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HOUSE MEMBERS


Hon. Cagas, Mercedes "Didi" C.

Hon. Cagas, Mercedes "Didi" C.
District Representative
Davao del Sur, Lone District

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. SWA-404
Phone: (632) 931-5001, Local: 7954
Direct: 4423895

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES CO-AUTHORED 54

HB00031
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A MAGNA CARTA OF THE POOR

Mother Bill Status: HB05811
Status: Substituted by HB05811

HB00051
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR GENDER IDENTITY (SOGI) AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Mother Bill Status: HB04982
Status: Substituted by HB04982

HB00122
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT CREATING THE MINDANAO POWER CORPORATION AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION since 2016-07-26

HB00123
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT CREATING THE MINDANAO RAILWAYS CORPORATION PRESCRIBING ITS POWERS, FUNCTIONS, AND DUTIES, AND PROVIDING FOR THE NECESSARY FUNDS FOR ITS OPERATION

Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION since 2016-07-26

HB00180
 [Text As Filed] 
 

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

Mother Bill Status: HB06517
Status: Substituted by HB06517

HB00533
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL CENTER FOR MISSING CHILDREN AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Pending with the Committee on WELFARE OF CHILDREN since 2016-07-27

HB00534
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROVIDING ADDITIONAL BENEFITS AND PRIVILEGES TO SENIOR CITIZENS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7432, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO MAXIMIZE THE CONTRIBUTION OF SENIOR CITIZENS TO NATION-BUILDING, GRANT BENEFITS AND SPECIAL PRIVILEGES AND FOR OTHER PUROSES"

Status: Pending with the Committee on POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS since 2016-07-27

HB00535
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING A STATE-OF-THE-ART AND HIGHLY SCIENTIFIC SPORTS COMPLEX KNOWN AS THE "NATIONAL AMATEUR SPORTS TRAINING CENTER", AND FUNDING FOR THE ACQUISITION OF PROPERTY, CONSTRUCTION OF FACILITIES INCLUDING ADMINISTRATION, MAINTENANCE, AND MANAGEMENT OF THE SAME, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Mother Bill Status: HB05615
Status: Substituted by HB05615

HB00555
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT INSTITUTING GENUINE AGRARIAN REFORM IN THE COUNTRY AND CREATING THE MECHANISM FOR ITS IMPLEMENTATION AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRARIAN REFORM since 2016-07-27

HB01042
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT DECLARING JANUARY TWENTY-TWO OF EVERY YEAR AS A SPECIAL WORKING HOLIDAY TO BE KNOWN AS NATIONAL FARMER'S DAY

Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2016-08-01

HB01624
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT DIRECTING DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO INSTITUTIONALIZE A STUDENT'S GRIEVANCE ACT MECHANISM TO CUSHION OFF ARBITRARY/ADVERSE DISCIPLINARY CASES AFFECTING GRADUATING STUDENTS IN PRIVATE EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM

Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2016-08-02

HB01859
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT CREATING A NATIONAL SENIOR VISION SERVICES PROGRAM FOR ELDERLY PERSONS WITH FUNCTIONAL VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS

Status: Pending with the Committee on POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS since 2016-08-02

HB01864
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT ENHANCING THE GUIDELINES OF TRANSFERRING AN ACCOUNT FROM ONE SOCIAL SECURITY INSURANCE SYSTEM TO ANOTHER AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT 7699 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE PORTABILITY LAW

Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION since 2016-08-03

HB02192
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT FURTHER AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9994, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE 'EXPANDED SENIOR CITIZENS ACT OF 2010'

Status: Pending with the Committee on POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS since 2016-08-08

HB02193
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT FURTHER AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9994, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE 'EXPANDED SENIOR CITIZENS ACT OF 2010'

Status: Pending with the Committee on POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS since 2016-08-08

HB02286
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT REPEALING SECTION 20 REPUBLIC ACT 8749, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS 'CLEAN AIR ACT OF 1999' AND AMEND PERTINENT PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT 9003, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT ACT OF 2000

Mother Bill Status: HB06893
Status: Substituted by HB06893

HB02505
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING MANDATORY COVERAGE IN THE SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM (SSS) OF SMALL FARMERS AND FARMWORKERS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTIONS 9(a), 9-A(5) AND 10 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8282 AND SECTIONS 8(3) AND 23(9) OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7606, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

HB02622
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT FURTHER AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT 9994, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "EXPANDED SENIOR CITIZENS ACT"

Status: Pending with the Committee on POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS since 2016-08-15

HB02624
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROVIDING A FIVE (5) YEAR TAX HOLIDAY FOR THE FILM INDUSTRY BY AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9167, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "AN ACT CREATING THE FILM DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL OF THE PHILIPPINES, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES"

Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2016-08-15

HB02625
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT MANDATING ALL BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENTS IN THE COUNTRY TO INSTITUTIONALIZE PROFIT SHARING, REPEALING AND/OR AMENDING ALL LAWS INCONSISTENT WITH THIS ACT

Status: Pending with the Committee on LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT since 2016-08-15

HB02627
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT MAKING IT COMPULSORY FOR ALL INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES LANDING IN THE PHILIPPINES TO PLAY PHILIPPINE MUSIC IMMEDIATELY UPON THEIR ARRIVAL, AS WELL AS ALL PUBLIC AREAS LIKE TOURIST ATTRACTIONS, TOURIST BUSES AND BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENTS LIKE HOTELS.

Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2016-08-15

HB02628
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE CULTURAL AND SPORTS TRAINING OF THE FILIPINO YOUTH BY RE-ORGANIZING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (DEPED) INTO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, CULTURE, AND SPORTS (DECS), APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION since 2016-08-15

HB02716
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT MANDATING THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH TO CONDUCT RESEARCH ON RARE PEDIATRIC DISEASES AND CONDITIONS

Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2016-08-16

HB02774
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROVIDING COMPENSATION TO BARANGAY OFFICIALS, INCLUDING LUPONG TAGAPAMAYAPA, PUROK CHAIRMAN AND BARANGAY TANOD, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7160, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE 'LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991' AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2016-08-17

HB02775
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT INCREASING AND EXPANDING THE COVERAGE OF THE MONTHLY STIPEND OF INDIGENT SENIOR CITIZENS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7432, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE 'EXPANDED SENIOR CITIZENS ACT OF 2010'

Status: Under study by the Technical Working Group(TWG) on 2017-08-09

HB02798
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT TO RAISE AWARENESS OF, AND TO EDUCATE BREAST CANCER PATIENTS ANTICIPATING SURGERY, ESPECIALLY PATIENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF ETHNIC MINORITY GROUPS, REGARDING THE AVAILABILITY AND COVERAGE OF BREAST RECONSTRUCTION, PROSTHESES, AND OTHER OPTIONS

Status: Under study by the Technical Working Group(TWG) on 2017-09-25

HB02881
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT GRANTING BENEFITS AND PRIVILEGES TO JUNIOR CITIZENS

Status: Transmmitted to the Committee on Ways and Means on 2018-02-19

HB02926
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE PHILIPPINE NATIONAL BANANA RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER IN THE CITY OF PANABO, PROVINCE OF DAVAO DEL NORTE, TO BE KNOWN AS THE 'ANTONIO O. FLOIRENDO, SR. BANANA RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER' AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2016-08-22

HB03468
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION OR BELIEF AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Status: Approved by the Committee on Appropriations on 2017-10-11

HB04106
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT FURTHER STRENGTHENING THE POWERS AND FUNCTIONS OF THE AUTHORITY OF THE FREEPORT AREA OF BATAAN (AFAB), AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9728, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE 'FREEPORT AREA OF BATAAN (FAB) ACT OF 2009'

Mother Bill Status: HB06524
Status: Substituted by HB06524

HB04116
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE CREATION OF PHILIPPINE EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES TRANSPARENCY INITIATIVE

Status: Pending with the Committee on NATURAL RESOURCES since 2016-11-07

HB04174
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9520, REPEALING REPUBLIC ACT NO 6939 AND CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF COOPERATIVES, TRANSFERRING THE REGISTRATION AND REGULATION FUNCTIONS ON COOPERATIVES TO THE DEPARTMENT, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION since 2016-11-07

HB04344
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT GRANTING TAX EXEMPTION FOR PRIZES AND AWARDS GRANTED TO FILIPINO ATHLETES IN INTERNATIONALLY SANCTIONED SPORTS COMPETITIONS AND FURTHER AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE SEC. 32(B)(7)(4) OF 1997 TAX CODE (R.A. 8424)

Status: Pending with the Committee on YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT since 2016-11-16

HB04462
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT CONVERTING THE GOVERNMENT ARSENAL LOCATED IN CAMP GEN. ANTONIO LUNA, LAMAO, MUNICIPALITY OF LIMAY, PROVINCE OF BATAAN, INTO, AND CREATING AND ESTABLISHING THE SPECIAL ECONOMIC DEFENSE ZONE AUTHORITY (SpEDZA), APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Mother Bill Status: HB06525
Status: Substituted by HB06525

HB04633
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT RENAMING THE PROVINCE OF COMPOSTELA VALLEY INTO DAVAO DE ORO PROVINCE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE PERTINENT PORTIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8470

