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HOUSE MEMBERS


Hon. Acosta-Alba, Maria Lourdes

Hon. Acosta-Alba, Maria Lourdes
District Representative
Bukidnon, 1st District

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. RVM-421
Phone: (632) 8931-5001, Local: 7041
Direct: 8951-1223

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES AUTHORED 49

HB00095
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

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

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY

Bill Status: Referred to Stakeholders on 2019-09-12

HB00096
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OR MUNICIPAL CIVIL REGISTRAR, OR THE CONSUL GENERAL, TO UPDATE IN THE CIVIL REGISTER THE CIVIL STATUS OF A FILIPINO SPOUSE WHO WAS VALIDLY DIVORCED BY A FOREIGN SPOUSE, WITHOUT THE NEED OF A JUDICIAL ORDER

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS since 2019-07-23

HB00097
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A COMPREHENSIVE HAZARDOUS AND RADIOACTIVE WASTES MANAGEMENT AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: ECOLOGY

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

HB00098
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE DELINEATION OF THE SPECIFIC FOREST LIMITS OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: NATURAL RESOURCES

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06194

Mother Bill Status: Printed copies distributed to members on 2020-05-14

HB00099
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING INDUSTRY CLUSTER-BASED PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS THROUGH INTER-LOCAL COOPERATION AND PEOPLE'S PARTICIPATION

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: PEOPLE PARTICIPATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PEOPLE S PARTICIPATION since 2019-07-23

HB01611
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-08

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE LAND TRANSPORTATION OFFICE (LTO) EXTENSION OFFICE LOCATED IN MANDALUYONG CITY INTO A REGULAR LTO DISTRICT OFFICE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-10-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-11-04

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2019-11-04, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-11-05 and received by the Senate on 2019-11-05

HB02279
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-17

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A COMPREHENSIVE PHILIPPINE ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT SYSTEM

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: NATURAL RESOURCES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on NATURAL RESOURCES since 2019-07-29

HB02280
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-17

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A MAGNA CARTA OF AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT WORKERS

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2019-07-29

HB02281
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-17

Full Title: AN ACT RECOGNIZING, PROTECTING AND STRENGTHENING THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLES AND LOCAL COMMUNITIES CONSERVED AREAS AND TERRITORIES, ACKNOWLEDGING THEIR CONTRIBUTION TO BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION AND PROTECTION OF KEY BIODIVERSITY AREAS, ESTABLISHING FOR THE PURPOSE THE NATIONAL ICCA REGISTRY, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: INDIGENOUS CULTURAL COMMUNITIES AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on INDIGENOUS CULTURAL COMMUNITIES AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES since 2019-07-29

HB02282
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-17

Full Title: AN ACT RECOGNIZING AND STRENGTHENING ALTERNATIVE CARE OF CHILDREN, PROVIDING INCENTIVES TO AGENCIES PROVIDING THE SAME

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: WELFARE OF CHILDREN

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WELFARE OF CHILDREN since 2019-07-29

HB03133
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-30

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE LAND TRANSPORTATION OFFICE (LTO) DISTRICT OFFICE IN MANOLO FORTICH, BUKIDNON AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-08-05

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-10-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-11-04

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2019-11-04, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-11-05 and received by the Senate on 2019-11-05

HB03134
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-30

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING VOLUNTEERISM AS A STRATEGY FOR NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND AS A DOMAIN OF PEOPLE'S PARTICIPATION, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 12 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9418 OR "THE VOLUNTEER ACT OF 2019"

Date Read: 2019-08-05

Primary Referral: PEOPLE PARTICIPATION

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06555

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-08-24, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-01 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-01

HB03135
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-30

Full Title: AN ACT RATIONALIZING THE LIVESTOCK INDUSTRY IN ORDER TO STRENGTHEN ITS DEVELOPMENT, PROTECTION AND REGULATORY FUNCTIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR A LIVESTOCK DEVELOPMENT FUND, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-05

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Referred to Stakeholders on 2019-12-18

HB03136
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-30

Full Title: AN ACT ADOPTING INTEGRATED COASTAL ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT AS A NATIONAL STRATEGY TO ENSURE THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF COASTAL AND MARINE ENVIRONMENT AND RESOURCES, ESTABLISHING SUPPORTING MECHANISMS FOR ITS IMPLEMENTATION, AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-08-05

Primary Referral: CLIMATE CHANGE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on CLIMATE CHANGE since 2019-08-05

HB03396
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-05

Full Title: AN ACT ENSURING THE FUNDAMENTAL EQUALITY OF MEN AND WOMEN, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE ARTICLES 14, 96, 124, 211 AND 225 OF EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 209 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE FAMILY CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES

Date Read: 2019-08-07

Primary Referral: WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06078

Mother Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-01-28)

HB03881
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-13

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING JUNE 18 OF EVERY YEAR A SPECIAL NONWORKING HOLIDAY IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF STA. MARIA, PROVINCE OF DAVAO OCCIDENTAL, IN COMMEMORATION OF ITS FOUNDING ANNIVERSARY

Date Read: 2019-08-20

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-05-28

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-06-03

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-03, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-04 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-04

HB03988
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-14

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A NATIONAL HIGHWAY FROM THE LANAO DEL NORTE INTERIOR CIRCUMFERENTIAL ROAD IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF TAGOLOAN, LANAO DEL NORTE TO THE MUNICIPALITY OF TALAKAG, PROVINCE OF BUKIDNON, WITH A CROSSROAD AT BARANGAY MALIMBATO, MUNICIPALITY OF TAGOLOAN, LANAO DEL NORTE AND CONNECTING ROADS TO THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY IN ILIGAN CITY THROUGH BARANGAY PUGAAN, ILIGAN CITY AND TO THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY IN MARAWI CITY THROUGH THE MUNICIPALITY OF KAPAI, LANAO DEL SUR, TO BE KNOWN AS THE MUSLIM-CHRISTIAN UNITY CROSSROAD AND HIGHWAYS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-08-27

Primary Referral: PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

Bill Status: Substituted by HB05889

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-02-26, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-02-27 and received by the Senate on 2020-02-27

HB05143
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-15

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING RURAL BANKS IN THE PHILIPPINES AMENDING FURTHER FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7353 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE RURAL BANKS ACT OF 1992, AS AMENDED

Date Read: 2019-11-05

Primary Referral: BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES since 2019-11-05

HB05832
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-17

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF FILIPINOS OVERSEAS AND FOREIGN EMPLOYMENT, DEFINING ITS MANDATE, POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-12-17

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-03-04

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-03-11

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-03-11, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-03-16 and received by the Senate on 2020-03-16

HB05869
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-18

Full Title: AN ACT DEFINING ELECTRONIC VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN, PROVIDING PROTECTIVE MEASURES, AND PRESCRIBING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9262, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "ANTI-VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN ACT OF 2004"

Date Read: 2019-12-18

Primary Referral: WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-01-28

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-02-04

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-02-04, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-02-05 and received by the Senate on 2020-02-05

HB05889
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-18

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A NATIONAL HIGHWAY FROM LANAO DEL NORTE INTERIOR CIRCUMFERENTIAL ROAD IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF TAGOLOAN, PROVINCE OF LANAO DEL NORTE TO THE MUNICIPALITY OF TALAKAG, PROVINCE OF BUKIDNON, WITH A CROSSROAD AT BARANGAY MALIMBATO, MUNICIPALITY OF TAGOLOAN, PROVINCE OF LANAO DEL NORTE AND CONNECTING ROADS TO THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY IN ILIGAN CITY THROUGH BARANGAY PUGAAN, ILIGAN CITY AND TO THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY IN MARAWI CITY THROUGH THE MUNICIPALITY OF KAPAI, PROVINCE OF LANAO DEL SUR, TO BE KNOWN AS THE MUSLIM-CHRISTIAN UNITY HIGHWAY AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-01-20

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-02-18

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-02-26

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-02-26, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-02-27 and received by the Senate on 2020-02-27

HB06078
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-28

Full Title: AN ACT ENSURING THE FUNDAMENTAL EQUALITY OF MEN AND WOMEN UNDER THE LAWS ON MARRIAGE AND FAMILY RELATIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE ARTICLES 14, 96, 124, 211, AND 225 OF EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 209, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "FAMILY CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES"

Date Read: 2020-01-28

Primary Referral: WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY

Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-01-28)

HB06137
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-30

Full Title: AN ACT ENCOURAGING CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, PROVIDING INCENTIVES THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-03-09

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-05-20

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-05-20, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-05-21 and received by the Senate on 2020-05-21

HB06194
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-05

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE DELINEATION OF THE SPECIFIC FOREST LIMITS OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-02-05

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-03-11

Bill Status: Printed copies distributed to members on 2020-05-14

HB06215
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-05

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING STRONGER PROTECTION FOR CHILDREN AGAINST SEXUAL ABUSE

Date Read: 2020-02-10

Primary Referral: REVISION OF LAWS

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07836

Mother Bill Status: Approved on Second Reading on 2020-11-25

HB06218
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-06

Full Title: AN ACT RENAMING THE MALITA DISTRICT HOSPITAL IN BARANGAY POBLACION, MUNICIPALITY OF MALITA, PROVINCE OF DAVAO OCCIDENTAL TO MALITA WOMEN'S AND CHILDREN'S WELLNESS CENTER

Date Read: 2020-02-10

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-02-19

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-03-03

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-11-13

Republic Act No.: RA11499

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11499 enacted on 2020-11-13

HB06528
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-10

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A NATIONAL POLICY IN PREVENTING ADOLESCENT PREGNANCIES, INSTITUTIONALIZING SOCIAL PROTECTION FOR TEENAGE PARENTS, AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-03-11

Primary Referral: WELFARE OF CHILDREN

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WELFARE OF CHILDREN since 2020-03-11

HB06555
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-10

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING VOLUNTEERISM AS A STRATEGY FOR NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND DECLARING DECEMBER AS NATIONAL VOLUNTEER MONTH, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTIONS 12 AND 13 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9418, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "VOLUNTEER ACT OF 2007"

Date Read: 2020-03-11

Primary Referral: PEOPLE PARTICIPATION

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-04

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-08-24

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-08-24, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-01 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-01

HB06599
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-12

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A FRAMEWORK FOR CITIZENS PARTICIPATION IN LEGISLATIVE POLICYMAKING THROUGH THE USE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY PLATFORMS

Date Read: 2020-05-04

Primary Referral: PEOPLE PARTICIPATION

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-05-28

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-06-02

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-02, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-03 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-03

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

HB06817
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-26

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING THE DISCRIMINATION AGAINST PERSONS WHO ARE DECLARED CONFIRMED, SUSPECT, PROBABLE AND RECOVERED CASES OF COVID-19, REPATRIATED FILIPINOS, HEALTHCARE WORKERS, RESPONDERS, AND SERVICE WORKERS AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION THEREOF

Date Read: 2020-05-26

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-05-27

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-06-02

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-02, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-03 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-03

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

HB06895
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-01

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTION 3 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7797, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS " AN ACT TO LENGTHEN THE SCHOOL CALENDAR FROM TWO HUNDRED (200) DAYS TO NOT MORE THAN TWO HUNDRED TWENTY (220) CLASS DAYS"

