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Hon. Unabia, Christian S.

Hon. Unabia, Christian S.
District Representative
Misamis Oriental, 1st District

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. NW-119
Phone: (632) 8931-5001, Local: 7338
Direct: 8931-5769

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES AUTHORED 29

HB00059
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT SETTING THE MINIMUM PAID-UP CAPITAL AND LOCALLY PRODUCED STOCK INVENTORY REQUIREMENTS FOR FOREIGN RETAIL BUSINESS ENTERPRISES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8762, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ꞌRETAIL TRADE LIBERALIZATION ACT OF 2000ꞌ

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

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

HB01068
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING REPUBLIC ACT 9501, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ꞌMAGNA CARTA FOR MICRO, SMALL, AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISESꞌ AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT since 2019-07-24

HB01069
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING A SOCIALIZED MICROFINANCING PROGRAM FOR MICRO ENTERPRISES THEREBY PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT since 2019-07-24

HB01070
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT FURTHER PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP BY STRENGTHENING, EMPOWERING AND ENHANCING THE FINANCING PROGRAMS FOR MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6977, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ꞌMAGNA CARTA FOR MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES (MSMEs)ꞌ

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT since 2019-07-24

HB02605
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE MEDINA HOSPITAL IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF MEDINA, PROVINCE OF MISAMIS ORIENTAL TO AN EXTENSION HOSPITAL OF THE NORTHERN MINDANAO MEDICAL CENTER, CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, TO BE KNOWN AS THE NORTHERN MINDANAO MEDICAL CENTER EXTENSION HOSPITAL - MEDINA

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06753

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

HB02606
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE MENTOR ME PROGRAM FOR MICRO AND SMALL ENTERPRISES AND CLASSIFYING AS ORGANIC EMPLOYEES OF THE DTI THE BUSINESS COUNSELLORS OF THE NEGOSYO CENTERS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10644, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ꞌGO NEGOSYO ACTꞌ

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Primary Referral: MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT since 2019-07-31

HB03161
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-30

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE PROVINCIAL ROAD CONNECTING THE BALINGOAN ROAD IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BALINGOAN AND THE CLAVERIA ROAD IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF CLAVERIA, PROVINCE OF MISAMIS ORIENTAL, ALSO KNOWN AS THE CLAVERIA - BALINGOAN BYPASS ROAD INTO A NATIONAL ROAD AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

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

HB03162
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-30

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE PRICE SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR AGRICULTURAL PRODUCE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7607, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "MAGNA CARTA OF SMALL FARMERS" AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-08-05

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Referred to Stakeholders on 2019-08-27

HB03163
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-30

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING THE 22ND OF JUNE OF EVERY YEAR A SPECIAL NONWORKING PUBLIC HOLIDAY IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF SUGBONGCOGON, PROVINCE OF MISAMIS ORIENTAL TO BE KNOWN AS THE SUGBONGCOGON CHARTER DAY IN CELEBRATION OF ITS CHARTER DAY

Date Read: 2019-08-05

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

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

HB04497
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-11

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTION 52 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8435, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "AGRICULTURE AND FISHERIES MODERNIZATION ACT OF 1997"

Date Read: 2019-09-13

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2019-09-13

HB04773
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-23

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A DISTRICT OFFICE OF THE LAND TRANSPORTATION OFFICE IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BALINGASAG, MISAMIS ORIENTAL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-09-25

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

HB05490
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-13

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO BICOL BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8092, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE BICOL BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC. (BBSI), A FRANCHISE TO ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN COMMERCIAL RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN REGION V"

Date Read: 2019-11-13

Primary Referral: LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-11-20

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-12-04

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-08-14

Republic Act No.: RA11493

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11493 enacted on 2020-08-14

HB05491
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-13

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO CRUZ TELEPHONE COMPANY, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT 7961, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING TO CRUZ TELEPHONE COMPANY, INC. (CRUZTELCO), A FRANCHISE TO INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN A TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM THROUGHOUT THE PHILIPPINES"

Date Read: 2019-11-13

Primary Referral: LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-11-27

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-12-04

Bill Status: Passed by the Senate without amendments on 2020-10-05

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

HB06753
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-05-18

Full Title: AN ACT CONVERTING THE MEDINA EXTENSION HOSPITAL IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF MEDINA, PROVINCE OF MISAMIS ORIENTAL INTO A GENERAL HOSPITAL TO BE KNOWN AS THE FIRST MISAMIS ORIENTAL GENERAL HOSPITAL, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-05-19

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

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

HB07302
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-06

Full Title: AN ACT RATIONALIZING THE DISABILITY PENSION OF VETERANS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6948, ENTITLED, "AN ACT STANDARDIZING AND UPGRADING THE BENEFITS FOR MILITARY VETERANS AND THEIR BENEFICIARIES," AS AMENDED

Date Read: 2020-08-10

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-08-11

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-08-26

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-08-26, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-01 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-01

HB07344
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-10

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING CERTAIN SECTIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT 9173 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE PHILIPPINE NURSING ACT OF 2002, PROVIDING FOR AN ADVANCED NURSING EDUCATION PROGRAM

Date Read: 2020-08-11

Primary Referral: CIVIL SERVICE AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on CIVIL SERVICE AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION since 2020-08-11

