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HOUSE COMMITTEES


FOREIGN AFFAIRS

 

JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to the relations of the Philippines with other countries, diplomatic and consular services, the United Nations and its agencies, and other international organizations and agencies.

CHAIRPERSON :

Hon. Hofer, Ann K.
Hofer, Ann K.

District Representative
Zamboanga Sibugay, 2nd District

 

MEMBERS : 55 Members

COMMITTEE OFFICE :

3/F RVM Building, House of Representatives, Quezon City
Telephone no. 931-5001 local 7127, Telefax no. 931-7969
Committee Secretary: Ms. Imelda F. Apostol

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. Hofer, Ann K. (2019/07/30)
Vice Chairperson
2. Cayetano, Maria Laarni (2019/07/30)
3. Sagarbarria, Manuel T. (2019/07/30)
4. Rivera, Domingo C. (2019/08/06)
5. Alfonso, Samantha Louise Vargas (2019/07/30)
6. Abueg-Zaldivar, Cyrille "Beng" F. (2019/09/17)
7. Datol, Francisco Jr. G. (2019/12/17)
8. Ong, Ronnie L. (2019/12/17)
Member for the Majority
9. Go, Ed Christopher S. (2019/07/30)
10. Frasco, Vincent Franco 'Duke' D. (2019/08/06)
11. Baronda, Julienne "Jam" L. (2019/08/06)
12. Ferrer, Juliet Marie De Leon (2019/08/06)
13. Panotes, Marisol C. (2019/08/06)
14. Gato, Ciriaco Jr. B. (2019/08/06)
15. Aumentado, Erico Aristotle C. (2019/08/06)
16. Dy, Ian Paul L. (2019/08/06)
17. Dimaporo, Abdullah D. (2019/08/06)
18. Gatchalian, Weslie (2019/08/06)
19. Jimenez, Cesar Jr. "Jawo" L. (2019/08/06)
20. Torres-Gomez, Lucy (2019/08/06)
21. Suansing, Estrellita B. (2019/08/06)
22. Tutor, Kristine Alexie B. (2019/08/06)
23. Villar, Camille A. (2019/08/06)
24. Aragones, Sol (2019/08/06)
25. Vergara, Rosanna "Ria" V. (2019/08/14)
26. Albano, Antonio "Tonypet" T. (2019/08/27)
27. Tulfo, Jocelyn P. (2019/08/27)
28. Silverio, Lorna C. (2019/08/27)
29. Robes, Florida "Rida" P. (2019/08/27)
30. Pineda, Enrico A. (2019/09/03)
31. Rodriguez, Rufus B. (2019/09/17)
32. Pacquiao, Alberto "Bobby" D. (2019/09/17)
33. Co, Elizaldy S. (2019/08/07)
34. Uy, Juliette T. (2019/09/30)
35. Violago, Micaela S. (2019/09/30)
36. Acosta-Alba, Maria Lourdes (2019/09/30)
37. Labadlabad, Glona G. (2019/09/30)
38. Ouano-Dizon, Emmarie "Lolypop" M. (2019/09/30)
39. Nava, Ma. Lucille L., M.D. (2019/09/30)
40. Deloso-Montalla, Cheryl P. (2019/09/30)
41. Yap, Eric Go (2019/10/01)
42. Tan, Shernee A. (2020/01/29)
43. Cardema, Ducielle Marie S. (2020/11/23)
Member for the Minority
44. Brosas, Arlene D. (2019/08/07)
45. Teves, Arnolfo Jr. "Arnie" A. (2019/09/25)
46. Dagooc, Sergio C. (2019/09/25)
47. Cabatbat, Argel Joseph T. (2019/11/26)

 

PRIMARY REFFERED HOUSE BILLS 51

HB00093
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING AN EXTENSION OFFICE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS IN CALBAYOG CITY, SAMAR PROVINCE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

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

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Bill Status: Substituted by HR00630

Mother Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00036 on 2020-01-29

HB00340
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE OF PASSPORTS AND TRAVEL DOCUMENTS, AS WELL AS FOR THE REVOCATION THEREOF, DEFINING AND PENALIZING OFFENSES RELATING TO PASSPORTS AND TRAVEL DOCUMENTS, REPEALING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8239, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE PHILIPPINE PASSPORT ACT OF 1996, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2019-07-23

HB00808
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT DEFINING THE MARITIME ZONES OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. CABOCHAN, MANUEL III. D.

