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COMMITTEE MEETINGS

SOURCE: Committee Management Support Service I


DAILY SCHEDULE

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07-DECEMBER-2022 • WEDNESDAY
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime and Venue
HEALTH
Agenda
08:30 AM
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)
HBs 288, 444, 975, 1565 & 5804 – Authorizing the Department of Health (DOH) to set and approve the bed capacity and service capability of all DOH-retained hospitals (Reps. Keith Micah ‘Atty. Mike’ Tan, Maximo Dalog Jr., Mark Go, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., and Patrick Michael Vargas)

HB 627 – Establishing a general hospital in the Municipality of Monkayo, Davao de Oro Province to be known as the Monkayo General Hospital, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Maria Carmen Zamora)

HB 787 – Establishing a 100-bed district satellite hospital of the Milagros Albano District Hospital in Barangay Dimapula, Divilacan, Province of Isabela to be known as the Divilacan-Milagros Albano District Satellite Hospital (Rep. Antonio ‘Tonypet’ Albano)

HB 968 – Establishing in Barangay Tablon, Cagayan de Oro City, Province of Misamis Oriental, a satellite district hospital of the Northern Mindanao Medical Center to be known as the Barangay Tablon-Northern Mindanao Medical Center Satellite District Hospital, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)

HB 1042 – Establishing the Pascual District 6 Hospital of Quezon City in Barangay Baesa, Quezon City, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Ma. Victoria Co-Pilar)

HB 1044 – Upgrading the Bangui District Hospital in Barangay Abaca, Municipality of Bangui in the Province of Ilocos Norte into a Level II hospital, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Ferdinand Alexander Marcos)

HB 1057 – Converting the Basilan General Hospital into a tertiary level hospital known as the Basilan Medical Center under the direct supervision and control of the DOH, increasing its bed capacity, modernizing its services and facilities, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Mujiv Hataman)

HB 1482 – Increasing the bed capacity of the Laguna Provincial Hospital-San Pedro District Hospital in the City of San Pedro, Province of Laguna from 35 beds to 50 beds, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Ma. Rene Ann Lourdes Matibag)

HB 1716 – Converting the Bay District Hospital in the Municipality of Bay, Province of Laguna into a general hospital to be known as the Laguna Regional Hospital, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Ruth Mariano-Hernandez)

HB 2535 – Increasing the bed capacity of Teodoro B. Galagar District Hospital in the Municipality of Jagna, Province of Bohol from 75 beds to 100 beds, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Kristine Alexie Tutor)

HB 2598 – Increasing the bed capacity of Cong. Simeon G. Toribio Memorial Hospital in the Municipality of Carmen, Province of Bohol from 40 beds to 75 beds, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Kristine Alexie Tutor)

HB 4637 – Establishing in the City of Lucena, Quezon Province, a city hospital to be known as the Lucena City Hospital, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. David ‘Jay-Jay’ Suarez)
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS - CANCELLED
Agenda
09:00 AM
Combination of physical 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)
• Organizational meeting – Approval/Adoption of the Committee Rules of Procedure; narrative report on the initiatives of the House of Representatives on constitutional reform

• Deliberation on the following House measures:

HB 4926 – Constituting a constitutional convention to amend the 1987 Philippine Constitution, defining qualifications for its delegates who shall be elected simultaneously with the barangay or national elections, appropriating funds for its operations (Rep. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte)

HB 4421 – Prescribing the order of presidential succession (Rep. Jorge ‘Patrol’ Bustos)

Resolution of Both Houses (RBH) 1 – Proposing amendments to Section 7, Article VI on Legislative Department; Section 4, Article VII on Executive Department; and Section 8, Article X on Local Government of the 1987 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines (Deputy Speaker Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr.)

RBH 2 – Proposing amendments to certain economic provisions of the 1987 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines, particularly on Articles XII, XIV, and XVI (Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco)

RBH 3 – Proposing amendments to the 1987 Constitution, particularly Section 9, Article VIII (Rep. Lorenz Defensor)

RBH 4 – Proposing amendments to certain restrictive economic provisions in the 1987 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines, specifically on Articles XI, XIV, and XVI thereof (Rep. Gus Tambunting)

RBH 5 – Proposing amendments to certain provisions in the 1987 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines, specifically on Article VII thereof (Rep. Gus Tambunting)

