COMMITTEE AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
CALENDAR OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS
22-August-2022 to 26-August-2022


Updated as of: 02-October-2022, 01:27:18 PM

DATE COMMITTEE TIME VENUE AGENDA
22-August-2022
(MONDAY)
GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY jt. w/ AGRICULTURE AND FOOD
09:00 AM

Combination of physical meeting at R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Continuation of the briefing by concerned government agencies on the reported unauthorized importation of sugar
TRANSPORTATION - CANCELLED
09:30 AM

Combination of physical meeting at the Spkr. Belmonte Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Organizational meeting - Presentation of the profile and organizational structure of the Committee; Adoption of the Committee Rules of Procedure

Update by the Department of Transportation and its attached agencies on current issues and concerns in the transportation sector
23-August-2022
(TUESDAY)
VISAYAS DEVELOPMENT
09:00 AM

Spkr. De Venecia Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg. Organizational meeting - Approval of the Committee Internal Rules of Procedure

Presentation by the regional offices of the Department of Public Works and Highways and the Department of Tourism on their respective budget proposals and regional development plans and programs for FY 2023 in the Visayas regions
HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
09:30 AM

Spkr. Belmonte Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg. HB 984 – Establishing a voucher system for poor and academically qualified students of private higher educational institutions and private technical-vocational institutions, amending for the purpose RA 10931, otherwise known as the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act (Rep. Mark Go)

HBs 2105, 2495, 2796 & 3467 – Expanding the coverage of the tertiary education subsidy, amending for the purpose RA 10931 (Reps. Lani Mercado-Revilla, Dante Garcia, Alfred Delos Santos, and Brian Revilla)

HB 2850 – Granting free college entrance examinations to graduating high school students, high school graduates, college entrants or transferees applying for admission in state universities and colleges and local colleges and universities and to the underprivileged public high school students belonging to the top 10 percent of the graduating class applying for admission in private higher education institutions (Rep. Gus Tambunting)

HB 354 – Converting the Bataan Peninsula State University-Bagac Extension Campus in the Municipality of Bagac, Province of Bataan, into a regular campus of the Bataan Peninsula State University, to be known as the Bataan Peninsula State University-Bagac Campus, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Maria Angela Garcia)

HB 969 - Strengthening the Mindanao State University and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 2657 – Establishing the Mindanao State University-Lanao Del Norte Agricultural College Arboretum In Barangay Ramain, Municipality of Sultan Naga Dimaporo and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Sitti Aminah Dimaporo)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT
09:30 AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom • Committee Reports on bills declaring public holidays:

Committee Reports on HBs 38, 180, 311, 314, 390, 464, 694, 758, 925, 1034, 1053, 1327, 1373, 1628, 1735, 1882, 2003, 2053, 2079, 2725, 2868, 3002, 3212 & 3279 – Declaring special nonworking holidays in certain parts of the country to commemorate special events (Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco, Deputy Speaker Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr., Reps. Eric Go Yap, Gabriel Bordado Jr., Wilter Palma, Keith Micah 'Atty. Mike’ D.L.Tan, Alfelito 'Alfel' Bascug, Roman Romulo, Francisco Jose ‘Bingo’ Matugas II, Deputy Speaker Roberto Puno, Reps. Dale Corvera, Teodorico Haresco Jr., Allan 'Aldu' Dujali, Luisa Lloren Cuaresma, Maria Theresa Collantes, Eulogio Rodriguez, Francisco Paulo Ortega V, Claude Bautista, Alfonso Umali Jr., Ramon Jolo Revilla III, Carlito Marquez, Stephen James Tan, and Marjorie Ann Teodoro)

Committee Report on HB 1670 - Declaring April 7 every year as Barangay Health Workers' Day (Rep. Angelica Natasha Co)

• Committee Report on a bill creating a city:

Committee Report on HB 108 – Converting the Municipality of Carmona in the Province of Cavite into a component city to be known as the City of Carmona
(Rep. Roy Loyola)

• Bills creating barangays (Similar to bills approved on Third Reading during the 18th Congress)

HBs 434, 1833, 2010, 3024, 3025, 3027-3029, 3031-3033, 3155 & 3156 - Creating barangays in certain parts of the country (Reps. Johnny Ty Pimentel, Ruwel Peter Gonzaga, Allen Jesse Mangaoang, Amparo Maria Zamora, and Kristine Singson-Meehan)

• Bills creating barangays (Filed in the 19th Congress:

HBs 182, 475, 478, 710, 770-777, 1165, 1705, 1706, 1870, 2088, 2136-2140, 2313, 2314, 2951, 3026, 3030 & 3441 – Creating barangays in certain parts of the country (Deputy Speaker Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr., Reps. Laarni Lavin Roque, Emigdio Tanjuatco III, Eddiebong Plaza, Lorna Silverio, Horacio Suansing Jr., Ching Bernos, Salvador Pleyto, Solomon Chungalao, Maria Carmen Zamora, Wilfrido Mark Enverga, Amparo Maria Zamora, and Romeo Momo)

• Bills creating regions:

HBs 119 & 330 – Establishing the Negros Island Region (Reps. Juliet Marie De Leon Ferrer and Alfredo Marañon III)

HB 1446 – Creating Region VI-B (Rep. Jose Francisco ‘Kiko’ Benitez)
RURAL DEVELOPMENT
09:30 AM

Conf. Rms.1&2, RVM Bldg. Organizational meeting - Presentation on the Committee's background and accomplishments during the 18th Congress; Consideration/Approval of the proposed Committee Rules of Procedure

Briefing by the Department of Agriculture and the National Economic and Development Authority on their respective accomplishments, thrusts and programs, and initiatives on rural development
OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS
12:30 PM

Spkr. Belmonte Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg. Organizational meeting - Approval of the Committee Internal Rules of Procedure

Briefing by government agencies involved in overseas workers affairs on their respective mandates and sectors within their jurisdictions, accomplishments, plans and programs, concerns, and challenges; and proposed legislative measures for overseas Filipino workers and their families
24-August-2022
(WEDNESDAY)
WAYS AND MEANS
08:30 AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) HBs 373, 2014 & 2246 - Establishing the fiscal regime for the mining industry (Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda, Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr., and Stella Luz Quimbo)

HBs 375, 2111 & 3244 – Amending Sections 22, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 32, 34, 37, 38, 39, 42, 51, 52, 54, 56, 57, 73, 108, 121, 122, 123, 174, 176, 179, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 195, 198 and 199, and repealing Sections 127, 175, 177, 178, 180, 188, 192 and 193, all under RA 8424, otherwise known as the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997, as amended (by harmonizing tax treatments for certain transactions of financial institutions; simplifying the complex structure of the financial sector; and ensuring neutrality in tax treatment across financial institutions, among others) (Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., and Lex Anthony Cris Colada)
HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
09:30 AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom Organizational meeting
JUSTICE
09:30 AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Organizational Meeting

HBs 127, 194, 274, 1069, 2398 & 3300 – Modernizing the Bureau of Immigration by defining its powers and functions, further professionalizing its organization, upgrading the compensation and benefits of its officials and employees, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Juliet Marie Ferrer, Jurdin Jesus Romualdo, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Minority Leader Marcelino Libanan, Reps. Marie Bernadette Escudero and Rufus Rodriguez)

Briefing by the Department of Justice and its attached agencies on their respective mandates
NORTH LUZON GROWTH QUADRANGLE - CANCELLED
09:30 AM

Spkr. Belmonte Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg. (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Briefing by the Department of Agriculture and its attached agencies on the status of implementation of their 2022 banner programs and on their proposed plans and programs for FY 2023 in the North Luzon regions
TRADE AND INDUSTRY
09:30 AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Organizational meeting:

• Briefing on the jurisdiction, composition and membership, laws enacted, and previous Congress accomplishments of the Committee on Trade and Industry
• Deliberation and Approval of the Committee Rules of Procedure

Deliberation on the following bills:

HBs 4, 687, 779, 2599, 2858, 2929, 3011, 3050, 3084, 3149, 3422 & 3564 – Providing protection to consumers and merchants engaged in internet transactions, creating for the purpose the Electronic Commerce Bureau, and appropriating funds therefor (Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez, Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda, Rex Gatchalian, Carlito Marquez, Eric Go Yap, Joseph ‘Jojo’ Lara, Rufus Rodriguez, Paolo Duterte, Juan Carlos ‘Arjo’ Atayde, Ambrosio Cruz Jr., Kristine Singson-Meehan, and Christopherson Yap)
BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE - CANCELLED
10:00 AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom HBs 558, 1200, 1286, 1530, 1619, 3018 & 3512 – Expanding the purpose and application of the Special Education Fund (SEF), amending for the purpose Sections 100 & 272 of RA 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991 (Reps. France Castro, Marlyn Primicias-Agabas, Christopher V.P. De Venecia, Roman Romulo, Albert Garcia, Marlyn ‘Len’ Alonte, and Romeo Acop)

HB 1583 – Providing for the inclusion of private elementary and secondary schools as beneficiaries of the SEF, amending for the purpose RA 7160, as amended (Rep. Yedda Marie Romualdez)

HBs 928 & 1723 – Expanding the application of government assistance to students, teachers, and schools in the private basic education, repealing for the purpose RA 6728, as amended by RA 8545, otherwise known as the Expanded Government Assistance to Students and Teachers in Private Education Act (GASTPE), and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Roman Romulo and Ruth Mariano-Hernandez)

HB 2188 – Suspending the implementation of the use of mother tongue as the medium of instructions for Kindergarten to Grade 3 (Rep. Roman Romulo)

Local Bills:

HB 748 – Converting the Hibao-an Elementary School in Hibao-an Sur, Mandurriao, Iloilo City into an integrated school to be known as the Hibao-an Integrated School and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Julienne ‘Jam’ Baronda)

HB 750 – Converting the Nabitasan Elementary School in Barangay Nabitasan, District of La Paz, Iloilo City into an integrated school to be known as the Nabitasan Integrated School and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Julienne ‘Jam’ Baronda)

HB 2082 – Converting the Tribal Filipino School (TFS) of Tambelang Elementary School in Barangay Datu Danwata, Municipality of Malita, Province of Davao Occidental into an integrated school to be known as TFS of Tambelang Integrated School and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Claude Bautista)

HB 1731 – Separating the Addang Elementary School Ambatutong Extension in Barangay Bunot, Municipality of Paracelis, Mountain Province from the Addang Elementary School, converting it into an independent elementary school to be known as Ambatutong Elementary School and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Maximo Dalog Jr.)

HB 2084 – Establishing a national high school in Barangay Datu Danwata, Municipality of Malita, Province of Davao Occidental to be known as Gaspar Danwata National High School, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Claude Bautista)

HB 2194 – Establishing a national high school in Barangay Mabca, Municipality of Sagñay, Province of Camarines Sur to be known as Mabca National High School, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Arnie Fuentebella)
BICOL RECOVERY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - CANCELLED
10:00 AM

Face-to-face meeting at Conf. Rm. 6, RVM Bldg. Organizational meeting - Approval of the Committee Rules of Procedure

Briefing by the Department of Education, Department of Public Works and Highways, and Department of Agriculture on their respective projects, plans and programs for FY 2023 in the Bicol Region
MUSLIM AFFAIRS - CANCELLED
10:00 AM

Combination of physical meeting at the R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom Organizational meeting - Consideration/Approval of the proposed Committee Internal Rules of Procedure

HBs 1363 & 3725 – Declaring the first day of February of every year as National Hijab Day and promoting an understanding of the Muslim tradition of wearing a hijab (Reps. Bai Dimple Mastura and Mujiv Hataman)

HB 2587 – Providing for the establishment of Muslim cemeteries in cities and municipalities with significant number of Muslim population and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Zia Alonto Adiong)

HB 3755 – Requiring local government units to allocate land for the establishment of Muslim Filipino public cemetery (Rep. Mujiv Hataman)

Briefing by the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos on its legislative proposals for the 19th Congress
PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS
01:00 PM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Organizational meeting - Presentation of the Committee's mandate and membership; Approval/Adoption of the Committee Rules of Procedure for the 19th Congress

Briefing by the Department of Public Works and Highways on its requirements relative to bills on road conversion and creation, classification, or reclassification of district engineering offices; and on its revised guidelines on the naming and renaming of streets, public schools, plazas, buildings, bridges, and other public structures

