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Hon. Singson, Jose Jr. "Bonito" C.

Hon. Singson, Jose Jr. "Bonito" C.
Party List - PROBINSYANO AKO

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. SW-411
Phone: (632) 8931-5001, Local: 7252
Direct: 8931-6283

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES AUTHORED 32

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

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

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

HB04802
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-24

Full Title: AN ACT EXTENDING THE MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE PERIOD OF PROBATIONARY EMPLOYMENT, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 442, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "LABOR CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES," AS AMENDED

Date Read: 2019-09-30

Primary Referral: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT since 2019-09-30

HB04921
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-30

Full Title: AN ACT RELOCATING THE LAND TRANSPORTATION OFFICE (LTO) IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF SAN ILDEFONSO, PROVINCE OF ILOCOS SUR, TO THE MUNICIPALITY OF BANTAY, ILOCOS SUR AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-10-02

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06569

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

HB05809
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-16

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TECHNICAL EDUCATION SKILLS AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY PROVINCIAL TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT CENTER (TESDA PTAC) IN BANTAY, ILOCOS SUR, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-12-18

Primary Referral: HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION since 2019-12-18

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

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

HB06137
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-30

Full Title: AN ACT ENCOURAGING CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, PROVIDING INCENTIVES THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-03-09

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-05-20

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-05-20, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-05-21 and received by the Senate on 2020-05-21

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

HB06210
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-05

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING THE MINIMUM ALLOWABLE AGE FOR SMOKING TO TWENTY-ONE (21) YEARS, HEREBY AMENDING R.A. 9211 OR THE TOBACCO REGULATION ACT OF 2003

Date Read: 2020-02-10

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2020-02-10

HB06321
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-18

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING THE EXPORTATION OF BLACK SAND AND ITS DERIVATIVES IN ITS RAW FORM TO OTHER COUNTRIES

Date Read: 2020-02-24

Primary Referral: NATURAL RESOURCES

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

HB06569
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-11

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A REGULAR DISTRICT OFFICE OF THE LAND TRANSPORTATION OFFICE (LTO) IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BANTAY, PROVINCE OF ILOCOS SUR AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-03-11

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-05-28

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

HB06835
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-27

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO METRO MANILA TURF CLUB, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7978, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE METRO MANILA TURF CLUB, INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN A RACE TRACK FOR HORSE RACING IN THE CITY OF KALOOKAN", AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8298

Date Read: 2020-05-27

Primary Referral: LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-05-28

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-06-03

Bill Status: Transmitted to the President on 2020-11-18

HB07783
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-28

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE ESTABLISHMENT, MANAGEMENT, MAINTENANCE, AND REGULATION OF A RAINWATER HARVESTING FACILITY IN ALL NEW INSTITUTIONAL, COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL, AND RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS IN METRO MANILA

Date Read: 2020-09-29

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-11-18

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-11-25

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-11-25, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-11-26 and received by the Senate on 2020-11-26

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

HB07971
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-11-09

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE COTABATO SANITARIUM IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF SULTAN KUDARAT, PROVINCE OF MAGUINDANAO INTO A GENERAL HOSPITAL, TO BE KNOWN AS THE COTABATO SANITARIUM AND GENERAL HOSPITAL, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-11-16

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-11-25

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-12-01

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-12-01, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-12-03 and received by the Senate on 2020-12-03

HJR0018
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-19

Full Title: A JOINT RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR A SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGET OF FIFTEEN BILLION PESOS (P15,000,000,000) TO BE IMMEDIATELY RELEASED TO THE NATIONAL FOOD AUTHORITY (NFA) AND DIRECTING THE LATTER TO EXCLUSIVELY USE THE AMOUNT TO URGENTLY PROCURE AT LEAST 750,000 METRIC TONS OF PALAY FROM LOCAL FARMERS AT THE FARM GATE PRICE OF TWENTY PESOS (P20) PER KILOGRAM, AND SELL THE NFA RICE AT TWENTY-SEVEN PESOS (P27) PER KILOGRAM IN ORDER TO EASE THE DIRE IMPACTS OF THE RICE LIBERALIZATION AND TARIFFICATION LAW

Date Read: 2019-09-23

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on APPROPRIATIONS since 2019-09-23

