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COMMITTEE MEETINGS

SOURCE: Committee Management Support Service I


DAILY SCHEDULE

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13-DECEMBER-2022 • TUESDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
BASES CONVERSION
Agenda
09:00 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)
HB 137 – Renaming the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority to Lapu-Lapu–Cebu International Airport Authority and Mactan-Cebu International Airport to Lapu-Lapu–Cebu International Airport (Rep. Rachel Marguerite Del Mar)

HB 530 – Revitalizing the Bases Conversion Development, amending for the purpose RA 7227, otherwise known as the Bases Conversion and Development Act of 1992, as amended (Rep. Geraldine Roman)

HB 1690 – Revitalizing the Bases Conversion and Development Program, amending for the purpose RA 7227, as amended (Deputy Speaker Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales, Jr.)

HB 5816 – Strengthening the Bases Conversion and Development Authority, amending for the purpose RA 7227, as amended (Senior Deputy Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo)
MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
09:00 AM
Combination of physical 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 712, 826, 1141, 2273, 2811, 2857, 4298 & 5817 – Promoting entrepreneurship by establishing a socialized microfinancing program for micro enterprises through the Pondo sa Pagbabago at Pag-asenso Program and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Emigdio Tanjuatco III, Michael Romero, Ph.D., Faustino ‘lnno’ Dy V, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Virgilio Lacson, Eric Go Yap, Christian Unabia, and Arnel Panaligan)

• Committee Report on and the Substitute Bill to HBs 712, 826, 1141, 2273, 2811, 2857, 4298 & 5817

HB 3632 – Institutionalizing the Mentor ME Program for micro and small enterprises and classifying as organic employees of the Department of Trade and Industry the business counsellors of the Negosyo Centers, amending for the purpose RA 10644, otherwise known as the Go Negosyo Act (Rep. Christian Unabia)
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD
Agenda
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
HB 835 – Strengthening the sugarcane industry, increasing its annual supplemental budget (Rep. Michael Romero, Ph.D.)

HB 2207 – Amending Section 11 of RA 10659, otherwise known as the Sugarcane Industry Development Act of 2015 (by proportionately allocating expenditures based on productivity and granting the Sugar Regulatory Administration greater oversight and coordinating powers with pertinent government agencies with regard to importation of sugar) (Rep. Manuel Sagarbarria)
CLIMATE CHANGE
Agenda
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 3136, 4496, 3303 & 5677 – Adopting integrated coastal management as a national strategy for the holistic and sustainable management of coastal and related ecosystems and the resources therein from ridge to reef, establishing the National Coastal Greenbelt Action Plan, other supporting mechanisms for implementation, and providing funds therefor (Rep. Jose Manuel Alba, Deputy Speaker Raymond Democrito Mendoza, Reps. Rufus Rodriguez, and Edgar Chatto)

HBs 3055 & 5083 - Promoting the conservation, protection, and sustainable use of peatlands and its resources to increase the country's resilience to climate change (Rep. Jonathan Keith Flores and Deputy Speaker Raymond Democrito Mendoza)
ECOLOGY - CANCELLED
Agenda
09:30 AM
Combination of physical 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 26, 507, 2060, 2170, 2274, 2988, 3021, 4037, 4915 & 6260 – 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 Paulo Ortega, Jose ‘Bong’ Teves Jr., Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Joseph Stephen ‘Caraps’ Paduano, Antonio Legarda Jr., Michael Morden, Bienvenido Abante, and Rudys Caesar Fariñas I)

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 – 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, and Josefina Tallado)

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 therefor (Rep. Lorenz Defensor)

HB 4048 – Institutionalizing the creation of the Plastic Bag Recycling Act of 2022 (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 furniture, household items, and other marketable products (Rep. Ma. Alana Samantha Santos)

HR 242 – Strongly urging the House of Representatives 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 usage of single-use plastics in all retail and service establishments within the premises of the House of Representatives (Rep. Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Combination of physical meeting at Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HBs 1729, 4296 & 4507 – Creating a mandatory position for a human resource management officer in local government units (LGUs), amending for the purpose RA 7160, as amended, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991 (Reps. Ruth Mariano-Hernandez, Margarita Ignacia Nograles, and Gus Tambunting)

HBs 2206 & 3459 – Creating the Human Resource Management and General Services Offices in the LGUs and defining their functions (Reps. Manuel Sagarbarria and Wowo Fortes)

HB 6150 – Creating a mandatory department head position of human resource management officer in the LGUs and defining its functions, amending for the purpose pertinent sections of RA 7160, as amended (Rep. Ricardo Kho)

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)

HB 3831 – Establishing a Business Permit and Licensing Office in every city or municipality in the country (Rep. Rex Gatchalian)

HB 1620 – Rationalizing the collection of tax on business under Section 143 of RA 7160, amending for the purpose Sections 143 and 150 thereof (Rep. Albert Garcia)

HB 4774 – Relocating the sharing of taxes between LGUs hosting principal offices, factories, project offices, plants, and plantations, amending for the purpose Sections 131 and 150 of RA 7160 (Rep. Rex Gatchalian)

