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Hon. Espina, Gerardo  Jr. "Gerryboy"  J.

Hon. Espina, Gerardo Jr. "Gerryboy" J.
District Representative
Biliran, Lone District

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. SWA-424
Phone: (632) 8931-5001, Local: 7994
Direct: 8442-4190

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES AUTHORED 41

HB00831
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING THE BED CAPACITY OF BICOL MEDICAL CENTER FROM FIVE HUNDRED (500) BEDS TO ONE THOUSAND (1000) BEDS, UPGRADING ITS SERVICE FACILITIES AND PROFESSIONAL HEALTH CARE SERVICES, AUTHORIZING THE INCREASE OF ITS MEDICAL WORKFORCE COMPLEMENT, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8053, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-12-11

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-12-17

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB00640

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-07-01

Republic Act No.: RA11478

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11478 enacted on 2020-07-01

HB01190
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-03

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A DIALYSIS TREATMENT CENTER IN EVERY PROVINCE NATIONWIDE, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREOF AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06803

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-02, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-03 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-03

HB01230
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-03

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING THE PROVINCE OF BILIRAN A MINING-FREE ZONE AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: NATURAL RESOURCES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-12-11

Bill Status: Printed copies distributed to members on 2019-12-12

HB01231
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-03

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (TESDA) TRAINING AND ACCREDITATION CENTER IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF KAWAYAN, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06852

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-03, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-04 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-04

HB01232
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-03

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (TESDA) TRAINING AND ACCREDITATION CENTER IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF NAVAL, TO BE KNOWN AS THE NAVAL TESDA TRAINING CENTER, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Bill Status: Substituted by HB05920

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-03-02, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-03-03 and received by the Senate on 2020-03-03

HB01388
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE DEVELOPMENT, REHABILITATION AND MODERNIZATION OF NAVAL AIRPORT IN THE PROVINCE OF BILIRAN AND TO ALLOCATE FUNDS THEREOF

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2019-07-24

HB01477
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT UPGRADING THE CARAGA REGIONAL HOSPITAL IN BARANGAY WASHINGTON, SURIGAO CITY, SURIGAO DEL NORTE INTO A TERTIARY LEVEL HOSPITAL, INCREASING ITS BED CAPACITY FROM ONE HUNDRED FIFTY (150) TO FIVE HUNDRED (500) BEDS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-11-27

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-12-04

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-06-19

Republic Act No.: RA11472

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11472 enacted on 2020-06-19

HB01799
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-09

Full Title: AN ACT RENAMING THE TALISAY DISTRICT HOSPITAL IN TALISAY CITY, PROVINCE OF CEBU, INTO CEBU SOUTH MEDICAL CENTER, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7799, ENTITLED 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A DISTRICT HOSPITAL IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF TALISAY, PROVINCE OF CEBU, TO BE KNOWN AS THE TALISAY DISTRICT HOSPITAL, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR'

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-12-11

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-12-17

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-06-19

Republic Act No.: RA11473

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11473 enacted on 2020-06-19

HB02444
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-23

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF WOMEN'S AND CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF PAMPLONA IN THE PROVINCE OF CAMARINES SUR, TO BE KNOWN AS THE BICOL WOMEN'S AND CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREOF

Date Read: 2019-07-30

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-12-11

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-12-17

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-11-13

Republic Act No.: RA11495

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11495 enacted on 2020-11-13

HB02582
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING THE BED CAPACITY OF THE LYING-IN CLINIC IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF RIZAL, PROVINCE OF PALAWAN FROM TEN (10) BEDS TO TWENTY (20) BEDS, UPGRADING ITS SERVICE FACILITIES AND PROFESSIONAL HEALTH CARE SERVICES, AUTHORIZING THE INCREASE OF ITS MEDICAL PERSONNEL, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-12-11

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-12-17

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2019-12-17, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-12-18 and received by the Senate on 2019-12-18

HB04228
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-28

Date Urgent: 2019-09-17

Full Title: 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 TWENTY, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-28

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-09-20

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-09-20

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-01-06

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11465 enacted on 2020-01-06

HB04479
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-10

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A CULTURAL CENTER AND MUSEUM IN THE PROVINCE OF BILIRAN AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-09-13

