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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.


09-OCTOBER-2018 • TUESDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
HUMAN RIGHTS
Agenda
09:00 AM
Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg.
Draft Committee Report on HRs 948, 950, 960 & 976 – Inquiry into the alleged secret detention room in Manila Police District (MPD) Station 1 discovered by the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) (former Rep. Harry Roque Jr., Reps. Ramon ‘Rav’ Rocamora, Teddy Brawner Baguilat Jr., and Gary Alejano)

Draft Committee Report on HRs 486 & 487 – Condemning the violent dispersal of the demonstration of national minority groups and their supporters in front of the United States Embassy in Manila, and calling for an investigation of the incident (Reps. Sarah Jane Elago and Carlos Isagani Zarate)

HB 1617– Defining certain rights of human rights defenders and providing penalties for violations thereof relative to the implementation of the 1998 United Nations (UN) Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally-Recognized Human Rights, otherwise known as the UN Declaration on Human Rights Defenders (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)

HB 8128 – Defining the rights and fundamental freedoms of human rights defenders, declaring the State’s responsibilities and instituting effective mechanisms for the protection and promotion of these rights and freedoms (Rep. Edcel Lagman)

Omnibus petitions filed by applicants/claimants for reparation and compensation under RA 10368, otherwise known as the Human Rights Victims Reparation and Recognition Act of 2013
WAYS AND MEANS
Agenda
09:00 AM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 1177, 1502, 1727, 1813, 3201, 3333 & 3820 – Strengthening the National Museum of the Philippines, repealing for the purpose RA 8492, otherwise known as the National Museum Act of 1998, and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Pia Cayetano, Reps. Gary Alejano, Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Alfredo Vargas III, Deogracias Victor ‘DV’ Savellano, Victoria Isabel Noel, and Strike Revilla)

Substitute Bill to HB 7953 – Converting the Guimaras State College in the Province of Guimaras into a state university to be known as the Guimaras State University and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Ma. Lucille Nava M.D.)

Substitute Bill to HB 7473 – Converting the Don Carlos Polytechnic College into a state college to be known as the Don Carlos Polytechnic State College (Rep. Manuel Zubiri)

Substitute Bill to HBs 637 & 6416 – Converting the Camarines Norte State College (CNSC) in the Municipality of Daet, Province of Camarines Norte into a state university to be known as the University of Camarines Norte (UCN), and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Renato ‘Kuya Jojo’ Unico Jr. and Marisol Panotes)

Substitute Bill to HB 5119 – Converting the Camarines Sur Polytechnic Colleges in the Municipality of Nabua, Province of Camarines Sur into a state university to be known as the Polytechnic University of Bicol and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Salvador Belaro Jr.)

Substitute Bill to HB 1281 – Converting the Marinduque State College in the Municipality of Boac, Province of Marinduque into a state university to be known as the Marinduque State University and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco)

Substitute Bill to HB 5910 – Converting the Abra State Institute of Sciences and Technology (ASIST) in the Municipalities of Lagangilang and Bangued, Province of Abra into a state university to be known as the University of Abra and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Joseph Sto. Niño Bernos)

Substitute Bill to HB 8263 – Converting the Agusan del Sur State College of Agriculture and Technology (ASSCAT) in the Municipality of Bunawan, Province of Agusan del Sur into a state university, integrating therewith the satellite campus in the Municipality of Trento, Province of Agusan del Sur to be known as the Agusan del Sur State University (ADSSU) and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Evelyn Mellana)
ECONOMIC AFFAIRS
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 8124 & 8189 – Institutionalizing the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) as the independent economic and planning agency of the Philippine government, defining its functions and amending EO 230 series of 1987, as amended, appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Arthur Yap and Rep. Wes Gatchalian)
ECONOMIC AFFAIRS jt. w/ TRADE AND INDUSTRY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 4067 – Amending RA 7042, as amended by RA 8179, otherwise known as the Foreign Investments Act of 1991 [by deleting the provisions relating to the “practice of professions” from among the items listed under the Foreign Investment Negative List (FINL), and by lowering the threshold of employment requirement to 15 direct employees for a US$100,000 foreign investment in small and medium-sized domestic market industries] (Deputy Speaker Arthur Yap)
GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
HR 1742 – Inquiry into the anomalous supply and delivery agreements entered into by Duty Free Philippines Corporation (DFPC) without undergoing the required public bidding, as well as the highly suspicious and irregular extensions of the terms of these contracts, three years prior to their respective expirations, in an apparent case of midnight deals by the previous officers of DFPC (Rep. Eugene Michael De Vera)
GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION jt. w/ ENERGY (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on the Substitute Bill to HBs 5020, 5961 & 7104 – Streamlining the regulatory commission on energy, renaming the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) into the Philippine Power Regulatory Commission, amending for the purpose RA 9136, otherwise known as the Electric Power Industry Reform Act (EPIRA) of 2001, appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez, Wes Gatchalian, and Lord Allan Jay Velasco)
TRANSPORTATION (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkrs. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on HB 7915 – Promoting national road safety awareness through road safety education, road safety events and activities, and multistakeholder consultation and collaboration (Rep. Cesar Sarmiento)

Update by concerned government agencies on the status of implementation of road safety laws
PEACE, RECONCILIATION AND UNITY - CANCELLED
Agenda
10:00 AM
Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Resolution to HR 1803 and draft Committee Report – Urging President Rodrigo R. Duterte to resume and continue the peace negotiations between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), and complete the comprehensive agreements on social, economic and political reforms to lay the basis for a just and lasting peace (Rep. Ruby Sahali)
POVERTY ALLEVIATION jt. w/ PEOPLE'S PARTICIPATION (Forum)
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Forum on the role of civil society in the design, implementation, monitoring, and impact evaluation of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps)
PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY jt. w/ GAMES AND AMUSEMENTS and TOURISM
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Draft Committee Report on the joint inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the attack at Resorts World Manila
SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
HBs 8111 & 8258 – Reorganizing the Commission on Elections’ (COMELEC) offices (Rep. Francisco Datol Jr.)

HBs 522, 697, 1695 & 7088 – Strengthening the political party system and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Fredenil ‘Fred’ Castro, Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Reps. Maximo Rodriguez Jr. and Gary Alejano)

HB 313 – Providing for the conduct of hybrid national, local, and Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) elections through manual voting and counting at the precinct level, and automated transmission and canvassing (Rep. Gwendolyn Garcia)

HBs 7452 & 7701 – Strengthening the COMELEC, amending for the purpose pertinent provisions of Batas Pambansa 881 or the Omnibus Election Code, as amended, providing funds therefor (Reps. Cristal Bagatsing and Sherwin Tugna)
TRADE AND INDUSTRY
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 4595 – Amending RA 8762, otherwise known as the Retail Trade Liberalization Act (by removing the equity and capitalization requirements in the law to create a more favorable investment climate in the country) (Deputy Speaker Arthur Yap)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 6338 & 8221 – Establishing and institutionalizing the Seal of Good Local Governance for local government units, and allocating for this purpose the Seal of Good Local Governance Fund (Reps. Jose Enrique ‘Joet’ Garcia III and Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 6386 – Adopting internal revenue allotment (IRA) portability for every conversion of a municipality into a city, amending for the purpose Section 285 of RA 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991 (Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo)

HBs 1533, 2581 & 2995 – Providing for the direct remittance to the host local government of its 40% share of the proceeds derived from the utilization and development of national wealth, amending for the purpose Section 293 of RA 7160 (Reps. Alexandria Gonzales, Maximo Rodriguez Jr., and Francisco Jose ‘Bingo’ Matugas II)
PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY
Agenda
02:00 PM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HB 6208 – Establishing the Philippine Legislative Police (PLP) and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Rodolfo Fariñas)

Substitute Bill to HBs 4109 & 5198 – Strengthening the People’s Law Enforcement Board (PLEB), further amending for the purpose RA 6975, otherwise known as the Department of the Interior and Local Government Act of 1990, as amended by RA 8551, otherwise known as the Philippine National Police Reform and Reorganization Act of 1998 (Reps. Joaquin Chipeco Jr. and Eric Olivarez)

Last Updated: 13-December-2018, 06:08:07 PM