CARPER Legislative Timeline

July 24, 2007 Rep. Risa Hontiveros-Baraquel together with the members of Reform CARP Movement (RCM) filed House Bill 1257 or the CARP extension with Reforms bill (CARPER).

November 29, 2007 House Committee on Agrarian Reform 1st public hearing on CARP extension.

December 10, 2007 House Committee on Agrarian Reform 2nd public hearing on CARP extension

February 4, 2008 Sen. Jinggoy Ejercito-Estrada filed SB 2047, CARPER version in the Senate supported by the Reform CARP Movement (RCM).

February 13, 2008 Senate Committee on Agrarian Reform 1st public hearing on CARP extension

February 20, 2008 House Committee on Agrarian Reform conducted an Executive Session where the members decided to conduct regional consultations.

March 6, 2008 Congress public consultation in San Fernando La Union.

March 7, 2008 Congress public consultation in Dumaguete City and Digos City.

March 27, 2008 Senate Committee on Agrarian Reform Technical Working Group meeting.

April 10, 2008 Senate public consultation in Cagayan De Oro.

April 17, 2008 Senate public consultation in Legazpi, Albay.

April 23, 2008 House Committee on Agrarian Reform 2nd Public hearing and approved CARPER substitute bill and set a referendum on the Farmland as Collateral provision against non-collateral credit assistance.

April 29, 2008 House Committee on Agrarian Reform with a 23-9-1 vote adopt non-collateral credit assistance to ARBs.

May 2, 2008 Senate public consultation in Roxas City.

May 8, 2008 Senate Committee on Agrarian Reform Technical Working Group meeting.

May 13, 2008 Senate Committee on Agrarian Reform 2nd public hearing.