COMMITTEE AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
CALENDAR OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS
11-November-2019 to 14-November-2019

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

DATE COMMITTEE/SUBCOMM TIME VENUE AGENDA/RESOURCE PERSONS
11-November-2019
(MONDAY)
WAYS AND MEANS
11:00 AM

R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg. Substitute Bill to HBs 1140, 2309, 2511, 2536, 2540, 2543, 2849, 2891, 3114, 3273, 3345, 3486, 3651, 3653, 3946, 3948, 4192 & 4230 – Establishing the Malasakit Program, institutionalizing the delivery of medical and financial assistance under the Malasakit centers in public hospitals to complement the implementation of RA 11223, otherwise known as the Universal Health Care Act, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Emmarie 'Lolypop' Ouano-Dizon, Wes Gatchalian, Joel Mayo Almario, Deputy Speaker Aurelio 'Dong' Gonzales Jr., Rep. Paul Ruiz Daza, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Anna Marie Villaraza-Suarez, John Marvin 'Yul Servo' Nieto, Jose Antonio ‘Kuya Jonathan’ Sy-Alvarado, Yedda Marie Romualdez, Cheryl Deloso-Montalla, Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez, Reps. Angelina 'Helen' Tan M.D., Ruwel Peter Gonzaga, Eric Olivarez, Sol Aragones, Carlo Lisandro Gonzalez, and Eric Yap)

Substitute Bill to HBs 1294, 3006, 3616, 4223 & 4695 – Amending RA 8794, as amended, or the law imposing a motor vehicle user’s charge on owners of all types of motor vehicles (by applying a single rate for all types of motor vehicles whether private, government, or for hire) (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Alfredo Vargas III and Joey Sarte Salceda)

HB 5267 – Taxing taxpayers engaged in Philippine offshore gaming operations, amending for the purpose Sections 22, 25, and 119 of the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997, as amended (Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda)
GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION
01:00 PM

Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 86, 221, 380, 529, 1501, 2681, 3026, 3921 & 3997 – Lowering the optional retirement age of government workers from 60 years to 56 years, amending for the purpose Section 13-a of RA 8291, otherwise known as the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) Act of 1997 (Reps. Alfredo Garbin Jr., France Castro, Manuel “Way Kurat” Zamora, Joseph Stephen ‘Caraps’ Paduano, Edgar Chatto, Lorna Silverio, Wilter ‘Sharky’ Wee Palma II, Mercedes ‘Didi’ Cagas, and Tyrone Agabas)

HB 82 – Amending Sections 9 and 41 of RA 8291 or the Government Service Insurance Act of 1997, by defining "basic monthly pension" and increasing the membership of the Board of Trustees of the GSIS (Rep. Alfredo Garbin)

HBs 228, 1033 & 2787 – Further strengthening the GSIS (Reps. France Castro, Joey Sarte Salceda, and Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 760 – Establishing a College Education Trust Fund for children of GSIS and Social Security System (SSS) members (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)

HB 1034 – Mandating the insurance of all government properties and interest with the GSIS (Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda)

HB 1096 – Mandating 13th and 14th month benefits for all pensioners of the GSIS and SSS (Rep. Ron Salo)

HB 1651 – Institutionalizing the rights of GSIS members, providing them additional representation in the GSIS Board (Rep. Manuel Cabochan III)

HB 2914 – Increasing the monthly income benefits for work-related permanent disability and death of workers and employees (Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo)
MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT
01:00 PM

Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg. Briefing by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on its policies and plans and programs for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), and its roadmap in promoting entrepreneurship and encouraging the establishment of MSMEs

Briefing by the Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship on the entrepreneurship efforts and programs in the country
RURAL DEVELOPMENT
01:00 PM

Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. Organizational meeting

HBs 461, 1418 & 4198 – Institutionalizing the convergence strategy for sustainable rural development and providing the implementing mechanisms therefor (Reps. Elisa ‘Olga’ Kho, Wilfrido Mark Enverga, and Victor Yap)

Briefing by the Department of Agriculture (DA) on the eight pillars priority programs and projects for countryside development
HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
01:30 PM

Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg. HB 2986 – Mandating all colleges and universities to include in their respective curricula the instruction of foreign language other than English as an elective subject (Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo)

