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Announcement - Dear Colleague: Requirement for Amendments to Budget Resolutions

Mar 15, 2016

Dear Colleague:

As you begin to contemplate possible amendments to the House Budget Resolution, I want to remind all Members of a continuing requirement that was adopted as part of the opening day Rules Package.  As in past years, the Rules Committee intends to give priority to amendments offered as complete substitutes, but the new requirement is applicable to all amendments.  

Announcement - Amendment Process Announcement for H.R. 2745

Mar 15, 2016

Dear Colleague:                                                   

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of March 21st to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 2745, the Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act of 2015.

Press Release - Sessions Votes in Favor of the SENSE Act

Mar 15, 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 would allow the nation’s energy sector to reclaim “coal refuse,” which would provide lower energy costs, increase job creation and remediate abandoned coal mines:

Announcement - Meeting Announcement for H. Res. 639

Mar 14, 2016

The Committee on Rules will meet on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 3:00 PM in H-313 The Capitol on the following measure: 

  • H. Res. 639—Authorizing the Speaker to appear as amicus curiae on behalf of the House of Representatives in the matter of United States, et al. v. Texas, et al., No. 15–674.  [OJ Hearing, Markup, and Rule]

**PLEASE NOTE: Witnesses for the OJ hearing will be by invitation only.

Announcement - Amendment Process Announcement for H.R. 4596

Mar 8, 2016
Dear Colleague:      
                                             
The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of March 14th to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 4596, the Small Business Broadband Deployment Act.
 

Announcement - Amendment Process Announcement for H.R. 3797

Mar 8, 2016
Dear Colleague:  
                                                 
The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of March 14th to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 3797, the SENSE Act.
 

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