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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 • 27-SEPTEMBER-2017
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
COOPERATIVES DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Room 5 RVM Bldg.
Committee Report on HR 120 – Inquiry into the alleged violations in the contracts between Oil Palm Plantation Cooperatives in Southern Palawan and Agumil Phils., Inc. which put cooperatives in huge debts and displaced farmers from their own lands (Rep. Anthony Bravo Ph. D.)

HRs 1284 & 1285 – Recognizing, commending and expressing congratulations to the following cooperatives for winning the Land Bank’s 2017 Gawad Pitak award last August 14, 2017 at the Philippine International Convention Center; Nagkakaisang Magsasaka Agricultural Primary Multipurpose Cooperative of Talavera, Nueva Ecija; Buenavista Development Cooperative of Guimaras; and Sacred Heart Savings Cooperative of Galimuyod, Ilocos Sur (Rep. Rico Geron)

HR 1302 – Recognizing and commending the Tagum Cooperative for its outstanding achievements and leadership as a cooperative and for its significant role and contribution to cooperative development (Rep. Rico Geron)
JUSTICE
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 5134 & 6383 – Strengthening the Office of the Ombudsman, upgrading employee skills and augmenting compensation and benefits, enhancing fiscal autonomy, appropriating funds therefor, amending for this purpose RA 6770, otherwise known as the Ombudsman Act of 1989 (Reps. Sherwin Tugna and Ann Hofer)

Substitute Bill to HB 3467 – Revised Anti-Hazing Law (Rep. Bernadette Herrera-Dy)

Substitute Bill to HBs 8, 775, 3081 & 3296 – Institutionalizing a criminal investigation system, repealing for the purpose RA 5180 or the law prescribing a uniform system of preliminary investigation by provincial and city fiscals and their assistants, and by state attorneys or their assistants (Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas, Reps. Emmeline Aglipay-Villar, Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo, and Evelina Escudero)
NATURAL RESOURCES jt. w/ LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 5674 – Requiring a legislative franchise as a pre-requisite to the issuance of a mineral agreement or Financial and Technical Assistance Agreement (FTAA) for any mining project in the Philippines, amending for this purpose Secs. 27 and 33 of RA 7942, otherwise known as the Mining Act of 1995 (Rep. Luisa Lloren Cuaresma)

HB 6259 – Amending certain portions of RA 7942, by prohibiting mining in watersheds, requiring a legislative franchise for mining operations (Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez)
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS Subcommittee 1 (Review of Articles VI, VII, & X)
Agenda
10:00 AM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Presentation of the Federalism Study Group of the PDP-Laban Institute

Discussion on the proposed amendments to Article X (Local Government) of the 1987 Constitution and on regional powers and fiscal sharing in connection with the proposed shift from a unitary to a federal type of government
MUSLIM AFFAIRS
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Committee Report on HB 968 – Declaring the first day of February of every year as National Hijab Day (Rep. Sitti Djalia Turabin-Hataman)

HB 4784 – Strengthening the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) and amending certain sections of RA 9997, otherwise known as the NCMF Act of 2009 (Rep. Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo)

HB 5740 – Establishing a field office of the NCMF to be located in the Municipality of Tubod, Lanao del Norte and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo)

Briefing by the Department of National Defense (DND) and the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) on the progress and status of the rehabilitation program and projects of the Task Force Bangon Marawi as mandated by Administrative Order No. 3
BASES CONVERSION
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Draft Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HB 469 – Providing for the inclusion of the Fernando Air Base in Lipa City, Batangas in the conversion of military reservations into other productive uses, amending for the purpose RA 7227, as amended, otherwise known as the Bases Conversion and Development Act of 1992 (Deputy Speaker Raneo Abu)

HB 3685 – Amending Sec.15 of RA 7227, as amended (Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo)

HB 2391 – Changing the allocation formula used in the computation of the share of the local government units (LGUs) in the 2% tax on gross income earned by all business enterprises within the Subic Special Economic Zone (SSEZ), amending for the purpose RA 7227, as amended (Rep. Geraldine Roman)

HB 6379 – Amending RA 7227, as amended (Rep. Emi Calixto-Rubiano)

Letter Complaint of Atty. Wilma Eisma, administrator and chief executive officer of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA), on the alleged violations of Martin Diño, chairman and head of agency of SBMA of the status quo ante order of the Committee
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (Subcommittee on Telecommunications)
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 929, 2556, 2874, 2907, 3629 & 4241 – Providing for the establishment of the No Calls and No Text Registration System (Reps. Francis Gerald Abaya, Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo, Victor Yap, Federico ‘Ricky’ Sandoval II, and Salvador Belaro)

Substitute Bill to HBs 590, 931, 1193,1258, 2328, 2648, 2809, 3649, 3661, 4014, 4404, 4646, 5382 & 5591 – Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) Card Registration Act (Reps. Mariano Michael Velarde Jr., Francis Gerald Abaya, Roy Loyola, Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Magnolia Antonino, Wes Gatchalian, Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo, Maximo Rodriguez Jr., Federico ‘Ricky’ Sandoval II, Carmelo ‘Jon’ Lazatin II, Joel Mayo Almario, Manuel Luis Lopez, and Gus Tambunting)

HBs 2333, 2604, 2872, 4654 & 5109 – Prohibiting telecommunication companies from imposing an expiration period on the validity of prepaid call and text cards and the forfeiture of load credits, providing penalties for violations thereof (Reps. Carlos Cojuangco, Vilma Santos-Recto, Victor Yap, Carmelo ‘Jon’ Lazatin II, and Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo)

HB 2447 – Prohibiting the imposition of expiration of prepaid cards, certificates or other devices of prepayment of goods and services, providing penalties for violations thereof (Rep. Arthur Yap)

HB 3268 – Prohibiting cellular mobile phone providers from conveying unsought services that are automatically and involuntarily charged against the account of subscribers, imposing penalties on unlawful acts of the providers (Rep. Harry Roque Jr.)

HR 100 – Investigation on all public telecommunications companies on the numerous complaints of subscribers on massive loss of prepaid loads even before they consume them (Rep. Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo)

HR 254 – Inquiry into the current validity periods for prepaid load credits, with the aim of prohibiting any kind of expiration period on the validity of the prepaid load credits, as well as calling the attention of the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) and the Office of the President (OP) over the same issues (Rep. Bernadette Herrera-Dy)
PEOPLE PARTICIPATION (CANCELLED)
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Perez Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 5842, 6120, 6237 & 6323 – Encouraging volunteerism during emergencies by protecting volunteers from liability (Reps. Alfredo Vargas III, John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto, Delphine Gan Lee, and ‘Kuya’ Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado)
PUBLIC INFORMATION
Agenda
01:30 PM
Conf. Rooms 7&8 RVM Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 1557, 1570 & 3134 – Supporting the production of Philippine independent films by providing incentives to filmmakers who are given honors in notable international film competitions (Reps. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Alfredo Vargas III, and Strike Revilla)

HBs 1647 & 4399 – Strengthening the powers and functions of the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB), amending for the purpose PD 1986, creating the MTRCB (Deputy Speaker Linabelle Ruth Villarica and Rep. Alfredo Vargas III)

HB 4780 – Prohibiting the use of the word "Lanao" to generalize the area in the Provinces of Lanao del Norte, Lanao del Sur and Iligan City in mass media and providing penalties therefor (Rep. Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo)

HBs 685, 913 & 2395 – Providing for a journalist protection, security and benefit program (Reps. Raul Del Mar, Harry Roque Jr., and Carlos Isagani Zarate)
PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS
Agenda
01:30 PM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
HBs 943 & 4905 – Amending Secs. 2 and 3 (B) of RA 8794, otherwise known as the Motor Vehicle User’s Charge (MVUC) Act of 2000 (Reps. Tobias ‘Toby’ Tiangco and Manuel Monsour Del Rosario III)

HB 2603 – Creating the Special Mass Transit System Support Fund, amending for the purpose Secs. 7 and 8 of RA 8794 (Rep. Vilma Santos-Recto)

HB 2605 – Exempting public utility vehicles from the MVUC, amending for the purpose Secs. 2 and 3 of RA 8794 (Rep. Vilma Santos-Recto)

HB 3680 – Reconfiguring the disposition of the monies collected and delineating the status of the special funds, amending for the purpose Secs. 7 and 8 of RA 8794 (Minority Leader Danilo Suarez)

HB 4467 – Allocating 5% of the collections from the MVUC to the Department of Education (DepEd) for the inclusion of driver's education subjects in the senior high school curriculum, amending for the purpose RA 8794 (Rep. Ana Cristina Siquian Go)

HB 5570 – Providing funds for the payment of energy costs of street lights, traffic lights, and other road and safety devices installed in national roads, amending for the purpose Sec. 7 of RA 8794 (Rep. Mario Vittorio ‘Marvey’ Mariño)

HB 5804 – Amending RA 8794 (Rep. Luis Raymund Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 5851 – Amending Sec. 6 of RA 8794 on the penalty for overloading (Rep. Harry Roque Jr.)
REFORESTATION
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 536, 3446, 3632, 4430 & 5549 – Requiring parents to plant one or two trees for every child born to them (Reps. Eric Olivarez, Marlyn Primicias-Agabas, Mark Go, Harlin Neil Abayon III, and Elisa ‘Olga’ Kho)

HB 772 – Requiring the planting of trees for any construction of residential, commercial or industrial structures (Rep. Emmeline Aglipay-Villar)

HB 3290 – Requiring sufficient canopy trees and flora in the construction of buildings and its appurtenant lands and structures (Rep. Nancy Catamco)

HB 1154 – Requiring all graduating elementary, high school, and college students to plant at least 10 trees each as a prerequisite for graduation (Rep. Gary Alejano)

HB 3132 – Requiring every student to plant trees every year (Rep. Strike Revilla)

HR 382 – Inquiry into the alleged irregularities and wrong policies in the implementation of the National Greening Program (NGP) with the view of assessing the effectivity of the program (Rep. Divina Grace Yu)
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HR 933 – Inquiry into the need to increase investment in water and sanitation to meet the targets under the sustainable development goals (SDGs) as underscored by the World Health Organization (WHO) in its new report published on behalf of United Nations (UN) - Water as it warned that almost two billion people currently consume contaminated water (Rep. Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo)
TUESDAY • 26-SEPTEMBER-2017
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS Subcommittee 4 (Review of Articles XI-XV)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Perez Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Discussion on the proposed amendments to Article XII (National Economy and Patrimony) of the 1987 Constitution in connection with the proposed shift from a unitary to a federal type of government
DANGEROUS DRUGS
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HR 456 and Privilege Speech Nos. 84 & 88 – Investigation into the illegal drug trading activities in the Province of Zamboanga del Norte (Rep. Seth Frederick Jalosjos)
ENERGY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rooms 1&2 RVM Bldg.
HB 942 – Removing the allowable systems loss from private utility companies and reducing the cap of recoverable system losses of rural electric cooperatives from 14% to 5%, amending for the purpose RA 7832, as amended (Rep. Tobias ‘Toby’ Tiangco)

HB 2297 – Prohibiting private electric utilities from collecting system losses from the consumers and reducing the cap of recoverable system losses of rural electric cooperatives to a maximum of 5%, amending for the purpose RA 7832, as amended (Rep. Maximo Rodriguez Jr.)

HB 6341 – Prohibiting power distribution utilities from collecting system losses from consumers, amending for the purpose RA 7832, as amended (Rep. Rodel Batocabe)
JUSTICE (Subcommittee on Prosecutorial Reforms)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HB 3467 – Revised Anti-Hazing Law (Rep. Bernadette Herrera-Dy)
SMALL BUSINESS & ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 4498 & 5540 – Further promoting entrepreneurship by strengthening, empowering and enhancing the financing programs for micro, small and medium enterprises, amending for the purpose RA 6977, as amended, otherwise known as the Magna Carta for Small Enterprises (Reps. Maximo Rodriguez Jr. and Michael Romero Ph. D.)
TRANSPORTATION (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HBs 153, 843, 1507, 3178, 3451 & 3667 – Providing for the protection of the rights of airline passengers and penalizing acts in violation thereof (Rep. Emmeline Aglipay-Villar, Deputy Speaker Linabelle Ruth Villarica, Reps. Gary Alejano, Evelina Escudero, Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo, and Gus Tambunting)

HB 756 – Establishing the passenger protection office in all major airports in the Philippines (Rep. Emmeline Aglipay-Villar)

HB 1523 – Requiring all carriers to provide training for flight attendants and gate attendants regarding serving alcohol, recognizing intoxicated passengers and dealing with disruptive passengers (Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo)

HBs 2042 & 2611 – Providing for a Bill of Rights of Air Passengers and penalizing violations thereof (Reps. Cesar Sarmiento and Vilma Santos-Recto)

HB 2782 – Providing for the Magna Carta of Airline Passengers, imposing obligations on air carriers, and penalizing acts in violation thereof (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)

HB 3270 – Establishing a national policy of basic consumer fair treatment for airline passengers (Rep. Harry Roque Jr.)
WAYS AND MEANS (CANCELLED)
Agenda
09:30 AM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
HB 1616 – Exempting the system loss charge component in the sale of electricity by distribution companies and electric cooperatives from the coverage of the value added tax, amending for the purpose Sec. 109 (1) of the National Internal Revenue Code, as amended (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)

HB 942 – Removing the allowable systems loss from private utility companies and reducing the cap of recoverable system losses of rural electric cooperatives from 14% to 5%, amending for the purpose RA 7832, as amended (Rep. Tobias ‘Toby’ Tiangco)

HB 2297 – Prohibiting private electric utilities from collecting system losses from the consumers and reducing the cap of recoverable system losses of rural electric cooperatives to a maximum of 5%, amending for the purpose RA 7832, as amended (Rep. Maximo Rodriguez Jr.)

Substitute Bill to HBs 133 & 177 – Ensuring the preservation and management of protected areas, amending for the purpose RA 7586, otherwise known as the National Integrated Protected Areas System Act of 1992 (Reps. Rodel Batocabe and Josephine Ramirez -Sato)

Substitute Bill to HBs 3927 & 5243 – Separating the Southern Philippines Agriculture, Business, Marine and Aquatic School of Technology (SPAMAST)-Digos Campus in Davao del Sur from the SPAMAST in Malita, Davao Occidental and converting it into a state college to be known as Davao del Sur State College and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Lorna Bautista-Bandigan and Mercedes ‘Didi’ Cagas)
JUSTICE (Subcommittee on Investigation and Enforcement Reforms)
Agenda
11:00 AM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 8, 775, 3081 & 3296 – Institutionalizing a criminal investigation system, repealing for the purpose RA 5180 or the law prescribing a uniform system of preliminary investigation by provincial and city fiscals and their assistants, and by state attorneys or their assistants (Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas, Reps. Emmeline Aglipay-Villar, Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo, and Evelina Escudero)
ECONOMIC AFFAIRS
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HR 898 – Inquiry into the desired economic policy direction of the Philippines with regard to foreign participation in the ownership and operation of corporations and firms engaged in the business of construction of buildings and other infrastructure in the Philippines (Rep. Arthur Yap)
GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY jt. w/ ENERGY
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkrs. Aquino/Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HR 566 – Inquiry into the alleged midnight deals of the Manila Electric Company (MERALCO)-affiliated generation companies and the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) which may be disadvantageous to the public and may cause power rate hikes (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)

Preliminary determination of jurisdiction on HR 1161 – Investigation into the immediate approval of the seven power supply agreements of MERALCO by the ERC (Minority Leader Danilo Suarez)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 314 – Amending the average annual income requirement for a municipality or cluster of barangays to be converted into a component city, amending for the purpose RA 9009 and Sec. 450 of RA 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991 (Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia)

HBs 430, 1236, 1237 & 4260 – Converting/creating barangays in certain municipalities in the Province of Pampanga (Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo)
HB 5050 – Creating seven barangays as separate and distinct barangays from its mother Barangay San Vicente, City of San Pedro, Province of Laguna, to be known as Barangays Pacita I, Chrysanthemum, Rosario, Pacita II, Fatima, San Lorenzo Ruiz, and Maharlika (Rep. Arlene Arcillas)

HB 3046 – Transferring the capital and seat of government of the Province of Rizal from Pasig City to Antipolo City (Rep. Romeo Acop)

HBs 2529, 3867 & 4672 – Rationalizing local taxation, amending for the purpose Sec. 150, Chapter 1, Title One, Book II of RA 7160, as amended (Reps. Juliette Uy, Evelina Escudero, and Jose Enrique ‘Joet’ Garcia III)
OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 1072 & 1330 – Strengthening further the pre-departure orientation program for departing overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to include financial and entrepreneurial education, amending for the purpose RA 8042, as amended, otherwise known as the Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act of 1995 (Reps. Scott Davies Lanete M.D. and Wes Gatchalian)