HB 5304 – Enhancing the taxing powers of LGUs, amending for this purpose Sections 131, 141, 150, 171 and 192 of RA 7160 (Rep. Rex Gatchalian)
PUBLIC INFORMATION
Agenda
09:30 AM
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 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)

HR 296 – Congratulating and commending veteran broadcast journalist Ms. Maria Jessica Aspiras Soho for winning the Top Media Publisher Category in the TikTok Awards Philippines 2022, held in New Frontier Theater on August 20, 2022 (Rep. Richard Gomez, DPA)

Briefing by the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) on its structure, mandate, functions, plans, and programs, and on the status of offices transferred to PIA from the Presidential Communications Operations Office
PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY
Agenda
09:30 AM
Combination of physical 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)
HJR 11 – Adopting the current structure of the Philippine National Police (PNP) including the pay and allowances of PNP personnel and approving the promotion to the next higher ranks of all third level police commissioned officers designated to various positions under the current structure (Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez)

HB 575 – Amending Section 33 of RA 6975, otherwise known as the Department of the Interior and Local Government Act of 1990, to expand the eligibility for lateral entry into the PNP (by allowing non-commissioned officers and others who are professional license holders or have career service professional eligibility to become Police Lieutenants and Police Captains, respectively) (Rep. Jurdin Jesus Romualdo)

HB 3306 – Amending Section 73 of RA 6795, as amended by Section 35 of RA 8551, otherwise known as the PNP Reform and Reorganization Act of 1998 (by updating their retirement benefits) (Rep. Josefina Tallado)

HB 5505 – Adjusting the total permanent physical disability benefit for members of the PNP, further amending Section 73 of RA 6975, as amended by RA 8551, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Richard Gomez, DPA)

HBs 3507, 4103, 4657, 4780 & 6504 – Strengthening the Charter of the PNP Academy as provided under PD 1780 (Minority Leader Marcelino Libanan, Reps. Jorge ‘Patrol’ Bustos, Richard Gomez, DPA, Robert Ace Barbers, and Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 3705 – Ensuring the security of members, officials, employees, and guests of Congress and the safety of congressional premises, creating for the purpose the Congressional Police Force, appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Ralph Recto)

HB 6253 – Establishing the Philippine Legislative Police and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Rudys Caesar Fariñas I)

HR 502 – Inquiry into the bombing of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines tower in Kauswagan, Lanao del Norte on October 24, 2022 (Rep. Dan Fernandez)

HR 208 – Congratulating Police Master Sergeant Jan Vincent Dela Peña for earning two medals at the 2022 World Police and Fire Games (Rep. Greg Gasataya)

HR 211 – Congratulating and commending Police Staff Sergeant Maria Caress Cenabre Arnejo who won three medals, in various events, in the World Police and Fire Games 2022 held in Rotterdam, Netherlands on July 22-31, 2022 (Rep. Edgar Chatto)

HR 340 – Congratulating and commending Police Lieutenant Colonel Salman M. Saad for winning the silver and bronze medals in the World Police and Fire Games 2022 (Rep. Sittie Aminah Dimaporo)
APPROPRIATIONS
Agenda
10:00 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Substitute Bill to HBs 503, 639, 792, 1692, 2174, 2339, 2628, 2759, 3035, 3045, 3090, 3437, 3450, 3513, 3613, 3637, 4019, 4083, 4105, 4308, 4500, 4590, 4872, 5217, 6078, 6136, 6486 & 6549 – Instituting a National Citizens Service Training Program in all public and private tertiary education institutions, repealing for the purpose RA 9163, otherwise known as the National Service Training Program Act, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Edvic Yap, Joey Sarte Salceda, Antonio 'Tonypet' Albano, Deputy Speaker Aurelio 'Dong' Gonzales Jr., Reps. Raul 'Boboy' Tupas, Maria Vanessa Aumentado, Senior Deputy Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Reps. Joseph Gilbert Violago, Richard Gomez, DPA, Florida 'Rida' Robes, Anthony Rolando Golez Jr., Jaime Fresnedi, Florencio Gabriel 'Bem' Noel, Romeo Acop, Deputy Speaker Kristine Singson-Meehan, Reps. Bienvenido Abante, Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr., Gus Tambunting, Marvin Rillo, Rex Gatchalian, Arnolfo 'Arnie' Teves Jr., Mary Mitzi Cajayon-Uy, Virgilio Lacson, Rufus Rodriguez, Christopherson 'Coco' Yap, Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez, and Rep. Cheeno Miguel Almario)
DISASTER RESILIENCE
Agenda
01:30 PM
Combination of physical meeting at Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg. (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HBs 3121 & 3783 – Mandating the establishment of the National Emergency Stockpile, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Michael Morden and Ivan Howard Guinto)

HB 5245 – Providing for the establishment and construction of calamity food banks in every province in the Philippines, providing for their maintenance, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Alan 1 Ecleo)

Last Updated: 01-February-2023, 06:45:45 PM