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COMMITTEE MEETINGS

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DAILY SCHEDULE

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23-NOVEMBER-2022 • WEDNESDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
Agenda
09:00 AM
Combination of physical meeting at Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
Organizational meeting – Approval of the Committee Rules of Procedure

HBs 1754, 3256, 4211, 4250, 4548, 5071 & 5498 – Providing for the monthly pension/subsidy, financial assistance, and allowance of indigent persons with disability and providing funds therefor (Reps. Eric Go Yap, Lex Anthony Cris Colada, Franz Pumaren, Ivan Howard Guintu, Ernesto Dionisio Jr., Kristine Alexie Tutor, and Bernadette 'BH' Herrera)

HB 4644 – Declaring the month of October of every year as the National Dwarfism Awareness Month and October 25 as the National Dwarfism Awareness Day (Rep. Patrick Michael Vargas)

HB 4646 – Declaring the last full week of September of every year as the National Week of the Deaf and September 23 as the Filipino Sign Language Day (Rep. Patrick Michael Vargas)

HBs 2901, 3739, 4623, 5194 & 5497 – Providing for lifetime validity of PWD identification cards issued to persons with permanent disability, further amending for the purpose RA 7277, otherwise known as the Magna Carta for Disabled Persons, as amended (Reps. Marvin Rillo, Lani Mercado-Revilla, Gus Tambunting, Patrick Michael Vargas, and Bernadette ‘BH’ Herrera)
SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS
Agenda
09:00 AM
Combination of physical meeting at the R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 488 & 6086 – Strengthening the political party system and appropriating funds therefor (Senior Deputy Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 399, 581, 1575, 2702, 3629, 5025 & 5230 – Increasing the authorized campaign expenses of candidates and political parties, amending for the purpose Section 13 of RA 7166 or the law providing for synchronized national and local elections and for electoral reforms, appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Gus Tambunting, Marlyn Primicias-Agabas, Olga ‘Ara’ Kho, Yedda Marie Romualdez, Leody 'Odie' Tarriela, Augustina Dominique Pancho, and Sancho Fernando Oaminal)

Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 22, 1533, 4133, 4542, 4949, 5689 & 5690 – Strengthening the procedure for registration of voters and adopting a system of online registration, amending for the purpose Sections 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 22, 23, 24, 27, 29, 32, 33 and 45 of RA 8189, otherwise known as the Voter’s Registration Act of 1996 (Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez, Reps. Robert Ace Barbers, Harris Christopher Ongchuan, Lani Mercado-Revilla, Gus Tambunting, and Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva)

HBs 126, 1221 & 5472 – Amending RA 10366, or the law authorizing the COMELEC to establish precincts assigned to accessible polling places exclusively for PWDs and senior citizens (by designating precincts in accessible polling places, provided with necessary infrastructure, to improve the voting exprience of persons with disabilities and senior citizens, as well as pregnant women, as proposed under HB 5472) (Reps. Juliet Marie De Leon Ferrer, Stella Luz Quimbo, and Ernesto Dionisio Jr.)

HBs 125, 130, 279, 1144, 1202, 1219, 1378, 2503 & 4482 – Strengthening the field offices of the COMELEC by upgrading and creating certain positions, amending for the purpose Section 53 of Batas Pambansa Blg. 881, otherwise known as the Omnibus Election Code, as amended and providing funds therefor (Reps. Juliet Marie De Leon Ferrer, Paolo Duterte, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Faustino ‘Inno’ Dy V, Marlyn Primicias-Agabas, France Castro, Mikaela Angela Suansing, Dante Garcia, and Ruth Mariano-Hernandez)

HB 3946 – Providing for the manner of election of the elective members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Laguna representing the Cities of San Pedro, Sta. Rosa, and Biñan) (Rep. Dan Fernandez)
WELFARE OF CHILDREN
Agenda
09:00 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Forum on the urgency of adolescent pregnancy situation in the Philippines: No More Children Having Children
GLOBALIZATION AND WTO - CANCELLED
Agenda
09:30 AM
Face-to-face meeting at Conf. Rm. 5, RVM Bldg.
Organizational meeting – Approval of the Committee Rules of Procedure; Presentation of the Committee's jurisdiction, membership, and organizational structure, and accomplishments during the 18th Congress

Briefing by the Department of Agriculture, Department of Trade and Industry, and Department of Foreign Affairs on the trade agreements and outcome of the World Trade Organization's Ministerial Conference 12
BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE
Agenda
10:00 AM
Combination of physical meeting at Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook pages of the HRep and Pasig City Rep. Roman Romulo)
Substitute Bill to HBs 1580 & 3554 – Creating higher level teaching positions of public school teachers and providing funds therefor (Rep. Yedda Marie Romualdez and Deputy Speaker Ralph Recto)

HB 3144 - Establishing the Philippine High School for Design and Arts System (Rep. Sittie Aminah Dimaporo)
• For consolidation with the earlier approved Substitute Bill on the Philippine High School for the Creative Arts System

HB 1527 – Instituting the charter of the National Library of the Philippines, defining its objectives, powers, and functions, repealing for this purpose Act Nos. 222, 1849, 1935, 2572 & 3477, EO 94, and RAs 3873 & 10087 (Rep. Roman Romulo)

HBs 1798, 5348 & 5777 – Amending RA 7743, or the law providing for the establishment of congressional, city, and municipal libraries and barangay reading centers throughout the Philippines (by improving the country's library and reading center systems based on the latest computer and electronic library technology) (Reps. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Rufus Rodriguez, and Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva)

