COMMITTEE AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
CALENDAR OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS
15-August-2022 to 19-August-2022


Updated as of: 06-October-2022, 01:21:34 PM

DATE COMMITTEE TIME VENUE AGENDA
15-August-2022
(MONDAY)
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD
09:00 AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom Organizational meeting – Adoption of the Committee Rules of Procedure
GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY
09:00 AM

Combination of physical meeting at the Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom Organizational meeting - Approval of the Rules of Procedure Governing Proceedings before the Committee on Good Government and Public Accountability
GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY jt. w/ AGRICULTURE AND FOOD
11:00 AM

Combination of physical meeting at the Conf. Rms.1&2, RVM Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Briefing by concerned government agencies on the reported unauthorized importation of sugar
16-August-2022
(TUESDAY)
HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
09:30 AM

Combination of physical meeting at the Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook pages of the HRep and Baguio City Rep. Mark O. Go) Organizational meeting - Adoption of the Committee's Internal Rules and Procedure; Designation of Committee Vice-Chairpersons as subcommittee chairpersons

HBs 299 & 1952 – Strengthening the mental health services of state universities and colleges and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Greg Gasataya and Yedda Marie Romualdez)

HB 976 – Establishing the Philippine Entrepreneurs Academy, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Mark Go)

HB 42 – Converting the Balicuatro College of Arts and Trades in the Municipality of Allen, Province of Northern Samar, into the Northern Samar Polytechnic Institute, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Paul Ruiz Daza)

HB 767 – Converting the Agusan del Sur School of Arts and Trades in the Municipality of Prosperidad, Province of Agusan del Sur, into a Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)-supervised and administered school to be known as the Agusan del Sur Polytechnic Institute for Technical Education, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Alfelito ‘Alfel’ Bascug)

HB 963 – Converting the Cagayan de Oro (Bugo) School of Arts and Trades in the City of Cagayan de Oro, Province of Misamis Oriental, into a TESDA-supervised and administered school to be known as the Cagayan de Oro Polytechnic Institute, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 1456 – Changing the name of the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines to the University of Science and Technology of the Philippines, amending for the purpose RA 10919 or the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines Act (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 2407 – Renaming Mariano Marcos State University in the City of Batac, Ilocos Norte as Ferdinand E. Marcos State University, amending for the purpose PD 1279 (or the law merging the Mariano Marcos Memorial College and Northern Luzon State College into a university, transferring the college level courses of Ilocos Norte Agricultural College and Ilocos Norte College of Arts and Trades into said university, providing a charter for the purpose) and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Angelo Marcos Barba)

HB 2589 – Extending the term of office of the President of the Adiong Memorial State College from three years to four years in accordance with RA 8292, otherwise known as the Higher Education Modernization Act of 1997, amending for this purpose RA 8651, as amended, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Zia Alonto Adiong)

HR 3 – Congratulating Brother Armin Luistro for being elected as the 28th Superior General of the Brothers of the Christian Schools (Rep. Gus Tambunting)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT
09:30 AM

Combination of physical meeting at the Spkr. Belmonte Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom Organizational meeting - Consideration/Adoption of the Committee's Internal Rules of Procedures; Appointment of chairpersons and members of the different subcommittees

Briefing by the Department of the Interior and Local Government on its plans and programs and legislative priorities for the 19th Congress

HB 631 - Declaring as a special non-working holiday the respective founding anniversaries of all municipalities, cities, and provinces throughout the country (Rep. Maria Carmen Zamora)

HBs 38, 180, 311, 314, 390, 623, 625, 694, 739, 758, 925, 1034, 1053, 1119, 1327, 1373, 1412, 1628, 1735, 1882, 2003, 2053, 2079, 2426, 2685, 2725, 2853, 2868, 2869, 3002, 3074, 3085, 3212 & 3279 – Declaring special nonworking holidays in certain parts of the country to commemorate special events (Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco, Deputy Speaker Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr., Reps. Eric Go Yap, Gabriel Bordado Jr., Maria Carmen Zamora, Keith Micah ‘Atty. Mike’ Tan, Ma. Cynthia Chan, Alfelito ‘Alfel’ Bascug, Roman Romulo, Francisco Jose ‘Bingo’ Matugas II, Roberto Puno, Josefina Tallado, Dale Corvera, Teodorico Haresco Jr., Alan ‘Aldu’ Dujali, Luisa Lloren Cuaresma, Ma. Theresa Collantes, Eulogio Rodriguez, Francisco Paolo Ortega V, Claude Bautista, Rufus Rodriguez, Christopher V.P. De Venecia, Alfonso Umali Jr., Ruwel Peter Gonzaga, Ramon Jolo Revilla, III, Carlito Marquez, John Tracy Cagas, Loreto Acharon, Stephen James Tan, and Marjorie Ann Teodoro)

