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Hon. Geron, Rico B.

Hon. Geron, Rico B.
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House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. NW-112
Phone: (632) 8931-5001, Local: 7331
Direct: 8931-5615

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES AUTHORED 34

HB03170
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-30

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE FARMER'S BANK OF THE PHILIPPINES AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-08-05

Primary Referral: BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES since 2019-08-05

HB03171
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-30

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING FARMER'S REGISTRATION AND PRESERVATION OF THEIR RIGHTS

Date Read: 2019-08-05

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2019-08-05

HB03669
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-07

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE PRIVATE SECURITY INDUSTRY, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 5487, ENTITLED, "AN ACT TO REGULATE THE ORGANIZATION AND OPERATION OF PRIVATE DETECTIVE, WATCHMEN OR SECURITY GUARD AGENCIES", AS AMENDED

Date Read: 2019-08-14

Primary Referral: PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY since 2019-08-14

HB03670
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-08

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE POSTPONEMENT AND RESETTING OF THE BARANGAY AND SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN ELECTION AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-14

Primary Referral: SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS

Bill Status: Substituted by HB04933

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

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

HB05477
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-13

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

Date Read: 2019-11-13

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-11-13

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-11-18

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01076

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

Republic Act No.: RA11463

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

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

HB05829
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-17

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

Date Read: 2019-12-17

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-01-28

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-02-04

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01224

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-06-25

Republic Act No.: RA11476

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11476 enacted on 2020-06-25

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

HB06149
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-03

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING THE PROVINCE OF CATANDUANES AS THE ABACA CAPITAL OF THE PHILIPPINES

Date Read: 2020-02-05

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-12-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-12-14

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-12-14, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-12-15 and received by the Senate on 2020-12-15

HB06803
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-26

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE PROVISION OF COMPREHENSIVE RENAL REPLACEMENT THERAPY (RRT) TO PATIENTS WITH END STAGE RENAL DISEASE IN NATIONAL, REGIONAL, AND PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT HOSPITALS, INCREASING FOR THE PURPOSE THE PHILHEALTH PACKAGE RATE FOR MEMBERS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-05-27

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-05-28

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

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

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: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

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

HB07460
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-24

Full Title: AN ACT TO DECLARE THE CITY OF DAVAO AS THE CHOCOLATE AND CACAO PRODUCTION CAPITAL OF THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-08-25

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-12-15

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2021-01-18

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2021-01-18, transmitted to the Senate on 2021-01-19 and received by the Senate on 2021-01-19

HB07660
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-14

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING THE MUNICIPALITY OF SAN JOSE IN THE PROVINCE OF BATANGAS, AS THE “EGG BASKET OF THE PHILIPPINES”

Date Read: 2020-09-16

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-12-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-12-07

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-12-07, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-12-09 and received by the Senate on 2020-12-09

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

HB08065
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

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

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-12-09

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-12-15

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-12-15, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-12-16 and received by the Senate on 2020-12-16

HB08136
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-12-04

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING THE COCONUT LEVY ASSETS AS A TRUST FUND, PROVIDING FOR ITS MANAGEMENT AND UTILIZATION, AUTHORIZING THE PRIVATIZATION AND MANAGEMENT OFFICE TO DISPOSE THE COCONUT LEVY ASSETS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE COCONUT FARMERS AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE COCONUT INDUSTRY

Date Read: 2020-12-07

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-12-09

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-12-14

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01396

Bill Status: House adopted Senate Bill as amendment to House Bill on 2020-12-16

HB08140
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-12-04

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

Date Read: 2020-12-07

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-12-14

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2021-01-18

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2021-01-18, transmitted to the Senate on 2021-01-19 and received by the Senate on 2021-01-19

HB08242
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-12-14

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING A FRAMEWORK TO PROTECT AND PROMOTE THE RIGHT TO ADEQUATE FOOD

Date Read: 2020-12-16

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-12-16)

