02-February-2023, Thursday

Prepared/Updated as of: 30-May-2023, 01:30:41 PM

AGRICULTURE AND FOOD (Technical Working Group)
09:00 AM

Combination of face-to-face meeting at the Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom Technical Working Group meeting on:

HBs 1370 & 3546 – Institutionalizing a national program for the sustainable development and promotion of the cacao industry and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte and Lex Anthony Cris Colada)

HB 1411 – Institutionalizing a National Cacao Development Program, creating for the purpose the Philippine Cacao Council and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Keith Micah 'Atty. Mike' Tan)

HB 2931 – Developing the cacao industry in Cagayan Valley Region, creating for the purpose the Cacao Subsidy Fund and the Cacao Research and Development Center and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Joseph 'Jojo' Lara)

HB 6591 – Creating the National Cacao Authority to accelerate the development of the cacao industry in the Philippines, providing for a Cacao Development Fund (Rep. Tsuyoshi Anthony Horibata)
PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY (Technical Working Group)
09:30 AM

Face-to-face meeting at Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg. Technical Working Group meeting on HBs 94, 540, 5270 & 5544 – Establishing a forensic DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) database in the Philippines, appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Robert Ace Barbers, Dan Fernandez, Juan Carlos ‘Arjo’ Atayde, and Rufus Rodriguez)
10:00 AM

Combination of face-to-face meeting at the Spkr. Nograles Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) HBs 79, 2062 & 5559 – Providing for a national policy preventing adolescent pregnancies, institutionalizing social protection for adolescent/teenage parents, and providing funds therefor (Reps. Edcel Lagman, Juan Fidel Felipe Nograles, and Patrick Michael Vargas)

HBs 2524 & 3211 – Creating a comprehensive policy enabling youth participation in adolescent pregnancy prevention (Reps. Charisse Anne Hernandez and Stephen James Tan)

HR 288 – Inquiry into the rising number of adolescent pregnancy and human immunodeficiency virus among the youth for the purpose of strengthening the existing comprehensive sexuality education of the Department of Education and integrating effective preventive measures in the basic education system (Rep. Rex Gatchalian)
HUMAN RIGHTS (Technical Working Group)
01:00 PM

Face-to-face meeting at the Spkr. Belmonte Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg. Technical Working Group meeting on:

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)
01:30 PM

Bai Hotel, Mandaue City, Province of Cebu Substitute Bill to HBs 368, 379, 736, 1515, 1647, 1758, 2269, 2287, 3953, 4438, 4563 & 5795 – 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, Ramon Jolo Revilla III, and Gus Tambunting)

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