House Joint Resolution12 – Calling for a constitutional convention to propose amendments to, or revision of, the 1987 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines (Rep. Rufus Rodriguez)
GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION jt. w/ PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS (Technical Working Group) - CANCELLED
Agenda
09:30 AM
Combination of physical 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)
Technical Working Group meeting on HBs 21, 55, 144, 482, 858, 1013, 1014, 2175, 2298, 2523, 2538, 2558, 2690, 2818, 2880, 3082, 3226, 3237, 3302, 3435, 3610, 3670, 3677, 3727, 3788, 3886, 4057, 4326, 4535, 4536, 4865, 5177, 5205, 5810, 5877, 6266, 6306, 6311 & 6360 – Establishing the national framework for water resource management and creating the Department of Water Resources and the Water Regulatory Commission, defining their mandates, powers and functions, and appropriating funds therefor (Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez, Reps. Joey Sarte Salceda, Edwin Olivarez, Senior Deputy Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Reps. Michael Romero, Ph.D., Bernadette ‘BH’ Herrera, Raul ‘Boboy’ Tupas, Khymer Adan Olaso, Patrick Michael Vargas, Ambrosio Cruz Jr., Deputy Speaker Ralph Recto, Reps. Ron Salo, Keith Micah ‘Atty. Mike’ Tan, Wilbert Lee, Juan Carlos 'Arjo' Atayde, Rosanna ‘Ria’ Vergara, Joseph Stephen ‘Caraps’ Paduano, Rufus Rodriguez, Jaime Fresnedi, Deputy Speaker Kristine Singson-Meehan, Reps. Lorenz Defensor, Jonathan Keith Flores, Paolo Duterte, Florida ‘Rida’ Robes, Edvic Yap, Gus Tambunting, Linabelle Ruth Villarica, Lex Anthony Cris Colada, Jefferson Khonghun, Midy Cua, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Laarni Lavin Roque, Gerville ‘Jinky Bitircs’ Luistro, Joseph Gilbert Violago, Rudys Caesar Fariñas I, Christopherson ‘Coco’ Yap, Reynante Arrogancia, and Lordan Suan)
OVERSEAS WORKERS AFFAIRS
Agenda
09:30 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom (To be livestreamed on the official Facebook page of the HRep)
HBs 1350 & 1673 – Expanding the use of the Legal Assistance Fund, amending for the purpose Section 26 of RA 8042, otherwise known as the Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act of 1995, as amended (Reps. Christian Tell Yap and Teodorico Haresco Jr.)

HBs 3600 & 4940 – Redefining the crime of illegal recruitment committed by a syndicate, amending for the Purpose Book 1, Title 1, Chapter III, Article 38(B) of PD 442, as amended, otherwise known as the Labor Code of the Philippines, and Section 6 of RA 8042, as amended (Reps. Ralph Wendel Tulfo and Gus Tambunting)
BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE (Technical Working Group) - CANCELLED
Agenda
10:00 AM
Combination of physical meeting at Cong. Joel Chua's District Office and virtual meeting via Zoom
Technical Working Group meeting on the Substitute Bill to HB 3750 – Declaring the immediate environs of Quiapo Church, Plaza Miranda, San Sebastian Church, and Plaza del Carmen as national heritage zone, providing for its restoration rehabilitation, conservation and development, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Joel Chua)
INDIGENOUS CULTURAL COMMUNITIES AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
10:00 AM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Technical Working Group meeting on HB 1064 – Ensuring equal employment opportunities to members of indigenous cultural communities and preference in certain cases (Rep. Luisa Lloren Cuaresma)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
Agenda
11:00 AM
Combination of physical 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)
Committee Report on the Substitute Bill to HBs 347, 1516, 1936, 2288, 2354, 2798, 4099, 4565, 4684, 4759 & 5791 – Institutionalizing mechanisms for the recognition, integration, and transition of workers, enterprises, and organizations in the informal economy to the formal economy, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Dan Fernandez, Deputy Speaker Raymond Democrito Mendoza, Reps. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva, Yedda Marie Romualdez, Alfred Delos Santos, Lorenz Defensor, Bernadette ‘BH’ Herrera, Gus Tambunting, and Ernesto Dionisio)

HB 977 – Mandating golf clubs to provide social security and welfare benefits to golf caddies and other related service workers through a shared contribution scheme (Rep. Mark Go)

HBs 990 – Implementing a compressed work week scheme as a voluntary mode of alternative work arrangement (Rep. Mark Go)

HB 2280 – Allowing the adoption of alternative work arrangements, amending for the purpose PD 442, as amended, otherwise known as the Labor Code of the Philippines (Rep. Eduardo ‘Bro. Eddie’ Villanueva)

HB 2887 – Increasing the normal work hours per day under a compressed work week scheme, amending Articles 83, 87 and 91 of PD 442, as amended, (Rep. Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr.)

