“I urge my colleagues to not just think of the political pressures of the moment. These will pass. Please, consider the heavy responsibility you have today to this institution, the Constitution, and to the country”
Will be marked up in the Rules Committee at 3pm ET tomorrow
The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 5:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:
- H.R. 4863 — United States Export Finance Agency Act of 2019
November 5, 2019
AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR
H.R. 4863–United States Export Finance Agency Act of 2019
The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of November 11 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 4863 – United States Export Finance Agency Act of 2019.
Any Member wishing to offer an amendment must submit a searchable electronic copy of the amendment, which should be provided by the Office of Legislative Counsel, via the Rules Committee’s website. Members must also submit 20 hard copies of the amendment, one copy of a brief factual summary of the amendment, and an amendment login form to the Rules Committee in room H-312 of the Capitol by 10:00 a.m. on Friday, November 8, 2019. Both electronic and hard copies must be received by the date and time specified. Members should draft their amendments to the text of Rules Committee Print 116-36, showing the text of H.R. 4863, as ordered reported by the Committee on Financial Services, with modifications, and which is available on the Rules Committee website.
Members should use the Office of Legislative Counsel to ensure that their amendments are drafted in the most appropriate format. Members should also check with the Congressional Budget Office for a preliminary assessment of their amendments’ budgetary effects. Finally, Members should check with the Office of the Parliamentarian and the Committee on the Budget to be certain their amendments comply with the rules of the House and the Congressional Budget Act. If you have any questions, please contact Eric Delaney of the Committee staff at 225-9091.
James P. McGovern
Committee on Rules
The Committee on Rules will meet on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 3:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:
- H. Res. ___ — Directing certain committees to continue their ongoing investigations as part of the existing House of Representatives inquiry into whether sufficient grounds exist for the House of Representatives to exercise its Constitutional power to impeach Donald John Trump, President of the United States of America, and for other purposes. [Original Jurisdiction Markup]