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PUBLIC INFORMATION

 

JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to public information and all forms of mass communications and media used for the purpose including print and broadcast media, movie and television, video, advertising, cable television and internet content, and the rights and responsibilities of persons and entities engaged therein.

CHAIRPERSON :

Hon. Aquino, Jose "Joboy" II  S.
Aquino, Jose "Joboy" II S.

District Representative
Agusan del Norte, 1st District

 

 

ROSTER OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Chairperson
1. Aquino, Jose "Joboy" II S. (2022-08-30)
Vice Chairperson
2. Kho, Olga "Ara" T. (2022-08-08)
3. Dy, Ian Paul L. (2022-08-22)
4. Martinez, Eric M. (2022-08-30)
Member for the Majority
5. Sacdalan, Joselito "Joel" S. (2022-11-09)
6. Gomez, Richard I. DPA (2022-11-09)
Member for the Minority
7. Bosita, Bonifacio L. (2022-08-03)
8. Bordado, Gabriel Jr. H. (2022-08-03)
9. Magsino, Marissa "Del Mar" P. (2022-08-03)
10. Dagooc, Sergio C. (2022-08-09)

 

PRIMARY REFFERED HOUSE BILLS 38

HB00082
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE PEOPLE’S RIGHT TO INFORMATION

Principal Author/s: 1. DEL MAR, RACHEL MARGUERITE B.

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-07-26

HB00129
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-06-29

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE AUTHENTICATION OF ONLINE AND SOCIAL MEDIA MEMBERSHIPS IN THE COUNTRY THROUGH REGISTRATION OF THEIR ACCOUNTS USING ANY VALID GOVERNMENT-ISSUED IDENTIFICATION AND/OR BARANGAY CERTIFICATE

Principal Author/s: 1. TEVES, ARNOLFO "Arnie" Jr. A.

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-07-26

HB00202
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT TO PREVENT DISINFORMATION RELATING TO THE CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 PANDEMIC AND PROTECT AGAINST

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

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-07-26

HB00343
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING MOVIE THEATER OPERATORS NATIONWIDE TO RUN MTRCB APPROVED AND RATED LOCAL MOVIES TO SUPPORT LOCAL MOVIE PRODUCERS AND PROMOTE ORIGINAL FILIPINO MOVIES

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

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-07-26

HB00345
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT REVITALIZING THE PHILIPPINE MOVIE INDUSTRY THROUGH INCREASED SCREENING TIME IN MOVIE THEATERS AND OTHER INSTITUTIONAL MEASURES, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-07-26

HB00386
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT TO STRENGTHEN THE RIGHT OF CITIZENS TO INFORMATION HELD BY THE GOVERNMENT

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

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-07-26

HB00457
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: L

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING QUEZON CITY AS THE “FILM AND TELEVISION ARTS CAPITAL OF THE PHILIPPINES”

Principal Author/s: 1. ATAYDE, JUAN CARLOS "Arjo" C.

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-07-26

HB00552
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE PEOPLE’S RIGHT TO INFORMATION

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

Date Read: 2022-07-27

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-07-27

HB00862
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PENALIZING ALL FORMS OF FAKE/FALSE NEWS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-07-27

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-07-27

HB00915
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT REQUIRING BROADCAST MEDIA TO ALLOCATE ADEQUATE FREE AIRTIME FOR PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS ON VITAL PUBLIC ISSUES AND CONCERNS

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

Date Read: 2022-07-27

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-07-27

HB01244
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-05

Full Title: AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE EFFICIENT AND REGULAR DISTRIBUTION OF CURRENT INFORMATION ON GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

Principal Author/s: 1. GUICO, RAMON JR. N.

Date Read: 2022-08-01

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-08-01

HB01542
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-07

Full Title: AN ACT REQUIRING BROADCAST MEDIA TO ALLOCATE ADEQUATE FREE AIRTIME FOR PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS ON VITAL PUBLIC ISSUES AND CONCERNS

Principal Author/s: 1. BARBERS, ROBERT ACE S.

Date Read: 2022-08-01

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-08-01

HB01638
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-08

Full Title: AN ACT ENABLING THE PEOPLE’S CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION

Principal Author/s: 1. VARGAS, PATRICK MICHAEL D.