HB 464 - Declaring February 24 of every year a special working holiday in the Province of Zamboanga Sibugay in commemoration of its founding anniversary to be known as 'Araw ng Sibugay' (Rep. Wilter Palma)

HB 555 – Declaring December 4 of each year as a non-working holiday in all the cities of Cebu and the Province of Cebu and a working holiday in the rest of the country in honor of the late Sen. Sergio ‘Serging’ Osmeña Jr. (Rep. Rachel Marguerite Del Mar)

HB 2006 – Declaring the 4th week of May every year as special holidays in the Province of Catanduanes to celebrate the Abaca Festival (Rep. Eulogio Rodriguez)
SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS
09:30 AM

Combination of physical meeting at the Spkr. De Venecia Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Organizational meeting - Consideration/Adoption of the Committee's Internal Rules and Procedure for the 19th Congress

House Bills postponing the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections:

HB 41 – Postponing the December 2022 barangay and SK elections to December 1, 2023, amending for the purpose RA 9164 or the law providing for synchronized barangay and SK elections, as amended by RA 9340 (Resetting the barangay and SK elections), RA 10632 (Postponing the SK elections on October 28, 2013), RA 10656 (Postponing the SK elections to the last Monday of October 2016), RA 10923 (Postponing the October 2016 barangay and SK elections, prescribing additional rules governing the conduct of barangay and SK elections), RA 10952 (Postponing the October 2017 barangay and SK elections), and RA 11462 (Postponing the May 2020 barangay and SK elections) (Rep. Paul Ruiz Daza)

HB 121 – Amending certain sections of RA 11462 (by postponing the December 5, 2022 barangay and SK elections to the first Monday of May 2023 and every three years thereafter) (Rep. Juliet Marie de Leon Ferrer)

HB 133 - Amending certain sections of RA 11462 (by postponing the December 5, 2022 barangay and SK elections to December 4, 2023 and every three years thereafter) (Rep. Rachel Marguerite Del Mar)

HB 333 – Postponing the December 5, 2022 barangay and SK elections to the first Monday of May 2024 and every five years thereafter, amending for the purpose RA 9164, as amended by RA 9340, RA 10632, RA 10656, RA 10923, RA 10952, and RA 11462 (Rep. Michael Romero Ph.D.)

HBs 398, 432, 480, 515, 937, 1110, 1138, 1254, 1696, 1840, 1932, 2071, 2235, 2576 & 2932 – Postponing the December 2022 barangay and SK elections, amending for the purpose RA 9164, as amended by RA 9340, RA 10632, RA 10656, RA 10923, RA 10952, and RA 11462 (Reps. Gus Tambunting, Johnny Ty Pimentel, Deputy Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Reps. Ramon Jolo Revilla III, Richard Gomez, Marvin Rillo, Faustino ‘Inno’ Dy V, Emmarie 'Lolypop' Ouano-Dizon, Edwin Olivarez, Ron Salo, Mark Go, Jaime Cojuangco, Christopherson Yap, Florida ‘Rida’ Robes, and Joseph ‘Jojo’ Lara)

HB 504 – Postponing the May 2023 barangay and SK elections, amending for the purpose RA 9164, as amended by RA 9340, RA 10632, RA 10656, RA 10923, RA 10952, and RA 11462 (Rep. Edvic Yap)

HB 949 - Postponing the May 2020 barangay and SK elections, amending for the purpose RA 9164, as amended by RA 9340, RA 10632, RA 10656, RA 10923, RA 10952, and RA 11462 (Rep. Patrick Michael Vargas)

HB 995 – Postponing the May 2020 barangay and SK elections to October 2022, amending for this purpose RA 9164, as amended by RA 10952, RA 10632, RA 10656, RA 10923, RA 10952, and RA 11462 (Rep. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 1035 – Postponing the December 2022 barangay and SK elections, fixing a new term of office for barangay and SK officials (Rep. Francisco Jose ‘Bingo’ Matugas II)

HB 1367 – Postponing the December 2022 barangay and SK elections to October 9, 2023, amending for the purpose RA 9164, as amended by RA 9340, RA 10632, RA 10656, RA 10923, RA 10952, and RA 11462 (Rep. Cheeno Miguel Almario)

HB 1961 - Amending certain sections of RA 11462 (by postponing the December 5, 2022 barangay and SK elections to the First Monday of October 2024 and every three years thereafter) (Rep. Alfredo Marañon III)

HB 2057 – Postponing the December 2022 barangay and SK elections to May 6, 2024, amending for the purpose RA 9164, as amended by RA 9340, RA 10923, RA 10952, and RA 11462 (Rep. Francisco Paolo Ortega)

HB 2185 – Postponing the December 2022 barangay and SK elections, and appropriating the savings therefrom for priority programs of the Department of Agriculture to ensure food security and sufficiency (Deputy Speaker Ralph Recto)

HB 2240 – Postponing the December 2022 barangay and SK elections to the First Monday of March 2024, amending RA 9164 (Rep. Dean Asistio)

HB 2476 – Postponing the December 2022 barangay and SK elections, amending RA 11462, as amended (Rep. Florencio Gabriel ‘Bem’ Noel)

HB 2494 – Postponing the December 5, 2022 barangay and SK elections to October 2, 2023, amending for the purpose RA 9164, as amended by RA 9340, RA 10632, RA 10656, RA 10923, RA 10952, and RA 11462 (Rep. Ma. Theresa Collantes)

HB 2984 – Fixing the term of office of barangay and SK elected officials to five years, and as a result, postponing the December 2022 barangay and SK elections, amending for the purpose RA 9164, as amended by RA 9340, RA 10632, RA 10656, RA 10923, RA 10952, and RA 11462 (Deputy Speaker Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr.)

HB 2985 – Providing for the postponement and resetting of the barangay and SK elections (Rep. Salvador Pleyto)

HB 2986 - Postponing the December 2022 barangay and SK elections to October 9, 2023, amending for the purpose RA 9164, as amended by RA 9340, RA 10632, RA 10656, RA 10923, RA 10952, and RA 11462 (Rep. Nelson Dayanghirang)
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD
10:00 AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom Bill establishing the Paniqui Tarlac Eco-Farm:

HB 168 – Establishing the Paniqui Tarlac Eco-Farm and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Rodante Marcoleta)

(HB 4637 - similar bill approved by the House on 3rd Reading in the 18th Congress)

Bills institutionalizing the Young Farmers and Fisherfolk Challenge Program:

HBs 280, 613, 1192, 2032, 2353, 2388 & 2416 – Establishing the Young Farmers and Fisherfolk Challenge Program, creating for the purpose the Young Farmers and Fisherfolk Challenge Council, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Christopher V.P. De Venecia, Dante Garcia, Christopherson Yap, Yedda Marie Romualdez, Wilfrido Mark Enverga, and Angelo Marcos Barba)

HB 1951 – Providing for the Magna Carta of Young Farmers (Rep. Yedda Marie Romualdez)

HBs 2365 & 3213 – Strengthening the Filipino youth involvement in agriculture and entrepreneurship (Reps. Charisse Anne Hernandez and Stephen James Tan)

(HB 9575 - similar bill approved by the House on 3rd Reading in the 18th Congress)

Bills promoting the growth and development of the bamboo industry:

HBs 1096, 1194 & 2643 – Promoting the development of the bamboo industry by strengthening the Philippine Bamboo Industry Development Council, creating the Bamboo Industry Research and Development Center, providing incentives for bamboo plantation development, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Dante Garcia, and Linabelle Ruth Villarica)

HB 3250 – Promoting and strengthening the Philippine bamboo industry, prescribing its scientific propagation, processing, utilization, and business development as a priority program, and allocating funds therefor (Rep. Lex Anthony Cris Colada)

(HB 9576 - similar bill approved by the House on 3rd Reading in the 18th Congress)

Bills establishing the Agriculture Information System in all cities and municipalities:

HBs 1195, 1424, 2017, 2031, 2335, 2386 & 2746 – Establishing the Agriculture Information System in all cities and municipalities (Reps. Dante Garcia, Robert Raymund Estrella, Eddiebong Plaza, Christopherson Yap, Lorenz Defensor, Wilfrido Mark Enverga, and Alfred Delos Santos)

