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Hon. Herrera-Dy, Bernadette "BH"

Hon. Herrera-Dy, Bernadette "BH"
Party List - BH

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. NW-213
Phone: (632) 8931-5001, Local: 7392
Direct: 8931-5381

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES AUTHORED 93

HB00078
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE DEFINITION OF PUBLIC UTILITY, FURTHER AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE COMMONWEALTH ACT NO. 146, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ꞌPUBLIC SERVICE ACTꞌ, AS AMENDED

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: ECONOMIC AFFAIRS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-02-18

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-03-10

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-03-10, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-03-11 and received by the Senate on 2020-03-11

HB01357
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-03

Full Title: AN ACT RECOGNIZING THE CIVIL PARTNERSHIP OF COUPLES, PROVIDING THEIR RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2019-07-24

HB01358
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-03

Full Title: AN ACT RATIONALIZING THE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT OF THE WATER SECTOR, CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF WATER, SEWAGE, AND SANITATION, 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

HB01359
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-03

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

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY

Bill Status: Referred to Stakeholders on 2019-09-12

HB01360
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-03

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING THE REFUND PROVISIONS OF JOINT DOTC-DTI ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 01 SERIES OF 2012, PROVIDING FOR A BILL OF RIGHTS FOR AIR PASSENGERS AND CARRIER OBLIGATIONS, ALSO KNOWN AS THE ꞌAIR PASSENGER BILL OF RIGHTSꞌ

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

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

HB01361
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-03

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE CREATION OF A PHILIPPINE EXCLUSIVE INTERNATIONAL GATEWAY, PRESCRIBING THE MANNER OF CREATION, CONTROL AND TAXATION THEREOF

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY since 2019-07-24

HB01486
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT PROTECTING CHILDREN BY PROHIBITING AND DECLARING CHILD MARRIAGE AS ILLEGAL AND PROVIDING PROGRAMS AND PENALTIES THEREOF

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: WELFARE OF CHILDREN

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WELFARE OF CHILDREN since 2019-07-24

HB02027
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-11

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING THE MINIMUM SALARIES OF PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS AND OTHER GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES AND AUGMENTING THE PERSONNEL ECONOMIC RELIEF ALLOWANCE

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Consolidated into HB05712

Mother Bill Status: Republic Act RA11466 enacted on 2020-01-08

HB02028
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-11

Full Title: 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

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Consolidated into HB05712

Mother Bill Status: Republic Act RA11466 enacted on 2020-01-08

HB02029
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-11

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

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Consolidated into HB05712

Mother Bill Status: Republic Act RA11466 enacted on 2020-01-08

HB02172
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-15

Full Title: AN ACT RATIONALIZING THE ECONOMIC REGULATION OF WATER UTILITIES, CREATING THE WATER REGULATORY COMMISSION AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION since 2019-07-29

HB02173
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-15

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE MAGNA CARTA OF DAY CARE WORKERS AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: WELFARE OF CHILDREN

Bill Status: Transmitted to the Committee on Appropriations on 2020-01-22

HB02174
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-15

Full Title: AN ACT PROMOTING POSITIVE AND NONVIOLENT DISCIPLINE, PROTECTING CHILDREN FROM PHYSICAL, HUMILIATING OR DEGRADING ACTS AS A FORM OF PUNISHMENT AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: WELFARE OF CHILDREN

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WELFARE OF CHILDREN since 2019-07-29

HB03214
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-31

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

Date Read: 2019-08-06

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

HB03215
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-31

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING AND STANDARDIZING PARKING FEES OF MALLS, HOTELS, RESTAURANTS, SCHOOLS, HOSPITALS, COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS, AND OTHER SIMILAR ESTABLISHMENTS THAT OFFER PAID PARKING SPACES

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07725

Mother Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-09-22)

HB03284
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-31

Full Title: AN ACT TRANSFERRING SELECTED NATIONAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES AND GOVERNMENT-OWNED AND -CONTROLLED CORPORATIONS TO NEW CLARK CITY, PAMPANGA

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION since 2019-08-06

HB03338
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-01

Full Title: AN ACT BANNING THE USE OF SINGLE-USE PLASTICS NATIONWIDE TO ELIMINATE PLASTIC POLLUTION IN THE PHILIPPINES

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: ECOLOGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on ECOLOGY since 2019-08-06

HB03339
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-01

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE CREATION OF AN EMBEDDING INTER-AGENCY TASK FORCE FOR THE PURPOSE OF EMBEDDING COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AGENTS IN POLICE OPERATIONS IN ORDER TO PROPERLY DOCUMENT AND INVESTIGATE HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS COMMITTED DURING LEGITIMATE POLICE OPERATIONS, AND AMENDING EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 163. THEREOF

