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House Bill No. 3912 – The Barangay Reform Act

August 20, 2020

House Bill/Resolution No. HB03912
AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE BARANGAY UNIT THROUGH SUPPORT FOR BARANGAY OFFICIALS AND BARANGAY VOLUNTEER WORKERS, AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7160 PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
DATE FILED : 2019-08-14
SIGNIFICANCE: NATIONAL
Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT since 2019-08-27
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/basic_18/HB03912.pdf

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House Bill No. 3911 – Act Amending RA 8972, Otherwise Known as the Solo Parents’ Welfare Act Of 2010

August 20, 2020

House Bill/Resolution No. HB03911
AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8972, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE SOLO PARENTS’ WELFARE ACT OF 2010, PROVIDING FOR ADDITIONAL BENEFITS ON BASIC COMMODITIES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
DATE FILED: 2019-08-14
SIGNIFICANCE: NATIONAL
Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on REVISION OF LAWS since 2019-08-27
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/basic_18/HB03911.pdf

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House Bill No. 3910 – Act Declaring the Waling-waling Orchids as Second National Flower of the Philippines in Addition to Sampaguita

August 20, 2020

House Bill/Resolution No. HB03910
AN ACT DECLARING THE WALING-WALING ORCHIDS AS SECOND NATIONAL FLOWER OF THE PHILIPPINES IN ADDITION TO SAMPAGUITA
DATE FILED: 2019-08-14
SIGNIFICANCE: NATIONAL
Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-08-27
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/basic_18/HB03910.pdf

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House Bill No. 3909 – Act Amending Certain Provisions of RA 7104, Otherwise Known as “Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino Act”

August 20, 2020

House Bill/Resolution No. HB03909
AN ACT AMENDING CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7104, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS “KOMISYON SA WIKANG FILIPINO (COMMISSION ON THE FILIPINO LANGUAGE) ACT” AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
PRINCIPAL AUTHOR/S : LEGARDA, LOREN
DATE FILED : 2019-08-14
SIGNIFICANCE: NATIONAL
Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-08-27
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/basic_18/HB03909.pdf

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Planting Native Trees in 14th Episode of “Stories for a Better Normal” Series

August 19, 2020

MANILA, 19 August 2020 — For the 14th episode of “Stories for a Better Normal: Pandemic and Climate Change Pathways,” with the topic “Planting Native Trees,” native tree experts and enthusiasts will discuss how native trees have higher value both commercially in tree farms and for biodiversity and how they aid in addressing the adverse impacts of climate change.

The episode, hosted by House Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda, will air on Thursday, 20 August 2020, 10:00 AM via Facebook Live at facebook.com/conglorenlegarda and facebook.com/CCCPhl/.

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Legarda Continues to Provide Assistance to Antique Fisherfolk

August 19, 2020

Deputy Speaker and Antique Congresswoman Loren Legarda continues to value the natural resources of Antique and the untiring labor of the Antiqueños as she brings to the province programs and assistance for sustainable livelihood in the fisheries sector.

“Antique has abundant marine resources. Majority of Antiqueños depend on the coastal biodiversity for their daily food consumption and for their income. Thus, we have to further aid the fisherfolk with programs and services to protect their livelihood and at the same time maintain food security in the province,” Legarda said.

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Legarda Vows Continued Support for Higher Education in Antique

August 18, 2020

Deputy Speaker and Lone District of Antique Representative Loren Legarda has committed her full support for the uplifting of higher education in the province of Antique.

With her commitment to bring down the number of out-of-school youth further as well as to improve the quality of education in the province, Legarda continued to provide Antique with programs such as Tulong Dunong in partnership with the Commission on Higher Education (CHED). Antiqueño college students have been beneficiaries of the program since 2016 with over 19,000 scholars as of date under the allocations supported by Legarda. For the academic year 2019 to 2020, a total of 3,589 grantees were able to avail of the Tulong Dunong Program in Antique.

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House Bill No. 2187 – Act Granting Survivorship Benefits to the Dependent Children of a Deceased Retired Member of the Commission on Audit, Civil Service Commission, Commission on Elections, and the Ombudsman, or the Surviving Parents or Nominated Person of such Deceased Retiree, Amending for the Purpose Republic Act No. 10084

August 18, 2020

House Bill/Resolution No. HB02187
AN ACT GRANTING SURVIVORSHIP BENEFITS TO THE DEPENDENT CHILDREN OF A DECEASED RETIRED MEMBER OF THE COMMISSION ON AUDIT, CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION, COMMISSION ON ELECTIONS, AND THE OMBUDSMAN, OR THE SURVIVING PARENTS OR NOMINATED PERSON OF SUCH DECEASED RETIREE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10084, ENTITLED ꞌAN ACT GRANTING SURVIVORSHIP BENEFITS TO THE SURVIVING LEGITIMATE SPOUSE OF A DECEASED RETIRED MEMBER OF THE COMMISSION ON AUDIT, CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION, COMMISSION ON ELECTIONS AND THE OMBUDSMAN, […]

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House Bill No. 2186 – Zero Food Waste Act

August 18, 2020

House Bill/Resolution No. HB02186
AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A SYSTEM OF REDISTRIBUTING AND RECYCLING FOOD WASTE TO PROMOTE FOOD SECURITY
DATE FILED : 2019-07-16
SIGNIFICANCE: NATIONAL
Bill Status: Referred to Stakeholders on 2019-08-20
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/basic_18/HB02186.pdf

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House Bill No. 2185 – Cultural Education Program Act

August 18, 2020

House Bill/Resolution NO. HB02185
AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE INTEGRATION AND MAINSTREAMING OF CULTURAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES IN THE COUNTRY’S NATIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
DATE FILED: 2019-07-16
SIGNIFICANCE: NATIONAL
Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2019-07-29
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/basic_18/HB02185.pdf

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