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Hon. Mercado, Roger G.

Hon. Mercado, Roger G.
District Representative
Southern Leyte, Lone District

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. RVM-401
Phone: (632) 8931-5001, Local: 7001
Direct: 8932-9196

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES AUTHORED 33

HB05934
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-14

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE BARANGAY ROAD FROM BARANGAY ASUNCION IN MAASIN CITY TO BARANGAY PAKU, BONTOC, PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE INTO A NATIONAL ROAD AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-01-21

Primary Referral: PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS since 2020-01-21

HB05935
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-14

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A RADIO STATION OF THE BUREAU OF BROADCAST SERVICES IN MAASIN CITY, PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-01-21

Primary Referral: PUBLIC INFORMATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2020-01-21

HB05936
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-14

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING GUINSAUGON ECO-ADVENTURE PARK IN GUINSAUGON, ST. BERNARD, SOUTHERN LEYTE AS THE GUINSAUGON ECO-ADVENTURE NATIONAL PARK

Date Read: 2020-01-21

Primary Referral: TOURISM

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TOURISM since 2020-01-21

HB05937
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-14

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING CAGNITUAL FALLS LOCATED IN MAASIN CITY, PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE AN ECOTOURISM SITE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-01-21

Primary Referral: TOURISM

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TOURISM since 2020-01-21

HB05938
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-14

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING FEBRUARY 17 OF EVERY YEAR A SPECIAL NON-WORKING HOLIDAY IN THE PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE TO BE KNOWN AS THE "GUINSAUGON DAY" IN MEMORY OF THE VICTIMS OF THE 2006 LANDSLIDE IN BARANGAY GUINSAUGON, MUNICIPALITY OF ST. BERNARD, PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE

Date Read: 2020-01-21

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2020-01-21

HB05939
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-14

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE SOUTHERN LEYTE SPORTS ACADEMY AND TRAINING CENTER IN THE CAPITAL CITY OF MAASIN, PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-01-21

Primary Referral: YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT since 2020-01-21

HB05940
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-14

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING SOGOD ZIPLINE ALONG THE VICINITY OF AGAS-AGAS BRIDGE, MUNICIPALITY OF SOGOD, PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE AS A TOURIST SITE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-01-21

Primary Referral: TOURISM

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TOURISM since 2020-01-21

HB05941
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-14

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A BRANCH OFFICE OF THE HOME DEVELOPMENT MUTUAL FUND "PAG-IBIG" IN MAASIN CITY, PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE

Date Read: 2020-01-21

Primary Referral: HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT since 2020-01-21

HB06062
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-27

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

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07336

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-02, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-07 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-07

HB06063
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-27

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A FISH PORT IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF SAINT BERNARD, PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES RESOURCES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES RESOURCES since 2020-02-03

HB06064
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-27

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A FISH PORT IN BARANGAY ICHON, MUNICIPALITY OF MACROHON, PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES RESOURCES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES RESOURCES since 2020-02-03

HB06065
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-27

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE CONSTRUCTION OF PANAON ISLAND CIRCUMFERENTIAL ROAD IN SOUTHERN LEYTE

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS since 2020-02-03

HB06066
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-27

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE SATELLITE OFFICE OF THE MARITIME INDUSTRY AUTHORITY LOCATED IN MAASIN CITY, PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE INTO AN EXTENSION OFFICE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

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

HB06067
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-27

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING TWO (2) ADDITIONAL BRANCHES OF THE REGIONAL TRIAL COURT IN THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL REGION TO BE STATIONED IN THE CITY OF MAASIN AND IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF SOGOD, PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 14(1) OF BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 129, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "THE JUDICIARY REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1980", AS AMENDED

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

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

HB06068
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-27

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING ONE (1) ADDITIONAL BRANCH OF THE MUNICIPAL TRIAL COURT FOR THE CITY OF MAASIN, PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 29 OF BATAS PAMBANSA BILANG 129, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "THE JUDICIARY REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1980", AS AMENDED

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

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

HB06069
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-27

Full Title: AN ACT INTEGRATING THE SOUTHERN LEYTE PROVINCIAL HOSPITAL INTO THE EASTERN VISAYAS REGIONAL HOSPITAL

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: HEALTH

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

HB06070
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-27

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING THE PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE A TOURISM ZONE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: TOURISM

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

HB06071
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-27

Full Title: AN ACT REPEALING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11198 ENTITLED, "AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE REAPPORTIONMENT OF THE PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE INTO TWO (2) LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS"

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

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

HB06072
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-27

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING A DISTRICT ENGINEERING OFFICE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS (DPWH) IN THE SECOND LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT OF SOUTHERN LEYTE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS since 2020-02-03

HB06240
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-10

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE ECONOMIC ZONE AND FREEPORT IN THE PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE CREATING FOR THIS PURPOSE THE SOUTHERN LEYTE ECONOMIC ZONE AND FREEPORT AUTHORITY, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-02-12

