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Blog Post - Survey of Activities for the Third Quarter of the 112th Congress

Jul 20, 2012

The Committee on Rules filed its Survey of Activities for the third quarter of the 112th Congress on June 28, 2012. This report contains a complete listing of the Committee's activities to date, as well as statistical, historical, and other background information.  H. Rept. 112-567 was favorably adopted by the Committee on Rules on June 28, 2012.

Announcement - Amendment Process Announcement for H.R. 6082

Jul 18, 2012

July 18, 2012

Dear Colleague:

The Committee on Rules may meet the week of July 23rd to grant a rule that could limit the amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 6082, the Congressional Replacement of President Obama's Energy-Restricting and Job-Limiting Offshore Drilling Plan.

Blog Post - How the Repeal Obamacare Act Repeals Obamacare

Jul 10, 2012

We’ve gotten some questions about how H.R. 6079, the Repeal of Obamacare Act functions with respect to the Independent Payments Advisory Board (IPAB), and thought it would be helpful to explain how the bill works.

First, it is important to note that the Repeal of Obamacare Act repeals IPAB, along with the rest of Obamacare. If the bill were to become law, there is no part of IPAB or any other portion of Obamacare that would remain in effect.