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HOUSE MEMBERS


Hon. Garin, Janette L.

Hon. Garin, Janette L.
District Representative
Iloilo, 1st District

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. SWA-308
Phone: (632) 8931-5001, Local: 7924
Direct: 8442-4283

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES AUTHORED 31

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

HB05712
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-04

Date Urgent: 2019-12-17

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

Date Read: 2019-12-09

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-12-16

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-12-18

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01219

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-01-08

Republic Act No.: RA11466

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

HB05832
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-17

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

Date Read: 2019-12-17

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-03-04

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-03-11

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-03-11, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-03-16 and received by the Senate on 2020-03-16

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

HB06080
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-28

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE INCLUSION OF FINANCIAL LITERACY AS A SEPARATE SUBJECT IN THE CURRICULUM OF ELEMENTARY, SECONDARY, TERTIARY, AND TECHNICAL-VOCATIONAL EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-02-03

HB06169
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-04

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE GUIMBAL, ILOILO EXTENSION OFFICE OF THE LAND TRANSPORTATION OFFICE (LTO) INTO A REGULAR LTO CLASS "D" DISTRICT OFFICE TO BE LOCATED IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF GUIMBAL, PROVINCE OF ILOILO

Date Read: 2020-02-05

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2020-02-05

HB06464
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-03

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING SPECIALTY HEALTH CARE UNITS (SHCUs) ATTACHED TO EXISTING REGIONAL HOSPITALS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-03-09

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2020-03-09

HB06487
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-04

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A MAGNA CARTA OF AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT WORKERS

Date Read: 2020-03-09

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2020-03-09

HB06488
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-04

Full Title: AN ACT CODIFYING THE ALTERNATIVE CHILD CARE LAWS, REORGANIZING THE INTERCOUNTRY ADOPTION BOARD (ICAB) INTO THE NATIONAL AUTHORITY FOR CHILD CARE (NACC), AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-03-09

Primary Referral: WELFARE OF CHILDREN

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WELFARE OF CHILDREN since 2020-03-09

HB06528
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-10

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A NATIONAL POLICY IN PREVENTING ADOLESCENT PREGNANCIES, INSTITUTIONALIZING SOCIAL PROTECTION FOR TEENAGE PARENTS, AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-03-11

Primary Referral: WELFARE OF CHILDREN

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WELFARE OF CHILDREN since 2020-03-11

HB06529
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-10

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING HAZARD PAY TO ALL COURT SHERIFFS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-03-11

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on JUSTICE since 2020-03-11

HB06700
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-07

Full Title: AN ACT BANNING AND DECLARING ILLEGAL PHILIPPINE OFFSHORE GAMING OPERATORS (POGOs) AND OPERATIONS

Date Read: 2020-05-11

Primary Referral: GAMES AND AMUSEMENTS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GAMES AND AMUSEMENTS since 2020-05-11

HB06707
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-11

Full Title: AN ACT ENCOURAGING A BASELINE POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION COVID-19 TESTING FOR VULNERABLE MEMBERS OF SOCIETY FOR THE PURPOSE OF INTERCEPTING COVID-19 TRANSMISSION

Date Read: 2020-05-11

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06865

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

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

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

HB06865
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-28

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE CONDUCT OF BASELINE POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION COVID-19 TESTING FOR THE VULNERABLE MEMBERS OF SOCIETY TO STOP THE TRANSMISSION OF THE DISEASE

Date Read: 2020-05-28

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

HB06955
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-04

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE PROTECTION AND ADVANCING THE WELFARE OF MEDICAL FRONTLINERS IN THE PHILIPPINES, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-06-04

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE since 2020-06-04

HB07815
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-02

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING ADDITIONAL SUPPORT AND PROTECTION TO SENIOR CITIZENS IN THE TIME OF PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9994, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “EXPANDED SENIOR CITIZENS ACT OF 2010”, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-10-06

Primary Referral: SENIOR CITIZENS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SENIOR CITIZENS since 2020-10-06