HB 514 – Providing for a ₱150 daily across-the-board increase in the salary rates of employees and workers in the private sector (Rep. Ramon Jolo Revilla III)

HB 525 – Institutionalizing the daily minimum wage for private sector workers, amending for the purpose RA 6727, otherwise known as the Wage Rationalization Act and Articles 121-127 of PD 442, as amended (Rep. Ron Salo)

HBs 1111, 3308, 4471 & 4898 – Establishing a national minimum wage for private sector workers, amending for this purpose PD 442, as amended (Reps. Ramon Guico Jr., Josefina Tallado, Jose Ma. Zubiri, and Arlene Brosas)

HB 1579 – Providing for the rationalization of wage levels on a national and industrial basis, amending for this purpose PD 442, as amended (Rep. Yedda Marie Romualdez)
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
01:00 PM
Face-to-face meeting at the Spkr. Nograles Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg.
Technical Working Group meeting on the Substitute Bill to HBs 3, 277, 1809, 2568, 2683, 2731, 2902, 2963, 2978, 3421, 3563, 3612, 4115, 4137, 4261, 4262, 4499 & 4776 – Institutionalizing the transition of the government to E-Governance in the digital age, appropriating funds therefor (Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez, Luis Raymund ‘LRay’ Villafuerte Jr., Dean Asistio, Deputy Speaker Ralph Recto, Reps. Virgilio Lacson, JC Abalos, Joey Sarte Salceda, Michael Romero, Ph.D., Deputy Speaker Kristine Singson-Meehan, Reps. Christopherson ‘Coco’ Yap, Paolo Duterte, Harris Christopher Ongchuan, Gus Tambunting, Arnolfo ‘Arnie’ Teves, and Rex Gatchalian)
TOURISM
Agenda
01:00 PM
Face-to-face meeting at the Spkr. Belmonte Hall, 1/F SWA Bldg.
HB 39 – Declaring the Province of Marinduque as the Home of the Moriones Festival (Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco)

HBs 105, 916, 1384, 1414, 2237, 2260-2262, 2271, 2448-2455, 2549, 3914, 4230, 4755, 5301, 5521, 5522 & 6368 – Declaring lighthouse, corridor, hills, parks, caves, mountains, garden, forest, and rock formation as tourist destinations and ecotourism zones/sites in various parts of the country, providing for their development and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Vincent Franco ‘Duke’ Frasco, Mario Vittorio 'Marvey' Mariño, Mikaela Angela Suansing, Keith Micah 'Atty. Mike' Tan, Christopherson 'Coco' Yap, Luis Raymund 'LRay' Villafuerte, Rufus Rodriguez, Laarni Lavin Roque, Ambrosio Cruz Jr., Celso Regencia, Alan 1 Ecleo, Patrick Michael Vargas, Jaime Cojuangco, and Eleandro Jesus Madrona)

HBs 106, 768, 964, 1102, 1256, 2069, 2070, 2233, 2729, 2870-2875, 3321, 3472, 3913, 4754, 5523, 5524, 5950, 6089, 6261, 6293, 6369, 6370 & 6371 – Declaring beaches, falls, river, spring, islands, lakes, reef, and cove as tourist destinations and ecotourism zones/sites in various parts of the country and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Vincent Franco 'Duke' Frasco, Alfelito ‘Alfel’ Bascug, Rufus Rodriguez, Keith Micah ‘Atty. Mike’ Tan, Divina Grace Yu, Jaime Cojuangco, Christopherson ‘Coco’ Yap, Alfonso Umali Jr., Laarni Lavin Roque, Celso Regencia, Allan 1 Ecleo, Maria Vanessa Aumentado, Gerville 'Jinky Bitrics' Luistro, Rudys Caesar Fariñas I, Mujiv Hataman, and Eleandro Jesus Madrona)

HBs 1062, 1116, 1120-1123, 1998, 2239, 2488, 3078, 4254, 5113, 5282, 5296, 5700 & 5741 – Declaring barangays, sitio, municipalities, and province as ecotourism zones/tourism destinations and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Luisa Lloren Cuaresma, Josefina Tallado, Marlyn Primicias Agabas, Christopherson 'Coco' Yap, Claude Bautista, John Tracy Cagas, Yevgeny Vicente Emano, Michael Gorriceta, Eleandro Jesus Madrona, Princess Rihan Sakaluran, and Yedda Marie Romualdez)

HB 1063 – Establishing an agri-tourism in Barangay Uddiawan, Municipality of Solano, Province of Nueva Vizcaya (Rep. Luisa Lloren Cuaresma)

HB 4223 – Declaring Bahay na Tisa in Balagtas, Bulacan as a historical and tourist site and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Ambrosio Cruz Jr.)

