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HOUSE COMMITTEES


FOREIGN AFFAIRS

 

JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to the relations of the Philippines with other countries, diplomatic and consular services, the United Nations and its agencies, and other international organizations and agencies.

CHAIRPERSON :

Hon. Arenas, Ma. Rachel J.
Arenas, Ma. Rachel J.

District Representative
Pangasinan, 3rd District

 

 

ROSTER OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Chairperson
1. Arenas, Ma. Rachel J. (2022-07-26)
Vice Chairperson
2. Javier, Lolita T. (2022-08-03)
3. Bautista-Lim, Claudine Diana D. (2022-08-03)
4. Tanjuatco, Emigdio III P. (2022-08-03)
5. Tarriela, Leody "Odie" F. (2022-07-26)
Member for the Majority
6. Silverio, Lorna C. (2022-07-26)
7. Chungalao, Solomon R (2022-07-26)
8. Biron, Ferjenel G. (2022-07-26)
9. Vargas-Alfonso, Baby Aline (2022-07-26)
10. Dimaporo, Mohamad Khalid Q. (2022-07-26)
11. Labadlabad, Glona G. (2022-07-26)
12. Nava, Ma. Lucille L., M.D. (2022-07-26)
13. Robes, Florida "Rida" P. (2022-07-26)
14. Roman, Geraldine B. (2022-07-26)
15. Salo, Ron P. (2022-07-26)
16. Albano, Antonio "Tonypet" T. (2022-07-26)
17. Benitez, Jose Francisco "Kiko" B. Ph.D. (2022-07-26)
18. Cardema, Drixie Mae S. (2022-07-26)
19. Panotes, Rosemarie C. (2022-07-26)
20. Cari, Carl Nicolas C. (2022-07-26)
21. Dy, Faustino Michael Carlos III T. (2022-07-26)
22. Fariñas, Rudys Caesar I G. (2022-07-26)
23. Flores, Jonathan Keith T. (2022-07-26)
24. Gato, Ciriaco Jr. B. (2022-07-26)
25. Ordanes, Rodolfo "Ompong" M. (2022-07-26)
26. Tulfo, Jocelyn P. (2022-07-26)
27. Alba, Jose Manuel F. (2022-07-26)
28. Arbison, Munir Jr. N. (2022-07-26)
29. Dionisio, Ernesto Jr. M. (2022-07-26)
30. Mercado, Luz V. (2022-07-26)
31. Singson, Richelle (2022-07-26)
32. Tolentino, Aniela Bianca D. (2022-07-26)
33. Tulfo, Ralph Wendel P. (2022-07-26)
34. Veloso-Tuazon, Anna Victoria (2022-07-26)
35. Hagedorn, Edward S. (2022-08-03)
36. Barbers, Robert Ace S. (2022-08-03)
37. Flores, Jonathan Keith T. (2022-08-03)
38. Co, Angelica Natasha (2022-08-03)
39. Revilla, Bryan B. (2022-08-03)
40. Alvarez, Jose C. (2022-08-03)
41. Veloso-Tuazon, Anna Victoria (2022-08-03)
42. Silverio, Lorna C. (2022-08-03)
43. Tolentino, Aniela Bianca D. (2022-08-03)
44. Acharon, Loreto B. (2022-08-03)
45. Collantes, Maria Theresa V. (2022-08-03)
46. Abunda, Maria Fe R. (2022-08-08)
47. Vergara, Rosanna "Ria" V. (2022-09-14)
48. Alonte, Marlyn "Len" B. (2022-11-09)
49. Villaraza-Suarez, Anna Marie (2022-11-09)
50. Abante, Bienvenido Jr. M. (2022-11-28)
Member for the Minority
51. Dagooc, Sergio C. (2022-08-03)
52. Brosas, Arlene D. (2022-08-03)
53. Gutierrez, Ramon Rodrigo L. (2022-08-03)
54. Lee, Wilbert T. (2022-08-03)
55. Magsino, Marissa "Del Mar" P. (2022-08-03)
56. Padiernos, Jose Gay G. (2022-08-09)

 

PRIMARY REFFERED HOUSE BILLS 52

HB00023
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A NEW PASSPORT LAW, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8239, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "PHILIPPINE PASSPORT ACT OF 1996"

Principal Author/s: 1. ROMUALDEZ, FERDINAND MARTIN G.2. ROMUALDEZ, YEDDA MARIE K.3. ACIDRE, JUDE A.

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06510

Mother Bill Status: Approved on Second Reading on 2022-12-06

HB00195
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A NEW PASSPORT LAW, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8239, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "PHILIPPINE PASSPORT ACT OF1996"

Principal Author/s: 1. ROMUALDO, JURDIN JESUS M.

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06510

Mother Bill Status: Approved on Second Reading on 2022-12-06

HB01056
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT ALLOWING THE DEPLOYMENT OF PRESS ATTACHÉ, AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREOF

Principal Author/s: 1. GARIN, JANETTE L.

Date Read: 2022-07-27

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-07-27

HB01095
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE ARCHIPELAGIC SEA LANES IN THE PHILIPPINE ARCHIPELAGIC WATERS, PRESCRIBING THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF FOREIGN SHIPS AND AIRCRAFT EXERCISING THE RIGHT OF ARCHIPELAGIC SEA LANES PASSAGE

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 FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-07-27

HB02216
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-21

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING A PHILIPPINES-ISRAEL FRIENDSHIP DAY

Principal Author/s: 1. VILLANUEVA, EDUARDO "BRO. EDDIE" C.

Date Read: 2022-08-02

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-08-02

HB02465
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-27

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE ARCHIPELAGIC SEA LANES IN THE PHILIPPINE ARCHIPELAGIC WATERS, PRESCRIBING THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF FOREIGN SHIPS AND AIRCRAFT EXERCISING THE RIGHT OF ARCHIPELAGIC SEA LANES PASSAGE

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

Date Read: 2022-08-03

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-08-03

HB02467
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-27

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING THE MARITIME ZONES UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES

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

Date Read: 2022-08-03

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-08-03

HB02609
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2022-07-27

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING CONCURRENCE TO INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS AND EXECUTIVE AGREEMENTS

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: 2022-08-03

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-08-03

HB02772
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: L

Date Filed: 2022-07-29

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PASSPORT ISSUING OFFICE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS (DFA) IN KABANKALAN CITY, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL

Principal Author/s: 1. ALVAREZ, MERCEDES K.

Date Read: 2022-08-08

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-08-08

HB02843
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-01

Full Title: AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARCHIPELAGIC SEA LANES IN PHILIPPINE ARCHIPELAGIC WATERS, PRESCRIBING THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF FOREIGN SHIPS AND AIRCRAFT EXERCISING THE RIGHT OF ARCHIPELAGIC SEA LANES PASSAGE THROUGH THE DESIGNATED ARCHIPELAGIC SEA LANES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. TAMBUNTING, GUS S.

Date Read: 2022-08-08

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-08-08

HB03440
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-10

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A REGULAR DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OFFICE (DFA) CONSULAR OFFICE IN BOHOL, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFORE AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. AUMENTADO, MARIA VANESSA C.

Date Read: 2022-08-15

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-08-15

HB03714
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: L

Date Filed: 2022-08-16

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A REGULAR DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS CONSULAR OFFICE IN THE PROVINCE OF ORIENTAL MINDORO, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. UMALI, ALFONSO JR. V.

Date Read: 2022-08-22

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-08-22

HB03894
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-22

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE ARCHIPELAGIC SEA LANES IN THE PHILIPPINE ARCHIPELAGIC WATERS, PRESCRIBING THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF FOREIGN SHIPS AND AIRCRAFT EXERCISING THE RIGHT OF ARCHIPELAGIC SEA LANES PASSAGE

Principal Author/s: 1. ARENAS, MARIA RACHEL J.

