20-September-2021 to 24-September-2021

Updated as of: 27-October-2021, 01:18:17 PM

11:00 AM

Combination of physical meeting at R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Motu proprio inquiry into the report of the Commission on Audit regarding the procurement of medical and health safety equipment utilized by the Department of Health for its COVID-19 response
09:00 AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom Substitute Bill to HBs 511, 1669, 4853, 4985, 5190, 5270, 5305, 5524, 5563 & 5649 – Strengthening the field offices of the Commission on Elections by upgrading and creating certain positions, amending for the purpose Section 53 of Batas Pambansa 881, otherwise known as the Omnibus Election Code, as amended, and providing funds therefor (Reps. France Castro, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Faustino ‘Inno’ Dy V, Tyrone Agabas, Cheryl Deloso-Montalla, Deputy Speakers Ferdinand Hernandez and Mujiv Hataman, Reps. Manuel Jose ‘Mannix’ Dalipe, Cristal Bagatsing, and Ann Hofer)
09:30 AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) HB 1514 – Providing free legal assistance to senior citizens, amending for the purpose RA 7432, as amended, or the law maximizing the contribution of senior citizens to nation building, granting benefits and special privileges (Rep. Alfredo Garbin Jr.)

HB 2387 – Instituting an elderly employment system and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Florida ‘Rida’ Robes)

HB 4578 – Providing employment opportunities to senior citizens by mandating the public and private sectors to institutionalize a Senior Citizens Employment Program (Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo)

HBs 4896 & 5716 – Providing further opportunities to senior citizens as employees in private entities by granting increased incentives to private entities that employ senior citizens, amending for the purpose certain provisions of RA 9994, otherwise known as the Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010 [Reps. Eric Go Yap and Francisco Datol Jr. (dec.)]

HBs 5362 & 6055 – Promoting the employment of senior citizens in government offices and private entities nationwide, further amending for the purpose Section 5 of RA 7432, as amended (Reps. Ronnie Ong and Aleta Suarez)

HB 8832 – Granting an income tax exemption to senior citizens aged 60 and above (Rep. Rodolfo Ordanes)
10:30 AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom HBs 5782, 9956 & 10024 – Granting distinctive honors and privileges to national athletes, creating a National Endowment Fund for Sports Heroes, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Lawrence ‘Law’ Fortun, Deputy Speaker Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva, and Rep. Joy Myra Tambunting)

HB 10096 – Memorializing the heroism of Filipino olympians, establishing for the purpose an olympian memorial and other modes of commemoration, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Eric Martinez)

HR 1772 – Congratulating and commending Chess Grandmaster Eugenio ‘Eugene’ Torre for becoming the first Asian male to be inducted into the World Chess Hall of Fame by the World Chess Federation (Rep. Angelo Marcos Barba)

HRs 1895, 1928 & 1999 – Congratulating and commending Alexandra Maniego ‘Alex’ Eala for winning the 2021 French Open Tennis Girls’ Doubles title (Reps. Eric Olivarez, Angelo Marcos Barba, and Sarah Jane Elago)

HR 2194 – Strongly commending and thanking private individuals and organizations who provided generous incentives to all Philippine athletes who competed in the Tokyo Olympics (Deputy Speaker Deogracias Victor ‘DV’ Savellano)

HR 2003, in consolidation with HR 2007 – Urging the Philippine government, through the Philippine Sports Commission, to ensure the safe and gradual resumption of training for Filipino athletes (Rep. Sarah Jane Elago)

HR 2183, in consolidation with HRs 2165 & 2214 – Recognizing and commending the unparalleled support and exemplary mentorship of the officials of the Philippine Olympic Committee, Inc., under the leadership of President Abraham ‘Bambol’ Tolentino that enabled the Filipino athletes to achieve excellent performances in the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games and for making history by winning the first ever gold and the highest number of Olympic medals for the Philippines since it first competed in the Olympics in 1924 (Rep. Antonio ‘Tonypet’ Albano, Deputy Speaker Jose ‘Lito’ Atienza Jr., and Rep. Virgilio Lacson)
01:00 PM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom Briefing by the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process, National Security Council, Department of National Defense, and National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) on the status of implementation of the Annex on Normalization in Mindanao, counter-insurgency programs of the government, and programs of the NTF-ELCAC
09:30 AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom HB 5884 – Authorizing the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), having jurisdiction over the parcel of land subject of the application, to issue tree-cutting permits to landowners for the cutting, gathering and utilization of naturally grown trees in private and/or titled lands subject to the guidelines of the DENR (Rep. Cyrille ‘Beng’ Abueg-Zaldivar)

HB 6321 – Prohibiting the exportation of black sand and its derivatives in its raw form to other countries (Rep. Jose ‘Bonito’ Singson Jr.)

HB 8299 – Institutionalizing the Tamaraw Conservation Program, creating its administrative and implementation mechanism, providing funds therefor (Rep. Josephine Ramirez Sato)

HB 8282 – Excluding certain portions of the Naval Station San Miguel in the Municipalities of San Narciso and San Antonio, Province of Zambales from the operation of Proclamation No. 938 (Retaining for the Armed Forces of the Philippines a portion of Naval Station San Miguel in the Municipalities of San Narciso and San Antonio, Province of Zambales) and declaring the excluded portions open to disposition under the provisions of RA 730, as amended, (Permitting the sale without public auction of public lands of the Republic of the Philippines for residential purposes to qualified applicants under certain conditions) to qualified occupants without public auction (Rep. Cheryl Deloso-Montalla)

HBs 8765 & 8813 – Reclassifying certain parcels of land located in the Islands of Cabilao and Sandingan in the Municipality of Loon, Province of Bohol, and in Barangay Imulnod, Municipality of Brooke's Point, Province of Palawan, respectively, into alienable and disposable lands (Reps. Edgar Chatto and Cyrille 'Beng' Abueg-Zaldivar)

HB 8768 – Declaring parcels of land of the public domain located in the Island of Pamilacan, Municipality of Baclayon, Province of Bohol an agricultural land open to disposition for agricultural, residential, commercial, industrial, and other productive purposes (Rep. Edgar M. Chatto)

HBs 9219, 9220, 9221 & 9222 – Declaring unclassified forestlands located in certain barangays in the Municipality of San Guillermo, Province of Isabela as alienable and disposable lands for agricultural, residential, and other commercial purposes (Rep. Faustino ‘Inno’ Dy V)

HB 9590 – Declaring the whole land within the island known as Capayas Island in Barangay Tabud, Municipality of Bataraza, Province of Palawan, as alienable and disposable land open to disposition for agricultural, commercial, residential, industrial and other productive purposes (Rep. Sabiniano Canama)

HBs 9881 – Delimiting the extent of alienable and disposable lands vis-a-vis forest lands and national parks in Barangay Port Barton, Municipality of San Vicente in the Province of Palawan by classifying parcels of public forests as agricultural lands under the 1987 Constitution (Rep. Franz ‘Chicoy’ Alvarez)
01:30 PM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Substitute Bill to HBs 2203, 2517, 5307, 5407 & 5542 and HR 342 – Strengthening internet and digital content safety and online protection for children, providing penalties for violations thereof, and appropriating funds therefor [Rep. ‘Kuya’ Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado, Deputy Speaker Divina Grace Yu, Reps. Dan Fernandez, Ruffy Biazon, Florida ‘Rida’ Robes and Deputy Speaker Rodante Marcoleta,)
09:30 AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom HB 10115 – Granting Filipino citizenship to Mr. Zibin ‘Derek’ Liang, with all the rights, privileges, and prerogatives appurtenant thereto (Rep. Xavier Jesus Romualdo)
09:30 AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) HB 365 – Incorporating the value of responsible, fair and truthful utilization of social media in schools, universities, government agencies, non-government organizations, and private corporations (Rep. Victor Yap)

HR 1695 – Honoring the late Crispulo ‘Jun’ Icban Jr. for his lifetime contributions to Philippine journalism (Rep. Michael Defensor)

HR 2067 – Expressing appreciation and support to the efforts of the Manila Broadcasting Company – DZRH to help fight the proliferation of fake news through its “#accountkoto” campaign and calling the appropriate government agency to formulate policies in support of the initiative (Rep. Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D.)
10:00 AM

Videoconference via Cisco Webex Discussion on the following:

• Issues arising from the implementation of Chapter XIV of RA 9520, otherwise known as the Philippine Cooperative Code of 2008, specifically on the alleged lack of “preferential treatments” that should be accorded to the cooperative transport sector

• Status of implementation of RA 11535 or the law making the position of a cooperatives development officer mandatory in the municipal, city and provincial levels, amending for the purpose RA 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991, as amended

• Bureau of Internal Revenue's policies affecting the cooperatives
01:30 PM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Committee Report on HR 1897 –Commending the Filipino seafarers on-board MV Fleur N for exhibiting an act of heroism in rescuing 86 refugees drifting for days in the Mediterranean Sea (Rep. Sandro Gonzalez)

HR 2009 – Inquiry into the annual deployment cap on healthcare workers (Rep. Raymond Democrito Mendoza)

HR 2198 – Inquiry into the Bureau of Quarantine’s contract with Pisopay for the issuance of international vaccine certificate as proof of vaccination against COVID-19 (Rep. Sharon Garin)

Continuation of the discussion on the case of the five rescued domestic workers from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
09:00 AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) HB 10261 – Extending the registration of voters for the 2022 national and local elections (Speaker Lord Allan Jay Velasco)
01:00 PM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom HR 214 – Inquiry into the national poverty situation to include a comprehensive review and assessment of existing poverty data and poverty reduction programs in the country (Rep. Angelo Marcos Barba)

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