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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) 931-5001, Local: 7990
Direct: 4424154

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES AUTHORED 50

HB00511
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT RESTRUCTURING THE TRANSFER TAXES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE TITLE III OF THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE, AS AMENDED

Status: Substituted by HB04903

HB00512
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE PHILIPPINE NATIONAL IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM

Status: Substituted by HB06221

HB00513
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT RE-IMPOSING THE DEATH PENALTY ON CERTAIN HEINOUS CRIMES, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9346, AND REVIVING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7659, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9165, IN SO FAR AS THE IMPOSITION OF THE DEATH PENALTY IS CONCERNED, AND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8177, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Substituted by HB04727

HB00514
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT CREATING THE THIRD LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT OF SURIGAO DEL NORTE

Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2016-07-27

HB01062
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT AMENDING TITLE 1, CHAPTER 3, OF EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 209, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE FAMILY CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES, PRESCRIBING ADDITIONAL GROUND FOR ANNULMENT

Status: Pending with the Committee on POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS since 2017-09-07

HB02137
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING SCHOLARSHIP GRANTS TO DEPENDENTS OF ALL UNIFORMED PERSONNEL OF THE PHILIPPINE NATIONAL POLICE (PNP) AND THE ARMED FORCES OF THE PHILIPPINES (AFP), AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Substituted by HB05633

HB02138
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT GRANTING PUBLIC ELEMENTARY AND HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS NON-WAGE BENEFIT IN THE FORM OF FREE TERTIARY EDUCATION FOR A MAXIMUM OF THREE (3) DEPENDENT CHILDREN IN STATE UNIVERSITIES OR COLLEGES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Substituted by HB05633

HB02485
 [Text As Filed] 
 

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

Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION since 2016-08-10

HB02561
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT REGULATING THE USE OF SIDEWALKS AND PUBLIC ROADS IN ALL URBAN AREAS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS since 2016-08-10

HB02881
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT GRANTING BENEFITS AND PRIVILEGES TO JUNIOR CITIZENS

Status: Pending with the Committee on WELFARE OF CHILDREN since 2016-08-17

HB03406
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT EXEMPTING DRUG TRAFFICKING AND OTHER DRUG-RELATED OFFENSES FROM THE PROHIBITION IN REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4200 OR THE ANTI-WIRE TAPPING LAW

Status: Pending with the Committee on DANGEROUS DRUGS since 2016-09-06

HB03418
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT IMPOSING THE DEATH PENALTY ON ANY PUBLIC OFFICER AND EMPLOYEE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FLIGHT OF DRUG MULES FROM PHILIPPINE AIR AND SEA PORTS

Status: Substituted by HB04727

HB03504
 
 

AN ACT POSTPONING THE OCTOBER 2016 BARANGAY AND SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN ELECTIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9164, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9340 AND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10656, PRESCRIBING ADDITIONAL RULES GOVERNING THE CONDUCT OF BARANGAY AND SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN ELECTIONS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Republic Act RA10923 enacted on 2016-10-15

HB03809
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT TO STRENGTHEN AND INTENSIFY THE CAMPAIGN AGAINST ILLEGAL DRUG TRAFFICKING, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE SECTIONS 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 20, 29, 33, 78, 84 AND 92 OF REPUBLIC ACT 9165, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE 'COMPREHENSIVE DANGEROUS DRUGS ACT OF 2002'

Status: Pending with the Committee on DANGEROUS DRUGS since 2016-10-03

HB03863
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT AMENDING CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10600 ENTITLED, 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE SURIGAO DEL NORTE STATE UNIVERSITY IN THE PROVINCE OF SURIGAO DEL NORTE BY INTEGRATING THE SURIGAO STATE COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY IN SURIGAO CITY, THE SIARGAO NATIONAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF DEL CARMEN AND SURIGAO DEL NORTE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF MAINIT, ALL LOCATED IN THE PROVINCE OF SURIGAO DEL NORTE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR,' EXTENDING THE DEADLINE FOR COMPLIANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION (CHED) FOR CONVERSION TO DECEMBER 31, 2018 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Substituted by HB05150

HB03952
 [Text As Filed] 
 

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

Status: Pending with the Committee on CIVIL SERVICE AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION since 2016-10-11

HB04171
 [Text As Filed] 
 

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

Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY since 2016-11-07

HB04206
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8972, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE SOLO PARENTS' WELFARE ACT OF 2000, PROVIDING FOR ADDITIONAL BENEFITS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Change of committee referral requested on 2017-01-30

