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COMMITTEE MEETINGS

SOURCE: Committee Management Support Service I


DAILY SCHEDULE

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10-AUGUST-2021 • TUESDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD jt. w/ TRADE AND INDUSTRY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
HR 987 – Investigation into the production and importation status of poultry commodities in the country amidst the COVID-19 pandemic (Rep. Argel Joseph Cabatbat)

HR 1495 – Urging the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to deploy more Kadiwa rolling stores through its Kadiwa ni Ani at Kita Program, in light of the recent price increase of basic commodities in the country (Rep. Alfred Vargas)

HR 1504 – Urging the DA to explain and submit a report of all programs and measures undertaken by its implementing agencies to address price instability (Rep. Rico Geron)

HR 1505 – Investigation into the alleged shortage in the supply of meat products resulting in the escalation of prices and the status of food security in the country (Rep. Rico Geron)

HR 1512 – Inquiry into the rising pork prices (Rep. Stella Luz Quimbo)

HR 1515 – Urging the House of Representatives to take the lead and get the job done in making sure that prices of basic goods such as meat and vegetables are affordable by bringing all stakeholders together for the benefit of the Filipino people, uncovering the root causes of the price increase, and thereafter to coordinate with and assist the relevant government agencies in addressing the issues, with the end in view of ensuring that all citizens shall have access to sufficient, safe, and affordable food especially during this time of pandemic (Rep. Alan Peter 'Compañero' Cayetano)

HR 1522 – Inquiry into the rising food prices with the end in view of determining the necessary interventions to stabilize food prices and ensure the availability and affordability of food to Filipino consumers (Speaker Lord Allan Jay Velasco)

HR 1526 – Inquiry into the alarming rise in the price of basic commodities with the end in view of implementing necessary measures to ensure the accessibility of basic commodities and defend the right of every Filipino to adequate and affordable food (Rep. Joy Myra Tambunting)

HR 1556 – Investigation into the rising of food prices, importation, and the neglect of the industry of agriculture in the Philippines (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)

HR 1587 – Investigation into the transportation restrictions on locally sourced pork and increased importation of pork amid the dire state of the local livestock industry (Rep. Arlene Brosas)
ECONOMIC AFFAIRS jt. w/ INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HBs 6787, 7049 & 7153 – Providing for a national digital transformation policy (Reps. Kristine Alexie Tutor, Frederick Siao, and Alfred Vargas)

HB 6874 – Providing for a comprehensive policy to accelerate and harness the digital revolution to foster inclusive economic growth, sustainable development, and participatory governance (Rep. Jose Francisco ‘Kiko’ Benitez)
HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
Agenda
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook pages of the HRep and Baguio City Rep. Mark O. Go)
Briefing by the following agencies on their respective 2022 budget proposals:
• Technical Education and Skills Development Authority
• Commission on Higher Education; and
• Unified Student Financial Assistance System for Tertiary Education
BICOL RECOVERY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
02:00 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
Briefing by the following agencies:

• National Economic and Development Authority - On the economic plan for the Bicol Region in the next five years; and

• Department of Health - On the COVID-19 situation in the region, status of the vaccination program, and suggested health protocols to control the COVID-19 surge

Last Updated: 02-December-2021, 12:41:37 AM