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COMMITTEE MEETINGS

SOURCE: Committee Management Support Service I


DAILY SCHEDULE

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31-AUGUST-2022 • WEDNESDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
APPROPRIATIONS
Agenda
09:00 AM onwards
Combination of physical 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)
• 9:00 AM
- Department of Tourism (DOT)

• 1:30 PM
- Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA)
AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES RESOURCES
Agenda
09:00 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Organizational meeting - Approval of the Committee Rules of Procedure

Briefing by the Committee Secretary on the accomplishments of the Committee for the 18th Congress

Briefing by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources on its plans and programs for 2022 and 2023

Deliberation on bills establishing hatcheries (Similar to bills approved on Third Reading during the 18th Congress):

HB 415 – Establishing a multi-species marine hatchery in Baybay City, Province of Leyte and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Carl Nicolas Cari)

HB 760 – Establishing a freshwater fish hatchery in Talacogon, Agusan del Sur, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Alfelito ‘Alfel’ Bascug)

HB 2329 - Establishing a multi-species marine hatchery in the Municipality of Biliran, Province of Biliran and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Gerardo 'Gerryboy' Espina Jr.)
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD
Agenda
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
HBs 242, 828, 1216, 3576 & 3667 - Establishing the Philippine Corn Institute and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Antonio 'Tonypet' Albano, Michael Romero Ph.D., Faustino 'Inno' Dy V, Ed Christopher Go, and Ian Paul Dy)

HB 3257 - Promoting and supporting the development of the corn industry (Rep. Lex Anthony Cris Colada)

HBs 1370 & 3546 - Institutionalizing a national program for the sustainable development and promotion of the cacao industry and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte and Lex Anthony Cris Colada)

HB 1411 - Institutionalizing a National Cacao Development Program, creating for the purpose the Philippine Cacao Council and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Keith Micah 'Atty. Mike' Tan)

HB 2931 - Developing the cacao industry in Cagayan Valley Region, creating for the purpose the Cacao Subsidy Fund and the Cacao Research and Development Center and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Joseph 'Jojo' Lara)

HB 535 - Establishing the Bataan Crop Research and Development Center on the campus of the Bataan Peninsula State University in the Municipality of Abucay, Province of Bataan and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Geraldine Roman)
BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE
Agenda
09:30 AM
Virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook pages of the HRep and Pasig City Rep. Roman Romulo)
HBs 558, 1200, 1286, 1530, 1619, 3018 & 3512 – Expanding the purpose and application of the Special Education Fund (SEF), amending for the purpose Sections 100 & 272 of RA 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991 (Reps. France Castro, Marlyn Primicias-Agabas, Christopher V.P. De Venecia, Roman Romulo, Albert Garcia, Marlyn ‘Len’ Alonte, and Romeo Acop)

HB 1583 – Providing for the inclusion of private elementary and secondary schools as beneficiaries of the SEF, amending for the purpose RA 7160, as amended (Rep. Yedda Marie Romualdez)

HBs 928 & 1723 – Expanding the application of government assistance to students, teachers, and schools in the private basic education, repealing for the purpose RA 6728, as amended by RA 8545, otherwise known as the Expanded Government Assistance to Students and Teachers in Private Education Act (GASTPE), and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Roman Romulo and Ruth Mariano-Hernandez)

HB 2188 – Suspending the implementation of the use of mother tongue as the medium of instructions for Kindergarten to Grade 3 (Rep. Roman Romulo)

Local Bills:

HB 748 – Converting the Hibao-an Elementary School in Hibao-an Sur, Mandurriao, Iloilo City into an integrated school to be known as the Hibao-an Integrated School and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Julienne ‘Jam’ Baronda)

HB 750 – Converting the Nabitasan Elementary School in Barangay Nabitasan, District of La Paz, Iloilo City into an integrated school to be known as the Nabitasan Integrated School and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Julienne ‘Jam’ Baronda)

HB 2082 – Converting the Tribal Filipino School (TFS) of Tambelang Elementary School in Barangay Datu Danwata, Municipality of Malita, Province of Davao Occidental into an integrated school to be known as TFS of Tambelang Integrated School and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Claude Bautista)

HB 1731 – Separating the Addang Elementary School Ambatutong Extension in Barangay Bunot, Municipality of Paracelis, Mountain Province from the Addang Elementary School, converting it into an independent elementary school to be known as Ambatutong Elementary School and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Maximo Dalog Jr.)

