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HOUSE MEMBERS


Hon. Bagatsing, Cristal L.

Hon. Bagatsing, Cristal L.
District Representative
Manila, 5th District

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. RVM-420
Phone: (632) 8931-5001, Local: 7039
Direct: 8951-0918

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES AUTHORED 48

HB00300
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTIONS 4 AND 8 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7042, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE 'FOREIGN INVESTMENT ACT OF 1991'

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: ECONOMIC AFFAIRS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-09-04

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-09-09

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2019-09-09, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-09-10 and received by the Senate on 2019-09-10

HB01450
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (DOH) TO PROVIDE FREE MAINTENANCE MEDICINES AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: HEALTH

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

HB01451
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT EXPANDING THE COVERAGE OF THE MANDATORY BASIC IMMUNIZATION PROGRAM AND PROVIDING A SYSTEM IN THE DETERMINATION OF OTHER TYPES OF VACCINE-PREVENTABLE DISEASES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10152, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ꞌMANDATORY INFANTS AND CHILDREN HEALTH IMMUNIZATION ACT OF 2011ꞌ

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: HEALTH

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

HB01452
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE MAGNA CARTA FOR BARANGAYS, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

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

HB03143
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-30

Full Title: AN ACT UPGRADING THE JOSE R. REYES MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER (JRRMMC) INTO A DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (DOH) NATIONAL CENTER FOR TRAUMA, CANCER AND DERMATOLOGY AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-08-05

Primary Referral: HEALTH

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

HB03144
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-30

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE COMMISSION ON ELECTIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE PERTINENT PROVISION OF BATAS PAMBANSA 881, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "OMNIBUS ELECTION CODE", AS AMENDED, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-05

Primary Referral: SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS since 2019-08-05

HB03640
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-07

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A UNIVERSAL SOCIAL PENSION FOR SENIOR CITIZENS, FURTHER AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE R.A. NO. 7432 AS AMENDED BY R.A. NO. 9994, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "EXPANDED SENIOR CITIZENS ACT OF 2010"

Date Read: 2019-08-14

Primary Referral: SENIOR CITIZENS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SENIOR CITIZENS since 2019-08-14

HB03641
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-07

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROGRAM, INCREASING COMPENSATION AND OTHER BENEFITS FOR BARANGAY HEALTH WORKERS (BHW), APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-14

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2019-08-14

HB04416
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-05

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING ALL BARANGAY OFFICIALS, INCLUDING BARANGAY TANODS, MEMBERS OF THE LUPON NG TAGAPAMAYAPA, BARANGAY WORKERS AND BARANGAY DAY CARE WORKERS, A LUMP SUM RETIREMENT PAY EQUIVALENT TO ONE (1) YEAR HONORARIUM, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 393 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7160, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991"

Date Read: 2019-09-11

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2019-09-11

HB05167
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-21

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING "OFW FAMILY HELP DESKS" IN ALL LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS

Date Read: 2019-11-05

Primary Referral: OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2019-11-05

HB05168
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-21

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE GRANT OF TEACHING SUPPLIES ALLOWANCE FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-11-05

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-11-05

HB05169
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-21

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING CERTAIN PROVISIONS IN REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10742 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN REFORM ACT OF 2015

Date Read: 2019-11-05

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2019-11-05

HB05563
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-20

Full Title: AN ACT REORGANIZING THE COMELEC OFFICES

Date Read: 2019-11-26

Primary Referral: SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS since 2019-11-26

HB05564
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-20

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING A MANDATORY FREE SOUP KITCHEN ALLOCATING 3% OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE ALLOTMENT FOR EVERY IMPOVERISHED BARANGAY IN THE CITY OR MUNICIPALITY AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-11-26

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

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

HB05873
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-18

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING THE MANUFACTURE, DISTRIBUTION, SALE, IMPORTATION AND USE OF ALL ELECTRONIC NICOTINE DELIVERY SYSTEMS AND HEAT STICKS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Date Read: 2020-01-20

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRADE AND INDUSTRY since 2020-01-20

HB05931
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-14

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE DISPLAY OF NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION ON THE MENU OF FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS

Date Read: 2020-01-21

Primary Referral: HEALTH

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

HB06089
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-28

Full Title: AN ACT ALLOWING AND REGULATING THE USE OF MOTORCYCLES AS PUBLIC UTILITY VEHICLES, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4136, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LAND TRANSPORTATION AND TRAFFIC CODE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2020-02-03