HB08261
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-12-15

Full Title: AN ACT LOWERING THE MINIMUM HEIGHT REQUIREMENT AND REMOVING THE HEIGHT WAIVER FOR APPLICANTS TO THE PHILIPPINE NATIONAL POLICE (PNP), BUREAU OF FIRE PROTECTION (BFP), BUREAU OF JAIL MANAGEMENT AND PENOLOGY (BJMP), AND BUREAU OF CORRECTIONS (BUCOR), AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6975, AS AMENDED, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8551, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9263, AS AMENDED, AND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10575

Date Read: 2020-12-16

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-12-16)

HB08385
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2021-01-18

Full Title: AN ACT PROMOTING INTEGRATED URBAN AGRICULTURE IN URBAN AREAS NATIONWIDE TO ADDRESS FOOD SECURITY AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2021-01-19

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2021-01-19)

HJR0022
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-04

Full Title: JOINT RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE USE OF THE RICE SUBSIDY AS PROVIDED IN THE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT (GAA) FOR THE PURCHASE OF PALAY FROM LOCAL FARMERS, MANDATING FOR THE PURPOSE THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT (DSWD), DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT (DILG), DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENSE (DND), DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOTr), AND THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES (DENR), IN COORDINATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (DA) AND THE NATIONAL FOOD AUTHORITY (NFA), TO DIRECTLY PURCHASE PALAY FROM LOCAL FARMERS AND DISTRIBUTE RICE SUBSIDY ALLOWANCE IN THE FORM OF ACTUAL RICE, INSTEAD OF CASH

Date Read: 2019-11-05

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-11-05

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-11-12

Senate Bill Counterpart: SJR0008

Bill Status: House requested for a conference committee on 2019-11-12

HR00192
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-05

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE AND FOOD TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE STATUS OF PROLIFERATION OF IMPORTED CANNED PORK MEATS AND PROCESSED PORK PRODUCTS IN THE PHILIPPINES FROM THE COUNTRIES AFFECTED BY AFRICAN SWINE FEVER

Date Read: 2019-08-07

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2020-03-10

HR00193
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-05

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE AND FOOD TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, IN ORDER TO DETERMINE THE PREPAREDNESS OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE PHILIPPINES AND ATTACHED AGENCIES CONCERNED AGAINST AFRICAN SWINE FEVER (ASF)

Date Read: 2019-08-07

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2020-03-10

HR00226
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-14

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON AGRARIAN REFORM TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, IN THE PROLIFERATION OF IRRIGATED AND IRRIGABLE LAND CONVERTED INTO NONAGRICULTURAL PURPOSE IN VIOLATION OF SECTION 65 OF RA 6657 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE COMPREHENSIVE AGRARIAN REFORM LAW OF 1988, AS AMENDED BY RA 9700

Date Read: 2019-08-27

Primary Referral: AGRARIAN REFORM

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

HR00294
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-02

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION, IN THE AID OF LEGISLATION, TO REVISIT THE MANDATE OF THE LANDBANK OF THE PHILIPPINES (LBP) WITH RESPECT TO THE NEEDS OF AGRICULTURAL SECTORS

Date Read: 2019-09-04

Primary Referral: BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES since 2019-11-27

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

HR00524
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-13

Full Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON COOPERATIVES DEVELOPMENT TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, TO CLARIFY THE PROVISIONS AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE JOINT ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 1-2019 AND ITS IMPLICATION TO THE ISSUED BUREAU OF INTERNAL REVENUE MEMORANDUM CIRCULARS AND THE MEMORANDA ISSUED BY THE COOPERATIVE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO COOPERATIVES FOR ITS COMPLIANCE WITH REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9520, THE COOPERATIVE CODE OF 2008

Date Read: 2019-11-18

Primary Referral: COOPERATIVES DEVELOPMENT

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-09-23

Bill Status: Adopted on 2020-09-23

HR00659
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-21

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE PHILIPPINE PORTS AUTHORITY (PPA) TO IMMEDIATELY DISCONTINUE THE IMPLEMENTATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF ITS ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 05-2019

