WASHINGTON, DC – The House Rules Committee has reported a modified open rule providing for consideration of H.R. 359, a bill to reduce Federal spending and the deficit by terminating taxpayer financing of presidential election campaigns and party conventions. The rule is the first modified open rule to be considered in the House in nearly two years and according to Rules Committee Chairman David Dreier (R-CA), another step in the effort to conduct the people’s business in a more open and transparent way.
January 25, 2012
The Committee on Rules may meet the week of January 30th to grant a rule that could limit the amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 3578, the Baseline Reform Act of 2011. The bill was ordered reported, as amended, on January 24th by the Committee on the Budget.
January 24, 2012
WASHINGTON, DC –The House Rules Committee’s Subcommittee on Legislative and Budget Process held a hearing today on H.R. 114, the Biennial Budgeting and Appropriations Act of 2011. This bill would put in place a two-year budget process that streamlines and improves the fiscal management and oversight of government programs. To further emphasize the need for budget reform, today marks the1000th day since the Democratic-controlled Senate has passed a budget.
The Committee on Rules' Subcommittee on Legislative and Budget Process held a hearing on H.R. 114, the Biennial Budgeting and Appropriations Act of 2011 on January 24, 2012. This publication includes a transcript of those proceedings, as well as statements submitted for the record by Members and wittnesses alike. For more information on the Subcommittee's hearing on H.R. 114, please check the hearing page.
The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, January 24, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. in H-313 The Capitol on the following measure: