Announcements

May 3, 2022 Announcement

May 3, 2022

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 903 – Rights for the TSA Workforce Act of 2022

Dear Colleague:

 

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of May 9, 2022, to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 903, the Rights for the TSA Workforce Act of 2022.

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, May 6, 2022. 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 Rules Committee Print 117-40, showing the text of H.R. 903, as ordered reported by the Committee on Homeland Security, with modifications, 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 202-225-9091.

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

Nov 16, 2022 Announcement

November 16, 2022

Members' Day Hearing on Proposed Rules Changes for the 118th Congress

Dear Colleague:

As the Committee on Rules prepares for the 118th Congress, and in conformance with section 3(a) of House Resolution 8, I write to announce our semi-annual Members Day hearing where Members can be heard on their proposed changes to the standing rules of the House. The hearing will take place on the afternoon of Tuesday, November 29, 2022. A formal announcement will follow.

Any Member wishing to testify at the hearing should complete this form by 5:00 PM EST on Tuesday, November 22, 2022. Please make one submission per idea. All submissions will be made available to the Committee’s majority and minority staffs. 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.

If you have any questions, please contact the Committee majority at (202) 225-9091 or the Committee minority at (202) 225-9191.

We welcome your input and encourage you to bring your suggestions before the Committee.

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

 

Apr 22, 2022 Announcement

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

  • H.R. 350Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2022

The Committee on Rules will still meet on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at 2:00 PM EDT in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:

  • S. 3522Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act of 2022

 


 

The Committee on Rules will meet on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at 2:00 PM EDT in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

  • S. 3522Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act of 2022
  • H.R. 350Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2022

 

**PLEASE NOTE:

  • Members intending to join the proceeding virtually should notify the Committee’s majority staff as soon as possible in order to receive instructions for connecting via the Cisco WebEx platform.

Apr 1, 2022 Announcement

The Committee will reconvene today, April 6, at 11:00 AM EDT in H-313, The Capitol.

 



The Committee stands in recess subject to the call of the Chair.
 


 

The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at 1:30 PM EDT in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:

  • H.R. 3807Restaurant Revitalization Fund Replenishment Act of 2021 [Relief for Restaurants and other Hard Hit Small Businesses Act of 2022]

 

**PLEASE NOTE:

  • Members intending to join the proceeding virtually should notify the Committee’s majority staff as soon as possible in order to receive instructions for connecting via the Cisco WebEx platform.

Mar 31, 2022 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, April 4, 2022 at 3:00 PM EDT in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:

  • H. Res. ___ (H. Rept. 117-284)Resolution Recommending That The House Of Representatives Find Peter K. Navarro and Daniel Scavino, Jr., In Contempt Of Congress For Refusal To Comply With Subpoenas Duly Issued By The Select Committee To Investigate The January 6th Attack On The United States Capitol

 

**PLEASE NOTE:

  • Members intending to join the proceeding virtually should notify the Committee’s majority staff as soon as possible in order to receive instructions for connecting via the Cisco WebEx platform.

Mar 24, 2022 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will also meet on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at 1:00 PM EDT in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:

 


 

This meeting is postponed until Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at 1:00 PM EDT.

 


 

The Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, March 28, 2022 at 2:00 PM EDT in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:

 

**PLEASE NOTE:

  • Members intending to join the proceeding virtually should notify the Committee’s majority staff as soon as possible in order to receive instructions for connecting via the Cisco WebEx platform.

Mar 10, 2022 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Thursday, March 17, 2022 at 9:00 AM EDT in H-313, The Capitol on the following:

 

**PLEASE NOTE:

  • Members intending to join the proceeding virtually should notify the Committee’s majority staff as soon as possible in order to receive instructions for connecting via the Cisco WebEx platform.

Mar 11, 2022 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 at 2:00 PM EDT via Cisco Webex on the following measures:

 

**PLEASE NOTE:

  • Members intending to join the proceeding virtually should notify the Committee’s majority staff as soon as possible in order to receive instructions for connecting via the Cisco WebEx platform.

Mar 8, 2022 Announcement

March 8, 2022

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 963 – FAIR Act of 2022

Dear Colleague:

 

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of March 13, 2022, to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 963, the FAIR Act of 2022.

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, March 11, 2022. 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 Rules Committee Print 117-34, showing the text of H.R. 963, as ordered reported by the Committee on the Judiciary, 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 202-225-9091.

 

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

Mar 9, 2022 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at 5:30 PM EST via Cisco Webex on the following emergency measures:

  • Senate Amendment to H.R. 2471Haiti Development, Accountability, and Institutional Transparency Initiative Act [Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022]
  • H.J. Res. 75Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2022
  • H.R. 6968Suspending Energy Imports from Russia Act
  • H.R. 7007COVID Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2022

 

**PLEASE NOTE:

  • Members intending to join the proceeding virtually should notify the Committee’s majority staff as soon as possible in order to receive instructions for connecting via the Cisco WebEx platform.

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