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Hon. Torres-Gomez, Lucy

Hon. Torres-Gomez, Lucy
District Representative
Leyte, 4th District

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. SWA-410
Phone: (632) 8931-5001, Local: 7966
Direct: 8442-4004

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES AUTHORED 81

HB00137
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT IMPOSING STIFFER PENALTIES FOR CHILD ABUSE, EXPLOITATION AND DISCRIMINATION, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7610, AS AMENDED

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: WELFARE OF CHILDREN

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-02-12

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-02-17

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-02-17, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-02-18 and received by the Senate on 2020-02-18

HB00717
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A RAILWAY SYSTEM IN THE EASTERN VISAYAN REGION, FROM THE ENTRY OF THE PROVINCE OF SAMAR TO THE MUNICIPALITY OF SAN RICARDO IN THE PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

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

HB00718
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF BIRTHING CENTER IN EVERY BARANGAY NATIONWIDE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: HEALTH

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

HB00719
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF AN ADDITIONAL BUILDING FOR THE ORMOC CITY JAIL IN BARANGAY ALTA VISTA, ORMOC CITY, LEYTE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

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

HB00720
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE CITY ROAD PASSING FROM BARANGAYS LUNA, DOLORES, MILAGRO AND TONGONAN LEADING TO LAKE DANAO IN THE CITY OF ORMOC, PROVINCE OF LEYTE INTO A NATIONAL ROAD 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

HB00721
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT INCLUDING VALUES FORMATION AS A SEPARATE SUBJECT IN THE ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY CURRICULA AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

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

HB00722
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING CASH AND OTHER NON-MONETARY BENEFITS AND INCENTIVES TO FILIPINO ARTISTS WHO HAVE BROUGHT HONOR AND RECOGNITION TO THE COUNTRY BY WINNING IN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONS, INCLUDING THEIR COACHES AND TRAINERS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-07-23

HB00723
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROMOTING THE SAFETY OF RESIDENTS, TENANTS AND GUESTS, ESPECIALLY CHILDREN, IN BUILDINGS, WHETHER PUBLIC OR PRIVATE, WITH TWO (2) OR MORE FLOORS, THROUGH THE INSTALLATION OF PROTECTIVE DEVICES OR STRUCTURES TO PREVENT ACCIDENTAL FALLING OR SUICIDE

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

HB00724
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING ONE (1) ADDITIONAL BRANCH OF THE MUNICIPAL TRIAL COURT IN CITIES (MTCC) IN THE CITY OF ORMOC, PROVINCE OF LEYTE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 29 OF BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 129, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS ꞌTHE JUDICIARY REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1980ꞌ, AS AMENDED, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

Bill Status: Substituted by HB05658

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2019-12-17, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-12-18 and received by the Senate on 2019-12-18

HB00725
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE PROCUREMENT OF STATE-OF-THE ART AIRCRAFT RECOVERY EQUIPMENT FOR THE NIÑOY AQUINO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NAIA) AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

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

HB00726
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR AN INTEGRATED EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM TO DEVELOP, PRESERVE AND PROMOTE THE INTRINSIC AND INDIGENOUS HERITAGE CRAFTS OF THE PHILIPPINES AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-07-23

HB00946
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF ONE TOILET FOR EVERY FIVE CLASSROOMS IN ALL PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS IN THE FOURTH DISTRICT OF LEYTE

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-07-24

HB00947
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL IN BARANGAY SAN ISIDRO, CITY OF ORMOC IN THE PROVINCE OF LEYTE TO BE KNOWN AS SAN ISIDRO NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-07-24

HB00948
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL IN BARANGAY SALVACION, CITY OF ORMOC IN THE PROVINCE OF LEYTE TO BE KNOWN AS SALVACION NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-07-24

HB00949
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL IN BARANGAY MAS-IN, CITY OF ORMOC IN THE PROVINCE OF LEYTE TO BE KNOWN AS MAS-IN NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-07-24

HB00950
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL IN BARANGAY MACABUG, CITY OF ORMOC IN THE PROVINCE OF LEYTE TO BE KNOWN AS MACABUG NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-07-24

HB01241
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-03

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE INSTITUTIONALIZATION, DEVELOPMENT, TRAINING, ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF BASIC RESERVE OFFICERS TRAINING CORPS (ROTC) IN GRADES 11 AND 12 IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7077, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE 'CITIZEN ARMED FORCES OF THE PHILIPPINES RESERVIST ACT', AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-08-27

