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HOUSE MEMBERS


Hon. Abellanosa, Rodrigo A.

Hon. Abellanosa, Rodrigo A.
District Representative
Cebu City, 2nd District

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. SWA-301
Phone: (632) 8931-5001, Local: 7910
Direct: 8442-4212

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES AUTHORED 45

HB00556
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT TO ACTIVELY PROMOTE ENTREPRENEURSHIP AMONG FILIPINO YOUTH

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-07-23

HB00557
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING THE 15TH DAY OF EVERY MONTH AS CIGARETTE HOLIDAY, PROHIBITING THE USE AND SALE OF CIGARETTES DURING ITS OBSERVATION AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2019-07-23

HB00558
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT REQUIRING ALL EMPLOYERS TO PAY THEIR EMPLOYEES A 14TH MONTH SALARY

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT since 2019-07-23

HB00559
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PRESCRIBING AN URGENT, COMPREHENSIVE, AND INTEGRATED LAND-BASED TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT TO EFFECTIVELY ADDRESS THE TRAFFIC CONGESTION CRISIS IN MANILA, METROPOLITAN CEBU, AND METROPOLITAN DAVAO AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2019-07-23

HB00560
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE FISCAL REGIME FOR THE MINING INDUSTRY

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: WAYS AND MEANS

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06135

Mother Bill Status: Business for the day on 2020-10-14

HB00561
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT RIGHTSIZING THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT TO IMPROVE PUBLIC SERVICE DELIVERY

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

Bill Status: Referred to Stakeholders on 2019-09-11

HB00562
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A SOCIALIZED MICROFINANCING PROGRAM FOR MICRO ENTERPRISES THEREBY PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT since 2019-07-23

HB00563
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF DISASTER RESILIENCE, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTION, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

Bill Status: Substituted by HB05989

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-22, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-24 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-24

HB00564
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE NATIONAL LAND USE AND MANAGEMENT POLICY, PROVIDING THE IMPLEMENTING MECHANISMS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: LAND USE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LAND USE since 2019-07-23

HB00565
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT ALLOWING AND REGULATING THE USE OF MOTORCYCLES AS PUBLIC UTILITY VEHICLES, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4136 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LAND TRANSPORTATION AND TRAFFIC CODE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2019-07-23

HB01976
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-11

Full Title: AN ACT UNIFYING ALL EXISTING AGRICULTURAL CREDIT PROGRAMS FOR THE FARMERS, FISHERFOLK AND MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES (MSMEs) ENGAGED IN AGRICULTURAL AND FISHERIES, CREATING THE FARMERS AND FISHERFOLK QUICK CREDIT PROGRAM, ESTABLISHING THE AGRICULTURAL CREDIT AUTHORITY OF THE PHILIPPINES (ACAP), AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, IN ORDER TO PROMOTE THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN THE AGRICULTURE AND FISHERIES SECTORS

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION since 2019-07-29

HB02175
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-16

Full Title: AN ACT POSTPONING THE MAY 2020 BARANGAY AND SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN ELECTIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9164, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9340, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10656, AND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10923 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS

Bill Status: Substituted by HB04933

Mother Bill Status: Republic Act RA11462 enacted on 2019-12-03

HB04193
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-27

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE MAGNA CARTA FOR BARANGAYS

Date Read: 2019-09-03

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2019-09-03

HB04587
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-13

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF AGE, RACIAL OR ETHNIC ORIGIN, RELIGIOUS BELIEF OR ACTIVITY, POLITICAL INCLINATION OR CONVICTION, SOCIAL CLASS, SEX, GENDER, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY AND EXPRESSIONS, MARITAL OR RELATIONSHIP STATUS, DISABILITY, HIV STATUS, HEALTH STATUS OR MEDICAL HISTORY, LANGUAGE, PHYSICAL FEATURES, AND OTHER STATUS, AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-09-17

Primary Referral: HUMAN RIGHTS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-09-17

HB04933
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-30

Full Title: AN ACT POSTPONING THE MAY 2020 BARANGAY AND SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN ELECTIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9164, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9340, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10632, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10656, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10923 AND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10952, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-10-01

Primary Referral: SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-10-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-11-04

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01043

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2019-12-03

Republic Act No.: RA11462

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11462 enacted on 2019-12-03

HB05304
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-04

Full Title: AN ACT SEPARATING TISA NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL FROM DON SERGIO OSMEÑA SR. MEMORIAL NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-11-11

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-11-11

HB05489
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-13

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING THE PRODUCTION, IMPORTATION, SALE, PROVISION, AND USE OF SINGLE-USE PLASTICS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-11-18

Primary Referral: ECOLOGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on ECOLOGY since 2019-11-18

HB05711
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-04

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING DECEMBER FOUR OF EVERY YEAR A SPECIAL NONWORKING PUBLIC HOLIDAY IN THE CITY OF CEBU AND THE PROVINCE OF CEBU WITH ITS COMPONENT CITIES AND A SPECIAL WORKING PUBLIC HOLIDAY IN THE REST OF THE COUNTRY, IN HONOR OF THE LATE SENATOR SERGIO V. OSMEÑA, JR.

Date Read: 2019-12-09

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2019-12-09

HB05887
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-18

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS IN CEBU CITY AND CEBU PROVINCE, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-01-20

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-02-19

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-03-09

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-03-09, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-03-11 and received by the Senate on 2020-03-11

HB05989
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-22

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF DISASTER RESILIENCE, DEFINING ITS MANDATE, POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-01-22

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-09-15

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-09-22

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-22, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-24 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-24

HB06135
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-30

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE FISCAL REGIME FOR THE MINING INDUSTRY

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Business for the day on 2020-10-14

HB06196
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-05

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING FEBRUARY 14 OF EVERY YEAR AS THE NATIONAL FAMILY DAY

Date Read: 2020-02-10

Primary Referral: POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS since 2020-02-10

HB06434
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-02

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE CEBU TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY INTO A SYSTEM AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-03-04

Primary Referral: HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION since 2020-03-04

HB06610
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-12

Full Title: AN ACT EXPANDING THE USE OF THE LEGAL ASSISTANCE FUND, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 26 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995," AS AMENDED

Date Read: 2020-05-04

Primary Referral: OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Business for the day on 2020-05-26

HB06864
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-28

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING POLICIES, REGULATIONS, AND PUBLIC HEALTH SAFEGUARDS FOR THE BETTER NORMAL IN THE WORKPLACE, PUBLIC PLACES AND COMMUNITIES TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE RECOVERY FROM COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Date Read: 2020-05-28

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-04

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-08-10

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-08-10, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-08-11 and received by the Senate on 2020-08-19

HB06920
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-02

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A COVID-19 UNEMPLOYMENT REDUCTION ECONOMIC STIMULUS (CURES) FUND AND INSTITUTING MECHANISMS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION THEREOF AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-06-02

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-06-05

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-05, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-08 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-08

HB06953
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-03

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR COVID-19 RESPONSE AND RECOVERY INTERVENTIONS AND PROVIDING MECHANISMS TO ACCELERATE THE RECOVERY AND BOLSTER THE RESILIENCY OF THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMY, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-06-03

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-08-05

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-08-10

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01564

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-09-11

Republic Act No.: RA11494

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11494 enacted on 2020-09-11

HB07045
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING THE USE OF TREATMENT TECHNOLOGY FOR MUNICIPAL AND HAZARDOUS WASTES, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 20 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8749, ENTITLED “THE PHILIPPINE CLEAN AIR ACT OF 1999”

Date Read: 2020-07-28

Primary Referral: ECOLOGY

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07829

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-11-24, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-11-25 and received by the Senate on 2020-11-25

HB07287
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-05

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A FREE COVID-19 VACCINATION PROGRAM FOR ALL FILIPINOS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-08-11

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE since 2020-08-11

HB07458
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-24

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING MARCH 16, 2021, A SPECIAL NON-WORKING HOLIDAY IN THE ENTIRE COUNTRY IN COMMEMORATION OF THE QUINCENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY OF FERDINAND MAGELLAN'S FORAY ON PHILIPPINE SOIL AND THE FOUNDING OF CHRISTIANITY IN THE COUNTRY