HBs 4224, 4229, 4425, 4861 & 5515 – Declaring shrines, churches, and mosque as eco-tourism sites/tourist destinations and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Ambrosio Cruz Jr., Bai Dimple Mastura, Salvador Pleyto, and Eleandro Jesus Madrona)

HB 4227 – Declaring the innovative tissue culture laboratory, otherwise known as the Ilab Garden City Project and its premises located in Barangay Sta Cruz, Municipality of Guiguinto, Province of Bulacan an ecotourism site and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Ambrosio Cruz Jr.)

HB 4231 – Declaring the residence of Gat. Francisco Balagtas Baltazar in Panginay, Balagtas, Bulacan as a historical and tourism site and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Ambrosio Cruz Jr.)

HB 5163-5165 – Declaring the immediate environs of Saint Mary Magdalene Parish Church, Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish Church, and San Roque Parish Church, respectively, in the Province of Cavite as tourism destinations, providing for their development, and appropriating funds therefor (Rep. Ramon Jolo Revilla III)

HBs 5701 & 5990 – Establishing tourism circuits in the First and Second Districts of Samar, respectively, identifying and declaring the tourism development areas therein, creating the Samar Province Tourism Council and appropriating funds therefor (Reps. Stephen James Tan and Reynolds Michael Tan)

HB 5905 – Declaring the Province of Pampanga as the Christmas Capital of the Philippines (Deputy Speaker Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales Jr.)

HB 6372 – Declaring the Ruins of Cotta De San Jose located in the Municipality of Corcuera, Province of Romblon a tourist site (Rep. Eleandro Jesus Madrona)
NATURAL RESOURCES - CANCELLED
Agenda
01:30 PM
Face-to-face meeting at the at the R. R. Andaya Hall 2/F Main Bldg.
HR 411 – Inquiry into the alleged unauthorized and unlawful activities at the Masungi Georeserve in the Province of Rizal (Rep. Emigdio Tanjuatco III)

Briefing by concerned government agencies on the status of the Manila Bay rehabilitation relative to the continuing mandamus issued by the Supreme Court
REVISION OF LAWS
Agenda
01:30 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
HB 1112 – Declaring January 22 of every year a special working holiday to be known as National Farmers Day (Rep. Arlene Brosas)

HBs 2127, 2532, 3745, 4612 & 5009 – Declaring February 23 of every year a special working holiday to be known as National Rotary Day (Reps. Mark Go, Marissa ‘Del Mar’ Magsino, Loreto Acharon, Edward Vera Perez Maceda, and Gus Tambunting)

HB 2573 – Proclaiming the 7th day of February of every year as National Religious Freedom Appreciation Day in celebration of the World Interfaith Harmony Week of the United Nations (Rep. Ma. Alana Samantha Santos)

HB 2910 – Declaring the fourth Thursday of November as National Thanksgiving Day (Rep. Cheeno Miguel Almario)

HB 4618 – Declaring May 17 of every year as National Day Against Discrimination to commemorate the international day against homophobia, biphobia, transphobia and phobias for persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or sex characteristics (Rep. Patrick Michael Vargas)
SOCIAL SERVICES (Technical Working Group)
Agenda
01:30 PM
Virtual meeting via Zoom
Technical Working Group meeting on HBs 498, 998, 1940, 2480, 3386, 4429, 5489, 5948, 6028, 6147 & 6268 – Institutionalizing the Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situation (AICS) Program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development and providing funds therefor (Reps. Stella Luz Quimbo, Rosemarie Panotes, Yedda Marie Romualdez, Paul Ruiz Daza, Keith Micah ‘Atty. Mike’ Tan, Eric Go Yap, Ernesto Dionisio Jr., Rosanna ‘Ria’ Vergara, Wowo Fortes, Ruth Mariano-Hernandez, and Dale Corvera)
SUBCOMMITTEE ON DISASTER REHABILITATION AND RECOVERY (Disaster Resilience)
Agenda
01:30 PM
Combination of physical 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 183 – Urging the Department of Budget and Management, Department of the Interior and Local Government, Department of Social Welfare and Development, and the Department of National Defense to ensure the release and distribution of the financial assistance to individuals and families in the Province of Bohol affected by Typhoon Odette (Rep. Edgar Chatto)

HR 547 – Inquiry into the status and implementation of the Odette Recovery, Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Program (Rep. Francisco Jose ‘Bingo’ Matugas II)

Privilege Speech delivered on the floor on November 7, 2022 – On the devastation caused by Typhoon Paeng in the First District of Maguindanao and Cotabato City that had cost lives, destroyed infrastructures, and gravely affected people’s livelihood (Rep. Bai Dimple Mastura)

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