Date Read: 2020-01-27

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2020-01-27

HR00668
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-27

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT TO IMMEDIATELY RELEASE APPROPRIATE FUNDS FOR THE AID, RELIEF, REHABILITATION AND RESETTLEMENT OF FAMILIES AND INDIVIDUALS ADVERSELY AFFECTED BY THE ERUPTION OF THE TAAL VOLCANO

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

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

HR01394
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-12-01

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE COMMITTEE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION IN AID OF LEGISLATION OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY’S (TESDA) LOW BUDGET UTILIZATION AND SLOW IMPLEMENTATION OF ITS PROGRAMS

Date Read: 2020-12-07

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2020-12-07

 

HOUSE MEASURES CO-AUTHORED 73

HB00001
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING A NATIONAL VALUES, ETIQUETTE, AND MORAL UPRIGHTNESS PROGRAM

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Substituted by HB05829

Mother Bill Status: Republic Act RA11476 enacted on 2020-06-25

HB00002
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (OFW) AND FOREIGN EMPLOYMENT, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, RATIONALIZING THE ORGANIZATION AND FUNCTIONS OF GOVERNMENT AGENCIES RELATED TO MIGRATION, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

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

HB00003
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A NATIONAL PROGRAM TO SUPPORT AND CARE FOR THE ABANDONED, NEGLECTED, AND VOLUNTARY COMMITTED CHILDREN, CREATING A SPECIAL TRUST FUND, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: WELFARE OF CHILDREN

Bill Status: Transmitted to the Committee on Appropriations on 2019-11-13

HB00004
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE EMERGENCY RESPONSE DEPARTMENT (ERD), APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

HB00005
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING MICROFINANCE PROGRAMS AND ACCESS TO CAPITAL TO SUPPORT AND GROW MICRO, SMALL, AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES (MSMEs), ALLOCATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT since 2019-07-23

HB00006
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR ADDITIONAL SUPPORT AND COMPENSATION FOR EDUCATORS IN BASIC EDUCATION

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Consolidated into HB05712

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

HB00007
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING A DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES AND AQUATIC RESOURCES PROVIDING FOR ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

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

HB00010
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING THE COCONUT LEVY ASSETS AS A TRUST FUND, PROVIDING FOR ITS MANAGEMENT AND UTILIZATION, AUTHORIZING THE PRIVATIZATION AND MANAGEMENT OFFICE TO DISPOSE THE COCONUT LEVY ASSETS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Substituted by HB08136

Mother Bill Status: House adopted Senate Bill as amendment to House Bill on 2020-12-16

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

HB00795
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

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

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2019-07-23

HB01151
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF DISASTER RESILIENCE, DEFINING ITS POWER AND FUNCTIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-24

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

HB01205
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-03

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

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

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

HB01532
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-08

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING A FRAMEWORK FOR THE RIGHT TO ADEQUATE FOOD, AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION THEREOF

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: HUMAN RIGHTS

Bill Status: Substituted by HB08242

Mother Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-12-16)

HB01652
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-09

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE NATIONAL LIVELIHOOD DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL THEREBY INSTITUTIONALIZING THE LIVELIHOOD MOVEMENT OF THE PHILIPPINES

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: POVERTY ALLEVIATION

Bill Status: Referred to the Technical Working Group (TWG) on 2020-02-18

HB02050
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-11

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING FIFTEEN PERCENT (15%) FARE DISCOUNT TO EVERY BONAFIDE STUDENT ON TRANSPORTATION FARES/RATES CHARGED BY TAXIS, SUVS, JEEPNEYS, BUSES, LIGHT RAIL TRANSITS, METRO RAIL TRANSITS OR SIMILAR LAND TRANSPORT SYSTEMS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

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

HB02054
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-11

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING SCHOLARSHIPS TO CHILDREN OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES (PWDs) AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Bill Status: Referred to the Technical Working Group (TWG) on 2019-11-25

HB02089
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-15

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING THE HONORARIUM AND CHRISTMAS BONUS OF BARANGAY OFFICIALS, INCLUDING BARANGAY TANODS, AND MEMBERS OF THE LUPON NG TAGAPAMAYAPA, AND GRANTING A LUMP SUM GRATUITY PAY EQUIVALENT TO ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND PESOS (P100,000.00) AND OTHER NON-MONETARY BENEFITS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 393 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7160, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

