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HOUSE COMMITTEES


LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES

 

JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to the grant, amendment, extension or revocation of franchises.

CHAIRPERSON :

Hon. Alvarez, Franz "Chicoy" E.
Alvarez, Franz "Chicoy" E.

District Representative
Palawan, 1st District

 

MEMBERS : 45 Members

COMMITTEE OFFICE :

3/F RVM Building, House of Representatives, Quezon City
Telephone no. 931-5001 local 7159, Telefax no. 932-3906
Committee Secretary: Ms. Portia. P. Silang

SOURCE: Committee on Rules (Committee Membership) : BIS (Bills Referred) : Committee Affairs Department (Schedule of Meetings) : Engineering Division (Committees' Location/Telephone) : ICTS (Website Maintenance)


 

ROSTER OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Chairperson
1. Alvarez, Franz "Chicoy" E. (2019/07/24)
Vice Chairperson
2. Tolentino, Abraham "Bambol" N. (2019/08/06)
3. Albano, Antonio "Tonypet" T. (2019/08/06)
4. Tejada, Jose "Ping-Ping" I. (2019/08/06)
5. Dy, Faustino Michael Carlos III T. (2019/08/06)
6. Sy-Alvarado, "Kuya" Jose Antonio R. (2019/08/27)
7. Defensor, Michael T. (2020/08/10)
Member for the Majority
8. Abueg-Zaldivar, Cyrille "Beng" F. (2019/08/06)
9. Dy, Faustino V "Inno" A. (2019/08/06)
10. Malapitan, Dale "Along" R. (2019/08/06)
11. Martinez, Eric M. (2019/08/06)
12. Vargas, Alfred D. (2019/08/06)
13. Yu, Divina Grace C. (2019/08/06)
14. Baronda, Julienne "Jam" L. (2019/08/06)
15. Crisologo, Anthony Peter "Onyx" D. (2019/08/06)
16. Ferrer, Luis IV "Jon-Jon" A. (2019/08/06)
17. Nieto, John Marvin "Yul Servo" C. (2019/08/06)
18. Revilla, Strike B. (2019/08/06)
19. Alfonso, Samantha Louise Vargas (2019/08/06)
20. Valeriano, Rolando M. (2019/08/06)
21. Aragones, Sol (2019/08/06)
22. Chipeco, Joaquin Jr. M. (2019/08/06)
23. Gullas, Eduardo "Eddie" R. (2019/08/06)
24. Madrona, Eleandro Jesus F. (2019/08/06)
25. Siao, Frederick W. (2019/08/06)
26. Dy, Ian Paul L. (2019/08/06)
27. Acosta, Gil "Kabarangay Jr." A. (2019/08/06)
28. Gatchalian, Weslie (2019/08/06)
29. Castelo, Precious Hipolito (2019/08/06)
30. Tan, Alyssa Sheena P. (2019/08/06)
31. Unabia, Christian S. (2019/08/06)
32. Mendoza, Raymond Democrito C. (2019/08/06)
33. Nograles, Jericho Jonas B. (2019/08/06)
34. Romualdez, Yedda Marie K. (2019/08/06)
35. Yap, Eric Go (2019/08/06)
36. Maceda, Edward Vera Perez (2019/08/06)
37. Bautista, Claudine Diana D. (2019/08/14)
38. Mangudadatu, Esmael G. (2019/08/27)
39. Violago, Micaela S. (2019/08/27)
40. Pineda, Enrico A. (2019/08/27)
41. Garbin, Alfredo Jr. A. (2019/08/06)
42. Hofer, Ann K. (2019/09/30)
43. Garin, Sharon S. (2019/09/30)
Member for the Minority
44. Teves, Arnolfo Jr. "Arnie" A. (2019/08/07)
45. Bordado, Gabriel Jr. H. (2019/08/07)
46. Quimbo, Stella Luz A. (2019/09/13)
47. Garin, Janette L. (2019/09/13)

 

PRIMARY REFFERED HOUSE BILLS 157

HB00407
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE BICOL LIGHT AND POWER CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, OWN, MANAGE AND MAINTAIN DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS FOR THE CONVEYANCE OF ELECTRIC POWER TO THE END-USERS IN THE TOWNS OF BAAO, BALATAN, BATO, BUHI, BULA, NABUA, AND THE CITY OF IRIGA, PROVINCE OF CAMARINES SUR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. VILLAFUERTE, LUIS RAYMUND "LRAY" JR F.

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Bill Status: Substituted by HB04437

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2019-09-24, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-09-25 and received by the Senate on 2019-09-25

HB00410
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT FURTHER AMENDING PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1869, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. ROMUALDO, XAVIER JESUS D.

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2019-07-23

HB00676
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO ABS-CBN CORPORATION (FORMERLY ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION) UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7966 OR ꞌAN ACT GRANTING ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSESꞌ FOR TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT

Principal Author/s: 1. VIOLAGO, MICAELA S.

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2019-07-23

HB00902
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO JOSE M. LUISON AND SONS, INC. TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCAST STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES UNDER R.A. 8132 FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE DATE OF APPROVAL OF THIS ACT

Principal Author/s: 1. PICHAY, PROSPERO JR. A.

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2019-07-23

HB00906
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING THE FRANCHISE OF THE TANDAG ELECTRIC AND TELEPHONE COMPANY, INC. GRANTED UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8715, AND RENEWING/EXTENDING THE TERM THEREOF TO ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE DATE OF EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT

Principal Author/s: 1. PIMENTEL, JOHNNY TY

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06373

Mother Bill Status: Passed by the Senate without amendments on 2020-10-05

HB01737
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-09

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO CACERES BROADCASTING CORPORATION UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8106, ENTITLED 'AN ACT GRANTING CACERES BROADCASTING CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE ISLAND OF LUZON AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES', FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT

Principal Author/s: 1. VILLAFUERTE, LUIS RAYMUND "LRAY" JR F.

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06374

Mother Bill Status: Transmitted to the President on 2020-11-18

HB02227
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-17

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO CRUSADERS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8091

Principal Author/s: 1. CRISOLOGO, ANTHONY PETER "ONYX" D.

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Bill Status: Substituted by HB04584

Mother Bill Status: Republic Act RA11491 enacted on 2020-08-14

HB02283
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-17

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE LANAO DEL NORTE ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN A DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM FOR THE CONVEYANCE OF ELECTRIC POWER TO THE END-USERS IN ALL THE MUNICIPALITIES OF THE PROVINCE OF LANAO DEL NORTE

Principal Author/s: 1. DIMAPORO, MOHAMAD KHALID Q.2. DIMAPORO, ABDULLAH D.

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Bill Status: Substituted by HB04436

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2019-09-24, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-09-25 and received by the Senate on 2019-09-25

HB02324
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-17

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO BICOL BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC. (UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8092 ENTITLED ꞌAN ACT GRANTING THE BICOL BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC. (BBSI) A FRANCHISE TO ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN COMMERCIAL RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN REGION Vꞌ) − FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT

Principal Author/s: 1. FORTUNO, JOCELYN F.

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Bill Status: Substituted by HB05490

Mother Bill Status: Republic Act RA11493 enacted on 2020-08-14

HB02361
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-17

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO GOLD LABEL BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8087 ENTITLED ꞌAN ACT GRANTING TO THE GOLD LABEL BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC. A FRANCHISE TO ESTABLISH, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN DUMAGUETE AND OTHER AREAS IN THE VISAYAS AND MINDANAO WHERE FREQUENCIES AND/OR CHANNELS ARE STILL AVAILABLE FOR RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACTꞌ

Principal Author/s: 1. SAGARBARRIA, MANUEL T.

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Bill Status: Substituted by HB04582

Mother Bill Status: Republic Act RA11492 enacted on 2020-08-14

HB02497
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-23

Full Title: AN ACT EXTENDING FOR TWENTY-FIVE YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO CALAPAN TELEPHONE SYSTEM, INC. (FORMERLY THE CALAPAN TELEPHONE SYSTEM, INC.), AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8351, ENTITLED AN ACT GRANTING THE CALAPAN TELEPHONE SYSTEM, INC., A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, ESTABLISH, INSTALL, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE LOCAL EXCHANGE NETWORK IN THE PROVINCE OF ORIENTAL MINDORO

Principal Author/s: 1. LEACHON, DOY C.

Date Read: 2019-07-30

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2019-07-30

HB02585
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO GOLDEN BROADCAST PROFESSIONAL, INC., UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8025, ENTITLED ꞌA FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE A STATION FOR FM RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING IN THE ISLAND OF MINDANAO AND FOR OTHER PURPOSESꞌ, FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT

Principal Author/s: 1. JIMENEZ, CESAR "JAWO" JR. I.

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2019-07-31

HB03005
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-29

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO GOLDEN BROADCAST PROFESSIONAL, INC., UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8025, ENTITLED "A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE A STATION FOR FM RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING IN THE ISLAND OF MINDANAO AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES", AND EXPANDING ITS COVERAGE TO THE ENTIRE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. JIMENEZ, CESAR "JAWO" JR. I.

Date Read: 2019-08-05

Bill Status: Substituted by HB04581

Mother Bill Status: Republic Act RA11477 enacted on 2020-06-25

HB03064
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-29

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO MULTI-MEDIA TELEPHONY, INC (PRESENTLY KNOWN AS ABS-CBN CONVERGENCE, INC.) UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7908, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE MULTI-MEDIA TELEPHONY INCORPORATED, A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO PAGING SYSTEM IN THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES", AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8332

Principal Author/s: 1. NOGRALES, JERICHO JONAS B.

Date Read: 2019-08-05

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2019-08-05

HB03121
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-30

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO SKY CABLE CORPORATION (FORMERLY CENTRAL CATV, INC.) UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7969 OR "AN ACT GRANTING THE CENTRAL CATV, INC. A FRANCHISE TO ESTABLISH, CONSTRUCT, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES CABLE/COMMUNITY ANTENNAE TELEVISION SYSTEMS IN THE PHILIPPINES" FOR TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT

Principal Author/s: 1. TEJADA, JOSE "PING-PING" I.

