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Jan 4, 2021 Press Release

Chairman McGovern Brings Historic Rules Package to the House Floor to Make Sweeping Ethics Reforms and Increase Accountability and Inclusivity in Congress

**Video of his remarks is available here**

Jan 1, 2021 Press Release

Pelosi and McGovern Unveil Details of Rules Package for the 117th Congress

Dec 3, 2020 Press Release

Chairman McGovern Brings Historic Legislation to the House Floor to Reform Federal Cannabis Law and Make Restorative Justice a Reality

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Announcements

Nov 16, 2022 Announcement

November 16, 2022

Members' Day Hearing on Proposed Rules Changes for the 118th Congress

Dear Colleague:

As the Committee on Rules prepares for the 118th Congress, and in conformance with section 3(a) of House Resolution 8, I write to announce our semi-annual Members Day hearing where Members can be heard on their proposed changes to the standing rules of the House. The hearing will take place on the afternoon of Tuesday, November 29, 2022. A formal announcement will follow.

Any Member wishing to testify at the hearing should complete this form by 5:00 PM EST on Tuesday, November 22, 2022. Please make one submission per idea. All submissions will be made available to the Committee’s majority and minority staffs. 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.

If you have any questions, please contact the Committee majority at (202) 225-9091 or the Committee minority at (202) 225-9191.

We welcome your input and encourage you to bring your suggestions before the Committee.

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

 

Apr 22, 2022 Announcement

The Committee on Rules’ consideration of the following measure is postponed subject to the call of the Chair:

  • H.R. 350Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2022

The Committee on Rules will still meet on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at 2:00 PM EDT in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:

  • S. 3522Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act of 2022

 


 

The Committee on Rules will meet on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at 2:00 PM EDT in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

  • S. 3522Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act of 2022
  • H.R. 350Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2022

 

**PLEASE NOTE:

  • 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.

Apr 1, 2022 Announcement

The Committee will reconvene today, April 6, at 11:00 AM EDT in H-313, The Capitol.

 



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


 

The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at 1:30 PM EDT in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:

  • H.R. 3807Restaurant Revitalization Fund Replenishment Act of 2021 [Relief for Restaurants and other Hard Hit Small Businesses Act of 2022]

 

**PLEASE NOTE:

  • 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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