COMMITTEE AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
CALENDAR OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS
10-February-2021, Wednesday


Prepared/Updated as of: 12-April-2021, 05:59:13 AM

COMMITTEE/SUBCOMM TIME VENUE AGENDA
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
09:00 AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Substitute Bill to HBs 1674 & 2108 – Strengthening the National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) for the promotion of research work along scientific lines and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr. and Erico Aristotle Aumentado)

HB 6435 – Establishing the Science for People and Competitiveness Program (Rep. Alfred Vargas)

HB 7193 – Institutionalizing the Science for Change Program (S4CP) as a national strategy to accelerate the development of science, technology, and innovation in the country, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Sharon Garin)

HB 7453 – Establishing Science for Filipino Society Program (Rep. Alfred Delos Santos)

HB 897 – Improving and sustaining genomics and forensic science facilities, and establishing separate databases for genomics and forensic DNA in the country (Rep. Mario Vittorio ‘Marvey’ Mariño)

HB 8323 – Establishing the Philippine Forensic Science Institute and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo)

HR 1471 – Commending McSteven Melicor, Christian James Fantonial, and Elram Espra of the Philippine Science High School-Central Visayas campus for securing the patent from the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines for their innovation, known as the Multi-purpose Interconnected Transceiver System (MITS) (Rep. Erico Aristotle Aumentado)
JUSTICE
09:30 AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Committee Report on HB 1816 – Transferring the seats of two new Regional Trial Courts (RTCs) from the Municipality of Alabel, Province of Sarangani to the Municipalities of Kiamba and Malungon, Province of Sarangani, amending for the purpose RA 10123 and further amending Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, otherwise known as the Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980, as amended, and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Rogelio ‘Ruel’ Pacquiao)

Committee Reports on HBs 3013, 4063, 4147, 6067 & 6068 – Creating additional branches of the RTC, Metropolitan Trial Court (MeTC), Family Court, and Municipal Trial Court (MTC) in certain parts of the country, amending for the purpose Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, as amended, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. John Reynald Tiangco, Wilter ‘Sharky’ Wee Palma II, Carl Nicolas Cari, and Roger Mercado)

Committee Report on HB 5883 - Creating a Shari'a Judicial District comprising the Province of Palawan and the City of Puerto Princesa, further amending for the purpose Articles 138, 147, and 150 of PD 1083, otherwise known as the Code of Muslim Personal Laws of the Philippines, as amended, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Cyrille 'Beng' Abueg-Zaldivar)

HBs 4231, 4343, 5149, 5539, 5650, 5678, 5810, 6061 & 7902 – Creating additional branches of the RTC and MTC in certain parts of the country, amending for the purpose Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, as amended, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Kristine Alexie Tutor, Josefina Tallado, Braeden John Biron, Florida ‘Rida’ Robes, Jericho Jonas Nograles, Nestor Fongwan, Diego ‘Nonoy’ Ty, Deputy Speakers Strike Revilla and Roberto Puno)

HB 2719 – Granting hazard pay to all public prosecutors in the Philippines during their incumbency and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Ruwel Peter Gonzaga)
NATURAL RESOURCES
09:30 AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom HB 1691 – Improving the disclosure and transparency of the extractive industries (Rep. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 6005 – Providing for the creation of Philippine extractive industries transparency initiative (Deputy Speaker Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva)

HB 5784 – Amending RA 7076, otherwise known as the People's Small-scale Mining Act of 1991 (by modernizing and empowering small-scale mining industry as engine of growth and development in the countryside) (Rep. Eddiebong Plaza)

HB 4088 – Reclassifying the Mangabul Reservation in the Municipality of Bayambang, Province of Pangasinan, into alienable and disposable land of the public domain for the purpose of redistributing the same to the bona fide and long-term farmers/occupants thereof (Deputy Speaker Rose Marie ‘Baby’ Arenas)

HB 8039 – Declaring the lands within the territorial boundaries of the Municipality of Don Victoriano, Province of Misamis Occidental as alienable and disposable lands open to disposition for agricultural, commercial, residential, and industrial, and other productive purposes (Deputy Speaker Henry Oaminal)

HB 8276 – Declaring the City of Iligan a mining free zone and providing penalties for violation thereof (Rep. Frederick Siao)
TRANSPORTATION
09:30 AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Committee Report on HB 5136 – Requiring motorcycle owners/driver to register at least one helmet per motorcycle owned/driven as prerequisite for obtaining license to drive the same (Rep. Eric Olivarez)

HB 7347 – Creating the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) flight standards inspectorate centers in Visayas and Mindanao, amending for the purpose RA 9497, otherwise known as the Civil Aviation Authority Act of 2008 (Rep. Paolo Duterte)

