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HOUSE COMMITTEES


PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

 

JURISDICTION: All matters directly and principally relating to the needs, rights and welfare of persons with disabilities, as well as policies and programs that will enhance their active participation and integration in society.

CHAIRPERSON :

Hon. Arroyo, Ma. Lourdes T.
Arroyo, Ma. Lourdes T.

District Representative
Negros Occidental, 5th District

 

MEMBERS : 20 Members

COMMITTEE OFFICE :

3/F RVM Building, House of Representatives, Quezon City
Telephone no. 8931-5001 local 7151, Direct line 8951-4328
Committee Secretary: Gil Estrella (Acting)

SOURCE: Committee on Rules (Committee Membership) : BIS (Bills Referred) : Committee Affairs Department (Schedule of Meetings) : Engineering Division (Committees' Location/Telephone) : ICTS (Website Maintenance)


 

ROSTER OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Chairperson
1. Arroyo, Ma. Lourdes T. (2019-12-17)
Vice Chairperson
2. Ortega, Pablo C. (2019-12-18)
3. Chatto, Edgar M. (2019-12-18)
4. Khonghun, Jeffrey D. (2019-12-18)
5. Bañas-Nograles, Shirlyn L. (2019-12-18)
Member for the Majority
6. Acosta-Alba, Maria Lourdes (2018-12-18)
7. Arbison, Munir M. (2019-12-18)
8. Caoagdan, Rudy S., DPA (2019-12-18)
9. Radaza, Paz C. (2019-12-18)
10. Unabia, Christian S. (2019-12-18)
11. Defensor, Michael T. (2019-12-18)
12. Sangcopan, Amihilda J. (2019-12-18)
13. Mercado, Roger G. (2019-12-18)
14. Loyola, Dahlia A. (2020-03-04)

 

PRIMARY REFFERED HOUSE BILLS 56

HB01039
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A CREDIT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (PWDs)

Principal Author/s: 1. TAMBUNTING, JOY MYRA S.

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Change of committee referral requested on 2020-01-21

HB01092
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-02

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING A NATIONAL EMPLOYMENT FACILITATION SERVICE NETWORK FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITY (PWD) THROUGH THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A PERSONS WITH DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT FACILITATION OFFICE IN EVERY PROVINCE, KEY CITY AND OTHER STRATEGIC AREAS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY

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

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Change of referral manifested on 2020-01-21

HB01240
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-03

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7277, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE 'MAGNA CARTA FOR DISABLED PERSONS'

Principal Author/s: 1. VIOLAGO, MICAELA S.

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Change of referral manifested on 2020-01-21

HB01393
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-04

Full Title: AN ACT EXPANDING THE BENEFITS AND PRIVILEGES OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, AMENDING SECTIONS 32 AND 33 OF REPUBLIC ACT 7277, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE 'MAGNA CARTA FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES' AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. VARGAS, ALFRED

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Change of referral manifested on 2020-01-21

HB01736
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-09

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE PROVISION OF EXCLUSIVE PARKING SPACE FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITY AND PENALIZING THE UNAUTHORIZED USE THEREOF, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 344, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ACCESSIBILITY LAW

Principal Author/s: 1. VILLAFUERTE, LUIS RAYMUND "LRAY" JR F.

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-01-21

HB02017
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-11

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE PROVISION OF EXCLUSIVE PARKING SPACE FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITY AND PENALIZING THE UNAUTHORIZED USE THEREOF, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 344, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ACCESSIBILITY LAW

Principal Author/s: 1. VARGAS, ALFRED

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-01-21

HB02224
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-17

Full Title: AN ACT TO INSTITUTE PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (PWDs) – FRIENDLY AND SAFE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM IN THE COUNTRY, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. ARROYO, MA. LOURDES T.

Date Read: 2019-07-29

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-01-21

HB02708
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE BENEFITS AND PRIVILEGES TO PERSONS WITH DOWN SYNDROME BY CREATING AN OFFICE UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. CUARESMA, LUISA LLOREN

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-01-21

HB02710
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-24

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE BENEFITS AND PRIVILEGES TO UNDER PARENTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. CUARESMA, LUISA LLOREN

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-01-21

HB02806
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-25

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING PERSONS WITH DISABILITY (PWD) WHO ARE SELF-EMPLOYED A SEVENTY PERCENT (70%) GOVERNMENT SUBSIDY FOR THEIR MONTHLY PREMIUM CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM FOR THE FIRST THREE MONTHS OF COVERAGE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7277, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE 'MAGNA CARTA FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITY'

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

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-01-21

HB03489
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-06

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR ACCESSIBILITY TO BUILT ENVIRONMENT, TO TRANSPORTATION, INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY AND TO OTHER FACILITIES AND SERVICES OPEN OR PROVIDED TO THE PUBLIC FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

Principal Author/s: 1. VARGAS, ALFRED

Date Read: 2019-08-13

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-01-21

HB03503
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-06

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE PROVISION OF EXCLUSIVE PARKING SPACE FOR THE HANDICAPPED PERSONS AND PENALIZING THE UNAUTHORIZED USE THEREOF

Principal Author/s: 1. SILVERIO, LORNA C.

Date Read: 2019-08-13

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-01-21

HB03682
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-08

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR AN EARLY OPTIONAL RETIREMENT FOR DISABLED PERSONS WORKING IN GOVERNMENT

Principal Author/s: 1. ROMUALDEZ, FERDINAND MARTIN G.2. ROMUALDEZ, YEDDA MARIE K.

Date Read: 2019-08-14

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-01-21

HB03796
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-08

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING COMMUNICATION ACCESSIBILITY TO FILIPINO DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING FOR FULL INCLUSION INTO THE MAINSTREAM OF SOCIETY

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

Date Read: 2019-08-14

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-01-21

HB04007
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-15

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING ADDITIONAL PRIVILEGES TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7277, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE MAGNA CARTA FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. AGABAS, TYRONE D.

Date Read: 2019-08-27

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-01-21

HB04021
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-15

Full Title: AN ACT TO PROVIDE PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES WITH ONLINE VOLUNTEERISM OPPORTUNITIES

Principal Author/s: 1. VARGAS, ALFRED

Date Read: 2019-08-27

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-01-21

HB04187
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-27

Full Title: AN ACT EXEMPTING PERSONS WITH DISABILITY (PWD) FROM THE PAYMENT OF PARKING FEES IN ALL COMMERCIAL ESTABLISHMENTS AND GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS THAT CHARGE PARKING FEES, THEREBY AMENDING SECTION 32 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7277, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10754, ALSO KNOWN AS THE "MAGNA CARTA FOR DISABLED PERSONS"

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

Date Read: 2019-09-03

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-01-21

HB04302
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-02

Full Title: AN ACT FURTHER EXPANDING THE BENEFITS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITY, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7277, AS AMENDED, LIKEWISE KNOWN AS THE MAGNA CARTA FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITY

Principal Author/s: 1. CRISOLOGO, ANTHONY PETER "ONYX" D.

Date Read: 2019-09-09

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-01-21

HB04322
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-02

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS RELAY SYSTEM FOR PERSONS WITH HEARING DISABILITIES AND PERSONS WITH SPEECH DISABILITIES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. HERRERA-DY, BERNADETTE "BH"

Date Read: 2019-09-09

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-01-21

HB04489
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-10

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING A NATIONAL REHABILITATION AND PHYSIOTHERAPY CENTERS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (NRPCPWD) THROUGH THE ESTABLISHMENT OF ACCESSIBLE PWD REHABILITATION CENTERS IN EVERY PROVINCE, CITY, AND OTHER STRATEGIC AREAS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY

Principal Author/s: 1. LACSON-NOEL, JOSEPHINE VERONIQUE R.

