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Hon. Fongwan, Nestor B.

(Deceased)

Hon. Fongwan, Nestor B.
District Representative
Benguet, Lone District

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. NW-304
Phone: (632) 8931-5001, Local: 7343
Direct: 8931-6074

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES AUTHORED 24

HB00345
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT SIMPLIFYING THE PROCEDURE IN THE DISPOSITION OF PUBLIC AGRICULTURAL LANDS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 24 OF COMMONWEALTH ACT NO. 141, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "THE PUBLIC LAND ACT"

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: NATURAL RESOURCES

Bill Status: Business for the day on 2019-11-11

HB02590
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN EXTENSION OFFICE OF THE REGIONAL LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD IN PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, PROVINCE OF PALAWAN AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-10-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-11-04

Bill 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

HB02952
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-29

Full Title: AN ACT TERMINATING THE COLLECTION OF TOLL FEES ALONG THE PORTION OF THE BENGUET ROAD (KENNON ROAD) FROM KLONDYKE'S SPRING TO CAMP SIX, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 34, SERIES OF 1954, AS AMENDED

Date Read: 2019-08-05

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2019-08-05

HB04119
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-22

Full Title: AN ACT REVERTING FISHPONDS WHICH HAVE BEEN UNUTILIZED OR ABANDONED FOR A PERIOD OF THREE (3) YEARS TO FORESTLANDS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 43 OF PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 705 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE REVISED FORESTRY REFORM CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES

Date Read: 2019-09-02

Primary Referral: NATURAL RESOURCES

Bill Status: Business for the day on 2019-11-27

HB04228
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-28

Date Urgent: 2019-09-17

Full Title: AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THE OPERATION OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES FROM JANUARY ONE TO DECEMBER THIRTY-ONE, TWO THOUSAND AND TWENTY, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-28

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-09-20

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-09-20

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-01-06

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11465 enacted on 2020-01-06

HB04438
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-09

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING THE BED CAPACITY OF BENGUET GENERAL HOSPITAL FROM TWO HUNDRED (200) TO FOUR HUNDRED (400), UPGRADING ITS FACILITIES AND HEALTH CARE SERVICE, AUTHORIZING THE INCREASE OF ITS MEDICAL PERSONNEL, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-09-12

Primary Referral: HEALTH

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

HB04467
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-10

Full Title: AN ACT MAKING THE POSITION OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICER MANDATORY IN THE MUNICIPAL LEVEL, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE FIRST SENTENCE OF THE 2ND PARAGRAPH OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED EIGHTY AND THREE OF RA 7160, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991

Date Read: 2019-09-13

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2019-09-13

HB04468
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-10

Full Title: AN ACT MAKING THE POSITION OF MUNICIPAL AGRICULTURIST MANDATORY IN ALL MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENTS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE FIRST SENTENCE OF THE SECOND PARAGRAPH OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED EIGHTY-TWO (SEC. 482) OF R.A. 7160, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991

Date Read: 2019-09-13

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2019-09-13

HB04949
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-01

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING A PARCEL OF LAND OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN AS AGRICULTURAL LAND FOR TOWNSITE PURPOSES IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF SALVADOR BENEDICTO, PROVINCE OF NEGROS OCCIDENTAL

Date Read: 2019-10-02

Primary Referral: NATURAL RESOURCES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-10-02

Bill Status: Printed copies distributed to members on 2019-10-22

HB04950
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-01

Full Title: AN ACT RECLASSIFYING CERTAIN PUBLIC LANDS WITHIN THE STRIP OF LAND FIVE (5) KILOMETERS FROM EITHER SIDE OF THE ASPIRAS HIGHWAY, FROM THE MUNICIPALITY OF AGOO, PROVINCE OF LA UNION TO THE MUNICIPALITY OF TUBA, PROVINCE OF BENGUET COVERED BY PROCLAMATION NO. 1754 AS ALIENABLE AND DISPOSABLE LANDS

Date Read: 2019-10-02

Primary Referral: NATURAL RESOURCES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-10-02

Bill Status: Printed copies distributed to members on 2019-10-22

HB04951
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-01

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING CERTAIN LANDS OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN LOCATED IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF BANTAYAN, MADRIDEJOS, AND STA. FE, ALL IN THE PROVINCE OF CEBU, AS AGRICULTURAL LAND OPEN TO DISPOSITION FOR AGRICULTURAL, COMMERCIAL, RESIDENTIAL AND TOURISM PURPOSES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE PRESIDENTIAL PROCLAMATION NO. 2151, "DECLARING CERTAIN ISLANDS AND/OR PARTS OF THE COUNTRY AS WILDERNESS AREAS"

Date Read: 2019-10-02

Primary Referral: NATURAL RESOURCES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-10-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-11-04