Date Read: 2019-08-05

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2019-08-05

HB03279
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-31

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO AMCARA BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8135, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING AMCARA BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES", AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES"

Principal Author/s: 1. ROMUALDO, XAVIER JESUS D.

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2019-08-06

HB03400
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-05

Full Title: AN ACT EXTENDING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO FIRST UNITED BROADCASTING CORPORATION (FUBC), PRESENTLY KNOWN AS GLOBAL SATELLITE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES INC., AMENDING FURTHER FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED 8079 ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE FIRST UNITED BROADCASTING CORPORATION (FUBC) A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS ANYWHERE IN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES", AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED 8699

Principal Author/s: 1. GONZALES, AURELIO "DONG" JR. D.

Date Read: 2019-08-07

Bill Status: Substituted by HB04463

Mother Bill Status: Republic Act RA11481 enacted on 2020-07-30

HB03458
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-05

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT OF DAVAO DEL NORTE A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN COMMERCIAL FM AND AM RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN MINDANAO

Principal Author/s: 1. ALVAREZ, PANTALEON D.2. DUJALI, ALAN "ALDU" R.

Date Read: 2019-08-07

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2019-08-07

HB03521
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-06

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO ABS-CBN CORPORATION UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7966 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "AN ACT GRANTING ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN TELEVISION AND RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES FOR TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT

Principal Author/s: 1. ARENAS, ROSE MARIE "BABY" J.

Date Read: 2019-08-13

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2019-08-13

HB03713
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-08

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO ABS-CBN CORPORATION (FORMERLY ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION) UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7966 OR "AN ACT GRANTING ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES" FOR TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT

Principal Author/s: 1. TAMBUNTING, JOY MYRA S.

Date Read: 2019-08-14

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2019-08-14

HB03947
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-14

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO ABS-CBN CORPORATION (FORMERLY ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION) UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7966 OR "AN ACT GRANTING ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES' FOR TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT

Principal Author/s: 1. ARAGONES, SOL

Date Read: 2019-08-27

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2019-08-27

HB03962
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-14

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING GAMBOA HERMANOS FARMWORKERS MULTIPURPOSE COOPERATIVE A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, OWN, MANAGE AND MAINTAIN DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS FOR THE CONVEYANCE OF ELECTRIC POWER TO THE END-USERS IN THE ISLAND OF NEGROS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. ALVAREZ, GENARO JR. M.2. SAGARBARRIA, MANUEL T.3. VALMAYOR, GERARDO JR. P.

Date Read: 2019-08-27

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2019-08-27

HB04055
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-20

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO BROADCAST ENTERPRISES AND AFFILIATED MEDIA, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC AT NO. 8098 TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS, INCLUDING CABLE TELEVISION SYSTEMS AND BROADCASTING THROUGH ANY OTHER MEANS, IN THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. ROMUALDO, XAVIER JESUS D.

Date Read: 2019-08-28

Bill Status: Substituted by HB04583

Mother Bill Status: Republic Act RA11482 enacted on 2020-07-30

HB04101
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-22

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE FRANCHISE OF THE PANAY ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC. ORIGINALLY GRANTED UNDER ACT NO. 2983 AND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 5360 AND EXTENDED BY THE NATIONAL ELECTRIFICATION COMMISSION TO ESTABLISH, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN A DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM FOR THE CONVEYANCE OF ELECTRIC POWER TO END USERS IN THE CITY OF ILOILO

Principal Author/s: 1. PADUANO, JOSEPH STEPHEN S.

Date Read: 2019-09-02

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2019-09-02

HB04162
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-27

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO ROMEO CABRESTANTE SERVANDO UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8202, TITLED "AN ACT GRANTING ROMEO CABRESTANTE SERVANDO, A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PROVINCE OF PALAWAN

Principal Author/s: 1. ABUEG-ZALDIVAR, CYRILLE "BENG" F.2. ACOSTA, GIL "KABARANGAY" JR. A.

Date Read: 2019-09-03

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06255

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-03-03, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-03-04 and received by the Senate on 2020-03-04

HB04258
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-29

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING PHILAND COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS THROUGHOUT THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. SILVERIO, LORNA C.

Date Read: 2019-09-04

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2019-09-04

HB04305
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-02

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION, PRESENTLY KNOWN AS ABS-CBN CORPORATION, UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7966, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN TELEVISION AND RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES", AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. SANTOS-RECTO, VILMA

Date Read: 2019-09-09

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2019-09-09

HB04402
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-04

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO TAGBILARAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM INC., FORMERLY TAGBILARAN SYSTEM, TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PROVINCE OF BOHOL AND ANYWHERE IN THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. AUMENTADO, ERICO ARISTOTLE C.

Date Read: 2019-09-10

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07487

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-09, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-10 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-10

HB04436
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-09

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE LANAO DEL NORTE ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN A DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM FOR THE CONVEYANCE OF ELECTRIC POWER TO THE END-USERS IN ALL THE MUNICIPALITIES OF THE PROVINCE OF LANAO DEL NORTE

Principal Author/s: 1. DIMAPORO, MOHAMAD KHALID Q.2. DIMAPORO, ABDULLAH D.3. ALVAREZ, FRANZ "CHIKOY" E.

Date Read: 2019-09-09

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-09-17

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-09-24

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2019-09-24, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-09-25 and received by the Senate on 2019-09-25

HB04437
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-09

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE BICOL LIGHT AND POWER CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, OWN, MANAGE, AND MAINTAIN A POWER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM FOR THE CONVEYANCE OF ELECTRIC POWER TO THE END USERS IN THE TOWNS OF BAAO, BALATAN, BATO, BUHI, BULA, NABUA, AND THE CITY OF IRIGA, PROVINCE OF CAMARINES SUR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. VILLAFUERTE, LUIS RAYMUND "LRAY" JR F.2. ALVAREZ, FRANZ "CHIKOY" E.

Date Read: 2019-09-09

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-09-17

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-09-24

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2019-09-24, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-09-25 and received by the Senate on 2019-09-25

HB04463
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-09

Full Title: AN ACT EXTENDING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO FIRST UNITED BROADCASTING CORPORATION (FUBC), PRESENTLY KNOWN AS GLOBAL SATELLITE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES INC., AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8079, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE FIRST UNITED BROADCASTING CORPORATION (FUBC) A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS ANYWHERE IN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES"

Principal Author/s: 1. GONZALES, AURELIO "DONG" JR. D.2. ALVAREZ, FRANZ "CHIKOY" E.

Date Read: 2019-09-09

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-09-24

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-11-12

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-07-30

Republic Act No.: RA11481

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11481 enacted on 2020-07-30

HB04581
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-12

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO GOLDEN BROADCAST PROFESSIONAL, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8025 ENTITLED "A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE A STATION FOR FM RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING IN THE ISLAND OF MINDANAO AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES", AND EXPANDING ITS COVERAGE TO THE ENTIRE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. JIMENEZ, CESAR "JAWO" JR. I.2. ALVAREZ, FRANZ "CHIKOY" E.

Date Read: 2019-09-13

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-09-17

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-09-24

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-06-25

Republic Act No.: RA11477

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11477 enacted on 2020-06-25

HB04582
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-12

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO GOLD LABEL BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8087 ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING TO THE GOLD LABEL BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC. A FRANCHISE TO ESTABLISH, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN DUMAGUETE AND OTHER AREAS IN THE VISAYAS AND MINDANAO WHERE FREQUENCIES AND/OR CHANNELS ARE STILL AVAILABLE FOR RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING"

Principal Author/s: 1. SAGARBARRIA, MANUEL T.2. ALVAREZ, FRANZ "CHIKOY" E.

Date Read: 2019-09-13

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-09-17

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-09-24

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-08-14

Republic Act No.: RA11492

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11492 enacted on 2020-08-14

HB04583
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-12

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO BROADCAST ENTERPRISES AND AFFILIATED MEDIA, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8098 TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. ROMUALDO, XAVIER JESUS D.2. ALVAREZ, FRANZ "CHIKOY" E.

Date Read: 2019-09-13

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-09-17

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-09-24

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-07-30

Republic Act No.: RA11482

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11482 enacted on 2020-07-30

HB04584
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-12

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO CRUSADERS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC., UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8091 ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE CRUSADERS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC., A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN COMMERCIAL RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS WITHIN THE PHILIPPINES"

Principal Author/s: 1. CRISOLOGO, ANTHONY PETER "ONYX" D.2. ALVAREZ, FRANZ "CHIKOY" E.

Date Read: 2019-09-13

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-09-17

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-09-24

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-08-14

Republic Act No.: RA11491

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11491 enacted on 2020-08-14

HB04624
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-16

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE CITY GOVERNMENT OF THE CITY OF DASMARIÑAS, CAVITE A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN COMMERCIAL FM AND AM RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE CITY OF DASMARIÑAS, CAVITE

Principal Author/s: 1. BARZAGA, ELPIDIO JR. F.

Date Read: 2019-09-18

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2019-09-18

HB04855
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-26

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO CRUZ TELEPHONE COMPANY, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT 7961

Principal Author/s: 1. DUAVIT, JOHN MICHAEL R.

Date Read: 2019-10-01

Bill Status: Substituted by HB05491

Mother Bill Status: Passed by the Senate without amendments on 2020-10-05

HB04924
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-30

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE NEGROS BROADCASTING AND PUBLISHING CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS IN LUZON, VISAYAS AND MINDANAO

Principal Author/s: 1. AUMENTADO, ERICO ARISTOTLE C.

Date Read: 2019-10-02

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07264

Mother Bill Status: Passed by the Senate without amendments on 2020-10-05

HB05154
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-16

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO CENTURY COMMUNICATIONS MARKETING CENTER, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8133, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING CENTURY COMMUNICATIONS, INC., A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES, RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS AND STATIONS FOR TELEVISION IN THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES' FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS"

Principal Author/s: 1. VARGAS, ALFRED

Date Read: 2019-11-05

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06256

Mother Bill Status: Passed by the Senate without amendments on 2020-10-05

HB05361
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-06

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO FBS RADIO NETWORK INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND/OR TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. BENITEZ, JOSE FRANCISCO "KIKO" B.

