COMMITTEE AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
CALENDAR OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS
13-February-2023 to 17-February-2023


Updated as of: 27-March-2023, 07:27:03 PM

DATE COMMITTEE TIME VENUE AGENDA
13-February-2023
(MONDAY)
WAYS AND MEANS
09:00 AM

Face-to-face meeting at the R. R. Andaya Hall, 2/F Main Bldg. Deliberation on HB 3261 – Establishing an online portal for national tax transparency, otherwise known as the What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get Tax Transparency Program (Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda)

Briefing by the Department of Finance on the proposed value added tax (VAT) refund program for foreign tourists
ENERGY
09:30 AM

Face-to-face meeting at Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg. HB 1888 – Mandating all national and local government-owned buildings to install and utilize on-grid solar energy systems, providing funds therefor (Rep. Maria Theresa Collantes)

HB 2565 – Reducing the cost of electricity for national government offices by promoting the development and utilization of solar energy in all government buildings and offices, providing funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Ralph Recto)

HB 3177 – Accelerating the country’s total electrification of households and providing for a reliable and efficient solar energy system to public schools, allocating for the purpose the proceeds from the net national government share from the Malampaya Natural Gas Project (Deputy Speaker Ralph Recto)

HB 6972 – Mandating the use and utilization of on-grid solar energy systems in national and local government-owned buildings, providing funds therefor (Rep. Ching Bernos)

HR 235 - Investigation into the rising generation costs resulting to higher electricity rates (Rep. Sergio Dagooc)
HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
10:00 AM

Combination of physical meeting at Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook pages of the HRep and Baguio City Rep. Mark O. Go) HB 6850 – Amending Sec. 9 of RA 10583, or the law converting the Mountain Province State Polytechnic College into a state university to be known as the Mountain Province State University (by designating the incumbent President of the Mountain Province State Polytechnic College as the first President of the converted university in order to effect a smooth transition from a state college to a state university) (Rep. Maximo Dalog Jr.)

Report of the Commission on Higher Education on the status of compliance of the following schools with the requirements for their conversion into or establishment of a state college or state university under various laws:

• Mountain Province State Polytechnic College (RA 10583, as amended by RA 11011) – Converting the Mountain Province State Polytechnic College into a state university to be known as the Mountain Province State University;

• Compostela Valley State College (RA 10598, as amended by RA 11008) – Establishing the Compostela Valley State College;

• Palompon Institute of Technology (RA 10599, as amended by RA 11309) – Converting the Palompon Institute of Technology into a maritime state university to be known as the Palompon Polytechnic State University;

• Dr. Emilio B. Espinosa Sr. Memorial State College of Agriculture and Technology (RA 11171 – Converting the Dr. Emilio B. Espinosa, Sr. Memorial State College of Agriculture and Technology into a state university to be known as Dr. Emilio B. Espinosa Sr.-Masbate State University);

• Northwestern Mindanao State College of Science and Technology (RA 11186 – Converting the Northwestern Mindanao State College of Science and Technology into a state university to be known as the University of Northwestern Mindanao);

• Oroquieta Agro-Industrial School (RA 11282 – Converting the Oroquieta Agro-Industrial School into a state college to be known as the Misamis Occidental State College);

• Camarines Sur Polytechnic Colleges (RA 11283 – Converting the Camarines Sur Polytechnic College into a state university to be known as the Polytechnic University of Bicol);

• Marinduque State College (RA 11334 – Converting the Marinduque State College into a state university to be known as the Marinduque State University); and

• Camarines Norte State College (RA 11399 – Converting the Camarines Norte State College into a state university to be known as the University of Camarines Norte)

• Basilan State College (RA 11554 – Converting the Basilan State College into a university to be known as the Basilan State University);

• Abra State Institute of Science and Technology (RA 11574 – Converting the Abra State Institute of Science and Technology into a state university to be known as the University of Abra);

• Bicol State College of Applied Sciences and Technology (RA 11585 – Converting the Bicol State College of Applied Sciences and Technology into a university to be known as the Southeast Asian University of Technology);