Bill 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

HB05357
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-06

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE BENGUET NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL - ALNO ANNEX IN BARANGAY ALNO, MUNICIPALITY OF LA TRINIDAD, PROVINCE OF BENGUET INTO A NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS THE ALNO NATINOAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-11-12

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-11-12

HB05358
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-06

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE BAKUN NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL - SINACBAT ANNEX IN BARANGAY SINACBAT, MUNICIPALITY OF BAKUN, PROVINCE OF BENGUET INTO A SEPARATE NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS THE SINACBAT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-11-12

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-11-12

HB05359
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-06

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE AMPUSONGAN NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL - KAYAPA ANNEX IN BARANGAY KAYAPA, MUNICIPALITY OF BAKUN, PROVINCE OF BENGUET INTO A NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, SEPARATING IT FROM ITS MOTHER SCHOOL, THE AMPUSONGAN NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, TO BE KNOWN AS THE KAYAPA NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-11-12

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-11-12

HB05360
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-06

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE BENGUET NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL - BINENG ANNEX IN BARANGAY BINENG, MUNICIPALITY OF LA TRINIDAD, PROVINCE OF BENGUET INTO A NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS THE BINENG NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-11-12

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-11-12

HB05421
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-11

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING A PARCEL OF LAND OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN, LOCATED IN BARANGAYS BUNOG, IRAAN, PUNTA BAJA, CAMPONG ULAY AND RANSANG OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF JOSE P. RIZAL, PROVINCE OF PALAWAN, AS AGRICULTURAL LAND OPEN TO DISPOSITION FOR AGRICULTURAL, COMMERCIAL, RESIDENTIAL, INDUSTRIAL, AND OTHER PRODUCTIVE PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-11-12

Primary Referral: NATURAL RESOURCES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-11-20

Bill Status: Printed copies distributed to members on 2019-11-21

HB05506
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-14

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING PARCELS OF LAND OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN LOCATED IN THE CITY OF NAGA, PROVINCE OF CEBU AS AGRICULTURAL LAND OPEN TO DISPOSITION FOR AGRICULTURAL, RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL, OR OTHER PRODUCTIVE PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-11-18

Primary Referral: NATURAL RESOURCES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-11-27

Bill Status: Printed copies distributed to members on 2019-11-28

HB05678
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-28

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING AN ADDITIONAL BRANCH OF THE MUNICIPAL TRIAL COURT IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF LA TRINIDAD, PROVINCE OF BENGUET, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 129, SECTION 30

Date Read: 2019-12-02

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on JUSTICE since 2019-12-02

HB05679
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-28

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE REAPPORTIONMENT OF THE PROVINCE OF BENGUET INTO TWO (2) LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS

Date Read: 2019-12-02

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2019-12-02

HB05877
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-18

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (TESDA) TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT CENTERS IN THE CITY OF PUERTO PRINCESA AND IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF CORON, CUYO, ROXAS, SAN VICENTE, SOFRONIO ESPANOLA, AND QUEZON, PROVINCE OF PALAWAN AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-12-18

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-12-18

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-01-27

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-01-27, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-01-28 and received by the Senate on 2020-01-28

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

HB06144
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-03

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING THE BED CAPACITY OF THE CAGAYAN VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (CVMC) IN TUGUEGARAO CITY, PROVINCE OF CAGAYAN, FROM FIVE HUNDRED (500) TO ONE THOUSAND (1000) BEDS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-02-18

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-03-02

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01103

Bill Status: Transmitted to the President on 2020-10-16

HR00197
 [Text As Filed][Adapted Resolution/RBH][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-06

Full Title: A RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER AS PHILIPPINE BAMBOO MONTH

Date Read: 2019-08-13

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-11-27

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00020 on 2019-11-27

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

 

HOUSE MEASURES CO-AUTHORED 13

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

HB00304
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTIONS 22, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 32, 34, 37, 38, 39, 42, 51, 52, 54, 56, 57, 73, 108, 121, 122, 123, 174, 176, 179, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 194, 195, 196, 197, 198, AND 199; AND REPEALING SECTIONS 127, 175, 177, 178, 180, 192, AND 193; ALL UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8424, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: WAYS AND MEANS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-09-04

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-09-09

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2019-09-09, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-09-10 and received by the Senate on 2019-09-10

HB00313
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTIONS 4, 5, 20, 22, 27, 28, 34, 40, 50, 73, 112, 117, 204, 222, 237, 237-A, 255, 256, 257, 258, 260, 261, 262, 263, 264, 265, 266, 275, 288, 290 AND ADDING SECTIONS 6-A, 282-A, 291, 292, 293, 294, 295, 296, 297, 298, 299, 300, 301, 301-A, 301-B, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310, 311, 312, 313 AND 314 UNDER THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: WAYS AND MEANS

