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Hon. Lusotan, Macnell M.

Hon. Lusotan, Macnell M.
Party List - MARINO

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. NW-315
Phone: (632) 8931-5001, Local: 7355
Direct: 8931-5106

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES AUTHORED 43

HB00852
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING THE PRACTICE OF EMPLOYERS IN POSTING NOTICES OF TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT OF FORMER EMPLOYEES IN NEWSPAPERS, SOCIAL MEDIA AND OTHER PUBLIC INFORMATION VENUES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

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

HB05142
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-14

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE MAGNA CARTA OF FILIPINO SEAFARERS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-11-05

Primary Referral: OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Substituted by HB08057

Mother Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-11-24)

HB05146
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-15

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF OVERSEAS FILIPINOS, 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: 2019-11-05

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

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

HB06091
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-28

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING PROTECTION FROM LIABILITY TO VOLUNTEERS FOR ACTS OR OMISSIONS COMMITTED IN THE PERFORMANCE OF THEIR DUTIES DURING EMERGENCY SITUATIONS

Date Read: 2020-01-29

Primary Referral: PEOPLE PARTICIPATION

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

HB06134
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-30

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING BANKING INSTITUTIONS TO STRENGTHEN THE FINANCING SYSTEM FOR AGRICULTURAL, FISHERIES AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE PHILIPPINES

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES

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

HB06217
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-06

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE FULL AND EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL MARITIME INSTRUMENTS OF WHICH THE PHILIPPINES IS A STATE PARTY

Date Read: 2020-02-12

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

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

HB06228
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-06

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING ALL BARANGAYS TO CREATE A REGISTRY OF SKILLED WORKERS

Date Read: 2020-02-10

Primary Referral: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-02-19

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-03-03

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

HB06555
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-10

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING VOLUNTEERISM AS A STRATEGY FOR NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND DECLARING DECEMBER AS NATIONAL VOLUNTEER MONTH, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTIONS 12 AND 13 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9418, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "VOLUNTEER ACT OF 2007"

Date Read: 2020-03-11

Primary Referral: PEOPLE PARTICIPATION

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-04

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

HB06574
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-11

Full Title: AN ACT INTEGRATING MANDATORY SWIMMING AND SURVIVAL LESSONS AND WATER SAFETY IN K-12 BASIC EDUCATION CURRICULUM

Date Read: 2020-05-04

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-05-04

HB06599
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-12

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A FRAMEWORK FOR CITIZENS PARTICIPATION IN LEGISLATIVE POLICYMAKING THROUGH THE USE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY PLATFORMS

Date Read: 2020-05-04

Primary Referral: PEOPLE PARTICIPATION

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-05-28

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-06-02

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

HB06778
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-22

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE DOMESTIC REPATRIATION OF MIGRANT WORKERS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995”, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-05-27

Primary Referral: OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2020-05-27

HB06779
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-22

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR MANDATORY IMMUNIZATION SERVICES FOR OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS, PENALIZING CERTAIN PROHIBITED ACTS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-05-27

Primary Referral: OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2020-05-27

HB06780
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-22

Full Title: AN ACT RECOGNIZING SEAFARERS AS KEY WORKERS IN TIMES OF EPIDEMIC OR STATE OF PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY, PROVIDING EXEMPTION FROM MOVEMENT OR TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS TO SEAFARERS, MANDATING THE ISSUANCE OF ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-05-27

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE since 2020-05-27

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

HB06816
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-26

Full Title: AN ACT ENSURING PHILIPPINE FINANCIAL INDUSTRY RESILIENCY AGAINST THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Date Read: 2020-05-26

Primary Referral: DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-05-28

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-06-02

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

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

HB06865
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-28

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE CONDUCT OF BASELINE POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION COVID-19 TESTING FOR THE VULNERABLE MEMBERS OF SOCIETY TO STOP THE TRANSMISSION OF THE DISEASE

Date Read: 2020-05-28

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

HB06900
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-01

Full Title: AN ACT RATIONALIZING THE MANAGEMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES IN THE CAMOTES ISLANDS, PROVINCE OF CEBU, DECLARING CERTAIN LANDS OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN AS AGRICULTURAL LAND OPEN TO DISPOSITION FOR AGRICULTURAL COMMERCIAL, RESIDENTIAL, INDUSTRIAL AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE PROCLAMATION NO. 2152 DATED DECEMBER 29, 1981, ENTITLED "DECLARING THE ENTIRE PROVINCE OF PALAWAN AND CERTAIN PARCELS OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN AND/OR PARTS OF THE COUNTRY AS MANGROVE SWAMP FOREST RESERVES"

Date Read: 2020-06-02

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-04

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-08-25

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-08-25, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-01 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-01

