SOURCE: Committee Management Support Service I
Unless otherwise indicated, all committee meeting venues are located at the House of Representatives Complex.
|29-JANUARY-2020 • WEDNESDAY|
|Committee/Sub-Committee||Time and Venue|
|COOPERATIVES DEVELOPMENT (Forum)|
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
|Forum on tax policies affecting cooperatives|
|METRO MANILA DEVELOPMENT|
Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
|Briefing and assessment on the pilot program of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) on motorcycles-for-hire in Metro Manila|
|POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS - CANCELLED|
Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg.
|HBs 100, 838 & 2263 – Instituting absolute divorce and dissolution of marriage in the Philippines (Reps. Edcel Lagman, Arlene Brosas, and Pantaleon Alvarez)|
Spkrs. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
|Motu proprio inquiry on port congestion and long queues at local ports especially during the holiday season|
Motu proprio inquiry on the government response procedures to international health threats such as the Wuhan coronavirus
HR 305 – Inquiry into the August 3, 2019 sea tragedy at the Guimaras-Iloilo Strait which resulted in the loss of 31 lives and a maritime transport crisis in the entire Province of Guimaras, with the end in view of legislating measures to prevent the recurrence of maritime tragedies in the future (Rep. Ma. Lucille Nava M.D.)
|LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT - CANCELLED|
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
|HB 81 – Prescribing a mandatory occupational safety, health, and emergency response program for all artists in the film, television, and theater industries of the Philippines (Rep. Ronnie Ong) |
HBs 181 & 4875 – 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. and Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)
HBs 1019 & 5596 – Regulating the work schedule and other terms of engagement governing cinema, radio, television, theater, and other media personnel who are covered by a service or talent contract and providing penalties for violations thereof (Reps. Precious Hipolito Castelo and John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto)
HB 1766 – Providing for proper working conditions in the movie and television industry (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)
HB 2476 – Providing enhanced protection, security and benefits for media workers (Rep. Rowena Niña Taduran)
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.)
|DISASTER MANAGEMENT (Technical Working Group)|
Conf. Rm. 6, RVM Bldg.
|Technical Working Group meeting on the following:|
HB 5259 – Establishing in every two to three contiguous barangays a permanent evacuation center (PEC) that is big enough to accommodate the target population, strong enough to withstand natural calamities and situated away from waters and landslide-prone areas, which shall likewise serve as the central disaster risk reduction management institution per respective communities (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)
HB 3046 – Establishing evacuation centers in every city and municipality and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D.)
HBs 3450, 4658 & 5595 – Providing for the construction of multipurpose gyms in all municipalities and cities to serve as evacuation centers during times of calamity or disaster and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speakers Vilma Santos-Recto and Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., and Rep. John Marvin 'Yul Servo' Nieto)
HB 3691 – Mandating the construction of a permanent evacuation center in every natural disaster-prone locality (Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo)
HBs 4941 & 4942 – Establishing a life center that will serve as a disaster and emergency center in each of the City of Ormoc and in the Municipalities of Palompon, Albuera, Merida, Kananga, and Matag-ob in the Province of Leyte and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Lucy Torres-Gomez)
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
|HBs 808 & 4195 – Declaring and defining the maritime zones under the jurisdiction of the Republic of the Philippines (Reps. Manuel Cabochan III and Ann Hofer)|
HBs 809, 816, 4194 & 4877 – Providing for the establishment of the archipelagic sea lanes in the Philippine archipelagic waters, prescribing the rights and obligations of foreign ships and aircraft exercising the right of archipelagic sea lanes passage (Reps. Manuel Cabochan III, Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Ann Hofer, and Rufus Rodriguez)
Briefing by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on the following:
• Philippine foreign policy direction;
• Updates on the US-Iran conflict;
• Updates on the West Philippine Sea; and
• DFA’s legislative agenda for the 18th Congress
|HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT|
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
|Committee Report on 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)|
HB 798 – Creating a Local Housing Board in all cities and first to third class municipalities, providing for its powers and functions (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)
HB 5432 – Strengthening the National Shelter Program, mandating the creation of the position of a human settlements officer in all provinces, cities, and first to third class municipalities, providing for its qualifications and functions (Rep. Strike Revilla)
|NATURAL RESOURCES (Technical Working Group)|
Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
|Technical Working Group meeting on:|
HBs 140, 3138 & 4164 – Reclassifying certain parcels of land of the public domain located in certain parts of the country as agricultural land open to disposition for specific purposes (Reps. Geraldine Roman, Isagani Amatong, and Rufus Rodriguez)
HBs 267 & 4408 – Establishing the forestland boundaries of the Province of Occidental Mindoro and Mountain Province, respectively (Reps. Josephine Ramirez-Sato and Maximo Dalog 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)
HB 4784 – Converting Barangay Itbud in the Municipality of Uyugan, Province of Batanes, from its present classification as timberland to an alienable and disposable residential area/site, and other appurtenance thereto (Rep. Ciriaco Gato Jr.)
