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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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THURSDAY • 24-MAY-2018
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
DANGEROUS DRUGS (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HB 588 – Strengthening the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and providing supplemental duties thereof, amending for the purpose RA 9165, otherwise known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 (Rep. Leopoldo Bataoil)

HBs 860 & 2568 – Adopting the higher prescribed penalty, including death, of the national law of an alien found guilty of trafficking dangerous drugs and other similar substances, amending for the purpose RA 9165 (Reps. Victor Yap and Maximo Rodriguez Jr.)

HB 1257 – Amending certain provisions of RA 9165 (Rep. Rufino Rozzano Biazon)

HB 1413 – Amending Sections 23 and 24 of RA 9165, by restoring plea bargaining and probation laws (Rep. Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo)

HB 3191 – Requiring an annual mandatory drug testing for all government officials and employees, amending for the purpose RA 9165 (Rep. Peter ‘Sr. Pedro’ Unabia)

HB 3403 – Providing for the legal procedure in the disposition and rehabilitation of drug dependents and/or drug pushers or dealers who voluntarily surrender, amending for the purpose RA 9165, as amended (Rep. Rodel Batocabe)

HB 3609 – Amending the composition of the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) to further strengthen the anti-drug campaign of the government, amending for the purpose RA 9165, as amended, (Rep. Christopher V.P. De Venecia)

HB 3809 – Strengthening and intensifying the campaign against illegal drug trafficking, amending for this purpose certain sections of RA 9165 (Rep. Robert ‘Ace’ Barbers)

HB 3976 – Requiring drug tests for professional and non-professional athletes, amending for the purpose Section 36 of RA 9165 (Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo)

HB 4659 – Expanding the coverage of authorized drug testing amending for the purpose Section 36, Article III of RA 9165 (Rep. Mariano Michael Velarde Jr.)

HB 4671 – Further expediting the disposition of judicial cases involving violations of RA 9165 to enhance its efficacy against dangerous drugs, amending for the purpose Sections 90 and 92 thereof (Rep. Jose Enrique ‘Joet’ Garcia III)

HB 4728 – Providing for the disposition of confiscated, seized, and/or surrendered dangerous drugs, plant sources of dangerous drugs, controlled precursors and essential chemicals, instruments/paraphernalia, amending for the purpose RA 9165, as amended (Rep. Rodel Batocabe)

HB 6984 – Institutionalizing the automatic rehabilitation of arrested/apprehended persons found to be drug dependent, amending for the purpose RA 9165 (Rep. Joseph Sto. Niño Bernos)
WEDNESDAY • 23-MAY-2018
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
GAMES AND AMUSEMENTS (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rm. 5, RVM Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on the Substitute Bill to HBs 6111 & 6514 – Rationalizing and consolidating government regulations on games of chance, creating for the purpose the Philippine Amusements and Gaming Authority (PAGA) and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Enrico Pineda and Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez)
NATURAL RESOURCES jt. w/ LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Draft Substitute Bill to HBs 5674, 6259, 2165, 2915 & 3229 – Requiring a legislative franchise for mining operations and providing incentives to minerals processing, amending RA 7942, otherwise known as the Philippine Mining Act of 1995 (Rep. Luisa Lloren Cuaresma, Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez, Reps. Erlpe John ‘Ping’ Amante, Joseph Stephen Paduano, and Francisco Jose ‘Bingo’ Matugas II)
BASES CONVERSION - CANCELLED
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HBs 613, 2391, 3685, 3997 & 6379 – Amending certain sections of RA 7227, otherwise known as the Bases Conversion and Development Act of 1992, as amended (Reps. Geraldine Roman, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, and Emi Calixto-Rubiano)
MUSLIM AFFAIRS
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Draft Committee Report on HB 5740 – Establishing a field office of the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos to be located in the Municipality of Tubod, Lanao del Norte and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo)

Draft Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HB 2953 – Requiring hospitals, medical clinics, and other facilities to release the cadaver in their possession within 24 hours from time of death to the family or relatives, in recognition of their religious practices and traditions, amending for the purpose RA 9439 or the law prohibiting the detention of patients in hospital and medical clinic on grounds of nonpayment of hospital bills or medical expenses (Rep. Mauyag ‘Jun’ Papandayan Jr.)