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

HB06924
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-02

Full Title: AN ACT ENABLING BANKS TO EXPAND SERVICE DELIVERY CHANNELS THROUGH CASH AGENTS AND PROVIDING GUIDELINES THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-06-03

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-03

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-08-11

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

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

HB07407
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-17

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE PARTICIPATION OF CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS IN THE ANNUAL NATIONAL BUDGET PROCESS AND PROVIDING EFFECTIVE MECHANISMS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-08-24

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Business for the day on 2020-09-01

HB07749
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-24

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS UNIFIED INITIATIVES TO DISTRESSED ENTERPRISES FOR ECONOMIC RECOVERY (GUIDE)

Date Read: 2020-09-28

Primary Referral: RULES

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

HB07802
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-30

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

Date Read: 2020-10-02

Primary Referral: RULES

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

HB07812
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-01

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING ANTI-DRUG ABUSE COUNCILS (ADACS) IN ALL PROVINCES, CITIES, MUNICIPALITIES, AND BARANGAYS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY

Date Read: 2020-10-05

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-11-18

Bill Status: Printed copies distributed to members on 2020-11-20

HB07814
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-01

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING DRUG PREVENTION AND CONTROL, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9165, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "COMPREHENSIVE DANGEROUS DRUGS ACT OF 2002"

Date Read: 2020-10-05

Primary Referral: RULES

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

HB07835
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-05

Full Title: AN ACT REQUIRING FOR THE FULL DISCLOSURE OF LOBBYING ACTIVITIES IN THE GOVERNMENT SECTOR, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1827, ENTITLED “AN ACT TO REGULATE LOBBYING IN THE CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES AND IN THE COMMISSION ON APPOINTMENTS” AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-10-05

Primary Referral: RULES

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

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

HB07927
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-24

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A HERITAGE ZONE WITHIN THE MUNICIPALITY OF SAN VICENTE, PROVINCE OF ILOCOS SUR

Date Read: 2020-11-16

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-11-25

Bill Status: Approved on Second Reading on 2020-11-25

HB07935
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-29

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE RIGHT OF THE PEOPLE TO FREE EXPRESSION, TO PEACEABLY ASSEMBLE, AND TO PETITION THE GOVERNMENT FOR REDRESS OF GRIEVANCES, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 880 OR THE “PUBLIC ASSEMBLY ACT OF 1985”

Date Read: 2020-11-16

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-11-16)

HB07950
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-03

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING A SYSTEM OF PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS THROUGH THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A PEOPLE'S COUNCIL IN EVERY LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNIT, PRESCRIBING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS AND PROVIDING FOR ITS PARTICIPATION IN THE LOCAL SANGGUNIAN AND LOCAL BOARDS, COUNCILS, COMMITTEES, TASK FORCES OR SIMILAR WORK GROUPS

Date Read: 2020-11-16

Primary Referral: RULES

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

HB07951
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-03

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

Date Read: 2020-11-16

Primary Referral: RULES

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

HB07998
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-09

Full Title: AN ACT CHANGING THE NAME OF PARACELIS NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL IN BARANGAY POBLACION, MUNICIPALITY OF PARACELIS, MOUNTAIN PROVINCE TO SERAPIO GAWAN NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL

Date Read: 2020-11-16

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-11-25

Bill Status: Approved on Second Reading on 2020-11-25

HB08057
 
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-23

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE MAGNA CARTA OF FILIPINO SEAFARERS

Date Read: 2020-11-24

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-11-24)

HR00552
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-25

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

Date Read: 2019-11-25

Primary Referral: RULES

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

HR00567
 [Adapted Resolution/RBH][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-04

Full Title: RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE PHILIPPINE NATIONAL VOLUNTEER SERVICE COORDINATING AGENCY (PNVSCA) ON ITS 55TH ANNIVERSARY AND COMMENDING ITS INVALUABLE CONTRIBUTION TO NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND INTERNATIONAL UNDERSTANDING

Date Read: 2019-12-04

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-12-11

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00026 on 2019-12-11

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

HR00733
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-24

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING CONGRESS TO FORM A TECHNICAL WORKING GROUP UNDER THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION TO FORMULATE A LEGISLATIVE SOLUTION TO THE QUESTION OF IMPROVING THE STATE OF PHILIPPINE MARITIME SCHOOLS AND THEIR COMPLIANCE WITH STCW AND OTHER CONVENTIONS

Date Read: 2020-03-02

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

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

HR00764
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-04

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES CHAIRED BY MAJORITY LEADER REP. FERDINAND MARTIN G. ROMUALDEZ TO CONSIDER CONVERTING THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON SENIOR CITIZENS INTO A REGULAR STANDING COMMITTEE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Date Read: 2020-03-10