Date Read: 2022-08-30

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-08-30

HB03895
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-22

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING THE MARITIME ZONES UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. ARENAS, MARIA RACHEL J.

Date Read: 2022-08-30

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-08-30

HB03896
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-22

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A NEW PASSPORT LAW, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8239, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “PHILIPPINE PASSPORT ACT OF 1996”

Principal Author/s: 1. ARENAS, MARIA RACHEL J.

Date Read: 2022-08-30

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06510

Mother Bill Status: Approved on Second Reading on 2022-12-06

HB03899
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-22

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A REGULAR DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OFFICE (DFA) CONSULAR OFFICE IN AKLAN, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. MARQUEZ, CARLITO S.

Date Read: 2022-08-30

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-08-30

HB04002
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-23

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A NEW PASSPORT LAW, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8239, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "PHILIPPINE PASSPORT ACT OF 1996"

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: 2022-08-30

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06510

Mother Bill Status: Approved on Second Reading on 2022-12-06

HB04077
 [Text As Filed] Journal #32
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-24

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE FOREIGN SERVICE RETIREMENT PROGRAM UNDER THE GOVERNMENT SERVICE INSURANCE SYSTEM (GSIS), IMPLEMENTING SECTION 62 OF REPUBLIC ACT N0.7157, ALSO KNOWN AS THE "FOREIGN SERVICE ACT OF 1991"

Principal Author/s: 1. LIBANAN, MARCELINO C.

Date Read: 2022-08-30

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-11-23

HB04452
 [Text As Filed] Journal #32
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-06

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE FOREIGN SERVICE RETIREMENT PROGRAM UNDER THE GOVERNMENT SERVICE INSURANCE SYSTEM (GSIS), IMPLEMENTING SECTION 62 OF REPUBLIC ACT 7157 ALSO KNOWN AS THE "FOREIGN SERVICE ACT OF 1991"

Principal Author/s: 1. TAMBUNTING, GUS S.

Date Read: 2022-09-12

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-11-23

HB04826
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-14

Full Title: AN ACT ADJUSTING THE MONTHLY PENSION AND DISABILITY BENEFITS OF RETIREES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

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

Date Read: 2022-09-19

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-09-19

HB04916
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-16

Full Title: AN ACT ADJUSTING THE MONTHLY PENSION AND DISABILITY BENEFITS OF RETIREES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Principal Author/s: 1. ROMERO, MICHAEL L. Ph.D.

Date Read: 2022-09-20

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-09-20

HB04925
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-19

Full Title: AN ACT ADJUSTING THE MONTHLY PENSION AND DISABILITY BENEFITS OF RETIREES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Principal Author/s: 1. ROMERO, MICHAEL L. Ph.D.

Date Read: 2022-09-21

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-09-21

HB04960
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-19

Full Title: AN ACT ADJUSTING THE MONTHLY PENSION AND DISABILITY BENEFITS OF RETIREES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Principal Author/s: 1. ROMULO, ROMAN T.

Date Read: 2022-09-21

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-09-21

HB05033
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-21

Full Title: AN ACT ADJUSTING THE MONTHLY PENSION AND DISABILITY BENEFITS OF RETIREES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Principal Author/s: 1. HARESCO, TEODORICO JR.

Date Read: 2022-09-23

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-09-23

HB05047
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-21

Full Title: AN ACT ADJUSTING THE MONTHLY PENSION AND DISABILITY BENEFITS OF RETIREES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Principal Author/s: 1. ARENAS, MARIA RACHEL J.

Date Read: 2022-09-23

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-09-23

HB05054
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-21

Full Title: AN ACT ADJUSTING THE MONTHLY PENSION AND DISABILITY BENEFITS OF RETIREES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Principal Author/s: 1. BARONDA, JULIENNE "Jam"

Date Read: 2022-09-23

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-09-23

HB05210
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-28

Full Title: AN ACT ADJUSTING THE MONTHLY PENSION AND DISABILITY BENEFITS OF RETIREES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Principal Author/s: 1. VIOLAGO, JOSEPH GILBERT F.

