WASHINGTON, DC – Rules Committee Chairman David Dreier (R-CA) issued the following statement today after the House passed the long-pending Free Trade Agreements with Colombia, Panama, and South Korea. The agreements were all passed with solid bipartisan support. The U.S.-Colombia agreement was approved 262-167, the U.S.-Panama agreement was approved 300-129, and the U.S.-Korea agreement was approved 278-151.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rules Committee Chairman David Dreier (R-CA) led the Committee today in advancing the long-pending Free Trade Agreements with Colombia, Panama, and South Korea to the House floor for their approval next week. The rule approved by the Committee also provides for consideration of the bipartisan Generalized System of Preferences/Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension (GSP/TAA) legislation already approved by the U.S. Senate.
Announcement - Meeting Announcement for H.R. 3078, H.R. 3079, H.R. 3080, and the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2832
The Committee on Rules will meet on Thursday, October 6, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. in H-313 The Capitol on the following emergency measures:
October 5, 2011
Press Release - Dreier Applauds Submission of Long-Pending FTAs, Says Rules Stands Poised to Advance TAA Legislation
WASHINGTON, DC – Rules Committee Chairman David Dreier (R-CA) said the submission of the three long-pending Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) with Colombia, Panama, and South Korea as well as the announced Rules Committee action on H.R. 2832, the Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension Act of 2011, should set the stage for their ultimate approval in the very near future.
The Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, October 3, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. in H-313 The Capitol on the following measures:
- H.R. 2250–EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011
- H.R. 2681–Cement Sector Regulatory Relief Act of 2011
- H.R. 2608–Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012
The Committee on Rules will also consider, as an emergency item, the following measure: