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HOUSE MEMBERS


Hon. Remulla, Jesus Crispin C.

Hon. Remulla, Jesus Crispin C.
District Representative
Cavite, 7th District

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. SWA-307
Phone: (632) 8931-5001, Local: 7215
Direct: 8931-5210

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES AUTHORED 26

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

HB04331
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-03

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE CONCHU PROVINCIAL ROAD IN THE CITY OF TRECE MARTIRES AND THE MUNICIPALITY OF AMADEO, ALL IN THE PROVINCE OF CAVITE, INTO A NATIONAL ROAD AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-09-10

Primary Referral: PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS since 2019-09-10

HB04499
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-11

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE GENERAL EMILIO AGUINALDO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL IN THE CITY OF TRECE MARTIRES, PROVINCE OF CAVITE INTO A GENERAL HOSPITAL TO BE KNOWN AS THE CAVITE CENTRAL GENERAL HOSPITAL, INCREASING ITS BED CAPACITY FROM TWO HUNDRED SIXTY-FOUR (264) TO SIX HUNDRED (600), UPGRADING ITS SERVICE FACILITIES AND PROFESSIONAL HEALTH CARE, AUTHORIZING THE INCREASE OF ITS MEDICAL PERSONNEL, AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-09-13

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07970

Mother Bill Status: Printed copies distributed to members on 2020-11-27

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

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

HB06249
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-11

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO REAL RADIO NETWORK, INC. (FORMERLY ENRIQUE M. OROZCO & SONS, INC.,) UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8717 ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE E.M. OROSCO & SONS, INC., A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES'"

Date Read: 2020-02-17

Primary Referral: LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-02-17

HB06250
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-11

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO BLOCKBUSTER BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC., UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8726, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE BLOCKBUSTER BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC., A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES"

Date Read: 2020-02-17

Primary Referral: LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06918

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

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

HB06918
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-02

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO BLOCKBUSTER BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC., UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO.8726, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE BLOCKBUSTER BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC., A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES"

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

HB07507
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-26

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING SAN MIGUEL AEROCITY INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, DEVELOP, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN A DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BULAKAN, PROVINCE OF BULACAN, AND TO CONSTRUCT, DEVELOP, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN AN ADJACENT AIRPORT CITY

Date Read: 2020-08-26

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-09-01

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-09-07

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01823

Bill Status: Transmitted to the President on 2020-11-18

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)

HB07829
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-05

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING THE USE OF TREATMENT TECHNOLOGY FOR MUNICIPAL AND HAZARDOUS WASTES, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 20 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8749, ENTITLED “THE PHILIPPINE CLEAN AIR ACT OF 1999”

Date Read: 2020-10-05

Primary Referral: ENERGY

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-11-16

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

HB07832
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-05

Full Title: AN ACT PRESCRIBING URGENT RELATED MEASURES NECESSARY AND PROPER TO EFFECTIVELY ADDRESS THE PROBLEMS AND CONCERNS AFFECTING THE PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION (PHILHEALTH)

Date Read: 2020-10-15

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2020-10-15

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

HB07970
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-09

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE GENERAL EMILIO AGUINALDO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL IN THE CITY OF TRECE MARTIRES, PROVINCE OF CAVITE, INTO A GENERAL HOSPITAL TO BE KNOWN AS THE CAVITE CENTRAL GENERAL HOSPITAL, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-11-16

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-11-25

Bill Status: Printed copies distributed to members on 2020-11-27

HJR0019
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-25

Full Title: JOINT RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE AVAILABILITY OF THE 2019 APPROPRIATIONS FOR MAINTENANCE AND OTHER OPERATING EXPENSES AND CAPITAL OUTLAYS TO DECEMBER 31, 2020, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 65 OF THE GENERAL PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11260, THE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT OF FISCAL YEAR 2019

Date Read: 2019-09-25

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-09-25

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-11-04

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2019-11-04, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-11-05 and received by the Senate on 2019-11-05

HR00757
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-03

Full Title: A RESOLUTION CALLING FOR A SPECIAL ELECTION IN THE PROVINCE OF BENGUET TO FILL IN THE VACANCY FOR THE LONE CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT CAUSED BY THE UNTIMELY DEMISE OF REP. NESTOR B. FONGWAN SR. AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-03-04

