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Jul 19, 2021 Press Release

Chairman McGovern Announces Delegates to Join Rules Committee Roundtable Examining Hunger in U.S. Territories 

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

Jul 13, 2021 Press Release

Chairman McGovern Announces Roundtable Examining Local Innovations to Help Combat the Hunger Crisis

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

Jun 30, 2021 Press Release

On the House Floor, Chairman McGovern Urges Passage of Resolution Establishing a Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the Capitol

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Announcements

Sep 28, 2021 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet tomorrow, September 29, 2021 at 10:00 AM EDT in H-313, The Capitol on the following emergency measure:

  • S. 1301— Promoting Physical Activity for Americans Act [Temporary Extension of Public 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.
Sep 19, 2021 Announcement

September 20, 2021

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 2119 – Family Violence Prevention and Services Improvement Act of 2021

Dear Colleague:                  

        

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of September 27 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 2119, the Family Violence Prevention and Services Improvement 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, September 23, 2021. 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 117-15, showing the text of H.R. 2119 as ordered reported by the Committee on Education and Labor, 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

Sep 19, 2021 Announcement

September 20, 2021

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 3992 – Protect Older Job Applicants (POJA) Act

Dear Colleague:                  

        

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of September 27 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 3992, the Protect Older Job Applicants (POJA) 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, September 23, 2021. 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 117-14, showing the text of H.R. 3992 as ordered reported by the Committee on Education and Labor, 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

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