Draft Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HB 968 – Declaring the first day of February of every year as National Hijab Day (Rep. Sitti Djalia Turabin-Hataman)

Briefing by the Task Force Bangon Marawi on the rehabilitation, recovery, and reconstruction efforts in Marawi City
NATURAL RESOURCES
Agenda
01:30 PM
Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
Substitute Bill to HB 872 – Declaring the Province of Biliran a mining-free zone (Rep. Rogelio Espina M.D.)

Substitute Bill to HBs 1361 & 2162 – Declaring a parcel of land of the public domain as an agricultural land for town site purpose in the Municipality of Salvador Benedicto, Province of Negros Occidental (Reps. Joseph Stephen Paduano and Melecio Yap Jr.)

Substitute Bill to HB 2050 – Rationalizing the management of the natural resources in the Camotes Islands, Province of Cebu, amending for the purpose Proclamation 2152 dated December 29, 1981 or the law declaring the entire Province of Palawan and certain parcels of the public domain and/or parts of the country as mangrove swamp forest reserves (Rep. Ramon ‘Red’ Durano VI)

Substitute Bill to HB 4799 – Declaring the City of Cagayan de Oro a mining-free zone (Rep. Maximo Rodriguez Jr.)

HBs 842, 2145, 3247, 5512, 6884 & 6885 – Declaring certain areas in the country as protected areas under the category of protected landscape/seascape or wildlife sanctuary, providing for their management (Reps. Maria Carmen Zamora, Lawrence ‘Law’ Fortun, Raul ‘Boboy’ Tupas, Ann Hofer, and Abdullah Dimaporo)

HB 2877 – Amending Section 2 of RA 9237, otherwise known as the Mount Apo Protected Area Act of 2003, by declaring Mount Apo as a sacred mountain thereby establishing permanent pilgrimage sites where indigenous peoples (IPs) and non-IPs can freely practice their spiritual rites and rituals (Rep. Nancy Catamco)

HB 4808 – Mandating the inclusion of Black Islands in the Municipality of Silago, Province of Southern Leyte into the National Integrated Protected Areas System (NIPAS) (Rep. Roger ‘Oging’ Mercado)

HB 5108 – Exempting the Islands of Cabilao and Sandingan in the Municipality of Loon, Province of Bohol from the coverage of the mangrove forest reserves under the NIPAS Act of 1992 (Rep. Rene Relampagos)
NORTH LUZON GROWTH QUADRANGLE
Agenda
01:30 PM
Conf. Rm. 5, RVM Bldg.
Briefing by the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) on its budget, and plans and programs for North Luzon
PUBLIC INFORMATION
Agenda
01:30 PM
Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg.
HB 7150 – Establishing a cinematheque in every region of the Philippines and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Alfredo Vargas III)

HB 7322 – Establishing satellite offices of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO), establishing a mechanism therefor, providing funds therefor (Rep. Scott Davies Lanete M.D.)
PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS
Agenda
01:30 PM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
HB 7170 – Establishing a separate district engineering office in Davao City to be known as the Third District Engineering Office to have jurisdiction over the 46 barangays comprising the second legislative district (Deputy Speaker Mylene Garcia-Albano)

HB 7406 – Creating a district engineering office of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in the 7th legislative district of the Province of Cebu and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Peter John Calderon)

HB 4310 – Institutionalizing a rainwater harvesting system in the City of San Jose del Monte, Bulacan (Rep. Florida ‘Rida’ Robes)

HB 6014 – Establishing the Barangay Road Development (BRD) Program under the DPWH (Rep. Mark Go)

HB 6192 – Providing for the full rehabilitation and maintenance of Kennon Road under the DPWH (Rep. Mark Go)
TOURISM
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 5511, 5734-5738, 5783, 5807, 5878, 5886, 5887 & 7022-7024 – Declaring certain parts of the country as tourist spots or ecotourism zones and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Ann Hofer, Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo, Leopoldo Bataoil, Jose Enrique ‘Joet’ Garcia III, and Lord Allan Jay Velasco)
TUESDAY • 22-MAY-2018
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
APPROPRIATIONS
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 7449 – Appropriating the sum of one billion one hundred sixty-one million seven hundred ten thousand pesos (₱1,161,710,000) as supplemental appropriations for FY 2018 (Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez)

