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SOURCE: Committee Management Support Service I


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Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
09:00 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HR 1590 – Investigation into the raid and mass arrest against Lumad evacuees seeking sanctuary in Talamban, Cebu by elements of police and military (Rep. Eufemia ‘Ka Femia’ Cullamat)

Privilege Speeches delivered on the floor on February 16 and 17, 2021, respectively, on the same subject matter as HR 1590 (Rep. Eufemia 'Ka Femia' Cullamat and Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D.)
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
HB 8964 – Authorizing the Department of Agriculture to use the annual tariff revenues in excess of P10 billion under RA 11203 or the law liberalizing the importation, exportation and trading of rice, lifting for the purpose the quantitative import restriction on rice, for direct cash assistance to farmers owning one hectare or less of rice land until 2024 (Rep. Eric Go Yap)
APPROPRIATIONS (This meeting of the Committee on Appropriations will follow immediately after its joint meeting with the Committee on Agriculture and Food)
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Substitute Bill to HBs 60, 404, 562, 1069, 2215, 3699, 4072 & 4792 – Providing a socialized microfinancing program for micro enterprises through the Pondo sa Pagbabago at Pag-Asenso (P3) Program, thereby promoting entrepreneurship, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Victor Yap, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Rodrigo Abellanosa, Jocelyn Sy Limkaichong, Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D., Reps. Precious Hipolito Castelo, Alfred Delos Santos, and Lianda Bolilia)

Substitute Bill to HBs 265, 1684, 3351, 3614 & 4860, and HR 248 – Providing for the conservation and protection of wildlife resources and their habitats, and appropriating funds therefor, repealing for this purpose RA 9147, otherwise known as the Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act (Reps. Josephine Ramirez-Sato, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Juan Miguel Macapagal Arroyo, Alfred Vargas, Deputy Speaker Rufus Rodriguez, and Rep. Elpidio Barzaga Jr.)

Substitute Bill to HBs 639 & 2281 – Recognizing the indigenous cultural communities and indigenous peoples community conserved territories and areas (ICCA), establishing for the purpose the National ICCA Registry, and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda and Rep. Ma. Lourdes Acosta-Alba)

Substitute Bill to HB 903 – Mandating the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) to institutionalize a technical-vocational education and training and livelihood program designed specifically for rehabilitated drug dependents and appropriating funds therefor (Minority Leader Joseph Stephen ‘Caraps’ Paduano)

Substitute Bill to HB 1197 – Providing for the revitalization and capability enhancement of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Henry Oaminal)

Substitute Bill to HBs 1655, 4115, 7398 & 7403 – Establishing information and communications technology hubs nationwide (Reps. Manuel Cabochan III, Henry Villarica, Virgilio Lacson, and Alfred Vargas)

Substitute Bill to HBs 1855, 1936, 6449 & 7413 – Strengthening the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), amending for the purpose RA 7722, otherwise known as the Higher Education Act of 1994 and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speakers Rufus Rodriguez and Michael Romero Ph.D., Rep. Mark Go, and Deputy Speaker Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva)

Substitute Bill to HBs 5570 & 5737 – Augmenting the retirement, death, and survivorship benefits of the solicitor general, assistant solicitors general, senior state solicitors, and state solicitors of the Office of the Solicitor General and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speakers Strike Revilla and Henry Oaminal)

Substitute Bill to HB 8454 – Providing for a new charter of the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP), repealing for the purpose EO 81, as amended, otherwise known as the 1986 Revised Charter of the DBP (Rep. Junie Cua)

Substitute Bills to HBs 6485, 6518, 6771, 7088, 7201, 7363, 7570, 7731, 7781 & 7990 – Creating additional branches of the Regional Trial Courts (RTC), Municipal Trial Courts (MTC), and Municipal Trial Court in Cities (MTCC) in certain parts of the country, amending for the purpose Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, otherwise known as the Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980, as amended, and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Antonio ‘Tonypet’ Albano, Jose Francisco ‘Kiko’ Benitez, Maricel Natividad-Nagaño M.D., Dan Fernandez, Michael Gorriceta, Sandra Eriguel M.D., Luisa Lloren Cuaresma, Francis Gerald Aguinaldo Abaya, Rudy Caoagdan, and Rogelio Neil Roque)
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
HB 253 – Declaring as closed to mining applications those areas declared by local government units as no mining zones, amending for the purpose RA 7942, otherwise known as the Philippine Mining Act of 1995 (Rep. Eufemia ‘Ka Femia’ Cullamat)

