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COMMITTEE MEETINGS

SOURCE: Committee Management Support Service II


WEEKLY SCHEDULE

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

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THURSDAY • 02-MARCH-2017
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
NATURAL RESOURCES
Agenda
09:00 AM
Spkr. Perez Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 54, 113, 1665, 2633 & 2715 - Re-orienting the Philippine mining industry towards national industrialization and ensuring the highest industry development standards (Reps. Kaka Bag-ao, Teddy Brawner Baguilat Jr., Ronald Cosalan, Tom Villarin, and Carlos Isagani Zarate)
WEDNESDAY • 01-MARCH-2017
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
COOPERATIVES DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 188, 259, 2285 & 2824 – Providing for the mandatory appointment of a cooperatives officer in every local government unit (LGU), amending for the purpose RA 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991 (Reps. Anthony Bravo, Roy Loyola, Carlito Marquez, and Estrellita Suansing)

HR 256 – Inquiry into the non-compliance of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) with Section 13 of the joint rules and regulations implementing Articles 60, 61 and 144 of RA 9520, also known as the Philippine Cooperative Code of 2008 (Rep. Sabiniano Canama)

HR 783 – Investigation into the denial of the BIR to issue tax exemption certificates to cooperatives (Rep. Rico Geron)
GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION jt. w/ ENERGY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Montilla Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 122 & 357 – Creating the Mindanao Power Corporation and providing funds therefor (Reps. Celso Lobregat and Maximo Rodriguez Jr.)
GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION jt. w/ TRANSPORTATION
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Montilla Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 123, 358, 1653, 2066 & 3159 – Creating the Mindanao Railways Corporation, prescribing its powers, functions, and duties, and providing for the necessary funds for its operation (Reps. Celso Lobregat, Maximo Rodriguez Jr., Bellaflor Angara-Castillo, Mark Villar, and Divina Grace Yu)

HBs 250, 1867, 2037 & 4182 – Amending certain provisions of RA 4156, or the law creating the Philippine National Railways (PNR), prescribing its powers, functions and duties, and providing for the necessary funds for its operations (Reps. Gabriel Bordado, Teodoro Montoro, Cesar Sarmiento, and Gus Tambunting)

HB 3909 – Creating the Mindanao Railways Authority (MRA), prescribing its powers, functions and duties, amending for the purpose RA 4156, as amended, and providing for the necessary funds for its operation, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Manuel Zubiri)
LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Committee Report on HB 1422 – Renewing the franchise granted to Satellite Paging Systems Philippines, Inc. (SPSPI) (presently known as Now Telecom Company, Inc.) under RA 7301, as amended by RA 7940, or the law granting SPSPI a franchise to construct, establish, operate and maintain radio paging systems and trunked radio systems within the Philippines for a period of 25 years renewable for another 25 years from the effectivity of the Act (Rep. Ronald Cosalan)

Committee Report on HB 3864 – Amending and renewing the franchise granted to Beta Broadcasting System, Inc. to construct, install, establish, operate and maintain radio broadcasting stations in the Philippines (Rep. Mark Go)

Committee Report on HB 4668 – Renewing the franchise granted to Sarraga Integrated and Management Corporation (SIAM) under RA 7478 to construct, install, operate, and maintain for commercial purposes, radio and television broadcasting stations in the Philippines (Rep. Xavier Jesus Romualdo)

HB 4515 – Granting Ignite Telecommunications, Incorporated a franchise to construct, install, establish, operate and maintain telecommunications system throughout the Philippines (Rep. Henry Oaminal)

HB 4879 – Renewing for another 25 years and amending the franchise granted to Gateway U.H.F. Television Broadcasting Inc., now Gateway Television Broadcasting Inc., doing business under the name and style Hope Channel Philippines, under RA 7223 (Rep. Harlin Neil Abayon III)

