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HOUSE COMMITTEES


OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS

 

JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to policies and programs on the promotion and protection of the rights and welfare of overseas Filipino workers and their families.

CHAIRPERSON :

Hon. Mendoza, Raymond Democrito C.
Mendoza, Raymond Democrito C.

Party List - TUCP

 

MEMBERS : 35 Members

COMMITTEE OFFICE :

3/F Annex Building, House of Representatives, Quezon City
Telephone No. 932-3608
Committee Secretary: Atty. Christopher S. Lomibao

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 70

HB00150
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS SOCIAL SECURITY AND RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

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

Date Read: 2019-07-23

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

HB00234
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING AN ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS IN DISTRESS, AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. VARGAS, ALFRED

Date Read: 2019-07-23

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

HB00272
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE MAGNA CARTA FOR FILIPINO SEAFARERS

Principal Author/s: 1. AGLIPAY, MICHAEL EDGAR Y.

Date Read: 2019-07-23

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

HB00277
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING AN ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS IN DISTRESS, AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. AGLIPAY, MICHAEL EDGAR Y.

Date Read: 2019-07-23

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

HB00328
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE MAGNA CARTA OF FILIPINO SEAFARERS

Principal Author/s: 1. ARENAS, ROSE MARIE "BABY" J.

Date Read: 2019-07-23

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

HB00329
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR IMMEDIATE DEPENDENTS OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (OFWs), BOTH SEA-BASED AND LAND-BASED, WHO DIED OR SUFFERED PERMANENT DISABILITIES WHILE WORKING ABROAD OR OVERSEAS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. ARENAS, ROSE MARIE "BABY" J.

Date Read: 2019-07-23

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

HB00330
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROTECTING SEAFARERS WHO SUFFER SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH, AND THEIR FAMILIES

Principal Author/s: 1. ARENAS, ROSE MARIE "BABY" J.

Date Read: 2019-07-23

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

HB00331
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT FACILITATING THE GLOBAL EMPLOYMENT OF FILIPINOS

Principal Author/s: 1. ARENAS, ROSE MARIE "BABY" J.

Date Read: 2019-07-23

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

HB00332
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT REQUIRING ALL HEADS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS TO ESTABLISH ꞌOFW FAMILY HELP DESKSꞌ IN THEIR OFFICESꞌ

Principal Author/s: 1. ARENAS, ROSE MARIE "BABY" J.

Date Read: 2019-07-23

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

HB00530
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (OFW) SOVEREIGN FUND

Principal Author/s: 1. PADUANO, JOSEPH STEPHEN S.

Date Read: 2019-07-23

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

HB00792
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS OFFICE IN EVERY PROVINCE IN THE PHILIPPINES

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

Date Read: 2019-07-23

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

HB00826
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR PROTECTION OF THE REMITTANCES OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. GONZALES, AURELIO "DONG" JR. D.

Date Read: 2019-07-23

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

HB00833
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE OFFICE OF PHILIPPINE OVERSEAS LABOR ARBITER FOR THE PROTECTION OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. BORDADO, GABRIEL JR. H.

Date Read: 2019-07-23

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

HB00851
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT TO EXPEDITE THE PROCESS OF REPATRIATION OF FILIPINO MIGRANT WORKERS

Principal Author/s: 1. AGLIPAY, MICHAEL EDGAR Y.

Date Read: 2019-07-23

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

HB01028
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT ENHANCING THE FINANCIAL LITERACY OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (OFWs), AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. SALCEDA, JOEY SARTE

Date Read: 2019-07-24

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

HB01300
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-03

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A CREDIT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS

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

Date Read: 2019-07-24

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

HB01404
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING A SPECIAL LEAVE OF ABSENCE OF TEN (10) DAYS A YEAR WITH FULL PAY TO THE LEGITIMATE SPOUSE OF OVERSEAS WORKERS IN THE PRIVATE AND PUBLIC SECTORS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. VARGAS, ALFRED

Date Read: 2019-07-24

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

HB01430
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT FURTHER AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINO ACT OF 1995, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10022, FURHTER STRENGTHENING THE STANDARD OF PROTECTION OF THE WELFARE OF MIGRANT WORKERS THE STANDARD OF PROTECTION OF THE WELFARE OF MIGRANT WORKERS BY EXPANDING THE COVERAGE OF COMPULSORY INSURANCE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. CAMPOS, LUIS JR. N.

