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HOUSE COMMITTEES


VETERANS AFFAIRS AND WELFARE

 

JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to the welfare of war veterans, veterans of military campaigns, military retirees, and their surviving spouses and other beneficiaries.

CHAIRPERSON :

Hon. Roman, Geraldine B.
Roman, Geraldine B.

District Representative
Bataan, 1st District

 

MEMBERS : 30 Members

COMMITTEE OFFICE :

3/F Annex Building, House of Representatives, Quezon City
Telephone no. 931-5001 local 7131, Telefax no. 931-8809
Committee Secretary: Ms. Eva S. Luna

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. Roman, Geraldine B. (2019/08/14)
Vice Chairperson
2. Ong, Jose Jr. "Jun" L. (2019/08/14)
3. Cabochan, Manuel III DG. (2019/09/17)
Member for the Majority
4. Sanchez, Hector S. (2019/09/17)
5. Babasa, Leonardo Jr. L. (2019/09/17)
6. Unabia, Christian S. (2019/09/17)
7. Albano, Rodolfo B. (2019/09/17)
8. Ortega, Pablo C. (2019/09/17)
9. Bañas-Nograles, Shirlyn L. (2019/11/26)
10. Mendoza, Raymond Democrito C. (2020/03/04)
Member for the Minority
11. Dagooc, Sergio C. (2019/10/02)
12. Umali, Ma. Victoria V. (2019/11/26)

 

PRIMARY REFFERED HOUSE BILLS 13

HB00700
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT RATIONALIZING THE DISABILITY PENSION OF VETERANS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6948, ENTITLED ꞌAN ACT STANDARDIZING AND UPGRADING THE BENEFITS FOR MILITARY VETERANS AND THEIR BENEFICIARIESꞌ, AS AMENDED

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

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07302

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-08-26, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-01 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-01

HB00702
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE USE OF PROCEEDS FROM THE DEVELOPMENT, LEASE OR USE OF CERTAIN GOVERNMENT PROPERTIES FOR PAYMENT OF PENSIONS AND OTHER BENEFITS OF THE VETERANS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on VETERANS AFFAIRS AND WELFARE since 2019-07-23

HB00936
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT TO GIVE JURIDICAL PERSONALITY TO THE PRESENT VETERANS MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER (VMMC) AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on VETERANS AFFAIRS AND WELFARE since 2019-07-24

HB00937
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT TO ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN AN OFFICE OF VETERANS AFFAIRS IN THE PHILIPPINE EMBASSY IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PRESCRIBING ITS FUNCTIONS, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on VETERANS AFFAIRS AND WELFARE since 2019-07-24

HB01671
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-09

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A THREE THOUSAND PESO INCREASE ACROSS THE BOARD IN THE MONTHLY PENSION OF WAR VETERANS AND THEIR DEPENDENTS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on VETERANS AFFAIRS AND WELFARE since 2019-07-24

HB01921
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-10

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE PAYMENT OF ARREARS IN THE VETERANS PENSIONS AND BENEFITS MANDATED PURSUANT TO REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7696, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS AN ACT STANDARDIZING AND UPGRADING THE BENEFITS FOR MILITARY VETERANS AND THEIR DEPENDENTS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. SY-ALVARADO, "KUYA" JOSE ANTONIO R.

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on VETERANS AFFAIRS AND WELFARE since 2019-07-24

HB02603
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE VETERANS OF WORLD WAR II (BTVWWII) AS A PUBLIC OFFICE AND THE FUNDS ENTRUSTED TO IT AS PUBLIC FUNDS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 3518

Principal Author/s: 1. ACOP, RESURRECCION M.

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07871

Mother Bill Status: Printed copies distributed to members on 2020-11-20

HB02624
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING CERTAIN SECTIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 2640 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS ꞌAN ACT TO CREATE A PUBLIC CORPORATION TO BE KNOWN AS THE VETERANS FEDERATION OF THE PHILIPPINES, DEFINING ITS POWERS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSESꞌ

Principal Author/s: 1. MENDOZA, RAYMUND DEMOCRITO C.

