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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 • 31-MAY-2017
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HR 292 – Inquiry into the alleged illegal practices in the Bureau of Immigration (BI) (Rep. Rosana ‘Ria’ Vergara)
HUMAN RIGHTS
Agenda
09:30 AM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
HRs 634 & 687 – Investigation into the violent shooting of farmers resulting to nine injured farmers belonging to the Madaum Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Association, Inc. (MARBAI) by the security guards and personnel of Lapanday Food Corporation (LFC) in Barangay Madaum, Tagum City, Davao del Norte (Rep. Ariel ‘Ka Ayik’ Casilao and Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez)
PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY
Agenda
09:30 AM (whole day)
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HR 763 – Inquiry into the manifest breakdown of discipline in the Philippine National Police (PNP) in the light of the recent high-profile criminal incidents allegedly involving officers and members of the organization (Rep. Romeo Acop)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Report of the Technical Working Group on HBs 269 & 500 – Instituting policies for the protection and welfare of caregivers in the practice of their profession (Reps. Geraldine Roman and Karlo Alexei Nograles)

HBs 55, 76, 170, 341, 556, 563, 709, 712, 895, 916, 1045, 1208, 1351, 1563, 1837, 1857, 1910, 2389, 3556, 3769, 3802, 4443, 4444, 5130 & 5264 – Strengthening the security of tenure of workers in the private sector (Reps. Kaka Bag-ao, Emmeline Aglipay-Villar, Karlo Alexei Nograles, Tom Villarin, Ariel ‘Ka Ayik’ Casilao, Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo, Bellaflor Angara-Castillo, Angelina “Helen” Tan M.D., Harry Roque Jr., Emmi De Jesus, Carlos Isagani Zarate, Aniceto ‘John’ Bertiz III, Bernadette Herrera-Dy, Sol Aragones, Linabelle Ruth Villarica, Joseph Stephen Paduano, Mark Go, Arthur Yap, Manuel Zubiri, John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto, Raymond Democrito Mendoza, Sherwin Tugna, and Anthony Bravo Ph.D.)
GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Montilla 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)
PEOPLE’S PARTICIPATION
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Perez Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 249 & 568 – Creating a system of partnership between local governments and civil society organizations through the establishment of a people’s council in every local government unit (LGU), prescribing its powers and functions (Reps. Gabriel Bordado and Sabiniano Canama)

HB 1598 – Providing for the accreditation of nongovernment organizations (NGOs) and peoples organizations (POs) eligible to access government funds and for the system of accountability and transparency in the use of these funds (Rep. Teddy Brawner Baguilat Jr.)

HBs 3023 & 3789 – Strengthening the right of the people to free expression, to peaceably assemble and to petition the government for redress of grievances, repealing for the purpose BP 880, otherwise known as the Public Assembly Act of 1985 (Reps. Harry Roque Jr. and Carlos Isagani Zarate)
PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS
Agenda
01:30 PM
Conf. Rooms 1&2 RVM Bldg.
HR 134 - Reviving the Pampanga river control system and including it in the yearly budget of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) (Rep. Juan Pablo ‘Rimpy’ Bondoc)
TUESDAY • 30-MAY-2017
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
FOOD SECURITY (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on the draft Substitute Bill to HBs 247, 3419, 3937 & 767– Creating a system of food distribution for addressing the nutritional needs of the people, providing for its procurement process and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Gabriel Bordado, Jorge ‘Bolet’ Banal, Kaka Bag-ao, and Emmeline Aglipay-Villar)
FOREIGN AFFAIRS jt. w/ INTER-PARLIAMENTARY RELATIONS AND DIPLOMACY and WEST PHILIPPINE SEA
Agenda
09:30 AM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
Briefing by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on the Philippine chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2017 and the ASEAN Vision 2025
GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY jt. w/ JUSTICE
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HR 867 – Inquiry into the alleged grossly disadvantageous contract entered into by the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) and the Tagum Agricultural Development Company, Inc. (TADECO) (Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez)
GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION jt. w/ TRANSPORTATION (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Villar Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HB 687 – Amending certain provisions of RA 6958, otherwise known as the Charter of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (Rep. Raul Del Mar)

