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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

Dec 29, 2021 Announcement

December 30, 2021

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 4673Ensuring Veterans’ Smooth Transition (EVEST) Act

Dear Colleague:                  

 

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of January 10, 2022, to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 4673, the EVEST 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, January 6, 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 117-26, showing the text of H.R. 4673, as ordered reported by the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, 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

Dec 29, 2021 Announcement

December 30, 2021

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 1836 – Guard and Reserve GI Bill Parity Act of 2021

Dear Colleague:

 

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of January 10, 2022, to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 1836, the Guard and Reserve GI Bill Parity Act of 2021.

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, January 6, 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 117-25, showing the text of H.R. 1836, as ordered reported by the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, with modifications, and 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 Eric Delaney of the Committee staff at 202-225-9091.

 

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

Dec 14, 2021 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet today, Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at 6:00 PM EST in H-313, The Capitol on the following emergency measure:

  • S.J. Res. 33—Joint resolution relating to increasing the debt limit.

 

**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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