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Hon. Atienza, Jose Jr. L.

Hon. Atienza, Jose Jr. L.
Deputy Speaker
Party List - BUHAY

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. NW-402
Phone: (632) 8931-5001, Local: 7361
Direct: 8931-5504

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES AUTHORED 40

HB00137
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT IMPOSING STIFFER PENALTIES FOR CHILD ABUSE, EXPLOITATION AND DISCRIMINATION, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7610, AS AMENDED

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: WELFARE OF CHILDREN

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-02-12

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-02-17

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-02-17, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-02-18 and received by the Senate on 2020-02-18

HB01106
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING A SEPARATE AND INDEPENDENT FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, AMENDING FOR SUCH PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT 3720, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT 9711

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION since 2019-07-24

HB01107
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTION TWO OF R.A. 10868 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS 'AN ACT HONORING AND GRANTING ADDITIONAL BENEFITS AND PRIVILEGES TO FILIPINO CENTENARIANS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES'

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: SENIOR CITIZENS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SENIOR CITIZENS since 2019-07-24

HB01108
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE CULTURAL AND SPORTS TRAINING OF THE FILIPINO YOUTH BY RE-ORGANIZING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (DEPED) INTO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, CULTURE, AND SPORTS (DECS), APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION since 2019-07-24

HB01109
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING ALL BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENTS IN THE COUNTRY TO INSTITUTIONALIZE PROFIT SHARING, REPEALING AND/OR AMENDING ALL LAWS INCONSISTENT WITH THIS ACT

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT since 2019-07-24

HB01110
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING A MUSLIM TRADE AND CULTURAL CENTER OF THE PHILIPPINES, IN THE CITY OF MANILA, AS THE CAPITAL OF THE PHILIPPINES, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: MUSLIM AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on MUSLIM AFFAIRS since 2019-07-24

HB01111
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING A FIVE (5)-YEAR TAX HOLIDAY FOR THE FILM INDUSTRY BY AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9167, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS 'AN ACT CREATING THE FILM DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL OF THE PHILIPPINES, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES'

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: PUBLIC INFORMATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2019-07-24

HB01112
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING INCUMBENT OFFICIALS FROM DESTROYING PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN BY PREVIOUS ADMINISTRATIONS

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS since 2019-07-24

HB01113
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING A TOTAL OF FIFTY PERCENT (50%) DISCOUNT ON THE FARE OF SENIOR CITIZENS ON DOMESTIC FLIGHTS AND SEA VOYAGES; AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT 7432, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT 9994, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE 'EXPANDED SENIOR CITIZENS ACT OF 2010'

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: SENIOR CITIZENS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SENIOR CITIZENS since 2019-07-24

HB01114
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING A COUNCIL OF ELDERS IN EVERY BARANGAY, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2019-07-24

HB01115
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT MAKING IT COMPULSORY FOR ALL INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES LANDING IN THE PHILIPPINES TO PLAY PHILIPPINE MUSIC IMMEDIATELY UPON THEIR ARRIVAL, AS WELL AS ALL PUBLIC AREAS LIKE TOURIST ATTRACTIONS, TOURIST BUSES AND BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENTS LIKE HOTELS

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: TOURISM

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

HB01116
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT 10361

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT since 2019-07-24

HB01117
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT 9147, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE WILDLIFE RESOURCES CONSERVATION AND PROTECTION ACT

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: NATURAL RESOURCES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on NATURAL RESOURCES since 2019-07-24

HB02591
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTION 440 OF REPUBLIC ACT 10863, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "CUSTOMS MODERNIZATION AND TARIFF ACT (CMTA)"

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Primary Referral: WAYS AND MEANS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WAYS AND MEANS since 2019-07-31

HB02592
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTION 2 OF PRESIDENTIAL DECREE 1616, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ꞌCREATION OF THE INTRAMUROS ADMINISTRATIONꞌ

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2019-07-31

HB02593
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING THE PRIVATIZATION OF PUBLIC HOSPITALS AND PUBLIC HEALTH FACILITIES

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2019-07-31

HB02594
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

Full Title: AN ACT RETURNING THE ADMINISTRATION, CONTROL AND MANAGEMENT OF LUNETA PARK TO THE CITY GOVERNMENT OF MANILA

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2019-07-31

HB02595
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

Full Title: AN ACT RETURNING THE ADMINISTRATION, CONTROL AND MANAGEMENT OF CLUB INTRAMUROS GOLF COURSE TO THE CITY GOVERNMENT OF MANILA

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2019-07-31

HB02596
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE METROPOLITAN MANILA GOVERNMENT

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2019-07-31

HB02597
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

Full Title: THE MAGNA CARTA FOR FOREST RANGERS

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Primary Referral: NATURAL RESOURCES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on NATURAL RESOURCES since 2019-07-31

HB02598
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING A FIVE (5)-YEAR TAX HOLIDAY FOR THE HORSERACING INDUSTRY

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Primary Referral: WAYS AND MEANS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WAYS AND MEANS since 2021-01-19

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

HB07563
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-01

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE MUSIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL OF THE PHILIPPINES, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-09-07

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-09-07

HB07622
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-09

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE CONSERVATION AND PROTECTION OF OUR NATIONAL CULTURAL HERITAGE, THROUGH AN ENHANCED CULTURAL POLICY, HERITAGE EDUCATION, AND CULTURAL MAPPING PROGRAM, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10066 OR THE NATIONAL CULTURAL HERITAGE ACT OF 2009

Date Read: 2020-09-14

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-09-14

HB07634
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-10

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE PROMOTION OF FILM AND TELEVISION TOURISM, CREATING THE FILM PHILIPPINES OFFICE, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-09-15

Primary Referral: CREATIVE INDUSTRY AND PERFORMING ARTS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on CREATIVE INDUSTRY AND PERFORMING ARTS since 2020-12-15

HB07757
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-24

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR CULTURE AND THE ARTS, ITS COMPOSITION, FUNCTIONS, POWERS, AND MANDATE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-09-29

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-09-29

HB08060
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-23

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT 7160

Date Read: 2020-11-24

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2020-11-24

HB08140
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-12-04

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING ENHANCED PROTECTION, SECURITY, AND BENEFITS FOR MEDIA WORKERS

Date Read: 2020-12-07

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-12-14

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2021-01-18

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2021-01-18, transmitted to the Senate on 2021-01-19 and received by the Senate on 2021-01-19

HB08221
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-12-14

Full Title: AN ACT NAMING THE FIRST CEBU-MACTAN BRIDGE TRAVERSING THE MACTAN CHANNEL LOCATED AT A.C. CORTES AVENUE IN BARANGAY LOOC, MANDAUE CITY UP TO THE MANDAUE-MACTAN ROAD IN BARANGAY PAJO, LAPU LAPU CITY, BOTH IN THE PROVINCE OF CEBU, AS SERGING VELOSO OSMEÑA JR. BRIDGE

Date Read: 2020-12-15

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-12-16

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2021-01-20

Bill Status: Printed copies distributed to members on 2021-01-13

HR00069
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-16

Full Title: A RESOLUTION CALLING FOR AN IMMEDIATE INVESTIGATION INTO ANY AND ALL PROPOSALS, NEGOTIATIONS OR TRANSACTIONS SEEKING TO PRIVATIZE PUBLIC MARKETS IN THE CITY OF MANILA

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2019-11-27

HR00070
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-16

Full Title: RESOLUTION CALLING FOR AN IMMEDIATE CONGRESSIONAL INQUIRY INTO THE DISAPPEARANCE OF THE NATIONAL CULTURAL TREASURE ENTITLED FILIPINO STRUGGLES THROUGH HISTORY, THE PRICELESS MASTERPIECE BY NATIONAL ARTIST CARLOS ꞌBOTONGꞌ FRANCISCO, FROM THE BULWAGANG ANTONIO J. VILLEGAS OF THE MANILA CITY HALL

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2019-11-27

HR00328
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-12

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS TO RESTORE THE 2020 PROPOSED BUDGET OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT (DOLE) AMOUNTING TO 19.37 BILLION PESOS THAT WAS REDUCED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT TO 14.421 BILLION PESOS

Date Read: 2019-09-16

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

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

HR00398
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-30

Full Title: A RESOLUTION URGING ALL LEGISLATORS FROM THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO ADOPT AND ALIGN THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGs) IN THE BILLS CRAFTED IN THE EIGHTEENTH CONGRESS

Date Read: 2019-10-02

Primary Referral: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

Bill Status: Substituted by HR00565

Mother Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00027 on 2019-12-16

HR00481
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-05

Full Title: A RESOLUTION URGING THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE PHILIPPINES, TO CALL FOR AN INQUIRY IN AID OF LEGISLATION, INTO THE PROLIFERATION OF UNREGULATED COURIER OPERATORS

Date Read: 2019-11-06

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2020-01-21

HR00482
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-05

Full Title: A RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING FILIPINO-AMERICAN CHESS GRANDMASTER WESLEY SO FOR WINNING THE INAUGURAL FIDE WORLD FISCHER RANDOM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP IN HOVIKODDEN, NORWAY

Date Read: 2019-11-06

Primary Referral: YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT since 2019-11-06

HR00565
 [Adapted Resolution/RBH][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-04

Full Title: RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGs) AS THE FRAMEWORK OF LEGISLATIVE MEASURES TO BE CRAFTED AND ENACTED IN THE EIGHTEENTH CONGRESS

Date Read: 2019-12-04

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-12-16

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00027 on 2019-12-16

HR01196
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-09

Full Title: A RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING AND COMMENDING THE RECIPIENTS OF THE 2020 GAWAD CCP PARA SA SINING AWARDEES FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO PHILIPPINE ARTS AND CULTURE

Date Read: 2020-09-14

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-09-14

HR01200
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-09

Full Title: A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE PROFOUND CONDOLENCE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON THE PASSING OF MARIA AZUCENA VERA-PEREZ MACEDA, MORE FONDLY KNOWN AS “MANAY ICHU,” A PILLAR AND VANGUARD OF THE PHILIPPINE MOVIE INDUSTRY

Date Read: 2020-09-14

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-09-15

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00087 on 2020-09-15

HR01256
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-28

Full Title: A RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING AND COMMENDING MR. LAVRENTE INDICO “LAV” DIAZ, DIRECTOR, PRODUCER, SCREENPLAY WRITER, AND EDITOR OF “LAHI, HAYOP (GENUS PAN)”, FOR WINNING THE ORIZZONTI AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR AT THE 77TH VENICE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Date Read: 2020-09-30

Primary Referral: PUBLIC INFORMATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2020-09-30

HR01318
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-26

Full Title: RESOLUTION STRONGLY SUPPORTING THE LETTER-REQUEST OF SENIOR CITIZENS (SCs) AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITY (PWDs) RIGHTS ADVOCATE, ATTY. ROMULO B. MACALINTAL, TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND THE TOLL REGULATORY BOARD TO IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THE LAWS THAT GRANT 20% DISCOUNT TO SCs and PWDs ON THEIR PURCHASE OF LOADS FOR RFID TOLL FEES AND EXPRESSWAYS

Date Read: 2020-11-16

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2020-11-16

 

HOUSE MEASURES CO-AUTHORED 11

HB00030
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

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

HB02476
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-23

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING ENHANCED PROTECTION, SECURITY AND BENEFITS FOR MEDIA WORKERS

Date Read: 2019-07-30

Primary Referral: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

Bill Status: Substituted by HB08140

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2021-01-18, transmitted to the Senate on 2021-01-19 and received by the Senate on 2021-01-19

HB03521
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-06

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO ABS-CBN CORPORATION UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7966 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "AN ACT GRANTING ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN TELEVISION AND RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES FOR TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT

Date Read: 2019-08-13

Primary Referral: LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES 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

HB04314
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-02

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING THE GRANT GIVEN TO SENIOR CITIZENS FROM TWENTY PERCENT (20%) TO TWENTY FIVE PERCENT (25%) DISCOUNT, FURTHER AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7432, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "AN ACT TO MAXIMIZE THE CONTRIBUTION OF SENIOR CITIZENS TO NATION BUILDING, GRANT BENEFITS AND SPECIAL PRIVILEGES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES"

Date Read: 2019-09-09

Primary Referral: SENIOR CITIZENS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SENIOR CITIZENS since 2019-09-09

HB05997
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-22

Full Title: AN ACT NAMING THE FIRST CEBU-MACTAN BRIDGE TO SERGING OSMEÑA BRIDGE

Date Read: 2020-01-27

Primary Referral: PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

Bill Status: Substituted by HB08221

Mother Bill Status: Printed copies distributed to members on 2021-01-13

HB07312
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-06

Full Title: AN ACT PROMOTING INCLUSIVE AND SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT THROUGH THE INSTITUTIONALIZATION OF “ONE TOWN, ONE PRODUCT (OTOP)” PHILIPPINES PROGRAM, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-08-11

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRADE AND INDUSTRY since 2020-08-11

HJR0018
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-19

Full Title: 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

Date Read: 2019-09-23

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

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

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

HR01194
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-08

Full Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE SUITABILITY AND SUSTAINABILITY TO THE MANILA BAY REHABILITATION PROGRAM OF THE DUMP-FILLING OF THE 500-METER COASTLINE OF MANILA BAY IN MALATE, MANILA WITH CRUSHED DOLOMITE BOULDERS, BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES (DENR) AND DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS (DPWH), AMID THE PEOPLE’S OPPOSITION, RAISING ITS IMPACT TO THE ENVIRONMENT, PUBLIC HEALTH AND INJUDICIOUS UTILIZATION OF PUBLIC FUNDS

Date Read: 2020-09-14

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2020-09-14

 

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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