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

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

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

HR00186
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-05

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES THRU THE COMMITTEE ON GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY IN AID OF LEGISLATION INTO THE FINANCIAL, AND OPERATIONAL VIABILITY OF THE PHILIPPINE HEALTH INSURANCE CORPORATION IN LINE WITH THE IMPLEMENTATION OF REPUBLIC ACT NO.11223 OR THE UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE ACT

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY since 2019-11-27

HR00257
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-20

Full Title: RESOLUTION CALLING FOR AN INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, BY THE COMMITTEE OF BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, ON THE FAILURE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO EFFECTIVELY AND FULLY IMPLEMENT ITS PROGRAMS RELATED TO TEXTBOOK AND OTHER LEARNING MATERIALS, AND THE BASIC EDUCATION FACILITIES, AND FOUND BY THE 2018 COMMISSION ON AUDIT OBSERVATION REPORT OF THE DEPARTMENT

Date Read: 2019-08-28

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE 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: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00116 on 2020-11-16

HR00730
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-24

Full Title: A RESOLUTION URGING THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC ACCOUNTS TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, INTO THE EXAMINATION OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11223, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE ACT, ON SOME PROVISIONS DEEMED RESTRICTIVE AND DETRIMENTAL TO HEALTH CARE AVAILABILITY AND ACCESSIBILITY, WITH AN END GOAL OF INSTITUTING NECESSARY LEGISLATIVE INTERVENTION ON THE REALIZATION OF MORE ACCESSIBLE HEALTH CARE FOR ALL FILIPINOS

Date Read: 2020-03-02

Primary Referral: PUBLIC ACCOUNTS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC ACCOUNTS since 2020-08-11

HR00837
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-06

Full Title: RESOLUTION ON THE GRADUAL AND CAUTIOUS LIFTING OF THE ENHANCED COMMUNITY QUARANTINE (ECQ)

Date Read: 2020-05-11

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

HR00845
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-07

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, THROUGH THE COMMITTEE ON HUMAN RIGHTS, TO CONDEMN AND INVESTIGATE, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, THE APRIL 30, 2020 KILLING OF BAYAN MUNA COORDINATOR JOSE REYNALDO “JORY” PORQUIA IN ILOILO CITY

Date Read: 2020-05-11

Primary Referral: PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY since 2020-05-27

HR00944
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-02

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE MINORITY BLOC OPPOSITION TO THE SWIFT PASSAGE OF THE ‘ANTI-TERRORISM BILL ACT OF 2020 OR HOUSE BILL NO. 6875 WITHOUT SUFFICIENT TIME TO INTELLIGENTLY DELIBERATE ON SERIOUS PENAL PROVISIONS AND ITS GRAVE IMPLICATIONS

Date Read: 2020-06-03

Primary Referral: PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY since 2020-06-03

HR01031
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-07

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE JOINT CONGRESSIONAL OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE TO CONDUCT AN IMMEDIATE REVIEW AND ASSESSMENT OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11223, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE LAW, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON PROVISIONS THAT LIMIT OUR COUNTRY’S ACCESS TO BREAKTHROUGH MEDICINES AND DRUGS AMID THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Date Read: 2020-07-28

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2020-07-28

HR01132
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-12

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE HIGHEST APPRECIATION AND PROFOUND GRATITUDE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO ALL FILIPINO HEALTHCARE WORKERS AND FRONTLINERS WHO COURAGEOUSLY AND UNSELFISHLY RENDER THEIR SERVICES TO THE NATION AND ACROSS THE GLOBE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19

Date Read: 2020-08-24

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-09-02

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00082 on 2020-09-02

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

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-11-16

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00116 on 2020-11-16

 

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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

HB00219
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING THE MINIMUM SALARIES OF PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS AND OTHER GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES AND AUGMENTING THE PERSONNEL ECONOMIC RELIEF ALLOWANCE

