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HOUSE COMMITTEES


OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS

 

JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to policies and programs on the promotion and protection of the rights and welfare of overseas Filipino workers and their families.

CHAIRPERSON :

Hon. Salo, Ron P.
Salo, Ron P.

Party List - KABAYAN

 

 

ROSTER OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Chairperson
1. Salo, Ron P. (2022-07-27)
Vice Chairperson
2. Tulfo, Jocelyn P. (2022-08-03)
3. Olaso, Khymer Adan T. (2022-08-08)
4. Ty, Allan U. (2022-08-16)
5. Yap, Christian Tell A. (2022-08-16)
Member for the Majority
6. Garin, Janette L. (2022-07-27)
7. Labadlabad, Glona G. (2022-07-27)
8. Roman, Geraldine B. (2022-07-27)
9. Baronda, Julienne "Jam" (2022-07-27)
10. Gonzalez, Carlo Lisandro L. (2022-07-27)
11. Tutor, Kristine Alexie B. (2022-07-27)
12. Domingo, Danny A. (2022-07-27)
13. Panotes, Rosemarie C. (2022-07-27)
14. Santos, Ma. Alana Samantha T. (2022-07-27)
15. Hagedorn, Edward S. (2022-08-03)
16. Pleyto, Salvador A. (2022-08-16)
17. Gato, Ciriaco Jr. B. (2022-08-16)
18. Saulog, Irene Gay F. (2022-08-16)
19. Rivera, Noel "Bong" N. (2022-08-16)
20. Lacson, Virgilio S. (2022-08-17)
21. Villanueva, Eduardo "Bro. Eddie" C. (2022-09-06)
Member for the Minority
22. Magsino, Marissa "Del Mar" P. (2022-08-03)
23. Espares, Felimon M. (2022-08-03)
24. Brosas, Arlene D. (2022-08-03)
25. Manuel, Raoul Danniel A. (2022-08-03)

 

PRIMARY REFFERED HOUSE BILLS 62

HB00176
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS SOCIAL SECURITY AND RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. TANCHAY, CAROLINE L.2. MARCOLETA, RODANTE D.

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2022-07-26

HB00185
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR PROTECTION OF THE REMITTANCES OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS

Principal Author/s: 1. GONZALES, AURELIO "Dong" Jr. D

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2022-07-26

HB00361
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT PENALIZING CERTAIN ACTS IN THE IMPOSITION OF EXCESSIVE PLACEMENT FEES AGAINST OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS

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

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2022-07-26

HB00365
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A CREDIT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS

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

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2022-07-26

HB00366
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT TO STRENGTHEN HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION AND THE SYSTEM OF LEGAL ASSISTANCE FOR MIGRANT WORKERS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 23 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995, AS AMENDED

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

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2022-07-26

HB00368
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING A MAGNA CARTA FOR FILIPINO SEAFARERS

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

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2022-07-26

HB00370
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A WELFARE AND SOCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM TO FAMILIES LEFT BEHIND BY OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS

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

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2022-07-26

HB00379
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE MAGNA CARTA OF FILIPINO SEAFARERS

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

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2022-07-26

HB00392
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING OFFICE OF PHILIPPINE OVERSEAS LABOR ARBITER FOR THE PROTECTION OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2022-07-26

HB00660
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT ENHANCING THE FINANCIAL LITERACY OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (OFWS), AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. SALCEDA, JOEY SARTE

Date Read: 2022-07-27

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

HB00676
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKER INVESTOR ADVOCATE IN THE OVERSEAS WORKERS WELFARE ADMINISTRATION, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. SALCEDA, JOEY SARTE

Date Read: 2022-07-27

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

HB00736
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE MAGNA CARTA OF FILIPINO SEAFARERS, ESTABLISHING THE SEAFARERS’ DORMITORY AND SHORE-BASED WELFARE FACILITIES, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. GONZALEZ, SANDRO L.

Date Read: 2022-07-27

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

HB00737
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR MANDATORY IMMUNIZATION SERVICES FOR OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS, PENALIZING CERTAIN ACTS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. GONZALEZ, SANDRO L.

Date Read: 2022-07-27

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

HB01187
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-05

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING BENEFITS AND INCENTIVES TO OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS INVESTING IN BUSINESS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. YAP, CHRISTIAN TELL A.

Date Read: 2022-08-01

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2022-08-01

HB01188
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-05

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A CREDIT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS

Principal Author/s: 1. YAP, CHRISTIAN TELL A.

Date Read: 2022-08-01

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2022-08-01

HB01189
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-05

Full Title: AN ACT EXPANDING THE COVERAGE OF COMPULSORY INSURANCE OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS, FURTHER AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995, AS AMENDED

Principal Author/s: 1. YAP, CHRISTIAN TELL A.

Date Read: 2022-08-01

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2022-08-01

HB01190
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-05

Full Title: AN ACT PROTECTING THE REMITTANCES OR MONEY TRANSFERS OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (OFWs) BY REQUIRING THE DISCLOSURE OF FINANCE CHARGES AND OTHER FEES IN CONNECTION WITH MONEY TRANSFER, COMPELLING STRICT ADHERENCE TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THEIR TRANSFER, PENALIZING VIOLATIONS THEREOF, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. YAP, CHRISTIAN TELL A.

Date Read: 2022-08-01

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2022-08-01

HB01350
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-06

Full Title: AN ACT EXPANDING THE USE OF LEGAL ASSISTANCE FUND, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 26 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995," AS AMENDED

Principal Author/s: 1. YAP, CHRISTIAN TELL A.

Date Read: 2022-08-01

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2022-08-01

HB01515
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-07

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE MAGNA CARTA OF FILIPINO SEAFARERS

Principal Author/s: 1. MENDOZA, RAYMOND DEMOCRITO C.

Date Read: 2022-08-01

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2022-08-01

HB01647
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-08

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE MAGNA CARTA OF FILIPINO SEAFARERS

Principal Author/s: 1. PRIMICIAS-AGABAS, MARLYN L.

Date Read: 2022-08-02

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

HB01673
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-08

Full Title: AN ACT EXPANDING THE USE OF LEGAL ASSISTANCE FUND, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 26 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995”, AS AMENDED

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

Date Read: 2022-08-02

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

HB01698
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-11

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING A LUMP SUM FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS IN DISTRESS, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. SUANSING, HORACIO JR. P.2. SUANSING, MIKAELA ANGELA B.

Date Read: 2022-08-02

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

HB01758
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-11

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE MAGNA CARTA OF FILIPINO SEAFARERS

Principal Author/s: 1. DUTERTE, PAOLO Z.2. YAP, ERIC GO

Date Read: 2022-08-02

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

HB01990
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-14

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (OFW) SOVEREIGN FUND

Principal Author/s: 1. PADUANO, JOSEPH STEPHEN "Caraps" S.

Date Read: 2022-08-02

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

HB02269
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-22

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE MAGNA CARTA OF FILIPINO SEAFARERS

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: 2022-08-02

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

HB02287
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-25

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE MAGNA CARTA OF FILIPINO SEAFARERS

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

Date Read: 2022-08-02

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

HB02526
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-27

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING THE MEMBERSHIP OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (OFW) SECTORAL REPRESENTATIVES IN THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE OVERSEAS WORKERS WELFARE ADMINISTRATION (OWWA), AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10801, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "OVERSEAS WORKERS WELFARE ADMINISTRATION ACT"

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

Date Read: 2022-08-03

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

HB02527
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-27

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FREE INSURANCES FOR COVERED APPLICANTS OF OVERSEAS EMPLOYMENT CERTIFICATES, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-08-03

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

HB02577
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-27

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (OFW) DESKS IN ALL LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS, PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF OFW DESKS IN ALL POLICE STATIONS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY AND OFFICES OF POLICE ATTACHES AROUND THE WORLD, PROVIDING FOR THEIR FUNCTIONS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE 'MIGRANT WORKERS ACT'

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

Date Read: 2022-08-03

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

HB02944
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR PROTECTION OF THE REMITTANCES OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS

Principal Author/s: 1. LARA, JOSEPH "Jojo" L.

Date Read: 2022-08-08

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

HB03020
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-02

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR PROTECTION OF THE REMITTANCES OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS

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

Date Read: 2022-08-08

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

HB03105
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-03

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A NATIONAL REVERSE LABOR MIGRATION POLICY TOWARDS LABOR MIGRATION BY CHOICE, CREATING THE NATIONAL REVERSE MIGRATION COMMISSION, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFORE

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

Date Read: 2022-08-09

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2022-08-09

HB03378
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-09

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A CREDIT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS

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 OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2022-08-15

HB03600
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-15

Full Title: AN ACT REDEFINING THE CRIME OF ILLEGAL RECRUITMENT COMMITTED BY A SYNDICATE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE BOOK ONE, TITLE ONE, CHAPTER III, ARTICLE 38 (B) OF PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 442, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THELABOR CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES, AND SECTION 6 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995

Principal Author/s: 1. TULFO, RALPH WENDEL P.2. TULFO, JOCELYN P.

Date Read: 2022-08-17

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2022-08-17

HB03953
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-23

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE MAGNA CARTA OF FILIPINO SEAFARERS

Principal Author/s: 1. MORDEN, MICHAEL M.

Date Read: 2022-08-30

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

HB04170
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-30

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR PROTECTION OF THE REMITTANCES OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS

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

Date Read: 2022-09-05

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

HB04234
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-30

Full Title: AN ACT FURTHER AMENDING RUPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINO ACT OF 1995, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10022, FURTHER STRENGTHENING THE STANDARD OF PROTECTION OF THE WELFARE OF MIGRANT WORKERS BY EXPANDING THE COVERAGE OF COMPULSORY INSURANCE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. VARGAS-ALFONSO, BABY ALINE

Date Read: 2022-09-05

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

HB04256
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-30

Full Title: AN ACT TO EXPEDITE THE PROCESS OF REPATRIATION OF FILIPINO MIGRANT WORKERS

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

Date Read: 2022-09-05

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

HB04257
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-08-30

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR PROTECTION OF THE REMITTANCES OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS

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

Date Read: 2022-09-05

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

HB04343
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR PROTECTION OF THE REMITTANCES OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS

Principal Author/s: 1. LACSON-NOEL, JOSEPHINE VERONIQUE "Jaye" R.2. NOEL, FLORENCIO GABRIEL "Bem" G.

Date Read: 2022-09-06

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2022-09-06

HB04397
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-05

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE REMITTANCES OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS

Principal Author/s: 1. GATCHALIAN, REX

Date Read: 2022-09-07

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2022-09-07

HB04438
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-05

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE MAGNA CARTA OF FILIPINO SEAFARERS

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

Date Read: 2022-09-07

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2022-09-07

HB04467
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-06

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR IMMEDIATE DEPENDENTS OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (OFWs), BOTH SEA-BASED AND LAND-BASED, WHO DIED OR SUFFERED PERMANENT DISABILITIES WHILE WORKING ABROAD OR OVERSEAS, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

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

Date Read: 2022-09-12

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2022-09-12

HB04469
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-06

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR PROTECTION OF THE REMITTANCES OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS

Principal Author/s: 1. DUTERTE, PAOLO Z.2. YAP, ERIC GO3. YAP, EDVIC G.4. SORIANO, JEFFREY

Date Read: 2022-09-12

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2022-09-12

HB04563
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-07

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE MAGNA CARTA OF FILIPINO SEAFARERS

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

Date Read: 2022-09-12

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2022-09-12

HB04655
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-12

Full Title: AN ACT PRESCRIBING AN ACTIVE MONITORING AND URGENT RESPONSE MECHANISM BY THE GOVERNMENT TO PREVENT THE KILLING, RAPE, AND OTHER ABUSES COMMITTED AGAINST OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

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

Date Read: 2022-09-14

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2022-09-14

HB04656
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-09

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE REGIONAL ONE-STOP SHOP CENTERS FOR OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS NATIONWIDE

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

Date Read: 2022-09-14

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2022-09-14

HB04860
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-15

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PROVIDENT FUND FOR OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS

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

Date Read: 2022-09-20

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

HB04894
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-15

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SEAFARERS' ONE-STOP SHOP IN ALL INTERNATIONAL PORTS IN THE COUNTRY TO FACILITATE CREW CHANGE, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

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

Date Read: 2022-09-20

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

HB04940
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-19

Full Title: AN ACT REDEFINING THE CRIME OF ILLEGAL RECRUITMENT COMMITTED BY A SYNDICATE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE ARTICLE 38 OF PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 442, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "LABOR CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES," AS AMENDED AND SECTION 6 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995," AS AMENDED

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

Date Read: 2022-09-21

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

HB04978
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-19

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE REINTEGRATION OF REPATRIATED OFWS INTO THE PHILIPPINE WORKFORCE AND BUSINESS SECTOR

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

Date Read: 2022-09-21

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

HB04996
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-19

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS AND THEIR DEPENDENTS ABROAD ACCESS TO HIGHER EDUCATION AND SKILLS TRAININGS

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

Date Read: 2022-09-21

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

HB05035
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-21

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING A SPECIAL LEAVE OF ABSENCE OF FIFTEEN (15) DAYS A YEAR WITH FULL PAY TO ALL LEGITIMATE SPOUSE OF OVERSEAS WORKERS IN THE PRIVATE AND PUBLIC SECTORS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-09-23

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

HB05036
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-09-21

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING AN ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS IN DISTRESS, AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-09-23

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

HB05784
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-11-07

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FREE INSURANCE FOR COVERED APPLICANTS OF OVERSEAS EMPLOYMENT CERTIFICATES, APPROPRIATING FUNDS 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 OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2022-11-09

HB05795
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-11-07

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTING THE MAGNA CARTA OF FILIPINO SEAFARERS

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

Date Read: 2022-11-09

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2022-11-09

HB05902
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-11-07

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS SOCIAL SECURITY AND RETIREMENT SYSTEM, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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

Date Read: 2022-11-09

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2022-11-09

HB05946
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-11-08

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR PROTECTION OF THE REMITTANCES OF OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS

Principal Author/s: 1. VELASCO, LORD ALLAN JAY Q.2. SINGSON-MEEHAN, KRISTINE

Date Read: 2022-11-14

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

HR00093
 [Text As Filed] Journal #13
 

Date Filed: 2022-07-27

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE COMMITTEES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, INTO THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ALL THE PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS OF CONCERNED NATIONAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES AS MANDATED BY EXISTING LAWS ON THE PROTECTION OF RIGHTS AND PROMOTION OF WELFARE OF FILIPINO MIGRANT WORKERS (OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS) IN THEIR HOST COUNTRIES AND IN THE PHILIPPINES

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

Date Read: 2022-08-03

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2022-08-24

HR00150
 [Text As Filed] Journal #13
 

Date Filed: 2022-08-02

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE LEADERSHIP OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO CONSTITUTE A SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON MARITIME INDUSTRY AND MARINER’S AFFAIRS TO EXCLUSIVELY LOOK INTO THE AFFAIRS AND WELL-BEING OF THE FILIPINO SEAFARERS AND THE INDUSTRY WHERE THEY BELONG

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

Date Read: 2022-08-08

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2022-08-24

HR00294
 [Text As Filed] Journal #17
 

Date Filed: 2022-08-22

Full Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, INTO THE ADDITIONAL COSTS PASSED ON TO OVERSEAS FILIPINOS FOR THE RENEWAL OF PHILIPPINE PASSPORTS, WITH THE END IN VIEW OF REDUCING THE FINANCIAL BURDEN AND PROMOTING THE WELFARE AND INTEREST OF FILIPINOS OVERSEAS

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

Date Read: 2022-08-30

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS since 2022-09-06

HR00499
 [Text As Filed] Journal #29
 

Date Filed: 2022-10-26

Full Title: A RESOLUTION URGING THE APPROPRIATE COMMITTEES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, INTO THE REPORTED FRAUDULENT ACTIVITIES AND SCAMS OF FAKE OR UNSCRUPULOUS INTERNATIONAL FREIGHT FORWARDERS AND THEIR LOCAL COUNTERPARTS VICTIMIZING OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS IN THE SHIPMENT AND DELIVERY OF BALIKBAYAN BOXES WITH THE AIM OF CURBING AND PREVENTING SUCH UNLAWFUL ACTIVITIES

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

Date Read: 2022-11-07

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

 

SECONDARY REFFERED HOUSE BILLS 3

HB02528
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: N

Date Filed: 2022-07-27

Full Title: AN ACT EXPANDING THE SERVICE COVERAGE UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11223, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE ACT", TO INCLUDE DIAGNOSTIC, LABORATORY AND OTHER MEDICAL EXAMINATION SERVICES WHICH OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS (OFWS) ARE REQUIRED TO UNDERGO FOR THE PURPOSE OF THEIR EMPLOYMENT ABROAD

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

Date Read: 2022-08-03

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

HR00394
 [Text As Filed]Journal #25
 

Date Filed: 2022-09-19

Full Title: A RESOLUTION URGING THE APPROPRIATE COMMITTEES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, INTO THE PHILIPPINES' COMPLIANCE WITH THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION ON STANDARDS OF TRAINING, CERTIFICATION AND WATCHKEEPING FOR SEAFARERS (SCTW) WHICH DIRECTLY IMPACT FILIPINO SEAFARERS' EMPLOYMENT IN EUROPEAN-FLAGGED AND OTHER FOREIGN-FLAGGED SHIPS AND VESSELS

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

Date Read: 2022-09-21

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

HR00534
 [Text As Filed]Journal #29
 

Date Filed: 2022-11-09

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE COMMITTEES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO CONDUCT AN URGENT JOINT INVESTIGATION, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE FAILURE OF THE PHILIPPINE MARITIME SCHOOLS TO COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION ON STANDARDS OF TRAINING, CERTIFICATION AND WATCHKEEPING (STCW) FOR SEAFARERS

Principal Author/s: 1. SUAN, LORDAN G.2. UNABIA, CHRISTIAN S.3. EMANO, YEVGENY VINCENTE B.

Date Read: 2022-11-14

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

 

SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS

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


Select Week
 

17-NOVEMBER-2022 • THURSDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS
Agenda
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
Continuation of the discussion on the compliance of the Philippines with the requirements under the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, particularly those identified by the European Maritime Safety Agency of the European Union

HBs 368, 379, 736, 1515, 1647, 1758, 2269, 2287, 3953, 4438 & 4563 – Instituting a Magna Carta for Filipino Seafarers (Reps. Marissa ‘Del Mar’ Magsino, Ma. Rachel Arenas, Sandro Gonzalez, Deputy Speaker Raymond Democrito Mendoza, Reps. Marlyn Primicias-Agabas, Paolo Duterte, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva, Michael Morden, Arlene Brosas, and Ramon Jolo Revilla III)

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