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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 AUTHORED 38

HB00647
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR 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 PURPOSES"

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

HB00648
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING AND CREATING THE BACUNGAN NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF MAGSAYSAY, DAVAO DEL SUR AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Referred to Stakeholders on 2016-08-24

HB01606
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING AND CREATING THE SACUB NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF HAGONOY, DAVAO DEL SUR AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Referred to Stakeholders on 2016-09-06

HB01607
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT EXEMPTING THE POSSESSION OF SINGLE AMMUNITION FROM THE COVERAGE OF UNLAWFUL ACQUISITION OR POSSESSION OF AMMUNITION, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10591, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "COMPREHENSIVE FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION REGULATION ACT

Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY since 2016-08-02

HB01608
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT LOWERING THE COMPULSORY RETIREMENT AGE OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNMENT SERVICE INSURANCE SYSTEM (GSIS) FROM SIXTY-FIVE) TO FIFTY-FIVE YEAR OLD, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1146, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "GOVERNMENT SERVICE INSURANCE SYSTEM ACT OF 1997

Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION since 2016-08-02

HB01609
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT AMENDING CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT 9344, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "JUVENILE JUSTICE AND WELFARE ACT 2006", AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Pending with the Committee on JUSTICE since 2016-08-02

HB01610
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING AND CREATING THE TIBOLO NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL (FIRST AND SECOND YEAR LEVELS) IN BARANGAY TIBOLO, MUNICIPALITY OF STA. CRUZ, DAVAO DEL SUR AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Referred to Stakeholders on 2016-09-06

HB01611
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT CONVERTING THE MAGSAYSAY-HAGONOY-MATANAO PROVINCIAL ROAD IN THE PROVINCE OF DAVAO DEL SUR, INTO A NATIONAL ROAD AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS since 2016-08-02

HB01614
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT MANDATING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO INCLUDE IN THE CURRICULAR OF ELEMENTARY AND SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL A SUBJECT ON ROAD SAFETY AND TRAFFIC EDUCATION

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

HB02744
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT GRANTING CIVIL SERVICE ELIGIBILITY UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS TO GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES WHO ARE APPOINTED UNDER TEMPORARY STATUS AND WHO HAVE RENDERED AT LEAST FIVE (5) YEARS OF CONTINUOUS AND EFFICIENT SERVICE

Status: Pending with the Committee on CIVIL SERVICE AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION since 2016-08-16

HB03283
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT INCREASING THE COMPENSATION FOR PERSONS WRONGFULLY CONVICTED OF A CRIME, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7309, ENTITLED, 'AN ACT CREATING A BOARD OF CLAIMS UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FOR VICTIMS OF UNJUST IMPRISONMENT OR DETENTION AND VICTIMS OF VIOLENT CRIMES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Pending with the Committee on JUSTICE since 2016-08-31

HB04982
 
 

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

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-09-20, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-10-03 and received by the Senate on 2017-10-03

HB05229
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT DECLARING PASSIG ISLET OF BARANGAY BATO IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF STA. CRUZ, PROVINCE OF DAVAO DEL SUR AS AN AQUA-ECOTOURISM SITE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Pending with the Committee on TOURISM since 2017-03-13

HB05230
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT DECLARING KAPATAGAN IN DIGOS, DAVAO DEL SUR AS AN ECOTOURISM SITE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Pending with the Committee on TOURISM since 2017-03-13

HB05231
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT DECLARING BARANGAY BALUTAKAY IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BANSALAN, PROVINCE OF DAVAO DEL SUR AS AN ECO-AGRITOURISM SITE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Pending with the Committee on TOURISM since 2017-03-13

HB05243
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT CONVERTING THE SOUTHERN PHILIPPINES AGRI-BUSINESS AND MARINE AND AQUATIC SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY (SPAMAST) DAVAO DEL SUR CAMPUSES INTO A STATE COLLEGE TO BE KNOWN AS DAVAO DEL SUR STATE COLLEGE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Approved by the Committee on Appropriations on 2017-07-20

HB05576
 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING A CAREER GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING PROGRAM FOR ALL SECONDARY SCHOOLS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-05-22, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-05-24 and received by the Senate on 2017-05-24

HB05577
 
 

AN ACT MANDATING THE CONSERVATION OF GABALDON SCHOOL BUILDINGS NATIONWIDE, PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-05-22, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-05-24 and received by the Senate on 2017-05-24

HB05615
 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SPORTS COMPLEX KNOWN AS THE "NATIONAL SPORTS TRAINING CENTER", AND PROVIDING FUNDS FOR THE AQUISITION OF PROPERTY, THE CONSTRUCTION OF FACILITIES, AND THE ADMINISTRATION, MAINTENANCE, AND MANAGEMENT OF THE CENTER

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

HB05707
 
 

AN ACT RIGHTSIZING THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT TO IMPROVE PUBLIC SERVICE DELIVERY

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

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

HB06016
 
 

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

Status: House ratified the CC report on 2017-10-10, Senate on 2017-10-11

HB06130
 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE SARANGANI SPORTS TRAINING CENTER IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF ALABEL, PROVINCE OF SARANGANI AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS TEREFOR

