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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

Jun 4, 2021 Press Release

Chairman McGovern Announces Roundtable Examining Hunger Among Seniors and Multigenerational Families

Third 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

May 3, 2022 Announcement

May 3, 2022

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 2499 – Federal Firefighters Fairness Act of 2022

Dear Colleague:

 

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of May 9, 2022, to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 2499, the Federal Firefighters Fairness Act of 2022.

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 Friday, May 6, 2022. 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 117-41, showing the text of H.R. 2499, 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 Matthew Price of the Committee staff at 202-225-9091.

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

May 3, 2022 Announcement

May 3, 2022

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 903 – Rights for the TSA Workforce Act of 2022

Dear Colleague:

 

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of May 9, 2022, to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 903, the Rights for the TSA Workforce Act of 2022.

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 Friday, May 6, 2022. 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 117-40, showing the text of H.R. 903, as ordered reported by the Committee on Homeland Security, with modifications, 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 Lori Ismail of the Committee staff at 202-225-9091.

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

Apr 22, 2022 Announcement

The Committee on Rules’ consideration of the following measure is postponed subject to the call of the Chair:

  • H.R. 350Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2022

The Committee on Rules will still meet on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at 2:00 PM EDT in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:

  • S. 3522Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act of 2022

 


 

The Committee on Rules will meet on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at 2:00 PM EDT in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

  • S. 3522Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act of 2022
  • H.R. 350Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2022

 

**PLEASE NOTE:

  • 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.

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