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Nov 14, 2023 Press Release

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Good afternoon. It’s good to be with you again this week.

Our constituents expect us to deliver results and make government more efficient and effective. This direction toward accountability and transparency is part of the House Republican Commitment to America—and we are unyielding in our pursuit.

Nov 13, 2023 Press Release

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Good afternoon. When the American people put gavels in the hands of House Republicans, it came with the promise of changing the status quo.

Nov 6, 2023 Press Release

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Good afternoon. Under President Biden’s direction, we’ve watched life get hard for Americans. A once booming economy is now ailing. Stronger wages have been replaced by emptier wallets. And the optimism families and small businesses felt for the future has diminished under the crushing weight of inflation.

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Announcements

May 16, 2024 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 4:00 PM ET in H-313, the Capitol on the following measures:

  • H.R. 4763 – Financial Innovation and Technology for the 21st Century Act
  • H.R. 5403 – CBDC Anti-Surveillance State Act
  • H.R. 192 – To prohibit individuals who are not citizens of the United States from voting in elections in the District of Columbia.
May 9, 2024 Announcement

ANNOUNCEMENT

H.R. 5403 – CBDC Anti-Surveillance State Act

Dear Colleague:                  

The Committee on Rules may meet the week of May 20th to provide for floor consideration of H.R. 5403.

If a Member wishes to offer an amendment for consideration, they 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 PM on Thursday, May 16, 2024.  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. 5403, 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 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 Jennifer Belair of the Committee staff at Jennifer.Belair@mail.house.gov or at 202-225-9191.

Sincerely,

Michael Burgess

Chairman

House Committee on Rules

May 9, 2024 Announcement

ANNOUNCEMENT

H.R. 4763 – Financial Innovation and Technology for the 21st Century Act

Dear Colleague:                  

The Committee on Rules may meet the week of May 20th to provide for floor consideration of H.R. 4763.

If a Member wishes to offer an amendment for consideration, they 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 PM on Thursday, May 16, 2024.  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 118-33, 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 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 Jennifer Belair of the Committee staff at Jennifer.Belair@mail.house.gov or at 202-225-9191.

Sincerely,

Michael Burgess

Chairman

House Committee on Rules

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