Legarda: Comprehensive contact tracing, key strategy in COVID-19 response efforts

April 20, 2021

Three-term Senator, now Deputy Speaker, Loren Legarda stressed the importance of effective and efficient contact tracing as a tool to curb further local transmissions and reduce mortality rate of COVID-19 in the country.
“Contact tracing, if properly employed as a preventive strategy, will bolster the country’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Contact tracing was effectively implemented during the SARS outbreak in 2003 and the Ebola outbreak in 2014. This may be a laborious process, but this can be a key component […]

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HR 1549: Resolution Urging the Special Committee on Creative Industry and Performing Arts to Conduct an Inquiry, in Aid of Legislation, on the Issue of Counterfeit Garments Appropriating Weave Patterns From the Cordillera

April 20, 2021

HR01549
Date Filed: 2021-02-08
Full Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON CREATIVE INDUSTRY AND PERFORMING ARTS TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE ISSUE OF COUNTERFEIT GARMENTS APPROPRIATING WEAVE PATTERNS FROM THE CORDILLERA COMING INTO THE LOCAL MARKETS FROM ABROAD, WITH THE END IN VIEW OF STRENGTHENING PROTECTION OF THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS AND CULTURAL HERITAGE OF OUR INDIGENOUS PEOPLES AND COMMUNITIES
Date Read: 2021-02-08
Primary Referral: CREATIVE INDUSTRY AND PERFORMING ARTS
Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on […]

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HR 1494: Resolution Expressing the Sense of the House of Representatives to Urge the Climate Change Commission to Submit the Philippine Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC)

April 20, 2021

HR01494
Date Filed: 2021-01-21
Full Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SENSE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO URGE THE CLIMATE CHANGE COMMISSION TO SUBMIT THE PHILIPPINE NATIONALLY DETERMINED CONTRIBUTION (NDC) CONVEYING THE HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLIMATE AMBITION IN REFLECTION OF THE GOVERNMENT’S STRONG COMMITMENT TO CONTRIBUTE TO GLOBAL EFFORTS TO ADVANCE CLIMATE JUSTICE, AS PART OF THE COUNTRY’S COMMITMENT UNDER THE PARIS AGREEMENT AND IN SOLIDARITY WITH THE WORLDWIDE VULNERABLE COUNTRIES’ AND THE GLOBAL COMMUNITY’S RESOLVE TO ADDRESS THE CLIMATE EMERGENCY AND TO DRIVE […]

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HR 1435: Resolution Directing the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and Other Relevant Government Agencies to Ensure the Conservation and Preservation of the Antique Rice Terraces of the Iraynon-Bukidnon

April 20, 2021

HR01435
Date Filed: 2020-12-16
Full Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR CULTURE AND THE ARTS (NCCA) AND OTHER RELEVANT GOVERNMENT AGENCIES TO ENSURE THE CONSERVATION AND PRESERVATION OF THE ANTIQUE RICE TERRACES OF THE IRAYNON-BUKIDNON AS AN IMPORTANT CULTURAL HERITAGE FOR THE SAKE OF CURRENT AND FUTURE GENERATIONS
Date Read: 2020-12-16
Primary Referral: BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE
Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on BASIC EDUCATION AND CULTURE since 2020-12-16
https://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/basic_18/HR01435.pdf

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HR 1363: Resolution Directing the House Sub-committee on the New Normal to Conduct an Inquiry, in Aid of Legislation, on the Massive Flooding Caused by Typhoon Ulysses

April 20, 2021

HR01363
Date Filed: 2020-11-18
Full Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE HOUSE SUB-COMMITTEE ON THE NEW NORMAL TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE MASSIVE FLOODING CAUSED BY TYPHOON ULYSSES, IN RELATION TO THE ENFORCEMENT OF AND COMPLIANCE OF ENVIRONMENTAL, CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION AND MITIGATION, AND DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT LAWS BY NATIONAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS IN LIGHT OF THE ESCALATING CLIMATE-RELATED DISASTER RISKS, COMPOUNDED BY FACTORS CAUSED BY THE CORONA VIRUS DISEASE (COVID)-19 PANDEMIC, WITH THE […]

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