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Hon. Geron, Rico B.

Hon. Geron, Rico B.
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House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. N-611
Phone: (632) 931-5001, Local: 7430
Direct: 9316261

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES CO-AUTHORED 53

HB00003
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AN ACT GRANTING PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE, EMERGENCY POWERS TO ADDRESS THE MASSIVE TRAFFIC CONGESTION IN THE COUNTRY THAT HAS ASSUMED THE NATURE AND MAGNITUDE OF A NATIONAL EMERGENCY, DECLARING A NATIONAL POLICY IN CONNECTION THEREWITH AND AUTHORIZING HIM, FOR A LIMITED PERIOD AND SUBJECT TO RESTRICTIONS, TO IMPLEMENT RULES AND REGULATIONS NECESSARY AND PROPER TO CARRY OUT SUCH POWERS

Status: Substituted by HB06425

HB00055
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE SECURITY OF TENURE OF WORKERS IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE ARTICLES 248, 279, 280, 281 AND 288, AND INTRODUCING NEW ARTICLES 106-A, 106-B, 106-C, 106-D, 106-E, 280-A AND 280-B TO PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 442, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LABOR CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES

Status: Pending with the Committee on LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT since 2016-07-26

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

HB00187
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AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE RESTRUCTURING AND CONDONATION OF UNPAID INTERESTS, PENALTIES, AND SURCHARGES ON LOANS SECURED BY FARMERS, FISHERFOLK AND AGRARIAN REFORM BENEFICIARIES FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRARIAN REFORM (DAR), THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (DA), THE PEOPLE'S CREDIT AND FINANCE CORPORATION (PCFC), THE COOPERATIVE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (CDA), THE NATIONAL FOOD AUTHORITY (NFA) AND THE QUEDAN AND RURAL CREDIT GUARANTEE CORPORATION ( QUEDANCOR)

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

HB00335
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE COURT TO REQUIRE COMMUNITY SERVICE IN LIEU OF IMPRISONMENT FOR THE PENALTY OF ARRESTO MENOR, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE CHAPTER 5, TITLE 3, BOOK I OF ACT NO. 3815, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE REVISED PENAL CODE

Status: Approved by the House on 2016-10-19, transmitted to the Senate on 2016-10-26 and received by the Senate on 2016-10-26

HB00349
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROMOTING/ADVOCATING MENTAL HEALTH, PROMULGATING A NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH POLICY TOWARDS THE ENHANCEMENT OF INTEGRATED MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES, THE PROMOTION AND PROTECTION OF PERSONS UTILIZING MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A PHILIPPINE MENTAL HEALTH COUNCIL

Status: Substituted by HB06452

HB00401
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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

HB00512
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE PHILIPPINE NATIONAL IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM

Status: Substituted by HB06221

HB00590
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT REQUIRING THE REGISTRATION OF ALL USERS OF PRE-PAID SUBSCRIBER IDENTITY MODULE (SIM) CARDS

Status: Pending with the Committee on INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY since 2016-07-27

HB01143
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT AMENDING SECTION 53 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9184, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT REFORM ACT", AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Under deliberation by the Mother Committee on 2017-03-07

HB01396
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROVIDING FIFTEEN (15) YEAR MORATORIUM ON THE PROCESSING AND APPROVAL OF APPLICATION FOR CONVERSION OF ALL IRRIGATED AND IRRIGABLE LANDS COVERED BY IRRIGATION PROJECTS

Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRARIAN REFORM since 2017-03-07

HB01554
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AN ACT CREATING THE BAGUIO CITY, LA TRINIDAD, ITOGON, SABLAN, TUBA AND TUBLAY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (BLISTTDA), DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

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

HB01555
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT REVISING THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF BAGUIO REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE CHAPTER 61, ACT NO. 2711, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE REVISED ADMINISTRATIVE CODE OF 1917 AS AMENDED

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

HB01853
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT INCREASING THE MINIMUM MONTHLY PENSION UNDER THE SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 12 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1161, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM ACT OF 1997"

Status: Substituted by HJR0010

HB01859
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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

HB02141
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT REPEALING REPUBLIC ACT 7834 AND ESTABLISHING THE CORDILLERA STATE INSTITUTE OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION INTEGRATING THE TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTIONS OF THE TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY IN THE CORDILLERA ADMINISTRATIVE REGION, PROVIDING FOR ITS POWERS, STRUCTURE AND FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Pending with the Committee on HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION since 2016-08-08

HB02159
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT EXEMPTING THE SALE OF ELECTRICITY BY GENERATION TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION COMPANIES AND ELECTRICITY COOPERATIVES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE, SECTIONS 108 (A) AND 109 (1) OF THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9337, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Pending with the Committee on WAYS AND MEANS since 2016-08-08

HB02625
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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
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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
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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

HB02798
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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: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2016-08-17