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: RULES

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: RULES

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

HB06865
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-28

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE CONDUCT OF BASELINE POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION COVID-19 TESTING FOR THE VULNERABLE MEMBERS OF SOCIETY TO STOP THE TRANSMISSION OF THE DISEASE

Date Read: 2020-05-28

Primary Referral: RULES

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

HB06926
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-02

Full Title: AN ACT SUPPORTING THE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF DIGITAL CAREERS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Date Read: 2020-06-03

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-03

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-08-11

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-08-11, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-08-13 and received by the Senate on 2020-08-19

HB06927
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-02

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE E-GOVERNMENT, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-06-03

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-03

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-08-11

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-08-11, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-08-13 and received by the Senate on 2020-08-19

HB06954
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-03

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A GREEN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT PROGRAM FOR ALL BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT

Date Read: 2020-06-04

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-05

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

HB07062
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-06

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NETWORK OF POP-UP BICYCLE LANES AND EMERGENCY PATHWAYS FOR USE DURING THE DURATION OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-07-28

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE since 2020-07-28

HB07507
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-26

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING SAN MIGUEL AEROCITY INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, DEVELOP, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN A DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BULAKAN, PROVINCE OF BULACAN, AND TO CONSTRUCT, DEVELOP, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN AN ADJACENT AIRPORT CITY

Date Read: 2020-08-26

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-09-01

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-09-07

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01823

Bill Status: House agreed to the amendments of the Senate on 2020-10-16

HB07563
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-01

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE MUSIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL OF THE PHILIPPINES, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-09-07

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-09-07

HB07575
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-02

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE BULACAN AIRPORT CITY SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE AND FREEPORT, PROVINCE OF BULACAN AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-09-02

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-09-09

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-09-15

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-15, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-17 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-17

HB07621
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-09

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A FRAMEWORK FOR FUNDING THE DEVELOPMENT AND OPERATIONS OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE PHILIPPINES THROUGH THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT TO COMPLEMENT AND SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF K-12 EDUCATION IN THE COUNTRY

Date Read: 2020-09-14

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-09-14

HB07622
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-09

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE CONSERVATION AND PROTECTION OF OUR NATIONAL CULTURAL HERITAGE, THROUGH AN ENHANCED CULTURAL POLICY, HERITAGE EDUCATION, AND CULTURAL MAPPING PROGRAM, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10066 OR THE NATIONAL CULTURAL HERITAGE ACT OF 2009

Date Read: 2020-09-14

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-09-14

HB07634
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-10

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE PROMOTION OF FILM AND TELEVISION TOURISM, CREATING THE FILM PHILIPPINES OFFICE, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-09-15

Primary Referral: PUBLIC INFORMATION

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

HB07757
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-24

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR CULTURE AND THE ARTS, ITS COMPOSITION, FUNCTIONS, POWERS, AND MANDATE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-09-29

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-09-29

HB07783
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-28

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE ESTABLISHMENT, MANAGEMENT, MAINTENANCE, AND REGULATION OF RAINWATER HARVESTING FACILITY IN ALL NEW INSTITUTIONAL, COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL, AND RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS IN METRO MANILA

Date Read: 2020-09-29

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-09-29)

HJR0018
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-19

Full Title: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR A SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGET OF FIFTEEN BILLION PESOS (P15,000,000,000) TO BE IMMEDIATELY RELEASED TO THE NATIONAL FOOD AUTHORITY (NFA) AND DIRECTING THE LATTER TO EXCLUSIVELY USE THE AMOUNT TO URGENTLY PROCURE AT LEAST 750,000 METRIC TONS OF PALAY FROM LOCAL FARMERS AT THE FARM GATE PRICE OF TWENTY PESOS (P20) PER KILOGRAM, AND SELL THE NFA RICE AT TWENTY-SEVEN PESOS (P27) PER KILOGRAM IN ORDER TO EASE THE DIRE IMPACTS OF THE RICE LIBERALIZATION AND TARIFFICATION LAW

Date Read: 2019-09-23

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on APPROPRIATIONS since 2019-09-23

HR00325
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-12

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS TO RESTORE CUTS IN THE MAINTENANCE AND OTHER OPERATING EXPENSES OF STATE UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES, AND STUDY OPTIONS TO AUGMENT FUNDING FOR PERSONNEL SERVICES AND CAPITAL OUTLAY

Date Read: 2019-09-16

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on APPROPRIATIONS since 2019-09-16

