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HOUSE MEMBERS


Hon. Abante, Bienvenido Jr. M.

Hon. Abante, Bienvenido Jr. M.
Minority Leader
District Representative
Manila, 6th District

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. SWA-306
Phone: (632) 931-5001, Local: 7920
Direct: 442-4260

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES AUTHORED 38

HB01588
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT IMPOSING THE DEATH PENALTY FOR SPECIFIC CRIMES, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9346, ENTITLED ꞌAN ACT PROHIBITING THE IMPOSITION OF THE DEATH PENALTY IN THE PHILIPPINESꞌ, FURTHER AMENDING ACT NO. 3815, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS ꞌTHE REVISED PENAL CODEꞌ AND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7080, ENTITLED ꞌAN ACT DEFINING AND PENALIZING THE CRIME OF PLUNDERꞌ, AND AMENDING ACT NO. 9165, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ꞌCOMPREHENSIVE DANGEROUS DRUGS ACT OF 2002ꞌ, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8177, ENTITLED ꞌACT DESIGNATING DEATH BY LETHAL INJECTIONꞌ, AND OTHER PENAL LAWS

Status: Pending with the Committee on JUSTICE since 2019-07-24

HB02069
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT MAKING BIBLE READING MANDATORY IN ALL PUBLIC ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-07-29

HB02070
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT EXEMPTING CHURCH MINISTERS, PRIESTS, RABBIS AND IMAMS FROM SECURING GOVERNMENT LICENSE TO SOLEMNIZE MARRIAGE, FURTHER AMENDING EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 209 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE FAMILY CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES, ACT NO. 3815 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE REVISED PENAL CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES, ACT NO. 3753, AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A CIVIL REGISTRAR, AND NATIONAL STATISTICS OFFICE ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 1, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSE

Status: Pending with the Committee on REVISION OF LAWS since 2019-07-29

HB02071
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT EXEMPTING BIBLES AND OTHER RELIGIOUS ARTICLES AND CERTAIN MERCHANDISE FROM TAXES, DUTIES, FEES AND OTHER CHARGES, EXEMPTING CHURCHES FROM THE REQUIREMENT OF TAX EXEMPTION CERTIFICATES IN AVAILING TAX EXEMPTIONS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Pending with the Committee on WAYS AND MEANS since 2019-07-29

HB03949
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT CONVERTING THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR GERIATRIC HEALTH INTO A CORPORATE BODY TO BE KNOWN AS THE "NATIONAL CENTER FOR GERIATRIC HEALTH AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE", AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION since 2019-08-27

HB04833
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT AMENDING EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 209, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE FAMILY CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES, ON THE PROPERTY RELATIONS BETWEEN HUSBAND AND WIFE, AND ON SUPPORT, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Pending with the Committee on POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS since 2019-09-30

HCR0003
 [Text As Filed] [Adapted Resolution/RBH]
 

CONCURRENT RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE LEGISLATIVE CALENDAR FOR THE FIRST REGULAR SESSION OF THE EIGHTEENTH CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES

Status: Approved by the House on 0000-00-00, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-07-31 and received by the Senate on 2019-07-31

HJR0018
 [Text As Filed] 
 

A JOINT RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR A SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGET OF FIFTEEN BILLION PESOS (P15,000,000,000) TO BE IMMEDIATELY RELEASED TO THE NATIONAL FOOD AUTHORITY (NFA) AND DIRECTING THE LATTER TO EXCLUSIVELY USE THE AMOUNT TO URGENTLY PROCURE AT LEAST 750,000 METRIC TONS OF PALAY FROM LOCAL FARMERS AT THE FARM GATE PRICE OF TWENTY PESOS (P20) PER KILOGRAM, AND SELL THE NFA RICE AT TWENTY-SEVEN PESOS (P27) PER KILOGRAM IN ORDER TO EASE THE DIRE IMPACTS OF THE RICE LIBERALIZATION AND TARIFFICATION LAW

