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COMMITTEE MEETINGS

SOURCE: Committee Management Support Service I


DAILY SCHEDULE

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15-MARCH-2023 • WEDNESDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
HEALTH
Agenda
09:00 AM
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 1106 & 4001 – Establishing/Institutionalizing a national integrated program to prevent and treat psoriasis as a public health problem and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Keith Micah ‘Atty. Mike’ Tan and Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HBs 287, 2036 & 4179 – Strengthening the national program for the elimination of tuberculosis, amending for the purpose RA 10767, otherwise known as the Comprehensive Tuberculosis Elimination Plan Act (Reps. Keith Micah ‘Atty. Mike’ Tan, Christopherson ‘Coco’ Yap, and Harris Christopher Ongchuan)

HB 1629 – Converting the Ospital ng Palawan located in the City of Puerto Princesa, Province of Palawan into a multi-specialty medical complex to be known as the Western Philippines Multi-Specialty Medical Complex and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Jose Alvarez)

HB 2715 – Upgrading the Sogod District Hospital in the Municipality of Sogod, Province of Southern Leyte into a Level II general hospital to be known as the Sogod General Hospital, increasing its bed capacity, upgrading its professional health care services and facilities, authorizing the increase of its medical personnel and appropriating funds therefor (Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez)

HB 5495 – Upgrading the Matilde A. Olivas District Hospital in the Municipality of Camalaniugan, Province of Cagayan, from Level I to a Level II general hospital, placing it under the direct supervision and control of the Department of Health (DOH), increasing its bed capacity to 100 beds and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Ron Salo)

HB 6632 – Establishing a Level I general hospital with a 10-bed capacity in the Municipality of Divilacan, Province of Isabela to be known as the Divilacan General Hospital, placing it under the direct supervision and control of the DOH and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Antonio ‘Tonypet’ Albano)

HB 7290 – Establishing a specialty hospital in the Municipality of Amulung, Province of Cagayan to be known as the Cagayan Mother and Child Medical Center and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Joseph ‘Jojo’ Lara)
HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Combination of face–to–face meeting at Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HB 5754 – Amending Section 18 of RA 7279, otherwise known as the Urban Development and Housing Act of 1992, 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)

HB 7230 - Amending Sections 10, 18 and 20 of RA 7279, as amended by RA 10884 (by allowing additional modes of acquiring lands for socialized housing, such as community mortgage program, direct purchase of the government, and Swiss challenge, among other amendments) (Rep. Ma. Victoria Co-Pilar)
NATURAL RESOURCES
Agenda
09:30 AM
Face-to-face meeting at the Commission on Appointments Conf. Rm., 4/F SWA Bldg.
HR 411 – Inquiry into the alleged unauthorized and unlawful activities at the Masungi Georeserve in the Province of Rizal (Rep. Emigdio Tanjuatco III)
NORTH LUZON GROWTH QUADRANGLE
Agenda
09:30 AM
Face-to-face meeting at the R. R. Andaya Hall, 2/F Main Bldg. (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
Update by the Office of Transport Security, Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines, Aviation Security Command, and Bureau of Immigration on the status of air transport security and airport protocols in Regions I & II and the Cordillera Administrative Region

Update by the Department of Transportation on the status of improvement of the Laoag International Airport
ECONOMIC AFFAIRS jt. w/ TRADE AND INDUSTRY
Agenda
10:00 AM
Virtual meeting via Zoom
Committee Report on and Substitute Bill to HBs 7058 & 7181 – Strengthening further the powers and functions of the Authority of the Freeport Area of Bataan, amending for the purpose RA 9728, otherwise known as the Freeport Area of Bataan Act of 2009, as amended (Reps. Albert Garcia and Maria Angela Garcia)

HB 7201 – Establishing the Siquijor Special Economic Zone in the Municipality of Maria, Province of Siquijor, creating for the purpose the Siquijor Special Economic Zone Authority, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Zaldy Villa)
ΈCONOMIC AFFAIRS (This meeting will follow immediately after the joint meeting of the Committees on Economic Affairs and Trade and Industry)
Agenda
10:00 AM
Virtual meeting via Zoom
HB 642 – Providing for the comprehensive regulatory and legal framework for collective investment schemes (Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda)
ΕTHICS AND PRIVILEGES
Agenda
10:00 AM
Face-to-face meeting at the Spkr. Villar Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg.
Committee Resolution No. 1 – Urging the Committee on Ethics and Privileges to assume jurisdiction, motu proprio, to conduct investigation on the case of Rep. Arnolfo ‘Arnie’ A. Teves Jr. relative to his absence without leave in the House of Representatives and without appropriate travel authority
ΙNFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY
Agenda
10:00 AM
Combination of face-to-face meeting at the Spkr. De Venecia Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
Substitute Bill to HBs 270, 2209, 2612, 4251, 4380, 4555 & 5094 and HRs 43, 44, 323, 334, 337, 412 & 457 – Establishing the ‘No Call, No Text Registration System', providing penalties for violations thereof (Reps. Christian Tell Yap, Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Tobias ‘Toby’ Tiangco, Roman Romulo, Keith Micah ‘Atty. Mike’ Tan, Gus Tambunting, Patrick Michael Vargas, Maria Jamina Katherine Agarao, Wilbert Lee, Dean Asistio, and former Rep. Rex Gatchalian)

HB 43 – Providing for cheaper and more accessible internet for all (Rep. Paul Ruiz Daza)

HBs 2172 & 4190 – Establishing a zero-spectrum user fee policy for Philippine telecommunications entities using Wi-Fi frequency bands or spectrum (Reps. Jose ‘Bong’ Teves Jr. and Harris Christopher Ongchuan)
WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
10:00 AM
Combination of face-to-face meeting at the Spkr. Belmonte Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom
Technical Working Group meeting on the draft Consolidated Bill to HBs 222, 460, 3418, 3702, 4277, 5551, 6003 & 7036 – Prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or sex characteristic and providing penalties for violation thereof (Reps. Geraldine Roman, Juan Carlos ‘Arjo’ Atayde, Antonio Legarda Jr., Deputy Speaker Ralph Recto, Reps. Christopher De Venecia, Arlene Brosas, Patrick Michael Vargas, and Edwin Olivarez)
SUBCOMMITTEE ON LABOR STANDARDS (Committee on Labor and Employment)
Agenda
11:00 AM
Combination of face-to-face meeting at Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom
HB 514 – Providing for a ₱150 daily across-the-board increase in the salary rates of employees and workers in the private sector (Rep. Ramon Jolo Revilla III)

HB 525 - Institutionalizing the daily minimum wage for private sector workers, amending for the purpose RA 6727, otherwise known as the Wage Rationalization Act and Articles 121-127 of PD No. 442, as amended, otherwise known as the Labor Code of the Philippines (Rep. Ron Salo)

HBs 1111, 3308 & 4898 - Establishing a general/national minimum wage rate for private sector workers, amending for the purpose PD 442 (Reps. Ramon Guico Jr., Josefina Tallado, and Arlene Brosas)

HB 1579 – Providing for the rationalization of wage levels on a national and industrial basis, amending for this purpose PD No. 442, as amended (Rep. Yedda Marie Romualdez)

HB 4471 – Amending PD No. 442, as amended, for the purpose of increasing the daily minimum wage of the private sector workers (Rep. Jose Ma. Zubiri Jr.)
BICOL RECOVERY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - CANCELLED
Agenda
01:00 PM
Face-to-face meeting at Conf. Rms. 3&4, RVM Bldg.
Briefing by the Department of Labor and Employment and Technical Education and Skills Development Authority on their respective plans, programs, and activities for Region V
GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION
Agenda
01:30 PM
Virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HB 81 – Creating the Mega Cebu Development Authority, prescribing its functions and duties and providing funds therefor (Rep. Rachel Marguerite Del Mar)

HB 961 – Creating the Metropolitan Cebu Development Authority, prescribing its functions and duties and providing funds therefor (Rep. Eduardo Rama)

HBs 1136 & 2934 – Creating the Cagayan River Basin Development Authority, prescribing its powers, functions and duties and providing funds therefor (Reps. Faustino ‘Inno’ Dy V and Joseph ‘Jojo’ Lara)

Last Updated: 30-May-2023, 01:30:41 PM