ‘Mannix’ Dalipe, Isagani Amatong, Carl Nicolas Cari, Leonardo Babasa Jr., and Alan 1 Ecleo)

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)

HBs 4443, 4939 & 5027 – Establishing fish ports in certain parts of the country and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Gil ‘Kabarangay Jr.’ Acosta and Isagani Amatong)

HB 4623 – Establishing a coastal aquaculture center in the Municipality of Lala, Province of Lanao del Norte and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Abdullah Dimaporo)
EAST ASEAN GROWTH AREA
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Organizational meeting

Briefing by the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) on the current initiatives and prospects of the Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 2397, 3146, 3881, 4289, 4295 & 4386 – Declaring special nonworking holidays in certain parts of the country to commemorate special events (Reps. Lawrence ‘Law’ Fortun, Roman Romulo, Lorna Bautista-Bandigan, Pablo Ortega, Leonardo Babasa Jr., and Divina Grace Yu)

HB 3405 – Creating the Province of Maguindanao North (Rep. Esmael Mangudadatu)

HB 4840 – Creating the Province of Western Maguindanao (Rep. Datu Roonie Sinsuat Sr.)

HB 336 – Reapportioning the Second District of Rizal into three legislative districts (Rep. Juan Fidel Felipe Nograles)

HBs 5799-5802 – Creating Barangays Libuton, Datu Balong, Dacudao, and Pinamuno, respectively, in the Municipality of San Isidro, Province of Davao del Norte (Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez)
MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg.
HBs 1070, 2121, 2771, 2842, 3991, 4512 & 5055 – Further promoting entrepreneurship by strengthening, empowering, and enhancing the financing programs for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), amending for the purpose RA 6977, as amended, otherwise known as the MSMEs (Rep. Jocelyn Sy Limkaichong, Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D., Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda, Rufus Rodriguez, Tyrone Agabas, Jericho Jonas Nograles, and Florencio Noel)

HBs 4174 & 4352 – Expanding the coverage of micro enterprises as beneficiaries of the Magna Carta for MSMEs, amending for the purpose RA 6977, as amended (Rep. Teodorico Haresco Jr. and Deputy Speaker Vilma Santos-Recto)

HB 1068 – Strengthening RA 9501, otherwise known as the Magna Carta for Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (by allocating at least 10% of the total selling area in malls and supermarkets, free of charge, to qualified MSMEs) (Rep. Jocelyn Sy Limkaichong)
MINDANAO AFFAIRS
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Perez Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Briefing by the Department of Public Works and Highways on finished, ongoing, and proposed projects for the region, including the Mindanao Road Network associated with the flagship program of Build Build Build

Briefing by the National Economic and Development Authority on Mindanao railway projects and other approved projects and/or under deliberation of the Investment Coordination Committee
PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 928 – Prohibiting the development, production, stockpiling, use of chemical weapons, and providing for their destruction and providing penalties for violation thereof (Rep. Manuel Cabochan III)
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkrs. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on the Substitute Bill to HBs 5964, 5567, 127, 2241, 4389, 4605, 4963, 5578, 5635 & 4184 – Strengthening the governance and management of the Philippine Science High School System (Reps. Erico Aristotle Aumentado, Jonathan Keith Flores, Deputy Speaker Dan Fernandez, Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda, Ed Christopher Go, Kristine Alexie Tutor, Divina Grace Yu, Joseph ‘Jojo’ Lara, and Yasser Alonto Balindong)
SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 1318, 1479, 3731, 3838, 4091, 4191 & 5187 – Increasing the amount of authorized election campaign expenses of candidates and political parties, amending for the purpose Section 13 of RA 7166 or the law providing for synchronized national and local elections and for electoral reforms, authorizing appropriations therefor (Reps. Jocelyn Fortuno, Joaquin Chipeco Jr., Tyrone Agabas, Deputy Speaker Henry Oaminal, Reps. Lorna Silverio, Noel Villanueva, and Deputy Speaker Johnny Ty Pimentel)

Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HB 3090 – Making election expense and contribution limits more reasonable by adjusting periodically based on inflation rate and the consumer price index (Deputy Speaker Pablo John Garcia)

HBs 286, 519, 1488, 1489, 1490, 2839 & 4565 – Providing for early voting for qualified senior citizens, persons with disabilities, lawyers, and workers required to work on national and local elections (Reps. Estrellita Suansing, Michael Edgar Aglipay, Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., Rufus Rodriguez, and Pantaleon Alvarez)

HB 2761 – Rationalizing the proceedings in and resolution of electoral protests (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 5254 – Amending Section 9 of RA 10366, or the law authorizing the Commission on Elections to establish precincts assigned to accessible polling places exclusively for persons with disabilities and senior citizens (by designating an accessible polling place within the premises of the municipal or city hall exclusively for PWDs and senior citizens) (Rep. Stella Luz Quimbo)
TRADE AND INDUSTRY jt. w/ HEALTH
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 40, 500, 1508, 1510, 1703, 2277, 2862, 2929, 3049, 3083, 4816, 5072, 5099, 5310, 5510, 5561, 5630, 5702 & 5752 – Regulating the manufacture, importation, packaging, use, sale, distribution, and advertisement of electronic nicotine delivery systems and electronic non-nicotine delivery systems (ENDS/ENNDS) and heated tobacco products (HTPs) (Reps. Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Robert Ace Barbers, Alfredo Garbin Jr., Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Jose Enrique 'Joet' Garcia III, Ron Salo, Precious Hipolito Castelo, Angelina 'Helen' Tan M.D., Eric Olivarez, Kristine Singson-Meehan, Geraldine Roman, Sharon Garin, Bernadette ‘BH’ Herrera-Dy, Marlyn ‘Len’ Alonte, Minority Leader Bienvenido Abante Jr., Reps. Rufus Rodriguez and Cheryl Deloso-Montalla)
VETERANS AFFAIRS AND WELFARE
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 936 – Giving juridical personality to the present Veterans Memorial Medical Center (VMMC) (Rep. Manuel Cabochan III)

HB 937 – Establishing and maintaining an Office of Veterans Affairs in the Philippine Embassy in the United States of America, prescribing its functions, providing funds therefor (Rep. Manuel Cabochan III)

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