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|10-DECEMBER-2019 • TUESDAY|
|Committee/Sub-Committee||Time and Venue|
|GAMES AND AMUSEMENTS|
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
|HR 221 – Investigation into the proliferation of Philippine offshore gaming operators or POGOs, and its effects on the Filipino people, the local economy, and national security (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)|
Spkrs. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
|Committee Reports on HBs 2423, 2510, 2523, 2655, 2668, 2698, 2884 & 2954 – Creating additional branches of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) and Municipal Trial Court (MTC) in various parts of the country, amending for the purpose Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, otherwise known as the Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980, as amended, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Glona Labadlabad, Jose Francisco ‘Kiko’ Benitez, Lianda Bolilia, Joseph Sto. Niño Bernos, Genaro Alvarez Jr., Marisol Panotes, Dale ‘Along’ Malapitan, and Peter John Calderon)|
Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 2088, 3995, 4150 & 5465 – Providing support for the surviving spouse and children of slain justices and judges, amending for the purpose RA 910, as amended, or the law providing for the retirement of justices of the Supreme Court and of the Court of Appeals, for the enforcement of the provisions hereof by the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS), and to repeal Commonwealth Act 536, and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Raneo ‘Ranie’ Abu, Reps. Tyrone Agabas, and Teodorico Haresco Jr.)
Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 597, 1603, 2327 & 2716 – Granting hazard pay to judges in the RTC and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Lorna Silverio, Precious Hipolito Castelo, Deputy Speaker Evelina Escudero, and Rep. Ruwel Peter Gonzaga)
Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 4745, 4806, 4809, 4943, 5019, 5078 & 5348 – Strengthening the Office of the Government Corporate Counsel (OGCC) by rationalizing and further professionalizing its organization, upgrading the compensation, benefits, and positions of its officials and employees, and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speakers Henry Oaminal and Michael Romero Ph.D., Reps. Lord Allan Jay Velasco, Eric Olivarez, Rufus Rodriguez, Jericho Jonas Nograles, and Ruwel Peter Gonzaga)
Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 339, 1666, 1838, 4103 & 4178 – Modernizing the Bureau of Immigration (BI) by defining its powers and functions, expanding, rationalizing and further professionalizing its organization, upgrading the compensation and benefits of its officials and employees, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Xavier Jesus Romualdo, Manuel Cabochan III, Rufus Rodriguez, and Teodorico Haresco Jr.)
HB 3409 – Establishing the Office of Judiciary Marshals and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)
HBs 5403 & 5654 – Establishing the Office of the Philippine Marshals Service under the Supreme Court of the Philippines and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speakers Johnny Ty Pimentel and Pablo John Garcia)
HB 5528 – Creating the Philippine Marshal Service, defining its functions and powers, appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)
HBs 5527 & 5584 – Further expanding the jurisdiction of the Metropolitan Trial Courts (MeTC), Municipal Trial Courts in cities (MTCC), MTC, and Municipal Circuit Trial Courts (MCTC), amending for the purpose Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, as amended (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr. and Rep. Doy Leachon)
|REVISION OF LAWS|
Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg.
