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COMMITTEE MEETINGS

SOURCE: Committee Management Support Service I


WEEKLY SCHEDULE

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

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WEDNESDAY • 04-MARCH-2020
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
LAND USE (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:00 AM
Conf. Rm. 5, RVM Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HBs 105, 158, 564, 2323, 2550, 2715, 2833, 3062, 3244, 3556, 4347, 4398, 5255 & 5534 – Instituting a National Land Use and Management Policy, providing the implementing mechanism and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Lawrence 'Law' Fortun, Jose Christopher Belmonte, Rodrigo Abellanosa, Lucy Torres-Gomez, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Jose Enrique 'Joet' Garcia III, Rufus Rodriguez, Jericho Jonas Nograles, Joey Sarte Salceda, Joaquin Chipeco Jr., Joy Myra Tambunting, Francis Gerald Aguinaldo Abaya, Stella Luz Quimbo, and Deputy Speaker Aurelio 'Dong' Gonzales Jr.)

HBs 706 & 2367 – Instituting a national land use policy, providing the implementing mechanisms therefor (Reps. Rozzano Rufino Biazon and Cheryl Deloso-Montalla)

HB 2892 – Instituting the national land, water, and air use policy of the Republic of the Philippines, providing the implementing mechanisms therefor (Rep. Josephine Ramirez-Sato)

HB 3297 – Providing for a national land use and development program, providing funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D.)
BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HB 6174 – Further strengthening the Anti-Money Laundering Law, amending for the purpose RA 9160, otherwise known as the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2001, as amended (Rep. Junie Cua)
POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rm. 6, RVM Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on HBs 100, 838 & 2263 – Instituting absolute divorce and dissolution of marriage in the Philippines (Reps. Edcel Lagman, Arlene Brosas, and Pantaleon Alvarez)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 1670 – Amending Article 83 of PD 442, otherwise known as the Labor Code of the Philippines, as amended (by removing the limit of normal work hours to a more flexible work duration) (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 1904 – Increasing the normal work hours per day under a compressed work week scheme, amending Articles 83, 87 and 91 of PD 442, as amended (Rep. Mark Go)

HB 5471 – Allowing the adoption of alternative work arrangements, amending for the purpose PD 442, as amended (Deputy Speaker Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva)
TOURISM
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 1341, 1772, 2095–2098, 2292–2296, 2371–2373, 2420 & 2651 – Declaring parks, shrines, falls, caves, lakes, or mountains in certain parts of the country as ecotourism zones, tourist destinations or heritage parks (Reps. Mark Go, Eric Olivarez, Jumel Anthony Espino, Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo, Cheryl Deloso-Montalla, Cyrille 'Beng' Abueg-Zaldivar, and Joseph Sto. Niño Bernos)

HBs 1944, 1989, 2105, 2284, 2680, 3648, 3917, 3918, 4080 & 4200 – Declaring provinces, cities, municipalities, or barangays in certain parts of the country as tourism zones/destinations (Reps. Lawrence 'Law' Fortun, Frederick Siao, Erico Aristotle Aumentado, Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo, Wilfrido Mark Enverga, Mercedes ‘Didi’ Cagas, and Christopher V.P. De Venecia, and Deputy Speaker Deogracias Victor ‘DV’ Savellano)

HB 2696 – Declaring the Province of Camarines Norte as the surfing capital of the Bicol Region (Rep. Marisol Panotes)