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-09-13

HB04664
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-17

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING REFORMS IN REAL PROPERTY VALUATION AND ASSESSMENT IN THE PHILIPPINES, REORGANIZING THE BUREAU OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-09-17

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-11-19

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-11-25

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2019-11-25, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-11-26 and received by the Senate on 2019-11-26

HB04933
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-30

Full Title: AN ACT POSTPONING THE MAY 2020 BARANGAY AND SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN ELECTIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9164, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9340, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10632, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10656, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10923 AND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10952, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-10-01

Primary Referral: SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-10-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-11-04

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01043

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2019-12-03

Republic Act No.: RA11462

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11462 enacted on 2019-12-03

HB04953
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-01

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING THE BALANGAY AS THE NATIONAL BOAT OF THE PHILIPPINES

Date Read: 2019-10-02

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-11-19

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-12-04

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2019-12-04, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-12-09 and received by the Senate on 2019-12-09

HB05643
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-27

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING THE CAGAYAN DE ORO RIVER AND ITS IMMEDIATE ENVIRONS LOCATED IN CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, PROVINCE OF MISAMIS ORIENTAL A CULTURAL HERITAGE ZONE

Date Read: 2019-11-27

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-12-11

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-12-17

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2019-12-17, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-12-18 and received by the Senate on 2019-12-18

HB05644
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-27

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING THE CITY OF CARCAR IN THE PROVINCE OF CEBU A CULTURAL HERITAGE ZONE

Date Read: 2019-11-27

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-12-11

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-12-17

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2019-12-17, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-12-18 and received by the Senate on 2019-12-18

HB05673
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-28

Full Title: AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (DOH) TO SET AND APPROVE THE BED CAPACITY AND SERVICE CAPABILITY OF ALL DOH-RETAINED HOSPITALS

Date Read: 2019-12-02

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-12-16

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-01-27

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-01-27, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-01-28 and received by the Senate on 2020-01-28

HB05920
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-07

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (TESDA) TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT CENTER IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF NAVAL, PROVINCE OF BILIRAN, TO BE KNOWN AS THE NAVAL, BILIRAN TESDA TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT CENTER, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-01-20

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-02-18

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-03-02

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-03-02, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-03-03 and received by the Senate on 2020-03-03

HB05989
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-22

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF DISASTER RESILIENCE, DEFINING ITS MANDATE, POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-01-22

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-09-15

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-09-22

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-22, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-24 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-24

HB06197
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-05

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF A SUBMARINE ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION LINE TO HIGATANGAN ISLAND, NAVAL, BILIRAN FROM BRGY. JUBAY, CALUBIAN, LEYTE AND TO PROVIDE FUNDS THEREOF

Date Read: 2020-02-10

Primary Referral: ENERGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on ENERGY since 2020-02-10

HB06230
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-10

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE MUNICIPALITY OF NAVAL IN THE PROVINCE OF BILIRAN INTO A COMPONENT CITY TO BE KNOWN AS THE CITY OF NAVAL

Date Read: 2020-02-12

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2020-02-12

HB06342
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-19

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A MULTI-SPECIES MARINE HATCHERY IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BILIRAN, PROVINCE OF BILIRAN AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-02-24

Primary Referral: AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES RESOURCES

Bill Status: Substituted by HB08081

Mother Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-11-25)

HB06365
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-20

Full Title: AN ACT UPGRADING THE SIARGAO DISTRICT HOSPITAL IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF DAPA, PROVINCE OF SURIGAO DEL NORTE INTO A LEVEL II GENERAL HOSPITAL TO BE KNOWN AS THE SIARGAO ISLAND MEDICAL CENTER, INCREASING ITS BED CAPACITY, UPGRADING ITS PROFESSIONAL HEALTH CARE SERVICES AND FACILITIES, AUTHORIZING THE INCREASE OF ITS MEDICAL PERSONNEL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-02-24

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-03-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-03-09

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-11-13

Republic Act No.: RA11500

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11500 enacted on 2020-11-13

HB06610
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-12

Full Title: AN ACT EXPANDING THE USE OF THE LEGAL ASSISTANCE FUND, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 26 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995," AS AMENDED

Date Read: 2020-05-04

Primary Referral: OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Business for the day on 2020-05-26