Date Read: 2020-06-01

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-01

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-06-04

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01541

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-07-17

Republic Act No.: RA11480

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11480 enacted on 2020-07-17

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

HB06953
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-03

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR COVID-19 RESPONSE AND RECOVERY INTERVENTIONS AND PROVIDING MECHANISMS TO ACCELERATE THE RECOVERY AND BOLSTER THE RESILIENCY OF THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMY, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-06-03

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-08-05

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-08-10

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01564

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-09-11

Republic Act No.: RA11494

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11494 enacted on 2020-09-11

HB07179
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-24

Full Title: AN ACT PROMOTING WOMEN PARTICIPATION AND EQUITABLE REPRESENTATION IN AND BY POLITICAL PARTIES, GIVING INCENTIVES THEREFOR, CREATING THE WOMEN IN POLITICAL PARTIES EMPOWERMENT FUND, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-07-29

Primary Referral: WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2020-07-29

HB07203
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-29

Full Title: AN ACT PROMOTING INSTRUCTIONAL GARDENS IN PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL CURRICULA AND PROMOTING THE USE OF URBAN AGRICULTURE IN ALL METROPOLITAN AREAS NATIONWIDE TO ADDRESS FOOD SECURITY CONCERNS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-08-04

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-08-04

HB07321
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-07

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A GENERAL HOSPITAL IN BARANGAY LACARON, MUNICIPALITY OF MALITA, PROVINCE OF DAVAO OCCIDENTAL TO BE KNOWN AS THE DAVAO OCCIDENTAL GENERAL HOSPITAL, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-08-10

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-08-11

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-08-25

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-08-25, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-01 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-01

HB07679
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-16

Full Title: AN ACT PROMOTING THE RIGHTS OF DESERTED OR ABANDONED CHILDREN WITH UNKNOWN PARENTS, PROTECTING THEIR STATUS AS NATURAL-BORN CITIZENS OF THE PHILIPPINES, AND PROVIDING PENALTIES AGAINST ACTS INIMICAL TO THEIR WELFARE

Date Read: 2020-09-16

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-09-28

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-10-05

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-10-05, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-10-07 and received by the Senate on 2020-10-07

HB07759
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-24

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING MAY 17 OF EVERY YEAR AS THE NATIONAL DAY AGAINST HOMOPHOBIA, BIPHOBIA, TRANSPHOBIA AND PHOBIAS FOR PERSONS OF DIVERSE SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION, OR SEX CHARACTERISTICS (SOGIESC)

Date Read: 2020-09-28

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Business for the day on 2020-10-14

HB07829
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-05

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING THE USE OF TREATMENT TECHNOLOGY FOR MUNICIPAL AND HAZARDOUS WASTES, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 20 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8749, ENTITLED “THE PHILIPPINE CLEAN AIR ACT OF 1999”

Date Read: 2020-10-05

Primary Referral: ENERGY

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-11-16

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-11-24

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-11-24, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-11-25 and received by the Senate on 2020-11-25

HB07835
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-05

Full Title: AN ACT REQUIRING FOR THE FULL DISCLOSURE OF LOBBYING ACTIVITIES IN THE GOVERNMENT SECTOR, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1827, ENTITLED “AN ACT TO REGULATE LOBBYING IN THE CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES AND IN THE COMMISSION ON APPOINTMENTS” AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-10-05

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Business for the day on 2020-10-14

HB07836
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-05

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR STRONGER PROTECTION AGAINST RAPE AND SEXUAL EXPLOITATION AND ABUSE, INCREASING THE AGE FOR DETERMINING THE COMMISSION OF STATUTORY RAPE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE ACT NO. 3815, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “REVISED PENAL CODE,” AND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7610, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “SPECIAL PROTECTION OF CHILDREN AGAINST ABUSE, EXPLOITATION AND DISCRIMINATION ACT”

Date Read: 2020-10-05

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-11-25

Bill Status: Approved on Second Reading on 2020-11-25

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

HB07935
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-29

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE RIGHT OF THE PEOPLE TO FREE EXPRESSION, TO PEACEABLY ASSEMBLE, AND TO PETITION THE GOVERNMENT FOR REDRESS OF GRIEVANCES, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 880 OR THE “PUBLIC ASSEMBLY ACT OF 1985”

