The Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, June 3, 2013 at 5:00 PM in H-313 The Capitol on the following measures:
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, today released the following statement regarding passage of H.R. 1911, the Smarter Solutions for Students Act of 2013:
“Currently, student loan interest rates are dictated by short-term political fixes, which unnecessarily create volatility in an already complicated market. Today the House approved legislation that will strengthen our federal student loan programs and provide long-term predictability to students, borrowers, and taxpayers.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, today released the following statement regarding H.R. 3 – the Northern Route Approval Act, legislation that eliminates the need for presidential approval and streamlines the permit process to begin construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline:
H..R. 1911 returns student loan interest rates to a market-based system in order to strengthen federal student loan programs and better serve borrowers and taxpayers.
H.R. 3 approves the construction, operation, and maintenance of the Keystone XL pipeline.