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HOUSE MEMBERS


Hon. Abaya, Francis Gerald Aguinaldo

Hon. Abaya, Francis Gerald Aguinaldo
District Representative
Cavite, 1st District

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. SW-206
Phone: (632) 8931-5001, Local: 7267
Direct: 8931-6381

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES AUTHORED 41

HB00651
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT ADVANCING AND SUSTAINING SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH AND EDUCATION, CREATING THE ASSET SCHOLARSHIP CENTER, PROVIDING FOR ITS FINANCING, AND MANDATING IT TO INSTITUTIONALIZE REFORMS IN THE PROCUREMENT AND FUND DISBURSEMENT SYSTEMS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY since 2019-07-23

HB00652
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A COMPREHENSIVE NUCLEAR REGULATION, CREATING FOR THE PURPOSE, THE PHILIPPINE NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION since 2019-11-26

HB00653
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE INCOME CLASSIFICATION OF PROVINCES, CITIES AND MUNICIPALITIES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2019-07-23

HB00654
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROMOTING CONSUMER PROTECTION ON THE PURCHASE OF MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICES BY ALLOWING CONSUMERS TO UNLOCK THE MOBILE WIRELESS DEVICES PRIOR TO THE EXPIRATION OF THE LOCK-IN PERIOD UNDER THE MOBILE COMMUNICATION SERVICE CONTRACT

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY since 2019-07-23

HB00655
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE SANGLEY POINT SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE IN THE CITY OF CAVITE, PROVINCE OF CAVITE, CREATING FOR THE PURPOSE THE SANGLEY POINT DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: ECONOMIC AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on ECONOMIC AFFAIRS since 2019-07-23

HB00656
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING OCTOBER 22 OF EVERY YEAR A SPECIAL NONWORKING HOLIDAY IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF ROSARIO, PROVINCE OF CAVITE IN COMMEMORATION OF ITS FOUNDING ANNIVERSARY

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-02-18

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-03-02

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-03-02, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-03-03 and received by the Senate on 2020-03-03

HB00657
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING ANY PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE WHO HAS BEEN BYPASSED BY THE COMMISSION ON APPOINTMENTS TO BE INELIGIBLE FOR REAPPOINTMENT BY THE PRESIDENT

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: REVISION OF LAWS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on REVISION OF LAWS since 2019-07-23

HB00658
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT REQUIRING THE REGISTRATION OF ALL USERS OF SUBSCRIBER IDENTITY MODULE CARDS

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY

Bill Status: Substituted by HB05793

Mother Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2019-12-16)

HB00659
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE 'NO CALLS AND NO TEXT REGISTRATION' SYSTEM, PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY since 2019-07-23

HB00660
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE ARCHITECTURE PROFESSION, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED NINE THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED SIXTY-SIX (R.A. NO. 9266), OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE 'ARCHITECTURE ACT OF 2004'

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: CIVIL SERVICE AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on CIVIL SERVICE AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION since 2019-07-23

HB00966
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT BANNING THE REAPPOINTMENT OF A REGULAR MEMBER OF THE JUDICIAL AND BAR COUNCIL WHO HAS ALREADY SERVED THE FULL TERM

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on JUSTICE since 2019-07-24

HB00967
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING PROTECTION AND BENEFITS TO PERSONS WHO DISCLOSE CONDUCT CONSTITUTING GRAFT AND CORRUPTION AND TO WITNESSES FOR THE PROSECUTION THEREOF, PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS HEREOF, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on JUSTICE since 2019-07-24

HB00968
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTION 4 OF REPUBLIC ACT 9184, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ꞌGOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT REFORM ACTꞌ

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Referred to Stakeholders on 2019-08-14

HB00969
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PRODUCTIVITY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6971, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ꞌPRODUCTIVITY INCENTIVES ACT OF 1990ꞌ

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT since 2019-07-24

HB00970
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8292 OR THE HIGHER EDUCATION MODERNIZATION ACT OF 1997

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION since 2019-07-24

HB04109
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-22

Full Title: AN ACT PROMOTING OPEN ACCESS IN DATA TRANSMISSION, PROVIDING ADDITIONAL POWERS TO THE NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

Date Read: 2019-09-02

Primary Referral: INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY since 2019-09-02

HB04110
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-22

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE POWERS OF THE NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7925, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS POLICY ACT OF THE PHILIPPINES

