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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.

CHAIRPERSON :

Hon. Suntay, Jesus "Bong" C.
Suntay, Jesus "Bong" C.

District Representative
Quezon City, 4th District

 

MEMBERS : 35 Members

COMMITTEE OFFICE :

3/F RVM Buillding, House of Representatives, Quezon City
Telephone no. 931-5001 local 7157, Telefax: 932-4803
Committee Secretary: Ms. Fely D. Parcon

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


 

MAIN REFERRAL 31

HB00015
 [Text As Filed] 
 

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/s: LAGMAN, EDCEL C.

Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-07-23

HB00055
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION AGAINST PERSONS ON ACCOUNT OF ETHNIC ORIGIN AND/OR RELIGIOUS BELIEF

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

Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-07-23

HB00136
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF ETHNICITY, RACE, RELIGION OR BELIEF, SEX, GENDER, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY AND EXPRESSION, LANGUAGE, DISABILITY, HIV STATUS, EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT AND OTHER FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION, AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: ROMAN, GERALDINE B.

Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-07-23

HB00161
 [Text As Filed] 
 

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/s: BELMONTE, JOSE CHRISTOPHER Y.

Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-07-23

HB00240
 [Text As Filed] 
 

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/s: ZARATE, CARLOS ISAGANI T.; GAITE, FERDINAND R.; CULLAMAT, EUFEMIA "KA FEMIA" C.; CASTRO, FRANCE L.; BROSAS, ARLENE D.; ELAGO, SARAH JANE I.;

Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-07-23

HB00415
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PENALIZING ALL ACTS OF TORTURE AND OTHER FORMS OF CRUEL, INHUMAN, OR DEGRADING TREATMENT, WHETHER COMMITTED BY PUBLIC OFFICIALS OR THEIR AGENTS OR BY PRIVATE INDIVIDUALS AND UPDATING THE PENALTIES THEREFOR, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9745, ENTITLED ꞌAN ACT PENALIZING THE COMMISSION OF ACTS OF TORTURE AND OTHER CRUEL, INHUMAN AND DEGRADING TREATMENT OR PUNISHMENT, PRESCRIBING PENALTIES THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSESꞌ

Principal Author/s: ROMUALDO, XAVIER JESUS D.

Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-07-23

HB00486
 [Text As Filed] 
 

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

Principal Author/s: DELOSO-MONTALLA, CHERYL P.

Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-07-23

HB00487
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROHIBITING RACIAL, ETHNIC, AND RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION

Principal Author/s: DELOSO-MONTALLA, CHERYL P.

Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-07-23

HB00522
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROHIBITING RACIAL, ETHNIC, GENDER IDENTITY, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, AND RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION

Principal Author/s: AGLIPAY, MICHAEL EDGAR Y.

Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-07-23

HB00683
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL PREVENTIVE MECHANISM AGAINST TORTURE IN THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: AGLIPAY, MICHAEL EDGAR Y.

Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-07-23

HB00709
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROTECTING THE RIGHTS OF INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS AND PENALIZING THE ACTS OF ARBITRARY INTERNAL DISPLACEMENT

Principal Author/s: BELMONTE, JOSE CHRISTOPHER Y.

Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-07-23

HB00882
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE FUNCTIONAL AND STRUCTURAL ORGANIZATION OF THE COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-07-23

HB01040
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROTECTING THE RIGHTS OF INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS, PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: TAMBUNTING, JOY MYRA S.

Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-07-24

HB01532
 [Text As Filed] 
 

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

Principal Author/s: NOGRALES, JERICHO JONAS B.

Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-07-24

HB01579
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROHIBITING RACIAL, ETHNIC AND RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION

Principal Author/s: HATAMAN, MUJIV S.; SANGCOPAN, AMIHILDA J.;

Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-07-24

HB02144
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-07-29

HB02164
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT MANDATING THE OBSERVANCE OF 23 NOVEMBER OF EVERY YEAR AS NATIONAL CONSCIOUSNESS DAY TO END IMPUNITY, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: CULLAMAT, EUFEMIA "KA FEMIA" C.; ZARATE, CARLOS ISAGANI T.; GAITE, FERDINAND R.;

Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-07-29

HB02165
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT MANDATING THE OBSERVANCE OF 29 NOVEMBER OF EVERY YEAR AS WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS DAY

Principal Author/s: CULLAMAT, EUFEMIA "KA FEMIA" C.; ZARATE, CARLOS ISAGANI T.; GAITE, FERDINAND R.;

Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-07-29

HB02370
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT DEFINING HATE SPEECH AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: DELOSO-MONTALLA, CHERYL P.

Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-07-29

HB02502
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR THE PREVENTION OF TORTURE (NCPT), THE NATIONAL PREVENTIVE MECHANISM AGAINST TORTURE AND OTHER CRUEL, INHUMAN AND DEGRADING TREATMENT OR PUNISHMENT IN THE PHILIPPINES, PROVIDING A FRAMEWORK FOR IMPLEMENTING OBLIGATIONS UNDER THE OPTIONAL PROTOCOL TO THE CONVENTION AGAINST TORTURE AND OTHER CRUEL, INHUMAN OR DEGRADING TREATMENT OR PUNISHMENT (OPCAT), AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: BELMONTE, JOSE CHRISTOPHER Y.

Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-07-30

HB02801
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL PREVENTIVE MECHANISM AGAINST TORTURE IN THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: RODRIGUEZ, RUFUS B.

Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-07-31

HB03597
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT MANDATING THE GOVERNMENT TO PROVIDE ACCESS TO INFORMATION ON FOOD AND OTHER BASIC COMMODITIES TO GUARANTEE THE RIGHT OF THE PEOPLE TO AFFORDABLE FOOD AND ADEQUATE FOOD SUPPLY PRESCRIBING GUIDELINES THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: GARIN, SHARON S.

Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-08-14

HB03672
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT DEFINING HATE SPEECH AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: HATAMAN, MUJIV S.; SANGCOPAN, AMIHILDA J.;

Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-08-14

HB03716
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: TAMBUNTING, JOY MYRA S.

Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-08-14

HB04092
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION AGAINST PERSONS, ESPECIALLY THE POOR AND THE PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, WITH RESPECT TO THEIR ACCESS TO GOVERNMENT OFFICES NATIONWIDE ON THE BASIS OF DRESS CODE, CLOTHING OR APPEARANCE AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: ONG, RONNIE L.

Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-08-28

HB04216
 [Text As Filed] 
 

PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF ETHNICITY, RACE, RELIGION OR BELIEF, SEX OR GENDER OR SEXUAL ORIENTATION, LANGUAGE, DISABILITY, EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT, AND OTHER FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION, PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: VARGAS, ALFRED

Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-09-03

HB04586
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROHIBITING RACIAL, ETHNIC AND RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION

Principal Author/s: BELMONTE, JOSE CHRISTOPHER Y.

Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-09-16

HB04587
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF AGE, RACIAL OR ETHNIC ORIGIN, RELIGIOUS BELIEF OR ACTIVITY, POLITICAL INCLINATION OR CONVICTION, SOCIAL CLASS, SEX, GENDER, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY AND EXPRESSIONS, MARITAL OR RELATIONSHIP STATUS, DISABILITY, HIV STATUS, HEALTH STATUS OR MEDICAL HISTORY, LANGUAGE, PHYSICAL FEATURES, AND OTHER STATUS, AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: ABELLANOSA, RODRIGO A.

Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-09-17

HB04647
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF ETHNICITY, RACE, RELIGION OR BELIEF, SEX, LANGUAGE, DISABILITY, EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT AND OTHER FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR THE PURPOSE

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

Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-09-19

HB04649
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROVIDING A FRAMEWORK FOR THE RIGHT TO ADEQUATE FOOD

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

Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-09-19

HB04684
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT DECLARING UNLAWFUL, ACTS AND CONDUCT OF DISCRIMINATION BASED ON SEX, GENDER IDENTITY, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, RACE, COLOR, DESCENT, NATIONAL OR ETHNIC ORIGIN, RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION OR BELIEFS, AND HEALTH STATUS AND PENALIZING THE SAME

Principal Author/s: ROMUALDEZ, FERDINAND MARTIN G.

Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-09-19