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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 • 25-SEPTEMBER-2019
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
JUSTICE
Agenda
09:00 AM
Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
HBs 339 & 1838 – Creating the Commission on Immigration, defining its powers and functions, expanding, rationalizing, and further professionalizing its organization, upgrading the compensation and benefits of its officials and employees, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Xavier Jesus Romualdo and Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 1666 – Strengthening, professionalizing, and modernizing the Philippine immigration system, repealing for the purpose Commonwealth Act 613, otherwise known as the Philippine Immigration Act of 1940, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Manuel Cabochan III)

HB 4103 – Modernizing the Bureau of Immigration (BI), defining its powers and functions, expanding, rationalizing, and further professionalizing its organization, upgrading the compensation and benefits of its officials and employees, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 4178 – Reorganizing the BI, creating the Immigration Act of the Philippines, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Teodorico Haresco Jr.)
AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES RESOURCES
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rm. 5, RVM Bldg.
HBs 1119-1123, 1125, 1126, 1132-1134, 1727, 1728, 1931, 1932, 2162, 2408, 3234, 3264 & 3890 – Establishing multispecies marine hatcheries in certain parts of the country and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Raul ‘Boboy’ Tupas, Fernando Cabredo, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Abdullah Dimaporo, Estrellita Suansing, Edgar Mary Sarmiento, Vicente ‘Ching’ S.E. Veloso III, and Francisco ‘Kiko’ Benitez)
HB 2255 – Establishing a fisheries research center in the Municipality of Abulug in the Second District of Cagayan and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Samantha Louise Vargas Alfonso)
HB 2407 – Establishing an aquatic research and experimental breeding station for lake, river, and other inland fishes in the First District of the Province of Nueva Ecija, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Estrellita Suansing)
TOURISM
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Organizational meeting

Briefing by the Department of Tourism on the present state of the Philippine tourism industry and its major accomplishments, plans and programs

Briefing by the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA), Tourism Promotions Board (TPB), and Duty Free Philippines (DFP) on their programs and policies for 2020
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Organizational meeting

HBs 57 & 4109 – Promoting open access in data transmission, providing additional powers to the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) (Reps. Victor Yap and Francis Gerald Abaya)

HBs 62, 3563 & 4110 – Strengthening the powers of the NTC, amending for the purpose RA 7925, otherwise known as the Public Telecommunications Policy Act of the Philippines (Reps. Victor Yap, Luis Campos Jr., and Francis Gerald Abaya)
TUESDAY • 24-SEPTEMBER-2019
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
JUSTICE
Agenda
09:00 AM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 1156, 1446, 1619, 2122, 3091, 3263, 3628, 4265 & 4308 – Creating additional branches of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) in various parts of the country, amending for the purpose Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, otherwise known as the Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980, as amended, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Yedda Marie Romualdez, Manuel Zubiri, Aleta Suarez, Joaquin Chipeco Jr., Pantaleon Alvarez, Vicente ‘Ching’ S.E. Veloso III, Abraham ‘Bambol’ Tolentino, Juliette Uy, and Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D.)

HB 4553 – Amending Article 70 of Act No. 3815, as amended, otherwise known as the Revised Penal Code (by repealing the 5th paragraph of Article 70 which provides that the maximum period of the convict’s sentence shall not exceed 40 years) (Rep. Vicente ‘Ching’ S.E. Veloso III)

HB 741 – Amending Section 1 of RA 9346 or the law prohibiting the imposition of death penalty in the Philippines (by restoring the death penalty for heinous crimes covered under RA 9165, otherwise known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, as amended) (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)

HBs 1380, 1588, 1800, 1806, 1807, 2026, 2092, 3128, 3256 & 3261 – Imposing the death penalty on certain heinous crimes, repealing for the purpose RA 9346 or the law prohibiting the imposition of death penalty in the Philippines, further amending Act No. 3815, as amended, and RA 7080 or the law defining and penalizing the crime of plunder, and amending RA 9165, RA 8177 or the law designating death by lethal injection, and other penal laws (Rep. Fredenil ‘Fred’ Castro, Minority Leader Bienvenido Abante Jr., Reps. Rogelio ‘Ruel’ Pacquiao, Robert Ace Barbers, Deputy Speaker Raneo ‘Ranie’ Abu, Rep. Doy Leachon, Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez, and Rep. Wes Gatchalian)
BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES
Agenda
09:30 AM
Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
Organizational meeting

Briefing by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) on the Philippine economic and financial status
GAMES AND AMUSEMENTS
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 1524 & 3867 – Strengthening the Games and Amusements Board (GAB) (Reps. Alfredo Garbin Jr. and Joseph Sto. Niño Bernos)

HB 1570 – Strengthening the role of GAB in the operation of cockfighting in the Philippines, amending PD 449, otherwise known as the Cockfighting Law of 1974, as amended (Rep. Manuel Way Kurat Zamora)

HB 2625 – Regulating cockfighting (Rep. Sonny ‘SL’ Lagon)

HB 4246 – Further amending PD 449, as amended, and PD 1802-A or the law creating the Philippine Gamefowl Commission, in order to rationalize and strengthen the regulation of cockfighting by local government units (Deputy Speaker Pablo John Garcia)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
Agenda
10:00 AM
Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Organizational meeting
LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 810, 904, 1389 & 4303 – Creating barangays in certain parts of the country (Rep. Genaro Alvarez Jr., Deputy Speaker Johnny Ty Pimentel, Reps. Joselito 'Joel' Sacdalan, and Elpidio Barzaga Jr.)

HB 3300 – Declaring November 8 of every year as a special nonworking public holiday in the Eastern Visayas Region to be known as the Yolanda Commemoration Day (Rep. Yedda Marie Romualdez)

HB 3416 – Declaring February 24 of every year as a special working holiday in the Province of Zamboanga Sibugay in commemoration of its founding anniversary to be known as Araw ng Sibugay (Rep. Wilter 'Sharky' Wee Palma II)

HBs 41, 180 & 650– Changing the term of office of barangay officials and members of the Sangguniang Kabataan from three to five years, amending for the purpose Section 43 of RA 7160, as amended, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991 (Reps. Francisco 'Kiko' Benitez, Horacio Suansing Jr., and Joy Myra Tambunting)

HB 89, 2176 & 3756 – Changing the term of office of all barangay officials from three years to five years and providing a system for recall, amending for the purpose Sections 43 and 74 of RA 7160, respectively (Reps. Alfredo Garbin Jr., Precious Hipolito Castelo, and Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 2998 – Transferring the capital and seat of government of the Province of Rizal from the City of Pasig, Metro Manila to the City of Antipolo, Province of Rizal (Deputy Speaker Roberto Puno)
POVERTY ALLEVIATION
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rm. 6, RVM Bldg.
Report by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on the draft implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of RA 11310, otherwise known as the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) Act
SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS
Agenda
01:00 PM
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
Organizational meeting

HBs 47, 396, 420, 625, 905, 1029, 1071, 1354, 1571, 2060, 2175, 2276, 2386, 2483, 2531, 2551, 2608, 2647, 2727, 2874, 2888, 2890, 2959, 3037, 3100, 3187, 3268, 3316, 3500, 3515, 3652, 3670, 3937, 3959 & 4042 – Postponing the May 2020 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections, amending for the purpose RA 9164, as amended (Reps. Faustino ‘Inno’ Dy V, Edgar Erice, Rufus Rodriguez, Joel Mayo Almario, Deputy Speaker Johnny Ty Pimentel, Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda, Lord Allan Jay Velasco, Precious Hipolito Castelo, Deputy Speaker Raneo ‘Ranie’ Abu, Reps. Jake Vincent Villa, Rodrigo Abellanosa, Deputy Speaker Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr., Reps. Florida ‘Rida’ Robes, Estrellita Suansing, Diego ‘Nonoy’ Ty, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Lianda Bolilia, Cheryl Deloso-Montalla, Wes Gatchalian, Jocelyn Fortuno, Edgar Mary Sarmiento, John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto, Juan Miguel Macapagal Arroyo, Ann Hofer, Strike Revilla, Edgar Chatto, Mark Go, Raul Del Mar, Jose Antonio ‘Kuya Jonathan’ Sy-Alvarado, Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D., Reps. Genaro Alvarez Jr., Rico Geron, Vincent Garcia, Juliet Marie De Leon Ferrer, and Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez)
TRADE AND INDUSTRY
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Briefing by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on its mandate, plans and programs, accomplishments from 2016-2019, and priority legislative agenda for the 18th Congress

Briefing by the Small Business Corporation (SB Corp.) on the salient features and status of implementation of the Pondo ng Pagbabago at Pag-asenso (P3) Program

HBs 59, 192, 344, 402 & 1222 – Setting the minimum paid-up capital and locally produced stock inventory requirements for foreign retail business enterprises, amending for the purpose RA 8762, otherwise known as the Retail Trade Liberalization Act of 2000 (Reps. Victor Yap, Estrellita Suansing, Xavier Jesus Romualdo, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., and Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda)

HB 3502 – Amending RA 8762 (by removing the equity and capitalization requirements in the retail sector) (Rep. Lorna Silverio)

HB 4484 – Amending RA 8762, by providing stiffer penalties and sanctions (Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D.)
MONDAY • 23-SEPTEMBER-2019
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD
Agenda
09:00 AM
Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg.
HBs 10, 854, 3192 & 4346 – Declaring the coconut levy assets as a trust fund, providing for its management and utilization, authorizing the Privatization and Management Office to dispose the coconut levy assets (Speaker Alan Peter ‘Compañero’ Cayetano, Reps. Michael Edgar Aglipay, Aleta Suarez, and Joy Myra Tambunting)

HBs 166, 1242, 1417, 2434, 2549, 2552, 2610, 2657 & 3223 – Establishing the Coconut Farmers and Industry Development Trust Fund and providing for its management and utilization (Reps. Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., Lucy Torres-Gomez, Wilfrido Mark Enverga, Sabiniano Canama, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Sharon Garin, Romeo Jalosjos Jr., Ian Paul Dy, and Florencio Noel)

HB 255 – Creating the Genuine Small Coconut Farmers' Fund (Rep. Eufemia ‘Ka Femia’ Cullamat)

HBs 2522 & 3299 – Creating the Coconut Industry Trust Fund, providing for its management (Rep. Sharon Garin and Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D.)
DISASTER MANAGEMENT
Agenda
01:00 PM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Organizational meeting

Briefing by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on its policies, plans and programs, and current initiatives

Briefing by Task Force Bangon Marawi on the current status of Marawi rehabilitation

Last Updated: 20-September-2019, 09:45:32 AM