Primary Referral: SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS since 2020-03-04

HR01015
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-01

Full Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES TO INQUIRE, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE PROBABLE VIOLATIONS OF AMCARA BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC. OF ITS LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISE UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8135

Date Read: 2020-07-28

Primary Referral: LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES

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

HR01040
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-09

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON GOOD GOVERNANCE AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY TO INQUIRE, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE ALLEGED LOAN CONDONATION OR WRITE-OFF BY THE DEVELOPMENT BANK OF THE PHILIPPINES (DBP) IN FAVOR OF COMPANIES CONTROLLED BY OR AFFILIATED WITH THE LOPEZ FAMILY

Date Read: 2020-07-28

Primary Referral: GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY since 2020-08-11

HR01080
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-28

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES TO CALL AN AD HOC COMMITTEE TO STUDY POSSIBLE LEGISLATION WHICH SHALL RE-ORGANIZE AND REGULATE THE CABLE ANTENNA TELEVISION (CATV) SYSTEMS NATIONWIDE IN ORDER TO ADVANCE THE INTERESTS AND PROMOTE THE WELFARE OF THE PEOPLE

Date Read: 2020-08-03

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2020-08-03

HR01081
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-28

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, INTO THE STATUS OF THE FRAMEWORK OF THE DTTB (DIGITAL TERRESTRIAL TELEVISION BROADCASTING) MIGRATION PLAN OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (DICT)

Date Read: 2020-08-03

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2020-08-03

HR01082
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-28

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES TO EXECUTE A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (NTC) ON THE RE-ARRANGEMENT, ALLOCATION AND ASSIGNMENT OF THE FREQUENCY SPECTRUM AND THE FREQUENCIES THEREIN IN ORDER TO ADVANCE THE INTERESTS AND PROMOTE THE WELFARE OF THE PEOPLE

Date Read: 2020-08-03

Primary Referral: LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-08-03

HR01083
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-28

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES TO CONSIDER AMENDMENTS IN ITS INTERNAL RULES IN VIEW OF THE TWG REPORT, CONTAINING ITS FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS, ISSUED LAST JULY 10, 2020, PURSUANT TO THE JOINT HEARINGS CONDUCTED WITH THE COMMITTEE ON GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY ON THE FRANCHISE APPLICATION OF THE ABS-CBN CORPORATION

Date Read: 2020-08-03

Primary Referral: LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-08-03

HR01247
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-24

Full Title: A RESOLUTION URGING THE COMMITTEE ON GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABLITY TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE DUBIOUS OPERATIONS OF SABONGINTERNATIONAL.COM AND THE PROLIFERATION OF SIMILAR ONLILNE COCKFIGHTING SCHEMES OUTSIDE LICENSED COCKPITS WITH A FACILITY FOR BOTH LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL BETTING

Date Read: 2020-09-29

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2020-09-29

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

 

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HB00030
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

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

Date Read: 2019-07-23

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

HB00070
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING POLITICAL TURNCOATISM AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS since 2019-07-23

HB00071
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING THE DISPLAY OR ADVERTISEMENT OF GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS' NAMES AND PHOTOS IN ALL GOVERNMENT PROJECTS, SERVICES AND VEHICLES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: CIVIL SERVICE AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on CIVIL SERVICE AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION since 2019-07-23

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

HB00500
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRADE AND INDUSTRY since 2019-07-23

HB00502
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING TITLE I, CHAPTER 3, OF EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 209, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE FAMILY CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES, PRESCRIBING ADDITIONAL GROUND FOR ANNULMENT

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: REVISION OF LAWS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on REVISION OF LAWS since 2019-07-23

HB00506
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING THE IMPOSITION OF FEES FOR THE USE OF PARKING SPACES AND FACILITIES IN SHOPPING MALLS, HOSPITALS, SCHOOLS, HOTELS AND SIMILAR ESTABLISHMENTS AND PRESCRIBING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION THEREOF

