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Hon. Cortes, Jonas C.

Hon. Cortes, Jonas C.
District Representative
Cebu, 6th District

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. N-606
Phone: (632) 931-5001, Local: 7425
Direct: 9315547

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES CO-AUTHORED 40

HB00031
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A MAGNA CARTA OF THE POOR

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

Status: Substituted by HB04982

HB00148
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT CREATING THE MEGA CEBU DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, PRESCRIBING ITS POWERS, FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Under deliberation by the Mother Committee on 2017-10-11

HB00209
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE MANDATORY PHILHEALTH COVERAGE FOR ALL PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (PWDs), AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7277, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9442, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "MAGNA CARTA FOR DISABLED PERSONS", AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Transmitted to the Committee on Appropriations on 2017-05-22

HB00210
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT CREATING THE NATIONAL DIABETES CENTER AND FOUNDATION AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION since 2016-11-28

HB00225
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR FREE HEALTH CARE FOR ALL FILIPINOS

Status: Substituted by HB05784

HB00262
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE E-GOVERNMENT, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Pending with the Committee on INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY since 2016-07-26

HB00264
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE USE OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY IN THE PUBLIC EDUCATION SYSTEM

Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2016-07-26

HB00344
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF DISASTER PREPAREDNESS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT, DEFINING ITS MANDATE, POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

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

HB00401
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT DECLARING THE 15TH DAY OF EVERY MONTH AS CIGARETTE HOLIDAY, PROHIBITING THE USE AND SALE OF CIGARETTES DURING ITS OBSERVATION AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

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

HB00687
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT AMENDING CERTAIN PROVISION OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6958, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ꞌCHARTER OF THE MACTAN – CEBU INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORITYꞌ

Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION since 2016-07-27

HB01914
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE PHILIPPINE SMALL RUMINANTS CENTER

Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2016-08-03

HB02984
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT GRANTING SCHOLARSHIPS FOR CHILDREN OF SMALL FARMERS, AND SMALL-SCALE FISHERFOLK

Status: Substituted by HB05633

HB02985
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF DRUG REHABILITATION AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING CENTERS IN EVERY CITY AND PROVINCE THROUGHOUT THE PHILIPPINES AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Pending with the Committee on DANGEROUS DRUGS since 2016-08-23

HB03329
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROMOTING CORPORATE FARMING AND PROVIDING INCENTIVES THEREFOR

Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2016-08-31

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

HB03533
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT TRANSFERRING THE AUTHORITY TO TAX AND TO ISSUE PERMITS TO EXTRACT SAND, GRAVEL AND OTHER QUARRY RESOURCES FROM THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR TO THE MUNICIPAL OR CITY MAYOR, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7160, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE 'LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991,' AS AMENDED

Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2016-09-14

HB03640
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT MANDATING ANNUAL DRUG TESTING TO ALL STUDENTS OF SECONDARY, TERTIARY, VOCATIONAL, AND TECHNICAL SCHOOLS, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

HB03699
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROHIBITING THE MALICIOUS DISSEMINATION OF FALSE INFORMATION OR THE WILLFUL MAKING OF ANY THREAT CONCERNING BOMBS, EXPLOSIVES OR ANY SIMILAR DEVICE OR MEANS OF DESTRUCTION AND IMPOSING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY since 2016-09-28

HB03700
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROMOTING THE SCIENTIFIC PROPAGATION, PROCESSING, UTILIZATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF PHILIPPINE NATIVE ANIMALS, HEREBY CREATING THE PHILIPPINE NATIVE ANIMAL DEVELOPMENT CENTER

Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2016-09-28

HB03776
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT MANDATING THE INTEGRATION OF DRUG EDUCATION IN THE K TO 12 CURRICULUM

Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2016-10-03

HB03946
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO GMA NETWORK, INC. (FORMERLY REPUBLIC BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.) UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7252 ENTITLED '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: Substituted by HB04631

HB04115
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE FINAL FORESTLAND BOUNDARY OF THE PROVINCE OF SIQUIJOR

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

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

HB04532
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE NEGROS ISLAND REGION TO BE KNOWN AS REGION XVIII

Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2016-12-06

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

HB05504
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO THE BOHOL CHRONICLE RADIO CORPORATION TO CONSTRUCT, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED SEVENTY-SIX HUNDRED AND THIRTY-FOUR TO ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE YEARS FROM THE DATE OF APPROVAL OF THIS ACT

Status: Substituted by HB06431

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

HB05524
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT UPGRADING THE SALARY GRADE OF PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS AND NON-TEACHING PERSONNEL FROM SALARY GRADE 11 TO SALARY GRADE 18, AND FROM SALARY GRADE 1 TO SALARY GRADE 9 RESPECTIVELY, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

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

HB05549
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT REQUIRING PARENTS TO PLANT ONE TREE FOR EVERY CHILD BORN TO THEM, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

HB05688
 
 

AN ACT DECLARING SEPTEMBER 21 OF EVERY YEAR A SPECIAL WORKING HOLIDAY IN THE CITY OF CEBU AND THE ENTIRE PROVINCE OF CEBU, INCLUDING ITS HIGHLY URBANIZED AND COMPONENT CITIES, TO BE KNOWN AS "CEBU PRESS FREEDOM DAY"

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

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

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

HB06251
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT CREATING THE NATIONAL SENIOR CITIZENS COMMISSION AND PLACING THE OFFICE OF THE SENIOR CITIZENS AFFAIRS UNDER ITS CONTROL AND SUPERVISION, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION since 2017-08-30

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

HR00548
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE PROFOUND SYMPATHY AND SINCERE CONDOLENCES OF THE CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES ON THE DEATH OF THE HONORABLE JUM AKBAR, ELECTED REPRESENTATIVE OF THE LONE DISTRICT OF BASILAN AND FORMER GOVERNOR OF THE PROVINCE OF BASILAN (2007-2016)

Status: Consolidated into HR00569

HR01283
 [Text As Filed] 
 

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

Status: Consolidated into HR01221