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COMMITTEE MEETINGS

SOURCE: Committee Management Support Service I


DAILY SCHEDULE

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21-MARCH-2023 • TUESDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE AND SENATE COMMITTEE ON CULTURE AND THE ARTS (Conference Committee)
Agenda
09:00 AM
Face-to-face meeting at Turf Room, Manila Polo Club, Makati City
Agenda:
Conference Committee meeting on the disagreeing provisions of HB 5110 and SBN 1841 – Strengthening the conservation and protection of Philippine cultural heritage through an enhanced cultural policy, heritage education and cultural mapping program, amending for the purpose RA 10066, otherwise known as the National Cultural Heritage Act of 2009 (Rep. Christopher De Venecia and Sen. Maria Lourdes Nancy Binay)
NUCLEAR ENERGY
Agenda
09:00 AM
Combination of face-to-face 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)
Substitute Bill to HB 7049, in consolidation with HBs 371, 481, 526, 542, 1255, 2103, 3301, 3898, 4822, 6030, 7003 & 7330 – Providing for a comprehensive atomic regulatory framework, creating for the purpose the Philippine Atomic Regulatory Commission, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Mark Cojuangco, Joey Sarte Salceda, Senior Deputy Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Reps. Ron Salo, Dan Fernandez, Divina Grace Yu, Mario Vittorio ‘Marvey’ Mariño, Rufus Rodriguez, Carlito Marquez, Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo, Jeyzel Victoria Yu, and Lex Anthony Cris Colada)
TRANSPORTATION
Agenda
09:00 AM
Combination of face-to-face meeting at the Spkr. Belmonte Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg. and virtual meeting via zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HB 592 – Providing for a Magna Carta for Tricycle Drivers and Operators, institutionalizing mechanisms for its implementation, regulation, and for other purposes (Rep. Christian Tell Yap)

HBs 1645 & 3109 - Providing for regulation of tricycles, institutionalizing mechanisms for its implementation (Reps. Marlyn Primicias-Agabas and Rosanna ‘Ria’ Vergara)

HB 2121 – Allowing tricycles to travel beyond the regular route of service as embodied in their franchise in emergency cases as determined by concerned government authority and providing penalties for any violation thereof (Rep. Rosemarie Panotes)

HB 5195 – Establishing tricycle driver training and motorist awareness programs (Rep. Patrick Michael Vargas)

HB 1630 – Amending RA 8506 or the law banning the registration and operation of vehicles with right-hand steering wheel in any private or public street, road or highway, providing penalties therefor (by allowing ASEAN-registered private motor vehicles, including right hand drive vehicles, to enter the country and operate in any highway, street or road for a limited period of time and subject to certain conditions, provided that a special motor vehicle operation permit and special driver's license are obtained) (Rep. Jose Alvarez)

HB 2949 – Increasing the penalty for overloading trucks and trailers, amending for the purpose Sections 6 and 7 of RA 8794 or the law imposing a motor vehicle user’s charge on owners of all types of motor vehicles, as amended by RA 11239 (Rep. Ambrosio Cruz Jr.)

HB 7339 – Converting the Land Transportation Office (LTO) Tuao Extension Office located in Lakambini, Municipality of Tuao, Province of Cagayan into a regular LTO district office and transferring its office location to the Municipality of Solana, Province of Cagayan, and appropriating funds therefor” (Rep. Joseph 'Jojo' Lara)

HB 7425 – Converting the LTO extension office in the Municipality of Naguilian, Province of La Union into a “Class C" district office to be known as the LTO District Office of Naguilian, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Dante Garcia)

HB 7514 – Establishing a district office of the LTO in the Municipality of Liloy, Zamboanga del Norte, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Adrian Michael Amatong)
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD
Agenda
09:30 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 page of the HRep)
Continuation of the motu proprio inquiry into the possible hoarding and other acts of price manipulation by unscrupulous traders of agricultural commodities particularly onion and garlic

HR 673 – Investigation into the potential overpricing and price manipulation of onions in the market (Rep. Arlene Brosas)

HR 681 – Inquiry into the alleged anti-competitive practices and cartel in the onion industry and the sufficiency of the interventions of the Philippine Competition Commission on the matter (Rep. Stella Luz Quimbo)
CLIMATE CHANGE
Agenda
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HBs 2610 & 7278 – Providing for the issuance of a list of low-lying areas of the Philippine territory vulnerable to rising sea levels as a result of climate change, and areas at high risk for natural disasters, mandating the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Department of Science and Technology, Climate Change Commission, and other concerned government agencies for its regular updating and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr. and Juan Carlos ‘Arjo’ Atayde)

HB 4364 – Enhancing the capability of the Philippines in dealing with climate change (Rep. Gus Tambunting)

HB 6385 – Declaring a climate change emergency and enhancing resiliency and adaptability to the effects of climate change (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)
FLAGSHIP PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS
Agenda
09:30 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)
Discussion on the status of the country’s flagship programs and projects in the Visayas Region
MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
09:30 AM
Combination of face-to-face meeting at the Spkrs. Aquino/Makalintal Hall, 2/F SWA Bldg and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HBs 337, 641, 713, 1178, 2463, 2622, 4501, 4821, 6465 & 7256 – Further promoting entrepreneurship by strengthening, empowering and enhancing the financing and other support programs for micro, small and medium enterprises, amending for the purpose RA 6977, as amended, otherwise known as the Magna Carta for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) (Reps. Michael Romero, Ph.D., Joey Sarte Salceda, Emigdio Tanjuatco III, Bryan Revilla, Rufus Rodriguez, Virgilio Lacson, Marlyn Primicias-Agabas, Christian Unabia, Mario Vittorio ‘Marvey’ Mariño, and Rudys Caesar Fariñas I)

HB 2179 – Enhancing credit support to MSMEs, amending for the purpose Section 15 of RA 6977, as amended (Deputy Speaker Ralph Recto)

HB 2279 – Strengthening access to credit of MSMEs, amending for the purpose RA 6977, as amended (Rep. Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva)

HB 2825 – Expanding the coverage of micro enterprises as beneficiaries of the Magna Carta for MSMEs, amending for the purpose RA 6977, as amended (Deputy Speaker Ralph Recto)
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS - CANCELLED
Agenda
09:30 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)
HB 4209 – Mandating the Secretary of the National Economic and Development Authority to appear annually before Congress to report on the status of how the Philippines fares 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)

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)
ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
10:00 AM
Face-to-face meeting at the Visayan Bloc Conf. Rm., Penthouse, SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on HB 69 – Establishing a framework for blue economy, promoting stewardship and sustainable development of coastal and marine ecosystems and resources (Rep. Francisco ‘Kiko’ Benitez)
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Agenda
10:00 AM
Face-to-face meeting at the Spkr. Villar Hall 1/F SWA Bldg.
HBs 1300, 3216, 4462, 7335 & 7444 – Strengthening the governance and management of the Philippine Science High School (PSHS) system, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda, Maria Vanessa Aumentado, Carlito Marquez, Ferdinand Alexander Marcos, and Divina Grace Yu)

HBs 249, 941, 2947, 3224, 3577 & 7301 – Establishing PSHS campuses in certain parts of the country and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Antonio ‘Tonypet’ Albano, Divina Grace Yu, Joseph ‘Jojo’ Lara, Edgar Chatto, Ed Christopher Go, and Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)
PEOPLE’S PARTICIPATION
Agenda
01:00 PM
Face-to-face meeting at Conf. Rm. 5, RVM Bldg.
HBs 385, 2727 & 4141 – Creating a system of partnership between local governments and civil society organizations through the establishment of a people's council in every local government unit, prescribing its powers and functions and providing for its participation in the local sanggunian and local boards, councils, committees, task forces, or similar work groups (Reps. Gabriel Bordado, Alfonso Umali Jr., and Harris Christopher Ongchuan)
POPULATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS
Agenda
01:00 PM
Combination of face-to-face meeting at the Bids and Awards Committee Conf. Rm, SWA Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom
Committee Report on and Substitute Bill to HBs 78, 2593, 3843, 3885, 4957 & 4998 – Reinstituting absolute divorce as an alternative mode for the dissolution of marriage (Reps. Edcel Lagman, Ronald Singson, Arlene Brosas, Edvic Yap, Doris Maniquiz, and Pantaleon Alvarez)

Committee Report on and Substitute Bill to HBs 1021 & 1593 – Recognizing the civil effects of church annulment and declaration of nullity of marriage (Reps. Pablo John Garcia and Yedda Marie Romualdez)
PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY - CANCELLED
Agenda
01:30 PM
Combination of face-to-face 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)
HR 776 – Investigation into the proliferation of illegal buy-bust operations that involve the officers of Philippine National Police Regional Office 4A (Rep. Romeo Acop)
SOUTHERN TAGALOG DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
01:30 PM
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)
Briefing on the respective plans and programs for the CALABARZON Region for FY 2024 by the following government agencies: National Economic and Development Authority, Department of Public Works and Highways, Department of Health, Department of Social Welfare and Development, Department of Agriculture, Department of Labor and Employment, and Technical Education and Skills Development Authority
ETHICS AND PRIVILEGES
Agenda
04:00 PM
Face-to-face meeting at the Spkr. De Venecia Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg.
Continuation of the motu proprio investigation into Rep. Arnolfo ‘Arnie’ A. Teves Jr.'s failure to return to the country despite his expired travel clearance issued by the House of Representatives
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON NATIONAL DEFENSE AND SECURITY AND SENATE COMMITTEE ON NATIONAL DEFENSE AND SECURITY, PEACE, UNIFICATION AND RECONCILIATION (Conference Committee)
Agenda
05:00 PM
Face-to-face meeting at the Senate of the Philippines
Agenda:
Conference Committee meeting on the disagreeing provisions of HB 6517 and SBN 1849 – Further strengthening professionalism and promoting the continuity of policies and modernization initiatives in the Armed Forces of the Philippines (Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez and Sen. Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada)

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