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Hon. Garin, Sharon S.

Hon. Garin, Sharon S.
Party List - AAMBIS-OWA

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. SWA-302
Phone: (632) 8931-5001, Local: 7912
Direct: 8442-4067

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES AUTHORED 115

HB00059
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT SETTING THE MINIMUM PAID-UP CAPITAL AND LOCALLY PRODUCED STOCK INVENTORY REQUIREMENTS FOR FOREIGN RETAIL BUSINESS ENTERPRISES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8762, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ꞌRETAIL TRADE LIBERALIZATION ACT OF 2000ꞌ

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

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

HB00078
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE DEFINITION OF PUBLIC UTILITY, FURTHER AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE COMMONWEALTH ACT NO. 146, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ꞌPUBLIC SERVICE ACTꞌ, AS AMENDED

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: ECONOMIC AFFAIRS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-02-18

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-03-10

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-03-10, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-03-11 and received by the Senate on 2020-03-11

HB00300
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTIONS 4 AND 8 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7042, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE 'FOREIGN INVESTMENT ACT OF 1991'

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: ECONOMIC AFFAIRS

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

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

HB01026
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTIONS 141, 142 AND 143 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8424, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: WAYS AND MEANS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-08-14

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-08-20

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01074

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-01-22

Republic Act No.: RA11467

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11467 enacted on 2020-01-22

HB02552
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE COCONUT FARMERS AND INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT TRUST FUND AND PROVIDING FOR ITS MANAGEMENT AND UTILIZATION

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Deliberated by the TWG on 2019-11-04

HB02553
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

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: 2019-07-31

Primary Referral: WAYS AND MEANS

Bill Status: Consolidated into HB00304

Mother 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

HB02554
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

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: 2019-07-31

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

HB02555
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTIONS 141, 142 AND 143 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8424, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Primary Referral: WAYS AND MEANS

Bill Status: Consolidated into HB01026

Mother Bill Status: Republic Act RA11467 enacted on 2020-01-22

HB02556
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL PROGRAM FOR THE MALUNGGAY INDUSTRY, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2019-07-31

HB02557
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE FISCAL REGIME FOR THE MINING INDUSTRY

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Primary Referral: WAYS AND MEANS

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06135

Mother Bill Status: Business for the day on 2020-10-14

HB02558
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

Full Title: AN ACT PROMOTING THE SCIENTIFIC PROPAGATION, PROCESSING, UTILIZATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF PHILIPPINE NATIVE ANIMALS, HEREBY CREATING THE PHILIPPINE NATIVE ANIMAL DEVELOPMENT CENTER

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

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

HB03368
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-01

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: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

Bill Status: Substituted by HB04664

Mother 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

HB03369
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROMOTING CORPORATE FARMING AND PROVIDING INCENTIVES THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2019-08-06

HB03370
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-01

Full Title: AN ACT REDUCING FOOD WASTE THROUGH FOOD DONATIONS AND FOOD WASTE RECYCLING

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: FOOD SECURITY

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07956

Mother Bill Status: Business for the day on 2020-11-25

HB03371
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-01

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

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2019-08-06

HB03372
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROMOTING SAFE AND RESPONSIBLE USE OF MODERN BIOTECHNOLOGY ESTABLISHING THE BIOTECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY OF THE PHILIPPINES FOR THIS PURPOSE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY since 2019-08-06

HB03373
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-01

Full Title: AN ACT TO PROMOTE AND STRENGTHEN THE PHILIPPINE BAMBOO INDUSTRY, PRESCRIBING ITS SCIENTIFIC PROPAGATION, PROCESSING, UTILIZATION, AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AS A PRIORITY PROGRAM, AND ALLOCATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Scheduled for Deliberation by the Committee on Ways and Means on 2020-01-16

HB03374
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-01

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE ANIMAL INDUSTRY AND VETERINARY SERVICES IN THE PHILIPPINES

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2019-08-06

HB03375
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROMOTING AND SUPPORTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE CORN INDUSTRY AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Deliberated upon by the Mother Committee on 2020-02-04

HB03393
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-05

Full Title: AN ACT TO PROMOTE THE PRODUCTION, PROCESSING, MARKETING AND DISTRIBUTION OF PHILIPPINE MANGO, MANDATING THE CREATION OF A FRAMEWORK FOR DEVELOPMENT PLAN, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

Date Read: 2019-08-07

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2019-08-07

HB03394
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-05

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE STRENGTHENING OF AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN THE PHILIPPINES BY INSTITUTIONALIZING THE MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT FOR AGRICULTURAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP, PROVIDING FOR ITS MECHANISM, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-07