Date Read: 2019-11-12

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06254

Mother Bill Status: Transmitted to the President on 2020-11-20

HB05381
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-07

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE UGMOK BAY BROADCASTING NETWORK CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. TORRES-GOMEZ, LUCY

Date Read: 2019-11-13

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2019-11-13

HB05404
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-11

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO THE INTERCONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8954, ENTITLED 'AN ACT GRANTING THE INTERCONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES'

Principal Author/s: 1. SALCEDA, JOEY SARTE

Date Read: 2019-11-13

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2019-11-13

HB05439
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-12

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO BROADBAND EVERYWHERE CORP. (FORMERLY 'TEXTRON CORP.') UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8510, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE TEXTRON CORPORATION, A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, ESTABLISH, INSTALL, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE WIRED AND/OR WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. GARBIN, ALFREDO JR. A.

Date Read: 2019-11-18

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2019-11-18

HB05490
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-13

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO BICOL BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8092, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE BICOL BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC. (BBSI), A FRANCHISE TO ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN COMMERCIAL RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN REGION V"

Principal Author/s: 1. FORTUNO, JOCELYN F.2. MENDOZA, RAYMUND DEMOCRITO C.3. DY, FAUSTINO "INNO" V A.4. VALERIANO, ROLANDO5. ACOSTA, GIL "KABARANGAY" JR. A.6. VILLAFUERTE, LUIS RAYMUND "LRAY" JR F.7. UNABIA, CHRISTIAN S.8. PINEDA, ENRICO A.9. SAVELLANO, DEOGRACIAS VICTOR "DV" B.10. GARBIN, ALFREDO JR. A.11. VARGAS, ALFRED12. GULLAS, EDUARDO "EDDIE" R.13. DY, FAUSTINO MICHAEL CARLOS III T.14. OAMINAL, HENRY S.15. ROMUALDO, XAVIER JESUS D.16. QUIMBO, STELLA LUZ A.17. ALVAREZ, FRANZ "CHIKOY" E.

Date Read: 2019-11-13

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-11-20

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-12-04

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-08-14

Republic Act No.: RA11493

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11493 enacted on 2020-08-14

HB05491
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-13

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO CRUZ TELEPHONE COMPANY, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT 7961, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING TO CRUZ TELEPHONE COMPANY, INC. (CRUZTELCO), A FRANCHISE TO INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN A TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM THROUGHOUT THE PHILIPPINES"

Principal Author/s: 1. DUAVIT, JOHN MICHAEL R.2. MENDOZA, RAYMUND DEMOCRITO C.3. DY, FAUSTINO "INNO" V A.4. VALERIANO, ROLANDO5. ACOSTA, GIL "KABARANGAY" JR. A.6. VILLAFUERTE, LUIS RAYMUND "LRAY" JR F.7. UNABIA, CHRISTIAN S.8. PINEDA, ENRICO A.9. SAVELLANO, DEOGRACIAS VICTOR "DV" B.10. GARBIN, ALFREDO JR. A.11. VARGAS, ALFRED12. GULLAS, EDUARDO "EDDIE" R.13. DY, FAUSTINO MICHAEL CARLOS III T.14. OAMINAL, HENRY S.15. ROMUALDO, XAVIER JESUS D.16. ALVAREZ, FRANZ "CHIKOY" E.

Date Read: 2019-11-13

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-11-27

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-12-04

Bill Status: Passed by the Senate without amendments on 2020-10-05

HB05608
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-25

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO ABS-CBN CORPORATION (FORMERLY ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION) UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7966, OR "AN ACT GRANTING ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES" FOR TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT

Principal Author/s: 1. GONZALES, AURELIO "DONG" JR. D.2. PIMENTEL, JOHNNY TY3. LEACHON, DOY C.

Date Read: 2019-11-27

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2019-11-27

HB05648
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-27

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO TRANS RADIO BROADCASTING CORPORATION, AMENDING FOR THAT PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8088, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE TRANS RADIO BROADCASTING CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN METRO MANILA AND OTHER AREAS IN THE PHILIPPINES WHERE FREQUENCIES AND/OR CHANNELS ARE STILL AVAILABLE FOR RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING"

Principal Author/s: 1. PALMA, WILTER "SHARKY" II WEE

Date Read: 2019-12-02

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2019-12-02

HB05705
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-04

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO ABS-CBN CORPORATION (FORMERLY ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION) UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7966, OR "AN ACT GRANTING ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES" FOR TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT

Principal Author/s: 1. RODRIGUEZ, RUFUS B.

Date Read: 2019-12-09

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2019-12-09

HB05753
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-09

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION, PRESENTLY KNOWN AS ABS-CBN CORPORATION, UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7966, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN TELEVISION AND RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES"

Principal Author/s: 1. RAMIREZ-SATO, JOSEPHINE

Date Read: 2019-12-11

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2019-12-11

HB05796
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-11

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO THE AZ COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8165 ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE AZ COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK INC., A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN PUBLIC RADIOTELEPHONE AND RADIOTELEGRAPH COASTAL STATIONS AND PUBLIC FIXED AND PUBLIC BASED AND LAND-MOBILE STATIONS FOR THE RECEPTION AND TRANSMISSION OF RADIOTELEPHONE AND RADIOTELEGRAPH COMMUNICATIONS WITHIN THE PHILIPPINES" FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT

Principal Author/s: 1. RODRIGUEZ, RUFUS B.

Date Read: 2019-12-17

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2019-12-17

HB05797
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-11

Full Title: AN ACT EXTENDING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION PRESENTLY KNOWN AS BAYAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS INC., FURTHER AMENDING CERTAIN SECTIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 3259, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO ESTABLISH RADIO STATIONS, FOR DOMESTIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, RADIOPHONE, BROADCASTING AND TELECASTING" AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7633, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. TEJADA, JOSE "PING-PING" I.

Date Read: 2019-12-17

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06371

Mother Bill Status: Transmitted to the President on 2020-11-18

HB05827
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-16

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO SULU-TAWI-TAWI BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8082 ENTITLED 'AN ACT GRANTING A FRANCHISE TO SULU-TAWI-TAWI BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC., TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN STATIONS FOR RADIO AND TELEVISION IN THE PROVINCES OF SULU AND TAWI-TAWI, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES' FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT.

Principal Author/s: 1. TEJADA, JOSE "PING-PING" I.

Date Read: 2019-12-18

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2019-12-18

HB05929
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-09

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO SULTAN KUDARAT TELEPHONE SYSTEM, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8637, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE SULTAN KUDARAT TELEPHONE SYSTEM, INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, ESTABLISH, INSTALL, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE LOCAL EXCHANGE NETWORK IN THE PROVINCE OF SULTAN KUDARAT"

Principal Author/s: 1. SAKALURAN, PRINCESS RIHAN M.

Date Read: 2020-01-21

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-01-21

HB06052
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-27

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO ABS-CBN CORPORATION (FORMERLY ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION) UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7966 OR "AN ACT GRANTING THE ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN TELEVISION AND AND RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES" FOR TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT

Principal Author/s: 1. ZARATE, CARLOS ISAGANI T.2. GAITE, FERDINAND R.3. CULLAMAT, EUFEMIA "KA FEMIA" C.4. CASTRO, FRANCE L.5. ELAGO, SARAH JANE I.

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-02-03

HB06124
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-30

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO KAISSAR BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC. (KBNI) UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8027, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING A FRANCHISE TO THE KAISSAR BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC. (KBNI), TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, MANAGE AND MAINTAIN A NETWORK OF RADIO AND TELEVISION STATIONS ANYWHERE IN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES", FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT

Principal Author/s: 1. ENVERGA, WILFRIDO MARK M.

Date Read: 2020-02-05

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06834

Mother Bill Status: Business for the day on 2020-05-28

HB06138
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-30

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO ABS-CBN CORPORATION (FORMERLY ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION) UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7966 OR "AN ACT GRANTING THE ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN TELEVISION AND RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES"

Principal Author/s: 1. GO, MARK O.

Date Read: 2020-02-05

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-02-05

HB06172
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-04

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO IRIGA TELEPHONE COMPANY, INC., UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 5974 AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8962 ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE IRIGA TELEPHONE COMPANY, INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN LOCAL EXCHANGE NETWORK IN THE PROVINCE OF CAMARINES SUR AND ALL CITIES THEREIN"

Principal Author/s: 1. FORTUNO, JOCELYN F.

Date Read: 2020-02-05

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-02-05

HB06193
 
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-05

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE ROMBLON ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, OWN, MANAGE AND MAINTAIN DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS FOR THE CONVEYANCE OF ELECTRIC POWER TO THE END-USERS IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF BANTON, CORCUERA AND CONCEPCION, PROVINCE OF ROMBLON, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. MADRONA. ELEANDRO JESUS F.

Date Read: 2020-02-10

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-02-10

HB06249
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-11

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO REAL RADIO NETWORK, INC. (FORMERLY ENRIQUE M. OROZCO & SONS, INC.,) UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8717 ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE E.M. OROSCO & SONS, INC., A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES'"

Principal Author/s: 1. REMULLA, JESUS CRISPIN C.

Date Read: 2020-02-17

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-02-17

HB06250
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-11

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO BLOCKBUSTER BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC., UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8726, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE BLOCKBUSTER BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC., A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES"

Principal Author/s: 1. REMULLA, JESUS CRISPIN C.

Date Read: 2020-02-17

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06918

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-05, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-08 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-08

HB06254
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-11

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO FBS RADIO NETWORK, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8114, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING FBS RADIO NETWORK, INC. A FRANCHISE TO ESTABLISH, CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE COMMERCIAL RADIO AND TELEVISION STATION IN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES"

Principal Author/s: 1. BENITEZ, JOSE FRANCISCO "KIKO" B.2. ALVAREZ, FRANZ "CHIKOY" E.