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Consolidated into HB05712

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

HB00312
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING THE POOR INTERNET SPEED AND CONNECTIVITY IN THE COUNTRY AS A NATIONAL EMERGENCY, AND GRANTING PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE EMERGENCY POWERS AND PRESCRIBING URGENT MEASURES NECESSARY AND PROPER TO EFFECTIVELY ADDRESS SUCH PREDICAMENT, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY since 2019-07-23

HB00467
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT MODIFYING THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR AND CREATING A SCREENING COMMITTEE IN THE ELECTION OR APPOINTMENT OF THE DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS OF ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 26-A AND 26-B OF PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 269 AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10531, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE NATIONAL ELECTRIFICATION ADMINISTRATION REFORM ACT OF 2013

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: ENERGY

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

HB00471
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE LINEMAN TRAINING ACADEMY OF THE PHILIPPINES, PROVIDING FOR ITS POWERS, STRUCTURE, APPROPRIATING 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

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

HB00618
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

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: 2019-07-23

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

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

HB01027
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PHILIPPINE REGISTRY PORTAL OF SEC-REGISTERED SECURITIES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES since 2019-07-24

HB01028
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT ENHANCING THE FINANCIAL LITERACY OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (OFWs), AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS

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

HB01029
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT POSTPONING THE DATE OF THE BARANGAY AND SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN ELECTIONS TO SECOND MONDAY OF MAY 2021, AMENDING FURTHER 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

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS

Bill Status: Substituted by HB04933

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

HB01033
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT FURTHER STRENGTHENING THE GOVERNMENT SERVICE INSURANCE SYSTEM

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION

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

HB01034
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE INSURANCE OF ALL GOVERNMENT PROPERTIES AND INTEREST WITH THE GOVERNMENT SERVICE INSURANCE SYSTEM (GSIS), 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 2019-07-24

HB01197
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-03

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE REVITALIZATION AND CAPABILITY ENHANCEMENT OF THE PHILIPPINE NATIONAL POLICE, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY since 2019-07-24

HB01217
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-03

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING THE SALE OF MOTOR VEHICLES IN METRO MANILA BY REQUIRING A PROOF-OF-PARKING SPACE OR GARAGE FACILITY FROM MOTOR VEHICLE BUYERS AS A PREREQUISITE FOR THE PURCHASE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE AND REGISTRATION WITH THE LAND TRANSPORTATION OFFICE

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

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

HB02067
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-11

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

Bill Status: Substituted by HB05832

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-03-11, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-03-16 and received by the Senate on 2020-03-16

HB02477
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-23

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING THE BASIC SALARY OF THE PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREOF

Date Read: 2019-07-30

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Consolidated into HB05712

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

HB03248
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-31

Full Title: AN ACT EXEMPTING THE SALE OF ELECTRICITY BY POWER GENERATION, TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION COMPANIES, PARTICULARLY NON-STOCK NON-PROFIT ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES, FROM THE IMPOSITION OF VALUE- ADDED TAX, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE, SECTIONS 108(A) AND 109(1) OF THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NOS. 9337 AND 10863, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: WAYS AND MEANS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WAYS AND MEANS since 2019-08-06

HB03985
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-14

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING AND INSTITUTIONALIZING THE BARANGAY PRIMARY HEALTH CARE PROGRAM, PROVIDING SECURITY OF TENURE, BENEFITS AND INCENTIVES TO BARANGAY HEALTH WORKERS, AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-08-27

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2019-08-27

HB05437
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-12

Full Title: AN ACT EXTENDING THE AVAILABILITY OF THE 2019 APPROPRIATIONS FOR MAINTENANCE AND OTHER OPERATING EXPENSES AND CAPITAL OUTLAYS TO DECEMBER 31, 2020, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 65 OF THE GENERAL PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT 11260, THE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT OF FISCAL YEAR 2019

Date Read: 2019-11-12

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-11-12

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-11-18

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2019-12-20

Republic Act No.: RA11464

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11464 enacted on 2019-12-20

HB06214
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-05

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE BORACAY ISLAND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

