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Hon. Espares, Felimon M.

Hon. Espares, Felimon M.
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House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. SW-212
Phone: (632) 8931-5001, Local: 7273
Direct: 8931-6229

 

 

PRINCIPAL AUTHORED BILLS 24

HB00005
 [Text As Filed] [Committee Report] [Third Reading Copy]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN ON-SITE, IN-CITY, NEAR-CITY, OR OFF-CITY LOCAL GOVERNMENT RESETTLEMENT PROGRAM FOR INFORMAL SETTLER FAMILIES IN ACCORDANCE WITH A PEOPLE’S PLAN AND MANDATING THE IMPLEMENTING LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNIT, JOINTLY WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SETTLEMENTS AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, IN CASES OF NEAR-CITY OR OFF-CITY RESETTLEMENT, TO PROVIDE OTHER BASIC SERVICES AND LIVELIHOOD COMPONENTS IN FAVOR OF THE RECIPIENT LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNIT, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7279, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING ACT OF 1992”

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Primary Referral: HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2022-11-09

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2022-11-14

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2022-11-14, transmitted to the Senate on 2022-11-15 and received by the Senate on 2022-11-15

HB00454
 [Text As Filed] [Committee Report] [Third Reading Copy]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING ENHANCED PROTECTION, SECURITY, AND BENEFITS FOR MEDIA WORKERS

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Primary Referral: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2022-11-16

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2022-11-21

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2022-11-21, transmitted to the Senate on 2022-11-22 and received by the Senate on 2022-11-22

HB01328
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-07-06

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A COMPREHENSIVE SYSTEM FOR REGISTRATION AND LICENSING OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCIES AND ACCREDITATION OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS AND SERVICES, AND APPROPRIATIION FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2022-08-01

Primary Referral: SOCIAL SERVICES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on SOCIAL SERVICES since 2022-08-01

HB01329
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-07-06

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE REGISTRATION, REGULATION, AND OPERATION OF COOPERATIVE BANKS

Date Read: 2022-08-01

Primary Referral: BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES since 2022-08-01

HB01330
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-07-06

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING THE REPRESENTATION OF COOPERATIVES IN THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE LANDBANK OF THE PHILIPPINES, AMENDING THEREFORE REPUBLIC ACT NUMBER 3844, AS AMENDED

Date Read: 2022-08-01

Primary Referral: BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BANKS AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES since 2022-08-01

HB01331
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-07-06

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE TRANSPORTATION COOPERATIVES DEVELOPMENT LOAN FUND, APPROPRIATING AND SOURCING FUNDS THEREOF AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2022-08-01

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATIONS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATIONS since 2022-08-01

HB01332
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-07-06

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE PUBLIC UTILITY VEHICLE MODERNIZATION PROGRAM (PUVMP) AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2022-08-01

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2022-08-01

HB01333
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-07-06

Full Title: AN ACT AMENDING CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE REPUBLIC ACT. NO. 9520, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE PHILIPPINE COOPERATIVE CODE OF 2008 TO FURTHER STRENGTHEN THE COOPERATIVE MOVEMENT IN THE COUNTRY AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2022-08-01

Primary Referral: COOPERATIVES DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on COOPERATIVES DEVELOPMENT since 2022-08-01

HB01334
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-07-06

Full Title: AN ACT MANDATING EACH LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNIT TO ALLOT TO COOPERATIVES TWO PERCENT (2%) OF THE APPROPRIATIONS FOR LOCAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7160, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991”

Date Read: 2022-08-01

Primary Referral: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2022-08-01

HB01879
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-07-13

Full Title: “AN ACT “PROVIDING FOR THE RESTRUCTURING AND CONDONATION OF UNPAID INTERESTS, PENALTIES, AND SUBCHARGES ON LOANS, SECURES BY FARMERS, FISHERFOLKS AND AGRARIAN REFORM BENEFICIARIES FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRARIAN REFORM (DAR). THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (DA), THE PEOPLE’S CREDIT AND FINANCE CORPORATION (“CFC), THE COOPERATIVE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (CDA), THE NATIONAL FOOD AUTHORITY (NFA) AND THE QUEDAN AND RURAL CREDIT GUARANTEE CORPORATION (QUEDEANCOR)”

Date Read: 2022-08-02

Primary Referral: AGRARIAN REFORM

Bill Status: Substituted by HB05702

Mother Bill Status: Business for the day on 2022-11-08

HB01880
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-07-13

Full Title: AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE PHILIPPINE CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1467, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED “CREATING THE ‘PHILIPPINE CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION’ PRESCRIBING ITS POWERS AND ACTIVITIES, PROVIDING FOR ITS CAPITALIZATION AND FOR THE REQUIRED GOVERNMENT PREMIUM SUBSIDY, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES”

Date Read: 2022-08-02

Primary Referral: GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES AND PRIVATIZATION since 2022-08-02

HB04919
  [Committee Report]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-09-19

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING THE CITY OF CAGAYAN DE ORO A MINING-FREE ZONE AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF

Date Read: 2022-09-19

Primary Referral: NATURAL RESOURCES

Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2022-09-19)

HB04921
  [Committee Report]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-09-19

Full Title: AN ACT RECLASSIFYING AS AGRICULTURAL LAND A PARCEL OF LAND OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN LOCATED IN MANGABUL RESERVATION IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BAYAMBANG, PROVINCE OF PANGASINAN, FOR THE PURPOSE OF DISTRIBUTING THE SAME TO LONG-TERM FARMERS AND OCCUPANTS THEREOF

Date Read: 2022-09-19

Primary Referral: NATURAL RESOURCES

Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2022-09-19)

HB04922
  [Committee Report]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-09-19

Full Title: AN ACT RECLASSIFYING AS AGRICULTURAL LAND A PARCEL OF LAND OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN SITUATED AT LOURDES, ALUBIJID, PROVINCE OF MISAMIS ORIENTAL, TO BE UTILIZED AS THE SITE OF THE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PARK OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF SOUTHERN PHILIPPINES

Date Read: 2022-09-19

Primary Referral: NATURAL RESOURCES

Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2022-09-19)

HB04923
  [Committee Report]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-09-19

Full Title: AN ACT IMPOSING A LOGGING BAN IN THE CITY OF CAGAYAN DE ORO AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF

Date Read: 2022-09-19

Primary Referral: NATURAL RESOURCES

Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2022-09-19)

HB05143
  [Committee Report]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-09-26

Full Title: AN ACT RECLASSIFYING A PARCEL OF LAND OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN LOCATED IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF DINALUPIHAN AND HERMOSA, PROVINCE OF BATAAN, AS AGRICULTURAL LAND AND OPEN TO DISPOSITION

Date Read: 2022-09-27

Primary Referral: NATURAL RESOURCES

Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2022-09-27)

HB05150
  [Committee Report]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-09-26

Full Title: AN ACT RECLASSIFYING A PARCEL OF LAND OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN LOCATED IN THE CITY OF OZAMIZ, PROVINCE OF MISAMIS OCCIDENTAL, AS AGRICULTURAL LAND AND OPEN TO DISPOSITION

Date Read: 2022-09-27

Primary Referral: NATURAL RESOURCES

Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2022-09-27)

HB05287
  [Committee Report]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-09-29

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR STRONGER MEASURES TO PRESERVE AGRICULTURAL LAND AND REGULATE ITS CONVERSION TO NON-AGRICULTURAL PURPOSES

Date Read: 2022-11-07

Primary Referral: AGRARIAN REFORM

Bill Status: Business for the day on 2022-11-08

HB05306
  [Committee Report]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-09-29

Full Title: AN ACT RECLASSIFYING A PARCEL OF LAND OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN LOCATED IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF DON VICTORIANO, PROVINCE OF MISAMIS OCCIDENTAL, AS AGRICULTURAL LAND AND OPEN TO DISPOSITION

Date Read: 2022-11-07

Primary Referral: NATURAL RESOURCES

Bill Status: Pending With Rules (Included in OB on 2022-11-07)

HB05702
  [Committee Report]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-10-26