Date Read: 2020-08-25

Primary Referral: REVISION OF LAWS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on REVISION OF LAWS since 2020-08-25

HB07669
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-14

Full Title: AN ACT OFFICIALLY NAMING THE MANDAUE CAUSEWAY LOCATED IN THE CITY OF MANDAUE, PROVINCE OF CEBU, STRETCHING FROM THE CORNER OF S.B. CABAHUG ST., TRAVERSING THE TIPOLO CREEK IN BARANGAY CENTRO AND THE MANDAUE RECLAMATION AREA, UP TO THE BRIDGE OVER THE MAHIGA CREEK AT THE CEBU INTERNATIONAL PORT, AS OUANO AVENUE

Date Read: 2020-09-15

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-09-23

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-09-28

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-28, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-29 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-29

HB07735
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-23

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE PHILIPPINE CHILDREN’S MEDICAL CENTER FOR CEBU AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-09-28

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2020-09-28

HB07761
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-25

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE CEBU GERIATRIC MEDICAL CENTER AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-09-29

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2020-09-29

HB07829
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-05

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING THE USE OF TREATMENT TECHNOLOGY FOR MUNICIPAL AND HAZARDOUS WASTES, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 20 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8749, ENTITLED “THE PHILIPPINE CLEAN AIR ACT OF 1999”

Date Read: 2020-10-05

Primary Referral: ENERGY

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-11-16

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-11-24

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-11-24, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-11-25 and received by the Senate on 2020-11-25

HB07831
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-05

Full Title: AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT TO EXPEDITE THE PROCESSING AND ISSUANCE OF NATIONAL AND LOCAL PERMITS, LICENSES, AND CERTIFICATIONS

Date Read: 2020-10-15

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Consolidated into HB07884

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-10-16, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-10-20 and received by the Senate on 2020-10-20

HB07884
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-14

Date Urgent: 2020-10-16

Full Title: AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT TO EXPEDITE THE PROCESSING AND ISSUANCE OF NATIONAL AND LOCAL PERMITS, LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS IN TIMES OF NATIONAL EMERGENCY

Date Read: 2020-10-15

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-10-16

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-10-16

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01844

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-10-16, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-10-20 and received by the Senate on 2020-10-20

HR00325
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-12

Full Title: 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

Date Read: 2019-09-16

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

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

HR00418
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-08

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SENSE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR CLIMATE JUSTICE, STRENGTHENED IMPLEMENTATION OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY LAWS IN THE COUNTRY AND FOR DEVELOPED COUNTRIES TO DELIVER ON THEIR COMMITMENTS

Date Read: 2019-11-04

Primary Referral: CLIMATE CHANGE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on CLIMATE CHANGE since 2019-11-04

HR00636
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-19

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SENSE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO SUPPORT THE RESUMPTION OF THE PEACE TALKS BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE PHILIPPINES (GRP) AND THE NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC FRONT OF THE PHILIPPINES (NDFP) BASED ON PREVIOUS AGREEMENTS BETWEEN THE TWO PARTIES INCLUDING THE HAGUE JOINT DECLARATION OF 1992 AND THE STAND-DOWN AGREEMENT ON JUNE 2018

Date Read: 2020-01-20

Primary Referral: PEACE, RECONCILIATION AND UNITY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PEACE, RECONCILIATION AND UNITY since 2020-01-20

HR00751
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-02

Full Title: RESOLUTION CALLING ON THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO IMPLEMENT SEC. 11 OF EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 125, ENTITLED, "REORGANIZING THE MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATIONS DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSE" AS AMENDED, THEREBY CREATING A REGIONAL OFFICE FOR TRANSPORTATION IN REGION VII

Date Read: 2020-03-04

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2020-03-04

HR00808
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-04

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT TO RELAX THE REQUIREMENTS AND ASSESSMENT PROCEDURE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE EMERGENCY SUBSIDY PROGRAM, PARTICULARLY IN HIGHLY-URBANIZED CITIES IN THE COUNTRY

Date Read: 2020-05-05

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE since 2020-05-11

HR00861
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-13

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT TO DIRECT ALL LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS OF COVID-19-STRICKEN PROVINCES, CITIES, AND MUNICIPALITIES TO PREPARE AND SUBMIT THEIR RESPECTIVE ECONOMIC RECOVERY PLANS

Date Read: 2020-05-13

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE since 2020-05-13

HR00867
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-14

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT TO ENSURE THE TRANSPARENT AND EQUITABLE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SECOND TRANCHE OF THE EMERGENCY SUBSIDY PROGRAM

Date Read: 2020-05-18

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE since 2020-05-18

HR00927
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-29

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT TO FACILITATE THE EXPEDITIOUS DISTRIBUTION OF FIRST AND SECOND TRANCHES OF THE EMERGENCY SUBSIDY PROGRAM

Date Read: 2020-06-01

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE since 2020-06-01

HR01357
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-17

Full Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EXPRESSING PROFOUND CONDOLENCES ON THE DEMISE OF CONGRESSMAN RAUL V. DEL MAR

Date Read: 2020-11-23

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2020-11-23

 

HOUSE MEASURES CO-AUTHORED 18

HB00011
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE MEGA CEBU DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, PRESCRIBING ITS FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES, AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION since 2020-08-26

HB00018
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT RENAMING THE MACTAN-CEBU INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY TO LAPU-LAPU - CEBU INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY AND MACTAN-CEBU INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO LAPU-LAPU - CEBU INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2019-07-23

HB00020
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A BRIDGE FROM CEBU CITY TO THE MUNICIPALITY OF CORDOVA, PROVINCE OF CEBU AND A COASTAL ROAD/EXPRESSWAY TO THE MACTAN–CEBU INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, LAPU-LAPU CITY, AS WELL AS A BRIDGE FROM THE MUNICIPALITY OF CONSOLACION, PROVINCE OF CEBU TO THE MACTAN–CEBU INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, LAPU-LAPU CITY AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

Bill Status: Substituted by HB05887

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-03-09, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-03-11 and received by the Senate on 2020-03-11

HB00826
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR PROTECTION OF THE REMITTANCES OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07951

Mother Bill Status: Business for the day on 2020-11-25

HB03528
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-06

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE TRI-LEVEL INTERCHANGE ALONG M.C. BRIONES STREET CORNER U.N. AVENUE, MANDAUE CITY, PROVINCE OF CEBU AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-08-13

Primary Referral: PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS since 2019-08-13

HB03543
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-06

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR COMPENSATION FOR LOSS OR DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTIES IN MARAWI CITY DURING THE 2017 SEIGE OF MARAWI, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-13

Primary Referral: DISASTER RESILIENCE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DISASTER RESILIENCE since 2019-08-13

HB04801
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-24

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING THE MONTH OF JANUARY EVERY YEAR AS VISAYAN HERITAGE MONTH

Date Read: 2019-09-30

Primary Referral: VISAYAS DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on VISAYAS DEVELOPMENT since 2019-09-30

HB05441
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-12

Full Title: AN ACT RENAMING MANDAUE CAUSEWAY IN THE CITY OF MANDAUE, CEBU TO OUANO AVENUE

Date Read: 2019-11-18

Primary Referral: PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07669

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-28, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-29 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-29

HB06623
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-04-27

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING POLICIES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE NEW NORMAL FOR THE WORKPLACE AND PUBLIC SPACES AND INSTITUTING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF

Date Read: 2020-05-04

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06864

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-08-10, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-08-11 and received by the Senate on 2020-08-19

HB06709
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-11

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A COVID-19 UNEMPLOYMENT REDUCTION ECONOMIC STIMULUS (CURES) FUND AND INSTITUTING MECHANISMS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION THEREOF AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-05-11

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06920

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-05, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-08 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-08

HB06732
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-13

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE ABS-CBN CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-05-13

