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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.


03-MARCH-2020 • TUESDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
BICOL RECOVERY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
09:00 AM
Spkr. Perez Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Consideration of the proposal to change the name of the Committee into “Special Committee on Bicol Resiliency and Economic Development”

Briefing by concerned government agencies on the status of implementation of various programs and projects in the Bicol Region
SENIOR CITIZENS
Agenda
09:00 AM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 378, 390, 907, 1055, 1391, 1682, 2872, 3098, 3526, 4067, 4895, 4986, 5135, 5382, 5414, 5717 & 6360 – Amending RA 10868, otherwise known as the Centenarians Act of 2016 (by allowing senior citizens to receive in advance, in several tranches, the cash gift given to centenarians) (Reps. Manuel ‘Way Kurat’ Zamora, Ma. Lourdes Arroyo, Sonny ‘SL’ Lagon, Dahlia Loyola, Mark Go, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Jocelyn Fortuno, Strike Revilla, Diego ‘Nonoy’ Ty, Alfred Delos Santos, Eric Go Yap, Tyrone Agabas, Manuel Cabochan III, Raul ‘Boboy’ Tupas, John Marvin 'Yul Servo' Nieto, Francisco Datol Jr., and Maria Fe Abunda)

HB 6298 – Increasing the monthly social pension of senior citizens and expanding the coverage therefor (Rep. Romulo ‘Kid’ Peña)

HB 1107 – Amending Section 2 of RA 10868 (by granting 101 years old citizens ₱1 million, with an additional ₱1 million every birthday thereafter) (Rep. Jose Atienza Jr.)

HB 3199 – Amending Section 2 of RA 10868 (by giving senior citizens the full coverage of health benefits by all government hospitals) (Rep. Carlito Marquez)

HBs 3415 & 4373– Providing for an automatic annual adjustment of the centenarian gift, amending for the purpose RA 10868 (Reps. Ronaldo Zamora and Julienne ‘Jam’ Baronda)

HR 80 – Directing the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to review and revise the current institutional structure and payout schedule of the social pension program for senior citizens (Rep. David ‘Jay-Jay’ Suarez)
BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
HB 6143 – Financial Consumer Protection Act (Rep. Junie Cua)
CLIMATE CHANGE
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rm. 5, RVM Bldg.
HB 3180 – Commissioning a research on climate change drinking water adaptation (Rep. Abraham ‘Bambol’ Tolentino)

Update by concerned government agencies on the Philippine Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) pursuant to the Paris Agreement on climate change
ECOLOGY jt. w/ ENERGY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 933, 3174, 3423, 4419 & 5706 – Promoting and allowing the use of waste to energy technology as an alternative source of renewable energy (Reps. Manuel Cabochan III, Abraham ‘Bambol’ Tolentino, Alfred Vargas, David ‘Jay-Jay’ Suarez, and Eric Olivarez)

HBs 618, 1938 & 5401 – Regulating the use of treatment technology for municipal and hazardous wastes, repealing for the purpose Section 20 of RA 8749 (Reps. Carlito Marquez, Enrico Pineda, and Jocelyn Sy Limkaichong)
JUSTICE
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Committee Reports on the following:
Substitute Bill to HBs 3409, 5403, 5528, 5654, 5686, 5691 & 5736 – Philippine Judiciary Marshals Service Act (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Deputy Speakers Johnny Ty Pimentel, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Pablo John Garcia, and Ferdinand Hernandez, Rep. Rufus Rodriguez and Deputy Speaker Henry Oaminal)
Substitute Bill to HBs 5527, 5584 & 5867 – Further expanding the jurisdiction of the Metropolitan Trial Courts (MeTC), Municipal Trial Courts in Cities (MTCC), Municipal Trial Courts (MTC), and Municipal Circuit Trial Courts (MCTC), amending for the purpose Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, otherwise known as the Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980, as amended (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Doy Leachon and Jericho Jonas Nograles)
Substitute Bill to HBs 4945, 5018, 5128, 5139 & 5271 – Confirmation of imperfect titles under PD 1529 or the Property Registration Decree and Commonwealth Act 141 or the Public Land Act (Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda, Rufus Rodriguez, Edgar Chatto, Jose Christopher Belmonte, and Michael Defensor)
HB 5006 – Granting Filipino citizenship to Stanley Lee (Rep. Sol Aragones)
HB 5063 – Granting Filipino citizenship to Chen Tian Man (Rep. Joseph Stephen ‘Caraps’ Paduano)

HBs 2877 & 3075 – Granting Filipino citizenship to Patrick Francois Renucci and Joseph Sigelman, respectively (Majority Leader Ferdinand Martin Romualdez and Rep. Rosanna ‘Ria’ Vergara)

HBs 4496 & 6369 – Strengthening the legal staff of the Department of Justice (DOJ), renaming it as the Office of the Chief State Counsel, redefining, expanding, rationalizing and further professionalizing its organization, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Lawrence ‘Law’ Fortun and Rufus Rodriguez)
METRO MANILA DEVELOPMENT (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on HB 2141 – Enhancing the effectiveness of the Metropolitan Manila Council in formulating policies, rules, regulations, and in enacting ordinances for Metro Manila, amending for the purpose RA 7924 or the law creating the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) (Rep. Bayani Fernando)
REVISION OF LAWS (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on HBs 1550 & 2764 – Creating a Civil Code Commission to implement the re-codification of all existing civil laws of the Philippines, defining its composition and functions, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Alfredo Garbin Jr. and Rufus Rodriguez)
WAYS AND MEANS
Agenda
09:30 AM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
HBs 191 & 3671 – Enhancing revenue administration and collection by granting amnesty on all unpaid impositions levied by government for taxable year 2017 and prior years (Reps. Estrellita Suansing and Sharon Garin)