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2019-07-23

HB00809
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARCHIPELAGIC SEA LANES IN THE PHILIPPINE ARCHIPELAGIC WATERS, PRESCRIBING THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF FOREIGN SHIPS AND AIRCRAFT EXERCISING THE RIGHT OF ARCHIPELAGIC SEA LANES PASSAGE THROUGH THE ESTABLISHED ARCHIPELAGIC SEA LANES AND PROVIDING FOR THE ASSOCIATED PROTECTED MEASURES THEREIN

Principal Author/s: 1. CABOCHAN, MANUEL III. D.

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2019-07-23

HB00816
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE ARCHIPELAGIC SEA LANES IN THE PHILIPPINE ARCHIPELAGIC WATERS, PRESCRIBING THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF FOREIGN SHIPS AND AIRCRAFT EXERCISING THE RIGHT OF ARCHIPELAGIC SEA LANES PASSAGE

Principal Author/s: 1. BIAZON, ROZZANO RUFINO B.

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2019-07-23

HB00840
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7157, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE PHILIPPINE FOREIGN SERVICE ACT OF 1991, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. BIAZON, ROZZANO RUFINO B.

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2019-07-23

HB00841
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT STANDARDIZING THE ALLOWANCES, PER DIEMS, TRAVEL EXPENSES AND OTHER BENEFITS OF SERVICE ATTACHES FROM OTHER DEPARTMENTS, BUREAUS AND AGENCIES OF THE GOVERNMENT ON DETAIL ABROAD, WITH THEIR COUNTERPARTS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Principal Author/s: 1. BIAZON, ROZZANO RUFINO B.

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2019-07-23

HB01215
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-03

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING A FOREIGN POLICY ADVISORY BOARD, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFORE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. CABOCHAN, MANUEL III. D.

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2019-07-24

HB01371
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-03

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING A PASSPORT PROCESSING AND ISSUANCE CENTER FOR EVERY PROVINCE, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8239 OR THE PHILIPPINE PASSPORT ACT OF 1996

Principal Author/s: 1. GO, ED CHRISTOPHER S.

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2019-07-24

HB02107
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-15

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING FEBRUARY 26 EVERY YEAR AS PHILIPPINE ISRAELI FRIENDSHIP DAY

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

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2019-07-29

HB02385
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-18

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PASSPORT ISSUANCE OFFICE UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS TO BE SITUATED IN THE CITY OF SAN JOSE DEL MONTE, PROVINCE OF BULACAN AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

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

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Bill Status: Substituted by HR00631

Mother Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00037 on 2020-01-29

HB02533
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-23

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS REGIONAL CONSULAR OFFICE − SATELLITE OFFICE IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BUGALLON, PROVINCE OF PANGASINAN AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. ESPINO,JUMEL ANTHONY I.

Date Read: 2019-07-30

Bill Status: Substituted by HR00632

Mother Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00038 on 2020-01-29

HB02788
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-25

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING AND MAINTAINING THE OFFICE OF VETERANS AFFAIRS IN THE PHILIPPINE EMBASSY IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PRESCRIBING ITS FUNCTIONS AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

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

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2019-07-31

HB03804
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-13

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE CENTER FOR WEST PHILIPPINE SEA STUDIES ATTACHED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2019-08-20

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2019-08-20

HB04148
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-22

Full Title: AN ACT REORGANIZING THE FOREIGN SERVICE CORPS OF THE PHILIPPINES

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

Date Read: 2019-09-02

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2019-09-02

HB04169
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-27

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NUMBER 7157, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE PHILIPPINE FOREIGN SERVICE ACT OF 1991, TO INCREASE EDUCATIONAL ALLOWANCE FOR FOREIGN SERVICE PERSONNEL, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. HARESCO, TEODORICO JR. T.

