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HOUSE MEMBERS


Hon. Guico, Ramon III "Mon-Mon" V.

Hon. Guico, Ramon III "Mon-Mon" V.
District Representative
Pangasinan, 5th District

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. SW-215
Phone: (632) 8931-5001, Local: 7276
Direct: 8931-5148

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES AUTHORED 83

HB01531
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT CHANGING THE NAME OF PAG-ASA NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL IN BARANGAY RAWIS, CITY OF LEGAZPI, PROVINCE OF ALBAY, TO LEGAZPI CITY NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-10-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-11-04

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2019-11-04, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-11-05 and received by the Senate on 2019-11-05

HB01533
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-08

Full Title: AN ACT CHANGING THE NAME OF ILAWOD NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL IN BARANGAY ILAWOD, MUNICIPALITY OF CAMALIG, PROVINCE OF ALBAY, TO CAMALIG NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-10-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-11-04

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2019-11-04, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-11-05 and received by the Senate on 2019-11-05

HB02273
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-17

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE PHILIPPINE TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

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

HB02991
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-29

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE VILLASIS BYPASS ROAD INTO A NATIONAL ROAD

Date Read: 2019-08-05

Primary Referral: PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

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

HB02992
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-29

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE URDANETA BYPASS ROAD INTO A NATIONAL ROAD

Date Read: 2019-08-05

Primary Referral: PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

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

HB03104
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-30

Full Title: AN ACT FINANCING THE "EDUCATION FOR ALL INITIATIVES" FROM THE ANNUAL VALUE-ADDED TAX COLLECTIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED

Date Read: 2019-08-05

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

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

HB03295
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-31

Full Title: AN ACT TO ADOPT A NATIONAL ELDERLY CARE PROGRAM AS A STRATEGY TO PROMOTE THE MAINTENANCE OF THE PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH AND FOR IMPROVING THE WELFARE OF THE ELDERLY

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: SENIOR CITIZENS

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

HB03296
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-31

Full Title: AN ACT PROMOTING MENTAL HEALTH THROUGH A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDANCE PROGRAM IN EVERY PUBLIC ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: HEALTH

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

HB03567
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-06

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTION 9 OF PRESIDENTIAL DECREE 1586 BY INCREASING THE PENALTIES THEREOF AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-13

Primary Referral: NATURAL RESOURCES

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

HB03568
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-06

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF GREEN SPACES IN BARANGAYS, MUNICIPALITIES, CITIES, AND PROVINCES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-13

Primary Referral: HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT since 2019-08-13

HB04126
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-22

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE PANGASINAN EAST-WEST ARTERIAL ROAD IN THE PROVINCE OF PANGASINAN

Date Read: 2019-09-02

Primary Referral: PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS since 2019-09-02

HB04127
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-22

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL TRANSITION PROGRAM FOR FILIPINO STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL EDUCATION NEEDS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-09-02

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Substituted by HB08080

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

HB04157
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-22

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTIONS 4, 5, 20, 22, 27, 28, 34, 40, 50, 73, 112, 117, 204, 222, 237, 237-A, 255, 256, 257, 258, 261, 263, 264, 266, 275, 290, 291, 292 AND ADDING NEW SECTIONS 6-A, 282-A, 293, 294, 295, 296, 297, 298, 299, 300, 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315 AND 316 ALL UNDER THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-27

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-09-09

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-09-13

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01357

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2019-09-13, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-09-16 and received by the Senate on 2019-09-16

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

HB04338
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-03

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL PROGRAM FOR THE FILIPINO GIFTED CHILDREN AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-09-10

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-01-28

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

HB04780
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-23

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE PAYMENT OF RETIREMENT BENEFITS TO SSS OR GSIS MEMBERS WITHIN A MAXIMUM PERIOD OF THIRTY (30) DAYS FROM THE RETIREMENT DATE AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-09-25

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION since 2019-09-25

HB04781
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-23

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING THE ACACIA TREES IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BINALONAN, PROVINCE OF PANGASINAN, AS LOCAL HERITAGE TREES AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR ITS PROTECTION, PRESERVATION, AND CONSERVATION, AND OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-09-25

