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COMMITTEE MEETINGS

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27-MAY-2021 • THURSDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
SENIOR CITIZENS
Agenda
09:00 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HB 1903 - Increasing the rate of discount granted to senior citizens on their monthly electric and water consumption, amending for the purpose RA 7432, as amended by RA 9994, otherwise known as the Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010 (Rep. Mark Go)

HB 3040 - Amending Section 4(C) of RA 9994 (by applying the 5% discount to the first 150 kilowatt hours of electricity and to the first 50 cubic meters of water, and exempting the utility fees from the value added tax) (Rep. Estrellita Suansing)
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 page of the HRep)
Part I: Lead Committee - Basic Education and Culture

HJRs 26 & 27 – Creating a Congressional Oversight Committee on Education to review and assess Philippine education, providing funds therefor (Reps. Rommel Rico Angara and Francisco ‘Kiko’ Benitez)

HBs 2746, 4925, 7807 & 8022 – Creating the National Education Council, defining its powers and functions and appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Rufus Rodriguez, Rep. ‘Kuya’ Jose Antonio Sy-Alvarado, Deputy Speaker Wes Gatchalian, and Rep. Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte Jr.)

Part II: Lead Committee - Higher and Technical Education

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 and local universities and colleges 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 (Rep. Joy Myra Tambunting)
JUSTICE
Agenda
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
Verified complaint for impeachment against Supreme Court Associate Justice Marvic MVF Leonen by Mr. Edwin M. Cordevilla, endorsed by Rep. Angelo Marcos Barba (2nd District, Ilocos Norte)
REVISION OF LAWS
Agenda
10:00 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HBs 1947 & 3288 – Declaring July 12 of every year as a special working holiday in the entire country to commemorate the historic decision of the Permanent Court of Arbitration in favor of the Philippines over the West Philippine Sea maritime dispute (Reps. Manuel Cabochan III and Alfred Vargas)

HB 4790 – Declaring every 30th of November every year as a special working holiday in recognition of Jesus Reigns National Worship Day (Deputy Speaker Wes Gatchalian)

HB 5007 – Declaring February 10 of every year as the National Anti-Hazing Day (Deputy Speaker Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 5820 – Declaring March 21 of every year as the National Solo Parents' Day (Rep. Alfred Vargas)

HB 1146 – Making the National Women’s Day a non-working holiday, thereby amending RA 6949 or the law declaring March 8 of every year as a working holiday to be known as National Women’s Day (Rep. Arlene Brosas)

HB 2950 – Declaring January 18 of every year a special nonworking holiday for all kasambahay in the entire country to be known as Araw ng Kasambahay (Rep. Ria Christina Fariñas)

HB 8989 – Declaring October 5 of every year a special non-working holiday to commemorate National Teachers’ Day, amending for the RA 10743 or the law declaring the 5th day of October of every year as the National Teachers’ Day (Deputy Speaker Rose Marie ‘Baby’ Arenas)

HB 6513 – Declaring March 22 of each year as a regular national holiday to honor General and First President Emilio Aguinaldo to be known as Aguinaldo Day (Rep. Dan Fernandez)
REVISION OF LAWS (Technical Working Group) (This meeting will follow immediately after the Committee's regular meeting)
Agenda
10:00 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
Technical Working Group meeting on:

HB 577 – Defining and penalizing marital infidelity, amending for the purpose Act No. 3815, otherwise known as the Revised Penal Code (Deputy Speaker Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva)

HB 1144 – Decriminalizing adultery and concubinage, repealing for this purpose Articles 333 and 334 of Act No. 3815 (Rep. Arlene Brosas)

HB 3989 – Amending Act No. 3815, redefining the crime of adultery and concubinage and providing penalties for violation thereof (Rep. Aleta Suarez)

HBs 8523 & 9232 – Amending Articles 333 and 344 and repealing Article 334 of Act No. 3815, eliminating gender bias in adultery and concubinage (Rep. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr. and Deputy Speaker Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 1149 – Repealing Articles 202 and 341 of Act No. 3815, instituting a system of protection for victims of prostitution (Rep. Arlene Brosas)

HB 2335 – Addressing the system of prostitution, imposing penalties on its perpetrators, providing protective measures and support services for its victims, repealing for the purpose Articles 202 and 341 of Act No. 3815, as amended (Deputy Speaker Evelina Escudero)
CREATIVE INDUSTRY AND PERFORMING ARTS
Agenda
01:00 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HR 1668 – Inquiry into the status of implementation of RA 9266, otherwise known as the Architecture Act of 2004, RA 10350 or the Philippine Interior Design Act of 2012, and other laws in relation to design professionals (Rep. Christopher V.P. De Venecia)

• Review/scrutiny of RA 544 or the Civil Engineering Law
• Presentation of the Professional Regulatory Board of Civil Engineering and the accredited national organization for civil engineering
GOOD GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
01:00 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Technical Working Group meeting on the status of the clinical trials of Ivermectin, pursuant to HR 1711 – Inquiry into the policies and guidelines of the Department of Health and the Food and Drug Administration for the registration, utilization, manufacture, distribution or sale of drug products for the Coronavirus disease, particularly policies and guidelines which appear to be detrimental to public interest (Speaker Lord Allan Jay Velasco)
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY
Agenda
01:00 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HB 7205 – Institutionalizing the transition of the government to e-governance in the digital age, appropriating funds therefor (Deputy Speaker Wes Gatchalian)

HB 8168 – Establishing a zero spectrum user fee policy and regulating Philippine telecommunications companies for the use of Wi-Fi frequencies or spectrum (Rep. Paul Ruiz Daza)
OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS
Agenda
01:30 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
Discussion/updates on issues/concerns affecting overseas Filipino workers (OFWs):

• Current situation of OFWs affected by the COVID-19 pandemic;
• New quarantine procedure for returning OFWs; and
• Vaccination of OFWs in accordance with the priority list of the government

Discussion on the issue of fair and ethical recruitment of OFWs

Last Updated: 21-October-2021, 05:42:16 PM