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COMMITTEE MEETINGS

SOURCE: Committee Management Support Service I


DAILY SCHEDULE

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21-JANUARY-2021 • THURSDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
PUBLIC INFORMATION
Agenda
09:00 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Committee Report and Substitute Bill to HBs 75, 898, 1519 & 2342 and HR 1079 – Providing free airtime for public service announcements (Reps. Robert Ace Barbers, Mario Vittorio ‘Marvey’ Mariño, Alfredo Garbin Jr., Deputy Speaker Evelina Escudero, and Rep. Samantha Louise Vargas Alfonso)

Committee Report and Substitute Bill to HBs 1553 & 1922 – Declaring 30th of August of every year as National Press Freedom Day (Reps. Alfredo Garbin Jr. and ‘Kuya’ Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado)

HB 1999 – Amending RA 8370, otherwise known as the Childrenꞌs Television Act of 1997 (by reviewing and amending the composition of the Advisory Committee of the National Council for Children's Television) (Rep. Christopher V.P. De Venecia)

HBs 2015 & 4910 – Promoting the Philippine film industry through an annual film quota and other support measures (Reps. Alfred Vargas and John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto)

HB 4255 –Revitalizing the Philippine movie industry through increased screening time in movie theaters and other institutional measures, providing funds therefor (Rep. Dan Fernandez)

HR 628 – Commending the producers, writers, directors, actors/actresses of the movie “Quezon's Game” for garnering several awards or recognition at the Cinema World Fest Awards, the Indiefest Film Awards, Accolade Global Film Competition, Maryland International Film Festival, Worldfest-Houston International Film and Video Festival, Ramgate International and TV Festival, Near Nazareth Festival (NNF), and Cinema Worldfest Annual Gala (Deputy Speaker Bienvenido Abante Jr.)
GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION
Agenda
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HB 8304 – Mandating the suspension of the scheduled increase in social security contribution rate, amending for the purpose Section 4 of RA 11199, otherwise known as the Social Security Act of 2018 (Deputy Speaker Eduardo ‘Bro Eddie’ Villanueva)

HB 8310 – Removing the automatic increase of contributions of the Social Security System (SSS), amending for the purpose Section 4 A.9 of RA 11199 (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)

HB 8313 – Mandating a two-year deferment in the implementation of the increase in contribution rates of members of the SSS, amending for the purpose RA 11199 (Rep. Mark Go)

HBs 8315 & 8422- Suspending the increase in SSS contribution rates for 2021, amending for the purpose Section 4 of RA 11199, repealing for the purpose RA 1161, as amended by RA 8282, otherwise known as the SSS Act of 1997 (Reps. Rodrigo Abellanosa and Eric Olivarez)

HB 8317 – Granting the President of the Philippines the power to suspend the scheduled increases in SSS contribution rates, amending for the purpose RA 11199 (Speaker Lord Allan Jay Velasco)
HEALTH
Agenda
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HBs 8316 & 8300 – Granting the President of the Philippines the power to suspend the scheduled increases in Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) premium rates, amending for the purpose RA 11223, otherwise known as the Universal Health Care Act (Speaker Lord Allan Jay Velasco and Rep. Stella Luz Quimbo)

HB 8312 – Suspending the increase in PhilHealth contribution rates, amending for the purpose Section 10 of RA 11223, prescribing reforms in the health care system, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Rodrigo Abellanosa)

HB 8314 – Mandating a two-year deferment in the implementation of the PhilHealth of the increase on premium contributions of direct contributors in the National Health Insurance Program, amending for the purpose RA 11223 (Rep. Mark Go)
HIGHER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION
Agenda
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook pages of the HRep and Baguio City Rep. Mark O. Go)
HB 3702 – Granting cash reward to recipients of academic excellence awards or Latin honors in college (Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo)

HB 7446 – Providing more scholarships for the continuity of college education of students whose head of families are directly and indirectly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, expanding the coverage of RA 10867, otherwise known as the Unified Student Financial Assistance System for Tertiary Education (UniFAST) Law, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Alfred Vargas)

HR 1380 - Urging the House Committee on Higher and Technical Education to advocate the training of more Filipino scientists and experts abroad through annual appropriations for this purpose (Rep. Juan Fidel Felipe Nograles)

