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COMMITTEE MEETINGS

SOURCE: Committee Management Support Service I


DAILY SCHEDULE

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11-MARCH-2021 • THURSDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES RESOURCES (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:00 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Technical Working Group meeting on HB 7853 – Amending Section 18 of RA 8550, otherwise known as the Philippine Fisheries Code of 1998 (by expanding the possible area of operations of small and medium commercial fishing vessels, as defined by law, within municipal waters) (Deputy Speaker Pablo John Garcia)
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD jt. w/ TRADE AND INDUSTRY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
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 - CANCELLED
Agenda
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
Technical working group report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 8031, 8059 & 8628 – Providing for additional mechanisms to accelerate the recovery and bolster the resiliency of the Philippine economy, providing funds therefor (Rep. Stella Luz Quimbo, Majority Leader Ferdinand Martin Romualdez, and Speaker Lord Allan Jay Velasco)
PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS - CANCELLED
Agenda
10:00 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HB 8151 – Adopting a 30-year national infrastructure program (Rep. Romeo Momo)

HB 6531 – Converting the Buluan-Banban-Paguin-Sacpil provincial road in the Province of Apayao, into a national road and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Elias Bulut Jr.)

HR 721 – Urging the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to consider the Municipality of Valladolid or the City of Bago, both in the Province of Negros Occidental, as the entry and exit points of the proposed bridge connecting the Province of Negros Occidental to the Island Province of Guimaras (Rep. Juliet Marie De Leon Ferrer)
REVISION OF LAWS
Agenda
10:00 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
Substitute Bill to HBs 408 & 8595 – Providing for the publication of laws, amending for the purpose Article 2 of RA 386, otherwise known as the New Civil Code of the Philippines and Sections 24 and 25 of EO 292, otherwise known as the Administrative Code of the Philippines (Rep. Xavier Jesus Romualdo and Deputy Speaker Pablo John Garcia)

Substitute Bill to HBs 7094 & 7584 – Adjusting the minimum amount for death indemnity, moral and exemplary damages, amending for the purpose Articles 2206 and 2216 of RA 386 (Rep. Joy Myra Tambunting)

Substitute Bill to HB 2691 – Providing for the lawful right to custody and possession of the remains of the deceased, amending for the purpose Article 305 of RA 386 (Rep. Greg Gasataya)

Substitute Bill to HB 347 – Repealing the Reserva Troncal provision provided for under Article 891 of RA 386 (Rep. Xavier Jesus Romualdo)

Substitute Bill to HB 1426 – Providing for the right of women to retain their surnames, amending for the purpose Article 370 of RA 386 (Rep. Luis Campos Jr.)

Substitute Bill to HB 4001 – Modifying the definition of the term “year”, amending for the purpose Article 13 of RA 386 and Section 31 of EO 292 (Rep. Faustino Michael Carlos Dy III)

Substitute Bill to HBs 8353, 8407, 8521, 8573 & 8574 – Amending Articles 867, 941, 952 and 1991 and repealing Article 781, all pertaining to the Law on Succession, of RA 386 (Rep. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

Substitute Bill to HB 8518 – Increasing the amount on agreements for the sale of goods, chattels or things in action, amending for the purpose Article 1403 of RA 386 (Rep. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

Substitute Bill to HB 8570 – Clarifying the provision on the capacity of the parties in the donation, amending for the purpose Article 737 of RA 386 (Rep. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)
CREATIVE INDUSTRY AND PERFORMING ARTS
Agenda
11:00 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HR 1549 – Inquiry on counterfeit garments appropriating weave patterns from the Cordillera coming into the local markets from abroad, with the end in view of strengthening protection of the intellectual property rights and cultural heritage of our indigenous peoples and communities (Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda)
INDIGENOUS CULTURAL COMMUNITIES AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
01:00 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Technical Working Group meeting on HB 7811 – Safeguarding the traditional property rights of indigenous peoples (IPs) (Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda)
REVISION OF LAWS (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
01:00 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HB 6923 – Prohibiting all forms of online sexual exploitation of children, providing for stiffer penalties and sanctions (Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D.)

HBs 7465 & 7633 – Defining the crime of sexual abuse or exploitation of children, prescribing penalties therefor, amending for the purpose RA 9775, otherwise known as the Anti-Child Pornography Act of 2009 (Reps. Cheryl Deloso-Montalla and Juan Fidel Felipe Nograles)

HB 7947 – Amending RA 9775 [by increasing the penalties against internet service providers (ISPs) which fail to comply with the requirements of the law resulting in the commission of crimes involving online child sexual exploitation using the ISPs' servers or facilities] (Rep. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)
OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS
Agenda
01:30 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
Committee Report on HR 1152 – Calling for ratification of International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention No. 188, otherwise known as Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (Rep. Raymond Democrito Mendoza)

HBs 1430, 5258 & 8252 – Further amending RA 8042, otherwise known as the Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipino Act of 1995, as amended by RA 10022, further strengthening the standard of protection of the welfare of migrant workers, by expanding the coverage of compulsory insurance (Reps. Luis Campos Jr., Enrico Pineda, and Samantha Louise Vargas Alfonso)

HBs 3217 & 4690 – Providing free insurance for covered applicants of overseas employment certificates, appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Eduardo 'Bro Eddie' Villanueva and Rep. Victor Yap)

HB 3390 – Providing for an insurance coverage for the protection of income of every bona fide overseas Filipino worker (OFW) and appropriating funds therefor
(Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo)

HB 3811 – Providing compulsory welfare insurance program for all overseas contract workers (Deputy Speaker Rufus Rodriguez)

Updates by concerned government agencies on the situation of OFWs affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

Discussion on the prioritization of OFWs in the vaccination program of the government

Last Updated: 12-April-2021, 05:59:13 AM