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HOUSE COMMITTEES


WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY

 

JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to the rights and welfare of women and female children and youth, inclusive of their education, employment and working conditions, and their role in nation building.

CHAIRPERSON :

Hon. Roman, Geraldine B.
Roman, Geraldine B.

District Representative
Bataan, 1st District

 

 

ROSTER OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Chairperson
1. Roman, Geraldine B. (2022-08-01)
Vice Chairperson
2. Matibag, Ma. Rene Ann Lourdes G. (2022-07-27)
3. Chan, Ma. Cynthia K. (2022-08-01)
4. Maniquiz, Doris E. (2022-08-02)
5. Mastura, Bai Dimple I. (2022-08-02)
6. Dimaporo, Sittie Aminah Q. (2022-08-02)
7. Tallado, Josefina B. (2022-08-02)
8. Zamora, Ysabel Maria J. (2022-11-09)
9. Del Mar, Rachel Marguerite B. (2022-08-08)
Member for the Majority
10. Saulog, Irene Gay F. (2022-07-27)
11. Tulfo, Jocelyn P. (2022-07-27)
12. Tutor, Kristine Alexie B. (2022-07-27)
13. Arenas, Ma. Rachel J. (2022-07-27)
14. Agarao, Maria Jamina Katherine B. (2022-07-27)
15. Hernandez, Charisse Anne C. (2022-07-27)
16. Santos, Ma. Alana Samantha T. (2022-07-27)
17. Vargas, Patrick Michael D. (2022-07-27)
18. Yu, Jeyzel Victoria C. (2022-07-27)
19. Nograles, Margarita Ignacia B. (2022-08-01)
20. Castro, Jane T. (2022-08-03)
21. Cua, Midy N. (2022-08-03)
22. Abunda, Maria Fe R. (2022-08-08)
23. Kho, Olga "Ara" T. (2022-08-30)
24. Mariano-Hernandez, Ruth (2022-08-31)
25. Villanueva, Eduardo "Bro. Eddie" C. (2022-11-09)
26. Villarica, Linabelle Ruth R. (2022-11-09)
27. Labadlabad, Glona G. (2022-11-09)
Member for the Minority
28. Brosas, Arlene D. (2022-08-03)
29. Magsino, Marissa "Del Mar" P. (2022-08-03)
30. Manuel, Raoul Danniel A. (2022-08-22)

 

PRIMARY REFFERED HOUSE BILLS 33

HB00086
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT DEFINING ELECTRONIC VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN, PROVIDING PROTECTIVE MEASURES, AND PRESCRIBING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9262, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “ANTI-VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN ACT OF 2004”

Principal Author/s: 1. TEODORO, MARJORIE ANN A.

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-07-26

HB00222
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION, OR SEX CHARACTERISTIC (SOGIESC) AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. ROMAN, GERALDINE B.

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-07-26

HB00346
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE PROVISION OF MATERNITY PACKAGES TO PREGNANT FILIPINO WOMEN BELONGING TO THE LOW INCOME GROUP, 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 WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-07-26

HB00403
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT DEFINING ELECTRONIC VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN, PROVIDING PROTECTIVE MEASURES, AND PRESCRIBING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9262, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ‘ANTI-VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN’

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 WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-07-26

HB00460
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION (SOGIE), PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-07-26

HB00668
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR COMPENSATION TO STAY-AT-HOME HOUSEWIVES

Principal Author/s: 1. SALCEDA, JOEY SARTE

Date Read: 2022-07-27

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-07-27

HB01335
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-06

Full Title: AN ACT ENSURING THE FUNDAMENTAL EQUALITY OF MEN AND WOMEN UNDER THE LAWS ON MARRIAGE AND FAMILY RELATIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE ARTICLES 14, 96, 124, 211, AND 225 OF EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 209, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “FAMILY CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES”

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

Date Read: 2022-08-01

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-08-01

HB01336
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-06

Full Title: AN ACT TO MAKE THE NATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY A NON-WORKING HOLIDAY, THEREBY AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6949 OR “AN ACT TO DECLARE MARCH EIGHT OF EVERY YEAR AS A WORKING HOLIDAY TO BE KNOWN AS THE NATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY”

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

Date Read: 2022-08-01

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-08-01

HB01365
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-06

Full Title: AN ACT EXPANDING THE COVERAGE OF REPUBLIC ACT 9262 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS ‘AN ACT DEFINING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN, PROVIDING FOR THEIR PROTECTIVE MEASURES FOR VICTIMS, PRESCRIBING PENALTIES THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. NOGRALES, MARGARITA IGNACIA B.

Date Read: 2022-08-01

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-08-01

HB01742
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-11

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO RECOMMEND A UNIFORM STRATEGY TO PROTECT WOMEN AGAINST VIOLENT CRIME

Principal Author/s: 1. CUARESMA, LUISA LLOREN

Date Read: 2022-08-02

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-08-02

HB03418
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-09

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION (SOGIE) AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. LEGARDA, ANTONIO "AA" JR. B.

Date Read: 2022-08-15

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-08-15

HB03660
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-16

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR COMPENSATION FOR STAY-AT-HOME SPOUSES AND HOMEMAKERS

Principal Author/s: 1. DELOS SANTOS, ALFRED C.

Date Read: 2022-08-22

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-08-22

HB03702
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-16

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING HELP AND PROTECTION DESKS FOR LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER, QUEER, INTERSEXUAL, ASEXUAL, AND INDIVIDUALS OF VARIOUS SEXUAL AND GENDER ORIENTATIONS (LGBTQIA+) IN ALL PHILIPPINE NATIONAL POLICE STATIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE TITLE VII OF REPUBLIC ACT NUMBER 8551, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "PHILIPPINE NATIONAL POLICE REFORM AND REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1998," AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. RECTO, RALPH G.

