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HOUSE COMMITTEES


WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY

 

JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to the rights and welfare of women including girl-children, inclusive of their education, employment and working conditions, their role in nation building, and all concerns relating to gender equality.

CHAIRPERSON :

Hon. Acosta-Alba, Maria Lourdes
Acosta-Alba, Maria Lourdes

District Representative
Bukidnon, 1st District

 

MEMBERS : 55 Members

COMMITTEE OFFICE :

3/F Annex Building, House of Representatives, Quezon City
Telephone no. 931-5001 local 7148, Direct line 952-6169
Committee Secretary: Ms. Joy Elena C. Piccio

SOURCE: Committee on Rules (Committee Membership) : BIS (Bills Referred) : Committee Affairs Department (Schedule of Meetings) : Engineering Division (Committees' Location/Telephone) : ICTS (Website Maintenance)


 

ROSTER OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Chairperson
1. (2019-08-13)
Vice Chairperson
2. (2019-08-13)
3. (2019-08-13)
4. (2019-08-13)
5. (2019-09-30)
Member for the Majority
6. (2019-08-13)
7. (2019-08-13)
8. (2019-08-13)
9. (2019-08-13)
10. (2019-08-13)
11. (2019-08-13)
12. (2019-09-30)
13. (2019-11-11)
14. (2019-11-11)
15. (2019-11-11)
16. (2019-11-11)
17. Arroyo, Ma. Lourdes T. (2019-11-11)
18. (2019-11-11)
19. (2019-11-11)
20. (2019-11-11)
21. Silverio, Lorna C. (2019-11-11)
22. (2019-11-11)
23. Sy-Limkaichong, Jocelyn (2019-11-11)
24. (2019-11-11)
25. (2019-11-11)
26. (2019-11-26)
27. (2020-03-04)
Member for the Minority
28. (2019-08-27)
29. (2019-08-27)
30. (2019-08-27)
31. (2019-08-27)
32. (2019-10-02)

 

PRIMARY REFFERED HOUSE BILLS 73

HB00080
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR COMPENSATION TO STAY-AT-HOME HOUSEWIVES

Principal Author/s: 1. SALCEDA, JOEY SARTE

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2019-07-23

HB00095
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION (SOGIE) AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. ACOSTA-ALBA, MARIA LOURDES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Bill Status: Referred to Stakeholders on 2019-09-12

HB00111
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

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 209, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE FAMILY CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. FORTUN, LAWRENCE "LAW" H.

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06078

Mother Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-01-28)

HB00134
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION (SOGIE) AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. ROMAN, GERALDINE B.

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Bill Status: Referred to Stakeholders on 2019-09-12

HB00160
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION (SOGIE) AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. BELMONTE, JOSE CHRISTOPHER Y.

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Bill Status: Referred to Stakeholders on 2019-09-12

HB00258
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION (SOGIE) AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. CULLAMAT, EUFEMIA "KA FEMIA" C.2. ZARATE, CARLOS ISAGANI T.3. GAITE, FERDINAND R.

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Bill Status: Referred to Stakeholders on 2019-09-12

HB00479
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT DEFINING ELECTRONIC VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN, PROVIDING PROTECTIVE MEASURES, AND PRESCRIBING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9262, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE 'ANTI-VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN ACT OF 2004'

Principal Author/s: 1. BROSAS, ARLENE D.2. CASTRO, FRANCE L.3. ELAGO, SARAH JANE I.4. CULLAMAT, EUFEMIA "KA FEMIA" C.5. ZARATE, CARLOS ISAGANI T.6. GAITE, FERDINAND R.

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Bill Status: Substituted by HB05869

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-02-04, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-02-05 and received by the Senate on 2020-02-05

HB00640
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION (SOGIE) AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. LEGARDA, LOREN

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Bill Status: Referred to Stakeholders on 2019-09-12

HB00865
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. AGLIPAY, MICHAEL EDGAR Y.

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Bill Status: Referred to Stakeholders on 2019-09-12

HB00866
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT ENSURING THE FUNDAMENTAL EQUALITY OF MEN AND WOMEN RELATING TO MARRIAGE AND FAMILY RELATIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE ARTICLES 14, 96, 124, 211 AND 255 OF EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 209 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE FAMILY CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. AGLIPAY, MICHAEL EDGAR Y.

