The Committee on Rules will hold an emergency meeting on Monday, March 18, 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 the Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills (SKILLS) Act offered by House Rules Committee Vice Chair, Congresswoman Virgina Foxx:
As you begin to contemplate possible amendments to the House Budget Resolution, I want to bring your attention to a new requirement htat was adopted as part of hte opening day Rules Package. As in past years, the Ruels Committee intends to give priority to amendments offered as complete substitutues, but the new requirement is applicable to all amendments.
The Committee on Rules may meet the week of March 11th to grant a rule that could limit the amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 803, the SKILLS Act.
The Committee on Rules will meet on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 3:00 PM in H-313 The Capitol on H.R. 803, The SKILLS Act