HB07443
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-08-20

Full Title: AN ACT PROMOTING SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT, STRENGTHENING FOOD SECURITY THROUGH ESTABLISHMENT OF FOOD SUPPLY AND DISTRIBUTION CENTER IN EVERY PROVINCE OF MINDANAO, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2020-08-24

Primary Referral: FOOD SECURITY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOOD SECURITY since 2020-08-24

HB07725
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-21

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING THE OPERATIONS AND IMPOSITION OF FEES FOR THE USE OF PARKING SPACES AND PARKING FACILITIES IN VARIOUS ESTABLISHMENTS SUCH AS TO ACCOMMODATION, COMMERCIAL SERVICES, FOOD SERVICES, HEALTH SERVICES, RETAIL SERVICES, EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS INCLUDING INDEPENDENT PARKING ENTERPRISES AND PRESCRIBING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF

Date Read: 2020-09-22

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-09-22)

HB07805
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING PROTECTION TO CONSUMERS AND MERCHANTS ENGAGED IN INTERNET TRANSACTIONS, CREATING FOR THE PURPOSE THE ELECTRONIC COMMERCE BUREAU, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-10-02

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-11-18

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

HB07808
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-01

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTIONS 35, 37, 38, 39 AND 40 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4566, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE CONTRACTORS’ LICENSE LAW, MODIFYING THE CONTRACTORS’ LICENSE RENEWAL PROCESS, INCREASING FEES, AND IMPOSING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF

Date Read: 2020-10-02

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

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

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

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

HR00595
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-10

Full Title: A RESOLUTION HONORING AND COMMENDING THE HEROISM AND BRAVERY OF POLICE SENIOR MASTER SERGEANT JASON MAGNO WHO SACRIFICED HIS LIFE WHILE IN THE LINE OF DUTY TO SAVE THE LIVES OF INNOCENT INDIVIDUALS, LIVING UP TO HIS SWORN DUTY TO SERVE AND PROTECT THE COMMUNITY

Date Read: 2019-12-16

Primary Referral: PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY since 2019-12-16

HR00705
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-10

Full Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE AND FOOD TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF QUARANTINE PROCEDURES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND THE INSPECTION OF COLD STORAGE WAREHOUSES AND CONTAINER VANS WHICH ARE POSSIBLE SOURCES OF THE OUTBREAK OF THE AFRICAN SWINE FEVER IN THE COUNTRY

Date Read: 2020-02-12

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2020-03-10

HR01014
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-30

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING PROFOUND SYMPATHY AND SINCEREST CONDOLENCES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON THE DEATH OF FORMER SENATOR RAMON REVILLA, SR.

Date Read: 2020-07-28

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Consolidated into HR01237

Mother Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00100 on 2020-09-23

 

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HB00066
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE MAGNA CARTA OF THE OUT-OF-SCHOOL YOUTH

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT since 2019-07-23

HB00071
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING THE DISPLAY OR ADVERTISEMENT OF GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS' NAMES AND PHOTOS IN ALL GOVERNMENT PROJECTS, SERVICES AND VEHICLES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: CIVIL SERVICE AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on CIVIL SERVICE AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION 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

HB01205
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-03

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE YOUNG FARMERS PROGRAM, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Deliberated upon by the Mother Committee on 2019-11-19

HB03543
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-06

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR COMPENSATION FOR LOSS OR DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTIES IN MARAWI CITY DURING THE 2017 SEIGE OF MARAWI, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-13

Primary Referral: DISASTER RESILIENCE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DISASTER RESILIENCE since 2019-08-13

HB04232
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-28

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE SCHOOL HEALTH AND SAFETY OFFICE IN EVERY PUBLIC SCHOOL IN THE COUNTRY, PROVIDING ITS MANDATES, MANPOWER COMPLEMENT, AND FUNDING, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-09-04

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-09-04

HB05067
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-02

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE AGRICULTURAL ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE (AGRI) NETWORK PROGRAM

Date Read: 2019-11-04

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2019-11-04

HB06096
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-29

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

Date Read: 2020-02-03

Primary Referral: HEALTH

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

HB06140
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-03

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

Date Read: 2020-02-05

Primary Referral: HEALTH

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

HB06213
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-05

Full Title: AN ACT REQUIRING THE MANDATORY INSTALLATION OF HAND SANITIZER DISPENSERS IN ALL PUBLIC TRANSPORT TERMINALS, AIRPORTS, SEAPORTS, COMMERCIAL ESTABLISHMENTS AND GOVERNMENT OFFICES NATIONWIDE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-02-10

Primary Referral: HEALTH

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

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

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

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

CommitteePosition
1. ReforestationJournal #18Vice Chairperson 
2. AccountsJournal #9Member for the Majority 
3. EcologyJournal #18Member for the Majority 
4. Indigenous Cultural Communities And Indigenous PeoplesJournal #48Member for the Majority 
5. Legislative FranchisesJournal #8Member for the Majority 
6. Micro, Small And Medium Enterprise DevelopmentJournal #18Member for the Majority 
7. Natural ResourcesJournal #18Member for the Majority 
8. Persons With DisabilitiesJournal #32Member for the Majority 
9. Trade And IndustryJournal #18Member for the Majority 
10. Veterans Affairs And WelfareJournal #18Member 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