|HB 146 – Providing for a prescriptive period from which the Commission on Audit (COA) may conduct audits and issue a decision on cases, amending PD 1445 or the State Audit Code of the Philippines (Deputy Speaker Rodante Marcoleta)|
HBs 1637 & 2090 – Imposing stiffer penalties for the stealing or vandalizing of government road signs and other risk reduction devices, accessories, and other facilities (Rep. Alfredo Vargas III and Deputy Speaker Raneo ‘Ranie’ Abu)
HBs 369, 2488, 3441, 3730, 4720, 4831, 5251 & 5460 – Declaring July 27 of every year a special national non-working holiday in the entire country to commemorate the founding anniversary of Iglesia Ni Cristo, amending for the purpose RA 9645 (Reps. Eric Olivarez, Precious Hipolito Castelo, Deputy Speaker Vilma Santos-Recto, Reps. Tyrone Agabas, John Marvin 'Yul Servo' Nieto, Cheryl Deloso-Montalla, Stella Luz Quimbo, and Deputy Speaker Deogracias Victor ‘DV’ Savellano)
HB 2512 – Declaring the Fourth Thursday of November as National Thanksgiving Day (Rep. Joel Mayo Almario)
|WAYS AND MEANS|
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
|HB 178 – Imposing excise tax on single-use plastic bags, creating for the purpose Section 150-C of the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997, as amended (Rep. Horacio Suansing Jr.)|
|DANGEROUS DRUGS - CANCELLED|
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
|Bills amending RA 9165: |
HBs 68 & 2765 – Strengthening drug prevention and control, amending for the purpose RA 9165, as amended, otherwise known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 (Reps. Robert Ace Barbers and Rufus Rodriguez)
HB 368 – Adopting the higher prescribed penalty, including death, of the national law of an alien found guilty of trafficking dangerous drugs and other similar substances, amending for the purpose RA 9165 (Rep. Victor Yap)
HB 742 – Amending certain provisions of RA 9165 [by strengthening the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and establishing the PDEA Academy, among others] (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)
HBs 896 & 1548 – Providing for the immediate destruction/disposition of the confiscated, seized and/or surrendered dangerous drugs, plant sources of dangerous drugs, and controlled precursors and essential chemicals, amending for the purpose RA 9165, as amended (Reps. Mario Vittorio ‘Marvey’ Mariño and Alfredo Garbin Jr.)
HB 1351 – Amending Sections 23 and 24 of RA 9165, by restoring plea bargaining and probation laws (Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo)
HB 1547 – Providing for the legal procedure in the disposition and rehabilitation of drug dependents and/or drug pushers or dealers who voluntarily surrender, amending for the purpose RA 9165, as amended (Rep. Alfredo Garbin Jr.)
HB 2995 – Exempting journalists from acting as anti-drug operations witnesses and amending RA 10640 or the law further strengthening the anti-drug campaign of the government, amending for the purpose Section 21 of RA 9165 (Rep. France Castro)
HB 3755 – Amending Section 36 of RA 9165, on drug testing (by requiring random drug testing instead of a mandatory one) (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)
HB 4104 – Further amending Section 21 of RA 9165, as amended by RA 10640 (by allowing the presence of media to cover anti-drug operations for journalism purposes only) (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)
HBs 533, 629, 929, 1308, 1549, 1572, 2975, 3208, 3427, 3631, 3726, 5068 & 5482 – Establishing drug rehabilitation centers in every city/municipality/province/ region and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Joseph Stephen ‘Caraps’ Paduano, Joel Mayo Almario, Manuel Cabochan III, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Rep. Alfredo Garbin Jr., Deputy Speaker Raneo ‘Ranie’ Abu, Reps. Manuel Sagarbarria, Eric Olivarez, Erico Aristotle Aumentado, John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto, Joy Myra Tambunting, and Ria Christina Fariñas)
Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
|Committee Report on HB 1045 – Granting full insurance coverage to all qualified agrarian reform beneficiaries of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP), amending for the purpose Section 14 of RA 9700, otherwise known as the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program Extension with Reforms (Rep. Kristine Singson-Meehan)|
Committee Report on HB 4735 – Transferring the Provincial Agrarian Reform Office of Lanao del Norte from Iligan City to the Municipality of Tubod, Lanao del Norte and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo)
Committee Report on HB 5083 – Providing for the restructuring and condonation of unpaid interests, penalties, and surcharges on loans secured by farmers, fisherfolk, and agrarian reform beneficiaries from the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR), Department of Agriculture (DA), People's Credit and Finance Corporation (PCFC), Cooperative Development Authority (CDA), National Food Authority (NFA), and Quedan and Rural Credit Guarantee Corporation (QUEDANCOR) (Rep. Sabiniano Canama)
HB 3451 – Authorizing the grant of a full crop insurance coverage to qualified beneficiaries of the CARP, amending for the purpose Section 14 of RA 9700 (Deputy Speaker Vilma Santos-Recto)