• Agusan del Sur College of Agriculture and Technology (RA 11586 – Converting the Agusan Del Sur State College of Agriculture and Technology into a state university to be known as the Agusan del Sur State University);

• Occidental Mindoro State College (RA 11587 – Converting the Occidental Mindoro State College into a state university to be known as the Occidental Mindoro State University);

• Ilocos Sur Polytechnic State College (RA 11755 – Converting the Ilocos Sur Polytechnic State College and all its campuses into a state university to be known as the Ilocos Sur Philippines Polytechnic University);

• Bulacan Agricultural State College (RA 11783 – Converting the Bulacan Agricultural State College into a state university to be known as the Bulacan State Agricultural University);

• Iligan City National School of Fisheries (RA 11856 – Converting the Iligan City National School of Fisheries into a polytechnic state college to be known as the Iligan City Polytechnic State College); and

• Northern Negros State College of Science and Technology (RA 11859 – Converting the Northern Negros State College of Science and Technology into a state university to be known as the State University of Northern Negros).
14-February-2023
(TUESDAY)
NUCLEAR ENERGY
09:00 AM

Combination of face-to-face meeting at Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Substitute Bill to HB 7049, in consolidation with HBs 371, 481, 526, 542, 1255, 2103, 3301, 3898, 4822, 6030 & 7003 – Providing for a comprehensive atomic regulatory framework, creating for the purpose the Philippine Atomic Regulatory Commission, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Mark Cojuangco, Joey Sarte Salceda, Senior Deputy Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Reps. Ron Salo, Dan Fernandez, Divina Grace Yu, Mario Vittorio ‘Marvey’ Mariño, Rufus Rodriguez, Carlito Marquez, Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo, and Jeyzel Victoria Yu)
SUFFRAGE AND ELECTORAL REFORMS
09:00 AM

Face-to-face meeting at Conf. Rm. 5 RVM Bldg Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 126, 1221 & 5472 – Amending RA 10366, or the law authorizing the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) to establish precincts assigned to accessible polling places exclusively for persons with disabilities and senior citizens (Reps. Juliet Marie De Leon Ferrer, Stella Luz Quimbo, and Ernesto Dionisio Jr.)

Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 125, 130, 279, 1144, 1202, 1219, 1378, 2503 & 4482 – Strengthening the field offices of the COMELEC by upgrading and creating certain positions, amending for the purpose Section 53 of Batas Pambansa Blg. 881, otherwise known as the Omnibus Election Code, as amended and providing funds therefor (Reps. Juliet Marie De Leon Ferrer, Paolo Duterte, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Faustino ‘Inno’ Dy V, Marlyn Primicias-Agabas, France Castro, Mikaela Angela Suansing, Dante Garcia, and Ruth Mariano-Hernandez)

Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HB 3946 – Providing for the manner of election of the elective members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Laguna representing the Cities of San Pedro, Sta. Rosa, and Biñan) (Rep. Dan Fernandez)

HB 755 – Election Day Holiday Act (Rep. JC Abalos)

HR 717 – Inquiry into the viability and feasibility of adopting the experimental use of automated elections system in the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections (Rep. Elpidio Barzaga)
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD
09:30 AM

Face-to-face meeting at the Spkrs. Aquino/Makalintal Hall, 2/F SWA Bldg. (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Continuation of the motu proprio inquiry into the possible hoarding and other acts of price manipulation by the unscrupulous traders of agricultural commodities
PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY
09:30 AM

Combination of face-to-face meeting at the Spkr. Villar Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) HB 1079 – Institutionalizing the Public Safety Reserve Force of the Philippine National Police, Bureau of Fire Protection, and Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (Rep. Jorge ‘PATROL’ Bustos)

HB 1538 – Requiring mandatory autopsy on bodies of crime victims, deaths under mysterious and suspicious circumstances (Rep. Robert Ace Barbers)

HBs 3438 & 5632 – Prohibiting/penalizing the malicious dissemination of false information or the willful making of any threat concerning bombs, explosives or any similar device or means of destruction and providing penalties for violation thereof (Reps. Jaime Fresnedi and Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HBs 3851 & 5622 – Penalizing prank callers to emergency hotlines (Reps. Gus Tambunting and Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 5364 - Providing for uniform requirements and/or procedures for making arrests (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 6815 - Modernizing the criminal investigation techniques of law enforcement agencies (Rep. Patrick Michael Vargas)
TRADE AND INDUSTRY
09:30 AM

Combination of face-to-face meeting at the R.R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) HBs 799 & 3838 – Providing for the revised RA 8293, otherwise known as the Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines (Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda and Lex Anthony Cris Colada)

HB 888 – Amending RA 8293, increasing its penalties and sanctions, rationalizing its powers and functions (Rep. Michael Romero, Ph.D.)