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06078

Mother Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-01-28)

HB01023
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT PROSCRIBING DISCRIMINATION AGAINST MEMBERS OF THE LGBT COMMUNITY AND PRESCRIBING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. CASTELO, PRECIOUS HIPOLITO

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Referred to Stakeholders on 2019-09-12

HB01041
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION (SOGIE) AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. SINGSON-MEEHAN, KRISTINE

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Referred to Stakeholders on 2019-09-12

HB01142
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING ARTICLES 96 AND 124 OF THE FAMILY CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. BROSAS, ARLENE D.2. ELAGO, SARAH JANE I.3. CULLAMAT, EUFEMIA "KA FEMIA" C.4. GAITE, FERDINAND R.

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06078

Mother Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-01-28)

HB01145
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT TO CREATE A NATIONAL WOMEN’S MUSEUM, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. BROSAS, ARLENE D.2. ELAGO, SARAH JANE I.3. CULLAMAT, EUFEMIA "KA FEMIA" C.4. GAITE, FERDINAND R.

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2019-07-24

HB01148
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING ARTICLES 14, 211 AND 225 OF THE FAMILY CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. BROSAS, ARLENE D.2. ELAGO, SARAH JANE I.3. CULLAMAT, EUFEMIA "KA FEMIA" C.4. GAITE, FERDINAND R.

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06078

Mother Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-01-28)

HB01160
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO RECOMMEND A UNIFORM STRATEGY TO PROTECT WOMEN AGAINST VIOLENT CRIME

Principal Author/s: 1. CUARESMA, LUISA LLOREN

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2019-07-24

HB01359
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-03

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION (SOGIE) AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. HERRERA-DY, BERNADETTE "BH"

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Referred to Stakeholders on 2019-09-12

HB01444
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT EXPANDING THE COVERAGE OF THE ANTI-SEXUAL HARASSMENT ACT OF 1995, TO INCLUDE OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES OF OUR DIPLOMATIC AND CONSULRA ABROAD, THEREBY AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7877

Principal Author/s: 1. CAMPOS, LUIS JR. N.

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2019-07-24

HB01486
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT PROTECTING CHILDREN BY PROHIBITING AND DECLARING CHILD MARRIAGE AS ILLEGAL AND PROVIDING PROGRAMS AND PENALTIES THEREOF

Principal Author/s: 1. HERRERA-DY, BERNADETTE "BH"2. LAGMAN, EDCEL C.

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2021-03-08

HB01672
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-09

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR PENSION AND HEALTH BENEFITS TO COMFORT WOMEN, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. VILLAFUERTE, LUIS RAYMUND "LRAY" JR F.

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2019-07-24

HB01680
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-09

Full Title: AN ACT DEFINING AND PENALIZING STREET SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND PUBLIC SPACES HARASSMENT, EXPANDING THE DEFINITION OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT, AND AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7877, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. VILLAFUERTE, LUIS RAYMUND "LRAY" JR F.

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2019-07-24

HB02167
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-15

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING MAY 17 OF EVERY YEAR AS THE NATIONAL DAY AGAINST HOMOPHOBIA, BIPHOBIA, TRANSPHOBIA AND OTHER PHOBIAS ON PERSONS WITH DIVERSE SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION (SOGIE)

Principal Author/s: 1. ZARATE, CARLOS ISAGANI T.2. GAITE, FERDINAND R.3. CULLAMAT, EUFEMIA "KA FEMIA" C.

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07759

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

HB02211
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-16

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION (SOGIE) AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. ARAGONES, SOL

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Bill Status: Referred to Stakeholders on 2019-09-12

HB02238
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-17

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR BENEFITS AND PRIVILEGES TO PREGNANT WOMEN AND THEIR FAMILIES, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. FORTUN, LAWRENCE "LAW" H.

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2019-07-29

HB02266
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-17

Full Title: AN ACT DEFINING ELECTRONIC VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN, PROVIDING PROTECTIVE MEASURES, AND PRESCRIBING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9262, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE 'ANTI-VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN ACT OF 2004'

Principal Author/s: 1. FORTUN, LAWRENCE "LAW" H.

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Bill Status: Substituted by HB05869

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-02-04, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-02-05 and received by the Senate on 2020-02-05

HB02734
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-25

Full Title: AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A NATIONAL PROGRAM THAT WILL PROVIDE PREGNANT WOMEN WITH ALTERNATIVES TO ABORTION

Principal Author/s: 1. RODRIGUEZ, RUFUS B.

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2019-07-31

HB02810
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-25

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT AND CRISIS ASSISTANCE CENTERS FOR WOMEN AND CHILDREN IN EVERY PROVINCE AND CITY OF THE COUNTRY, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8505, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE 'RAPE VICTIM ASSISTANCE AND PROTECTION ACT OF 1998'

Principal Author/s: 1. RODRIGUEZ, RUFUS B.

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Bill Status: Referred to the Technical Working Group (TWG) on 2020-02-12

HB02870
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-25

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION (SOGIE) AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. OLIVAREZ, ERIC L.

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Bill Status: Referred to Stakeholders on 2019-09-12

HB02927
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-25

Full Title: AN ACT PENALIZING ALL ADVERTISING AGENCIES THAT EXPLOIT WOMEN AND GLORIFY SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN THEIR ADVERTISEMENTS

Principal Author/s: 1. CASTELO, PRECIOUS HIPOLITO

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2019-07-31

HB03081
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-29

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT AND CRISIS ASSISTANCE CENTERS FOR WOMEN AND CHILDREN IN EVERY PROVINCE AND CITY OF THE COUNTRY, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8505, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "RAPE VICTIM ASSISTANCE AND PROTECTION ACT OF 1998"

Principal Author/s: 1. SAULOG, IRENE GAY F.

Date Read: 2019-08-05

Bill Status: Referred to the Technical Working Group (TWG) on 2020-02-12

HB03330
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-01

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9262 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ANTI-VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN ACT OF 2004, DEFINING ELECTRONIC VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN (E-VAW), PROVIDING PROTECTIVE MEASURES AND PRESCRIBING PENALTIES THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. TAMBUNTING, JOY MYRA S.

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Bill Status: Substituted by HB05869

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-02-04, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-02-05 and received by the Senate on 2020-02-05

HB03396
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-05

Full Title: AN ACT ENSURING THE FUNDAMENTAL EQUALITY OF MEN AND WOMEN, 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

Principal Author/s: 1. ACOSTA-ALBA, MARIA LOURDES

Date Read: 2019-08-07

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06078

Mother Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-01-28)

HB03531
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-06

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING CAPITALIZATION LOAN ASSISTANCE TO WOMEN SEEKING TO BECOME ENTREPRENEURS OR THOSE INTENDING TO PUT UP THEIR OWN BUSINESS

Principal Author/s: 1. CASTELO, PRECIOUS HIPOLITO

Date Read: 2019-08-13

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2019-08-13

HB03666
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-07

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING 26TH OF JUNE OF EVERY YEAR AS A SPECIAL WORKING HOLIDAY IN THE COUNTRY IN CELEBRATION OF LGBTQ+ EQUALITY DAY

Principal Author/s: 1. BASCUG, ALFEL M.

Date Read: 2019-08-14

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2019-08-14

HB03719
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-08

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR WOMEN EMPOWERMENT AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. TAMBUNTING, JOY MYRA S.

Date Read: 2019-08-14

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2019-08-14

HB03899
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-14

Full Title: AN ACT PROTECTING CHILDREN BY PROHIBITING AND DECLARING CHILD MARRIAGE AS ILLEGAL, AND IMPOSING PENALTY THEREOF

Principal Author/s: 1. VARGAS, ALFRED

Date Read: 2019-08-27

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2021-03-08

HB03982
 
 

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"

Principal Author/s: 1. YAP, ERIC G.2. TULFO, JOCELYN P.3. TADURAN, ROWENA NIÑA O.

Date Read: 2019-08-27

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

HB04070
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-20

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR COMPENSATION FOR STAY-AT-HOME HOUSEWIVES AND HOMEMAKERS

Principal Author/s: 1. DELOS SANTOS, ALFRED C.

Date Read: 2019-08-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2019-08-28

HB04113
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-22

Full Title: AN ACT ENSURING THE FULL IMPLEMENTATION OF FUNDAMENTAL EQUALITY BEFORE THE LAW OF WOMEN AND MEN, 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

Principal Author/s: 1. VILLARICA, HENRY R.

Date Read: 2019-09-02

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06078

Mother Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-01-28)

HB04369
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-03

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER, QUEER, INTERSEXUAL, ASEXUAL, AND INDIVIDUALS OF VARIOUS SEXUAL AND GENDER ORIENTATIONS (LGBTQIA+) HELP AND PROTECTION DESKS IN ALL PHILIPPINE NATIONAL POLICE STATIONS, 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," AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. SANTOS-RECTO, VILMA

Date Read: 2019-09-10

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2019-09-10

HB04472
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-10

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE PROVISION OF MATERNITY PACKAGES TO PREGNANT FILIPINO WOMEN BELONGING TO THE LOW INCOME GROUP, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. FERNANDEZ, DAN S.

Date Read: 2019-09-13

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2019-09-13

HB04474
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-10

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION (SOGIE) AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. ABAYA, FRANCIS GERALD AGUINALDO

Date Read: 2019-09-13

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2019-09-13

HB04826
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-25

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING MAY 17 OF EVERY YEAR AS THE NATIONAL DAY AGAINST HOMOPHOBIA AND TRANSPHOBIA, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. NIETO, JOHN MARVIN "YUL SERVO" C.

Date Read: 2019-09-30

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07759

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

HB04888
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-30

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING R.A. NO. 9262 OR "AN ACT DEFINING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN, PROVIDING FOR PROTECTIVE MEASURES FOR VICTIMS, PRESCRIBING PENALTIES THEREFORE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES", EXPANDING ITS COVERAGE AND COVERED ACTS PRESCRIBING PENALTIES THEREFORE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. NOGRALES, JUAN FIDEL FELIPE F.

Date Read: 2019-10-02

Bill Status: Deliberated upon by the Mother Committee on 2019-12-09

HB05223
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-23

Full Title: AN ACT DEFINING ELECTRONIC VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN, PROVIDING PROTECTIVE MEASURES, AND PRESCRIBING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9262, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "ANTI-VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN ACT OF 2004"

Principal Author/s: 1. RODRIGUEZ, RUFUS B.

Date Read: 2019-11-06

Bill Status: Substituted by HB05869

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-02-04, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-02-05 and received by the Senate on 2020-02-05

HB05670
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-27

Full Title: AN ACT PROTECTING CHILDREN BY PROHIBITING AND DECLARING CHILD MARRIAGE AS ILLEGAL AND IMPOSING PENALTIES THEREOF

Principal Author/s: 1. LACSON-NOEL, JOSEPHINE VERONIQUE R.

Date Read: 2019-12-02

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2021-03-08

HB05818
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-16

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION (SOGIE) AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. VARGAS, ALFRED

Date Read: 2019-12-18

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2019-12-18

HB05826
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-16

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A REFUGE AND ASSISTANCE CENTER FOR YOUNG PREGNANT WOMEN IN EVERY PROVINCE, CITY, AND MUNICIPALITY OF THE PHILIPPINES, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. VARGAS, ALFRED

Date Read: 2019-12-18

Bill Status: Referred to the Technical Working Group (TWG) on 2020-02-12

HB05869
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-18

Full Title: AN ACT DEFINING ELECTRONIC VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN, PROVIDING PROTECTIVE MEASURES, AND PRESCRIBING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9262, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "ANTI-VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN ACT OF 2004"

Principal Author/s: 1. BROSAS, ARLENE D.2. CASTRO, FRANCE L.3. ELAGO, SARAH JANE I.4. CULLAMAT, EUFEMIA "KA FEMIA" C.5. ZARATE, CARLOS ISAGANI T.6. GAITE, FERDINAND R.7. FORTUN, LAWRENCE "LAW" H.8. TAMBUNTING, JOY MYRA S.9. RODRIGUEZ, RUFUS B.10. TAN, ALYSSA SHEENA P.11. DY, FAUSTINO "INNO" V A.12. DY, FAUSTINO MICHAEL CARLOS III T.13. ROMAN, GERALDINE B.14. ACOSTA-ALBA, MARIA LOURDES15. LABADLABAD, GLONA G.16. ARROYO, MA. LOURDES T.17. RADAZA, PAZ C.18. LIMKAICHONG, JOCELYN SY19. BAÑAS-NOGRALES, SHIRLYN20. SAULOG, IRENE GAY F.21. NOGRALES, JUAN FIDEL FELIPE F.22. AGLIPAY, MICHAEL EDGAR Y.

