Senate Bill No. 2032, 17th Congress of the Republic

Long Title
AN ACT GRANTING THE OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS THE RIGHT TO EQUAL PROTECTION ON MONEY CLAIMS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE THE FIFTH PARAGRAPH OF SECTION 10 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10022
Short Title
GRANTING THE OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS THE RIGHT TO EQUAL PROTECTION ON MONEY CLAIMS
Date filed
September 26, 2018

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 115, 17th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE APPROPRIATE SENATE COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE RECENTLY ADOPTED SCHEME OF REQUIRING FILIPINO APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT IN THE STATE OF KUWAIT TO UNDERGO MEDICAL EXAMINATION CONDUCTED EXCLUSIVELY THROUGH WINSTON Q8 CERTIFICATIONS SOLUTIONS, INC. (WINSTON Q8) AS PRE-REQUISITE FOR THE GRANT OF WORK VISA BY THE EMBASSY OF THE STATE OF KUWAIT IN THE PHILIPPINES, WHICH NOT ONLY EXPOSES OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS TO ARBITRARY AND EXORBITANT EXPENSES BUT ALSO CONTRAVENES THE PROVISIONS OF THE MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995, AS AMENDED

Senate Bill No. 157, 17th Congress of the Republic

Long Title
AN ACT EXPANDING THE USE OF THE LEGAL ASSISTANCE FUND, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 26 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995, AS AMENDED
Short Title
MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995
Date filed
June 30, 2016

Senate Bill No. 192, 17th Congress of the Republic

Long Title
AN ACT MANDATING THE PHILIPPINE OVERSEAS EMPLOYMENT ADMINISTRATION (POEA) TO PUBLISH, DISSEMINATE AND UPDATE A HANDBOOK ON THE RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF MIGRANT WORKERS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995, AS AMENDED
Short Title
HANDBOOK FOR OFWS ACT OF 2016
Date filed
June 30, 2016

Senate Bill No. 648, 17th Congress of the Republic

Long Title
AN ACT PROVIDING ADDITIONAL ASSISTANCE TO OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS BY AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT 10022, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995
Short Title
MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ASSISTANCE ACT
Date filed
July 20, 2016

Senate Bill No. 961, 17th Congress of the Republic

Long Title
AN ACT REDEFINING THE CRIME OF ILLEGAL RECRUITMENT COMMITTED BY A SYNDICATE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE ARTICLE 38 OF PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 442, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995, AS AMENDED
Short Title
MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINO ACT OF 1995
Date filed
January 8, 2016

Senate Bill No. 1659, 17th Congress of the Republic

Long Title
AN ACT ENHANCING PROTECTION FOR OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS IN THE CUSTODY OF GOVERNMENT OFFICERS/EMPLOYEES, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT 8042
Short Title
PROHIBITING GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS/EMPLOYEES IN RECRUITING MIGRANT WORKERS (POEA, DOLE, OWWA, DFA)
Date filed
January 22, 2018

Senate Bill No. 1785, 17th Congress of the Republic

Long Title
AN ACT TO STRENGTHEN HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION AND THE SYSTEM OF LEGAL ASSISTANCE FOR MIGRANT WORKERS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 23 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995, AS AMENDED
Short Title
STRENGTHEN HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION AND THE SYSTEM OF LEGAL ASSISTANCE FOR MIGRANT WORKERS
Date filed
April 26, 2018

Senate Bill No. 1819, 17th Congress of the Republic

Long Title
AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE OFFICE FOR SOCIAL WELFARE ATTACHE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Short Title
OFFICE FOR SOCIAL WELFARE ATTACHE
Date filed
May 24, 2018

Senate Bill No. 1885, 17th Congress of the Republic

Long Title
AN ACT ENHANCING PROTECTION FOR OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS IN THE CUSTODY OF GOVERNMENT OFFICERS/EMPLOYEES, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT 8042
Short Title
PROTECTION FOR OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS IN THE CUSTODY OF GOVERNMENT OFFICERS/EMPLOYEES
Date filed
July 25, 2018