Announcements

Nov 15, 2019 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 3:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:

  • H.R. 1309 — Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act
Nov 14, 2019 Announcement

November 14, 2019

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 1309–Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act

Dear Colleague:                          

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of November 18 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 1309 – Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act.

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 4:00 p.m. on Monday, November 18, 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 116-37, showing the text of H.R. 1309, as ordered reported by the Committee on Education and Labor, 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 Rose Laughlin of the Committee staff at 225-9091.

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

 

Nov 7, 2019 Announcement

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
Nov 5, 2019 Announcement

November 5, 2019

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 4863–United States Export Finance Agency Act of 2019

Dear Colleague:                          

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.

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

 

Oct 28, 2019 Announcement

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]
Oct 24, 2019 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will still meet today at 5:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

  • H. Res. 296 — Affirming the United States record on the Armenian Genocide.
  • H.R. 823 — Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act
  • H.R. 1373 — Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act
  • H.R. 2181 — Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act of 2019

The Committee on Rules’ consideration of the following measure is postponed subject to the call of the Chair:

  • H.R. 4695 — Protect Against Conflict by Turkey Act [The Majority Leader has announced H.R. 4695 will be considered under suspension of the Rules.]

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The Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, October 28, 2019 at 5:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

  • H.R. 4695 — Protect Against Conflict by Turkey Act
  • H. Res. 296 — Affirming the United States record on the Armenian Genocide.
  • H.R. 823 — Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act
  • H.R. 1373 — Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act
  • H.R. 2181 — Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act of 2019
Oct 22, 2019 Announcement

October 22, 2019

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 2181–Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act of 2019

Dear Colleague:                          

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of October 28 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 2181 – Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection 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, October 25, 2019. Both electronic and hard copies must be received by the date and time specified. Members should draft their amendments to the text of the text of H.R. 2181, as reported by the Committee on Natural Resources, 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 Matthew Price of the Committee staff at 225-9091.

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

 

Oct 22, 2019 Announcement

October 22, 2019

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 1373–Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act

Dear Colleague:                          

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of October 28 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 1373 – Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act.

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, October 25, 2019. Both electronic and hard copies must be received by the date and time specified. Members should draft their amendments to the text of the text of H.R. 1373, as reported by the Committee on Natural Resources, 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.

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

 

Oct 22, 2019 Announcement

October 22, 2019

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 823–Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act

Dear Colleague:                          

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of October 28 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 823 – Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act.

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, October 25, 2019. Both electronic and hard copies must be received by the date and time specified. Members should draft their amendments to the text of the text of H.R. 823, as reported by the Committee on Natural Resources, 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 Rose Laughlin of the Committee staff at 225-9091.

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

 

Oct 18, 2019 Announcement

The Committee on Rules’ consideration of the following measure is postponed subject to the call of the Chair:

  • H. Res. ___ — Opposing President Trump’s decision to hold the 2020 G7 Summit at his Trump National Doral golf resort, and rejecting his practice of accepting foreign government Emoluments without obtaining Congress’ affirmative consent, and for other purposes.

The Committee on Rules will still meet on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 3:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:

  • H.R. 4617 — Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy (SHIELD) Act

 

The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 3:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

  • H.R. 4617 — Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy (SHIELD) Act
  • H. Res. ___ — Opposing President Trump’s decision to hold the 2020 G7 Summit at his Trump National Doral golf resort, and rejecting his practice of accepting foreign government Emoluments without obtaining Congress’ affirmative consent, and for other purposes.

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