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Nov 6, 2023 Press Release

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Good afternoon. Under President Biden’s direction, we’ve watched life get hard for Americans. A once booming economy is now ailing. Stronger wages have been replaced by emptier wallets. And the optimism families and small businesses felt for the future has diminished under the crushing weight of inflation.

Nov 1, 2023 Press Release

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Good afternoon. I want to welcome you all back to the Rules Committee. It has been a long few weeks in the House of Representatives, but I am very happy to continue our work on behalf of the American people. There are many promises to be kept and challenges to be addressed.

Oct 3, 2023 Press Release

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Good afternoon.

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Announcements

May 6, 2024 Announcement

The Committee has reconvened.


The Committee stands in recess until the start of the last vote of this series.


The Committee on Rules will also meet Tuesday, May 14, 2024 at 4:00 PM ET in H-313, the Capitol on the following measure:

  • H.R. ____ - Israel Security Assistance Support Act 

**Please note: Consideration of H.R. ____ will not begin before 5:05 PM ET.


The Committee on Rules will meet Tuesday, May 14, 2024 at 4:00 PM ET in H-313, the Capitol on the following measures:

  • H. Res. 1210 – Condemning the Biden border crisis and the tremendous burdens law enforcement officers face as a result.
  • H. Res. 1213 – A resolution regarding violence against law enforcement officers.
  • H.R. 354 – LEOSA Reform Act
  • H.R. 7343 – Detain and Deport Illegal Aliens Who Assault Cops Act
  • H.R. 7530 – DC CRIMES Act of 2024
  • H.R. 7581 – Improving Law Enforcement Officer Safety and Wellness Through Data Act of 2024
  • H.R. 8146 – Police Our Border Act
May 6, 2024 Announcement

ANNOUNCEMENT

H.R. 8146 – Police Our Border Act

Dear Colleague:                  

The Committee on Rules may meet the week of May 13th to provide for floor consideration of H.R. 8146.

If a Member wishes to offer an amendment for consideration, they must submit a searchable electronic copy of the amendment, which should be provided by the Office of Legislative Counsel, via the Rules Committee’s website by 4:00 PM on Thursday, May 9, 2024.  Please note that staff must be on the House network, either physically or remotely via virtual private network (VPN), in order to access the online submission form.

Members should draft their amendments to the text of H.R. 8146, which is available on the Rules Committee website.

Members should use the Office of Legislative Counsel to ensure that their amendments are drafted in the most appropriate format. Members should check with the Office of the Parliamentarian and the Committee on the Budget to be certain their amendments comply with the rules of the House and the Congressional Budget Act. If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Belair of the Committee staff at Jennifer.Belair@mail.house.gov or at 202-225-9191.

Sincerely,

Michael Burgess

Chairman

House Committee on Rules

May 1, 2024 Announcement

ANNOUNCEMENT

H.R. 7343 – Detain and Deport Illegal Aliens Who Assault Cops Act

Dear Colleague:                  

The Committee on Rules may meet the week of May 13th to provide for floor consideration of H.R. 7343.

If a Member wishes to offer an amendment for consideration, they must submit a searchable electronic copy of the amendment, which should be provided by the Office of Legislative Counsel, via the Rules Committee’s website by 3:00 PM on Wednesday, May 8, 2024.  Please note that staff must be on the House network, either physically or remotely via virtual private network (VPN), in order to access the online submission form.

Members should draft their amendments to the text of H.R. 7343, which is available on the Rules Committee website.

Members should use the Office of Legislative Counsel to ensure that their amendments are drafted in the most appropriate format. Members should check with the Office of the Parliamentarian and the Committee on the Budget to be certain their amendments comply with the rules of the House and the Congressional Budget Act. If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Belair of the Committee staff at Jennifer.Belair@mail.house.gov or at 202-225-9191.

Sincerely,

Michael Burgess

Chairman

House Committee on Rules

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