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COMMITTEE MEETINGS

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09-NOVEMBER-2022 • WEDNESDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS
Agenda
09:00 AM
Face-to-face meeting at Conf. Rm. 6, RVM Bldg.
HBs 2457, 4239, 4830, 5244 & 5264 – Strengthening the Commission on Elections by increasing the manpower complement in its field offices, providing office spaces separate and independent from local government units and appropriating funds therefor, amending for the purpose Batas Pambansa Blg. 881, as amended, otherwise known as the Omnibus Election Code of the Philippines (Reps. Rufus Rodriguez, Juliet Marie De Leon Ferrer, Marlyn Primicias-Agabas, Deputy Speaker Camille Villar, and Rep. Rene Ann Lourdes Matibag)

HBs 120, 1664, 2543, 2544, 2812, 3474, 4136, 4349, 4653, 4831 & 4847 – Providing for early voting by qualified senior citizens and persons with disabilities in national and local elections (Reps. Juliet Marie De Leon Ferrer, Rufus Rodriguez, Keith Micah ‘Atty. Mike’ Tan, Horacio Suansing Jr., Rodolfo ‘Ompong’ Ordanes, Harris Christopher Ongchuan, JC Abalos, Alfred Delos Santos, Marlyn Primicias-Agabas, and Pantaleon Alvarez)

HB 2545 – Providing for early voting for qualified lawyers in national and local elections (Rep. Keith Micah ‘Atty. Mike’ Tan)

HB 2546 - Providing for early voting by qualified human resources for health in national and local elections (Rep. Keith Micah 'Atty. Mike' Tan)
TRANSPORTATION
Agenda
09:00 AM
Combination of physical meeting at the Spkr. Belmonte Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HBs 732-734, 1838, 3501 & 5108 – Establishing regional/extension offices of the Maritime Industry Authority in certain parts of the country and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Sandro Gonzalez, Adrian Michael Amatong, Dale Corvera, and Albert Garcia)

HBs 293 & 1126 – Establishing Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board offices in the Lone District of Bacolod City, Province of Negros Occidental, and in the Municipality of Cataingan, Province of Masbate, respectively, appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Greg Gasataya and Wilton ‘Tonton’ Kho)

HBs 1839, 2629, 3401, 3916, 3947, 3948 & 4275 – Establishing district/extension offices of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) in certain parts of the country and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Adrian Michael Amatong, Lianda Bolilia, Lorenz Defensor, Ramon Nolasco Jr., Daphne Lagon, and Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr.)

HBs 1823, 3070, 3100, 3522 & 4614 – Converting the LTO extension/satellite offices into regular LTO district offices in certain parts of the country and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Francisco Jose 'Bingo' Matugas II, John Tracy Cagas, Deputy Speaker Camille Villar, Reps. Eric Buhain, OLY, and Marlyn Primicias-Agabas)

HR 279 – Inquiry into the unnecessary and cost-inefficient practices of the LTO with regard to its dual concessionaires and information technology systems projects (Rep. Bernadette 'BH' Herrera)

Privilege Speech delivered on the floor on August 9, 2022 – On the automation and digitization of the systems and transactions of the LTO (Rep. Bernadette 'BH' Herrera)
AGRARIAN REFORM
Agenda
09:30 AM
Combination of physical meeting at R. R. Andaya Hall, 2/F Main Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom
Substitute Bill to HBs 2182, 2393, 2550, 3409, 3434, 3490, 3787, 3797, 4333, 5126 & 5206 - Emancipating agrarian reform beneficiaries from the debt burden arising from the award of agricultural lands under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (Deputy Speaker Ralph Recto, Reps. Marie Bernadette Escudero, Robert Raymund Estrella, Arnan Panaligan, Jaime Fresnedi, Wilbert Lee, Solomon Chungalao, Joey Sarte Salceda, Angelo Marcos Barba, Alfred Delos Santos, and Arlene Brosas)
DANGEROUS DRUGS
Agenda
09:30 AM
Combination of physical meeting at Spkr. De Venecia Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
Committee Report and Substitute House Joint Resolution (HJR) to HJR 7 –Extending the life of the Congressional Oversight Committee on Dangerous Drugs constituted pursuant to Section 95 of RA 9165, as amended, otherwise known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, to another 10 years or from July 4, 2022 to July 4, 2032 (Rep. Robert Ace Barbers)

HB 90 – Strengthening drug prevention and control, amending for the purpose RA 9165, as amended (Rep. Robert Ace Barbers)

HB 572 – Exempting journalists from acting as anti-drug operations witnesses and amending RA 10640 or the law further strengthening the anti-drug campaign of the government, amending for the purpose Section 21 of RA 9165 (Rep. France Castro)

HB 908 – Providing for the immediate destruction of the confiscated, seized and/or surrendered dangerous drugs, plant sources of dangerous drugs, and controlled precursors and essential chemicals, amending for the purpose RA 9165, as amended (Rep. Mario Vittorio ‘Marvey’ Mariño)

