H.R. 624 provides for enhanced sharing of information related to cyber security threats or potential cyber security threats between government agencies and private-sector companies. Additionally, H.R. 624 ensures that individuals’ personal information is used neither by the government nor by private companies in any endeavor not directly related to cyber security.
The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 3:00 PM in H-313 The Capitol on H.R. 624, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act.
Press Release - Sessions: President Obama's Unconstitutional NLRB Recess Appointments Are Causing Uncertainty for Businesses
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. 1120, the Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act of 2013:
The Committee on Rules may meet the week of April 15th to grant a rule that could limit the amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 624, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act.
H.R. 1120 prevents the NLRB from undertaking any activity that requires a quorum of members of the Board until the issues surrounding the current Board are resolved. It also ensures that the NLRB does not implement, administer, or enforce actions finalized since the invalid appointment of three board members on January 4, 2012.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, today released the following statement in response to the President's Fiscal Year 2014 budget plan:
“President Obama’s overdue budget blueprint once again prioritizes growing the size of government over growing our economy and jobs. In a plan that never balances, the President proposes $1.1 trillion in job-destroying tax hikes to fuel more out-of-control government spending.
Rules Wrap Up - H.R. 678 – The Bureau of Reclamation Small Conduit Hydropower Development and Rural Jobs Act
This legislation will increase domestic energy independence and stimulate job growth by allowing for the implementation of hydropower facilities in existing Bureau of Reclamation water conduits.