Primary Referral: HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION since 2020-09-15

HB03591
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-07

Full Title: AN ACT PROMOTING THE SEED INDUSTRY IN THE PHILIPPINES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7308, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "SEED INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 1992"

Date Read: 2019-08-14

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2019-08-14

HB03592
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-07

Full Title: AN ACT PROMOTING THE USE OF AEROPONICS TECHNOLOGY TO BE APPLIED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION OF HIGH VALUE-ADDED CROPS AND VEGETABLE FARMING TO ADDRESS THE COUNTRY'S FOOD SECURITY CONCERNS AND JUDICIOUSLY UTILIZE SCARCE FERTILE LAND RESOURCES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-14

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2019-08-14

HB03593
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-07

Full Title: AN ACT PROMOTING SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION TECHNOLOGIES AND APPROACHES FOR SUSTAINABLE LAND MANAGEMENT

Date Read: 2019-08-14

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2019-08-14

HB03594
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-07

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING A SYSTEM OF FOOD DISTRIBUTION FOR ADDRESSING THE NUTRITIONAL NEEDS OF THE PEOPLE PROVIDING FOR ITS PROCUREMENT PROCESS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-14

Primary Referral: FOOD SECURITY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOOD SECURITY since 2019-08-14

HB03595
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-07

Full Title: AN ACT TO PROTECT WORKERS AND THEIR FAMILIES FROM THE HAZARDS OF WORKING IN AGRICULTURAL SITES

Date Read: 2019-08-14

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2019-08-14

HB03596
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-07

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE YOUNG FARMERS PROGRAM, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-14

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Deliberated upon by the Mother Committee on 2019-11-19

HB03597
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-07

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE GOVERNMENT TO PROVIDE ACCESS TO INFORMATION ON FOOD AND OTHER BASIC COMMODITIES TO GUARANTEE THE RIGHT OF THE PEOPLE TO AFFORDABLE FOOD AND ADEQUATE FOOD SUPPLY PRESCRIBING GUIDELINES THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-14

Primary Referral: HUMAN RIGHTS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2019-08-14

HB03598
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-07

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL PROGRAM FOR THE COFFEE INDUSTRY PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-14

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2019-08-14

HB03599
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-07

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NATIONAL ORGANIC AGRICULTURE PROGRAM BY ENHANCING REGULATORY CAPACITY, ESTABLISHING COORDINATING OFFICES, AUGMENTING HUMAN RESOURCE COMPLEMENT AND REPEALING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10068, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-08-14

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06878

Mother Bill Status: House ratified the CC report on 2020-10-16, Senate on 2020-10-13

HB03600
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-07

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE PHILIPPINE RAINFED AGRICULTURE INSTITUTE AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-14

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2019-08-14

HB03601
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-07

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING AN AGRICULTURAL PENSION FUND TO PROVIDE PENSION BENEFITS TO FARMERS AND FISHER FOLK

Date Read: 2019-08-14

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2019-08-14

HB03602
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-07

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT 1556, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY FEED ACT OF 1956

Date Read: 2019-08-14

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2019-08-14

HB03671
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-08

Full Title: AN ACT ENHANCING REVENUE ADMINISTRATION AND COLLECTION BY GRANTING AMNESTY ON ALL UNPAID IMPOSITIONS LEVIED BY GOVERNMENT FOR TAXABLE YEAR 2017 AND PRIOR YEARS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-14

Primary Referral: WAYS AND MEANS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WAYS AND MEANS since 2019-08-14

HB04027
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-20

Full Title: AN ACT REVERTING TO THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT THE DISCHARGE OF BASIC AGRICULTURAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES DEVOLVED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS AND AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7160, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991

Date Read: 2019-08-28

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2019-08-28

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

HB04256
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-29

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING RURAL BANKS IN THE PHILIPPINES AMENDING FURTHER FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7353 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE RURAL BANKS ACT OF 1992, AS AMENDED

Date Read: 2019-09-04

Primary Referral: BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES since 2019-09-04

HB04257
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-29

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE PARTY-LIST SYSTEM, AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7941, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "PARTY-LIST SYSTEM ACT"

Date Read: 2019-09-04

Primary Referral: SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS since 2019-09-04

HB04554
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-11

Full Title: AN ACT SETTING THE MINIMUM PAID UP CAPITAL AND LOCALLY PRODUCED STOCK INVENTORY REQUIREMENTS FOR FOREIGN RETAIL BUSINESS ENTERPRISES AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8762, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE RETAIL TRADE LIBERALIZATION ACT

