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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.


07-FEBRUARY-2017 • TUESDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY jt. w/ ENERGY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Montilla Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HRs 565, 588 & 591 – Inquiry into the circumstances that compelled Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) Director Francisco Jose Villa Jr. to commit suicide, including the alleged pressure from ERC Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jose Vicente Salazar to approve contracts without proper bidding and due adherence to procedure, as well as allegations of corruption behind ERC deals (Reps. Bernadette Herrera-Dy, Jose Christopher Belmonte, and Wes Gatchalian)
HUMAN RIGHTS
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HRs 486 & 487 – Condemning the violent dispersal of the demonstration of national minority groups and supporters in front of the United States Embassy in Manila, and calling for an investigation into the incident (Reps. Sarah Jane Elago and Carlos Isagani Zarate)
REVISION OF LAWS
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 67, 70, 213, 476, 550, 622, 636, 705, 835, 836, 890, 891, 920, 924, 945, 974, 994, 1164, 1186, 1602, 1603, 2321 & 3561 – Declaring special non-working holidays in certain parts of the country (Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda, Francisco Jose ‘Bingo’ Matugas II, Jose Antonio ‘Kuya Jonathan’ Sy-Alvarado, Raul Del Mar, Fernando Gonzalez, Xavier Jesus Romualdo, Sandra Young Eriguel M.D., Maria Carmen Zamora, Edgar Sarmiento, Francis Gerald Abaya, Tobias ‘Toby’ Tiangco, Lawrence ‘Law’ Fortun, Roger Mercado, Maria Lourdes Acosta-Alba, Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo, Teddy Brawner Baguilat Jr., and Joaquin Chipeco Jr.)
SMALL BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
10:00 AM
Dept. of Agriculture 4/F New Building Elliptical R
Briefing by the Department of Agriculture (DA) on its plans, policies and programs for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the agriculture and fisheries sector
WAYS AND MEANS
Agenda
10:00 AM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
(Agenda for confirmation by the Committee Secretariat)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Draft Committee Report on HBs 989, 1353 & 3267 – 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. Joaquin Chipeco Jr., Karlo Alexei Nograles, and Linabelle Ruth Villarica)
HBs 269 & 500 – Instituting policies for the protection and welfare of caregivers in the practice of their profession (Reps. Geraldine Roman and Karlo Alexei Nograles)
HB 4207 – Declaring a one-time amnesty for unpaid Social Security System (SSS) contributions, inclusive of fees, fines, penalties, interest and other additions thereto, by employers of househelpers under RA 7655, or the law increasing the minimum wage of househelpers, amending for the purpose Article 143 of PD 442, as amended, and RA 10361, or the law instituting policies for the protection and welfare of domestic workers (Rep. Robert ‘Ace’ Barbers)
ECONOMIC AFFAIRS
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 4389, 4468, 4501 & 4787 – Further amending Commonwealth Act 146, otherwise known as the Public Service Act, as amended (Deputy Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda, Arthur Yap, and Feliciano Belmonte Jr.)
PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HB 2952 – Establishing gender rights protection desks in all Philippine National Police (PNP) stations nationwide, amending for the purpose Title VII of RA 8551, as amended, otherwise known as the PNP Reform and Reorganization Act of 1998 (Rep. Vilma Santos-Recto)
HB 1347 – Providing the mechanism for the determination of the propriety of filing criminal complaint against alleged possessors of unlicensed ammunition under certain conditions, amending for the purpose RA 10591, or the law providing for a comprehensive law on firearms and ammunition and providing penalties for violations thereof (Rep. Romeo Acop)
HB 1607 – Exempting the possession of single ammunition from the coverage of unlawful acquisition or possession of ammunition, amending for the purpose RA 10591, otherwise known as the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act (Rep. Mercedes ‘Didi’ Cagas)
HB 1802 & HR 554 - Authorizing the PNP to adopt a strategic policy against criminals riding in tandem on motorcycles, thereby rationalizing more aggressive interdiction operations (Reps. Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo and Julieta Cortuna)
HB 3369 – Deterring and punishing the establishment and operation of criminal street gangs, and the recruitment of individuals to participate in the commission of gang crimes (Rep. Maximo Rodriguez Jr.)
HB 4252 - Requiring increased police visibility in schools (Rep. Salvador Belaro Jr.)
HRs 139, 140 & 188 – Urging the PNP to immediately institute measures and intensify vigilance and police visibility to curtail lawlessness and spate of random killings around the nation (Rep. Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo)
TRADE AND INDUSTRY
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 1468 – Amending certain provisions of RA 7394, otherwise known as the Consumer Act of the Philippines, defining for the purpose the crime of pseudo-investments, providing penalties therefor (Rep. Harlin Neil Abayon III)
HB 1487 – Ordaining a Bill of Rights for the Filipino consumers (Rep. Harlin Neil Abayon III)
HB 2646 – Providing consumers and merchants protection on online commerce and providing penalties for violation thereof (Rep. Wes Gatchalian)
HB 2829 – Penalizing false or fraudulent advertising (Rep. Emmanuel Billones)
HB 2957 – Providing for the establishment of a Timbangan ng Bayan center in all public markets nationwide, amending for the purpose Chapter II of RA 7394 (Deputy Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo)
HB 3091 – Banning the imposition of expiry dates on gift checks by commercial establishments (Rep. Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo)
HB 3663 – Affording more protection to consumers, amending for the purpose RA 7394 (Rep. Maximo Rodriguez Jr.)
HB 3894 – Prohibiting merchandising stores and service establishments from charging more than the cash retail price of goods and services purchased with credit cards and prescribing penalties for any violation thereof (Rep. Evelina Escudero)
HB 4476 – Amending Articles 19 and 39 of RA 7394 and increasing its penalties (Rep. Michael Romero Ph.D.)

Briefing by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on the mandate, functions, programs and activities of DTI’s Consumer Protection Group
VETERANS AFFAIRS AND WELFARE
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Organizational meeting

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