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Dec 7, 2021 Press Release

Chairman McGovern Announces Roundtable on Hunger in Rural America 

Twelfth in a series of events examining the steps Congress and the Biden administration can take to finally end food insecurity in this country

 

Dec 5, 2021 Press Release

Chairman McGovern Statement on the Passing of Senator Bob Dole

 

WASHINGTON, DC —House Rules Committee Chairman James P. McGovern (D-MA) released the following statement on the passing of Senator Bob Dole:

Nov 18, 2021 Press Release

Chairman McGovern Opens Debate on Build Back Better Act; Advancing Transformational Biden Agenda For The People

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Announcements

Dec 3, 2021 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will also meet today, December 7, 2021 at 1:00 PM EST in H-313, The Capitol on the following emergency measures:

  • S. 1605To designate the National Pulse Memorial located at 1912 South Orange Avenue in Orlando, Florida, and for other purposes. [National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022]
  • S. 610To address behavioral health and well-being among health care professionals. [Protecting Medicare & American Farmers from Sequester Cuts Act]

 


 

The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 1:00 PM EST in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:

 

**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.

Nov 19, 2021 Announcement

November 19, 2021

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 5314 – Protecting Our Democracy Act

Dear Colleague:                        

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of November 29 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R.5314, the Protecting Our Democracy 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, December 2, 2021Please 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 117-20 showing the text of H.R. 5314 as introduced, with modifications, 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 Matthew Price of the Committee staff at 202-225-9091.

 

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

Dec 1, 2021 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will also meet on December 2, 2021 at 9:30 AM EDT in H-313, The Capitol on the following emergency measure:

  • H.R. 6119 —Further Extending Government Funding Act

 


 

The Committee on Rules will meet tomorrow, December 2, 2021 at 9:30 AM EDT in H-313, The Capitol on the following emergency measure:

  • H. Res. ___ (H. Rept. 117-200) —Resolution Recommending That The House Of Representatives Find Jeffrey Bossert Clark In Contempt Of Congress For Refusal To Comply With A Subpoena Duly Issued By The Select Committee To Investigate The January 6th Attack On The United States Capitol

 

**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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