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Announcement - Amendment Process Announcement for H.R. 4498

Apr 20, 2016

Dear Colleague:                                                          

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of April 25th to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 4498, the HALOS Act.

Press Release - Subcommittee Chairman Stivers Responds to Hearing on Proposed Changes to Rule XXI

Apr 15, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Steve Stivers (R-OH), Chairman of the House Rules Committee Subcommittee on Rules and Organization of the House, issued the following statement in response to the subcommittee hearing on Proposed Reforms to Rule XXI and the Modern Authorization and Appropriations Process:

“Yesterday’s subcommittee hearing began an open process to make the House of Representatives work better. The proposals we discussed were thoughtful, and our subcommittee members engaged in a robust discussion.

Press Release - Sessions Votes to Cut Red Tape and Ensure Accountability and Transparency

Apr 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 two measures that would rein in the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) and the Office of Financial Research (OFR) and allow more small banks to access capital to help them provide more products and services to their customers: