Announcements

Jan 17, 2011 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will hold an original jurisdiction hearing and markup on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. in H-313 Capitol on the following measure:

Jan 25, 2011 Announcement

 

Dear Colleague:

 

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet as early as Tuesday, January 25, 2011 to grant a rule for the consideration of H.R. 359, to reduce Federal spending and the deficit by terminating taxpayer financing of presidential election campaigns and party conventions, which may require that amendments be printed in the Congressional Record prior to their consideration on the Floor.  

The bill was introduced and made available electronically on the Rules Committee website on January 20, 2011.  Members should draft their amendments to the bill as introduced.  

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 Office of the Parliamentarian to be certain their amendments comply with the rules of the House.  If you have any questions, please contact myself or Stephanie Smith at x5-9191.

 

Sincerely,  

David Dreier

Jan 20, 2011 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. in H-313 Capitol on the following measure:

Feb 11, 2011 Announcement

February 11, 2011

Dear Colleague:
 
The Committee on Rules is scheduled to meet on Monday, February 14, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. to grant a rule for the consideration of H.R. 1, the Full Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011, which may require that amendments be printed in the Congressional Record prior to their consideration on the Floor.
 
The bill was introduced and made available electronically on the Rules Committee website on February 11, 2011. Members should draft their amendments to the bill as introduced. A basic guide on how to draft amendments to this measure 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 Office of the Parliamentarian to be certain their amendments comply with the rules of the House. It is also recommended that if Members are proposing transfer amendments that they consult with the Committee on Appropriations to ensure that their amendments comply with clause 2(f) of Rule XXI.  If you have any questions, please contact myself or Adam Jarvis at x5-9191.
   
Sincerely,       
 
David Dreier
Feb 11, 2011 Announcement

The Rules Committee has postponed the meeting originally scheduled for Friday, February 11, 2011 at 10:00am subject to the call of the Chair (updated Feb 10 at 6:10pm):

*This meeting has been scheduled for Monday February 14, 2011 (updated Feb 11 at 7:15pm)

Feb 8, 2012 Announcement

February 8, 2012

Dear Colleague:

The Committee on Rules may meet the week of February 13th to grant a rule that could limit the amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 7, the American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act of 2012.

Any Member wishing to offer an amendment must submit an electronic copy of the amendment and description via the Rules Committee’s website.  Members must also submit 30 hard copies of the amendment, one copy of a brief explanation of the amendment, and an amendment login form to the Rules Committee in room H-312 of the Capitol by 11 a.m. on Monday, February 13, 2012.  Both electronic and hard copies must be received by the date and time specified. 

Members should draft their amendments to Rules Committee Print 112-14, which is posted on the Rules Committee website.  The Rules Committee Print largely reflects the text of H.R. 7, as reported by Transportation & Infrastructure, H.R. 3548, as reported by Energy & Commerce, H.R. 3864, as reported by Ways & Means, H.R. 3813, as reported by Oversight & Government Reform, and H.R. 3407, H.R. 3408 and H.R. 3410, as reported by Natural Resources.

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 Office of the Parliamentarian, the Committee on the Budget, and the Congressional Budget Office to be certain their amendments comply with the rules of the House and the Congressional Budget Act. If you have any questions, please contact myself or Lydia Calio of the Committee staff at extension 5-9191.

Sincerely,

DAVID DREIER

 

Feb 11, 2011 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, February 14, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. in H-313 the Capitol on the following measures:

  • Oversight Plan of the Committee on Rules for the 112th Congress

 

And we are adding, as an emergency item, the following measure:

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