(HB 9205 - similar bill approved by the House on 3rd Reading in the 18th Congress)

Bill developing the tikog industry:

HB 2992 – Developing the tikog industry, creating for the purpose the Banig Subsidy Fund and the Tikog Research and Development Center, and declaring the Municipality of Basey in the Province of Samar as the Banig Capital of the Philippines (Rep. Reynolds Michael Tan)

(HB 9490 - similar bill approved by the House on 3rd Reading in the 18th Congress)
17-August-2022
(WEDNESDAY)
WAYS AND MEANS
08:30 AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Organizational meeting - Adoption of the Committee's Internal Rules and Procedure; Presentation of the composition of the Committee

HB 53 – Introducing administrative tax reforms, amending Sections 21, 22, 51, 56, 58, 77, 81, 90, 91, 103, 106, 108, 109, 110, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 128, 200, 236, 237, 245 and 248, and adding Sections 291 and 292 of RA 8424, otherwise known as the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997, as amended (Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda)

HB 2823 – Ordaining a Bill of Rights for Taxpayers (Deputy Speaker Ralph Recto)

HB 372 – Imposing value-added tax on digital transactions in the Philippines, amending for the purpose Sections 105, 108, 109, 110, 113, 114, and 236 and adding a new Section 105-A of RA 8424, as amended (Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda)

HB 3253 – Establishing digital taxation in the Philippines (Rep. Lex Anthony Cris Colada)

HB 3341 – Establishing digital amusement taxation in the Philippines (Rep. Teodorico Haresco Jr.)

HBs 375, 2111 & 3244 – Amending Sections 22, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 32, 34, 37, 38, 39, 42, 51, 52, 54, 56, 57, 73, 108, 121, 122, 123, 174, 176, 179, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 195, 198 and 199, and repealing Sections 127, 175, 177, 178, 180, 188, 192 and 193, all under RA 8424, as amended (by harmonizing tax treatments for certain transactions of financial institutions; simplifying the complex structure of the financial sector; and ensuring neutrality in tax treatment across financial institutions, among others) (Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., and Lex Anthony Cris Colada)

HBs 220 & 1811 – Imposing excise tax on plastic bags, thereby adding a new section, designated as Section 150-C, of RA 8424, as amended (Reps. Mikaela Angela Suansing and Joey Sarte Salceda)

Briefing by the following agencies on their accomplishments for the period 2019-2022 and legislative priorities for the 19th Congress: Department of Finance, Bureau of Internal Revenue, Bureau of Customs, and the National Tax Research Center
NATURAL RESOURCES
09:30 AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom Organizational meeting - Adoption of the Committee's Internal Rules and Procedure

Brief presentation by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources on its legislative agenda for the 19th Congress

Bills on the Conservation and Protection of Wildlife Resources:

HBs 154 & 2595– Providing stronger measures for the conservation and protection of wildlife resources and their habitats, repealing for this purpose RA 9147, otherwise known as the Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Alfelito ‘Alfel’ Bascug and Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 306 – Regulating the catching, sale, purchase, possession, transportation, importation, and exportation of all sharks, rays, and chimaeras and any part thereof in the country (Rep. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 309 – Strengthening the wildlife conservation and protection mechanism in the Philippines, amending for this purpose RA 9147, providing funds therefor (Rep. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 485 – Providing for a Revised Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act, appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo)

HB 1534 – Amending certain provisions of RA 9147, by increasing the penalties provided (Rep. Robert Ace Barbers)

HB 2769 – Providing for the protection of sharks, rays, and chimaeras in the Philippines (Rep. Eduardo Rama)


Bills on Sustainable Forest Management:

HBs 1878, 2018 & 2469 – Providing for the sustainable management of forests and forest lands (Reps. Ching Bernos, Eddiebong Plaza, and Rufus Rodriguez)


Bills on Land Reclassification:

HB 380 – Reclassifying the Mangabul Reservation in the Municipality of Bayambang, Province of Pangasinan, into alienable and disposable land of the public domain for the purpose of redistributing the same to the bona fide and long-term farmers/occupants thereof (Rep. Ma. Rachel Arenas)

HB 536 – Reclassifying a parcel of the public domain located in the Municipalities of Dinalupihan and Hermosa, Province of Bataan, as agricultural land open to disposition for commercial, residential, and other purposes (Rep. Geraldine Roman)

