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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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WEDNESDAY • 25-JANUARY-2017
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
(Agenda for confirmation by the Committee Secretariat)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Montilla Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 989, 1353 & 3267 – Regulating the practice of employers in posting notices of termination of employment of former employees in newspapers, social media and other public information venues (Reps. Joaquin Chipeco Jr., Karlo Alexei Nograles, and Linabelle Ruth Villarica)

HB 2625 – Mandating all business establishments in the country to institutionalize profit sharing, repealing and/or amending all laws inconsistent with this Act (Rep. Jose Atienza Jr.)

HB 4207 – Declaring a one-time amnesty for unpaid Social Security System (SSS) contributions, inclusive of fees, fines, penalties, interest and other additions thereto, by employers of househelpers under RA 7655, or the law increasing the minimum wage of househelpers, amending for the purpose Article 143 of PD 442, as amended and RA 10361, or the law instituting policies for the protection and welfare of domestic workers (Rep. Robert ‘Ace’ Barbers)
POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 886 – Redefining the term “indigent senior citizens” under RA 7432, as amended by RA 9994, otherwise known as the Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010 (Rep. Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D.)

HB 2157 & 2775 – Increasing and expanding the coverage of the monthly pension of indigent senior citizens, further amending for the purpose RA 7432, as amended by RA 9994 (Reps. Enrico Pineda and Ruwel Peter Gonzaga)

HB 2653 – Amending RA 7432, as amended (Rep. Luis Jose Angel Campos Jr.)
HB 3934 – Amending RA 9994 (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)
ECONOMIC AFFAIRS
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:
HBs 69 & 2510 – Collective Investment Schemes Law (Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda and Dakila Carlo Cua)
FOOD SECURITY
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 2818, 4354 & 4422 – Promoting an integrated urban agricultural development/urban farming in all metropolitan areas nationwide to address food security concerns and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Estrellita Suansing, Michael Romero Ph.D., and Harlin Neil Abayon III)

HB 4263 – Banning supermarkets, food establishments and other similar businesses from throwing away and spoiling unsold food (Rep. Evelina Escudero)
NORTH LUZON GROWTH QUADRANGLE
Agenda
01:30 PM
Conf. Rms. 7&8 RVM Bldg.
HB 4570 – Terminating the collection of toll fees along the portion of the Benguet Road (Kennon Road) from Klondyke’s Spring to Camp Six, repealing for the purpose EO 34, series of 1954, as amended (Rep. Maximo Dalog)

HB 4571 – Abolishing the Baguio-Bontoc Halsema Highway national toll road and terminating the collection of toll fees (Rep. Maximo Dalog)
PEOPLE’S PARTICIPATION
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Perez Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:
Draft Substitute Bill to HBs 191, 3429 & 3862 – Institutionalizing citizen’s participation in the budget process (Reps. Anthony Bravo Ph.D., Ramon ‘Rav’ Rocamora, and Kaka Bag-ao)

Proposed partnership activity of the Committee with the International Center for Innovation, Transformation, and Excellence in Governance (INCITEGov
PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS
Agenda
01:30 PM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
HBs 4331, 4566, 4583, 4584 & 4673 – Naming/renaming of roads in certain parts of the country (Reps. Rene Relampagos, Jose Antonio ‘Kuya Jonathan’ Sy-Alvarado, Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo, and Deputy Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo)

HBs 1426, 2431, 2691, 2847 & 4579 – Establishing/creating district engineering offices (DEOs) in certain parts of the country and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Melecio Yap Jr., Frederick Siao, Lorna Bautista-Bandigan, Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr., and Celso Lobregat)

HB 3378 – Converting the Department of Public Works and Highways’ (DPWH) sub-DEO in the Province of Cavite into a regular DEO and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Roy Loyola)

HB 3546 – Renumbering the three DPWH DEO conferring into the legislative numbering within the three congressional districts in the Province of Zamboanga del Norte, amending for the purpose three Republic Acts governing the creation of these three DPWH DEOs (Rep. Seth Frederick Jalosjos)
TUESDAY • 24-JANUARY-2017
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Montilla Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Preliminary determination of jurisdiction over the following measures referred to the Committee:

HR 292 – Inquiry into the illegal practices in the Bureau of Immigration and Deportation (BID) (Rep. Rosana ‘Ria’ Vergara)

HR 444 – Inquiry into the school-based immunization of tetravalent dengue vaccine of the Department of Health (DOH) for the purpose of protecting the health and welfare of the public (Rep. Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D.)

HB 480 – Investigation into the National Dengue Prevention and Control Program of the DOH, reviewing the processing and registration of the dengue vaccine including the contract to purchase from Sanofi Pasteur, examining relevant research and studies on the efficacy and safety of the vaccine and proposing remedial measures that promote public safety (Rep. Estrellita Suansing)

HRs 565, 588 & 591 – Inquiry into the circumstances that compelled Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) Director Francisco Jose Villa Jr. to commit suicide, including the alleged pressure from ERC Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jose Vicente Salazar to approve contracts without proper bidding and due adherence to procedure, as well as allegations of corruption behind ERC deals (Reps. Bernadette Herrera-Dy, Jose Christopher Belmonte, and Wes Gatchalian)

HR 566 – Inquiry into the alleged midnight deals of the Manila Electric Company (MERALCO)-affiliated generation companies and the ERC which may be disadvantageous to the public and may cause power rate hikes (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)

Privilege Speech 125 – On the irregularities in the implementation of the National Dengue Immunization Program of the DOH (Rep. Doy Leachon)

Privilege Speech 133 – On the alleged operation of an unlicensed online gaming owned by Jack Lam in Pampanga and the arrest of Chinese workers illegally working in the said gaming establishment (Rep. Gus Tambunting)
JUSTICE
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
(Agenda for confirmation by the Committee Secretariat)
REVISION OF LAWS
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HBs 878, 972, 3398, 3478 & 3498 – Granting additional benefits to solo parents, amending for the purpose RA 8972, otherwise known as the Solo Parents Welfare Act of 2000 (Reps. Benhur Lopez Jr., Lawrence ‘Law’ Fortun, Arlene Brosas, Evelina Escudero, and Alfredo Vargas III)

HB 4112 – Granting additional benefits to solo parents, repealing for the purpose RA 8972 (Rep. Carmelo ‘Jon’ Lazatin II)
DANGEROUS DRUGS
Agenda
10:00 AM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HB 1257 – Amending certain provisions of RA 9165, otherwise known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)

HB 3809 – Strengthening and intensifying the campaign against illegal drug trafficking, amending for this purpose certain sections of RA 9165 (Rep. Robert ‘Ace’ Barbers)
BICOL RECOVERY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Briefing by various government agencies on their rehabilitation plans and programs for Region 5
ENERGY
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
(Agenda for confirmation by the Committee Secretariat)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Committee Reports on HBs 214, 284, 867, 1109, 1327, 1516, 1926, 1927, 2003, 2500, 2924, 3424, 3839-3845 & 3848-3850 – Creating barangays in certain cities and provinces of the country (Reps. Francisco Jose ‘Bingo’ Matugas II, Maximo Dalog, Victor Yap, Teddy Brawner Baguilat Jr., Wes Gatchalian, Ansaruddin Adiong, Juliette Uy, Mylene Garcia-Albano, Ann Hofer, Noel Villanueva, Luis Jose Angel Campos Jr., and Deputy Speaker Pia Cayetano)

HB 611 – Converting the Municipality of Sto. Tomas in the Province of Batangas into a component city to be known as the City of Sto. Tomas (Rep. Ma. Theresa Collantes)

HB 2341 – Creating the lone legislative district of General Trias, thereby reapportioning certain legislative districts in the Province of Cavite (Rep. Luis ‘Jon-Jon’ Ferrer IV)

HB 4496 – Subdividing the one-barangay Municipality of Dumalneg in the Province of Ilocos Norte into three distinct and independent barangays to be known as Barangays Kalaw, Cabaritan and Quibel, respectively (Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas)

HB 4507 – Dividing Barangay Magugpo in the City of Tagum, Province of Davao del Norte into five distinct and independent barangays to be known as Barangays Magugpo Poblacion, Magugpo East, Magugpo West, Magugpo North and Magugpo South, respectively (Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez)

HB 4633 – Renaming the Province of Compostela Valley into Davao de Oro Province, amending for the purpose pertinent portions of RA 8470, or the law creating the Province of Compostela Valley from the Province of Davao del Norte (Rep. Maria Carmen Zamora)
OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS
Agenda
01:30 PM
Conf. Rm. 5 RVM Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting (Agenda for confirmation by the Committee Secretariat)
PUBLIC INFORMATION
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Montilla Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
(Agenda for confirmation by the Committee Secretariat)
PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Committee Report on HB 1341 – Renaming the Hilltop Rizal Philippine National Police (PNP) Command in Taytay, Rizal as Camp General Licerio Geronimo (Rep. Romeo Acop)

Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 2993 & 4339 – Strengthening the PNP-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (PNP-CIDG) by restoring its authority to issue subpoena ad testificandum or subpoena duces tecum, amending for the purpose Section 35 (B)(4) of RA 6975, otherwise known as the Department of the Interior and Local Government Act of 1990 (Reps. Francisco Jose ‘Bingo’ Matugas II and Romeo Acop)

HB 421, 1393 & 3699 – Prohibiting the dissemination of false information on the presence of bombs, explosives and other incendiary devices in high density or sensitive places and providing penalties therefor (Deputy Speaker Romero ‘Miro’ Quimbo, Reps. Erlpe John ‘Ping’ Amante and Michelle Antonio)
SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HB 45 – Amending Section 9 of RA 10366, or the law authorizing the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) to establish precincts assigned to accessible polling places exclusively for persons with disabilities and senior citizens (Deputy Speaker Romero ‘Miro’ Quimbo)

HB 743 – Providing for qualified early voting for senior citizens, persons with disabilities (PWDs), and workers required to work on election day (Rep. Emmeline Aglipay-Villar)

HB 1371 – Providing for local absentee voting for lawyers (Rep. Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D.)

HBs 1372 & 2487 – Providing for local absentee voting for PWDs (Reps. Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D. and Estrellita Suansing)

HBs 1373 & 2486 – Providing for local absentee voting for senior citizens (Reps. Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D. and Estrellita Suansing)

HB 4539 – Providing for early voting for the national and local elections (Rep. Maximo Rodriguez Jr.)
VETERANS AFFAIRS
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting (Agenda for confirmation by the Committee Secretariat)
WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 219, 374, 375, 1159, 2386, 3263 & 3951 – Ensuring the fundamental equality of men and women under the laws on marriage and family relations, amending for the purpose EO 209 or the Family Code of the Philippines (Reps. Linabelle Ruth Villarica, Arlene Brosas, Ma. Lourdes Acosta-Alba, Henedina Abad, Deputy Speaker Pia Cayetano, and Rep. Emmeline Aglipay-Villar)
MONDAY • 23-JANUARY-2017
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Free Tuition in State Universities and Colleges:

HBs 1583, 1942, 2635 & 3452 – Providing full tuition subsidy for students enrolled in state universities and colleges (SUCs) and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Alfredo Vargas III, Vilma Santos-Recto, Wes Gatchalian, and Tom Villarin)

HB 2771 – Operationalizing universal access to tertiary education, by providing free higher education in SUCs and creating the higher education contribution system for those in private higher education and local community colleges, providing funds therefor (Rep Joey Sarte Salceda)

HB 3427 – Establishing free college education program in SUCs in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) (Rep. Shernee Abubakar Tan)

Free College Education for Public High School Graduates:

HBs 813 & 4341 – Providing free college education to one public high school graduate in a family (Reps. Rodel Batocabe and Noel Villanueva)

HB 2596 – Granting free tertiary education to the top five percent graduates of public science high schools pursuing a degree in the field of Science and Technology, Mathematics and Engineering (Rep. Vilma Santos-Recto)

Free College Education in ICT Courses:

HBs 33, 1091 & 3149 – Providing free college education in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in SUCs (Reps. Raul del Mar, Scott Davies Lanete M.D., and Gary Alejano)

Free College Education for Poor Students:

HB 181 – Instituting free college education for indigent students (Rep. Vincent ‘Bingbong’ Crisologo)

HB 1228 – Mandating all private colleges and universities to grant scholarships to at least 20 percent of its total tertiary level student population particularly the poor but deserving graduates of public high schools and dependents of the members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) (Rep. Reynaldo Umali)

HB 1652 – Establishing a mechanism to enable poor Filipino families to have at least one college graduate by institutionalizing the Expanded Student Grants-In-Aid Program for Poverty Alleviation (ESGP-PA) and appropriating funds therefor (Rep Bellaflor Angara-Castillo)

HB 3704 – Granting full scholarships to indigent senior citizens enrolled in SUCs (Rep. Yedda Marie Romualdez)

HB 4256 – Granting a scholar for every Filipino family (Rep. Salvador Belaro Jr.)

HB 4483 – Providing free college education for underprivileged high school students whose general weighted average is not lower than 85 percent (Rep. Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo)

College Scholarships for Indigenous Peoples (IPs):

HB 578 – Providing a national scholarship program for indigenous peoples (IPs), appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Jose Panganiban Jr.)