HR00090
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-23

Full Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES CONGRATULATING AND LAUDING THE DISTINGUISHED SENATOR EMMANUEL ꞌMANNYꞌ PACQUIAO, BOXING ICON OF THE PHILIPPINES, FOR BRINGING PRIDE AND HONOR TO THE COUNTRY BY WINNING AGAINST THE UNDEFEATED KEITH THURMAN IN A BOXING MATCH HELD IN LAS VEGAS, NEVADA AND CAPTURING THE WBA WELTERWEIGHT TITLE

Date Read: 0000-00-00

Primary Referral:

Bill Status: Consolidated into HR00102

Mother Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00003 on 2019-07-24

HR00257
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-20

Full Title: RESOLUTION CALLING FOR AN INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, BY THE COMMITTEE OF BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, ON THE FAILURE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO EFFECTIVELY AND FULLY IMPLEMENT ITS PROGRAMS RELATED TO TEXTBOOK AND OTHER LEARNING MATERIALS, AND THE BASIC EDUCATION FACILITIES, AND FOUND BY THE 2018 COMMISSION ON AUDIT OBSERVATION REPORT OF THE DEPARTMENT

Date Read: 2019-08-28

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-11-27

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

HR00365
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-20

Full Title: A RESOLUTION URGING SPEAKER ALAN PETER CAYETANO THROUGH THE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS TO RESTORE THE FISCAL YEAR 2020 PROPOSED SUBSIDY FROM THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT OF PHP 6.146 BILLION FOR THE NATIONAL ELECTRIFICATION ADMINISTRATION REDUCED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT TO PHP 1.531 BILLION PESOS

Date Read: 2019-09-24

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

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

HR00397
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-30

Full Title: A RESOLUTION URGING THE PROPER COMMITTEE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION IN AID OF LEGISLATION OF THE CIRCUMSTANCES SURROUNDING THE EVENTS LAST SEPTEMBER 25, 2019 IN BORACAY AKLAN, WHERE 7 DRAGON BOAT PADDLERS LOST THEIR LIFE WHILE TRAINING

Date Read: 2019-10-02

Primary Referral: YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT since 2019-11-27

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

HR00635
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-18

Full Title: RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING SPEAKER ALAN PETER S. CAYETANO, CHAIRMAN OF THE PHILIPPINE SOUTHEAST ASIAN GAMES ORGANIZING COMMITTEE (PHISGOC), THE HONORABLE ABRAHAM N. TOLENTINO, PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINE OLYMPIC COMMITTEE, ALL THE ORGANIZERS AND VOLUNTEERS, AND OUR FILIPINO ATHLETES FOR THE SUCCESSFUL AND HISTORIC CONDUCT OF THE RECENTLY CONCLUDED 30TH SOUTHEAST ASIAN GAMES

Date Read: 2020-01-20

Primary Referral: RULES

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

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

HR00687
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-03

Full Title: RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING THE HONORABLE DEPUTY SPEAKER MICHAEL ODYLON L. ROMERO, PhD, FOR HIS MEDAL-CLINCHING PERFORMANCE IN THE RECENTLY CONCLUDED 30TH SOUTHEAST ASIAN GAMES

Date Read: 2020-02-05

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2020-02-05

HR00698
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-05

Full Title: A RESOLUTION URGING THE PROPER COMMITTEE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION IN AID OF LEGISLATION ON THE ALLEGATION THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (DICT) UNDER SECRETARY GREGORIO BALLESTEROS HONASAN II DIVERTED THE AGENCY'S UNSPENT FUNDS AS CASH ADVANCES FOR HIS OFFICE'S CONFIDENTIAL AND INTELLIGENCE FUND

Date Read: 2020-02-10

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2020-02-10

HR00702
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-05

Full Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, THROUGH THE COMMITTEE ON GOOD GOVERNMENT AND ACCOUNTABILITY, TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE ALLEGED USE OF CONFIDENTIAL FUNDS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY FOR SURVEILLANCE

Date Read: 2020-02-10

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2020-02-10

HR00723
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-17

Full Title: A RESOLUTION CALLING ON THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (DOH) TO FULLY UTILIZE ITS POWERS AND AUTHORITY AS LEAD AGENCY IN MOBILIZING THE INTER-AGENCY TASK FORCE FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES IN THE PHILIPPINES (ITFMEIDP)