Date Read: 2019-09-02

Primary Referral: INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY since 2019-09-02

HB04241
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-28

Full Title: AN ACT PRESCRIBING A CODE OF CONDUCT FOR THE EVICTION OF UNDERPRIVILEGED AND HOMELESS CITIZENS OR THE DEMOLITION OF THEIR DWELLINGS, PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION THEREOF, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED 7279, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING ACT OF 1992"

Date Read: 2019-09-04

Primary Referral: HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT since 2019-09-04

HB04242
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-28

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING ADDITIONAL BENEFITS TO SOLO PARENTS AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8972, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "SOLO PARENTS WELFARE ACT OF 2000"

Date Read: 2019-09-04

Primary Referral: REVISION OF LAWS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on REVISION OF LAWS since 2019-09-04

HB04243
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-28

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING A SYSTEM OF FOOD DISTRIBUTION FOR ADDRESSING THE NUTRITIONAL NEEDS OF THE PEOPLE PROVIDING FOR ITS PROCUREMENT PROCESS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-09-04

Primary Referral: FOOD SECURITY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOOD SECURITY since 2019-09-04

HB04244
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-28

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING A SYSTEM OF PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS THROUGH THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A PEOPLE'S COUNCIL IN EVERY LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNIT, PRESCRIBING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS

Date Read: 2019-09-04

Primary Referral: PEOPLE PARTICIPATION

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07950

Mother Bill Status: Business for the day on 2020-11-25

HB04245
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-28

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN ON-SITE, IN-CITY OR NEAR-CITY RESETTLEMENT PROGRAM FOR INFORMAL SETTLER FAMILIES IN ACCORDANCE WITH A PEOPLE'S PLAN AND MANDATING RELOCATING LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS TO PROVIDE OTHER BASIC SERVICES AND LIVELIHOOD COMPONENTS IN FAVOR OF THE RECIPIENT LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNIT, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7279, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING ACT OF 1992"

Date Read: 2019-09-04

Primary Referral: HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT since 2019-09-04

HB04397
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-04

Full Title: AN ACT REQUIRING FULL DISCLOSURE OF ALL INFORMATION ON FISCAL MANAGEMENT FROM ALL NATIONAL GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS, BUREAUS, AGENCIES AND OTHER INSTRUMENTALITIES, INCLUDING GOVERNMENT OWNED OR -CONTROLLED CORPORATIONS, AND THEIR SUBSIDIARIES, AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS, AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-09-10

Primary Referral: PUBLIC ACCOUNTS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC ACCOUNTS since 2019-09-10

HB04398
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-04

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING A NATIONAL LAND USE AND MANAGEMENT POLICY, PROVIDING THE IMPLEMENTING MECHANISMS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-09-10

Primary Referral: LAND USE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LAND USE since 2019-09-10

HB04473
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-10

Full Title: AN ACT REVITALIZING THE BASES CONVERSION DEVELOPMENT, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7227, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "BASES CONVERSION AND DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 1992" AS AMENDED

Date Read: 2019-09-13

Primary Referral: BASES CONVERSION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASES CONVERSION since 2019-09-13

HB04474
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-10

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION (SOGIE) AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-09-13

Primary Referral: WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2019-09-13

HB05449
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-12

Full Title: AN ACT REINSTATING THE MANDATORY RESERVE OFFICERS' TRAINING CORPS (ROTC) FOR STUDENTS IN ALL PUBLIC AND PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES, COLLEGES AND SIMILAR LEARNING INSTITUTIONS

Date Read: 2019-11-18

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-11-18

HB05793
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-11

Full Title: AN ACT REQUIRING THE REGISTRATION OF SUBSCRIBER IDENTITY MODULE CARDS

Date Read: 2019-12-16

Primary Referral: INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY

Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2019-12-16)

HB06815
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-26

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN ECONOMIC STIMULUS STRATEGY FOR THE COUNTRY'S GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE AFTERMATH OF COVID-19, AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-05-26

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-01

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-06-04

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-04, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-08 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-08

HB06864
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-28

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING POLICIES, REGULATIONS, AND PUBLIC HEALTH SAFEGUARDS FOR THE BETTER NORMAL IN THE WORKPLACE, PUBLIC PLACES AND COMMUNITIES TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE RECOVERY FROM COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Date Read: 2020-05-28

