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Jun 14, 2021 Press Release

Chairman McGovern Opens Debate on Bill Repealing 2002 AUMF, Reclaiming Congressional Power Over Matters of War and Peace
Rule also provides for consideration of bill to hold corporations accountable, help investors make informed decisions, and build a more equitable economic recovery

Jun 14, 2021 Press Release

Chairman McGovern Announces New Vice Chair, Subcommittee Chairmanship, and Assignments

Jun 10, 2021 Press Release

Chairman McGovern Announces Roundtable Examining How Technology Can Help Combat the Hunger Crisis

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

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Announcements

Jun 10, 2021 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, June 14, 2021 at 1:00 PM EDT in H-313, The Capitol  on the following measures:

  • H.R. 1187ESG Disclosure Simplification Act of 2021 [Corporate Governance Improvement and Investor Protection Act]
  • H.R. 256To repeal the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002.

 

**PLEASE NOTE:

  • [updated June 11] The Committee will be following the latest guidance from the Attending Physician, which discontinues the requirement to wear a face covering while in H-313 for individuals who are fully vaccinated. The guidance preserves the requirement for mask wear and social distance separations for individuals who are not fully vaccinated.

  • 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.

Jun 7, 2021 Announcement

June 7, 2021

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 1187 – Corporate Governance Improvement and Investor Protection Act

Dear Colleague:

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of June 14 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 1187, the Corporate Governance Improvement and Investor Protection 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 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 10, 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 117-5, which contains the text of H.R. 1187, H.R. 1087, H.R. 1188, H.R. 2570, and H.R. 3007, as ordered reported by the Committee on Financial Services, 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

May 14, 2021 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 9:30 AM EDT via Cisco Webex on the following measures:

  • H.R. ____Emergency Security Supplemental to Respond to January 6th Appropriations Act, 2021
  • H.R. 3233National Commission to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the United States Capitol Complex Act

 

**PLEASE NOTE:

  • This proceeding will be streamed live on rules.house.gov. Information will be provided separately to Members on how to join via the Cisco Webex platform.

  • Members intending to testify during this meeting should notify the Rules Committee of their interest in order to receive instructions on how to participate.

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