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Hon. Garcia, Pablo John F.

Hon. Garcia, Pablo John F.
District Representative
Cebu, 3rd District

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. SWA-427
Phone: (632) 8931-5001, Local: 7908
Direct: 8442-4209

 

 

PRINCIPAL AUTHORED BILLS 29

HB01018
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE MUNICIPALITY OF BALAMBAN IN THE PROVINCE OF CEBU INTO A COMPONENT CITY TO BE KNOWN AS BALAMBAN CITY

Date Read: 2022-07-27

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2022-07-27

HB01019
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING PROVINCES A SHARE IN THE PROCEEDS OF REAL PROPERTY TAXES IMPOSED BY COMPONENT CITIES, AMENDING SECTION 271 OF REPUBLIC ACT NUMBER 7160, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS ‘THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991’”

Date Read: 2022-07-27

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2022-07-27

HB01020
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED 10121, BY TRANSFERRING THE POWER TO DECLARE A STATE OF CALAMITY IN A LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNIT TO THE LOCAL CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Date Read: 2022-07-27

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2022-07-27

HB01021
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT LEGALIZING CHURCH ANNULMENT OR DISSOLUTION OF CERTAIN MARRIAGES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2022-07-27

Primary Referral: POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS since 2022-07-27

HB01022
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TRANSCENDENT UNIFIED GOVERNMENT MOBILE APPLICATION FOR GOVERNMENT SERVICES, SETTING A FRAMEWORK AND COMMON STANDARDS FOR GOVERNMENT MOBILE APPLICATIONS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2022-07-27

Primary Referral: INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY since 2022-07-27

HB01023
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE REGISTRATION, REGULATION AND OPERATION OF COOPERATIVE BANKS AND OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2022-07-27

Primary Referral: BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES since 2022-07-27

HB01024
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A DEVELOPMENTAL, STANDARDIZATION, AND INCENTIVIZATION FRAMEWORK FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF SMART CITIES AND MUNICIPALITIES NATIONWIDE, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2022-07-27

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2022-07-27

HB01025
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE NATIONAL POLICY ON NUTRITION, DIETETICS, PHYSICAL WELLNESS, AND HEALTH, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2022-07-27

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2022-07-27

HB01026
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE TOURISM INDUSTRY OF THE PHILIPPINES, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, ESTABLISHING ADAPTIVE STANDARDS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2022-07-27

Primary Referral: TOURISM

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TOURISM since 2022-07-27

HB01027
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT PROTECTING THE PRACTICE OF LAW BY PENALIZING THE HARMING AND KILLING OF MEMBERS OF THE BENCH AND BAR, IMPOSING STIFF PENALTIES THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2022-07-27

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on JUSTICE since 2022-07-27

HB03347
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-08-08

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE CEBU TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY INTO A UNIVERSITY SYSTEM TO BE KNOWN AS THE “CEBU TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY SYSTEM”, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2022-08-10

Primary Referral: HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION since 2022-08-10

HB03654
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-08-16

Full Title: AN ACT FURTHER PROTECTING THE TRAVELING PUBLIC BY REQUIRING THE POSTING OF PASSENGERS’ BILL OF RIGHTS IN CONSPICUOUS PLACES IN AIRPORTS AND SEAPORTS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2022-08-22

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2022-08-22

HB03833
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-08-18

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE REGISTRATION, REGULATION AND OPERATION OF COOPERATIVE BANKS AND OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2022-08-24

Primary Referral: BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES since 2022-08-24

HB04300
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-08-31

Full Title: AN ACT SEPARATING THE BUANOY NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL-GAAS NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL EXTENSION IN BARANGAY GAAS, MUNICIPALITY OF BALAMBAN, PROVINCE OF CEBU FROM THE BUANOY NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS GAAS NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2022-09-05

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2022-09-05

HB05224
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-09-28

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE BALAMBAN EXTENSION CAMPUS OF THE CEBU NORMAL UNIVERSITY (CNU) IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BALAMBAN, PROVINCE OF CEBU, INTO A REGULAR CAMPUS OF THE CNU, TO BE KNOWN AS THE CNU-BALAMBAN CAMPUS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2022-09-28

Primary Referral: HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION since 2022-09-28

HB06224
  [Committee Report] [Third Reading Copy]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-11-21

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING PHILIPPINE CITIZENSHIP TO JUSTIN DONTA BROWNLEE

Date Read: 2022-11-22

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2022-11-23

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2022-11-29

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

HB06226
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-11-21

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE PUBLICATION OF LAWS IN THE PRINT OR ONLINE VERSION OF THE OFFICIAL GAZETTE AND OF A NEWSPAPER OF GENERAL CIRCULATION

Date Read: 2022-11-23

Primary Referral: REVISION OF LAWS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on REVISION OF LAWS since 2022-11-23