Date Read: 2019-09-03

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2019-09-03

HB04194
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-27

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE ARCHIPELAGIC SEA LANES IN THE PHILIPPINE ARCHIPELAGIC WATERS, PRESCRIBING THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF FOREIGN SHIPS AND AIRCRAFT EXERCISING THE RIGHT OF ARCHIPELAGIC SEA LANES PASSAGE

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

Date Read: 2019-09-03

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2019-09-03

HB04195
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-27

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING AND DEFINING THE MARITIME ZONES UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES

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

Date Read: 2019-09-03

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2019-09-03

HB04288
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-02

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

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

Date Read: 2019-09-09

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2019-09-09

HB04444
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-09

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A REGULAR DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS' CONSULAR OFFICE IN THE PROVINCE OF COTABATO, PARTICULARLY IN KIDAPAWAN CITY, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. CAOAGDAN, RUDY S., DPA

Date Read: 2019-09-12

Bill Status: Substituted by HR00633

Mother Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00039 on 2020-01-29

HB04631
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-17

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING AN EXTENSION OFFICE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS IN VIGAN CITY, ILOCOS SUR AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

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

Date Read: 2019-09-19

Bill Status: Substituted by HR00634

Mother Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00040 on 2020-01-29

HB04877
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-30

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE ARCHIPELAGIC SEA LANES IN THE PHILIPPINE ARCHIPELAGIC WATERS, PRESCRIBING THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF FOREIGN SHIPS AND AIRCRAFT EXERCISING THE RIGHT OF ARCHIPELAGIC SEA LANES PASSAGE

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

Date Read: 2019-10-02

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2019-10-02

HB05316
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-05

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING LIFETIME VALIDITY OF PHILIPPINE PASSPORTS TO SENIOR CITIZENS, FURTHER AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 10 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8239, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "PHILIPPINE PASSPORT ACT OF 1996," AS AMENDED

Principal Author/s: 1. ERIGUEL, SANDRA Y., M.D.

Date Read: 2019-11-12

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2019-11-12

HB05729
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-05

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING LIFETIME VALIDITY OF PHILIPPINE PASSPORTS TO SENIOR CITIZENS, FURTHER AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 10 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8239, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "PHILIPPINE PASSPORT ACT OF 1996," AS AMENDED

Principal Author/s: 1. NIETO, JOHN MARVIN "YUL SERVO" C.

Date Read: 2019-12-10

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2019-12-10

HB05968
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-20

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING LIFETIME VALIDITY OF PHILIPPINE PASSPORTS ISSUED TO SENIOR CITIZENS/ELDERLY, FURTHER AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 10 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8239 AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT 10928 (R.A. 10928), OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "PHILIPPINE PASSPORT ACT OF 1996", AS AMENDED

Principal Author/s: 1. DATOL, FRANCISCO JR. G

Date Read: 2020-01-21

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2020-01-21

HB06053
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-27

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING FEBRUARY 26 EVERY YEAR AS SPECIAL WORKING HOLIDAY IN CELEBRATION OF PHILIPPINES-ISRAEL FRIENDSHIP DAY

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

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2020-02-03

HB06156
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-03

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING AND DEFINING THE MARITIME ZONES UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES

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

Date Read: 2020-02-05

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2020-02-05

HB06399
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-26

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

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

Date Read: 2020-03-02

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2020-03-02

HB07673
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-15

Full Title: AN ACT ADJUSTING THE MONTHLY PENSION AND DISABILITY BENEFITS OF RETIREES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Principal Author/s: 1. LEGARDA, LOREN

Date Read: 2020-09-21

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2020-09-21

HB07755
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-24

Full Title: AN ACT ADJUSTING THE MONTHLY PENSION AND DISABILITY BENEFITS OF RETIREES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

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

Date Read: 2020-09-29

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2020-09-29

HB08018
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-17

Full Title: AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARCHIPELAGIC SEA LANES IN PHILIPPINE ARCHIPELAGIC WATERS, PRESCRIBING THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF FOREIGN SHIPS AND AIRCRAFT EXERCISING THE RIGHT OF ARCHIPELAGIC SEA LANES PASSAGE THROUGH THE DESIGNATED ARCHIPELAGIC SEA LANES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2020-11-23

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2020-11-23

HCR0004
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-15

Full Title: CONCURRENT RESOLUTION GIVING CONSENT TO HIS EXCELLENCY RAUL S. HERNANDEZ, FORMER AMBASSADOR EXTRAORDINARY AND PLENIPOTENTIARY OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES TO THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA FROM 28 MAY 2014 TO 30 APRIL 2019 TO RECEIVE THE AWARD OF THE "ORDER OF DIPLOMATIC SERVICE MERIT, FIRST CLASS" FROM THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA

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

Date Read: 2019-08-27

Bill Status: Substituted by HCR0005

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 0000-00-00, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-12-16 and received by the Senate on 2019-12-16

HCR0005
 [Adapted Resolution/RBH][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-27

Full Title: CONCURRENT RESOLUTION GRANTING CONSENT TO HIS EXCELLENCY RAUL S. HERNANDEZ, FORMER AMBASSADOR EXTRAORDINARY AND PLENIPOTENTIARY OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES TO THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA FROM 28 MAY 2014 TO 30 APRIL 2019, TO RECEIVE THE AWARD OF THE "ORDER OF DIPLOMATIC SERVICE MERIT, FIRST CLASS" FROM THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA

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

Date Read: 2019-12-02

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-12-11

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 0000-00-00, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-12-16 and received by the Senate on 2019-12-16

HJR0011
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-27

Full Title: JOINT RESOLUTION EXPANDING THE MANDATE OF THE LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE TO MONITOR AND OVERSEE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE VISITING FORCES AGREEMENT WITH THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TO INCLUDE OTHER DEFENSE AND STATUS OF FORCES AGREEMENTS WITH OTHER COUNTRIES CONCURRED WITH BY THE SENATE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 02

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

Date Read: 2019-09-03

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2019-09-03

HR00008
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE RAMMING AND SINKING OF A FILIPINO FISHING BOAT BY A CHINESE VESSEL AND THE CONSEQUENT ABANDONMENT OF THE HAPLESS TWENTY-TWO (22) FILIPINO FISHERMEN INSIDE THE PHILIPPINES’ EXCLUSIVE ECONOMIC ZONE IN RECTO BANK

Principal Author/s: 1. ZARATE, CARLOS ISAGANI T.2. GAITE, FERDINAND R.3. CULLAMAT, EUFEMIA "KA FEMIA" C.4. CASTRO, FRANCE L.5. BROSAS, ARLENE D.6. ELAGO, SARAH JANE I.

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2019-11-27

HR00036
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-04

Full Title: A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SENSE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO TERMINATE THE VISITING FORCES AGREEMENT IN LIGHT OF THE CASES OF ABUSES COMMITTED BY UNITED STATES OF AMERICA MILITARY PERSONNEL AGAINST WOMEN, CHILDREN AND LGBT COMMUNITY ON PHILIPPINE SOIL

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

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2019-07-24

HR00037
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-04

Full Title: A RESOLUTION CALLING FOR THE ABROGATION OF THE ENHANCED DEFENSE COOPERATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES (US-PH EDCA) AS THIS VIOLATES PHILIPPINE NATIONAL SOVEREIGNTY, IMPERILS THE GEO-POLITICAL SITUATION IN THE WEST PHILIPPINE SEA, AND ENDANGERS THE LIVELIHOOD OF FARMERS, FISHERFOLK AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ COMMUNITIES

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

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2019-07-24

HR00136
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-29

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE HOUSE COMMITTEE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION ON THE INFLUX OF FOREIGN WORKERS IN THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR CONCERNED AGENCIES TO EXPEDITE THEIR JOINT MEMORANDUM THAT IMPOSES ADDITIONAL WORKING VISA REQUIREMENTS ON FOREIGN WORKERS

Principal Author/s: 1. HERRERA-DY, BERNADETTE "BH"

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2019-11-27

HR00200
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-06

Full Title: A RESOLUTION CONDEMNING IN THE STRONGEST POSSIBLE TERMS THE SHOOTING AT TEXAS WALMART STORE AND NEAR A BAR IN DAYTON, OHIO, USA, ON AUGUST 3 AND 4, RESPECTIVELY, WHICH KILLED TWENTY-NINE PEOPLE AND WOUNDING SIXTEEN OTHERS AND CONDOLING WITH THE FAMILIES OF THE VICTIMS

Principal Author/s: 1. CASTELO, PRECIOUS HIPOLITO

Date Read: 2019-08-13

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2019-08-13

HR00250
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-20

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE HOUSE COMMITTEE, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE UNABATED INFLUX OF CHINESE NATIONALS IN THE PHILIPPINES AND RELATED ISSUES ON PHILIPPINE LABOR LAWS, NATIONAL SECURITY AND NATIONAL SOVEREIGNTY

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

Date Read: 2019-08-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2019-11-27

HR00386
 [Text As Filed][Adapted Resolution/RBH][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-25

Full Title: RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE IMPORTANCE OF THE 2019 ASEAN-REPUBLIC OF KOREA COMMEMORATIVE SUMMIT (ARCS) AND WELCOMING THE BILATERAL SUMMIT BETWEEN THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA

Principal Author/s: 1. HOFER, ANN K.2. CAYETANO, MARIA LAARNI3. SAGARBARRIA, MANUEL T.4. RIVERA, DOMINGO C.5. VARGAS ALFONSO, SAMANTHA LOUISE6. ABUEG-ZALDIVAR, CYRILLE "BENG" F.

Date Read: 2019-09-30

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-11-19

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00019 on 2019-11-19

HR00630
 [Adapted Resolution/RBH][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-18

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS TO ESTABLISH A CONSULAR OFFICE IN THE CITY OF CALBAYOG, PROVINCE OF SAMAR

Principal Author/s: 1. SARMIENTO, EDGAR S.2. HOFER, ANN K.

Date Read: 2019-12-18

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-01-29

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00036 on 2020-01-29

HR00631
 [Adapted Resolution/RBH][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-18

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS TO ESTABLISH A CONSULAR OFFICE IN THE CITY OF SAN JOSE DEL MONTE, PROVINCE OF BULACAN

Principal Author/s: 1. ROBES, FLORIDA "RIDA" P.2. HOFER, ANN K.

Date Read: 2019-12-18

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-01-29

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00037 on 2020-01-29

HR00632
 [Adapted Resolution/RBH][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-18

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS TO ESTABLISH A CONSULAR OFFICE IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BUGALLON, PROVINCE OF PANGASINAN

Principal Author/s: 1. ESPINO,JUMEL ANTHONY I.2. HOFER, ANN K.

Date Read: 2019-12-18

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-01-29

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00038 on 2020-01-29

HR00633
 [Adapted Resolution/RBH][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-18

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS TO ESTABLISH A CONSULAR OFFICE IN THE CITY OF KIDAPAWAN, PROVINCE OF COTABATO

Principal Author/s: 1. CAOAGDAN, RUDY S., DPA2. HOFER, ANN K.