Date Read: 2019-09-13

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-01-21

HB04596
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-13

Full Title: AN ACT TO FURTHER PROMOTE THE MOBILITY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITY BY MANDATING CERTAIN ACCESSIBILITY FACILITIES AND SERVICES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7277, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "MAGNA CARTA FOR DISABLED PERSONS", AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. FARIÑAS, RIA CHRISTINA G.2. FARIÑAS, RUDYS CESAR I G.

Date Read: 2019-09-17

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-01-21

HB04636
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-17

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING A SPECIALLY-DESIGNATED LANE OR OFFICE SPACE LOCATED AT THE GROUND FLOOR OF EVERY GOVERNMENT OR PRIVATE EDIFICE FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (PWDs) AND SENIOR CITIZENS TO TRANSACT THEIR OFFICIAL BUSINESSES

Principal Author/s: 1. MARCOLETA, RODANTE D.

Date Read: 2019-09-19

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-01-21

HB04757
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-23

Full Title: AN ACT TO INSTITUTE PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (PWDs)-FRIENDLY TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM IN CITIES AND URBAN CENTERS OF THE COUNTRY, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFORE

Principal Author/s: 1. NIETO, JOHN MARVIN "YUL SERVO" C.

Date Read: 2019-09-25

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-01-21

HB04920
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-09-30

Full Title: AN ACT REQUIRING THE PROVISION OF A SPECIAL LANE AT THE GROUND FLOOR OF GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE OFFICES FOR EASY ACCESS TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (PWDS) AND SENIOR CITIZENS WHEN TRANSACTING THEIR OFFICIAL BUSINESSES

Principal Author/s: 1. CASTELO, PRECIOUS HIPOLITO

Date Read: 2019-10-02

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-01-21

HB05036
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-02

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING A SPECIALLY-DESIGNATED LANE OR OFFICE SPACE LOCATED AT THE GROUND FLOOR OF EVERY GOVERNMENT OR PRIVATE EDIFICE FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (PWDs) AND SENIOR CITIZENS TO TRANSACT THEIR OFFICIAL BUSINESSES

Principal Author/s: 1. NIETO, JOHN MARVIN "YUL SERVO" C.

Date Read: 2019-11-04

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-01-21

HB05129
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-09

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE FREE PROVISION OF WHEELCHAIRS IN ALL PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS AND SERVICES FOR THE USE OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITY, SENIOR CITIZENS, PREGNANT WOMEN, AND OTHER INDIVIDUALS WHO MAY NEED THEM

Principal Author/s: 1. REYES, ALLAN BENEDICT S.

Date Read: 2019-11-04

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-01-21

HB05272
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-11-04

Full Title: AN ACT TO INSTITUTE PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (PWDS)-FRIENDLY TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM IN CITIES AND URBAN CENTERS OF THE COUNTRY, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. SY-ALVARADO, "KUYA" JOSE ANTONIO R.

Date Read: 2019-11-11

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-01-21

HB05896
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-12-19

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING UNIVERSAL DESIGN PRINCIPLES, STANDARDS, SPECIFICATIONS, AND POLICIES FOR THE CREATION OF BARRIER-FREE BUILT ENVIRONMENTS, TRANSPORTATION AND TOURISM FACILITIES TO ENHANCE THE DIGNITY, INDEPENDENCE, MOBILITY, SAFETY, AND CONVENIENCE OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, SENIOR CITIZENS, WOMEN AND CHILDREN, AND OTHER SECTORS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS FOR THEIR FULL INCLUSION, PARTICIPATION, NON-DISCRIMINATION, PROVIDING FOR FUNDING, INCENTIVES AND PENALTIES THEREOF, AND REPEALING BATAS PAMBANSA 344

Principal Author/s: 1. CHATTO, EDGAR M.2. ARROYO, MA. LOURDES T.

Date Read: 2020-01-20

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-01-20

HB06317
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-18

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE NATIONAL COMMISSION ON THE EMPOWERMENT OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, DEFINING ITS POWERS, FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. ROBES, FLORIDA "RIDA" P.

