/  News Items

News Items

Press Release - Sessions Votes to Halt Obama's Year-End Regulatory Spree

Nov 17, 2016

Washington, D.C.— U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, today released the following statement after voting in favor of a bill that he introduced to halt the implementation of high-cost or politically-driven regulations during the last days and months of the Obama Administration:

Announcement - Amendment Process Announcement for H.R. 5982

Nov 9, 2016

Dear Colleague:                                                   


The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of November 14th to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 5982, the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2016.


Announcement - Meeting Announcement for H.R. 5711 and H.R. 5982

Nov 8, 2016

The Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, November 14, 2016 at 5:00 PM in H-313 The Capitol on the following measures: 

  • H.R. 5711—To prohibit the Secretary of the Treasury from authorizing certain transactions by a U.S. financial institution in connection with the export or re-export of a commercial passenger aircraft to the Islamic Republic of Iran.
  • H.R. 5982—Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2016

Press Release - Sessions Applauds Passage of CO-OP Consumer Protection Act

Sep 27, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S Congressman Pete Sessions, Chairman of the House Committee on Rules, released the following statement regarding the passage of a measure to protect the thousands of individuals who have lost their healthcare as a result of co-ops going out of business from incurring a penalty under the individual mandate: