Announcements

May 8, 2019 Announcement

May 8, 2019

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 987–Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act

Dear Colleague:                                                   

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of May 13 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 987, the Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs 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 explanation 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 Monday, May 13, 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 116-14, which contains the text H.R. 938, H.R. 1499, H.R. 965, H.R. 1385, H.R. 1386, H.R. 987, and H.R. 1010, as ordered reported by the Committee on Energy and Commerce, with modifications, and 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

May 7, 2019 Announcement

May 7, 2019

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 5–Equality Act

Dear Colleague:                                                   

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of May 13 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 5, the Equality 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 explanation 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, May 10, 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 116-13, which contains the text of H.R. 5, as ordered reported by the Committee on the Judiciary, and 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 Lori Ismail or Matthew Price of the Committee staff at 225-9091.

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

May 3, 2019 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 5:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

  • H.R. 2157—Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019
  • H.R. 986—Protecting Americans with Preexisting Conditions Act of 2019

 

May 1, 2019 Announcement

May 1, 2019

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 986–Protecting Americans with Preexisting Conditions Act of 2019

Dear Colleague:                                                   

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of May 6 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 986, the Protecting Americans with Preexisting Conditions 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 explanation 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 Monday, May 6, 2019. Both electronic and hard copies must be received by the date and time specified.  Members should draft their amendments to the text of H.R. 986, as reported, 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 Lori Ismail of the Committee staff at 225-9091.

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Apr 30, 2019 Announcement

April 30, 2019

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 2157–Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019

Dear Colleague:                                                   

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of May 6 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 2157, the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 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 explanation 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, May 3, 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 116-12, which contains the text of H.R. 2157, as introduced, with modifications, and 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

Apr 25, 2019 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, April 29, 2019 at 5:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:

  • H.R. 9—Climate Action Now Act

 

Apr 23, 2019 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 10:00 AM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:

  • H.R. 1384—Medicare for All Act of 2019  [Original Jurisdiction Hearing]

 

**PLEASE NOTE: Witnesses for this hearing will be by invitation only.

Apr 19, 2019 Announcement

April 19, 2019

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 9–Climate Action Now Act

Dear Colleague:                                                   

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of April 29 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now 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 explanation of the amendment, and an amendment login form to the Rules Committee in room H-312 of the Capitol by 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 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 H.R. 9, as reported by the Committees on Foreign Affairs and Energy and Commerce, 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 or Matthew Price of the Committee staff at 225-9091.

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Apr 4, 2019 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, April 8, 2019 at 5:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

  • H.R. 1644—Save the Internet Act of 2019
  • H.R. 2021—Investing for the People Act of 2019

 

Apr 4, 2019 Announcement

April 4, 2019

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 2021–Investing for the People Act of 2019

Dear Colleague:                                                   

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of April 8 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process making in order a limited number of amendments for floor consideration of H.R. 2021, the Investing for the People 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 explanation of the amendment, and an amendment login form to the Rules Committee in room H-312 of the Capitol by 12:00 p.m. on Monday, April 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 116-11, which contains the text of H.R. 1644, as ordered reported by the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and 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

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