18 panukala ipinasa ng Kamara bago magsuspinde ng sesyon

18 panukala ipinasa ng Kamara bago magsuspinde ng sesyon

February 1, 2022 @ 12:30 PM 8 months ago


MANILA, Philippines – Dalawang araw bago ang election recess ng House of Representatives ay nasa 18 panukala ang naipasa nito sa ikatlo at huling pagbasa, ayon kay House Speaker Lord Allan Velasco.

Sinabi ni Velasco una na sa listahan ng mga importanteng bills na naipasa ay ang  House Bill (HB) 10701, na naglalayong mabigay ng mandatory benefits sa public, private at barangay health workers habang nasa pandemic ang bansa o iba pang public health emergencies, at  HB 10699 o “An Act Providing for Magna Carta of Barangay Health Workers.”

Sa Pebrero 2 ang huling session day ng Kamara bilang paghahanda na din sa campaign period sa Pebrero 8.

“Before we return to our districts to prepare for the upcoming electoral campaign, it is only necessary that we approve all bills that are ready for final reading.These measures reflect a lot of hard work and promise to positively and meaningfully impact the lives of people we represent,” pahayag ni Velasco.

Pasado na din sa Kamara ang mga sumusunod na panukala:

*HB 10697 o ang “An Act Establishing the National Center for Geriatric Health and Research Institute, Defining its Powers and Functions, Creating Regional Geriatric Specialty Centers in Department of Health-Retained Hospitals, and Appropriating Funds Therefor.”

* HB 10571 regulating the operation of motorcycles-for-hire;

* HB 10575 enhancing the competitiveness of Philippine maritime trade by strengthening the oversight functions of relevant government agencies over charges imposed by international shipping lines;

* HB 10612 providing for full and effective implementation of international maritime instruments to which the Philippines is a state party;

* HB 10647 granting additional benefits to Filipino centenarians and recognizing octogenarians and nonagenarians;

* HB 10648 granting legislative franchise to Oro Broadcasting Network Inc.;

* HB 10650 establishing apex hospitals in every region of the country and providing funds therefor;

* HB 10672 renaming the Literacy Coordinating Council to National Literacy Council, strengthening its powers and functions, and expanding its membership structure and support mechanisms;

* HB 10690 prescribing the use of neo-ethnic Philippine textiles in the academic regalia of all state universities and colleges;

* HB 10625 creating the Department of Economics and Development Planning;

* HB 10657 promoting Philippine indigenous and traditional writing systems and providing for their protection, preservation and conservation;

* HB 10658 strengthening the policies on anti-trafficking in persons and appropriating funds therefor, amending for the purpose Republic Act (RA) 9208, as amended, otherwise known as the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2003;

* HB 10693 converting the Provincial Science and Technology Center into the Provincial Science and Technology Office in every province and appropriating funds therefor, repealing for the purpose RA 6959;

* HB 10696 institutionalizing the practice of extended producer responsibility on plastic products, amending for this purpose RA 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000;

* HB 10698 strengthening the Sangguniang Kabataan by institutionalizing additional reforms to revitalize youth participation in local governance and by providing honorarium and other benefits and privileges;

* HB 10703 strengthening the protection against online or offline child sexual abuse or exploitation.

Ang mga naaprubahang panukala ay isusumite ng Kamara sa Senado.

Sinabi ni Velasco na bukod sa mga panukalang naipasa ay niratipikahan na din ng Kamara ang bicameral conference report sa pagbuo ng Judicial Marshall Service, ang teacher education at pag amyenda sacontractors’ license law.

Sa huling sesyon ng Kamara bukas,Pebrero 2 ay inaasahang may maipapasa pa itong mga panukala.