Date Read: 2019-09-13

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Bill Status: Consolidated into HB00059

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

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

HB04933
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-30

Full Title: 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

Date Read: 2019-10-01

Primary Referral: SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-10-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-11-04

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01043

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

Republic Act No.: RA11462

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

HB05064
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-02

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING FILIPINO CITIZENSHIP TO LIANG XI WU

Date Read: 2019-11-04

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

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

HB05099
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-03

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: 2019-11-04

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRADE AND INDUSTRY since 2019-11-04

HB05548
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-19

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTIONS 102, 119, 201, 307, 402, 405, 407, 431, 802, 806, 1135, 1100, 1129, 1147, 1400 AND 1226 AND DELETING SECTION 709 OF THE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10863 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE CUSTOMS MODERNIZATION AND TARIFF ACT

Date Read: 2019-11-25

Primary Referral: WAYS AND MEANS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WAYS AND MEANS since 2019-11-25

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

HB06135
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-30

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE FISCAL REGIME FOR THE MINING INDUSTRY

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Business for the day on 2020-10-14

HB06136
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-30

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8794, ENTITLED "AN ACT IMPOSING A MOTOR VEHICLE USER'S CHARGE ON OWNERS OF ALL TYPES OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES," AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11239

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-03-04

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-03-10

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-03-10, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-03-11 and received by the Senate on 2020-03-11

HB06137
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-30

Full Title: AN ACT ENCOURAGING CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, PROVIDING INCENTIVES THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-03-09

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-05-20

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-05-20, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-05-21 and received by the Senate on 2020-05-21

HB06161
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-03

Full Title: AN ACT FURTHER LIBERALIZING THE RICE AND CORN INDUSTRY, REPEALING FOR SUCH PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 3018, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS 'AN ACT LIMITING THE RIGHT TO ENGAGE IN THE RICE AND CORN INDUSTRY TO CITIZENS OF THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES' AND AMENDING PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 194 AUTHORIZING ALIENS, AS WELL AS ASSOCIATIONS, CORPORATIONS OR PARTNERSHIPS OWNED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY FOREIGNERS TO ENGAGE IN THE RICE AND CORN INDUSTRY, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-02-05

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2020-02-05

HB06162
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-03

Full Title: AN ACT REORGANIZING AND CONVERTING THE INSURANCE COMMISSION INTO A COLLEGIAL BODY, AMENDING SECTIONS 437, 438, AND 439 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10607, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "THE INSURANCE CODE", AS AMENDED

Date Read: 2020-02-05

Primary Referral: ECONOMIC AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06654

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-02, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-03 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-03

HB06163
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-03

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTIONS 3, 8, AND 9 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9856, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "THE REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST (REIT) ACT OF 2009"

Date Read: 2020-02-05

Primary Referral: ECONOMIC AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06430

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-01, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-03 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-03

HB06243
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-10

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE POWERS OF THE PHILIPPINE COMPETITION COMMISSION AND LEGISLATING THE NATIONAL COMPETITION POLICY, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10667, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "THE PHILIPPINE COMPETITION ACT"

Date Read: 2020-02-12

Primary Referral: ECONOMIC AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on ECONOMIC AFFAIRS since 2020-02-12

HB06425
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-02

Full Title: AN ACT CONSOLIDATING THE LOAN ALLOCATION PROVIDED FOR AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES, AND AGRARIAN REFORM BENEFICIARIES, AND INCREASING THE PENALTIES ON LENDING INSTITUTIONS FOR NON-COMPLIANCE AND UNDERCOMPLIANCE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10000, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "AGRI-AGRA REFORM CREDIT ACT OF 2009"

Date Read: 2020-03-04

Primary Referral: BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES since 2020-03-04

HB06426
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-02

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING A NATIONAL PROGRAM FOR THE PREVENTION OF ADOLESCENT PREGNANCIES AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-03-04

Primary Referral: WELFARE OF CHILDREN

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WELFARE OF CHILDREN since 2020-03-04

HB06427
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-02

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE MAGNA CARTA OF BARANGAY NUTRITION SCHOLARS AND APPRORIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-03-04

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2020-03-04

HB06430
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-02

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A REINVESTMENT FRAMEWORK FOR REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST (REIT) SPONSORS, AMENDING SECTIONS 3, 8, AND 9 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9856, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "THE REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST (REIT) ACT OF 2009"

Date Read: 2020-03-02

Primary Referral: ECONOMIC AFFAIRS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-03-09

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-06-01

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-01, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-03 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-03