HB04207
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT DECLARING A ONE-TIME AMNESTY FOR UNPAID SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM CONTRIBUTIONS, INCLUSIVE OF FEES, FINES, PENALTIES, INTEREST AND OTHER ADDITIONS THERETO, BY EMPLOYERS OF HOUSEHELPERS UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7655, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "AN ACT INCREASING THE MINIMUM WAGE OF HOUSEHELPERS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE ARTICLE 143 OF PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 442, AS AMENDED," AND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10361, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "AN ACT INSTITUTING POLICIES FOR THE PROTECTION AND WELFARE OF DOMESTIC WORKERS," AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Pending with the Committee on LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT since 2016-11-08

HB04311
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT REQUIRING BOTH NEW APPLICANTS FOR DRIVER'S 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

Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2016-11-14

HB04520
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT INCREASING THE BED CAPACITY OF CARAGA REGIONAL HOSPITAL LOCATED IN BARANGAY WASHINGTON, SURIGAO CITY, SURIGAO DEL NORTE FROM ONE HUNDRED FIFTY (150) TO THREE HUNDRED (300) BEDS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2016-12-05

HB04727
 
 

AN ACT IMPOSING THE DEATH PENALTY ON CERTAIN HEINOUS CRIMES, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9346, ENTITLED 'AN ACT PROHIBITING THE IMPOSITION OF DEATH PENALTY IN THE PHILIPPINES', AND AMENDING ACT NO. 3815, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE 'REVISED PENAL CODE', AND OTHER SPECIAL PENAL LAWS

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-03-07, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-03-09 and received by the Senate on 2017-03-09

HB04767
 
 

AN ACT EXTENDING THE VALIDITY OF THE PHILIPPINE PASSPORT, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 10 OF REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED EIGHT THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED THIRTY-NINE (R.A. NO. 8239), OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "PHILIPPINE PASSPORT ACT OF 1996"

Status: Republic Act RA10928 enacted on 2017-08-02

HB04815
 
 

AN ACT SIMPLIFYING THE ESTATE TAX RATE AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 84 OF THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-02-13, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-02-15 and received by the Senate on 2017-02-15

HB04903
 
 

AN ACT SIMPLIFYING THE DONOR'S TAX RATE AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 99 OF THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-02-27, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-03-01 and received by the Senate on 2017-03-01

HB05041
 [Text As Filed] 
 

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

Status: Pending with the Committee on TRADE AND INDUSTRY since 2017-02-21

HB05150
 
 

AN ACT EFFECTING THE TRANSITION INTO A STATE UNIVERSITY OF SURIGAO STATE COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, SIARGAO NATIONAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, AND SURIGAO DEL NORTE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY, ALL LOCATED IN THE PROVINCE OF SURIGAO DEL NORTE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10600, ENTITLED: "AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE SURIGAO DEL NORTE STATE UNIVERSITY IN THE PROVINCE OF SURIGAO DEL NORTE BY INTEGRATING THE SURIGAO STATE COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY IN SURIGAO CITY, THE SIARGAO NATIONAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF DEL CARMEN AND SURIGAO DEL NORTE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF MAINIT, ALL LOCATED IN THE PROVINCE OF SURIGAO DEL NORTE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR"

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-05-02, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-05-04 and received by the Senate on 2017-05-04

HB05359
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT POSTPONING THE OCTOBER 2017 BARANGAY AND SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN ELECTIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9164, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9340, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10656 AND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10923, PRESCRIBING ADDITIONAL RULES GOVERNING THE CONDUCT OF BARANGAY AND SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN ELECTIONS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Substituted by HB06308

HB05633
 
 

AN ACT PROMOTING UNIVERSAL ACCESS TO QUALITY TERTIARY EDUCATION BY PROVIDING FOR FREE TUITION AND OTHER SCHOOL FEES IN STATE UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES AND STATE-RUN TECHNICAL-VOCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS, STRENGTHENING THE UNIFIED STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE SYSTEM FOR TERTIARY EDUCATION, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Republic Act RA10931 enacted on 2017-08-03

HB05670
 
 

AN ACT STRENGTHENING ASSISTANCE TO ALL FARMERS BY PROVIDING FREE IRRIGATION SERVICE FEE AND ALL OTHER SIMILAR OR RELATED FEES OR CHARGES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 3601, AS AMENDED BY PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 552, PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1702, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE NATIONAL IRRIGATION ADMINISTRATION ACT AND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8435, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS AGRICULTURAL AND FISHERIES MODERNIZATION ACT, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Senate agreed on Conference Committee Report on 2017-10-11

HB05687
 
 

AN ACT DECLARING JANUARY 23 OF EVERY YEAR A SPECIAL NONWORKING HOLIDAY IN THE PROVINCE OF BULACAN IN COMMEMORATION OF THE INAUGURATION OF THE PHILIPPINE REPUBLIC

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-07-26, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-07-31 and received by the Senate on 2017-07-31