Date Read: 2022-08-22

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-08-22

HB03849
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-22

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING ADDITIONAL LEAVES FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, PROVIDING PARAMETERS THEREFOR, AND AMENDING FOR SUCH PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9262, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ANTI-VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND CHILDREN ACT

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

Date Read: 2022-08-30

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-08-30

HB04054
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-23

Full Title: AN ACT TO AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9262 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ANTI- VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN ACT OF 2004, DEFINES ELECTRONIC VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN (E-VAW), PROVIDING PROTECTIVE MEASURES AND PRESCRIBING 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 WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-08-30

HB04177
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-30

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION (SOGIE) AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

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

Date Read: 2022-09-05

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-09-05

HB04277
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-30

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION (SOGIE) AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. DE VENECIA, CHRISTOPHER V.P.

Date Read: 2022-09-05

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-09-05

HB04937
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-19

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR WOMEN EMPOWERMENT AND OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-09-21

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-09-21

HB04967
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-19

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT AND CRISIS ASSISTANCE CENTERS FOR WOMEN AND CHILDREN IN EVERY PROVINCE AND CITY OF THE COUNTRY, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8505, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "RAPE VICTIM ASSISTANCE AND PROTECTION ACT OF 1998"

Principal Author/s: 1. SAULOG, IRENE GAY F.

Date Read: 2022-09-21

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-09-21

HB05186
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-27

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING SECTION 4 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8505, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ‘RAPE VICTIM ASSISTANCE AND PROTECTION ACT OF 1998’, BY MANDATING THE AVAILABILITY OF RAPE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT KITS IN POLICE PRECINCTS

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

Date Read: 2022-09-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-09-28

HB05281
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-29

Full Title: AN ACT ENSURING THE FUNDAMENTAL EQUALITY OF MEN AND WOMEN UNDER THE LAWS ON MARRIAGE AND FAMILY RELATIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE ARTICLES 14, 96,124, 211, AND 225 0F EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 209, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "FAMILY CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES"

Principal Author/s: 1. VILLARICA, LINABELLE RUTH R.

Date Read: 2022-11-07

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-11-07

HB05357
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-10-03

Full Title: AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A NATIONAL PROGRAM THAT WILL PROVIDE PREGNANT WOMEN WITH ALTERNATIVES TO ABORTION

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

Date Read: 2022-11-07

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-11-07

HB05438
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-10-06

Full Title: AN ACT PROTECTING WOMEN IN STATE OF CUSTODY, PRESCRIBING THE MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR THEIR TREATMENT, PENALIZING ACTS IN VIOLATIONS THEREOF AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-11-07

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-11-07

HB05460
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-10-07

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE PROVISION OF MATERNITY PACKAGES TO PREGNANT FILIPINO WOMEN BELONGING TO THE LOW-INCOME GROUP, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-11-07

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-11-07

HB05551
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-10-13

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION, OR SEX CHARACTERISTICS (SOGIESC) AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

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

Date Read: 2022-11-07

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-11-07

HB05717
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-10-26

Full Title: AN ACT RECOGNIZING, DEFINING AND PROTECTING THE RIGHTS OF HETEROSEXUALS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSE

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

Date Read: 2022-11-08

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-11-08

HB06001
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-11-09

Full Title: AN ACT TO ENSURE GENDER-RESPONSIVE AND INCLUSIVE PROTOCOLS AND PROGRAMMING TO ADDRESS THE GENDER-DIFFERENTIATED NEEDS OF WOMEN DURING PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCIES, PUBLIC HEALTH THREATS, DISASTERS, AND OTHER HEALTH EVENTS OF PUBLIC CONCERN

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

Date Read: 2022-11-14

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-11-14

HB06003
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-11-09

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION (SOGIE) AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

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

Date Read: 2022-11-14

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-11-14

HB06004
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-11-09

Full Title: AN ACT PROMOTING WOMEN PARTICIPATION AND REPRESENTATION IN AND BY POLITICAL PARTIES, GIVING INCENTIVES THEREFOR, CREATING THE WOMEN IN POLITICAL PARTIES EMPOWERMENT FUND, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-11-14

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-11-14

HB06005
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-11-09

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING A NATIONAL WOMEN’S BUSINESS ENTERPRISE POLICY AND PRESCRIBING ARRANGEMENTS FOR DEVELOPING, COORDINATING, AND IMPLEMENTING A NATIONAL PROGRAM FOR WOMEN’S ENTERPRISE

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

Date Read: 2022-11-14

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-11-14

HB06007
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-11-09

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A REFUGE AND ASSISTANCE CENTER FOR YOUNG PREGNANT WOMEN IN EVERY PROVINCE, CITY, AND MUNICIPALITY OF THE PHILIPPINES, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-11-14

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-11-14

HB06066
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-11-10

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT AND CRISIS CENTERS FOR WOMEN AND CHILDREN IN EVERY PROVINCE AND CITY OF THE PHILIPPINES, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-11-15

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-11-15

HB06393
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-11-24

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT AND CRISIS ASSISTANCE CENTERS FOR WOMEN AND CHILDREN IN EVERY PROVINCE AND CITY OF THE COUNTRY, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8505, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "RAPE VICTIM ASSISTANCE AND PROTECTION ACT OF 1998"

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

Date Read: 2022-11-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY since 2022-11-28

 

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
 

16-NOVEMBER-2022 • WEDNESDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY
Agenda
10:00 AM
Face-to-face meeting at Spkr. Nograles Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg.
Organizational meeting – Adoption of the Provisional Internal Rules of Procedure; Designation of subcommittee chairpersons and members

Briefing by the Philippine Commission on Women on women and gender equality concerns

Last Updated: 29-November-2022, 05:53:56 AM