HB06489
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-04

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING AND EXPANDING THE LEYTE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ESTATE INTO THE LEYTE ECOLOGICAL INDUSTRIAL ZONE, CREATING FOR THIS PURPOSE THE LEYTE ECOLOGICAL INDUSTRIAL ZONE AUTHORITY, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-03-04

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-03-04

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-03-09

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-03-09, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-03-11 and received by the Senate on 2020-03-11

HB06516
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-09

Full Title: AN ACT PENALIZING BULK CASH SMUGGLING INTO OR OUT OF THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-03-10

Primary Referral: WAYS AND MEANS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WAYS AND MEANS since 2020-11-18

HB06575
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-11

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-05-04

Primary Referral: PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS since 2020-05-04

HB06654
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-04

Full Title: AN ACT REORGANIZING AND CONVERTING THE INSURANCE COMMISSION INTO A COLLEGIAL BODY, AMENDING SECTIONS 437, 438 AND 439 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10607, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "THE INSURANCE CODE", AS AMENDED

Date Read: 2020-05-05

Primary Referral: ECONOMIC AFFAIRS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-05-27

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-06-02

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-02, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-03 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-03

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

HB06878
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-31

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE IMPEMENTATION OF THE NATIONAL ORGANIC AGRICULTURE PROGRAM, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT 10068, OR THE ORGANIC AGRICULTURE ACT OF 2010

Date Read: 2020-06-01

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-03

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-08-24

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01318

Bill Status: House ratified the CC report on 2020-10-16, Senate on 2020-10-13

HB06944
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-03

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING DIGITAL TAXATION IN THE PHILIPPINES

Date Read: 2020-06-03

Primary Referral: WAYS AND MEANS

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07425

Mother Bill Status: Unfinished Business (Period of Interpellation)

HB06945
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-03

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING ENVIRONMENTAL TAXATION FOR THE PROTECTION OF PHILIPPINE NATURAL RESOURCES

Date Read: 2020-06-03

Primary Referral: WAYS AND MEANS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WAYS AND MEANS since 2020-06-03

HB07009
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-17

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL FARM TO SCHOOL PROGRAM AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-07-28

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-07-28

HB07068
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-07

Full Title: AN ACT EXTENDING THE PERIOD OF AVAILMENT OF THE ESTATE TAX AMNESTY, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11213, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “TAX AMNESTY ACT”

Date Read: 2020-07-28

Primary Referral: WAYS AND MEANS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-09-09

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-09-15

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-15, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-17 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-17

HB07111
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-17

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING A BALIK PROBINSYA PROGRAM AND OTHER STRATEGIC INTERVENTIONS FOR MANAGING INTERNAL MIGRATION FOR INCLUSIVE REGIONAL AND LOCAL DEVELOPMENT AND RESILIENT COMMUNITIES DURING CRISIS SITUATIONS

Date Read: 2020-07-29

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE since 2020-07-29

HB07191
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-28

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING A COMPREHENSIVE NUCLEAR REGULATORY FRAMEWORK, CREATING THE PHILIPPINE NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-08-03

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION since 2020-08-03

HB07192
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-28

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR RESPONSE AND RECOVERY INTERVENTIONS TO COMPANIES AND WORKERS OF THE FILM INDUSTRY AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-08-03

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE since 2020-08-03

HB07193
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-28

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE SCIENCE FOR CHANGE PROGRAM (S4CP) AS A NATIONAL STRATEGY TO ACCELERATE THE DEVELOPMENT OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION IN THE COUNTRY, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-08-03

Primary Referral: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY since 2020-08-03

HB07316
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-06

Full Title: AN ACT EXEMPTING GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES UNDER INVESTIGATION BY THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE PROHIBITION AGAINST DISCLOSURE OF BANK DEPOSITS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1405, ENTITLED “AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCLOSURE OF OR INQUIRY INTO, DEPOSITS WITH ANY BANKING INSTITUTION AND PROVIDING PENALTY THEREFOR,” AS AMENDED

Date Read: 2020-08-11

Primary Referral: BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES since 2020-08-11

HB07317
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-06

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING AND PROMOTING THE USE OF ELECTRIC AND HYBRID VEHICLES FOR A SUSTAINABLE AND ENVIRONMENT-FRIENDLY TRANSPORT SYSTEM

Date Read: 2020-08-11

Primary Referral: ENERGY

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

HB07318
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-06

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE NATIONAL ELECTRONIC HEALTH SYSTEM AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-08-11

Primary Referral: HEALTH

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

HB07319
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-06

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING PROTECTION TO CONSUMERS IN ELECTRONIC COMMERCE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7394, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “CONSUMER ACT OF THE PHILIPPINES”

