Committee Schedule


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COMMITTEE MEETINGS
AUGUST 21 - 25, 2017
17th CONGRESS (Second Regular Session)
AS OF 4:00 P.M.
AUGUST 17, 2017

Monday, August 21
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime & VenueAgenda
- Ninoy Aquino Day -

Tuesday, August 22
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime & VenueAgenda
Games and Amusement joint with Government Corporations and Public Enterprises; Ways and Means; and Finance 9:00 A.M.
Sen. A.B. Padilla Room 2/F Right Wing, Senate
S. No. 847 - Philippine Amusement and Gaming Commission (PAGCOM) Act of 2016

S. No. 1471 - Amending P.D. No. 1869 (PAGCOR Charter)
Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on Cooperatives 9:30 A.M.
Committee Room No. 2 2/F Core C, Senate
Organizational Meeting
Blue Ribbon 10:00 A.M.
Session Hall 2/F Left Wing, Senate
P.S. Res. No. 425 – The P6.4 Billion worth of shabu shipment from China, on the possible malfeasance, misfeasance, and nonfeasance of the Bureau of Customs officials and employees
Women, Children, Family Relations and Gender Equality joint with Health and Demography; Social Justice, Welfare and Rural Development; and Finance 10:00 A.M.
Sen. G.T. Pecson Room 2/F Right Wing, Senate
S. No. 1154 - Young Women's Refuge and Assistance Act

S. No. 1482 - Prevention of Adolescent Pregnancy Act of 2017
Urban Planning, Housing and Resettlement 11:30 A.M.
Sen. L.M. Tañada Room 2/F Right Wing, Senate
S. No. 806 - Rent Control Period Extended from December 31, 2013 until December 31, 2020
Finance (Subcommittee “A”) 1:00 P.M.
Sen. C.M. Recto Room Sen. J.P. Laurel Room 2/F Right Wing, Senate
Proposed FY 2018 Budgets of the following:

  Office of the President

  Office of the Vice President

  Presidential Management Staff
Youth joint with Civil Service, Government Reorganization and Professional Regulation 1:00 P.M.
Committee Room No. 3 2/F Core C, Senate
  First-Time Jobseekers Assistance Act of 2017

  Fresh Graduates Pre-Employment Assistance Act of 2016

Wednesday, August 23
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime & VenueAgenda
Finance (Subcommittee “A”) 9:00 A.M.
Sen. C.M. Recto Room Sen. J.P. Laurel Room 2/F Right Wing, Senate
Proposed FY 2018 Budgets of the following:

  Department of Energy and its attached agencies

  Energy Regulatory Commission

  National Electrification Administration

  National Power Corporation

  Philippine National Oil Company
Banks, Financial Institutions and Currencies 9:30 A.M.
Session Hall 2/F Left Wing, Senate
P.S. Res. No. 468 - Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA)
Ways and Means 10:00 A.M.
Sen. L.M. Tañada Room 2/F Right Wing, Senate
H. No. 5636 and S. No. 1408 – Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion

Focusing on the following topics:

  VAT on sale of goods or properties (Sections 18 and 20, respectively, further amending Section 106 of the NIRC)

  VAT on sale of services and use or lease of properties (Sections 20 and 22, respectively, further amending Section 108 of the NIRC)

  Exempt transactions (Sections 21 and 23, respectively, further amending Section 109 of the NIRC)

  Invoicing and accounting requirements for VAT registered persons (Section 24 of S. No. 1408, further amending Section 113 of the NIRC)

  Tax on persons exempt from VAT (Sections 22 and 25, respectively, further amending Section 116 of the NIRC)

  Repealing Clause (Sections 41 and 39, respectively, repealing laws or provisions of laws and subjecting them to the value-added tax provisions of the NIRC)
Women, Children, Family Relations and Gender Equality joint with Science and Technology 10:00 A.M.
Committee Room No. 2 2/F Core C, Senate
S. No. 1251 - Gender-Based Electronic Violence Act of 2016

S. No. 180 - E-VAW Law of 2016
Government Corporations and Public Enterprises joint with Labor, Employment and Human Resources Development 1:00 P.M.
Sen. G.T. Pecson Room 2/F Right Wing, Senate
To deliberate on SSS Bill from the fourteen (14) Senate bills referred to the Committee, taking into consideration H. No. 2158

Thursday, August 24
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime & VenueAgenda
Education, Arts and Culture joint with Justice and Human Rights; Foreign Relations; Ways and Means; Local Government; and Finance 9:00 A.M.
Session Hall 2/F Left Wing, Senate
H. No. 5780 – Renaming the Don Honorio Ventura Technological State University as the Don Honorio Ventura State University

H. Nos. 5253, 5756, 5803, 5754, 5755, 5757 and 5758 – Establishment/conversion of schools

H. No. 5576 - Career Guidance and Counselling Program

H. No. 5577, S. Nos. 1481 and 1506 – Conservation of Gabaldon School Building

S. No. 1498 – Harmonize Legal Education

S. No. 1504 – Philippine Participation in the International Exhibitions of the Venice Biennale

S. No. 1539 – National Music Competitions for Young Artists

S. No. 1488 – Local Universities and Colleges Governance Act

S. Nos. 1480 and 1525 – First Philippine Republic Working Holiday

S. No. 1497 - Human Rights Education Act of 2017

S. No. 1536 - Penalizing the imposition of a “No Permit, No Exam” Policy

H. No. 5686 – Iglesia Ni Cristo Founding Anniversary as Special Nonworking Holiday
Finance (Subcommittee “D”) 9:00 A.M.
Sen. C.M. Recto Room Sen. J.P. Laurel Room 2/F Right Wing, Senate
Proposed FY 2018 Budgets of the following:

  National Anti-Poverty Commission

  Optical Media Board

  Philippine Racing Commission

  Philippine Commission on Women

  Philippine Competition Commission

  Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor

  Philippine Center for Economic Development

  Philippine Postal Corporation
Trade, Commerce4 and Entrepreneurship (TWG) 10:00 A.M.
Committee Room No. 1 2/F Core C, Senate
S. No. 838 – Enhanced Consumer Act of 2016

S. No. 1241 Revised Consumer Act of the Philippines

S. No. 1489 – Consumer Act of 2017

S. No. 1518 – Amending Articles 116 and 164 of R.A. No. 7394 (Consumer Act of the Philippines)
Ways and Means 12:00 NOON
Sen. A.B. Padilla Room 2/F Right Wing, Senate
H. No. 5636 and S. No. 1408 – Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion

Focusing on the following topics:

  Sugar-Sweetened Beverages (SSB) Tax (Section 26, adding a new Section 150-A, Chapter VI, Title VI of the NIRC, as amended)

  Earmarking of SSB Tax for a Health Promotion Fund (Section 37, adding a new Section 288 (G) of the NIRC, as amended)
Electoral Reforms and People’s Participation joint with Finance 1:00 P.M.
Session Hall 2/F Left Wing, Senate
S. Nos. 1469 and 1552 - Postponing the October 2017 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections

Friday, August 25
Committee/Sub-CommitteeTime & VenueAgenda
- No Committee Meeting -

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