HB 4989 – Renewing the franchise granted to Word Broadcasting Corporation under RA 7485, or the law granting Word Broadcasting Corporation, formerly Filipinas Broadcasting Association, Inc. (as amended on July 20, 1991), a franchise to construct, install, operate and maintain for commercial purposes radio broadcasting and television stations in the Visayas and Mindanao for another 25 years from the effectivity of this Act (Rep. Raul Del Mar)

HB 4849 – Renewing for another 25 years the franchise granted to Omninet Philippines, Inc. under RA 7298, or the law granting Omninet Philippines, Inc. a franchise to establish, install, maintain, lease and operate wire and/or wireless telecommunication systems, lines, circuits and stations within and outside the Philippines (Rep. Ricardo ‘RJ’ Belmonte)
INDIGENOUS CULTURAL COMMUNITIES AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLE
Agenda
10:00 AM
Spkr. Perez Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HB 2886 - Strengthening the healthcare system in cultural and indigenous communities by institutionalizing the training and employment of tribal health workers (Deputy Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo)

HR 527 – Inquiry on the logging operations of D.M. Consunji, Inc. (DMCI) under 12 contracts of Integrated Forestry Management Agreement (IFMA) covering 102,954 hectares of land in Daguma mountain range, Sultan Kudarat that triggered human rights abuses against the Lumad national minority communities (Rep. Ariel ‘Ka Ayik’ Casilao)

HR 545 – Investigation into the threats, harassment, vilification of students and teachers of the CLANS Lumad School Diya Menuwa in Palimbang, Sultan Kudarat and their community leaders by the police, military, and representatives of national government agencies and the local government (Rep. Antonio Tinio)
POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS
Agenda
10:30 AM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
HBs 12, 107, 171, 317, 368, 512, 523, 597, 696, 1267, 1687, 1711, 2001, 2167, 2338, 3425, 3448 & 4167 – Establishing the Philippine national identification system (Reps. Feliciano Belmonte Jr., Gary Alejano, Karlo Alexei Nograles, Marlyn Primicias-Agabas, Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez, Reps. Robert ‘Ace’ Barbers, Alfredo Garbin, Prospero Pichay, Deputy Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Reps. Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Maximo Rodriguez Jr., Xavier Jesus Romualdo, Deputy Speaker Frederick ‘Erick’ Abueg, Reps. Vilma Santos-Recto, Amado Espino Jr., Edgar Erice, Arnolfo ‘Arnie’ Teves Jr., and Sol Aragones)
AGRARIAN REFORM
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA B
HBs 114 & 3051 – Mandating the completion of the land acquisition and distribution (LAD) component of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) pursuant to RA 6657, otherwise known as the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law, as amended (Reps. Teddy Brawner Baguilat, and Kaka Bag-ao)
CLIMATE CHANGE
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Forum on “Advancing Population Heath and Environment (PHE) Agenda Post 22nd Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change”
WAYS AND MEANS
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 4688 & 4774 – Amending certain sections of RA 8424, otherwise known as the National Internal Revenue Code (NIRC) of 1997, as amended (Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda and Dakilo Carlo Cua)

HB 2168 – Increasing the threshold for certain non-VAT taxpayers, amending for the purpose Sections 109 and 236 of RA 8424, as amended (Rep. Vilma Santos-Recto)

HBs 20, 35, 39, 57, 103, 137, 295, 333, 403, 411, 466, 562, 1536, 1601, 1604, 1656, 1657, 1696, 1945, 1950, 2347, 2427, 2544, 3259 & 3360 – Restructuring/adjusting the income tax rates imposed on individuals, amending certain sections of RA 8424, as amended (Deputy Speaker Romero ‘Miro’ Quimbo, Reps. Raul Del Mar, Arthur Yap, Antonio Tinio, Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., Victoria Isabel Noel, Horacio Suansing Jr., Carlos Isagani Zarate, Rodrigo Abellanosa, Tobias ‘Toby’ Tiangco, Deputy Speaker Raneo Abu, Reps. Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo, Bernadette Herrera-Dy, Teddy Brawner Baguilat Jr., Bellaflor Angara-Castillo, Maximo Rodriguez Jr., Vilma Santos-Recto, Deputy Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Reps. Paolo Javier, Enrico Pineda, Emmeline Aglipay-Villar, and Deputy Speaker Sharon Garin)

HBs 183, 362 & 4299 – Increasing the age ceiling for a qualified dependent, amending Section 35 of RA 8424, as amended (Reps. Eric Olivarez, Maria Carmen Zamora, and Julieta Cortuna)

HBs 1000, 1002, 2154, 2599, 2600, 2601 & 3668 – Excluding overtime pay, 13th month pay, performance-based bonus, and night differential pay from the computation of taxable income, amending for the purpose Sec. 32 of RA 8424, as amended (Reps. Luis Jose Angel Campos Jr., Enrico Pineda, Vilma Santos-Recto, and Gus Tambunting)

HBs 363, 997, 1326, 1522, 2140, 3734 & 4068 – Increasing the personal and additional income tax exemptions for each qualified taxpayer and dependent, amending for the purpose Sec. 35 of RA 8424, as amended (Reps. Maria Carmen Zamora, Luis Jose Angel Campos Jr., Wes Gatchalian, Deputy Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Luisa Lloren Cuaresma, Julieta Cortuna, and Manuel Zubiri)

HB 1272 – Including medical expenses as allowable tax deductions for individual taxpayers, amending for the purpose Sec. 34 of RA 8424, as amended (Rep. (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)

HB 1660 – Providing for tax deductions for family requirements including payments for tertiary education tuition and allied expenses as well as interest payments for a first home mortgage, amending for the purpose Section 34 of RA 8424, as amended (Rep. Bellaflor Angara-Castillo)

HB 1705 – Exempting from tax allowances and benefits granted to public school teachers, including those in the state colleges and universities (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)

HB 3327 - Granting tax deductions to parents and legal guardians of children with special needs (Rep. Rosenda Ann Ocampo)

HB 3741 – Including incidental expenses in the exercise of profession as additional allowable deductions from the taxable income of teachers (Rep. Rodante Marcoleta)

HB 1803 – Amending Section 35, Paragraph B (4) of RA 8424, as amended, (Rep. Greg Gasataya)

HB 4134 – Amending Sections 24, 34 and 110 of RA 8424, as amended, reducing the income tax liabilities of individuals (Rep. Kaka Bag-ao)

HB 4696 – Amending Section 24 of RA 8424, as amended (Rep. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)
AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES RESOURCES
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Committee Reports on HBs 406, 1877, 1878, 3121, 3122 & 3320 – Establishing fish ports in the Provinces of Cagayan, Misamis Occidental, Zamboanga del Norte, and in the City of Puerto Princesa (Reps. Baby Aline Vargas-Alfonso, Jorge Almonte, Isagani Amatong, and Gil ‘Kabaranggay’ Acosta)

HBs 2178 & 4015 – Establishing the National Mariculture Program, providing funds therefor (Reps. Vilma Santos-Recto and Michael Romero Ph.D.)
ECOLOGY
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Montilla Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HR 547 – Inquiry into the implementation of RA 9003, also known as the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000 (Rep. Rodel Batocabe)
YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 583 - Providing for the Magna Carta of Student-Athletes (Deputy Speaker Pia Cayetano)

HB 3244 – Creating the national, provincial, city, and municipal sports development councils (Rep. Mark Aeron Sambar)
TUESDAY • 28-FEBRUARY-2017
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HR 654 – Inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the sale of Paskuhan Village in Pampanga by the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) to SM Development Corporation (SMDC) reportedly under the former's asset privatization program (Rep. Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr.)