Status: Pending with the Committee on APPROPRIATIONS since 2019-09-23

HJR0019
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

JOINT RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE AVAILABILITY OF THE 2019 APPROPRIATIONS FOR MAINTENANCE AND OTHER OPERATING EXPENSES AND CAPITAL OUTLAYS TO DECEMBER 31, 2020, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 65 OF THE GENERAL PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11260, THE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT OF FISCAL YEAR 2019

Status: Approved by the House on 2019-11-04, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-11-05 and received by the Senate on 2019-11-05

HR00102
 [Text As Filed] [Adapted Resolution/RBH]
 

A RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING AND COMMENDING SENATOR EMMANUEL "MANNY" PACQUIAO FOR SUCCESSFULLY GAINING THE WORLD BOXING ASSOCIATION (WBA) WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, TRIUMPHING OVER KEITH "ONE TIME" THURMAN ON JULY 21, 2019 AT THE MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA IN LAS VEGAS, NEVADA

Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00003 on 2019-07-24

HR00137
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE GRANT OF ADDITIONAL DISTRICT OPERATIONAL BUDGET FOR THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Status: Pending with the Committee on APPROPRIATIONS since 2019-08-06

HR00139
 [Text As Filed] [Adapted Resolution/RBH]
 

A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE PROFOUND SYMPATHIES AND DEEPEST CONDOLENCES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THOSE AFFECTED BY THE TWIN EARTHQUAKES AND AFTERSHOCKS THAT HIT ITBAYAT, BATANES ON JULY 27, 2019; THANKING THOSE WHO IMMEDIATELY RESPONDED TO THE DISASTER AND EXTENDED HELP; AND CALLING TO EXPEDITE HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE TO THE AFFECTED AREAS

Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00004 on 2019-07-29

HR00141
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON GAMES AND AMUSEMENTS TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE CLOSURE OF ALL PHILIPPINE CHARITY SWEEPSTAKES OFFICE (PCSO) OUTLETS DUE TO MASSIVE CORRUPTION

Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2019-08-06

HR00188
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE COMPASSION AND EMPATHY OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE VICTIMS OF THE JULY 13, 2019 EARTHQUAKE IN CARRASCAL, CANTILAN AND MADRID, SURIGAO DEL SUR AND COMMENDING THE IMMEDIATE RESCUE AND RELIEF EFFORTS EXTENDED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT, THE ARMED FORCES OF THE PHILIPPINES, AND MEDICAL PERSONNEL FOR THEIR IMMEDIATE RESPONSE AND ASSISTANCE

Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2019-08-06

HR00203
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION OF THE MINORITY FOR THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH TO CONDUCT INVESTIGATION ON THE ALLEGED OVERSTOCKING, UNUSED, EXPIRED MEDICINES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, WITH THE VIEW OF INSTITUTING FISCAL REFORMS WITHIN THE AGENCY, RELATIVE TO THE INVENTORY, USE, CONTROL AND DISTRIBUTION OF MEDICINE BY THE AGENCY

Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2019-08-14

HR00218
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION OF THE MINORITY FOR THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH TO CONDUCT INVESTIGATION ON THE ALLEGED OVERSTOCKING, UNUSED, EXPIRED MEDICINES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, WITH THE VIEW OF INSTITUTING FISCAL REFORMS WITHIN THE AGENCY, RELATIVE TO THE INVENTORY, USE, CONTROL AND DISTRIBUTION OF MEDICINE BY THE AGENCY

Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2019-08-20

HR00234
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION OF THE MINORITY FOR THE APPROPRIATE HOUSE COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION ON THE COMMISSION ON AUDIT (COA) 2018 AUDIT FINDINGS ON THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (DEPED) RELATIVE TO VARIOUS ERRORS ON LEARNING MATERIALS INTENDED FOR GRADE 3 PUPILS VALUED AT OVER P254.3M, INCLUDING AN ALARMING NUMBER OF UNDISTRIBUTED INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS VALUED AT OVER P113M, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, FOR PURPOSES OF INSTITUTING REFORMS, REVIEW OF POLICIES AND ASSESSMENT OF DEPED

Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2019-08-27

HR00238
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION OF THE MINORITY CALLING ON THE APPROPRIATE HOUSE COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION ON THE ALLEGATIONS OF FRAUDULENT MEDICAL CLAIMS, MISMANAGEMENT & NEGLIGENCE, GRAFT & CORRUPTION AGAINST PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION (PHILHEALTH), IN AID OF LEGISLATION, FOR PURPOSES OF INSTITUTING REAL REFORMS, REVIEW OF PHILHEALTH POLICIES AND ASSESSMENT OF ITS EFFECTIVENESS IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE LAW (REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11223)

Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2019-08-27

HR00257
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION CALLING FOR AN INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, BY THE COMMITTEE OF BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, ON THE FAILURE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO EFFECTIVELY AND FULLY IMPLEMENT ITS PROGRAMS RELATED TO TEXTBOOK AND OTHER LEARNING MATERIALS, AND THE BASIC EDUCATION FACILITIES, AND FOUND BY THE 2018 COMMISSION ON AUDIT OBSERVATION REPORT OF THE DEPARTMENT

Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2019-08-28

HR00299
 [Text As Filed] [Adapted Resolution/RBH]
 

RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE PROFOUND CONDOLENCES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE BEREAVED FAMILY OF MRS. MIGDONIA ARREZA PICHAY, MOTHER OF DEPUTY SPEAKER PROSPERO PICHAY, JR., REPRESENTATIVE OF THE FIRST DISTRICT OF SURIGAO DEL SUR

Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00007 on 2019-09-04

HR00300
 [Text As Filed] [Adapted Resolution/RBH]
 

RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE UTMOST CONCERN AND COMPASSION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE VICTIMS OF THE RECENT FLOODING AND LANDSLIDES IN LAOAG CITY AND SEVERAL MUNICIPALITIES IN ILOCOS NORTE BROUGHT ABOUT BY SEVERE TROPICAL STORM "INENG"

Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00006 on 2019-09-04

HR00301
 [Text As Filed] [Adapted Resolution/RBH]
 

RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE PROFOUND CONDOLENCES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE FAMILY OF HONORABLE REGINA PAZ "GINA" L. LOPEZ, FORMER SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND CHAIRPERSON OF THE PASIG RIVER REHABILITATION COMMISSION

Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00008 on 2019-09-04

HR00312
 [Text As Filed] [Adapted Resolution/RBH]
 

A RESOLUTION HONORING THE ACHIEVEMENTS AND CONTRIBUTIONS OF DR. GEORGE SIAO KIAN TY, AN OUTSTANDING FILIPINO, PHILANTHROPIST, AND BUSINESS LEADER

Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00010 on 2019-09-09

HR00325
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION URGING THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS TO RESTORE CUTS IN THE MAINTENANCE AND OTHER OPERATING EXPENSES OF STATE UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES, AND STUDY OPTIONS TO AUGMENT FUNDING FOR PERSONNEL SERVICES AND CAPITAL OUTLAY

Status: Pending with the Committee on APPROPRIATIONS since 2019-09-16

HR00337
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION FOR THE APPROPRIATE HOUSE COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION ON THE ALLEGATIONS OF UNREGISTERED FOREIGN WORKERS, NON-PAYMENT OF INCOME TAXES, RELATIVE TO PHILIPPINE OFFSHORE GAMING OPERATORS (POGO) INDUSTRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, AND RELATED ISSUES ON THE EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SECTION 25 OF 1997 NIRC ON NON-RESIDENT ALIENS, IMMIGRATION RULES AND REGULATIONS AND THE LABOR CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES, WITH THE VIEW OF AMENDING EXISTING LAWS RELATIVE TO EFFECTIVE REVENUE COLLECTION FROM FOREIGN WORKERS AND EFFECTIVELY REGULATE THE POGO INDUSTRY WITHOUT DETRIMENT TO THE FILIPINO PEOPLE

Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2019-09-18

HR00347
 [Text As Filed] [Adapted Resolution/RBH]
 

A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE PROFOUND CONDOLENCES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON THE DEATH OF HONORABLE JESUS MARINO "RENE" G. ESPINA, A GREAT FILIPINO PUBLIC SERVANT WHO WAS A FORMER SENATOR (1970-1973), GOVERNOR OF THE PROVINCE OF CEBU (1963-1969), SECRETARY OF PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATIONS, ADMINISTRATOR OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM

Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00011 on 2019-09-17

HR00365
 [Text As Filed] 
 

A RESOLUTION URGING SPEAKER ALAN PETER CAYETANO THROUGH THE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS TO RESTORE THE FISCAL YEAR 2020 PROPOSED SUBSIDY FROM THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT OF PHP 6.146 BILLION FOR THE NATIONAL ELECTRIFICATION ADMINISTRATION REDUCED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT TO PHP 1.531 BILLION PESOS

Status: Pending with the Committee on APPROPRIATIONS since 2019-09-24

HR00384
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION, IN THE EXERCISE OF ITS OVERSIGHT FUNCTION AND IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE DISBURSEMENT OF THE BOUNTY INTENDED FOR WITNESSES FOR THE PROSECUTION, IN RELATION TO THE MURDER OF HON. RODEL BATOCABE

Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2019-09-30

HR00474
 [Text As Filed] 
 

A RESOLUTION HONORING THE WORK AND CONTRIBUTION OF HIS EXCELLENCY ZHAO JIANHUA AS AMBASSADOR EXTRAORDINARY AND PLENIPOTENTIARY OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA TO THE PHILIPPINES IN FOSTERING STRONGER PHILIPPINES-CHINA BILATERAL RELATIONS AND CONFERRING UPON HIM THE CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF ACHIEVEMENT

Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00012 on 2019-11-04

HR00490
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE PROFOUND CONDOLENCES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE FAMILY OF HONORABLE AQUILINO Q. PIMENTEL, JR., FORMER SENATE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES

Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00015 on 2019-11-06

HR00492
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE PROFOUND CONDOLENCES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE FAMILY OF HONORABLE RODOLFO B. ALBANO JR., REPRESENTATIVE OF THE LPG MARKETER'S ASSOCIATION (LPGMA) PARTY-LIST IN THE EIGHTEENTH CONGRESS

Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00013 on 2019-11-06

HR00493
 [Text As Filed] 
 

A RESOLUTION COMMENDING THE JESUS IS LORD (JIL) CHURCH WORLDWIDE ON ITS 41ST FOUNDING ANNIVERSARY

Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00016 on 2019-11-06

HR00494
 [Text As Filed] 
 

RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE COMPASSION, SOLIDARITY, SUPPORT AND EMPATHY OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE DISPLACED, BEREAVED AND INJURED MINDANAOANS DURING THE OCTOBER 2019 EARTHQUAKES

Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00014 on 2019-11-06

HR00502
 [Text As Filed] 
 

A RESOLUTION EXTENDING CONGRATULATIONS TO THE HONORABLE JUSTICE DIOSDADO PERALTA AS THE NEW CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE PHILIPPINES

Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2019-11-11

HR00503
 [Text As Filed] 
 

A RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EXPRESSING PROFOUND CONDOLENCES ON THE DEMISE OF CONGRESSMAN RODOLFO ALBANO JR.

Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2019-11-11

PS00002
 
 

Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2019-07-24

PS00066
 
 

Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2019-09-25

PS00094
 
 

Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2019-11-05