Proposed Senate Resolution No. 159, 19th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND AGRARIAN REFORM TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE LACK OF CAPACITY ENHANCEMENT AND TRAININGS TO THE BENEFICIARIES OF THE COMPOSTING FACILITY FOR BIODEGRADABLE WASTE (CFBW) UNITS BY THE BUREAU OF SOILS AND WATER MANAGEMENT (BSWM) AND THE UNJUSTIFIED DOWNGRADING OF THE TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS IN THE PROCUREMENT AND REPORTED INFERIOR QUALITY OF THE DELIVERED CFBW UNITS TO THE PREJUDICE OF THE LOCAL FARMERS

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 192, 19th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE SENATE COMMITTEE/S TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE STATUS OF THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND ITS PARTNER AGENCIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS OF THE CASH ASSISTANCE DISTRIBUTION TO FILIPINO FARMERS UNDER R.A. NO. 11598 WITH THE END IN VIEW OF FACILITATING THE SAME AND TARGETING THE CORRECT BENEFICIARIES

Senate Bill No. 35, 18th Congress of the Republic

Long Title
AN ACT TO PROVIDE COMPENSATION TO FARMERS WHO SUFFER FROM RECURRENT DISASTERS AND CALAMITIES, TO SUSTAIN AGRICULTURAL CREDIT AND FINANCING, AND TO ENSURE FOOD SECURITY, BY MAKING INSURANCE MANDATORY FOR PALAY AND OTHER ESSENTIAL CROPS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 4 OF PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1467, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8175, OR THE 'REVISED CHARTER OF THE PHILIPPINE CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION (PCIC) ACT OF 1995,' AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Short Title
EXPANDED CROP INSURANCE ACT OF 2019
Date filed
July 1, 2019

Senate Bill No. 43, 18th Congress of the Republic

Long Title
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE GRANT OF A FULL CROP INSURANCE COVERAGE TO QUALIFIED BENEFICIARIES OF THE COMPREHENSIVE AGRARIAN REFORM PROGRAM AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 14 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9700, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE COMPREHENSIVE AGRARIAN REFORM PROGRAM EXTENSION WITH REFORMS
Short Title
FULL CROP INSURANCE COVERAGE TO QUALIFIED COMPREHENSIVE AGRARIAN REFORM PROGRAM BENEFICIARIES
Date filed
July 1, 2019

Senate Bill No. 57, 18th Congress of the Republic

Long Title
AN ACT MANDATING THE APPOINTMENT OF MUNICIPAL AGRICULTURISTS IN MUNICIPALITIES WHERE AGRICULTURE IS A SIGNIFICANT INDUSTRY, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTIONS 443 AND 482 (A) OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7160, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF 1991
Short Title
MANDATORY APPOINTMENT OF MUNICIPAL AGRICULTURISTS
Date filed
July 1, 2019

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 55, 19th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE SENATE COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE COMPETITIVENESS OF LOCALLY-PRODUCED CROPS AND OTHER AGRICULTURAL AND FISHERY PRODUCTS, WITH THE END IN VIEW OF ENSURING THE EFFICACY OF GOVERNMENT EFFORTS IN IMPROVING THE COUNTRY'S AGRICULTURAL COMPETITIVENESS, MAINTAINING PRUDENCE IN THE ALLOCATION OF PUBLIC FUNDS FOR AGRICULTURAL INTERVENTIONS, AND REALIZING THE VISION OF A FOOD-SECURE AND RESILIENT PHILIPPINES WITH EMPOWERED AND PROSPEROUS FARMERS AND FISHERS

Senate Bill No. 139, 18th Congress of the Republic

Long Title
AN ACT TO RESTRUCTURE AND RATIONALIZE THE LIVESTOCK INDUSTRY IN ORDER TO STRENGTHEN ITS DEVELOPMENT, PROTECTION AND REGULATORY FUNCTIONS, INCLUDING THE PROMOTION OF DAIRY AND NATIVE ANIMALS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR A LIVESTOCK DEVELOPMENT FUND, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Short Title
PHILIPPINE LIVESTOCK INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2019
Date filed
July 2, 2019
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Proposed Senate Resolution No. 65, 19th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE SENATE COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF LAWS GEARED TOWARDS THE MODERNIZATION OF THE PHILIPPINE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR, SUCH AS REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8435, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE 'AGRICULTURE AND FISHERIES MODERNIZATION ACT OF 1997,' AND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10601, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE 'AGRICULTURAL AND FISHERIES MECHANIZATION (AFMECH) LAW', WITH THE END IN VIEW OF IDENTIFYING POSSIBLE POLICY GAPS IN IMPROVING AND ACCELERATING SAID MODERNIZATION, THEREBY ADDRESSING PRODUCTIVITY, POVERTY, AND FOOD SECURITY

Senate Bill No. 140, 18th Congress of the Republic

Long Title
AN ACT TO STRENGTHEN THE RESILIENCY OF SMALL FARMERS AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE AND EXTREME WEATHER RISKS BY ESTABLISHING THE REGULATORY FRAMEWORK AND PROGRAM FOR A FREE WEATHER INDEX-BASED CROP INSURANCE, PROVIDING THE SOURCE OF FUNDING THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Short Title
FREE INDEX-BASED AGRICULTURE INSURANCE (FIBAI) ACT OF 2019
Date filed
July 2, 2019