HB 2672 – Amending certain provisions of RA 8293 (by strengthening the powers and capacity of the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines, adopting some of the current best practices in the international community, and fortifying the efforts of government against piracy and counterfeiting, among other amendments) (Rep. Christopher De Venecia)

HB 3633 – Protecting traditional knowledge, traditional cultural expression, and genetic resources, further amending for the purpose RA 8293 (Rep. Aniela Bianca Tolentino)
TRANSPORTATION (Technical Working Group)
09:30 AM

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

HBs 128, 360, 781, 1668, 2733, 3412, 4327, 4470, 6098 & 7034 – Regulating the operation of motorcycles-for-hire (Reps. Rachel Marguerite Del Mar, Maria Angela Garcia, Antonio ‘Tonypet’ Albano, Rufus Rodriguez, JC Abalos, Ramon Rodrigo Gutierrez, Jurdin Jesus Romualdo, Paolo Duterte, Romulo ‘Kid’ Pena Jr., and Joel Chua)

HBs 307, 1344, 1641, 2833 & 4858 – Allowing and regulating the use of motorcycles as public utility vehicles, amending for the purpose RA 4136, otherwise known as the Land Transportation and Traffic Code (Reps. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Loreto Acharon, Marlyn Primicias-Agabas, Deputy Speaker Ralph Recto, and Rep. Gus Tambunting)
BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE - CANCELLED
11:00 AM

Combination of face-to-face meeting at the Spkr. Belmonte Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook pages of the HRep and Pasig City Rep. Roman Romulo) Substitute Bill to HBs 928, 1723 & 5589 – Expanding the application of government assistance to students, teachers, and schools in the private basic education, and appropriating funds therefor, 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 (E-GASTPE) Act (Reps. Roman Romulo, Ruth Mariano-Hernandez, and Ron Salo)
• HB 5589 will be consolidated with the abovementioned Substitute Bill, which was crafted earlier by the technical working group

HB 2191 – Separating Denrica High School in the Municipality of Garchitorena, Province of Camarines Sur from Binagasbasan National High School and converting it into an independent national high school to be known as the Denrica National High School and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Arnie Fuentebella)
BANKS & FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES
01:30 PM

Combination of face-to-face meeting at the Spkr. De Venecia Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom HBs 275, 358, 2946, 3737, 4344 & 5073 – Promoting the adoption of digital payments for financial transactions of the government and all merchants (Reps. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Maria Angela Garcia, Joseph ‘Jojo’ Lara, Paolo Duterte, Josephine Veronique 'Jaye' Lacson-Noel, and Ivan Howard Guintu)

HB 6773 – Amending RA 11523, otherwise known as Financial Institutions Strategic Transfer Act of 2021 (by extending the period of validity for the sale/transfer of non-performing assets for another two years from the effectivity of this Act, among other amendments (Rep. Irwin Tieng)
METRO MANILA DEVELOPMENT - CANCELLED
01:30 PM

Combination of face-to-face meeting at Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Discussion on the issues relative to the congestion in the Port of Manila
HUMAN RIGHTS
02:00 PM

Face-to-face meeting at the Spkr. Villar Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg. HBs 1175, 1277, 1299, 1876, 2189, 2303, 2531 & 6171 – Providing a framework for the right to adequate food (Reps. Bryan Revilla, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Wilbert Lee, Ching Bernos, Ray Florence Reyes, Khymer Adan Olaso, Marissa ‘Del Mar’ Magsino, and Margarita Ignacia Nograles)
15-February-2023
(WEDNESDAY)
HEALTH
09:00 AM