Date Read: 2019-07-24

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

HB01433
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT FURTHER AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINO ACT OF 1995, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10022, TO STRENGTHEN THE STANDARD OF PROTECTION OF THE WELFARE OF MIGRANT WORKERS BY CRIMINALIZING THE PRACTICE OF DECKING AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. CAMPOS, LUIS JR. N.

Date Read: 2019-07-24

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

HB01435
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT ENHANCING ON-SITE PROTECTION FOR OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS BY ESTABLISHING A REGISTRATION AND MONITORING SYSTEM IN ALL FOREIGN POSTS

Principal Author/s: 1. CAMPOS, LUIS JR. N.

Date Read: 2019-07-24

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

HB01437
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SPECIAL SOCIAL SECURITY FOR MIGRANT WORKERS UNDER THE OVERSEAS WORKERS WELFARE ADMINISTRATION, AND PROVIDING APPROPRIATIONS THEREFOR, THEREBY AMENDING SECTION 37-A OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10022 ON THE COMPULSORY INSURANCE COVERAGE BY PRIVATE INSURERS FOR AGENCY HIRED WORKERS, TO FURTHER STRENGTHEN THE PROMOTION OF THE WELFARE OF THE MIGRANT WORKERS, THEIR FAMILIES AND OVERSEAS WORKERS IN DISTRESS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. CAMPOS, LUIS JR. N.

Date Read: 2019-07-24

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

HB01440
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING INCENTIVES FOR OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS AND FILIPINOS RESIDING OVERSEAS TO INVEST AND ESTABLISH BUSINESSES IN THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. CAMPOS, LUIS JR. N.

Date Read: 2019-07-24

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

HB01540
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-08

Full Title: AN ACT EXPANDING THE DEFINITION OF ILLEGAL RECRUITMENT TO INCLUDE POST-DEPARTURE ABANDONMENT OF OFW'S BY THEIR TRAVEL RECRUITMENT AGENCIES

Principal Author/s: 1. TULFO, JOCELYN P.

Date Read: 2019-07-24

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

HB01541
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-08

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE PHILIPPINE OVERSEAS LEGAL ACTION CENTER, IDENTIFYING THEIR DUTIES, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFORE AND UPDATING THE POEA MINIMUM EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT FOR OFWS

Principal Author/s: 1. TULFO, JOCELYN P.

Date Read: 2019-07-24

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

HB01568
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-08

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE MAGNA CARTA OF FILIPINO SEAFARERS

Principal Author/s: 1. ANGARA, ROMMEL RICO

Date Read: 2019-07-24

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

HB01694
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-09

Full Title: AN ACT ENHANCING PROTECTION FOR OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS IN THE CUSTODY OF GOVERNMENT OFFICERS/EMPLOYEES, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT 8042

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

Date Read: 2019-07-24

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

HB01812
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-09

Full Title: AN ACT EXPANDING THE USE OF THE LEGAL ASSISTANCE FUND, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 26 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS 'THE MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995', AS AMENDED

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

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06610

Mother Bill Status: Business for the day on 2020-05-26

HB01825
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-09

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN OVERSEAS WORKERS WELFARE ASSOCIATION (OWWA) SATELLITE OFFICE IN THE CITY OF TAGBILARAN, PROVINCE OF BOHOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. CHATTO, EDGAR M.

Date Read: 2019-07-24

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

HB01826
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-09

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PHILIPPINE OVERSEAS EMPLOYMENT ADMINISTRATION (POEA) SATELLITE OFFICE IN THE CITY OF TAGBILARAN, PROVINCE OF BOHOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. CHATTO, EDGAR M.

