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HOUSE MEMBERS


Hon. Villar, Camille A.

Hon. Villar, Camille A.
Deputy Speaker
District Representative
Las Piñas City, Lone District

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. SW-107
Phone: (632) 8931-5001, Local: 7206
Direct: 8931-6311

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES AUTHORED 38

HB00059
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT SETTING THE MINIMUM PAID-UP CAPITAL AND LOCALLY PRODUCED STOCK INVENTORY REQUIREMENTS FOR FOREIGN RETAIL BUSINESS ENTERPRISES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8762, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ꞌRETAIL TRADE LIBERALIZATION ACT OF 2000ꞌ

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

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

HB03309
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-01

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE BAMBOO INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT IN THE PHILIPPINES, CREATING THE BAMBOO INDUSTRY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER (BIRDC), APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Scheduled for Deliberation by the Committee on Ways and Means on 2020-01-16

HB03310
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-01

Full Title: AN ACT TO STRENGTHEN THE RESILIENCY OF SMALL FARMERS AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE AND EXTREME WEATHER RISKS BY ESTABLISHING THE REGULATORY FRAMEWORK AND PROGRAM FOR A FREE WEATHER INDEX-BASED CROP INSURANCE, PROVIDING THE SOURCE OF FUNDING THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Deliberated upon by the Mother Committee on 2019-11-05

HB03311
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-01

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING INCLUSIVE EDUCATION, ESTABLISHING INCLUSIVE EDUCATION LEARNING RESOURCE CENTERS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH WITH SPECIAL NEEDS (CYSNs) IN ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS DIVISIONS, PROVIDING FOR STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREOF

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Substituted by HB08080

Mother Bill Status: Printed copies distributed to members on 2020-12-03

HB03312
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE EMPLOYMENT OF NURSES, ASSIGNING AT LEAST ONE REGISTERED NURSE FOR EVERY BARANGAY IN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

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

HB03313
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-01

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF MIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-06

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

HB03314
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-01

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING THE BED CAPACITY OF THE LAS PIÑAS GENERAL HOSPITAL AND SATELLITE TRAUMA CENTER IN LAS PIÑAS CITY, METRO MANILA, FROM TWO HUNDRED (200) BEDS TO FIVE HUNDRED (500) BEDS, UPGRADING ITS SERVICE FACILITIES AND PROFESSIONAL HEALTH CARE SERVICES, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06036

Mother Bill Status: Republic Act RA11497 enacted on 2020-11-13

HB03315
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-01

Full Title: AN ACT TO ADOPT INTEGRATED COASTAL MANAGEMENT AS A NATIONAL STRATEGY TO ENSURE THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF THE COASTAL AND MARINE ENVIRONMENT AND RESOURCES AND TO ESTABLISH SUPPORTING MECHANISMS FOR ITS IMPLEMENTATION AND PROVIDE FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: CLIMATE CHANGE

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

HB04228
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-28

Date Urgent: 2019-09-17

Full Title: AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THE OPERATION OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES FROM JANUARY ONE TO DECEMBER THIRTY-ONE, TWO THOUSAND AND TWENTY, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-28

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-09-20

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-09-20

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-01-06

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11465 enacted on 2020-01-06

HB05785
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-11

Full Title: AN ACT ENSURING THE AVAILABILITY, ADEQUACY, ACCESSIBILITY AND SAFETY OF FOOD TO EVERY FILIPINO

Date Read: 2019-12-17

Primary Referral: FOOD SECURITY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOOD SECURITY since 2019-12-17

HB05786
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-11

Full Title: AN ACT REQUIRING ALL NATIONAL, REGIONAL, AND PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT HOSPITALS TO ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN A DIALYSIS WARD OR UNIT IN THEIR RESPECTIVE HOSPITAL AND PROVIDING FREE DIALYSIS TREATMENT TO INDIGENT PATIENTS

Date Read: 2019-12-17

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2019-12-17

HB05787
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-11

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING A DENTAL UNIT IN EVERY RURAL HEALTH UNIT UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AS PART OF THE PRIMARY APPROACH IN THE DELIVERY OF HEALTH SERVICES AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-12-17

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2019-12-17

HB05788
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-11

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING AN EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES SYSTEM, PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT, SUPERVISION AND REGULATION OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PROFESSION, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-12-17