Date Read: 2020-02-24

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-02-24

HB06632
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-04-28

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING THE POSITIONS RESERVED FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7277, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE MAGNA CARTA FOR DISABLED PERSONS

Principal Author/s: 1. CABOCHAN, MANUEL III. D.

Date Read: 2020-05-05

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-05-05

HB06962
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-04

Full Title: AN ACT REORGANIZING THE NATIONAL COUNCIL ON DISABILITY AFFAIRS INTO THE NATIONAL COMMISSION ON DISABILITY AFFAIRS, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. ARROYO, MA. LOURDES T.

Date Read: 2020-06-04

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-06-04

HB07091
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-13

Full Title: AN ACT FURTHER AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7277, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE MAGNA CARTA FOR DISABLED PERSONS, TO STRENGTHEN ITS IMPLEMENTATION AND STRICT MONITORING OF ITS ACCESSIBILITY, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. CRISOLOGO, ANTHONY PETER "ONYX" D.

Date Read: 2020-07-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-07-28

HB07180
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-07-24

Full Title: AN ACT TO PROVIDE EMERGENCY HEALTH GRANT TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. ARROYO, MA. LOURDES T.

Date Read: 2020-07-29

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2021-03-08

HB07571
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-02

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE PROVISION OF FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE, SOCIAL PENSION, AND FINANCIAL PROTECTION FOR FILIPINO PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. TUTOR, KRISTINE ALEXIE B.

Date Read: 2020-09-07

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-09-07

HB07753
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-09-24

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING THE LAST FULL WEEK OF SEPTEMBER OF EVERY YEAR AS THE “NATIONAL WEEK OF THE DEAF” AND SEPTEMBER 23 AS THE “FILIPINO SIGN LANGUAGE DAY”

Principal Author/s: 1. VARGAS, ALFRED

Date Read: 2020-09-29

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-09-29

HB07896
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-16

Full Title: AN ACT TO INSTITUTE PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (PWDs)-FRIENDLY TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM IN CITIES AND URBAN CENTERS OF THE COUNTRY, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFORE

Principal Author/s: 1. TAMBUNTING, JOY MYRA S.

Date Read: 2020-11-16

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-11-16

HB07907
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-10-20

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING BIRTHDAY CASH GIFT AMOUNTING TO ONE THOUSAND PESOS (PHP 1,000.00) TO REGISTERED PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (PWDs)

Principal Author/s: 1. CABOCHAN, MANUEL III. D.

Date Read: 2020-11-16

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-11-16

HB08220
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-12-14

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE UNIVERSAL DISABILITY SUPPORT ALLOWANCE FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. VARGAS, ALFRED

Date Read: 2020-12-16

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-12-16

HB08328
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2021-01-11

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING BIRTHDAY CASH GIFT AMOUNTING TO ONE THOUSAND PESOS (PHP 1,000.00) TO REGISTERED PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (PWDs)

Principal Author/s: 1. CABOCHAN, MANUEL III. D.

Date Read: 2021-01-18

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2021-01-18

HB08392
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2021-01-18

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING ADDITIONAL PRIVILEGES TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7277, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE MAGNA CARTA FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. VILLAFUERTE, LUIS RAYMUND "LRAY" JR F.

Date Read: 2021-01-20

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2021-01-20

HB08435
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2021-01-20

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7277 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “MAGNA CARTA FOR DISABLED PERSONS”

Principal Author/s: 1. SY-ALVARADO, "KUYA" JOSE ANTONIO R.

Date Read: 2021-01-25

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2021-01-25

HB08436
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2021-01-21

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING ALL PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ESTABLISHMENTS FOR PUBLIC USE TO HAVE READILY AVAILABLE WHEELCHAIRS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (PWDs) AND OTHER INDIVIDUALS WHO NEED SIMILAR CARE, AND PENALIZING ANY ACT OF BLOCKING OF PWD ACCESS RAMPS

Principal Author/s: 1. CRISOLOGO, ANTHONY PETER "ONYX" D.