Date Read: 2020-02-12

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-03-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-03-10

Bill Status: Transmitted to the President on 2020-11-20

HB06255
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-11

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO ROMEO CABRESTANTE SERVANDO, PRESENTLY KNOWN AS ROLIN BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES, INC., UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8202, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING ROMEO CABRESTANTE SERVANDO, A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PROVINCE OF PALAWAN"

Principal Author/s: 1. ABUEG-ZALDIVAR, CYRILLE "BENG" F.2. ACOSTA, GIL "KABARANGAY" JR. A.3. ALVAREZ, FRANZ "CHIKOY" E.

Date Read: 2020-02-12

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-02-19

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-03-03

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-03-03, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-03-04 and received by the Senate on 2020-03-04

HB06256
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-11

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO CENTURY COMMUNICATIONS MARKETING CENTER, INC., DOING BUSINESS UNDER THE NAME AND STYLE OF CENTURY BROADCASTING NETWORK, UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8133, ENTITLED 'AN ACT GRANTING CENTURY COMMUNICATIONS MARKETING CENTER, INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES'

Principal Author/s: 1. VARGAS, ALFRED2. ALVAREZ, FRANZ "CHIKOY" E.

Date Read: 2020-02-12

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-03-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-03-10

Bill Status: Passed by the Senate without amendments on 2020-10-05

HB06266
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-12

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO PANAY TELEPHONE CORPORATION, UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8704, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE PANAY TELEPHONE CORPORATION, INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN LOCAL EXCHANGE NETWORK IN THE PROVINCE OF AKLAN AND ANTIQUE"

Principal Author/s: 1. MARQUEZ, CARLITO S.

Date Read: 2020-02-18

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-02-18

HB06293
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-13

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO ABS-CBN CORPORATION (FORMERLY ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION) UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7966 OR "AN ACT GRANTING ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES. AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES" FOR TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT

Principal Author/s: 1. LEGARDA, LOREN

Date Read: 2020-02-19

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-02-19

HB06302
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-17

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO ODIONGAN TELEPHONE CORPORATION, UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8956 ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE ODIONGAN TELEPHONE CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN LOCAL EXCHANGE NETWORK IN THE PROVINCE OF ROMBLON"

Principal Author/s: 1. MADRONA. ELEANDRO JESUS F.

Date Read: 2020-02-19

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-02-19

HB06343
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-19

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO MATI TELEPHONE CORPORATION UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8675, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE MATI TELEPHONE CORPORATION, A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN LOCAL EXCHANGE NETWORK IN THE PROVINCE OF DAVAO ORIENTAL AND ALL CITIES THEREIN"

Principal Author/s: 1. ALMARIO, JOEL MAYO Z.

Date Read: 2020-02-24

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-02-24

HB06346
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-19

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES SYSTEM TO CONSTRUCT, ESTABLISH, MAINTAIN, AND OPERATE FOR EDUCATIONAL AND OTHER RELATED PURPOSES, RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS WITHIN THE UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES AND IN SUCH OTHER AREAS WITHIN THE SCOPE OF ITS OPERATION, UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8160, TO ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS

Principal Author/s: 1. GO, MARK O.

Date Read: 2020-02-24

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07616

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-23, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-28 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-28

HB06350
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-19

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE CITY GOVERNMENT OF DAVAO, A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS IN DAVAO CITY AND OTHER AREAS IN THE DAVAO REGION

Principal Author/s: 1. ROMUALDEZ, FERDINAND MARTIN G.2. DUTERTE, PAOLO Z.3. GARCIA, VINCENT J.4. UNGAB, ISIDRO T.

Date Read: 2020-02-24

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07488

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-09, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-10 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-10

HB06351
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-19

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO PHILIPPINE COLLECTIVE MEDIA CORPORATION UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9773 TO EXPAND THE COVERAGE OF THE FRANCHISE GRANTED AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. ROMUALDEZ, YEDDA MARIE K.2. ROMUALDEZ, FERDINAND MARTIN G.

Date Read: 2020-02-24

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06919

Mother Bill Status: Transmitted to the President on 2020-11-20

HB06371
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-24

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, PRESENTLY KNOWN AS BAYAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC., UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 3259, ENTITLED 'AN ACT GRANTING THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO ESTABLISH RADIO STATIONS FOR DOMESTIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, RADIOPHONE, BROADCASTING AND TELECASTING' AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NOS. 4905 AND 7633

Principal Author/s: 1. TEJADA, JOSE "PING-PING" I.2. ALVAREZ, FRANZ "CHIKOY" E.

Date Read: 2020-02-24

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-03-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-03-10

Bill Status: Transmitted to the President on 2020-11-18

HB06373
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-24

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO TANDAG ELECTRIC AND TELEPHONE COMPANY, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8715, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE TANDAG ELECTRIC AND TELEPHONE COMPANY, INC., A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, ESTABLISH, INSTALL, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE LOCAL EXCHANGE NETWORK IN THE PROVINCE OF SURIGAO DEL SUR"

Principal Author/s: 1. PIMENTEL, JOHNNY TY2. ALVAREZ, FRANZ "CHIKOY" E.

Date Read: 2020-02-24

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-03-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-03-09

Bill Status: Passed by the Senate without amendments on 2020-10-05

HB06374
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-24

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO CACERES BROADCASTING CORPORATION UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8106, ENTITLED 'AN ACT GRANTING CACERES BROADCASTING CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROACASTING STATIONS IN THE ISLAND OF LUZON AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES'

Principal Author/s: 1. VILLAFUERTE, LUIS RAYMUND "LRAY" JR F.2. ALVAREZ, FRANZ "CHIKOY" E.

Date Read: 2020-02-24

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-03-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-03-09

Bill Status: Transmitted to the President on 2020-11-18

HB06407
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-26

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT 8298 "GRANTING METRO MANILA TURF CLUB, INC., A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN A RACETRACK FOR HORSERACING IN THE CITY OF KALOOCAN OR ANYWHERE WITHIN THE PROVINCE OF BATANGAS, CAVITE, LAGUNA, RIZAL AND QUEZON" AND EXTENDING THE SAID FRANCHISE BY TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EXPIRATION OF THE TERM THEREOF

Principal Author/s: 1. MACAPAGAL ARROYO, JUAN MIGUEL2. ROMUALDO, XAVIER JESUS D.

Date Read: 2020-03-02

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06835

Mother Bill Status: Transmitted to the President on 2020-11-18

HB06408
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-27

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT 8298 "GRANTING METRO MANILA TURF CLUB, INC., A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN A RACETRACK FOR HORSERACING IN THE CITY OF KALOOCAN OR ANYWHERE WITHIN THE PROVINCE OF BATANGAS, CAVITE, LAGUNA, RIZAL AND QUEZON" AND EXTENDING THE SAID FRANCHISE BY TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EXPIRATION OF THE TERM THEREOF

Principal Author/s: 1. COLLANTES, MA. THERESA V.

Date Read: 2020-03-03

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06835

Mother Bill Status: Transmitted to the President on 2020-11-18

HB06412
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-27

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO INDEPENDENT TELEPHONE COMPANY, INC., UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8615 ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE INDEPENDENT TELEPHONE CO., INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, ESTABLISH, INSTALL, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE LOCAL EXCHANGE NETWORK IN THE CITY OF BIÑAN, PROVINCE OF LAGUNA"

Principal Author/s: 1. ALONTE, MARLYN "LEN" B.

Date Read: 2020-03-03

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-03-03

HB06457
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-03

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO RACITELCOM, INC., UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8606 ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE RACITELCOM, INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES IN THE PROVINCE OF BULACAN"

Principal Author/s: 1. VILLARICA, HENRY R.2. SY-ALVARADO, "KUYA" JOSE ANTONIO R.3. PANCHO, GAVINI "APOL" C.4. SILVERIO, LORNA C.5. ROBES, FLORIDA "RIDA" P.

Date Read: 2020-03-09

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-03-09

HB06480
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-04

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE ROMBLON ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, OWN, MANAGE AND MAINTAIN DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS FOR THE CONVEYANCE OF ELECTRIC POWER TO THE END-USERS IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF BANTON, CORCUERA AND CONCEPCION, PROVINCE OF ROMBLON

Principal Author/s: 1. DAGOOC, SERGIO C.2. DE JESUS, PRESLEY CHENG3. EBCAS, ADRIANO A.4. GUYA, GODOFREDO N.

Date Read: 2020-03-09

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-03-09

HB06494
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-05

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO THE MOUNT APO SCIENCE FOUNDATION SCHOOL, INC., UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8085 ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE MOUNT APO SCIENCE FOUNDATION SCHOOL, INC., A FRANCHISE TO ESTABLISH, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE RADIO BROADCASTING AND TELEVISION STATION IN THE ISLAND OF MINDANAO" FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT

Principal Author/s: 1. DUTERTE, PAOLO Z.2. YAP, ERIC G.3. GONZALEZ, SANDRO L.

Date Read: 2020-03-09

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-03-09

HB06537
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-10

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO SATELLITE BROADCASTING INCORPORATED UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7965 ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE SATELLITE BROADCASTING INCORPORATED A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN COMMERCIAL RADIO AND TELEVISION STATIONS WITHIN REGIONS I, II, THE CORDILLERA ADMINISTRATIVE REGION AND THE WHOLE OF LUZON"

Principal Author/s: 1. ORTEGA, PABLO C.

Date Read: 2020-03-11

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-03-11

HB06559
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-11

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO NORTHERN MINDANAO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8157 ENTITLED 'AN ACT GRANTING THE NORTHERN MINDANAO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC., A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE ISLAND OF MINDANAO, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES'

Principal Author/s: 1. PIMENTEL, JOHNNY TY

Date Read: 2020-05-04

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-05-04

HB06571
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-11

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO SOUNDSTREAM BROADCASTING CORPORATION TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES IN THE PROVINCE OF ISABELA AND IN OTHER PLACES IN THE PHILIPPINES UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8209 FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS

Principal Author/s: 1. GARCIA, PABLO JOHN F.

Date Read: 2020-05-04

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-05-04

HB06580
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-11

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO MUSLIM MINDANAO RADIO AND TELEVISION NETWORK CORPORATION TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE MINDANAO ARCHIPELAGO

Principal Author/s: 1. ROBES, FLORIDA "RIDA" P.

Date Read: 2020-05-04

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-05-04

HB06608
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-12

Full Title: AN ACT EXTENDING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO PRIME BROADCASTING NETWORK INCORPORATED UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8154, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING PRIME BROADCASTING NETWORK, INCORPORATED, A FRANCHISE TO CONDUCT, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN STATIONS FOR RADIO AND TELEVISION IN THE PHILIPPINES"

Principal Author/s: 1. SALO, RON P.

Date Read: 2020-05-04

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-05-04

HB06609
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-12

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO RC YULO TELEPHONE SYSTEM INC., UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8348 ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE RC YULO TELEPHONE SYSTEM INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN LOCAL EXCHANGE NETWORKS IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF BINALBAGAN, HINIGARAN, PONTEVEDRA, ISABELA, MURCIA AND THE CITY OF HIMAMAYLAN IN THE PROVINCE OF NEGROS OCCIDENTAL"

Principal Author/s: 1. RIVERA, DOMINGO C.

Date Read: 2020-05-04

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-05-04

HB06679
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-04

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES SYSTEM TO CONSTRUCT, ESTABLISH, MAINTAIN, AND OPERATE FOR EDUCATIONAL AND OTHER RELATED PURPOSES, RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS WITHIN THE UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES AND IN SUCH OTHER AREAS WITHIN THE SCOPE OF ITS OPERATION, UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8160, TO ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS

Principal Author/s: 1. HOFER, ANN K.

Date Read: 2020-05-06

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07616

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-23, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-28 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-28

HB06694
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-06

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE ABS-CBN CORPORATION (FORMERLY ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION) A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN TELEVISION AND RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. RODRIGUEZ, RUFUS B.

Date Read: 2020-05-11

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-05-11

HB06724
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-12

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO FRANCISCAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8736 ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE FRANCISCAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS ANYWHERE IN THE PHILIPPINES WHERE FREQUENCIES AND/OR CHANNELS ARE STILL AVAILABLE FOR RADIO BROADCASTING" FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT

Principal Author/s: 1. SAGARBARRIA, MANUEL T.

Date Read: 2020-05-13

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-05-13

HB06748
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-15

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO PALAWAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8060 ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE PALAWAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO INSTALL, CONSTRUCT, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN COMMERCIAL RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS THROUGHOUT THE PHILIPPINES" FOR TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT

Principal Author/s: 1. ACOSTA, GIL "KABARANGAY" JR. A.

Date Read: 2020-05-18

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-05-18

HB06757
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-19

Full Title: AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION TO ISSUE PROVISIONAL AUTHORITY TO OWNERS AND OPERATORS OF PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS ENTITIES FOR THEIR CONTINUED OPERATIONS PENDING RENEWAL OF THEIR CONGRESSIONAL FRANCHISE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NUMBER 7925, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS POLICY ACT OF THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. GONZALES, AURELIO "DONG" JR. D.

Date Read: 2020-05-20

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-05-20

HB06758
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-19

Full Title: AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION TO ISSUE PROVISIONAL AUTHORITY TO OWNERS AND/OR OPERATORS OF RADIO, TELEVISION, AND/OR CABLE ANTENNA TELEVISION SYSTEM, NETWORK AND/OR STATIONS FOR THEIR CONTINUED OPERATIONS PENDING THE RENEWAL OF THEIR CONGRESSIONAL FRANCHISE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. GONZALES, AURELIO "DONG" JR. D.

Date Read: 2020-05-20

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-05-20

HB06769
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-20

Full Title: AN ACT FURTHER EXTENDING THE TERM OF THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO DAVAO LIGHT AND POWER COMPANY, INC. TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN AN ELECTRIC, LIGHT, HEAT AND POWER SYSTEM IN DAVAO CITY, PANABO CITY, AND THE MUNICIPALITIES OF CARMEN, DUJALI, AND SANTO TOMAS IN THE PROVINCE OF DAVAO DEL NORTE, FOR A PERIOD OF TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. DUTERTE, PAOLO Z.2. UNGAB, ISIDRO T.3. GARCIA, VINCENT J.4. GONZALEZ, SANDRO L.

Date Read: 2020-05-20

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06836

Mother Bill Status: House agreed to the amendments of the Senate on 2020-10-16

HB06829
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-27

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO NEWS AND ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK CORPORATION UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8197 OR “AN ACT GRANTING THE NEWS AND ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION, A FRANCHISE TO ESTABLISH, CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, MAINTAIN, AND OPERATE FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES CABLE/COMMUNITY ANTENNAE TELEVISION SYSTEMS AND MULTIMEDIA SERVICES IN THE PHILIPPINES” FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT

Principal Author/s: 1. LEGARDA, LOREN

Date Read: 2020-05-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-05-28

HB06830
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-27

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO THE ASSOCIATION FOR ISLAMIC DEVELOPMENT SERVICE COOPERATIVE, UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8090, ENTITLED “AN ACT GRANTING THE ASSOCIATION FOR ISLAMIC DEVELOPMENT SERVICE COOPERATIVE A FRANCHISE TO INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO BROADCASTING STATION IN THE PROVINCE OF ZAMBOANGA DEL SUR”

Principal Author/s: 1. BABASA, LEONARDO JR. L.

Date Read: 2020-05-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-05-28

HB06834
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-27

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING KAISSAR BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC. (KBNI) A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS THROUGHOUT THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. ENVERGA, WILFRIDO MARK M.2. ALVAREZ, FRANZ "CHIKOY" E.

Date Read: 2020-05-27

Bill Status: Business for the day on 2020-05-28

HB06835
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-27

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO METRO MANILA TURF CLUB, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7978, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE METRO MANILA TURF CLUB, INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN A RACE TRACK FOR HORSE RACING IN THE CITY OF KALOOKAN", AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8298

Principal Author/s: 1. MACAPAGAL ARROYO, JUAN MIGUEL2. ROMUALDO, XAVIER JESUS D.3. COLLANTES, MA. THERESA V.4. ALVAREZ, FRANZ "CHIKOY" E.

Date Read: 2020-05-27

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-05-28

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-06-03

Bill Status: Transmitted to the President on 2020-11-18

HB06836
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-27

Full Title: AN ACT EXTENDING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO THE DAVAO LIGHT AND POWER COMPANY, INC., UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8960, ENTITLED "AN ACT FURTHER EXTENDING THE TERM OF THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO DAVAO LIGHT AND POWER COMPANY, INC.TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN AN ELECTRIC, LIGHT, HEAT AND POWER SYSTEM IN DAVAO CITY AND THE MUNICIPALITIES OF CARMEN, PANABO, DUJALI, AND SANTO TOMAS PROVINCE OF DAVAO DEL NORTE, FOR A PERIOD OF TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES"

Principal Author/s: 1. DUTERTE, PAOLO Z.2. UNGAB, ISIDRO T.3. GARCIA, VINCENT J.4. GONZALEZ, SANDRO L.5. ALVAREZ, FRANZ "CHIKOY" E.

Date Read: 2020-05-27

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-05-28

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-06-03

Bill Status: House agreed to the amendments of the Senate on 2020-10-16

HB06894
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-01

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO NOW CABLE, INC. (FORMERLY KNOWN AS GHT NETWORK, INC.) UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8213 OR " AN ACT GRANTING GHT NETWORK, INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS AND MULTIMEDIA SERVICES IN THE PHILIPPINES" FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT

Principal Author/s: 1. NOGRALES, JERICHO JONAS B.

Date Read: 2020-06-01

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-06-01

HB06901
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-01

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE ABS-CBN CORPORATION (FORMERLY ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION) A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN TELEVISION AND RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. SALO, RON P.

Date Read: 2020-06-02

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-06-02

HB06902
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-01

Full Title: AN ACT REQUIRING ALL FRANCHISE HOLDERS OF TELEVISION AND RADIO BROADCAST NETWORKS TO COMPLY WITH CERTAIN SPECIFIC PARAMETERS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. SALO, RON P.

Date Read: 2020-06-02

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-06-02

HB06917
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-02

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO MINDANAO ISLAMIC TELEPHONE COMPANY, INC., PRESENTLY KNOWN AS DITO TELECOMMUNITY CORPORATION, AND AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8627, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE MINDANAO ISLAMIC TELEPHONE COMPANY, INC., A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, ESTABLISH, INSTALL, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE WIRE AND/OR WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM IN THE PHILIPPINES"

Principal Author/s: 1. GATCHALIAN, WESLIE T.

Date Read: 2020-06-03

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07332

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-08-24, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-01 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-01

HB06918
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-02

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO BLOCKBUSTER BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC., UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO.8726, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE BLOCKBUSTER BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC., A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES"

Principal Author/s: 1. REMULLA, JESUS CRISPIN C.2. ALVAREZ, FRANZ "CHIKOY" E.

Date Read: 2020-06-02

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-06-05

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-05, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-08 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-08

HB06919
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-02

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO PHILIPPINE COLLECTIVE MEDIA CORPORATION UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9773, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE PHILIPPINE COLLECTIVE MEDIA CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN REGION VIII (EASTERN VISAYAS)

Principal Author/s: 1. ROMUALDEZ, YEDDA MARIE K.2. ROMUALDEZ, FERDINAND MARTIN G.3. ALVAREZ, FRANZ "CHIKOY" E.

Date Read: 2020-06-02

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-06-05

Bill Status: Transmitted to the President on 2020-11-20

HB06946
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-03

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO SERVOTRON INDUSTRIES, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8127 TO RENEW THE FRANCHISE FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT AND TO EXPAND INTO NATIONAL COVERAGE THE FRANCHISE GRANTED AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. GARBIN, ALFREDO JR. A.