Combination of face-to-face meeting at the Spkr. Nograles Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom HBs 505, 583, 709, 796, 983, 1722, 1991, 2012, 2630, 2738, 3042, 3497, 4171, 4248 & 5144 – Mandating the provision of comprehensive renal replacement therapy (RRT) to patients with end stage renal disease in national, regional, and provincial government hospitals, increasing for the purpose the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) package rate for members and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Edvic Yap, Marlyn Primicias-Agabas, Emigdio Tanjuatco III, Maximo Dalog Jr., Mark Go, Ruth
Mariano-Hernandez, Joseph Stephen ‘Caraps’ Paduano, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., France Castro, JC Abalos, Christopherson ‘Coco’ Yap, Patrick Michael Vargas, Harris Christopher Ongchuan, Keith Micah ‘Atty. Mike’ Tan, and Franz Pumaren)

HB 3239 – Expanding the PhilHealth outpatient coverage on dialysis and RRT (Rep. Yedda Marie Romualdez)

HB 5862 – Establishing the National Center for Geriatric Health and Research Institute, defining its power and functions, creating regional geriatric specialty centers in the Department of Health-retained hospitals, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Joseph Gilbert Violago)

HBs 85, 156, 430, 1713, 1719, 1785, 2035, 2092, 2254, 2496, 2782, 2797, 3381, 3616, 4571, 5074, 5454 & 6238 – Providing for a free annual medical check-up for Filipinos and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Marjorie Ann Teodoro, Alfelito ‘Alfel’ Bascug, Ray Reyes, Anthony Rolando Golez Jr., Ruth Mariano-Hernandez, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Christopherson ‘Coco’ Yap, Rodolfo ‘Ompong’ Ordanes, Franz Pumaren, Dante Garcia, Rommel Rico Angara, Alfred Delos Santos, Tobias ‘Toby’ Tiangco, Deputy Speaker Kristine Singson-Meehan, Reps. Bernadette ‘BH’ Herrera, Paolo Duterte, Ernesto Dionisio, and Rudys Caesar Fariñas I)

HB 6772 – Granting the President of the Philippines the power to suspend and adjust the period of implementation of the scheduled increase of premium rates for direct contributors of the PhilHealth, amending for the purpose RA 11223, otherwise known as the Universal Health Care Act (Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez)

HBs 2720 & 7144– Providing for the rehabilitation and modernization of the Philippine General Hospital (PGH), creating the PGH Rehabilitation and Modernization Fund, appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Wilfrido Mark Enverga and Ciriaco Gato Jr.)

HB 4547 – Increasing the bed capacity of the PGH from 1,500 to 2,200 and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Ernesto Dionisio Jr.)

HB 4869 – Upgrading the service capacity of the Ospital ng Parañaque in the City of Parañaque, Metro Manila from first level to second level community hospital and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Gus Tambunting)

HB 6106 – Establishing a 75-bed capacity in the City of Digos, Province of Davao del Sur, to be known as the Digos City District Hospital, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. John Tracy Cagas)

HB 6174 – Providing for the establishment of a multi-specialty centers in the City of Davao, Davao del Sur to be known as the Philippine Multi-Specialty Center-Mindanao and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Margarita ‘Atty. Migs’ Nograles)

HB 6296 – Establishing in Barangay Novaliches Proper, Quezon City, a health center and lying-in clinic, to be known as the Novaliches Health Center and Lying-In Clinic, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Patrick Michael Vargas)
FLAGSHIP PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS - CANCELLED
09:30 AM

Face-to-face meeting at the Spkrs. Aquino/Makalintal Hall, 2/F SWA Bldg. Update by concerned government agencies on the status of the country’s flagship programs and projects in Mindanao
HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
09:30 AM

Combination of face-to-face meeting at Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom HB 1040 – Prescribing a code of conduct for the eviction of underprivileged and homeless citizens or the demolition of their dwellings, providing penalties for violation thereof, and appropriating funds therefor, amending for the purpose RA 7279, otherwise known as the Urban Development and Housing Act of 1992 (Rep. Ivan Howard Guintu)

HBs 1149 & 5812 – Prescribing a just and humane code of conduct for resettlement of underprivileged and homeless citizens, providing penalties for violation thereof, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Ivan Howard Guintu and Patrick Michael Vargas)

HB 1852 – Exempting the underprivileged and homeless from the required payment of supersedeas bond to perfect an appeal in relation to ejectment cases filed against them, amending for the purpose RA 7279 (Rep. Rodante Marcoleta)

HB 4040 - Prescribing a code of conduct for the demolition and eviction of homeless and underprivileged citizens in protection of their human rights (Rep. Gus Tambunting)

HB 5754 – Amending Section 18 of RA 7279, as amended by RA 10884, or the Balanced Housing Development Program Amendments, by strengthening the socialized housing projects of the local government units (Rep. Roy Loyola)
JUSTICE
09:30 AM

Combination of face-to-face meeting at the R.R. Andaya Hall, 2/F Main Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) HBs 2041, 2042, 2147, 2744, 3076, 3225, 3268, 3311, 3470 & 3532 – Creating additional branches of the Regional Trial Courts, Municipal Trial Court in Cities, and Metropolitan Trial Court in certain parts of the country, amending for the purpose Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, otherwise known as the Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980, as amended, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Kristine Alexie Tutor, Mercedes Alvarez, Christopherson ‘Coco’ Yap, John Tracy Cagas, Jeyzel Victoria Yu, Dan Fernandez, Josefina Tallado, Francisco Jose ‘Bingo’ Matugas II, and Oscar Malapitan)

HBs 5029 & 7054 – Amending certain Sections of RA 7309 or the law creating a Board of Claims under the Department of Justice for victims of unjust imprisonment or detention and victims of violent crimes (by increasing the compensation of victims of unjust imprisonment or detention and victims of violent crimes) (Reps. Marvin Rillo and Jaime Fresnedi)

HB 6756 - Providing compensation for persons wrongfully convicted of a crime (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HBs 5660 & 6655 – Strengthening the Witness Protection, Security and Benefit Program, amending for the purpose RA 6981, otherwise known as the Witness Protection, Security and Benefit Act, appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva and Rufus Rodriguez)
MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT
09:30 AM

Combination of physical meeting at the Bids and Awards Committee Conference Room, Penthouse, SWA Bldg., and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) HBs 337, 641, 713, 1178, 2463, 2622, 4501, 4821 & 6465 – Further Promoting entrepreneurship by strengthening, empowering and enhancing the financing and other support programs for micro, small and medium enterprises, amending for the purpose RA 6977, as amended, otherwise known as the Magna Carta for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) (Reps. Michael Romero, Ph.D., Joey Sarte Salceda, Emigdio Tanjuatco III, Bryan Revilla, Rufus Rodriguez, Virgilio Lacson, Marlyn Primicias-Agabas, Christian Unabia, and Mario Vittorio ‘Marvey’ Mariño)

HB 2179 – Enhancing credit support to MSMEs, amending for the purpose Section 15 of RA 6977, as amended (Deputy Speaker Ralph Recto)

HB 2279 – Strengthening access to credit of MSMEs, amending for the purpose RA 6977, as amended (Rep. Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva)

HB 2825 – Expanding the coverage of micro enterprises as beneficiaries of the Magna Carta for MSMEs, amending for the purpose RA 6977, as amended (Deputy Speaker Ralph Recto)
BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES - CANCELLED
10:00 AM

Combination of face-to-face meeting at the Spkr. Belmonte Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom) HB 6773 – Amending RA 11523, otherwise known as the Financial Institutions Strategic Transfer Act (by extending the period of validity for the sale/transfer of non-performing assets for another two years from the effectivity of this amendatory Act, among other amendments) (Rep. Irwin Tieng)

HR 703 – Investigation into the revocation of license of Manila Teachers’ Savings and Loan Association, Inc. (Rep. Virgilio Lacson)
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY
01:00 PM