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY since 2019-08-06

HB03340
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-01

Full Title: AN ACT REPEALING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10912 ALSO KNOWN AS "CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2016" AND OTHER RELATED ISSUANCES, GUIDELINES, AND MEMORANDUMS

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION since 2020-05-27

HB03341
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING THE MANDATORY INSTALLATION OF DASHBOARD CAMERAS, CLOSED CIRCUIT TELEVISION (CCTVs) AND GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEMS (GPS) INSIDE PUBLIC UTILITY VEHICLES (PUVs), TRANSPORT NETWORK VEHICLE SERVICES (TNVS) AND OTHER PUBLIC TRANSPORT VEHICLES

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2019-08-06

HB03342
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROMOTING ALL RESTAURANTS, APPLICABLE FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS, AND FOOD-RELATED BUSINESSES TO AID FOOD INSECURITY AND TO PREVENT FOOD WASTAGE IN THE COUNTRY THROUGH A ZERO HUNGER, FOOD RESCUE PROGRAM

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: FOOD SECURITY

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07956

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

HB03343
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-01

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONWIDE CURFEW FOR BETTER CHILD SAFETY AND PROTECTION OF WELFARE OF PERSONS UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OLD

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: WELFARE OF CHILDREN

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WELFARE OF CHILDREN since 2019-08-06

HB03344
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-01

Full Title: AN ACT BANNING TRADITIONAL, SMALL-SCALE, COMMUNITY INCINERATION ("SIGA") AND AMENDING THE PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8749, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE CLEAN AIR ACT OF 1999, AND ITS IMPLEMENTING RULES AND REGULATIONS, AND INCREASING THE PENALTY FOR BURNING OF SOLID WASTE, AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9003

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: ECOLOGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on ECOLOGY since 2019-08-06

HB03366
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-01

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING AND MODERNIZING THE WAREHOUSE RECEIPTS LAW OF THE PHILIPPINES IN ORDER TO PROVIDE A LEGAL FRAMEWORK IN THE PHILIPPINES THAT SHALL FACILITATE TRADE, COMMERCE, AND OTHER RELATED PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRADE AND INDUSTRY since 2019-08-06

HB03401
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-05

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING ALL BUSES, TRUCKS, AND OTHER HEAVY VEHICLES TO UNDERGO PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE WITH THEIR RESPECTIVE COMPANIES AND MONTHLY INSPECTIONS WITH THE LAND TRANSPORTATION OFFICE (LTO) TO PREVENT ACCIDENT DUE TO MECHANICAL MALFUNCTION/FAILURE AND TO ENSURE ROAD SAFETY

Date Read: 2019-08-07

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2019-08-07

HB03473
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-06

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING MOTOR VEHICLE BUYERS TO PROVIDE A PROOF-OF-PARKING SPACE OR FACILITY AS A REQUIREMENT FOR THE PURCHASE OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND REGISTRATION WITH THE LAND TRANSPORTATION OFFICE (LTO) IN ORDER TO DECONGEST ROADS IN METRO MANILA

Date Read: 2019-08-13

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2019-08-13

HB03474
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-06

Full Title: AN ACT EXEMPTING ANY GOOD SAMARITAN ACTING IN GOOD FAITH TO ASSIST ANOTHER WHO IS IN DANGER, WOUNDED, OR REQUIRES IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ASSISTANCE, FROM ANY SUBSEQUENT LIABILITY DUE TO UNINTENDED INJURY, LOSS OF LIFE, OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY AS A RESULT OF PROVIDING ASSISTANCE TO SUCH PERSON

Date Read: 2019-08-13

Primary Referral: PEOPLE PARTICIPATION

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06091

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-03-10, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-03-11 and received by the Senate on 2020-03-11

HB03963
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-14

Full Title: AN ACT RENAMING DEL MONTE AVENUE TO FERNANDO POE, JR. AVENUE

Date Read: 2019-08-27

Primary Referral: PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07499

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-09, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-10 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-10

HB04044
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-20

Full Title: AN ACT REPLACING TRAVEL TAX WITH A STANDARDIZED TOURIST FEE FOR ALL, ESTABLISHING A TOURIST DEVELOPMENT FUND (TDF), AND REPEALING EXEMPTION PROVISIONS, AMENDING PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1957, S. 1984, WHICH AMENDS PROVISIONS OF PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1183, LAST AMENDED BY PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1867, AND PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1935 AS AMENDED BY SECTION 2 OF PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1951