HB 8198 – Converting the Balamban extension campus of the Cebu Technological University (CTU) in the Municipality of Balamban, Province of Cebu, into a regular campus and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Pablo John Garcia)

HB 8247– Establishing a medical school in the University of Southern Mindanao (USM) in the Municipality of Kabacan, Province of Cotabato to be known as the University of Southern Mindanao–College of Medicine and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Jose ‘Ping-Ping’ Tejada)
PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
Agenda
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HBs 2224, 4757, 5272 & 7896 – Instituting PWD-friendly transportation program in cities and urban centers of the country, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Ma. Lourdes Arroyo, John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto, ‘Kuya’ Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado, and Joy Myra Tambunting)

HB 3489 – Providing for accessibility to built environment, transportation, information and communications technology, and other facilities and services open or provided to the public for persons with disabilities (PWDs) (Rep. Alfred Vargas)

HBs 4636, 4920 & 5036 – Mandating a specially-designated lane or office space located at the ground floor of every government or private edifice for PWDs and senior citizens to transact their official businesses (Deputy Speaker Rodante Marcoleta, Reps. Precious Hipolito Castelo and John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto)

HB 4596 – Further promoting the mobility of PWD by mandating certain accessibility facilities and services, amending for the purpose RA 7277, otherwise known as the Magna Carta for Disabled Persons, as amended (Rep. Ria Christina Fariñas)

HB 5129 – Mandating the free provision of wheelchairs in all public accommodations and services for the use of PWDs, senior citizens, pregnant women, and other individuals who may need them (Rep. Allan Benedict Reyes)

HBs 1736, 2017 & 3503 – Mandating the provision of exclusive parking space for PWD and penalizing the unauthorized use thereof, amending for the purpose Batas Pambansa Blg. 344, or the Accessibility Law (Reps. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Alfred Vargas, and Lorna Silverio)
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY
Agenda
01:00 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HBs 7509 & 8085 — Mandating and institutionalizing roll-over data allocation scheme, providing penalties for violation thereof (Rep. Enrico Pineda and Deputy Speaker Strike Revilla)
BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE
Agenda
01:30 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HB 6891, 7949 & 8125 – 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 (Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda, Reps. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., and Joy Myra Tambunting)

HB 4372 – Ensuring access to secondary education by converting all public elementary schools into integrated schools offering complete basic education (Deputy Speaker Vilma Santos-Recto)

HBs 7563 & 7756 – Creating the Music Development Council of the Philippines, defining its powers and functions, appropriating funds therefor and providing penalties for violation of certain acts (Reps. Christopher V.P. De Venecia and Deputy Speaker Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 2042 – Providing for the revitalization and advancement of original Filipino music (Rep. Alfred Vargas)

HR 712 – Expressing the full support of the House of Representatives to the bid of the City of San Jose Del Monte in Bulacan to become a "UNESCO Creative City" and be included in the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) to give honor and pride to the country (Rep. Florida ‘Rida’ Robes)

HR 1435 – Directing the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and other relevant government agencies to ensure the conservation and preservation of the Antique Rice Terraces of the Iraynon-Bukidnon as an important cultural heritage for the sake of current and future generations (Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda)
METRO MANILA DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
01:30 PM
Combination of physical meeting at the HRep Conference Room 1&2 and virtual meeting via Zoom Virtual Meeting (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
Briefing by the new leadership of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) and the Department of Public Works and Highways - National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) on their respective plans and programs for Metro Manila
BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES
Agenda
02:30 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Substitute Bill to HB 6899 – Regulating the scope of loan moratorium on credit facilities granted to local government units (Rep. John Reynald Tiangco)

Substitute Bill to HBs 2435, 7765 & 7878 – Providing for the registration, regulation, and operation of cooperative banks (Reps. Sabiniano Canama, Joy Myra Tambunting, and Deputy Speaker Pablo John Garcia)
CREATIVE INDUSTRIES AND PERFORMING ARTS (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
02:30 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Technical Working Group meeting on the Substitute Bill to HBs 4692, 6476 & 8101 – Providing for the promotion and development of the Philippine creative industries and providing funds therefor (Reps. Victor Yap, Carlos Cojuangco, and Christopher V.P. De Venecia)

Last Updated: 08-May-2021, 06:34:09 PM