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Hon. Tulfo, Jocelyn P.

Hon. Tulfo, Jocelyn P.
Party List - ACT-CIS

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. NW-216
Phone: (632) 8931-5001, Local: 7395
Direct: 8931-5388

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES AUTHORED 45

HB01540
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-08

Full Title: AN ACT EXPANDING THE DEFINITION OF ILLEGAL RECRUITMENT TO INCLUDE POST-DEPARTURE ABANDONMENT OF OFW'S BY THEIR TRAVEL RECRUITMENT AGENCIES

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2019-07-24

HB01541
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-08

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE PHILIPPINE OVERSEAS LEGAL ACTION CENTER, IDENTIFYING THEIR DUTIES, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFORE AND UPDATING THE POEA MINIMUM EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT FOR OFWS

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2019-07-24

HB02319
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-17

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE DEPARTMENT OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (DOFW), DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREOF AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

Bill Status: Substituted by HB05832

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-03-11, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-03-16 and received by the Senate on 2020-03-16

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

HB03282
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-31

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE MAGNA CARTA OF FILIPINO SEAFARERS

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Substituted by HB08057

Mother Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-11-24)

HB03413
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-05

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: 2019-08-07

Primary Referral: PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06875

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

HB03655
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-07

Full Title: AN ACT UPGRADING THE MINIMUM SALARY GRADE OF GOVERNMENT NURSES AND OTHER HEALTH CARE PERSONNEL

Date Read: 2019-08-14

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Consolidated into HB05712

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

HB03982
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-14

Full Title: AN ACT EXPANDING THE DEFINITION OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT, STRENGTHENING THE MECHANISMS TO MENTOR COMPLIANCE WITH POLICIES AGAINST SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE AND IN EDUCATIONAL AND TRAINING INSTITUTIONS, AND PRESCRIBING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7877, ALSO REFERRED TO AS THE "ANTI-SEXUAL HARASSMENT ACT OF 1995"

Date Read: 2019-08-27

Primary Referral: WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2019-08-27

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

HB04230
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-28

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING MALASAKIT CENTERS TO COMPLEMENT THE IMPLEMENTATION OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11223 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE ACT" BY REQUIRING PHILHEALTH TO ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN MALASAKIT CENTERS IN ALL DOH, LGU, SUC AND DND HOSPITALS IN THE COUNTRY, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-09-04

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Substituted by HB05477

Mother Bill Status: Republic Act RA11463 enacted on 2019-12-03

HB04406
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-04

Full Title: AN ACT PROTECTING SENIOR CITIZEN FROM VIOLENCE, DEFINING ELDER ABUSE, AND PRESCRIBING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-09-10

Primary Referral: SENIOR CITIZENS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SENIOR CITIZENS since 2019-09-10

HB04743
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-20

Full Title: AN ACT IMPOSING THE DEATH PENALTY ON CERTAIN HEINOUS CRIMES, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9346, ENTITLED "AN ACT PROHIBITING THE IMPOSITION OF DEATH PENALTY IN THE PHILIPPINES" AND AMENDING ACT NO. 3815, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "REVISED PENAL CODE," AND OTHER SPECIAL PENAL LAWS

Date Read: 2019-09-24

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on JUSTICE since 2019-09-24

HB04894
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-30

Full Title: AN ACT DEFINING GOOD CONDUCT AND PROVIDING CONDITIONS IN THE GRANT OF GOOD CONDUCT TIME ALLOWANCE, FURTHER AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE ARTICLE 97 OF ACT NO. 3815, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "REVISED PENAL CODE," AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10592

Date Read: 2019-10-02

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

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

HB04895
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-30

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTION TWO OF REPUBLIC ACT 10868 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "AN ACT HONORING AND GRANTING ADDITIONAL BENEFITS AND PRIVILEGES TO FILIPINO CENTENARIANS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES"

Date Read: 2019-10-02

Primary Referral: SENIOR CITIZENS

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

HB05477
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-13

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE MALASAKIT PROGRAM AND INSTITUTIONALIZING THE DELIVERY OF MEDICAL AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE UNDER THE MALASAKIT CENTERS IN PUBLIC HOSPITALS TO COMPLEMENT THE IMPLEMENTATION OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11223, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE ACT" AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-11-13

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-11-13

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-11-18

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01076

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2019-12-03

Republic Act No.: RA11463

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11463 enacted on 2019-12-03

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

HB05832
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-17

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF FILIPINOS OVERSEAS AND FOREIGN EMPLOYMENT, DEFINING ITS MANDATE, POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-12-17

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-03-04

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-03-11

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-03-11, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-03-16 and received by the Senate on 2020-03-16

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

HB06272
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-12

Full Title: AN ACT SUPERSEDING PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 851 AND ITS IMPLEMENTING RULES AND REGULATIONS INSTITUTING THE NEW THIRTEENTH MONTH PAY LAW AND REQUIRING A DOLE APPROVED COMPLIANCE REPORT PRIOR TO THE ISSUANCE OF A LOCAL GOVERNMENT BUSINESS PERMIT