HB06727
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-13

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING THE BED CAPACITY OF THE SINAIT DISTRICT HOSPITAL IN SINAIT, ILOCOS SUR FROM TWENTY-FIVE (25) BEDS TO ONE HUNDRED (100) BEDS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-05-18

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-05-28

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-06-03

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-03, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-04 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-04

HB06803
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-26

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE PROVISION OF COMPREHENSIVE RENAL REPLACEMENT THERAPY (RRT) TO PATIENTS WITH END STAGE RENAL DISEASE IN NATIONAL, REGIONAL, AND PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT HOSPITALS, INCREASING FOR THE PURPOSE THE PHILHEALTH PACKAGE RATE FOR MEMBERS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-05-27

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-05-28

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-06-02

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-02, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-03 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-03

HB06852
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-28

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (TESDA) TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT CENTER IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF KAWAYAN, PROVINCE OF BILIRAN, TO BE KNOWN AS THE KAWAYAN TESDA TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT CENTER, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-05-28

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-05-28

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-06-03

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-03, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-04 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-04

HB06864
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-28

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING POLICIES, REGULATIONS, AND PUBLIC HEALTH SAFEGUARDS FOR THE BETTER NORMAL IN THE WORKPLACE, PUBLIC PLACES AND COMMUNITIES TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE RECOVERY FROM COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Date Read: 2020-05-28

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-04

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-08-10

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-08-10, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-08-11 and received by the Senate on 2020-08-19

HB06865
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-28

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE CONDUCT OF BASELINE POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION COVID-19 TESTING FOR THE VULNERABLE MEMBERS OF SOCIETY TO STOP THE TRANSMISSION OF THE DISEASE

Date Read: 2020-05-28

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-01

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-06-04

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-04, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-08 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-08

HB06920
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-02

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A COVID-19 UNEMPLOYMENT REDUCTION ECONOMIC STIMULUS (CURES) FUND AND INSTITUTING MECHANISMS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION THEREOF AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-06-02

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-06-05

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-05, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-08 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-08

HB06953
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-03

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR COVID-19 RESPONSE AND RECOVERY INTERVENTIONS AND PROVIDING MECHANISMS TO ACCELERATE THE RECOVERY AND BOLSTER THE RESILIENCY OF THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMY, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-06-03

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-08-05

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-08-10

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01564

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-09-11

Republic Act No.: RA11494

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11494 enacted on 2020-09-11

HB06971
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-05

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE SCHISTOSOMIASIS CONTROL AND RESEARCH HOSPITAL IN PALO, LEYTE INTO A GENERAL HOSPITAL TO BE KNOWN AS THE GOVERNOR BENJAMIN T. ROMUALDEZ GENERAL HOSPITAL AND SCHISTOSOMIASIS CENTER, INCREASING ITS BED CAPACITY FROM TWENTY-FIVE (25) TO ONE HUNDRED (100), UPGRADING ITS PROFESSIONAL HEALTH CARE SERVICES AND FACILITIES, AUTHORIZING THE INCREASE OF ITS MEDICAL PERSONNEL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-06-05

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-05

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-08-10

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-08-10, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-08-11 and received by the Senate on 2020-08-19

HB07320
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-07

Full Title: AN ACT REQUIRING GOVERNMENT AGENCIES TO INDICATE THE BLOOD TYPE OF INDIVIDUALS ON THEIR IDENTIFICATION CARDS, CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-08-10

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-08-11

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-08-26

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-08-26, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-01 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-01

HB07344
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-10

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING CERTAIN SECTIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT 9173 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE PHILIPPINE NURSING ACT OF 2002, PROVIDING FOR AN ADVANCED NURSING EDUCATION PROGRAM

Date Read: 2020-08-11

Primary Referral: CIVIL SERVICE AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on CIVIL SERVICE AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION since 2020-08-11

HB07727
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-22

Date Urgent: 2020-10-09

Full Title: 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 TWENTY-ONE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-09-22

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-10-06

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-10-16

Bill Status: House requested for a conference committee on 2020-11-25

HB07829
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-05

Full Title: 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”

Date Read: 2020-10-05

Primary Referral: ENERGY

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-11-16

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-11-24

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-11-24, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-11-25 and received by the Senate on 2020-11-25

HB07884
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-14

Date Urgent: 2020-10-16

Full Title: AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT TO EXPEDITE THE PROCESSING AND ISSUANCE OF NATIONAL AND LOCAL PERMITS, LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS IN TIMES OF NATIONAL EMERGENCY

