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HOUSE COMMITTEES


HUMAN RIGHTS

 

JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to the protection and enhancement of human rights, assistance to victims of human rights violations and their families, the prevention of violations of human rights and the punishment of perpetrators of such violations.

MEMBERS : 35 Members

COMMITTEE OFFICE :

3/F RVM Buillding, House of Representatives, Quezon City
Telephone no. 9315001 local 7157, Telefax: 9324803
Committee Secretary: Ms. Fely D. Parcon

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HB07193
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT PROVIDING A FRAMEWORK FOR THE RIGHT TO ADEQUATE FOOD, AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION THEREOF

Principal Author: NOGRALES, KARLO ALEXEI B.; NOGRALES, JERICHO JONAS B.; ROQUE, HARRY L.; VILLARICA, LINABELLE RUTH R.; BAG-AO, KAKA J.; TAMBUNTING, GUS S.; ESPINO, AMADO JR. T.; TAN, ANGELINA "HELEN" D.L. M.D.; CUEVA, LEO RAFAEL M.; CATAMCO, NANCY A.; EUSEBIO, RICHARD C.; SUANSING, ESTRELLITA B.; ROMAN, GERALDINE B.; BELARO, SALVADOR JR. B.; NIETO, JOHN MARVIN "YUL SERVO" C.; SAVELLANO, DEOGRACIAS VICTOR B.; CHIPECO, JOAQUIN JR. M.; BORDADO, GABRIEL H.; DELOSO-MONTALLA, CHERYL P.; ALVAREZ, PANTALEON D.; FARIÑAS, RODOLFO C.; BONDOC, JUAN PABLO "RIMPY"; LOBREGAT, CELSO L.; LANETE, SCOTT DAVIES S. M.D.; BIAZON, ROZZANO RUFINO B.; GO, ANA CRISTINA SIQUIAN; DIMAPORO, MOHAMAD KHALID Q.; ALONTE, MARILYN B.; LAOGAN, DENNIS C.; YU, DIVINA GRACE C.; GO, MARK O.; ESCUDERO, EVELINA G.; HOFER, ANN K.; MONTORO, TEODORO "TED" G.; SACDALAN, JESUS NONATO; AMATONG, ISAGANI S.; TUGNA, SHERWIN N.; ALMONTE, JORGE T.; VILLARIN, TOM S.; BENITEZ, ALFREDO "ALBEE" B.; TEJADA, JOSE "PING-PING" I.; BATAOIL, LEOPOLDO N.; RAMOS, DEOGRACIAS JR. B.; LACSON, VIRGILIO S.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2018-05-15, transmitted to the Senate on 2018-05-17 and received by the Senate on 2018-05-17

HB08673
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT PROHIBITING RACIAL, ETHNIC AND RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION

Principal Author: TURABIN-HATAMAN, SITTI DJALIA A.; PANGANIBAN, JOSE JR. T. CPA, LLB; TAN, SHERNEE ABUBAKAR; ESCUDERO, EVELINA G.; MENDING, MAKMOD JR. D.; SANGCOPAN, AMIHILDA J.; BAG-AO, KAKA J.; ACOSTA-ALBA, MARIA LOURDES; CATAMCO, NANCY A.; SAGARBARRIA, MANUEL; ORTEGA, PABLO; DUAVIT, JOHN MICHAEL R.; DIMAPORO, MOHAMAD KHALID Q.; ACHARON, PEDRO JR. B.; NOEL, VICTORIA ISABEL G.; YAP, ARTHUR C.; MARQUEZ, CARLITO S.; LANETE, SCOTT DAVIES S. M.D.; YAP, MELECIO JR. J.; DY, NAPOLEON S.; SALCEDA, JOEY SARTE; VIOLAGO, MICAELA S.; ANDAYA, ROLANDO JR. G.; ANTONIO, MICHELLE M.; GONZALES, AURELIO "DONG" JR. D.; VILLANUEVA, NOEL L.; RODRIGUEZ, ISIDRO JR. S.; TUPAS, RAUL "BOBOY" C.; ALVAREZ, MERCEDES K.; YU, DIVINA GRACE C.; TAN, ANGELINA "HELEN" D.L. M.D.; ESTRELLA, CONRADO III M.; GASATAYA, GREG G.; AUMENTADO, ERICO ARISTOTLE C.; HERNANDEZ, FERDINAND L.; NIETO, JOHN MARVIN "YUL SERVO" C.; LEE, DELPHINE GAN; AGARAO, BENJAMIN JR. C.; BULUT-BEGTANG, ELEONOR C.; MANALO, JESULITO A.; SILVERIO, LORNA C.; SACDALAN, JESUS NONATO; BAUTISTA-BANDIGAN, LORNA P.; TOLENTINO, ABRAHAM "BAMBOL" N.; ALVAREZ, FRANZ E.; ERIGUEL, SANDRA Y., M.D.; KHO, ELISA "OLGA" T.; DE VENECIA, CHRISTOPHER V.P.; SALON, ORESTES T.; DEFENSOR, ARTHUR JR. R.; MARIÑO, MARIO VITTORIO "MARVEY" A.; ROCAMORA, RAMON V.A. "RAV"; MONTORO, TEODORO "TED" G.; ROBES, FLORIDA "RIDA" P.; PINEDA, ENRICO A.; SALO, RON P.; BRAVO, MARIA VIDA ESPINOSA; REVILLA, STRIKE B.; RAMOS, DEOGRACIAS JR. B.; VERGARA, ROSANNA "RIA" V.; EUSEBIO, RICHARD C.; GARCIA, GWENDOLYN F.; CHIPECO, JOAQUIN JR. M.; BATAOIL, LEOPOLDO N.; BELMONTE, RICARDO "RJ" JR. T.; MARCOLETA, RODANTE D.; BRAVO, ANTHONY M., Ph.D.; PALMA, WILTER "SHARKY" II WEE; LOPEZ, MANUEL LUIS T.; UY, ROLANDO "KLAREX" A.; DAZA, RAUL A.; UNABIA, PETER "SR. PEDRO" M.; SAMBAR, MARK AERON H.; TY, ARNEL U.; CHAVEZ, CECILIA LEONILA V.; BARBERS, ROBERT ACE S.; SIAO, FREDERICK W.; RADAZA, AILEEN C.; HERRERA-DY, BERNADETTE "BH" C.; SAVELLANO, DEOGRACIAS VICTOR B.; ORTEGA, VINI NOLA A.; MERCADO, ROGER G.; AGGABAO, MA. LOURDES R.; ATIENZA, JOSE JR. L.; TUGNA, SHERWIN N.; TEJADA, JOSE "PING-PING" I.; VELOSO, VICENTE "CHING" S.E.; SAHALI, RUBY M.; NAVA, MA. LUCILLE L., MD.; CRISOLOGO, VINCENT "Bingbong" P.; BILLONES, EMMANUEL A.; DEL MAR, RAUL V.; OAMINAL, HENRY S.; ADIONG, ANSARUDDIN ABDUL MALIK A.; ALMARIO, JOEL MAYO Z.; ROMAN, GERALDINE B.; RELAMPAGOS, RENE L.; TAMBUNTING, GUS S.; ACOP, ROMEO M.; CORTES, JONAS C.; LOPEZ, BENHUR JR. B.; ROQUE, HARRY L.; TREÑAS, JERRY P.; PANOTES, MARISOL C.; SANDOVAL, FEDERICO "RICKY" II S.; AMANTE, ERLPE JOHN "PING" M.; BORDADO, GABRIEL H.; CARI, JOSE CARLO L.; GORRICETA, ARCADIO H.; MANGUDADATU, ZAJID G.; SALIMBANGON, BENHUR L.; NOLASCO, RAMON; DALIPE, MANUEL JOSE "MANNIX" M.; CAGAS, MERCEDES "DIDI" C.; MALAPITAN, DALE "ALONG" R.; JALOSJOS, SETH FREDERICK P.; DELOSO-MONTALLA, CHERYL P.; ALVAREZ, PANTALEON D.; FARIÑAS, RODOLFO C.; BONDOC, JUAN PABLO "RIMPY"; BELMONTE, JOSE CHRISTOPHER Y.; BELARO, SALVADOR JR. B.; CASILAO, ARIEL "KA AYIK" B.; LOBREGAT, CELSO L.; ABELLANOSA, RODRIGO A.; AMATONG, ISAGANI S.; ARAGONES, SOL; CALIXTO-RUBIANO, EMI G.; CASTRO, FRANCE L.; MACAPAGAL ARROYO, GLORIA; PADUANO, JOSEPH STEPHEN S.; ROQUE, ROGELIO NEIL P.; SUANSING, ESTRELLITA B.; ZUBIRI, MANUEL F.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2018-12-10, transmitted to the Senate on 2018-12-11 and received by the Senate on 2018-12-11

HB09199
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT DEFINING THE RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS OF HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS, DECLARING STATE RESPONSIBILITIES, AND INSTITUTING EFFECTIVE MECHANISMS FOR THE PROTECTION AND PROMOTION OF THESE RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS

Principal Author: LAGMAN, EDCEL C.; ZARATE, CARLOS ISAGANI T.; TINIO, ANTONIO L.; DE JESUS, EMMI A.; CASTRO, FRANCE L.; BROSAS, ARLENE D.; CASILAO, ARIEL "KA AYIK" B.; ELAGO, SARAH JANE I.; DELOSO-MONTALLA, CHERYL P.; MENDING, MAKMOD JR. D.; ROCAMORA, RAMON V.A. "RAV"; NIETO, JOHN MARVIN "YUL SERVO" C.; ERICE, EDGAR R.; DEL MAR, RAUL V.; BILLONES, EMMANUEL A.; DAZA, RAUL A.; SY-ALVARADO, JOSE ANTONIO "KUYA JONATHAN" R.; SANGCOPAN, AMIHILDA J.; VILLARIN, TOM S.; BRAVO, MARIA VIDA ESPINOSA; BAG-AO, KAKA J.; BELMONTE, JOSE CHRISTOPHER Y.;