HB01242
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-03

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

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

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

HB02126
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-15

Full Title: AN ACT INTEGRATING AND ESTABLISHING PERTINENT POLICIES AND REGULATIONS TO ENSURE THE SUSTAINABILITY OF THE PHILIPPINE TOURISM INDUSTRY

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: TOURISM

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

HB02127
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-15

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT 9593, KNOWN AS THE "TOURISM ACT OF 2009," REDIRECTING TIEZAꞌS FISCAL CONTRIBUTION TO CHED TO CREATE THE NATIONAL TOURISM TRAINING AND MANPOWER PROGRAM

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: TOURISM

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

HB02128
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-15

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE TOURISM RESILIENCY CERTIFICATION PROGRAM UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE TOURISM INFRASTRUCTURE AND ENTERPRISE ZONE AUTHORITY (TIEZA) AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: TOURISM

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TOURISM 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

HB02130
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-15

Full Title: AN ACT IMPROVING THE INCENTIVES OF TOURISM ENTERPRISE ZONES AND REMOVING THE RESTRICTIONS IN THE INCENTIVE SCHEMES, THEREBY AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE THE PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9593 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS ꞌTHE TOURISM ACT OF 2009ꞌ AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: TOURISM

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

HB02320
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-17

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE NATIONAL FILM ARCHIVE TO BE MANAGED BY THE FILM DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: PUBLIC INFORMATION

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

HB02321
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-17

Full Title: AN ACT EXPANDING THE COVERAGE OF REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED ONE HUNDRED SIX TWENTY-SEVEN (R. A. NO. 10627), OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "ANTI-BULLYING ACT OF 2013"

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: REVISION OF LAWS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on REVISION OF LAWS since 2019-07-29

HB02322
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-17

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10871, ENTITLED ꞌAN ACT REQUIRING BASIC EDUCATION STUDENTS TO UNDERGO CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION (CPR) TRAININGꞌ, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

HB02323
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-17

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING A NATIONAL LAND USE AND MANAGEMENT POLICY, PROVIDING THE IMPLEMENTING MECHANISMS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: LAND USE

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

HB02977
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-29

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING MEMBERS' CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM (PHILHEALTH) THROUGH THEIR INCLUSION IN THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT

Date Read: 2019-08-05

Primary Referral: HEALTH

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

HB02978
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-29

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED 8550, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE PHILIPPINE FISHERIES CODE OF 1998, BY INCREASING THE AMOUNT OF BAIL FOR VIOLATION OF SECTION 87 AND 97

Date Read: 2019-08-05

Primary Referral: AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES RESOURCES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES RESOURCES since 2019-08-05

HB02979
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-29

Full Title: AN ACT DEFINING AND PROVIDING FOR MORE SEVERE PENALTIES FOR LARGE SCALE EXPLORATION AND EXPLOITATION OF CORALS AND CORAL REEFS, AND FISHING OR TAKING OF THREATENED OR ENDANGERED SPECIES, AND OTHER SIMILAR ACTS OF DESTRUCTION OF OUR MARINE AND AQUATIC RESOURCES, FURTHER AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8550, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE PHILIPPINE FISHERIES CODE OF 1998, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10654

Date Read: 2019-08-05

Primary Referral: AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES RESOURCES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES RESOURCES since 2019-08-05

HB03514
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-06

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: 2019-08-13

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

HB04083
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-20

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A MAGNA CARTA FOR BARANGAYS

Date Read: 2019-08-28

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

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

HB04084
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-20

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SPORTS FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN THE CITY OF ORMOC IN THE PROVINCE OF LEYTE, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-28

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-08-28

HB04190
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-27

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING FOUR (4) ADDITIONAL BRANCHES OF THE REGIONAL TRIAL COURT TO BE STATIONED IN THE CITY OF ORMOC, PROVINCE OF LEYTE AND SIX (6) ADDITIONAL BRANCHES OF THE MUNICIPAL TRIAL COURT, ONE BRANCH TO BE STATIONED IN EACH OF THE MUNICIPALITIES OF PALOMPON, KANANGA, ISABEL, MERIDA, ALBUERA AND MATAG-OB, IN THE PROVINCE OF LEYTE, EIGHTH JUDICIAL REGION, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 14, PARAGRAPH (I) AND SECTION 30 OF BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 129, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "THE JUDICIARY REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1980", AS AMENDED, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-09-03

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

Bill Status: Substituted by HB05658

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2019-12-17, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-12-18 and received by the Senate on 2019-12-18

HB04228
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-28

Date Urgent: 2019-09-17

Full Title: AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THE OPERATION OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES FROM JANUARY ONE TO DECEMBER THIRTY-ONE, TWO THOUSAND AND TWENTY, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-28

