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SOURCE: Committee Management Support Service I


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15-MAY-2023 • MONDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
09:00 AM
Face-to-face meeting at the Spkr. Villar Hall,1/F SWA Bldg. (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HB 4209 – Mandating the Secretary of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) to appear annually before Congress to report on the status of how the Philippines fare in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (Rep. Eduardo 'Bro. Eddie' Villanueva)

HB 5092 – Creating the SDG Council of the Philippines, defining its powers and functions, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Eduardo 'Bro. Eddie' Villanueva)

HB 7598 – Mandating the annual conduct of National Voluntary Review of the Philippines’ Performance of the United Nations SDGs, and mandating the Secretary of NEDA to appear annually before Congress to report the results of said review (Rep. Richard Gomez, DPA)

HR 516 – Expressing congratulations to the Masungi Georeserve Project for being awarded the ‘Inspire Award’ in the 2022 United Nations SDGs Action Awards (Rep. Christopher De Venecia)
09:30 AM
Combination of face-to-face meeting at Conf. Rms. 3&4 RVM Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HB 226 – Imposing stiffer penalties for child abuse, exploitation and discrimination, amending for the purpose RA 7610, as amended, otherwise known as the Special Protection of Children Against Child Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act (Rep. Geraldine Roman)

HBs 2747 & 5934 - Amending Section 5 (Child Prostitution and Other Sexual Abuse) of RA 7610 (by imposing heavier penalties under Section 5 to ensure the protection of children from sexual abuse) (Reps. Alfred Delos Santos and Anthony Rolando Golez Jr.)

HB 5140 – Amending Section 16 of RA 7610, as amended (by imposing both imprisonment and fine for every instance that a child is engaged in employment other than in instances provided by law) (Rep. Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva)
10:00 AM
Combination of face-to-face meeting at Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook pages of the HRep and Baguio City Rep. Mark O. Go)
HB 7323 - Declaring the Philippine State College of Aeronautics as the National Professional Institution for Aviation, to be known as the National Aviation Academy of the Philippines, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Ron Salo)

HBs 6008, 6771 & 7120 – Establishing colleges of medicine in certain parts of the country and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Reynolds Michael Tan, Princess Rihan Sakaluran, and Teodorico Haresco Jr.)

HR 767 – Calling for the government to improve access to tertiary education and reduce attrition rates among deserving and financially challenged students by increasing budget allocation for scholarships, among other interventions (Rep. Paul Ruiz Daza)
10:30 AM
Face-to-face meeting at the Spkr. Belmonte Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 73 & 2604 – Institutionalizing the Philippine Ecosystem and Natural Capital Accounting System, mandating its use in policy and decision-making, designating the agencies responsible for its implementation, providing institutional arrangements among responsible agencies, appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Francisco ‘Kiko’ Benitez and Antonio Legarda Jr.)

HBs 3743, 4095 & 6677 - Declaring the Panaon Island and its surrounding areas situated in the Province of Southern Leyte as protected seascape pursuant to RA 11038, otherwise known as the Expanded National Integrated Protection System (ENIPAS) Act of 2018 (Reps. Luz Mercado and Christopherson 'Coco' Yap)

HB 7160 – Declaring a parcel of land located in the Municipalities of Palompon, Matag-Ob and Villaba in the Province of Leyte, a protected area with the category of protected landscape under the NIPAS, to be referred to as the Palompon Protected Landscape, providing for its management, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Richard Gomez, DPA)

HR 778 – Inquiry into the gaps and inconsistencies of land use and environmental management laws and subsequent misuse and abuse, leading to gross soil, water, and air pollution in forestlands, watershed, and buffer zones in the Municipality of Palompon, Province of Leyte (Rep. Richard Gomez, DPA)
01:00 PM
Virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
• Approval of the Substitute Bill to HBs 1350 & 1673 – Expanding the use of the Legal Assistance Fund, amending for the purpose Section 26 of RA 8042, otherwise known as the Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act of 1995, as amended (Reps. Christian Tell Yap and Teodorico Haresco Jr.)

• Deliberation on the following House Resolutions:

HR 684 – Inquiry into the status of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) convicted of capital offenses and awaiting execution on 'death rows' in the host countries, to assess current government assistance provided them, and to determine the need for more effective interventions to save their lives and ensure justice on their behalf (Rep. Marissa ‘Del Mar’ Magsino)

HR 879 – Inquiry into the utilization of the compulsory insurance for repatriation of distressed OFWs (Rep. Allan Ty)

• Update on the situation of OFWs in Sudan

Last Updated: 28-September-2023, 01:41:34 PM