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Hon. Valmayor, Gerardo Jr. P.

Hon. Valmayor, Gerardo Jr. P.
District Representative
Negros Occidental, 1st District

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. SW-518
Phone: (632) 8931-5001, Local: 7296
Direct: 8931-5988

 

 

HOUSE MEASURES AUTHORED 22

HB03962
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-14

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING GAMBOA HERMANOS FARMWORKERS MULTIPURPOSE COOPERATIVE A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, OWN, MANAGE AND MAINTAIN DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS FOR THE CONVEYANCE OF ELECTRIC POWER TO THE END-USERS IN THE ISLAND OF NEGROS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-08-27

Primary Referral: LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES

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

HB04348
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-03

Full Title: AN ACT RECOGNIZING X-LINKED DYSTONIA PARKINSONISM (XDP) AS A RARE FILIPINO DISEASE, CREATING THE XDP CENTER OF THE PHILIPPINES TO SPEARHEAD RESEARCH AND PROVIDE ASSISTANCE TO PATIENTS OF SAID DISEASE, AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-09-10

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2019-09-10

HB04611
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-16

Full Title: AN ACT DESIGNATING THE THIRD SUNDAY OF NOVEMBER EVERY YEAR AS THE NATIONAL DAY OF REMEMBRANCE FOR ROAD CRASH VICTIMS, SURVIVORS, AND THEIR FAMILIES, ENSURING ITS MEANINGFUL OBSERVANCE

Date Read: 2019-09-17

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-09-17

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-09-23

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01122

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-01-23

Republic Act No.: RA11468

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11468 enacted on 2020-01-23

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

HB04851
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-26

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING MAY 18 OF EVERY YEAR AS NATIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION DAY

Date Read: 2019-09-30

Primary Referral: HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-11-05

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-12-04

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01216

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2019-12-04, transmitted to the Senate on 2019-12-09 and received by the Senate on 2019-12-09

HB04933
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-30

Full Title: AN ACT POSTPONING THE MAY 2020 BARANGAY AND SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN ELECTIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9164, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9340, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10632, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10656, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10923 AND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10952, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-10-01

Primary Referral: SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-10-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-11-04

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01043

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2019-12-03

Republic Act No.: RA11462

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

HB05477
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-13

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE MALASAKIT PROGRAM AND INSTITUTIONALIZING THE DELIVERY OF MEDICAL AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE UNDER THE MALASAKIT CENTERS IN PUBLIC HOSPITALS TO COMPLEMENT THE IMPLEMENTATION OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11223, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE ACT" AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-11-13

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-11-13

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-11-18

Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01076

Date Acted Upon By the President: 2019-12-03

Republic Act No.: RA11463

Bill Status: Republic Act RA11463 enacted on 2019-12-03

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

HB05877
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-18

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (TESDA) TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT CENTERS IN THE CITY OF PUERTO PRINCESA AND IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF CORON, CUYO, ROXAS, SAN VICENTE, SOFRONIO ESPANOLA, AND QUEZON, PROVINCE OF PALAWAN AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-12-18

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-12-18

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-01-27

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

HB05989
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-22

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF DISASTER RESILIENCE, DEFINING ITS MANDATE, POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-01-22

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-09-15

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2020-09-22

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-09-22, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-09-24 and received by the Senate on 2020-09-24

HB06181
 [Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-05

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PROFESSIONAL REGULATION COMMISSION (PRC) OFFICE IN THE CITY OF BACOLOD, PROVINCE OF NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-02-05

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

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

HB06229
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-10

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE FIRST DISTRICT ENGINEERING OFFICE IN THE CITY OF SAN CARLOS, PROVINCE OF NEGROS OCCIDENTAL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-02-12

Primary Referral: PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS since 2020-02-12

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: RULES

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: RULES

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

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

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

HB07829
 [Committee Report]
 

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: RULES

Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-10-05)

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

HR00154
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-30

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY, THE COMMITTEE ON JUSTICE, AND THE VISAYAS DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE SPATE OF KILLINGS IN THE ISLAND OF NEGROS AND TO URGE ALL CONCERNED AUTHORITIES TO WORK TOWARDS THE IMMEDIATE DELIVERY OF JUSTICE FOR THE VICTIMS

