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HOUSE MEMBERS


Hon. Frasco, Vincent Franco

Hon. Frasco, Vincent Franco 'Duke' D.
District Representative
Cebu, 5th District

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. RVM-108
Phone: (632) 8931-5001, Local: 7712
Direct: 8952-6032

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES AUTHORED 35

HB03011
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-29

Full Title: AN ACT SEPARATING THE LILOAN NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL - POBLACION ANNEX IN BARANGAY POBLACION, MUNICIPALITY OF LILOAN, PROVINCE OF CEBU FROM THE ARCELO MEMORIAL NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS LILOAN NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-08-05

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-08-05

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

HB04664
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-17

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING REFORMS IN REAL PROPERTY VALUATION AND ASSESSMENT IN THE PHILIPPINES, REORGANIZING THE BUREAU OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-09-17

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-11-19

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-11-25

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2019-11-25, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-11-26 and received by the Senate on 2019-11-26

HB04740
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-20

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A CEBU TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY SATELLITE CAMPUS IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF LILOAN, PROVINCE OF CEBU, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-09-24

Primary Referral: HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06877

Mother 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

HB04741
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-20

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A CEBU TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY SATELLITE CAMPUS IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BORBON, PROVINCE OF CEBU, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-09-24

Primary Referral: HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06877

Mother 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

HB04785
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-23

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING CERTAIN DRYLANDS OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN, LOCATED IN THE ISLANDS OF PONSON, PORO AND PACIJAN, KNOWN AS CAMOTES GROUP OF ISLANDS, PROVINCE OF CEBU, AS ALIENABLE AND DISPOSABLE LAND OPEN TO DISPOSITION FOR AGRICULTURAL, COMMERCIAL, RESIDENTIAL, INDUSTRIAL, AND OTHER PURPOSES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE PROCLAMATION NO. 2152 DATED DECEMBER 29, 1981, ENTITLED "DECLARING THE ENTIRE PROVINCE OF PALAWAN AND CERTAIN PARCELS OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN AND/OR PARTS OF THE COUNTRY AS MANGROVE SWAMP FOREST RESERVES

Date Read: 2019-09-25

Primary Referral: NATURAL RESOURCES

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06900

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-08-25, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-01 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-01

HB04786
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-23

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A DISTRICT BRANCH OF THE LAND TRANSPORTATION OFFICE (LTO) IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF LILOAN, PROVINCE OF CEBU AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-09-25

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-05-28

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

HB05031
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-02

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE MUNICIPALITY OF LILOAN IN THE PROVINCE OF CEBU INTO A COMPONENT CITY TO BE KNOWN AS THE CITY OF LILOAN

Date Read: 2019-11-04

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2019-11-04

HB05477
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-13

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE MALASAKIT PROGRAM AND INSTITUTIONALIZING THE DELIVERY OF MEDICAL AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE UNDER THE MALASAKIT CENTERS IN PUBLIC HOSPITALS TO COMPLEMENT THE IMPLEMENTATION OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11223, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE ACT" AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-11-13

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-11-13

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-11-18

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01076

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

Republic Act No.: RA11463

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11463 enacted on 2019-12-03

HB05755
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-09

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE CIRCUMFERENTIAL ROAD IN PORO ISLAND, TRAVERSING THE MUNICIPALITIES OF PORO AND TUDELA, PROVINCE OF CEBU INTO A NATIONAL ROAD AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-12-11

Primary Referral: PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS since 2019-12-11

HB05756
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-09

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE CIRCUMFERENTIAL ROAD IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF SAN FRANCISCO, CAMOTES GROUP OF ISLANDS, PROVINCE OF CEBU, INTO A NATIONAL ROAD AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREOF

Date Read: 2019-12-11

Primary Referral: PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS since 2019-12-11

HB05757
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-09

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE CIRCUMFERENTIAL ROAD IN PONSON ISLAND OF THE CAMOTES GROUP OF ISLANDS, TRAVERSING THE BARANGAYS OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF PILAR, PROVINCE OF CEBU, INTO A NATIONAL ROAD AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-12-11

Primary Referral: PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS since 2019-12-11

HB05771
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-10

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE CONVERSION OF THE PROVINCIAL ROADS FROM DAMOLOG, SOGOD TO BORBON AND TABOGON TO BARANGAY DAKIT, BOGO CITY, CEBU IN THE 5TH AND 4TH DISTRICTS OF THE PROVINCE OF CEBU INTO NATIONAL ROADS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFORE

Date Read: 2019-12-16

Primary Referral: PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS since 2019-12-16

HB06097
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-29

Full Title: AN ACT RENUMBERING THE CEBU FIRST, SECOND, AND FOURTH DISTRICT ENGINEERING OFFICES TO CONFORM AND CORRESPOND, RESPECTIVELY, WITH THE NUMBERING OF THE LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS IN THE PROVINCE OF CEBU