Primary Referral: NATURAL RESOURCES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on NATURAL RESOURCES since 2019-09-25

HB04782
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-23

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR ADDITIONAL BENEFITS, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8972 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "SOLO PARENTS" WELFARE ACT OF 2000

Date Read: 2019-09-25

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

HB04812
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-25

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING AND ESTABLISHING THE PHILIPPINE YOUTH AND SPORTS DEPARTMENT, DEFINING ITS POWERS, FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-09-30

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION since 2019-09-30

HB04819
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-25

Full Title: AN ACT EXEMPTING PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS FROM INCOME TAX, AMENDING FURTHER FOR THIS PURPOSE SECTIONS 22 AND 24(A)(2) OF THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9504

Date Read: 2019-09-30

Primary Referral: WAYS AND MEANS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WAYS AND MEANS since 2019-09-30

HB04820
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-25

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING ANY ACT OF VANDALISM AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREOF

Date Read: 2019-09-30

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on JUSTICE since 2019-09-30

HB04821
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-25

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE HOME FOR THE HOMELESS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-09-30

Primary Referral: HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT since 2019-09-30

HB04893
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-30

Full Title: AN ACT PENALIZING LANE SPLITTING OF MOTORCYCLES AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFORE

Date Read: 2019-10-02

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

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

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

HB04953
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-01

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING THE BALANGAY AS THE NATIONAL BOAT OF THE PHILIPPINES

Date Read: 2019-10-02

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

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

HB05044
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-02

Full Title: AN ACT TO REQUIRE EACH AGENCY OF THE GOVERNMENT TO ESTABLISH AND IMPLEMENT A POLICY UNDER WHICH EMPLOYEES SHALL BE AUTHORIZED TO TELEWORK, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-11-04

Primary Referral: CIVIL SERVICE AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on CIVIL SERVICE AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION since 2019-11-04

HB05045
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-02

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR BENEFITS AND PRIVILEGES TO SOLO CHILD, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-11-04

Primary Referral: REVISION OF LAWS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on REVISION OF LAWS since 2019-11-04

HB05046
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-02

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE INCREASE OF HAZARD PAY AND FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF GARBAGE COLLECTORS

Date Read: 2019-11-04

Primary Referral: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT since 2019-11-04

HB05047
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-02

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING AND ESTABLISHING THE PHILIPPINE SCHOOL FOR SPORTS EXCELLENCE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-11-04

Primary Referral: YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT since 2019-11-04

HB05073
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-02

Full Title: AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A COMPETITIVE GRANT PROGRAMS TO RETAIN HIGHLY QUALIFIED TEACHERS IN RURAL COMMUNITIES

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

HB05074
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-02

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING THE YEARLY ALLOCATION FOR SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES (STA) AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-11-04

Primary Referral: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY since 2019-11-04

HB05075
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-02

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE RIGHT TO FRANCHISEES TO DEVELOP THE RURAL AIRPORT INFRASTRUCTURE NETWORK IN THE PHILIPPINES FOR COMMERCIAL AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-11-04

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2020-02-24

HB05395
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-07

Full Title: AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE EFFICIENT AND REGULAR DISTRIBUTION OF CURRENT INFORMATION ON GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

Date Read: 2019-11-13

Primary Referral: PUBLIC INFORMATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2019-11-13

HB05396
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-07

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE PHILIPPINE NATIONAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION DEFINING ITS POWERS, FUNCTIONS, AND RESPONSIBILITIES, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-11-13

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION since 2019-11-13

HB05511
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-18

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 209, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE FAMILY CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES, AS AMENDED BY EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 227

Date Read: 2019-11-20

Primary Referral: REVISION OF LAWS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on REVISION OF LAWS since 2019-11-20

HB05643
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-27

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING THE CAGAYAN DE ORO RIVER AND ITS IMMEDIATE ENVIRONS LOCATED IN CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, PROVINCE OF MISAMIS ORIENTAL A CULTURAL HERITAGE ZONE

Date Read: 2019-11-27

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

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

HB05644
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-27

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING THE CITY OF CARCAR IN THE PROVINCE OF CEBU A CULTURAL HERITAGE ZONE

