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Hon. Belmonte,  Ricardo "RJ" T.

Hon. Belmonte, Ricardo "RJ" T.
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House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. N-518
Phone: (632) 931-5001, Local: 7417
Direct: 9315634

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES AUTHORED 43

HB00064
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT STRENGTHENING COMPLIANCE WITH OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF

Status: House requested for a conference committee on 2017-05-29

HB00165
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF PARCELS OF LAND IN BARANGAY KRUS NA LIGAS, QUEZON CITY TO ITS LEGITIMATE AND QUALIFIED RESIDENTS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9500, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "THE UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES CHARTER OF 2008"

Status: Approved by the House on 2018-01-22, transmitted to the Senate on 2018-01-24 and received by the Senate on 2018-01-24

HB00989
 [Text As Filed] 
 

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

Mother Bill 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
Status: Substituted by HB05818

HB01616
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT EXEMPTING THE SYSTEM LOSS CHARGE COMPONENT IN THE SALE OF ELECTRICITY BY DISTRIBUTION COMPANIES AND ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES FROM THE COVERAGE OF THE VALUE ADDED TAX, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION (109) OF THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9337 AND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10378, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-11-27, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-11-29 and received by the Senate on 2017-11-29

HB03384
 [Text As Filed] 
 

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, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Mother Bill Status: Republic Act RA10923 enacted on 2016-10-15
Status: Substituted by HB03504

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

HB04631
 
 

AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO GMA NETWORK, INC. (FORMERLY REPUBLIC BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.) UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7252 ENITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE REPUBLIC BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES" [FOR TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT]

Status: Republic Act RA10925 enacted on 2017-04-21

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

HB04849
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO OMNINET PHILIPPINES, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7298 ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING TO OMNINET PHILIPPINES, INC. A FRANCHISE TO ESTABLISH, INSTALL, MAINTAIN, LEASE AND OPERATE WIRE AND/OR WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, LINES, CIRCUITS AND STATIONS WITHIN AND WITHOUT THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Mother Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2017-05-02)
Status: Substituted by HB05348

HB04990
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT LEGALIZING THE CULTIVATION OF HEMP AS AN INDUSTRIAL CROP THEREBY ESTABLISHING THE INDUSTRIAL HEMP RESEARCH AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFORE

Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2017-02-14

HB05032
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT DEFINING THE CRIME OF GAME-FIXING AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Status: Pending with the Committee on YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT since 2017-02-20

HB05212
 
 

AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO FILIPINAS BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION, INC., PRESENTLY KNOWN AS WORD BROADCASTING CORPORATION, UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7485 ENTITLED " AN ACT GRANTING FILIPNAS BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION, INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES RADIO BROADCASTING AND TELEVISION STATIONS IN THE VISAYAS AND MINDANAO AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: House ratified the CC report on 2017-12-11, Senate on 2017-12-11

HB05348
 
 

AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO OMNINET PHILIPPINES, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7298, ENTITLED " AN ACT GRANTING TO OMNINET PHILIPPINES, INC., A FRANCHISE TO ESTABLISH, INSTALL, MAINTAIN, LEASE AND OPERATE WIRE AND/OR WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, LINES, CIRCUITS AND STATIONS WITHIN AND WITHOUT THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES"

Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2017-05-02)

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

HB05636
 
 

AN ACT AMENDING SECTIONS 5, 6, 22, 24, 25, 31, 33, 34, 79, 84, 86, 99, 106, 107, 108, 109, 116, 148, 149, 155, 171, 232, 237, 238, 264 AND 288; CREATING NEW SECTIONS 148-A, 150-A, 237-A, 264-A, 264-B AND 265-A; AND REPEALING SECTIONS 35 AND 62, ALL UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8424 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997"

Status: Republic Act RA10963 enacted on 2017-12-19

HB05646
 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING A FISH PORT IN BARANGAY MACARASCAS IN THE CITY OF PUERTO PRINCESA, PROVINCE OF PALAWAN AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-05-29, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-05-31 and received by the Senate on 2017-05-31