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-08-23, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-08-29 and received by the Senate on 2017-08-29

HB06215
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THE OPERATION OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES FROM JANUARY ONE TO DECEMBER THIRTY-ONE, TWO THOUSAND AND EIGHTEEN, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-09-26, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-09-27 and received by the Senate on 2017-09-27

HB06283
 
 

AN ACT RECOGNIZING THE OBSERVANCE OF NOVEMBER 17 OF EVERY YEAR AS NATIONAL STUDENTS' DAY

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-09-13, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-09-19 and received by the Senate on 2017-09-19

HB06339
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT DEVELOPING DAVAO GULF AND ITS SURROUNDING AREAS, CREATING FOR THE PURPOSE THE DAVAO GULF DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY WITH THE DAVAO GULF SPECIAL ECONOMIC FREEPORT ZONE AND THE ISLAND GARDEN CITY OF SAMAL AS AN ECOTOURISM ZONE UNDER ITS JURISDICTION, PRESCRIBING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Pending with the Committee on ECONOMIC AFFAIRS since 2017-09-08

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)

HB06572
 
 

AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE PHILIPPINE QUALIFICATIONS FRAMEWORK (PQF), ESTABLISHING THE PQF-NATIONAL COORDINATING COUNCIL (NCC) AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

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

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

HR00443
 [Text As Filed] 
 

A RESOLUTION URGING SPEAKER PANTALEON D. ALVAREZ THROUGH APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN KARLO B. NOGRALES TO RESTORE THE BUDGET OF THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR CULTURE AND THE ARTS (NCCA) TO THE 2016 LEVEL WITH AUGMENTATION FOR ADDITIONAL THIRTY-ONE (31) PERMANENT POSITIONS

Status: Pending with the Committee on APPROPRIATIONS since 2016-10-11

HR00784
 
 

RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING AND COMMENDING MARK LOUIE EBALLA FOR HIS INVALUABLE SUPPORT AS HEAD COACH OF PARALYMPIAN JOSEPHINE MEDINA WHO WON THE BRONZE MEDAL IN THE 2016 SUMMER PARALYMPIC GAMES HELD IN RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL

Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00042 on 2017-03-08

HR00785
 
 

RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING AND COMMENDING PARALYMPIAN JOSEPHINE MEDINA FOR WINNING THE BRONZE MEDAL IN THE WOMEN'S TABLE TENNIS SINGLES CLASS EIGHT EVENT DURING THE 2016 SUMMER PARALYMPIAN GAMES HELD IN RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL ON SEPTEMER 13, 2016

Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00043 on 2017-03-08

HR00825
 
 

RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING AND COMMENDING THE PHILIPPINE CANOE KAYAK FEDERATION DRAGONBOAT TEAM FOR THEIR STERLING PERFORMANCE IN THE 2016 INTERNATIONAL CANOE FEDERATION (ICF) WORLD DRAGONBOAT CHAMPIONSHIPS HELD IN MOSCOW, RUSSIA FROM SEPTEMBER 8 TO 11, 2016

Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00044 on 2017-03-08

HR00826
 
 

RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING AND COMMENDING MARGARITA OCHOA AND ANNIE RAMIREZ FOR WINNING GOLD MEDALS IN JIU-JITSU IN THE 2016 ASIAN BEACH GAMES HELD FROM SEPTEMBER 24 TO OCTOBER 5, 2016 IN DANANG, VIETNAM

Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00045 on 2017-03-08

HR00827
 
 

RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING AND COMMENDING FILIPINO CHESS GRANDMASTER EUGENIO "EUGENE" TORRE FOR WINNING THE BRONZE MEDAL IN THE 42ND WORLD CHESS OLYMPIAD HELD IN BAKU, AZERBAIJAN ON SEPTEMBER 14, 2016

Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00046 on 2017-03-08

HR00878
 
 

RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING AND COMMENDING THE PERLAS PILIPINAS WOMEN'S NATIONAL BASKETBALL TEAM FOR WINNING THE GOLD MEDAL IN THE 2016 SOUTHEAST ASIAN BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FOR WOMEN HELD FROM SEPTEMBER 24 TO 26, 2016 IN MALACCA CITY, MALAYSIA

Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00052 on 2017-05-03

HR00879
 
 

RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING AND COMMENDING TEAM PHILIPPINES FOR WINNING THREE (3) GOLD AND FIVE (5) BRONZE MEDALS IN THE 10TH WORLD TAEKWONDO POOMSAE CHAMPIONSHIPS HELD FROM SEPTEMBER 29 TO OCTOBER 2, 2016 IN LIMA, PERU

Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00053 on 2017-05-03

HR01270
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION STRONGLY URGING HIS EXCELLENCY PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE TO RENEW THE TRAVEL TAX EXEMPTION POLICY THAT COVERS ALL PASSENGERS DEPARTING FROM ALL SEAPORTS AND AIRPORTS IN MINDANAO AND PALAWAN TO ANY DESTINATION IN THE BRUNEI DARUSSALAM - INDONESIA - MALAYSIA - PHILIPPINES - EAST ASEAN GROWTH AREA ( BIMP-EAGA)

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