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HOUSE COMMITTEES


SOCIAL SERVICES

 

JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to the social development and welfare of persons with disabilities or special needs including social services and interventions that develop and enhance the quality of individual and community life.

CHAIRPERSON :

Hon. Vergara, Rosanna "Ria" V.
Vergara, Rosanna "Ria" V.

District Representative
Nueva Ecija, 3rd District

 

 

ROSTER OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Chairperson
1. Vergara, Rosanna "Ria" V. (2022-08-03)
Vice Chairperson
2. Vargas, Patrick Michael D. (2022-08-02)
3. Almonte, Jason P. (2022-08-03)
4. Suan, Lordan G. (2022-08-03)
5. Garcia, Dante S. (2022-08-03)
6. Ang, James "Jojo" Jr. A. (2022-08-03)
7. Verzosa, Samuel Jr. S. (2022-08-03)
8. Bernos, Ching B. (2022-08-03)
9. Villarica, Linabelle Ruth R. (2022-08-03)
Member for the Majority
10. Mercado, Luz V. (2022-07-27)
11. Eudela, Antonieta R. (2022-08-02)
12. Barba, Angelo Marcos (2022-08-03)
13. Loyola, Roy M. (2022-08-03)
14. Acharon, Loreto B. (2022-08-03)
15. Arrogancia, Reynante U. (2022-08-03)
16. Rama, Eduardo Jr. Roa (2022-08-03)
17. Pancho, Augustina Dominique "Ditse Tina" C. (2022-08-03)
18. Marañon, Alfredo III D. (2022-08-03)
19. Acop, Romeo M. (2022-08-03)
20. Lazatin, Carmelo "Jon" II B. (2022-08-03)
21. Olaso, Khymer Adan T. (2022-08-03)
22. Domingo, Danny A. (2022-08-03)
23. Cajayon-Uy, Mary Mitzi L. (2022-08-03)
24. Abunda, Maria Fe R. (2022-08-03)
25. Asistio, Dean (2022-08-03)
26. Dy, Ian Paul L. (2022-08-03)
27. Luistro, Gerville "Jinky Bitrics" R. (2022-08-03)
28. Roman, Geraldine B. (2022-08-03)
29. Tallado, Josefina B. (2022-08-03)
30. Angara, Rommel Rico T. (2022-08-10)
31. Matugas, Francisco Jose "Bingo" II F. CPA, CESO, LLB (2022-08-10)
32. Ouano-Dizon, Emmarie "Lolypop" M. (2022-08-10)
33. Mariano-Hernandez, Ruth (2022-08-10)
34. Emano, Yevgeny Vincente B. (2022-09-14)
35. Robes, Florida "Rida" P. (2022-09-14)
Member for the Minority
36. Abalos, JC (2022-08-03)
37. Ongchuan, Harris Christopher M. (2022-08-03)
38. Espares, Felimon M. (2022-08-03)
39. Brosas, Arlene D. (2022-08-03)

 

PRIMARY REFFERED HOUSE BILLS 30

HB00409
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A TEN THOUSAND PESOS (P10,000) CASH SUBSIDY FOR FAMILIES AFFECTED BY THE SEVERE ECONOMIC DOWNTURN, CALAMITIES AND COMMODITY PRICE HIKES AMID THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

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

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SOCIAL SERVICES since 2022-07-26

HB00498
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE ASSISTANCE TO INDIVIDUALS IN CRISIS SITUATION (AICS) PROGRAM AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. QUIMBO, STELLA LUZ A.

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SOCIAL SERVICES since 2022-07-26

HB00998
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE GRANTING OF ASSISTANCE TO INDIVIDUALS IN CRISIS SITUATION (AICS), AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. PANOTES, ROSEMARIE C.

Date Read: 2022-07-27

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SOCIAL SERVICES since 2022-07-27

HB01328
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-06

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A COMPREHENSIVE SYSTEM FOR REGISTRATION AND LICENSING OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCIES AND ACCREDITATION OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS AND SERVICES, AND APPROPRIATIION FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. ESPARES, FELIMON M.

Date Read: 2022-08-01

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SOCIAL SERVICES since 2022-08-01

HB01449
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-06

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING COMPENSATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS IN GOVERNMENT SERVICE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9433, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ‘MAGNA CARTA FOR PUBLIC SOCIAL WORKERS’

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

Date Read: 2022-08-01

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SOCIAL SERVICES since 2022-08-01

HB01815
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-12

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING WELFARE HOMES FOR DESTITUTE PERSONS

Principal Author/s: 1. VILLA, ZALDY S.