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE RESTRUCTURING AND CONDONATION OF UNPAID INTERESTS, PENALTIES, AND SURCHARGES ON LOANS SECURED BY FARMERS, FISHERFOLKS, AND AGRARIAN REFORM BENEFICIARIES FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRARIAN REFORM, THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, THE PEOPLE'S CREDIT AND FINANCE CORPORATION, THE COOPERATIVE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, THE NATIONAL FOOD AUTHORITY, AND THE QUEDAN AND RURAL CREDIT GUARANTEE CORPORATION

Date Read: 2022-11-07

Primary Referral: AGRARIAN REFORM

Bill Status: Business for the day on 2022-11-08

HB06336
 
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-11-24

Full Title: AN ACT EMANCIPATING AGRARIAN REFORM BENEFICIARIES FROM FINANCIAL BURDEN BY CONDONING UNPAID AMORTIZATIONS AND INTERESTS AND EXEMPTING PAYMENT OF ESTATE TAX ON AGRICULTURAL LANDS AWARDED UNDER THE COMPREHENSIVE AGRARIAN REFORM PROGRAM

Date Read: 0000-00-00

HR00328
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2022-09-01

Full Title: RESOLUTION COMMENDING THE TORIL COMMUNITY COOPERATIVE FOR ITS EXEMPLARY CONTRIBUTION TO COMMUNITY BUILDING AND COOPERATIVE DEVELOPMENT

Date Read: 2022-09-05

Primary Referral: COOPERATIVES DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on COOPERATIVES DEVELOPMENT since 2022-09-05

HR00329
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2022-09-01

Full Title: RESOLUTION COMMENDING THE BOHOL COMMUNITY MULTI-PURPOSE COOPERATIVE (BCMPC) FOR ITS OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO COMMUNITY BUILDING AND COOPERATIVE DEVELOPMENT

Date Read: 2022-09-05

Primary Referral: COOPERATIVES DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on COOPERATIVES DEVELOPMENT since 2022-09-05

HR00330
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2022-09-01

Full Title: RESOLUTION COMMENDING THE ST. MARTIN OF TOURS CREDIT AND DEVELOPMENT COOPERATIVE FOR ITS OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO COOPERATIVE DEVELOPMENT AND REMARKABLE ACHIEVEMENTS IN POVERTY ALLEVIATION, ECONOMIC GROWTH, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, AND NATION-BUILDING

Date Read: 2022-09-05

Primary Referral: COOPERATIVES DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on COOPERATIVES DEVELOPMENT since 2022-09-05

 

CO-AUTHORED BILLS 2

HB00031
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT REQUIRING PARKING SPACE FROM MOTOR VEHICLE BUYERS IN METROPOLITAN AREAS AS A PRE-REQUISITE FOR THE PURCHASE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE AND REGISTRATION WITH THE LAND TRANSPORTATION OFFICE

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Primary Referral: TRANSPORTATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2022-07-26

HB00454
 [Text As Filed] [Committee Report] [Third Reading Copy]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-06-30

Full Title: AN ACT PROVIDING ENHANCED PROTECTION, SECURITY, AND BENEFITS FOR MEDIA WORKERS

Date Read: 2022-07-26

Primary Referral: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2022-11-16

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2022-11-21

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2022-11-21, transmitted to the Senate on 2022-11-22 and received by the Senate on 2022-11-22

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

CommitteePosition
1. Ethics And PrivilegesChairperson 
2. Agrarian ReformMember for the Minority 
3. Aquaculture And Fisheries ResourcesMember for the Minority 
4. Banks And Financial IntermediariesMember for the Minority 
5. Cooperatives DevelopmentMember for the Minority 
6. EnergyMember for the Minority 
7. Games And AmusementsMember for the Minority 
8. Good Government And Public AccountabilityMember for the Minority 
9. HealthMember for the Minority 
10. Housing And Urban DevelopmentMember for the Minority 
11. Micro, Small And Medium Enterprise DevelopmentMember for the Minority 
12. Natural ResourcesMember for the Minority 
13. Overseas Workers AffairsMember for the Minority 
14. Public Works And HighwaysMember for the Minority 
15. ReforestationMember for the Minority 
16. Social ServicesMember for the Minority 
17. Trade And IndustryMember for the Minority 
18. TransportationMember for the Minority 
19. Veterans Affairs And WelfareMember for the Minority