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Announcement - Meeting Announcement for H.R. 4775, H. Con. Res. 89, and H. Con. Res. 112

Jun 3, 2016

The Committee on Rules will meet Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 5:00 PM on the following measures: 

  • H.R. 4775—Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2016
  • H. Con. Res. 89—Expressing the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the United States economy.
  • H. Con. Res. 112—Expressing the sense of Congress opposing the President’s proposed $10 tax on every barrel of oil.t

Announcement - Amendment Announcement for H.R. 5278

Jun 3, 2016

Dear Colleague:                                                          

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of June 6th to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 5278, the PROMESA.

Press Release - Sessions Votes to Restore Role of Congress in DC Funding

May 25, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), chairman of the House Rules Committee, today issued the following statement on the House’s passage of a bill to repeal the Local Budget Autonomy Amendment Act of 2012, to amend the District of Columbia Home Rule Act to clarify the respective roles of the District government and Congress in the local budget process of the District government: