The RDC shall organize an Advisory Committee to advise, assist and support it in discharging its functions. The composition of the Advisory Committee shall include the members of the Executive Committee and members of the House of Representatives who have signified their intention to join the Advisory Committee.

 Functions. The following are the functions of the Advisory Committee:

  1. Advise in the preparation of the Regional Development Plan, the Regional Physical Framework Plan and the Regional Development Investment Programs and support their implementation
  2. Advise agency regional offices, state universities and colleges, and special development authorities in the preparation of their annual budgets
  3. Advise and support policy recommendations that need legislation and/or action of the President or the Cabinet.