Date Read: 2019-12-18

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-01-28

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-02-04

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-02-04, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-02-05 and received by the Senate on 2020-02-05

HB06078
 
 

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"

Principal Author/s: 1. FORTUN, LAWRENCE "LAW" H.2. AGLIPAY, MICHAEL EDGAR Y.3. BROSAS, ARLENE D.4. ELAGO, SARAH JANE I.5. CULLAMAT, EUFEMIA "KA FEMIA" C.6. GAITE, FERDINAND R.7. ZARATE, CARLOS ISAGANI T.8. ACOSTA-ALBA, MARIA LOURDES9. VILLARICA, HENRY R.10. LABADLABAD, GLONA G.11. ARROYO, MA. LOURDES T.12. RADAZA, PAZ C.13. LIMKAICHONG, JOCELYN SY14. BAÑAS-NOGRALES, SHIRLYN15. SAULOG, IRENE GAY F.16. RODRIGUEZ, RUFUS B.17. NOGRALES, JUAN FIDEL FELIPE F.

Date Read: 2020-01-28

Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-01-28)

HB06107
 
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-29

Full Title: AN ACT EXPANDING THE SCOPE OF ACTS CONSTITUTING SEXUAL HARASSMENT, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NUMBER 7877, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "SEXUAL HARASSMENT ACT OF 1995"

Principal Author/s: 1. ANDAYA, MARISSA

Date Read: 2020-02-04

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2020-02-04

HB06294
 
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-17

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY AND EXPRESSION (SOGIE) AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. BROSAS, ARLENE D.2. CASTRO, FRANCE L.3. ELAGO, SARAH JANE I.

Date Read: 2020-02-19

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2020-02-19

HB06839
 
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-27

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING R.A. NO. 9262 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "AN ACT DEFINING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN, PROVIDING FOR PROTECTIVE MEASURES FOR VICTIMS, PRESCRIBING PENALTIES THEREFORE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES", EXPANDING ITS COVERAGE AND COVERED ACTS PRESCRIBING PENALTIES THEREFORE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. LOPEZ, MANUEL LUIS T.

Date Read: 2020-05-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2020-05-28

HB07179
 
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-24

Full Title: AN ACT PROMOTING WOMEN PARTICIPATION AND EQUITABLE REPRESENTATION IN AND BY POLITICAL PARTIES, GIVING INCENTIVES THEREFOR, CREATING THE WOMEN IN POLITICAL PARTIES EMPOWERMENT FUND, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. ACOSTA-ALBA, MARIA LOURDES

Date Read: 2020-07-29

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2020-07-29

HB07754
 
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-24

Full Title: AN ACT AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION, OR SEX CHARACTERISTICS (SOGIESC) AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. TAN, ALYSSA SHEENA P.

Date Read: 2020-09-29

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2020-09-29

HB07759
HB07922
 
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-23

Full Title: AN ACT PROTECTING CHILDREN BY PROHIBITING AND DECLARING CHILD MARRIAGE AS ILLEGAL AND PROVIDING PROGRAMS AND PENALTIES THEREOF

Principal Author/s: 1. TAMBUNTING, JOY MYRA S.

Date Read: 2020-11-16

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2021-03-08

HB08187
 
 

Date Filed: 2020-12-09

Full Title: AN ACT PRESCRIBING THE PENALTIES FOR AN IMMEDIATE SUPERIOR OR SENIOR OFFICIAL OF AN AGENCY, PUBLIC OR PRIVATE, WHO DENIES APPLICATION FOR LEAVE OF ABSENCE BY A VICTIM—SURVIVOR OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN AS PROVIDED UNDER SECTION 42 ON THE IMPLEMENTING RULES AND REGULATIONS (IRR) OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9262, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ANTI-VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN ACT OF 2004, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE THE SAID LAW

Principal Author/s: 1. VILLAFUERTE, LUIS RAYMUND "LRAY" JR F.

Date Read: 2020-12-14

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2020-12-14

HB08264
 
 

Date Filed: 2020-12-16

Full Title: AN ACT RECOGNIZING, DEFINING AND PROTECTING THE RIGHTS OF HETEROSEXUALS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSE

Principal Author/s: 1. ABANTE, BIENVENIDO JR. M.

Date Read: 2021-01-18

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2021-01-18

HB08345
 
 

Date Filed: 2021-01-12

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE COMMISSION ON THE ADVANCEMENT OF WOMEN IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT

Principal Author/s: 1. VILLAFUERTE, LUIS RAYMUND "LRAY" JR F.