Date Read: 2021-01-25

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2021-01-25

HB08590
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2021-02-01

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR LIFETIME VALIDITY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITY IDENTIFICATION CARDS ISSUED TO PWDS WITH PERMANENT DISABILITY, FURTHER AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7277, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "MAGNA CARTA FOR DISABLED PERSONS", AS AMENDED

Principal Author/s: 1. TAMBUNTING, JOY MYRA S.

Date Read: 2021-02-02

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2021-02-02

HB08692
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2021-02-15

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO INSTALL, CONSTRUCT, PROVIDE, MAINTAIN, AND IMPROVE FACILITIES TO ENSURE THE FULL ACCESS, INDEPENDENCE, SAFETY, AND MOBILITY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES USING THE PUBLIC RAIL TRANSIT SYSTEMS AND ALLOTING AN ANNUAL BUDGET THEREFOR

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

Date Read: 2021-02-17

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2021-02-17

HB08922
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2021-03-08

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR INTERPRETERS IN ALL JUDICIAL, QUASI-JUDICIAL, INVESTIGATIVE PROCEEDINGS, AND PUBLIC HEARINGS INVOLVING DEAF INDIVIDUALS

Principal Author/s: 1. ZARATE, CARLOS ISAGANI T.2. GAITE, FERDINAND R.3. CULLAMAT, EUFEMIA "KA FEMIA" C.

Date Read: 2021-03-09

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2021-03-09

HB09203
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2021-04-15

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE LIFETIME VALIDITY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITY IDENTIFICATION CARDS ISSUED TO PERSONS WITH PERMANENT DISABILITY, FURTHER AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7277, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “MAGNA CARTA FOR DISABLED PERSONS”, AS AMENDED

Principal Author/s: 1. VARGAS, ALFRED

Date Read: 2021-05-17

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2021-05-17

HB09243
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2021-04-22

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING ADDITIONAL BENEFITS TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITY, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT 7277, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT 9442

Principal Author/s: 1. BARONDA, JULIENNE "JAM" L.

Date Read: 2021-05-17

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2021-05-17

HB09413
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2021-05-24

Full Title: AN ACT REORGANIZING THE NATIONAL COUNCIL ON DISABILITY AFFAIRS INTO THE NATIONAL COMMISSION ON DISABILITY AFFAIRS, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. ZUBIRI, MANUEL F.

Date Read: 2021-05-26

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2021-05-26

HB09474
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2021-05-26

Full Title: AN ACT INCREASING THE POSITIONS RESERVED FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7277, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE MAGNA CARTA FOR DISABLED PERSONS

Principal Author/s: 1. ZUBIRI, MANUEL F.

Date Read: 2021-06-01

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2021-06-01

HB09486
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2021-05-26

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING MORE COMPREHENSIVE AND INCLUSIVE PRIVILEGES TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITY (PWDs), WHETHER PHYSICAL OR MENTAL, BY PROVIDING NECESSARY INTERVENTIONS AND MECHANISM TO ENSURE THAT THEY ENJOY FULL PRIVILEGES, PROTECTION AND FREEDOM FROM ANY DISCRIMINATION AND DISCOMFORT AS CITIZENS OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES

Principal Author/s: 1. TADURAN, ROWENA NIÑA O.

Date Read: 2021-06-01

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2021-06-01

HB09643
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2021-06-24

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING ADDITIONAL BENEFITS AND PRIVILEGES TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITY, FURTHER AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 32(2)(7) OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7277, AS AMENDED BY RA 10754, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "AN ACT EXPANDING THE BENEFITS AND PRIVILEGES OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITY (PWD)"

Principal Author/s: 1. ATIENZA, JOSE JR. L.