Date Read: 2020-06-03

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07496

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-07, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-09 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-09

HB06947
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-03

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO ALLIED BROADCASTING CENTER, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8096, ENTITLED “AN ACT GRANTING ALLIED BROADCASTING CENTER, INCORPORATED A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN STATIONS FOR RADIO IN CEBU CITY AND OTHER AREAS IN THE PHILIPPINES WHERE FREQUENCIES ARE STILL AVAILABLE FOR RADIO BROADCASTING FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL, AS WELL AS FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES”

Principal Author/s: 1. GARBIN, ALFREDO JR. A.

Date Read: 2020-06-03

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-06-03

HB06957
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-04

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING RUP BROADCASTING NETWORK OPC A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN STATIONS FOR RADIO IN LEGAZPI CITY, ALBAY, AND IN OTHER AREAS IN THE PHILIPPINES WHERE FREQUENCIES ARE STILL AVAILABLE FOR RADIO BROADCASTING FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL, AS WELL AS FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES”

Principal Author/s: 1. GARBIN, ALFREDO JR. A.

Date Read: 2020-06-04

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-06-04

HB06991
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-10

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO GVM RADIO/TV CORPORATION, UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8129, ENTITLED "A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE A STATION FOR RADIO AND TELEVISION IN CEBU CITY AND OTHER AREAS IN THE PHILIPPINES"

Principal Author/s: 1. CALDERON, PETER JOHN D.

Date Read: 2020-07-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-07-28

HB07016
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-22

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF CHURCHES IN THE PHILIPPINES UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8110 ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF CHURCHES IN THE PHILIPPINES TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES" FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT

Principal Author/s: 1. SAGARBARRIA, MANUEL T.

Date Read: 2020-07-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-07-28

HB07041
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-29

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING FAIRWAVES BROADCASTING NETWORK FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, MAINTAIN, ESTABLISH AND OPERATE RADIO AND TELEVISION STATIONS IN VIGAN, ILOCOS SUR, AND OTHER AREAS IN THE PHILIPPINES WHERE FREQUENCIES AND/OR CHANNELS ARE AVAILABLE FOR RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING

Principal Author/s: 1. SAVELLANO, DEOGRACIAS VICTOR "DV" B.

Date Read: 2020-07-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-07-28

HB07054
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO ST. JUDE THADDEUS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8031 TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION STATIONS IN THE PROVINCE OF SURIGAO DEL NORTE AND OTHER PLACES WITHIN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. BARBERS, ROBERT ACE S.

Date Read: 2020-07-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-07-28

HB07061
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-06

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO IPIL BROADCASTING NEWS NETWORK, INC., AMENDING FOR THAT PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT 8094, AND EXPANDING ITS COVERAGE TO THE ENTIRE VISAYAS AND MINDANAO ISLANDS

Principal Author/s: 1. PALMA, WILTER "SHARKY" II WEE

Date Read: 2020-07-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-07-28

HB07066
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-07

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO NOW CABLE, INC. (FORMERLY KNOWN AS GHT NETWORK, INC.) UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8213 OR " AN ACT GRANTING GHT NETWORK, INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS AND MULTIMEDIA SERVICES IN THE PHILIPPINES" FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT

Principal Author/s: 1. BENITEZ, JOSE FRANCISCO "KIKO" B.

Date Read: 2020-07-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-07-28

HB07071
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-08

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE SOUTHERN LUZON STATE UNIVERSITY A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN FOR EDUCATIONAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL PURPOSES RADIO BROADCASTING STATION WITHIN THE CAMPUSES OF SOUTHERN LUZON STATE UNIVERSITY

Principal Author/s: 1. TAN, ANGELINA "HELEN" D.L. M.D.

Date Read: 2020-07-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-07-28

HB07087
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-11

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO MAKATI BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS WITHIN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES, UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NUMBER EIGHTY-ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIVE TO ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS

Principal Author/s: 1. BRAVO, NARCISO JR. R.

Date Read: 2020-07-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-07-28

HB07096
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-14

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING LUCKY 8 STAR QUEST INC., A FRANCHISE TO BROADCAST LIVE AND DATA STREAMED COCKFIGHTING ACTIVITIES AND DERBIES, THROUGH ON-LINE OR OTHER SIMILAR MODERN MEANS, ANYWHERE IN THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. VILLAFUERTE, LUIS RAYMUND "LRAY" JR F.

Date Read: 2020-07-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-07-28

HB07097
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-14

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE SOUTHERN LUZON STATE UNIVERSITY A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE MAIN CAMPUS OR IN ANY OF ITS SATELLITE CAMPUSES FOR EDUCATIONAL, COMMERCIAL, AND OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. SUAREZ, ALETA C.

Date Read: 2020-07-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-07-28

HB07098
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-15

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO CHRISTIAN MUSIC POWER, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8130 TO CONSTRUCT, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. VILLAFUERTE, LUIS RAYMUND "LRAY" JR F.

Date Read: 2020-07-28

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07618

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-23, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-28 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-28

HB07175
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-24

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES SYSTEM TO CONSTRUCT, ESTABLISH, MAINTAIN, AND OPERATE FOR EDUCATION AND OTHER RELATED PURPOSES RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS WITHIN THE UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES AND SUCH OTHER AREAS WITHIN THE SCOPE OF ITS OPERATIONS UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8160 TO ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE YEARS

Principal Author/s: 1. VARGAS, ALFRED

Date Read: 2020-07-29

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07616

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-23, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-28 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-28

HB07213
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-30

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE SOUTHERN LUZON STATE UNIVERSITY (SLSU) A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS WITHIN ITS CAMPUSES FOR EDUCATIONAL, CULTURAL AND COMMERCIAL PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. SUAREZ, DAVID "JAY-JAY" C.2. VILLARAZA-SUAREZ, ANNA MARIE

Date Read: 2020-08-05

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-08-05

HB07241
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-03

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING SAN MIGUEL CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, DEVELOP, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN A DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN BULAKAN, BULACAN

Principal Author/s: 1. SY-ALVARADO, "KUYA" JOSE ANTONIO R.2. BAUTISTA, CLAUDINE DIANA D.

Date Read: 2020-08-05

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07507

Mother Bill Status: Transmitted to the President on 2020-11-18

HB07264
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-04

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO NEGROS BROADCASTING AND PUBLISHING CORPORATION, UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8161, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE NEGROS BROADCASTING AND PUBLISHING CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE VISAYAS AND MINDANAO"

Principal Author/s: 1. AUMENTADO, ERICO ARISTOTLE C.2. CHATTO, EDGAR M.3. ALVAREZ, FRANZ "CHIKOY" E.

Date Read: 2020-08-05

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-08-11

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-09-02

Bill Status: Passed by the Senate without amendments on 2020-10-05

HB07288
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-05

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO MARBEL TELEPHONE SYSTEM, INC. (MTSI) TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE LOCAL EXCHANGE NETWORK IN THE PROVINCES OF SOUTH COTABATO, SULTAN KUDARAT, AND SARANGANI

Principal Author/s: 1. SAKALURAN, PRINCESS RIHAN M.

Date Read: 2020-08-11

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-08-11

HB07332
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-10

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO MINDANAO ISLAMIC TELEPHONE COMPANY, INC., PRESENTLY KNOWN AS DITO TELECOMMUNITY CORPORATION, UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8627, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE MINDANAO ISLAMIC TELEPHONE COMPANY, INC., A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, ESTABLISH, INSTALL, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE WIRE AND/OR WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM IN THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. GATCHALIAN, WESLIE T.2. ALVAREZ, FRANZ "CHIKOY" E.

Date Read: 2020-08-10

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-08-11

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-08-24

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-08-24, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-01 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-01

HB07414
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-17

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES SYSTEM TO CONSTRUCT, ESTABLISH, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE FOR EDUCATIONAL AND OTHER RELATED PURPOSES RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS WITHIN THE UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES AND SUCH OTHER AREAS WITHIN THE SCOPE OF ITS OPERATION UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8160 TO ANOTHER TWENTY FIVE (25) YEARS

Principal Author/s: 1. VILLANUEVA, EDUARDO "BRO. EDDIE" C.2. RIVERA, DOMINGO C.

Date Read: 2020-08-24

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07616

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-23, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-28 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-28

HB07478
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-24

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING SOUTHERN LUZON STATE UNIVERSITY A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, MANAGE AND MAINTAIN FOR EDUCATIONAL AND COMMERCIAL PURPOSES A NETWORK OF RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PROVINCE OF QUEZON

Principal Author/s: 1. ENVERGA, WILFRIDO MARK M.

Date Read: 2020-08-25

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-08-25

HB07487
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-25

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO TAGBILARAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, PRESENTLY KNOWN AS TAGBILARAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC., UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8149, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE TAGBILARAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE VISAYAS REGION, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. AUMENTADO, ERICO ARISTOTLE C.2. CHATTO, EDGAR M.3. ALVAREZ, FRANZ "CHIKOY" E.

Date Read: 2020-08-25

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-09-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-09-09

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-09, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-10 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-10

HB07488
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-25

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE CITY GOVERNMENT OF DAVAO A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS IN DAVAO CITY

Principal Author/s: 1. ROMUALDEZ, FERDINAND MARTIN G.2. DUTERTE, PAOLO Z.3. GARCIA, VINCENT J.4. UNGAB, ISIDRO T.5. ALVAREZ, FRANZ "CHIKOY" E.

Date Read: 2020-08-25

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-09-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-09-09

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-09, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-10 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-10

HB07496
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-25

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING SERVOTRON INDUSTRIES INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS THROUGHOUT THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. GARBIN, ALFREDO JR. A.2. ALVAREZ, FRANZ "CHIKOY" E.

Date Read: 2020-08-26

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-09-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-09-07

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-07, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-09 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-09

HB07497
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-25

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING VISAYAS COCKERS CLUB. INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN COCKPIT ARENAS OR STUDIOS IN THE PROVINCES OF NEGROS ORIENTAL, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL AND CEBU, AND TO ESTABLISH, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN OFF-COCKPIT BETTING STATIONS THROUGHOUT THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. TEVES, ARNOLFO "ARNIE" JR. A.