Date Read: 2019-07-24

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

HB01965
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-10

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS PENSION FUND AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

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

Date Read: 2019-07-24

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

HB02073
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-15

Full Title: AN ACT PROTECTING SEAFARERS WHO SUFFER SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH, AND THEIR FAMILIES

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

Date Read: 2019-07-29

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

HB02318
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-17

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE MAGNA CARTA OF FILIPINO SEAFARERS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. GONZALEZ, SANDRO L.

Date Read: 2019-07-29

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

HB03217
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-31

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FREE INSURANCE FOR COVERED APPLICANTS OF OVERSEAS EMPLOYMENT CERTIFICATES, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2019-08-06

HB03282
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-31

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE MAGNA CARTA OF FILIPINO SEAFARERS

Principal Author/s: 1. YAP, ERIC G.2. TULFO, JOCELYN P.3. TADURAN, ROWENA NIÑA O.

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2019-08-06

HB03289
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-31

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE EXPANDED BALIKBAYAN PROGRAM, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6768, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9174, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. VARGAS, ALFRED

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2019-08-06

HB03390
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-05

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR AN INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR THE PROTECTION OF INCOME OF EVERY BONAFIDE OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKER AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. CASTELO, PRECIOUS HIPOLITO

Date Read: 2019-08-07

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2019-08-07

HB03692
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-08

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE PROTECTION OF OFW DEPENDENTS BY SETTING UP FOR THEM A SPECIAL PENSION FUND IN THE EVENT OF INCOME LOSS DUE TO DEATH OR DISABILITY

Principal Author/s: 1. CASTELO, PRECIOUS HIPOLITO

Date Read: 2019-08-14

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2019-08-14

HB03757
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-08

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE EXPANDED BALIKBAYAN PROGRAM, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6768, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9174, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2019-08-14

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2019-08-14

HB03811
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-13

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING COMPULSORY WELFARE INSURANCE PROGRAM FOR ALL OVERSEAS CONTRACT WORKERS

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

Date Read: 2019-08-20

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

HB03887
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-13

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE REGIONAL ONE-STOP SHOP CENTERS FOR OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS NATIONWIDE

Principal Author/s: 1. ONG, RONNIE L.

Date Read: 2019-08-20

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

HB03939
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-14

Full Title: AN ACT REQUIRING AMBASSADORS AND HEADS OF MISSION BEING REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE TO ASSUME THEIR PARENS PATRIAE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES IN PROVIDING PROTECTION TO OUR OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (OFWs) AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2019-08-27

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2019-08-27

HB03990
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-14

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE MAGNA CARTA OF FILIPINO SEAFARERS

Principal Author/s: 1. AGABAS, TYRONE D.

Date Read: 2019-08-27

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2019-08-27

HB04156
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-22

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING AN ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS IN DISTRESS, BOTH DOCUMENTED AND UNDOCUMENTED, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2019-09-02

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

HB04426
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-09

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING OWWA OFW CENTERS IN EVERY PROVINCE AND REGION OF THE COUNTRY, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFORE AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2019-09-12

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2019-09-12

HB04685
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-18

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE MAGNA CARTA OF FILIPINO SEAFERERS

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

Date Read: 2019-09-20

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2019-09-20

HB04690
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-18

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FREE INSURANCE FOR COVERED APPLICANTS OF OVERSEAS EMPLOYMENT CERTIFICATES, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. YAP, VICTOR A.

Date Read: 2019-09-20

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2019-09-20

HB04749
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-23

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE MAGNA CARTA NG PILIPINONG MARINO

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

Date Read: 2019-09-25

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2019-09-25

HB05043
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-02

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR DISTRESSED OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (OFWs)

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.6. ELAGO, SARAH JANE I.

Date Read: 2019-11-04

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2019-11-04

HB05091
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-03

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS AND THEIR DEPENDENTS ABROAD ACCESS TO HIGHER EDUCATION AND SKILLS TRAINING

Principal Author/s: 1. BORDADO, GABRIEL JR. H.

Date Read: 2019-11-04

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2019-11-04

HB05097
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-03

Full Title: AN ACT EXPANDING THE USE OF LEGAL ASSISTANCE FUND, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 26 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995", AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. YAP, VICTOR A.