HB06279
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-11-22

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE SPEEDY AND EFFECTIVE PERPETUATION OF THE TESTIMONY OF A VITAL WITNESS IN THE PROSECUTION FOR A CRIMINAL OFFENSE SO AS TO PREVENT ITS SUBSEQUENT RECANTATION OR SUBSTANTIAL ALTERATION

Date Read: 2022-11-28

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on JUSTICE since 2022-11-28

HB06280
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-11-22

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9184, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS “GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT REFORM ACT”, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2022-11-28

Primary Referral: REVISION OF LAWS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on REVISION OF LAWS since 2022-11-28

HB06281
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-11-22

Full Title: AN ACT FURTHER AMENDING PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 449, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE COCKFIGHTING LAW OF 1974, AS AMENDED, AND PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1802-A IN ORDER TO RATIONALIZE AND STRENGHTEN THE REGULATION OF COCKFIGHTING BY LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS

Date Read: 2022-11-28

Primary Referral: GAMES AND AMUSEMENTS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GAMES AND AMUSEMENTS since 2022-11-28

HB06282
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-11-22

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE PINAMUNGAJAN AND SAN FERNANDO ROAD IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF PINAMUNGAJAN, PROVINCE OF CEBU FROM A PROVINCIAL TO A NATIONAL ROAD AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THREFOR

Date Read: 2022-11-28

Primary Referral: PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS since 2022-11-28

HB06283
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-11-22

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE DIGITAL LEGAL DEPOSIT SYSTEM, FURTHER AMENDING PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 812, S. 1975, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "DECREE ON LEGAL AND CULTURAL DEPOSIT," 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

HB06284
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-11-22

Full Title: AN ACT PROMOTING THE RIGHT TO REPAIR DIGITAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Date Read: 2022-11-28

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRADE AND INDUSTRY since 2022-11-28

HB06285
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-11-22

Full Title: AN ACT AUTHORIZING PROVINCIAL GOVERNORS TO SOLEMNIZE MARRIAGES WITHIN THEIR TERRITORIAL JURISDICTIONS

Date Read: 2022-11-28

Primary Referral: REVISION OF LAWS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on REVISION OF LAWS since 2022-11-28

HB06286
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-11-22

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE KNOWLEDGE ECONOMY HUMAN RESOURCES OF THE PHILIPPINES BY INCREASING THE APPROPRIATIONS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS, SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH, INNOVATION AND ENTERPRISE, EDUCATION AND SKILLS TRAINING, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2022-11-28

Primary Referral: HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION since 2022-11-28

HB06287
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-11-22

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL MONITORING SYSTEM FOR PERSONS DEPRIVED OF LIBERTY IN THE PHILIPPINE JAIL SYSTEM AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2022-11-28

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on JUSTICE since 2022-11-28

HB06288
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-11-22

Full Title: AN ACT RATIONALIZING THE INCOME REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CREATION OF A PROVINCE AND THE DECLARATION OF HIGHLY-URBANIZED STATUS IN THE CASE OF COMPONENT CITIES, AMENDING FOR THAT PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED 7160, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991”

Date Read: 2022-11-28

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2022-11-28

HB06289
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-11-22

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING ARTICLE 152 OF ACT NO. 3815, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS “THE REVISED PENAL CODE”, BY INCLUDING SECURITY GUARDS OF DULY ACCREDITED SECURITY AGENCIES WHILE ON OFFICIAL DUTY AS AGENTS OF PERSONS IN AUTHORITY

Date Read: 2022-11-28

Primary Referral: REVISION OF LAWS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on REVISION OF LAWS since 2022-11-28

HB06295
  [Committee Report]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-11-22

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING A FRANCHISE TO THE LEYTE II ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE INC. (LEYECO II) TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, OWN, MANAGE AND MAINTAIN DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS FOR THE CONVEYANCE OF ELECTRIC POWER TO THE END-USERS IN THE CITY OF TACLOBAN AND MUNICIPALITIES OF BABATNGON AND PALO, PROVINCE OF LEYTE

Date Read: 2022-11-23

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

HB00008
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

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: 2022-07-26

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

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

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

HB00127
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT MODERNIZING THE BUREAU OF IMMIGRATION BY DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, FURTHER PROFESSIONALIZING ITS ORGANIZATION, UPGRADING THE COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS OF ITS OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

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

HB05290
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-09-29

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE AUTOMATIC INCOME CLASSIFICATION OF PROVINCES, CITIES AND MUNICIPALITIES, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE SECTION 8 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7160, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2022-11-07

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2022-11-07

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

CommitteePosition
1. JusticeVice Chairperson 
2. Human RightsMember for the Majority 
3. Legislative FranchisesMember for the Majority 
4. Local GovernmentMember for the Majority