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Oct 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Rules Committee Chairman James P. McGovern (D-MA) today condemned a bill introduced by Congressmen Paul Gosar (R-AZ) and Mark Meadows (R-NC) that would give the House of Representatives increased ability to meddle in local District of Columbia affairs. H.R. 4445 would double the Congressional review period for legislation passed by the D.C.

Sep 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Alcee Hastings (D-FL), Chairman of the Rules Committee’s Subcommittee on Legislative and Budget Process, announced a subcommittee hearing discussing ways to increase community resilience and the impacts that natural disasters have on the budget process on Tuesday, September 24th at 2:45PM (EDT) in H-313, the Capitol. As once-

Jun 19, 2019 Press Release

Supports SNAP, rebuilds infrastructure, combats gun violence, and prohibits President Trump from diverting funds from military construction projects to build his unnecessary border wall 

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Announcements

Oct 18, 2019 Announcement

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

  • H. Res. ___ — Opposing President Trump’s decision to hold the 2020 G7 Summit at his Trump National Doral golf resort, and rejecting his practice of accepting foreign government Emoluments without obtaining Congress’ affirmative consent, and for other purposes.

The Committee on Rules will still meet on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 3:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:

  • H.R. 4617 — Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy (SHIELD) Act

 

The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 3:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

  • H.R. 4617 — Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy (SHIELD) Act
  • H. Res. ___ — Opposing President Trump’s decision to hold the 2020 G7 Summit at his Trump National Doral golf resort, and rejecting his practice of accepting foreign government Emoluments without obtaining Congress’ affirmative consent, and for other purposes.
Oct 17, 2019 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, October 21, 2019 at 5:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:

  • H.R. 2513 — Corporate Transparency Act of 2019
Oct 16, 2019 Announcement

October 16, 2019

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 4617–Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy (SHIELD) Act

Dear Colleague:                          

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of October 21 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 4617 – Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy (SHIELD) 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. Members must also submit 20 hard copies of the amendment, one copy of a brief factual summary of the amendment, and an amendment login form to the Rules Committee in room H-312 of the Capitol by 12:00 p.m. on Monday, October 21, 2019. Both electronic and hard copies must be received by the date and time specified. Members should draft their amendments to the text of Rules Committee Print 116-35, showing the text of H.R. 4617, as ordered reported by the Committee on House Administration, with reserved text as introduced, and 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 225-9091.

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

 

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