COMMITTEE AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
CALENDAR OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS
13-July-2020 to 16-July-2020


Prepared/Updated as of: 11-July-2020, 06:28:50 AM

DATE COMMITTEE/SUBCOMM TIME VENUE AGENDA
13-July-2020
(MONDAY)
TRADE AND INDUSTRY
09:30 AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Substitute Bill to HBs 6122 & 6958 – Proposed Internet Transaction Act (Reps. Wes Gatchalian and Alfredo Garbin Jr.)
14-July-2020
(TUESDAY)
MINDANAO AFFAIRS
01:00 PM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom Update on government response to COVID-19 pandemic for Mindanao and on the status of implementation of RA 11469, otherwise known as the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act, by the following agencies: Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA), Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), and Departments of Health (DOH), Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), and the Interior and Local Government (DILG)
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS
01:00 PM

HRep Session Hall and Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Briefing on the whole of government approach in its migration policy response to the COVID-19 pandemic
15-July-2020
(WEDNESDAY)
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD
09:00 AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom Substitute Bill to HBs 1205, 1275, 1958, 1997, 2030, 3470, 3596, 4202, 5065 & 5280 – Establishing the young farmers and fisherfolk challenge program, creating for the purpose the Young Farmers and Fisherfolk Council and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Juan Miguel Macapagal Arroyo, Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Reps. Manuel Cabochan III, Christopher V.P. De Venecia, ‘Kuya’ Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado, Anna Marie Villaraza-Suarez, Sharon Garin, Alfred Vargas, John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto, and Angelo Marcos Barba)

HB 1935 – Establishing a continuing national program for hybrid and other quality seeds production and providing funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D.)

HB 3591 – Promoting the seed industry in the Philippines, amending for the purpose RA 7308, otherwise known as the Seed Industry Development Act of 1992 (Rep. Sharon Garin)

HB 3638 – Amending RA 7308 (by addressing a number of policy issues relating to the accessibility of quality seeds to farmers and the development of the seed sector as a whole) (Rep. Manuel ‘Way Kurat’ Zamora)
BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES
09:00 AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom HB 6646 – Creating a Bangko Sentral Digital Peso (BSDP) as a medium of exchange or as money for use on all digital means, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Junie Cua)

HBs 6652 & 6716 – Promoting the adoption of electronic money as a medium of exchange for financial transactions of the government and all merchants (Rep. Jose Enrique ‘Joet’ Garcia III and Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez)

Presentation by the World Bank on the Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) including the different models of CBDCs; potential risks involved; related cases and studies in select countries and regions; and broader digital payment developments
HEALTH AND COVID-19 RESPONSE CLUSTER OF THE DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE (DCC)
09:00 AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Bills providing hazard pay, special protection, and other benefits to medical frontliners during public health emergencies:

HB 6955 – Providing for the protection and advancing the welfare of medical frontliners in the Philippines, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Janette Garin)

HB 6660 – Granting hazard pay to workers in critical industries during a state of calamity or emergency or public health emergency (Deputy Speaker Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva)

HB 6695 – Providing for special compensation and survivorship assistance to COVID-19 health and medical personnel and first responders, and providing funds therefor (Rep. Princess Rihan Sakaluran)

HB 6705 – Authorizing the grant of special risk allowance to frontline public health workers in times of public health emergency (Rep. Eric Olivarez)

HB 6750 – Providing hazard duty pay to frontliners and other essential workers during pandemics, epidemics, outbreaks, and other public health emergencies (Rep. Anthony Peter ‘Onyx’ Crisologo)

HB 6755 – Granting hazard pay to private and public healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic (Rep. Eric Go Yap)

HB 6796 – Providing hazard pay to all frontliners in the public and private sectors and other essential workers during pandemics, epidemics, outbreaks, natural or man-made disasters, and other public health emergencies (Rep. Erico Aristotle Aumentado)

HB 6847 – Providing for enhanced medical coverage and benefits to COVID-19 medical and health service frontliners (Rep. Antonio ‘Tonypet’ Albano)

HB 6897 – Granting hazard pay to essential workers in the private and public sector during public health emergencies (Rep. John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto)

Resolutions expressing the highest appreciation and profound gratitude of the House of Representatives to all healthcare workers and frontliners in the fight against COVID-19:

HR 836 – Commending the frontliners and essential workers in the Philippines for their invaluable and heroic services in the time of the COVID-19 global pandemic (Rep. Ron Salo)

HR 843 – Expressing gratitude and appreciation of the House of Representatives for the acts of heroism of our uniformed personnel, health and emergency frontline personnel, and personnel of other critical services for their selfless devotion and sacrifice in the nation’s fight against COVID 19 (Deputy Speaker Rose Marie ‘Baby’ Arenas)

HR 878 – Expressing the highest appreciation and profound gratitude of the House of Representatives to all healthcare workers and frontliners who courageously and unselfishly rendered their services to the Filipino nation in its fight against COVID-19 (Rep. Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D.)

HRs 893 & 894 – Honoring and commending the heroism, strength, and devotion of our doctors, nurses, allied medical professionals, and other health care workers and their exceptional work and ultimate sacrifice to save lives during the COVID-19 health crisis (Rep. Aleta Suarez)

HR 895 – Honoring and commending the commitment, bravery, and hard work of all public and private employees who served as front liners during the COVID-19 health crisis (Rep. Aleta Suarez)

HR 932 – Commending healthcare workers, frontliners, and essential workers for their valiant efforts in serving the Filipinos and whole country during COVID-19 global pandemic (Rep. John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto)

Briefing by the Department of Health (DOH) and the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on the status of COVID-19 testing and laboratory capacity
NORTH LUZON GROWTH QUADRANGLE (Consultative meeting)
09:30 AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Consultative meeting with the National Economic and Development Authority-Regional Development Council (NEDA-RDC) and the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on RDC's development plans and programs for Regions I & II and the Cordillera Administrative Region
GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY
01:00 PM

HRep Session Hall and 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)
WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY (Technical Working Group)
01:00 PM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom Technical Working Group meeting on the Substitute Bill to HBs 2810, 3081 & 5826 – Establishing resource development and crisis assistance centers for women and children (Reps. Rufus Rodriguez, Irene Gay Saulog, and Alfred Vargas)
16-July-2020
(THURSDAY)
GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY
01:00 PM

HRep Session Hall and Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) HR 823 – Inquiry into the alleged anomalies/corruption in the implementation of the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) (Rep. Eric Go Yap)

HR 870 – Investigation into the alleged mishandling in the implementation of the SAP provided for under RA 11469, otherwise known as the Bayanihan to Heal As One Act (Rep. Erico Aristotle Aumentado)

Confirmation of Meetings shall be done through sending of Notices of Meetings to Committee Members by their respective Committee secretariat staff.

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