HB05655
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT REORGANIZING THE PHILIPPINE AMUSEMENT AND GAMING CORPORATION THEREBY CREATING THE PHILIPPINE AMUSEMENT AND GAMING COMMISSION AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION since 2017-05-17

HB05777
 
 

AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE NATIONAL AND LOCAL HEALTH AND NUTRITION PROGRAMS FOR PREGNANT AND LACTATING WOMEN, ADOLESCENT GIRLS OF REPRODUCTIVE AGE AND TEEN-AGE MOTHERS, INFANTS AND YOUNG CHILDREN IN THE FIRST 1,000 DAYS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

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

HB05784
 
 

AN ACT PROVIDING UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE FOR ALL FILIPINOS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO.7875, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE ACT OF 1995"

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-09-06, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-09-07 and received by the Senate on 2017-09-07

HB05811
 
 

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A MAGNA CARTA OF THE POOR

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

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

HB05828
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE DEFINITION OF PUBLIC UTILITY, FURTHER AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE COMMONWEALTH ACT NO. 146, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "PUBLIC SERVICE ACT," AS AMENDED

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

HB06016
 
 

AN ACT REGULATING THE ISSUANCE, USE AND REDEMPTION OF GIFT CHECKS, GIFT CERTIFICATES AND GIFT CARDS

Status: Republic Act RA10962 enacted on 2017-12-19

HB06396
 
 

AN ACT INSTITUTING POLICIES FOR THE PROTECTION AND WELFARE OF CAREGIVERS IN THE PRACTICE OF THEIR PROFESSION

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-10-09, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-10-11 and received by the Senate on 2017-10-11

HB06517
 
 

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

Status: Unfinished Business (Period of Amendments)

HB06573
 
 

AN ACT PROHIBITING HAZING AND REGULATING OTHER FORMS OF INITIATION RITES OF FRATERNITIES, SORORITIES, AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS, AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION THEREOF, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8049 ENTITLED "AN ACT REGULATING HAZING AND OTHER FORMS OF INITIATION RITES IN FRATERNITIES, SORORITIES, AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Status: House requested for a conference committee on 2018-02-07

HB06579
 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL POLICY ON EASE OF DOING BUSINESS, CREATING FOR THE PURPOSE THE EASE OF DOING BUSINESS COMMISSION, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Senate agreed on 2017-11-29 to the request for a conference made by the House on 2017-11-29

HB06590
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT AMENDING SECTION 13 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 3019, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED THE 'ANTI-GRAFT AND CORRUPT PRACTICES ACT'

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-11-20, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-11-22 and received by the Senate on 2017-11-22

HB06772
 
 

AN ACT ENSURING THE PRESERVATION AND MANAGEMENT OF PROTECTED AREAS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7586 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE NATIONAL PROTECTED AREAS SYSTEM ACT OF 1992

Status: Approved on Third Reading on 2018-02-05

HB06775
 
 

AN ACT CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SETTLEMENTS AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, DEFINING ITS MANDATE, POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Approved on Third Reading on 2018-02-13

HB06893
 
 

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"

Status: Approved by the House on 2018-01-29, transmitted to the Senate on 2018-01-31 and received by the Senate on 2018-01-31

HB06914
 
 

AN ACT EXTENDING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO PEÑAFRANCIA BROADCASTING CORPORATION UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8166, EXPANDING ITS COVERAGE TO THE ENTIRE PHILIPPINES, AND APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF ITS CORPORATE SHARES

Status: Approved on Third Reading on 2018-02-13

HB07054
 
 

AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES EMERGENCY AND RESILIENCY FUND, PROVIDING APPROPRIATIONS THEREFOR

Status: Approved on Third Reading on 2018-02-13

HB07115
 
 

AN ACT PENALIZING THE CONVERSION OR CAUSING THE CONVERSION OF IRRIGATED AND IRRIGABLE LANDS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6657, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE COMPREHENSIVE AGRARIAN REFORM LAW OF 1988

Status: Approved on Second Reading on 2018-02-13

HR00250
 [Text As Filed] 
 

A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, THE ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS TO ADDRESS THE PLIGHT OF STRANDED OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS IN SAUDI ARABIA

Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2016-09-19

HR00709
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON ECOLOGY AND OTHER APPROPRIATE COMMITTEES TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE STATUS OF THE INITIATIVES BEING IMPLEMENTED BY THE LAGUNA LAKE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND THE GOVERNMENT IN GENERAL RELATIVE TO THE REHABILITATION OF LAGUNA DE BAY

Status: Pending with the Committee on ECOLOGY since 2017-02-08

HR00710
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE PROPER HOUSE COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE CHARGING OF PARKING FEES ON MALLS AND OTHER SIMILAR ESTABLISHMENTS INCLUDING GOVERNMENT FACILITIES WITH THE END IN VIEW OF ENACTING LEGISLATION TO REGULATE THE SAME

Status: Pending with the Committee on TRADE AND INDUSTRY since 2017-02-08

HR00750
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS AND OTHER APPROPRIATE COMMITTEES TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE TAXES DUE FROM THE SALE OF PREPAID CELLULAR CARDS AND ELECTRONIC CREDITS WITH THE END IN VIEW OF INSTITUTING REGULATIONS FOR THE EFFICIENT COLLECTION OF THE SAME

Status: Pending with the Committee on WAYS AND MEANS since 2017-03-07

HR00769
 [Text As Filed] [Adapted Resolution/RBH]
 

RESOLUTION URGING PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. DUTERTE TO CONTINUE THE PEACE NEGOTIATIONS BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES (GRP) AND THE NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC FRONT OF THE PHILIPPINES (NDFP), CONSIDERING THE UNPRECEDENTED AND SIGNIFICANT ADVANCES MADE ON THE SUBSTANTIVE AGENDA OF THE NEGOTIATIONS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE FILIPINO PEOPLE

Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00050 on 2017-03-15

HR00938
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY AND OTHER APPROPRIATE COMMITTEES TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE SUBMITTED ROLL OUT PLANS OF THE TELECOMMUNICATION COMPANIES RELATIVE TO ADDRESSING THE BACKLOG OF CELL SITES WITH THE END IN VIEW OF ENACTING REGULATIONS TO SUPPORT EFFORTS THAT WOULD ENSURE THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE STATE OF PHILIPPINE TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Status: Pending with the Committee on INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY since 2017-05-09

HR00958
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON GAMES AND AMUSEMENT AND OTHER APPROPRIATE COMMITTEES TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE ALLEGED IRREGULARITIES IN THE OPERATIONS OF THE SMALL TOWN LOTTERY (STL) AND THE CONTINUED PROLIFERATION OF ILLEGAL NUMBERS GAMES DESPITE THE EFFORTS OF THE PHILIPPINE CHARITY SWEEPSTAKES OFFICE (PCSO)

Status: Pending with the Committee on GAMES AND AMUSEMENTS since 2017-05-16

HR01277
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON TOURISM AND OTHER APPROPRIATE COMMITTEES TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE REPORTED IRRESPONSIBLE DUMPING OF WASTEWATER BY SOME ESTABLISHMENTS IN BORACAY ISLAND, MALAY, AKLAN TO THE DETRIMENT OF THE CLEAN AND CLEAR WATERS OF THE WORLD CLASS TOURISM DESTINATION WITH THE END IN VIEW OF ENACTING REGULATIONS THAT WILL ENSURE THE SUSTAINABILITY OF TOURISM ACTIVITIES IN THE ISLAND AND THE PRESERVATION OF ITS CHARM AND BEAUTY

Status: Pending with the Committee on TOURISM since 2018-01-31

HR01685
 
 

RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON TOURISM AND OTHER APPROPRIATE COMMITTEES TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE EFFORTS AND ACTIVITIES OF THE NAYONG FILIPINO FOUNDATION, INC. RELATIVE TO THE MANAGEMENT OF THE PROPERTIES UNDER ITS ADMINISTRATION, INCLUDING ITS LAND IN THE ENTERTAINMENT CITY A PORTION OF WHICH HAS ALLEGEDLY BEEN LEASED AND THE REMAINDER THEREOF PRESENTLY PROPOSED TO BE DEVELOPED UNDER A PPP SCHEME

Status: Pending First Reading (Filed last 2018-02-13)