Mother Bill Status: HB07363
Status: Substituted by HB07363

HB04689
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT MANDATING THE CREATION OF A LOCAL POPULATION DEVELOPMENT OFFICE IN ALL PROVINCES, CITIES, AND MUNICIPALITIES AND PRESCRIBING ITS DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS

Status: Approved by the Committee on 2017-05-10

HB04703
 [Text As Filed] 
 

THE MAGNA CARTA FOR FOREST RANGERS

Status: Pending with the Committee on NATURAL RESOURCES since 2017-01-16

HB04742
 [Text As Filed] 
 

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

Status: Approved by the Committee on 2017-05-10

HB05110
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROHIBITING INTERNET SHOPS FROM ADMITTING ELEMENTARY AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WITH THE INTENT TO PLAY ON-LINE/VIDEO GAMES DURING SCHOOL HOURS AND PRESCRIBING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION THEREOF AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2017-02-28

HB05164
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT CONVERTING THE SULU STATE COLLEGE (SSC) IN THE PROVINCE OF SULU INTO A STATE UNIVERSITY TO BE KNOWN AS THE SULU STATE UNIVERSITY (SSU) AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Pending with the Committee on HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION since 2017-03-06

HB05213
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PENALIZING ALL FORMS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT

Status: Scheduled for meeting/hearing on 2017-08-08

HB05523
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT INCREASING THE BED CAPACITY OF THE SULU PROVINCIAL HOSPITAL IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF JOLO, PROVINCE OF SULU AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2017-05-09

HB05900
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7160 FOR THE PURPOSE OF GRADUALLY INCREASING THE INTERNAL REVENUE ALLOTMENT (IRA) OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS AND FACTORING IN MUNICIPAL WATERS IN THE IRA DETERMINATION

Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2017-07-25

HB05985
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT CREATING ONE (1) ADDITIONAL BRANCH OF THE REGIONAL TRIAL COURT IN THE SEVENTH JUDICIAL REGION TO BE STATIONED AT THE MUNICIPALITY OF LARENA, PROVINCE OF SIQUIJOR, FURTHER AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 129, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "THE JUDICIARY REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1980", AS AMENDED, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFORE

Status: Pending with the Committee on JUSTICE since 2017-07-26

HB06025
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROVIDING ACCESS TO EDUCATION FOR INTERNALLY DISPLACED CHILD LEARNERS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2017-07-31

HB06029
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT INCREASING THE TAXES ON FINITE MINERALS AND MINERAL PRODUCTS AND QUARRY RESOURCES

Status: Pending with the Committee on WAYS AND MEANS since 2017-07-31

HB06069
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF SKYWAY IN DAVAO CITY

Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS since 2017-08-01

HB06610
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROVIDING AS AGGRAVATING CIRCUMSTANCE WHEN THE VICTIM OF A CRIME IS A SENIOR CITIZEN AND MITIGATING CIRCUMSTANCE WHEN THE OFFENDER IS A SENIOR CITIZEN AND AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE ACT NO. 3815 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE REVISED PENAL CODE

Status: Pending with the Committee on REVISION OF LAWS since 2017-11-20

HB06967
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING A CULTURAL CENTER IN EVERY ADMINISTRATIVE REGION IN THE COUNTRY AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2018-01-17

HB6025
 
 

Status:

HJR0004
 [Text As Filed] 
 

JOINT RESOLUTION URGING PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. DUTERTE TO CONTINUE THE BOTTOM-UP BUDGETING (BUB) ALLOTMENTS IN THE PROPOSED 2017 NATIONAL GOVERNMENT BUDGET IN ORDER TO STRENGTHEN CITIZENS' PARTICIPATION IN BUDGET PROCESSES AND LAY THE GROUND FOR CHANGING PEOPLE'S MINDSET AND STRONGER LOCAL GOVERNANCE PRACTICES AND INSTITUTIONS TOWARDS FEDERALISM

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

HR00816
 [Text As Filed] [Adapted Resolution/RBH]
 

RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING MS. MARIA MIKA MAXINE MEDINA FOR HER OUTSTANDING REPRESENTATION AT THE 65TH MS. UNIVERSE PAGEANT AND BEING A SOURCE OF CONTINUED PRIDE FOR FILIPINOS

Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00039 on 2017-03-06

HR01283
 [Text As Filed] 
 

A RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING AND COMMENDING THE METROBANK FOUNDATION OUTSTANDING FILIPINOS OF 2017

Mother Bill Status: HR01221
Status: Consolidated into HR01221

HR01355
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION RESPECTFULLY URGING PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. DUTERTE TO NOMINATE MIRIAM DEFENSOR SANTIAGO FOR CONFERMENT OF THE QUEZON SERVICE CROSS IN RECOGNITION OF HER LIFELONG DEDICATION TO PUBLIC SERVICE AND OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE BETTERMENT OF THE NATION

Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2017-10-04