Date Read: 2020-11-16

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-11-16)

HB07961
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-05

Full Title: AN ACT PROTECTING THE MENTAL HEALTH OF K-12 STUDENTS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC THROUGH SCHOLASTIC LENIENCY FOR THE SCHOOL YEAR 2020-2021

Date Read: 2020-11-18

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-11-18

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

HR00925
 [Adapted Resolution/RBH][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-28

Full Title: A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE COMMITMENT OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO ENACT THE PROPOSED PHP 66-BILLION SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGET OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO SUPPORT ITS PROGRAMS IN ADDRESSING THE IMPACT OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, PARTICULARLY IN THE AREAS OF FOOD & NUTRITION, SECURITY AND PRICE STABILITY

Date Read: 2020-05-28

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-07-28

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00070 on 2020-07-28

HR00926
 [Adapted Resolution/RBH][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-28

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT TO FAST TRACK THE DISBURSEMENT OF THE SECOND TRANCHE OF THE SOCIAL AMELIORATION PROGRAM EMERGENCY CASH SUBSIDY BY AUTHORIZING THE BARANGAY TO IDENTIFY THE BENEFICIARIES AND DISBURSE THE ALLOCATION FAIRLY, EFFICIENCTLY AND RESPONSIBLY

Date Read: 2020-05-28

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-07-28

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00071 on 2020-07-28

 

HOUSE MEASURES CO-AUTHORED 42

HB00100
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING ABSOLUTE DIVORCE AND DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE IN THE PHILIPPINES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS

Bill Status: Deliberated by the TWG on 2020-03-04

HB00618
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING THE USE OF TREATMENT TECHNOLOGY FOR MUNICIPAL AND HAZARDOUS WASTES, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 20 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8749, ENTITLED 'THE PHILIPPINE CLEAN AIR ACT OF 1999'

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: ECOLOGY

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07829

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-11-24, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-11-25 and received by the Senate on 2020-11-25

HB01486
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT PROTECTING CHILDREN BY PROHIBITING AND DECLARING CHILD MARRIAGE AS ILLEGAL AND PROVIDING PROGRAMS AND PENALTIES THEREOF

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: WELFARE OF CHILDREN

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WELFARE OF CHILDREN since 2019-07-24

HB02189
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-16

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING ALL FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS AND OTHER SIMILAR BUSINESSES TO DONATE TO CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS ANY AND ALL UNSOLD FOOD AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: FOOD SECURITY

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07956

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

HB02367
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-18

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

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: LAND USE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LAND USE since 2019-07-29

HB02368
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-18

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION since 2019-07-29

HB03521
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-06

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO ABS-CBN CORPORATION UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7966 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "AN ACT GRANTING ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN TELEVISION AND RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES FOR TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT

Date Read: 2019-08-13

Primary Referral: LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2019-08-13

HB03878
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-13

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE MUNICIPALITY OF DON MARIANO PERALTA FROM THE MUNICIPALITY OF JOSE ABAD SANTOS IN THE PROVINCE OF DAVAO OCCIDENTAL

Date Read: 2019-08-20

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2019-08-20

HB04093
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-20

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A FREE ANNUAL MEDICAL CHECK UP FOR FILIPINOS

Date Read: 2019-08-28

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2019-08-28

HB04403
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-04

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A MEDICAL CENTER IN BARANGAY LACARON, MUNICIPALITY OF MALITA, PROVINCE OF DAVAO OCCIDENTAL TO BE KNOWN AS DAVAO OCCIDENTAL MEDICAL CENTER, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-09-10

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07321

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-08-25, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-01 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-01