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2019-12-17

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

HB06036
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-23

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING THE BED CAPACITY OF THE LAS PINAS GENERAL HOSPITAL AND SATELLITE TRAUMA CENTER IN LAS PINAS CITY, METRO MANILA FROM TWO HUNDRED (200) BEDS TO FIVE HUNDRED (500) BEDS, UPGRADING ITS PROFESSIONAL HEALTH CARE SERVICES AND FACILITIES, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-01-27

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-02-18

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-03-02

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-11-13

Republic Act No.: RA11497

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11497 enacted on 2020-11-13

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

HB06471
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-04

Full Title: AN ACT EXPANDING THE COVERAGE OF CENTENARIANS ACT OF 2016, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION TWO OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10868 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-03-09

Primary Referral: SENIOR CITIZENS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SENIOR CITIZENS since 2020-03-09

HB06472
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-04

Full Title: AN ACT ADDRESSING FOOD SECURITY CONCERNS THROUGH INTEGRATING INSTRUCTIONAL GARDENS IN PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL CURRICULA AND PROMOTING THE USE OF URBAN AGRICULTURE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-03-09

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2020-08-04

HB06473
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-04

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING AND ESTABLISHING THE PHILIPPINE HIGH SCHOOL FOR SPORTS AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-03-09

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-03-09

HB06474
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-04

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING MECHANISMS TO REDUCE FOOD WASTE AND HUNGER THROUGH FOOD DONATIONS AND RECYCLING

Date Read: 2020-03-09

Primary Referral: FOOD SECURITY

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07956

Mother Bill Status: Printed copies distributed to members on 2020-12-03

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

HB07563
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-01

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE MUSIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL OF THE PHILIPPINES, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-09-07

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-09-07

HB07622
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-09

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE CONSERVATION AND PROTECTION OF OUR NATIONAL CULTURAL HERITAGE, THROUGH AN ENHANCED CULTURAL POLICY, HERITAGE EDUCATION, AND CULTURAL MAPPING PROGRAM, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10066 OR THE NATIONAL CULTURAL HERITAGE ACT OF 2009

Date Read: 2020-09-14

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-09-14

HB07634
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-10

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE PROMOTION OF FILM AND TELEVISION TOURISM, CREATING THE FILM PHILIPPINES OFFICE, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-09-15

Primary Referral: PUBLIC INFORMATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2020-09-15

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)

HB07727
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-22

Date Urgent: 2020-10-09

Full Title: AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THE OPERATION OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES FROM JANUARY ONE TO DECEMBER THIRTY-ONE, TWO THOUSAND AND TWENTY-ONE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-09-22

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-10-06

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-10-16

Bill Status: House requested for a conference committee on 2020-11-25

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

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

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

HB07956
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-04

Full Title: AN ACT REDUCING WASTAGE BY DONATING AND RECYCLING EXCESS EDIBLE FOOD

Date Read: 2020-11-16

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-12-02

Bill Status: Printed copies distributed to members on 2020-12-03

HB08080
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-25

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING SERVICES FOR LEARNERS WITH DISABILITIES IN SUPPORT OF INCLUSIVE EDUCATION, ESTABLISHING INCLUSIVE LEARNING RESOURCE CENTERS IN ALL SCHOOL DISTRICTS, PROVIDING FOR STANDARDS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-11-25

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-12-02

Bill Status: Printed copies distributed to members on 2020-12-03

HR00762
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-04

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE COMMITTEES ON HEALTH, YOUTH AND SPORTS AND OTHER APPROPRIATE COMMITTEES TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE REPORTED INCREASING CASES OF DEPRESSION AND MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES AMONG MINORS AND YOUTH IN THE COUNTRY WITH THE INTENTION OF SUBMITTING LEGISLATIVE APPROACHES TO CURB THIS ALARMING SOCIAL CONCERN AND TO PROMOTE THE WELL-BEING AND WELFARE OF YOUNG FILIPINOS

Date Read: 2020-03-10

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2020-05-27

HR01196
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-09

Full Title: A RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING AND COMMENDING THE RECIPIENTS OF THE 2020 GAWAD CCP PARA SA SINING AWARDEES FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO PHILIPPINE ARTS AND CULTURE

Date Read: 2020-09-14

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-09-14

HR01200
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-09

Full Title: A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE PROFOUND CONDOLENCE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON THE PASSING OF MARIA AZUCENA VERA-PEREZ MACEDA, MORE FONDLY KNOWN AS “MANAY ICHU,” A PILLAR AND VANGUARD OF THE PHILIPPINE MOVIE INDUSTRY

