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Hon. Leachon, Doy C.

Hon. Leachon, Doy C.
Deputy Speaker
District Representative
Oriental Mindoro, 1st District

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. NW-208
Phone: (632) 8931-5001, Local: 7387
Direct: 8931-5112

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES AUTHORED 22

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

HB02497
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-23

Full Title: AN ACT EXTENDING FOR TWENTY-FIVE YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO CALAPAN TELEPHONE SYSTEM, INC. (FORMERLY THE CALAPAN TELEPHONE SYSTEM, INC.), AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8351, ENTITLED AN ACT GRANTING THE CALAPAN TELEPHONE SYSTEM, INC., A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, ESTABLISH, INSTALL, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE LOCAL EXCHANGE NETWORK IN THE PROVINCE OF ORIENTAL MINDORO

Date Read: 2019-07-30

Primary Referral: LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2019-07-30

HB02498
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-23

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE ORIENTAL MINDORO PROVINCIAL HOSPITAL IN CALAPAN CITY, ORIENTAL MINDORO INTO A REGIONAL HOSPITAL TO BE KNOWN AS THE MIMAROPA REGIONAL HOSPITAL AND TO UPGRADE ITS FACILITIES AND BED CAPACITY TO FIVE HUNDRED (500) AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-30

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2019-07-30

HB03127
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-30

Full Title: AN ACT EXPANDING THE SCOPE OF THE REFORMATION AND REHABILITATION OF CHILDREN IN CONFLICT WITH THE LAW AND STRENGTHENING THE SOCIAL REINTEGRATION PROGRAMS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9344, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "JUVENILE JUSTICE AND WELFARE ACT OF 2006"

Date Read: 2019-08-05

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

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

HB03128
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-30

Full Title: AN ACT IMPOSING THE DEATH PENALTY ON CERTAIN HEINOUS CRIMES, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9346, ENTITLED "AN ACT PROHIBITING THE IMPOSITION OF DEATH PENALTY IN THE PHILIPPINES", AND FURTHER AMENDING ACT NO. 3815, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "REVISED PENAL CODE", REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7080, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED "AN ACT DEFINING AND PENALIZING THE CRIME OF PLUNDER", AND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9165, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "COMPREHENSIVE DANGEROUS DRUGS ACT OF 2002"

Date Read: 2019-08-05

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

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

HB04028
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-20

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING THE PENALTY FOR LASCIVIOUS CONDUCT WHEN THE VICTIM IS UNDER TWELVE (12) YEARS OF AGE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7610, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "SPECIAL PROTECTION OF CHILDREN AGAINST CHILD ABUSE, EXPLOITATION AND DISCRIMINATION ACT"

Date Read: 2019-08-28

Primary Referral: WELFARE OF CHILDREN

Bill Status: Consolidated into HB00137

Mother 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

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: House agreed on 2020-12-14 to the request for a conference made by the Senate on 2020-11-26

HB05584
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-21

Full Title: AN ACT FURTHER EXPANDING THE JURISDICTION OF THE METROPOLITAN TRIAL COURTS, MUNICIPAL TRIAL COURTS IN CITIES, MUNICIPAL TRIAL COURTS, AND MUNICIPAL CIRCUIT TRIAL COURTS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 129, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "JUDICIARY REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1980," AS AMENDED

Date Read: 2019-11-27

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06589

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

HB05608
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-25

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

Date Read: 2019-11-27

Primary Referral: LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2019-11-27

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

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

HB06589
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-11

Full Title: AN ACT FURTHER EXPANDING THE JURISDICTION OF METROPOLITAN TRIAL COURTS, MUNICIPAL TRIAL COURTS IN CITIES, MUNICIPAL TRIAL COURTS, AND MUNICIPAL CIRCUIT TRIAL COURTS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE BATAS PAMBANSA BLG.129, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "JUDICIARY REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1980," AS AMENDED

Date Read: 2020-03-11

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

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

HB06815
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-26

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN ECONOMIC STIMULUS STRATEGY FOR THE COUNTRY'S GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE AFTERMATH OF COVID-19, AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-05-26

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-01

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-06-04

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

HB06864
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-28

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING POLICIES, REGULATIONS, AND PUBLIC HEALTH SAFEGUARDS FOR THE BETTER NORMAL IN THE WORKPLACE, PUBLIC PLACES AND COMMUNITIES TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE RECOVERY FROM COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Date Read: 2020-05-28

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-04

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-08-10

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

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

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-12-23

Republic Act No.: RA11517

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11517 enacted on 2020-12-23

HB07951
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-03

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

Date Read: 2020-11-16

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-12-07

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-12-15

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

HB08140
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-12-04

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

Date Read: 2020-12-07

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-12-14

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2021-01-18

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

HB08211
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-12-10

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR TAX INCENTIVES ON DEVELOPMENT OF ECONOMIC AND MEDIUM-COST HOUSING

Date Read: 2020-12-15

Primary Referral: HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT since 2020-12-15