Date Read: 2019-11-04

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06610

Mother Bill Status: Business for the day on 2020-05-26

HB05098
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-03

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A CREDIT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS

Principal Author/s: 1. YAP, VICTOR A.

Date Read: 2019-11-04

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2019-11-04

HB05142
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-14

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE MAGNA CARTA OF FILIPINO SEAFARERS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. LUSOTAN, MACNELL

Date Read: 2019-11-05

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2019-11-05

HB05167
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-21

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING "OFW FAMILY HELP DESKS" IN ALL LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS

Principal Author/s: 1. BAGATSING, CRISTAL L.

Date Read: 2019-11-05

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2019-11-05

HB05258
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-29

Full Title: AN ACT EXPANDING THE COVERAGE OF COMPULSORY INSURANCE OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS, FURTHER AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINO ACT OF 1995, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10022

Principal Author/s: 1. PINEDA, ENRICO A.

Date Read: 2019-11-06

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2019-11-06

HB05333
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-05

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING OVERSEAS WORKERS WELFARE ADMINISTRATION (OWWA) CENTER IN EVERY PROVINCE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. PANOTES, MARISOL C.

Date Read: 2019-11-12

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

HB05430
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-11

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE MAGNA CARTA OF FILIPINO SEAFERERS

Principal Author/s: 1. KHO, WILTON "TONTON" T.