Date Read: 2020-02-18

Primary Referral: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT since 2020-02-18

HB06273
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-12

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING THE REVISED PENAL CODE'S ARTICLE 315 TO INCLUDE WILFUL NON-PAYMENT OF CORRECTLY IMPOSED PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION FEES AS A MODE OF COMMITTING ESTAFA

Date Read: 2020-02-18

Primary Referral: REVISION OF LAWS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on REVISION OF LAWS since 2020-02-18

HB06463
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-03

Full Title: AN ACT EXPANDING THE PROHIBITION OF DISCRIMINATORY ACTS AGAINST WOMEN ON ACCOUNT OF SEX, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 442, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "LABOR CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES"

Date Read: 2020-03-09

Primary Referral: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07722

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-11-23, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-11-24 and received by the Senate on 2020-11-24

HB06495
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-05

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING THE IMPOSITION OF PARKING FEES OF SHOPPING MALLS, HOTELS, HOSPITALS AND SIMILAR ESTABLISHMENTS AND PRESCRIBING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-03-09

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07725

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

HB06506
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-05

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A COMPREHENSIVE SYSTEM FOR THE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCIES AND ACCREDITATION OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS AND SERVICES, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-03-09

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Business for the day on 2020-03-10

HB06610
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-12

Full Title: AN ACT EXPANDING THE USE OF THE LEGAL ASSISTANCE FUND, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 26 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995," AS AMENDED

Date Read: 2020-05-04

Primary Referral: OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Business for the day on 2020-05-26

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

HB06875
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-30

Date Urgent: 2020-06-01

Full Title: AN ACT TO PREVENT, PROHIBIT AND PENALIZE TERRORISM, THEREBY REPEALING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9372, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "HUMAN SECURITY ACT OF 2007"

Date Read: 2020-06-01

Primary Referral: NATIONAL DEFENSE AND SECURITY

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-06-03

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01083

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-07-03

Republic Act No.: RA11479

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

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

HB06954
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-03

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A GREEN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT PROGRAM FOR ALL BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT

Date Read: 2020-06-04

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-05

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-08-25

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-08-25, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-01 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-01

HB07722
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-21

Full Title: AN ACT EXPANDING THE PROHIBITED ACTS OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN ON ACCOUNT OF SEX, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 442, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "LABOR CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES"

Date Read: 2020-09-22

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-11-16

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-11-23

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-11-23, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-11-24 and received by the Senate on 2020-11-24

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)

HB07740
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-23

Full Title: AN ACT LIFTING THE HEIGHT RESTRICTIONS FOR JOB APPLICANTS IN BOTH THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTOR IN THE COUNTRY

Date Read: 2020-09-28

Primary Referral: CIVIL SERVICE AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on CIVIL SERVICE AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION since 2020-09-28

HB07802
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-30

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (OFW) SOVEREIGN FUND

Date Read: 2020-10-02

Primary Referral: RULES

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

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

HB07918
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-22

Full Title: AN ACT FURTHER AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4566 ALSO KNOWN AS "THE CONTRACTORS’ LICENSING LAW"

Date Read: 2020-11-16

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRADE AND INDUSTRY since 2020-11-16

HB07951
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-03

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR PROTECTION OF THE REMITTANCES OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS

Date Read: 2020-11-16

Primary Referral: RULES

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

HB08057
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-23

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE MAGNA CARTA OF FILIPINO SEAFARERS

Date Read: 2020-11-24

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-11-24)

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

HR00365
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-20

Full Title: A RESOLUTION URGING SPEAKER ALAN PETER CAYETANO THROUGH THE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS TO RESTORE THE FISCAL YEAR 2020 PROPOSED SUBSIDY FROM THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT OF PHP 6.146 BILLION FOR THE NATIONAL ELECTRIFICATION ADMINISTRATION REDUCED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT TO PHP 1.531 BILLION PESOS

Date Read: 2019-09-24

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on APPROPRIATIONS since 2019-09-24

HR00418
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-08

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SENSE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR CLIMATE JUSTICE, STRENGTHENED IMPLEMENTATION OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY LAWS IN THE COUNTRY AND FOR DEVELOPED COUNTRIES TO DELIVER ON THEIR COMMITMENTS

Date Read: 2019-11-04

Primary Referral: CLIMATE CHANGE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on CLIMATE CHANGE since 2019-11-04

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

HR00565
 [Adapted Resolution/RBH][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-04

Full Title: RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGs) AS THE FRAMEWORK OF LEGISLATIVE MEASURES TO BE CRAFTED AND ENACTED IN THE EIGHTEENTH CONGRESS

Date Read: 2019-12-04

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-12-16

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00027 on 2019-12-16

HR00892
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-20

Full Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE HOUSE COMMITTEES TO INVESTIGATE, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, THE SUDDEN AND UNWARRANTED UPSURGE IN MERALCO ELECTRICITY RATES AND BILLS

Date Read: 2020-05-26

Primary Referral: GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY

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

HR00934
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-01

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING DOLE TO AMEND LABOR ADVISORY No. 18

Date Read: 2020-06-02

Primary Referral: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT since 2020-06-02

