Senate Bill No. 2068, 16th 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
ENHANCING PROTECTION FOR OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS IN THE CUSTODY OF GOVERNMENT OFFICERS/EMPLOYEES
Date filed
January 20, 2014

Senate Bill No. 3160, 16th Congress of the Republic

Long Title
AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE REGULATORY FUNCTIONS OF THE PHILIPPINE OVERSEAS EMPLOYMENT ADMINSTRATION (POEA), AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995
Short Title
AMENDING R.A. NO. 8042, MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995
Date filed
January 28, 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. 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

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 329, 15th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON ACCOUNTABILITY OF PUBLIC OFFICERS AND INVESTIGATIONS (BLUE RIBBON) AND/OR SUCH OTHER APPROPRIATE COMMITTEE/S OF THE SENATE TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION IN AID OF LEGISLATION INTO COMPLAINTS OF ANOMALIES AND ALLEGED COLLUSION WITHIN THE PHILIPPINE OVERSEAS EMPLOYMENT ADMINISTRATION (POEA) LEADING TO THE TRAFFICKING AND ILLEGAL RECRUITMENT OF FILIPINOS OVERSEAS

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 533, 15th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION URGING THE COMMITTEE ON LABOR, EMPLOYMENT AND HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, INTO REPORTS THAT OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS EXPERIENCE DIFFICULTY IN THE APPLICATION OF THE REQUIRED EXIT CLEARANCE FROM THE PHILIPPINE OVERSEAS EMPLOYMENT ADMINISTRATION, WITH THE END IN VIEW OF SIMPLIFYING THE PROCESS AND ELIMINATING RED TAPE IN SECURING THE SAME

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 633, 15th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION URGING THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON LABOR, EMPLOYMENT AND HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, INTO THE REPORTED DEPLOYMENT BAN ISSUED BY THE PHILIPPINE OVERSEAS EMPLOYMENT ADMINISTRATION IN FORTY ONE COUNTRIES WITH THE END IN VIEW OF REVIEWING THE GOVERNMENT POLICIES AND PROCESSES FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 1195, 14th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION URGING THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON LABOR, EMPLOYMENT AND HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT TO CONDUCT A REVIEW AND ASSESSMENT, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE RECRUITMENT PROCEDURES AND REGULATIONS IMPOSED BY THE PHILIPPINE OVERSEAS EMPLOYMENT AGENCY (POEA) WITH REGARD TO THE SO-CALLED 'LOW AND SEMI-SKILLED OVERSEAS WORKERS' DEFINED IN MEMORANDUM CIRCULARS 5 AND 6, SERIES OF 2009, AND TO ENSURE FAIR AND REASONABLE APPLICATION TO OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS

Proposed Senate Resolution No. 247, 14th Congress

Long Title
RESOLUTION URGING THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON LABOR, EMPLOYMENT AND HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT AND OTHER APPROPRIATE COMMITTEE/S TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THE REPORTED EXCESSIVE COLLECTION OF OFW PROCESSING FEE BY THE PHILIPPINE OVERSEAS EMPLOYMENT ADMINISTRATION WITH THE END-IN-VIEW OF FORMULATING A MORE CARING, MEANINGFUL AND TRULY LABOR-FRIENDLY SOCIAL LEGISLATION FOR OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS

Senate Bill No. 425, 14th Congress of the Republic

Long Title
AN ACT FIXING THE MINIMUM STANDARD FOR DEATH BENEFITS TO FILIPINO SEAFARERS EMPLOYED OVERSEAS AND ESTABLISHING A MECHANISM AT THE PHILIPPINE OVERSEAS EMPLOYMENT ADMINISTRATION FOR ITS REGULAR REVIEW AND REALIGNMENT TO PREVAILING INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Short Title
DEATH BENEFITS FOR SEAFARERS ACT OF 2007
Date filed
February 7, 2007

Senate Bill No. 2227, 14th Congress of the Republic

Long Title
AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE REGULATORY FUNCTIONS OF THE PHILIPPINE OVERSEAS EMPLOYMENT ADMINISTRATION (POEA) AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995
Short Title
STRENGTHENING THE REGULATORY FUNCTIONS OF POEA
Date filed
April 29, 2008

Senate Bill No. 2282, 14th Congress of the Republic

Long Title
AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE REGULATORY FUNCTIONS OF THE PHILIPPINE OVERSEAS EMPLOYMENT ADMINISTRATION (POEA), AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995
Short Title
STRENGTHENING THE REGULATORY FUNCTIONS OF POEA
Date filed
May 14, 2008

Senate Bill No. 1638, 16th Congress of the Republic

Long Title
AN ACT FIXING THE MINIMUM STANDARD FOR DEATH BENEFITS TO FILIPINO SEAFARERS EMPLOYED OVERSEAS AND ESTABLISHING A MECHANISM AT THE PHILIPPINE OVERSEAS EMPLOYMENT ADMINISTRATION FOR ITS REGULAR REVIEW AND REALIGNMENT TO PREVAILING INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Short Title
DEATH BENEFITS FOR SEAFARERS ACT OF 2013
Date filed
November 9, 2013

Executive Order No. 797

Full Title
Reorganizing the Ministry of Labor and Employment, creating the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration and for other purposes

Republic Act No. 10022

Full Title
AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT 8042, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE MIGRANT WORKERS AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS ACT OF 1995, AS AMENDED, FURTHER IMPROVING THE STANDARD OF PROTECTION AND PROMOTION OF THE WELFARE OF MIGRANT WORKERS, THEIR FAMILIES AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS IN DISTRESS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
Date of Approval
March 8, 2010
Major Topic

Republic Act No. 10364

Full Title
AN ACT EXPANDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9208, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO INSTITUTE POLICIES TO ELIMINATE TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS ESPECIALLY WOMEN AND CHILDREN, ESTABLISHING THE NECESSARY INSTITUTIONAL MECHANISMS FOR THE PROTECTION AND SUPPORT OF TRAFFICKED PERSONS, PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR ITS VIOLATIONS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Date of Approval
February 6, 2013

Republic Act No. 11227

Full Title
AN ACT MANDATING THE PHILIPPINE OVERSEAS EMPLOYMENT ADMINISTRATION (POEA) TO DEVELOP, 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 BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10022.
Date of Approval
February 22, 2019