Date Read: 2022-08-02

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SOCIAL SERVICES since 2022-08-02

HB01940
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-13

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE ASSISTANCE TO INDIVIDUALS IN CRISIS SITUATION (AICS) PROGRAM AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

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

Date Read: 2022-08-02

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SOCIAL SERVICES since 2022-08-02

HB02480
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-27

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE ASSISTANCE TO INDIVIDUALS IN CRISIS SITUATION PROGRAM OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT, PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR THE VIOLATION OF CERTAIN UNLAWFUL ACTS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. DAZA, PAUL RUIZ

Date Read: 2022-08-03

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SOCIAL SERVICES since 2022-08-03

HB02513
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: L

Date Filed: 2022-07-27

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT (DSWD) DISTRICT OFFICE IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF CATAINGAN IN THE THIRD (3RD) DISTRICT OF THE PROVINCE OF MASBATE, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. KHO, WILTON "Tonton" T.

Date Read: 2022-08-03

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SOCIAL SERVICES since 2022-08-03

HB03386
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-09

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE ASSISTANCE TO INDIVIDUALS IN CRISIS SITUATION (AICS) PROGRAM OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT (DSW), AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. TAN, KEITH MICAH "Atty. Mike" D.L.

Date Read: 2022-08-15

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SOCIAL SERVICES since 2022-08-15

HB03433
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-09

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING INSTALLMENT PAYMENT SCHEME ON BASIC UTILITY BILLS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-08-15

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SOCIAL SERVICES since 2022-08-15

HB04429
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-05

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE ASSISTANCE TO INDIVIDUALS IN CRISIS SITUATION PROGRAM OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT, PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR THE VIOLATION OF CERTAIN UNLAWFUL ACTS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. YAP, ERIC GO2. YAP, EDVIC G.3. TULFO, JOCELYN P.4. TULFO, RALPH WENDEL P.5. SORIANO, JEFFREY

Date Read: 2022-09-07

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SOCIAL SERVICES since 2022-09-07

HB04945
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-19

Full Title: AN ACT REPEALING ACT NO. 4075, AS AMENDED BY PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1564 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE SOLICITATION PERMIT LAW

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

Date Read: 2022-09-21

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SOCIAL SERVICES since 2022-09-21

HB05226
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-28

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE PROVISION OF BURIAL ASSISTANCE IN THE AMOUNT OF TWENTY THOUSAND PESOS (PHP 20,000.00) FOR EVERY FILIPINO CITIZEN WHO DIES WITHIN PHILIPPINE TERRITORY AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR"

Principal Author/s: 1. DUJALI, ALAN "Aldu" R.

Date Read: 2022-11-07

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SOCIAL SERVICES since 2022-11-07

HB05294
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-29

Full Title: AN ACT REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT TO GIVE FREE HEARING AID TO DEAF 0R HEARING-IMPAIRED INDIGENT INDIVIDUALS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREOF

Principal Author/s: 1. MIGUEL, PETER B.

Date Read: 2022-11-07

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SOCIAL SERVICES since 2022-11-07

HB05458
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-10-07

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING COMPENSATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS IN GOVERNMENT SERVICE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9433. OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "MAGNA CARTA FOR PUBLIC SOCIAL WORKERS”

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

Date Read: 2022-11-07

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SOCIAL SERVICES since 2022-11-07

HB05489
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-10-07

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE GRANTING OF ASSISTANCE TO INDIVIDUALS IN CRISIS SITUATION, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

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

Date Read: 2022-11-07

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SOCIAL SERVICES since 2022-11-07

HB05948
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-11-08

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE ASSISTANCE TO INDIVIDUALS IN CRISIS SITUATION PROGRAM OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT, PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR THE VIOLATION OF CERTAIN UNLAWFUL ACTS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. VERGARA, ROSANNA "Ria" V.2. ROBES, FLORIDA "Rida" P.

Date Read: 2022-11-14

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SOCIAL SERVICES since 2022-11-14

HB06028
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-11-10

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE CRISIS INTERVENTION PROGRAM OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT (DSWD) AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. FORTES, WOWO

Date Read: 2022-11-15

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SOCIAL SERVICES since 2022-11-15

HB06103
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: L

Date Filed: 2022-11-14

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION WAREHOUSE IN QUEZON CITY, METRO MANILA, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

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

Date Read: 2022-11-16

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SOCIAL SERVICES since 2022-11-16

HB06105
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-11-14

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A COMPREHENSIVE SYSTEM FOR THE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCIES AND ACCREDITATION OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS AND SERVICES, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

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

Date Read: 2022-11-16

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SOCIAL SERVICES since 2022-11-16

HB06146
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-11-15

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING THE COMPENSATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS IN GOVERNMENT SERVICE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9433, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "MAGNA CARTA FOR PUBLIC SOCIAL WORKERS"

Principal Author/s: 1. MARIANO-HERNANDEZ, RUTH

Date Read: 2022-11-21

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SOCIAL SERVICES since 2022-11-21

HB06147
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-11-15

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE CRISIS INTERVENTION PROGRAM OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT

Principal Author/s: 1. MARIANO-HERNANDEZ, RUTH

Date Read: 2022-11-21

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SOCIAL SERVICES since 2022-11-21

HB06211
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-11-18

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR ALLOWANCES AND BENEFITS FOR PUBLIC SOCIAL WORKERS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-11-22

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SOCIAL SERVICES since 2022-11-22

HB06268
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-11-21

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE ASSISTANCE TO INDIVIDUALS IN CRISIS SITUATUION PROGRAM OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT, PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR THE VIOLATION OF CERTAIN UNLAWFUL ACTS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. CORVERA, DALE B.