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS since 2020-02-03

HB06121
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-29

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A GENERAL HOSPITAL IN BARANGAY LUY-A, MUNICIPALITY OF MEDELLIN, PROVINCE OF CEBU TO BE KNOWN AS BOGO-MEDELLIN HOSPITAL, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-02-04

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2020-02-04

HB06312
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-17

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SPORTS SYSTEM AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-02-18

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-02-19

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-03-03

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01086

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-06-09

Republic Act No.: RA11470

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11470 enacted on 2020-06-09

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

HB06506
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-05

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A COMPREHENSIVE SYSTEM FOR THE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCIES AND ACCREDITATION OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS AND SERVICES, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-03-09

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Business for the day on 2020-03-10

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: RULES

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

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: RULES

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

HB06877
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-31

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING CAMPUSES OF THE CEBU TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (CTU) IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF LILOAN AND BORBON, PROVINCE OF CEBU, TO BE KNOWN RESPECTIVELY AS THE CTU-LILOAN CAMPUS AND CTU-BORBON CAMPUS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-06-01

Primary Referral: RULES

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

HB06900
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-01

Full Title: AN ACT RATIONALIZING THE MANAGEMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES IN THE CAMOTES ISLANDS, PROVINCE OF CEBU, DECLARING CERTAIN LANDS OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN AS AGRICULTURAL LAND OPEN TO DISPOSITION FOR AGRICULTURAL COMMERCIAL, RESIDENTIAL, INDUSTRIAL AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE PROCLAMATION NO. 2152 DATED DECEMBER 29, 1981, ENTITLED "DECLARING THE ENTIRE PROVINCE OF PALAWAN AND CERTAIN PARCELS OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN AND/OR PARTS OF THE COUNTRY AS MANGROVE SWAMP FOREST RESERVES"

Date Read: 2020-06-02

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-04

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-08-25

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-08-25, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-01 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-01

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

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

HB07727
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-22

Date Urgent: 2020-10-09

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-ONE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-09-22

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-10-06

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-10-16

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-10-16, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-10-27 and received by the Senate on 2020-10-27

HB07846
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-08

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING THE SALE OF CASKETS BY FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENTS TO ENSURE AVAILABILITY OF AFFORDABLE CASKETS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-10-15

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRADE AND INDUSTRY since 2020-10-15

HB07847
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-08

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A DOMESTIC, COMMERCIAL AIRPORT IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF SAN FRANCISCO, PROVINCE OF CEBU, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-10-15

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2020-10-15

HB07848
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-08

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING THE CEBU SAFARI AND ADVENTURE PARK IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF CARMEN, PROVINCE OF CEBU, AS A TOURIST SPOT AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-10-15

Primary Referral: TOURISM

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TOURISM since 2020-10-15

HR00304
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-04

Full Title: A RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION IN AID OF LEGISLATION ON THE PROPRIETY AND LEGALITY OF MANDATING PASSENGERS AT THE PUBLIC PORT OF DANAO CITY TO PASS THROUGH THE PRIVATE WAITING LOUNGE OF SANDS GATEWAY MALL, DANAO CITY, CEBU, AND TO PAY LOUNGE FEES IN ADDITION TO TERMINAL FEES, UNJUSTLY ADDING FINANCIAL BURDEN AND UNDULY HAMPERING PASSENGERS' CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO TRAVEL

Date Read: 2019-09-09

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

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

HR00412
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-02

Full Title: A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE STRONG OPPOSITION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES CONGRESS TO THE PLANNED LIBERALIZATION OR DEREGULATION OF THE IMPORTATION OF SUGAR FOR THE PURPOSE OF SAFEGUARDING THE WELFARE OF SUGAR FARMERS, FARM AND MILL WORKERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY

Date Read: 2019-11-04

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Substituted by HR01242

Mother Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-09-23)

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

HR00720
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-17

Full Title: A RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING AND COMMENDING DR. POTENCIANO "YONG" S. LARRAZABAL III FOR BEING THE FIRST FILIPINO TO CONQUER THE WORLD MARATHON CHALLENGE HELD LAST FEBRUARY 06 TO 12, 2020 (7 MARATHONS ON 7 CONTINENTS IN 7 DAYS)

Date Read: 2020-02-19

Primary Referral: YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT since 2020-02-19

HR01119
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-10

Full Title: RESOLUTION CALLING FOR A ONE-YEAR EXTENSION OF VALIDITY OF FIREARMS REGISTRATION/LICENSE, LICENSE TO OWN AND POSSESS FIREARMS (LTOPF) AND PERMIT TO CARRY FIREARM OUTSIDE OF RESIDENCE (PTCFOR) DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Date Read: 2020-08-24

