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Jun 28, 2021 Press Release

Chairman McGovern Urges Passage of Resolution Establishing a Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the Capitol

“We will not be intimidated by Donald Trump’s temper tantrums… we will get to the bottom of what happened”

Jun 24, 2021 Press Release

McGovern, Reschenthaler Lead Bipartisan Effort Urging Departments of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and Agriculture to Address Food Insecurity Among Military Families

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

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Announcements

Jan 25, 2022 Announcement

January 25, 2022

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 4521 – America COMPETES Act of 2022

Dear Colleague:

 

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of January 31, 2022, to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 4521, the America COMPETES 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 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 28, 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 117-31, showing the text of the America COMPETES Act of 2022, and 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

Jan 24, 2022 Announcement

January 24, 2022

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 3485 – Global Respect Act

Dear Colleague:

 

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of January 31, 2022, to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 3485, the Global Respect 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 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 28, 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 117-30, showing the text of H.R. 3485, as reported by the Committee on Foreign Affairs, with modifications, and 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 or Lori Ismail of the Committee staff at 202-225-9091.

 

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

Jan 24, 2022 Announcement

January 24, 2022

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 4445 – Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021

Dear Colleague:

 

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of January 31, 2022, to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 4445, the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021.

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, January 28, 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 117-29, showing the text of H.R. 4445, as ordered reported by the Committee on the Judiciary, with modifications, and 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 Rose Laughlin of the Committee staff at 202-225-9091.

 

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

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