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-04

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-08-10

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-08-10, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-08-11 and received by the Senate on 2020-08-19

HB06920
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-02

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A COVID-19 UNEMPLOYMENT REDUCTION ECONOMIC STIMULUS (CURES) FUND AND INSTITUTING MECHANISMS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION THEREOF AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-06-02

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-06-05

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-05, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-08 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-08

HB07123
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-20

Full Title: AN ACT UPGRADING THE KAWIT KALAYAAN HOSPITAL IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF KAWIT INTO A LEVEL II DISTRICT HOSPITAL AND INCREASING ITS BED CAPACITY FROM TWENTY-FIVE (25) TO ONE HUNDRED (100), AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-07-29

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2020-07-29

HB07731
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-22

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING TWO (2) ADDITIONAL BRANCHES OF MUNICIPAL TRIAL COURTS (MTC) IN KAWIT, CAVITE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 129 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS “THE JUDICIARY REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1980”, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-09-23

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on JUSTICE since 2020-09-23

HB07884
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-14

Date Urgent: 2020-10-16

Full Title: AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT TO EXPEDITE THE PROCESSING AND ISSUANCE OF NATIONAL AND LOCAL PERMITS, LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS IN TIMES OF NATIONAL EMERGENCY

Date Read: 2020-10-15

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-10-16

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-10-16

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01844

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-10-16, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-10-20 and received by the Senate on 2020-10-20

HB07950
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-03

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING A SYSTEM OF PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS THROUGH THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A PEOPLE'S COUNCIL IN EVERY LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNIT, PRESCRIBING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS AND PROVIDING FOR ITS PARTICIPATION IN THE LOCAL SANGGUNIAN AND LOCAL BOARDS, COUNCILS, COMMITTEES, TASK FORCES OR SIMILAR WORK GROUPS

Date Read: 2020-11-16

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Business for the day on 2020-11-25

HJR0015
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-11

Full Title: A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE USE OF THE RICE COMPETITIVENESS ENHANCEMENT FUND (RCEF) AS PROVIDED UNDER THE UNPROGRAMMED APPROPRIATIONS OF THE 2019 GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT (GAA), THE BUREAU OF CUSTOMS' TARIFF COLLECTIONS FROM IMPORTED RICE AS OF 31 AUGUST 2019, AND OTHER POSSIBLE SOURCES, AS A SPECIAL EMERGENCY FUND FOR DIRECT CASH TRANSFERS TO RICE FARMERS

Date Read: 2019-09-13

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2019-09-13

HR00154
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-30

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY, THE COMMITTEE ON JUSTICE, AND THE VISAYAS DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE SPATE OF KILLINGS IN THE ISLAND OF NEGROS AND TO URGE ALL CONCERNED AUTHORITIES TO WORK TOWARDS THE IMMEDIATE DELIVERY OF JUSTICE FOR THE VICTIMS

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY since 2019-11-27

HR00418
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-08

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SENSE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR CLIMATE JUSTICE, STRENGTHENED IMPLEMENTATION OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY LAWS IN THE COUNTRY AND FOR DEVELOPED COUNTRIES TO DELIVER ON THEIR COMMITMENTS

Date Read: 2019-11-04

Primary Referral: CLIMATE CHANGE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on CLIMATE CHANGE since 2019-11-04

HR00845
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-07

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, THROUGH THE COMMITTEE ON HUMAN RIGHTS, TO CONDEMN AND INVESTIGATE, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, THE APRIL 30, 2020 KILLING OF BAYAN MUNA COORDINATOR JOSE REYNALDO “JORY” PORQUIA IN ILOILO CITY

Date Read: 2020-05-11

Primary Referral: PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY since 2020-05-27

HR01253
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-25

Full Title: A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING SUPPORT OF THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY FOR THE FULL IMPLEMENTATION OF THE FUNDING REQUIREMENTS OF THE NATIONAL BROADBAND PLAN (NBP) OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (DICT) TO SPEED UP THE GOVERNMENT WITH ITS IMPERATIVE DUTY TO ACCELERATE INTERNET CONNECTIVITY THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY

Date Read: 2020-09-29

Primary Referral: INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY since 2020-09-29

HR01362
 
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-18

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE PROFOUND CONDOLENCES AND DEEPEST SYMPATHIES OF THE HOUSE OF REPREENTATIVES TO THE FAMILY OF THE LATE HON. RAUL VELOSO DEL MAR, REPRESENTATIVE OF THE 1ST DISTRICT OF CEBU CITY