HB05745
 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE COCONUT FARMERS AND INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT TRUST FUND AND PROVIDING FOR ITS MANAGEMENT AND UTILIZATION

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-09-25, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-09-27 and received by the Senate on 2017-09-27

HB05818
 
 

AN ACT REGULATING THE PRACTICE OF EMPLOYERS IN POSTING NOTICES OF TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT OF FORMER EMPLOYEES IN NEWSPAPERS, SOCIAL MEDIA, AND OTHER PUBLIC INFORMATION VENUES

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-08-09, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-08-14 and received by the Senate on 2017-08-14

HB06221
 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE FILIPINO IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-09-08, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-09-11 and received by the Senate on 2017-09-11

HB06308
 
 

AN ACT POSTPONING THE OCTOBER 23, 2017 SYNCHRONIZED BARANGAY AND SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN ELECTIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9164, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9340, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10656 AND REPUBLIC ACT NO.10923

Status: Republic Act RA10952 enacted on 2017-10-02

HB06320
 [Text As Filed] 
 

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

Status: Pending with the Committee on NATURAL RESOURCES since 2017-09-06

HB06517
 
 

AN ACT PROVIDING COMPASSIONATE AND RIGHT OF ACCESS TO MEDICAL CANNABIS AND EXPANDING RESEARCH INTO ITS MEDICINAL PROPERTIES

Status: Unfinished Business (Period of Sponsorship)

HB06578
 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING A RETIREMENT BENEFIT SYSTEM IN THE OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN, AUGMENTING ITS EMPLOYEE BENEFITS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Printed copies distributed to members on 2017-11-08

HCR0009
 [Text As Filed] 
 

CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO CONSTITUTE THE CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES AS A CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROPOSING AMENDMENTS TO, OR REVISION OF, THE 1987 CONSTITUTION

Status: Business for the day on 2017-03-01

HR00015
 [Text As Filed] 
 

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

Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2016-07-26

HR00051
 [Text As Filed] 
 

A RESOLUTION CALLING FOR THE POSTPONEMENT OF THE 2016 BARANGAY AND SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN ELECTIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9340

Status: Substituted by HB03504

HR00052
 [Text As Filed] 
 

A RESOLUTION CALLING UPON THE MEMBERS OF CONGRESS TO CONVENE FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONSIDERING PROPOSALS TO AMEND OR REVISE THE CONSTITUTION, UPON A VOTE OF THREE-FOURTHS OF ALL MEMBERS OF CONGRESS

Status: Substituted by HCR0009

HR00095
 [Text As Filed] 
 

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 RENEWABLE 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

Status: Pending with the Committee on ENERGY since 2016-09-05

HR00272
 [Text As Filed] 
 

A RESOLUTION URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS TO ALLOCATE FUNDS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION/IMPROVEMENT OF THE AGUSAN DEL NORTE - SURIGAO DEL NORTE COASTAL ROAD

Status: Pending with the Committee on APPROPRIATIONS since 2016-08-30

HR00358
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION COMMENDING THE TV PROGRAM 'FPJ'S ANG PROBINSYANO' AND ENDORSING RODEL NACIANCENO (COCO MARTIN) AS THE CELEBRITY ADVOCATE FOR A DRUG FREE PHILIPPINES

Status: Pending with the Committee on DANGEROUS DRUGS since 2016-09-21

HR00823
 [Text As Filed] 
 

A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON TRADE AND INDUSTRY TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON PUBLIC UTILITY VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS ON THE PRODUCTION, QUALITY, ROADWORTHINESS, SAFETY AND RELIABILITY STANDARDS OF ALL PUVS IN THE COUNTRY IN LIGHT OF THE INCREASING NUMBER AND FREQUENCY OF FATAL ROAD ACCIDENTS

Status: Pending with the Committee on TRADE AND INDUSTRY since 2017-03-14

HR01054
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON DANGEROUS DRUGS TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE 6.4 BILLION PESO WORTH OF SHABU SEIZED BY THE BUREAU OF CUSTOMS

Status: Adopted on 2017-10-03

HR01068
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON DANGEROUS DRUGS TO IMMEDIATELY CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE P79 MILLION-WORTH OF CASH AND CHEQUES RECOVERED IN MARAWI CITY DURING A MILITARY CLEARING OPERATIONS AND WHETHER IT IS CONNECTED TO DRUGS AND TERRORIST OPERATIONS

Status: Pending with the Committee on NATIONAL DEFENSE AND SECURITY since 2017-08-01

PS00106
 [Text As Filed] 
 

Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2016-11-14

PS00179
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RECENT CLOSURE OF MINING COMPANIES

Status: Pending with the Committee on GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY since 2017-02-14