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Hon. Garcia, Pablo John F.

Hon. Garcia, Pablo John F.
Deputy Speaker
District Representative
Cebu, 3rd District

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. SWA-427
Phone: (632) 931-5001, Local: 7908
Direct: 442-4209

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES AUTHORED 32

HB01574
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT CONVERTING THE MUNICIPALITY OF BALAMBAN IN THE PROVINCE OF CEBU INTO A COMPONENT CITY TO BE KNOWN AS BALAMBAN CITY

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

HB01575
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT GRANTING PROVINCES A SHARE IN THE PROCEEDS OF REAL PROPERTY TAXES IMPOSED BY COMPONENT CITIES, AMENDING SECTION 271 OF REPUBLIC ACT NUMBER 7160, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ꞌTHE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991ꞌ

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

HB01576
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE CEBU PORT AUTHORITY, AMENDING THEREOF CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7621, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ꞌCHARTER OF THE CEBU PORT AUTHORITYꞌ, AND FOR THE OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION since 2019-07-24

HB01577
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT AMENDING R.A. NO. 9369, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE CHARTER OF THE COOPERATIVE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (CDA) FOR THE ORDERLY AND EFFICIENT IMPLEMENTATION OF THE COOPERATIVE CODE OF 2008 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

HB01578
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT LEGALIZING CHURCH ANNULMENT OR DISSOLUTION OF CERTAIN MARRIAGES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Pending with the Committee on POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS since 2019-07-24

HB02242
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT REPEALING THE MINIMUM HEIGHT REQUIREMENT FOR APPLICANTS TO THE PHILIPPINE NATIONAL POLICE (PNP), THE BUREAU OF FIRE PROTECTION (BFP), AND THE BUREAU OF JAIL MANAGEMENT AND PENOLOGY (BJMP)

Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY since 2019-07-29

HB02274
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED 10121, BY TRANSFERRING THE POWER TO DECLARE A STATE OF CALAMITY IN A LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNIT TO THE LOCAL CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2019-07-29

HB02275
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED 7166 TO MAKE ELECTION EXPENSE LIMITATIONS MORE REASONABLE BY PERIODICALLY ADJUSTING THEM FOR INFLATION

Status: Pending with the Committee on SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS since 2019-07-29

HB03090
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT MAKING ELECTION EXPENSE LIMITATIONS MORE REASONABLE BY PERIODICALLY ADJUSTING THEM FOR INFLATION

Status: Pending with the Committee on SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS since 2019-08-05

HB03164
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT CONVERTING THE PINAMUNGAHAN AND SAN FERNANDO ROAD IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF PINAMUNGAHAN, PROVINCE OF CEBU FROM A PROVINCIAL TO A NATIONAL ROAD AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS since 2019-08-05

HB03165
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE SPEEDY AND EFFECTIVE PERPETUATION OF THE TESTIMONY OF A VITAL WITNESS IN THE PROSECUTION FOR A CRIMINAL OFFENSE SO AS TO PREVENT ITS SUBSEQUENT RECANTATION OR SUBSTANTIAL ALTERATION

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

HB03166
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT AMENDING ARTICLE 152 OF ACT NO. 3815, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "THE REVISED PENAL CODE", BY INCLUDING SECURITY GUARDS OF DULY ACCREDITED SECURITY AGENCIES WHILE ON OFFICIAL DUTY AS AGENTS OF PERSONS IN AUTHORITY

Status: Pending with the Committee on REVISION OF LAWS since 2019-08-05

HB03874
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT ABOLISHING THE TRAVEL TAX

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

HB03875
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT PROHIBITING THE IMPOSITION AND COLLECTION OF ANY FEE FOR THE FILING OF A COMPLAINT IN ANY CRIMINAL PROCEEDING BEFORE ANY COURT, TRIBUNAL OR QUASI-JUDICIAL BODY

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

HB03876
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT RATIONALIZING THE INCOME REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CREATION OF A PROVINCE AND THE DECLARATION OF HIGHLY-URBANIZED STATUS IN THE CASE OF COMPONENT CITIES, AMENDING FOR THAT PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED 7160, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991"

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

HB04157
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

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

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

HB04246
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT FURTHER AMENDING PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 449, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE COCKFIGHTING LAW OF 1974, AS AMENDED, AND PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1802-A IN ORDER TO RATIONALIZE AND STRENGTHEN THE REGULATION OF COCKFIGHTING BY LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS

Status: Pending with the Committee on GAMES AND AMUSEMENTS since 2019-09-04

HB04383
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT FURTHER AMENDING ARTICLE 97 OF ACT NO. 3815, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE REVISED PENAL CODE, IN ORDER TO CLARIFY THE LEGISLATIVE INTENTION OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10592 EXCLUDING RECIDIVISTS, HABITUAL DELINQUENTS, ESCAPEES AND PERSONS CONVICTED OF HEINEOUS CRIMES FROM ENJOYING THE BENEFITS OF GOOD CONDUCT TIME ALLOWANCE (GCTA) UNDER ARTICLE 97 OF SAID ACT

Status: Pending with the Committee on JUSTICE since 2019-09-10

HB04664
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

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

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

HB04933
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

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

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

HB05441
 [Text As Filed] 
 

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

Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS since 2019-11-18

HB05569
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT AMENDING SECTION 5, PARAGRAPH 3 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9225 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "CITIZENSHIP RETENTION AND RE-ACQUISITION ACT OF 2003"

Status: Pending with the Committee on JUSTICE since 2019-11-26

HB05654
 [Text As Filed] 
 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE OFFICE OF THE PHILIPPINE MARSHALS SERVICE UNDER THE SUPREME COURT OF THE PHILIPPINES AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

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

HB05712
 [Committee Report] [Text As Engrossed]
 

AN ACT MODIFYING THE SALARY SCHEDULE FOR CIVILIAN GOVERNMENT PERSONNEL AND AUTHORIZING THE GRANT OF ADDITIONAL BENEFITS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Status: Republic Act RA11466 enacted on 2020-01-08

HB05777
 [Committee Report] 
 

AN ACT TAXING PERSONS ENGAGED IN PHILIPPINE OFFSHORE GAMING OPERATIONS AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 25 AND ADDING A NEW SECTION 150-C OF THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED

Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2019-12-11)

HB05829
 [Committee Report] 
 

AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING VALUES EDUCATION IN THE CURRICULUM BY INCORPORATING "GOOD MANNERS AND RIGHT CONDUCT" AS A SUBJECT IN KINDERGARTEN UP TO THE GRADE 3 LEVEL

Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2019-12-17)

HB05832
 [Committee Report] 
 

AN ACT CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF FILIPINOS OVERSEAS AND FOREIGN EMPLOYMENT, DEFINING ITS MANDATE, POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Unfinished Business (Period of Interpellation)

HB05989
 [Committee Report] 
 

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

Status: Unfinished Business (Period of Sponsorship)

HR00325
 [Text As Filed] 
 

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

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

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

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

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

HR00413
 [Text As Filed] 
 

A RESOLUTION URGING THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION IN AID OF LEGISLATION ON THE SERIES OF RECENT NATURAL DISASTERS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Status: Pending with the Committee on DISASTER MANAGEMENT since 2019-11-27

HR00418
 [Text As Filed] 
 

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

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