Date Read: 2019-11-27

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

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

HB05735
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-05

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING THE MONTHLY SOCIAL PENSION OF INDIGENT SENIOR CITIZENS AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7432, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NOS. 9257 AND 9994, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "EXPANDED SENIOR CITIZENS ACT OF 2010"

Date Read: 2019-12-10

Primary Referral: SENIOR CITIZENS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SENIOR CITIZENS since 2019-12-10

HB05740
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-05

Full Title: AN ACT SEPARATING THE TABUK CITY NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL - BANTAY EXTENSION IN BARANGAY BANTAY, TABUK CITY, PROVINCE OF KALINGA FROM THE TABUK CITY NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS BANTAY NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-12-09

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-12-18

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-01-27

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-01-27, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-01-28 and received by the Senate on 2020-01-28

HB05741
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-05

Full Title: AN ACT SEPARATING THE GUINZADAN NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL - MAYAG EXTENSION IN BARANGAY MAYAG, MUNICIPALITY OF BAUKO, MOUNTAIN PROVINCE FROM THE GUINZADAN NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS MAYAG NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-12-09

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-12-18

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-01-27

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-01-27, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-01-28 and received by the Senate on 2020-01-28

HB05742
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-05

Full Title: AN ACT SEPARATING THE LUBON NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL – MABALITE EXTENSION IN BARANGAY MABALITE, MUNICIPALITY OF TADIAN, MOUNTAIN PROVINCE FROM THE LUBON NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS MABALITE NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-12-09

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-12-18

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-01-27

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-01-27, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-01-28 and received by the Senate on 2020-01-28

HB05743
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-05

Full Title: AN ACT SEPARATING THE DALANAO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - DABBURAB-DALANAO EXTENSION IN BARANGAY BACARRI, MUNICIPALITY OF PARACELIS, MOUNTAIN PROVINCE FROM THE DALANAO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS WELLIE MACLINIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-12-09

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-12-18

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-01-27

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-01-27, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-01-28 and received by the Senate on 2020-01-28

HB05872
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-18

Full Title: AN ACT SEPARATING THE GUINA-ANG NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL - MAINIT EXTENSION IN BARANGAY MAINIT, MUNICIPALITY OF BONTOC, MOUNTAIN PROVINCE FROM THE GUINA - ANG NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS MAINIT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, AND APPROPRIATING FUNS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-12-18

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-12-18

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-01-27

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-01-27, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-01-28 and received by the Senate on 2020-01-28

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

HB06076
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-27

Full Title: AN ACT IMPOSING A NATIONWIDE BAN ON THE USE OF SINGLE-USE PLASTICS TO ELIMINATE PLASTIC POLLUTION IN THE PHILIPPINES

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: ECOLOGY

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

HB06135
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-30

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

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

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

HB06136
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-30

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

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-03-04

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-03-10

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

HB06144
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-03

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING THE BED CAPACITY OF THE CAGAYAN VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (CVMC) IN TUGUEGARAO CITY, PROVINCE OF CAGAYAN, FROM FIVE HUNDRED (500) TO ONE THOUSAND (1000) BEDS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-02-18

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-03-02

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01103

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-11-13

Republic Act No.: RA11498

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11498 enacted on 2020-11-13

HB06194
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-05

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE DELINEATION OF THE SPECIFIC FOREST LIMITS OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-02-05

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-03-11

Bill Status: Printed copies distributed to members on 2020-05-14

HB06281
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-12

Full Title: AN ACT PENALIZING THE USE OF SIDEWALKS FOR COMMERCIAL AND/OR PERSONAL PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-02-18

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2020-02-18

HB06282
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-12

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN BARANGAY PALDIT, MUNICIPALITY OF SISON, PROVINCE OF PANGASINAN TO BE KNOWN AS THE PALDIT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-02-18

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-02-18

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

HB06482
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-04

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING THE PENALTIES FOR CRIMINAL NEGLIGENCE INVOLVING MOTOR VEHICLES, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE ARTICLE 365 OF THE REVISED PENAL CODE

Date Read: 2020-03-09

Primary Referral: REVISION OF LAWS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on REVISION OF LAWS since 2020-03-09