HR00380
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-25

Full Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE IMPENDING DEMOLITION OF THOUSANDS OF HOUSES TO GIVE WAY FOR THE NLEX-SLEX CONNECTOR ROAD AND THE PNR NORTH-SOUTH RAILWAY PROJECT

Date Read: 2019-09-30

Primary Referral: HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT since 2019-11-27

HR00451
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-21

Full Title: A RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING AND COMMENDING THE YOUNG MAN FROM LEVERIZA, MALATE, MANILA, CARLOS EDRIEL YULO FOR WINNING THE GOLD MEDAL IN THE FLOOR EXERCISE OF THE 2019 ARTISTIC GYMNASTIC WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP IN GERMANY

Date Read: 2019-11-04

Primary Referral: YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Substituted by HR00716

Mother Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00044 on 2020-02-19

HR00629
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-18

Full Title: A RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING AND COMMENDING THE YOUNG MAN FROM LEVERIZA, MALATE, 5TH DISTRICT OF MANILA, CARLOS EDRIEL YULO FOR WINNING 2 GOLD AND 5 SILVER MEDALS IN THE MEN'S ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS IN THE 30TH SOUTHEAST ASIAN GAMES

Date Read: 2020-01-20

Primary Referral: YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Substituted by HR00776

Mother Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00050 on 2020-03-10

HR00636
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-19

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SENSE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO SUPPORT THE RESUMPTION OF THE PEACE TALKS BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE PHILIPPINES (GRP) AND THE NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC FRONT OF THE PHILIPPINES (NDFP) BASED ON PREVIOUS AGREEMENTS BETWEEN THE TWO PARTIES INCLUDING THE HAGUE JOINT DECLARATION OF 1992 AND THE STAND-DOWN AGREEMENT ON JUNE 2018

Date Read: 2020-01-20

Primary Referral: PEACE, RECONCILIATION AND UNITY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PEACE, RECONCILIATION AND UNITY since 2020-01-20

HR00644
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-14

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY IN AID OF LEGISLATION ON THE REPORTED EXTENSION OF PILOT TESTING FOR MOTORCYCLE TAXI AND TO PROVIDE GUIDELINES AFFECTING THE SAME

Date Read: 2020-01-20

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2020-02-18

HR00716
 [Adapted Resolution/RBH][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-17

Full Title: RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING AND COMMENDING CARLOS EDRIEL YULO FOR WINNING THE FIRST-EVER GOLD MEDAL IN THE 49TH FEDERATION INTERNATIONALE DE GYMNASTIQUE (FIG) WORLD ARTISTIC MEN'S FINALS GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIPS HELD IN HANNS-MARTIN-SCHLEYER-HALLE, STUTTGART, GERMANY ON OCTOBER 4 TO 13, 2019

Date Read: 2020-02-17

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-02-19

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00044 on 2020-02-19

HR00776
 [Adapted Resolution/RBH][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-10

Full Title: RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING AND COMMENDING THE PHILIPPINE DELEGATION FOR THEIR EXCELLENT PERFORMANCE IN THE THIRTIETH SOUTHEAST ASIAN GAMES, AND THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE PHILIPPINE SOUTHEAST ASIAN GAMES ORGANIZING COMMITTEE (PHISGOC), SPEAKER ALAN PETER S. CAYETANO, AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINE OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (POC), REPRESENTATIVE ABRAHAM "BAMBOL" N. TOLENTINO, FOR THE SUCCESSFUL HOSTING BY THE PHILIPPINES OF THE GAMES FROM 30 NOVEMBER TO DECEMBER 11, 2019

Date Read: 2020-03-10

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-03-10

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00050 on 2020-03-10

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

HR00973
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-15

Full Title: RESOLUTION CALLING ON THE APPROPRIATE HOUSE COMMITTEES TO INVESTIGATE, REVIEW, AND ASSESS, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, THE DELAY IN THE PROVISION OF THE SOCIAL AMELIORATION MEASURES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT PURSUANT TO REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11469, OR THE BAYANIHAN TO HEAL AS ONE ACT

Date Read: 2020-07-28

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2020-07-28

HR01196
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-09

Full Title: A RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING AND COMMENDING THE RECIPIENTS OF THE 2020 GAWAD CCP PARA SA SINING AWARDEES FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO PHILIPPINE ARTS AND CULTURE

Date Read: 2020-09-14

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-09-14

HR01200
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-09

Full Title: A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE PROFOUND CONDOLENCE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON THE PASSING OF MARIA AZUCENA VERA-PEREZ MACEDA, MORE FONDLY KNOWN AS “MANAY ICHU,” A PILLAR AND VANGUARD OF THE PHILIPPINE MOVIE INDUSTRY

Date Read: 2020-09-14

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-09-15

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00087 on 2020-09-15

HR01256
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-28

Full Title: A RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING AND COMMENDING MR. LAVRENTE INDICO “LAV” DIAZ, DIRECTOR, PRODUCER, SCREENPLAY WRITER, AND EDITOR OF “LAHI, HAYOP (GENUS PAN)”, FOR WINNING THE ORIZZONTI AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR AT THE 77TH VENICE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Date Read: 2020-09-30

Primary Referral: PUBLIC INFORMATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2020-09-30

HR01286
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-13

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE INTER-AGENCY TASK FORCE FOR EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES, THE NATIONAL TASK FORCE AGAINST COVID-19 AND THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO EXTEND THE CONDUCT OF THE MOTORCYCLE TAXI PILOT STUDY PROGRAM WITH THE END IN VIEW OF GATHERING ENOUGH DATA IN CRAFTING A MEASURE FOR ITS REGULATION AND RESPOND TO THE NEED FOR THE PROVISION OF ADDITIONAL MODES OF TRANSPORTATION

Date Read: 2020-10-15

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Business for the day on 2020-10-16

 

HOUSE MEASURES CO-AUTHORED 15

HB00826
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR PROTECTION OF THE REMITTANCES OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS

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

HB03543
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-06

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR COMPENSATION FOR LOSS OR DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTIES IN MARAWI CITY DURING THE 2017 SEIGE OF MARAWI, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-13

Primary Referral: DISASTER RESILIENCE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DISASTER RESILIENCE since 2019-08-13

HB06140
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-03

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE PHILIPPINE CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER FOR VISAYAS AND PHILIPPINE CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER FOR MINDANAO AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-02-05

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2020-02-05

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

HB06707
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-11

Full Title: AN ACT ENCOURAGING A BASELINE POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION COVID-19 TESTING FOR VULNERABLE MEMBERS OF SOCIETY FOR THE PURPOSE OF INTERCEPTING COVID-19 TRANSMISSION

Date Read: 2020-05-11

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06865

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

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: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-05-13

Bill Status: Measure reconsidered on 2020-05-18

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

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

HR00655
 [Text As Filed][Adapted Resolution/RBH]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-20

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF FUNDS FOR THE AID, RELIEF, RESETTLEMENT, REHABILITATION, LIVELIHOOD, DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIAL PROGRAMS AND SERVICES TO COMMUNITIES ADVERSELY AFFECTED BY THE TAAL VOLCANO ERUPTION, AND DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE TO IMMEDIATELY CALL THE NATIONAL DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT COUNCIL (NDRRMC) FOR A HOUSE COMMITTEE BRIEFING TO ASSESS THE SITUATION AND DETERMINE THE NEEDS OF THE AFFECTED LOCALITIES AND THE TOTAL BUDGET REQUIREMENTS TO ADDRESS THE CALAMITY

Date Read: 2020-01-21

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-01-22

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00030 on 2020-01-22

HR00662
 [Text As Filed][Adapted Resolution/RBH]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-21

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SUPPORT AND COMMITMENT OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO WORK WITH ALL THE CONCERNED AGENCIES TO PASS THE PROPOSED SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGET TO EXPEDITE EFFECTIVE AND RESPONSIVE ASSISTANCE TO THOSE AFFECTED BY THE TAAL VOLCANO ERUPTION

Date Read: 2020-01-22

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-01-22

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00031 on 2020-01-22

HR00748
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-02

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE DILG TO WITHDRAW MC 2020-036 WHICH IMPLEMENTS THE TRICYCLE BAN ON NATIONAL HIGHWAYS AND FOR THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION TO CONDUCT HEARINGS, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, FOR THE REVIEW OF NATIONALLY-IMPOSED POLICIES ON LOCAL TRANSPORTATION, ESPECIALLY TRICYCLES

Date Read: 2020-03-04

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2020-08-11

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. Sustainable Development GoalsJournal #11Vice Chairperson 
2. RulesJournal #2Deputy Majority Leader 
3. Creative Industry And Performing ArtsMember for the Majority 
4. Economic AffairsJournal #11Member for the Majority 
5. Metro Manila DevelopmentJournal #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