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Hon. Fortes, Wowo

Hon. Fortes, Wowo
District Representative
Sorsogon, 2nd District

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. SW-614
Phone: (632) 8931-5001, Local: 7313
Direct: 8931-5560

 

 

PRINCIPAL AUTHORED BILLS 21

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

Bill Status: Business for the day on 2022-11-29

HB00005
 [Text As Filed] [Committee Report] [Third Reading Copy]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN ON-SITE, IN-CITY, NEAR-CITY, OR OFF-CITY LOCAL GOVERNMENT RESETTLEMENT PROGRAM FOR INFORMAL SETTLER FAMILIES IN ACCORDANCE WITH A PEOPLE’S PLAN AND MANDATING THE IMPLEMENTING LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNIT, JOINTLY WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SETTLEMENTS AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, IN CASES OF NEAR-CITY OR OFF-CITY RESETTLEMENT, TO PROVIDE OTHER BASIC SERVICES AND LIVELIHOOD COMPONENTS IN FAVOR OF THE RECIPIENT LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNIT, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7279, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING ACT OF 1992”

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Primary Referral: HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2022-11-09

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2022-11-14

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2022-11-14, transmitted to the Senate on 2022-11-15 and received by the Senate on 2022-11-15

HB03455
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-08-10

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING ALEGRIA HIGH SCHOOL IN BARANGAY ALEGRIA, MUNICIPALITY OF BARCELONA, PROVINCE OF SORSOGON, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2022-08-15

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2022-08-15

HB03456
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-08-10

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING CALINTAAN HIGH SCHOOL IN THE ISLAND BARANGAYS OF CALINTAAN AND CALAYUAN, MUNICIPALITY OF MATNOG, PROVINCE OF SORSOGON APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2022-08-15

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2022-08-15

HB03457
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-08-10

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE PHILIPPINE BLOOD CENTER, DEFINING ITS OBJECTIVES, POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2022-08-15

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2022-08-15

HB03458
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-08-10

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE COMMUNITY-DRIVEN DEVELOPMENT APPROACH AS A NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR INCLUSIVE GROWTH AND SOCIAL PROTECTION AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2022-08-15

Primary Referral: POVERTY ALLEVIATION

Bill Status: Referred to Stakeholders on 2022-09-07

HB03459
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-08-10

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT OFFICE AND GENERAL SERVICES OFFICE IN THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS, AND DEFINING THEIR FUNCTIONS

Date Read: 2022-08-15

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2022-08-15

HB03917
 [Text As Filed] [Committee Report]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-08-22

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTIONS 3 AND 4 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10845, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ANTI-AGRICULTURAL SMUGGLING ACT OF 2016 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2022-08-30

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Business for the day on 2022-11-29

HB04339
  [Committee Report] [Third Reading Copy]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-09-01

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTIONS 6, 22, 24, 25, 27, 28, 32, 34, 37, 38, 39, 42, 51, 52, 54, 56, 57, 73, 108, 109, 112, 121, 122, 123, 127, 149, 174, 176, 179, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 190, 195, 198, 199, 204, 222, 237, 237-A, 255, 256, 257, 258, 261, 263, 264, 266, 275; INSERTING NEW SECTION 270-A; AND REPEALING SECTIONS 175, 177, 178, 180, 188, 192, AND 193; ALL UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8424, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED (PACKAGE 4)

Date Read: 2022-09-05

Primary Referral: WAYS AND MEANS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2022-11-08

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2022-11-14

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2022-11-14, transmitted to the Senate on 2022-11-15 and received by the Senate on 2022-11-15

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: Senate agreed on 2022-11-23 to the request for a conference made by the House on 2022-11-21

HB04673
  [Committee Report] [Third Reading Copy]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-09-12

Full Title: AN ACT POSTPONING THE DECEMBER 2022 BARANGAY AND SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN ELECTIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9164, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9340, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10632, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10656, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10923, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10952 AND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11462, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2022-09-12

Primary Referral: SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2022-09-13

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2022-09-20

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01306

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2022-10-10

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11935 enacted on 2022-10-10

HB05703
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-10-26

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO MULTI-LINE CONSTRUCTION INTERNATIONAL, INC. PRESENTLY KNOWN AS MULTI-LINE COMMUNICATIONS INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8721, ENTITLED “AN ACT GRANTING THE MULTI-LINE CONSTRUCTION INTERNATIONAL, INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, ESTABLISH, INSTALL, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE LOCAL EXCHANGE NETWORK IN THE PHILIPPINES”

Date Read: 2022-11-08

Primary Referral: LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2022-11-08

HB06028
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-11-10

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE CRISIS INTERVENTION PROGRAM OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT (DSWD) AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2022-11-15

Primary Referral: SOCIAL SERVICES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SOCIAL SERVICES since 2022-11-15

HB06121
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-11-14

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE INCOME CLASSIFICATION OF PROVINCES, CITIES, AND MUNICIPALITIES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2022-11-16

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2022-11-16

HB06326
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-11-23

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE ALEGRIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN BRGY. ALEGRIA, BARCELONA, SORSOGON INTO AN INTEGRATED SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS THE ALEGRIA INTEGRATED SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2022-11-28

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2022-11-28

HB06327
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-11-23

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE BATANG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN BRGY. BATANG, IROSIN, SORSOGON INTO AN INTEGRATED SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS THE BATANG INTEGRATED SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2022-11-28

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2022-11-28

HB06328
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-11-23

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE CALATEO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN BRGY. CALATEO, JUBAN, SORSOGON INTO AN INTEGRATED SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS THE CALATEO INTEGRATED SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2022-11-28

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2022-11-28

HB06329
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-11-23

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE CALINTAAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN BRGY. CALINTAAN, MATNOG, SORSOGON INTO AN INTEGRATED SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS THE CALINTAAN INTEGRATED SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2022-11-28

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2022-11-28

HB06330
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-11-23

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE CALPI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN BRGY. CALPI, BULAN, SORSOGON INTO AN INTEGRATED SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS THE CALPI INTEGRATED SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2022-11-28

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 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

Bill Status: Business for the day on 2022-11-29

HB06452
  [Committee Report]
 

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

Bill Status: Approved on Second Reading on 2022-11-29

 

CO-AUTHORED BILLS 4

HB00078
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT REINSTITUTING ABSOLUTE DIVORCE AS AN ALTERNATIVE MODE FOR THE DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Primary Referral: POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS 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: Unfinished Business (Period of Sponsorship)

HB03917
 [Text As Filed] [Committee Report]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-08-22

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTIONS 3 AND 4 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10845, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ANTI-AGRICULTURAL SMUGGLING ACT OF 2016 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2022-08-30

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Business for the day on 2022-11-29

HB04339
  [Committee Report] [Third Reading Copy]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-09-01

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTIONS 6, 22, 24, 25, 27, 28, 32, 34, 37, 38, 39, 42, 51, 52, 54, 56, 57, 73, 108, 109, 112, 121, 122, 123, 127, 149, 174, 176, 179, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 190, 195, 198, 199, 204, 222, 237, 237-A, 255, 256, 257, 258, 261, 263, 264, 266, 275; INSERTING NEW SECTION 270-A; AND REPEALING SECTIONS 175, 177, 178, 180, 188, 192, AND 193; ALL UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8424, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED (PACKAGE 4)

Date Read: 2022-09-05

Primary Referral: WAYS AND MEANS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2022-11-08

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2022-11-14

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2022-11-14, transmitted to the Senate on 2022-11-15 and received by the Senate on 2022-11-15

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

CommitteePosition
1. AppropriationsMember for the Majority 
2. Constitutional AmendmentsMember for the Majority 
3. EnergyMember for the Majority 
4. Housing And Urban DevelopmentMember for the Majority 
5. Local GovernmentMember for the Majority 
6. Public Works And HighwaysMember for the Majority 
7. Rural DevelopmentMember for the Majority 
8. Suffrage And Electoral ReformsMember for the Majority 
9. RulesAssistant Majority Leader