HBs 229 & 4859 – Establishing the College Living Expenses Financing (CLEF) Program to support higher studies for hundreds of thousands more of Filipino students of good academic standing, mandating the national government, and local government units to set up loan guarantee funds on student loans to be provided by banks, financial institutions, and other credit providers for the CLEF Program, appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Alfredo Vargas III and Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 429 – Establishing the Techno-Parks Development Fund (TPDF) for the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines (USTSP), and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 3659 – Mandating all state universities and colleges in the Province of Nueva Vizcaya to establish an indigenous peoples (IPs) resource and training center for the preservation of the cultural identities, languages of the indigenous communities and for providing them livelihood opportunities through education, seminars, and literacy programs and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Luisa Lloren Cuaresma)

HB 4415 – Renaming Mariano Marcos State University (MMSU) as Ferdinand E. Marcos State University (FEMSU), expanding its curricular offerings and strengthening its governing board, amending for the purpose PD 1279 (Rep. Angelo Marcos Barba)

HB 4421 – Converting the extension campuses of the Don Honorio Ventura State University into satellite campuses in the Municipalities of Sto. Tomas, Porac, Lubao, Candaba, and Apalit, all in the Province of Pampanga, appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr.)
WELFARE OF CHILDREN
01:30 PM

Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. Organizational meeting

Update by the Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC) on the state of Filipino children

HBs 3, 4218 & 5175 – Providing for a national program to support and care for the abandoned, neglected, and voluntarily committed children, creating a special trust fund (Speaker Alan Peter ‘Compañero’ Cayetano, Reps. Jose Antonio ‘Kuya Jonathan’ Sy-Alvarado and Florencio Noel)

HB 1587 – Institutionalizing and enhancing the role of parent-teacher and community associations in promoting the welfare and protecting the rights of children and the youth, amending for the purpose PD 603, otherwise known as the Child and Youth Welfare Code (Rep. Yedda Marie Romualdez)
12-November-2019
(TUESDAY)
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS
09:00 AM

Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. Organizational meeting
METRO MANILA DEVELOPMENT
09:30 AM

Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. Discussion on the issues affecting several barangays in Quezon City along the alignment of the NLEX-C5 (Segment 8.2) North Link Project

Update by the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and the inter-agency council for traffic (I-ACT) on their traffic plans for the Christmas season
ENERGY
10:00 AM

Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg. Discussion with the Department of Energy (DOE), European Union-Access to Sustainable Energy Programme (EU-ASEP), and Asian Development Bank (ADB) on the salient features and implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of RA 11285, otherwise known as the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act
GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION jt. w/ PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS
10:00 AM

Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. Draft Consolidated Report on HBs 193, 232, 1320, 1358, 1829, 2172, 2272, 2481, 2514, 2586, 2725, 2879, 2887, 2895, 2981, 2997, 3172, 3347, 3350, 3380, 3512, 3656, 3987, 4026, 4097, 4098, 4114, 4251, 4329, 4447, 4654, 4807, 4830, 4897, 4944, 5049 & 5141 – Creating the Department of Water Resources and Services and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Estrellita Suansing, Alfredo Vargas III, Rosanna 'Ria' Vergara, Bernadette Herrera-Dy, Rufus Rodriguez, Ron Salo, Angelina 'Helen' Tan M.D., Lorenz Defensor, Deputy Speaker Michael Romero, Ph.D., Reps. Jericho Jonas Nograles, Erico Aristotle Aumentado, John Marvin 'Yul Servo' Nieto, Josephine Ramirez-Sato, Deputy Speaker Aurelio 'Dong' Gonzales Jr., Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda, Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino, Cheryl Deloso-Montalla, Juan Miguel Macapagal Arroyo, Joselito 'Joel' Sacdalan, Sol Aragones, Deputy Speaker Deogracias Victor ‘DV’ Savellano, Reps. Raul 'Boboy' Tupas, Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Teodorico Haresco Jr., Henry Villarica, Joy Myra Tambunting, Eric Olivarez, Deputy Speakers Ferdinand Hernandez and Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Lord Allan Jay Velasco, Aloy Lim, Frederick Siao, and David ‘Jay-Jay’ Suarez)
AGRARIAN REFORM
01:00 PM

Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. Presentation by the implementing agencies of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) on their accomplishments, programs, targets, and activities relative to the implementation of the CARP
LOCAL GOVERNMENT
01:00 PM

Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. HB 199 – Providing for the reapportionment of the Province of Bataan into three legislative districts (Rep. Jose Enrique ‘Joet’ Garcia III)

HB 3074 – Reapportioning the lone legislative district and the Sangguniang Panlungsod of the City of Iloilo (Rep. Julienne ‘Jam’ Baronda)

HB 394 – Dividing and creating new barangays in the City of General Trias, Province of Cavite (Rep. Luis ‘Jon-Jon’ Ferrer IV)

HB 830 – Declaring June 15 of every year as a special nonworking holiday in the Province of Pampanga and Angeles City to be known as the Mt. Pinatubo Memorial Day (Deputy Speaker Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr.)