Briefing by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines on its revised/new guidelines on the naming and renaming of streets, public schools, plazas, buildings, bridges, and other public structures
TOURISM
01:00 PM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Organizational meeting - Consideration/Adoption of the Committee Rules of Procedure for the 19th Congress

HBs 35, 181, 759, 761, 762, 765, 766, 769, 1068, 1403, 1573, 1751, 1752, 1872, 1907, 2764, 2962, 2990, 2993, 3072, 3073 & 3493 - Declaring beaches/mountains/falls/lake/marsh/islands and islet/dam/river/valley in certain parts of the country as ecotourism sites/zones and tourist destinations and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Lord Allan Velasco, Deputy Speaker Aurelio 'Dong' Gonzales Jr., Reps. Alfelito 'Alfel' Bascug, Luisa Lloren Cuaresma, Fernando Cabredo, Olga 'Ara' Kho, Raul 'Boboy' Tupas, Ching Bernos, Solomon Chungalao, Jose Gilbert Violago, Juan Fidel Felipe Nograles, Reynolds Michael Tan, John Tracy Cagas, and Geraldine Roman)

HBs 36, 441, 1169, 1215, 1404, 2380, 2666, 3345, 3481 & 3494 - Declaring municipalities/barangays/province in certain parts of the country as ecotourism sites/zones and tourist destinations and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Lord Allan Jay Velasco, Maximo Dalog Jr., Lorna Silverio, Faustino 'Inno' Dy V, Fernando Cabredo, Luz Mercado, Rommel Rico Angara, Ed Christopher Go, and Geraldine Roman)

HBs 37, 104, 246, 250, 424, 965, 1861, 1862, 2238, 2409 & 2991- Declaring monument/parks/wildlife sanctuary/tree/complex/cave in certain parts of the country as tourist spots/ecotourism destinations and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco, Deputy Speaker Vincent Franco 'Duke' Frasco, Reps. Antonio 'Tonypet' Albano, Carlito Marquez, Rufus Rodriguez, Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo, Christopherson Yap, Angelo Marcos Barba, and Reynolds Michael Tan)

HBs 118, 142, 247, 248, 395, 740, 1382, 1383 & 2493 - Declaring the immediate environs of national shrines/churches in certain parts of the country as heritage/pilgrimage sites and tourist destinations, providing for their development and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Roy Loyola, Edwin Olivarez, Antonio 'Tonypet' Albano, Gus Tambunting, Julienne 'Jam' Baronda, Mikaela Angela Suansing, and Maria Theresa Collantes)

HB 778 - Declaring the Province of Agusan Del Sur as the Home of the Golden Tara (Rep. Eddiebong Plaza)

HB 1140 - Identifying tourism development areas in the Province of Isabela, mandating support for tourism development, creating the Isabela Tourism Council, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Faustino 'Inno' Dy V)

HB 1371 - Declaring the Province of Camarines Sur as the Wakeboarding Capital of the Philippines (Rep. Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr.)
LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES jt. w/ TRADE AND INDUSTRY
02:00 PM

Virtual meeting via Zoom Privilege Speech delivered on the floor on August 15, 2022 - On the reported merger of TV5 Network Inc. and ABS-CBN Corporation (Rep. Rodante Marcoleta)
25-August-2022
(THURSDAY)
INDIGENOUS CULTURAL COMMUNITIES AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES
09:00 AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Organizational meeting - Approval of the proposed Committee Rules of Procedure for the 19th Congress

Introduction of the officials of the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples and presentation of its mandate, accomplishments, and plans and programs

Presentation of the following bills/proposed laws approved by the Committee during the previous Congress for refiling in the 19th Congress:

• Indigenous Community Conserved Territories and Areas Act

• Indigenous Peoples Civil Registration System Act

• Resource Centers for Indigenous Peoples Act

Presentation of the following bills referred to the Committee in the 19th Congress:

HB 446 – Protecting the rights of indigenous peoples (IPs) and indigenous cultural communities (ICCs) affected by renewable energy investments in their ancestral lands, amending certain provisions of RA 9513, otherwise known as the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 (Rep. Maximo Dalog Jr.)

HB 1064 – Ensuring equal employment opportunities to members of ICCs and preference in certain cases (Rep. Luisa Lloren Cuaresma)

HB 1067 – Institutionalizing IPs mandatory representation in the Province of Nueva Vizcaya and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Luisa Lloren Cuaresma)

HB 3340 – Establishing a system protecting the community intellectual rights of ICCs/IPs (Rep. Maximo Dalog Jr.)
SOCIAL SERVICES
09:00 AM

Combination of physical meeting at the R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom Organizational meeting - Approval of the Committee Rules of Procedure
SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS
09:30 AM

Combination of physical meeting at the Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Approval of the Substitute Bill to HBs 41, 121, 133, 333, 398, 432, 480, 504, 515, 937, 949, 995, 1035, 1110, 1138, 1254, 1367, 1696, 1840, 1932, 1961, 2057, 2071, 2185, 2235, 2240, 2476, 2494, 2576, 2932, 2984, 2985, 2986, 3310, 3324, 3384, 3426 & 3427 – Postponing the December 2022 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections, amending for the purpose RA 9164, as amended by RAs 9340,10632, 10656, 10923, 10952, and 11462 (Reps. Paul Ruiz Daza, Juliet Marie De Leon Ferrer, Rachel Marguerite Del Mar, Michael Romero Ph.D., Gus Tambunting, Johnny Ty Pimentel, Senior Deputy Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Reps. Edvic Yap, Ramon Jolo Revilla III, Richard Gomez, Patrick Michael Vargas, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Francisco Jose ‘Bingo’ Matugas II, Marvin Rillo, Faustino ‘Inno’ Dy V, Emmarie ‘Lolypop’ Ouano-Dizon, Cheeno Miguel Almario, Edwin Olivarez, Ron Salo, Mark Go, Alfredo Marañon III, Francisco Paolo Ortega V, Jaime Cojuangco, Deputy Speaker Ralph Recto, Reps. Christopherson Yap, Dean Asistio, Florencio Gabriel ‘Bem’ Noel, Ma. Theresa Collantes, Florida ‘Rida’ Robes, Joseph ‘Jojo’ Lara, Deputy Speaker Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr., Reps. Salvador Pleyto, Nelson Dayanghirang, Josefina Tallado, Jefferson Khonghun, Mujiv Hataman, Sittie Aminah Dimaporo, and Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo)

• Approval of the corresponding Committee Report
TRANSPORTATION
09:30 AM

Combination of physical meeting at the Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Organizational meeting - Presentation of the profile and organizational structure of the Committee; Adoption of the Committee Rules of Procedure

Briefing by the Department of Transportation and its attached agencies on current issues and concerns in the transportation sector
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD - CANCELLED
10:00 AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom Briefing by the Department of Agriculture on the production and supply situation of selected prime agricultural commodities in the country such as pork, chicken, rice, onions, potatoes, and garlic
CREATIVE INDUSTRY AND PERFORMING ARTS
01:00 PM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Organizational meeting - Presentation of the Committee's mandate and organizational structure; Approval/Adoption of the Committee Rules of Procedure for the 19th Congress

Committee Report and HR 112 – Congratulating and commending GIGIL for winning bronze at the 2022 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity for second consecutive year (Rep. Christopher V.P. De Venecia)

Committee Report and HR 178 – Commending Mr. Adonis Castillo Asid, the sole Zamboangueño in the Philippine Team which represented the Philippines in the 2022 World Championships of Performing Arts, for winning the gold medal in both Latin and Opera Categories, silver medal in the Original Category, and for bagging four special awards in the World Division Category of the said competition (Rep. Khymer Adan Olaso)

Briefing by concerned government agencies on the following:
• Creative Economy;
• RA 11904, otherwise known as the Philippine Creative Industries Development Act and its implementing rules and regulations
• Philippine Creative Cities Network
• UNESCO Creative Cities Network
26-August-2022
(FRIDAY)
APPROPRIATIONS
09:00 AM

Combination of physical meeting at the HRep Session Hall and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Budget briefing on sources of financing, expenditure levels and the budget proposals of departments/agencies/corporations:

Development Budget Coordination Committee (DBCC):
• Department of Budget and Management (DBM)
• National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA)
• Department of Finance (DOF)
• Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)

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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