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HOUSE MEMBERS


Hon. Barbers, Robert Ace S.

Hon. Barbers, Robert Ace S.
District Representative
Surigao del Norte, 2nd District

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. SWA-422
Phone: (632) 8931-5001, Local: 7990
Direct: 8442-4151

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES AUTHORED 39

HB00067
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING BENEFITS AND PRIVILEGES TO JUNIOR CITIZENS

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT since 2019-07-23

HB00068
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING DRUG PREVENTION AND CONTROL, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9165, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ꞌCOMPREHENSIVE DANGEROUS DRUGS ACT OF 2002ꞌ

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: DANGEROUS DRUGS

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

HB00069
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTION 9 AND SECTION 27 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8189 OR THE VOTER'S REGISTRATION ACT OF 1996

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS since 2019-07-23

HB00070
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING POLITICAL TURNCOATISM AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS since 2019-07-23

HB00071
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING THE DISPLAY OR ADVERTISEMENT OF GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS' NAMES AND PHOTOS IN ALL GOVERNMENT PROJECTS, SERVICES AND VEHICLES

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

HB00072
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE PHILIPPINE DNA DATABASE SYSTEM

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY since 2019-07-23

HB00073
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE MAGNA CARTA OF BENEFITS FOR THE OFFICERS AND PERSONNEL OF THE PHILIPPINE DRUG ENFORCEMENT AGENCY

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: DANGEROUS DRUGS

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

HB00074
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING AS AGRICULTURAL LAND CERTAIN PARCELS OF LAND OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN SITUATED WITHIN THE CITY OF SURIGAO, PROVINCE OF SURIGAO DEL NORTE

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: NATURAL RESOURCES

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

HB00075
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT REQUIRING ALL BROADCAST MEDIA NETWORKS TO DEVOTE A TOTAL OF TWENTY (20) MINUTES OF REGULAR AIRTIME A DAY FOR PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS, FREE OF CHARGE, AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR THE VIOLATION THEREOF

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: PUBLIC INFORMATION

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

HB00499
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT BANNING THE PRODUCTION AND USAGE OF SINGLE-USE PLASTIC PRODUCTS NATIONWIDE, 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

HB00500
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRADE AND INDUSTRY since 2019-07-23

HB00501
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE LAKE MAINIT DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, PRESCRIBING ITS POWERS, FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES, AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREOF

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION since 2019-07-23

HB00502
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING TITLE I, CHAPTER 3, OF EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 209, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE FAMILY CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES, PRESCRIBING ADDITIONAL GROUND FOR ANNULMENT

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: REVISION OF LAWS

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

HB00503
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT REQUIRING MANDATORY AUTOPSY ON BODIES OF CRIME VICTIMS, DEATHS UNDER MYSTERIOUS AND SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY since 2019-07-23

HB00504
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING THE USE OF SIDEWALKS AND PUBLIC ROADS IN ALL URBAN AREAS 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

HB00505
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT REQUIRING BOTH NEW APPLICANTS FOR DRIVERꞌS LICENSE AS WELL AS EXISTING LICENSED DRIVERS TO UNDERGO MANDATORY ROADWORTHY DRIVING SEMINAR AND ACTUAL DRIVING TEST BEFORE THE ISSUANCE OR RENEWAL OF THEIR DRIVER’S LICENSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

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

HB00506
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING THE IMPOSITION OF FEES FOR THE USE OF PARKING SPACES AND FACILITIES IN SHOPPING MALLS, HOSPITALS, SCHOOLS, HOTELS AND SIMILAR ESTABLISHMENTS AND PRESCRIBING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION THEREOF

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRADE AND INDUSTRY since 2019-07-23

HB00507
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8972, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE SOLO PARENTSꞌ WELFARE ACT OF 2000, PROVIDING FOR ADDITIONAL BENEFITS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: REVISION OF LAWS

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

HB01476
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4200, ENTITLED, ꞌAN ACT TO PROHIBIT AND PENALIZE WIRE TAPPING AND OTHER RELATED VIOLATIONS OF THE PRIVACY OF COMMUNICATIONꞌ

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: REVISION OF LAWS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on REVISION OF LAWS since 2019-07-24

HB01477
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT UPGRADING THE CARAGA REGIONAL HOSPITAL IN BARANGAY WASHINGTON, SURIGAO CITY, SURIGAO DEL NORTE INTO A TERTIARY LEVEL HOSPITAL, INCREASING ITS BED CAPACITY FROM ONE HUNDRED FIFTY (150) TO FIVE HUNDRED (500) BEDS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-11-27

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-12-04

Bill Status: Transmitted to the President on 2020-05-21

HB02026
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-11

Full Title: AN ACT RE-IMPOSING THE DEATH PENALTY ON CERTAIN HEINOUS CRIMES, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9346, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