HB06505
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-05

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING FULL INSURANCE COVERAGE TO ALL QUALIFIED AGRARIAN REFORM BENEFICIARIES OF THE COMPREHENSIVE AGRARIAN REFORM PROGRAM, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 14 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9700, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "COMPREHENSIVE AGRARIAN REFORM PROGRAM EXTENSION WITH REFORMS"

Date Read: 2020-03-09

Primary Referral: AGRARIAN REFORM

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-03-10

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-06-01

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

HB06668
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-04

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A GENERAL MINIMUM WAGE RATE FOR PRIVATE SECTOR WORKERS AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 442, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LABOR CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES, AS AMENDED

Date Read: 2020-05-05

Primary Referral: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT since 2020-05-05

HB06756
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-18

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A MEDICAL SCHOLARSHIP AND RETURN SERVICE PROGRAM FOR DESERVING STUDENTS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-05-19

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-08-05

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-08-10

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01520

Bill Status: House ratified the CC report on 2020-10-16, Senate on 2020-10-15

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

HB06824
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-26

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (TESDA)-ADMINISTERED POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF ROSALES, PROVINCE OF PANGASINAN, TO BE KNOWN AS THE EASTERN PANGASINAN POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE, 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: 2020-06-03

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-03, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-04 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-04

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

HB06895
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-01

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTION 3 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7797, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS " AN ACT TO LENGTHEN THE SCHOOL CALENDAR FROM TWO HUNDRED (200) DAYS TO NOT MORE THAN TWO HUNDRED TWENTY (220) CLASS DAYS"

Date Read: 2020-06-01

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-01

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-06-04

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01541

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-07-17

Republic Act No.: RA11480

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11480 enacted on 2020-07-17

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

HB06961
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-04

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING A HIGH SCHOOL FOR SPORTS IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BAGAC, PROVINCE OF BATAAN TO BE KNOWN AS THE BATAAN HIGH SCHOOL FOR SPORTS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-06-04

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-05

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-08-24

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-08-24, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-01 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-01

HB07355
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-11

Full Title: AN ACT RENAMING THE MARAWI-MAGUING-BUMBARAN-WAO ROAD, STRETCHING FROM THE CITY OF MARAWI, TRAVERSING THROUGH THE MUNICIPALITIES OF MAGUING, BUMBARAN AND WAO, ALL IN THE PROVINCE OF LANAO DEL SUR, AS GOV. MAMINTAL M. ADIONG SR. NATIONAL ROAD

Date Read: 2020-08-24

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-09-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-09-09

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-09, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-10 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-10

HB07499
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-25

Full Title: AN ACT RENAMING DEL MONTE AVENUE, TRAVERSING BARANGAYS NAYONG KANLURAN, PALTOK, PARAISO, DEL MONTE, DAMAYAN, MASAMBONG, TALAYAN, MANRESA, SIENA, ST. PETER, SAN JOSE AND N.S. AMORANTO, LOCATED IN LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT 1 OF QUEZON CITY, AS FERNANDO POE JR. AVENUE

Date Read: 2020-08-26

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-09-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-09-09

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-09, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-10 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-10

HB07669
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-14

Full Title: AN ACT OFFICIALLY NAMING THE MANDAUE CAUSEWAY LOCATED IN THE CITY OF MANDAUE, PROVINCE OF CEBU, STRETCHING FROM THE CORNER OF S.B. CABAHUG ST., TRAVERSING THE TIPOLO CREEK IN BARANGAY CENTRO AND THE MANDAUE RECLAMATION AREA, UP TO THE BRIDGE OVER THE MAHIGA CREEK AT THE CEBU INTERNATIONAL PORT, AS OUANO AVENUE

Date Read: 2020-09-15

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-09-23

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-09-28

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-28, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-29 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-29

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

HB07829
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-05

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING THE USE OF TREATMENT TECHNOLOGY FOR MUNICIPAL AND HAZARDOUS WASTES, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 20 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8749, ENTITLED “THE PHILIPPINE CLEAN AIR ACT OF 1999”

Date Read: 2020-10-05

Primary Referral: ENERGY

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-11-16

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-11-24

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-11-24, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-11-25 and received by the Senate on 2020-11-25

