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Hon. Lopez, Benhur Jr. B.

Hon. Lopez, Benhur Jr. B.
Party List - YACAP

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. S-614
Phone: (632) 931-5001, Local: 7314
Direct: 9315560

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES CO-AUTHORED 61

HB00051
 [Text As Filed] 
 

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

Status: Substituted by HB04982

HB00142
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A COMPREHENSIVE HAZARDOUS AND RADIOACTIVE WASTES MANAGEMENT AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF

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

HB00180
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROVIDING COMPASSIONATE AND RIGHT OF ACCESS TO MEDICAL CANNABIS AND EXPANDING RESEARCH INTO ITS MEDICINAL PROPERTIES

Status: Substituted by HB06517

HB00225
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR FREE HEALTH CARE FOR ALL FILIPINOS

Status: Substituted by HB05784

HB00287
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF SPORTS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

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

HB00288
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF OVERSEAS WORKERS, RATIONALIZING THE ORGANIZATION AND FUNCTIONS OF GOVERNMENT AGENCIES RELATED TO OVERSEAS EMPLOYMENT, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

HB00401
 [Text As Filed] 
 

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

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

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

HB01148
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE MILITARY TRANSITION SYSTEM WITHIN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE PHILIPPINES (AFP)

Status: Pending with the Committee on NATIONAL DEFENSE AND SECURITY since 2016-08-01

HB01166
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING INDUSTRY CLUSTER-BASED PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS THROUGH INTER-LOCAL COOPERATION AND PEOPLE'S PARTICIPATION

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

HB01615
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING INDUSTRY CLUSTER-BASED PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS THROUGH INTER -LOCAL COOPERATION AND PEOPLE'S PARTICIPATION

Status: Consolidated into HB01166

HB01858
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT TO INCORPORATE CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION (CPR) TRAINING IN THE PHYSICAL EDUCATION CURRICULUM OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECONDARY SCHOOLS

Status: Tabled by the Committee on 2016-11-16

HB01859
 [Text As Filed] 
 

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

HB02192
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT FURTHER AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9994, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE 'EXPANDED SENIOR CITIZENS ACT OF 2010'

Status: Pending with the Committee on POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS since 2016-08-08

HB02193
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT FURTHER AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9994, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE 'EXPANDED SENIOR CITIZENS ACT OF 2010'

Status: Pending with the Committee on POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS since 2016-08-08

HB02286
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT REPEALING SECTION 20 REPUBLIC ACT 8749, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS 'CLEAN AIR ACT OF 1999' AND AMEND PERTINENT PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT 9003, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT ACT OF 2000

Status: Pending with the Committee on ECOLOGY since 2016-08-09

HB02430
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT CREATING THE SUSTAINABLE BICOL RIVER DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, PRESCRIBING ITS POWERS, FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION since 2016-08-10

HB02862
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROMOTING AGRI-TOURISM BY IDENTIFYING AREAS THAT ARE VIABLE FOR DEVELOPMENT AND STRENGTHENING THE INDUSTRY

Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2016-08-17

HB02863
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT TO CREATE AN AGRICULTURE SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2016-08-17

HB02864
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT TO INTEGRATE, COORDINATE, AND INTENSIFY SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN AGRICULTURE

Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD 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

HB02985
 [Text As Filed] 
 

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

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

HB03329
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROMOTING CORPORATE FARMING AND PROVIDING INCENTIVES THEREFOR

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

HB03468
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION OR BELIEF AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

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

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

HB03655
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT TO INCREASE REVENUES AND TO PROVIDE THE FOUNDATION FOR AN EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION OF TAX REFORMS BY GRANTING AN AMNESTY ON ALL UNPAID INTERNAL REVENUE TAXES IMPOSED BY THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT FOR TAXABLE YEAR 2015 AND PRIOR YEARS

Status: Pending with the Committee on WAYS AND MEANS since 2016-09-26

HB03699
 [Text As Filed] 
 

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

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

HB03700
 [Text As Filed] 
 