HB 3105 – Amending RA 10775 and declaring June 21 of every year as a special nonworking holiday in Tagaytay City, Province of Cavite in commemoration of its founding day to be known as “Charter Day of Tagaytay City” or “Araw ng Lungsod ng Tagaytay" (Rep. Abraham ‘Bambol’ Tolentino)

HBs 874, 1494, 1557, 3276, 3291, 3355, 3487, 3511 & 3801 – Mandating the appointment of barangay health workers (BHWs) in barangays, and providing for their duties and responsibilities, compensation and benefits (Reps. John Reynald Tiangco, Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., Julienne ‘Jam’ Baronda, Yedda Marie Romualdez, Alfredo Vargas III, Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez, Reps. Sol Aragones, and Rufus Rodriguez)

HBs 44, 2081, 4890 & 5026 – Providing for a Magna Carta for Barangay Health Workers (Reps. Francisco ‘Kiko’ Benitez, Jose Antonio ‘Kuya Jonathan’ Sy-Alvarado, and Eric Olivarez)

HBs 22, 165, 439, 536, 670, 690, 763, 1366, 1787, 2700, 3159, 3985, 4096, 4271, 4395 4575 & 5003 – Granting additional incentives and benefits to BHWs, amending for the purpose RA 7883 (Deputy Speaker Evelina Escudero, Reps. Jose Christopher Belmonte, Strike Revilla, Joseph Stephen ‘Caraps’ Paduano, Ron Salo, Stella Luz Quimbo, Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez, Reps. Jumel Anthony Espino, Marisol Panotes, Shernee Tan-Tambut, Angelica Natasha Co, Michael Defensor, Aleta Suarez, Antonino Calixto, Rufus Rodriguez, and Deputy Speaker Henry Oaminal)

HB 602 – Ordaining the Barangay Health Workers' Incentive and Development Act (BIDA) of 2019 (Rep. Resureccion Acop)

HB 1304 – Improving and promoting quality delivery of health services in barangays, enacting the Barangay Health Workers and Services Reform Act (Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)
PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY
01:00 PM

Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. Substitute Bill to HBs 931, 1166, 2469, 2546, 3102, 3275, 3404, 3498, 4707 & 4887 – Strengthening and modernizing the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) and providing funds therefor (Rep. Manuel Cabochan III, Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D., Rep. Joel Mayo Almario, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Yedda Marie Romualdez, Joey Sarte Salceda, Jose Antonio ‘Kuya Jonathan’ Sy-Alvarado, Joy Myra Tambunting, and Alyssa Sheena Tan)
OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS (Technical Working Group)
01:30 PM

Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg. Technical Working Group meeting on HBs 272, 328, 1568, 2318, 3282, 3990, 4685, 4749 & 5142 – Instituting the Magna Carta for Filipino Seafarers (Rep. Michael Edgar Aglipay, Deputy Speaker Rose Marie ‘Baby’ Arenas, Reps. Rommel Rico Angara, Carlo Lisandro Gonzalez, Eric Go Yap, Tyrone Agabas, Raymond Democrito Mendoza, Jumel Anthony Espino, and Macnell Lusotan)
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
01:30 PM

Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg. HBs 127, 2241, 4184, 4389, 4605 & 4963 – Establishing Philippine Science High School (PSHS) campuses in certain parts of the country and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Dan Fernandez, Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda, Yasser Alonto Balindong, Ed Christopher Go, Erico Aristotle Aumentado, and Kristine Alexei Tutor)

HBs 1100, 3885 & 4572 – Converting provincial science and technology centers into provincial science and technology office in every province, amending for the purpose RA 6959, or the law establishing provincial centers for science and technology in all provinces of the Philippines, appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Ron Salo, Alfonso Umali Jr., and Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 1464 – Upgrading the position of the Provincial Science and Technology Officer into the Provincial Science Director in the Department of Science and Technology, amending for the purpose RA 6959 (Rep. Divina Grace Yu)
13-November-2019
(WEDNESDAY)
ECOLOGY
09:00 AM

