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Press Releases

Aug 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Rules Committee Chairman James P. McGovern (D-MA) today issued the following statement after House Republicans’ lawsuit attempting to block remote voting by proxy during the coronavirus pandemic was dismissed in District Court:

Jul 29, 2020 Press Release

Chairman McGovern Opens Debate on Comprehensive Appropriations Measure that Includes Emergency Funding to Confront the Coronavirus & Promote an Economic Recovery

Jun 25, 2020 Press Release

Chairman McGovern Urges Passage of Sweeping Policing Reforms to Address Systemic Racism and Help Save Lives

Unprecedented reforms include banning chokeholds, stopping no-knock warrants, combating racial profiling, and mandating data collection

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Announcements

Jul 29, 2021 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Friday, July 30, 2021 at 8:00 AM EDT in H-313, The Capitol on the following emergency measure:

  • H.R. 4791Protecting Renters from Evictions Act of 2021

 

**PLEASE NOTE:

  • Pursuant to guidance from the Office of the Attending Physician (OAP), all individuals in H-313 are required to wear a well-fitted, medical grade, filtration face mask, except for Members while under recognition.

  • 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.

Jul 23, 2021 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at 2:00 PM EDT in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

  • H.R. 4346Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2022
  • H.R. 4373Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2022
  • H.R. 4505Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2022

 

**PLEASE NOTE:

  • The Committee on Rules is following guidance from the Office of the Attending Physician (OAP) that requires all individuals who are not fully-vaccinated to wear face coverings and to maintain social distancing separations, which may not be possible in H-313 due to space constraints.

  • 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.

Jul 22, 2021 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, July 26, 2021 at 2:00 PM EDT in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:

  • H.R. 4502Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2022 [Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Agriculture, Rural Development, Energy and Water Development, Financial Services and General Government, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2022]

 

**PLEASE NOTE:

  • The Committee on Rules is following guidance from the Office of the Attending Physician (OAP) that requires all individuals who are not fully-vaccinated to wear face coverings and to maintain social distancing separations, which may not be possible in H-313 due to space constraints.

  • 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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