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 40, 18th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE SENATE COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, INTO THE REPORTED FAILURE OF THE SUGAR REGULATORY ADMINISTRATION (SRA) IN ITS IMPLEMENTATION OF REPUBLIC ACT 10659 OR THE SUGARCANE INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2015 TO THE DETRIMENT OF THE SUGAR INDUSTRY IN GENERAL AND THE SMALL FARMERS AND WORKERS IN PARTICULAR

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 39, 18th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE AND FOOD TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, INTO THE IMPLEMENTATION OF REPUBLIC ACT 11203 OR THE RICE COMPETITIVENESS ENHANCEMENT FUND (RCEF) LAW, IN LIGHT OF THE NEED TO CLOSELY MONITOR ITS IMPLEMENTATION BY THE DESIGNATED GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, AS THIS LAW INVOLVES A VERY IMPORTANT AND SENSITIVE COMMODITY-RICE- FOR EVERY FILIPINO, AND TO ENSURE THAT FUNDS ARE ALLOCATED FOR THE PURPOSE ACTUALLY INTENDED

Senate Bill No. 214, 18th Congress of the Republic

Long Title
AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT 10533, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ENHANCED BASIC EDUCATION ACT OF 2013, FOR THE INTEGRATION OF AN AGRICULTURAL STRAND IN THE ACADEMIC TRACK OF THE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Short Title
SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL STRAND ACT
Date filed
July 2, 2019

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 56, 18th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE AND OTHER APPROPRIATE SENATE COMMITTEES TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE STATUS OF THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SUGAR INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2015, PARTICULARLY ON THE REPORTED FAILURE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT TO INCLUDE THE MANDATORY APPROPRIATION OF TWO BILLION PESOS IN THE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT AND THE NON-IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SUGAR REGULATORY ADMINISTRATOR OF THE PROGRAMS UNDER SIDA

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 70, 18th Congress

Long Title
A RESOLUTION URGING THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE AND FOOD TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY ON THE STATUS AND PROGRESS OF THE IMPLEMENTATION OF RA 11203 OR THE RICE TARIFFICATION LAW, PARTICULARLY WITH RESPECT TO ITS IMPACT ON RICE FARMERS AND THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR, WITH THE END IN VIEW OF CRAFTING LEGISLATION TO ENSURE THE PROTECTION OF OUR DOMESTIC PRODUCERS AND AGRICULTURAL SECTOR

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 101, 18th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE SENATE COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE IRRIGATION PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS IMPLEMENTED BY THE NATIONAL IRRIGATION ADMINISTRATION, WITH THE END IN VIEW OF STRENGTHENING GOVERNMENT MECHANISMS TO ENFORCE PUBLIC PROCUREMENT LAWS, TO ENSURE PRUDENT UTILIZATION OF PUBLIC RESOURCES, AND TO PROVIDE TIMELY AND ADEQUATE AGRICULTURAL SUPPORT SERVICES TO FILIPINO FARMERS

Senate Bill No. 271, 18th Congress of the Republic

Long Title
AN ACT EXPEDITING THE TITLING OF LANDS AWARDED UNDER THE COMPREHENSIVE AGRARIAN REFORM PROGRAM, LIFTING THE RESTRICTIONS ON THE UTILIZATION OF SUCH LANDS AS COLLATERAL FOR SECURING AGRICULTURAL LOANS, AND OTHER SIMILAR FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Short Title
EXPEDITING THE TITLING OF LANDS AWARDED UNDER THE COMPREHENSIVE AGRARIAN REFORM PROGRAM
Date filed
July 8, 2019

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 114, 18th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE SENATE COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE AFRICAN SWINE FEVER, WITH THE INTENT OF DETERMINING THE APPROPRIATE GOVERNMENT INTERVENTION TO PREVENT AND CONTROL THE OUTBREAK OF TRANSBOUNDARY ANIMAL DISEASES IN THE COUNTRY, AND STRENGTHENING THE MANDATES OF GOVERNMENT AGENCIES IN ENSURING THE SUSTAINABILITY OF LOCAL LIVESTOCK INVENTORIES, THE SECURITY OF LIVELIHOOD OF LOCAL LIVESTOCK PRODUCERS, AND THE ACCESSIBILITY AND ADEQUACY OF FOOD SUPPLY IN THE PHILIPPINE MARKET

Senate Bill No. 334, 18th Congress of the Republic

Long Title
AN ACT TO ADOPT INTEGRATED COASTAL MANAGEMENT AS A NATIONAL STRATEGY TO ENSURE THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF THE COASTAL AND MARINE ENVIRONMENT AND RESOURCES AND TO ESTABLISH SUPPORTING MECHANISMS FOR ITS IMPLEMENTATION AND PROVIDE FUNDS THEREFOR
Short Title
INTEGRATED COASTAL MANAGEMENT ACT
Date filed
July 11, 2019