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

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

HB03776
 [Text As Filed] 
 

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

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

HB03835
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT REDUCING THE CORPORATE INCOME TAX RATE, AMENDING SECTIONS 27 AND 28 OF THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Pending with the Committee on WAYS AND MEANS since 2016-10-05

HB03852
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT GRANTING SCHOLARSHIPS FOR CHILDREN OF SMALL FARMERS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Substituted by HB05633

HB03853
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT ABOLISHING THE IRRIGATION SERVICE FEES IMPOSED ON FARMERS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 3601, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE CHARTER OF THE NATIONAL IRRIGATION ADMINISTRATION

Status: Substituted by HB05670

HB03855
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT ABOLISHING THE ROAD BOARD CREATED BY VIRTUE OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8794 AND TRANSFERRING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS AND TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8794

Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION since 2016-10-05

HB03943
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT REGULATING THE IMPORTATION, MANUFACTURE, DISTRIBUTION AND SALE OF CHILDREN'S TOYS, SCHOOL SUPPLIES, CHILDCARE ARTICLES AND OTHER RELATED PRODUCTS CONTAINING HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION THEREOF

Status: Approved by the Committee on Appropriations on 2017-10-03

HB03955
 
 

AN ACT MANDATING THE GOVERNMENT TO PAY THE CAPITAL GAINS TAX AND THE DOCUMENTARY STAMP TAX DUE IN ADDITION TO THE JUST COMPENSATION FOR THE SALE OF REAL PROPERTY IN THE EXERCISE OF THE STATE'S POWER OF EMINENT DOMAIN, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTIONS 24(D) AND 196 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8424, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997

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

HB04087
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROVIDING MEASURES TO ENHANCE THE ACCEPTABILITY OF AGRICULTURAL LANDS AS SECURITY FOR LOANS OBTAINED FROM LENDERS, BANKS, AND OTHER FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS THEREBY PROMOTING ACCESS TO RURAL CREDIT, PROVIDING MECHANISMS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Pending with the Committee on BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES since 2016-10-19

HB04088
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT TO INSTITUTIONALIZE MICRO-CREDIT FINANCING FOR THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR

Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2016-10-19

HB04089
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE COCONUT FARMERS AND INDUSTRY TRUST FUND, PROVIDING FOR THE MANAGEMENT AND UTILIZATION THEREOF, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Substituted by HB05745

HB04090
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT STRENGTHENING QUEDAN AND RURAL CREDIT GUARANTEE CORPORATION, BROADENING ITS POWERS AND RESOURCES TO SUPPORT MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES, FARMERS, FISHERFOLKS, AND WORKERS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7393, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE QUEDAN AND RURAL CREDIT GUARANTEE CORPORATION ACT AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION since 2016-10-19

HB04107
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A MORE COMPREHENSIVE AND SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURAL INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR THE AGRICULTURE AND FISHERIES SECTORS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1467, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED, 'CREATING THE PHILIPPINE CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION, PRESCRIBING ITS POWERS AND ACTIVITIES, PROVIDING FOR ITS CAPITALIZATION AND FOR THE REQUIRED GOVERNMENT PREMIUM SUBSIDY, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES'

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

HB04174
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9520, REPEALING REPUBLIC ACT NO 6939 AND CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF COOPERATIVES, TRANSFERRING THE REGISTRATION AND REGULATION FUNCTIONS ON COOPERATIVES TO THE DEPARTMENT, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

HB04337
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROMOTING THE USE OF URBAN AGRICULTURE IN ALL URBAN AREAS IN THE PHILIPPINES, ESTABLISHING FOR THE PURPOSE THE URBAN AGRICULTURE PROGRAM AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

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

HB04661
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT DECLARING DECEMBER 8 OF EVERY YEAR AS A SPECIAL NON-WORKING HOLIDAY IN THE ENTIRE COUNTRY TO COMMEMORATE THE FEAST OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION OF MARY, THE PRINCIPAL PATRONESS OF THE PHILIPPINES

Status: Substituted by HB05241

HB04689
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT MANDATING THE CREATION OF A LOCAL POPULATION DEVELOPMENT OFFICE IN ALL PROVINCES, CITIES, AND MUNICIPALITIES AND PRESCRIBING ITS DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS

Status: Approved by the Committee on 2017-05-10

HB05686
 
 

AN ACT DECLARING JULY 27 OF EVERY YEAR A SPECIAL NONWORKING HOLIDAY, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9645, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "COMMEMORATION OF THE FOUNDING ANNIVERSARY OF IGLESIA NI CRISTO ACT"

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

HB05808
 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING A FREE BASIC MEDICINE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM IN ALL GOVERNMENT HEALTH FACILITIES NATIONWIDE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Unfinished Business (Period of Interpellation)

HB05811
 
 

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A MAGNA CARTA OF THE POOR

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-08-09, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-08-14 and received by the Senate on 2017-08-14

HB06111
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT RATIONALIZING AND CONSOLIDATING GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS RELATING TO ALL GAMES OF CHANCE UNDER PAGCOR, GAB, PCSO AND SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONES, CREATING FOR THE PURPOSE THE PHILIPPINE AMUSEMENTS AND GAMING AUTHORITY (PAGA)

Status: Pending with the Committee on GAMES AND AMUSEMENTS since 2017-08-08

HB06221
 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE FILIPINO IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-09-08, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-09-11 and received by the Senate on 2017-09-11

HB06251
 [Text As Filed] 
 

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

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

HB06396
 
 

AN ACT INSTITUTING POLICIES FOR THE PROTECTION AND WELFARE OF CAREGIVERS IN THE PRACTICE OF THEIR PROFESSION

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-10-09, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-10-11 and received by the Senate on 2017-10-11

HB06550
 
 

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

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

HB06557
 
 

AN ACT PROMOTING OPEN ACCESS IN DATA TRANSMISSION, PROVIDING ADDITIONAL POWERS TO THE NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

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

HB06558
 
 

AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE POWERS OF THE NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7925, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS POLICY ACT OF THE PHILIPPINES

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

HB06571
 
 

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

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

HB06572
 
 

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

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

HR00016
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION URGING PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. DUTERTE TO VIGOROUSLY PURSUE THE ALREADY JUMPSTARTED PEACE NEGOTIATIONS BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE PHILIPPINES (GPH) AND THE NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC FRONT OF THE PHILIPPINES (NDFP) AND CAUSE THE IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF DETAINED NDFP PEACE TALKS CONSULTANTS IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE JOINT AGREEMENT ON SAFETY AND IMMUNITY GUARANTEES PREVIOUSLY SIGNED BY THE GPH AND THE NDFP

Status: Pending with the Committee on PEACE, RECONCILIATION AND UNITY since 2016-07-26

HR00548
 [Text As Filed] 
 

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

Status: Consolidated into HR00569

HR00667
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE COMMITTEES TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY IN AID OF LEGISLATION ON THE ALLEGED CLAIM OF SMMT-TIM 2016, INC. (SMARTMATIC) THAT IT HAS THE RIGHT TO ENFORCE THE "CONSIDERED-SOLD" PROVISION OF ITS TWO (2) LEASE CONTRACTS WITH OPTION TO PURCHASE (OTP), ENTERED INTO WITH THE COMMISSION ON ELECTIONS (COMELEC) FOR THE CONDUCT OF THE MAY 9, 2016 NATIONAL AND LOCAL ELECTIONS, WHICH WOULD RESULT IN THE AUTOMATIC TRANSFER OF OWNERSHIP OF 97,366 OPTICAL MARK READER MACHINES (OMRs), IN ADDITION TO THE 83,040 PRECINCT COUNT OPTICAL SYSTEM (PCOS) MACHINES PREVIOUSLY PURCHASED

Status: Pending with the Committee on SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS since 2017-01-24

HR00807
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE CURRENT DIRE SITUATION OF FILIPINOS IN SABAH

Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2017-03-08

HR01283
 [Text As Filed] 
 

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

Status: Consolidated into HR01221