Date Read: 2019-08-28

Primary Referral: TOURISM

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TOURISM since 2019-08-28

HB04045
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-20

Full Title: AN ACT REQUIRING THE PLACEMENT OF AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATORS (AED) AND THE CREATION OF AN EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM FOR MEDICAL EMERGENCIES IN ALL OFFICES, SCHOOLS, WORKPLACES, GOVERNMENT OFFICES/AGENCIES, AND OTHER SIMILAR INSTITUTIONS FOR THE PURPOSES OF A NATIONAL AED PROGRAM

Date Read: 2019-08-28

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2019-08-28

HB04157
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-22

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTIONS 4, 5, 20, 22, 27, 28, 34, 40, 50, 73, 112, 117, 204, 222, 237, 237-A, 255, 256, 257, 258, 261, 263, 264, 266, 275, 290, 291, 292 AND ADDING NEW SECTIONS 6-A, 282-A, 293, 294, 295, 296, 297, 298, 299, 300, 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315 AND 316 ALL UNDER THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-27

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-09-09

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-09-13

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01357

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2019-09-13, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-09-16 and received by the Senate on 2019-09-16

HB04237
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-28

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING A STANDARD OF CARE FOR THE TREATMENT OF PERSONS WITH BLEEDING DISORDERS, ESTABLISHING TREATMENT CENTERS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-09-04

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2019-09-04

HB04315
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-02

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A MEDICAL SCHOLARSHIP AND RETURN SERVICE PROGRAM FOR DESERVING STUDENTS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-09-09

Primary Referral: HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06756

Mother Bill Status: House ratified the CC report on 2020-10-16, Senate on 2020-10-15

HB04316
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-02

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING THE APPLICATION OF LOCAL CHARGES (AT ORIGIN AND DESTINATION) IMPOSED BY INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING LINES TO COMPLY WITH EXISTING LAWS ON OBLIGATIONS AND CONTRACTS AND INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL TERMINOLOGY (INCOTERMS) ESTABLISHING GUIDELINES THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-09-09

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2019-09-09

HB04317
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-02

Full Title: AN ACT SEPARATING THE REGULATORY AND COMMERCIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE PHILIPPINE PORTS AUTHORITY (PPA) BY CONVERTING IT INTO PHILIPPINE PORTS CORPORATION FOR DEVELOPMENT, MANAGEMENT AND OPERATION OF PUBLIC PORTS WITHIN ITS SYSTEM AND TRANSFERRING THE REGULATORY FUNCTIONS TO THE MARITIME INDUSTRY AUTHORITY (MARINA)

Date Read: 2019-09-09

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION since 2019-09-09

HB04318
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-02

Full Title: THE REVISED ANIMAL WELFARE ACT OF THE PHILIPPINES, CREATING FOR THE PURPOSE THE ANIMAL WELFARE BUREAU UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO INSTITUTIONALIZE AND STRENGTHEN THE IMPLEMENTATION, GOVERN ITS OPERATION AND ITS ENFORCEMENT

Date Read: 2019-09-09

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2019-09-09

HB04319
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-02

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING THE PROVISIONS OF COMMONWEALTH ACT NO. 146, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "PUBLIC SERVICE ACT" TOWARDS PUBLIC INTEREST AND OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-09-09

Primary Referral: ECONOMIC AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on ECONOMIC AFFAIRS since 2019-09-09

HB04320
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-02

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING CIVIL SERVICE ELIGIBILITY TO GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, GRANTING CONDITIONS, WHOSE STATUS OF APPOINTMENT IS EITHER CASUAL OR CONTRACTUAL AND WHO HAVE RENDERED A TOTAL OF FIVE (5) YEARS OF EFFICIENT SERVICE

Date Read: 2019-09-09

Primary Referral: CIVIL SERVICE AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on CIVIL SERVICE AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION since 2019-09-09

HB04321
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-02

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF DRUG AND ALCOHOL ABUSE AMONG HIGH RISK YOUTH

Date Read: 2019-09-09

Primary Referral: YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT since 2019-09-09

HB04322
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-02

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS RELAY SYSTEM FOR PERSONS WITH HEARING DISABILITIES AND PERSONS WITH SPEECH DISABILITIES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-09-09

Primary Referral: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

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

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

HB04927
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-30

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, REPEALING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7796, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE TESDA ACT OF 1994, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREOF

Date Read: 2019-10-02

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION since 2019-10-02

HB04928
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-30

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PRIVATE HOSPITAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN AND PROVIDING ASSISTANCE TO PRIVATE HOSPITALS BY GRANTING OF INCENTIVES

Date Read: 2019-10-02

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2019-10-02

HB04929
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-30

Full Title: AN ACT REQUIRING DEVELOPERS OF PROPOSED CONDOMINIUM PROJECTS TO DEVELOP AN AREA FOR SOCIALIZED HOUSING, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4726 ENTITLED "THE CONDOMINIUM ACT"

Date Read: 2019-10-02

Primary Referral: HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT since 2019-10-02

HB04930
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-30

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING AND DEFINING THE CRIME OF DISTRIBUTING "BOTCHA," "DOUBLE-DEAD MEAT," OR ANY MEAT TAKEN FROM ANY FOOD ANIMAL THAT HAS DIED OF DISEASE, AS A CRIMINAL OFFENSE, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9296, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "THE MEAT INSPECTION CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES" AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-10-02

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on JUSTICE since 2019-10-02

HB04931
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-30

Full Title: AN ACT PUNISHING DOG MEAT TRADE

Date Read: 2019-10-02

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2019-10-02

HB04932
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-30

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A LABOR EMPOWERMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM, AMENDING PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 442, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LABOR CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-10-02

Primary Referral: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT since 2019-10-02

HB05268
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-30

Full Title: AN ACT RECOGNIZING DASHCAM VIDEOS, CCTV VIDEOS, AND OTHER VIDEO FOOTAGES FROM CITIZENS TO BE ADMISSIBLE AS ELECTRONIC EVIDENCE PROVIDED THEREIN PRIMA FACIE PROOF OF TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS

Date Read: 2019-11-06

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2019-11-06

HB05510
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-18

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING THE MANUFACTURE, USE, SALE, PACKAGING, DISTRIBUTION AND ADVERTISEMENTS OF VAPOR PRODUCTS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-11-20

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRADE AND INDUSTRY since 2019-11-20

HB05651
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-27

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9208, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10364, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO INSTITUTE POLICIES TO ELIMINATE TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS ESPECIALLY WOMEN AND CHILDREN, ESTABLISHING THE NECESSARY INSTITUTIONAL MECHANISMS FOR THE PROTECTION AND SUPPORT OF TRAFFICKED PERSONS, PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR ITS VIOLATIONS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES"

Date Read: 2019-12-02

Primary Referral: WELFARE OF CHILDREN

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WELFARE OF CHILDREN since 2019-12-02

HB05712
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-04

Date Urgent: 2019-12-17

Full Title: AN ACT MODIFYING THE SALARY SCHEDULE FOR CIVILIAN GOVERNMENT PERSONNEL AND AUTHORIZING THE GRANT OF ADDITIONAL BENEFITS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-12-09

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-12-16

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-12-18

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01219

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-01-08

Republic Act No.: RA11466

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11466 enacted on 2020-01-08

HB05845
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-17

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING ALL COMPANIES, SERVICE PROVIDERS, INDUSTRIES, AND OTHER SIMILAR ENTITIES THAT USE WIRES AND/OR CABLES, ESPECIALLY THOSE THAT ARE ENGAGED IN THE BUSINESS OF PROVIDING TELEPHONE, CABLE, INTERNET SERVICE, AND POWER SUPPLY TO THE PUBLIC, TO RELOCATE AND/OR INSTALL THEIR WIRE AND CABLE SYSTEM UNDERGROUND

Date Read: 2019-12-18

Primary Referral: INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY since 2019-12-18

HB05846
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-17

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING HONORARIUM AND CHRISTMAS INCENTIVES OF BARANGAY OFFICIALS, INCLUDING BARANGAY TANODS, MEMBERS OF THE LUPON NG TAGAPAMAYAPA AMONG OTHERS, AND GRANTING OTHER NON-MONETARY BENEFITS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 393 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7160, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991

Date Read: 2019-12-18

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2019-12-18

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

HB06091
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-28

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING PROTECTION FROM LIABILITY TO VOLUNTEERS FOR ACTS OR OMISSIONS COMMITTED IN THE PERFORMANCE OF THEIR DUTIES DURING EMERGENCY SITUATIONS

Date Read: 2020-01-29

Primary Referral: PEOPLE PARTICIPATION

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-03-04

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-03-10

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-03-10, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-03-11 and received by the Senate on 2020-03-11

HB06134
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-30

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING BANKING INSTITUTIONS TO STRENGTHEN THE FINANCING SYSTEM FOR AGRICULTURAL, FISHERIES AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE PHILIPPINES