HB 4785 – Declaring certain drylands of the public domain, located in the Islands of Ponson, Poro, and Pacijan, known as Camotes Group of Islands, Province of Cebu, as alienable and disposable land open to disposition for agricultural, commercial, residential, industrial, and other purposes, amending for the purpose Proclamation No. 2152 (Rep. Vincent Franco “Duke” D. Frasco)
HB 5276 – Separating a portion of land covered under Special Patent No. 51431 in the name of Labason Central School for the construction of a Philippine National Police office and Municipal Circuit Trial Court (Rep. Isagani Amatong)
|REVISION OF LAWS (Technical Working Group)|
Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg.
|Technical Working Group meeting on HBs 478, 507, 1622, 1939, 2538, 2661, 3088, 3513, 3533, 3703, 3902, 3911, 4040, 4242, 4782, 4971, 5059, 5497, 5708 & 5819 – Amending RA 8972, otherwise known as the Solo Parents’ Welfare Act of 2000, by providing additional benefits to solo parents (Reps. Arlene Brosas, Robert Ace Barbers, Lawrence ‘Law’ Fortun, Enrico Pineda, Deputy Speaker Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr., Reps. ‘Kuya’ Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado, Anna Marie Villaraza-Suarez, Sol Aragones, Precious Hipolito Castelo, Deputy Speakers Dan Fernandez, Loren Legarda, and Ferdinand Hernandez, Reps. Francis Gerald Abaya, Ramon ‘Mon-Mon’ Guico III DPM, John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto, Tyrone Agabas, Alfred Delos Santos, Alberto ‘Bobby’ Pacquiao, and Alfred Vargas)|
|SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS|
Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
|Briefing by the United Nations (UN) Development Programme and National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) on the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)|
|TOURISM - CANCELLED|
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
|HB 786 – Requiring personnel of business establishments, members of organizations or associations and all other persons providing tourism services to undergo basic first aid training (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)|
HBs 1206, 3684, 3954 & 4839 – Establishing an intergovernmental task force for the protection and assistance of tourists (Reps. Juan Miguel Macapagal Arroyo, Jake Vincent Villa, Alfred Vargas, and Francisco Jose ‘Bingo’ Matugas II)
HB 5523 – Mandating hotels and resorts with swimming pools and beach fronts to employ lifeguards (Rep. Sol Aragones)
Spkr. Perez Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
|HB 1677 & 3238 – Establishing a framework for citizens participation in legislation and rule-making through the use of information and communications technology (ICT) platforms (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr. and Rep. Florida ‘Rida’ Robes)|
HB 3134 – Institutionalizing volunteerism as a strategy for national development and as a domain of people's participation, amending for the purpose Section 12 of RA 9418 or the Volunteer Act of 2019 (Rep. Maria Lourdes Acosta-Alba)
HB 3475 – Declaring December of every year as the National Volunteer Month in the entire country, amending for the purpose RA 9418, otherwise known as the Volunteer Act of 2007 (Rep. Jorge Antonio Bustos)
Last Updated: 24-February-2020, 05:33:43 PM