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY since 2019-11-27

HR00325
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-12

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS TO RESTORE CUTS IN THE MAINTENANCE AND OTHER OPERATING EXPENSES OF STATE UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES, AND STUDY OPTIONS TO AUGMENT FUNDING FOR PERSONNEL SERVICES AND CAPITAL OUTLAY

Date Read: 2019-09-16

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on APPROPRIATIONS since 2019-09-16

HR00412
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-02

Full Title: A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE STRONG OPPOSITION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES CONGRESS TO THE PLANNED LIBERALIZATION OR DEREGULATION OF THE IMPORTATION OF SUGAR FOR THE PURPOSE OF SAFEGUARDING THE WELFARE OF SUGAR FARMERS, FARM AND MILL WORKERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY

Date Read: 2019-11-04

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Substituted by HR01242

Mother Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-09-23)

HR01242
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-22

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE STRONG OPPOSITION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE PLANNED LIBERALIZATION OR DEREGULATION OF THE IMPORTATION OF SUGAR, IN RECOGNITION OF THE THREAT THIS POSES TO THE WELFARE OF SUGAR FARMERS AND FARM AND MILL WORKERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY

Date Read: 2020-09-23

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-09-23)

 

HOUSE MEASURES CO-AUTHORED 42

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

HB00040
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT REGULATING THE USE, SALE AND DISTRIBUTION OF ELECTRONIC NICOTINE DELIVERY SYSTEMS (ENDS) AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRADE AND INDUSTRY since 2019-08-05

HB00045
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE VISAYAS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION since 2019-07-23

HB00047
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

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

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS

Bill Status: Substituted by HB04933

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

HB00269
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT TO INSTITUTIONALIZE A STANDARD UPGRADE AND MODERNIZATION OF REGIONAL HOSPITALS TO CREATE AND ESTABLISH REGIONAL CENTER OF EXCELLENCE FOR HEALTH CARE

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: HEALTH

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

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

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

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

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: WAYS AND MEANS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-09-04

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-09-09

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

HB00305
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

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: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

Bill Status: Substituted by HB04664

Mother 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

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

HB00531
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING A PARCEL OF LAND OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN AN AGRICULTURAL LAND FOR TOWNSITE PURPOSE IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF SALVADOR BENEDICTO, PROVINCE OF NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: NATURAL RESOURCES

Bill Status: Substituted by HB04949

Mother Bill Status: Printed copies distributed to members on 2019-10-22

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: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2020-10-05)

HB00799
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL PROTECTION TO BUYERS OF REAL ESTATE ON INSTALLMENT PAYMENTS BY REQUIRING SUBDIVISION OR REAL ESTATE OWNERS TO HAVE AN INDIVIDUAL TITLE ON EVERY LOT AVAILABLE FIRST BEFORE OFFERING THE SAME FOR SALE, PROHIBITING ANY MORTGAGE, LIEN OR ENCUMBRANCE ON THE SAME, MAKING THE ANNOTATION ON THE TITLE OF THE CONTRACT TO SELL OR SALE MANDATORY, MAKING IT COMPULSORY FOR THE EXECUTION OF A DEED OF ABSOLUTE SALE AND THE DELIVERY OF THE TITLE TO THE BUYER UPON COMPLETION OF INSTALLMENT PAYMENTS, AND PROVIDING OTHER PROTECTIVE MEASURES, INCLUDING THE IMPOSITION OF PENALTY FOR VIOLATION THEREOF

Date Read: 2019-07-23

Primary Referral: HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT since 2019-07-23

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: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2019-07-23

HB01257
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-03

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE NATIONAL LOCAL ROADS DEVELOPMENT BUREAU (NLRDB), PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

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

HB01621
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-08

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING A BODY CORPORATE TO BE KNOWN AS THE WESTERN PHILIPPINES MEDICAL CENTER AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION since 2019-11-06

HB02419
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-18

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8506 ENTITLED ꞌAN ACT BANNING THE REGISTRATION AND OPERATION OF VEHICLES WITH RIGHT-HAND STEERING WHEEL IN ANY PRIVATE OR PUBLIC STREET, ROAD OR HIGHWAY, PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSESꞌ

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

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

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

HB02540
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-23

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING MALASAKIT CENTERS TO COMPLEMENT THE IMPLEMENTATION OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11223 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE ACT" BY REQUIRING PHILHEALTH TO ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN MALASAKIT CENTERS IN ALL DOH, LGU, SUC AND DND HOSPITALS IN THE COUNTRY, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-07-30