Date Read: 2019-12-18

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-01-29

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00039 on 2020-01-29

HR00634
 [Adapted Resolution/RBH][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-18

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS TO ESTABLISH A CONSULAR OFFICE IN THE CITY OF VIGAN, PROVINCE OF ILOCOS SUR

Principal Author/s: 1. SAVELLANO, DEOGRACIAS VICTOR "DV" B.2. HOFER, ANN K.

Date Read: 2019-12-18

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-01-29

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00040 on 2020-01-29

HR00676
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-29

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SENSE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO OPPOSE THE UNILATERAL DECISION OF PRESIDENT DUTERTE TO TERMINATE THE VISITING FORCES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE PHILIPPINES AND THE UNITED STATES

Principal Author/s: 1. CABOCHAN, MANUEL III. D.

Date Read: 2020-02-04

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2020-02-04

HR00678
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-29

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SENSE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO TERMINATE THE RP-US VISITING FORCES AGREEMENT, ENHANCED DEFENSE COOPERATION AGREEMENT, MUTUAL DEFENSE TREATY AND OTHER SIMILAR AGREEMENTS AND TO BAR ANY FUTURE PLANS GIVING ACCESS OF PHILIPPINE MILITARY BASES TO AMERICAN AND OTHER FOREIGN FORCES

Principal Author/s: 1. ZARATE, CARLOS ISAGANI T.2. GAITE, FERDINAND R.3. CASTRO, FRANCE L.4. BROSAS, ARLENE D.5. ELAGO, SARAH JANE I.

Date Read: 2020-02-04

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2020-02-04

HR00688
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-03

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TO ISSUE AN APOLOGY FOR THE ATROCITIES COMMITTED BY ITS MILITARY FORCES AGAINST THE FILIPINO PEOPLE DURING THE PHILIPPINE-AMERICAN WAR AND THE IMPOSITION OF U.S. COLONIAL RULE

Principal Author/s: 1. CASTRO, FRANCE L.2. ZARATE, CARLOS ISAGANI T.3. GAITE, FERDINAND R.4. CULLAMAT, EUFEMIA "KA FEMIA" C.5. BROSAS, ARLENE D.6. ELAGO, SARAH JANE I.

Date Read: 2020-02-05

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2020-02-05

HR00692
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-04

Full Title: A RESOLUTION URGING PRESIDENT RODRIGO DUTERTE TO ALLOW FOR THE REVIEW OF THE VISITING FORCES AGREEMENT WITH THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA BEFORE ITS TERMINATION

Principal Author/s: 1. PIMENTEL, JOHNNY TY

Date Read: 2020-02-10

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2020-02-10

HR00700
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-05

Full Title: A RESOLUTION TO URGENTLY CONSTITUTE THE LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE TO MONITOR AND OVERSEE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE VISITING FORCES AGREEMENT WITH THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Principal Author/s: 1. PIMENTEL, JOHNNY TY

Date Read: 2020-02-10

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2020-02-10

 

SECONDARY REFFERED HOUSE BILLS 1

HR00719
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-17

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS, COMMITTEE ON CIVIL SERVICE AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION, AND COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE FOREIGN SERVICE ACT AND THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW AND THE GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION PLANS FOR 1986 AND 1972

Principal Author/s: 1. LOPEZ, MANUEL LUIS T.

Date Read: 2020-02-19

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on CIVIL SERVICE AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION since 2020-05-27

 

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20-AUGUST-2020 • THURSDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Agenda
01:00 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 340, 1371, 4288, 5316, 5729, 5968 & 6399 – Amending the Philippine Passport Act of 1996 (Reps. Xavier Jesus Romualdo, Ed Christopher Go, Ann Hofer, Sandra Eriguel M.D., John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto, Francisco Datol Jr. (dec.), and Rufus Rodriguez)

Archival of measures referred to the Committee that have already been overtaken by events

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