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Hon. Yap, Melecio Jr. J.

Hon. Yap, Melecio Jr. J.
District Representative
Negros Occidental, 1st District

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. RVM-101
Phone: (632) 931-5001, Local: 7190
Direct: 9524991

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES AUTHORED 37

HB01426
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE NEGROS OCCIDENTAL FIRST DISTRICT ENGINEERING OFFICE IN THE PROVINCE OF NEGROS OCCIDENTAL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Mother Bill Status: HB05300
Status: Substituted by HB05300

HB01909
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (TESDA) TRAINING CENTER IN THE FIRST DISTRICT OF NEGROS OCCIDENTAL TO BE LOCATED IN THE CITY OF ESCALANTE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Pending with the Committee on HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION since 2016-08-03

HB02162
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT DECLARING A PARCEL OF LAND OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN AN AGRICULTURAL LAND FOR TOWN SITE PURPOSE OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF SALVADOR BENEDICTO, PROVINCE OF NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Pending with the Committee on NATURAL RESOURCES since 2016-08-08

HB02299
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT CREATING ONE (1) ADDITIONAL BRANCH OF THE REGIONAL TRIAL COURT IN THE PROVINCE OF NEGROS OCCIDENTAL TO BE STATIONED IN THE CITY OF ESCALANTE, FURTHER AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 14, PARAGRAPH (G) OF BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 129, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS 'THE JUDICIARY REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1980,' AS AMENDED, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Pending with the Committee on JUSTICE since 2016-08-09

HB03384
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT POSTPONING THE OCTOBER 2016 BARANGAY AND SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN ELECTIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9164, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9340 AND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10656, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Mother Bill Status: HB03504
Status: Substituted by HB03504

HB03408
 [Committee Report] 
 

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 SEVENTEEN, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Republic Act RA10924 enacted on 2016-12-22

HB03504
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT POSTPONING THE OCTOBER 2016 BARANGAY AND SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN ELECTIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9164, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9340 AND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10656, PRESCRIBING ADDITIONAL RULES GOVERNING THE CONDUCT OF BARANGAY AND SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN ELECTIONS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

HB04115
 [Committee Report] [Text As Filed] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE FINAL FORESTLAND BOUNDARY OF THE PROVINCE OF SIQUIJOR

Status: Approved by the House on 2018-02-13, transmitted to the Senate on 2018-02-14 and received by the Senate on 2018-02-14

HB04149
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

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), AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 450 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO.7160, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-05-29, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-05-31 and received by the Senate on 2017-05-31

HB04736
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT DIVIDING BARANGAY BALINTAWAK INTO 3 DISTINCT BARANGAYS THEREBY CREATING BARANGAYS TO BE KNOWN AS BARANGAY BALINTAWAK 1, BALINTAWAK 2 AND BALINTAWAK 3 RESPECTIVELY IN THE CITY OF ESCALANTE, PROVINCE OF NEGROS OCCIDENTAL

Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2017-01-18

HB05082
 [Committee Report] 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING WOMEN'S AND LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER (LGBT) PROTECTION DESKS IN ALL PHILIPPINE NATIONAL POLICE STATIONS NATIONWIDE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE TITLE VII OF REPUBLIC ACT NUMBER 8551, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE 'PHILIPPINE NATIONAL POLICE REFORM AND REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1998'

Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2017-02-21)

HB05236
 [Committee Report] [Text As Filed] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE RANK CLASSIFICATION IN THE PHILIPPINE NATIONAL POLICE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 28 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6975, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT OF 1990", AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Approved by the House on 2018-05-15, transmitted to the Senate on 2018-05-17 and received by the Senate on 2018-05-17

HB05299
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT CONVERTING THE ROAD STRETCHING FROM BARANGAY SAN VICENTE TO BARANGAY ILOCANOS NORTE, ALL IN THE CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, AND THE ROAD STRETCHING FROM BARANGAY SEVILLA, SAN FERNANDO CITY TO BARANGAY ILI SUR, MUNICIPALITY OF SAN JUAN, ALL IN THE PROVINCE OF LA UNION, INTO NATIONAL ROADS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-05-15, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-05-17 and received by the Senate on 2017-05-17

HB05300
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE FIRST DISTRICT ENGINEERING OFFICE IN THE CITY OF ESCALANTE, PROVINCE OF NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-05-15, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-05-17 and received by the Senate on 2017-05-17

HB05342
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT REGULATING PUBLIC SOLICITATIONS AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION THEREOF, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE ACT NO. 4075, AS AMENDED BY PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1564, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "SOLICITATION PERMIT LAW"

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-05-22, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-05-24 and received by the Senate on 2017-05-24

HB05633
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

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

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

HB05670
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

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

Status: Republic Act RA10969 enacted on 2018-02-02

HB05675
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT ALLOWING THE RECTIFICATION OF SIMULATED BIRTH RECORDS AND PRESCRIBING ADMINISTRATIVE ADOPTION PROCEEDINGS FOR THE PURPOSE

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-08-29, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-08-31 and received by the Senate on 2017-08-31

HB05690
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT DECLARING MARCH 2 OF EVERY YEAR A SPECIAL NONWORKING HOLIDAY IN THE PROVINCE OF LA UNION IN COMMEMORATION OF ITS FOUNDING ANNIVERSARY, TO BE KNOWN AS "LA UNION DAY"

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-07-26, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-07-31 and received by the Senate on 2017-07-31

HB05707
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT RIGHTSIZING THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT TO IMPROVE PUBLIC SERVICE DELIVERY

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-07-26, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-07-31 and received by the Senate on 2017-07-31

HB06215
 [Committee Report] [Text As Filed] 
 

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 EIGHTEEN, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Republic Act RA10964 enacted on 2017-12-19

HB06391
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT CONVERTING THE ROAD STRETCHING FROM BARANGAY ANDUYAN, MUNICIPALITY OF TUBAO, PROVINCE OF LA UNION TO BARANGAY SAN PASCUAL, MUNICIPALITY OF TUBA, PROVINCE OF BENGUET INTO A NATIONAL ROAD AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-10-04, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-10-05 and received by the Senate on 2017-10-05

HB06589
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT RATIONALIZING THE REQUIREMENTS IMPOSED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRARIAN REFORM REGARDING LAND REGISTRATION TO FACILITATE SPEED AND EFFICIENCY IN LAND REGISTRATION

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-11-20, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-11-22 and received by the Senate on 2017-11-22

HB06686
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT GRANTING FULL INSURANCE COVERAGE TO ALL QUALIFIED AGRARIAN REFORM BENEFICIARIES OF THE COMPREHENSIVE AGRARIAN REFORM PROGRAM, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 14 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9700, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "COMPREHENSIVE AGRARIAN REFORM PROGRAM EXTENSION WITH REFORMS"

Status: Approved by the House on 2018-01-29, transmitted to the Senate on 2018-01-31 and received by the Senate on 2018-01-31

HB06893
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

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"

Status: Approved by the House on 2018-01-29, transmitted to the Senate on 2018-01-31 and received by the Senate on 2018-01-31

HB06908
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE SECURITY OF TENURE OF WORKERS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 442, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "LABOR CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES"

Status: Approved by the House on 2018-01-29, transmitted to the Senate on 2018-01-31 and received by the Senate on 2018-01-31

HB07033
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

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

Status: Approved by the House on 2018-05-15, transmitted to the Senate on 2018-05-17 and received by the Senate on 2018-05-17

HB07115
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT PENALIZING THE CONVERSION OR CAUSING THE CONVERSION OF IRRIGATED AND IRRIGABLE LANDS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6657, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE COMPREHENSIVE AGRARIAN REFORM LAW OF 1988

Status: Approved by the House on 2018-02-20, transmitted to the Senate on 2018-02-22 and received by the Senate on 2018-02-22

HB07442
 [Committee Report] [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE SPECIAL PROTECTION OF CHILDREN IN SITUATIONS OF ARMED CONFLICT AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF

Status: Approved on Second Reading on 2018-05-22

HB07503
 [Committee Report] 
 

AN ACT DECLARING FILIPINO SIGN LANGUAGE AS THE NATIONAL SIGN LANGUAGE OF THE FILIPINO DEAF AND THE OFFICIAL SIGN LANGUAGE OF GOVERNMENT IN ALL TRANSACTIONS INVOLVING THE DEAF, AND MANDATING ITS USE IN SCHOOLS, BROADCAST MEDIA, AND WORKPLACES

Status: Business for the day on 2018-05-22

HB07506
 [Committee Report] 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE NATIONAL MARICULTURE PROGRAM AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Approved on Second Reading on 2018-05-22

HB07512
 [Committee Report] 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE BARANGAY INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT APPROACH FOR NUTRITION IMPROVEMENT (BIDANI) OF THE RURAL POOR AS A LINKAGE PROGRAM FOR ALL STATE UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES (SUCs) AND COMMUNITY COLLEGES AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Business for the day on 2018-05-22

HJR0010
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

JOINT RESOLUTION INCREASING THE MONTHLY PENSION OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM PENSIONERS UNDER THE SOCIAL SECURITY ACT OF 1997

Status: Approved by the House on 2017-01-16, transmitted to the Senate on 2017-01-18 and received by the Senate on 2017-01-18

HR00754
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION URGING THE APPROPRIATE COMMITTEES TO IMMEDIATELY CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE IMPACTS OF THE IMPORTATION, USE, AND SALE OF HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP IN THE PHILIPPINES ON THE SUSTAINABILITY OF THE SUGAR INDUSTRY

Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2017-03-07

HR00769
 [Committee Report] [Text As Filed] [Adapted Resolution/RBH]
 

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

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

HR01777
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SENSE OF THE HOUSE DEMANDING THE IMMEDIATE RESIGNATION OF SANDRA CAM AND THE INITIATION OF CONTEMPT PROCEEDINGS AGAINST HER

Status: Pending with the Committee on JUSTICE since 2018-05-23

HR01803
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION URGING PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. DUTERTE TO RESUME AND CONTINUE THE PEACE NEGOTIATIONS BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES (GRP) AND THE NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC FRONT OF THE PHILIPPINES (NDFP), AND COMPLETE THE COMPREHENSIVE AGREEMENTS ON SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL REFORMS TO LAY THE BASIS FOR A JUST AND LASTING PEACE

Status: Pending with the Committee on PEACE, RECONCILIATION AND UNITY since 2018-05-15