HB 1278 – Strengthening drug prevention and control, amending for the purpose RA 9165, as amended (Rep. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 2459 – Adopting the higher prescribed penalty, including death, of the national law of an alien found guilty of trafficking dangerous drugs and other similar substances, amending for the purpose RA 9165 (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 2461 – Amending RA 9165, repealing RA 6425, otherwise known as the Dangerous Drugs Act of 1972, as amended, providing funds therefor (by including in RA 9165 a provision making the commission of any of the unlawful acts prescribed by the law during a pandemic or state of calamity an aggravating circumstance, increasing the penalty one degree higher) (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 2462 – Further amending Section 21 of RA 9165, as amended by RA 10640 (by allowing members of the media to join/cover anti-drug operations of the government for journalism purposes only and not as witnesses in any court proceedings in relation to the anti-drug operations they covered) (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 2464 – Amending Section 36 of RA 9165, on drug testing (by requiring random drug testing instead of a mandatory one) (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 2882 – Mandating local government units to allocate one per centum of their annual budgets to fund the city/municipality anti-illegal drug fund, amending for this purpose Section 51 of RA 9165 (Rep. Richard Gomez, DPA)

HB 4181 – Strengthening the drug abuse prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation, amending for the purpose RA 9165, as amended, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Harris Christopher Ongchuan)

HBs 93, 756 & 4135 – Creating anti-drug abuse councils in all provinces, cities, municipalities, and barangays throughout the country, and providing funds therefor (Reps. Robert Ace Barbers, Julienne ‘Jam’ Baronda, and Harris Christopher Ongchuan)
GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION
Agenda
09:30 AM
Combination of physical meeting at the Spkr. Aquino/Makalintal Hall, 2/F SWA Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
Organizational meeting:
• Introduction of Committee Members
• Adoption of the Committee Rules of Procedure
• Briefing by the Department of Budget and Management and the Civil Service Commission on the current structure/profile and on-going reforms of the government

HBs 54, 197, 813, 1276, 2695, 3420, 3436, 3954, 3955, 4094, 4269 & 5241 – Instituting reforms in real property valuation and assessment in the Philippines, reorganizing the Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF), and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda, Jurdin Jesus Romualdo, Michael Romero, Ph.D., Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Ron Salo, Deputy Speaker Kristine Singson-Meehan, Reps. Jaime Fresnedi, Teodorico Haresco Jr., Paolo Duterte, Edvic Yap, Gus Tambunting, and Jonathan Keith Flores)

HR 287 – Inquiry into the increase of zonal valuation of properties across the country amidst the ongoing state of calamity due to the COVID-19 pandemic (Rep. Ivan Howard Guintu)
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)
HB 3388 – Establishing the public schools of the future in technology, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Christopher De Venecia)
** For consolidation with the earlier approved Substitute Bill on the Public Schools of the Future in Technology Act

HB 1137 – Mandating the procurement from small-scale producers in the implementation of the National Feeding Program, amending for this purpose RA 11037, otherwise known as the Masustansyang Pagkain Para Sa Batang Pilipino Act (Rep. Faustino ‘Inno’ Dy V)

HBs 2243 & 4668 – Extending the National Feeding Program to undernourished children in secondary schools and appropriating funds therefor, amending for the purpose RA 11037 (Rep. Stella Luz Quimbo and Ernesto Dionisio Jr.)

HB 1422 – Establishing a national program for the Filipino gifted children and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Ramon Guico Jr.)

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 974 – Establishing the Baguio City High School for the Arts and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Mark Go)

HB 4516 – Separating Lapuyan National High School–Karpok Extension in Barangay Karpok, Municipality of Lapuyan, Province of Zamboanga del Sur from Lapuyan National High School, converting it into an independent national high school to be known as Karpok National High School and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Jeyzel Victoria Yu)
CREATIVE INDUSTRY AND PERFORMING ARTS
Agenda
10:00 AM
Virtual meeting via Zoom
HB 1289 - Institutionalizing the Creative Philippines Program and providing funds therefor (Rep. Christopher De Venecia)
• Creation of a Technical Working Group

HB 1281 – Granting cash and other non-monetary benefits and incentives to Filipino creatives and their coaches, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Christopher De Venecia)

HB 1934 – Granting cash incentives to winning filmmakers, film production entities, literary writers, artists, and performers in the creative sector, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 4540 – Protecting the rights and welfare of Filipino artists, providing for benefits and for other purposes (Rep. Patrick Michael Vargas)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
Agenda
11:00 AM
Combination of physical meeting at BAC Conference Room, 5/F SWA Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HBs 20, 1680, 4651 & 5156 – Providing for a revised apprenticeship program, repealing for the purpose Chapters I and II of Title 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)

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 of 2019 (Reps. Raymond Democrito Mendoza, Maria Rachel Arenas, and Arlene Brosas)
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
01:00 PM
Face-to-face meeting at Spkrs. Aquino/Makalintal Hall, 2/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HBs 3, 1809, 2902, 2978, 3563, 3612, 4115, 4261, 4499 & 4776 – Institutionalizing the transition of the government to e-governance in the digital age, appropriating funds therefor (Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez, Reps. Dean Asistio, Joey Sarte Salceda, Michael Romero, Ph.D., Christopherson Yap, Deputy Speaker Kristine Singson-Meehan, Reps. Paolo Duterte, Gus Tambunting, Arnolfo ‘Arnie’ Teves Jr., and Rex Gatchalian)

