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Hon. Mercado, Luz V.

Hon. Mercado, Luz V.
District Representative
Southern Leyte, 1st District

House of Representatives, Quezon City
Rm. RVM -401
Phone: (632) 8931-5001, Local: 7001
Direct: 8932-9196

 

 

PRINCIPAL AUTHORED BILLS 12

HB02374
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-07-26

Full Title: AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING THE WHOLE OF NATION APPROACH IN ATTAINING INCLUSIVE AND SUSTAINABLE PEACE, CREATING A NATIONAL TASK FORCE TO END LOCAL COMMUNIST ARMED CONFLICT, AND DIRECTING THE ADOPTION OF A NATIONAL PEACE FRAMEWORK

Date Read: 2022-08-02

Primary Referral: NATIONAL DEFENSE AND SECURITY

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on NATIONAL DEFENSE AND SECURITY since 2022-08-02

HB02375
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-07-26

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE SOUTHERN LEYTE SPORTS ACADEMY AND TRAINING CENTER IN THE CAPITAL CITY OF MAASIN, PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2022-08-02

Primary Referral: YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT since 2022-08-02

HB02376
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-07-26

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A RADIO STATION OF THE BUREAU OF BROADCAST SERVICES IN MAASIN CITY, PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2022-08-02

Primary Referral: PUBLIC INFORMATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC INFORMATION since 2022-08-02

HB02377
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-07-26

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (TESDA) TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT CENTER IN THE CITY OF MAASIN, PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE, TO BE KNOWN AS THE MAASIN CITY TESDA TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT CENTER, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2022-08-02

Primary Referral: HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION since 2022-08-02

HB02378
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-07-26

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE ECONOMIC ZONE AND FREEPORT IN THE PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE CREATING FOR THIS PURPOSE THE SOUTHERN LEYTE ECONOMIC ZONE AND FREEPORT AUTHORITY APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Date Read: 2022-08-02

Primary Referral: ECONOMIC AFFAIRS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on ECONOMIC AFFAIRS since 2022-08-02

HB02379
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-07-26

Full Title: AN ACT GRANTING MAASIN CABLE TELEVISION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, ESTABLISH, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE CABLE TELEVISION SYSTEM IN THE PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE

Date Read: 2022-08-02

Primary Referral: LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2022-08-02

HB02380
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-07-26

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING THE PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE A TOURISM ZONE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2022-08-02

Primary Referral: TOURISM

Bill Status: Substituted by HB05598

Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2022-11-15, transmitted to the Senate on 2022-11-16 and received by the Senate on 2022-11-16

HB02381
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-07-26

Full Title: AN ACT INTEGRATING THE SOUTHERN LEYTE PROVINCIAL HOSPITAL INTO THE EASTERN VISAYAS REGIONAL HOSPITAL

Date Read: 2022-08-02

Primary Referral: HEALTH

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on HEALTH since 2022-08-02

HB03742
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-08-17

Full Title: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A BANANA TISSUE CULTURE LABORATORY IN MAASIN CITY SOUTHERN LEYTE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Date Read: 2022-08-22

Primary Referral: AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on AGRICULTURE AND FOOD since 2022-08-22

HB03743
 [Text As Filed]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-08-17

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING THE PANAON ISLAND AND ITS SURROUNDING AREAS, SITUATED IN THE PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE AS PROTECTED SEASCAPE, PURSUANT TO REPUBLIC ACT 11038, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE EXPANDED NATIONAL INTEGRATED PROTECTED SYSTEM (ENIPAS) ACT OF 2018

Date Read: 2022-08-22

Primary Referral: NATURAL RESOURCES

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on NATURAL RESOURCES since 2022-08-22

HB04488
 [Text As Filed] [Committee Report]
 

Significance: National

Date Filed: 2022-09-06

Date Urgent: 2022-09-16

Full Title: AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THE OPERATION OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES FROM JANUARY ONE TO DECEMBER THIRTY-ONE, TWO THOUSAND AND TWENTY-THREE

Date Read: 2022-09-12

Primary Referral: APPROPRIATIONS

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2022-09-28

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2022-09-28

Bill Status: House requested for a conference committee on 2022-11-21

HB05598
  [Committee Report] [Third Reading Copy]
 

Significance: Local

Date Filed: 2022-10-19

Full Title: AN ACT DECLARING THE PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE A TOURISM ZONE

Date Read: 2022-11-07

Primary Referral: TOURISM

Date Approved on Second Reading: 2022-11-08

Date Approved on Third Reading: 2022-11-15

Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2022-11-15, transmitted to the Senate on 2022-11-16 and received by the Senate on 2022-11-16

 

CO-AUTHORED BILLS 1

HR00250
 [Text As Filed]
 

Date Filed: 2022-08-15

Full Title: A RESOLUTION URGING THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT THRU THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS, DEPARTMENT OF AGRARIAN REFORM AND THE DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM TO ALLOCATE 1 BILLION PESOS IN EACH AND EVERY AGRICULTURE BASED DISTRICT FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND REPAIR OF FARM-TO-MARKET ROAD

Date Read: 2022-08-17

Primary Referral: PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS

Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS since 2022-08-17

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

CommitteePosition
1. Poverty AlleviationVice Chairperson 
2. Agriculture And FoodMember for the Majority 
3. AppropriationsMember for the Majority 
4. Economic AffairsMember for the Majority 
5. Foreign AffairsMember for the Majority 
6. HealthMember for the Majority 
7. Labor And EmploymentMember for the Majority 
8. Natural ResourcesMember for the Majority 
9. Public Works And HighwaysMember for the Majority 
10. Rural DevelopmentMember for the Majority 
11. Social ServicesMember for the Majority 
12. Trade And IndustryMember for the Majority 
13. Visayas DevelopmentMember for the Majority