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HOUSE COMMITTEES


LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES

 

JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to the grant, amendment, extension or revocation of franchises.

CHAIRPERSON :

Hon. Tambunting, Gus S.
Tambunting, Gus S.

District Representative
Parañaque City, 2nd District

 

 

PRIMARY REFFERED HOUSE BILLS 26

HB00431
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE ABS-CBN CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN TELEVISION AND RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. PIMENTEL, JOHNNY TY

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2022-07-26

HB00649
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8954, ENTITLED ‘'AN ACT GRANTING THE INTERCONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES”

Principal Author/s: 1. SALCEDA, JOEY SARTE

Date Read: 2022-07-27

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2022-07-27

HB01084
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: L

Date Filed: 2022-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE BICOL LIGHT AND POWER CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, OWN, MANAGE, AND MAINTAIN A POWER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM FOR THE CONVEYANCE OF ELECTRIC POWER TO THE END USERS IN THE TOWNS OF BAAO, BALATAN, BATO, BUHI, BULA, NABUA, AND THE CITY OF IRIGA, PROVINCE OF CAMARINES SUR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. VILLAFUERTE, LUIS RAYMUND "Lray" Jr. F.2. VILLAFUERTE, MIGUEL LUIS R.3. HORIBATA, TSUYOSHI ANTHONY G.4. ENCISO, NICHOLAS VIII C.

Date Read: 2022-07-27

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2022-07-27

HB01218
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: L

Date Filed: 2022-07-05

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

Principal Author/s: 1. CASTRO, FRANCE L.2. BROSAS, ARLENE D.3. MANUEL, RAOUL DANNIEL A.

Date Read: 2022-08-01

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2022-08-01

HB01319
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: L

Date Filed: 2022-07-06

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING KAISSAR BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC. (KBNI) A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS THROUGHOUT THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. SALCEDA, JOEY SARTE

Date Read: 2022-08-01

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2022-08-01

HB02027
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: L

Date Filed: 2022-07-18

Full Title: AN ACT REPEALING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11506 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS “AN ACT GRANTING SAN MIGUEL AEROCITY INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, DEVELOP, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN A DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BULAKAN, PROVINCE OF BULACAN, AND TO CONSTRUCT, DEVELOP, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN AN ADJACENT AIRPORT CITY”

Principal Author/s: 1. BROSAS, ARLENE D.2. CASTRO, FRANCE L.3. MANUEL, RAOUL DANNIEL A.

Date Read: 2022-08-02

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2022-08-02

HB02154
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: L

Date Filed: 2022-07-19

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE ROMBLON ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC. 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 MUNICIPALITIES OF BANTON, CORCUERA AND CONCEPCION, PROVINCE OF ROMBLON

Principal Author/s: 1. DE JESUS,PRESLEY C.2. DAGOOC, SERGIO C.

Date Read: 2022-08-02

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2022-08-02

HB02379
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: L

Date Filed: 2022-07-26

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING MAASIN CABLE TELEVISION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, ESTABLISH, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE CABLE TELEVISION SYSTEM IN THE PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE

Principal Author/s: 1. MERCADO, LUZ

Date Read: 2022-08-02

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2022-08-02

HB02987
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-02

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE FIVE K BROADCASTING NETWORK INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. GASATAYA, GREG

Date Read: 2022-08-08

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2022-08-08

HB03145
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: L

Date Filed: 2022-08-03

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE LANAO DEL NORTE ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN A DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM FOR THE CONVEYANCE OF ELECTRIC POWER TO THE END-USERS IN ALL THE MUNICIPALITIES OF THE PROVINCE OF LANAO DEL NORTE.

Principal Author/s: 1. DIMAPORO, MOHAMAD KHALID Q.2. DIMAPORO, SITTIE AMINAH Q.

Date Read: 2022-08-09

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2022-08-09

HB03744
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: L

Date Filed: 2022-08-17

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE ROMBLON ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE INC. 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 MUNICIPALITIES OF BANTON, CORCUERA AND CONCEPCION, PROVINCE OF ROMBLON, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. MADRONA. ELEANDRO JESUS F.

