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Press Release - Sessions to Serve on Task Force to Develop Bold Agenda for Confident America

Feb 8, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), chairman of the House Rules Committee, last week was named a leader of one of the six committee-led task forces announced by House Speaker Paul Ryan on February 4, 2016. The task forces will be charged with developing a bold, pro-growth agenda and will be run by committee chairs of jurisdiction, while also including input from all members to ensure broad perspectives and ideas.

Press Release - Sessions Supports Legislation to Curb Scope of DOJ’s ‘Operation Choke Point’

Feb 4, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), chairman of the House Rules Committee, today issued the following statement after voting in favor of a measure that prevents a federal banking agency from suggesting or ordering an institution to terminate accounts or discourage an institution from relationships with specific groups of customers, which is the result of the Department of Justice’s 2013 initiative known as Operation Choke Point:

Press Release - Sessions Supports Measure to Amend SEC Rules that Stifle Innovation and Job Creation

Feb 3, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), chairman of the House Rules Committee, today issued the following statement after voting in favor of a measure that will benefit small businesses by eliminating unnecessary burdens and ensuring the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adapts to changes in the marketplace and inflation, as well as periodically reviewing its rules:

Announcement - Amendment Process Announcement for H.R. 3293

Feb 3, 2016

Dear Colleague:                                                   

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of February 8th to grant a rule that would provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 3293, the Scientific Research in the National Interest Act.

Announcement - Amendment Process Announcement for H.R. 2017

Feb 3, 2016

Dear Colleague:                                                   

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of February 8th to grant a rule that would provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 2017, the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015.

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