Date Read: 2022-11-23

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SOCIAL SERVICES since 2022-11-23

HB06491
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-12-05

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING AND ALLOCATING FUNDS FOR THE ASSISTANCE TO INDIVIDUALS IN CRISIS SITUATION PROGRAM

Principal Author/s: 1. YAP, CHRISTOPHERSON "Coco" M.

Date Read: 2022-12-06

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SOCIAL SERVICES since 2022-12-06

HB06531
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-12-06

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE VOLUNTEER RESPONDERS INCENTIVES PROTECTION PROGRAM THEREBY PROVIDING FINANCIAL AND/OR NON-PECUNIARY BENEFITS ESPECIALLY FOR THOSE WHO BECOME VICTIMS THEMSELVES OF SUCH DISASTERS, CALAMITIES OR EMERGENCIES IN THE COURSE OF DUTY AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-12-07

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SOCIAL SERVICES since 2022-12-07

HJR0010
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2022-09-28

Full Title: JOINT RESOLUTION TO ALLOCATE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE UNDER THE ASSISTANCE TO INDIVIDUALS IN CRISIS SITUATIONS (AICS) PROGRAM OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT (DSWD)

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

Date Read: 2022-09-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SOCIAL SERVICES since 2022-09-28

HJR0013
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2022-11-22

Full Title: JOINT RESOLUTION URGING PRESIDENT FERDINAND ‘BONGBONG’ MARCOS JR. TO URGENTLY IMPLEMENT A P10,000 CASH SUBSIDY OR AYUDA TO 12.4 MILLION FAMILIES OR THE BOTTOM HALF OF TOTAL FILIPINO FAMILIES AMID RECORD-HIGH INFLATION, DEPRESSED WAGES AND SERIES OF CALAMITIES

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

Date Read: 2022-11-23

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SOCIAL SERVICES since 2022-11-23

HR00265
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2022-08-16

Full Title: A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING STRONG SUPPORT TO THE CALL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT'S (DSWD) TO IMPOSE APPROPRIATE SANCTIONS TO INDIVIDUALS WHO SUBMIT FAKE DOCUMENTARY REQUIREMENTS TO REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE.

Principal Author/s: 1. PLEYTO, SALVADOR A.

Date Read: 2022-08-17

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SOCIAL SERVICES since 2022-08-17

 

SECONDARY REFFERED HOUSE BILLS 1

HB02848
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-01

Full Title: AN ACT AUGMENTING THE STIMULUS PACKAGE FOR COVID-19 RESPONSE AND RECOVERY INTERVENTIONS AND PROVIDING MECHANISMS TO STRENGTHENING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SAME, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-08-08

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

 

SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS

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


Select Week
 

07-DECEMBER-2022 • WEDNESDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
SOCIAL SERVICES (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
01:30 PM
Virtual meeting via Zoom
Technical Working Group meeting on HBs 498, 998, 1940, 2480, 3386, 4429, 5489, 5948, 6028, 6147 & 6268 – Institutionalizing the Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situation (AICS) Program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development and providing funds therefor (Reps. Stella Luz Quimbo, Rosemarie Panotes, Yedda Marie Romualdez, Paul Ruiz Daza, Keith Micah ‘Atty. Mike’ Tan, Eric Go Yap, Ernesto Dionisio Jr., Rosanna ‘Ria’ Vergara, Wowo Fortes, Ruth Mariano-Hernandez, and Dale Corvera)
06-DECEMBER-2022 • TUESDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
SOCIAL SERVICES
Agenda
10:00 AM
Combination of physical meeting at Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom
HBs 1449, 5458 & 6146 – Increasing the compensation of social workers in government service, amending for the purpose RA 9433, otherwise known as the Magna Carta for Public Social Workers (Reps. Jose Francisco ‘Kiko’ Benitez, Ph.D., Ernesto Dionisio Jr., and Ruth Mariano-Hernandez)

HB 6211 – Providing for allowances and benefits for public social workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Patrick Michael Vargas)

HB 6147 – Institutionalizing the Crisis Intervention Program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) (Rep. Ruth Mariano-Hernandez)

HB 6268 – Institutionalizing the Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situation (AICS) Program of the DSWD, providing penalties for violation of certain unlawful acts, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Dale Corvera)

HJR 10 – Allocating additional funding for educational assistance under the AICS Program of the DSWD (Rep. Raoul Danniel Manuel)

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