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Substituted by HB05477

Mother Bill Status: Republic Act RA11463 enacted on 2019-12-03

HB02590
 [Text As Filed][Committee Report][Text As Engrossed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN EXTENSION OFFICE OF THE REGIONAL LAND TRANSPORTATION FRANCHISING AND REGULATORY BOARD IN PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, PROVINCE OF PALAWAN AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-10-02

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2019-11-04

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

HB02686
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE BACOLOD-NEGROS HEART AND KIDNEY CENTER AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2019-07-31

HB03226
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-31

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE PALAWAN PROVINCIAL TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (TESDA) TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT CENTERS IN THE CITY OF PUERTO PRINCESA AND IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF CORON, CUYO, ROXAS, SAN VICENTE, SOFRONIO ESPAÑOLA, AND QUEZON, PROVINCE OF PALAWAN, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2019-08-06

Primary Referral: HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Bill Status: Substituted by HB05877

Mother 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

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

HB04949
 [Committee Report]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-01

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING A PARCEL OF LAND OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN AS AGRICULTURAL LAND FOR TOWNSITE PURPOSES IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF SALVADOR BENEDICTO, PROVINCE OF NEGROS OCCIDENTAL

Date Read: 2019-10-02

Primary Referral: NATURAL RESOURCES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2019-10-02

Bill Status: Printed copies distributed to members on 2019-10-22

HB05715
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-04

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE REPRESENTATION OF SENIOR CITIZENS IN THE DIFFERENT LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS AMENDING CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT 7160, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2019-12-09

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

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

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

HB05907
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-19

Full Title: AN ACT EXTENDING THE NATIONAL FEEDING PROGRAM TO UNDERNOURISHED CHILDREN IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS THEREBY AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT 11037, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE 'ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING A NATIONAL FEEDING PROGRAM FOR UNDERNOURISHED CHILDREN IN PUBLIC DAY CARE, KINDERGARTEN AND ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS TO COMBAT HUNGER AND UNDERNUTRITION AMONG FILIPINO CHILDREN AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2020-01-20

Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-01-20

HB05923
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-01-07

Full Title: AN ACT PROMOTING THE USE OF URBAN FARMING IN THE COUNTRY'S METROPOLITAN AREAS TO ADDRESS FOOD SECURITY CONCERNS AND REGENERATE ECOSYSTEM FUNCTIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR ANY OTHER PURPOSE

Date Read: 2020-01-20

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2020-08-04

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

HR01273
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-02

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE PROFOUND SYMPATHY AND SINCERE CONDOLENCES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON THE DEATH OF FORMER GOVERNOR OF NEGROS OCCIDENTAL ALFREDO G. MARAÑON, JR.

Date Read: 2020-10-06

Primary Referral: RULES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on RULES since 2020-10-06

HR01294
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-15

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE PROFOUND CONDOLENCES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE FAMILY OF THE HONORABLE ALFREDO G. MARAÑON JR., FORMER REPRESENTATIVE OF THE SECOND LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT OF NEGROS OCCIDENTAL DURING THE TENTH, ELEVENTH, AND TWELFTH CONGRESSES AND FORMER GOVERNOR OF THE PROVINCE OF NEGROS OCCIDENTAL

Date Read: 2020-10-15

Primary Referral: RULES

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2020-10-16

Bill Status: Adopted as Resolution No. HR00108 on 2020-10-16

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

CommitteePosition
1. Civil Service And Professional RegulationJournal #11Vice Chairperson 
2. AccountsJournal #9Member for the Majority 
3. Agriculture And FoodJournal #7Member for the Majority 
4. Aquaculture And Fisheries ResourcesJournal #8Member for the Majority 
5. EnergyJournal #10Member for the Majority 
6. Higher And Technical EducationJournal #7Member for the Majority 
7. Housing And Urban DevelopmentJournal #7Member for the Majority 
8. Local GovernmentJournal #18Member for the Majority 
9. Natural ResourcesJournal #8Member for the Majority 
10. Social ServicesJournal #9Member for the Majority 
11. TourismJournal #8Member for the Majority 
12. TransportationJournal #7Member for the Majority 
13. Visayas DevelopmentJournal #11Member 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