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COMMITTEE MEETINGS

SOURCE: Committee Management Support Service II


DAILY SCHEDULE

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


08-MARCH-2017 • WEDNESDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD
Agenda
09:00 AM
Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on HB 2912 - Establishing the Philippine Rubber Industry Development Board, defining its powers and functions and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Isagani Amatong)
HEALTH
Agenda
09:00 AM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 180 – Providing compassionate and right of access to medical cannabis and expanding research into its medicinal properties (Rep. Rodolfo Albano III)

HBs 225 & 1975 – Providing for free health care for all Filipinos (Reps. Harry Roque Jr. and Vilma Santos-Recto)

HB 1517 – Upgrading the Mai Pakpak Medical Center in Marawi City, Lanao Del Sur and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Ansaruddin Adiong)

HB 1869 – Establishing the SOCCKSARGEN General Hospital in the Municipality of Surallah, Province of South Cotabato, and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez)

HB 2987 – Providing for the conversion of the Bicol sanitarium in the Municipality of Cabusao, Province of Camarines Sur and expansion of its services to become the Bicol Regional Geriatric Medical Center and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Rolando Andaya Jr.)

HB 3666 – Increasing the bed capacity of Valenzuela Medical Center in the City of Valenzuela, from 200 to 500 bed capacity, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Eric Martinez)

HB 3750 – Amending RA 10613, by increasing the bed capacity of Zamboanga City Medical Center from 500 to 800, upgrading its general service facilities, authorizing the increase of its medical personnel and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Celso Lobregat)

HB 4274 – Upgrading the Southern Isabela General Hospital in Santiago City, Province of Isabela into a tertiary general hospital to be known as the Southern Isabela Medical Center and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Ma. Lourdes Aggabao)

HB 4434 – Increasing the bed capacity for tertiary general health care of Dr. Jose N. Rodriguez Memorial Hospital and Sanitarium from 200 to 800 beds, and appropriating funds therefor, amending for the purpose RA 9420, or the law converting the 200 beds of the 2,000-bed capacity of Dr. Jose N. Rodriguez Memorial Hospital and Sanitarium for tertiary general health care, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Dale ‘Along’ Malapitan)

HB 4949 – Renationalizing all hospitals located in the Province of Marinduque, placing the same under the direct control, management, and supervision of the Department of Health (DOH), appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Tricia Nicole Velasco-Catera)
COOPERATIVES DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Laurel Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Committee Report on the Sustitute Bill to HBs 188, 259. 2285 & 2824 – Providing for the mandatory appointment of a cooperatives officer in every local government unit (LGU), amending for the purpose RA 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991 (Reps. Anthony Bravo Ph.D., Roy Loyola, Carlito Marquez, and Estrellita Suansing)

HR 44 – Inquiry into the establishment of an apex organization of all cooperatives as a unifying body of the cooperative movement (Rep. Anthony Bravo)

HR 783 – Investigation into the denial of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to issue tax exemption certificates to cooperatives (Rep. Rico Geron)
GAMES AND AMUSEMENTS
Agenda
09:30 AM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
HB 4843 - Strengthening the Games and Amusements Board (Rep. Rodel Batocabe)
LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES
Agenda
09:30 AM
Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
Committee Report on HB 4879 – Renewing for another 25 years and amending the franchise granted to Gateway U.H.F. Television Broadcasting Inc., now Gateway Television Broadcasting Inc., doing business under the name and style Hope Channel Philippines, under RA 7223 (Rep. Harlin Neil Abayon III)

Committee Report on HB 4989 – Renewing the franchise granted to Word Broadcasting Corporation under RA 7485, or the law granting Word Broadcasting Corporation, formerly Filipinas Broadcasting Association, Inc. (as amended on July 20, 1991), a franchise to construct, install, operate and maintain for commercial purposes radio broadcasting and television stations in the Visayas and Mindanao for another 25 years from the effectivity of this Act (Rep. Raul Del Mar)

HB 4849 - Renewing for another 25 years the franchise granted to Omninet Philippines Inc. under RA 7298, or the law granting Omninet Philippines, Inc. a franchise to esdtablish, install, maintain, lease and operate wire and/or wireless telecommunications system, lines, circuits and stations within and outside the Philippines (Rep. Ricardo 'RJ' Belmonte Jr.)