Spkr. Nograles Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. HBs 618 & 1938 – Regulating the use of treatment technology for municipal and hazardous wastes, repealing for the purpose Section 20 of RA 8749, otherwise known as the Philippine Clean Air Act of 1999 (Reps. Carlito Marquez and Enrico Pineda)

HBs 933 & 4419 – Promoting and permitting the use of waste-to-energy technology, amending for this purpose RA 8749 (Reps. Manuel Cabochan III and David ‘Jay-Jay’ Suarez)
LAND USE
09:30 AM

Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. Organizational meeting

Briefing by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) – National Land Use Committee on the proposed Land Use Act
YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT
09:30 AM

Conf. Rms. 7&8, RVM Bldg. HBs 323 & 3859 – Declaring August 12 of every year as the National Youth Day (Reps. Sarah Jane Elago and Tyrone Agabas)

HB 3860 – Preserving the indigenous games of the Philippines (Rep. Tyrone Agabas)

Briefing by the National Youth Commission on its plans and programs and legislative priorities for the youth sector
HEALTH
10:00 AM

Spkr. Belmonte Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. Briefing by the Department of Health (DOH) on RA 11223, otherwise known as the Universal Health Care Act and its implementing rules and regulations (IRR)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
10:00 AM

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)

HBs 135, 850 & 2519 – Instituting policies for the protection and welfare of caregivers in the practice of their profession (Reps. Geraldine Roman, Michael Edgar Aglipay, and Jericho Jonas Nograles)

HB 1343 – Mandating golf clubs to provide social security and welfare benefits to golf caddies and other related service workers through a shared contribution scheme (Rep. Mark Go)

HB 2630 – Strengthening union organization and disallowing cancellation of union registration, amending for the purpose PD 442, as amended (Rep. Raymond Democrito Mendoza)

HB 2632 – Limiting the power to assume jurisdiction over labor disputes involving essential services by the President of the Philippines, amending for this purpose Article 263 (g) of PD 442, as amended (Rep. Raymond Democrito Mendoza)

HB 4514 – Strengthening the regulation of employment of foreign nationals, amending for the purpose Articles 40, 41, and 42 of Title II, Book 1 of PD 442, as amended (Rep. Jericho Jonas Nograles)

HB 4802 – Extending the maximum allowable period of probationary employment, amending for the purpose PD 442, as amended (Rep. Jose ‘Bonito’ Singson Jr.)
HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
01:00 PM

Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg. HB 1176 – Increasing the capitalization of the National Housing Authority (NHA), expanding and accelerating its urban land reform and social housing program (Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D.)

HBs 2450 & 4759 – Providing for a national housing development, production, and financing program regularizing its appropriation for its implementation (Reps. Jose Antonio ‘Kuya Jonathan’ Sy-Alvarado and John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto)

HBs 2564 & 4902 – Providing for the resettlement, aid, and rehabilitation services for the underprivileged and homeless citizens affected by the demolition of houses/dwellings along danger areas as well as the victims of disasters and calamities and those affected by government infrastructure projects in urban areas (Reps. Precious Hipolito Castelo and John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto)

HBs 3541 & 3837 – Establishing a unified housing and urban development fund and a centralized home financing program, amending for the purpose RA 7835, otherwise known as the Comprehensive and Integrated Shelter Financing Act (CISFA) of 1994 (Rep. Micaela Violago and Majority Leader Ferdinand Martin Romualdez)
LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES
01:00 PM

Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. HB 4258 – Granting Philand Communications Network Corporation a franchise to construct, install, establish, operate and maintain telecommunications systems throughout the Philippines (Rep. Lorna Silverio)

HB 4855 – Renewing for another 25 years the franchise granted to Cruz Telephone Company, Inc. under RA 7961 (Rep. John Michael Duavit)
NATURAL RESOURCES
01:00 PM

Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg. HB 74 - Declaring as agricultural land certain parcels of land of the public domain situated within the City of Surigao, Province of Surigao del Norte (Rep. Robert Ace Barbers)

HB 4785 – Declaring certain drylands of the public domain located in the Islands of Ponson, Poro, and Pacuan, known as the Camotes Group of Islands, Province of Cebu, as alienable and disposable land open to disposition for agricultural, commercial, residential, industrial, and other purposes, amending for the purpose Proclamation No. 2152 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. Vincent Franco ‘Duke” Frasco)