Preliminary determination of jurisdiction on the Privilege Speech of Rep. Robert Ace Barbers on the alleged controversy surrounding the audit of legitimate mining companies
HUMAN RIGHTS
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Montilla Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HB 4574 – Amending RA 10368, or the law providing for the reparation and recognition of victims of human rights violations during the Marcos regime, documentation of said violations, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Jose Christopher Belmonte)

HBs 79, 491, 576, 1556, 3312, 3468, 3541 & 3895 – Prohibiting discrimination on the basis of ethnicity, race, religion or belief, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, language, disability, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) status, and other status, and providing penalties therefor (Reps. Emmeline Aglipay-Villar, Sitti Djalia Turabin-Hataman, Jose Panganiban Jr., Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Kaka Bag-ao, Shernee Abubakar Tan, Deputy Speaker Sharon Garin, and Rep. Evelina Escudero)
JUSTICE (Subcommittee on Correctional Reforms)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 2, 505, 935, 1609, 2009 & 3973 - Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility Act (Deputy Speaker Fredenil Castro, Reps. Victor Yap, Tobias ‘Toby’ Tiangco, Mercedes ‘Didi’ Cagas, Romeo Acop, and Estrellita Suansing)
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA B
Substitute Bill to HB 626 – Creating a carabao center in the City of Ligao, Province of Albay, amending for the purpose RA 7307, or the law creating the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) to propagate and promote the Philippine carabao (Rep. Fernando Gonzalez)

Draft Substitute Bill to HBs 37, 189, 294, 526, 558, 1053, 1197, 1887, 1943, 2133, 2150, 2247, 2251, 2812, 2857, 2880, 2902, 3013, 3119, 3151, 3302, 3505, 3589, 3595, 3853, 4056, 4162, 4170 & 4358 – Strengthening assistance to small farmers, agrarian reform farmers and members of the indigenous cultural communities by providing free irrigation service fee and all other similar or related fees or charges, amending for the purpose certain provisions of RAs 3601 and 8435, and PDs 552 and 1702, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Arthur Yap, Anthony Bravo Ph.D., Estrellita Suansing, Alfredo Garbin Jr., Ariel ‘Ka Ayik’ Casilao, Magnolia Antonino, Roy Loyola, Conrado Estrella III, Vilma Santos-Recto, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Enrico Pineda, Jose Panganiban Jr., Manuel Jose “Mannix’ Dalipe, Divina Grace Yu, Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., Henry Oaminal, Raul ‘Boboy’ Tupas, Rico Geron, Salvio Fortuno, Gary Alejano, Noel Villanueva, Marlyn Primicias-Agabas, Orestes Salon, Deputy Speaker Eric Singson, Reps. Peter ‘Sr. Pedro’ Unabia, and Johnny Ty Pimentel)
CLIMATE CHANGE
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Discussion on the following:
• Outcome of the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP 22)
• Status of Senate concurrence with the ratification of the Paris Agreement
• Status of People’s Survival Fund (PSF), and
• Other Matters
ECONOMIC AFFAIRS jt. w/ TRADE AND INDUSTRY
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 4106 – Further strengthening the powers and functions of the Authority of the Freeport Area of Bataan (AFAB), amending for this purpose RA 9728, also known as the Freeport Area of Bataan (FAB) Act of 2009 (Rep. Jose Enrique ‘Joet’ Garcia III)

HB 4462 – Converting the government arsenal located in Camp Gen. Antonio Luna in Limay, Bataan, creating and establishing the Special Economic Defense Zone Authority (SpEDZA), appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Jose Enrique ‘Joet’ Garcia III)
OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 78, 457, 574, 1356, 4360 & 4525 - Instituting the Magna Carta of Filipino Seafarers (Reps. Emmeline Aglipay-Villar, Jesulito Manalo, Bellaflor Angara-Castillo, Karlo Alexei Nograles, Tom Villarin, and Raymond Democrito Mendoza)

Update on the situation of stranded overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Saudi Arabia, particularly those affected workers from the Mohammad Al Mojil Group (MMG)