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on VETERANS AFFAIRS AND WELFARE since 2019-07-31

HB05841
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-17

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE USE OF PROCEEDS FROM THE DEVELOPMENT, LEASE OR USE OF CERTAIN GOVERNMENT PROPERTIES FOR PAYMENT OF PENSIONS AND OTHER BENEFITS OF THE VETERANS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2019-12-18

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on VETERANS AFFAIRS AND WELFARE since 2019-12-18

HB07302
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-06

Full Title: AN ACT RATIONALIZING THE DISABILITY PENSION OF VETERANS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6948, ENTITLED, "AN ACT STANDARDIZING AND UPGRADING THE BENEFITS FOR MILITARY VETERANS AND THEIR BENEFICIARIES," AS AMENDED

Principal Author/s: 1. BIAZON, ROZZANO RUFINO B.2. ROMAN, GERALDINE B.3. YAP, ERIC G.4. CABOCHAN, MANUEL III. D.5. SANCHEZ, HECTOR S.6. BABASA, LEONARDO JR. L.7. ORTEGA, PABLO C.8. UNABIA, CHRISTIAN S.9. DAGOOC, SERGIO C.

Date Read: 2020-08-10

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-08-11

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-08-26

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-08-26, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-01 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-01

HB07871
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-13

Full Title: AN ACT  DECLARING THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE VETERANS OF WORLD WAR II (BTVWWII) A PUBLIC OFFICE AND THE FUNDS ENTRUSTED TO IT AS PUBLIC FUNDS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 3518, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "AN ACT CREATING THE PHILIPPINE VETERANS BANK AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES"

Principal Author/s: 1. ACOP, RESURRECCION M.2. BABASA, LEONARDO JR. L.3. ROMAN, GERALDINE B.4. CABOCHAN, MANUEL III. D.5. SANCHEZ, HECTOR S.

Date Read: 2020-10-15

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-11-18

Bill Status: Printed copies distributed to members on 2020-11-20

HR01105
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-03

Full Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON VETERANS AFFAIRS AND WELFARE TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE UNDELIVERED PHILIPPINE VETERANS BANK (PVB) SHARES BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE VETERANS OF WORLD WAR II (BTVWWII) WITH THE OBJECTIVE OF IMPLEMENTING MEASURES THAT WOULD FACILITATE THE PROMPT AND TIMELY DELIVERY OF THESE SHARES TO OUR AGING WORLD WAR II VETERANS

Principal Author/s: 1. ROMAN, GERALDINE B.

Date Read: 2020-08-10

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on VETERANS AFFAIRS AND WELFARE since 2020-09-15

HR01157
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-25

Full Title: A RESOLUTION COMMENDING QUARTERMASTER 2ND CLASS (QM2) RAYM0ND JOSEPH OLLEY FOR HIS HEROIC ACTS FOR THE PHILIPPINES DURING THE WORLD WAR II

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

Date Read: 2020-08-26

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on VETERANS AFFAIRS AND WELFARE since 2020-08-26

 

SECONDARY REFFERED HOUSE BILLS 1

HB00939
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT INTEGRATING ALL AGENCIES AND OFFICES ON VETERANS WELFARE, CREATING FOR THE PURPOSE THE PHILIPPINE VETERANS AUTHORITY (PVA), APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION since 2019-07-24

 

SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS

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


Select Week
 

10-NOVEMBER-2020 • TUESDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
VETERANS AFFAIRS AND WELFARE
Agenda
01:00 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
Substitute Bill to HBs 702, 1921 & 5841 – Mandating the use of proceeds from the development, lease, use or sale of certain government properties for veterans' affairs and welfare (Reps. Rozzano Rufino Biazon, ‘Kuya’ Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado, and Manuel Cabochan III)

HR 1105 – Inquiry into the undelivered Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) shares by the Board of Trustees of the Veterans of World War II (BTVWWII) with the objective of implementing measures that would facilitate the prompt and timely delivery of these shares to our aging World War II veterans (Rep. Geraldine Roman)

Last Updated: 29-November-2020, 06:30:58 PM