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Jun 20, 2023 Press Release

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Good afternoon. Today’s hearing covers three items. The first I’ll discuss is H.R. 3799, the CHOICE Arrangement Act, a package of bills designed to give working Americans and small businesses more options when it comes to health coverage.

Jun 12, 2023 Press Release

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Today’s hearing covers a single item, a resolution arising under the Congressional Review Act to disapprove of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives’ rule that forces millions of law-abiding gun owners, many of them disabled veterans, to dispose of or register their firearms with stabilizing braces.

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Announcements

Apr 8, 2024 Announcement

The Committee has reconvened.


The Committee stands in recess until approximately 9:00 PM ET.


The Committee has reconvened.


The Committee stands in recess until the start of the last vote of this evening’s vote series.


The Committee on Rules will meet Monday, April 15, 2024 at 4:00 PM ET in H-313, The Capitol on the following emergency measures:

  • H. Res. ____ – Condemning Iran’s unprecedented drone and missile attack on Israel.
  • H.R. 6046 – Standing Against Houthi Aggression Act
  • H.R. 6323 – Iran Counterterrorism Act of 2023
  • H.R. 4691 – Iran Sanctions Relief Review Act of 2023
  • H.R. 5947 – To provide for the rescission of certain waivers and licenses relating to Iran, and for other purposes.

Additionally, the Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, April 15, 2024 at 4:00 PM ET in H-313, The Capitol on the following previously announced emergency measure:

  • H.R. 4639 – Fourth Amendment Is Not For Sale Act

The Committee on Rules’ consideration of the following measures is postponed.

  • H.R. 6192 – Hands Off Our Home Appliances Act
  • H.R. 7673 – Liberty in Laundry Act
  • H.R. 7645 – Clothes Dryers Reliability Act
  • H.R. 7637 – Refrigerator Freedom Act
  • H.R. 7626 – Affordable Air Conditioning Act
  • H.R. 7700 – Stop Unaffordable Dishwasher Standards Act

The Committee on Rules will also meet on Monday, April 15, 2024 at 4:00 PM ET in H-313, The Capitol on the following emergency measure:

  • H.R. 4639 – Fourth Amendment Is Not For Sale Act

The Committee on Rules will meet Monday, April 15, 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. 7673 – Liberty in Laundry Act
  • H.R. 7645 – Clothes Dryers Reliability Act
  • H.R. 7637 – Refrigerator Freedom Act
  • H.R. 7626 – Affordable Air Conditioning Act
  • H.R. 7700 – Stop Unaffordable Dishwasher Standards Act
Apr 11, 2024 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet Thursday, April 11, 2024 at 7:45 PM ET in H-313, The Capitol on the following emergency measures:

  • H.R. 7888 – Reforming Intelligence and Securing America Act [Rule Markup Only]
  • H.R. 529 – Extending Limits of U.S. Customs Waters Act [Rule Markup Only]
  • H. Res. 1112 – Denouncing the Biden administration’s immigration policies. [Rule Markup Only]
  • H. Res. 1117 – Opposing efforts to place one-sided pressure on Israel with respect to Gaza. [Rule Markup Only]
Apr 9, 2024 Announcement

ANNOUNCEMENT

H.R. 6192 – Hands Off Our Home Appliances Act

Dear Colleague:                  

The Committee on Rules may meet the week of April 15th to provide for floor consideration of H.R. 6192.

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 5:00 PM on Thursday, April 11, 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. 6192, 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 Emily Ackerman of the Committee staff at Emily.Ackerman@mail.house.gov or at 202-225-9191.

Sincerely,

Tom Cole

Chairman

House Committee on Rules

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