Date Read: 2022-09-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-09-28

HB05221
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-28

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A NEW PASSPORT LAW, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8239, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "PHILIPPINE PASSPORT ACT OF 1996"

Principal Author/s: 1. LUISTRO, ATTY. GERVILLE "JINKY BITRICS" R.

Date Read: 2022-09-28

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06510

Mother Bill Status: Approved on Second Reading on 2022-12-06

HB05284
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-29

Full Title: AN ACT ADJUSTING THE MONTHLY PENSION AND DISABILITY BENEFITS OF RETIREES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Principal Author/s: 1. LABADLABAD, GLONA G.

Date Read: 2022-11-07

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-11-07

HB05320
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-10-03

Full Title: AN ACT ADJUSTING THE MONTHLY PENSION AND DISABILITY BENEFITS 0F RETIREES 0F THE DEPARTRENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Principal Author/s: 1. ROMUALDEZ, FERDINAND MARTIN G.2. ARENAS, MARIA RACHEL J.

Date Read: 2022-11-07

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-11-07

HB05491
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-10-07

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING LIFETIME VALIDITY OF PHILIPPINE PASSPORTS ISSUED TO SENIOR CITIZENS, FURTHER AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 10 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8239, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “PHILIPPINE PASSPORT ACT OF 1996” AS AMENDED

Principal Author/s: 1. DIONISIO, ERNESTO JR. M.

Date Read: 2022-11-07

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06510

Mother Bill Status: Approved on Second Reading on 2022-12-06

HB05502
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-10-10

Full Title: AN ACT ADJUSTING THE MONTHLY PENSION AND DISABILITY BENEFITS OF RETIREES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Principal Author/s: 1. ABANTE, BIENVENIDO M.

Date Read: 2022-11-07

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-11-07

HB05548
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-10-13

Full Title: AN ACT ADJUSTING THE MONTHLY PENSION AND DISABILITY BENEFITS OF RETIREES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Principal Author/s: 1. CHAN, MA. CYNTHIA K.

Date Read: 2022-11-07

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-11-07

HB05635
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-10-20

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7157, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “PHILIPPINE FOREIGN SERVICE ACT OF 1991,” TITLE III, SECTION 30, BY DELETING THE REQUIREMENT OF CONFIRMATION BY THE COMMISSION ON APPOINTMENTS OF FOREIGN SERVICE OFFICERS WHO JOIN THE FOREIGN SERVICE THROUGH LATERAL ENTRY

Principal Author/s: 1. VILLAFUERTE, LUIS RAYMUND "Lray" Jr. F.

Date Read: 2022-11-08

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-11-08

HB05679
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-10-24

Full Title: AN ACT ADJUSTING THE MONTHLY PENSION AND DISABILITY BENEFITS OF RETIREES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Principal Author/s: 1. CHATTO, EDGAR M.

Date Read: 2022-11-08

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-11-08

HB05793
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-11-07

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A NEW PASSPORT LAW, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8239, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "PHILIPPINE PASSPORT ACT OF 1996"

Principal Author/s: 1. TAMBUNTING, GUS S.

Date Read: 2022-11-09

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06510

Mother Bill Status: Approved on Second Reading on 2022-12-06

HB05926
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-11-08

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A NEW PASSPORT LAW, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8239, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "PHILIPPINE PASSPORT ACT OF 1996"

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

Date Read: 2022-11-14

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06510

Mother Bill Status: Approved on Second Reading on 2022-12-06

HB05930
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-11-08

Full Title: AN ACT ADJUSTING THE MONTHLY PENSION AND DISABILITY BENEFITS OF RETIREES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Principal Author/s: 1. ANG, JAMES "Jojo" Jr. A.

Date Read: 2022-11-14

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-11-14

HB05947
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-11-08

Full Title: AN ACT ADJUSTING THE MONTHLY PENSION AND DISABILITY BENEFITS OF RETIREES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Principal Author/s: 1. ALBANO, ANTONIO "Tonypet" T.