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2020-03-10

HR00841
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-07

Full Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION AND/OR THE DEFEAT COVID-19 ADHOC COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, INTO THE IMPACT OF THE "NEW NORMAL" TO THE TRANSPORT SECTOR (LAND, SEA, AND AIR) AS A RESULT OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC WITH THE END IN VIEW OF DEVELOPING A NEW ROAD MAP FOR THE TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY THAT WILL PROVIDE COMPREHENSIVE STIMULUS PACKAGES TO ENABLE THEM TO CARRY OUT THEIR MANDATE TO SERVE THEIR RESPECTIVE CONSTITUENCIES

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 2020-05-27

HR00842
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-07

Full Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT AND/OR THE COMMITTEE ON OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS AND/OR THE DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, INTO THE IMPACT OF THE “NEW NORMAL” TO THE HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF FILIPINO SEAFARERS WHO LOST THEIR JOBS AS A RESULT OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, WITH THE END IN VIEW OF PROVIDING THEM ALTERNATIVE JOBS AND LIVELIHOOD, FINANCIAL AND NON-FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE, AND OTHER INCOME OPPORTUNITIES

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 2020-05-27

HR01344
 
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-11

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, PHILIPPINE COAST GUARD, MARITIME INDUSTRY AUTHORITY, PHILIPPINE OVERSEAS EMPLOYMENT ADMINISTRATION, OVERSEAS WORKERS WELFARE ADMINISTRATION, AND RELEVANT GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, THROUGH THE COMMITTEE ON OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS, TO CREATE A TASK FORCE RESPONSIBLE FOR CONDUCTING SEARCH AND RESCUE OPERATIONS DURING SEA MISHAPS OCCURING IN TERRITORIAL WATERS, FOREIGN WATERS AND THE OPEN SEA AND ENSURING THAT THE FAMILIES OF SURVIVING, MISSING OR DEAD FILIPINO CREW MEMBERS WILL RECEIVE APPROPRIATE GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE AND LEGAL CLAIMS FROM PRIVATE ENTITIES

Date Read: 2020-11-23

Primary Referral: OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS

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

 

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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

HB02476
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-23

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

Date Read: 2019-07-30

Primary Referral: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

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

HB04093
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-20

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A FREE ANNUAL MEDICAL CHECK UP FOR FILIPINOS

Date Read: 2019-08-28

Primary Referral: HEALTH

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

HB05716
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-04

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

Date Read: 2019-12-09

Primary Referral: SENIOR CITIZENS

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

HB05717
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-04

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

Date Read: 2019-12-09

Primary Referral: SENIOR CITIZENS

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

HB05718
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-04

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

Date Read: 2019-12-09

Primary Referral: SENIOR CITIZENS

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

HB05968
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-20

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

Date Read: 2020-01-21

Primary Referral: FOREIGN AFFAIRS

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

HB06096
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-29

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

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: HEALTH

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

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

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

HB07206
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-29

Full Title: AN ACT TO CONSERVE, PROTECT AND SUSTAINABLY MANAGE PEATLANDS AND ITS RESOURCES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-08-04

Primary Referral: NATURAL RESOURCES

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

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

HR00656
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-20

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

Date Read: 2020-01-27

Primary Referral: SENIOR CITIZENS

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

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

HR00748
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-02

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE DILG TO WITHDRAW MC 2020-036 WHICH IMPLEMENTS THE TRICYCLE BAN ON NATIONAL HIGHWAYS AND FOR THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION TO CONDUCT HEARINGS, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, FOR THE REVIEW OF NATIONALLY-IMPOSED POLICIES ON LOCAL TRANSPORTATION, ESPECIALLY TRICYCLES

Date Read: 2020-03-04

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

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

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

CommitteePosition
1. Aquaculture And Fisheries ResourcesJournal #24Vice Chairperson 
2. Higher And Technical EducationJournal #31Vice Chairperson 
3. Agriculture And FoodJournal #31Member for the Majority 
4. Banks And Financial IntermediariesJournal #24Member for the Majority 
5. Basic Education And CultureJournal #31Member for the Majority 
6. Dangerous DrugsJournal #34Member for the Majority 
7. Labor And EmploymentJournal #24Member for the Majority 
8. Natural ResourcesJournal #24Member for the Majority 
9. Overseas Workers AffairsJournal #34Member for the Majority 
10. People ParticipationJournal #24Member for the Majority 
11. Science And TechnologyJournal #24Member for the Majority 
12. Senior CitizensJournal #32Member for the Majority 
13. Social ServicesJournal #24Member for the Majority 
14. TransportationJournal #24Member for the Majority 
15. West Philippine SeaJournal #31Member 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