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HOUSE COMMITTEES


POVERTY ALLEVIATION

 

JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to policies and programs to address the poverty situation in the country and other actions to alleviate the plight of the poor and promote their right to equal access to opportunities for a better quality of life.

CHAIRPERSON :

Hon. Malapitan, Dale "Along" R.
Malapitan, Dale "Along" R.

District Representative
Caloocan City, 1st District

 

MEMBERS : 25 Members

COMMITTEE OFFICE :

3/F Ramon V. Mitra Building, House of Representatives, Quezon City
Telephone no. 931-5001 local 7058
Committee Secretary: Ma. Lourdes Sagmit-Mendoza

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


 

PRIMARY REFFERED HOUSE BILLS 28

HB00184
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT TO INCREASE THE UNCONDITIONAL CASH TRANSFER (UCT) PROGRAM TO ₱500.00, TO BENEFIT 22 MILLION POOR FILIPINOS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. ROMERO, MICHAEL ODYLON L.

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Bill Status: Deliberated upon by the Mother Committee on 2020-02-18

HB01652
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-09

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE NATIONAL LIVELIHOOD DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL THEREBY INSTITUTIONALIZING THE LIVELIHOOD MOVEMENT OF THE PHILIPPINES

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

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Referred to the Technical Working Group (TWG) on 2020-02-18

HB01813
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-09

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING SOCIAL PROTECTION PROGRAM TO ASSIST INDIGENT FARMERS AND FISHERFOLK WHO HAVE REACHED THE RETIREMENT AGE WITHOUT EXISTING PENSION

Principal Author/s: 1. PACQUIAO, ROGELIO D.

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Referred to Stakeholders on 2020-01-29

HB01964
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-10

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING A SPECIAL POVERTY ALLEVIATION FUND TO BE USED TO FINANCE SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY-BASED SUPPLEMENTAL FEEDING PROGRAMS AND RELATED POVERTY ALLEVIATION EFFORTS USING THE MINIMUM BASIC NEEDS (MBN) APPROACH IN THE POOREST OF THE POOR COMMUNITIES IN THE COUNTRY AND FOR OTHER RELATED PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Tabled by the Committee on 2020-02-18

HB02675
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN ANNUAL CASH GRANT TO FARMERS AND FISHERMEN LIVING BELOW THE POVERTY LINE, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. TALLADO, JOSEFINA B.

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Bill Status: Referred to Stakeholders on 02020-01-29

HB03516
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-06

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE MONTHLY RICE SUBSIDY PROGRAM FOR THE TWELVE (12) MILLION EXTREME POVERTY STRICKEN FILIPINOS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. ROMERO, MICHAEL ODYLON L.

Date Read: 2019-08-13

Bill Status: Deliberated upon by the Mother Committee on 2020-03-03

HB03517
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-06

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING A MANDATORY CASH TRANSFER PROGRAM FOR THE TWELVE (12) MILLION EXTREME POVERTY STRICKEN FILIPINOS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. ROMERO, MICHAEL ODYLON L.

Date Read: 2019-08-13

Bill Status: Referred to Stakeholders on 2020-02-20

HB03754
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-08

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR POOR LITIGANTS

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

Date Read: 2019-08-14

Bill Status: Transmitted to the Committee on Appropriations on 2020-01-27

HB04014
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-15

Full Title: AN ACT TO PROVIDE FREE LEGAL ASSISTANCE TO ALL INDIGENT FILIPINOS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE CHAPTER 5, TITLE III, BOOK IV OF EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 292, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "ADMINISTRATIVE CODE OF 1987" AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. VILLARICA, HENRY R.

Date Read: 2019-08-27

Bill Status: Transmitted to the Committee on Appropriations on 2020-01-27

HB04407
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-05

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE COMMUNITY-DRIVEN DEVELOPMENT APPROACH AS A NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR INCLUSIVE GROWTH AND SOCIAL PROTECTION, MANDATING ALL NATIONAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, INCLUDING THEIR ATTACHED AGENCIES, OFFICES AND BUREAUS, LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS, AND OTHER GOVERNMENT INSTRUMENTALITIES TO IMPLEMENT THEIR COMMUNITY-BASED PROGRAMS, ACTIVITIES, AND PROJECTS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. DALOG, MAXIMO JR. Y.

Date Read: 2019-09-11

Bill Status: Deliberated upon by the Mother Committee on 2020-05-19

HB04470
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-10

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE COMMUNITY-DRIVEN DEVELOPMENT (CDD) APPROACH AS A NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR INCLUSIVE GROWTH AND SOCIAL PROTECTION, MANDATING ALL NATIONAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS, INCLUDING THEIR ATTACHED AGENCIES, OFFICES AND BUREAUS, LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS, AND OTHER GOVERNMENT INSTRUMENTALITIES TO ADOPT THE CDD APPROACH IN IMPLEMENTING THEIR COMMUNITY-BASED PROGRAMS, ACTIVITIES, AND PROJECTS APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. BOLILIA, LIANDA B.