Date Read: 2020-02-19

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2020-02-19

HR00783
 [Adapted Resolution/RBH][Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-03-10

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

Date Read: 2020-03-11

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-06-04

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

 

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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

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

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

HB03961
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-14

Full Title: AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE PHILIPPINE CANNABIS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (PhilCADA), DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-27

Primary Referral: HEALTH

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

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

HB04646
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-17

Full Title: AN ACT EXPANDING THE MANDATE OF COTABATO SANITARIUM IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF SULTAN KUDARAT, 1ST CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT, PROVINCE OF MAGUINDANAO IN THE BANGSAMORO AUTONOMOUS REGION IN MUSLIM MINDANAO AND INCREASING ITS BED CAPACITY TO AT LEAST TWO HUNDRED FIFTY (250) AND TO BE KNOWN AS THE SULTAN KUDARAT MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER (SKMMC) AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFORE

Date Read: 2019-09-19

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Substituted by HB07971

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-12-01, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-12-03 and received by the Senate on 2020-12-03

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

HB06078
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-28

Full Title: AN ACT ENSURING THE FUNDAMENTAL EQUALITY OF MEN AND WOMEN UNDER THE LAWS ON MARRIAGE AND FAMILY RELATIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE ARTICLES 14, 96, 124, 211, AND 225 OF EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 209, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "FAMILY CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES"

Date Read: 2020-01-28

Primary Referral: WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY

Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-01-28)

HB06140
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-03

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE PHILIPPINE CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER FOR VISAYAS AND PHILIPPINE CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER FOR MINDANAO AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-02-05

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2020-02-05

HB07572
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-02

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A SYSTEM OF POSTAL VOTING BY SENIOR CITIZENS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-09-07

Primary Referral: SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS since 2020-09-07

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

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

HR00279
 [Text As Filed][Adapted Resolution/RBH]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-28

Full Title: RESOLUTION COMMENDING THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE PHILIPPINE CINEMA IN CELEBRATION OF ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF CONTINUOUSLY PROVIDING MEANINGFUL, EDUCATIONAL, AMUSING AND ENTERTAINING WORKS OF ART WHICH REMAIN TO BE THE HALLMARKS OF THE LOCAL FILM INDUSTRY

Date Read: 2019-09-02

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-09-03

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00005 on 2019-09-03

HR01079
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-28

Full Title: A RESOLUTION URGING THE PRESIDENTIAL COMMUNICATIONS OPERATIONS OFFICE (PCOO) TO PROVIDE FREE AIRTIME IN ALL GOVERNMENT-OWNED AND AFFILIATED RADIO STATIONS IN THE COUNTRY TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (DEPED) FOR EDUCATIONAL ENHANCEMENT TEACHING

Date Read: 2020-08-03

Primary Referral: PUBLIC INFORMATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2020-08-03

HR01194
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-08

Full Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE SUITABILITY AND SUSTAINABILITY TO THE MANILA BAY REHABILITATION PROGRAM OF THE DUMP-FILLING OF THE 500-METER COASTLINE OF MANILA BAY IN MALATE, MANILA WITH CRUSHED DOLOMITE BOULDERS, BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES (DENR) AND DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS (DPWH), AMID THE PEOPLE’S OPPOSITION, RAISING ITS IMPACT TO THE ENVIRONMENT, PUBLIC HEALTH AND INJUDICIOUS UTILIZATION OF PUBLIC FUNDS

Date Read: 2020-09-14

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2020-09-14

HR01208
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Date Filed: 2020-09-14

Full Title: A RESOLUTION STRONGLY URGING THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO INCREASE THE FUNDS TO BE APPROPRIATED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY, ITS ATTACHED AGENCIES AND ATTACHED CORPORATION, THE SMALL BUSINESS CORPORATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2021 FOR THE BENEFIT OF FILIPINO MSMES

Date Read: 2020-09-15

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

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

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

CommitteePosition
1. RulesJournal #7Deputy Minority Leader 
2. North Luzon Growth QuadrangleJournal #20Member for the Minority 

 

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