HB07884
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-14

Date Urgent: 2020-10-16

Full Title: AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT TO EXPEDITE THE PROCESSING AND ISSUANCE OF NATIONAL AND LOCAL PERMITS, LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS IN TIMES OF NATIONAL EMERGENCY

Date Read: 2020-10-15

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-10-16

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-10-16

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01844

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-10-16, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-10-20 and received by the Senate on 2020-10-20

HB08005
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-15

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE CONVERGENCE STRATEGY FOR SUSTAINABLE RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND PROVIDING THE IMPLEMENTING MECHANISMS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-11-18

Primary Referral: RULES

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

HB08013
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-16

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING STANDARDIZED WORK HOURS FOR BUS AND TRUCK DRIVERS, PROVIDING A MONTHLY SALARY, AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREOF

Date Read: 2020-11-23

Primary Referral: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT since 2020-11-23

HB08014
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-16

Full Title: AN ACT EXTENDING THE EFFECTIVITY OF BAYANIHAN 2 AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11494 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE BAYANIHAN TO RECOVER AS ONE ACT

Date Read: 2020-11-23

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

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

HB08080
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-25

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING SERVICES FOR LEARNERS WITH DISABILITIES IN SUPPORT OF INCLUSIVE EDUCATION, ESTABLISHING INCLUSIVE LEARNING RESOURCE CENTERS IN ALL SCHOOL DISTRICTS, PROVIDING FOR STANDARDS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-11-25

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 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

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

HR00640
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-07

Full Title: A RESOLUTION COMMENDING CARLOS YULO FOR HIS SUCCESSFUL STINT IN THE 2019 SOUTHEAST ASIAN GAMES BAGGING TWO (2) GOLD AND FIVE (5) SILVER MEDALS FOR THE PHILIPPINES

Date Read: 2020-01-20

Primary Referral: YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Substituted by HR00776

Mother Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00050 on 2020-03-10

HR00776
 [Adapted Resolution/RBH][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-10

Full Title: RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING AND COMMENDING THE PHILIPPINE DELEGATION FOR THEIR EXCELLENT PERFORMANCE IN THE THIRTIETH SOUTHEAST ASIAN GAMES, AND THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE PHILIPPINE SOUTHEAST ASIAN GAMES ORGANIZING COMMITTEE (PHISGOC), SPEAKER ALAN PETER S. CAYETANO, AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINE OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (POC), REPRESENTATIVE ABRAHAM "BAMBOL" N. TOLENTINO, FOR THE SUCCESSFUL HOSTING BY THE PHILIPPINES OF THE GAMES FROM 30 NOVEMBER TO DECEMBER 11, 2019

Date Read: 2020-03-10

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-03-10

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00050 on 2020-03-10

HR00784
 [Adapted Resolution/RBH][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-10

Full Title: RESOLUTION COMMENDING FILIPINO SURFER ROGER CASUGAY FOR EXHIBITING AN ACT OF HEROISM IN RESCUING A FELLOW COMPETITOR DURING THE SURFING COMPETITION OF THE 2019 SOUTHEAST ASIAN GAMES (SEA GAMES) IN SAN JUAN, LA UNION, AND FOR WINNING THE GOLD MEDAL IN THE MEN'S LONGBOARD SURFING COMPETITION

Date Read: 2020-03-11

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-04

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00063 on 2020-06-04

HR01032
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-07

Full Title: RESOLUTION ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (DA) TO UTILIZE THE NATIONAL CONVERGENCE INITIATIVE (NCI) PLATFORM WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (DOST) TO PROVIDE THE NEEDED TECHNOLOGY UPGRADE AND DEVELOPMENT TO NORTH LUZON SALT PRODUCERS AS PART OF THE FISHERFOLK SECTOR

Date Read: 2020-07-28

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2020-07-28

HR01033
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-07

Full Title: A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SINCERE CONDOLENCES OF THE HREP SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON NORTH LUZON GROWTH QUADRANGLE TO THE BEREAVED FAMILY OF CAMARINES SUR 1ST DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVE MARISSA ANDAYA