Report of the Technical Working Group on Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office’s (PCSO) tax and non-tax revenues
WEST PHILIPPINE SEA (Organizational meeting)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
Organizational meeting

Briefing by the National Task Force for the West Philippine Sea (NTF-WPS) on Philippine claims; foreign policy, and negotiations on WPS; security situation in the WPS; Philippine maritime capabilities; and other related issues and concerns
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
Agenda
10:00 AM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Inquiry into the reported impending closure of Honda Cars Philippines, Inc., Nokia Technology Center, Philippines, and Wells Fargo, and the impact on their workers
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Agenda
10:00 AM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
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, Cyrille Abueg-Zaldivar, Joseph ‘Jojo’ Lara, and Yasser Alonto Balindong)

Substitute Bill to HBs 1100, 1464, 3885 & 4572 – Converting the Provincial Science and Technology Center into Provincial Science and Technology Office in every province and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Ron Salo, Divina Grace Yu, Alfonso Umali Jr., and Rufus Rodriguez)

HBs 952, 1032, 1471, 3053 & 4235 – Strengthening the National Measurement Infrastructure System (NMIS), amending for the purpose RA 9236, otherwise known as the National Metrology Act of 2003 (Reps. Ron Salo, Joey Sarte Salceda, Divina Grace Yu, Leonardo Babasa Jr., and John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto)

HBs 2441 & 3294 – Modernizing the National Measurement System (NMS) of the Philippines, creating for this purpose the National Measurement Institute of the Philippines, appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte and Rep. Alfred Vargas)

HB 1025 – Establishing the Science for Change Program (Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda)

HB 4482 – Amending RA 9236, providing for stiffer penalties and sanctions (Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D.)
ECONOMIC AFFAIRS
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 5906 – Amending certain provisions of RA 10667, or the law providing for a national competition policy prohibiting anti-competitive agreements, abuse of dominant position and anti-competitive mergers and acquisitions, establishing the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) and appropriating funds therefor (by enhancing the PCC’s ability to enforce its mandate and update its system and standards for remuneration, as well as by shifting to a voluntary merger review regime, among others) (Rep. Stella Luz Quimbo)

HB 6243 – Strengthening the powers of the PCC and legislating the national competition policy, amending for the purpose RA 10667, otherwise known as the Philippine Competition Act (Rep. Sharon Garin)

HBs 6162 & 6292 – Reorganizing and converting the Insurance Commission into a collegial body, amending Sections 437, 438, and 439 of RA 10607, otherwise known as the Insurance Code, as amended (Reps. Sharon Garin and Rufus Rodriguez)
FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
HB 340 – 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 for the purpose RA 8239, otherwise known as the Philippine Passport Act of 1996 (Rep. Xavier Jesus Romualdo)

HB 1371 – Creating a passport processing and issuance center for every province, amending for this purpose RA 8239 (Rep. Ed Christopher Go)

HB 4288 – Providing for a new passport law, repealing for the purpose RA 8239 (Rep. Ann Hofer)

HBs 5316, 5729 & 5968 – Granting lifetime validity of Philippine passports to senior citizens, further amending for the purpose Section 10 of RA 8239, as amended (Reps. Sandra Eriguel M.D., John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto, and Francisco Datol Jr.)
POVERTY ALLEVIATION
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg.
HB 184 – Mandating the national government to increase the grant under the Unconditional Cash Transfer (UCT) Program to ₱500 per person per month to benefit 22 million poor Filipinos (Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D.)

HB 6060 – Expanding the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) (Rep. Presley De Jesus)

HB 3516 – Creating the monthly rice subsidy program for the 12 million extreme poverty stricken Filipinos (Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D.)

HB 3517 – Creating a mandatory cash transfer program for the 12 million extreme poverty stricken Filipinos (Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D.)

Bills providing assistance to indigent farmers and fisherfolk:
HB 1813 – Establishing social protection program to assist indigent farmers and fisherfolk who have reached the retirement age without existing pension (Rep. Rogelio ‘Ruel’ Pacquiao)
HB 2675 – Establishing an annual cash grant to farmers and fishermen living below the poverty line, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Josefina Tallado)
HB 5196 – Providing direct financial assistance to Filipino rice farmers, establishing for the purpose the Pantawid Magsasakang Pilipino Program, providing funds therefor (Rep. Florencio Noel)
PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY jt. w/ NATIONAL DEFENSE AND SECURITY
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkrs. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Consolidated Bill on HBs 551, 2082, 2847, 3103, 3413 & 5710 – Defining, preventing, and penalizing terrorists acts, repealing for the purpose RA 9372, otherwise known as the Human Security Act of 2007, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Jericho Jonas Nograles, Deputy Speakers Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr. and Michael Romero Ph.D., Reps. Jocelyn Tulfo and Lianda Bolilia)
SOCIAL SERVICES
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 4469 – Institutionalizing the Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situation (AICS) Program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Marisol Panotes)

Briefing by the DSWD on AICS Program

Last Updated: 31-May-2020, 03:38:03 PM