Bill Status: Substituted by HB04157

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2019-09-13, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-09-16 and received by the Senate on 2019-09-16

HB00468
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE NATIONAL ELECTRIFICATION ADMINISTRATION BY CONVERTING IT INTO THE NATIONAL ELECTRIFICATION AUTHORITY, DEFINING AND ENHANCING ITS POWERS, FUNCTIONS AND OPERATIONS TO ACHIEVE THE GOVERNMENT’S POLICY FOR TOTAL RURAL ELECTRIFICATION, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: ENERGY

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

HB00470
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE MINDANAO POWER CORPORATION AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: ENERGY

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

HB00473
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A MAGNA CARTA FOR WORKERS IN THE ENERGY SECTOR OF THE PHILIPPINES, AUTHORIZING THE COLLECTION AND APPROPRIATION OF FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

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

HB00716
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING THE BED CAPACITY OF THE CAGAYAN VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (CVMC) IN TUGUEGARAO CITY, PROVINCE OF CAGAYAN, FROM FIVE HUNDRED (500) TO ONE THOUSAND (1,000) BEDS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06144

Mother Bill Status: Transmitted to the President on 2020-10-16

HB01621
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-08

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING A BODY CORPORATE TO BE KNOWN AS THE WESTERN PHILIPPINES MEDICAL CENTER AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION since 2019-11-06

HB02419
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-18

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8506 ENTITLED ꞌAN ACT BANNING THE REGISTRATION AND OPERATION OF VEHICLES WITH RIGHT-HAND STEERING WHEEL IN ANY PRIVATE OR PUBLIC STREET, ROAD OR HIGHWAY, PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSESꞌ

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2019-07-29

HB03226
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-31

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE PALAWAN PROVINCIAL TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (TESDA) TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT CENTERS IN THE CITY OF PUERTO PRINCESA AND IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF CORON, CUYO, ROXAS, SAN VICENTE, SOFRONIO ESPAÑOLA, AND QUEZON, PROVINCE OF PALAWAN, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Bill Status: Substituted by HB05877

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-01-27, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-01-28 and received by the Senate on 2020-01-28

HB04157
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-22

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTIONS 4, 5, 20, 22, 27, 28, 34, 40, 50, 73, 112, 117, 204, 222, 237, 237-A, 255, 256, 257, 258, 261, 263, 264, 266, 275, 290, 291, 292 AND ADDING NEW SECTIONS 6-A, 282-A, 293, 294, 295, 296, 297, 298, 299, 300, 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315 AND 316 ALL UNDER THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-27

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-09-09

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-09-13

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01357

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2019-09-13, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-09-16 and received by the Senate on 2019-09-16

HB04407
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-05

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE COMMUNITY-DRIVEN DEVELOPMENT APPROACH AS A NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR INCLUSIVE GROWTH AND SOCIAL PROTECTION, MANDATING ALL NATIONAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, INCLUDING THEIR ATTACHED AGENCIES, OFFICES AND BUREAUS, LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS, AND OTHER GOVERNMENT INSTRUMENTALITIES TO IMPLEMENT THEIR COMMUNITY-BASED PROGRAMS, ACTIVITIES, AND PROJECTS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-09-11

Primary Referral: POVERTY ALLEVIATION

Bill Status: Deliberated upon by the Mother Committee on 2020-05-19

HB04816
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-25

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING THE TRADE OF ELECTRONIC NICOTINE AND NON-NICOTINE DELIVERY SYSTEMS (ENDS/ENNDS) AND HEATED TOBACCO PRODUCTS (HTPs), PARTICULARLY, THE MANUFACTURING, USE, SALE, PACKAGING, DISTRIBUTION, AND COMMUNICATIONS THEREOF AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-09-30

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRADE AND INDUSTRY since 2019-09-30

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

CommitteePosition
1. Agrarian ReformJournal #20Vice Chairperson 
2. Indigenous Cultural Communities And Indigenous PeoplesJournal #12Vice Chairperson 
3. Natural ResourcesJournal #12Vice Chairperson 
4. Agriculture And FoodJournal #7Member for the Majority 
5. AppropriationsJournal #10Member for the Majority 
6. Banks And Financial IntermediariesJournal #18Member for the Majority 
7. Dangerous DrugsJournal #18Member for the Majority 
8. Disaster ResilienceJournal #12Member for the Majority 
9. Food SecurityJournal #12Member for the Majority 
10. Local GovernmentJournal #6Member for the Majority 
11. Overseas Workers AffairsJournal #10Member for the Majority 
12. Poverty AlleviationJournal #10Member for the Majority 
13. Science And TechnologyJournal #10Member for the Majority 
14. Senior CitizensJournal #32Member for the Majority 

 

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