HB 2084 – Establishing a national high school in Barangay Datu Danwata, Municipality of Malita, Province of Davao Occidental to be known as Gaspar Danwata National High School, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Claude Bautista)

HB 2194 – Establishing a national high school in Barangay Mabca, Municipality of Sagñay, Province of Camarines Sur to be known as Mabca National High School, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Arnie Fuentebella)
GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION - CANCELLED
Agenda
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
Consideration/Approval of the Committee Rules and Procedures

HB 3622 – Extending the life of the Philippine Aerospace Development Corporation (PADC) by another 50 years, amending for the purpose PD 286, as amended, or the law authorizing the creation of a PADC, appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco)

Briefing by the Governance Commission for Government-Owned and Controlled Corporations (GCG) on its mandate and on the state of the GOCC sector
HIGHER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION
Agenda
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook pages of the HRep and Baguio City Rep. Mark O. Go)
HB 1693 – Mandating the integration of the National Building Code of the Philippines under RA 6541 as a major subject in the curriculum of the Bachelor of Science degree programs in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Sanitary Engineering, Electronics Engineering, and Architecture, and its inclusion as a topic in the licensure examinations for these professions (Deputy Speaker Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr.)

HB 1665 – Establishing an enterprise-based education and training program and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 2283 – Strengthening technical vocational education and training in the Philippines by incorporating apprenticeship and dual training system, providing for continuous training of the unemployed, and expanding the provision of enterprise-based education and training (Rep. Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva)

HB 2167 – Converting the Cabugao School of Handicraft and Cottage Industries in the Municipality of Bato, Province of Catanduanes, into a Technical Education and Skills Development Authority-supervised and administered school to be known as the Catanduanes Polytechnic Skills Development Institute and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Jose ‘Bong’ Teves Jr.)

HB 2351 – Converting the San Isidro Satellite Campus of the Leyte Normal University located in the Municipality of San Isidro, Province of Leyte, into a regular campus and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Yedda Marie Romualdez)

HB 2625 – Converting the Floridablanca National Agricultural School located in Floridablanca, Pampanga into an attached campus of the Pampanga State Agricultural University located in Magalang, Pampanga, appropriating funds therefor (Senior Deputy Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo)
NORTH LUZON GROWTH QUADRANGLE
Agenda
09:30 AM
Face-to-face meeting at Conf. Rms.3&4, RVM Bldg. (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
Briefing by the Department of Agriculture and its attached agencies on the status of implementation of their 2022 banner programs and on their proposed plans and programs for FY 2023 in the North Luzon regions
MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
10:00 AM
Combination of physical meeting at the Conf. Rms. 1&2, RVM Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
Organizational meeting:

• Presentation of the Committee's jurisdiction, composition, and membership
• Review/Adoption of the Committee Rules of Procedure
• Briefing on the accomplishments of the Committee during the 18th Congress
• Proposed legislative agenda for the 19th Congress
• Presentation of the legislative measures referred to the Committee as of August 17, 2022
NATURAL RESOURCES
Agenda
10:30 AM
Face-to-face meeting at R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main 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. Jose Francisco ‘Kiko’ Benitez Ph.D. and Antonio Legarda Jr.)

HB 1162 – Establishing the forest cadastre, providing for its procedures (Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda)

HBs 2596 & 3707 – Providing for the delineation of the specific forest limits of the public domain (Rep. Jose Manuel Alba and Deputy Speaker Ralph Recto)

HB 2841 – Reclassifying certain public lands within the strip of land five kilometers from either side of the Aspiras Highway, from the Municipality of Agoo, Province of La Union to the Municipality of Tuba, Province of Benguet covered by Proclamation No. 1754 as alienable and disposable lands (Rep. Dante Garcia)
DANGEROUS DRUGS
Agenda
01:00 PM
Combination of physical 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)
Organizational meeting - Organization of the Committee; Adoption of the Committee Rules of Procedure for the 19th Congress

HJR 7 – Extending the life of the Congressional Oversight Committee on Dangerous Drugs constituted pursuant to Section 95 of RA 9165, as amended, otherwise known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 (Rep. Robert Ace Barbers)

Briefing by the Philippine National Police, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, Dangerous Drugs Board, and National Bureau of Investigation on the status of anti-drug operations
METRO MANILA DEVELOPMENT
Agenda
01:00 PM
Combination of physical meeting at the Conf. Rms.1&2, RVM Bldg. and virtual meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
Organizational meeting - Presentation of the Committee profile; Adoption of the Committee Rules of Procedure for the 19th Congress

Briefing by concerned government agencies on their respective plans and programs for Metro Manila

Last Updated: 26-November-2022, 08:56:27 AM