Briefing by the Department of Foreign Affairs – Office of the Undersecretary for Migrant Workers Affairs (DFA-OUMWA), Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), and the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) on their latest programs and policies for OFWs
MONDAY • 25-SEPTEMBER-2017
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
ECOLOGY (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:00 AM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on HBs 235 & 3279 – Requiring mandatory environment insurance coverage to promote ecological protection for environmentally-critical businesses (Reps. Rodante Marcoleta and Rosenda Ann Ocampo)
HEALTH jt. w/ TRADE AND INDUSTRY
Agenda
09:00 AM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 884, 885, 917, 925, 4129, 4713 & 5204 and HR 973 – Amending RA 9211, otherwise known as the Tobacco Regulation Act of 2003 (Reps. Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., Harry Roque Jr., Francis Gerald Abaya, Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo, Lawrence ‘Law’ Fortun, Rozzano Rufino Biazon, and Anthony Bravo Ph.D.)
GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HR 882 – Inquiry into the use by the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte of its shares from the excise taxes on locally manufactured Virginia-type cigarettes or the Special Support Fund under RA 7171 for a purpose other than those provided for by the said law, and into its highly irregular purchase of motor vehicles made through cash advances without the benefit of public biddings for the total amount of P66.45 million (Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas)

HR 1126 – Inquiry into the utilization of the tobacco excise tax and determination of the tangible benefits acquired by tobacco farmers of Ilocos Norte (Rep. Ariel ‘Ka Ayik’ Casilao)

Motu proprio inquiry into the various transactions made by the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte in 2012
TRANSPORTATION (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkrs. Aquino/Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on HBs 456 & 1286 – Providing for a Maritime Code for the full and effective implementation and enforcement of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974 and its Protocol of 1988; the International Convention for the Prevention and Pollution from Ships, 1973, its Protocol of 1978 and its Protocol of 1997; the Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea 1972; the International Convention on Load Lines 1966 and its Protocol of 1988, as amended in 2003; and the International Convention on the Tonnage Measurement of Ships 1969 (Reps. Jesulito Manalo and Teddy Brawner Baguilat Jr.)
HEALTH
Agenda
10:00 AM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Draft Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HB 180 – Providing compassionate and right of access to medical cannabis and expanding research into its medicinal properties (Rep. Rodolfo Albano III)

HBs 2475, 3491 & 3857 – Prohibiting the privatization and corporatization of public hospitals, public health facilities and public health services (Reps. Carlos Isagani Zarate, Jose Atienza Jr., and Gus Tambunting)

HBs 268, 716, 897, 1578, 1851, 1964, 2579, 2798, 3089, 3365, 3441, 3497, 3500, 4707, 5378, 5387, 5763, 6153, 6210, 6280 & 6299, HR 786 and Privilege Speech No. 195 – Establishing cancer treatment facilities; providing health insurance coverage and government support to cancer patients; institutionalizing cancer prevention and control program; raising public awareness regarding cancer; and similar subject matters (Reps. Geraldine Roman, Alfredo Vargas III, Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., Estrellita Suansing, Maximo Rodriguez Jr., Sol Aragones, Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo, Evelina Escudero, Gary Alejano, Lianda Bolilia, Wes Gatchalian, Karlo Alexei Nograles, Cristina ‘Chiqui’ Roa-Puno, Bernadette Herrera-Dy, and Scott Davies Lanete M.D.)

HB 4161 – Mandating six months medical service in local health facilities for post-graduate physicians and new medical specialists (Rep. Rogelio Espina M.D.)

HB 5154 – Promulgating a comprehensive policy in addressing the needs of persons afflicted by rare disorders (Rep. Gus Tambunting)

HB 5704 – Granting free Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) coverage to day care workers (Rep. Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo)

HB 5676 – Establishing a national mental health policy for the purpose of enhancing the delivery of integrated mental health services, promoting and protecting persons utilizing psychiatric, neurologic and psychological health services, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Scott Davies Lanete M.D.)

