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SOURCE: Committee Management Support Service I


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Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
09:00 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Substitute Bill to HBs 206 & 2246 – Institutionalizing a Philippine Self-Reliant Defense Posture Program and a national defense industry, repealing for the purpose PD 415 or the law authorizing the Secretary of National Defense to enter into defense contracts to implement projects under the self-reliant defense programs, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Jose Enrique ‘Joet’ Garcia III and Manuel Cabochan III)

Substitute Bill to HBs 4175, 6214, 6285, 7249, 7256, 7280, 7294, 7313 & 7360 – Creating the Boracay Island Development Authority, defining its powers and functions, and providing funds therefor (Reps. Teodorico Haresco Jr., Paolo Duterte, Claudine Diana Bautista, Eric Olivarez, Carlito Marquez, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Joy Myra Tambunting, Deputy Speaker Rufus Rodriguez, and Rep. Jose Enrique ‘Joet’ Garcia III)

Substitute Bill to HB 6516 – Penalizing the smuggling of foreign currency and other monetary instruments in bulk into or out of the Philippines (Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda)

Substitute Bill to HBs 8301, 8324, 8375, 8376 & 8584 – Exempting the importation of critical medical products, essential goods, equipment and supplies to address public health emergencies from import duties, taxes and other fees (Deputy Speaker Rufus Rodriguez, Reps. Presley De Jesus, Ruffy Biazon, Deputy Speaker Conrado Estrella III, and Rep. Angelica Natasha Co)

HB 8648 – Expediting the purchase and administration of vaccines for the protection against the COVID-19 by providing exemptions to compliance with the procurement requirements under RA 9184, otherwise known as the Government Procurement Reform Act (Speaker Lord Allan Jay Velasco)

HB 8652 – Exempting local government units and the private sector acquiring and purchasing COVID-19 vaccines from import duties, taxes, and other fees (Rep. Manuel Luis Lopez)
ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (Technical Working Group)
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HB 5906 – Amending the provisions of RA 10667, otherwise known as the Philippine Competition Act [by enhancing the Philippine Competition Commission's (PCC) ability to enforce its mandate, particularly in investigating cartels, bid rigging, market foreclosure, and other anti-competitive conduct; imposing various fines, penalties, and remedies; and prescribing other reform measures] (Rep. Stella Luz Quimbo)

HB 6243 – Strengthening the powers of the PCC and legislating the national competition policy, amending for the purpose RA 10667 (Rep. Sharon Garin)
10:00 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
Briefing on the financial state of the Social Security System (SSS)
RURAL DEVELOPMENT (Technical Working Group)
01:00 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Technical Working Group meeting on the draft Committee Report on HR 1421 – Urging the House leadership to extend the implementation of the Department of Agriculture's (DA) Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program for six years from 2023 to 2028 (Rep. Elisa ‘Olga’ Kho)
TRANSPORTATION (Technical Working Group)
01:00 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HB 2333 – Prohibiting tricycles to ply along the national highways and providing penalties for violation thereof (Deputy Speaker Evelina Escudero)

HBs 2963 & 4212 – Establishing tricycle drivers' training and motorists' awareness programs (Reps. Jumel Anthony Espino and Alfred Vargas)

HBs 3281 & 4005 – Providing for regulation of tricycles, institutionalizing mechanisms for its implementation (Reps. Rosanna 'Ria' Vergara and Tyrone Agabas)

HBs 4197 & 4653 – Providing for a Magna Carta for Tricycle Drivers and Operators, institutionalizing mechanisms for its implementation (Reps. Victor Yap and Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 5329 – Allowing tricycles to travel beyond the regular route of service as embodied in their franchise in emergency cases as determined by concerned government authority and providing penalties for any violation thereof (Rep. Marisol Panotes)

HB 5495 – Providing for alternate roads for tricycles, motorcycles, and bicycles as priority program of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Diego ‘Nonoy’ Ty)

HR 748 – Urging the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to withdraw Memorandum Circular No. 2020-036, which implements the tricycle ban on national highways, and for the House Committee on Transportation to conduct hearings for the review of nationally-imposed policies on local transportation, especially tricycles (Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda)
01:30 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Technical Working Group meeting on HB 8454 – Further amending EO 81, otherwise known as the 1986 Revised Charter of the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP), as amended by RA 8523 (by expanding the DBP's powers and functions and increasing its capitalization) (Rep. Junie Cua)

Last Updated: 07-March-2021, 11:37:37 PM