HB 3029 – Penalizing the conversion or causing the conversion of irrigated and irrigable lands, amending for the purpose RA 6657, as amended, otherwise known as the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law of 1998 (Rep. Wilter ‘Sharky’ Wee Palma II)
HB 4360 – Prohibiting the conversion of irrigated and irrigable agricultural lands for non-agricultural uses, amending for the purpose Section 20 of RA 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991 (Deputy Speaker Vilma Santos-Recto)
HB 5507 – Instituting the second phase of agrarian reform in the country, thereby completing the coverage of agricultural lands under the Agrarian Reform Program, providing state subsidy in the acquisition and distribution of agricultural lands to agrarian reform beneficiaries and creating the mechanisms for its implementation (Rep. Geraldine Roman)
|GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY|
Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
|Briefing by the Manila Water and Maynilad on the alleged 780% increase in water rates on account of the Supreme Court’s fine, pass-on charges from corporate income tax, operating expenses, advanced collection for future projects, and redundant collection of foreign exchange recovery adjustments|
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
|HBs 41, 180 & 650– Changing the term of office of barangay officials and members of the Sangguniang Kabataan from three to five years, amending for the purpose Section 43 of RA 7160, as amended, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991 (Reps. Francisco 'Kiko' Benitez, Horacio Suansing Jr., and Joy Myra Tambunting)|
HBs 89, 2176 & 3756 – Changing the term of office of all barangay officials from three years to five years and providing a system for recall, amending for the purpose Sections 43 and 74 of RA 7160, respectively (Reps. Alfredo Garbin Jr., Precious Hipolito Castelo, and Rufus Rodriguez)
HB 201 – Creating the Metro Bataan Development Authority, defining its powers and functions, providing funds therefor (Rep. Jose Enrique ‘Joet’ Garcia III)
HBs 384, 656 & 1497 – Declaring special non-working holidays in certain parts of the country to commemorate special events (Reps. Manuel ‘Way Kurat’ Zamora, Francis Gerald Abaya, and Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D.)
HB 1566 – Declaring every 28th of April of every year as a special working holiday in the Province of Aurora to commemorate the death anniversary of Doña Aurora Aragon-Quezon (Rep. Rommel Rico Angara)
HB 596 – Creating a barangay to be known as Barangay Tigpalas in the Municipality of San Miguel, Bulacan (Rep. Lorna Silverio)
Spkr. Perez Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
|Briefing by concerned government agencies on the status of the ongoing Mindanao railway project and other airport projects|
Conf. Rm. 6, RVM Bldg.
|HBs 3754 & 4718 – Establishing financial assistance programs for poor litigants (Reps. Rufus Rodriguez and John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto)|
HB 4014 – Providing free legal assistance to all indigent Filipinos, amending for the purpose Chapter 5, Title III, Book IV of EO 292, otherwise known as the Administrative Code of 1987 and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Henry Villarica)
|PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY (Subcommittee on Police Operations)|
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
|HBs 745, 3971, 5252 & 5628 – Prohibiting the dissemination of false information of any threat concerning bombs, explosives or any similar device or means of destruction and imposing penalties for violation thereof (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund “LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Stella Luz Quimbo, and Manuel Cabochan III)|
HBs 503 & 5399 – Requiring mandatory autopsy on bodies of crime victims and deaths under mysterious and suspicious circumstances (Reps. Robert Ace Barbers and Manuel Cabochan III)
|TRADE AND INDUSTRY|
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
|HBs 40, 500, 1508, 1510, 1703, 2277, 2862, 2929, 3049, 3083, 4816, 5072, 5099, 5310, 5510, 5561 & 5630 – Regulating the manufacture, importation, packaging, use, sale, distribution, and advertisement of electronic nicotine delivery systems and electronic non-nicotine delivery systems (ENDS/ENNDS) and heated tobacco products (HTPs) (Reps. Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Robert Ace Barbers, Alfredo Garbin Jr., Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Jose Enrique 'Joet' Garcia III, Ron Salo, Precious Hipolito Castelo, Angelina 'Helen' Tan M.D., Eric Olivarez, Kristine Singson-Meehan, Geraldine Roman, Sharon Garin, Bernadette ‘BH’ Herrera-Dy, Marlyn ‘Len’ Alonte, and Minority Leader Bienvenido Abante Jr.)|
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
|HB 4801 – Declaring the month of January every year as Visayan Heritage Month (Rep. Sonny ‘SL’ Lagon)|
Briefing on the regional profile of and budget allocation for Visayas
Roundtable discussion with concerned government agencies on the budget for Regions VI, VII, and VIII
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