HB02983
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT CREATING BIKE LANES IN MAIN ROADS AND HIGHWAYS

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

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

HB03113
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT CREATING TWO (2) ADDITIONAL BRANCHES OF THE REGIONAL TRIAL COURT IN THE FOURTH JUDICIAL REGION TO BE STATIONED AT THE PROVINCE OF BATANGAS WITH SEATS AT ROSARIO AND SAN JUAN, FURTHER AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 129, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS 'THE JUDICIARY REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1980', AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Pending with the Committee on JUSTICE since 2016-08-24

HB03234
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING A BRANCH OFFICE OF THE REGISTRY OF DEEDS OF BATANGAS IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF ROSARIO, PROVINCE OF BATANGAS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Pending with the Committee on JUSTICE since 2016-08-30

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

HB03543
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING SATELLITE OFFICE OF THE NATIONAL STATISTICS OFFICE (NSO) IN EVERY LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT NATIONWIDE

Status: Pending with the Committee on POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS since 2016-09-14

HB03557
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT EXPANDING TRAVEL TAX EXEMPTION TO INCLUDE THE COUNTRY'S REPRESENTATIVES TO INTERNATIONAL SPORTS TOURNAMENTS, ACADEMIC CONFERENCES AND BEAUTY PAGEANTS, AMENDING PD 1183 AS AMENDED

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

HB03632
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AN ACT REQUIRING PARENTS TO PLANT A SEEDLING FOR EVERY CHILD BORN TO THEM, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

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
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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

HB03708
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT GRANTING POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP TO PUBLIC ELEMENTARY AND HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS IN STATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

Status: Substituted by HB05633

HB03709
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AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL IN BARANGAY BANAY-BANAY 2, MUNICIPALITY OF SAN JOSE, PROVINCE OF BATANGAS TO BE KNOWN AS BANAY-BANAY 2 NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Referred to Stakeholders on 2016-12-12

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

HB04153
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE SALARY STEP INCREMENT FOR TEACHERS WITH SPECIALIZATION IN SCIENCE AND/OR MATHEMATICS

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

HB04154
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT DECLARING DECEMBER 1 OF EVERY YEAR AS A NON-WORKING HOLIDAY IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF PADRE GARCIA, PROVINCE OF BATANGAS, IN CELEBRATION OF ITS KABAKAHAN FESTIVAL AND FOUNDING ANNIVERSARY

Status: Substituted by HB05641

HB04155
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE RICE ALLOWANCE PROGRAM IN PANTAWID PAMILYANG PILIPINO PROGRAM (4Ps) AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Under deliberation by the Mother Committee on 2017-03-14

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

HB04703
 [Text As Filed] 
 

THE MAGNA CARTA FOR FOREST RANGERS

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

HB04815
 
 

AN ACT SIMPLIFYING THE ESTATE TAX RATE AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 84 OF THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-02-13, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-02-15 and received by the Senate on 2017-02-15

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

HB05018
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT ENSURING THE EMPLOYEES' RIGHT TO THEIR WAGES, INCLUDING WAGE-RELATED BENEFITS, AND SOCIAL SECURITY AND WELFARE BENEFITS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 442, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LABOR CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES

Status: Pending with the Committee on LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT since 2017-02-20

HB05240
 
 

AN ACT INSTITUTING A NATIONAL LAND USE AND MANAGEMENT POLICY, PROVIDING THE IMPLEMENTING MECHANISMS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-05-02, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-05-09 and received by the Senate on 2017-05-09

HB05269
 
 

AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE NATIONAL SCHOOL FEEDING PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC KINDERGARTEN AND ELEMENTARY PUPILS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-05-02, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-05-04 and received by the Senate on 2017-05-04

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

HB05661
 
 

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR EARLY VOTING FOR QUALIFIED SENIOR CITIZENS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN NATIONAL AND LOCAL ELECTIONS

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

HB05745
 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE COCONUT FARMERS AND INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT TRUST FUND AND PROVIDING FOR ITS MANAGEMENT AND UTILIZATION

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

HR00256
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON COOPERATIVES DEVELOPMENT TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, FOR NON COMPLIANCE OF BUREAU OF INTERNAL REVENUE WITH SECTION 13 OF THE JOINT RULES AND REGULATIONS IMPLEMENTING ARTICLES 60, 61 AND 144 OF REPUBLIC ACT 9520, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE PHILIPPINE COOPERATIVE CODE OF 2008 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Adopted on 2017-05-10

HR00814
 
 

RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING AND COMMENDING THE CEBU CFI COMMUNITY COOPERATIVE FOR BEING CONFERRED THE 2016 GAWAD SA PINAKATANGING KOOPERATIBA-PLATINUM AWARD, THE HIGHEST AWARD FOR COOPERATIVES GIVEN BY THE LANDBANK OF THE PHILIPPINES

Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00041 on 2017-03-08

HR01283
 [Text As Filed] 
 

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

Status: Consolidated into HR01221