HB 4105 – Amending Section 6 of RA 6958 (Rep. Aileen Radaza)
HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
09:30 AM
Senate Session Hall Senate Bldg. Pasay City
Public Hearing on House Joint Resolution No. 11 – Authorizing the National Housing Authority (NHA) to award the unoccupied and unawarded housing units of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Philippine National Police (PNP), Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP), and Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) to other qualified beneficiaries (Rep. Alfredo ‘Albee’ Benitez)
HUMAN RIGHTS
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 61, 256, 1645 & 3938 - Providing a framework for the right to adequate food (Reps. Karlo Alexei Nograles, Harry Roque Jr., Linabelle Ruth Villarica, and Kaka Bag-ao)

HRs 948, 960 & 976 – Investigation into the alleged secret detention facility at the Manila Police District Station 1 (Reps. Harry Roque Jr., Teddy Brawner Baguilat Jr., and Gary Alejano)

HR 950 –Urging the Oversight Committee provided under RA 9745 or the Anti-Torture Act of 2009 to convene in order to investigate the alleged violations by some members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) on the Anti-Torture Law and to determine whether such practices are of widespread use in our law enforcement agencies (Rep. Ramon ‘Rav’ Rocamora)
METRO MANILA DEVELOPMENT (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conference Room 6 RVM Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:
HB 4642 – Granting the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) additional powers and functions, amending for the purpose RA 7924 (Rep. Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo)

HB 5057– Amending RA 7924, strengthening the MMDA and providing funds therefor (Rep. Bayani Fernando)
WAYS AND MEANS
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 731, 2436, 3456 & 4283 – Amending RA 7653, also known as the New Central Bank Act (Reps. Karlo Alexei Nograles, Ma. Theresa Collantes, Henry Oaminal, and Ben Evardone)

Substitute Bill to HBs 69 & 2510 – Collective Investment Schemes Law (CISL) (Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda and Dakila Carlo Cua)

Substitute Bill to HB 4106 – Further strengthening the powers and functions of the Authority of the Freeport Area of Bataan (AFAB), amending for this purpose RA 9728, otherwise known as the Freeport Area of Bataan (FAB) Act of 2009 (Rep. Jose Enrique ‘Joet’ Garcia III)

Substitute Bill to HB 4462 – Establishing a special defense economic zone (SpeDEZ) inside the government arsenal defense industrial estate located in Camp Gen. Antonio Luna, Lamao, Municipality of Limay, Province of Bataan, creating for this purpose the Special Defense Economic Zone Authority (SpeDEZA) and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Jose Enrique ‘Joet’ Garcia III)

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)

Substitute Bill to 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)

Substitute Bill to HB 655 – Converting the Northwestern Mindanao State College of Science and Technology (NMSCST) in the City of Tangub, Province of Misamis Occidental into a state university to be known as the University of Northwestern Mindanao (UNM), and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Henry Oaminal)

Substitute Bill to 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)

Substitute Bill to HB 2986 – Establishing the Agusan Marsh situated in the Municipalities of Talacogon, San Francisco, Rosario, Bunawan, Loreto and La Paz all in the Province of Agusan del Sur as protected area under the category of wildlife sanctuary, providing for its management (Rep. Evelyn Mellana)

Substitute Bill to HB 3167 – Declaring the Mayon Volcano Natural Park in the Province of Albay as a protected area and providing funds therefor (Rep. Fernando Gonzalez)
ECONOMIC AFFAIRS jt. w/ TRADE AND INDUSTRY
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 203, 359, 595, 905, 1923, 2033, 2461, 2745, 2927, 3342 & 4168 – Establishing special economic zones and free ports in certain parts of the country, appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Frederick ‘Erick Abueg, Reps. Maximo Rodriguez Jr., Prospero Pichay Jr., Deogracias Victor ‘DV’ Savellano, Benhur Salimbangon, Imelda Marcos, Arthur Yap, Pedro Acharon Jr., Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez, Reps. Ben Evardone and Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)
GLOBALIZATION AND WTO
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HR 796 – Inquiry into the effects on the local livestock and poultry industry of the implementation of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade-World Trade Organization's (GATT-WTO) policies and programs in the country (Rep. Ariel ‘Ka Ayik’ Casilao)

