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Hon. Lopez, Benhur Jr. B.

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

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES AUTHORED 40

HB00878
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT GRANTING ADDITIONAL BENEFITS TO SOLO PARENTS AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8972, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "SOLO PARENTS WELFARE ACT OF 2000"

Status: Pending with the Committee on REVISION OF LAWS since 2016-07-27

HB00879
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROVIDING PENALTIES TO PARENTS ACTING IRRESPONSIBLY, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Pending with the Committee on POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS since 2016-07-27

HB00880
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT DECLARING DECEMBER 25-31 AND JANUARY 1, AS SPECIAL NON-WORKING HOLIDAYS

Status: Pending with the Committee on REVISION OF LAWS since 2016-07-27

HB00881
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT DIRECTING PUBLIC HOSPITALS OWNED BY THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT TO GRANT FREE HOSPITALIZATION TO INDIGENT AND QUALIFIED SENIOR CITIZENS

Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2016-07-27

HB00882
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT REGULATING THE DONATION AND TRANSPLANTATION OF HUMAN ORGANS AND TISSUES FROM LIVING DONORS

Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2016-07-27

HB00883
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT REQUIRING OWNERS OF BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENTS SUCH AS BUT NOT LIMITED TO SHOPPING MALLS, MARKETS, SCHOOLS, HOSPITALS TO PROVIDE FOR FREE ADEQUATE PARKING AREAS FOR THEIR CLIENTELE AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF

Status: Pending with the Committee on TRADE AND INDUSTRY since 2016-07-27

HB03014
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT TO ABOLISH THE GOVERNANCE COMMISSION FOR GOCCs REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE RA 10149 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS 'GOCC GOVERNANCE ACT OF 2011'

Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION since 2016-08-23

HB03384
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT POSTPONING THE OCTOBER 2016 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, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Substituted by HB03504

HB03504
 
 

AN ACT POSTPONING THE OCTOBER 2016 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

Status: Republic Act RA10923 enacted on 2016-10-15

HB03605
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT AMENDING SECTION 13 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 3019, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED THE 'ANTI-GRAFT AND CORRUPT PRACTICES ACT'

Status: Substituted by HB05795

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

HB04990
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT LEGALIZING THE CULTIVATION OF HEMP AS AN INDUSTRIAL CROP THEREBY ESTABLISHING THE INDUSTRIAL HEMP RESEARCH AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFORE

Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2017-02-14

HB05032
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT DEFINING THE CRIME OF GAME-FIXING AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Status: Pending with the Committee on YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT since 2017-02-20

HB05060
 
 

AN ACT DECLARING MARCH 31 OF EVERY YEAR A SPECIAL NON-WORKING HOLIDAY IN THE WHOLE PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE, IN COMMEMORATION OF THE FIRST MASS HELD IN LIMASAWA ISLAND, PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE, TO BE KNOWN AS THE "FIRST MASS DAY"

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

HB05202
 
 

AN ACT DECLARING MAY 15 OF EVERY YEAR A SPECIAL NON-WORKING HOLIDAY IN THE PROVINCE OF SURIGAO DEL NORTE, TO BE KNOWN AS " ADLAW NAN PROBINSYA NAN SURIGAO DEL NORTE", THEREBY AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7553, ENTITLED " AN ACT DECLARING JUNE NINETEEN OF EVERY YEAR AS A SPECIAL NONWORKING HOLIDAY IN THE PROVINCE OF SURIGAO DEL NORTE, TO BE KNOWN AS " ADLAW NAN SURIGAO DEL NORTE"

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

HB05203
 
 

AN ACT MOVING THE DATE OF "CATARMAN DAY" TO AUGUST 30 OF EVERY YEAR, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9203, ENTITLED "AN ACT DECLARING THE FIFTEENTH (15TH) DAY OF AUGUST OF EVERY YEAR AS A SPECIAL NONWORKING HOLIDAY IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF CATARMAN, PROVINCE OF CAMIGUIN, TO BE KNOWN AS "CATARMAN DAY"