Date Read: 2021-07-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2021-07-28

HB09668
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2021-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING ADDITIONAL BENEFITS AND PRIVILEGES TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITY, FURTHER AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 32(A)(7) OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7277, AS AMENDED BY RA 10754, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE REHABILITATION, SELF-DEVELOPMENT AND SELF-RELIANCE OF DISABLED PERSON AND THEIR INTEGRATION INTO THE MAINSTREAM OF SOCIETY AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES"

Principal Author/s: 1. VILLAFUERTE, LUIS RAYMUND "LRAY" JR F.

Date Read: 2021-07-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2021-07-28

HB09926
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2021-08-04

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO TOTALLY BEDRIDDEN PERSONS IN THE PHILIPPINES AND PROVIDING FOR FUNDS THEREFOR

Principal Author/s: 1. GARIN, SHARON S.

Date Read: 2021-08-23

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2021-08-23

HR00454
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-22

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE APPROPRIATE HOUSE COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10754 OR THE ACT EXPANDING THE BENEFITS AND PRIVILEGES OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITY (PWD) AND ON THE PROCESS OF THE ISSUANCE OF THE IDENTIFICATION CARD FOR THE PWD

Principal Author/s: 1. YAP, ERIC G.

Date Read: 2019-11-04

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2020-01-21

HR00955
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-06-04

Full Title: A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE INTER-AGENCY COUNCIL CREATED UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11106 OR THE FILIPINO SIGN LANGUAGE ACT, TO SUBMIT TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES A COMPREHENSIVE REPORT ON THE MONITORING AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS ACT AND FOR THE HOUSE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES TO INVESTIGATE, INQUIRE, AND LOOK INTO, THE DELAY IN THE ISSUANCE OF ITS IMPLEMENTING RULES AND REGULATIONS WITH THE END IN VIEW OF ENSURING THE RIGHTS OF THE DEAF COMMUNITY IN THE COUNTRY SUCH AS BUT NOT LIMITED TO ACCESS TO INFORMATION, EDUCATION AND HEALTH SERVICES UNDER R.A. NO. 11106 DURING COVID-19 CRISIS

Principal Author/s: 1. ARROYO, MA. LOURDES T.

Date Read: 2020-06-05

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2021-03-08

HR02167
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2021-08-25

Full Title: A RESOLUTION URGING NON-COMPLIANT LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS TO ESTABLISH THEIR RESPECTIVE PERSONS WITH DISABILITY AFFAIRS OFFICE (PDAO) IN ACCORDANCE WITH REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10070

Principal Author/s: 1. VARGAS, ALFRED

Date Read: 2021-08-31

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since 2021-08-31

 

SECONDARY REFFERED HOUSE BILLS 9

HB01629
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-08

Full Title: AN ACT TO ENSURE THAT OLDER OR DISABLED PERSONS ARE PROTECTED FROM INSTITUTIONAL, COMMUNITY AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT AND TO IMPROVE OUTREACH EFFORTS AND OTHER SERVICES AVAILABLE TO OLDER OR DISABLED PERSONS VICTIMIZED BY SUCH VIOLENCE

Principal Author/s: 1. SY-ALVARADO, "KUYA" JOSE ANTONIO R.

Date Read: 2019-07-24

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SENIOR CITIZENS since 2020-01-21

HB02900
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-07-25

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING ADDITIONAL RELIEF TO FAMILIES WITH DEPENDENTS, SUPPORTING AGING PARENTS AND DISABLED PERSONS

Principal Author/s: 1. CABOCHAN, MANUEL III. D.

