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Sep 12, 2023 Press Release

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Good afternoon. In America, we understand that freedom is not guaranteed. A strong national defense is not a mere option—but a constitutional duty. It’s an imperative that has been secured by the collective sacrifice of those part of the armed forces generation after generation.

Jul 25, 2023 Press Release

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Good afternoon. Responsible governance is a core pillar of the Republican Commitment to America. Today, the Rules Committee will continue to deliver on that promise by ensuring fiscal responsibility and addressing executive agency abuses with three measures.

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Announcements

May 2, 2024 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet Monday, May 6, 2024 at 4:00 PM ET in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

  • H.R. 6192 – Hands Off Our Home Appliances Act
  • H.R. 7109 – Equal Representation Act
  • H.J. Res. 109 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to Staff Accounting Bulletin No. 121.
  • H.R. 2925 – Mining Regulatory Clarity Act of 2024 [Rule Markup Only]
Apr 30, 2024 Announcement

ANNOUNCEMENT

H.R. 7109 – Equal Representation Act

Dear Colleague:                  

The Committee on Rules may meet the week of May 6th to provide for floor consideration of H.R. 7109.

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 10:00 AM on Friday, May 3, 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. 7109, 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 Steve Waskiewicz of the Committee staff at Steve.Waskiewicz@mail.house.gov or at 202-225-9191.

Sincerely,

Michael Burgess

Chairman

House Committee on Rules

Apr 25, 2024 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet Monday, April 29, 2024 at 4:00 PM ET in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

  • H.R. 3397 – [Western Economic Security Today Act of 2024]
  • H.R. 6285 – Alaska’s Right to Produce Act of 2023
  • H.R. 3195 – Superior National Forest Restoration Act
  • H.R. 2925 – Mining Regulatory Clarity Act of 2024
  • H.R. 615 – Protecting Access for Hunters and Anglers Act of 2023
  • H.R. 764 – Trust the Science Act
  • H.R. 6090 – Antisemitism Awareness Act of 2023

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