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

HB05225
 
 

AN ACT MANDATING THE PROVISION OF FREE WI-FI INTERNET ACCESS IN PUBLIC AREAS

Status: Republic Act RA10929 enacted on 2017-08-02

HB05241
 
 

AN ACT DECLARING DECEMBER 8 OF EVERY YEAR 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: 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

HB05633
 
 

AN ACT PROMOTING UNIVERSAL ACCESS TO QUALITY TERTIARY EDUCATION BY PROVIDING FOR FREE TUITION AND OTHER SCHOOL FEES IN STATE UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES AND STATE-RUN TECHNICAL-VOCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS, STRENGTHENING THE UNIFIED STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE SYSTEM FOR TERTIARY EDUCATION, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Republic Act RA10931 enacted on 2017-08-03

HB05655
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT REORGANIZING THE PHILIPPINE AMUSEMENT AND GAMING CORPORATION THEREBY CREATING THE PHILIPPINE AMUSEMENT AND GAMING COMMISSION AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION since 2017-05-17

HB05670
 
 

AN ACT STRENGTHENING ASSISTANCE TO ALL FARMERS BY PROVIDING FREE IRRIGATION SERVICE FEE AND ALL OTHER SIMILAR OR RELATED FEES OR CHARGES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 3601, AS AMENDED BY PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 552, PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1702, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE NATIONAL IRRIGATION ADMINISTRATION ACT AND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8435, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS AGRICULTURAL AND FISHERIES MODERNIZATION ACT, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Senate agreed on Conference Committee Report on 2017-10-11

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

HB05784
 
 

AN ACT PROVIDING UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE FOR ALL FILIPINOS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO.7875, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE ACT OF 1995"

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-09-06, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-09-07 and received by the Senate on 2017-09-07

HB05795
 
 

AN ACT AMENDING SECTION 13 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 3019, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED THE 'ANTI-GRAFT AND CORRUPT PRACTICES ACT'

Status: Substituted by HB06590

HB06308
 
 

AN ACT POSTPONING THE OCTOBER 23, 2017 SYNCHRONIZED BARANGAY AND SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN ELECTIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9164, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9340, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10656 AND REPUBLIC ACT NO.10923

Status: Republic Act RA10952 enacted on 2017-10-02

HB06517
 
 

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

Status: Unfinished Business (Period of Sponsorship)

HB06590
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT AMENDING SECTION 13 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 3019, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED THE 'ANTI-GRAFT AND CORRUPT PRACTICES ACT'

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

HB06591
 
 

AN ACT DECLARING NOVEMBER 8 OF EVERY YEAR A SPECIAL NONWORKING HOLIDAY IN THE EASTERN VISAYAS REGION TO BE KNOWN AS "TYPHOON YOLANDA RESILIENCY DAY"

Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2017-10-10)

HR00145
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING FILIPINA WEIGHTLIFTER HIDILYN DIAZ FOR WINNING THE SILVER MEDAL IN THE WOMEN'S 53-KILOGRAM WEIGHTLIFTING COMPETITION OF THE 2016 RIO OLYMPICS AT THE RIOCENTRO PAVILION, RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL

Status: Consolidated into HR00175

HR00250
 [Text As Filed] 
 

A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, THE ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS TO ADDRESS THE PLIGHT OF STRANDED OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS IN SAUDI ARABIA

Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2016-09-19

HR00443
 [Text As Filed] 
 

A RESOLUTION URGING SPEAKER PANTALEON D. ALVAREZ THROUGH APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN KARLO B. NOGRALES TO RESTORE THE BUDGET OF THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR CULTURE AND THE ARTS (NCCA) TO THE 2016 LEVEL WITH AUGMENTATION FOR ADDITIONAL THIRTY-ONE (31) PERMANENT POSITIONS

Status: Pending with the Committee on APPROPRIATIONS since 2016-10-11

HR00453
 [Text As Filed] 
 

A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING SUPPORT OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE INCREASE IN THE BUDGETARY SUPPORT FOR HIGHER EDUCATION AND HEALTH