HBs 98 & 4540 – Providing for the delineation of the specific forest limits of the public domain (Rep. Ma. Lourdes Acosta-Alba and Deputy Speaker Vilma Santos-Recto)

HBs 106, 1474, 3061 & 4891 – Providing for the protection, rehabilitation, and sustainable management of the forest ecosystem (Reps. Lawrence ‘Law’ Fortun, Divina Grace Yu, Leonardo Babasa Jr., and Cheryl Deloso-Montalla)

HBs 267, 1062 & 4408 – Establishing forest boundaries in certain parts of the country (Reps. Josephine Ramirez-Sato, Victor Yap, and Maximo Dalog Jr.)
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
01:00 PM

Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg. Briefing by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), and Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) on the status of the country’s plans and programs on the 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs)

HR 398 – Urging all legislators from the House of Representatives to adopt and align the SDGs in the bills crafted in the 18th Congress (Rep. Juan Fidel Felipe Nograles)
TOURISM
01:00 PM

Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. Briefing by the Department of Tourism (DOT) and the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) on their respective mandates, accomplishments, existing projects, and plans and programs
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY
01:30 PM

Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. Substitute Bill to 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 298, 453, 658, 743, 1773, 2312, 2411, 2747, 3033, 3629 & 3732 – Requiring the registration of all users of subscriber identity module (SIM) cards (Reps. Victor Yap, Manuel Luis Lopez, Francis Gerald Abaya, Rozzano Rufino Biazon, Eric Olivarez, Wes Gatchalian, Precious Hipolito Castelo, Rufus Rodriguez, Alfredo Vargas III, Enrico Pineda, and Tyrone Agabas)

HBs 1056 & 3152 – Regulating the sale of pre-paid SIM cards, providing penalty for violation thereof (Reps. Dahlia Loyola and Roman Romulo)

HBs 297, 659 & 2909 – Establishing the 'No Call and No Text Registration' System, providing penalties for violations thereof (Reps. Victor Yap, Francis Gerald Abaya, and Precious Hipolito Castelo)
REFORESTATION
01:30 PM

Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. Organizational meeting

Briefing by the Forest Management Bureau (FMB) on its mandate and accomplishments
14-November-2019
(THURSDAY)
HEALTH (Technical Working Group)
09:30 AM

Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg. Technical Working Group meeting on:

HBs 170, 296 & 4011 – Strengthening the regulation of health facilities and services and appropriating funds therefor, repealing for the purpose RA 4226, otherwise known as the Hospital Licensure Act (Reps. Angelina “Helen” Tan, M.D., Victor Yap, and Henry Villarica)

HB 4264 – Standardizing the classification of hospitals in the Philippines, amending for the purpose RA 4226 (Rep. Geraldine Roman)

HB 5021 – Amending RA 4226, otherwise known as the Hospital Licensure Act, providing for stiffer penalties and sanctions (Deputy Speaker Michael Romero, Ph.D.)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT (Technical Working Group)
01:00 PM

Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg. Technical Working Group meeting on:

HBs 271, 3184, 3367, 3381 & 4845 – Strengthening the security of tenure of workers, amending for the purpose PD 442, as amended, otherwise known as the Labor Code of the Philippines (Reps. Michael Edgar Aglipay, Lawrence 'Law' Fortun, Deputy Speaker Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva, Reps. Ferdinand Gaite, and Joy Myra Tambunting)

HB 1018 – Effectively authorizing the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to ban and avert the practice of private companies of contractualization of employment and any form of flexibilization of labor thereby assisting said companies toward a shift to regularization of employment and security of tenure for contractual workers, laborers, and employees (Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo)

HB 3032 – Strengthening the security of tenure of workers in the private sector, amending for the purpose Articles 248, 279, 280, 281, and 288, and introducing new articles 106-A, 106-B, 106-C, 106-D, 106-E, 280-A and 280-B to PD 442, as amended (Rep. Jose Christopher Belmonte)

HB 3267 – Regulating the outsourcing of work, amending for the purpose Article 106 of PD 442, as amended (Rep. Mark Go)

HB 4802 – Extending the maximum allowable period of probationary employment, amending for the purpose PD 442, as amended (Rep. Jose ‘Bonito’ Singson Jr.)

HB 4892 – Strengthening workers right to security of tenure and criminalizing labor-only contracting, amending for the purpose Articles 106 to 109 of Book III, Articles 294 [279] to 296 [281] of Book VI, and Articles 303 [288] of Book VII of PD 442, as amended (Rep. Raymond Democrito Mendoza)