Scholarship for Agriculture/Dependents of Farmers and Fisherfolks:

HB 290 – Providing agricultural scholarship grant to qualified students (Rep. Michael Romero Ph.D.)

HBs 1590, 2984, 3193 & 3852 – Granting college scholarship to legitimate dependent children of farmers and fisherfolks enrolled in SUCs and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Arnulfo Fuentebella, Michelle Antonio, Amado Espino Jr., and Orestes Salon)

HB 2458 – Establishing the agri scholarship for agribusiness and entrepreneurship programs in the agricultural curricula of SUCs (Rep. Arthur Yap)

HB 2472 – Granting agricultural farmers and farmer beneficiaries non-benefits in the form of free tertiary education for agricultural courses in all SUCs and providing guidelines for its implementation, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Rico Geron)

Scholarship for Children of PNP/AFP members:

HBs 4146 & 4147 – Providing scholarship grants to children of active members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Carmelo ‘Jon’ Lazatin II)

Scholarship for Teachers/Teachers’ Dependents/Teacher Education Students:
HB 1089 – Providing free primary, secondary and tertiary education courses in SUCs (Rep. Scott Davies Lanete M.D.)

HB 1432 – Granting free tuition fees to teachers’ dependents (Rep. Salvador Belaro Jr.)

HB 1445 – Granting free tuition fees to teachers pursuing graduate studies (Rep. Salvador Belaro Jr.)

HB 3708 – Granting postgraduate scholarship to public elementary and high school teachers in SUCs (Rep. Lianda Bolilia)

HB 3959 – Providing scholarship program to students enrolling in teacher education and providing incentives for teaching in public schools (Rep. Wes Gatchalian)

Medical Scholarship:

HB 898 – Establishing the Medical Scholarship and Service Program and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D.)

HBs 2166 & 3586 – Creating the Philippine Medical Academy, establishing the Philippine Medical Scholarship Program and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Vilma Santos-Recto and Deputy Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo)

HBs 2951 & 3472 – Providing medical scholarship to qualified students in all municipalities, establishing for this purpose the One Town One Doctor Scholarship Program, appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Vilma Santos-Recto and Bernadette Herrera-Dy)

Midwifery Scholarship:

HB 1367 – Establishing a Midwifery Scholarship and Placement Program and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D.)

Nuclear Science/Nuclear Engineering/Public Administration Scholarship:
HB 806 – Instituting a Public Administration and Governance Scholarship Program (Rep. Rodel Batocabe)

HB 1810 – Establishing a national scholarship program for studies in Nuclear Science and Nuclear Engineering (Rep. Alfredo Vargas III)

Student Loan Programs:

HB 1195 – Instituting a comprehensive student loan program for all post-secondary education on a “Study Now Pay Later” scheme (Rep. Roy Loyola)

HB 1433 – Institutionalizing a college loan program (Rep. Salvador Belaro Jr.)

HB 2819 – Establishing a voluntary student loan program by banks and government financial institutions (Rep. Estrellita Suansing)

HB 3388 – Creating a National Student Loan Board to implement a national student loan program for the poor, defining its implementing guidelines, rules and regulations and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo)

HB 4298 – Institutionalizing an in-house student loan in public and private tertiary education to benefit students from poor families and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Julieta Cortuna)

Assistance to Filipino Overseas Graduate Students:

HB 4226 – Providing assistance to Filipino overseas graduate students (Rep. Salvador Belaro Jr.)

Book Subsidy:

HB 1067 – Providing book subsidy to qualified students in the tertiary education and providing funds therefor (Rep. Scott Davies Lanete M.D.)

Scholarship Agency/Body:

HB 1447 – Creating the National Center for Scholarships (Rep. Salvador Belaro Jr.)

HB 3707 – Establishing the National Scholarship Agency, providing funds therefor, amending for this purpose RA 10687 or the Unified Student Financial Assistance System for Tertiary Education (UniFAST) (Rep. Geraldine Roman)
LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 1941 – Granting the Gulf Waves Communications Corporation a franchise to construct, install, establish, operate and maintain radio and television broadcasting stations throughout the Philippines (Rep. Amado Espino Jr.)

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)

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)

HB 4464 – Renewing the franchise granted to Subic Broadcasting Corporation under RA 7511 or the law granting the Subic Broadcasting Corporation a franchise to construct, install, operate, and maintain radio and television broadcasting stations in the Philippines for another 25 years from the effectivity of the Act (Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez)

Last Updated: 19-January-2017, 05:58:20 PM