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

HB02091
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-15

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING THE SALE OF MOTOR VEHICLES IN METRO MANILA, METRO CEBU, METRO DAVAO AND OTHER HIGHLY URBANIZED CITIES BY REQUIRING A PROOF-OF-PARKING SPACE OR FACILITY FROM MOTOR VEHICLE BUYERS AS A PRE-REQUISITE FOR THE PURCHASE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE AND REGISTRATION WITH THE LAND TRANSPORTATION OFFICE

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

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

HB02092
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-15

Full Title: AN ACT IMPOSING THE DEATH PENALTY ON CERTAIN HEINOUS CRIMES, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9346, ENTITLED "AN ACT PROHIBITING THE IMPOSITION OF DEATH PENALTY IN THE PHILIPPINES", AND FURTHER AMENDING ACT NO. 3815, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "REVISED PENAL CODE," AND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9165, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "COMPREHENSIVE DANGEROUS DRUGS ACT OF 2002"

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

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

HB02117
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-15

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE INCLUSION OF VISITS TO HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE SITES AS PART OF THE OFF-CAMPUS ACTIVITIES OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10066, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "NATIONAL CULTURAL HERITAGE ACT OF 2009"

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-07-29

HB02119
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-15

Full Title: AN ACT PROMOTING THE USE OF URBAN FARMING IN THE METROPOLITAN REGIONS TO ADDRESS FOOD SECURITY CONCERNS, ESTABLISHING ECOLOGICAL COMMUNITY FUNCTIONS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Substituted by HB08385

Mother Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2021-01-19)

HB02120
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-15

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THAT CHRONIC DIALYSIS PATIENTS (CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE) BE GIVEN THE SAME PRIVILEGES AS PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (PWD), AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06803

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

HB02121
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-15

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: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT since 2019-07-29

HB02129
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-15

Full Title: AN ACT MAKING MANDATORY THE NUMBERING OF DWELLING UNITS AND OTHER BUILDINGS IN THE COUNTRY

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT since 2019-07-29

HB02143
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-15

Full Title: AN ACT PENALIZING ALL FORMS OF FAKE/FALSE NEWS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: PUBLIC INFORMATION

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

HB02145
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-15

Full Title: AN ACT ORDAINING THE PROMOTION OF SOCIAL ENTERPRISES TO ALLEVIATE POVERTY, ESTABLISHING FOR THE PURPOSE THE POVERTY REDUCTION THROUGH SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP (PRESENT) PROGRAM AND PROVIDING INCENTIVES AND BENEFITS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT since 2019-08-27

HB02166
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-15

Full Title: AN ACT DESIGNATING THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER AS BUY PINOY, BUILD PINOY MONTH TO ENCOURAGE THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTORS TO PRIORITIZE THE PURCHASE AND UTILIZATION OF FILIPINO PRODUCTS, LABOR AND SERVICES

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRADE AND INDUSTRY since 2019-07-29

HB02182
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-16

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION, PROVIDING FOR ITS POWERS, STRUCTURE AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

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

HB02183
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-16

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR URBAN AND COUNTRYSIDE GREENING IN THE PHILIPPINES THROUGH MANDATORY TREE PLANTING AND ADOPTION OF A FOREST SANCTUARY BY PUBLIC SCHOOLS UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: REFORESTATION

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

HB02202
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-16

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING THE CONFERMENT OF A DOCTORATE DEGREE AS EQUIVALENT TO ENTRY LEVEL CAREER EXECUTIVE SERVICE OFFICER (CESO VI) IN THE CIVIL SERVICE

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: CIVIL SERVICE AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on CIVIL SERVICE AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION since 2019-07-29

HB02206
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-16

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A COMPREHENSIVE CIVIL REGISTRATION SYSTEM IN THE PHILIPPINES

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS since 2019-07-29

HB02207
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-16

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

HB02208
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-16

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE CREATION OF A LOCAL POPULATION DEVELOPMENT OFFICE IN ALL PROVINCES, CITIES, AND MUNICIPALITIES AND PRESCRIBING ITS DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