HR01299
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-15

Full Title: RESOLUTION AFFIRMING AND RECOGNIZING THE ELECTION OF THE HONORABLE LORD ALLAN JAY Q. VELASCO, REPRESENTATIVE OF THE LONE LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT OF MARINDUQUE, AS THE NEW SPEAKER OF THE EIGHTEENTH CONGRESS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES

Date Read: 2020-10-15

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-10-16

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00106 on 2020-10-16

HR01300
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-15

Full Title: RESOLUTION AFFIRMING AND ENTERING INTO THE RECORDS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES THE ELECTION OF ATTY. JOCELIA BIGHANI SIPIN, AS THE SECRETARY GENERAL, AND POLICE MAJOR GENERAL MAO APLASCA (RET.) AS THE SERGEANT-AT-ARMS, OF THE EIGHTEENTH CONGRESS OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES

Date Read: 2020-10-15

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-10-16

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00107 on 2020-10-16

HR01355
 
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-17

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE PROFOUND CONDOLENCES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE FAMILY OF THE HONORABLE RAUL V. DEL MAR, REPRESENTATIVE OF THE FIRST LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT OF CEBU CITY DURING THE EIGHTH, NINTH, TENTH, TWELFTH, THIRTEENTH, FOURTEENTH, SIXTEENTH, SEVENTEENTH, AND EIGHTEENTH CONGRESSES

Date Read: 2020-11-17

Primary Referral:

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-11-17

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00120 on 2020-11-17

 

HOUSE MEASURES CO-AUTHORED 37

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

HB00073
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE MAGNA CARTA OF BENEFITS FOR THE OFFICERS AND PERSONNEL OF THE PHILIPPINE DRUG ENFORCEMENT AGENCY

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: DANGEROUS DRUGS

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

HB00219
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

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

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Consolidated into HB05712

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

HB00279
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING RIGHT OF ACCESS TO MEDICAL CANNABIS AS A COMPASSIONATE ALTERNATIVE MEANS OF MEDICAL TREATMENT, EXPANDING RESEARCH INTO ITS MEDICINAL PROPERTIES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: HEALTH

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

HB00313
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTIONS 4, 5, 20, 22, 27, 28, 34, 40, 50, 73, 112, 117, 204, 222, 237, 237-A, 255, 256, 257, 258, 260, 261, 262, 263, 264, 265, 266, 275, 288, 290 AND ADDING SECTIONS 6-A, 282-A, 291, 292, 293, 294, 295, 296, 297, 298, 299, 300, 301, 301-A, 301-B, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310, 311, 312, 313 AND 314 UNDER THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: WAYS AND MEANS

Bill Status: Substituted by HB04157

Mother Bill Status: House agreed on 2020-12-14 to the request for a conference made by the Senate on 2020-11-26

HB00466
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

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

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: ENERGY

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

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

HB00470
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE MINDANAO POWER CORPORATION AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: ENERGY

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

HB00471
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE LINEMAN TRAINING ACADEMY OF THE PHILIPPINES, PROVIDING FOR ITS POWERS, STRUCTURE, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: ENERGY

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

HB00472
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

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

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: ENERGY

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

HB00473
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A MAGNA CARTA FOR WORKERS IN THE ENERGY SECTOR OF THE PHILIPPINES, AUTHORIZING THE COLLECTION AND APPROPRIATION OF FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT since 2019-07-23

HB00618
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

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

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: ECOLOGY

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07829

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

HB00826
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR PROTECTION OF THE REMITTANCES OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07951

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

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

HB02476
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-23

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

Date Read: 2019-07-30

Primary Referral: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

Bill Status: Substituted by HB08140

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

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

HB03247
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-31

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

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: ENERGY

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

HB03248
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-31

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

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: WAYS AND MEANS

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

HB03985
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-14

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

Date Read: 2019-08-27

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

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

HB05347
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-06

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED 7309, ENTITLED "AN ACT CREATING A BOARD OF CLAIMS UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FOR VICTIMS OF UNJUST IMPRISONMENT OR DETENTION AND VICTIMS OF VIOLENT CRIMES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES"

Date Read: 2019-11-12

Primary Referral: JUSTICE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on JUSTICE since 2019-11-12

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

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

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

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

HR00639
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-06

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

Date Read: 2020-01-20

Primary Referral: LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES

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

HR00659
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-21

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

Date Read: 2020-01-27

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

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

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

HR01217
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-18

Full Title: RESOLUTION STRONGLY URGING THE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS TO SUPPORT THE CALL FOR HIGHER SUBSIDY TO PROTECT THE HEALTH AND WELFARE OF STUDENTS, TEACHERS AND PERSONNEL, TO ENSURE SAFE SCHOOL OPENING, AND TO FULFILL THE DELIVERY OF QUALITY AND INCLUSIVE DISTANCE EDUCATION AMID THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND BEYOND

Date Read: 2020-09-22

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on APPROPRIATIONS 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

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

CommitteePosition
1. EnergyJournal #10Member for the Majority 
2. Games And AmusementsJournal #6Member for the Majority 
3. JusticeJournal #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