June 29, 2011
The Committee on Rules may meet the week of July 4th to grant a rule that could limit the amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 1309, the Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2011.
Any Member wishing to offer an amendment must submit an electronic copy of the amendment and description via the Committee’s website. Members must also submit 30 hard copies of the amendment, one copy of a brief explanation of the amendment, and an amendment login form to the Rules Committee in room H-312 of the Capitol by 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 6, 2011. Both electronic and hard copies must be received by the date and time specified. Members should draft their amendments to the text of the bill as ordered reported by the Financial Services Committee, which is posted on the Rules Committee website.
Members should also use the Office of Legislative Counsel to ensure that their amendments are drafted in the most appropriate format. Members should also check with the Office of the Parliamentarian, the Committee on the Budget, and the Congressional Budget Office to be certain their amendments comply with the rules of the House and the Congressional Budget Act. If you have any questions, please contact myself or Stephen Cote of the Committee staff at extension 5-9191.
The Committee on Rules will meet on Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. in H-313 The Capitol on the following measure:
The Committee on Rules will meet Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. in H-313 The Capitol on the following measures:
- H.J. Res. 68 - Authorizing the limited use of the United States Armed Forces in support of the NATO mission in Libya.
- H.R. 2278 - To limit the use of funds appropriated to the Department of Defense for United States Armed Forces in support of North Atlantic Treaty Organization Operation Unified Protector with respect to Libya, unless otherwise specifically authorized by law.