HRs 220 & 694 – Inquiry into the alleged P530 million fraud involving the Embassy of Kuwait and a private company known as Winston Q8 Certification Solutions, Inc., with Kuwait-bound OFWs as victims (Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda and Aniceto John Bertiz)
POVERTY ALLEVIATION (CANCELLED)
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Perez Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Draft Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 31, 232, 478, 1122 & 1895 – Providing for a Magna Carta of the Poor (Reps. Raul Del Mar, Rodante Marcoleta, Jose Antonio ‘Kuya Jonathan’ Sy-Alvarado, Gary Alejano, and Salvio Fortuno)

HBs 17, 41, 73, 207, 293, 318, 366, 399, 501, 518, 699, 823, 887, 901, 1098, 1429, 1548, 1661, 1694, 1948, 2278, 2545, 2688, 2772 & 4135 and HR 464 – Institutionalizing the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Deputy Speaker Romero ‘Miro’ Quimbo, Reps. Alfredo Vargas III, Micaela Violago, Horacio Suansing Jr., Marlyn Primicias-Agabas, Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez, Reps Jose Christopher Belmonte, Victor Yap, Deputy Speakers Fredenil ‘Fred’ Castro and Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Reps. Arthur Yap, Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., Salvio Fortuno, Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo, Raul ‘Boboy’ Tupas, Bellaflor Angara-Castillo, Maximo Rodriguez Jr., Vilma Santos-Recto, Gus Tambunting, Enrico Pineda, Michael Romero Ph.D., Shernee Abubakar Tan, Roger Mercado, Kaka Bag-ao, and Emmi De Jesus)

HBs 2856, 2897 & 4211 – Institutionalizing the Expanded Student Grants-in-aid Program for Poverty Alleviation (ESGP-PA) and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., Arthur Yap, and Alfredo Vargas III)

HB 4155 – Institutionalizing the rice allowance program in 4Ps and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Lianda Bolilia)
SOCIAL SERVICES
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 328, 2065, 2324 & 3689 – Allowing the rectification of simulated birth records and prescribing administrative adoption proceedings (Reps. Xavier Jesus Romualdo, Mark Villar, Rene Relampagos, and Deputy Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo)

HB 135 – Providing for the establishment of crematories in every legislative district of the country under the supervision of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), providing funds therefor (Rep. Rodel Batocabe)

HB 3028 – Granting 50% discounts from funeral services to indigent families and granting free funeral services to extremely poor families nationwide, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)

Briefing by the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) on policies and programs for persons with disabilities (PWDs)
MONDAY • 27-FEBRUARY-2017
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
ENERGY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA B
HR 135 – Inquiry into the erratic operations of major power plants and determining the status of power supply in the country (Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco)
HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA B
HB 367 - Establishing the South Cotabato State College in the Municipality of Surallah, Province of South Cotabato, integrating therewith the Surallah National Agricultural School located in the Municipality of Surallah, and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez)

HB 873 - Changing the name of Naval State University in the Municipality of Naval, Province of Biliran to Biliran Island State University, amending for the purpose RA 9718 or the law converting the Naval Institute of Technology to Naval State University (Rep. Rogelio Espina M.D.)

HB 3066 – Repealing the prohibition for appointment of Naval State University president, provided that no private sector representative shall be appointed as university president if he/she is related by consanguinity or affinity up to the third civil degree to any incumbent local or national official, amending for the purpose Section 9 of RA 9718 (Rep. Rogelio Espina M.D.)

HB 2311 - Converting the Sorsogon State College in the Province of Sorsogon into a state university to be known as the Sorsogon State University and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Evelina Escudero)

HB 3929 - Converting the Zamboanga City State Polytechnic College into a state university to be known as Zamboanga Peninsula Polytechnic State University (Rep. Celso Lobregat)

HR 611 - Commending Richard Cabuay Macapulay and Mark Penuliar Castillo of Tarlac State University for topping the September 2016 licensure examination for teachers in the secondary and elementary levels, respectively (Rep. Victor Yap)
WAYS AND MEANS
Agenda
01:00 PM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
HB 3100 – Exempting from taxation information technology (IT) hardware donations from Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) registered companies in the outsourcing industry for the benefit of public educational institutions (Rep. Jose Enrique Garcia III)

HB 2002 – Creating the Davao International Airport Authority to administer and operate the Francisco Bangoy International Airport and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Mylene Garcia-Albano)

HB 3222 – Establishing a national vision screening program for kindergarten pupils and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Pia Cayetano)

Substitute Bill to HBs 34, 246, 448, 1428, 1438, 1558, 1764, 1970, 2616, 2990, 3070, 3276 & 3371 – Institutionalizing the national school feeding program for public kindergarten and elementary pupils and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Raul del Mar, Bellaflor Angara-Castillo, Jose Christopher Belmonte, Raul ‘Boboy’ Tupas, Salvador Belaro Jr., Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Carlos Isagani Zarate, Estrellita Suansing, Reynaldo Umali, Wes Gatchalian, Marlyn Primicias-Agabas, Harry Roque Jr., and Maximo Rodriguez Jr.)

Substitute Bill to HB 124 - Declaring the Pasonanca watershed forest reserve located in Zamboanga City as a protected area under the category of natural park and providing for its management (Rep. Celso Lobregat)

Substitute Bill to HB 3167 – Declaring the Mayon Volcano Natural Park in the Province of Albay as a protected area and providing for its management (Rep. Fernando Gonzalez)
ECOLOGY
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on HBs 235 & 3279 – Requiring mandatory environment insurance coverage (MEIC) to promote ecological protection for environmentally-critical businesses (Reps. Rodante Marcoleta and Rosenda Ann Ocampo)
GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HB 4709 – Establishing a single retirement and separation benefit system for government employees, including members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP), amending for the purpose PD 1146, as amended by RA 8291, otherwise known as the Government Service Insurance Act of 1997 (Rep. Magnolia Antonino)

HR 64 – Inquiry into the alleged irregularities in the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) and reviewing existing laws, policies, rules and regulations governing the industry and recommending appropriate legislative measures to protect the rights and interests of its beneficiaries (Deputy Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo)

HR 217 – Inquiry into the Social Security System (SSS) computer glitch affecting hundreds of thousands of SSS member contributions and remittances (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)

HR 658 – Urging the GSIS, SSS, Home Development Mutual Fund (Pag-ibig), as well as public and private banks and other financial institutions, to grant special calamity loan packages to victims of Typhoon Nina which hit Cavite, Laguna Batangas, Rizal and Quezon (CALABARZON); Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan (MIMAROPA); Bicol; and Eastern Visayas on December 25, 2016 (Rep. Alfredo Garbin Jr.)
PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:
HBs 589, 1146, 1475, 1892, 3690 & 4556 – Regulating the manufacture, sale, distribution, and use of firecrackers (Reps. Leopoldo Bataoil, Gary Alejano, Harlin Neil Abayon III, Arthur Defensor Jr., Deputy Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, and Rep. Wes Gatchalian)

HBs 896 & 1626 – Banning the manufacture and/or use of firecrackers (Reps. Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D. and Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo)
WELFARE OF CHILDREN
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 13, 1280, 2345, 3050 & 4676 – Providing for the special protection of children in situations of armed conflict and providing penalties for violations thereof (Reps. Feliciano Belmonte, Jose Christopher Belmonte, Manuel Jose ‘Mannix’ Dalipe, Gus Tambunting, and John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto)
WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 1471 – Establishing the address confidentiality program for victims of violence against women and their children, providing penalties for violation thereof, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Harlin Neil Abayon III)

HB 2664 – Amending RA 9262, otherwise known as the Anti-Violence Against Women and their Children Act of 2004, defining electronic violence against women or e-VAW, providing protective measures and prescribing penalties therefor (Rep. Emmi De Jesus)

HB 2850 – Establishing a task force to recommend a uniform strategy to protect women against violent crime (Rep. Luisa Lloren Cuaresma)

HB 3813 – Penalizing all advertising agencies that exploit women and glorify sexual violence in their advertisements (Rep. Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo)

Last Updated: 23-February-2017, 05:25:36 PM