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Statement by Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda CVF Thematic Ambassador Parliaments Climate Vulnerable Forum

October 9, 2020

Thank you, Honorable Minister Momen.
Your Excellencies, the Heads of State and Government of the Climate Vulnerable Forum, Secretary-General, Honorable Ministers, and Fellow CVF Ambassadors: It is an honor to join you on this momentous occasion.
I wish to thank the CVF Presidency for appointing me as Thematic Ambassador for Parliaments. Our 48-member strong Forum must forge on with the urgent call to raise level of climate ambition at the global and national scales.
Excellencies:
Episodic climate-induced disasters such as intense typhoons, flooding, and […]

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Message of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda | Accelerated Climate Action and Transformation for Local Communities (ACT Local) Online Conference October 6, 2020 Zoom Digital Meeting Platform

October 6, 2020

I would like to bid a warm acknowledgement to the Climate Change Commission (CCC) for the invitation to the Accelerating Climate Action and Transformation for Local Communities or ACT Local Online Conference.  I would like to commend our notable leaders at CCC, Secretary Emmanuel M. De Guzman whom I’ve worked with in pushing the country’s climate agenda forward, Asec. Romell Antonio O. Cuenca, Commissioner Rachel Anne S. Herrera, and Commissioner Noel Antonio V. Gaerlan for making sure that local climate […]

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Help our artisans and weavers by supporting rural livelihoods – Filipino designers

October 6, 2020

Filipino fashion designers and entrepreneurs urged the public to patronize and support our innovating weaving and textile industry in this time of pandemic during the 20th episode of “Stories for a Better Normal: Pandemic and Climate Change Pathways.”
This episode is the second part of the topic “Weaving Resilience: Reviving Indigenous Textiles and Crafts” which highlighted collaborative efforts in utilizing local textiles from the rural weavers and promoted appreciation of indigenous weaving textiles from various regions in the Philippines.
The online conversation hosted […]

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House Bill No. 6973 – An Act Creating the Environmental Protection and Enforcement Bureau (EPEB)

October 5, 2020

AN ACT CREATING THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND ENFORCEMENT BUREAU (EPEB) UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES (DENR), PROVIDING FOR ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
DATE FILED : 2020-06-05
SIGNIFICANCE: NATIONAL
Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION since 2020-07-28
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/basic_18/HB06973.pdf

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(Co-author) House Bill No. 6953 – Bayanihan to Recover as One Act

October 5, 2020

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR COVID-19 RESPONSE AND RECOVERY INTERVENTIONS AND PROVIDING MECHANISMS TO ACCELERATE THE RECOVERY AND BOLSTER THE RESILIENCY OF THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMY, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
DATE FILED: 2020-06-03
SIGNIFICANCE: NATIONAL
Senate Bill Counterpart: SB01564
Date Acted Upon By the President: 2020-09-11
Republic Act No.: RA11494
Bill Status: Republic Act RA11494 enacted on 2020-09-11
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/third_18/HBT6953.pdf

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House Bill No. 6891 – An Act Strengthening the Conservation and Protection of National Cultural Heritage Through Enhanced Cultural Heritage Education Programs and Cultural Mapping, Amending for the Purpose Republic Act No. 10066 or the National Cultural Heritage Act of 2009

October 5, 2020

AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE CONSERVATION AND PROTECTION OF NATIONAL CULTURAL HERITAGE THROUGH ENHANCED CULTURAL HERITAGE EDUCATION PROGRAMS AND CULTURAL MAPPING, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10066 OR THE NATIONAL CULTURAL HERITAGE ACT OF 2009
DATE FILED : 2020-06-01
SIGNIFICANCE: NATIONAL
Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-06-01
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/basic_18/HB06891.pdf

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House Bill No. 6890 – Sustainable Transportation Act

October 5, 2020

AN ACT PROMOTING SUSTAINABLE AND ALTERNATIVE MODES OF TRANSPORTATION AND OTHER MOBILITY OPTIONS
DATE FILED: 2020-06-01
SIGNIFICANCE: NATIONAL
Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2020-06-01
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/basic_18/HB06890.pdf

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House Bill No. 6829 – An Act Renewing the Franchise Granted to News and Entertainment Network Corporation Under Republic Act No. 8197

October 5, 2020

AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO NEWS AND ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK CORPORATION UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8197 OR AN ACT GRANTING THE NEWS AND ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION, A FRANCHISE TO ESTABLISH, CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, MAINTAIN, AND OPERATE FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES CABLE/COMMUNITY ANTENNAE TELEVISION SYSTEMS AND MULTIMEDIA SERVICES IN THE PHILIPPINES” FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT
DATE FILED : 2020-05-27
SIGNIFICANCE: NATIONAL
Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on LEGISLATIVE FRANCHISES since 2020-05-28
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/basic_18/HB06829.pdf
 

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(Co-author) House Bill No. 6816 – Financial Institutions Strategic Transfer Act

October 5, 2020

AN ACT ENSURING PHILIPPINE FINANCIAL INDUSTRY RESILIENCY AGAINST THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
DATE FILED: 2020-05-26
SIGNIFICANCE: NATIONAL
Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-02, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-03 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-03
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/third_18/HBT6816.pdf

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(Co-author) House Bill No. 6815 – Accelerated Recovery And Investments Stimulus For The Economy Of The Philippines or ARISE Philippines Act

October 5, 2020

AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN ECONOMIC STIMULUS STRATEGY FOR THE COUNTRY’S GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE AFTERMATH OF COVID-19, AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR
DATE FILED : 2020-05-26
SIGNIFICANCE: NATIONAL
Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-04, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-08 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-08
HB 6815:
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/third_18/HBT6815.pdf

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