Date Read: 2020-11-23

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2020-11-23

 

HOUSE MEASURES CO-AUTHORED 18

HB00825
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING THE PLANNING, DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, OCCUPANCY, AND MAINTENANCE OF BUILDINGS, ENACTING A NEW BUILDING ACT, THEREBY REPEALING PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1096, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS since 2019-07-23

HB01051
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT EXEMPTING FROM THE POPULATION AND LAND AREA REQUIREMENTS THE CONVERSION OF A MUNICIPALITY INTO A COMPONENT CITY IF IT HAS A LOCALLY GENERATED AVERAGE ANNUAL INCOME OF AT LEAST TWO HUNDRED FIFTY MILLION PESOS (P250,000,000.00) AND ADOPTING IRA PORTABILITY FOR EVERY SUBSEQUENT CONVERSION OF A MUNICIPALITY INTO A CITY, AMENDING FOR SUCH PURPOSE SECTION 450 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7160, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2019-07-24

HB05612
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-25

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10173, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "DATA PRIVACY ACT OF 2012"

Date Read: 2019-11-27

Primary Referral: INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY since 2019-11-27

HB05930
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-09

Full Title: AN ACT DELINEATING THE TERRITORIAL BOUNDARIES OF TAGAYTAY CITY, AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1418 AND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9024

Date Read: 2020-01-21

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2020-01-21

HB05977
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-21

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE TAAL COMMISSION AS PRIMARY AGENCY OF THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT FOR RELIEF, RESETTLEMENT, REHABILITATION AND LIVELIHOOD SERVICES, FOR STRATEGIC ADVANCED COMPREHENSIVE INTEGRATED RECONSTRUCTION OF TAAL ERUPTION-VULNERABLE AREAS, ADOPTING THE TAAL ERUPTION RECOVERY, REHABILITATION, AND ADAPTATION (TERRA) PLAN, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-01-21

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION since 2020-01-21

HB06214
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-05

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE BORACAY ISLAND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

Date Read: 2020-02-10

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION since 2020-08-26

HB06606
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-12

Full Title: AN ACT APPROPRIATING THE SUM OF THREE HUNDRED SEVENTY BILLION PESOS (P370,000,000,000) FOR THE 2020 FISCAL STIMULUS PACKAGE TO ADDRESS THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF COVID-19

Date Read: 2020-05-04

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06815

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-04, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-08 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-08

HB06623
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-04-27

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING POLICIES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE NEW NORMAL FOR THE WORKPLACE AND PUBLIC SPACES AND INSTITUTING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF

Date Read: 2020-05-04

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06864

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-08-10, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-08-11 and received by the Senate on 2020-08-19

HB06702
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-07

Full Title: AN ACT PENALIZING THE DISHONESTY OR UNTRUTHFUL DECLARATION OF ANY PATIENT IN TIMES OF PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY OR PANDEMIC, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11332, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE MANDATORY REPORTING OF NOTIFIABLE DISEASES AND HEALTH EVENTS OF PUBLIC HEALTH CONCERN ACT, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-05-11

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE since 2020-05-11

HB06709
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-11

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A COVID-19 UNEMPLOYMENT REDUCTION ECONOMIC STIMULUS (CURES) FUND AND INSTITUTING MECHANISMS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION THEREOF AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-05-11

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06920

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-05, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-08 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-08

HB06732
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-13

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE ABS-CBN CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-05-13

Primary Referral: THE WHOLE HOUSE

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-05-13

Bill Status: Measure reconsidered on 2020-05-18

HB06734
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-13

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE ADOPT A POOR HOUSEHOLD PROGRAM

Date Read: 2020-05-18

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE since 2020-05-18

HB06763
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-19

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING A PROVISION OF REPUBLIC ACT NO.7581, ENTITLED “AN ACT PROVIDING PROTECTION TO CONSUMERS BY STABILIZING THE PRICES OF BASIC NECESSITIES AND PRIME COMMODITIES AND BY PRESCRIBING MEASURES AGAINST UNDUE PRICE INCREASES DURING EMERGENCY SITUATIONS AND LIKE OCCASIONS”, THEREBY ALSO AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10623 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-05-20

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE since 2020-05-20

HB06767
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-19

Full Title: AN ACT REQUIRING OWNERS OF MEDIA COMPANIES TO GRANT HAZARD PAY TO MEDIA WORKERS, AND FOR OTHER RELATED PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-05-20

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE since 2020-05-20

HB07028
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-24

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING A NATIONAL UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM FOR THE PHILIPPINES AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-07-28

Primary Referral: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT since 2020-07-28

HR00102
 [Text As Filed][Adapted Resolution/RBH]Journal #3
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

Full Title: A RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING AND COMMENDING SENATOR EMMANUEL "MANNY" PACQUIAO FOR SUCCESSFULLY GAINING THE WORLD BOXING ASSOCIATION (WBA) WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, TRIUMPHING OVER KEITH "ONE TIME" THURMAN ON JULY 21, 2019 AT THE MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA IN LAS VEGAS, NEVADA

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral:

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00003 on 2019-07-24

HR01217
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-18

Full Title: RESOLUTION STRONGLY URGING THE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS TO SUPPORT THE CALL FOR HIGHER SUBSIDY TO PROTECT THE HEALTH AND WELFARE OF STUDENTS, TEACHERS AND PERSONNEL, TO ENSURE SAFE SCHOOL OPENING, AND TO FULFILL THE DELIVERY OF QUALITY AND INCLUSIVE DISTANCE EDUCATION AMID THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND BEYOND

Date Read: 2020-09-22

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on APPROPRIATIONS since 2020-09-22

HR01225
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-21

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS TO ALLOCATE AN ADDITIONAL ONE BILLION PESOS (P1,000,000,000) FOR THE IMMEDIATE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM UNDER THE BUDGET OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

Date Read: 2020-09-22

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on APPROPRIATIONS since 2020-09-22

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

CommitteePosition
1. Bases ConversionJournal #11Chairperson 
2. Climate ChangeJournal #11Vice Chairperson 
3. Information And Communications TechnologyJournal #12Vice Chairperson 
4. Science And TechnologyJournal #10Vice Chairperson 
5. Government Enterprises And PrivatizationJournal #9Member for the Majority 
6. Housing And Urban DevelopmentJournal #7Member for the Majority 
7. Social ServicesJournal #9Member for the Majority 

 

PROFILE

EARLY LIFE

Born Ace S. Barbers on May 31, 1969 in Manila, Philippines. He is the second of the four siblings by ROBERT ZABALA BARBERS and VIRGINIA FLORES SMITH.

Ace as he is fondly called, successfully ventured into several business endeavors with his friends after college. He was engaged in importation business, cargo movement/logistics, and in agri/aquaculture in the countryside. After years of gaining experience in the private sector, He decided to enter politics to follow the footsteps of his father. He ran as congressman and won in the district his father once served in the province of Surigao del Norte in the north eastern part of the island of Mindanao. He served as member for three (3) consecutive terms of the Philippine House of Representatives during the 11th, 12th and 13th congresses. As member of the Philippine congress, he was elected as chairman of several committees’, such as committee on economic affairs, committee on accounts and committee on dangerous drugs. He was one of the young elected representatives of the 11th congress who played a crucial role in the ESTRADA impeachment for alleged corruption and violation of the constitution. His advocacies and principled stand on several national issues together with his equally young colleagues did not go unnoticed, the media coined a name for their group and called them THE SPICE BOYS’.

He is currently a member the 17th and 18th congresses of the House of Representatives and chairs the COMMITTEE ON DANGEROUS DRUGS.

WORK HISTORY
  • 1990-1998: President, Vintage Specialist Philippine Village Hotel
  • 1992-1995: Director of Marketing, AASMI Anglo Asian group of companies
  • 1995-1998: Chief of staff, office of Rep. Robert "Bobby" Z. Barbers
MEMBERSHIP
  • Knights of Columbus, St. Andrew Parish Council
  • Rotary Club of Pasig
  • Political Science Society, DLSU - Member
  • DLSU/LSGH Alumni Association
  • Alpha Phi Beta Fraternity
  • Couples for Christ, Quezon City - Member
  • Surigaonon Association Inc. (Manila Chapter) External - Vice- President
  • Los Suriguenos, Inc. Chairman - Committee on Livelihood Chairman
INTERESTS
  • Community Organizing
  • Development of Youth Programs
  • Politics
  • Sports (Golf, basketball, soccer, table tennis, swimming)
  • Arts (Visual)
  • Dog lover/breeder