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-03-04

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-03-10

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-03-10, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-03-11 and received by the Senate on 2020-03-11

HB06137
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-30

Full Title: AN ACT ENCOURAGING CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, PROVIDING INCENTIVES THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-03-09

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-05-20

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-05-20, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-05-21 and received by the Senate on 2020-05-21

HB06553
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-10

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING FEBRUARY 23 OF EVERY YEAR AS NATIONAL ROTARY DAY AND A REGULAR WORKING DAY

Date Read: 2020-03-10

Primary Referral: REVISION OF LAWS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-03-10

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-06-01

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-01, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-03 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-03

HB06554
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-10

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING JANUARY 22 OF EVERY YEAR A SPECIAL WORKING HOLIDAY IN THE ENTIRE COUNTRY TO BE KNOWN AS "NATIONAL FARMERS DAY"

Date Read: 2020-03-11

Primary Referral: REVISION OF LAWS

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

HB06621
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-04-21

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING A MORATORIUM OF FINANCIAL OBLIGATIONS UNDER STATE OF CALAMITY

Date Read: 2020-05-04

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06815

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

HB06756
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-18

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A MEDICAL SCHOLARSHIP AND RETURN SERVICE PROGRAM FOR DESERVING STUDENTS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-05-19

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-08-05

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-08-10

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01520

Bill Status: House ratified the CC report on 2020-10-16, Senate on 2020-10-15

HB06815
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-26

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN ECONOMIC STIMULUS STRATEGY FOR THE COUNTRY'S GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE AFTERMATH OF COVID-19, AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-05-26

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

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

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

HB07499
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-25

Full Title: AN ACT RENAMING DEL MONTE AVENUE, TRAVERSING BARANGAYS NAYONG KANLURAN, PALTOK, PARAISO, DEL MONTE, DAMAYAN, MASAMBONG, TALAYAN, MANRESA, SIENA, ST. PETER, SAN JOSE AND N.S. AMORANTO, LOCATED IN LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT 1 OF QUEZON CITY, AS FERNANDO POE JR. AVENUE

Date Read: 2020-08-26

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-09-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-09-09

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-09, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-10 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-10

HB07559
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-01

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE SECURITIZATION OF E-COMMERCE INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS AND PENALIZING THE CANCELLATION OF CASH-ON-DELIVERY BASED TRANSACTIONS

Date Read: 2020-09-07

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRADE AND INDUSTRY since 2020-09-07

HB07725
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-21

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING THE OPERATIONS AND IMPOSITION OF FEES FOR THE USE OF PARKING SPACES AND PARKING FACILITIES IN VARIOUS ESTABLISHMENTS SUCH AS TO ACCOMMODATION, COMMERCIAL SERVICES, FOOD SERVICES, HEALTH SERVICES, RETAIL SERVICES, EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS INCLUDING INDEPENDENT PARKING ENTERPRISES AND PRESCRIBING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF

Date Read: 2020-09-22

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-09-22)

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

HB07956
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-04

Full Title: AN ACT REDUCING WASTAGE BY DONATING AND RECYCLING EXCESS EDIBLE FOOD

Date Read: 2020-11-16

Primary Referral: RULES

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

HR00034
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-03

Full Title: A RESOLUTION RECOMMENDING TO POSTHUMOUSLY CONFER THE NATIONAL ARTIST AWARD ON MR. EDUARDO VERCHEZ GARCIA OR ꞌEDDIE GARCIAꞌ AND FOR HIM TO BE RECOGNIZED AS NATIONAL ARTIST OF THE PHILIPPINES

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Substituted by HR00401

Mother Bill Status: Business for the day on 2019-11-11

HR00035
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-03

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE COMMISSION ON AUDIT TO CREATE A UTILITIES AUDIT OFFICE EMPOWERED TO AUDIT THE RATE-SETTING PROCESSES AND RATES CHARGED TO THE FILIPINO CONSUMER BY WATER, ELECTRICITY, AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS UTILITIES AND CONCESSIONAIRES

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

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

HR00057
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-11

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE APPROPRIATE HOUSE COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, INTO THE CIRCUMSTANCES THAT COMPELLED ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION (ERC) DIRECTOR FRANCISCO JOSE VILLA JR. TO COMMIT SUICIDE, INCLUDING ALLEGED PRESSURE FROM ERC CHAIR AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER JOSE VICENTE B. SALAZAR TO APPROVE CONTRACTS WITHOUT PROPER BIDDING AND DUE ADHERENCE TO PROCEDURE, AS WELL AS ALLEGATIONS OF CORRUPTION BEHIND ERC DEALS, IN ORDER TO EXACT ACCOUNT ACCOUNTABILITY AND FORMULATE REMEDIAL LEGISLATION IN THE NAME OF TRANSPARENCY AND INTEGRITY”