Date Read: 2020-07-28

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Consolidated into HR01233

Mother Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00096 on 2020-09-23

HR01097
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-31

Full Title: A RESOLUTION PROPOSING TO THE INTER-AGENCY TASK FORCE FOR EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES (IATF-EID) FACE-TO-FACE CLASSES IN FAR-FLUNG COVID-19 FREE AREAS IN NORTHERN LUZON

Date Read: 2020-08-05

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE since 2020-08-05

HR01098
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-31

Full Title: A RESOLUTION ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS (DPWH) TO UTILIZE THE NATIONAL CONVERGENCE INITIATIVE (NCI) PLATFORM WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (DEPED) TO ENSURE PROVISION OF POTABLE WATER AND SANITATION SYSTEM IN ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN NORTH LUZON

Date Read: 2020-08-05

Primary Referral: PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS since 2020-08-05

 

HOUSE MEASURES CO-AUTHORED 33

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

HB00047
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT POSTPONING THE MAY 2020 BARANGAY AND SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN ELECTIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9164, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS

Bill Status: Substituted by HB04933

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

HB00304
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTIONS 22, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 32, 34, 37, 38, 39, 42, 51, 52, 54, 56, 57, 73, 108, 121, 122, 123, 174, 176, 179, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 194, 195, 196, 197, 198, AND 199; AND REPEALING SECTIONS 127, 175, 177, 178, 180, 192, AND 193; ALL UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8424, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: WAYS AND MEANS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-09-04

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-09-09

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2019-09-09, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-09-10 and received by the Senate on 2019-09-10

HB00468
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE NATIONAL ELECTRIFICATION ADMINISTRATION BY CONVERTING IT INTO THE NATIONAL ELECTRIFICATION AUTHORITY, DEFINING AND ENHANCING ITS POWERS, FUNCTIONS AND OPERATIONS TO ACHIEVE THE GOVERNMENT’S POLICY FOR TOTAL RURAL ELECTRIFICATION, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: ENERGY

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

HB00618
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING THE USE OF TREATMENT TECHNOLOGY FOR MUNICIPAL AND HAZARDOUS WASTES, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 20 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8749, ENTITLED 'THE PHILIPPINE CLEAN AIR ACT OF 1999'

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: ECOLOGY

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07829

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-11-24, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-11-25 and received by the Senate on 2020-11-25

HB00716
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING THE BED CAPACITY OF THE CAGAYAN VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (CVMC) IN TUGUEGARAO CITY, PROVINCE OF CAGAYAN, FROM FIVE HUNDRED (500) TO ONE THOUSAND (1,000) BEDS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06144

Mother Bill Status: Republic Act RA11498 enacted on 2020-11-13

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

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

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

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

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: WAYS AND MEANS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-08-14

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-08-20

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01074

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

Republic Act No.: RA11467

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

HB02477
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-23

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

Date Read: 2019-07-30

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Consolidated into HB05712

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

HB02496
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-23

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE ZAMBOANGA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-30

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION since 2019-07-30

HB03524
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-06

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE ZAMBOANGA CITY PORTS AUTHORITY, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, PROVIDING APPROPRIATIONS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-13

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION since 2019-08-13

HB03654
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-07

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE ROLES AND FUNCTIONS OF THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMIC ZONE AUTHORITY (PEZA) TO ACCELERATE COUNTRYSIDE DEVELOPMENT THROUGH ROBUST CREATION OF SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONES IN RURAL AND NEW GROWTH AREAS, ENHANCING THE INCENTIVES THEREOF AND AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7916, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "THE SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE ACT OF 1995", AS AMENDED BY RA 8748

Date Read: 2019-08-14

Primary Referral: ECONOMIC AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on ECONOMIC AFFAIRS since 2019-08-14

HB04816
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-25

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING THE TRADE OF ELECTRONIC NICOTINE AND NON-NICOTINE DELIVERY SYSTEMS (ENDS/ENNDS) AND HEATED TOBACCO PRODUCTS (HTPs), PARTICULARLY, THE MANUFACTURING, USE, SALE, PACKAGING, DISTRIBUTION, AND COMMUNICATIONS THEREOF AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-09-30