Date Read: 2020-08-11

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

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

HB07425
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-18

Full Title: AN ACT IMPOSING VALUE-ADDED TAX ON DIGITAL TRANSACTIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTIONS 105, 108, 109, 110, 113, 114, AND 236 AND ADDING A NEW SECTION 105-A OF THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED

Date Read: 2020-08-24

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Unfinished Business (Period of Interpellation)

HB07507
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-26

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING SAN MIGUEL AEROCITY INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, DEVELOP, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN A DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BULAKAN, PROVINCE OF BULACAN, AND TO CONSTRUCT, DEVELOP, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN AN ADJACENT AIRPORT CITY

Date Read: 2020-08-26

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-09-01

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-09-07

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01823

Bill Status: Transmitted to the President on 2020-11-18

HB07563
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-01

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

Date Read: 2020-09-07

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

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

HB07575
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-02

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE BULACAN AIRPORT CITY SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE AND FREEPORT, PROVINCE OF BULACAN AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-09-02

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-09-09

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-09-15

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-15, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-17 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-17

HB07576
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-02

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE SURIGAO DEL SUR SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE AND FREEPORT IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF CARRASCAL, CANTILAN, MADRID, CARMEN, AND LANUZA, PROVINCE OF SURIGAO DEL SUR AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-09-07

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-09-09

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-09-15

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-15, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-17 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-17

HB07621
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-09

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A FRAMEWORK FOR FUNDING THE DEVELOPMENT AND OPERATIONS OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE PHILIPPINES THROUGH THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT TO COMPLEMENT AND SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF K-12 EDUCATION IN THE COUNTRY

Date Read: 2020-09-14

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

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

HB07622
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-09

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

Date Read: 2020-09-14

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

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

HB07623
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-09

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING THE PRIVATE SECTOR PARTICIPATION IN THE INFRASTRUCTURE INDUSTRY, AMENDING FURTHER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6957, ENTITLED “AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE FINANCING,CONSTRUCTION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS BY THE PRIVATE SECTOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES,” AS AMENDED

Date Read: 2020-09-14

Primary Referral: PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS since 2020-09-14

HB07624
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-09

Full Title: AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION TO INSPECT BANK RECORDS RELATING TO SECURITIES TRANSACTIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8799, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “SECURITIES REGULATION CODE”

Date Read: 2020-09-14

Primary Referral: BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES since 2020-09-14

HB07625
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-09

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING A NATIONAL PROGRAM FOR THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND PROMOTION OF THE CACAO INDUSTRY AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-09-14

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2020-09-14

HB07626
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-09

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING ADDITIONAL PROTECTION AND BENEFITS TO MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995”

Date Read: 2020-09-14

Primary Referral: OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2020-09-14

HB07627
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-09

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE PHILIPPINE CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1467, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED “CREATING THE PHILIPPINE CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION" PRESCRIBING ITS POWERS AND ACTIVITIES, PROVIDING FOR ITS CAPITALIZATION AND FOR THE REQUIRED GOVERNMENT PREMIUM SUBSIDY, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-09-14

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION since 2020-09-14

HB07634
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-10

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

Date Read: 2020-09-15

Primary Referral: PUBLIC INFORMATION

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

HB07725
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-21

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING THE OPERATIONS AND IMPOSITION OF FEES FOR THE USE OF PARKING SPACES AND PARKING FACILITIES IN VARIOUS ESTABLISHMENTS SUCH AS TO ACCOMMODATION, COMMERCIAL SERVICES, FOOD SERVICES, HEALTH SERVICES, RETAIL SERVICES, EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS INCLUDING INDEPENDENT PARKING ENTERPRISES AND PRESCRIBING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF

Date Read: 2020-09-22

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-09-22)

HB07757
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-24

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

Date Read: 2020-09-29

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

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

HB07802
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-30

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (OFW) SOVEREIGN FUND

Date Read: 2020-10-02

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Business for the day on 2020-10-14

HB07805
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING PROTECTION TO CONSUMERS AND MERCHANTS ENGAGED IN INTERNET TRANSACTIONS, CREATING FOR THE PURPOSE THE ELECTRONIC COMMERCE BUREAU, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-10-02

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-11-18

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

HB07808
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-01

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTIONS 35, 37, 38, 39 AND 40 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4566, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE CONTRACTORS’ LICENSE LAW, MODIFYING THE CONTRACTORS’ LICENSE RENEWAL PROCESS, INCREASING FEES, AND IMPOSING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF

Date Read: 2020-10-02

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Bill Status: Business for the day on 2020-10-14

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

HB07951
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-03

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR PROTECTION OF THE REMITTANCES OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS

Date Read: 2020-11-16

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Business for the day on 2020-11-25

HB07956
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-04

Full Title: AN ACT REDUCING WASTAGE BY DONATING AND RECYCLING EXCESS EDIBLE FOOD

Date Read: 2020-11-16

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Business for the day on 2020-11-25

HB08043
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-19

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE SHIPPING LINES BUREAU AND REGULATORY BOARD UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Date Read: 2020-11-24

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

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

HB08059
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-23

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING MECHANISMS FOR ACCELERATED ECONOMIC RECOVERY AND SOCIOECONOMIC RELIEF, APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THE PURPOSE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-11-24

Primary Referral: ECONOMIC AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on ECONOMIC AFFAIRS since 2020-11-24

HB08062
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-23

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE REVISED INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-11-24

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRADE AND INDUSTRY since 2020-11-24

HB08065
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-24

Full Title: AN ACT IMPOSING TAXES ON OFFSITE BETTING ACTIVITIES ON LOCALLY LICENSED COCKFIGHTS AND DERBIES, AMENDING SECTION 125 OF THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED

Date Read: 2020-11-25

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-11-25)

HB08099
 
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-26

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT OF 2020 (REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11465) AND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11494 (THE BAYANIHAN TO RECOVER AS ONE ACT), FOR THE PURPOSE OF EXTENDING THE AVAILABILITY OF SELECTED APPROPRIATIONS THEREIN, AS WELL AS THE CORRESPONDING ALLOTMENTS INTENDED TO ASSIST THE CITIZENS AND ECONOMY AND REDUCE THE ADVERSE EFFECT OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read:

Primary Referral:

Bill Status: Pending First Reading (Filed last 2020-11-26)

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

HR00328
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-12

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

Date Read: 2019-09-16

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

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

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

HR00552
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-25

Full Title: A RESOLUTION RESPECTFULLY URGING THE COMMISSION ON ELECTIONS (COMELEC) TO ISSUE THE CERTIFICATE OF PROCLAMATIONS (COPs) TO THE RESPECTIVE FIRST NOMINEES OF THE PARTY LISTS SENIOR CITIZEN AND DUTERTE YOUTH REPRESENTING THE LAST TWO REMAINING SEATS ALLOCATED TO PARTY LIST REPRESENTATIVES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE 1987 CONSTITUTION

Date Read: 2019-11-25

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2019-11-25

HR01011
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-30

Full Title: A RESOLUTION URGING THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION TO RECALL THE POLICY OF INTER-AGENCY TASK FORCE ON EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES (IATF-IED) ON THE DAILY QUOTA OF 600 INTERNATIONAL PASSENGERS ARRIVING IN MANILA WITH THE END VIEW OF RESUMPTION OF INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS FOR BUSINESS TRAVEL AND SELECTED PHILIPPINE TOURISM WITHOUT COMPROMISING THE HEALTH RISK OF FILIPINO CITIZENS AND ARRIVING PASSENGERS

Date Read: 2020-07-28

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

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

HR01196
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-09

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

Date Read: 2020-09-14

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

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

HR01200
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-09

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

Date Read: 2020-09-14

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-09-15

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

HR01208
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-14

Full Title: A RESOLUTION STRONGLY URGING THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO INCREASE THE FUNDS TO BE APPROPRIATED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY, ITS ATTACHED AGENCIES AND ATTACHED CORPORATION, THE SMALL BUSINESS CORPORATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2021 FOR THE BENEFIT OF FILIPINO MSMES

Date Read: 2020-09-15

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

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

HR01211
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-14

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE COMMITTEE/S TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, INTO THE IMPLEMENTATION OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9242, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE PHILIPPINE TROPICAL FABRICS LAW, WITH THE END IN VIEW OF FORMULATING AMENDATORY POLICY MEASURES AND PROVIDING SUFFICIENT BUDGETARY ALLOCATION TO ENSURE ITS EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE WORKERS AND STAKEHOLDERS OF THE TROPICAL FABRIC INDUSTRY AND ALIGNED INDUSTRIES

Date Read: 2020-09-16

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2020-09-16

HR01253
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-25

Full Title: A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING SUPPORT OF THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY FOR THE FULL IMPLEMENTATION OF THE FUNDING REQUIREMENTS OF THE NATIONAL BROADBAND PLAN (NBP) OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (DICT) TO SPEED UP THE GOVERNMENT WITH ITS IMPERATIVE DUTY TO ACCELERATE INTERNET CONNECTIVITY THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY

Date Read: 2020-09-29

Primary Referral: INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY since 2020-09-29

HR01256
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-28

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

Date Read: 2020-09-30

Primary Referral: PUBLIC INFORMATION

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

 

HOUSE MEASURES CO-AUTHORED 47

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

HB00077
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS since 2019-07-23

HB00079
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE NATIONAL ECONOMIC AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AS THE INDEPENDENT ECONOMIC AND PLANNING AGENCY OF THE PHILIPPINE GOVERNMENT, DEFINING ITS FUNCTIONS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 230 SERIES OF 1987, ALSO KNOWN AS THE REORGANIZATION ACT OF THE NATIONAL ECONOMIC AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: ECONOMIC AFFAIRS

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

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

HB00466
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9136, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE 'ELECTRIC POWER INDUSTRY REFORM ACT OF 2001 OR EPIRA', AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: ENERGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on ENERGY 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

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

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

HB00472
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROCLAIMING THE FIRST MONDAY OF AUGUST EVERY YEAR AS LINEMEN APPRECIATION DAY

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

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

HB01031
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A COMPREHENSIVE NUCLEAR REGULATION, CREATING FOR THE PURPOSE, THE PHILIPPINE NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION since 2019-11-26

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

HB01070
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT FURTHER PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP BY STRENGTHENING, EMPOWERING AND ENHANCING THE FINANCING PROGRAMS FOR MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6977, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ꞌMAGNA CARTA FOR MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES (MSMEs)ꞌ

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT 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

HB01221
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-03

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTIONS 4 AND 8 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7042, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE 'FOREIGN INVESTMENTS ACT OF 1991'

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: ECONOMIC AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Consolidated into HB00300

Mother 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

HB01222
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-03

Full Title: AN ACT SETTING THE MINIMUM PAID UP CAPITAL AND LOCALLY PRODUCED STOCK INVENTORY REQUIREMENTS FOR FOREIGN RETAIL BUSINESS ENTERPRISES AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8762, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE RETAIL TRADE LIBERALIZATION ACT

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Bill Status: Consolidated into HB00059

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

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

HB02240
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-17

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A MAGNA CARTA OF WORKERS IN INFORMAL ECONOMY INSTITUTIONALIZING MECHANISMS FOR IMPLEMENTATION THEREOF AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT since 2019-07-29

HB02476
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-23

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

Date Read: 2019-07-30

Primary Referral: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT since 2019-07-30

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

HB02864
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-25

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE NATIONAL CANCER CENTER OF THE PHILIPPINES, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

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

HB03247
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-31

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR ADDITIONAL INSURANCE COVERAGE AND BENEFITS FOR ALL LINEMEN AND OTHER POWER LINE WORKERS AND OTHER RELATED PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: ENERGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on ENERGY since 2019-08-06

HB03543
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-06

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR COMPENSATION FOR LOSS OR DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTIES IN MARAWI CITY DURING THE 2017 SEIGE OF MARAWI, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-13

Primary Referral: DISASTER RESILIENCE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DISASTER RESILIENCE since 2019-08-13

HB03713
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-08

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

Date Read: 2019-08-14

Primary Referral: LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2019-08-14

HB03961
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-14

Full Title: AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE PHILIPPINE CANNABIS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (PhilCADA), DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-27

Primary Referral: HEALTH

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

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

HB05713
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-04

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING AS AGGRAVATING CIRCUMSTANCE WHEN THE VICTIM OF A CRIME IS A SENIOR CITIZEN AND MITIGATING CIRCUMSTANCE WHEN THE OFFENDER IS A SENIOR CITIZEN AND AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE ACT NO. 3815, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE REVISED PENAL CODE

Date Read: 2019-12-09

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

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

HB05714
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-04

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR AUTOMATIC ANNUAL ADJUSTMENT OF THE PENSIONS OF RETIREES FROM THE GOVERNMENT WHO ARE MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNMENT SERVICE INSURANCE SYSTEM

Date Read: 2019-12-09

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION since 2019-12-09

HB05715
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-04

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE REPRESENTATION OF SENIOR CITIZENS IN THE DIFFERENT LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS AMENDING CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT 7160, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-12-09

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

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

HB05716
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-04

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FURTHER OPPORTUNITIES FOR SENIOR CITIZENS AS EMPLOYEES IN PRIVATE ENTITIES BY GRANTING INCREASE INCENTIVES TO PRIVATE ENTITIES THAT EMPLOY SENIOR CITIZENS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE CERTAIN PROVISION OF R.A. NO. 9994, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE EXPANDED SENIOR CITIZENS ACT OF 2010

