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Hon. Espina, Gerardo "Gerryboy" Jr. J.

Hon. Espina, Gerardo "Gerryboy" Jr. J.
District Representative
Biliran, Lone District

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. SWA-424
Phone: (632) 8931-5001, Local: 7994
Direct: 8442-4190

 

 

PRINCIPAL AUTHORED BILLS 20

HB00001
 [Text As Filed] [Committee Report]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS UNIFIED INITIATIVES TO DISTRESSED ENTERPRISES FOR ECONOMIC RECOVERY (GUIDE)

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Primary Referral: BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES

Bill Status: Unfinished Business (Period of Sponsorship)

HB00004
 [Text As Filed] [Committee Report]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING PROTECTION TO CONSUMERS AND MERCHANTS ENGAGED IN INTERNET TRANSACTIONS, CREATING FOR THE PURPOSE THE ELECTRONIC COMMERCE BUREAU, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2022-12-06

Bill Status: Approved on Second Reading on 2022-12-06

HB02329
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-07-26

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A MULTI-SPECIES MARINE HATCHERY IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BILIRAN, PROVINCE OF BILIRAN AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2022-08-02

Primary Referral: AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES RESOURCES

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06339

Mother Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2022-11-28)

HB02505
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-07-27

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (TESDA) TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT CENTER IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF KAWAYAN, PROVINCE OF BILIRAN, TO BE KNOWN AS THE KAWAYAN, BILIRAN TESDA TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT CENTER, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2022-08-03

Primary Referral: HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION since 2022-08-03

HB02506
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-07-27

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (TESDA) TRAINING ASSESSMENT CENTER IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF NAVAL, PROVINCE OF BILIRAN, TO BE KNOWN AS THE NAVAL, BILIRAN TESDA TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT CENTER, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2022-08-03

Primary Referral: HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION since 2022-08-03

HB02507
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-07-27

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF A SUBMARINE ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION LINE TO HIGATANGAN ISLAND, NAVAL, BILIRAN FROM BRGY. JUBAY, CALUBIAN, LEYTE AND TO PROVIDE FUNDS THEREOF

Date Read: 2022-08-03

Primary Referral: ENERGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on ENERGY since 2022-08-03

HB02551
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-07-27

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE DEVELOPMENT, REHABILITATION AND MODERNIZATION OF NAVAL AIRPORT IN THE PROVINCE OF BILIRAN AND TO ALLOCATE FUNDS THEREOF

Date Read: 2022-08-03

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2022-08-03

HB04488
 [Text As Filed] [Committee Report]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-09-06

Date Urgent: 2022-09-16

Full Title: AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THE OPERATION OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES FROM JANUARY ONE TO DECEMBER THIRTY-ONE, TWO THOUSAND AND TWENTY-THREE

Date Read: 2022-09-12

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2022-09-28

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2022-09-28

Bill Status: House agreed on Conference Committee Report on 2022-12-05

HB06339
  [Committee Report]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-11-24

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A MULTI-SPECIES MARINE HATCHERY IN MUNICIPALITY OF BILIRAN, PROVINCE OF BILIRAN, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2022-11-28

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2022-11-28)

HB06416
  [Committee Report]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-11-28

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES OF STATE UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2022-11-29

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2022-12-05

Bill Status: Approved on Second Reading on 2022-12-05

HB06452
  [Committee Report] [Third Reading Copy]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-11-29

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE VIROLOGY AND VACCINE INSTITUTE OF THE PHILIPPINES AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2022-11-29

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2022-11-29

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2022-12-05

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2022-12-05, transmitted to the Senate on 2022-12-06 and received by the Senate on 2022-12-06

HB06473
  [Committee Report]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-12-01

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE PHILIPPINE ENTREPRENEURS ACADEMY AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2022-12-05

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2022-12-06

Bill Status: Approved on Second Reading on 2022-12-06

HB06509
  [Committee Report]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-12-06