Status: Pending with the Committee on APPROPRIATIONS since 2016-10-10

HR00709
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON ECOLOGY AND OTHER APPROPRIATE COMMITTEES TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE STATUS OF THE INITIATIVES BEING IMPLEMENTED BY THE LAGUNA LAKE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND THE GOVERNMENT IN GENERAL RELATIVE TO THE REHABILITATION OF LAGUNA DE BAY

Status: Pending with the Committee on ECOLOGY since 2017-02-08

HR00710
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE PROPER HOUSE COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE CHARGING OF PARKING FEES ON MALLS AND OTHER SIMILAR ESTABLISHMENTS INCLUDING GOVERNMENT FACILITIES WITH THE END IN VIEW OF ENACTING LEGISLATION TO REGULATE THE SAME

Status: Pending with the Committee on TRADE AND INDUSTRY since 2017-02-08

HR00750
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS AND OTHER APPROPRIATE COMMITTEES TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE TAXES DUE FROM THE SALE OF PREPAID CELLULAR CARDS AND ELECTRONIC CREDITS WITH THE END IN VIEW OF INSTITUTING REGULATIONS FOR THE EFFICIENT COLLECTION OF THE SAME

Status: Pending with the Committee on WAYS AND MEANS since 2017-03-07

HR00769
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION URGING PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. DUTERTE TO CONTINUE THE PEACE NEGOTIATIONS BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES (GRP) AND THE NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC FRONT OF THE PHILIPPINES (NDFP), CONSIDERING THE UNPRECEDENTED AND SIGNIFICANT ADVANCES MADE ON THE SUBSTANTIVE AGENDA OF THE NEGOTIATIONS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE FILIPINO PEOPLE

Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00050 on 2017-03-15

HR00844
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION EXPRESSING PROFOUND SYMPATHY AND CONDOLENCES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON THE DEATH OF HONORABLE SIMEON A. DATUMANONG, FORMER ASSEMBLYMAN, FORMER DEPUTY SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, FORMER VICE-GOVERNOR AND GOVERNOR OF COTABATO, FORMER GOVERNOR OF MAGUINDANAO, FORMER SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS AND THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, LAWYER AND PUBLIC SERVANT

Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2017-03-13

HR00938
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY AND OTHER APPROPRIATE COMMITTEES TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE SUBMITTED ROLL OUT PLANS OF THE TELECOMMUNICATION COMPANIES RELATIVE TO ADDRESSING THE BACKLOG OF CELL SITES WITH THE END IN VIEW OF ENACTING REGULATIONS TO SUPPORT EFFORTS THAT WOULD ENSURE THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE STATE OF PHILIPPINE TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Status: Pending with the Committee on INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY since 2017-05-09

HR00958
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON GAMES AND AMUSEMENT AND OTHER APPROPRIATE COMMITTEES TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE ALLEGED IRREGULARITIES IN THE OPERATIONS OF THE SMALL TOWN LOTTERY (STL) AND THE CONTINUED PROLIFERATION OF ILLEGAL NUMBERS GAMES DESPITE THE EFFORTS OF THE PHILIPPINE CHARITY SWEEPSTAKES OFFICE (PCSO)

Status: Pending with the Committee on GAMES AND AMUSEMENTS since 2017-05-16

HR01277
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON TOURISM AND OTHER APPROPRIATE COMMITTEES TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE REPORTED IRRESPONSIBLE DUMPING OF WASTEWATER BY SOME ESTABLISHMENTS IN BORACAY ISLAND, MALAY, AKLAN TO THE DETRIMENT OF THE CLEAN AND CLEAR WATERS OF THE WORLD CLASS TOURISM DESTINATION WITH THE END IN VIEW OF ENACTING REGULATIONS THAT WILL ENSURE THE SUSTAINABILITY OF TOURISM ACTIVITIES IN THE ISLAND AND THE PRESERVATION OF ITS CHARM AND BEAUTY

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