HB 2617 – Renewing and amending the franchise granted to Innove Communications Inc. (formerly Isla Communications Co.) under RA 7372 (Rep. Reynaldo Umali)

HB 4290 – Renewing the franchise granted to Notre Dame Broadcasting Corporation under RA 8109, or the law granting the Notre Dame Broadcasting Corporation a franchise to construct, install, operate and maintain radio broadcasting stations in the Philippines for religious, educational, and cultural as well as for commercial purposes for 25 years from effectivity of this Act (Rep. Jose ‘Pingping’ Tejada)
GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION jt. w/ FOOD SECURITY
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Zulueta Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 1102, 1547 & 2908 – Creating the Office of National Food Security and appropriating P20 billion from the funds of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) and Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) (Rep. Winston ‘Winnie’ Castelo)

HB 4223 – Strengthening food security, establishing the Food Security Council (Rep. Michael Romero Ph.D.)

HB 4361 – Providing for a framework for food security, establishing for the purpose a Food Security Authority and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Amado Espino Jr.)
HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Aquino/ Makalintal Hall 2/F SWA B
HB 1722 – Creating a Local Housing Board in all cities and first to third class municipalities, providing for its powers and functions (Rep. Rozzano Rufino Biazon)
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Fuentebella Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 515, 616, 660, 1954, 1957, 2836, 3055 & 3250 – Providing free wi-fi internet access in all government offices, state universities and colleges, and public areas nationwide (Reps. Bernadette Herrera-Dy, Geraldine Roman, Sarah Jane Elago, Vilma Santos-Recto, Gus Tambunting, Teddy Brawner Baguilat Jr., Victor Yap, and Marlyn Primicias-Agabas)
NATURAL RESOURCES (CANCELLED)
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Montilla Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
Presentation by Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Regina Paz Lopez of the mining audit report
PEOPLE’S PARTICIPATION
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Perez Hall 2/F SWA Bldg.
HB 249 – Creating a system of partnership between local governments and civil society organizations through the establishment of a people’s council in every local government unit (LGU), prescribing its powers and functions (Rep. Gabriel Bordado)

HB 568 – Enhancing participatory governance by providing an avenue for civil society organizations (CSOs) to assist in the local decision-making process and through the establishment of a people’s council in every LGU, prescribing its powers and functions (Rep. Sabiniano Canama)

HB 1598 – Providing for the accreditation of non-government organizations and people's organizations eligible to access government funds and for the system of accountability and transparency for the use of these funds (Rep. Teddy Brawner Baguilat Jr.)

Draft Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 191, 3862, 3429 & 1388 – Grassroots participatory budgeting (Reps. Anthony Bravo, Kaka Bag-ao, Ramon ‘Rav’ Rocamora, and Alfredo Vargas III)
PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS
Agenda
01:30 PM
R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
HBs 163, 348, 1346 & 1944- Institutionalizing and strengthening Public-Private Partnership (PPP), and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Feliciano Belmonte Jr., Deputy Speaker Romero ‘Miro’ Quimbo, and Reps. Romeo Acop and Vilma Santos-Recto)

HB 778 – Creating the PPP Authority, further amending RA 6957, as amended by RA 7718, or the law authorizing the financing, construction, operation and maintenance of infrastructure projects by the private sector (Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda)

HB 2727 – Encouraging more PPP projects, creating the PPP Guaranty Fund, thereby amending RA 6957, as amended (Rep. Gary Alejano)

Privilege Speech 163 – On the implementation of PPP projects (Rep. Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales)
REFORESTATION
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. Yñiguez Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HR 382 – Inquiry into the alleged irregularities and wrong policies in the implementation of the National Greening Program (NGP) with the end in view of assessing the effectivity of the program (Rep. Divina Grace Yu)
TOURISM
Agenda
01:30 PM
Spkr. De Venecia Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 1404 – Providing for the establishment of health facilities in key tourism destinations and providing funds therefor (Rep. Erlpe John ‘Ping’ Amante)

HB 3551 – Mandating natural resources and cultural heritage management through tourism with the imposition of environmental fees or 'green fees' for the use, preservation, conservation, development, promotion and protection of the country's natural resources and cultural heritage (Rep. Rene Relampagos)

HR 737 – Commending the Department of Tourism (DOT) for spearheading the well-planned, coordinated, and executed hosting of the 2016 Miss Universe Pageant (Rep. Ramon ‘Rav’ Rocamora)

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