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY

Bill Status: Referral to the Cttees. on Good Gov't and Public Accountability and Energy reconsidered

HR00136
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-29

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE HOUSE COMMITTEE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION ON THE INFLUX OF FOREIGN WORKERS IN THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR CONCERNED AGENCIES TO EXPEDITE THEIR JOINT MEMORANDUM THAT IMPOSES ADDITIONAL WORKING VISA REQUIREMENTS ON FOREIGN WORKERS

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2019-11-27

HR00170
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-01

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE HOUSE COMMITTEE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION ON THE EXISTENCE AND CIRCULATION OF LOCAL VINEGAR BRANDS MADE FROM SYNTHETIC ACETIC ACID AND FOR CONCERNED AGENCIES TO PURSUE RESULTS OF ITS INTER-AGENCY MEETING TOWARDS THE SAFETY OF FILIPINO CONSUMERS

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRADE AND INDUSTRY since 2019-11-27

HR00171
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-01

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE APPROPRIATE HOUSE COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, INTO THE LEGALITY OF, AND THE CIRCUMSTANCES IN, THE ACTIONS OF FORTUNE MEDICARE, INC. (FORTUNE CARE) IN NO LONGER RENEWING THE NON-LIFE INSURANCE CONTRACTS OF EXISTING MEMBERS

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2019-11-27

HR00172
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-01

Full Title: RESOLUTION MANDATING THE LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD (LTFRB) TO REVIEW AND CLARIFY THE NATURE, PURPOSE, AND RESTRICTIONS OF GARAGE-TERMINAL (GT) / UTILITY VEHICLE (UV) EXPRESS FRANCHISES, AND FOR THE PROPER IMPLEMENTATION OF THESE FRANCHISES.

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2019-11-27

HR00173
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-01

Full Title: A RESOLUTION SEEKING THE CREATION BY THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH OF AN INTER-AGENCY TASK FORCE ON THE REVISION OF LAWS ON LAND TRANSPORTATION, ROAD SAFETY FOR THE PRIMARY PURPOSE OF DRAFTING A NEW LAND TRANSPORTATION AND TRAFFIC CODE

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2019-11-27

HR00174
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-01

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC INFORMATION TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE ACTIONS OF THE PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER AND THE PHILIPPINE STAR IN ALLEGED SPREADING OF FALSE NEWS, UNFAIR REPORTING OUT OF CONTEXT, AND OTHER ACTS OF IRRESPONSIBLE REPORTING

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: PUBLIC INFORMATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2019-11-27

HR00175
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-01

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE APPROPRIATE HOUSE COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE ACTIONS OF THE HOUSING AND LAND USE REGULATORY BOARD (HLURB) IN IMPLEMENTING MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 09, SERIES OF 2018 AND HLURB RESOLUTION NO. 965, SERIES OF 2017, CONTAINING PROCEDURAL AND OTHER CUMBERSOME REQUIREMENTS OSTENSIBLY IN CONFLICT WITH THE PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7279

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT since 2019-11-27

HR00176
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-01

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE TO CALL UPON PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE TO RETAIN THE EXISTING LEGISLATED MINIMUM AGE OF CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY (MACR) OF CHILDREN IN CONFLICT WITH THE LAW (CICL) AND INSTEAD PROVIDE FUNDING AND RESOURCES TO BETTER THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE EXISTING LAWS

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on JUSTICE since 2019-08-06

HR00183
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-05

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE APPROPRIATE HOUSE COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, INTO THE ACTIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (DOH) ON THE OVER-STOCKING OF NEAR EXPIRY DRUGS

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2019-11-27

HR00246
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-20

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE HOUSE COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION ON THE ALLEGATIONS AND CONTROVERSIES RELATING TO THE PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION (PHILHEALTH) AND TO PERFORM A HOLISTIC REVIEW OF THE AGENCY'S FUNCTIONS AND TRANSACTIONS

Date Read: 2019-08-28

Primary Referral: GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY since 2019-11-27

HR00263
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-27

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE HOUSE COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION ON THE DELAYED CONTRACTS AND PROJECTS OF THE NATIONAL IRRIGATION ADMINISTRATION (NIA) AND TO DEMAND THE AGENCY TO EFFECTIVELY PURSUE THE RECOMMENDATIONS MADE BY THE COMMISSION ON AUDIT (COA) TO ADDRESS ITS INEFFICIENCIES