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

HB02212
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-16

Full Title: AN ACT PROTECTING SENIOR CITIZEN FROM VIOLENCE, DEFINING ELDER ABUSE, AND PRESCRIBING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: SENIOR CITIZENS

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

HB02242
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-17

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

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY

Bill Status: Substituted by HB08261

Mother Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-12-16)

HB02272
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-17

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF WATER, IRRIGATION, SEWAGE AND SANITATION RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

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

HB02309
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-17

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

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Substituted by HB05477

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

HB02310
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-17

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE NATIONAL CANCER CONTROL COMMITTEE, INSTITUTIONALIZING THE PHILIPPINE CANCER PREVENTION AND CONTROL PROGRAM, AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: HEALTH

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

HB02311
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-17

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING ALL PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS ENTITIES AND INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY PROVIDERS FROM IMPOSING AN EXPIRATION PERIOD ON THE VALIDITY OF PREPAID LOAD CREDITS AND THEIR FORFEITURE

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY since 2019-07-29

HB02329
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-17

Full Title: AN ACT PENALIZING THE IMPOSITION OF A "NO PERMIT, NO EXAM POLICY" OR ANY SUCH POLICY THAT PROHIBITS STUDENTS IN ALL EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS FROM TAKING THEIR PERIODIC, PRELIMS, MIDTERM OR FINAL EXAMINATIONS DUE TO UNPAID TUITION AND OTHER SCHOOL FEES

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION since 2019-07-29

HB02334
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-17

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

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2019-07-29

HB02340
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-17

Full Title: AN ACT TO STRENGTHEN THE VETERINARY QUARANTINE SERVICES OF THE BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2019-07-29

HB02363
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-18

Full Title: AN ACT PENALIZING THE HOARDING, PRICE MANIPULATION OF RICE AND ENGAGING IN CARTEL OPERATIONS IN ORDER TO INFLUENCE THE DEMAND AND SUPPLY OF RICE IN THE COUNTRY

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

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

HB02405
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-18

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE PHILIPPINE ONION RESEARCH INSTITUTE

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2019-07-29

HB02407
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-11

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN AQUATIC RESEARCH AND EXPERIMENTAL BREEDING STATION FOR LAKE, RIVER, AND OTHER INLAND FISHES IN THE FIRST DISTRICT OF THE PROVINCE OF NUEVA ECIJA, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES RESOURCES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES RESOURCES since 2019-07-29

HB02411
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-18

Full Title: AN ACT REQUIRING THE RECORDING OF THE IDENTITY OF ALL BUYERS OF PREPAID SUBSCRIBER IDENTITY MODULE (SIM) CARDS FOR CELLULAR TELEPHONE UNITS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY

Bill Status: Substituted by HB05793

Mother Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2019-12-16)

HB02414
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-18

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING FREE PHILHEALTH COVERAGE TO BARANGAY HEALTH WORKERS

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH 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: Substituted by HB08140

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2021-01-18, transmitted to the Senate on 2021-01-19 and received by the Senate on 2021-01-19

HB02675
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN ANNUAL CASH GRANT TO FARMERS AND FISHERMEN LIVING BELOW THE POVERTY LINE, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Primary Referral: POVERTY ALLEVIATION

Bill Status: Referred to Stakeholders on 02020-01-29

HB03193
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-31

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE MAGNA CARTA FOR BARANGAYS

Date Read: 2019-08-05

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

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

HB03213
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-31

Full Title: AN ACT TO DECLARE AUGUST OF EVERY YEAR AS NATIONAL FARMERS' MONTH, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Deliberated upon by the Mother Committee on 2019-12-09

HB03478
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-06

Full Title: AN ACT UPGRADING THE MINIMUM MONTHLY SALARY OF NURSES TO P30,000 AND PROVIDING FOR BENEFITS FOR NURSES

Date Read: 2019-08-13

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Consolidated into HB05712

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

HB03480
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-06

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE CONDUCT OF EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS DRILLS IN FACILITIES HANDLING, STORING, AND TRANSPORTING HAZARDOUS MATERIALS

Date Read: 2019-08-13

Primary Referral: DISASTER RESILIENCE

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

HB03492
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-06

Full Title: AN ACT PENALIZING PRANK CALLERS TO EMERGENCY HOTLINES

Date Read: 2019-08-13

Primary Referral: PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY since 2019-08-13

HB03504
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-06

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING MERCHANDISING STORES AND SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS FROM CHARGING MORE THAN THE CASH RETAIL PRICE OF GOODS AND SERVICES PURCHASED USING CREDIT CARDS, DEBIT CARDS OR SIMILAR METHODS AND PRESCRIBING PENALTIES FOR ANY VIOLATIONS THEREOF

Date Read: 2019-08-13

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRADE AND INDUSTRY since 2019-08-13

HB03505
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-06

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SAFETY INTERNET EDUCATION PROGRAM IN THE CURRICULUM OF ALL ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS

Date Read: 2019-08-13

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-08-13

HB03537
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-06

Full Title: AN ACT BANNING USE OF SINGLE-USE PLASTIC SHOPPING BAGS AT GROCERY STORES, CONVENIENCE STORES, DRUG STORES, DELICATESSENS OR SIMILAR MARKETPLACE IN ORDER TO PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-13

Primary Referral: ECOLOGY

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

HB05422
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-11

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING THE MONTH OF OCTOBER OF EVERY YEAR AS THE "NATIONAL COOPERATIVE MONTH" IN THE ENTIRE COUNTRY

Date Read: 2019-11-13

Primary Referral: COOPERATIVES DEVELOPMENT

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-01-28

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-02-04

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01807

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-12-16

Republic Act No.: RA11502

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11502 enacted on 2020-12-16

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

HB06623
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-04-27

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING POLICIES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE NEW NORMAL FOR THE WORKPLACE AND PUBLIC SPACES AND INSTITUTING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF

Date Read: 2020-05-04

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06864

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-08-10, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-08-11 and received by the Senate on 2020-08-19

HB06709
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-11

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A COVID-19 UNEMPLOYMENT REDUCTION ECONOMIC STIMULUS (CURES) FUND AND INSTITUTING MECHANISMS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION THEREOF AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-05-11

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06920

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-05, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-08 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-08

HB06732
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-13

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE ABS-CBN CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-05-13

Primary Referral: THE WHOLE HOUSE

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-05-13

Bill Status: Measure reconsidered on 2020-05-18

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

HR00198
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-06

Full Title: RESOLUTION STRONGLY URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE TO IMMEDIATELY ADDRESS THE HIGH IMPORT COSTS RESULTING TO NATIONWIDE INFLATION AND UNDULY BURDENING FILIPINO CONSUMERS AND BUSINESSES, BY REGULATING THE EXCESSIVE AND QUESTIONABLE DESTINATION CHARGES IMPOSED BY INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING LINES AND/OR THEIR AGENTS

Date Read: 2019-08-13

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRADE AND INDUSTRY since 2019-11-27

HR00422
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-14

Full Title: A RESOLUTION URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO INTEGRATE INTO THE CURRICULUM OF THE ENHANCED BASIC EDUCATION (K TO 12) PROGRAM, A MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS COURSE IN ALL PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECONDARY HIGH SCHOOLS AND TO FACILITATE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF SECTIONS 23 AND 24 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11036, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE PHILIPPINE MENTAL HEALTH LAW

Date Read: 2019-11-04

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-11-04

HR00423
 [Text As Filed][Adapted Resolution/RBH][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-14

Full Title: RESOLUTION COMMENDING BAAO PARISH MULTI-PURPOSE COOPERATIVE FOR ITS EXEMPLARY PERFORMANCE AND LASTING COMMITMENT AS A PARTNER FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN THE COUNTRYSIDE