Date Read: 2020-10-15

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-10-16

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-10-16

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01844

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-10-16, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-10-20 and received by the Senate on 2020-10-20

HB08081
 
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-25

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A MULTI-SPECIES MARINE HATCHERY IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BILIRAN, PROVINCE OF BILIRAN AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-11-25

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-11-25)

HR00418
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-08

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SENSE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR CLIMATE JUSTICE, STRENGTHENED IMPLEMENTATION OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY LAWS IN THE COUNTRY AND FOR DEVELOPED COUNTRIES TO DELIVER ON THEIR COMMITMENTS

Date Read: 2019-11-04

Primary Referral: CLIMATE CHANGE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on CLIMATE CHANGE since 2019-11-04

HR01014
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-30

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING PROFOUND SYMPATHY AND SINCEREST CONDOLENCES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON THE DEATH OF FORMER SENATOR RAMON REVILLA, SR.

Date Read: 2020-07-28

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Consolidated into HR01237

Mother Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00100 on 2020-09-23

 

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HB00022
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING SECURITY OF TENURE FOR BARANGAY HEALTH WORKERS, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE SECTION 6 (D) OF REPUBLIC ACT 7883, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ꞌBARANGAY HEALTH WORKERS' BENEFITS AND INCENTIVES ACT OF 1995ꞌ

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2019-07-23

HB00030
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF DISASTER RESILIENCE, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

Bill Status: Substituted by HB05989

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-22, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-24 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-24

HB00047
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT POSTPONING THE MAY 2020 BARANGAY AND SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN ELECTIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9164, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS

Bill Status: Substituted by HB04933

Mother Bill Status: Republic Act RA11462 enacted on 2019-12-03

HB00088
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING UNIVERSAL SOCIAL PENSION TO SENIOR CITIZENS, FURTHER AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7432, AS AMENDED BY RA 9994, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ꞌEXPANDED SENIOR CITIZENS ACT OF 2010ꞌ

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: SENIOR CITIZENS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SENIOR CITIZENS since 2019-07-23

HB00129
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT TO ALLOCATE FUNDS FOR POTABLE WATER ACCESS AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF WATER SYSTEMS IN ALL BARANGAYS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS since 2019-07-23

HB00187
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING A MANDATORY FEEDING PROGRAM FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN, ALLOCATING 3% OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE ALLOTMENT (IRA) FOR EVERY CITY AND MUNICIPALITY, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-07-23

HB00618
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: 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'

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: ECOLOGY

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07829

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-11-24, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-11-25 and received by the Senate on 2020-11-25

HB00625
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT POSTPONING THE MAY 2020 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

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS

Bill Status: Substituted by HB04933

Mother Bill Status: Republic Act RA11462 enacted on 2019-12-03

HB00627
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT REVERTING TO THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT THE DISCHARGE OF BASIC HEALTH SERVICES DEVOLVED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS (LGUs), REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE PERTINENT SECTIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7160, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2019-07-23

HB00769
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING A MARITIME COURT FOR THE PURPOSE OF ADJUDICATION OF ADMIRALTY DISPUTES OCCURRING WITHIN PHILIPPINE WATERS

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on JUSTICE since 2019-07-23

HB00826
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR PROTECTION OF THE REMITTANCES OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07951

Mother Bill Status: Business for the day on 2020-11-25

HB00872
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING MEDICAL ALLOWANCE FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-07-23

HB00958
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR GERIATRIC HEALTH, DEFINING ITS OBJECTIVES, POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION since 2019-07-24

HB01070
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT FURTHER PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP BY STRENGTHENING, EMPOWERING AND ENHANCING THE FINANCING PROGRAMS FOR MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6977, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ꞌMAGNA CARTA FOR MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES (MSMEs)ꞌ

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT since 2019-07-24

HB01092
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING A NATIONAL EMPLOYMENT FACILITATION SERVICE NETWORK FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITY (PWD) THROUGH THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A PERSONS WITH DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT FACILITATION OFFICE IN EVERY PROVINCE, KEY CITY AND OTHER STRATEGIC AREAS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