Status: Approved by the House on 2019-06-03, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-06-04 and received by the Senate on 2019-06-04

HJR0026
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JOINT RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE PERIOD OF AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS INTENDED FOR VICTIMS OF HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS DURING THE MARCOS REGIME UNTIL DECEMBER 31, 2019, AUTHORIZING THE BUREAU OF TREASURY AND THE LAND BANK OF THE PHILIPPINES TO RELEASE THE FUNDS AND ENSURE THE PAYMENT OF CLAIMS, AND THE COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS TO ADMINISTER THE EFFECTIVE DISTRIBUTION OF THE FUNDS TO QUALIFIED VICTIMS OR THEIR HEIRS OR REPRESENTATIVES, AS PROVIDED UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10368, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "HUMAN RIGHTS VICTIMS' REPARATION AND RECOGNITION ACT OF 2013," AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10766

Principal Author: ZARATE, CARLOS ISAGANI T.

Status: Republic Act JR00004 enacted on 2019-02-22

HR00486
 [Committee Report] [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION URGING THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO STRONGLY CONDEMN THE VIOLENT DISPERSAL OF THE DEMONSTRATION OF PATRIOTIC ORGANIZATIONS LED BY NATIONAL MINORITY GROUPS IN FRONT OF THE US EMBASSY IN MANILA, AND CALLING ON THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HUMAN RIGHTS TO CONDUCT A PROBE ON THE INCIDENT AND SUMMON TO CONGRESS THE PERPETRATORS BEHIND IT, ESPECIALLY PO3 FRANKLIN KHO AND SR. SUPT. MARCELINO PEDROZO, DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR OPERATIONS OF THE MANILA POLICE DISTRICT

Principal Author: ELAGO, SARAH JANE I.

Status: Business for the day on 2019-01-15

HR00487
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OMNIBUS RESOLUTION CONDEMNING THE VIOLENT DISPERSAL OF NATIONAL MINORITIES AND SUPPORTERS HOLDING A PEACEFUL PROTEST AT THE UNITED STATES EMBASSY AND CALLING FOR AN IMMEDIATE INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, BY THE COMMITTEE ON HUMAN RIGHTS ON THE SAID BRUTAL POLICE DISPERSAL OF PEOPLE EXERCISING THEIR RIGHT TO PEACEABLY ASSEMBLE AND AIR THEIR GRIEVANCES

Principal Author: ZARATE, CARLOS ISAGANI T.; DE JESUS, EMMI A.; CASILAO, ARIEL "KA AYIK" B.; BROSAS, ARLENE D.; CASTRO, FRANCE L.; ELAGO, SARAH JANE I.;

Status: Business for the day on 2019-01-15

HR00948
 [Committee Report] [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION CALLING ON THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, TO INVESTIGATE, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, THE ALLEGED SECRET DETENTION FACILITY OF THE MANILA POLICE DISTRICT STATION 11, WHERE 12 DRUG SUSPECTS WITH HORRIFIC TALES OF TORTURE, ILL-TREATMENT AND EXTORTION, WERE DISCOVERED IN A RECENT RAID CONDUCTED BY THE COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Principal Author: ROQUE, HARRY L.

Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2019-02-06)

HR00950
 [Committee Report] [Text As Filed] 
 

A RESOLUTION URGING THE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE PROVIDED UNDER R.A. 9745, OR THE ANTI-TORTURE ACT OF 2009, TO CONVENE IN ORDER TO INVESTIGATE ALLEGED VIOLATIONS OF THE ANTI-TORTURE LAW BY SOME MEMBERS OF THE PHILIPPINE NATIONAL POLICE AND TO DETERMINE WHETHER SUCH PRACTICES ARE OF WIDESPREAD USE IN OUR LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES

Principal Author: ROCAMORA, RAMON V.A. "RAV"

Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2019-02-06)

HR00960
 [Committee Report] [Text As Filed] 
 

A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE ON HUMAN RIGHTS TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, INTO THE SECRET DETENTION CELLS ALLEGEDLY MAINTAINED BY THE PHILIPPINE NATIONAL POLICE

Principal Author: BAGUILAT, TEDDY JR. BRAWNER

Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2019-02-06)

HR00976
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A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE HOUSE COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, WITH REGARD THE DISCOVERY OF THE COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS (CHR) OF AN ALLEGED SECRET DETENTION ROOM IN MANILA POLICE DISTRICT STATION 1 TO DETERMINE IF THIS PRACTICE IS PREVALENT, AND TO HOLD THOSE INVOLVED ACCOUNTABLE AS WELL AS TO INSTITUTE POLICIES THAT WOULD ADDRESS THE SORRY STATE OF OUR PRISON FACILITIES WHICH MAY HAVE RESULTED TO INHUMANE TREATMENT OF THE DETAINED PRISONERS

Principal Author: ALEJANO, GARY C.

Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2019-02-06)