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May 20, 2021 Press Release

Chairman McGovern Announces Roundtable Examining the Hunger Epidemic Among Veterans and Military Families

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

May 19, 2021 Press Release

Chairman McGovern Opens Debate On Bill Establishing Bipartisan National Commission to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the Capitol

Bill Also Provides Funding to Upgrade The Physical Safety of Capitol Complex and Other Federal Buildings

May 12, 2021 Press Release

Chairman McGovern Welcomes Congressman Neguse to the House Rules Committee

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Announcements

Jun 16, 2022 Announcement

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


The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at 2:00 PM EDT in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

 

**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.

Jun 14, 2022 Announcement

June 14, 2022

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R.4176 - LGBTQI+ Data Inclusion Act

Dear Colleague:

 

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of June 20, 2022, to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 4176, the LGBTQI+ Data Inclusion 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 12:00 p.m. on Friday, June 17, 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 117-52, showing the text of H.R. 4176, as ordered reported by the Committee on Oversight and Reform, 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

Jun 13, 2022 Announcement

June 13, 2022

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 7666 – Restoring Hope for Mental Health and Well-Being Act of 2022

Dear Colleague:

 

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of June 20, 2022, to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 7666, the Restoring Hope for Mental Health and Well-Being Act of 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 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 16, 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 117-51, showing the text of H.R. 7666, as ordered reported by the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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

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