Date Read: 2020-02-10

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION

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

HB06606
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-12

Full Title: AN ACT APPROPRIATING THE SUM OF THREE HUNDRED SEVENTY BILLION PESOS (P370,000,000,000) FOR THE 2020 FISCAL STIMULUS PACKAGE TO ADDRESS THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF COVID-19

Date Read: 2020-05-04

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06815

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

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

HB06702
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-07

Full Title: AN ACT PENALIZING THE DISHONESTY OR UNTRUTHFUL DECLARATION OF ANY PATIENT IN TIMES OF PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY OR PANDEMIC, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11332, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE MANDATORY REPORTING OF NOTIFIABLE DISEASES AND HEALTH EVENTS OF PUBLIC HEALTH CONCERN ACT, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-05-11

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

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

HB06734
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-13

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE ADOPT A POOR HOUSEHOLD 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

HB06763
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-19

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING A PROVISION OF REPUBLIC ACT NO.7581, ENTITLED “AN ACT PROVIDING PROTECTION TO CONSUMERS BY STABILIZING THE PRICES OF BASIC NECESSITIES AND PRIME COMMODITIES AND BY PRESCRIBING MEASURES AGAINST UNDUE PRICE INCREASES DURING EMERGENCY SITUATIONS AND LIKE OCCASIONS”, THEREBY ALSO AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10623 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-05-20

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE since 2020-05-20

HB06767
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-19

Full Title: AN ACT REQUIRING OWNERS OF MEDIA COMPANIES TO GRANT HAZARD PAY TO MEDIA WORKERS, AND FOR OTHER RELATED PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-05-20

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE since 2020-05-20

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

HB07028
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-24

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING A NATIONAL UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM FOR THE PHILIPPINES AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-07-28

Primary Referral: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT since 2020-07-28

HB07572
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-02

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A SYSTEM OF POSTAL VOTING BY SENIOR CITIZENS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-09-07

Primary Referral: SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS since 2020-09-07

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

HR00279
 [Text As Filed][Adapted Resolution/RBH]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-28

Full Title: RESOLUTION COMMENDING THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE PHILIPPINE CINEMA IN CELEBRATION OF ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF CONTINUOUSLY PROVIDING MEANINGFUL, EDUCATIONAL, AMUSING AND ENTERTAINING WORKS OF ART WHICH REMAIN TO BE THE HALLMARKS OF THE LOCAL FILM INDUSTRY

Date Read: 2019-09-02

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-09-03

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00005 on 2019-09-03

HR00655
 [Text As Filed][Adapted Resolution/RBH]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-20

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF FUNDS FOR THE AID, RELIEF, RESETTLEMENT, REHABILITATION, LIVELIHOOD, DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIAL PROGRAMS AND SERVICES TO COMMUNITIES ADVERSELY AFFECTED BY THE TAAL VOLCANO ERUPTION, AND DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE TO IMMEDIATELY CALL THE NATIONAL DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT COUNCIL (NDRRMC) FOR A HOUSE COMMITTEE BRIEFING TO ASSESS THE SITUATION AND DETERMINE THE NEEDS OF THE AFFECTED LOCALITIES AND THE TOTAL BUDGET REQUIREMENTS TO ADDRESS THE CALAMITY

Date Read: 2020-01-21

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-01-22

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00030 on 2020-01-22

HR00662
 [Text As Filed][Adapted Resolution/RBH]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-21

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SUPPORT AND COMMITMENT OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO WORK WITH ALL THE CONCERNED AGENCIES TO PASS THE PROPOSED SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGET TO EXPEDITE EFFECTIVE AND RESPONSIVE ASSISTANCE TO THOSE AFFECTED BY THE TAAL VOLCANO ERUPTION

Date Read: 2020-01-22

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-01-22

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00031 on 2020-01-22

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

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

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. RulesJournal #2Sr. Deputy Minority Leader 
2. Legislative FranchisesJournal #18Member for the Minority 
3. National Defense And SecurityJournal #19Member for the Minority 
4. Health and COVID-19 Response (DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE) Chairperson

 

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