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

HB03897
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-13

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMIC ZONE AUTHORITY (PEZA) TO ACCELERATE COUNTRYSIDE DEVELOPMENT THROUGH ROBUST CREATION OF SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONES IN RURAL AND NEW GROWTH AREAS, ENHANCING THE INCENTIVES THEREOF, AND AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7916, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8748, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "THE SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE ACT OF 1995"

Date Read: 2019-08-20

Primary Referral: ECONOMIC AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on ECONOMIC AFFAIRS since 2019-08-20

HB04157
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-22

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTIONS 4, 5, 20, 22, 27, 28, 34, 40, 50, 73, 112, 117, 204, 222, 237, 237-A, 255, 256, 257, 258, 261, 263, 264, 266, 275, 290, 291, 292 AND ADDING NEW SECTIONS 6-A, 282-A, 293, 294, 295, 296, 297, 298, 299, 300, 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315 AND 316 ALL UNDER THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-27

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-09-09

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-09-13

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01357

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2019-09-13, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-09-16 and received by the Senate on 2019-09-16

HB04664
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-17

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING REFORMS IN REAL PROPERTY VALUATION AND ASSESSMENT IN THE PHILIPPINES, REORGANIZING THE BUREAU OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-09-17

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-11-19

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-11-25

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2019-11-25, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-11-26 and received by the Senate on 2019-11-26

HB04933
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-30

Full Title: AN ACT POSTPONING THE MAY 2020 BARANGAY AND SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN ELECTIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9164, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9340, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10632, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10656, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10923 AND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10952, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-10-01

Primary Referral: SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-10-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-11-04

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01043

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2019-12-03

Republic Act No.: RA11462

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11462 enacted on 2019-12-03

HB05310
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-05

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING THE MANUFACTURE, USE, SALE, PACKAGING, DISTRIBUTION AND ADVERTISEMENT OF VAPOR PRODUCTS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-11-12

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRADE AND INDUSTRY since 2019-11-12

HB05712
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-04

Full Title: AN ACT MODIFYING THE SALARY SCHEDULE FOR CIVILIAN GOVERNMENT PERSONNEL AND AUTHORIZING THE GRANT OF ADDITIONAL BENEFITS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-12-09

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-12-16

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-12-18

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01219

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-01-08

Republic Act No.: RA11466

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11466 enacted on 2020-01-08

HB05989
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-22

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF DISASTER RESILIENCE, DEFINING ITS MANDATE, POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-01-22

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Unfinished Business (Period of Interpellation)

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: RULES

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

HB06430
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-02

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A REINVESTMENT FRAMEWORK FOR REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST (REIT) SPONSORS, AMENDING SECTIONS 3, 8, AND 9 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9856, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "THE REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST (REIT) ACT OF 2009"

Date Read: 2020-03-02

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-03-09

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-06-01

Bill Status: Approved on Third Reading on 2020-06-01

HB06686
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-05

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTION 386 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7160 OR THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991

Date Read: 2020-05-06

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2020-05-06

HB06815
 [Committee Report]
 

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

Bill Status: Printed copies distributed to members on 2020-06-01

HB06817
 [Committee Report]
 

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: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-05-27

Bill Status: Printed copies distributed to members on 2020-05-28

HB06875
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-30

Full Title: AN ACT TO PREVENT, PROHIBIT AND PENALIZE TERRORISM, THEREBY REPEALING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9372, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "HUMAN SECURITY ACT OF 2007"

Date Read: 2020-06-01

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Unfinished Business (Period of Interpellation)

HB06920
 
 

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: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Reported out 2020-06-02 (#00350);Submitted by DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

HR00001
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: A RESOLUTION URGING THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO ENSURE A DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE BY REQUIRING ALL MEMBERS THEREOF, LEGISLATIVE STAFF, CONSULTANTS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES AND WORKERS TO SUBMIT TO A MANDATORY DRUG TEST

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: DANGEROUS DRUGS

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

HR00228
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-14

Full Title: A RESOLUTION URGING THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY IN AID OF LEGISLATION, INTO THE BASIS OF MERALCO IN INCORPORATING IN THE CONSUMERS' MONTHLY ELECTRIC BILLS, ADDITIONAL CHARGES FOR RENEWAL ENERGY, SYSTEM LOSS AND OTHER CHARGES, WITH THE END IN VIEW OF PROVIDING THE PUBLIC A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE CHARGES AND TO PROVIDE CONGRESS AN INSIGHT TO GUIDE IT IN CRAFTING RESPONSIVE LEGISLATION TO ADDRESS THE PERENNIAL PROBLEM OF HIGH ENERGY COST

Date Read: 2019-08-27

Primary Referral: ENERGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on ENERGY 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

HR00756
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-03

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC ACCOUNTS TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE ALLEGED $370 MILLION (P18.7 BILLION) IN FOREIGN CURRENCIES BROUGHT INTO THE PHILIPPINES BY TWO SUSPECTED SYNDICATES

Date Read: 2020-03-04

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2020-03-04