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FREE LEGAL ASSISTANCE TO ANY OFFICER OR UNIFORMED PERSONNEL OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE PHILIPPINES, THE BUREAU OF FIRE PROTECTION, THE BUREAU OF JAIL MANAGEMENT AND PENOLOGY, THE PHILIPPINE COAST GUARD, AND THE PHILIPPINE NATIONAL POLICE, FACING ANY CHARGE BEFORE THE PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE, COURT OR ANY COMPETENT BODY ARISING FROM AN INCIDENT RELATED TO THE PERFORMANCE OF OFFICIAL DUTY, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2022-12-06

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2022-12-07

Bill Status: Approved on Second Reading on 2022-12-07

HB06510
  [Committee Report]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-12-06

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A NEW PASSPORT LAW, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8239, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “PHILIPPINE PASSPORT ACT OF 1996”

Date Read: 2022-12-06

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2022-12-06

Bill Status: Approved on Second Reading on 2022-12-06

HB06518
  [Committee Report]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-12-06

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE HEALTH EMERGENCY AUXILIARY REINFORCEMENT TEAM UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2022-12-06

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2022-12-06

Bill Status: Approved on Second Reading on 2022-12-06

HB06522
  [Committee Report]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-12-06

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE PHILIPPINE CENTERS FOR DISEASE PREVENTION AND CONTROL, DEFINING THEIR POWERS AND FUNCTIONS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2022-12-06

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2022-12-06

Bill Status: Approved on Second Reading on 2022-12-06

HB06523
  [Committee Report]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-12-06

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A REVISED NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE CHAPTERS I AND II OF TITLE II, BOOK II OF PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 442, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LABOR CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES

Date Read: 2022-12-06

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Unfinished Business (Period of Sponsorship)

HB06557
  [Committee Report]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-12-07

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE MAGNA CARTA OF BARANGAY HEALTH WORKERS

Date Read: 2022-12-07

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2022-12-07

Bill Status: Approved on Second Reading on 2022-12-07

HB06558
 
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-12-07

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING REFORMS IN REAL PROPERTY VALUATION AND ASSESSMENT IN THE PHILIPPINES, REORGANIZING THE BUREAU OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2022-12-07

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2022-12-07

Bill Status: Unfinished Business (Period of Interpellation)

HB06572
 
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-12-07

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF THE FUTURE IN TECHNOLOGY AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 0000-00-00

 

CO-AUTHORED BILLS 4

HB00052
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT INTRODUCING REFORMS TO THE NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE SYSTEM, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11223 OR THE UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE ACT, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2022-07-26

HB00422
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING THE USE OF TREATMENT TECHNOLOGY FOR MUNICIPAL AND HAZARDOUS WASTES, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 20 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8749, ENTITLED ‘THE PHILIPPINE CLEAN AIR ACT OF 1999’

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Primary Referral: ECOLOGY

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06444

Mother Bill Status: Approved on Second Reading on 2022-12-05

HB03525
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-08-11

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE GAMES AND AMUSESMENTS BOARD AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2022-08-16

Primary Referral: GAMES AND AMUSEMENTS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GAMES AND AMUSEMENTS since 2022-08-16

HR00250
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2022-08-15

Full Title: A RESOLUTION URGING THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT THRU THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS, DEPARTMENT OF AGRARIAN REFORM AND THE DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM TO ALLOCATE 1 BILLION PESOS IN EACH AND EVERY AGRICULTURE BASED DISTRICT FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND REPAIR OF FARM-TO-MARKET ROAD

Date Read: 2022-08-17

Primary Referral: PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS since 2022-08-17

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

CommitteePosition
1. AppropriationsVice Chairperson 
2. AccountsMember for the Majority 
3. Agriculture And FoodMember for the Majority 
4. Aquaculture And Fisheries ResourcesMember for the Majority 
5. HealthMember for the Majority 
6. Labor And EmploymentMember for the Majority 
7. National Defense And SecurityMember for the Majority 
8. National Defense And SecurityMember for the Majority 
9. Public Works And HighwaysMember for the Majority 
10. Visayas DevelopmentMember for the Majority