Primary Referral: THE WHOLE HOUSE

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-05-13

Bill Status: Measure reconsidered on 2020-05-18

HB06815
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-26

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN ECONOMIC STIMULUS STRATEGY FOR THE COUNTRY'S GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE AFTERMATH OF COVID-19, AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-05-26

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-01

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-06-04

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-04, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-08 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-08

HB06826
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-27

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE PHILIPPINE CHILDREN’S MEDICAL CENTERS IN VISAYAS AND IN MINDANAO AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-05-28

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2020-05-28

HB08031
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-17

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR ADDITIONAL MECHANISMS TO ACCELERATE THE RECOVERY AND BOLSTER THE RESILIENCY OF THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMY, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-11-23

Primary Referral: ECONOMIC AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on ECONOMIC AFFAIRS since 2020-11-23

HJR0030
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-06

Full Title: JOINT RESOLUTION GRANTING PROVISIONAL FRANCHISE TO ABS-CBN CORPORATION TO OPERATE UNTIL JUNE 30, 2022

Date Read: 2020-05-11

Primary Referral: LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-05-11

HR00102
 [Text As Filed][Adapted Resolution/RBH]Journal #3
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

Full Title: 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

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral:

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-07-24

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

HR00639
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-06

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES TO REPORT OUT WITHOUT FURTHER DELAY FOR PLENARY ACTION A CONSOLIDATED VERSION OF EIGHT (8) PENDING BILLS PROPOSING FOR THE RENEWAL FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS OF THE LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISE OF ABS-CBN CORPORATION

Date Read: 2020-01-20

Primary Referral: LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-01-20

HR01215
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-17

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO IMMEDIATELY RELEASE THE ITEMIZED LIST OF BASIC EDUCATION FACILITIES TO BE FUNDED BY THE FISCAL YEAR 2021 GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT

Date Read: 2020-09-22

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-09-22

 

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PROFILE

EARLY LIFE

Born Ace S. Barbers on May 31, 1969 in Manila, Philippines. He is the second of the four siblings by ROBERT ZABALA BARBERS and VIRGINIA FLORES SMITH.

Ace as he is fondly called, successfully ventured into several business endeavors with his friends after college. He was engaged in importation business, cargo movement/logistics, and in agri/aquaculture in the countryside. After years of gaining experience in the private sector, He decided to enter politics to follow the footsteps of his father. He ran as congressman and won in the district his father once served in the province of Surigao del Norte in the north eastern part of the island of Mindanao. He served as member for three (3) consecutive terms of the Philippine House of Representatives during the 11th, 12th and 13th congresses. As member of the Philippine congress, he was elected as chairman of several committees’, such as committee on economic affairs, committee on accounts and committee on dangerous drugs. He was one of the young elected representatives of the 11th congress who played a crucial role in the ESTRADA impeachment for alleged corruption and violation of the constitution. His advocacies and principled stand on several national issues together with his equally young colleagues did not go unnoticed, the media coined a name for their group and called them THE SPICE BOYS’.

He is currently a member the 17th and 18th congresses of the House of Representatives and chairs the COMMITTEE ON DANGEROUS DRUGS.

WORK HISTORY
  • 1990-1998: President, Vintage Specialist Philippine Village Hotel
  • 1992-1995: Director of Marketing, AASMI Anglo Asian group of companies
  • 1995-1998: Chief of staff, office of Rep. Robert "Bobby" Z. Barbers
MEMBERSHIP
  • Knights of Columbus, St. Andrew Parish Council
  • Rotary Club of Pasig
  • Political Science Society, DLSU - Member
  • DLSU/LSGH Alumni Association
  • Alpha Phi Beta Fraternity
  • Couples for Christ, Quezon City - Member
  • Surigaonon Association Inc. (Manila Chapter) External - Vice- President
  • Los Suriguenos, Inc. Chairman - Committee on Livelihood Chairman
INTERESTS
  • Community Organizing
  • Development of Youth Programs
  • Politics
  • Sports (Golf, basketball, soccer, table tennis, swimming)
  • Arts (Visual)
  • Dog lover/breeder