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-09-20

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-09-20

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-01-06

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11465 enacted on 2020-01-06

HB04594
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-13

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING A COMPREHENSIVE NATIONAL GRASSROOTS SPORTS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM CENTERED IN THE PHILIPPINE NATIONAL GAMES

Date Read: 2019-09-17

Primary Referral: YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Deliberated upon by the Mother Committee on 2020-03-04

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

HB04714
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-20

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING FOUR (4) ADDITIONAL BRANCHES OF THE REGIONAL TRIAL COURT (RTC) AND TWO (2) ADDITIONAL BRANCHES OF THE MUNICIPAL TRIAL COURT IN CITIES (MTCC), TO BE STATIONED IN THE CITY OF ORMOC, THE PROVINCE OF LEYTE, IN THE EIGHT JUDICIAL REGION, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 14, PARAGRAPH (I) AND SECTION 29 OF BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 129, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "THE JUDICIARY REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1980", AS AMENDED, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-09-24

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

Bill Status: Substituted by HB05658

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2019-12-17, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-12-18 and received by the Senate on 2019-12-18

HB04715
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-20

Full Title: AN ACT FURTHER AMENDING ARTICLES 29, 97, 98 AND 99 OF ACT NO. 3815, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE REVISED PENAL CODE

Date Read: 2019-09-24

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on JUSTICE since 2019-09-24

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

HB04941
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-02

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A LIFE CENTER THAT WILL SERVE AS A DISASTER AND EMERGENCY CENTER IN EACH OF THE CITY OF ORMOC AND MUNICIPALITIES OF PALOMPON, ALBUERA, MERIDA, KANANGA AND MATAG-OB IN THE PROVINCE OF LEYTE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-10-02

Primary Referral: DISASTER RESILIENCE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DISASTER RESILIENCE since 2019-10-02

HB04942
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-02

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A LIFE CENTER THAT WILL SERVE AS A DISASTER AND EMERGENCY CENTER IN THE CITY OF ORMOC IN THE PROVINCE OF LEYTE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-10-02

Primary Referral: DISASTER RESILIENCE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DISASTER RESILIENCE since 2019-10-02

HB05070
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-02

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR FREE FREIGHT SERVICES IN THE TRANSPORTATION OF RELIEF GOODS TO CALAMITY-STRICKEN AREAS

Date Read: 2019-11-04

Primary Referral: DISASTER RESILIENCE

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-11-19

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-12-04

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2019-12-04, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-12-09 and received by the Senate on 2019-12-09

HB05380
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-07

Full Title: AN ACT FURTHER STRENGTHENING THE SOCIAL AMELIORATION PROGRAM IN THE SUGAR INDUSTRY, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED 6982 ENTITLED, "AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE SOCIAL AMELIORATION PROGRAM IN THE SUGAR INDUSTRY, PROVIDING THE MECHANICS FOR ITS IMPLEMENTATION, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-11-13

Primary Referral: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT since 2019-11-13

HB05381
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-07

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE UGMOK BAY BROADCASTING NETWORK CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Date Read: 2019-11-13

Primary Referral: LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2019-11-13

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

HB05658
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-27

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING FOUR (4) ADDITIONAL BRANCHES OF THE REGIONAL TRIAL COURT AND TWO (2) ADDITIONAL BRANCHES OF THE MUNICIPAL TRIAL COURT IN CITIES IN THE EIGHT JUDICIAL REGION TO BE STATIONED IN THE CITY OF ORMOC, PROVINCE OF LEYTE, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTIONS 14(I) AND 29 OF BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 129, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS 'THE JUDICIARY REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1980', AS AMENDED

Date Read: 2019-12-02

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-12-11

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-12-17

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2019-12-17, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-12-18 and received by the Senate on 2019-12-18

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

HB06145
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-03

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE IN ORMOC CITY, PROVINCE OF LEYTE TO BE KNOWN AS THE "EASTERN VISAYAS SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE," AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-02-05

Primary Referral: ECONOMIC AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on ECONOMIC AFFAIRS since 2020-09-23

HB06312
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-17

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

Date Read: 2020-02-18

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-02-19

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-03-03

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01086

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

Republic Act No.: RA11470

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

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

HB06817
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-26

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING THE DISCRIMINATION AGAINST PERSONS WHO ARE DECLARED CONFIRMED, SUSPECT, PROBABLE AND RECOVERED CASES OF COVID-19, REPATRIATED FILIPINOS, HEALTHCARE WORKERS, RESPONDERS, AND SERVICE WORKERS AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION THEREOF