HB04404
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-04

Full Title: AN ACT RENAMING THE MALITA DISTRICT HOSPITAL IN POBLACION, MUNICIPALITY OF MALITA, PROVINCE OF DAVAO OCCIDENTAL INTO MALITA CHILDRENS AND WOMEN HOSPITAL

Date Read: 2019-09-10

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06218

Mother Bill Status: Republic Act RA11499 enacted on 2020-11-13

HB04405
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-04

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING THE AUTHORIZED BED CAPACITY OF THE TOMAS LACHICA DISTRICT HOSPITAL IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF JOSE ABAD SANTOS, PROVINCE OF DAVAO OCCIDENTAL FROM TWENTY-FIVE (25) BEDS TO FIFTY (50) BEDS, UPGRADING ITS MEDICAL FACILITIES AND IMPROVING HEALTH CARE SERVICES, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-09-10

Primary Referral: HEALTH

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

HB04407
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-05

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE COMMUNITY-DRIVEN DEVELOPMENT APPROACH AS A NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR INCLUSIVE GROWTH AND SOCIAL PROTECTION, MANDATING ALL NATIONAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, INCLUDING THEIR ATTACHED AGENCIES, OFFICES AND BUREAUS, LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS, AND OTHER GOVERNMENT INSTRUMENTALITIES TO IMPLEMENT THEIR COMMUNITY-BASED PROGRAMS, ACTIVITIES, AND PROJECTS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-09-11

Primary Referral: POVERTY ALLEVIATION

Bill Status: Deliberated upon by the Mother Committee on 2020-05-19

HB06180
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-04

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING ALL COMMERCIAL ESTABLISHMENTS AND MANUFACTURING COMPANIES TO MAINTAIN A SYSTEM OF RECOVERY, COLLECTION, RECYCLING AND DISPOSAL OF PLASTIC AND OTHER NON-BIODEGRADABLE MATERIALS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-02-10

Primary Referral: ECOLOGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on ECOLOGY since 2020-02-10

HB06188
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-05

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE NATIONAL INFECTIOUS DISEASE TREATMENT AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-02-10

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2020-02-10

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

HB06274
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-12

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE PHILIPPINE VETERINARY HOSPITAL, DEFINING ITS PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-02-18

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2020-02-18

HB06415
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-02

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO INTRODUCE STRUCTURAL AND INSTITUTIONAL ADJUSTMENTS INTO THE K TO 12 CURRICULUM TO ACHIEVE GREATER EFFICIENCY AND SUCCESS ACROSS ALL KEY STAGES OF THE PROGRAM

Date Read: 2020-03-04

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-03-04

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

HB06674
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-04

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE BALIK PROBINSYA PUBLIC HOUSING AND RELOCATION PROGRAM, AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-05-06

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE since 2020-05-27

HB06700
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-07

Full Title: AN ACT BANNING AND DECLARING ILLEGAL PHILIPPINE OFFSHORE GAMING OPERATORS (POGOs) AND OPERATIONS

Date Read: 2020-05-11

Primary Referral: GAMES AND AMUSEMENTS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GAMES AND AMUSEMENTS since 2020-05-11

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

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

HB07235
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-02

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING STREET AND ROAD SIGNS, WAITING SHEDS, SPEED BUMPS, SIDEWALKS, PAVEMENTS, STREETLIGHTS AND OTHER SIMILAR INFRASTRUCTURES PRESCRIBING THE SPECIFICATION AND MEASUREMENT STANDARDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-08-05

Primary Referral: PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS since 2020-08-05

HB07236
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-02

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE MAGNA CARTA OF FILIPINO SEAFARERS

Date Read: 2020-08-05

Primary Referral: OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Substituted by HB08057

Mother Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-11-24)

HB07238
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-02

Full Title: AN ACT PROTECTING CONSUMERS OF WIRELESS TELEPHONE SERVICES

Date Read: 2020-08-05

Primary Referral: INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY since 2020-08-05