HR 1724 – Urging the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to reallocate the amount of one billion pesos from available savings to augment the allocations of the Department of Health (DOH) and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), specifically for the purpose of providing amelioration assistance for the victims of the controversial Dengvaxia vaccines, in terms of counselling, medical aid, and emergency economic assistance to the affected families (Rep. Alfredo Vargas III)

HJR 20 – Appropriating the amount of one billion one hundred sixty-one million seven hundred ten thousand pesos (₱1,161,710,000) for the hospital expenses of children vaccinated with Dengvaxia (Rep. Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr.)

Substitute Bill to HB 3113 – Creating one additional branch of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) in the fourth judicial region to be stationed in the Municipality of Rosario, Province of Batangas, and appropriating funds therefor, amending for the purpose Section 14 (e) of Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, otherwise known as the Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980, as amended (Rep. Lianda Bolilia)

Substitute Bill to HB 5718 – Creating two additional branches of the RTC in the eleventh judicial region to be stationed in the City of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, and two additional branches of the Municipal Trial Court in Cities (MTCC) in the City of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, and appropriating funds therefor, amending for the purpose Section 14 (l) and Section 29 of Batas Pambansa Blg. 129 (Rep. Joel Mayo Almario)

Substitute Bill to HB 5985 – Creating one additional branch of the RTC in the seventh judicial region to be stationed in the Municipality of Larena, Province of Siquijor, and appropriating funds therefor, amending for the purpose Section 14 (h) of Batas Pambansa Blg.129, as amended (Rep. Ramon ‘Rav’ Rocamora)

Substitute Bill to HBs 6085 & 6086 – Creating two additional branches of the RTC in the twelfth judicial region to be stationed in the City of Tacurong and in the Municipality of Isulan, Province of Sultan Kudarat, and appropriating funds therefor, amending for the purpose Section 14 (m) of Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, as amended (Rep. Suharto Mangudadatu)

Substitute Bill to HB 4168 – Establishing the Camarines Sur Special Economic Zone in the Province of Camarines Sur, creating for the purpose the Camarines Sur Special Economic Zone Authority, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

Substitute Bill to HB 2683 – Providing support for the surviving spouse and children of slain justices and judges, amending for the purpose RA 910, as amended or the law providing for the retirement of justices of the Supreme Court and of the Court of Appeals, for the enforcement of the provisions hereof by the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS), and to repeal Commonwealth Act 536, and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Raneo Abu)

HB 5897 – Granting survivorship benefits to the dependent children of a deceased retired member of the Judiciary, who is a solo parent as defined under RA 8972, and the surviving parents, or nominated persons of the deceased retiree, amending RA 910, as amended by RA 9946 (Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas)

HB 6475 in consolidation with HBs 92, 6121 & 6263 – Providing for the Basic Law for the Bangsamoro and abolishing the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), repealing for the purpose RA 9054, or the law strengthening and expanding the Organic Act for the ARMM, and RA 6734 or the law providing for an Organic Act for the ARMM (Speaker Pantaleon ‘Bebot’ Alvarez, Deputy Speaker Bai Sandra Sinsuat Sema, Reps. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo)
BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES - CANCELLED
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rm. 6, RVM Bldg.
HR 1633 – Inquiry into the official actions taken by the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC) in relation to the fraud investigation reports on the transactions of the defunct Export and Industry Bank (EIB), its subsidiaries, major stockholders, directors, and officers (Rep. Salvador Belaro Jr.)

