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Jan 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON Rules Committee Chairman James P. McGovern (D-MA) today managed the rule bringing H. Con.

Dec 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Rules Committee Chairman James P. McGovern (D-MA) managed the rule bringing H. Res. 755, impeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors, to the House Floor.

Dec 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Rules Committee Chairman James P. McGovern (D-MA) today announced that the Rules Committee will mark up H. Res.

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Announcements

Dec 29, 2021 Announcement

December 30, 2021

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 4673Ensuring Veterans’ Smooth Transition (EVEST) Act

Dear Colleague:                  

 

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of January 10, 2022, to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 4673, the EVEST 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, January 6, 2022. 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 117-26, showing the text of H.R. 4673, as ordered reported by the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, 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

Dec 29, 2021 Announcement

December 30, 2021

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 1836 – Guard and Reserve GI Bill Parity Act of 2021

Dear Colleague:

 

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of January 10, 2022, to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 1836, the Guard and Reserve GI Bill Parity Act of 2021.

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, January 6, 2022. 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 117-25, showing the text of H.R. 1836, as ordered reported by the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, with modifications, and 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 Eric Delaney of the Committee staff at 202-225-9091.

 

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

Dec 14, 2021 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet today, Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at 6:00 PM EST in H-313, The Capitol on the following emergency measure:

  • S.J. Res. 33—Joint resolution relating to increasing the debt limit.

 

**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.

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