HR 1408 – Urging the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to defer the implementation of Land Transportation Office (LTO) Memorandum Circular No. 2020-2225 until all the initially qualified private motor vehicle inspection centers (PMVICs) are given the authorization certificate to operate and until further studies are presented supporting the necessity of having additional PMVICs and on the impact on existing investors (Majority Leader Ferdinand Martin Romualdez)

HR 1532 – Urging the Office of the President (OP), DOTr, and LTO to stop the mandatory implementation of PMVICs during this period of national health emergency and until further studies and measures have been completed (Deputy Speaker Doy Leachon)

HR 1533 – Enjoining the DOTr, LTO, and the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) to suspend the enforcement of specific provisions of RA 11229, otherwise known as the Child Safety in Motor Vehicle Act, that prohibits children 12 years old and below who are shorter than 4’11 from sitting in the front seat or from being left unattended inside a private vehicle and requiring children to use child restraint systems or child car seats that are appropriate for their age, height, and weight (Rep. Kristine Alexie Tutor)

Update by government transportation agencies on the status of implementation of the following:
• "3-strike policy" against motorists entering lanes for radio-frequency identification (RFID) users without RFID load; and
• LTO information technology (IT) project

Discussion/clarification on the policy of wearing face masks inside private vehicles
CIVIL SERVICE AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
10:00 AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) HB 2970 – Amending certain provisions of RA 9297, otherwise known as the Chemical Engineering Law of 2004 [by aligning the law with the ASEAN Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) and other MRAs to ensure that Filipino chemical engineers remain competitive not only in the ASEAN but the rest of the world] (Rep. Manuel Sagarbarria)

HB 6310 – Providing for a comprehensive chemical engineering law and repealing for that purpose RA 9297 (Rep. Francisco Jose ‘Bingo’ Matugas II)

HB 6547 – Amending and repealing RA 9297 (by providing for higher standards of regulation in the practice of chemical engineering and expanding its scope and nature to make it attuned to the current levels of global engineering practice) (Rep. Jericho Jonas Nograles)

HB 8121– Amending RA 9646, otherwise known as the Real Estate Service Act of the Philippines, creating for the purpose a Professional Regulatory Board of Real Estate Service, appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 8233 - Amending RA 9646 (by opening up the practice of real estate salespersons to high school graduates, removing the arbitrary 1:20 ratio of brokers to salespersons, and removing the harsh penalty of imprisonment for violation of the law, among others) (Rep. Joseph Stephen 'Caraps' Paduano)
HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
01:00 PM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom HR 1468 – Declaring a housing crisis, and urging the Executive Department to mobilize resources to accelerate housing production and provide adequate housing to underserved families (Rep. Jose Francisco ‘Kiko’ Benitez)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT
01:30 PM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom Committee Report on HB 199 - Providing for the reapportionment of the Province of Bataan into three legislative districts (Rep. Jose Enrique ‘Joet’ Garcia III)

HB 5675 - Institutionalizing budget reform that will ensure the equitable distribution of funds for all municipal and barangay local government units (LGUs) for the purpose of implementation of RA 9003, otherwise known as the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Jose ‘Bong’ Teves Jr.)

HBs 1810, 3243, 4671 & 5600 – Declaring special nonworking holidays in certain parts of the country to commemorate special events (Deputy Speaker Rogelio ‘Ruel’ Pacquiao, Reps. Janice Salimbangon, Josefina Tallado, and Fernando Cabredo)

HB 3429 – Converting Sitio Malabni in Barangay Mawacat, Municipality of Floridablanca, Province of Pampanga into a barangay (Rep. Juan Miguel Macapagal Arroyo )

HB 7065 – Creating a barangay to be known as Barangay Tulalian in the Municipality of Sto. Tomas, Province of Davao Del Norte (Rep. Alan ‘Aldu’ Dujali)

HB 337 – Renaming the Municipality of Rodriguez to the Municipality of Montalban (Rep. Juan Fidel Felipe Nograles)

HB 7954 – Changing the name of Barangay San Isidro in the Municipality of Lupon, Province of Davao Oriental to Barangay Ernesto D. Violan (Rep. Joel Mayo Almario)

HB 7738 – Changing the name of the Municipality of Lista in the Province of Ifugao to Municipality of Alfonso Lista, amending for the purpose RA 6687, or the law changing the name of the Municipality of Potia, Province of Ifugao into Lista (Rep. Solomon Chungalao)
FOREIGN AFFAIRS (Executive Meeting)
02:00 PM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom Briefing by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on the salient provisions of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement of the ASEAN member states with Australia, China, Japan, New Zealand, and the Republic of Korea

Confirmation of Meetings shall be done through sending of Notices of Meetings to Committee Members by their respective Committee secretariat staff.

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