Briefing by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) on the current Financial Inclusion Program (FIP)
ENERGY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
Draft Substitute Bill to HBs 942, 2297 & 6341 – Reducing the recoverable system loss caps (Reps. Tobias ‘Toby’ Tiangco, Maximo Rodriguez Jr., and Rodel Batocabe)
LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HB 7300 – Extending for another 25 years the franchise granted to Insular Broadcasting System, Inc. under RA 7964 or the law granting the Insular Broadcasting System, Inc. a franchise to install, operate and maintain broadcasting stations in the Philippines (Rep. Xavier Jesus Romualdo)

Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HB 4118 – Renewing the franchise granted to First Love Broadcasting Network, Inc., under RA 8100 or the law granting the First Love Broadcasting Network, Inc., a franchise to construct, establish, operate and maintain commercial FM and AM radio stations and television stations in the Visayas and Mindanao for another 25 years from the effectivity of this Act (Rep. Seth Frederick Jalosjos)

Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 7173 & 7398 – Extending for another 25 years the franchise granted to the Iglesia Ni Cristo, amending for the purpose RA 4339 or the law granting the Iglesia Ni Cristo a franchise to establish radio stations for private telecommunications, as amended by RA 7225 (Reps. Florida ‘Rida’ Robes and Manuel Jose ‘Mannix’ Dalipe)
WELFARE OF CHILDREN
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HB 5662 – Deterring the exploitation of minors by imposing stiffer penalties, amending further for the purpose RA 7610, otherwise known as the Special Protection of Children Against Abuse, Exploitation, and Discrimination Act (Rep. Geraldine Roman)

HB 6295 – Amending RA 9231 or the law providing for the elimination of the worst forms of child labor and affording stronger protection for the working child, amending for this purpose RA 7610, as amended, to foster all efforts for the welfare of children and enhance their opportunities for a useful and happy life, to promote the best interests of children that are paramount consideration in all actions concerning them whether undertaken by public or private social welfare institutions, courts of law, administrative authorities, or legislative bodies (Rep. Michael Romero Ph.D.)

Presentation of Certificate of Appreciation by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to Chairperson Divina Grace C. Yu
ETHICS AND PRIVILEGES
Agenda
01:30 PM
Conf. Rm. 5, RVM Bldg.
Letter from Atty. Moises Tolentino Jr. of Tolentino Trinidad & Cabildo Law Office dated April 17, 2018, requesting the Committee on Ethics and Privileges to investigate Rep. Edgar Mary S. Sarmiento for alleged non-settlement of a monetary obligation contracted in October 2013 by the construction firm of his family

Committee Case No. SC-09-2018, entitled: “Sandra Cam vs. Hon. Arnolfo ‘Arnie’ A. Teves” for conduct unbecoming of a legislator, in violation of Sec. 139 (a) and (g) of Rule XIX, Code of Conduct of the Rules of the House of Representatives, received on March 5, 2018
LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 6352 – Creating a barangay to be known as Barangay La Medalla in the Municipality of Pioduran, Province of Albay (Rep. Fernando Gonzalez)

HB 6956 – Creating Barangay Tagukon in the City of Kabankalan, Province of Negros Occidental (Rep. Mercedes Alvarez)

HB 7003 – Dividing Barangay Adams in the Municipality of Adams, Province of Ilocos Norte into two distinct and independent barangays to be known as Barangay Adan and Barangay Bucarot (Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas)

HB 7413 – Creating the Provinces of Palawan del Norte, Palawan Oriental, and Palawan del Sur, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Franz ‘Chicoy’ Alvarez)

HB 4692 – Reapportioning the current four legislative districts of the Province of Isabela to six legislative districts (Rep. Rodolfo Albano III)

HBs 248, 260, 276, 298, 390, 467, 502, 503, 598, 619, 653, 784, 828, 1007, 1391, 1492, 1511, 1620, 2019, 2046, 2195, 2196, 2213, 2378, 2454, 2514, 2541, 2629, 2662, 2687, 2707, 2774, 2801, 2802, 2815, 2981, 3021, 3281, 3483, 3622, 3715, 3760, 3780, 3902, 3948, 4001, 4264, 4397, 4568, 4985, 6033, 6240, 6695, 7424 & 7247 – Granting additional benefits/incentives to all barangay officials (Reps. Gabriel Bordado, Roy Loyola, Karlo Alexei Nograles, Horacio Suansing Jr., Rosenda Ann Ocampo, Deputy Speaker Raneo Abu, Reps. Victor Yap, Danilo Suarez, Joseph Stephen Paduano, Henry Oaminal, Gerald Anthony ‘Samsam’ Gullas Jr., Deputy Speaker Rolando Andaya Jr., Reps. Carlos Isagani Zarate, Alfredo Vargas Jr., Harlin Neil Abayon III, Gary Alejano, Deputy Speaker Mercedes Alvarez, Reps. Cheryl Deloso-Montalla, Teodoro Montoro, Juliette Uy, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Lorna Silverio, Arthur Yap, 'Kuya' Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado, Gus Tambunting, Jose Atienza Jr., Harry Roque Jr., Shernee Abubakar Tan, Luisa Lloren Cuaresma, Ruwel Peter Gonzaga, Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo, Estrellita Suansing, Amado Espino Jr., Evelina Escudero, Elenita Milagros ‘Eileen’ Ermita-Buhain, Cristal Bagatsing, Lord Allan Jay Velasco, Anna Katrina Enverga, Maximo Rodriguez Jr., Emmeline Aglipay-Villar, Ron Salo, Alfredo ‘Albee’ Benitez, Marisol Panotes, and Manuel Zubiri)

