29-October-2020, Thursday

Prepared/Updated as of: 17-January-2022, 03:57:38 PM

01:30 PM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Substitute Bill to HBs 2075 & 2732 – Strengthening the promotion and delivery of mental health services in basic education through recruitment, hiring and training of mental health professionals, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. ‘Kuya’ Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado and Rufus Rodruiguez)

Substitute Bill to HB 102 – Protecting cultural property from adverse visual impact, amending for the purpose RA 10066, otherwise known as the National Cultural Heritage Act of 2009 (Rep. Edcel Lagman)

HB 3781 – Providing for an expanded voucher system in the elementary and secondary education, amending for the purpose RA 6728, otherwise known as Government Assistance to Students and Teachers in Private Education Act (GASTPE), as amended (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 7635 – Expanding the assistance for students in Grades 4 to 6, and teachers in private elementary schools, amending for the purpose RA 8545, otherwise known as the Expanded GASTPE (Rep. Ruth Mariano-Hernandez)

HB 7667 – Proposing further amendments to Paragraph 3 of Section 3, Sections 4, 5, 6, 7, 12 & 14, RA 6728, as amended by RA 8545, to include students and teachers in private elementary schools as beneficiaries of the Expanded GASTPE program (Rep. Roman Romulo)

HB 7600 – Establishing the Philippine High School For Creative Arts System and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Joy Myra Tambunting)
• For consolidation with the earlier approved Substitute Bill on "Philippine High School for Creative Arts System Act"

HB 7568 – Digitalizing all books necessary for public education and establishing the Philippine Online Library, providing funds therefor (Rep. Aleta Suarez)
• For consolidation with the earlier approved Substitute Bill on "Public Schools of the Future in Technology Act"

HB 2458 – Reestablishing the General Vito Belarmino National High School and enhancing its sports curriculum and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Allan Benedict Reyes)

HB 3222 – Declaring San Roque Parish in Caloocan City as a national landmark and shrine for history, freedom and independence, calling for its preservation and improvement, providing funds therefor (Rep. Edgar Erice)

HB 4479 – Establishing a cultural center and museum in the Province of Biliran and providing funds therefor (Rep. Gerardo ‘Gerryboy’ Espina Jr.)

HB 6587 – Declaring the City of Malabon in Metropolitan Manila a cultural heritage zone (Rep. Josephine Veronique Lacson-Noel)

HR 1196 – 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 (Rep. Christopher V.P. De Venecia)

HR 1127 – Expressing the utmost support of the House of Representatives in the yearly celebration of World Teacher’s Day on October 5 (Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda)
01:30 PM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HB 826 – Protecting the remittances of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) (Deputy Speaker Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr.)

Substitute Bill to HBs 272, 328, 1568, 2318, 3282, 3990, 4685, 4749, 5142 & 5430 – Instituting the Magna Carta of Filipino Seafarers (Rep. Michael Edgar Aglipay, Deputy Speaker Rose Marie ‘Baby’ Arenas, Reps. Rommel Rico Angara, Sandro Gonzalez, Eric Go Yap, Tyrone Agabas, Raymond Democrito Mendoza, Jumel Anthony Espino, Macnell Lusotan, and Wilton ‘Tonton’ Kho)

HB 3887 – Institutionalizing the regional one-stop shop centers for OFWs nationwide (Rep. Ronnie Ong)

HBs 4426 & 5333 – Establishing Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) centers in every province and region of the country, providing funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Deogracias Victor ‘DV’ Savellano and Rep. Marisol Panotes)

HB 1825 – Establishing an OWWA satellite office in the City of Tagbilaran, Province of Bohol and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Edgar Chatto)

HB 1826 – Establishing a Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) satellite office in the City of Tagbilaran, Province of Bohol and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Edgar Chatto)

Discussion/update on issues/concerns regarding OFWs:

• Current situation of OFWs affected by the COVID-19 pandemic; and

• Incident involving Gulf Livestock 1, a cargo vessel that capsized off the waters of Japan on September 2, 2020 with 39 Filipino seafarers onboard
ECOLOGY (Technical Working Group)
02:00 PM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom Technical Working Group meeting on the Substitute Bill to HBs 1678, 2805, 4012 & 4856 – Preventing marine pollution by regulating the dumping of wastes, providing penalties therefor (Reps. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Rufus Rodriguez, Henry Villarica, and ‘Kuya’ Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado)

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