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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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01-JUNE-2020 • MONDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES jt. w/ GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY
Agenda
09:00 AM
HRep Session Hall and Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook pages of the HRep and of Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano)
HB 6694 – Granting ABS-CBN Corporation (formerly ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation) a franchise to construct, install, operate and maintain radio and television broadcasting stations in the Philippines (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HBs 676, 3521, 3713, 3947, 4305, 5608, 5705, 5753, 6052, 6138 & 6293 – Renewing for another 25 years the franchise granted to ABS-CBN Corporation under RA 7966 (Rep. Micaela Violago, Deputy Speaker Rose Marie ‘Baby’ Arenas, Reps. Joy Myra Tambunting, Sol Aragones, Deputy Speakers Vilma Santos-Recto and Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr., Reps. Rufus Rodriguez, Josephine Ramirez-Sato, Carlos Isagani Zarate, Mark Go, and Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda)

HR 639 – Urging the Committee on Legislative Franchises to report out without further delay for plenary action a consolidated version of eight pending bills proposing for the renewal for another 25 years of the legislative franchise of ABS-CBN Corporation (Rep. Edcel Lagman)

HR 846 – Calling on the appropriate House committees to investigate and file criminal cases as warranted against the Commissioners and officers of the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) and the Solicitor General and such other officials and individuals for perjury and for violation of the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees and the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act and other applicable laws (Rep. Michael Defensor)

HR 853 – Inquiry into the probable violations of ABS-CBN Corporation of its legislative franchise under RA 7966 (Deputy Speaker Paolo Duterte)

HR 863 – Urging the House of Representatives, through the Committee on Legislative Franchises, to admonish the NTC on its failure to comply with their commitment under oath and to conduct an inquiry, in aid of legislation, on the same and on possible measures to be taken on the matter (Rep. Edgar Mary Sarmiento)

Show cause order issued by the Committee on Legislative Franchises to the NTC to explain why it should not be held in contempt
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY
Agenda
01:30 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HB 1248 – Establishing the E-Government, defining its powers and functions, appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HBs 6759 & 6786 – Supporting the growth and development of digital careers in the Philippines (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr. and Rep. Kristine Alexie Tutor)
02-JUNE-2020 • TUESDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
Agenda
09:00 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
HB 6526 – Establishing a Green Public Procurement Program for all departments, bureaus, offices, and agencies of the government (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)
COOPERATIVES DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
10:00 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Committee Report on HR No. 523 – Commending Dumaguete Cathedral Credit Cooperative Union (DCCCO) Multipurpose Cooperative (MPC), Bagong Barrio MPC, Kooperatiba Naton (KNMPC), San Jose Sico Landfill MPC, and Litolet Consumer Cooperative (LICONCO) as the winners of the 2019 Ninth Gawad Parangal of the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) (Rep. Sabiniano Canama)

Committee Report on HR 524 – Clarifying the provisions and implementation of the Joint Administrative Order 1-2019 and its implication to the issued Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) memorandum circulars and the memoranda issued by the CDA to cooperatives for its compliance with RA 9520, otherwise known as the Philippine Cooperative Code of 2008 (Rep. Virgilio Lacson)

HR 743 – Commending the Nueva Segovia Consortium of Cooperatives for its outstanding achievement and leadership in the upliftment and development of cooperatives in the countryside (Rep. Sabiniano Canama)

Discussion with the cooperative sector on the status of implementation of the Philippine Economic Stimulus Act of 2020 (PESA)/Accelerated Recovery and Intervention Stimulus for the Economy of the Philippines (ARISE)

Discussion on the memorandum circulars issued by the CDA relative to the conduct of general assembly, status of the Cooperative Education and Training Fund (CETF) and Community Development Fund (CDF), and status of the implementing rules and regulations of the CDA Charter

Update by the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) on its loan programs for cooperatives

Update by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on the status of implementation of Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers (TUPAD) Program and other loan assistance programs for cooperatives

Discussion on the alternative payment schemes for loans incurred by members of cooperatives through remittance centers nationwide
POVERTY ALLEVIATION
Agenda
01:00 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Report by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on the status of implementation of the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) of the government during COVID-19 pandemic
03-JUNE-2020 • WEDNESDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES RESOURCES
Agenda
09:00 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Briefing by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) on its plans and programs for the fisheries industry recovery and resiliency in the new normal
LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES jt. w/ GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY
Agenda
09:30 AM
HRep Session Hall and Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook pages of the HRep and of Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano)
HB 6694 – Granting ABS-CBN Corporation (formerly ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation) a franchise to construct, install, operate and maintain radio and television broadcasting stations in the Philippines (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HBs 676, 3521, 3713, 3947, 4305, 5608, 5705, 5753, 6052, 6138 & 6293 – Renewing for another 25 years the franchise granted to ABS-CBN Corporation under RA 7966 (Rep. Micaela Violago, Deputy Speaker Rose Marie ‘Baby’ Arenas, Reps. Joy Myra Tambunting, Sol Aragones, Deputy Speakers Vilma Santos-Recto and Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr., Reps. Rufus Rodriguez, Josephine Ramirez-Sato, Carlos Isagani Zarate, Mark Go, and Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda)

HR 639 – Urging the Committee on Legislative Franchises to report out without further delay for plenary action a consolidated version of eight pending bills proposing for the renewal for another 25 years of the legislative franchise of ABS-CBN Corporation (Rep. Edcel Lagman)

HR 839 - Condemning the issuance by the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) of a cease and desist order against ABS-CBN in wanton disregard of its commitment to both Houses of Congress to grant the broadcasting network a provisional authority to operate pending renewal of its franchise (Rep. Lawrence 'Law' Fortun)

HR 846 – Calling on the appropriate House committees to investigate and file criminal cases as warranted against the Commissioners and officers of the NTC and the Solicitor General and such other officials and individuals for perjury and for violation of the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees and the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act and other applicable laws (Rep. Michael Defensor)

HR 853 – Inquiry into the probable violations of ABS-CBN Corporation of its legislative franchise under RA 7966 (Deputy Speaker Paolo Duterte)

HR 863 - Urging the House of Representatives, through the Committee on Legislative Franchises, to admonish the NTC on its failure to comply with their commitment under oath and to conduct an inquiry, in aid of legislation, on the same and on possible measures to be taken on the matter (Rep. Edgar Mary Sarmiento)

Show cause order issued by the Committee on Legislative Franchises to the NTC to explain why it should not be held in contempt
METRO MANILA DEVELOPMENT jt. w/ BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE
Agenda
09:30 AM
HRep Conference Rooms 1&2 and Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
Assessment of the plans and programs of the Department of Education (DepEd) for the opening and conduct of public school classes in Metro Manila for School Year 2020-2021
TRADE AND INDUSTRY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HB 6122 – Protecting consumers and merchants engaged in internet transactions, creating for this purpose the eCommerce Bureau and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Wes Gatchalian)
WOMEN & GENDER EQUALITY
Agenda
10:00 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
Presentation of concerned government agencies and non-government/civil society
organizations on gender-based violence in time of COVID-19 pandemic
GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY
Agenda
01:00 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HR 879 – Investigation into the sudden big spike in Manila Electric Company (MERALCO) electricity rates and bills despite the overcapacity of electricity supply (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)

HR 882 – Inquiry into the sudden increase in electricity rates and interruptions during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) and general community quarantine (GCQ) (Rep. Virgilio Lacson)
04-JUNE-2020 • THURSDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
CLIMATE CHANGE
Agenda
10:00 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HR 724 - Declaring a climate and environmental emergency and calling for the mobilization of government agencies and instrumentalities and local government units (LGUs) towards the effective implementation of environmental, climate change adaptation and mitigation, and disaster risk reduction and management laws in light of the global climate and environmental emergency (Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda)

HR 761 – Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives for the declaration of a national climate emergency (Rep. Edgar Chatto)
HEALTH (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
10:00 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HB 6081 – Establishing the Public Health Emergency Council (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)

HB 6493 – Providing for a national health security and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D.)
ENERGY
Agenda
01:30 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HB 1194 – Mandating the construction and installation of submarine electric cable distribution 69kV lines from Caramoan, Camarines Sur to Codon, San Andres National Power Corporation (NPC) substation, Province of Catanduanes and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Hector Sanchez)

HB 6197 – Mandating the construction and installation of a submarine electric distribution line to Higatangan Island, Naval, Biliran from Brgy. Jubay, Calubian, Leyte and providing funds therefor (Rep. Gerardo ‘Gerryboy’ Espina Jr.)

HR 44 – Inquiry into the continued disparity and overpricing of fuel prices in Northern Luzon (Rep. Mark Go)

HR 81 – Urging the conduct of a review and assessment of the performance of electric cooperatives in the Philippines in the context of their role in the attainment of total rural electrification and economic development in the country (Rep. David ‘Jay-Jay’ Suarez)

HR 217 – Investigation into the possible privatization of poorly-performing electric cooperatives in Quezon Province (Rep. Aleta Suarez)

HR 324 – Urging the Department of Energy (DOE) to directly remit to the Municipality of Villanueva its equitable share in the proceeds of the utilization of the national wealth by the independent power producers located in and hosted by the local government unit (Rep. Juliette Uy)

HR 584 – Urging the National Electrification Administration (NEA) to assist Davao Oriental Electric Cooperative, Inc. to improve its services in Davao Oriental (Rep. Joel Mayo Almario)

HR 881 – Calling upon the House Committee on Energy to create an Oversight Subcommittee on Total Rural Electrification (Rep. Sergio Dagooc)
SUBCOMMITTEE ON LABOR STANDARDS (LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT)
Agenda
01:30 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook pages of the HRep and TUCP Party-List)
Draft Substitute Bill to HBs 81, 181, 1019, 1766, 4875 & 5596 –Protection of the health and welfare of workers in the audio-visual and entertainment industry (Rep. Ronnie Ong, Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D., Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Rufus Rodriguez and John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto)
05-JUNE-2020 • FRIDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
TRANSPORTATION
Agenda
01:30 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HB 6418 – Creating an extension office of the Marine Industry Authority (MARINA) in the Municipality of Liloy, Province of Zamboanga del Norte, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Isagani Amatong)

HR 873 – Urging Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur P. Tugade to establish rules strictly requiring all common carriers involved in inter-island transport of passengers by land, water, or air, to prepare and record detailed seat plans of their passengers during the entire course of transit (Rep. Greg Gasataya)

Motu proprio inquiry into the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) policy regarding cross-border local travel during the general community quarantine (GCQ) and modified GCQ (MGCQ)

Last Updated: 03-June-2020, 06:02:38 PM