Date Read: 2019-12-09

Primary Referral: SENIOR CITIZENS

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

HB05717
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-04

Full Title: AN ACT TO AMEND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10868, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE CENTENARIANS ACT OF 2016 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSE

Date Read: 2019-12-09

Primary Referral: SENIOR CITIZENS

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

HB05718
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-04

Full Title: AN ACT TO AMEND REPUBLIC ACT 9994,OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE EXPANDED SENIOR CITIZENS ACT OF 2010 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSE

Date Read: 2019-12-09

Primary Referral: SENIOR CITIZENS

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

HB05770
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-10

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING THE YEAR 2020 AS "NATIONAL GOLF TOURISM YEAR" IN THE ENTIRE COUNTRY

Date Read: 2019-12-16

Primary Referral: TOURISM

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07905

Mother Bill Status: Business for the day on 2020-11-25

HB05943
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-15

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF THE HEAD OF OFFICE OF THE SENIOR CITIZENS AFFAIRS (OSCA) AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 6, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9994, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "EXPANDED SENIOR CITIZENS ACT OF 2010"

Date Read: 2020-01-21

Primary Referral: SENIOR CITIZENS

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

HB05968
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-20

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING LIFETIME VALIDITY OF PHILIPPINE PASSPORTS ISSUED TO SENIOR CITIZENS/ELDERLY, FURTHER AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 10 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8239 AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT 10928 (R.A. 10928), OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "PHILIPPINE PASSPORT ACT OF 1996", AS AMENDED

Date Read: 2020-01-21

Primary Referral: FOREIGN AFFAIRS

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

HB06096
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-29

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE CENTER FOR DISEASE PREVENTION AND CONTROL, PROVIDING MECHANISMS FOR EPIDEMIC CONTROL, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2020-02-03

HB06140
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-03

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE PHILIPPINE CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER FOR VISAYAS AND PHILIPPINE CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER FOR MINDANAO AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-02-05

Primary Referral: HEALTH

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

HB06213
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-05

Full Title: AN ACT REQUIRING THE MANDATORY INSTALLATION OF HAND SANITIZER DISPENSERS IN ALL PUBLIC TRANSPORT TERMINALS, AIRPORTS, SEAPORTS, COMMERCIAL ESTABLISHMENTS AND GOVERNMENT OFFICES NATIONWIDE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-02-10

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2020-02-10

HB06927
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-02

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE E-GOVERNMENT, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-06-03

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-03

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-08-11

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-08-11, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-08-13 and received by the Senate on 2020-08-19

HR00102
 [Text As Filed][Adapted Resolution/RBH]Journal #3
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

Full Title: A RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING AND COMMENDING SENATOR EMMANUEL "MANNY" PACQUIAO FOR SUCCESSFULLY GAINING THE WORLD BOXING ASSOCIATION (WBA) WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE, TRIUMPHING OVER KEITH "ONE TIME" THURMAN ON JULY 21, 2019 AT THE MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA IN LAS VEGAS, NEVADA

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral:

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00003 on 2019-07-24

HR00639
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-06

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES TO REPORT OUT WITHOUT FURTHER DELAY FOR PLENARY ACTION A CONSOLIDATED VERSION OF EIGHT (8) PENDING BILLS PROPOSING FOR THE RENEWAL FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS OF THE LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISE OF ABS-CBN CORPORATION

Date Read: 2020-01-20

Primary Referral: LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-01-20

HR00656
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-20

Full Title: RESOLUTION CALLING FOR AN IMMEDIATE INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE ALLEGED ANOMALOUS AND ILLEGAL DELAY OR LACK OF DISBURSEMENT OF THE SOCIAL PENSION FUND TO SENIOR CITIZENS

Date Read: 2020-01-27

Primary Referral: SENIOR CITIZENS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SENIOR CITIZENS since 2020-02-18

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

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

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

CommitteePosition
1. Banks And Financial IntermediariesJournal #10Vice Chairperson 
2. Globalization And WTOJournal #10Vice Chairperson 
3. Ways And MeansJournal #3Vice Chairperson 
4. Agriculture And FoodJournal #32Member for the Majority 
5. EnergyJournal #32Member for the Majority 
6. Legislative FranchisesJournal #20Member for the Majority 
7. Trade And IndustryJournal #32Member for the Majority 
8. Women And Gender EqualityJournal #24Member for the Majority 
9. Economic Stimulus Response Package (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