HB 1611 – Reclassifying as agricultural land a parcel of land of the public domain situated at Lourdes, Alubijid, Misamis Oriental, to be utilized as the site of the science and technology park of the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HBs 2198 & 2201 – Reclassifying as agricultural land certain parcels of land of the public domain located in the City of Ozamiz and in the Municipality of Don Victoriano, respectively, both in the Province of Misamis Occidental, open to disposition for agricultural, commercial, residential, and industrial purposes (Rep. Sancho Fernando ‘Ando’ Oaminal)

HB 2841 – Reclassifying certain public lands within the strip of land five kilometers from either side of the Aspiras Highway, from the Municipality of Agoo, Province of La Union to the Municipality of Tuba, Province of Benguet covered by Proclamation No. 1754 (Reserving a strip of land along Marcos Highway from Agoo, La Union to Baguio City for watershed and forest reserve purposes) as alienable and disposable lands (Rep. Dante Garcia)


Bill on Declaring a Protected Area:

HB 2415 – Declaring a parcel of land located in the Municipality of Paoay in the Province of Ilocos Norte, a protected area with the category of protected landscape under the National Integrated Protected Area System, to be referred to as the Paoay Lake Protected Landscape, providing for its management, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Angelo Marcos Barba)

Bills Pertaining to Cagayan de Oro:

HB 966 – Imposing a logging ban in Cagayan de Oro City and providing penalties for violations thereof (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 967 – Declaring the City of Cagayan de Oro a mining-free zone and providing penalties for violations thereof (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 970 – Establishing the CDO Sendong memorial eco-parks and shrines in the City of Cagayan de Oro and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)
BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE
10:00 AM

Combination of physical meeting at the Conf. Rms.1&2, RVM Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook pages of the HRep and Roman T. Romulo) Deliberation/Approval of the following House Bills which are the same as those approved on 3rd reading in the 18th Congress:

HBs 617, 1088, 2129 & 2846 – Strengthening the conservation and protection of our national cultural heritage, through an enhanced cultural policy, heritage education, and cultural mapping program, amending for the purpose RA 10066, otherwise known as the National Cultural Heritage Act of 2009 (Reps. Christopher V.P. De Venecia, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Jose Francisco ‘Kiko’ Benitez, and Gus Tambunting)

HB 1655 – Providing for a Revised Flag and Heraldic Code of the Philippines, repealing for the purpose RA 8491, otherwise known as the Flag and Heraldic Code of the Philippines (Rep. Roman Romulo)

HB 1994 – Protecting the physical integrity of a cultural property from adverse visual impact and prohibiting any obstruction to its view and sightline, amending for the purpose RA 10066 (Rep. Edcel Lagman)

HB 2708 – Promoting Philippine indigenous and traditional writing systems, and providing for their protection, preservation, and conservation (Rep. Yedda Marie Romualdez)

Deliberation on the following House Resolutions:

HRs 88 & 111 – Congratulating and commending Tribu Lumad Basakanon of Barangay Basak San Nicolas, Cebu City for winning the gold medal in the international category of the Powerful Daegu Festival in South Korea (Reps. Eduardo Rama and Christopher V.P. De Venecia)

HR 110 – Congratulating and commending the eight new members of the Order of National Artists for 2022 (Rep. Christopher V.P. De Venecia)

HR 113 – Congratulating and commending Gina Apostol for winning the 2022 Rome Prize in Literature (Rep. Christopher V.P. De Venecia)

Briefing by concerned cultural agencies on their respective programs, deliverables, challenges, and legislative priorities for the 19th Congress
EAST ASEAN GROWTH AREA
11:00 AM

Combination of physical meeting at the Minority Leader's Conference Room, NW Basement and virtual meeting via Zoom Organizational meeting - Presentation of the mandate of the Committee; Adoption of the Committee's Internal Rules and Procedure

Briefing by the Mindanao Development Authority on its recent projects and initiatives, and legislative proposals in the Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) Cooperation in the 19th Congress
18-August-2022
(THURSDAY)
GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY jt. w/ AGRICULTURE AND FOOD - CANCELLED
09:00 AM

Combination of physical meeting at the Conf. Rms.1&2, RVM Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Continuation of the briefing by concerned government agencies on the reported unauthorized importation of sugar
LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES
02:00 PM

Combination of physical meeting at the Conf. Rms.1&2, RVM Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom Organizational meeting - Consideration of the Committee Internal Rules

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