Date Read: 2019-09-13

Bill Status: Deliberated upon by the Mother Committee on 2020-05-19

HB04718
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-20

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR POOR LITIGANTS

Principal Author/s: 1. NIETO, JOHN MARVIN "YUL SERVO" C.2. MACEDA, EDWARD VERA PEREZ3. MALAPITAN, DALE "ALONG" R.4. MARTINEZ, ERIC M.5. VALERIANO, ROLANDO

Date Read: 2019-09-24

Bill Status: Transmitted to the Committee on Appropriations on 2020-01-27

HB04764
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-23

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE COMMUNITY-DRIVEN DEVELOPMENT APPROACH AS A NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR INCLUSIVE GROWTH AND SOCIAL PROTECTION, MANDATING ALL NATIONAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS, INCLUDING THEIR ATTACHED AGENCIES, OFFICES AND BUREAUS, LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS, AND OTHER GOVERNMENT INSTRUMENTALITIES TO IMPLEMENT THEIR COMMUNITY-BASED PROGRAMS, ACTIVITIES, AND PROJECTS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. MANGAOANG, ALLEN JESSE C.

Date Read: 2019-09-25

Bill Status: Deliberated upon by the Mother Committee on 2020-05-19

HB04793
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-23

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE NATIONAL FINANCIAL LITERACY COUNCIL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. BOLILIA, LIANDA B.

Date Read: 2019-09-25

Bill Status: Draft Committee Report reviewed by the DED/Date received/Date routed out on 2020-03-09

HB04829
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-25

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING 20% DISCOUNT FOR POOR JOB APPLICANTS IN THE PAYMENT OF FEES AND CHARGES FOR CERTAIN CERTIFICATES AND CLEARANCES ISSUED BY GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

Principal Author/s: 1. MALAPITAN, DALE "ALONG" R.2. MACEDA, EDWARD VERA PEREZ3. MARTINEZ, ERIC M.4. NIETO, JOHN MARVIN "YUL SERVO" C.5. VALERIANO, ROLANDO

Date Read: 2019-09-30

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06593

Mother Bill Status: Printed copies distributed to members on 2020-07-14

HB04907
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-30

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING A NATIONAL POLICY THE PROMOTION OF FINANCIAL LITERACY AS A TOOL FOR POVERTY ALLEVIATION AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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

Date Read: 2019-10-02

Bill Status: Draft Committee Report and attachments reviewed by the SD/Date received/Date routed out on 2020-03-05/2020-03-09

HB05196
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-23

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING DIRECT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO FILIPINO RICE FARMERS, ESTABLISHING FOR THE PURPOSE THE PANTAWID MAGSASAKANG PILIPINO PROGRAM, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. NOEL, FLORENCIO G.

Date Read: 2019-11-06

Bill Status: Scheduled for Meeting/Hearing on 2020-03-03

HB05234
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-24

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE LIVELIHOOD ENHANCEMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LEAP) AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. MARCOLETA, RODANTE D.

Date Read: 2019-11-06

Bill Status: Referred to Stakeholders on 2020-03-11

HB05249
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-29

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING FIFTY PERCENT (50%) DISCOUNTS FROM FUNERAL SERVICES TO INDIGENT FAMILIES AND GRANTING FREE FUNERAL SERVICES TO EXTREMELY POOR FAMILIES NATIONWIDE, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. ZARATE, CARLOS ISAGANI T.

Date Read: 2019-11-06

Bill Status: Deliberated upon by the Mother Committee on 2020-05-19

HB05250
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-29

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE COMMUNITY-DRIVEN DEVELOPMENT APPROACH AS A NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR INCLUSIVE GROWTH AND SOCIAL PROTECTION, MANDATING ALL NATIONAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS, INCLUDING THEIR ATTACHED AGENCIES, OFFICES AND BUREAUS, LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS, AND OTHER GOVERNMENT INSTRUMENTALITIES TO IMPLEMENT THEIR COMMUNITY-BASED PROGRAMS, ACTIVITIES, AND PROJECTS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. LIMKAICHONG, JOCELYN SY

Date Read: 2019-11-06

Bill Status: Deliberated upon by the Mother Committee on 2020-05-19

HB06060
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-27

Full Title: AN ACT EXPANDING THE PANTAWID PAMILYANG PILIPINO PROGRAM

Principal Author/s: 1. DE JESUS, PRESLEY CHENG2. GUYA, GODOFREDO N.3. DAGOOC, SERGIO C.4. EBCAS, ADRIANO A.

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Bill Status: Deliberated upon by the Mother Committee on 2020-03-03

HB06100
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-29

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING OCTOBER 31 AS ANNUAL NATIONAL SAVINGS AND FINANCIAL LITERACY DAY

Principal Author/s: 1. MALAPITAN, DALE "ALONG" R.