Date Read: 2022-08-22

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2022-08-22

HB03785
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: L

Date Filed: 2022-08-18

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO POLYTECHNIC FOUNDATION OF COTABATO AND ASIA, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT N0. 8995 ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE POLYTECHNIC FOUNDATION OF COTABATO AND ASIA, INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT,INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES'"

Principal Author/s: 1. CAGAS, JOHN TRACY F.

Date Read: 2022-08-24

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2022-08-24

HB04106
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-25

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING THE RADIO AND TELEVISION FRANCHISE GRANTED TO PEC BROADCASTING CORPORATION UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8685, ENTITLED: “AN ACT GRANTING THE PEC BROADCASTING CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, ESTABLISH, INSTALL, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES” BY EXTENDING ITS TERM FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS

Principal Author/s: 1. BIRON, FERJENEL G.

Date Read: 2022-08-31

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2022-08-31

HB04202
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: L

Date Filed: 2022-08-30

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE ABS-CBN CORPORATION (FORMELY ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION) A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN TELEVISION AND RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. RODRIGUEZ, RUFUS B.

Date Read: 2022-09-05

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2022-09-05

HB04290
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-31

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE ABS-CBN CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN TELEVISION AND RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. BORDADO, GABRIEL JR. H.

Date Read: 2022-09-05

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2022-09-05

HB04750
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-13

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO PACIFIC WIRELESS, INC. UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8281 TO CONSTRUCT, ESTABLISH, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN WIRE AND/OR WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS THROUGHOUT THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. BAUTISTA-LIM, CLAUDINE DIANA D.

Date Read: 2022-09-19

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2022-09-19

HB04897
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: L

Date Filed: 2022-09-16

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO KATIGBAK ENTERPRISES (SAN PABLO CITY) INCORPORATED UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8476, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING THE KATIGBAK ENTERPRISES (SAN PABLOC CITY) INCORPORATED, A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS ANYWHERE IN THE PHILIPPINES WHERE FREQUENCIES AND/OR CHANNELS ARE STILL AVAILABLE FOR RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING”, FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT

Principal Author/s: 1. MARIÑO, MARIO VITTORIO "Marvey" A.

Date Read: 2022-09-20

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2022-09-20

HB04899
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: L

Date Filed: 2022-09-16

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING THE SULTAN MUHAMMAD DIPATUAN KUDARAT ISLAMIC ACADEMY FOUNDATION, INC.2 A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS ANYWHERE IN THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. MASTURA, BAI DIMPLE I.

Date Read: 2022-09-20

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2022-09-20

HB05053
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: L

Date Filed: 2022-09-21

Full Title: AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO JOSE M LUISON AND SONS, INC. TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCAST STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES UNDER R.A. 8132 FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE DATE OF APPROVAL OF THIS ACT

Principal Author/s: 1. DALIPE, MANUEL JOSE "Mannix" M.2. LIBANAN, MARCELINO C.

Date Read: 2022-09-23

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2022-09-23

HB05077
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: L

Date Filed: 2022-09-21

Full Title: AN ACT EXPANDING THE FRANCHISE AREA OF THE DAVAO LIGHT AND POWER COMPANY, INC., AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11515, ENTITLED “AN ACT EXTENDING FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO THE DAVAO LIGHT AND POWER COMPANY, INC., UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8960, ENTITLED ‘AN ACT FURTHER EXTENDING THE TERM OF THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO DAVAO LIGHT AND POWER COMPANY, INC. TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN AN ELECTRIC LIGHT, HEAT AND POWER SYSTEM IN DAVAO CITY AND THE MUNICIPALITIES OF CARMEN, PANABO, DUJALI, AND SANTO TOMAS, PROVINCE OF DAVAO DEL NORTE, FOR A PERIOD OF TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES’ ”,AND ENSURING THE CONTINUOUS AND UNINTERRUPTED SUPPLY OF ELECTRICITY IN THE FRANCHISE AREA

Principal Author/s: 1. ALVAREZ, PANTALEON D.