Date Read: 2021-01-19

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2021-01-19

HB08498
 
 

Date Filed: 2021-01-25

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO RECOMMEND A UNIFORM STRATEGY TO PROTECT WOMEN AGAINST VIOLENT CRIME

Principal Author/s: 1. VILLAFUERTE, LUIS RAYMUND "LRAY" JR F.

Date Read: 2021-01-27

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2021-01-27

HB08499
 
 

Date Filed: 2021-01-25

Full Title: AN ACT REQUIRING A REPORT REGARDING THE EFFECTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS ON WOMEN’S HEALTH

Principal Author/s: 1. VILLAFUERTE, LUIS RAYMUND "LRAY" JR F.

Date Read: 2021-01-27

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2021-01-27

HB08541
 
 

Date Filed: 2021-01-26

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING A NATIONAL WOMEN’S BUSINESS ENTERPRISE POLICY AND PRESCRIBING ARRANGEMENTS FOR DEVELOPING, COORDINATING AND IMPLEMENTING A NATIONAL PROGRAM FOR WOMEN’S ENTERPRISE

Principal Author/s: 1. VILLAFUERTE, LUIS RAYMUND "LRAY" JR F.

Date Read: 2021-02-01

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2021-02-01

HB09059
 
 

Date Filed: 2021-03-19

Full Title: AN ACT TO ENSURE GENDER RESPONSIVE AND INCLUSIVE PROTOCOLS AND PROGRAMMING TO ADDRESS THE GENDER-DIFFERENTIATED NEEDS OF WOMEN DURING COVID-19 AND OTHER PUBLIC HEALTH CONCERNS, EMERGENCIES AND DISASTERS

Principal Author/s: 1. ACOSTA-ALBA, MARIA LOURDES2. ARENAS, ROSE MARIE "BABY" J.3. LEGARDA, LOREN4. HERRERA-DY, BERNADETTE "BH"5. ZUBIRI, MANUEL F.6. FORTUN, LAWRENCE "LAW" H.7. ROMAN, GERALDINE B.8. ROMUALDEZ, YEDDA MARIE K.9. ARAGONES, SOL10. VERGARA, ROSANNA "RIA"11. ARROYO, MA. LOURDES T.12. TAMBUNTING, JOY MYRA S.13. MARIANO-HERNANDEZ, RUTH14. LIMKAICHONG, JOCELYN SY15. ALONTE, MARLYN "LEN" B.16. BARONDA, JULIENNE "JAM" L.17. SAULOG, IRENE GAY F.18. ROBES, FLORIDA "RIDA" P.19. RADAZA, PAZ C.20. DELOSO-MONTALLA, CHERYL P.21. NAVA, NA. LUCILLE L., M.D.22. VARGAS, ALFRED23. SUAREZ, ALETA C.24. LOYOLA, DAHLIA A.25. BELMONTE, JOSE CHRISTOPHER Y.26. SANGCOPAN, AMIHILDA J.

Date Read: 2021-03-25

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2021-03-25

HB09132
 
 

Date Filed: 2021-03-23

Full Title: AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A NATIONAL PROGRAM THAT WILL PROVIDE PREGNANT WOMEN WITH ALTERNATIVES TO ABORTION

Principal Author/s: 1. VILLAFUERTE, LUIS RAYMUND "LRAY" JR F.

Date Read: 2021-03-25

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2021-03-25

HR00232
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-14

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE DISCRIMINATION AND HARASSMENT AGAINST TRANSGENDER WOMAN GRETCHEN CUSTODIO DIEZ

Principal Author/s: 1. BROSAS, ARLENE D.2. ROMAN, GERALDINE B.3. CASTRO, FRANCE L.4. ZARATE, CARLOS ISAGANI T.5. GAITE, FERDINAND R.6. CULLAMAT, EUFEMIA "KA FEMIA" C.7. ELAGO, SARAH JANE I.

Date Read: 2019-08-27

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2019-11-27

HR00233
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-14

Full Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE POSSIBLE DISCRIMINATORY INCIDENT, THAT HAPPENED INSIDE A MALL, ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR GENDER IDENTITY INVOLVING THE DENIAL OF ACCESS TO A LADIES' RESTROOM TO TRANSGENDER WOMAN GRETCHEN CUSTODIO DIEZ WITH THE ACCOMPANYING INSTRUCTION TO HER USE THE RESTROOM OF MALES INSTEAD

Principal Author/s: 1. ROMAN, GERALDINE B.