HR01263
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-29

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING ALL PRIVATE AND PUBLIC TELEVISION STATIONS TO ALLOT AT LEAST THREE (3) HOURS PER DAY TO EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS THAT FOSTER HOLISTIC LEARNING AND EDUCATION TO KEEP THE GOVERNMENT ON TRACK IN ITS COMMITMENT TO ACHIEVE THE 17 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

Date Read: 2020-10-02

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-11-16

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00118 on 2020-11-16

 

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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

HB00076
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE RULES AND POLICIES ON THE DOMESTIC ADMINISTRATIVE ADOPTION OF FILIPINOS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: WELFARE OF CHILDREN

Bill Status: Change of referral manifested on 2019-11-06

HB00279
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING RIGHT OF ACCESS TO MEDICAL CANNABIS AS A COMPASSIONATE ALTERNATIVE MEANS OF MEDICAL TREATMENT, EXPANDING RESEARCH INTO ITS MEDICINAL PROPERTIES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH 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

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

HB00468
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE NATIONAL ELECTRIFICATION ADMINISTRATION BY CONVERTING IT INTO THE NATIONAL ELECTRIFICATION AUTHORITY, DEFINING AND ENHANCING ITS POWERS, FUNCTIONS AND OPERATIONS TO ACHIEVE THE GOVERNMENT’S POLICY FOR TOTAL RURAL ELECTRIFICATION, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: ENERGY

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

HB00470
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE MINDANAO POWER CORPORATION AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: ENERGY

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

HB00472
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROCLAIMING THE FIRST MONDAY OF AUGUST EVERY YEAR AS LINEMEN APPRECIATION DAY

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: ENERGY

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

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

HB02477
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-23

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING THE BASIC SALARY OF THE PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREOF

Date Read: 2019-07-30

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Consolidated into HB05712

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

HB02540
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-23

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING MALASAKIT CENTERS TO COMPLEMENT THE IMPLEMENTATION OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11223 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE ACT" BY REQUIRING PHILHEALTH TO ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN MALASAKIT CENTERS IN ALL DOH, LGU, SUC AND DND HOSPITALS IN THE COUNTRY, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-30

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Substituted by HB05477

Mother Bill Status: Republic Act RA11463 enacted on 2019-12-03

HB02864
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-25

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE NATIONAL CANCER CENTER OF THE PHILIPPINES, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION since 2019-07-31

HB03247
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-31

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR ADDITIONAL INSURANCE COVERAGE AND BENEFITS FOR ALL LINEMEN AND OTHER POWER LINE WORKERS AND OTHER RELATED PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: ENERGY

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

HB03248
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-31

Full Title: AN ACT EXEMPTING THE SALE OF ELECTRICITY BY POWER GENERATION, TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION COMPANIES, PARTICULARLY NON-STOCK NON-PROFIT ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES, FROM THE IMPOSITION OF VALUE- ADDED TAX, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE, SECTIONS 108(A) AND 109(1) OF THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NOS. 9337 AND 10863, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: WAYS AND MEANS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WAYS AND MEANS since 2019-08-06

HB03543
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-06

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR COMPENSATION FOR LOSS OR DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTIES IN MARAWI CITY DURING THE 2017 SEIGE OF MARAWI, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-13

Primary Referral: DISASTER RESILIENCE

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

HB04585
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-12

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE PROGRAM ON PREVENTING AND COUNTERING VIOLENT EXTREMISM AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-09-16

Primary Referral: PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY since 2019-09-16

HB05715
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-04

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE REPRESENTATION OF SENIOR CITIZENS IN THE DIFFERENT LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS AMENDING CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT 7160, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-12-09

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT 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

HB06417
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-02

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING DEPLOYMENT OF TEACHERS TO THE BARRIOS

Date Read: 2020-03-04

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-03-04

HB06623
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-04-27

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING POLICIES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE NEW NORMAL FOR THE WORKPLACE AND PUBLIC SPACES AND INSTITUTING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF

Date Read: 2020-05-04

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06864

Mother 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

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

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

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

HR01079
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-28

Full Title: A RESOLUTION URGING THE PRESIDENTIAL COMMUNICATIONS OPERATIONS OFFICE (PCOO) TO PROVIDE FREE AIRTIME IN ALL GOVERNMENT-OWNED AND AFFILIATED RADIO STATIONS IN THE COUNTRY TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (DEPED) FOR EDUCATIONAL ENHANCEMENT TEACHING

Date Read: 2020-08-03

Primary Referral: PUBLIC INFORMATION

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

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

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

CommitteePosition
1. Overseas Workers AffairsJournal #10Vice Chairperson 
2. Sustainable Development GoalsJournal #11Vice Chairperson 
3. EnergyJournal #10Member for the Majority 
4. Foreign AffairsJournal #12Member for the Majority 
5. Games And AmusementsJournal #6Member for the Majority 
6. Inter-parliamentary Relations And DiplomacyJournal #12Member for the Majority 
7. Land UseJournal #18Member for the Majority 
8. Social ServicesJournal #9Member 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