Primary Referral: PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY since 2020-08-24

HR01242
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-22

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE STRONG OPPOSITION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE PLANNED LIBERALIZATION OR DEREGULATION OF THE IMPORTATION OF SUGAR, IN RECOGNITION OF THE THREAT THIS POSES TO THE WELFARE OF SUGAR FARMERS AND FARM AND MILL WORKERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY

Date Read: 2020-09-23

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-09-23)

 

HOUSE MEASURES CO-AUTHORED 16

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

HB02540
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-23

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING MALASAKIT CENTERS TO COMPLEMENT THE IMPLEMENTATION OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11223 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE ACT" BY REQUIRING PHILHEALTH TO ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN MALASAKIT CENTERS IN ALL DOH, LGU, SUC AND DND HOSPITALS IN THE COUNTRY, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-30

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Substituted by HB05477

Mother Bill Status: Republic Act RA11463 enacted on 2019-12-03

HB02625
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING COCKFIGHTING

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Primary Referral: GAMES AND AMUSEMENTS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GAMES AND AMUSEMENTS since 2019-07-31

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

HB04194
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-27

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE ARCHIPELAGIC SEA LANES IN THE PHILIPPINE ARCHIPELAGIC WATERS, PRESCRIBING THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF FOREIGN SHIPS AND AIRCRAFT EXERCISING THE RIGHT OF ARCHIPELAGIC SEA LANES PASSAGE

Date Read: 2019-09-03

Primary Referral: FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2019-09-03

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: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-05-13

Bill Status: Measure reconsidered on 2020-05-18

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

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

HR01079
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-28

Full Title: A RESOLUTION URGING THE PRESIDENTIAL COMMUNICATIONS OPERATIONS OFFICE (PCOO) TO PROVIDE FREE AIRTIME IN ALL GOVERNMENT-OWNED AND AFFILIATED RADIO STATIONS IN THE COUNTRY TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (DEPED) FOR EDUCATIONAL ENHANCEMENT TEACHING

Date Read: 2020-08-03

Primary Referral: PUBLIC INFORMATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2020-08-03

HR01209
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-14

Full Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO RELEASE ITS CRITERIA IN THE IDENTIFICATION OF FARM TO MARKET ROAD (FMR) PROJECTS IN THE LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS OF THE COUNTRY, REVIEW THE LISTING INCLUDED IN THE 2021 NATIONAL EXPENDITURE PROGRAM AND PRIORITIZE THE LISTINGS SUBMITTED BY THE DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVES WITH THE END GOAL OF GREATER EQUITY AND RESPONSIVENESS TO THE NEEDS OF THE FARMERS

Date Read: 2020-09-15

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on APPROPRIATIONS since 2020-09-15

HR01217
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-18

Full Title: RESOLUTION STRONGLY URGING THE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS TO SUPPORT THE CALL FOR HIGHER SUBSIDY TO PROTECT THE HEALTH AND WELFARE OF STUDENTS, TEACHERS AND PERSONNEL, TO ENSURE SAFE SCHOOL OPENING, AND TO FULFILL THE DELIVERY OF QUALITY AND INCLUSIVE DISTANCE EDUCATION AMID THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND BEYOND

Date Read: 2020-09-22

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on APPROPRIATIONS since 2020-09-22

HR01225
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-21

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS TO ALLOCATE AN ADDITIONAL ONE BILLION PESOS (P1,000,000,000) FOR THE IMMEDIATE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM UNDER THE BUDGET OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

Date Read: 2020-09-22

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on APPROPRIATIONS since 2020-09-22

HR01254
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-25

Full Title: RESOLUTION CALLING FOR THE IMMEDIATE AND FULL LIFTING OF THE BAN ON THE OPERATION OF PUBLIC UTILITY JEEPNEYS

Date Read: 2020-09-29

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

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

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

CommitteePosition
1. Visayas DevelopmentJournal #11Chairperson 
2. AppropriationsJournal #10Vice Chairperson 
3. Government Enterprises And PrivatizationJournal #9Vice Chairperson 
4. Sustainable Development GoalsJournal #11Vice Chairperson 
5. Banks And Financial IntermediariesJournal #10Member for the Majority 
6. Basic Education And CultureJournal #10Member for the Majority 
7. EcologyJournal #9Member for the Majority 
8. Flagship Programs And ProjectsJournal #32Member for the Majority 
9. Foreign AffairsJournal #8Member for the Majority 
10. Good Government And Public AccountabilityJournal #18Member for the Majority 
11. Higher And Technical EducationJournal #7Member for the Majority 
12. Public InformationJournal #31Member for the Majority 
13. Social ServicesJournal #9Member 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