Date Read: 2020-09-01

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-09-01

HB07507
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-26

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING SAN MIGUEL AEROCITY INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, DEVELOP, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN A DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BULAKAN, PROVINCE OF BULACAN, AND TO CONSTRUCT, DEVELOP, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN AN ADJACENT AIRPORT CITY

Principal Author/s: 1. SY-ALVARADO, "KUYA" JOSE ANTONIO R.2. BAUTISTA, CLAUDINE DIANA D.3. ALVAREZ, FRANZ "CHIKOY" E.4. SALCEDA, JOEY SARTE5. GARIN, SHARON S.6. GARBIN, ALFREDO JR. A.7. MACEDA, EDWARD VERA PEREZ8. COLLANTES, MA. THERESA V.9. VIOLAGO, MICAELA S.10. CRISOLOGO, ANTHONY PETER "ONYX" D.11. BAGATSING, CRISTAL L.12. FARIÑAS, RIA CHRISTINA G.13. ALBANO, ANTONIO "TONYPET" T.14. SIAO, FREDERICK W.15. VARGAS ALFONSO, SAMANTHA LOUISE16. BARONDA, JULIENNE "JAM" L.17. PADUANO, JOSEPH STEPHEN S.18. VALERIANO, ROLANDO19. SAVELLANO, DEOGRACIAS VICTOR "DV" B.20. TEJADA, JOSE "PING-PING" I.21. LACSON-NOEL, JOSEPHINE VERONIQUE R.22. ESTRELLA, CONRADO III M.23. ALONTE, MARLYN "LEN" B.24. HERNANDEZ, FERDINAND L.25. VARGAS, ALFRED26. ARAGONES, SOL27. TAN, ALYSSA SHEENA P.28. BOLILIA, LIANDA B.29. DY, FAUSTINO MICHAEL CARLOS III T.30. MARTINEZ, ERIC M.31. NOGRALES, JERICHO JONAS B.32. ABU, RANEO "RANIE" E.33. GONZALES, AURELIO "DONG" JR. D.34. PIMENTEL, JOHNNY TY35. SANTOS-RECTO, VILMA36. CASTELO, PRECIOUS HIPOLITO37. DY, IAN PAUL L.38. FERRER, LUIS "JON-JON" IV A.39. ABUEG-ZALDIVAR, CYRILLE "BENG" F.40. SUANSING, ESTRELLITA B.41. SINGSON-MEEHAN, KRISTINE42. DE VENECIA, CHRISTOPHER V.P.43. HARESCO, TEODORICO JR. T.44. DELOSO-MONTALLA, CHERYL P.45. NUÑEZ-MALANYAON, CORAZON T.46. ARENAS, ROSE MARIE "BABY" J.47. FUENTEBELLA, ARNIE B.48. ESCUDERO, EVELINA G.49. GO, MARK O.50. DAGOOC, SERGIO C.51. ONG, RONNIE L.52. SUNTAY, JESUS "BONG" C.53. PADIERNOS, JOSE GAY G.54. SUANSING, HORACIO JR. P.55. GATCHALIAN, WESLIE T.56. SALO, RON P.57. TAMBUNTING, JOY MYRA S.58. VILLA, JAKE VINCENT59. NIETO, JOHN MARVIN "YUL SERVO" C.60. PINEDA, ENRICO A.61. REMULLA, JESUS CRISPIN C.62. ACOSTA, GIL "KABARANGAY" JR. A.

Date Read: 2020-08-26

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-09-01

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-09-07

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01823

Bill Status: Transmitted to the President on 2020-11-18

HB07508
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-26

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING MAASIN CABLE TELEVISION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, ESTABLISH, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE CABLE TELEVISION SYSTEM IN THE PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE

Principal Author/s: 1. MERCADO, ROGER G.

Date Read: 2020-09-01

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-09-01

HB07527
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-27

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO BAYCOMMS BROADCASTING CORPORATION UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8718, ENTITLED 'AN ACT GRANTING THE BAYCOMMS BROADCASTING CORPORATION, A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. HERNANDEZ, FERDINAND L.2. NOGRALES, JERICHO JONAS B.

Date Read: 2020-09-01

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-09-01

HB07531
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-27

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING INSTANT DATA INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS THROUGHOUT THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. ROMUALDO, XAVIER JESUS D.

Date Read: 2020-09-01

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07615

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-22, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-24 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-24

HB07560
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-01

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO TIMES BROADCASTING NETWORK CORP., AMENDING FOR THAT PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT 8152 ENTITLED “AN ACT GRANTING THE TIMES BROADCASTING NETWORK CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO ESTABLISH, CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS WITHIN THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES”

Principal Author/s: 1. PALMA, WILTER "SHARKY" II WEE

Date Read: 2020-09-07

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-09-07

HB07615
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-09

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING INSTANT DATA, INC., A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS THROUGHOUT THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. ROMUALDO, XAVIER JESUS D.2. MACEDA, EDWARD VERA PEREZ3. ALVAREZ, FRANZ "CHIKOY" E.

Date Read: 2020-09-09

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-09-16

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-09-22

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-22, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-24 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-24

HB07616
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-09

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES SYSTEM UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8160 TO CONSTRUCT, ESTABLISH, MAINTAIN, AND OPERATE FOR EDUCATIONAL AND OTHER RELATED PURPOSES RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS WITHIN THE UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES AND IN OTHER AREAS WITHIN THE SCOPE OF ITS OPERATIONS

Principal Author/s: 1. GO, MARK O.2. GARCIA, PABLO JOHN F.3. HOFER, ANN K.4. VARGAS, ALFRED5. VILLANUEVA, EDUARDO "BRO. EDDIE" C.6. RIVERA, DOMINGO C.7. ALVAREZ, FRANZ "CHIKOY" E.

Date Read: 2020-09-09

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-09-16

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-09-23

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-23, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-28 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-28

HB07617
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-09

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO TRANSPACIFIC BROADBAND GROUP INT'L. INC., UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8657, TO CONSTRUCT, ESTABLISH, INSTALL, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS FOR THE RECEPTION AND TRANSMISSION OF MESSAGES WITHIN THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. ROMUALDO, XAVIER JESUS D.

Date Read: 2020-09-14

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-09-14

HB07618
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-09

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING CHRISTIAN MUSIC POWER, INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. VILLAFUERTE, LUIS RAYMUND "LRAY" JR F.2. ALVAREZ, FRANZ "CHIKOY" E.

Date Read: 2020-09-09

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-09-16

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-09-23

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-23, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-28 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-28

HB07843
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-06

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING FICTAP TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC. A FRANCHISE TO INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES WITHIN THE TERRITORY OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES AND INTERNATIONAL POINTS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. SINSUAT, DATU ROONIE SR. Q.

Date Read: 2020-10-15

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-10-15

HB07844
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-08

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO GENERAL TELEPHONE SYSTEM, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8636, ENTITLED “AN ACT GRANTING THE GENERAL TELEPHONE SYSTEM, INC., A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, ESTABLISH, INSTALL, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE LOCAL EXCHANGE NETWORK IN THE PROVINCES OF QUEZON, BATANGAS AND LAGUNA; MUNICIPALITIES OF PASACAO, LIBMANAN AND CABUSAO, PROVINCE OF CAMARINES SUR; AND THE MUNICIPALITY OF PARACALE, PROVINCE OF CAMARINES NORTE”

Principal Author/s: 1. TAN, ANGELINA "HELEN" D.L. M.D.

Date Read: 2020-10-15

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-10-15

HB07845
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-08

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING FICTAP RADIO BROADCASTING NETWORK INC. A FRANCHISE TO INSTALL, CONSTRUCT, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN COMMERCIAL RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING, AND CABLE TELEVISION, STATIONS, THROUGHOUT THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. ALBANO, ANTONIO "TONYPET" T.

Date Read: 2020-10-15

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-10-15

HB07877
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-14

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO GOOD NEWS SORSOGON FOUNDATION, INC., UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8119, ENTITLED, “AN ACT GRANTING THE GOOD NEWS SORSOGON FOUNDATION INC., A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN FOR RELIGIOUS, EDUCATIONAL AND COMMERCIAL PURPOSES, RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS WITHIN THE BICOL REGION AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES”, FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT

Principal Author/s: 1. ESCUDERO, EVELINA G.

Date Read: 2020-10-15

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-10-15

HB07923
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-23

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTION 18, BOOK VII, CHAPTER 3 OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. TAMBUNTING, JOY MYRA S.

Date Read: 2020-11-16

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-11-16

HB07936
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-29

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING ROOSTER GAMING INCORPORATED A FRANCHISE TO BROADCAST LIVE AND DATA-STREAMED COCKFIGHTING ACTIVITIES AND DERBIES, THROUGH ONLINE OR OTHER ANALOGOUS MEANS, ANYWHERE IN THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. ZAMORA, WAY KURAT

Date Read: 2020-11-18

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-11-18

HB07953
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-03

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO UNICORN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION UNDER REPUBLIC ACT 8198, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE UNICORN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE COMMERCIAL MOBILE AND FIXED WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM IN THE PHILIPPINES"

Principal Author/s: 1. ROMUALDO, XAVIER JESUS D.

Date Read: 2020-11-18

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-11-18

HB08047
 
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-19

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO GENERAL TELEPHONE SYSTEM, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8636, ENTITLED “AN ACT GRANTING THE GENERAL TELEPHONE SYSTEM, INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, ESTABLISH, INSTALL, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE LOCAL EXCHANGE NETWORK IN THE PROVINCES OF QUEZON, BATANGAS AND LAGUNA; MUNICIPALITIES OF PASACAO, LIBMANAN AND CABUSAO, PROVINCE OF CAMARINES SUR; AND THE MUNICIPALITY OF PARACALE, PROVINCE OF CAMARINES NORTE”, EXPANDING ITS COVERAGE TO THE ENTIRE PROVINCES OF CAMARINES NORTE AND CAMARINES SUR, AND RENEWING ITS TERM FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS

Principal Author/s: 1. TAN, ANGELINA "HELEN" D.L. M.D.