Bill Status: Change of referral manifested on 2020-01-21

HB01175
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING THE CAPITALIZATION OF THE NATIONAL IRRIGATION ADMINISTRATION (NIA), TO PROMOTE RURAL DEVELOPMENT BY PROVIDING FOR AN ACCELERATED PROGRAM, AND THE CONTINUING CONSTRUCTION OF IRRIGATION PROJECTS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2019-07-24

HB01258
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-03

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR SECURITY OF TENURE AND ADDITIONAL BENEFITS TO TEACHERS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4670, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE MAGNA CARTA FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-07-24

HB01324
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-03

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE SOCIAL NETWORKS IN THE REGISTRATION AND REGULATION OF ALL THE SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS FOR RESPONSIBLE SOCIAL JOURNALISM TO STOP THE PROLIFERATION OF FAKE NEWS, FALSE INFORMATION, HARRASSMENTS AND OTHER FORM OF CYBERCRIME AND PROMOTE RESPONSIBLE AND ETHICAL SOCIAL MEDIA FOR THE BETTERMENT OF OUR COUNTRY

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: PUBLIC INFORMATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2019-07-24

HB01345
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-03

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING EVERY SENIOR CITIZEN FREE MOVIE SEAT AND/OR FREE PARKING SLOT IN SHOPPING MALLS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: SENIOR CITIZENS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SENIOR CITIZENS since 2019-07-24

HB01371
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-03

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING A PASSPORT PROCESSING AND ISSUANCE CENTER FOR EVERY PROVINCE, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8239 OR THE PHILIPPINE PASSPORT ACT OF 1996

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2019-07-24

HB01504
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT DEFINING AND PROHIBITING ELDER ABUSE, PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFORE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: SENIOR CITIZENS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SENIOR CITIZENS since 2019-07-24

HB01544
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-08

Full Title: AN ACT DEFINING AND PENALIZING THE CRIME OF BULLYING OF THE MARGINALIZED, OPPRESSED AND POWERLESS

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on JUSTICE since 2019-07-24

HB01555
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-08

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR MAGNA CARTA OF AGRICULTURE AND FISHERY DEVELOPMENT WORKERS

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2019-07-24

HB01660
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-09

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE SOLAR ENERGY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: ENERGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on ENERGY since 2019-07-24

HB01748
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-09

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING A COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAM FOR THE PREVENTION, EARLY DETECTION, DIAGNOSIS, AND TREATMENT OF PERSONS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2019-07-24

HB01758
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-09

Full Title: AN ACT EXPANDING THE PURPOSES AND APPLICATION OF THE SPECIAL EDUCATION FUND (SEF), AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTIONS 100, 235 AND 272 OF REPUBLIC ACT 7160, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-07-24

HB02189
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-16

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING ALL FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS AND OTHER SIMILAR BUSINESSES TO DONATE TO CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS ANY AND ALL UNSOLD FOOD AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: FOOD SECURITY

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07956

Mother Bill Status: Business for the day on 2020-11-25

HB03021
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-29

Full Title: AN ACT AUTHOMATICALLY CONVERTING THE CAPITAL TOWN OF PROVINCES WITH NO COMPONENT CITIES, INDEPENDENT COMPONENT CITIES OF HIGHLY URBANIZED CITIES WITHIN ITS TERRITORIAL JURISDICTION, INTO A COMPONENT CITY

Date Read: 2019-08-05

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2019-08-05

HB03961
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-14

Full Title: AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE PHILIPPINE CANNABIS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (PhilCADA), DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-27

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2019-08-27

HB04407
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-05

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE COMMUNITY-DRIVEN DEVELOPMENT APPROACH AS A NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR INCLUSIVE GROWTH AND SOCIAL PROTECTION, MANDATING ALL NATIONAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, INCLUDING THEIR ATTACHED AGENCIES, OFFICES AND BUREAUS, LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS, AND OTHER GOVERNMENT INSTRUMENTALITIES TO IMPLEMENT THEIR COMMUNITY-BASED PROGRAMS, ACTIVITIES, AND PROJECTS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-09-11

Primary Referral: POVERTY ALLEVIATION

Bill Status: Deliberated upon by the Mother Committee on 2020-05-19

HB04596
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-13

Full Title: AN ACT TO FURTHER PROMOTE THE MOBILITY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITY BY MANDATING CERTAIN ACCESSIBILITY FACILITIES AND SERVICES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7277, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "MAGNA CARTA FOR DISABLED PERSONS", AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-09-17