HB 1832 – Protecting the rights of indigenous peoples affected by mining operations in ancestral domains, amending for the purpose RA 7942 (Deputy Speaker Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 3746 – Requiring mining firms to reforest lands that they have excavated and forests that they have denuded, providing penalties for violations thereof (Deputy Speaker Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 6321 - Prohibiting the exportation of black sand and its derivatives in its raw form to other countries (Rep. Jose 'Bonito' Singson Jr.)

HB 6450 – Imposing a moratorium on the open pit method of mining for copper, gold, silver, and complex ores in the Philippines (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)

HB 8276 – Declaring the City of Iligan a mining free zone and providing penalties for the violation thereof (Rep. Frederick Siao)
PUBLIC INFORMATION (Technical Working Group)
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HBs 12, 226, 644, 712, 837, 1625, 3063, 4570 & 4673 – Strengthening the people's right to information [Reps. Raul Del Mar (dec.), France Castro, Joy Myra Tambunting, Jose Christopher Belmonte, Gabriel Bordado Jr., Lawrence ‘Law’ Fortun, Jericho Jonas Nograles, Deputy Speaker Rufus Rodriguez, and Rep. John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto]

HBs 51, 1302, 1487 & 1975 – Implementing the people's right to information and the constitutional policies of full public disclosure and honesty in the public service (Reps. Manuel Cabochan III, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Angelina ‘Helen’ Tan M.D., and Deputy Speaker Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva)

HBs 813, 1608, 7219 & 7229 – Implementing the right of the people to information on matters of public concern guaranteed under Section 7, Article III of the 1987 Constitution and the state policy of full public disclosure of all its transactions involving public interest under Section 28, Article II of the 1987 Constitution (Reps. Ruffy Biazon, Precious Hipolito Castelo, Kristine Alexie Tutor, and Deputy Speaker Evelina Escudero)

HB 5566 – Ensuring public access to official records, documents and any other information of public concern (Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate)

HB 5776 – Enabling the people's constitutional right of access to information (Rep. Alfred Vargas)
ENERGY (Technical Working Group)
10:00 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HB 7608 – Providing for the national energy policy and framework for electric power advocacy (Deputy Speaker Wes Gatchalian)

HB 8786 – Providing for the national policy and framework for energy advocacy through the creation of the Energy Counsel Office (Rep. Presley De Jesus)
01:00 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Technical Working Group report on:

Substitute Bill to HB 366 – Making housing developments information and communication technology-ready in order to address the digital divide (Rep. Victor Yap)

Substitute Bill to HBs 798 & 5432 – Establishing a Local Human Settlements Board and the position of Local Human Settlements Officer in cities and first to third class municipalities, providing for their powers and functions (Rep. Ruffy Biazon and Deputy Speaker Strike Revilla)

Substitute Bill to HBs 2450, 4759, 7079, 7268, 7291, 7405, 7567, 1168, 1172, 1176, 2564, 4902, 3541 & 3837 – Providing for a national housing development, production, and financing program, regularizing its appropriation for its implementation (Reps. ‘Kuya’ Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado, John Marvin ‘Yul Servo’ Nieto, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Deputy Speaker Rufus Rodriguez, Reps. Joy Myra Tambunting, Estrellita Suansing, Aleta Suarez, Deputy Speaker Michael Romero Ph.D., Reps. Precious Hipolito Castelo, Micaela Violago, and Majority Leader Ferdinand Martin Romualdez)
02:00 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Committee Report and Substitute Bill to HBs 2183, 2750 & 7445 – Greening the environment to strengthen the conservation of biodiversity, prohibiting for the purpose the cutting of trees and destroying or injuring of plants in certain areas and providing penalties for violation thereof (Deputy Speakers Loren Legarda and Rufus Rodriguez, and Rep. Joaquin Chipeco Jr.)

HBs 8802-8807 & 9011-9027 – Establishing and determining community forests in certain barangays in the 1st and 2nd Districts of Cagayan De Oro City, appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Rufus Rodriguez)

Last Updated: 27-September-2021, 06:42:11 PM