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Bill Status: Draft Committee Report and attachments reviewed by the DED/TSC/Date received/Date routed out on 2020-03-12

HB06593
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-11

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING POOR JOB APPLICANTS A 20% DISCOUNT IN THE PAYMENT OF FEES AND CHARGES FOR CERTAIN CERTIFICATES AND CLEARANCES ISSUED BY GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

Principal Author/s: 1. MALAPITAN, DALE "ALONG" R.2. MACEDA, EDWARD VERA PEREZ3. MARTINEZ, ERIC M.4. NIETO, JOHN MARVIN "YUL SERVO" C.5. VALERIANO, ROLANDO6. RIVERA, DOMINGO C.7. ABUNDA, MARIA FE R.8. FERRER, JULIET MARIE DE LEON9. CABOCHAN, MANUEL III. D.10. MENDOZA, RAYMUND DEMOCRITO C.11. JALOSJOS, ROMEO JR. M.12. PEÑA, ROMULO "KID" JR.13. RODRIGUEZ, RUFUS B.14. SAULOG, IRENE GAY F.15. UMALI, MA. VICTORIA V.16. MARCOLETA, RODANTE D.17. PADUANO, JOSEPH STEPHEN S.18. BARBA, ANGELO MARCOS19. LOPEZ, MANUEL LUIS T.20. VARGAS, ALFRED

Date Read: 2020-05-04

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-03

Bill Status: Printed copies distributed to members on 2020-07-14

HR00059
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-15

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEES ON POVERTY ALLEVIATION AND PEOPLEꞌS PARTICIPATION TO CONDUCT A JOINT INQUIRY IN AID OF LEGISLATION ON THE INVOLVEMENT OF CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS (CSOs) IN THE IMPLEMENTATION AND OVERSIGHT OF THE PANTAWID PAMILYANG PILIPINO PROGRAM (4Ps)

Principal Author/s: 1. MARCOLETA, RODANTE D.

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Bill Status: Referred to Stakeholders on 2020-03-11

HR00214
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-08

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON POVERTY ALLEVIATION TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY IN AID OF LEGISLATION ON THE NATIONAL POVERTY SITUATION TO INCLUDE A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW AND ASSESSMENT OF EXISTING POVERTY DATA AND POVERTY REDUCTION PROGRAMS IN THE COUNTRY AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. BARBA, ANGELO MARCOS

Date Read: 2019-08-14

Bill Status: Deliberated upon by the Mother Committee on 2020-02-04

HR00402
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-01

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT TO SERIOUSLY CONSIDER THE RECOMMENDATIONS AND PROPOSALS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES IN THE CRAFTING AND PROMULGATION OF THE IMPLEMENTING RULES AND REGULATIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11310, ALSO KNOWN AS THE "PANTAWID PAMILYANG PILIPINO PROGRAM (4Ps) ACT, DEEMED TO BE IN FURTHERANCE OF THE LEGISLATIVE INTENT AND SPIRIT OF THE SAID LAW"

Principal Author/s: 1. MALAPITAN, DALE "ALONG" R.

Date Read: 2019-10-02

Bill Status: Committee Report filed on 2019-11-25

HR00551
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-25

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT (DSWD) TO ADDRESS SALIENT CONSIDERATIONS IN FURTHERANCE OF THE LEGISLATIVE INTENT AND SPIRIT OF THE LAW IN THE PROMULGATION OF THE IMPLEMENTING RULES AND REGULATIONS (IRR) OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11310, ALSO KNOWN AS THE "PANTAWID PAMILYANG PILIPINO PROGRAM (4Ps) ACT"

Principal Author/s: 1. MALAPITAN, DALE "ALONG" R.2. RIVERA, DOMINGO C.3. ABUNDA, MARIA FE R.4. FERRER, JULIET MARIE DE LEON5. RUIZ DAZA, PAUL6. FLORES, JONATHAN KEITH T.7. MARTINEZ, ERIC M.8. NIETO, JOHN MARVIN "YUL SERVO" C.9. CRISOLOGO, ANTHONY PETER "ONYX" D.10. PEÑA, ROMULO "KID" JR.11. SAULOG, IRENE GAY F.12. BELMONTE, JOSE CHRISTOPHER Y.13. BIAZON, ROZZANO RUFINO B.14. VALERIANO, ROLANDO15. DEL MAR, RAUL V.16. MARCOLETA, RODANTE D.

Date Read: 2019-11-26

Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2019-11-26)

HR00729
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-19

Full Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON POVERTY ALLEVIATION AND COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF DILG MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 121 SERIES OF 2019 AND ITS EFFECTS ON THE WELFARE OF SIDEWALK VENDORS

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

Date Read: 2020-02-26

Bill Status: Scheduled for Meeting/Hearing on 2020-05-27