Combination of face-to-face meeting at Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Substitute Bill to HBs 3, 277, 1809, 2568, 2683, 2731, 2902, 2963, 2978, 3421, 3612, 4115, 4137, 4261, 4262, 3563, 4776, 4499, 6882 & 7056 – Institutionalizing the transition of the government to e­governance in the digital age, creating for the purpose the Philippine Infostructure Management Corporation and appropriating funds therefor (Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez, Reps. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Dean Asistio, Deputy Speaker Ralph Recto, Reps. Virgilio Lacson, JC Abalos, Joey Sarte Salceda, Michael Romero, Ph.D., Deputy Speaker Kristine Singson-Meehan, Reps. Paolo Duterte, Harris Christopher Ongchuan, Gus Tambunting, Christopherson 'Coco' Yap, Arnolfo ‘Arnie’ Teves, former Rep. Rex Gatchalian, Eduardo Rama, and Lordan Suan)

HBs 2971 & 5794 – Criminalizing the creation and dissemination of fake news for protection from online falsehoods and manipulation, amending for the purpose, RA 10175, otherwise known as the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 (Reps. Josephine Veronique ‘Jaye’ Lacson-Noel and Gus Tambunting)

HR 270 – Inquiry into the proliferation of artificial intelligence-synthesized audiovisual materials, otherwise known as deepfakes, with the end in view of strengthening government mechanisms to implement cybercrime and data privacy laws, safeguarding the privacy, information and identity of all Filipinos and protecting the integrity of Philippine social, political, economic and financial institutions (Deputy Speaker Ralph Recto)
NATURAL RESOURCES
01:30 PM

Face-to-face meeting at Spkr. Belmonte Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg. HB 5500 – Declaring the month of June of every year as the Marine Turtle Awareness Month (Rep. Mujiv Hataman)

HBs 5538 & 5818 – Institutionalizing the Tamaraw Conservation Program, creating its administrative and implementation mechanism and providing funds therefor (Rep. Leody Tarriela and Arnan Panaligan)

HB 1405 – Establishing Mt. Masaraga Protected Landscape in the Province of Albay as a protected area under the category of protected landscape, providing for its management (Rep. Fernando Cabredo)

HB 2658 – Declaring the Sultan Naga Dimaporo Protected Landscape and Seascape Area within the Municipality of Sultan Naga Dimaporo, Province of Lanao del Norte, as component of the National Integrated Protected Areas System (NIPAS) under the category of protected landscape and seascape, providing for its management (Rep. Sittie Aminah Dimaporo)

HB 2785 – Establishing the Aurora Memorial Protected Landscape in the Municipalities of Maria Aurora and San Luis, all in the Province of Aurora and in the Municipality of Bongabon, Nueva Ecija as a protected area, providing for its management (Rep. Rommel Rico Angara)

HB 3392 – Declaring a parcel of land located in the Municipalities of President Manuel A. Roxas, Katipunan, and Siayan, all in the Province of Zamboanga del Norte, a protected area with the category of protected landscape under the NIPAS to be referred to as the Mt. Gutom Protected Landscape, providing for its management, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Glona Labadlabad)

HB 3397 – Declaring the Olutanga Island Protected Landscape and Seascape located in the Province of Zamboanga Sibugay as a protected area, providing for its management (Rep. Wilter Palma)

HBs 3743 & 4095 - Declaring the Panaon Island and its surrounding areas situated in the Province of Southern Leyte as protected seascape pursuant to RA 11038 (Reps. Luz Mercado and Christopherson 'Coco' Yap)

HB 6516 – Establishing the Bantayan Island Protected Landscape and Seascape under the Expanded NIPAS and providing for its management (Rep. Janice Salimbangon)

HB 6577 – Expanding the boundaries of Las Piñas–Paranaque Wetland Park and its vicinities as protected area (Deputy Speaker Camille Villar)

HB 6677 – Declaring the waters surrounding Panaon Island, Province of Southern Leyte, a protected area with the category of protected seascape under NIPAS, to be referred to as the Panaon Island Protected Seascape, providing for its management, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Christopherson ‘Coco’ Yap)
PUBLIC INFORMATION
01:30 PM

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 915 & 1542 – Requiring broadcast media to allocate adequate free airtime for public service announcements on vital public issues and concerns (Reps. Mario Vittorio ‘Marvey’ Mariño and Robert Ace Barbers)
16-February-2023
(THURSDAY)
TRANSPORTATION
09:00 AM