HR 719 – Urging the PhilHealth to include psoriasis in the list of diseases and ailments covered by its healthcare program, with the end in view of making psoriasis treatment available especially to the marginalized and reducing cases of psoriasis in the Philippines (Rep. Scott Davies Lanete M.D.)

HB 2553 – Establishing the Teodoro N. Pepito Memorial Hospital in the City of Valencia, 4th District of the Province of Bukidnon and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Rogelio Neil Pepito Roque)

HBs 4624, 4875, 5324 & 5637 – Increasing the bed capacity of hospitals in certain parts of the country and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Erico Aristotle Aumentado, Manuel Jose ‘Mannix’ Dalipe, Karlo Alexei Nograles, and Bayani Fernando)

HB 4945 – Amending Batas Pambansa Blg. 517, by converting the Labuan Public Hospital in Zamboanga City into a Level II general hospital to be known as the Labuan General Hospital and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Celso Lobregat)
TRADE AND INDUSTRY
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 2171, 5031, 5093, 5383, 5634 & 5809 – Establishing a national policy on ease of doing business, creating for the purpose the Ease of Doing Business Commission (Reps. Vilma Santos-Recto, Ferjenel Biron M.D., Arthur Yap, Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo, Gus Tambunting, and Manuel Zubiri)

HB 3252 – Establishing the Drug Price Regulatory Board to regulate the prices of drugs and medicines in the Philippines, amending for the purpose RA 9502, otherwise known as the Universally Accessible Cheaper and Quality Medicines Act of 2008 (Rep. Ferjenel Biron M.D.)

HBs 528, 877, 1324, 2917 & 5970 – Amending Batas Pambansa Blg. 68 or the Corporation Code of the Philippines (Reps. Rodel Batocabe, Edgar Sarmiento, Johnny Ty Pimentel, Evelina Escudero, and Harry Roque Jr.)
WELFARE OF CHILDREN
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Revised Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 440, 748, 848, 953, 982, 1345, 1971, 2550, 3407, 3428, 3530, 3826, 3968, 4552, 4738 & 5722 – Instituting the Magna Carta of Day Care Workers and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Romero ‘Miro’ Quimbo, Reps. Emmeline Aglipay-Villar, Linabelle Ruth Villarica, Rosenda Ann Ocampo, Lawrence ‘Law’ Fortun, Romeo Acop, Estrellita Suansing, Yedda Marie Romualdez, Sol Aragones, Julieta Cortuna, Peter ‘Sr. Pedro’ Unabia, Strike Revilla, Bernadette Herrera-Dy, Maximo Rodriguez Jr., Arlene Brosas, and Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo)

Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 2235 & 3581 – Prohibiting unattended children in motor vehicles (Reps. Strike Revilla and Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo)

Draft Substitute Bill to HB 894 – Prohibiting the roaming, loitering or sleeping of unchaperoned children below 18 years of age at late hours of the evening outside their domicile and providing penalties therefor (Rep. Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D.)

HBs 2242, 4813 & 5836 – Establishing rehabilitation centers for children and youth with disabilities (Reps. Teodoro Montoro, Bernadette Herrera-Dy, and Cristina ‘Chiqui’ Roa-Puno)

HB 352 – Granting tax deductions to parents and legal guardians of children with special needs (Rep. Emmeline Aglipay-Villar)

HB 396 – Granting additional privileges to children with special needs (Rep. Jose Christopher Belmonte)
HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
Agenda
01:30 PM
Conf. Rooms 1&2 RVM Bldg.
HBs 6137 & 6147 – Establishing the Polytechnic University of the Philippines-Sablayan campus in Occidental Mindoro to be known as PUP-Sablayan Campus, appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Josephine Ramirez-Sato and Julieta Cortuna)

Substitute Bill to HBs 6286, 898, 2166, 2951, 3472, 3586, 5990, 6213, 4025 & 6361 – Establishing a medical scholarship and service program for qualified students and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Ann Hofer, Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., Vilma Santos-Recto, Bernadette Herrera-Dy, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Alfredo Vargas III, John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto, Salvador Belaro, and Eric Olivarez)
METRO MANILA DEVELOPMENT (CANCELLED)
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Update by the Department of Transportation (DOTr) on the railway projects in Metro Manila

Update by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) on the traffic decongestion plan for Metro Manila

Last Updated: 25-September-2017, 03:32:23 PM