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HOUSE COMMITTEES


WEST PHILIPPINE SEA

 

JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to West Philippine Sea issues, including territorial and boundary disputes, national and regional peace and security issues, joint cooperation arrangements and maritime and environmental concerns.

CHAIRPERSON :

Hon. Sagarbarria, Manuel T.
Sagarbarria, Manuel T.

District Representative
Negros Oriental, 2nd District

 

MEMBERS : 20 Members

COMMITTEE OFFICE :

3/F RVM Building, House of Representatives, Quezon City
Telephone no. 8931-5001 local 7127, Direct line 931-7969
Committee Secretary: Ivy May F. Asuncion (Acting)

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. Sagarbarria, Manuel T. (2019-09-30)
Vice Chairperson
2. Abueg-Zaldivar, Cyrille "Beng" F. (2019-09-30)
3. Acosta, Gil "Kabarangay Jr." A. (2019-09-30)
4. Alvarez, Franz "Chicoy" E. (2019-09-30)
Member for the Majority
5. Veloso, Vicente III "Ching" S.E. (2019-09-30)
6. Ong, Jose Jr. "Jun" L. (2019-09-30)
7. Hofer, Ann K. (2019-09-30)
8. Go, Ed Christopher S. (2019-09-30)
9. Lusotan, Macnell M. (2019-11-26)
Member for the Minority
10. Fortun, Lawrence "Law" H. (2019-10-02)
11. Zarate, Carlos Isagani T. (2019-10-02)

 

PRIMARY REFFERED HOUSE BILLS 4

HB09662
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2021-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT IDENTIFYING THE PHILIPPINE MARITIME FEATURES OF THE WEST PHILIPPINE SEA, DEFINING THEIR RESPECTIVE APPLICABLE BASELINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2021-07-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WEST PHILIPPINE SEA since 2021-07-28

HB09761
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2021-07-03

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE MANDATORY USE OF THE NAMES "WEST PHLIPPINE SEA" OR "KANLURANG DAGAT NG PILIPINAS" TO REFER TO THE MARINE AREAS ON THE WESTERN SIDE OF THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2021-08-02

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WEST PHILIPPINE SEA since 2021-08-02

HR01700
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2021-04-09

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE PROPER COMMITTEE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE PRESENCE OF CHINESE VESSELS AT THE JULIAN FELIPE REEF LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 177 NAUTICAL MILES WEST OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF BATARAZA, PROVINCE OF PALAWAN, AND FOR THE IMMEDIATE ADOPTION OF REMEDIAL MEASURES TO ADDRESS THE UNAUTHORIZED, CONTINUED AND INCREASING PRESENCE OF CHINESE VESSELS IN OUR EXCLUSIVE ECONOMIC ZONE IN THE WEST PHILIPPINE SEA

Principal Author/s: 1. ABUEG-ZALDIVAR, CYRILLE "BENG" F.

Date Read: 2021-05-17

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WEST PHILIPPINE SEA since 2021-05-26

HR01945
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2021-07-07

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DECLARING JULY 12 OF EVERY YEAR AS NATIONAL WEST PHILIPPINE SEA VICTORY DAY, IN COMMEMORATION OF THE PHILIPPINES' TRIUMPH BEFORE THE PERMANENT COURT OF ARBITRATION UPHOLDING THE COUNTRY'S SOVEREIGN RIGHTS OVER THE WEST PHILIPPINE SEA

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

Date Read: 2021-08-02

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WEST PHILIPPINE SEA since 2021-08-02

 

SECONDARY REFFERED HOUSE BILLS 4

HB00363
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE WEST PHILIPPINE SEA AUTHORITY, PRESCRIBING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. YAP, VICTOR A.

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION since 2019-07-23

HB03804
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-13

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE CENTER FOR WEST PHILIPPINE SEA STUDIES ATTACHED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2019-08-20

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2019-08-20

HB05219
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-23

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE WEST PHILIPPINE SEA AUTHORITY, PRESCRIBING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

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

Date Read: 2019-11-06

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION since 2019-11-06

HR01707
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2021-04-12

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SENSE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO STRONGLY PROTEST AND CONDEMN THE HARASSMENT OF FILIPINOS BY ELEMENTS FROM THE COAST GUARD, NAVY AND MILITIA OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA IN THE WEST PHILIPPINE SEA

Principal Author/s: 1. BIAZON, RUFFY B.

Date Read: 2021-05-17

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2021-05-17

 

SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS

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


Select Week
 

03-MARCH-2020 • TUESDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
WEST PHILIPPINE SEA (Organizational meeting)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
Organizational meeting

Briefing by the National Task Force for the West Philippine Sea (NTF-WPS) on Philippine claims; foreign policy, and negotiations on WPS; security situation in the WPS; Philippine maritime capabilities; and other related issues and concerns

Last Updated: 25-October-2021, 07:06:54 PM