Date Read: 2019-09-03

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2019-11-27

HR00328
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-12

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS TO RESTORE THE 2020 PROPOSED BUDGET OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT (DOLE) AMOUNTING TO 19.37 BILLION PESOS THAT WAS REDUCED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT TO 14.421 BILLION PESOS

Date Read: 2019-09-16

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on APPROPRIATIONS since 2019-09-16

HR00401
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-02

Full Title: RESOLUTION RECOMMENDING THE POSTHUMOUS CONFERMENT OF THE NATIONAL ARTIST AWARD TO MR. EDUARDO VERCHEZ GARCIA FOR HIS EXEMPLARY CONTRIBUTIONS TO PHILIPPINE CINEMA

Date Read: 2019-10-02

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Business for the day on 2019-11-11

HR00552
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-25

Full Title: A RESOLUTION RESPECTFULLY URGING THE COMMISSION ON ELECTIONS (COMELEC) TO ISSUE THE CERTIFICATE OF PROCLAMATIONS (COPs) TO THE RESPECTIVE FIRST NOMINEES OF THE PARTY LISTS SENIOR CITIZEN AND DUTERTE YOUTH REPRESENTING THE LAST TWO REMAINING SEATS ALLOCATED TO PARTY LIST REPRESENTATIVES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE 1987 CONSTITUTION

Date Read: 2019-11-25

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2019-11-25

HR01175
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-01

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE APPROPRIATE HOUSE COMMITTEE TO UTILIZE THE VACANT FREQUENCIES OF ABS-CBN FOR DISTANCE-LEARNING AS AN ALTERNATIVE MODE FOR IN-PERSON CLASSES DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Date Read: 2020-09-02

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE since 2020-09-02

HR01192
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-07

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE VARIOUS ALLEGED ACTIONS OF THE ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION (ERC) ALLEGEDLY AMOUNTING TO SERIOUS DISHONESTY, GROSS NEGLECT OF DUTY,GRAVE MISCONDUCT, AMONG OTHERS, TO THE DETRIMENT OF THE FILIPINO CONSUMERS

Date Read: 2020-09-09

Primary Referral: RULES

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

HR01193
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-07

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE APPROPRIATE HOUSE COMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, THE SAD STATE OF PHILIPPINE INTERNET SPEED AND CONNECTIVITY

Date Read: 2020-09-09

Primary Referral: RULES

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

HR01345
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-16

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE COMMITTEE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE UNTIMELY AND IRRESPONSIBLE OPENING OF FLOODGATES OF DAMS AND WATERSHEDS IN LUZON DURING THE ONSLAUGHT OF TYPHOON ULYSSES

Date Read: 2020-11-16

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2020-11-23

HR01346
 
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-16

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE COMMITTEE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, OF THE CONTINUOUS AND LONG-STANDING ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES SUCH AS LOGGING AND QUARRYING IN THE MARIKINA WATERSHED AND OTHER PROTECTED RESERVES

Date Read: 2020-11-23

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2020-11-23

HR01355
 
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-17

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE PROFOUND CONDOLENCES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE FAMILY OF THE HONORABLE RAUL V. DEL MAR, REPRESENTATIVE OF THE FIRST LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT OF CEBU CITY DURING THE EIGHTH, NINTH, TENTH, TWELFTH, THIRTEENTH, FOURTEENTH, SIXTEENTH, SEVENTEENTH, AND EIGHTEENTH CONGRESSES

Date Read: 2020-11-17

Primary Referral:

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-11-17

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00120 on 2020-11-17

 

HOUSE MEASURES CO-AUTHORED 20

HB00111
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT ENSURING THE FUNDAMENTAL EQUALITY OF MEN AND WOMEN UNDER THE LAWS ON MARRIAGE AND FAMILY RELATIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE ARTICLES 14, 96, 124, 211, AND 225 OF EXECUTIVE ORDER 209, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE FAMILY CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06078

Mother Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-01-28)

HB00304
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTIONS 22, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 32, 34, 37, 38, 39, 42, 51, 52, 54, 56, 57, 73, 108, 121, 122, 123, 174, 176, 179, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 194, 195, 196, 197, 198, AND 199; AND REPEALING SECTIONS 127, 175, 177, 178, 180, 192, AND 193; ALL UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8424, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: WAYS AND MEANS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-09-04

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-09-09

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2019-09-09, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-09-10 and received by the Senate on 2019-09-10

HB00305
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

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: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