Date Read: 2019-08-27

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2019-11-27

HR00244
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-20

Full Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY IN AID OF LEGISLATION IN THE INCIDENT INVOLVING A TRANSGENDER WOMAN FOR ALLEGED DISCRIMINATION SHE WENT THROUGH IN FARMERS PLAZA MALL IN QUEZON CITY

Principal Author/s: 1. SUNTAY, JESUS "BONG" C.

Date Read: 2019-08-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2019-11-27

HR00270
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-27

Full Title: RESOLUTION CALLING FOR INQUIRY IN AID OF LEGISLATION OF THE QUEZON CITY MALL INCIDENT INVOLVING A TRANSGENDER, WITH PARTICULAR ATTENTION TO GET THE SIDE OF THE JANITRESS, THE SECURITY GUARD, AND MALL MANAGEMENT CONCERNED AS WELL

Principal Author/s: 1. VILLANUEVA, EDUARDO "BRO. EDDIE" C.2. RIVERA, DOMINGO C.

Date Read: 2019-09-03

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2019-11-27

HR00604
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-12

Full Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE PROLIFERATION OF PROSTITUTION RINGS VICTIMIZING WOMEN FOR PHILIPPINE OFFSHORE GAMING OPERATORS (POGO) WORKERS WITH THE END VIEW OF STRENGTHENING LAWS PROTECTING WOMEN FROM HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND SEXUAL ABUSE

Principal Author/s: 1. BROSAS, ARLENE D.2. ZARATE, CARLOS ISAGANI T.3. CULLAMAT, EUFEMIA "KA FEMIA" C.4. ELAGO, SARAH JANE I.

Date Read: 2019-12-18

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2020-02-04

HR01155
 
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-24

Full Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY AND THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON THE WELFARE OF CHILDREN TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE PREVALENT REPORTS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT, MISCONDUCT, AND OTHER FORMS OF VIOLENCE AGAINST FEMALE STUDENTS IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS

Principal Author/s: 1. BROSAS, ARLENE D.2. ZARATE, CARLOS ISAGANI T.3. CULLAMAT, EUFEMIA "KA FEMIA" C.4. GAITE, FERDINAND R.5. CASTRO, FRANCE L.6. ELAGO, SARAH JANE I.

Date Read: 2020-08-25

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2020-09-15

HR01581
 
 

Date Filed: 2021-02-15

Full Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE HOUSE COMMITTEES ON WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY AND OF WELFARE OF CHILDREN TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY ON THE REPORTED RISE OF VIOLENCE AGAINST AND SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN DURING THE EXISTING HEALTH CRISIS, WITH THE END IN VIEW OF FORMULATING MULTISECTORAL APPROACHES AND STRENGTHENING LAWS AND POLICIES TO COMBAT ABUSE OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN

Principal Author/s: 1. VILLAR, CAMILLE A.

Date Read: 2021-02-17

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2021-02-23

HR01631
 
 

Date Filed: 2021-03-09

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING SOLIDARITY IN THE COMMEMORATION OF THE NATIONAL WOMEN’S MONTH THIS MARCH 2021 AND THE EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES THROUGH THE PROTECTION OF THEIR RIGHTS AND THE PROMOTION OF NON-DISCRIMINATION AND GENDER EQUALITY

Principal Author/s: 1. ARROYO, MA. LOURDES T.

Date Read: 2021-03-09

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2021-03-09

 

SECONDARY REFFERED HOUSE BILLS 1

HB05285
 
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-04

Full Title: AN ACT DEFINING THE RIGHTS OF WOMEN DEPRIVED OF LIBERTY IN JAILS AND CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES AND PROVIDING FUNDS FOR THEIR ENFORCEMENT

Principal Author/s: 1. BROSAS, ARLENE D.2. AMATONG, ISAGANI S.

Date Read: 2019-11-11

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on JUSTICE since 2019-11-11

 

SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS

Unless otherwise indicated, all committee meeting venues are located at the House of Representatives Complex.


Select Week
 

30-MARCH-2021 • TUESDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY (Roundtable Discussion)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Roundtable discussion on “How to be a Gender-Responsive Legislator”

Last Updated: 13-April-2021, 10:21:15 AM