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SOURCE: Committee Management Support Service I


The weekly CALENDAR OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS and the COMMITTEE DAILY BULLETIN will not be distributed to the offices of the House Members, Secretariat Officials, and other persons in our mailing list in line with the Guidelines on the Operations of the House of Representatives amid the Covid-19 pandemic. These publications will be available in the House of Representatives website.

Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
09:00 AM
Face-to-face meeting at the Spkr. Nograles Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg. (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HB 723 – Strengthening the Human Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Program, providing penalties for violation thereof (Rep. Ron Salo)

HB 1217 – Providing for a Revised Human Organ Donation and Transplantation Program and providing penalties for violation thereof, repealing for the purpose RA 7170, as amended, otherwise as the Organ Donation Act of 1991 (Rep. Dan Fernandez)

HBs 4004 & 7099 – Providing for an “opt-out” system of organ and tissue donation, promoting the right to health, providing penalties therefor (Reps. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr. and Keith Micah ‘Atty. Mike’ Tan)

HBs 1648, 5380, 5437 & 6052 – Establishing a Maternal and Infant Health Home Visitation Program (Rep. Marlyn Primicias-Agabas, Rufus Rodriguez, Ernesto Dionisio Jr., and Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HBs 3143, 4510, 5476, 5550 & 8233 – Providing for the improvement of maternal and childbirth services by establishing birthing centers and training traditional birth attendants and appropriating funds therefor (Former Rep. Florencio Gabriel ‘Bem’ Noel, Reps. Gus Tambunting, Ernesto Dionisio Jr., former Rep. Rex Gatchalian, and Rep. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 5684 – Safeguarding the health of Filipino mothers at the time of their childbirth, providing protective mechanisms therefor (Deputy Speaker Camille Villar)

HB 9354 – Providing comprehensive maternal healthcare, including immunization for pregnant women (Rep. Ciriaco Gato Jr.)

HB 107 – Upgrading the Cebu Provincial Hospital in the City of Danao, Province of Cebu into a Level II general hospital to be known as the North Cebu Medical Center, increasing its bed capacity, upgrading its professional health care services and facilities, authorizing the increase of its medical personnel and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Vincent Franco ‘Duke’ Frasco)

HB 433 – Converting the Bislig District Hospital in the City of Bislig, Province of Surigao del Sur, into a medical center to be known as the Bislig City Medical Center and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Johnny Ty Pimentel)

HB 1354 – Increasing the bed capacity of Dr. Rafael S. Tumbokon Memorial Hospital in the Province of Aklan from 162 to 500 beds and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Teodorico Haresco Jr.)

HB 1407 – Upgrading the Alabat Island District Hospital in the Municipality of Alabat, Province of Quezon into a Level III general hospital to be known as the Alquerez General Hospital under the direct supervision and control of the Department of Health (DOH) and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Keith Micah ‘Atty. Mike’ Tan)

HB 1860 – Upgrading the Lanao del Norte Provincial Hospital in the Municipality of Baroy, Province of Lanao del Norte into a tertiary level hospital to be known as the Lanao del Norte General Hospital under the direct supervision and control of the DOH and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo)

HB 8867 – Establishing a Level III general hospital in the City of Ormoc, Province of Leyte, to be known as the Ormoc City Regional Hospital and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Richard Gomez, DPA)

HB 8895 – Establishing in the Municipality of Liloy, Province of Zamboanga del Norte, a Level II hospital to be known as the Liloy District Hospital, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Adrian Michael Amatong)
10:00 AM
Face-face meeting at the Spkr. Belmonte Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg. (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook pages of the HRep and Pasig City Rep. Roman Romulo)
HB 30 – Establishing the Linangan ng Likhang-Bayan (Institute for Living Traditions) to ensure the protection, promotion and development of the country’s communal traditions, amending for the purpose RA 10066, otherwise known as the National Cultural Heritage Act of 2009 (Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco)

HB 8427 – Institutionalizing the establishment of schools of living traditions for indigenous cultural communities as part of the basic education system and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Lordan Suan)

HBs 595, 5520, 6002 & 7478 – Creating the National Museum of Filipino Women and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Marjorie Ann Teodoro, Arlene Brosas, Patrick Michael Vargas, and Rudys Caesar Fariñas I)

HBs 3339 & 4345 – Including a national artist as a member of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), amending for the purpose RA 7356, or the law creating the NCCA (Reps. Marie Bernadette Escudero and Josephine Veronique ‘Jaye’ Lacson-Noel)

HB 8572 – Institutionalizing Philippine participation in the international exhibitions of the Venice Biennale (Rep. Roman Romulo)

HB 8906 – Declaring certain sites and structures of the National Bilibid Prison in the City of Muntinlupa as national landmarks, providing for their preservation, conservation, management, maintenance, or reconstruction, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Jaime Fresnedi)

Privilege Speech delivered on the floor on July 31, 2023 – On the proposal to change the name of the Philippines to “OPHIR”, which means gold (Rep. Dan Fernandez)
10:00 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)
HB 1423 – Amending Section 9 of PD1586, by increasing the penalties thereof (Rep. Ramon Guico Jr.)

HBs 7959 & 8594– Rationalizing the Philippine Environmental Impact Assessment System (Rep. Marlyn ‘Len’ Alonte)

HBs 26, 507, 2060, 2274, 2988, 4915, 6260, 6453, 7365 & 8999 – Regulating the production, importation, sale, distribution, provision, use, recovery, collection, recycling, and disposal of single-use plastic products (Reps. Lord Allan Jay Velasco, Edvic Yap, Francisco Paolo Ortega V, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Joseph Stephen ‘Caraps’ Paduano, Bienvenido Abante Jr., Rudys Caesar Fariñas I, Angelo Marcos Barba, Dante Garcia, and Sandro Gonzalez)

HB 533 – Phasing out and prohibiting the manufacture, importation, sale, and use of single-use plastic products, promoting recycling, and providing funds therefor (Rep. Geraldine Roman)

HBs 1038, 1248, 2372, 3309, 6662 – Banning the use of single-use plastics nationwide to eliminate plastic pollution in the Philippines (Reps. Bernadette 'BH' Herrera, Ramon Guico Jr., Robert Ace Barbers, Josefina Tallado, and Raoul Danniel Manuel)

HB 2170, 3021 & 4037 – Regulating and further prohibiting the usage of single-use plastic products, providing penalties, levies and incentives for industries, business entities and consumers thereof (Reps. Jose ‘Bong’ Teves Jr., Antonio Legarda Jr., and Michael Morden)

HB 3477 – Prohibiting the use of plastics, other non-biodegradable materials, and hazardous substances in advertising goods, services, or events, including election propaganda, and providing penalties thereof (Rep. Lorenz Defensor)

HB 4048 – Institutionalizing the creation of the Plastic Bag Recycling Act (Rep. Gus Tambunting)

HR 96 – Urging the Environmental Management Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources Region XII and the Department of Trade and Industry to provide technical skills and support for the integration in the comprehensive waste management program of the Province of Cotabato the recycling of plastic refuse products into raw materials for use in making of furniture, households items, and other marketable products (Rep. Ma. Alana Samantha Santos)

HR 242 – Strongly urging the House of Representatives (HRep) to foster sustainable and environment-friendly practices in order to institute a 'green' government office and serve as a role model for other government institutions to emulate (Rep. Ronald Singson)

HR 338 – Mandating the ban on the use of single - use plastics in all retail and service establishments within the premises of HRep (Rep. Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva)
10:00 AM
Face-to-face meeting at Conf. Rms. 1&2 RVM Bldg. (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook pages of the HRep and Baguio City Rep. Mark O. Go)
HB 7990 – Strengthening the establishment and operation of all public and private higher education institutions (Rep. Mark Go)

HB 8636 – Strengthening the mechanism for land use development and infrastructure planning and budgeting for state universities and colleges (SUCs), amending for the purpose RA 11396, otherwise known as the SUCs Land Use Development and Infrastructure Plan (Rep. Jaime Fresnedi)