Date Read: 2019-07-31

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SENIOR CITIZENS since 2020-01-21

HB03900
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-08-14

Full Title: AN ACT CREATING THE NATIONAL COMMISSION ON DISABILITY AFFAIRS, DEFINING ITS POWERS, FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Principal Author/s: 1. VARGAS, ALFRED

Date Read: 2019-08-27

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION since 2020-01-28

HB04973
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2019-10-01

Full Title: AN ACT TO ENSURE THAT OLDER OR DISABLED PERSONS ARE PROTECTED FROM INSTITUTIONAL, COMMUNITY AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT AND TO IMPROVE OUTREACH EFFORTS AND OTHER SERVICES AVAILABLE TO OLDER OR DISABLED PERSONS VICTIMIZED BY SUCH VIOLENCE

Principal Author/s: 1. NIETO, JOHN MARVIN "YUL SERVO" C.

Date Read: 2019-10-02

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SENIOR CITIZENS since 2020-01-21

HB06148
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2020-02-03

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING ADDITIONAL BENEFITS AND PRIVILEGES TO SENIOR CITIZENS WITH DISABILITIES (SCWD)

Principal Author/s: 1. DATOL, FRANCISCO JR. G

Date Read: 2020-02-05

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SENIOR CITIZENS since 2020-02-05

HB08539
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2021-01-26

Full Title: AN ACT TO ENSURE THAT OLDER OR DISABLED PERSONS ARE PROTECTED FROM INSTITUTIONAL, COMMUNITY, AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT AND TO IMPROVE OUTREACH EFFORTS AND OTHER SERVICES AVAILABLE TO OLDER OR DISABLED PERSONS VICTIMIZED BY SUCH VIOLENCE

Principal Author/s: 1. VILLAFUERTE, LUIS RAYMUND "LRAY" JR F.

Date Read: 2021-02-01

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SENIOR CITIZENS since 2021-02-01

HR01450
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2021-01-04

Full Title: RESOLUTION CALLING FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY, THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT, THE NATIONAL COMMISSION ON SENIOR CITIZENS, NATIONAL COMMISSION ON DISABILITY AFFAIRS AND OTHER RELEVANT GOVERNMENT AGENCIES TO IMMEDIATELY DRAFT AND IMPLEMENT GUIDELINES ON THE APPLICABILITY OF SENIOR CITIZENS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (PWD) DISCOUNTS AND PRIVILEGES TO ALL ONLINE TRANSACTIONS

Principal Author/s: 1. ORDANES, RODOLFO

Date Read: 2021-01-18

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SENIOR CITIZENS since 2021-01-18

HR01622
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2021-03-02

Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, THROUGH THE COMMITTEE ON SENIOR CITIZENS, TO INVESTIGATE THE MALICIOUS PRACTICE OF FOOD DELIVERY APPLICATIONS OF NOT APPLYING THE SENIOR CITIZEN AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITY DISCOUNTS IN TRANSACTIONS MADE THROUGH THEM

Principal Author/s: 1. HERRERA-DY, BERNADETTE "BH"2. ORDANES, RODOLFO

Date Read: 2021-03-03

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SENIOR CITIZENS since 2021-03-10

HR01880
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2021-06-09

Full Title: A RESOLUTION URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT, THE DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY, THE NATIONAL COMMISSION ON SENIOR CITIZENS, THE NATIONAL COMMISSION ON DISABILITY AFFAIRS AND OTHER RELEVANT GOVERNMENT AGENCIES TO IMMEDIATELY DRAFT AND IMPLEMENT THE GUIDELINES ON THE APPLICABILITY OF SENIOR CITIZENS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (PWD) DISCOUNTS AND PRIVILEGES TO ALL ONLINE TRANSACTIONS

Principal Author/s: 1. VARGAS, ALFRED

Date Read: 2021-07-28

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SENIOR CITIZENS since 2021-07-28

 

SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS

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


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26-AUGUST-2021 • THURSDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
Agenda
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HB 6317 – Creating the National Commission on the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, defining its powers, functions, and responsibilities and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Florida ‘Rida’ Robes)

HBs 6962 & 9413 – Reorganizing the National Council on Disability Affairs into the National Commission on Disability Affairs, defining its powers and functions, appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Ma. Lourdes Arroyo and Manuel Zubiri)

Last Updated: 27-September-2021, 06:42:11 PM