Date Read: 2020-09-14

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-09-15

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00087 on 2020-09-15

HR01211
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-14

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE COMMITTEE/S TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, INTO THE IMPLEMENTATION OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9242, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE PHILIPPINE TROPICAL FABRICS LAW, WITH THE END IN VIEW OF FORMULATING AMENDATORY POLICY MEASURES AND PROVIDING SUFFICIENT BUDGETARY ALLOCATION TO ENSURE ITS EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE WORKERS AND STAKEHOLDERS OF THE TROPICAL FABRIC INDUSTRY AND ALIGNED INDUSTRIES

Date Read: 2020-09-16

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2020-09-16

HR01353
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-17

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SENSE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE FULL, IMMEDIATE AND MASSIVE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE CITIZENS’ TREE PLANTING PROGRAM, THE COMPLETE OBSERVANCE OF THE ARBOR DAY AND, THE BROAD CARRYING OUT OF REFORESTATION PROGRAM AND THE VARIOUS CLIMATE CHANGE APPROACHES AND EFFORTS OF THE GOVERNMENT IN THE LIGHT OF THE REPORTS THAT THE ALARMINGLY HUGE DEFORESTATION RATE AND THE MANY ILLS OF ECOLOGICAL DEGRADATION IN THE COUNTRY HAVE LESSENED THE PROTECTION OF FILIPINOS FROM NATURAL DISASTERS

Date Read: 2020-11-23

Primary Referral: REFORESTATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on REFORESTATION since 2020-11-23

HR01354
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-17

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE COLLECTIVE SUPPORT AND COMMENDATION TO THE MEN AND WOMEN IN UNIFORM, LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS, NONGOVERNMENT ORGANIZATIONS AND OTHER PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS FOR THEIR VALIANT EFFORTS IN HELPING OUR COUNTRYMEN IN THE RESCUE AND RELIEF OPERATIONS DURING THE RECENT TYPHOONS THAT HIT THE PHILIPPINES

Date Read: 2020-11-23

Primary Referral: DISASTER RESILIENCE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DISASTER RESILIENCE since 2020-11-23

 

HOUSE MEASURES CO-AUTHORED 21

HB00826
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR PROTECTION OF THE REMITTANCES OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07951

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

HB02313
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-17

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A BUSINESS PERMIT AND LICENSING OFFICE IN EVERY CITY OR MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTRY

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2019-07-29

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

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

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

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

HB06953
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-03

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR COVID-19 RESPONSE AND RECOVERY INTERVENTIONS AND PROVIDING MECHANISMS TO ACCELERATE THE RECOVERY AND BOLSTER THE RESILIENCY OF THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMY, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-06-03

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-08-05

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-08-10

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01564

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-09-11

Republic Act No.: RA11494

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11494 enacted on 2020-09-11

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

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

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

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

HR01208
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-14

Full Title: A RESOLUTION STRONGLY URGING THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO INCREASE THE FUNDS TO BE APPROPRIATED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY, ITS ATTACHED AGENCIES AND ATTACHED CORPORATION, THE SMALL BUSINESS CORPORATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2021 FOR THE BENEFIT OF FILIPINO MSMES

Date Read: 2020-09-15

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on APPROPRIATIONS since 2020-09-15

HR01217
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-18

Full Title: RESOLUTION STRONGLY URGING THE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS TO SUPPORT THE CALL FOR HIGHER SUBSIDY TO PROTECT THE HEALTH AND WELFARE OF STUDENTS, TEACHERS AND PERSONNEL, TO ENSURE SAFE SCHOOL OPENING, AND TO FULFILL THE DELIVERY OF QUALITY AND INCLUSIVE DISTANCE EDUCATION AMID THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND BEYOND

Date Read: 2020-09-22

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on APPROPRIATIONS since 2020-09-22

HR01254
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-25

Full Title: RESOLUTION CALLING FOR THE IMMEDIATE AND FULL LIFTING OF THE BAN ON THE OPERATION OF PUBLIC UTILITY JEEPNEYS

Date Read: 2020-09-29

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

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

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

CommitteePosition
1. Micro, Small And Medium Enterprise DevelopmentJournal #18Vice Chairperson 
2. Trade And IndustryJournal #6Vice Chairperson 
3. RulesJournal #2Deputy Majority Leader 
4. AppropriationsJournal #10Member for the Majority 
5. Foreign AffairsJournal #8Member for the Majority 
6. Inter-parliamentary Relations And DiplomacyJournal #9Member for the Majority 
7. Metro Manila DevelopmentJournal #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