Press Releases

Jun 20, 2023 Press Release

As prepared for delivery:

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

As prepared for delivery:

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.



Jan 1, 2024 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, January 9, 2024 at 4:00 PM ET in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

  • H.R. 788 - Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act of 2023
  • H.J. Res. 98 - Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the National Labor Relations Board relating to "Standard for Determining Joint Employer Status".
  • S.J. Res. 38 - Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Highway Administration relating to "Waiver of Buy America Requirements for Electric Vehicle Chargers".
Jan 1, 2024 Announcement


H.R. 788 – Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act of 2023

Dear Colleague:                  

The Committee on Rules may meet the week of January 8th to provide for floor consideration of H.R. 788.

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 Friday, January 5, 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 Rules Committee Print 118-18, 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 or at 202-225-9191.


Tom Cole


House Committee on Rules

Dec 7, 2023 Announcement

The Committee has reconvened. 

The Committee will reconvene at the start of the last vote of this series.

The Committee stands in recess subject to the call of the Chair.

The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, December 12, 2023 at 10:00 AM ET in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:

  • H. Res. 918 — Directing certain committees to continue their ongoing investigations as part of the existing House of Representatives inquiry into whether sufficient grounds exist for the House of Representatives to exercise its Constitutional power to impeach Joseph Biden, President of the United States of America, and for other purposes. [Original Jurisdiction Markup]