Primary Referral: ECONOMIC AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on ECONOMIC AFFAIRS since 2020-09-23

HB06869
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-28

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE EASTERN VISAYAS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (EVDA), DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-05-28

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-05-28

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-06-03

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

HB06920
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-02

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

Date Read: 2020-06-02

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-06-05

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

HB06967
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-04

Full Title: AN ACT INTEGRATING THE PINTUYAN NATIONAL VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF PINTUYAN, PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE, INTO THE SOUTHERN LEYTE STATE UNIVERSITY (SLSU) SYSTEM, TO BE KNOWN AS THE SLSU-PINTUYAN CAMPUS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-06-05

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-05

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-08-11

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-08-11, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-08-13 and received by the Senate on 2020-08-19

HB07336
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-10

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

Date Read: 2020-08-10

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-08-11

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-09-02

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-02, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-07 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-07

HB07344
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-10

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

Date Read: 2020-08-11

Primary Referral: CIVIL SERVICE AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION

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

HB07387
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-13

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE SALVACION OPPUS-YÑIGUEZ MEMORIAL PROVINCIAL HOSPITAL IN THE CITY OF MAASIN, SOUTHERN LEYTE INTO A TERTIARY LEVEL III HOSPITAL TO BE KNOWN AS THE SALVACION OPPUS-YÑIGUEZ MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER, INCREASING ITS BED CAPACITY TO THREE HUNDRED (300), UPGRADING ITS SERVICE FACILITIES AND PROFESSIONAL HEALTH CARE, AUTHORIZING THE INCREASE OF ITS MEDICAL PERSONNEL, PLACING THE CENTER UNDER THE SUPERVISION, CONTROL AND MANAGEMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-08-24

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2020-08-24

HB07508
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-26

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING MAASIN CABLE TELEVISION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, ESTABLISH, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE CABLE TELEVISION SYSTEM IN THE PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE

Date Read: 2020-09-01

Primary Referral: LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-09-01

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)

HB07805
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING PROTECTION TO CONSUMERS AND MERCHANTS ENGAGED IN INTERNET TRANSACTIONS, CREATING FOR THE PURPOSE THE ELECTRONIC COMMERCE BUREAU, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-10-02

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-11-18

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-11-24

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

HB07808
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-01

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTIONS 35, 37, 38, 39 AND 40 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4566, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE CONTRACTORS’ LICENSE LAW, MODIFYING THE CONTRACTORS’ LICENSE RENEWAL PROCESS, INCREASING FEES, AND IMPOSING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF

Date Read: 2020-10-02

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Bill Status: Business for the day on 2020-10-14

HR00636
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-19

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SENSE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO SUPPORT THE RESUMPTION OF THE PEACE TALKS BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE PHILIPPINES (GRP) AND THE NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC FRONT OF THE PHILIPPINES (NDFP) BASED ON PREVIOUS AGREEMENTS BETWEEN THE TWO PARTIES INCLUDING THE HAGUE JOINT DECLARATION OF 1992 AND THE STAND-DOWN AGREEMENT ON JUNE 2018

Date Read: 2020-01-20

Primary Referral: PEACE, RECONCILIATION AND UNITY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PEACE, RECONCILIATION AND UNITY since 2020-01-20

HR01014
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-30

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

Date Read: 2020-07-28

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Consolidated into HR01237

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

HR01176
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-01

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SENSE OF THE HOUSE TO NOMINATE RAMON REVILLA, SR. FOR THE NATIONAL ARTIST AWARD FOR FILM IN RECOGNITION OF HIS IMMENSE CONTRIBUTIONS TO PHILIPPINE CULTURE AND THE ARTS, SPECIFICALLY TO PHILIPPINE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY

Date Read: 2020-09-02

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-10-02

 

HOUSE MEASURES CO-AUTHORED 23

HB00676
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO ABS-CBN CORPORATION (FORMERLY ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION) UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7966 OR ꞌAN ACT GRANTING ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSESꞌ FOR TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES

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

HB03961
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-14

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

Date Read: 2019-08-27

Primary Referral: HEALTH

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

HB05642
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-27

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE REGULATORY FRAMEWORK FOR THE SAFE OPERATIONS OF THE LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS (LPG) INDUSTRY, DELINEATING THE POWERS AND FUNCTIONS OF VARIOUS GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, DEFINING AND PENALIZING CERTAIN ACTS

Date Read: 2019-12-02

Primary Referral: ENERGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on ENERGY since 2020-08-04

HB05713
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-04

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING AS AGGRAVATING CIRCUMSTANCE WHEN THE VICTIM OF A CRIME IS A SENIOR CITIZEN AND MITIGATING CIRCUMSTANCE WHEN THE OFFENDER IS A SENIOR CITIZEN AND AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE ACT NO. 3815, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE REVISED PENAL CODE

Date Read: 2019-12-09

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

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

HB05714
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-04

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR AUTOMATIC ANNUAL ADJUSTMENT OF THE PENSIONS OF RETIREES FROM THE GOVERNMENT WHO ARE MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNMENT SERVICE INSURANCE SYSTEM

