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Sep 19, 2021 Announcement

September 20, 2021

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 3110 – PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act

Dear Colleague:                  

        

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of September 27 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 3110, the PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act.

Any Member wishing to offer an amendment 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 a.m. on Thursday, September 23, 2021. 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. 3110, as reported by the Committee on Education and Labor, 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 also check with the Congressional Budget Office for a preliminary assessment of their amendments’ budgetary effects. Finally, 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 Rose Laughlin of the Committee staff at 202-225-9091.

 

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

Sep 16, 2021 Announcement

The Committee will reconvene at 2:30 PM EDT today, Tuesday, September 21, 2021. At that time, the Committee will consider the following additional emergency measure:

 

  • H.R. 5305— Extending Government Funding and Delivering Emergency Assistance Act

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


The Committee will reconvene at 10:15 AM EDT today, Tuesday, September 21, 2021. At that time, the Committee will consider the following emergency measure:

 

  • H.R. _____— An act making continuing appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022, and for providing emergency assistance, and for other purposes

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


The Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, September 20, 2021 at 12:00 PM EDT in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

 

  • H.R. 3755— Women’s Health Protection Act of 2021
  • H.R. _____— An act making continuing appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022, and for providing emergency assistance, and for other purposes
  • H.R. 4350— National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022

 

**PLEASE NOTE:

  • Pursuant to guidance from the Office of the Attending Physician (OAP), all individuals in H-313 are required to wear a well-fitted, medical grade, filtration face mask, except for Members while under recognition.
  • Members intending to join the proceeding virtually should notify the Committee’s majority staff as soon as possible in order to receive instructions for connecting via the Cisco WebEx platform.
Sep 7, 2021 Announcement

September 7, 2021

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 4350 – National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022

 

Dear Colleague:                    

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of September 20 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 4350 – National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022.

Any Member wishing to offer an amendment 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 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. 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 Rules Committee Print 117-13 showing the text of H.R. 4350 as reported by the Committee on Armed Services, 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 also check with the Congressional Budget Office for a preliminary assessment of their amendments’ budgetary effects. Finally, 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 Lori Ismail of the Committee staff at 202-225-9091.

 

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

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