Date Read: 2020-11-24

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-11-24

HJR0028
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-18

Full Title: JOINT RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE FRANCHISE OF ABS-CBN CORPORATION UNTIL THE END OF THIS 18TH CONGRESS ON JUNE 30, 2022

Principal Author/s: 1. DEL MAR, RAUL V.

Date Read: 2020-02-24

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-02-24

HJR0029
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-26

Full Title: JOINT RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE FRANCHISE OF ABS-CBN CORPORATION UNTIL MAY 4, 2021

Principal Author/s: 1. RODRIGUEZ, RUFUS B.

Date Read: 2020-03-03

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-03-03

HJR0030
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-06

Full Title: JOINT RESOLUTION GRANTING PROVISIONAL FRANCHISE TO ABS-CBN CORPORATION TO OPERATE UNTIL JUNE 30, 2022

Principal Author/s: 1. RODRIGUEZ, RUFUS B.

Date Read: 2020-05-11

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-05-11

HR00639
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-06

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES TO REPORT OUT WITHOUT FURTHER DELAY FOR PLENARY ACTION A CONSOLIDATED VERSION OF EIGHT (8) PENDING BILLS PROPOSING FOR THE RENEWAL FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS OF THE LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISE OF ABS-CBN CORPORATION

Principal Author/s: 1. LAGMAN, EDCEL C.2. VIOLAGO, MICAELA S.3. BELMONTE, JOSE CHRISTOPHER Y.4. TAMBUNTING, JOY MYRA S.5. PIMENTEL, JOHNNY TY6. BILLONES, EMMANUEL "TAWI"7. CASTRO, FRANCE L.8. ZARATE, CARLOS ISAGANI T.9. CULLAMAT, EUFEMIA "KA FEMIA" C.10. GAITE, FERDINAND R.11. BROSAS, ARLENE D.

Date Read: 2020-01-20

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-01-20

HR00839
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-06

Full Title: RESOLUTION CONDEMNING THE ISSUANCE BY THE NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (NTC) OF A CEASE AND DESIST ORDER AGAINST ABS-CBN IN WANTON DISREGARD OF ITS COMMITMENT TO BOTH HOUSES OF CONGRESS TO GRANT THE BROADCASTING NETWORK A PROVISIONAL AUTHORITY TO OPERATE PENDING RENEWAL OF ITS FRANCHISE

Principal Author/s: 1. FORTUN, LAWRENCE "LAW" H.

Date Read: 2020-05-11

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-05-11

HR00846
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-07

Full Title: RESOLUTION CALLING ON THE APPROPRIATE HOUSE COMMITTEES TO INVESTIGATE AND FILE CRIMINAL CASES AS WARRANTED AGAINST THE COMMISSIONERS AND OFFICERS OF THE NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION AND THE SOLICITOR GENERAL AND SUCH OTHER OFFICIALS AND INDIVIDUALS FOR PERJURY AND FOR VIOLATION OF THE CODE OF CONDUCT AND ETHICAL STANDARDS FOR PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES AND THE ANTI-GRAFT AND CORRUPT PRACTICES ACT AND OTHER APPLICABLE LAWS

Principal Author/s: 1. DEFENSOR,, MICHAEL T.

Date Read: 2020-05-11

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-05-20

HR00853
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-11

Full Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES TO INQUIRE, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE PROBABLE VIOLATIONS OF ABS-CBN CORPORATION OF ITS LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISE UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7966

Principal Author/s: 1. DUTERTE, PAOLO Z.2. TOLENTINO, ABRAHAM "BAMBOL" N.3. YAP, ERIC G.

Date Read: 2020-05-11

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-05-20

HR00863
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-13

Full Title: A RESOLUTION URGING THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, THROUGH THE COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES, TO ADMONISH THE NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION ON ITS FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THEIR COMMITMENT UNDER OATH AND TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE SAME AND ON POSSIBLE MEASURES TO BE TAKEN ON THE MATTER

Principal Author/s: 1. SARMIENTO, EDGAR S.

Date Read: 2020-05-18

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-05-27

HR01015
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-01

Full Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES TO INQUIRE, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE PROBABLE VIOLATIONS OF AMCARA BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC. OF ITS LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISE UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8135

Principal Author/s: 1. REMULLA, JESUS CRISPIN C.

Date Read: 2020-07-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-08-11

HR01082
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-28

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES TO EXECUTE A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (NTC) ON THE RE-ARRANGEMENT, ALLOCATION AND ASSIGNMENT OF THE FREQUENCY SPECTRUM AND THE FREQUENCIES THEREIN IN ORDER TO ADVANCE THE INTERESTS AND PROMOTE THE WELFARE OF THE PEOPLE

Principal Author/s: 1. REMULLA, JESUS CRISPIN C.

Date Read: 2020-08-03

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-08-03

HR01083
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-28

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES TO CONSIDER AMENDMENTS IN ITS INTERNAL RULES IN VIEW OF THE TWG REPORT, CONTAINING ITS FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS, ISSUED LAST JULY 10, 2020, PURSUANT TO THE JOINT HEARINGS CONDUCTED WITH THE COMMITTEE ON GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY ON THE FRANCHISE APPLICATION OF THE ABS-CBN CORPORATION

Principal Author/s: 1. REMULLA, JESUS CRISPIN C.

Date Read: 2020-08-03

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-08-03

 

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SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS

Unless otherwise indicated, all committee meeting venues are located at the House of Representatives Complex.


Select Week
 

09-JULY-2020 • THURSDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES jt. w/ GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY
Agenda
01:00 PM
HRep Session Hall and Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook pages of the HRep and of Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano)
I. SUMMATION OF THE ISSUES DISCUSSED IN RELATION TO THE FOLLOWING BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS ON THE RENEWAL OR GRANT OF FRANCHISE TO ABS-CBN:
• Rep. Rufus Rodriguez
• Deputy Speaker Rodante Marcoleta

HBs 676, 3521, 3713, 3947, 4305, 5608, 5705, 5753, 6052, 6138 & 6293 – Renewing for another 25 years the franchise granted to ABS-CBN Corporation under RA 7966 (Rep. Micaela Violago, Deputy Speaker Rose Marie ‘Baby’ Arenas, Reps. Joy Myra Tambunting, Sol Aragones, Deputy Speakers Vilma Santos-Recto and Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr., Reps. Rufus Rodriguez, Josephine Ramirez-Sato, Carlos Isagani Zarate, Mark Go, and Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda)

HB 6694 – Granting ABS-CBN Corporation (formerly ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation) a franchise to construct, install, operate and maintain radio and television broadcasting stations in the Philippines (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HR 639 – Urging the Committee on Legislative Franchises to report out without further delay for plenary action a consolidated version of eight pending bills proposing for the renewal for another 25 years of the legislative franchise of ABS-CBN Corporation (Rep. Edcel Lagman)

HR 853 – Inquiry into the probable violations of ABS-CBN Corporation of its legislative franchise under RA 7966 (Deputy Speaker Paolo Duterte)

II. CONTINUATION OF DELIBERATION ON THE FOLLOWING:

HR 839 - Condemning the issuance by the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) of a cease and desist order against ABS-CBN in wanton disregard of its commitment to both Houses of Congress to grant the broadcasting network a provisional authority to operate pending renewal of its franchise (Rep. Lawrence 'Law' Fortun)

HR 846 – Calling on the appropriate House committees to investigate and file criminal cases as warranted against the Commissioners and officers of the NTC and the Solicitor General and such other officials and individuals for perjury and for violation of the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees and the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act and other applicable laws (Rep. Michael Defensor)

HR 863 - Urging the House of Representatives, through the Committee on Legislative Franchises, to admonish the NTC on its failure to comply with their commitment under oath and to conduct an inquiry, in aid of legislation, on the same and on possible measures to be taken on the matter (Rep. Edgar Mary Sarmiento)

SHOW CAUSE ORDER issued by the Committee on Legislative Franchises to the NTC
06-JULY-2020 • MONDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES jt. w/ GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY
Agenda
01:00 PM
HRep Session Hall and Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook pages of the HRep and of Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano)
HBs 6694 & 6901 – Granting ABS-CBN Corporation (formerly ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation) a franchise to construct, install, operate and maintain radio and television broadcasting stations in the Philippines (Reps. Rufus Rodriguez and Ron Salo)

HBs 676, 3521, 3713, 3947, 4305, 5608, 5705, 5753, 6052, 6138 & 6293 – Renewing for another 25 years the franchise granted to ABS-CBN Corporation under RA 7966 (Rep. Micaela Violago, Deputy Speaker Rose Marie ‘Baby’ Arenas, Reps. Joy Myra Tambunting, Sol Aragones, Deputy Speakers Vilma Santos-Recto and Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr., Reps. Rufus Rodriguez, Josephine Ramirez-Sato, Carlos Isagani Zarate, Mark Go, and Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda)

HR 639 – Urging the Committee on Legislative Franchises to report out without further delay for plenary action a consolidated version of eight pending bills proposing for the renewal for another 25 years of the legislative franchise of ABS-CBN Corporation (Rep. Edcel Lagman)

HR 839 - Condemning the issuance by the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) of a cease and desist order against ABS-CBN in wanton disregard of its commitment to both Houses of Congress to grant the broadcasting network a provisional authority to operate pending renewal of its franchise (Rep. Lawrence 'Law' Fortun)

HR 846 – Calling on the appropriate House committees to investigate and file criminal cases as warranted against the Commissioners and officers of the NTC and the Solicitor General and such other officials and individuals for perjury and for violation of the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees and the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act and other applicable laws (Rep. Michael Defensor)

HR 853 – Inquiry into the probable violations of ABS-CBN Corporation of its legislative franchise under RA 7966 (Deputy Speaker Paolo Duterte)

HR 863 - Urging the House of Representatives, through the Committee on Legislative Franchises, to admonish the NTC on its failure to comply with their commitment under oath and to conduct an inquiry, in aid of legislation, on the same and on possible measures to be taken on the matter (Rep. Edgar Mary Sarmiento)

Show cause order issued by the Committee on Legislative Franchises to the NTC

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