Date Read: 2022-11-14

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-11-14

HB06000
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: L

Date Filed: 2022-11-09

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A CONSULAR OFFICE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS (DFA) IN ORMOC CITY, PROVINCE OF LEYTE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. GOMEZ, RICHARD I.

Date Read: 2022-11-14

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-11-14

HB06084
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-11-11

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING AND MAINTAINING THE OFFICE OF VETERANS AFFAIRS IN THE PHILIPPINE EMBASSY IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PRESCRIBING ITS FUNCTIONS AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

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

Date Read: 2022-11-15

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-11-15

HB06108
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-11-14

Full Title: AN ACT ADJUSTING THE MONTHLY PENSION AND DISABILITY BENEFITS OF RETIREES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Principal Author/s: 1. BENITEZ, JOSE FRANCISCO "Kiko" B., PhD

Date Read: 2022-11-16

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-11-16

HB06109
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-11-14

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING THE MARITIME ZONES UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. BENITEZ, JOSE FRANCISCO "Kiko" B., PhD

Date Read: 2022-11-16

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-11-16

HB06494
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: L

Date Filed: 2022-12-05

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A REGULAR DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS (DFA) CONSULAR OFFICE IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF IPIL, PROVINCE OF ZAMBOANGA SIBUGAY AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

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

Date Read: 2022-12-06

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-12-06

HB06510
  [Committee Report]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-12-06

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A NEW PASSPORT LAW, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8239, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “PHILIPPINE PASSPORT ACT OF 1996”

Principal Author/s: 1. ROMUALDEZ, FERDINAND MARTIN G.2. ROMUALDEZ, YEDDA MARIE K.3. ACIDRE, JUDE A.4. ROMUALDO, JURDIN JESUS M.5. ARENAS, MARIA RACHEL J.6. VILLAFUERTE, LUIS RAYMUND "Lray" Jr. F.7. VILLAFUERTE, MIGUEL LUIS R.8. HORIBATA, TSUYOSHI ANTHONY G.9. ENCISO, NICHOLAS VIII C.10. YAP, CHRISTOPHERSON "Coco" M.11. ONGCHUAN, HARRIS CHRISTOPHER M.12. RIVERA, NOEL "Bong" N.13. CARI, CARL NICOLAS C.14. CRUZ, AMBROSIO JR. C.15. REVILLA, RAMON JOLO III B.16. TAN-TAMBUT, SHERNEE A.17. DELOS SANTOS, ALFRED C.18. MARIÑO, MARIO VITTORIO "Marvey" A.19. LUISTRO, ATTY. GERVILLE "JINKY BITRICS" R.20. DIONISIO, ERNESTO JR. M.21. TAMBUNTING, GUS S.22. ALBANO, ANTONIO "Tonypet" T.23. CAGAS, JOHN TRACY F.24. OLIVAREZ, EDWIN L.25. RODRIGUEZ, RUFUS B.26. BAUTISTA-LIM, CLAUDINE DIANA D.27. TANJUATCO, EMIGDIO III P.28. TARRIELA, LEODY F.29. SILVERIO, LORNA C.30. CHUNGALAO, SOLOMON R.31. DIMAPORO, MOHAMAD KHALID Q.32. LABADLABAD, GLONA G.33. NAVA, MA. LUCILLE L., M.D.34. ROBES, FLORIDA "Rida" P.35. BENITEZ, JOSE FRANCISCO "Kiko" B., PhD36. CARDEMA, DRIXIE MAE S.37. DY, FAUSTINO MICHAEL CARLOS III T.38. FARIÑAS, RUDYS CAESAR I G.39. GATO, CIRIACO JR. B.40. TULFO, JOCELYN P.41. ALBA, JOSE MANUEL F.42. MERCADO, LUZ43. TULFO, RALPH WENDEL P.44. VELOSO-TUAZON, ANNA VICTORIA45. BARBERS, ROBERT ACE S.46. REVILLA, BRYAN B.47. ALVAREZ, JOSE C.48. ACHARON, LORETO B.49. COLLANTES, MARIA THERESA V.50. VERGARA, ROSANNA "Ria" V.51. DAGOOC, SERGIO C.52. LEE, WILBERT T.53. MAGSINO, MARISSA "Del Mar" P.54. MARIANO-HERNANDEZ, RUTH55. CASTRO, FRANCE L.56. SINGSON-MEEHAN, KRISTINE57. PALMA, WILTER Y.58. QUIMBO, STELLA LUZ A.59. ALVAREZ, MERCEDES K.60. BERNOS, CHING B.61. BONGALON, RAUL ANGELO "Jil" D.62. CABREDO, FERNANDO T.63. CAJAYON-UY, MARY MITZI L.64. CAMPOS, LUIS JR. N.65. CELESTE, ARTHUR F.66. CO, ANGELICA NATASHA67. CUARESMA, LUISA LLOREN68. ESPINA, GERARDO "Gerryboy" Jr. J.69. GO, ED CHRISTOPHER S.70. GONZAGA, RUWEL PETER71. HARESCO, TEODORICO JR.72. LARA, JOSEPH "Jojo" L.73. LOYOLA, ROY M.74. SINGSON, RONALD V.75. TIANGCO, TOBIAS "Toby" M.76. UMALI, ALFONSO JR. V.77. VIOLAGO, JOSEPH GILBERT F.78. ZAMORA, MARIA CARMEN S.79. ZUBIRI, JOSE MA. Jr. R.80. ABALOS, JONATHAN CLEMENT II M.81. ADIONG, ZIA ALONTO82. ASISTIO, DEAN83. AUMENTADO, MARIA VANESSA C.84. BOSITA, BONIFACIO L.85. CHATTO, EDGAR M.86. CO-PILAR, MARIVIC87. CRUZ, RICARDO JR. S.88. FORTES, WOWO89. FRESNEDI, JAIME R.90. GARCIA, DANTE S.91. GARDIOLA, EDWIN L.92. GO, MARK O.93. GUTIERREZ, RAMON RODRIGO L.94. HERNANDEZ, CHARISSE ANNE C.95. LAGMAN, EDCEL C.96. LAGON, DAPHNE A.97. LAZATIN, CARMELO "Jon" II B.98. LEGARDA, ANTONIO "AA" JR. B.99. MACEDA, EDWARD VERA PEREZ100. MANGAOANG, ALLEN JESSE C.101. MANIQUIZ, DORIS E.102. MATIBAG, MA. RENE ANN LOURDES G.103. OUANO-DIZON, EMMARIE "Lolypop" M.104. PANALIGAN, ARNAN C.105. PANCHO, AUGUSTINA DOMINIQUE C.106. PLEYTO, SALVADOR A.107. REYES, RAY FLORENCE T.108. RODRIGUEZ, EULOGIO R.109. TAN, JOSEPH S.110. TANCHAY, CAROLINE L.111. VARGAS, PATRICK MICHAEL D.112. VERZOSA, SAMUEL JR. S.113. GATCHALIAN, REX114. ROQUE, LAARNI LAVIN115. SALCEDA, JOEY SARTE116. SUANSING, MIKAELA ANGELA B.117. LAGON, SONNY "SL" L.118. BRIONES, NICANOR B.119. TY, ALLAN U.120. ARROGANCIA, REYNANTE U.121. FLORES, JONATHAN KEITH T.

Date Read: 2022-12-06

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2022-12-06

Bill Status: Approved on Second Reading on 2022-12-06

HJR0008
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2022-08-22

Full Title: JOINT RESOLUTION EXPANDING THE MANDATE OF THE LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE TO MONITOR AND OVERSEE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE VISITING FORCES AGREEMENT WITH THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TO INCLUDE OTHER DEFENSE AND STATUS OF FORCES AGREEMENTS WITH OTHER COUNTRIES CONCURRED WITH BY THE SENATE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 02

Principal Author/s: 1. ARENAS, MARIA RACHEL J.