Date Read: 2019-12-09

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION since 2019-12-09

HB05716
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-04

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

Date Read: 2019-12-09

Primary Referral: SENIOR CITIZENS

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

HB05717
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-04

Full Title: AN ACT TO AMEND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10868, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE CENTENARIANS ACT OF 2016 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSE

Date Read: 2019-12-09

Primary Referral: SENIOR CITIZENS

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

HB05718
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-04

Full Title: AN ACT TO AMEND REPUBLIC ACT 9994,OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE EXPANDED SENIOR CITIZENS ACT OF 2010 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSE

Date Read: 2019-12-09

Primary Referral: SENIOR CITIZENS

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

HB05943
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-15

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF THE HEAD OF OFFICE OF THE SENIOR CITIZENS AFFAIRS (OSCA) AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 6, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9994, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "EXPANDED SENIOR CITIZENS ACT OF 2010"

Date Read: 2020-01-21

Primary Referral: SENIOR CITIZENS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SENIOR CITIZENS since 2020-01-21

HB05968
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-20

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING LIFETIME VALIDITY OF PHILIPPINE PASSPORTS ISSUED TO SENIOR CITIZENS/ELDERLY, FURTHER AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 10 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8239 AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT 10928 (R.A. 10928), OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "PHILIPPINE PASSPORT ACT OF 1996", AS AMENDED

Date Read: 2020-01-21

Primary Referral: FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2020-01-21

HB06140
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-03

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE PHILIPPINE CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER FOR VISAYAS AND PHILIPPINE CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER FOR MINDANAO AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-02-05

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2020-02-05

HB06214
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-05

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE BORACAY ISLAND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

Date Read: 2020-02-10

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION since 2020-08-26

HB06651
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-04

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-05-05

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE since 2020-05-05

HB06702
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-07

Full Title: AN ACT PENALIZING THE DISHONESTY OR UNTRUTHFUL DECLARATION OF ANY PATIENT IN TIMES OF PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY OR PANDEMIC, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11332, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE MANDATORY REPORTING OF NOTIFIABLE DISEASES AND HEALTH EVENTS OF PUBLIC HEALTH CONCERN ACT, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-05-11

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE since 2020-05-11

HB06709
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-11

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

Date Read: 2020-05-11

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06920

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

HB06734
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-13

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE ADOPT A POOR HOUSEHOLD PROGRAM

Date Read: 2020-05-18

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE since 2020-05-18

HB06763
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-19

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING A PROVISION OF REPUBLIC ACT NO.7581, ENTITLED “AN ACT PROVIDING PROTECTION TO CONSUMERS BY STABILIZING THE PRICES OF BASIC NECESSITIES AND PRIME COMMODITIES AND BY PRESCRIBING MEASURES AGAINST UNDUE PRICE INCREASES DURING EMERGENCY SITUATIONS AND LIKE OCCASIONS”, THEREBY ALSO AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10623 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-05-20

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE since 2020-05-20

HB06767
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-19

Full Title: AN ACT REQUIRING OWNERS OF MEDIA COMPANIES TO GRANT HAZARD PAY TO MEDIA WORKERS, AND FOR OTHER RELATED PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-05-20

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE since 2020-05-20

HB07028
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-24

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING A NATIONAL UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM FOR THE PHILIPPINES AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-07-28

Primary Referral: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT since 2020-07-28

HR00656
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-20

Full Title: RESOLUTION CALLING FOR AN IMMEDIATE INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE ALLEGED ANOMALOUS AND ILLEGAL DELAY OR LACK OF DISBURSEMENT OF THE SOCIAL PENSION FUND TO SENIOR CITIZENS

Date Read: 2020-01-27

Primary Referral: SENIOR CITIZENS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SENIOR CITIZENS since 2020-02-18

HR00748
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-02

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE DILG TO WITHDRAW MC 2020-036 WHICH IMPLEMENTS THE TRICYCLE BAN ON NATIONAL HIGHWAYS AND FOR THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION TO CONDUCT HEARINGS, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, FOR THE REVIEW OF NATIONALLY-IMPOSED POLICIES ON LOCAL TRANSPORTATION, ESPECIALLY TRICYCLES

Date Read: 2020-03-04

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2020-08-11

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

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

CommitteePosition
1. Public Works And HighwaysJournal #32Vice Chairperson 
2. RulesJournal #48Deputy Majority Leader 
3. Agriculture And FoodJournal #32Member for the Majority 
4. EnergyJournal #32Member for the Majority 
5. Flagship Programs And ProjectsJournal #32Member for the Majority 
6. Natural ResourcesJournal #32Member for the Majority 
7. Persons With DisabilitiesJournal #32Member for the Majority 
8. Public Order And SafetyJournal #32Member for the Majority 
9. TourismJournal #32Member for the Majority 
10. Trade And IndustryJournal #32Member for the Majority 

 

PROFILE

EARLY LIFE

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

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

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

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