- Organizational Meeting of the 112th Congress

Bill Text

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Rule Information

Organizational Meeting of the 112th Congress

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummary
#1Version 1Hastings (FL)DemocratProvides that the Chair, to the maximum extent possible, provide complete and unedited audio and video broadcasts of all committee hearings and meetings. That proceedings are broadcast live on the Majority Committee website and that recordings be made available on the Majority website within one calendar day of the proceeding.
#2Version 1Polis (CO)DemocratProvides that the Committee report accompanying a resolution providing for consideration of a measure include an accurate explanation of any waivers of points of order, including a detailed explanation of waivers of all points of order.
#3Version 1Hastings (FL)DemocratRequires all measures reported out of the Rules Committee providing for consideration of a measure and any amendment in the nature of a substitute to be considered as original text must be accompanied by a Congressional Budget Office (CBO) cost estimate and such estimate shall be printed in the report unless it has previously been printed in a House report.
#4Version 1McGovernDemocratWould ensure that any bill, substitute amendment, or self-executing amendment that is before the committee would be available for members to read for at least 24 hours before the committee would vote on a rule related to the legislation. This would give members one full day to read legislation that they are voting on.