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COMMITTEE MEETINGS

SOURCE: Committee Management Support Service II


DAILY SCHEDULE

Unless otherwise indicated, all committee meeting venues are located at the House of Representatives Complex.


29-MAY-2018 • TUESDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
FOREIGN AFFAIRS (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:00 AM
Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HB 3015 – Amending certain provisions of RA 8239, otherwise known as the Philippine Passport Act of 1996 (by recognizing any valid government-issued identification document with authentication feature as a supporting document to an application for passport) (Rep. Mariano Michael Velarde Jr.)

HB 4645 – Creating a passport processing and issuance center in every province, amending for the purpose RA 8239 (Rep. Ana Cristina Siquian Go)

HB 5574 – Authorizing the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to issue official passport to barangay officials when on official trip abroad, amending for the purpose Section 7, paragraphs (b) and (c) of RA 8239 (Rep. Magnolia Antonino)

HB 329 – Providing for the issuance of passports and travel documents, as well as for the revocation thereof, defining and penalizing offenses relating to passports and travel documents, repealing RA 8239 (Rep. Xavier Jesus Romualdo)

HB 3284 – Providing for a new passport law, repealing for the purpose RA 8239 (Deputy Speaker Linabelle Ruth Villarica)
HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
09:00 AM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HR 1709 – Inquiry into the collapse of a housing unit which is part of the housing project intended for the victims of the September 2013 Zamboanga siege (Rep. Edgar Sarmiento)

Motu proprio inquiry into the implementation of all the resettlement projects for the victims of the September 2013 Zamboanga siege
COOPERATIVES DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rm. 5, RVM Bldg.
HR 44 – Inquiry into the establishment of an apex organization of all cooperatives as a unifying body of the cooperative movement (Rep. Anthony Bravo Ph.D.)
ENERGY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
HB 1484 – Requiring all independent power producers (IPPs), generation companies or energy resource developers to remit the amount they are required to set aside as financial benefit directly to the host community (Rep. Harlin Neil Abayon III)

HR 104 – Inquiry into the current status of the revenues being collected by the Department of Energy (DOE) from energy resource and generating facilities and companies and being set aside for the benefit of the barangay, municipality or city, province, and region hosting said energy resource and generating facilities and companies as mandated by Energy Regulation (ER) 1-94, as amended (Deputy Speaker Raneo Abu)
GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HR 1505 – Inquiry into the apparent corruption and irregularities in the imposition, collection, and distribution of taxes and fees on the quarrying operations in the Province of Nueva Ecija and other provinces in the Philippines (Rep. Rosanna ‘Ria’ Vergara)
GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION jt. w TRANSPORTATION (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Perez Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on HBs 190, 1725, 2731, 3116, 5042 & 5480 – Creating the Philippine Transportation Safety Board and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Anthony Bravo Ph.D., Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Gary Alejano, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia, and Rep. Alfredo Vargas III)
JUSTICE
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 3256, 3618, 4091, 4379, 4779, 5838, 6091, 6238 & 6293 – Removing the restrictions under certain sections of Commonwealth Act 141 or the Public Land Act, as amended, on free patent issued under Section 44 thereof (Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda, Jose Christopher Belmonte, Deputy Speaker Romero ‘Miro’ Quimbo, Reps. Arthur Yap, Manuel Monsour Del Rosario III, Reynaldo Umali, Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez, Reps. Orestes Salon, and Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HBs 2105, 2878, 6313, 6318, 6485, 6486, 6698, 6894, 6977 & 7325 – Creating additional branches of the Regional Trial Court (RTC)/Municipal Trial Court (MTC) in certain parts of the country, amending for the purpose Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, otherwise known as the Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980, as amended and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Jose ‘Pingping’ Tejada, Juliette Uy, Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Rene Relampagos, Roger ‘Oging’ Mercado, Karlo Alexei Nograles, Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez, and Minority Leader Danilo Suarez)

HB 6204 – Instituting the Philippine Code of Crimes to further strengthen the criminal justice system, repealing for the purpose Act 3815, as amended, otherwise known as the Revised Penal Code of the Philippines and other special penal laws (Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez)

HB 1235 – Amending Section 24 of RA 6770, otherwise known as the Ombudsman Act of 1989, to ensure that the fundamental principles of due process and equity are strictly observed by the Ombudsman in relation to the imposition of preventive suspension
(Rep. Reynaldo Umali)
POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on HBs 46, 586, 3112, 3474, 4216 & 6657 – Providing for a comprehensive civil registration system (Reps. Lawrence ‘Law’ Fortun, Leopoldo Bataoil, Juliette Uy, Evelina Escudero, Teddy Brawner Baguilat Jr., and Sol Aragones)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT jt. w/ PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY
Agenda
10:00 AM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 6 – Enhancing public safety at the local levels by establishing and maintaining a Department of Public Safety (DPS) in every province, city, and municipality (Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas)
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
10:00 AM
Conf. Rm. 6, RVM Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on HB 4690 – Improving DNA facilities in the country (Rep. Mario Vittorio ‘Marvey’ Marino)
ECONOMIC AFFAIRS
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 69 & 2510 – Collective Investment Schemes Law (Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda and Dakila Carlo Cua)

Committee Report on the exercise of the Committee’s oversight function to look into the delayed implementation of RA 9856, otherwise known as the Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) Law of 2009

Committee Report on HR 898 – Inquiry into the desired economic policy direction of the Philippines with regard to foreign participation in the ownership and operation of corporations and firms engaged in the business of construction of buildings and other infrastructure in the country (Rep. Arthur Yap)
ECONOMIC AFFAIRS jt. w/ TRADE AND INDUSTRY
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HB 6472 – Converting Barangays Dumabel, San Leonardo, Pinaripad Norte, and Pinaripad Sur, all located in the Municipality of Aglipay, Province of Quirino into the freeport area of Quirino (FAQ) into a special economic zone and freeport, creating for this purpose the Authority of the Freeport Area of Quirino (AFAQ), appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Dakila Carlo Cua)
GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Committee Report No. 632 on HR 1161 – Investigation into the immediate approval of the seven power supply agreements (PSAs) of the Manila Electric Company (Meralco) by the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) (Minority Leader Danilo Suarez)

Draft Committee Report on HR 566 – Inquiry into the alleged midnight deals of the Meralco-affiliated generation companies and the ERC which may be disadvantageous to the public and may cause power rate hikes (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)

Draft Committee Report on HR 292 – Inquiry into the alleged illegal practices in the Bureau of Immigration (BI) (Rep. Rosanna ‘Ria’ Vergara)

Preliminary determination of jurisdiction on the following measures referred to the Committee:

HR 1664 – Inquiry into the manner by which the Department of Energy (DOE) grants licenses, permits, and guidelines for the construction of solar and hydroelectric energy projects (Rep. Aniceto ‘John’ Bertiz III)

HR 1680 – Inquiry into the purported improper and irregular awarding of renewable energy service contracts involving hydroelectric power projects by the DOE to renewable energy applicants (Rep. Ronald Cosalan)

HR 1822 – Condemning the dastardly act of misusing and retaining the allowances intended for the use of the Philippine National Police-Special Action Force (PNP-SAF) personnel which deprives them of their rightful benefits and directing the Committee to look into this anomaly and address the problem, as well as, prevent the same from recurring (Rep. Gary Alejano)
PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY jt. w/ NATIONAL DEFENSE AND SECURITY
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 5507– Declaring as unlawful the membership in any Philippine court-proscribed or United Nations Security Council-designated terrorist organization and providing penalties for violation thereof (Rep. Amado Espino Jr.)

HB 7141 – Amending RA 9372, otherwise known as the Human Security Act of 2007 (by deleting provisions that are redundant with existing laws and are anti-law enforcement, among other amendments) (Rep. Amado Espino Jr.)
SMALL BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT jt. w/ POVERTY ALLEVIATION
Agenda
01:30 PM
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
HBs 450, 1105, 1839, 2307, 4729, 6709, 7374 & 7457 – Ordaining the promotion of social enterprises to alleviate poverty, establishing for the purpose the Poverty Reduction Through Social Entrepreneurship (PRESENT) Program and providing incentives and benefits therefor (Reps. Jose Christopher Belmonte, Teddy Brawner Baguilat Jr., Gary Alejano, Lawrence ‘Law’ Fortun, Gus Tambunting, Arthur Yap, Salvador Belaro Jr., and Peter ‘Sr. Pedro’ Unabia)
ETHICS AND PRIVILEGES (Subcommittee on Preliminary Inquiries)
Agenda
02:00 PM
Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg.
Committee Case No. SC-08-2017, entitled: Rep. Herminio Harry L. Roque Jr., complainant, versus Rep. Ron P. Salo, respondent, for alleged violation of the House of Representatives’ Code of Conduct

Draft Subcommittee Report No. PI-01-2017 on the consolidated six sworn complaints filed by Rep. Herminio Harry L. Roque Jr. against Rep. Ron Salo, docketed as Case Nos. SC-01-2017 to SC-06-2017
TRANSPORTATION (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
02:00 PM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HB 126 – Allowing local government units (LGUs) to suspend the mandatory wearing of motorcycle helmets, amending for the purpose RA 10054, otherwise known as the Motorcycle Helmet Act of 2009 (Rep. Celso Lobregat)

HB 2337 – Amending RA 10054, by prohibiting the use of helmets with tinted face covers and the riders’ use of ski-masks and other paraphernalia or accessories that hide their face (Rep. Emi Calixto-Rubiano)

HB 6542 – Amending RA 10054, by requiring motorcycle riders using motorcycles with lower than 400-cubic centimeter (cc) engine to wear half-faced helmets and those using motorcycles with 400 cc and above engine to wear full-faced helmets, as well as prohibiting riders from wearing any mask or facial cover that may conceal their identity or hinder facial recognition (Rep. Mariano Michael Velarde Jr.)

Last Updated: 11-October-2018, 05:48:12 PM