Press Releases

May 30, 2023 Press Release

As prepared for delivery:

Good afternoon. Today we are considering a single item, H.R. 3746, the Fiscal Responsibility Act.

May 22, 2023 Press Release

As prepared for delivery:

Good afternoon. Today’s hearing covers three items. The first I’ll discuss is H.R. 467, the HALT Fentanyl Act.



Jan 26, 2024 Announcement


H.R. 485 – Protecting Health Care for All Patients Act of 2023

Dear Colleague:                  

The Committee on Rules may meet the week of February 5th to provide for floor consideration of H.R. 485.

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 12:00 PM on Thursday, February 1, 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. 485, 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 or at 202-225-9191.


Tom Cole


House Committee on Rules

Jan 31, 2024 Announcement

The Committee has reconvened.

The Committee stands in recess subject to the call of the Chair.

The Committee on Rules will meet Thursday, February 1, 2024 at 8:00 AM ET in H-313, The Capitol on the following emergency measures:

  • H.R. 7160 – SALT Marriage Penalty Elimination Act
  • H. Res. 987 – Denouncing the harmful, anti-American energy policies of the Biden administration, and for other purposes.
Jan 23, 2024 Announcement

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

  • H.R. 5585 – Agent Raul Gonzalez Officer Safety Act
  • H.R. 6976 – Protect Our Communities from DUIs Act
  • H.R. 6678 – Consequences for Social Security Fraud Act
  • H.R. 6679 – No Immigration Benefits for Hamas Terrorists Act