HB 7393 – Establishing the Magna Carta for barangays (Rep. Jericho Jonas Nograles)

HBs 620, 984, 1232, 2363, 2801, 3693, 4095, 4967 & 6627 – Providing additional benefits and incentives to all barangay tanods (Reps. Joseph Stephen Paduano, Lawrence ‘Law’ Fortun, Reynaldo Umali, Joseph Sto. Niño Bernos, Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo, Anna Katrina Enverga, Maximo Rodriguez Jr., and Gary Alejano)
MINDANAO AFFAIRS - CANCELLED
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Dialogue with the members of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law
PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HR 1736 – Inquiry into the Cabadbaran City police and Agusan del Norte provincial police's highly irregular and excessively forceful service of the patently illegal search warrants issued by Branch 2 of the Butuan City Regional Trial Court (Rep. Erlpe John ‘Ping’ Amante)
MONDAY • 21-MAY-2018
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
ENERGY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
HB 1484 – Requiring all independent power producers (IPPs), generation companies or energy resource developers to remit the amount they are required to set aside as financial benefit directly to the host community (Rep. Harlin Neil Abayon III)

HR 104 – Inquiry into the current status of the revenues being collected by the Department of Energy (DOE) from energy resource and generating facilities and companies and being set aside for the benefit of the barangay, municipality or city, province, and region hosting said energy resource and generating facilities and companies as mandated by Energy Regulation (ER) No. 1-94, as amended (Deputy Speaker Raneo Abu)

HBs 4893 & 6668 – Establishing the Philippine Energy Research and Policy Development Institute, defining its objectives, powers and functions, providing funds therefor (Reps. Rodel Batocabe and Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)
METRO MANILA DEVELOPMENT - CANCELLED
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg.
Discussion with the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) on its plan to sell its property in Barangay 20, Parola, Tondo, Manila without proper consultation with the residents
HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION - CANCELLED
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 7383 – Establishing the Philippine Higher Education Career System (Rep. Ann Hofer)

HB 1160 – Establishing a state college in the Municipality of Manolo Fortich, Province of Bukidnon to be known as the Northern Bukidnon State College, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Maria Lourdes Acosta-Alba)

HB 7114 – Establishing the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP)-Santa Rosa branch in the Province of Laguna, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Arlene Arcillas)

Report by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) on the status of implementation of certain laws on the establishment or conversion of schools into state universities and colleges (SUCs) in certain parts of the country
WELFARE OF CHILDREN - CANCELLED
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HB 5662 – Deterring the exploitation of minors by imposing stiffer penalties, amending further for the purpose RA 7610, otherwise known as the Special Protection of Children Against Abuse, Exploitation, and Discrimination Act (Rep. Geraldine Roman)

HB 6295 – Amending RA 9231 or the law providing for the elimination of the worst forms of child labor and affording stronger protection for the working child, amending for this purpose RA 7610, as amended, to foster all efforts for the welfare of children and enhance their opportunities for a useful and happy life, to promote the best interests of children that are paramount consideration in all actions concerning them whether undertaken by public or private social welfare institutions, courts of law, administrative authorities, or legislative bodies (Rep. Michael Romero Ph.D.)

Presentation of Certificate of Appreciation by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to Chairperson Divina Grace C. Yu

Last Updated: 22-May-2018, 02:15:11 PM