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COMMITTEE MEETINGS

SOURCE: Committee Management Support Service I


DAILY SCHEDULE

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23-FEBRUARY-2021 • TUESDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY
Agenda
09:00 AM
Combination of physical meeting at Spkr. Nograles Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HR 1040 – Inquiry into the alleged loan condonation or write-off by the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) in favor of companies controlled by or affiliated with the Lopez family (Rep. Claudine Diana Bautista)
HUMAN RIGHTS (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:00 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
Technical Working Group Meeting on:

HBs 683 & 2801 – Establishing a National Preventive Mechanism Against Torture in the Philippines (Rep. Michael Edgar Aglipay and Deputy Speaker Rufus Rodriguez)

HBs 2502 & 6393 – Establishing the National Committee for the Prevention of Torture (NCPT), the National Preventive Mechanism Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, and Degrading Treatment or Punishment in the Philippines, providing a framework for implementing obligations under the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (OPCAT) and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Jose Christopher Belmonte and Cheryl Deloso-Montalla)

HB 6978 – Designating the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) as the National Preventive Mechanism in compliance with the OPCAT (Deputy Speaker Rufus Rodriguez)
BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE jt. w/ HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
Agenda
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook pages of the HRep and Reps. Mark O. Go and Roman T. Romulo)
Substitute Bill to HB 8441, in consolidation with HB 7938 – Improving the quality of student teachers and teachers by further enhancing the Teacher Education Council, amending for this purpose RA 7784, or the law strengthening teacher education in the Philippines by establishing centers for excellence, creating a Teacher Education Council for the purpose, institutionalizing a scholarship program for student teachers, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Roman Romulo and Deputy Speaker Wes Gatchalian)

HB 647 – Granting free college entrance examinations to graduating high school students, high school graduates, college entrants or transferees applying for admission in state universities and colleges (SUCs) and local universities and colleges (LUCs) and to the underprivileged public high school students belonging to the top 10% of the graduating class applying for admission in private higher education institutions (HEIs) (Rep. Joy Myra Tambunting)

HR 722 – Urging the National Historical Commission of the Philippines, Commission on Higher Education (CHED), and Department of Education (DepEd) to report to Congress their programs and activities in compliance with their mandates under RA 11304, otherwise known as the Philippine-American War Memorial Day Act (Rep. France Castro)

HR 1103 – Calling out the DepEd and CHED to support teachers by providing face masks, sanitizing alcohol, personal protective equipment (PPE) and if possible, tablets, laptops, and internet connection most especially during this global COVID-19 pandemic (Deputy Speaker Deogracias Victor ‘DV’ Savellano)

HR 1467 – Urging all local government units (LGUs) to pass an ordinance waiving all regulatory fees due from private educational institutions in basic education, technical and vocational, and in the higher education (Rep. Roman Romulo)
ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HB 5906 – Amending the provisions of RA 10667, otherwise known as the Philippine Competition Act [by enhancing the Philippine Competition Commission's (PCC) ability to enforce its mandate, particularly in investigating cartels, bid rigging, market foreclosure, and other anti-competitive conduct; imposing various fines, penalties, and remedies; and prescribing other reform measures] (Rep. Stella Luz Quimbo)

HB 6243 – Strengthening the powers of the PCC and legislating the national competition policy, amending for the purpose RA 10667 (Rep. Sharon Garin)
ENERGY - CANCELLED
Agenda
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
Substitute Bill to HB 3031 – Ordaining the development of the Philippine downstream natural gas industry, consolidating for the purpose all laws relating to the transmission, distribution and supply of natural gas (Speaker Lord Allan Jay Velasco)

HB 7608 – Providing for the national energy policy and framework for electric power advocacy (Deputy Speaker Wes Gatchalian)
STRATEGIC INTELLIGENCE (Executive Meeting)
Agenda
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Briefing by the National Intelligence Coordinating Agency (NICA) on the Philippine intelligence community and its activities
REVISION OF LAWS (Technical Working Group) - CANCELLED
Agenda
10:00 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HB 408 – Amending Article 2 of RA 386, otherwise known as the Civil Code of the Philippines, by providing for the publication of laws in the print or online version of the Official Gazette or in a newspaper of general circulation in the Philippines, as a requirement for their effectivity (Rep. Xavier Jesus Romualdo)

HB 8595 – Amending Article 2 of RA 386, to include the electronic publication of laws as a requirement for their effectivity (Deputy Speaker Pablo John Garcia)

HBs 7094 & 7584 – Adjusting the minimum amount for death indemnity, moral and exemplary damages under RA 386 (Rep. Joy Myra Tambunting)

HB 2691 – Amending Title X, Funerals, Article 305 of RA 386, as amended (by clarifying the right to custody and possession of the cadaver in regard to the final rites or funeral) (Rep. Greg Gasataya)

HB 347 – Repealing Article 891 (Reserva Troncal) of RA 386 (Rep. Xavier Jesus Romualdo)

HB 1426 – Clarifying the right of married women to retain their surnames, amending for the purpose Article 370 of RA 386 (Rep. Luis Campos Jr.)

HB 4001 – Changing the definition of "years," amending Section 13 of RA 386 and Section 31 of the Revised Administrative Code of 1987 (Rep. Faustino Michael Carlos Dy III)

HB 8353 – Amending Article 941of RA 386, on legacies and devises (by imposing the same rules on legacies and devises, such that a legacy or devise should only be valid if the property given exists in the estate of the decedent) (Rep. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 8407 – Amending Article 952 of RA 386 (by removing a misleading presumption that an heir is the presumed continuation of the personality of the deceased) (Rep. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 8518 – Amending Article 1403 of RA 386, on the statute of limitations regarding agreements for the sale of goods, chattels, or things in action (by increasing to P10,000 any sale of goods, chattels, or things in action that must be in writing in order to be enforceable) (Rep. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 8521 – Amending Article 867 of RA 386 (by referring to Art 870 which provides the period limiting the prohibition on alienation to 20 years) (Rep. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 8570 – Amending Article 737 of RA 386, making it consistent with the other provisions on donations (Rep. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 8573 – Repealing Article 781 of RA 386, on the ground of superfluity (Rep. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 8574 – Amending Article 1991 of RA 386, on replacing the word “depositor’s” with “depositary’s” in order for the law to reflect its intended meaning (Rep. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)
YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
10:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
HB 5808 – Assisting young athletes by providing programs and incentives for their development (Rep. Jake Vincent Villa)

HR 1507 – Urging the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) and the appropriate government agencies to classify national athletes who are vying for a slot and those who are already qualified to compete in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics and South East Asian Games as frontliners, to prioritize their vaccination against COVID-19 (Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D.)

HRs 720 & 744 – Conferring appreciation and recognition to Dr. Potenciano ‘Yong’ S. Larrazabal III for his rare achievement of being the first Filipino to compete and finish the 2020 World Marathon Challenge and thus join the Seven Continents Marathon Club, bringing singular honor to the country and providing an example to Filipinos in various fields of sports [Reps. Vincent Franco ‘Duke’ Frasco and Raul Del Mar (dec.)]

HRs 1500 & 1520 – Congratulating Alexandra ‘Alex’ Maniego Eala for bagging her first professional title in the International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament by the Rafa Nadal Academy at Manacor, Spain (Reps. Precious Hipolito Castelo and John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto)

HR 1548 – Congratulating and commending Ernest John U. Obiena for winning the gold medal in pole vault at the Internationales Stadionfest held at Berlin, Germany (Deputy Speaker Abraham ‘Bambol’ Tolentino)
MINDANAO AFFAIRS
Agenda
01:00 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Briefing by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) and Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) on the FY 2021 budget for Mindanao

Briefing by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) on the economic forecast and prospects, and the plans and projects of Regional Development Councils (RDCs) in Mindanao
GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION jt. w/ HEALTH
Agenda
01:30 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HB 604 - Converting the National Center for Geriatric Health (NCGH) into a corporate body and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Resurreccion Acop)

HB 958 – Establishing the NCGH, defining its objectives, powers and functions, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Ron Salo)

HBs 3949 & 7101 – Converting the NCGH into a corporate body to be known as the National Center for Geriatric Health and Research Institute, and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speakers Bienvenido Abante Jr., and Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 7169 – Establishing the Philippine Geriatric Health and Research Institute, defining its objectives, powers, and functions, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Alfred Vargas)
PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY
Agenda
02:00 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
Substitute Bill to HBs 2247, 3065 & 7734 – Strengthening the Internal Affairs of the Philippine National Police (PNP), amending for the purpose RA 8551, otherwise known as the PNP Reform and Reorganization Act of 1998, as amended (Reps. Manuel Cabochan III, Jericho Jonas Nograles, and Angelo Marcos Barba)

Last Updated: 07-March-2021, 01:49:22 PM