Bill Status: Substituted by HB04664

Mother 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

HB00313
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTIONS 4, 5, 20, 22, 27, 28, 34, 40, 50, 73, 112, 117, 204, 222, 237, 237-A, 255, 256, 257, 258, 260, 261, 262, 263, 264, 265, 266, 275, 288, 290 AND ADDING SECTIONS 6-A, 282-A, 291, 292, 293, 294, 295, 296, 297, 298, 299, 300, 301, 301-A, 301-B, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310, 311, 312, 313 AND 314 UNDER THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: WAYS AND MEANS

Bill Status: Substituted by HB04157

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2019-09-13, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-09-16 and received by the Senate on 2019-09-16

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

HB01026
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTIONS 141, 142 AND 143 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8424, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: WAYS AND MEANS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-08-14

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-08-20

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01074

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-01-22

Republic Act No.: RA11467

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11467 enacted on 2020-01-22

HB02266
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-17

Full Title: AN ACT DEFINING ELECTRONIC VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN, PROVIDING PROTECTIVE MEASURES, AND PRESCRIBING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9262, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE 'ANTI-VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN ACT OF 2004'

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY

Bill Status: Substituted by HB05869

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-02-04, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-02-05 and received by the Senate on 2020-02-05

HB02476
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-23

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING ENHANCED PROTECTION, SECURITY AND BENEFITS FOR MEDIA WORKERS

Date Read: 2019-07-30

Primary Referral: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT since 2019-07-30

HB03727
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-08

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING FEBRUARY 23 OF EVERY YEAR AS NATIONAL ROTARY DAY AND A REGULAR WORKING DAY

Date Read: 2019-08-14

Primary Referral: REVISION OF LAWS

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06553

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-01, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-03 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-03

HB04101
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-22

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE FRANCHISE OF THE PANAY ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC. ORIGINALLY GRANTED UNDER ACT NO. 2983 AND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 5360 AND EXTENDED BY THE NATIONAL ELECTRIFICATION COMMISSION TO ESTABLISH, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN A DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM FOR THE CONVEYANCE OF ELECTRIC POWER TO END USERS IN THE CITY OF ILOILO

Date Read: 2019-09-02

Primary Referral: LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2019-09-02

HB05869
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-18

Full Title: AN ACT DEFINING ELECTRONIC VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN, PROVIDING PROTECTIVE MEASURES, AND PRESCRIBING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9262, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "ANTI-VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN ACT OF 2004"

Date Read: 2019-12-18

Primary Referral: WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-01-28

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-02-04

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-02-04, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-02-05 and received by the Senate on 2020-02-05

HB06078
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-28

Full Title: AN ACT ENSURING THE FUNDAMENTAL EQUALITY OF MEN AND WOMEN UNDER THE LAWS ON MARRIAGE AND FAMILY RELATIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE ARTICLES 14, 96, 124, 211, AND 225 OF EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 209, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "FAMILY CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES"

Date Read: 2020-01-28

Primary Referral: WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY

Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-01-28)

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

HB07698
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-17

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING SUPPORT SERVICES FOR SMALL ENTREPRENEURS IN ONLINE SPACES, PROVIDING MECHANISMS FOR THEIR INTEGRATION INTO THE FORMAL ECONOMY,AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-09-22

Primary Referral: MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT since 2020-09-22

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

HR00279
 [Text As Filed][Adapted Resolution/RBH]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-28

Full Title: RESOLUTION COMMENDING THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE PHILIPPINE CINEMA IN CELEBRATION OF ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF CONTINUOUSLY PROVIDING MEANINGFUL, EDUCATIONAL, AMUSING AND ENTERTAINING WORKS OF ART WHICH REMAIN TO BE THE HALLMARKS OF THE LOCAL FILM INDUSTRY

Date Read: 2019-09-02

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-09-03

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00005 on 2019-09-03

HR01208
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-14

Full Title: A RESOLUTION STRONGLY URGING THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO INCREASE THE FUNDS TO BE APPROPRIATED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY, ITS ATTACHED AGENCIES AND ATTACHED CORPORATION, THE SMALL BUSINESS CORPORATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2021 FOR THE BENEFIT OF FILIPINO MSMES

Date Read: 2020-09-15

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

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

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

HR01225
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-21

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS TO ALLOCATE AN ADDITIONAL ONE BILLION PESOS (P1,000,000,000) FOR THE IMMEDIATE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM UNDER THE BUDGET OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

Date Read: 2020-09-22

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

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

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

CommitteePosition
1. RulesJournal #4Deputy Majority Leader 

 

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