HB 4559 – Establishing digital public libraries and reading centers, amending for the purpose RA 7743 (Rep. Patrick Michael Vargas)

HB 5056 – Strengthening the Philippine public library system, amending RA 7743 (Rep. Gus Tambunting)

HBs 1582, 5120 & 5134 – Digitizing all books necessary for public education and establishing the Philippine online library, providing funds therefor (Reps. Yedda Marie Romualdez, Gabriel Bordado, and Alfred Delos Santos)

HB 2359 – Providing for the establishment of e-libraries in all public schools in the Philippines and providing funds therefor (Rep. Virgilio Lacson)

HB 5209 - Providing for the establishment of Philippine libraries facilities in every congressional, city and municipal public libraries, and barangay reading centers, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Ziaur Rahman Alonto Adiong)

HB 4988 – Creating an online library and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Gabriel Bordado)

HR 501 – Commending and congratulating the Bonuan Buquig National High School for winning the World’s Best School Prize for Environmental Action (Rep. Roman Romulo)
RURAL DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
10:00 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
HBs 1349 & 5982 – Establishing the Barangay Integrated Development Approach for Nutrition Improvement (BIDANI) of the rural poor as a linkage program for all state universities and colleges and community colleges and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Christian Tell Yap and Dante Garcia)

Presentation by the National Nutrition Council on the status of malnutrition in the country and related statistics and on the national food and nutrition's policies and strategies

Presentation by the University of the Philippines-Los Baños on the status of implementation and accomplishments of the BIDANI Program
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
Agenda
11:00 AM
Combination of physical meeting at the Spkr. De Venecia Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom
Draft Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 20, 1680, 4651, 5156 & 5657 – Providing for a revised National Apprenticeship Program, repealing for the purpose Chapters I and II of Title II, Book II of PD 442, as amended, otherwise known as the Labor Code of the Philippines (Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez, Reps. Patrick Michael Vargas, Michael Romero, Ph.D., and Gerville Luistro)

Draft Committee Report on the Substitute Resolution to HRs 32, 85 & 271 – Calling for the immediate ratification by the Philippine Government of International Labour Organization Convention No. 190, also known as the Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (Deputy Speaker Raymond Democrito Mendoza, Reps. Maria Rachel Arenas, and Arlene Brosas)

HBs 347, 1936, 2288, 2354, 2798, 4099, 4565, 4684 & 5791 – Providing for a Magna Carta for Workers in the Informal Economy and institutionalizing mechanisms for implementation thereof (Reps. Dan Fernandez, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva, Yedda Marie Romualdez, Alfred Delos Santos, Lorenz Defensor, Bernadette ‘BH’ Herrera, and Gus Tambunting)

HB 1516 – Institutionalizing mechanisms for the recognition, integration, and transition of workers, enterprises and organizations in the informal economy to the formal economy, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Raymond Democrito Mendoza)

HB 4759 – Granting a maternity benefit to women workers in the informal economy, amending for this purpose RA 11210, otherwise known as the 105-day Expanded Maternity Leave Law, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Ernesto Dionisio Jr.)
BICOL RECOVERY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
01:00 PM
Face-to-face meeting at Conf. Rms 3&4, RVM Bldg.
Briefing by the Department of Social Welfare and Development and Department of the Interior and Local Government on their plans and programs and activities for Region V
VETERANS AFFAIRS AND WELFARE
Agenda
01:00 PM
Combination of physical meeting at Conf. Rms. 1&2 RVM Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom
Organizational meeting

HB 2490 – Rationalizing the disability pension of veterans, amending for the purpose RA 6948, as amended, or the law standardizing and upgrading the benefits for military veterans and their beneficiaries (Rep. Geraldine Roman)
DISASTER RESILIENCE
Agenda
01:30 PM
Combination of physical meeting at the Minority Leader’s Conference Room, Northwing Basement Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom
Report of the Subcommittee on Disaster Preparedness Chair, Rep. Ziaur Rahman Alonto Adiong, on HBs 16 in consolidation with HBs 1091, 1714, 2256, 2542, 2773, 2826, 2940, 2995, 3047, 3466, 3498, 3774, 3778, 4145, 4233, 4381, 4685, 5109, 5152, 5158, 5185, 5211, 5758, 5856, 5906 & 6019 – Establishing evacuation centers in every province, city, and municipality and appropriating funds therefor (Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez, Reps. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Anthony Rolando Golez Jr., Franz Pumaren, Keith Micah ‘Atty. Mike’ Tan, Alfred Delos Santos, Deputy Speaker Ralph Recto, Reps. Jojo Lara, Ivan Howard Guintu, Paolo Duterte, Lianda Bolilia, Patrick Michael Vargas, Reynante Arrogancia, Richard Gomez, DPA, Harris Christopher Ongchuan, Michael Romero, Ph.D., Gus Tambunting, Virgilio Lacson, France Castro, Teodorico Haresco Jr., Ernesto Dionisio Jr., Joseph Gilbert Violago, Bai Dimple Mastura, Gerville Luistro, Jose ‘Bong’ Teves Jr., and Rex Gatchalian)

Election of Subcommittee Chairpersons
METRO MANILA DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
01:30 PM
Combination of physical meeting at the R. R. Andaya Hall, 2/F Main Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
Discussion on the issues raised in the letters dated 14 September 2022 sent to the Committee by the Lawyers for Commuters Safety and Protection and the Digital Pinoys regarding transport network vehicle services and motorcycle taxi operations

Last Updated: 05-December-2022, 09:19:01 PM