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Apr 6, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Rules Committee Chairman James P. McGovern (D-MA) today released the following statement on the passing of Congressman Alcee Hastings (FL-20). Hastings served as Vice Chair of the Rules Committee and was Chairman of its Subcommittee on Legislative and Budget Process:

Mar 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative James P. McGovern, Chairman of the House Rules Committee, and Representative Gregory W. Meeks, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following joint statement after their respective committees examined possible reforms to the War Powers Resolution to reclaim Congressional authority:

Mar 16, 2021 Press Release

Will explore the limitations of this 1973 law and how the House Rules process could reform it to work more effectively in the modern Congress

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Announcements

Jun 6, 2022 Announcement

June 6, 2022

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 2773 – Recovering America’s Wildlife Act of 2022

Dear Colleague:

 

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of June 13, 2022, to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 2773, the Recovering America’s Wildlife 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 Thursday, June 9, 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 117-47, showing the text of H.R. 2773, as ordered reported by the Committee on Natural Resources, 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 Rose Laughlin of the Committee staff at 202-225-9091.

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

Jun 3, 2022 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at 2:00 PM EDT in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

  • H.R. 2377Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2021
  • H.R. 7910Protecting Our Kids Act

 

**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.

May 16, 2022 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will also meet during its meeting today on the following emergency measure, with consideration not beginning before 12:00 PM EDT:

  • H.R. 7790Infant Formula Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2022

 


 

The Committee stands in recess, and will reconvene on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 10:00 AM EDT in H-313, The Capitol to consider the following measures:

  • H.R. 350Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2022
  • H.R. 7688Consumer Fuel Price Gouging Prevention Act

 


 

The Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, May 16, 2022 at 3:00 PM EDT in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

  • H.R. 7309Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2022
  • H.R. 7688Consumer Fuel Price Gouging Prevention Act
  • H.R. 6531Targeting Resources to Communities in Need Act of 2022 [Rule Markup Only]
  • S. 2938To designate the United States Courthouse and Federal Building located at 111 North Adams Street in Tallahassee, Florida, as the “Joseph Woodrow Hatchett United States Courthouse and Federal Building”, and for other purposes. [Rule Markup Only]

 

**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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