Press Releases

Feb 5, 2024 Press Release

As prepared for delivery:

Good afternoon.

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas has testified before Congress that “the border is secure.”

The facts tell us the contrary.

In December, we reached the highest number of migrant encounters ever recorded in American history.

Jan 9, 2024 Press Release

As prepared for delivery:

Good afternoon, and welcome back to the Rules Committee.

A new year marks a time for change. As Americans across the country bring new vigor towards their own resolutions, House Republicans are renewing our Commitment to America. Vital to our agenda is a government that is accountable and an economy that is strong.



Feb 12, 2024 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet Wednesday, February 14, 2024 at 2:00 PM ET in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:

  • H.R. ____ – Reforming Intelligence and Securing America Act
Feb 9, 2024 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet Tuesday, February 13, 2024 at 4:00 PM ET in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:

  • H.R. 7176 – Unlocking our Domestic LNG Potential Act of 2024
Feb 1, 2024 Announcement


H.R. 7023 – Creating Confidence in Clean Water Permitting Act

Dear Colleague:                  

The Committee on Rules may meet the week of February 12th to provide for floor consideration of H.R. 7023.

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 12:00 PM on Thursday, February 8, 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 118-25, 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 Eric Shepard of the Committee staff at or at 202-225-9191.


Tom Cole


House Committee on Rules