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRADE AND INDUSTRY since 2019-09-30

HB05642
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-27

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE REGULATORY FRAMEWORK FOR THE SAFE OPERATIONS OF THE LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS (LPG) INDUSTRY, DELINEATING THE POWERS AND FUNCTIONS OF VARIOUS GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, DEFINING AND PENALIZING CERTAIN ACTS

Date Read: 2019-12-02

Primary Referral: ENERGY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on ENERGY since 2020-08-04

HB05687
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-02

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE AUTONOMOUS REGION OF THE CORDILLERA

Date Read: 2019-12-09

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

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

HB06110
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-29

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (TESDA) TRAINING CENTER TO BE KNOWN AS THE EASTERN PANGASINAN TESDA TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT CENTER AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-02-04

Primary Referral: HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06824

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-03, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-04 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-04

HB06214
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-05

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE BORACAY ISLAND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

Date Read: 2020-02-10

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION

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

HB06623
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-04-27

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

Date Read: 2020-05-04

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06864

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

HB06702
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-07

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

Date Read: 2020-05-11

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE since 2020-05-11

HB06709
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-11

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

Date Read: 2020-05-11

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06920

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

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

HB06734
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-13

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE ADOPT A POOR HOUSEHOLD PROGRAM

Date Read: 2020-05-18

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE since 2020-05-18

HB06763
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-19

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

Date Read: 2020-05-20

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

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

HB06767
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-19

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

Date Read: 2020-05-20

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

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

HB07028
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-24

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

Date Read: 2020-07-28

Primary Referral: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

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

HB07351
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-11

Full Title: AN ACT EXEMPTING FROM TAXATION FOR THE TAXABLE YEAR TWO THOUSAND TWENTY ALL MEDICAL AND NON-MEDICAL FRONTLINERS WHO ARE DIRECTLY SERVING, TREATING, CARING, AIDING AND ASSISTING COVID-19 PATIENTS

Date Read: 2020-08-24

Primary Referral: WAYS AND MEANS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WAYS AND MEANS since 2020-08-24

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

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

Date Filed: 2020-01-20

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

Date Read: 2020-01-21

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-01-22

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

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

Date Filed: 2020-01-21

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

Date Read: 2020-01-22

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-01-22

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

HR01209
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-14

Full Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO RELEASE ITS CRITERIA IN THE IDENTIFICATION OF FARM TO MARKET ROAD (FMR) PROJECTS IN THE LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS OF THE COUNTRY, REVIEW THE LISTING INCLUDED IN THE 2021 NATIONAL EXPENDITURE PROGRAM AND PRIORITIZE THE LISTINGS SUBMITTED BY THE DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVES WITH THE END GOAL OF GREATER EQUITY AND RESPONSIVENESS TO THE NEEDS OF THE FARMERS

Date Read: 2020-09-15

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

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

HR01215
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-17

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO IMMEDIATELY RELEASE THE ITEMIZED LIST OF BASIC EDUCATION FACILITIES TO BE FUNDED BY THE FISCAL YEAR 2021 GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT

Date Read: 2020-09-22

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-09-22

HR01225
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-21

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS TO ALLOCATE AN ADDITIONAL ONE BILLION PESOS (P1,000,000,000) FOR THE IMMEDIATE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM UNDER THE BUDGET OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

Date Read: 2020-09-22

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on APPROPRIATIONS since 2020-09-22

HR01254
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-25

Full Title: RESOLUTION CALLING FOR THE IMMEDIATE AND FULL LIFTING OF THE BAN ON THE OPERATION OF PUBLIC UTILITY JEEPNEYS

Date Read: 2020-09-29

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2020-09-29

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

CommitteePosition
1. North Luzon Growth QuadrangleJournal #51Chairperson 
2. TransportationJournal #20Vice Chairperson 
3. Agriculture And FoodJournal #7Member for the Majority 
4. AppropriationsJournal #10Member for the Majority 
5. Basic Education And CultureJournal #6Member for the Majority 
6. Games And AmusementsJournal #32Member for the Majority 
7. Public InformationJournal #31Member for the Majority 
8. Public Works And HighwaysJournal #9Member for the Majority 
9. TourismJournal #8Member 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