Date Read: 2022-08-30

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-08-30

HR00002
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: A RESOLUTION CALLING FOR CALLING FOR AN END TO THE WAR BETWEEN RUSSIA AND UKRAINE

Principal Author/s: 1. TAMBUNTING, GUS S.

Date Read: 2022-07-27

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-07-27

HR00018
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2022-07-04

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SENSE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO TERMINATE THE VISITING FORCES AGREEMENT IN LIGHT OF THE CASES OF ABUSES COMMITTED BY UNITED STATES OF AMERICA MILITARY PERSONNEL AGAINST WOMEN, CHILDREN AND LGBT COMMUNITY ON PHILIPPINE SOIL

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

Date Read: 2022-07-27

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-07-27

HR00020
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2022-07-04

Full Title: A RESOLUTION CALLING FOR THE ABROGATION OF THE ENHANCED DEFENSE COOPERATION AGREEMENT (EDCA) BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES (US-PH EDCA) AS THIS VIOLATES PHILIPPINE NATIONAL SOVEREIGNTY, IMPERILS THE GEO-POLITICAL SITUATION IN THE WEST PHILIPPINE SEA, AND ENDANGERS THE LIVELIHOOD OF FARMERS, FISHERFOLK AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ COMMUNITIES

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

Date Read: 2022-07-27

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-07-27

HR00332
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2022-09-01

Full Title: A RESOLUTION URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS TO UNDERTAKE A CONCERTED EFFORT TO REQUEST THAT THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA INCLUDE THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES IN THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY'S GUAM-CNMI WAIVER PROGRAM

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

Date Read: 2022-09-05

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-09-05

HR00486
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2022-10-17

Full Title: RESOLUTION CALLING FOR A DE-ESCALATION IN THE RUSSIA-UKRAINE WAR AND FOR THE TWO COUNTRIES, UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE UNITED NATIONS, TO FIND A NEGOTIATED SOLUTION TOWARDS THE PEACEFUL SETTLEMENT OF THE CONFLICT

Principal Author/s: 1. FERNANDEZ, DAN S.

Date Read: 2022-11-07

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-11-07

HR00524
 [Text As Filed] Journal #29
 

Date Filed: 2022-11-08

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND COMMITTEE ON OVERSEAS WORKERS’ AFFAIRS TO INVESTIGATE, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, THE IMPOSITION OF NEW EXORBITANT SCHEDULE OF FEES FOR CONSULAR SERVICES OF PHILIPPINE EMBASSIES AND CONSULATES IN THE EUROZONE

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

Date Read: 2022-11-09

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on FOREIGN AFFAIRS since 2022-11-16

 

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09-DECEMBER-2022 • FRIDAY
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FOREIGN AFFAIRS
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01:00 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
HB 4826, 4916, 4925, 4960, 5033, 5047, 5054, 5210, 5284, 5320, 5502, 5548, 5679, 5930, 5947 & 6108 – Adjusting the monthly pension and disability benefits of retirees of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) (Reps. Rufus Rodriguez, Michael Romero, Ph.D., Roman Romulo, Teodorico Haresco Jr., Maria Rachel Arenas, Julienne ‘Jam’ Baronda, Joseph Gilbert Violago, Glona Labadlabad, Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez, Reps. Bienvenido Abante, Ma. Cynthia Chan, Edgar Chatto, James ‘Jojo’ Ang Jr., Antonio ‘Tonypet’ Albano, and Jose Francisco ‘Kiko’ Benitez, Ph.D.)

HBs 2772, 3440, 3714, 3899 & 6000 – Establishing regular DFA consular offices in certain parts of the country, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Mercedes Alvarez, Maria Vanessa Aumentado, Alfonso Umali Jr., Carlito Marquez, and Richard Gomez, DPA)

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