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Announcement - Postponed Amendment Deadlines Announcement

Mar 2, 2014

Dear Colleague:

Due to inclement weather and the Majority Leader’s scheduling announcement, the deadlines for H.R. 2824 and H.R. 2641 have been postponed.  All amendments must now be received by 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 4, 2014.

There is no change to the amendment deadline for H.R. 3826, the Electricity Security and Affordability Act, which is also 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday.

Press Release - Sessions: House Acts to Stop Government Abuse

Feb 28, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, today released the following statement regarding House passage of several measures to stop government abuse:

“House Republicans are committed to holding the Obama Administration accountable for circumventing Congress and the constitutional lawmaking process. The Administration’s abuse of power and excessive regulation stifles job creation, weakens our economy, and threatens Americans’ trust in our government.  

Press Release - Sessions Applauds Passage of Bill to Stop IRS Abuse

Feb 26, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, today released the following statement regarding House passage of H.R. 3865, Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2014:

"The recent IRS scandal is a prime example of the federal government abusing its power. By intentionally targeting conservative groups and political opponents of the president, the IRS has severely damaged the American people’s trust in their government. 

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