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SOURCE: Committee Management Support Service I


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Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HBs 1736, 2017 & 3503 – Mandating the provision of exclusive parking space for persons with disabilities (PWDs) 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)

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 PWDs (Rep. Alfred Vargas)

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)

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 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)

HB 5896 – Mandating universal design principles, standards, specifications, and policies for the creation of barrier-free built environments, transportation, and tourism facilities to enhance the dignity, independence, mobility, safety, and convenience of PWDs, senior citizens, women and children, and other sectors with special needs for their full inclusion, participation, non-discrimination, providing for funding, incentives and penalties thereof, and repealing Batas Pambansa Blg. 344 (Rep. Edgar Chatto)

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