Date Read: 2020-05-26

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

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

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: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-06-05

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

HB06953
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-03

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR COVID-19 RESPONSE AND RECOVERY INTERVENTIONS AND PROVIDING MECHANISMS TO ACCELERATE THE RECOVERY AND BOLSTER THE RESILIENCY OF THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMY, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-06-03

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-08-05

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-08-10

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01564

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-09-11

Republic Act No.: RA11494

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11494 enacted on 2020-09-11

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

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

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

HB07727
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-22

Date Urgent: 2020-10-09

Full Title: AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THE OPERATION OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES FROM JANUARY ONE TO DECEMBER THIRTY-ONE, TWO THOUSAND AND TWENTY-ONE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-09-22

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-10-06

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-10-16

Bill Status: House requested for a conference committee on 2020-11-25

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

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

HB08064
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-23

Full Title: AN ACT DIRECTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY (DTI) TO CREATE AN ONLINE MARKET PLATFORM FOR FILIPINO CREATIVE ARTS, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES TO SUPPORT MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES (MSMEs) ESPECIALLY DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-11-25

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRADE AND INDUSTRY since 2020-11-25

HB08097
 
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-26

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING ADDITIONAL BENEFITS TO SOLO PARENTS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8972, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “SOLO PARENTS WELFARE ACT OF 2000”

Date Read: 0000-00-00

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Reported out 2020-11-26 (#00616);Submitted by REVISION OF LAWS, WAYS AND MEANS, APPROPRIATIONS

HR00303
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-04

Full Title: RESOLUTION HONORING THE LATE BUSINESSMAN AND PHILANTHROPIST DOMINIC LIM SYTIN AND COMMENDING THE EXEMPLARY EFFORT OF THE PHILIPPINE NATIONAL POLICE TO SUPPORT THE IMMEDIATE PURSUIT OF JUSTICE FOR THE BEREAVED FAMILY

Date Read: 2019-09-09

Primary Referral: RULES

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

HR00377
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-24

Full Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE HOUSE COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE UTILIZATION OF ALL DISBURSED FUNDS AS WELL AS ON THE STATUS OF THE RECOVERY, RECONSTRUCTION AND REHABILITATION OF MARAWI CITY

Date Read: 2019-09-30

Primary Referral: DISASTER RESILIENCE

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

HR00412
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-02

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

Date Read: 2019-11-04

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Substituted by HR01242

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

HR00417
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-03

Full Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE UTILIZATION OF ALL DISBURSED FUNDS AS WELL AS ON THE STATUS OF THE YOLANDA RECOVERY AND RECONSTRUCTION PROGRAM

Date Read: 2019-11-04

Primary Referral: DISASTER RESILIENCE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DISASTER RESILIENCE 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

HR00636
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-19

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SENSE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO SUPPORT THE RESUMPTION OF THE PEACE TALKS BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE PHILIPPINES (GRP) AND THE NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC FRONT OF THE PHILIPPINES (NDFP) BASED ON PREVIOUS AGREEMENTS BETWEEN THE TWO PARTIES INCLUDING THE HAGUE JOINT DECLARATION OF 1992 AND THE STAND-DOWN AGREEMENT ON JUNE 2018

Date Read: 2020-01-20

Primary Referral: PEACE, RECONCILIATION AND UNITY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PEACE, RECONCILIATION AND UNITY since 2020-01-20

HR00783
 [Adapted Resolution/RBH][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-10

Full Title: RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING AND COMMENDING ALEXANDRA "ALEX" M. EALA FOR WINNING THE AUSTRALIAN OPEN JUNIORS' TENNIS COMPETITION DOUBLES CATEGORY HELD IN MELBOURNE PARK, AUSTRALIA ON JANUARY 31, 2020

Date Read: 2020-03-11

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-04

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00062 on 2020-06-04

HR00925
 [Adapted Resolution/RBH][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-28

Full Title: A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE COMMITMENT OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO ENACT THE PROPOSED PHP 66-BILLION SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGET OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO SUPPORT ITS PROGRAMS IN ADDRESSING THE IMPACT OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, PARTICULARLY IN THE AREAS OF FOOD & NUTRITION, SECURITY AND PRICE STABILITY

Date Read: 2020-05-28

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-07-28

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00070 on 2020-07-28

HR00926
 [Adapted Resolution/RBH][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-28

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT TO FAST TRACK THE DISBURSEMENT OF THE SECOND TRANCHE OF THE SOCIAL AMELIORATION PROGRAM EMERGENCY CASH SUBSIDY BY AUTHORIZING THE BARANGAY TO IDENTIFY THE BENEFICIARIES AND DISBURSE THE ALLOCATION FAIRLY, EFFICIENCTLY AND RESPONSIBLY

