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Oct 3, 2023 Press Release

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Good afternoon.

Sep 18, 2023 Press Release

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Good afternoon. Today’s hearing covers three items. The first I’ll discuss is our emergency measure, the Continuing Appropriations and Border Security Enhancement Act.

Sep 12, 2023 Press Release

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Good afternoon. In America, we understand that freedom is not guaranteed. A strong national defense is not a mere option—but a constitutional duty. It’s an imperative that has been secured by the collective sacrifice of those part of the armed forces generation after generation.

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Announcements

May 6, 2024 Announcement

ANNOUNCEMENT

H.R. 8146 – Police Our Border Act

Dear Colleague:                  

The Committee on Rules may meet the week of May 13th to provide for floor consideration of H.R. 8146.

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 4:00 PM on Thursday, May 9, 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. 8146, 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 1, 2024 Announcement

ANNOUNCEMENT

H.R. 7343 – Detain and Deport Illegal Aliens Who Assault Cops Act

Dear Colleague:                  

The Committee on Rules may meet the week of May 13th to provide for floor consideration of H.R. 7343.

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 3:00 PM on Wednesday, May 8, 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. 7343, 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 2, 2024 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet Monday, May 6, 2024 at 4:00 PM ET in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

  • H.R. 6192 – Hands Off Our Home Appliances Act
  • H.R. 7109 – Equal Representation Act
  • H.J. Res. 109 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to Staff Accounting Bulletin No. 121.
  • H.R. 2925 – Mining Regulatory Clarity Act of 2024 [Rule Markup Only]

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