Primary Referral: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-01-21

HB05143
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-15

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING RURAL BANKS IN THE PHILIPPINES AMENDING FURTHER FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7353 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE RURAL BANKS ACT OF 1992, AS AMENDED

Date Read: 2019-11-05

Primary Referral: BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES since 2019-11-05

HB05482
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-13

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A DRUG REHABILITATION CENTER IN EVERY REGION AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-11-18

Primary Referral: DANGEROUS DRUGS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DANGEROUS DRUGS since 2019-11-18

HB05716
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-04

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FURTHER OPPORTUNITIES FOR SENIOR CITIZENS AS EMPLOYEES IN PRIVATE ENTITIES BY GRANTING INCREASE INCENTIVES TO PRIVATE ENTITIES THAT EMPLOY SENIOR CITIZENS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE CERTAIN PROVISION OF R.A. NO. 9994, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE EXPANDED SENIOR CITIZENS ACT OF 2010

Date Read: 2019-12-09

Primary Referral: SENIOR CITIZENS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SENIOR CITIZENS since 2019-12-09

HB06096
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-29

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE CENTER FOR DISEASE PREVENTION AND CONTROL, PROVIDING MECHANISMS FOR EPIDEMIC CONTROL, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2020-02-03

HB06180
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-04

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING ALL COMMERCIAL ESTABLISHMENTS AND MANUFACTURING COMPANIES TO MAINTAIN A SYSTEM OF RECOVERY, COLLECTION, RECYCLING AND DISPOSAL OF PLASTIC AND OTHER NON-BIODEGRADABLE MATERIALS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-02-10

Primary Referral: ECOLOGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on ECOLOGY since 2020-02-10

HB06188
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-05

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE NATIONAL INFECTIOUS DISEASE TREATMENT AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-02-10

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2020-02-10

HB06274
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-12

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE PHILIPPINE VETERINARY HOSPITAL, DEFINING ITS PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-02-18

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2020-02-18

HB06415
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-02

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO INTRODUCE STRUCTURAL AND INSTITUTIONAL ADJUSTMENTS INTO THE K TO 12 CURRICULUM TO ACHIEVE GREATER EFFICIENCY AND SUCCESS ACROSS ALL KEY STAGES OF THE PROGRAM

Date Read: 2020-03-04

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-03-04

HB06623
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-04-27

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING POLICIES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE NEW NORMAL FOR THE WORKPLACE AND PUBLIC SPACES AND INSTITUTING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF

Date Read: 2020-05-04

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06864

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-08-10, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-08-11 and received by the Senate on 2020-08-19

HB06707
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-11

Full Title: AN ACT ENCOURAGING A BASELINE POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION COVID-19 TESTING FOR VULNERABLE MEMBERS OF SOCIETY FOR THE PURPOSE OF INTERCEPTING COVID-19 TRANSMISSION

Date Read: 2020-05-11

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06865

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-04, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-08 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-08

HB06709
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-11

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A COVID-19 UNEMPLOYMENT REDUCTION ECONOMIC STIMULUS (CURES) FUND AND INSTITUTING MECHANISMS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION THEREOF AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-05-11

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06920

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-05, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-08 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-08

HB07179
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-24

Full Title: AN ACT PROMOTING WOMEN PARTICIPATION AND EQUITABLE REPRESENTATION IN AND BY POLITICAL PARTIES, GIVING INCENTIVES THEREFOR, CREATING THE WOMEN IN POLITICAL PARTIES EMPOWERMENT FUND, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-07-29

Primary Referral: WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2020-07-29

HB07235
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-02

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING STREET AND ROAD SIGNS, WAITING SHEDS, SPEED BUMPS, SIDEWALKS, PAVEMENTS, STREETLIGHTS AND OTHER SIMILAR INFRASTRUCTURES PRESCRIBING THE SPECIFICATION AND MEASUREMENT STANDARDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-08-05

Primary Referral: PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS since 2020-08-05

HB07236
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-02

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE MAGNA CARTA OF FILIPINO SEAFARERS

Date Read: 2020-08-05

Primary Referral: OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Substituted by HB08057

Mother Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-11-24)

HB07238
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-02

Full Title: AN ACT PROTECTING CONSUMERS OF WIRELESS TELEPHONE SERVICES

Date Read: 2020-08-05

Primary Referral: INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY since 2020-08-05

HB07239
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-02

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR PROTECTION, SECURITY AND BENEFITS OF WHISTLEBLOWERS

Date Read: 2020-08-05

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on JUSTICE since 2020-08-05

HB07251
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-04

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE NATIONAL ENERGY POLICY AND REGULATORY FRAMEWORK FOR THE PHILIPPINE LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS INDUSTRY

Date Read: 2020-08-10

Primary Referral: ENERGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on ENERGY since 2020-08-10

HB07330
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-10

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A PUBLIC LIBRARY IN ALL CITIES AND MUNICIPALITIES AND A READING CENTER IN ALL BARANGAYS, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7743

Date Read: 2020-08-11

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-08-11

HB07437
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-19

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (TESDA) TRAINING AND ACCREDITATION CENTER IN THE CITY OF LIGAO, IN THE PROVINCE OF ALBAY, TO BE KNOWN AS THE PROVINCIAL TRAINING CENTER (PTC) – LIGAO CITY, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-08-24

Primary Referral: HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION since 2020-08-24

HB07683
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-16

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING THE BED CAPACITY OF CONG. SIMEON G. TORIBIO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF CARMEN, PROVINCE OF BOHOL FROM FORTY (40) BEDS TO SEVENTY-FIVE (75) BEDS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-09-21

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2020-09-21

HB07684
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-16

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING THE BED CAPACITY OF TEODORO B. GALAGAR DISTRICT HOSPITAL IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF JAGNA, PROVINCE OF BOHOL FROM SEVENTY-FIVE (75) BEDS TO ONE HUNDRED (100) BEDS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-09-21

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2020-09-21

HR00102
 [Text As Filed][Adapted Resolution/RBH]Journal #3
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

Full Title: A RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING AND COMMENDING SENATOR EMMANUEL "MANNY" PACQUIAO FOR SUCCESSFULLY GAINING THE WORLD BOXING ASSOCIATION (WBA) WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, TRIUMPHING OVER KEITH "ONE TIME" THURMAN ON JULY 21, 2019 AT THE MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA IN LAS VEGAS, NEVADA

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral:

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00003 on 2019-07-24

HR00655
 [Text As Filed][Adapted Resolution/RBH]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-20

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF FUNDS FOR THE AID, RELIEF, RESETTLEMENT, REHABILITATION, LIVELIHOOD, DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIAL PROGRAMS AND SERVICES TO COMMUNITIES ADVERSELY AFFECTED BY THE TAAL VOLCANO ERUPTION, AND DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE TO IMMEDIATELY CALL THE NATIONAL DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT COUNCIL (NDRRMC) FOR A HOUSE COMMITTEE BRIEFING TO ASSESS THE SITUATION AND DETERMINE THE NEEDS OF THE AFFECTED LOCALITIES AND THE TOTAL BUDGET REQUIREMENTS TO ADDRESS THE CALAMITY

Date Read: 2020-01-21

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-01-22

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00030 on 2020-01-22

HR00662
 [Text As Filed][Adapted Resolution/RBH]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-21

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SUPPORT AND COMMITMENT OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO WORK WITH ALL THE CONCERNED AGENCIES TO PASS THE PROPOSED SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGET TO EXPEDITE EFFECTIVE AND RESPONSIVE ASSISTANCE TO THOSE AFFECTED BY THE TAAL VOLCANO ERUPTION

Date Read: 2020-01-22

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-01-22

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00031 on 2020-01-22

HR01209
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-14

Full Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO RELEASE ITS CRITERIA IN THE IDENTIFICATION OF FARM TO MARKET ROAD (FMR) PROJECTS IN THE LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS OF THE COUNTRY, REVIEW THE LISTING INCLUDED IN THE 2021 NATIONAL EXPENDITURE PROGRAM AND PRIORITIZE THE LISTINGS SUBMITTED BY THE DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVES WITH THE END GOAL OF GREATER EQUITY AND RESPONSIVENESS TO THE NEEDS OF THE FARMERS

Date Read: 2020-09-15

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on APPROPRIATIONS since 2020-09-15