Date Read: 2020-05-28

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-07-28

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00071 on 2020-07-28

HR00937
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-02

Full Title: A RESOLUTION URGING THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT TO FAST TRACK THE INTEGRATED IMPLEMENTATIONS OF R.A. 11055 (PHILIPPINE IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM ACT) AND R.A. 11315 (COMMUNITY-BASED MONITORING SYSTEM ACT) AS A VITAL DATABASE MECHANISM IN PROVIDING SOCIAL AMELIORATION DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Date Read: 2020-06-03

Primary Referral: POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS since 2020-06-03

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

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

HR01242
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-22

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

Date Read: 2020-09-23

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-11-16

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

HR01374
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-20

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DESIGNATING “PHILIPPINE TRADITIONAL WEAR DAY” EVERY JUNE 12, TO FURTHER PROMOTE AWARENESS AND PRACTICE OF FILIPINO CULTURE ON INDEPENDENCE DAY

Date Read: 2020-11-24

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-11-24

 

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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

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

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: Deliberated by the TWG on 2019-11-04

HB00105
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING A NATIONAL LAND USE AND MANAGEMENT POLICY, PROVIDING THE IMPLEMENTING MECHANISMS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: LAND USE

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

HB00193
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF WATER RESOURCES AND SERVICES AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

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

HB00195
 [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

HB00305
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

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: 2019-07-23

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

HB00317
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING OPEN PILOTAGE SERVICES IN THE COUNTRY, CREATING A PILOTAGE BOARD, ENHANCING THE POWERS OF THE PHILIPPINE PORTS AUTHORITY AND OTHER PORT BODIES IN REGULATING PILOTAGE SERVICES AND THE CONDUCT OF HARBOR PILOTS

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

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

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

HB01071
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT POSTPONING THE MAY 2020 SYNCHRONIZED 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

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

HB01140
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING MALASAKIT CENTERS IN ALL ACCREDITED PUBLIC HOSPITALS ALL OVER THE PHILIPPINES

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Substituted by HB05477

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

HB01616
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-08

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: 2019-07-24

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

HB01622
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-08

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8972 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE 'SOLO PARENTS WELFARE ACT OF 2000', PROVIDING FOR ADDITIONAL BENEFITS AND PRIVILEGES TO SOLO PARENTS AND THEIR CHILDREN, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, PROVIDING PENAL SANCTIONS FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: REVISION OF LAWS

Bill Status: Substituted by HB08097

Mother Bill Status: Reported out 2020-11-26 (#00616);Submitted by REVISION OF LAWS, WAYS AND MEANS, APPROPRIATIONS

HB01919
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-10

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR AN ACROSS THE BOARD INCREASE OF TWELVE THOUSAND PESOS (PHP 12,000.00) TO THE BASIC SALARY OF ALL ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY PUBLIC-SCHOOL TEACHERS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Consolidated into HB05712

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

HB02422
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-18

Full Title: AN ACT RIGHTSIZING THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT TO IMPROVE PUBLIC SERVICE DELIVERY

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

Bill Status: Referred to Stakeholders on 2019-09-11

HB05175
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-21

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

Date Read: 2019-11-05

Primary Referral: WELFARE OF CHILDREN

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WELFARE OF CHILDREN since 2019-11-05

HB05229
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-24

Full Title: AN ACT TO INSTITUTIONALIZING A SCHOOL MODERNIZATION AND INNOVATION PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFORE AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-11-06

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-11-06

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

HB06606
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-12

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

Date Read: 2020-05-04

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06815

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-04, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-08 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-08

HB06623
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-04-27

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

Date Read: 2020-05-04

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06864

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

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

HB08031
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-17

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR ADDITIONAL MECHANISMS TO ACCELERATE THE RECOVERY AND BOLSTER THE RESILIENCY OF THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMY, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-11-23

Primary Referral: ECONOMIC AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on ECONOMIC AFFAIRS since 2020-11-23

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

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

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

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. Disaster ResilienceJournal #10Chairperson 
2. Creative Industry And Performing ArtsVice Chairperson 
3. TourismJournal #8Vice Chairperson 
4. Women And Gender EqualityJournal #10Vice Chairperson 
5. AppropriationsJournal #10Member for the Majority 
6. Economic AffairsJournal #11Member for the Majority 
7. Foreign AffairsJournal #8Member for the Majority 
8. Visayas DevelopmentJournal #11Member for the Majority 
9. Social Amelioration (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