Date Read: 2022-08-02

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-08-02

HB02215
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-21

Full Title: AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE PEOPLE’S RIGHT TO INFORMATION AND THE CONSTITUTIONAL POLICIES OF FULL PUBLIC DISCLOSURE AND HONESTY IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-08-02

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-08-02

HB02367
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-26

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE RIGHT OF CITIZENS TO INFORMATION HELD BY THE GOVERNMENT, INSTITUTIONALIZING OPEN DATA GOVERNANCE AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. HERNANDEZ, CHARISSE ANNE C.

Date Read: 2022-08-02

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-08-02

HB02376
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: L

Date Filed: 2022-07-26

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A RADIO STATION OF THE BUREAU OF BROADCAST SERVICES IN MAASIN CITY, PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. MERCADO, LUZ

Date Read: 2022-08-02

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-08-02

HB02583
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2022-07-27

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING ALL TELEVISION NETWORKS TO AIR AT LEAST ONE REGULAR PROGRAM OF PURELY EDUCATIONAL CONTENT RUNNING FOR AT LEAST 50 HOURS PER YEAR

Principal Author/s: 1. OLIVAREZ, EDWIN L.

Date Read: 2022-08-03

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-08-03

HB02692
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-28

Full Title: AN ACT ENABLING THE PEOPLE’S CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION

Principal Author/s: 1. SALO, RON P.

Date Read: 2022-08-03

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-08-03

HB02770
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-29

Full Title: AN ACT ENABLING THE PEOPLE’S CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION

Principal Author/s: 1. RAMA, EDUARDO R.

Date Read: 2022-08-08

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-08-08

HB02849
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-01

Full Title: AN ACT ENABLING THE PEOPLE’S CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION

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

Date Read: 2022-08-08

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-08-08

HB03377
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-09

Full Title: AN ACT REVIVING THE PHILIPPINE MOVIE INDUSTRY BY PROVIDING INCENTIVES TO THE PROPRIETORS, LESSEES, OPERATORS OF THEATERS AND CINEMAS

Principal Author/s: 1. REVILLA, BRYAN B.2. MERCADO-REVILLA, LANI3. REVILLA, RAMON JOLO III B.

Date Read: 2022-08-15

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-08-15

HB03850
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-22

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING THE DEMONSTRATION, PERFORMANCE, OR EXHIBITION IN PUBLIC OF CERTAIN SEXUAL ACTS, AND THE PRODUCTION, IMPORTATION, SALE OR DISTRIBUTION, OR PUBLIC SHOWING OR DISPLAY OF PORNOGRAPHIC MATERIALS, PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-08-30

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-08-30

HB04174
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-30

Full Title: AN ACT TO STRENGTHEN THE RIGHT OF CITIZENS TO INFORMATION HELD BY THE GOVERNMENT

Principal Author/s: 1. ONGCHUAN, HARRIS CHRISTOPHER M.

Date Read: 2022-09-05

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-09-05

HB04902
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-16

Full Title: AN ACT REQUIRING THE USE OF PLAIN WRITING IN ALL GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS TO ENHANCE CITIZENS' ACCESS TO GOVERNMENT INFORMATION AND SERVICES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-09-20

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-09-20

HB05022
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-20

Full Title: AN ACT TO STRENGTHEN THE PEOPLE’S RIGHT TO INFORMATION

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

Date Read: 2022-09-22

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-09-22

HB05178
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-27

Full Title: AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE PEOPLE'S RIGHT TO INFORMATION AND THE CONSTITUTIONAL POLICIES OF FULL PUBLIC DISCLOSURE AND HONESTY IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-09-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-09-28

HB05179
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-27

Full Title: AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE PEOPLE'S RESPONSIBLE RIGHT TO INFORMATION AND THE CONSTITUTIONAL POLICIES OF FULL PUBLIC DISCLOSURE AND HONESTY IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-09-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-09-28

HB05271
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-29

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE EQUAL USE OF FILIPINO AND ENGLISH LANGUAGES IN ALL GOVERNMENT ISSUANCES AND DOCUMENTS

Principal Author/s: 1. ATAYDE, JUAN CARLOS "Arjo" C.