HB 2792 – Declaring the Dao Tree located within a pocket secondary forest in the Integrated Forest Management Agreement (IFMA) area of the E. Pelaez Ranch in Bayombong, Barangay Cugman, Cagayan de Oro City as the Cagayan de Oro Heritage Tree and a tourist attraction (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 3974 – Declaring the Province of Camarines Sur as the wakeboarding capital of the Philippines (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr.)
TRADE AND INDUSTRY jt. w/ HEALTH (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on HBs 40, 500, 1508, 1510, 1703, 2277, 2862, 2929, 3049, 3083, 4816, 5072, 5099, 5310, 5510, 5561, 5630, 5702, 5752 & 5873 – Regulating the manufacture, importation, packaging, use, sale, distribution, and advertisement of electronic nicotine delivery systems and electronic non-nicotine delivery systems (ENDS/ENNDS) and heated tobacco products (HTPs) (Reps. Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Robert Ace Barbers, Alfredo Garbin Jr., Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Jose Enrique 'Joet' Garcia III, Ron Salo, Precious Hipolito Castelo, Angelina 'Helen' Tan M.D., Eric Olivarez, Kristine Singson-Meehan, Geraldine Roman, Sharon Garin, Bernadette ‘BH’ Herrera-Dy, Marlyn ‘Len’ Alonte, Minority Leader Bienvenido Abante Jr., Reps. Rufus Rodriguez, Cheryl Deloso-Montalla, and Cristal Bagatsing)
GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION jt. w/ NATURAL RESOURCES
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 4487 – Creating and establishing an Ifugao Rice Terraces Commission for the restoration, preservation and maintenance of the Ifugao Rice Terraces, the only living social and cultural heritage inscribed in the World Heritage List in 1995 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Solomon Chungalao)
PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
01:30 PM
Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HBs 175, 238, 825, 923, 4008 & 5605 – Regulating the planning, design, construction, occupancy, and maintenance of buildings, enacting a New Building Act, repealing PD 1096 or the law adopting a National Building Code of the Philippines (NBCP) thereby revising RA 6541 (Reps. Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., Alfred Vargas, Deputy Speaker Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr., Rep. Bayani Fernando, Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D., and Rep. Romeo Momo)

HB 364 – Providing for the telecommunications technology readiness of buildings and structures, amending certain sections of PD 1096, otherwise known as the National Building Code (Rep. Victor Yap)

HB 1650 – Expediting and streamlining the application process for securing building permits and certificates of occupancy, amending for the purpose certain provisions of RA 6541, otherwise known as the National Building Code of the Philippines (Rep. Manuel Cabochan III)

HB 1891 – Strengthening PD 1096, as amended, by mandating a comprehensive nationwide inspection of buildings and imposing stiff penalties against building officials who violate the pertinent provisions of the said Code (Rep. Alfred Vargas)

HB 723 – Promoting the safety of residents, tenants and guests, especially children, in buildings, whether public or private, with two or more floors, through the installation of protective devices or structures to prevent accidental falling or suicide (Rep. Lucy Torres-Gomez)

HR 32 – Inquiry into the compliance with the guidelines and implementing rules on earthquake recording instrumentation for buildings as provided for by PD 1096 (Rep. Enrico Pineda)

HR 132 – Conducting an accessibility audit of all public buildings and infrastructures to address the needs and requirements of persons with disability (PWDs) pursuant to Batas Pambansa Bilang 344 (Rep. Alfred Vargas)
VETERANS AFFAIRS AND WELFARE
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 1671 – Providing for a ₱3,000 increase across the board in the monthly pension of war veterans and their dependents, appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

Briefing by the Veterans Federation of the Philippines (VFP) on the operations and management of the 50-hectare VFP Industrial Center in Taguig City
TUESDAY • 03-MARCH-2020
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
HB 6143 – Financial Consumer Protection Act (Rep. Junie Cua)
ECOLOGY jt. w/ ENERGY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 933, 3174, 3423, 4419 & 5706 – Promoting and allowing the use of waste to energy technology as an alternative source of renewable energy (Reps. Manuel Cabochan III, Abraham ‘Bambol’ Tolentino, Alfred Vargas, David ‘Jay-Jay’ Suarez, and Eric Olivarez)

HBs 618, 1938 & 5401 – Regulating the use of treatment technology for municipal and hazardous wastes, repealing for the purpose Section 20 of RA 8749 (Reps. Carlito Marquez, Enrico Pineda, and Jocelyn Sy Limkaichong)
REVISION OF LAWS (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on HBs 1550 & 2764 – Creating a Civil Code Commission to implement the re-codification of all existing civil laws of the Philippines, defining its composition and functions, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Alfredo Garbin Jr. and Rufus Rodriguez)
WAYS AND MEANS
Agenda
09:30 AM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
HBs 191 & 3671 – Enhancing revenue administration and collection by granting amnesty on all unpaid impositions levied by government for taxable year 2017 and prior years (Reps. Estrellita Suansing and Sharon Garin)

Report of the Technical Working Group on Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office’s (PCSO) tax and non-tax revenues
WEST PHILIPPINE SEA (Organizational meeting)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
Organizational meeting

Briefing by the National Task Force for the West Philippine Sea (NTF-WPS) on Philippine claims; foreign policy, and negotiations on WPS; security situation in the WPS; Philippine maritime capabilities; and other related issues and concerns
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
Agenda
10:00 AM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Inquiry into the reported impending closure of Honda Cars Philippines, Inc., Nokia Technology Center, Philippines, and Wells Fargo, and the impact on their workers
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Agenda
10:00 AM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 5964, 5567, 127, 2241, 4389, 4605, 4963, 5578, 5635 & 4184 – Strengthening the governance and management of the Philippine Science High School System (Reps. Erico Aristotle Aumentado, Jonathan Keith Flores, Deputy Speaker Dan Fernandez, Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda, Ed Christopher Go, Kristine Alexie Tutor, Cyrille Abueg-Zaldivar, Joseph ‘Jojo’ Lara, and Yasser Alonto Balindong)

Substitute Bill to HBs 1100, 1464, 3885 & 4572 – Converting the Provincial Science and Technology Center into Provincial Science and Technology Office in every province and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Ron Salo, Divina Grace Yu, Alfonso Umali Jr., and Rufus Rodriguez)

HBs 952, 1032, 1471, 3053 & 4235 – Strengthening the National Measurement Infrastructure System (NMIS), amending for the purpose RA 9236, otherwise known as the National Metrology Act of 2003 (Reps. Ron Salo, Joey Sarte Salceda, Divina Grace Yu, Leonardo Babasa Jr., and John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto)

HBs 2441 & 3294 – Modernizing the National Measurement System (NMS) of the Philippines, creating for this purpose the National Measurement Institute of the Philippines, appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte and Rep. Alfred Vargas)

HB 1025 – Establishing the Science for Change Program (Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda)

HB 4482 – Amending RA 9236, providing for stiffer penalties and sanctions (Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D.)
ECONOMIC AFFAIRS
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 5906 – Amending certain provisions of RA 10667, or the law providing for a national competition policy prohibiting anti-competitive agreements, abuse of dominant position and anti-competitive mergers and acquisitions, establishing the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) and appropriating funds therefor (by enhancing the PCC’s ability to enforce its mandate and update its system and standards for remuneration, as well as by shifting to a voluntary merger review regime, among others) (Rep. Stella Luz Quimbo)

HB 6243 – Strengthening the powers of the PCC and legislating the national competition policy, amending for the purpose RA 10667, otherwise known as the Philippine Competition Act (Rep. Sharon Garin)

HBs 6162 & 6292 – Reorganizing and converting the Insurance Commission into a collegial body, amending Sections 437, 438, and 439 of RA 10607, otherwise known as the Insurance Code, as amended (Reps. Sharon Garin and Rufus Rodriguez)
FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
HB 340 – Providing for the issuance of passports and travel documents, as well as for the revocation thereof, defining and penalizing offenses relating to passports and travel documents, repealing for the purpose RA 8239, otherwise known as the Philippine Passport Act of 1996 (Rep. Xavier Jesus Romualdo)

HB 1371 – Creating a passport processing and issuance center for every province, amending for this purpose RA 8239 (Rep. Ed Christopher Go)

HB 4288 – Providing for a new passport law, repealing for the purpose RA 8239 (Rep. Ann Hofer)

HBs 5316, 5729 & 5968 – Granting lifetime validity of Philippine passports to senior citizens, further amending for the purpose Section 10 of RA 8239, as amended (Reps. Sandra Eriguel M.D., John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto, and Francisco Datol Jr.)
POVERTY ALLEVIATION
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rm. 6, RVM Bldg.
HB 184 – Mandating the national government to increase the grant under the Unconditional Cash Transfer (UCT) Program to ₱500 per person per month to benefit 22 million poor Filipinos (Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D.)

HB 6060 – Expanding the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) (Rep. Presley De Jesus)

HB 3516 – Creating the monthly rice subsidy program for the 12 million extreme poverty stricken Filipinos (Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D.)

HB 3517 – Creating a mandatory cash transfer program for the 12 million extreme poverty stricken Filipinos (Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D.)

Bills providing assistance to indigent farmers and fisherfolk:
HB 1813 – Establishing social protection program to assist indigent farmers and fisherfolk who have reached the retirement age without existing pension (Rep. Rogelio ‘Ruel’ Pacquiao)
HB 2675 – Establishing an annual cash grant to farmers and fishermen living below the poverty line, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Josefina Tallado)
HB 5196 – Providing direct financial assistance to Filipino rice farmers, establishing for the purpose the Pantawid Magsasakang Pilipino Program, providing funds therefor (Rep. Florencio Noel)
PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY jt. w/ NATIONAL DEFENSE AND SECURITY
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkrs. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Consolidated Bill on HBs 551, 2082, 2847, 3103, 3413 & 5710 – Defining, preventing, and penalizing terrorists acts, repealing for the purpose RA 9372, otherwise known as the Human Security Act of 2007, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Jericho Jonas Nograles, Deputy Speakers Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr. and Michael Romero Ph.D., Reps. Jocelyn Tulfo and Lianda Bolilia)
SOCIAL SERVICES
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 4469 – Institutionalizing the granting of Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situation (AICS) Program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Marisol Panotes)

Briefing by the DSWD on AICS
MONDAY • 02-MARCH-2020
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
TRADE AND INDUSTRY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
HB 3366 – Strengthening and modernizing the Warehouse Receipts Law of the Philippines in order to provide a legal framework in the Philippines that shall facilitate trade and commerce (Rep. Bernadette ‘BH’ Herrera-Dy)

HB 4413 – Providing for the revised Warehouse Receipts Law of the Philippines (Rep. Xavier Jesus Romualdo)
WAYS AND MEANS
Agenda
09:30 AM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 99 & 1974 – Institutionalizing industry cluster-based programs and projects through inter-local cooperation and people’s participation (Rep. Maria Lourdes Acosta-Alba and Deputy Speaker Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie Villanueva)

HB 883 – Consolidating the laws granting rewards to informers of violations of internal revenue and customs laws, repealing for this purpose Section 282 of the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997, and Section 3513 of the Tariff and Customs Code of the Philippines (Rep. Manuel Cabochan III)

HB 1043 – Granting incentives to qualified taxpayers by exempting them from audit and investigation if they pay at least twenty percent more of income tax, vat, excise and percentage taxes paid during the previous taxable year (Rep. Kristine Singson-Meehan)

HR 79 – Investigation into the manufacturing of illegal cigarettes, fake cigarette labels, and fake revenue stamps; smuggling of fake cigarettes and cigarette-making machines; and loss of revenue because of uncollected taxes (Deputy Speaker Deogracias Victor ‘DV’ Savellano)
FLAGSHIP PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 5456 – Granting President Rodrigo Roa Duterte special powers in adopting a national policy on speeding up the implementation of the "Build, Build, Build" Program on or before 2022 or within a period of two and half years, and subject to restrictions, to implement rules and regulations necessary and proper to carry out such powers (Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda)
GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION jt. w/ AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES RESOURCES (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on HBs 7, 122, 1542, 2827, 3010, 3240, 3471, 4350, 4480, 6185 & 6226 – Creating the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, providing for its powers and functions, appropriating funds therefor (Speaker Alan Peter ‘Compañero’ Cayetano, Reps. Juan Miguel Macapagal Arroyo, Alfredo Garbin Jr., Rufus Rodriguez, Raul ‘Boboy’ Tupas, Janice Salimbangon, Anna Marie Villaraza-Suarez, Deputy Speakers Vilma Santos-Recto and Michael Romero Ph.D., Reps. Ron Salo and Argel Joseph Cabatbat)
NATURAL RESOURCES
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Perez Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 265, 3351 & 4860 – Providing for a revised Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act, appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Josephine Ramirez-Sato, Juan Miguel Macapagal Arroyo, and Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 1117 – Amending RA 9147, otherwise known as the Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act (by prohibiting lambateros from setting up fishnets (lambat) or similar materials to gather, capture or otherwise take control or possession of any of the species described in the Act including race pigeons and other species) (Rep. Jose Atienza Jr.)

