SOURCE: Committee Management Support Service I
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|25-JANUARY-2023 • WEDNESDAY|
|Committee/Sub-Committee||Time and Venue|
|AGRICULTURE AND FOOD|
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
|Briefing by the Department of Agriculture on the state of the country's onion industry and the interventions being done to address the current issues|
Face-to-face meeting at the Spkr. Belmonte Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg.
|• Deliberation on the following House Bills:|
HBs 157 & 5279 – Reverting fishponds which have been unutilized or abandoned for a period of three years to forest lands, amending for the purpose Section 43 of PD 705, otherwise known as the Revised Forestry Reform Code of the Philippines (Reps. Alfelito ‘Alfel’ Bascug and Linabelle Ruth Villarica)
HBs 579, 2019 & 4108 – Simplifying the procedure in the disposition of public agricultural lands, amending for the purpose Section 24 of Commonwealth Act 141, otherwise known as the Public Land Act (Reps. Jurdin Jesus Romualdo, Alfelito ‘Alfel’ Bascug, and Joseph Stephen ‘Caraps’ Paduano)
HB 4889 – Reclassifying certain parcels of land of the public domain located in Barangays Iraan, Sagpangan, Isaub, Magbabadil, and Cabigaan, all in the Municipality of Aborlan in the Third District of the Province of Palawan as alienable and disposable land open to disposition for agricultural, residential, commercial, industrial, and for other purposes
(Rep. Edward Hagedorn)
HB 6373 – Declaring the three nautical miles surrounding the Kalayaan Island Group and Scarborough Shoal in the West Philippine Sea as marine protected area under RA 7586 or the National Integrated Protected Areas System (NIPAS) Act of 1992, as amended by RA 11038 or the Expanded NIPAS Act of 2018
(Rep. Edward Hagedorn)
• Update by concerned government agencies on the status of the Manila Bay rehabilitation relative to the continuing mandamus issued by the Supreme Court
|OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS|
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
|Deliberation on HBs 1350 & 1673 – Expanding the use of the Legal Assistance Fund, amending for the purpose Section 26 of RA 8042, otherwise known as the Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act of 1995, as amended (Reps. Christian Tell Yap and Teodorico Haresco Jr.)|
Briefing by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Department of Migrant Workers, and Overseas Workers Welfare Administration on their respective services to overseas Filipinos and migrant workers, including the funds allocated in their 2023 budget
(Technical Working Group)|
Face-to-face meeting at Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
|Technical Working Group meeting on HBs 420, 870, 1621, 2299, 2383, 2878, 3007, 3611, 3956, 4081, 4163, 4291, 4884, 5149, 6055 & 6275 – Instituting a national land use policy, providing the implementing mechanisms and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda, Michael Romero, Ph.D., Albert Garcia, Khymer Adan Olaso, Ma. Victoria Co-Pilar, Arnolfo 'Arnie' Teves Jr., Rufus Rodriguez, Deputy Speaker Kristine Singson-Meehan, Reps. Paolo Duterte, Gus Tambunting, Harris Christopher Ongchuan, Senior Deputy Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Reps. Marlyn Primicias-Agabas, Margarita Ignacia Nograles, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., and Marissa ‘Del Mar’ Magsino)|
|WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY|
Face-to-face meeting at Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
|HBs 86, 403, 1365 & 4054 – Defining electronic violence against women and their children, providing protective measures, and prescribing penalties for violations thereof, amending for the purpose RA 9262, otherwise known as the Anti-Violence Against Women and their Children Act of 2004 (Reps. Marjorie Ann Teodoro, Arlene Brosas, Margarita Ignacia Nograles, and Gus Tambunting)|
HB 1742 – Establishing a task force to recommend a uniform strategy to protect women against violent crime (Rep. Luisa Lloren Cuaresma)
HB 3849 – Granting additional leaves for victims of domestic violence, providing parameters therefor, and amending for such purpose RA 9262 (Rep. Gus Tambunting)
Last Updated: 05-February-2023, 10:31:01 PM