Date Read: 2019-11-13

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2019-11-13

HB05832
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-17

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF FILIPINOS OVERSEAS AND FOREIGN EMPLOYMENT, DEFINING ITS MANDATE, POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. CAYETANO, ALAN PETER "COMPAÑERO" S.2. CAYETANO, MARIA LAARNI3. DUTERTE, PAOLO Z.4. ARENAS, ROSE MARIE "BABY" J.5. AGLIPAY, MICHAEL EDGAR Y.6. CAMPOS, LUIS JR. N.7. SINGSON-MEEHAN, KRISTINE8. SALCEDA, JOEY SARTE9. PICHAY, PROSPERO JR. A.10. ROMERO, MICHAEL ODYLON L.11. GONZALEZ, SANDRO L.12. YAP, ERIC G.13. TULFO, JOCELYN P.14. TADURAN, ROWENA NIÑA O.15. DELOSO-MONTALLA, CHERYL P.16. HERNANDEZ, FERDINAND L.17. CASTELO, PRECIOUS HIPOLITO18. VARGAS, ALFRED19. VILLAFUERTE, LUIS RAYMUND "LRAY" JR F.20. VILLARAZA-SUAREZ, ANNA MARIE21. SUAREZ, DAVID "JAY-JAY" C.22. SAVELLANO, DEOGRACIAS VICTOR "DV" B.23. MATUGAS, FRANCISCO JOSE "BINGO" II F., CPA, CESO, LLB24. CABREDO, FERNANDO T.25. TAN, ALYSSA SHEENA P.26. GONZALES, AURELIO "DONG" JR. D.27. ROMUALDEZ, YEDDA MARIE K.28. ROMUALDEZ, FERDINAND MARTIN G.29. SIAO, FREDERICK W.30. ACOSTA-ALBA, MA. LOURDES31. VILLAR, CAMILLE A.32. SANTOS-RECTO, VILMA33. MACAPAGAL ARROYO, JUAN MIGUEL34. DALOG, MAXIMO JR. Y.35. ONG, RONNIE L.36. ALBANO, ANTONIO "TONYPET" T.37. PADUANO, JOSEPH STEPHEN S.38. GERON, RICO B.39. TORRES-GOMEZ, LUCY40. SILVERIO, LORNA C.41. SY-ALVARADO, "KUYA" JOSE ANTONIO R.42. BOLILIA, LIANDA B.43. ARROYO, MA. LOURDES T.44. CALDERON, PETER JOHN D.45. FERRER, JULIET MARIE DE LEON46. UMALI, MA. VICTORIA V.47. ZAMORA, WAY KURAT48. TAMBUNTING, JOY MYRA S.49. MOMO, ROMEO S.50. FLORES, JONATHAN KEITH T.51. BUSTOS, JORGE ANTONIO P.52. PACQUIAO, ALBERTO D.53. NIETO, JOHN MARVIN "YUL SERVO" C.54. SALO, RON P.55. ROBES, FLORIDA "RIDA" P.56. DEL MAR, RAUL V.57. ACOSTA, GIL "KABARANGAY" JR. A.58. DALIPE, MANUEL JOSE "MANNIX" M.59. VERGARA, ROSANNA "RIA"60. MANGUDADATU, ESMAEL G.61. CASTRO, FREDENIL "FRED" H.62. LIM, ALOY63. FARIÑAS, RIA CHRISTINA G.64. HARESCO, TEODORICO JR. T.65. OLIVAREZ, ERIC L.66. EBCAS, ADRIANO A.67. DEFENSOR,, MICHAEL T.68. UY, ROLANDO "KLAREX" A.69. LACSON, VIRGILIO S.70. AUMENTADO, ERICO ARISTOTLE C.71. TEVES, JOSE "BONG" JR. J.72. ARAGONES, SOL73. ROMAN, GERALDINE B.74. HOFER, ANN K.75. YAP, VICTOR A.76. GARCIA, PABLO JOHN F.77. CHATTO, EDGAR M.78. VILLANUEVA, NOEL L.79. LARA, JOSEPH "JOJO" L.80. REVILLA, STRIKE B.81. VIOLAGO, MICAELA S.82. JIMENEZ, CESAR "JAWO" JR. I.83. SANGCOPAN, AMIHILDA J.84. HATAMAN, MUJIV S.85. SUANSING, ESTRELLITA B.86. FORTUN, LAWRENCE "LAW" H.87. PADIERNOS, JOSE GAY G.88. TOLENTINO, ABRAHAM "BAMBOL" N.89. ESPINO,JUMEL ANTHONY I.90. CHIPECO, JOAQUIN JR. M.91. VILLANUEVA, EDUARDO "BRO. EDDIE" C.92. RIVERA, DOMINGO C.93. LOPEZ, MANUEL LUIS T.94. GARIN, SHARON S.95. KHO, WILTON "TONTON" T.96. TUTOR, KRISTINE ALEXIE B.97. AGABAS, TYRONE D.98. LUSOTAN, MACNELL99. NOGRALES, JUAN FIDEL FELIPE F.100. MENDOZA, RAYMUND DEMOCRITO C.101. ERIGUEL, SANDRA Y., M.D.102. TIANGCO, JOHN REYNALD M.103. ROMUALDO, XAVIER JESUS D.104. LACSON-NOEL, JOSEPHINE VERONIQUE R.105. LOYOLA, DAHLIA A.106. OUANO-DIZON, EMMARIE "LOLYPOP"107. YU, DIVINA GRACE C.108. MADRONA. ELEANDRO JESUS F.109. MARIÑO, MARIO VITTORIO "MARVEY" A.110. UNGAB, ISIDRO T.111. PINEDA, ENRICO A.112. GO, MARK O.113. ONG, JOSE "JUN" JR. L.114. VARGAS ALFONSO, SAMANTHA LOUISE115. SUNTAY, JESUS "BONG" C.

Date Read: 2019-12-17

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-03-04

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-03-11

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-03-11, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-03-16 and received by the Senate on 2020-03-16

HB06059
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-27

Full Title: AN ACT PRESCRIBING AN ACTIVE MONITORING AND URGENT RESPONSE MECHANISM BY THE GOVERNMENT TO PREVENT THE KILLING, RAPE AND OTHER ABUSES COMMITTED AGAINST OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. ONG, RONNIE L.

Date Read: 2020-02-03

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

HB06146
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-03

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (OFW) SOVEREIGN FUND

Principal Author/s: 1. OLIVAREZ, ERIC L.

Date Read: 2020-02-05

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

HB06147
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-03

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING FURTHER THE PRE-DEPARTURE ORIENTATION PROGRAM FOR OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS TO INCLUDE FINANCIAL AND ENTREPRENEURIAL EDUCATION, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995

Principal Author/s: 1. OLIVAREZ, ERIC L.

Date Read: 2020-02-05

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

HB06381
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-24

Full Title: AN ACT EXPANDING THE USE OF LEGAL ASSISTANCE FUND, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 26 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995", AS AMENDED

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

Date Read: 2020-03-02

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

HB06588
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-11

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE MAGNA CARTA OF FILIPINO SEAFARERS

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

Date Read: 2020-05-04

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2020-05-04

HB06610
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-12

Full Title: AN ACT EXPANDING THE USE OF THE LEGAL ASSISTANCE FUND, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 26 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995," AS AMENDED

Principal Author/s: 1. PACQUIAO, ROGELIO D.2. YAP, VICTOR A.3. MENDOZA, RAYMUND DEMOCRITO C.4. PACQUIAO, ALBERTO D.5. TULFO, JOCELYN P.6. VARGAS ALFONSO, SAMANTHA LOUISE7. PADUANO, JOSEPH STEPHEN S.8. SACDALAN, JOSELITO "JOEL" S.9. ABELLANOSA, RODRIGO A.10. ESPINA, GERARDO "GERRYBOY" JR. J.

Date Read: 2020-05-04

Bill Status: Business for the day on 2020-05-26

HB06778
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-22

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE DOMESTIC REPATRIATION OF MIGRANT WORKERS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995”, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. GONZALEZ, SANDRO L.2. LUSOTAN, MACNELL

Date Read: 2020-05-27

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2020-05-27

HB06779
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-22

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR MANDATORY IMMUNIZATION SERVICES FOR OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS, PENALIZING CERTAIN PROHIBITED ACTS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. GONZALEZ, SANDRO L.2. LUSOTAN, MACNELL

Date Read: 2020-05-27

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2020-05-27

HR00420
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-08

Full Title: A RESOLUTION CALLING FOR A HOUSE INQUIRY INTO THE CONTINUED RECRUITMENT AND DEPLOYMENT OF MINORS AND UNDER-AGED WORKERS TO THE MIDDLE EAST AS DOMESTIC WORKERS IN AID OF LEGISLATION AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2019-11-04

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

HR00641
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-07

Full Title: HOUSE RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON OVERSEAS WORKERS' AFFAIRS TO INVESTIGATE THE DEATH OF JEANELYN PADERNAL VILLAVENDE, AN OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKER IN KUWAIT, ALLEGEDLY AT THE HANDS OF HER KUWAITI EMPLOYERS, AND CONDUCT AN INQUIRY INTO THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT AND DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS' IMPLEMENTATION OF THE 2018 PHILIPPINE-KUWAIT MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT TO SAFEGUARD THE LIFE AND LIMB OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS

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

Date Read: 2020-01-20

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2020-02-18

HR00642
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-07

Full Title: HOUSE RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON OVERSEAS WORKERS' AFFAIRS, COMMITTEE ON LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT, AND THE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE CONTINGENCY PLAN FOR THE 1.2 MILLION OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND IMPLICATIONS ON THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMY OF THE ESCALATING IRAN-USA CONFLICT

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

Date Read: 2020-01-20

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2020-02-18

HR00765
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-04

Full Title: RESOLUTION CALLING ON THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES' COMMITTEE ON LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT TO INVESTIGATE IN AID OF LEGISLATION THE REPORTED NEFARIOUS PRACTICE OF AGE DISCRIMINATION IN THE RECRUITMENT, SELECTION AND EMPLOYMENT OF FILIPINO SEAFARERS

Principal Author/s: 1. GONZALEZ, SANDRO L.

Date Read: 2020-03-10

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2020-05-27

HR00884
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-19

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SENSE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO URGE THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT SECRETARY SILVESTRE BELLO III TO RECALL TAIWAN LABOR ATTACHĔ FIDEL MACAUYAG FOR ABUSING HIS AUTHORITY AND FAILING IN HIS MANDATE TO PROTECT MIGRANT WORKERS OVERSEAS

Principal Author/s: 1. GAITE, FERDINAND R.2. ZARATE, CARLOS ISAGANI T.3. CULLAMAT, EUFEMIA "KA FEMIA" C.

Date Read: 2020-05-20

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2020-05-20