Announcements

Jan 26, 2021 Announcement

January 26, 2021

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 447 – National Apprenticeship Act of 2021

Dear Colleague:                  

        

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of February 1 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 447, the National Apprenticeship Act of 2021.

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 by 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 29, 2021. After submitting the amendment via the linked form, please follow the instructions in the automated confirmation email to finalize your submission

Amendments will only be considered submitted upon Committee receipt of the follow-up e-mail confirmation replyplease do not bring physical copies of amendments to the Rules Committee in person. Please note that staff must be on the House network, either physically or remotely via virtual private network (VPN), in order to access the online submission form.

Members should draft their amendments to the text of H.R. 447, as introduced, 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 202-225-9091.

 

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

Jan 12, 2021 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 7:00 PM EST via Cisco Webex on the following emergency measure:

  • H. Res. 24—Impeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors.

 

**PLEASE NOTE:

  • This proceeding will be streamed live on rules.house.gov. Information will be provided separately to Members on how to join via the Cisco Webex platform.

  • Members intending to testify during this meeting should notify the Rules Committee of their interest in order to receive instructions on how to participate.

Jan 12, 2021 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will hold its organizational meeting for the 117th Congress on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 11:00 AM EST via Cisco Webex.

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PLEASE NOTE:  Additionally, the Committee on Rules will meet immediately following the organizational meeting on the following measure: 

  • H. Res. 21—Calling on Vice President Michael R. Pence to convene and mobilize the principal officers of the executive departments of the Cabinet to activate section 4 of the 25th Amendment to declare President Donald J. Trump incapable of executing the duties of his office and to immediately exercise powers as acting President.

 

Dec 21, 2020 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, December 21, 2020 at 2:45 PM EST via Cisco Webex on the following emergency measure:

 

**PLEASE NOTE:

  • This proceeding will be streamed live on rules.house.gov. Information will be provided separately to Members on how to join via the Cisco Webex platform.

  • Members intending to testify during this meeting should notify the Rules Committee of their interest in order to receive instructions on how to participate.

Nov 30, 2020 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 1:00 PM EST via Cisco Webex on the following measure:

  • H.R. 3884—Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act of 2019 [MORE Act of 2020]

 

**PLEASE NOTE:

  • This proceeding will be streamed live on rules.house.gov. Information will be provided separately to Members on how to join via the Cisco Webex platform.

  • Members intending to testify during this meeting should notify the Rules Committee of their interest in order to receive instructions on how to participate.

Nov 13, 2020 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 10:00 AM EST via Cisco Webex on the following measure:

  • H.R. 8294—National Apprenticeship Act of 2020

 

**PLEASE NOTE:

  • This proceeding will be streamed live on rules.house.gov. Information will be provided separately to Members on how to join via the Cisco Webex platform.

  • Members intending to testify during this meeting should notify the Rules Committee of their interest in order to receive instructions on how to participate.

Nov 10, 2020 Announcement

November 10, 2020

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 8294—National Apprenticeship Act of 2020

Dear Colleague:                          

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of November 16 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 8294 - National Apprenticeship Act of 2020. The Committee on Rules has temporarily modified its process for accepting amendment submissions in order to accommodate fully remote work.

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 by 10:00 a.m. on Monday, November 16, 2020. After submitting the amendment via the linked form, please follow the instructions in the automated confirmation email to finalize your submission. Amendments will only be considered submitted upon Committee receipt of the follow-up e-mail confirmation reply—please do not bring physical copies of amendments to the Rules Committee in person. Please note that staff must be on the House network, either physically or remotely via virtual private network (VPN), in order to access the online submission form.

Members should draft their amendments to the text of H.R. 8294, as reported by the Committee on Education and Labor, 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 202-225-9091.

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

 

Sep 24, 2020 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 1:00 PM EDT via Cisco Webex on the following:

 

**PLEASE NOTE:

  • This proceeding will be streamed live on rules.house.gov. Information will be provided separately to Members on how to join via the Cisco Webex platform.

  • Members intending to testify during this meeting should notify the Rules Committee of their interest in order to receive instructions on how to participate.

Sep 30, 2020 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at at the beginning of the last vote of the upcoming vote series (approximately 6:15 PM EDT) via Cisco Webex on the following emergency measures:

  • H. Res. 1153—Condemning unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their full, informed consent.
  • H. Res. 1154—Condemning QAnon and rejecting the conspiracy theories it promotes.

 

**PLEASE NOTE:

  • This proceeding will be streamed live on rules.house.gov. Information will be provided separately to Members on how to join via the Cisco Webex platform.

  • Members intending to testify during this meeting should notify the Rules Committee of their interest in order to receive instructions on how to participate.

Sep 29, 2020 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 9:00 AM EDT via Cisco Webex on the following emergency measure:

 

**PLEASE NOTE:

  • This proceeding will be streamed live on rules.house.gov. Information will be provided separately to Members on how to join via the Cisco Webex platform.

  • Members intending to testify during this meeting should notify the Rules Committee of their interest in order to receive instructions on how to participate.

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