Date Read: 2022-09-23

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2022-09-23

HB05204
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: L

Date Filed: 2022-09-27

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISE TO DAVAO OCCIDENTAL ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE (DOCCECO) TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN A DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM FOR THE CONVEYANCE OF ELECTRIC POWER TO THE END USERS IN THE ENTIRE PROVINCE OF DAVAO OCCIDENTAL

Principal Author/s: 1. BAUTISTA, CLAUDE P.

Date Read: 2022-09-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2022-09-28

HB05215
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: L

Date Filed: 2022-09-28

Full Title: AN ACT EXTENDING THE EXISTING FRANCHISE OF THE LEYTE II ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE INC. (LEYECO II) TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, OWN, MANAGE AND MAINTAIN DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS FOR THE CONVEYANCE OF ELECTRIC POWER TO THE END-USERS IN THE CITY OF TACLOBAN AND MUNICIPALITIES OF BABATNGON AND PALO, PROVINCE OF LEYTE

Principal Author/s: 1. ROMUALDEZ, FERDINAND MARTIN G.2. ROMUALDEZ, YEDDA MARIE K.3. ACIDRE, JUDE A.4. DE JESUS,PRESLEY C.5. DAGOOC, SERGIO C.

Date Read: 2022-09-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2022-09-28

HR00036
 [Text As Filed] Journal #13
 

Date Filed: 2022-07-11

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE COMMITTEE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, TO DETERMINE THE ALLEGED VIOLATIONS OF ABS-CBN WITH RESPECT TO ITS FRANCHISE AND THE IMPOSITION OF CONCOMITANT ADMINISTRATIVE FINES AS A RESULT THEREOF BY THE NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

Principal Author/s: 1. MARCOLETA, RODANTE D.2. TANCHAY, CAROLINE L.

Date Read: 2022-08-02

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2022-08-24

HR00280
 [Text As Filed] Journal #13
 

Date Filed: 2022-08-16

Full Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE ALLEGED FOREIGN OWNERSHIP OF ABC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, PRESENTLY KNOWN AS "TV5 NETWORK, INC., WHICH COULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF ITS LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISE

Principal Author/s: 1. PALMA, WILTER Y.

Date Read: 2022-08-17

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2022-08-24

HR00281
 [Text As Filed] Journal #13
 

Date Filed: 2022-08-16

Full Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE ALLEGED FRANCHISE VIOLATION BY ABC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, PRESENTLY KNOWN AS "TV5 NETWORK, INC." DUE TO ITS BLOCK TIME AGREEMENT WITH ABS-CBN CORPORATION

Principal Author/s: 1. SUAREZ, DAVID "Jay-Jay" C.

Date Read: 2022-08-17

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2022-08-24

HR00282
 [Text As Filed] Journal #13
 

Date Filed: 2022-08-16

Full Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE ALLEGED AIRING OF TV PATROL, A NATIONAL NEWS PROGRAM PRODUCED BY ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION, WITH OTHER NETWORKS WHICH COULD CONSTITUTE VIOLATIONS OF THEIR LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES

Principal Author/s: 1. TEVES, JOSE "Bong" Jr. J.

Date Read: 2022-08-17

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2022-08-24

 

SECONDARY REFFERED HOUSE BILLS 0


NO SECONDARY REFFERED HOUSE BILLS FOUND.

 

SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS

Unless otherwise indicated, all committee meeting venues are located at the House of Representatives Complex.


Select Week
 

24-AUGUST-2022 • WEDNESDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES jt. w/ TRADE AND INDUSTRY
Agenda
02:00 PM
Virtual meeting via Zoom
Privilege Speech delivered on the floor on August 15, 2022 - On the reported merger of TV5 Network Inc. and ABS-CBN Corporation (Rep. Rodante Marcoleta)

Last Updated: 06-October-2022, 01:21:34 PM