Date Read: 2019-11-04

Primary Referral: COOPERATIVES DEVELOPMENT

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-01-29

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00032 on 2020-01-29

HR00424
 [Text As Filed][Adapted Resolution/RBH][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-14

Full Title: RESOLUTION COMMENDING THE MINDANAO ALLIANCE OF SELF-HELP SOCIETIES-SOUTHERN PHILIPPINES EDUCATIONAL COOPERATIVE CENTER (MASS-SPECC) COOPERATIVE DEVELOPMENT CENTER FOR SPEARHEADING ECONOMIC PROGRESS AND ALLEVIATING POVERTY IN MINDANAO

Date Read: 2019-11-04

Primary Referral: COOPERATIVES DEVELOPMENT

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-01-29

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00034 on 2020-01-29

HR00425
 [Text As Filed][Adapted Resolution/RBH]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-14

Full Title: RESOLUTION COMMENDING BARBAZA MULTI-PURPOSE COOPERATIVE FOR ITS OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS AND LEADERSHIP AS A COOPERATIVE AND FOR ITS SIGNIFICANT ROLE AND CONTRIBUTION TO COOPERATIVE DEVELOPMENT

Date Read: 2019-11-04

Primary Referral: COOPERATIVES DEVELOPMENT

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-01-29

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00033 on 2020-01-29

HR00510
 [Text As Filed][Adapted Resolution/RBH][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-07

Full Title: RESOLUTION COMMENDING STA. CRUZ SAVINGS AND DEVELOPMENT COOPERATIVE FOR ITS REMARKABLE CONTRIBUTION TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND INCLUSIVE GROWTH IN THE COUNTRYSIDE

Date Read: 2019-11-12

Primary Referral: COOPERATIVES DEVELOPMENT

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-01-29

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00035 on 2020-01-29

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

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. Cooperatives DevelopmentJournal #18Member for the Majority 
2. Ways And MeansJournal #7Member for the Majority 

 

PROFILE

EARLY LIFE

Born Ace S. Barbers on May 31, 1969 in Manila, Philippines. He is the second of the four siblings by ROBERT ZABALA BARBERS and VIRGINIA FLORES SMITH.

Ace as he is fondly called, successfully ventured into several business endeavors with his friends after college. He was engaged in importation business, cargo movement/logistics, and in agri/aquaculture in the countryside. After years of gaining experience in the private sector, He decided to enter politics to follow the footsteps of his father. He ran as congressman and won in the district his father once served in the province of Surigao del Norte in the north eastern part of the island of Mindanao. He served as member for three (3) consecutive terms of the Philippine House of Representatives during the 11th, 12th and 13th congresses. As member of the Philippine congress, he was elected as chairman of several committees’, such as committee on economic affairs, committee on accounts and committee on dangerous drugs. He was one of the young elected representatives of the 11th congress who played a crucial role in the ESTRADA impeachment for alleged corruption and violation of the constitution. His advocacies and principled stand on several national issues together with his equally young colleagues did not go unnoticed, the media coined a name for their group and called them THE SPICE BOYS’.

He is currently a member the 17th and 18th congresses of the House of Representatives and chairs the COMMITTEE ON DANGEROUS DRUGS.

WORK HISTORY
  • 1990-1998: President, Vintage Specialist Philippine Village Hotel
  • 1992-1995: Director of Marketing, AASMI Anglo Asian group of companies
  • 1995-1998: Chief of staff, office of Rep. Robert "Bobby" Z. Barbers
MEMBERSHIP
  • Knights of Columbus, St. Andrew Parish Council
  • Rotary Club of Pasig
  • Political Science Society, DLSU - Member
  • DLSU/LSGH Alumni Association
  • Alpha Phi Beta Fraternity
  • Couples for Christ, Quezon City - Member
  • Surigaonon Association Inc. (Manila Chapter) External - Vice- President
  • Los Suriguenos, Inc. Chairman - Committee on Livelihood Chairman
INTERESTS
  • Community Organizing
  • Development of Youth Programs
  • Politics
  • Sports (Golf, basketball, soccer, table tennis, swimming)
  • Arts (Visual)
  • Dog lover/breeder