HB 6771 – Establishing a college of medicine in the Sultan Kudarat State University, Province of Sultan Kudarat, to be known as the Sultan Kudarat State University-College of Medicine and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Princess Rihan Sakaluran)

HB 7948 – Strengthening the Kalinga State University, providing for the composition of the Board of Regents, prescribing its curricular offerings, converting the extension campuses as constituent campuses and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Allen Jesse Mangaoang)

HBs 8599, 8784 & 8975 – Converting schools in certain parts of the country into polytechnic institutions to be administered and supervised by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Dale Corvera, Marie Bernadette Escudero, and Midy Cua)

HBs 8605 & 8606 – Converting the satellite campus of the Bukidnon State University in the Municipalities of Medina and Talisayon, both in the Province of Misamis Oriental, into regular campus of the Bukidnon State University to be known as the Bukidnon State University - Medina and Bukidnon State University - Talisayon, respectively, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Christian Unabia)

HR 1017 – Congratulating and commending Nijell Potencioso, Khelly Mae B. Villarin, Lhorence Sucano, and Leonard Louwin Midel for placing in the Top 10 of the 2023 Medical Technologist Licensure Examination (Rep. Eduardo Rama)

HR 1018 – Congratulating and commending Velez College, Cebu Doctors University, and Southwestern University PHINMA for being top performing schools in the 2023 Medical Technologist Board (Rep. Eduardo Rama)
10:00 AM
Face-to-face meeting at Conf. Rm. 6, RVM Bldg. (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
Substitute Bill to HBs 2135, 4150, 4809 & 7314 – Providing for free freight services in the transportation of relief goods to calamity-stricken areas (Reps. Florida ‘Rida’ Robes, Harris Christopher Ongchuan, Paolo Duterte, and Gus Tambunting)

Substitute Bill to HBs 3108, 4112, 4490, 5105, 5405, 5545, 5650, 6029, 6739, 7778, 8738 & 9073 – Providing for the Magna Carta for Public Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Workers and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Rosanna ‘Ria’ Vergara, Jorge ‘PATROL’ Bustos, Ramon Jolo Revilla III, Gus Tambunting, Lorna Silverio, Charisse Anne Hernandez, Florida ‘Rida’ Robes, Anthony Rolando Golez Jr., Ziaur-Rahman 'Zia' Alonto Adiong, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., and Eulogio Rodriguez)
01:00 PM
Face-to-face meeting at Spkr. De Venecia Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg. (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HB 8805 – Creating the Migrant Worker Relations Commission (Rep. Ron Salo)
HEALTH (Technical Working Group)
01:00 PM
Face-to-face meeting at the Spkr. Nograles Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HB 5336 – Regulating the establishment and operations of health maintenance organizations (HMOs) (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 5568 – Providing for mandatory free HMO plan coverage to faculty and non-teaching personnel in state universities and colleges (Rep. Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva)

HB 8787 – Ensuring the access of all Filipinos to the highest attainable standard of health and improving health financing security of all Filipinos through HMO, regulating their operations by establishing a center for managed care services, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Anthony Rolando Golez Jr.)
01:00 PM
Face-to-face meeting at the Spkr. Villar Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg. (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
Substitute Bill to HBs 1335, 5281 & 8907 – Ensuring the fundamental equality of men and women under the laws on marriage and family relations, amending for the purpose Articles 14, 96, 124, 211, and 225 of EO 209, otherwise known as the Family Code of the Philippines (Reps. Arlene Brosas, Linabelle Ruth Villarica, and Jaime Fresnedi)

Substitute Bill to HBs 4967, 5186, 6007, 6066, 6393, 8237, 8676, 8985, 8986 & 9052 – Establishing resource development and crisis assistance centers for women and children in every province and city of the country, amending for the purpose RA 8505, otherwise known as the Rape Victim Assistance and Protection Act of 1998 (Reps. Irene Gay Saulog, Ernesto Dionisio Jr., Patrick Michael Vargas, Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr., Rufus Rodriguez, Geraldine Roman, Paolo Duterte, Eric Go Yap, and Erwin Tulfo)

Last Updated: 08-December-2023, 09:55:24 AM