Combination of face-to-face meeting at the R.R. Andaya Hall, 2/F Main Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) Briefing by the Department of Transportation on the status of its ongoing railway projects
ENERGY jt. w/ NORTH LUZON GROWTH QUADRANGLE
09:30 AM

Combination of face-to-face 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) HR 333 – Urging the National Electrification Administration (NEA) to exercise its mandate under RA 10531, otherwise known as the NEA Reform Act of 2013, to promote the welfare of the people of the Province of Isabela against the dismal performance of the Isabela Electric Cooperative 1 (ISELCO 1) and Isabela Electric Cooperative 2 (ISELCO 2) (Rep. Faustino ‘Inno’ Dy V)

HR 732 –Investigation into the alleged defiance to legal orders and irregularities in the operations of ISELCO 1 (Rep. Faustino ‘Inno’ Dy V)

Privilege Speech delivered on the floor on August 30, 2022 – On the dismal performance of ISELCO 1 and ISELCO 2 (Rep. Faustino ‘Inno’ Dy V)

Privilege Speech delivered on the floor on January 23, 2023 – On the steady spike of electricity rates and the true state of electric cooperatives in the Province of Isabela (Rep. Faustino ‘Inno’ Dy V)
SUBCOMMITTEE ON FIRE PROTECTION SERVICE (Committee on Public Order and Safety) - CANCELLED
09:30 AM

Combination of face-to-face meeting at Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom Consolidated Bill to HBs 3619, 3661 & 5412 – Transferring the National Fire Training Institute from the Philippine Public Safety College to the Bureau of Fire Protection, amending for the purpose Sections 66, 67 and 68 of RA 6975, as amended by RA 11279, otherwise known as the Department of the Interior and Local Government Act of 1990 (Reps. Jorge ‘PATROL’ Bustos, Alfred Delos Santos, and Christopherson 'Coco' Yap)

HB 4398 – Strengthening the programs for the prevention and suppression of all destructive fires in the country, repealing for the purpose RA 9514, otherwise known as the Fire Code of the Philippines of 2008 (Rep. Jorge ‘PATROL’ Bustos)

HB 6200 – Requiring owners of residential buildings or structures to maintain portable fire extinguishers (Rep. Eduardo Rama)
SUBCOMMITTEE ON DISASTER RESPONSE (Committee on Disaster Resilience) - CANCELLED
01:30 PM

Combination of physical meeting at Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep) HBs 2135, 4150 & 4809 – Providing for free freight services in the transportation of relief goods to calamity-stricken areas (Reps. Florida ‘Rida’ Robes, Harris Christopher Ongchuan, and Paolo Duterte)

HB 3108 – Amending RA 10121, otherwise known as the Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010, for the purpose of granting hazard pay to disaster response personnel during state of calamity (Rep. Rosanna ‘Ria’ Vergara)

HBs 4112 & 5545 – Providing group accident insurance coverage for the first disaster responders, amending for the purpose RA 10121, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Jorge ‘PATROL’ Bustos and Charisse Anne Hernandez)

HBs 4490, 5405, 5650, 6029 & 6739 – Providing for the Magna Carta for Public Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Workers (Reps. Ramon Jolo Revilla III, Lorna Silverio, Florida ‘Rida’ Robes, Anthony Rolando Golez, Jr., and Ziaur-Rahman 'Zia' Alonto Adiong)

HB 5105 – Granting daily allowance to service volunteers during periods of disasters (Rep. Gus Tambunting)

HB 5978 – Strengthening local disaster risk response and management offices by standardizing the salary grade levels of disaster risk response and management officers and staff (Rep. Dale Corvera)
17-February-2023
(FRIDAY)
INDIGENOUS CULTURAL COMMUNITIES AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES
01:00 PM

Kaamulan Open Theater, Malaybalay, Province of Bukidnon Public Hearing on the allegations against Central Mindanao University regarding misuse of portions of land covered by Certificate of Ancestral Domains Title No. 251 and violations of the rights of the Manobo Talaandig cultural community residing in the area

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