HB07239
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-02

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR PROTECTION, SECURITY AND BENEFITS OF WHISTLEBLOWERS

Date Read: 2020-08-05

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on JUSTICE since 2020-08-05

HB07251
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-04

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE NATIONAL ENERGY POLICY AND REGULATORY FRAMEWORK FOR THE PHILIPPINE LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS INDUSTRY

Date Read: 2020-08-10

Primary Referral: ENERGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on ENERGY since 2020-08-10

HB07330
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-10

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A PUBLIC LIBRARY IN ALL CITIES AND MUNICIPALITIES AND A READING CENTER IN ALL BARANGAYS, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7743

Date Read: 2020-08-11

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-08-11

HB07437
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-19

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (TESDA) TRAINING AND ACCREDITATION CENTER IN THE CITY OF LIGAO, IN THE PROVINCE OF ALBAY, TO BE KNOWN AS THE PROVINCIAL TRAINING CENTER (PTC) – LIGAO CITY, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-08-24

Primary Referral: HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION since 2020-08-24

HB07683
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-16

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING THE BED CAPACITY OF CONG. SIMEON G. TORIBIO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF CARMEN, PROVINCE OF BOHOL FROM FORTY (40) BEDS TO SEVENTY-FIVE (75) BEDS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-09-21

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2020-09-21

HB07684
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-16

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING THE BED CAPACITY OF TEODORO B. GALAGAR DISTRICT HOSPITAL IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF JAGNA, PROVINCE OF BOHOL FROM SEVENTY-FIVE (75) BEDS TO ONE HUNDRED (100) BEDS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-09-21

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2020-09-21

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

HR00639
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-06

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES TO REPORT OUT WITHOUT FURTHER DELAY FOR PLENARY ACTION A CONSOLIDATED VERSION OF EIGHT (8) PENDING BILLS PROPOSING FOR THE RENEWAL FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS OF THE LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISE OF ABS-CBN CORPORATION

Date Read: 2020-01-20

Primary Referral: LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-01-20

HR01209
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-14

Full Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO RELEASE ITS CRITERIA IN THE IDENTIFICATION OF FARM TO MARKET ROAD (FMR) PROJECTS IN THE LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS OF THE COUNTRY, REVIEW THE LISTING INCLUDED IN THE 2021 NATIONAL EXPENDITURE PROGRAM AND PRIORITIZE THE LISTINGS SUBMITTED BY THE DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVES WITH THE END GOAL OF GREATER EQUITY AND RESPONSIVENESS TO THE NEEDS OF THE FARMERS

Date Read: 2020-09-15

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on APPROPRIATIONS since 2020-09-15

HR01215
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-17

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO IMMEDIATELY RELEASE THE ITEMIZED LIST OF BASIC EDUCATION FACILITIES TO BE FUNDED BY THE FISCAL YEAR 2021 GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT

Date Read: 2020-09-22

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE 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

HR01254
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-25

Full Title: RESOLUTION CALLING FOR THE IMMEDIATE AND FULL LIFTING OF THE BAN ON THE OPERATION OF PUBLIC UTILITY JEEPNEYS

Date Read: 2020-09-29

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2020-09-29

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

CommitteePosition
1. Women And Gender EqualityJournal #10Chairperson 
2. Natural ResourcesJournal #20Vice Chairperson 
3. Welfare Of ChildrenJournal #20Vice Chairperson 
4. Basic Education And CultureJournal #6Member for the Majority 
5. EcologyJournal #9Member for the Majority 
6. Foreign AffairsJournal #20Member for the Majority 
7. Overseas Workers AffairsJournal #10Member for the Majority 
8. People ParticipationJournal #24Member for the Majority 
9. Persons With DisabilitiesJournal #32Member for the Majority 
10. Population And Family RelationsJournal #10Member for the Majority 
11. Public Order And SafetyJournal #18Member for the Majority 
12. TourismJournal #8Member 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