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HOUSE COMMITTEES


HUMAN RIGHTS

 

JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to the protection and enhancement of human rights, assistance to victims of human rights violations and their families, the prevention of violations of human rights and the punishment of perpetrators of such violations.

CHAIRPERSON :

Hon. Abante, Bienvenido Jr. M.
Abante, Bienvenido Jr. M.

District Representative
Manila, 6th District

 

 

ROSTER OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Chairperson
1. Abante, Bienvenido Jr. M. (2022-09-12)
Vice Chairperson
2. Maceda, Edward Vera Perez (2022-09-14)
3. Villanueva, Eduardo "Bro. Eddie" C. (2022-09-06)
Member for the Majority
4. Lagman, Edcel C. (2022-08-02)
5. Adiong, Zia Alonto (2022-08-03)
6. Malapitan, Oscar G. (2022-08-08)
7. Cruz, Ricardo Jr. S. (2022-09-14)
8. Dionisio, Ernesto Jr. M. (2022-09-14)
9. Cajayon-Uy, Mary Mitzi L. (2022-09-14)
10. Vargas, Patrick Michael D. (2022-09-14)
11. Flores, Jonathan Keith T. (2022-09-14)
12. Lara, Joseph "Jojo" L. (2022-09-14)
13. Garcia, Vincent J. (2022-09-14)
14. Romulo, Roman T. (2022-09-14)
15. Garcia, Pablo John F. (2022-09-14)
16. Hagedorn, Edward S. (2022-09-14)
17. Fresnedi, Jaime R.
18. Rodriguez, Rufus B. (2022-09-14)
19. Dimaporo, Mohamad Khalid Q. (2022-11-09)
20. Gonzaga, Ruwel Peter (2022-11-09)
Member for the Minority
21. Brosas, Arlene D. (2022-08-03)
22. Manuel, Raoul Danniel A. (2022-08-03)
23. Bordado, Gabriel Jr. H. (2022-08-03)
24. Bosita, Bonifacio L. (2022-08-09)

 

PRIMARY REFFERED HOUSE BILLS 32

HB00077
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT DEFINING THE RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS OF HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS, DECLARING STATE RESPONSIBILITIES, AND INSTITUTING EFFECTIVE MECHANISMS FOR THE PROTECTION AND PROMOTION OF THESE RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS

Principal Author/s: 1. LAGMAN, EDCEL C.

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2022-07-26

HB00188
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF ETHNICITY, RACE, RELIGION OR BELIEF, SEX OR GENDER OR SEXUAL ORIENTATION, LANGUAGE, DISABILITY, EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT, AND OTHER FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION, PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2022-07-26

HB00224
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF ETHNICITY, RACE, COLOR, SEX, GENDER, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, GENDER EXPRESSION, SEX CHARACTERISTIC, LANGUAGE, RELIGIOUS BELIEF OR EXPRESSION, POLITICAL OR OTHER OPINION, NATIONAL OR SOCIAL ORIGIN, PROPERTY, BIRTH AND OTHER STATUS, AND OTHER PROTECTED ATTRIBUTES, AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

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

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2022-07-26

HB00256
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT DEFINING THE RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS OF HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS, DECLARING STATE RESPONSIBILITIES AND INSTITUTING EFFECTIVE MECHANISMS FOR THE PROTECTION AND PROMOTION OF THESE RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS

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

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2022-07-26

HB00278
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT PROTECTING THE RIGHT OF THE PEOPLE TO FREEDOM OF RELIGION IN THE PHILIPPINES GUARANTEED UNDER SECTION 5, ARTICLE III OF THE CONSTITUTION

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: 2022-07-26

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06492

Mother Bill Status: Business for the day on 2022-12-06

HB01175
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-05

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING A FRAMEWORK FOR THE RIGHT TO ADEQUATE FOOD, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. REVILLA, BRYAN B.

Date Read: 2022-08-01

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2022-08-01

HB01277
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-05

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING A FRAMEWORK TO PROTECT AND PROMOTE THE RIGHT TO ADEQUATE FOOD

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: 2022-08-01

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2022-08-01

HB01299
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-06

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING A FRAMEWORK TO PROTECT AND PROMOTE THE RIGHT TO ADEQUATE FOOD

Principal Author/s: 1. LEE, WILBERT T.

Date Read: 2022-08-01

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2022-08-01

HB01480
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-07

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING ANY FORM OF DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF ETHNICITY, RACE, RELIGION, AGE, SEX, GENDER, ORIENTATION, LANGUAGE, DISABILITY, EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT, ECONOMIC STATUS, HEALTH, AND OTHER STANDARDS, PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. MATIBAG, MA. RENE ANN LOURDES G.

Date Read: 2022-08-01

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2022-08-01

HB01876
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-13

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING A FRAMEWORK TO PROTECT AND PROMOTE THE RIGHT TO ADEQUATE FOOD

Principal Author/s: 1. BERNOS, CHING B.

Date Read: 2022-08-02

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2022-08-02

HB02128
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-19

Full Title: AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF ETHNICITY, RACE, COLOR, SEX, GENDER, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, GENDER EXPRESSION, SEX CHARACTERISTICS, LANGUAGE, RELIGIOUS BELIEF OR EXPRESSION, POLITICAL OR OTHER OPINION, NATIONAL OR SOCIAL ORIGIN, PROPERTY, BIRTH AND OTHER STATUS, AND OTHER PROTECTED ATTRIBUTES, AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

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

Date Read: 2022-08-02

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2022-08-02

HB02189
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-20

Full Title: AN ACT ENSURING ZERO HUNGER FOR ALL FILIPINOS

Principal Author/s: 1. REYES, RAY FLORENCE T.

Date Read: 2022-08-02

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2022-08-02

HB02213
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-21

Full Title: AN ACT PROTECTING THE RIGHT OF THE PEOPLE TO FREEDOM OF RELIGION IN THE PHILIPPINES GUARANTEED UNDER SECTION 5, ARTICLE III OF THE 1987 CONSTITUTION AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-08-02

Bill Status: Substituted by HB06492

Mother Bill Status: Business for the day on 2022-12-06

HB02303
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-25

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING A FRAMEWORK FOR THE RIGHT TO ADEQUATE FOOD, AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION THEREOF

Principal Author/s: 1. OLASO, KHYMER ADAN T.

Date Read: 2022-08-02

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2022-08-02

HB02484
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-27

Full Title: AN ACT DEFINING THE RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS OF HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS, DECLARING STATE RESPONSIBILITIES AND INSTITUTING EFFECTIVE MECHANISMS FOR THE PROTECTION AND PROMOTION OF THESE RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS

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

Date Read: 2022-08-03

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2022-08-03

HB02531
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-27

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING A FRAMEWORK TO PROTECT AND PROMOTE THE RIGHT TO ADEQUATE FOOD

Principal Author/s: 1. MAGSINO, MARISSA "Del Mar" P.

Date Read: 2022-08-03

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2022-08-03

HB02974
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-02

Full Title: AN ACT PROTECTING THE RIGHTS OF INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS

Principal Author/s: 1. ADIONG, ZIA ALONTO2. BALINDONG, YASSER ALONTO

Date Read: 2022-08-08

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2022-08-08

HB03505
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-11

Full Title: A NEW ACT PROVIDING FOR REPARATION AND RECOGNITION OF VICTIMS OF HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS DURING THE MARCOS REGIME, DOCUMENTATION OF SAID VIOLATIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREOF AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-08-16

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2022-08-16

HB03526
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-11

Full Title: AN ACT PROTECTING AND PROMOTING THE RIGHTS TO EQUALITY AND NON-DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF RACE, ETHNICITY AND RELIGION

Principal Author/s: 1. HATAMAN, MUJIV S.

Date Read: 2022-08-16

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2022-08-16

HB03992
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-23

Full Title: AN ACT PROTECTING AND PROMOTING THE RIGHTS TO EQUALITY AND NON- DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF RACE, ETHNICITY AND RELIGION

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: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2022-08-30

HB04124
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-30

Full Title: AN ACT RECOGNIZING INDIVIDUALS, GROUPS AND ORGANS OF SOCIETY THAT PROMOTE AND PROTECT HUMAN RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS, PROVIDING PROTECTION, SECURITY, BENEFITS AND WELFARE, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THERFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-09-05

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2022-09-05

HB04579
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-08

Full Title: AN ACT PROTECTING THE RIGHTS OF INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS, PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEROF AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-09-13

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2022-09-13

HB05060
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-21

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-09-23

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2022-09-23

HB05079
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-21

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING AND EXPANDING THE POWERS OF THE COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS, AMENDING EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 163 SERIES OF 1987 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-09-23

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2022-09-23

HB05268
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-28

Full Title: AN ACT PROTECTING THE RIGHTS OF INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS AND PENALIZING THE ACTS OF ARBITRARY INTERNAL DISPLACEMENT

Principal Author/s: 1. ABANTE, BIENVENIDO M.2. LACSON-NOEL, JOSEPHINE VERONIQUE "Jaye" R.3. ROMUALDEZ, YEDDA MARIE K.4. ACIDRE, JUDE A.

Date Read: 2022-11-07

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2022-11-07

HB05586
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: L

Date Filed: 2022-10-18

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE OBSERVANCE OF 23 NOVEMBER OF EVERY YEAR AS NATIONAL CONSCIOUSNESS DAY TO END IMPUNITY, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-11-08

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2022-11-08

HB06050
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-11-10

Full Title: AN ACT DEFINING WHO ARE INSTITUTIONALIZED PERSONS AND PENALIZING THEIR MALTREATMENT

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

Date Read: 2022-11-15

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2022-11-15

HB06171
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-11-16

Full Title: "AN ACT PROVIDING A FRAMEWORK TO PROTECT AND PROMOTE THE RIGHT TO ADEQUATE FOOD"

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

Date Read: 2022-11-21

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2022-11-21

HB06305
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-11-23

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL PREVENTIVE MECHANISM AGAINST TORTURE IN THE PHILIPPINES

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

Date Read: 2022-11-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2022-11-28

HB06492
  [Committee Report]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-12-05

Full Title: AN ACT PROTECTING THE RIGHT OF THE PEOPLETO FREEDOM OF RELIGION IN THE PHILIPPINES GUARANTEED UNDER SECTION 5, ARTICLE III OF THE CONSTITUTION

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.5. VILLANUEVA, EDUARDO "BRO. EDDIE" C.6. ABANTE, BIENVENIDO M.

Date Read: 2022-12-05

Bill Status: Business for the day on 2022-12-06

HR00203
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2022-08-10

Full Title: RESOLUTION COMMENDING ATTY. ANGELO KARLO GUILLEN FOR BEING AWARDED THE 2022 ROGER N. BALDWIN MEDAL OF LIBERTY FOR HIS WORK AS A HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER AND COMMITMENT TO HUMAN RIGHTS ADVOCACY

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

Date Read: 2022-08-15

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HUMAN RIGHTS since 2022-08-15

HR00491
 [Text As Filed] Journal #25
 

Date Filed: 2022-10-24

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HUMAN RIGHTS TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS HAPPENING IN HIMAMAYLAN CITY, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL AND TO RECOMMEND MEASURES TO ENSURE THAT THE RIGHTS AND WELFARE OF THE AFFECTED RESIDENTS ARE PROTECTED

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 HUMAN RIGHTS since 2022-11-08

 

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
 

29-NOVEMBER-2022 • TUESDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
HUMAN RIGHTS
Agenda
10:00 AM
Combination of physical meeting at the Spkr. Villar Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HBs 77, 256 & 2484 – Defining the rights and fundamental freedoms of human rights defenders, declaring state responsibilities, and instituting effective mechanisms for the protection and promotion of these rights and freedoms (Reps. Edcel Lagman, Raoul Danniel Manuel, and France Castro)

HB 4124 – Recognizing individuals, groups and organs of society that promote and protect human rights and fundamental freedoms, providing protection, security, benefits and welfare, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Ron Salo)

HBs 278 & 2213 – Protecting the right of the people to freedom of religion in the Philippines guaranteed under Section 5, Article III of the Constitution (Reps. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr and Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva)

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