Updates by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-Philippines trade engagements
PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Executive meeting of the Technical Working Group on the draft Substitute Bill to HBs 421, 1393, 3699 & 4882 – Prohibiting the malicious and willful 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, Michelle Antonio, and Jose Antonio ‘Kuya Jonathan’ Sy-Alvarado)
MONDAY • 29-MAY-2017
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
GAMES AND AMUSEMENTS (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Perez Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on HB 299 – Granting health care, retirement, and death benefits to professional Filipino athletes who win world championship titles in international professional sports competitions or in other equally prestigious international championship games and providing funds therefor (Rep. Horacio Suansing Jr.)
GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Nograles 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, in 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)
METRO MANILA DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkrs. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Briefing by the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on its policy direction under its new leadership

Discussion on the issues surrounding the implementation of RA 10913 or the Anti-Distracted Driving Act

HR 475 – Investigation into the unabated, unplanned, and unsound land development in Metro Manila which worsened traffic conditions and contributed to urban blight (Rep. Rodel Batocabe)
NATIONAL DEFENSE AND SECURITY
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Briefing by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on the pay and allowances received by its members

HB 429 – Adjusting the collateral entitlement of uniformed members of the AFP who are directly engaged in actual combat against members of the different national security threat groups (Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo)
WELFARE OF CHILDREN
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HB 894 – Prohibiting the roaming, loitering or sleeping of unchaperoned children below eighteen years of age at late hours of the evening outside their domicile and providing penalties therefor (Rep. Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D.)

HBs 1811 & 1852 – Protecting children from cigarette smoke exposure, amending for the purpose Sections 6 and 29 of RA 2911, otherwise known as the Tobacco Regulation Act of 2003 (Rep. Alfredo Vargas III)

HBs 2235 & 3581 – Prohibiting unattended children in motor vehicles (Reps. Strike Revilla and Gloria Macapagal–Arroyo)
AGRARIAN REFORM
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Executive meeting on the Substitute Bill to HBs 1396 & 5501 – Prohibiting the acceptance, processing, and approval of applications for land use conversion of agricultural lands, irrigated lands, and irrigable lands to non-agricultural purposes (Rep. Erlpe John ‘Ping’ Amante and Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez)
AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES RESOURCES
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 788, 1410 & 1411 – Providing for the construction of fish ports in the Provinces of Cebu and Agusan del Norte, appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Gerald Anthony ‘Samsam’ Gullas Jr. and Erlpe John ‘Ping’ Amante)

HB 1961, 1962, 3554, 3576, 4455-4461 & 4680 – Establishing fish breeding farms and hatcheries in the City of Zamboanga and in the Provinces of Nueva Ecija, Masbate, Iloilo, and Leyte (Reps. Estrellita Suansing, Maria Vida Bravo, Manuel Jose ‘Mannix’ Dalipe, Raul ‘Boboy’ Tupas, and Vicente ‘Ching’ Veloso)
GAMES AND AMUSEMENTS
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HR 958 – Inquiry into the alleged irregularities in the operations of the small town lottery (STL) and the continued proliferation of illegal numbers games despite the efforts of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) (Rep. Enrico Pineda)
HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 215 – Establishing the Siargao Manpower Livelihood and Skills Training Center in the Municipality of Dapa, Surigao del Norte and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Francisco Jose ‘Bingo’ Matugas II)

HB 830 – Separating and converting the Camarines Sur Institute of Fisheries and Marine Sciences (CASIFMAS) - Ragay campus located in the Municipality of Ragay, Camarines Sur into a TESDA-supervised school to be known as Ragay Technical Vocational Institute for Continuing Education (RTVICE) and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Rolando Andaya Jr.)

HB 963 – Establishing a handloom weaving training center for natural and synthetic fibers in the Municipality of Minalabac, Province of Camarines Sur, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 1884 – Providing for the establishment of a Manpower Development Institute in the lone legislative district of San Jose del Monte City, Province of Bulacan to be known as the San Jose del Monte City Manpower Development Institute and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Florida ‘Rida’ Robes)

HB 1884 – Providing for the establishment of a Manpower Development Institute in the lone legislative district of San Jose del Monte City, Province of Bulacan to be known as the San Jose del Monte City Manpower Development Institute and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Florida ‘Rida’ Robes)

HB 1930 – Establishing an extension program of the Mindanao University of Science and Technology (MUST) in the Municipality of Villanueva, Province of Misamis Oriental (Rep. Juliette Uy)

HB 2141 – Repealing RA 7834 and establishing the Cordillera State Institute of Technical Education, integrating the technology institutions of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), providing for its powers, structure and funds therefor (Rep. Mark Go)

HB 2582 – Strengthening the Mindanao State University system and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Maximo Rodriguez Jr.)

HB 3382 – Establishing the Philippine piña handloom weaving training center in the Province of Aklan and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Carlito Marquez)

HB 3547 – Creating an Agriculture and Fishery Institute in the Province of Zamboanga del Norte to be known as the Zamboanga del Norte Institute of Agriculture and Fisheries (ZNIAF) in the Municipality of Sergio Osmeña, Zamboanga del Norte and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Seth Frederick Jalosjos)

HB 5601 – Converting the Kabasalan Institute of Technology in the Municipality of Kabasalan, Province of Zamboanga Sibugay into Zamboanga Sibugay Polytechnic College and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Ann Hofer)

HBs 1060, 1061, 1562, 1909, 2036, 2574, 2675, 2678, 2705, 2901, 2972, 3030, 3031, 3032, 3137, 3138, 3139, 3140, 3596, 3597, 3631, 3653, 3654, 4006, 4506, 4772, 4773, 4952, 5008, 5044, 5234 & 5329 – Providing for the establishment of TESDA training and accreditation centers in various parts of the country (Rep. Rogelio Espina, Deputy Speaker Mylene Garcia-Albano, Reps. Melecio Yap, Cristina ‘Chiqui’ Roa-Puno, Maximo Rodriguez Jr., Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo, Jose ‘Pingping’ Tejada, Elenita Milagros ‘Eileen’ Ermita-Buhain, Alfredo Vargas III, Estrellita Suansing, Carmelo ‘Jon’ Lazatin II, Jose Antonio ‘Kuya Jonathan’ Sy-Alvarado, Manuel Zubiri, Micaela Violago, Jorge Almonte, Rene Relampagos, Juliette Cortuna, and Tom Villarin)

HB 5508 – Providing for the establishment of a technical-vocational school under the supervision of TESDA in the City of Calbayog, Province of Samar to be known as the Calbayog City Technical Vocational School, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Edgar Sarmiento)

HR 957 – Inquiry into the dire consequences of the Commission on Higher Education’s (CHED) order to close the various Bukidnon State University External Studies Centers (BSU-ESCs) to students and communities in Misamis Oriental (Rep. Juliette Uy)
PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
01:30 PM
R.R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on the draft Substitute Bill to HBs 589, 896, 1146, 1475, 1626, 1892, 3690 & 4556 – Strengthening the regulation on the manufacture, sale, distribution, and use of firecrackers and pyrotechnic devices, repealing for the purpose RA 7183 and providing penalties for violation thereof (Reps. Leopoldo Bataoil, Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., Gary Alejano, Harlin Neil Abayon III, Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo, Arthur Defensor Jr., Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, and Wes Gatchalian)
SMALL BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Perez Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HB 3335 – Promoting the development of entrepreneurship skills among government employees to inspire innovativeness and ensure their productivity even beyond government service (Rep. Victoria Isabel Noel)

Substitute Bill on HB 5158 – Providing for a socialized microfinancing program for micro enterprises, thereby promoting entrepreneurship (Rep. Peter ‘Sr. Pedro’ Unabia)

HB 4498 – Promoting entrepreneurship by strengthening, empowering and enhancing the financing programs for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), amending for the purpose RA 6977, as amended, otherwise known as the Magna Carta for Small Enterprises (Rep. Maximo Rodriguez Jr.)

Last Updated: 25-May-2017, 01:44:51 PM