Date Read: 2022-11-07

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-11-07

HB05345
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-10-03

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A MAGNA CARTA FOR JOURNALISTS

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

Date Read: 2022-11-07

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-11-07

HB05418
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-10-06

Full Title: AN ACT TO ENHANCE CITIZENS’ ACCESS TO GOVERNMENT INFORMATION AND SERVICES BY ESTABLISHING A SYSTEM IN WHICH GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS ISSUED TO THE PUBLIC MUST BE WRITTEN IN PLAIN LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATED TO THE LOCAL LANGUAGE OR DIALECTS IF NECESSARY, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. VARGAS, PATRICK MICHAEL D.

Date Read: 2022-11-07

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-11-07

HB05465
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-10-07

Full Title: AN ACT REQUIRING THE USE OF PLAIN LANGUAGE IN ALL GOVERNMENT-ISSUED PUBLIC ADVISORIES, NOTICES, ANNOUNCEMENTS AND SIMILAR DOCUMENTS INTENDED FOR PUBLIC DISSEMINATION AND DISTRIBUTION

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

Date Read: 2022-11-07

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-11-07

HB05761
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-11-07

Full Title: AN ACT DETERRING THE CONTINUED PROLIFERATION OF IMMORAL DOCTRINES, OBSCENE PUBLICATIONS AND EXHIBITIONS AND INDECENT SHOWS BY INCREASINGTHE PENALTIES THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-11-09

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-11-09

HB06161
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-11-16

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE RIGHT OF CITIZENS TO INFORMATION HELD BY THE GOVERNMENT

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

Date Read: 2022-11-21

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-11-21

HB06314
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-11-23

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING ALL BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INCLUDING CABLE TELEVISION SYSTEMS, TO CONDUCT GENDER-AND DISABILITY-AWARENESS AND SENSITIVITY TRAININGS AND SEMINARS FOR ALL ITS EMPLOYEES INVOLVED IN CONTENT CREATION

Principal Author/s: 1. OLIVAREZ, EDWIN L.

Date Read: 2022-11-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-11-28

HB06391
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-11-24

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1986 CREATING THE MOVIE AND TELEVISION REVIEW AND CLASSIFICATION BOARD

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

Date Read: 2022-11-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-11-28

HB06479
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-12-02

Full Title: AN ACT TO PROMOTE AND SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT AND GROWTH OF THE PHILIPPINE FILM INDUSTRY, CREATING FOR THIS PURPOSE THE PHILIPPINE FILM COMMISSION, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-12-05

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-12-05

HR00124
 [Text As Filed] Journal #13
 

Date Filed: 2022-08-01

Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SENSE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO ECHO THE CALL OF THE COMMITTEE TO PROTECT JOURNALISTS ON PRESIDENT FERDINAND MARCOS, JR. TO TAKE SEVERAL CONCRETE STEPS TO PROTECT PRESS FREEDOM IN THE PHILIPPINES

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

Date Read: 2022-08-08

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-08-24

HR00296
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2022-08-22

Full Title: RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING AND COMMENDING VETERAN BROADCAST JOURNALIST MS. MARIA JESSICA ASPIRAS SOHO FOR WINNING THE TOP MEDIA PUBLISHER CATEGORY IN THE TIKTOK AWARDS PHILIPPINES 20222 HELD IN NEW FRONTIER THEATER ON AUGUST 20, 2022

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

Date Read: 2022-08-30

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-08-30

 

SECONDARY REFFERED HOUSE BILLS 1

HB00936
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE NATIONAL FILM ARCHIVE TO BE MANAGED BY THE FILM DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

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

Date Read: 2022-07-27

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on CREATIVE INDUSTRY AND PERFORMING ARTS since 2022-07-27

 

SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS

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


Select Week
 

13-DECEMBER-2022 • TUESDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
PUBLIC INFORMATION
Agenda
09:30 AM
Combination of physical meeting at the Conf. Rms.1&2, RVM Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HBs 915 & 1542 – Requiring broadcast media to allocate adequate free airtime for public service announcements on vital public issues and concerns (Reps. Mario Vittorio ‘Marvey’ Mariño and Robert Ace Barbers)

HR 296 – Congratulating and commending veteran broadcast journalist Ms. Maria Jessica Aspiras Soho for winning the Top Media Publisher Category in the TikTok Awards Philippines 2022, held in New Frontier Theater on August 20, 2022 (Rep. Richard Gomez, DPA)

Briefing by the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) on its structure, mandate, functions, plans, and programs, and on the status of offices transferred to PIA from the Presidential Communications Operations Office

Last Updated: 07-December-2022, 11:37:51 PM