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07725

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

HB00618
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING THE USE OF TREATMENT TECHNOLOGY FOR MUNICIPAL AND HAZARDOUS WASTES, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 20 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8749, ENTITLED 'THE PHILIPPINE CLEAN AIR ACT OF 1999'

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: ECOLOGY

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07829

Mother 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

HB01051
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT EXEMPTING FROM THE POPULATION AND LAND AREA REQUIREMENTS THE CONVERSION OF A MUNICIPALITY INTO A COMPONENT CITY IF IT HAS A LOCALLY GENERATED AVERAGE ANNUAL INCOME OF AT LEAST TWO HUNDRED FIFTY MILLION PESOS (P250,000,000.00) AND ADOPTING IRA PORTABILITY FOR EVERY SUBSEQUENT CONVERSION OF A MUNICIPALITY INTO A CITY, AMENDING FOR SUCH PURPOSE SECTION 450 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7160, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

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

HB02082
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-15

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9372, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "AN ACT TO SECURE THE STATE AND PROTECT OUR PEOPLE FROM TERRORISM"

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06875

Mother Bill Status: Republic Act RA11479 enacted on 2020-07-03

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

HB05930
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-09

Full Title: AN ACT DELINEATING THE TERRITORIAL BOUNDARIES OF TAGAYTAY CITY, AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1418 AND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9024

Date Read: 2020-01-21

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

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

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)

HB06096
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-29

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE CENTER FOR DISEASE PREVENTION AND CONTROL, PROVIDING MECHANISMS FOR EPIDEMIC CONTROL, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: HEALTH

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

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

HB06652
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-04

Full Title: AN ACT PROMOTING THE ADOPTION OF ELECTRONIC MONEY AS A MEDIUM OF EXCHANGE FOR FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS OF THE GOVERNMENT AND ALL MERCHANTS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-05-05

Primary Referral: BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES since 2020-05-05

HB06653
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-04

Full Title: AN ACT IMPOSING SALES TAX IN LIEU OF VALUE-ADDED TAX, REPLACING FOR THE PURPOSE THE ENTIRE PROVISIONS OF TITLE IV, AND AMENDING SECTION 116, TITLE V, AND SECTION 236, TITLE IX, OF THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-05-05

Primary Referral: WAYS AND MEANS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WAYS AND MEANS since 2020-05-05

HB07805
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

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

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

HR00150
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-30

Full Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE CONDUCT OF A STRATEGIC REVIEW OF THE OPERATIONS AND ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE FORMULATION OF A RIGHTSIZING PLAN WITH AN ACCOMPANYING EARLY RETIREMENT INCENTIVE BENEFIT FOR AFFECTED PERSONNEL, AND THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A ONE-TIME SEPARATE EARLY RETIREMENT INCENTIVE BENEFIT FOR QUALIFIED PERSONNEL

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: ACCOUNTS

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

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

HR00655
 [Text As Filed][Adapted Resolution/RBH]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-20

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF FUNDS FOR THE AID, RELIEF, RESETTLEMENT, REHABILITATION, LIVELIHOOD, DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIAL PROGRAMS AND SERVICES TO COMMUNITIES ADVERSELY AFFECTED BY THE TAAL VOLCANO ERUPTION, AND DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE TO IMMEDIATELY CALL THE NATIONAL DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT COUNCIL (NDRRMC) FOR A HOUSE COMMITTEE BRIEFING TO ASSESS THE SITUATION AND DETERMINE THE NEEDS OF THE AFFECTED LOCALITIES AND THE TOTAL BUDGET REQUIREMENTS TO ADDRESS THE CALAMITY

Date Read: 2020-01-21

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-01-22

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00030 on 2020-01-22

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

HR00662
 [Text As Filed][Adapted Resolution/RBH]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-21

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SUPPORT AND COMMITMENT OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO WORK WITH ALL THE CONCERNED AGENCIES TO PASS THE PROPOSED SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGET TO EXPEDITE EFFECTIVE AND RESPONSIVE ASSISTANCE TO THOSE AFFECTED BY THE TAAL VOLCANO ERUPTION

Date Read: 2020-01-22

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-01-22

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00031 on 2020-01-22

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. Good Government And Public AccountabilityJournal #18Vice Chairperson 
2. RulesJournal #1Sr. Deputy 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