HR01215
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-17

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO IMMEDIATELY RELEASE THE ITEMIZED LIST OF BASIC EDUCATION FACILITIES TO BE FUNDED BY THE FISCAL YEAR 2021 GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT

Date Read: 2020-09-22

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-09-22

HR01217
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-18

Full Title: RESOLUTION STRONGLY URGING THE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS TO SUPPORT THE CALL FOR HIGHER SUBSIDY TO PROTECT THE HEALTH AND WELFARE OF STUDENTS, TEACHERS AND PERSONNEL, TO ENSURE SAFE SCHOOL OPENING, AND TO FULFILL THE DELIVERY OF QUALITY AND INCLUSIVE DISTANCE EDUCATION AMID THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND BEYOND

Date Read: 2020-09-22

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on APPROPRIATIONS since 2020-09-22

HR01254
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-25

Full Title: RESOLUTION CALLING FOR THE IMMEDIATE AND FULL LIFTING OF THE BAN ON THE OPERATION OF PUBLIC UTILITY JEEPNEYS

Date Read: 2020-09-29

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2020-09-29

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

CommitteePosition
1. Agrarian ReformJournal #20Vice Chairperson 
2. HealthJournal #12Vice Chairperson 
3. Agriculture And FoodJournal #7Member for the Majority 
4. AppropriationsJournal #10Member for the Majority 
5. Banks And Financial IntermediariesJournal #18Member for the Majority 
6. Basic Education And CultureJournal #6Member for the Majority 
7. EnergyJournal #11Member for the Majority 
8. Metro Manila DevelopmentJournal #12Member for the Majority 
9. National Defense And SecurityJournal #12Member for the Majority 
10. Overseas Workers AffairsJournal #10Member for the Majority 
11. Population And Family RelationsJournal #10Member for the Majority 
12. Public Works And HighwaysJournal #9Member for the Majority 
13. Rural DevelopmentJournal #10Member for the Majority 
14. TourismJournal #12Member for the Majority 
15. TransportationJournal #12Member for the Majority 
16. Visayas DevelopmentJournal #11Member for the Majority 

 

PROFILE

EARLY LIFE

Born Ace S. Barbers on May 31, 1969 in Manila, Philippines. He is the second of the four siblings by ROBERT ZABALA BARBERS and VIRGINIA FLORES SMITH.

Ace as he is fondly called, successfully ventured into several business endeavors with his friends after college. He was engaged in importation business, cargo movement/logistics, and in agri/aquaculture in the countryside. After years of gaining experience in the private sector, He decided to enter politics to follow the footsteps of his father. He ran as congressman and won in the district his father once served in the province of Surigao del Norte in the north eastern part of the island of Mindanao. He served as member for three (3) consecutive terms of the Philippine House of Representatives during the 11th, 12th and 13th congresses. As member of the Philippine congress, he was elected as chairman of several committees’, such as committee on economic affairs, committee on accounts and committee on dangerous drugs. He was one of the young elected representatives of the 11th congress who played a crucial role in the ESTRADA impeachment for alleged corruption and violation of the constitution. His advocacies and principled stand on several national issues together with his equally young colleagues did not go unnoticed, the media coined a name for their group and called them THE SPICE BOYS’.

He is currently a member the 17th and 18th congresses of the House of Representatives and chairs the COMMITTEE ON DANGEROUS DRUGS.

WORK HISTORY
  • 1990-1998: President, Vintage Specialist Philippine Village Hotel
  • 1992-1995: Director of Marketing, AASMI Anglo Asian group of companies
  • 1995-1998: Chief of staff, office of Rep. Robert "Bobby" Z. Barbers
MEMBERSHIP
  • Knights of Columbus, St. Andrew Parish Council
  • Rotary Club of Pasig
  • Political Science Society, DLSU - Member
  • DLSU/LSGH Alumni Association
  • Alpha Phi Beta Fraternity
  • Couples for Christ, Quezon City - Member
  • Surigaonon Association Inc. (Manila Chapter) External - Vice- President
  • Los Suriguenos, Inc. Chairman - Committee on Livelihood Chairman
INTERESTS
  • Community Organizing
  • Development of Youth Programs
  • Politics
  • Sports (Golf, basketball, soccer, table tennis, swimming)
  • Arts (Visual)
  • Dog lover/breeder