HBs 277, 2683, 2731, 2963, 3421, 4137 & 4262 – Establishing the E-Government, defining its powers and functions, appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Virgilio Lacson, JC Abalos, Joey Sarte Salceda, Deputy Speaker Kristine Singson-Meehan, Reps. Harris Christopher Ongchuan, and Gus Tambunting)

HB 2568 - Requiring the digitalization of frontline services of all government agencies and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Ralph Recto)
TRADE AND INDUSTRY
Agenda
01:00 PM
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)
HBs 1171, 2735, 3417 & 4166 – Promoting inclusive and sustainable economic development through the institutionalization of "One Town, One Product" Philippines Program and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Bryan Revilla, Jonathan Clemente Abalos II, Antonio Legarda Jr., and Harris Christopher Ongchuan)

HBs 198 & 1938 – Providing for the revised Warehouse Receipts Law of the Philippines (Reps. Jurdin Jesus Romualdo and Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 1394 – Strengthening and modernizing the Warehouse Receipts Law of the Philippines in order to provide a legal framework in the Philippines that shall facilitate trade, commerce, and other related purposes (Rep. Bernadette Herrera)
MUSLIM AFFAIRS
Agenda
01:30 PM
Face-to-face meeting at R.R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
HR 7 – Inquiry into the administration, formulation of policies, and coordination with pertinent agencies by the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) on the conduct of the 2022 Hajj to Mecca, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia which caused hardships on the Muslim Filipino pilgrims (Rep. Yasser Alonto Balindong)

HR 22 – Inquiry into the alleged failure of the NCMF to secure the travel visas of Filipino Muslim pilgrims for the annual Hajj, with the end in view of instituting necessary reforms to ensure a better pilgrimage experience (Rep. Mujiv Hataman)
NATURAL RESOURCES
Agenda
01:30 PM
Face-to-face meeting at Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
HB 3695 - Declaring a parcel of land located in the Municipality of Nueva Valencia in the Province of Guimaras, as a protected area, with the category of natural park under the National Integrated Protected Areas System (NIPAS), to be referred to as the Taklong and Tandong Group of Islands Natural Park, providing for its management, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Ma. Lucille Nava, M.D.)

HB 1405 – Establishing Mt. Masaraga Protected Landscape in the Province of Albay as a protected area under the category of protected landscape, providing for its management (Rep. Fernando Cabredo)

HB 1452 – Declaring certain portions of Cagayan de Oro City to be known as the Cagayan de Oro-Iponan Watershed as a protected area under the category of protected landscape and its peripheral areas as buffer zone, providing for their management (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 2658 – Declaring the Sultan Naga Dimaporo Protected Landscape and Seascape Area within the Municipality of Sultan Naga Dimaporo, Province of Lanao del Norte, as component of the NIPAS under the category of protected landscape and seascape, providing for its management (Rep. Sittie Aminah Dimaporo)

HB 2785 – Establishing the Aurora Memorial Protected Landscape in the Municipalities of Maria Aurora and San Luis, all in the Province of Aurora and in the Municipality of Bongabon, Nueva Ecija as a protected area, providing for its management (Rep. Rommel Rico Angara)

HB 2922 – Establishing Mt. Sawtooth, located in the Municipalities of Mayantoc and San Jose, Province of Tarlac as a protected area under the category of protected landscape pursuant to RA 7586, as amended by RA 11038, otherwise known as the Expanded NIPAS Act of 2018, providing for its management, funds, and for other purposes (Rep. Jaime Cojuangco)

HB 3392 – Declaring a parcel of land located in the Municipalities of President Manuel A. Roxas, Katipunan, and Siayan, all in the Province of Zamboanga del Norte, a protected area with the category of protected landscape under the NIPAS to be referred to as the Mt. Gutom Protected Landscape, providing for its management, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Glona Labadlabad)

HB 3397 – Declaring the Olutanga Island Protected Landscape and Seascape located in the Province of Zamboanga Sibugay as a protected area, providing for its management (Rep. Wilter Palma)

HBs 3743 & 4095 – Declaring the Panaon Island and its surrounding areas situated in the Province of Southern Leyte as protected seascape, pursuant to RA 11038 (Reps. Luz Mercado and Christopherson ‘Coco’ Yap)

HB 3918 – Declaring a parcel of land located in the Municipality of San Francisco, Province of Quezon as a protected area with a category of protected landscape under the NIPAS to be referred to as the San Francisco Protected Landscape, providing for its management, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Reynante Arrogancia)

HB 3919 – Declaring a parcel of land located in the Municipality of San Andres, Province of Quezon as a protected area with a category of protected landscape and seascape under the NIPAS to be referred to as the Alibijaban Protected Landscape and Seascape, providing for its management, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Reynante Arrogancia)

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