HR 248 – Investigation into the illegal wildlife trade in the Philippines and review of relevant existing laws (Rep. Elpidio Barzaga Jr.)
RURAL DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 3030 & 6130 – Establishing the Barangay Integrated Development Approach for Nutrition Improvement (BIDANI) of the rural poor as a linkage program for all state universities and colleges (SUCs) and community colleges and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Wilter ‘Sharky’ Wee Palma II and Victor Yap)

Briefing by the Department of Science and Technology-Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST-FNRI) on the problem of malnutrition among Filipino children and the youth

Special report on the accomplishments of the BIDANI
WELFARE OF CHILDREN
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkrs. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 626, 4676 & 6334 – Strengthening early childhood care and development system, revising for the purpose RA 10410, otherwise known as the Early Years Act of 2013, and providing funds therefor (Reps. Joel Mayo Almario, John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto, and Josefina Tallado)

Measures on child friendly internet:
HB 2203 – Prohibiting the spread of online viral challenge that is detrimental to the moral, mental, and physical development of children (Rep. ‘Kuya’ Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado)

HB 2517 – Requiring internet service providers to create and maintain a child-friendly internet package for subscription of parents or guardians, free Wifi providers, computer rental shops, and other subscribers, and providing penalties for violation thereof (Rep. Divina Grace Yu)

HB 5307 – Regulating the use of social media, providing protection for children, minors and consumers (Deputy Speaker Dan Fernandez)

HB 5407 – Providing protection for children using the internet (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)

HB 5542 – Banning the use of mobile phones and other electronic gadgets by children less than 16 years of age in all public and private schools (Rep. Florida ‘Rida’ Robes)

HR 342 – Inquiry into the adverse effects of character-based video games on children and prescribe counter measures to curb, if not discourage, youngsters from engaging in such character-based video games (Deputy Speaker Rodante Marcoleta)
HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
Agenda
01:30 PM
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
Bills pertaining to college and university faculty/teaching personnel:
HB 2921 – Prescribing uniform qualification standard for teachers in colleges or universities (Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo)
HB 5035 – Standardizing the tenure of college professors (Rep. John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto)

Bills mandating the teaching of subjects on ethics, anti-corruption, and governance:
HB 5769 – Mandating the compulsory teaching of ethics subjects in Philippine tertiary education (Rep. Ruth Mariano-Hernandez)
HB 6003 – Requiring the inclusion of anti-corruption and governance education in higher education curriculum, appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva)

Bills creating Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) training centers:
Substitute Bill to HB 2542 – Converting the Balicuatro College of Arts and Trades in the Municipality of Allen, Province of Northern Samar, into the Northern Samar Polytechnic Institute, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Paul Ruiz Daza)
HBs 6110, 6220, 6241 & 6296 – Establishing TESDA training centers in certain parts of the country and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Conrado Estrella III, Reps. Vincent Garcia, Juan Fidel Felipe Nograles, and Joseph ‘Jojo’ Lara)

Measures pertaining to the implementation of student financial assistance programs:
HR 30 – Inquiry into the Commission on Higher Education’s (CHED) scholarship allowance for identified beneficiaries (Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco)
HRs 108 & 109 – Investigation into the continued collection of various school fees in several state universities in violation of RA 10931, also known as the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act (Rep. Sarah Jane Elago)
HR 111 – Calling for an immediate review of the implementation of voluntary opt-out mechanism as provided in RA 10931 (Rep. Sarah Jane Elago)
HRs 394 & 395 – Urging the Unified Student Financial Assistance System for Tertiary Education (UniFAST) Board to scrap its definition of "similar or related fees," which allows the illegal collection of redundant, exorbitant, and dubious school fees, in the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of RA 10931 (Rep. Sarah Jane Elago)
HR 693 – Inquiry to assess and evaluate the implementation of RA 10687, otherwise known as the UniFAST Act to ensure that the mandate of the law is effectively and efficiently carried out (Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez)

Last Updated: 27-February-2020, 08:16:19 PM