Announcements

Apr 6, 2011 Announcement

April 6, 2011

Dear Colleague:

     The Committee on Rules may meet the week of April 11th to grant a rule, which could limit the amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 1217, to repeal the Prevention and Public Health Fund. The bill was ordered reported on April 5th by the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

     Any Member wishing to offer an amendment must submit an electronic copy of the amendment and description via the 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 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 12, 2011. Both electronic and hard copies must be received by the date and time specified. Members should draft their amendments to the text of the bill as ordered reported by the Committee on 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 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 Jenny Gorski of the Committee staff at extension 5-9191.

Sincerely,

DAVID DREIER

Apr 9, 2011 Announcement

April 9, 2011

Dear Colleague:

     The Committee on Rules may meet the week of April 11thto grant a rule that could limit the amendment process for floor consideration of H. CON. RES. ____, the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2012. As in past years, the Rules Committee intends to give priority to amendments offered as complete substitutes.

     Any Member wishing to offer an amendment must submit an electronic copy of the amendment and description via the 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 log-in form to the Rules Committee in room H-312 of the Capitol by 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 13, 2011. Both electronic and hard copies must be received by the date and time specified. The text of the resolution as ordered reported and Chairman Ryan’s proposed amendment in the nature of a substitute are 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, 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 Stephen Cote of the Committee staff at extension 5-9191.

Sincerely,

DAVID DREIER

Apr 12, 2011 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will hold an emergency meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. in H-313 The Capitol on the following measure: 

Apr 26, 2011 Announcement

April 26, 2011

Dear Colleague:

            The Committee on Rules may meet the week of May 2nd to grant a rule, which could limit the amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 1213, to repeal mandatory funding provided to States in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to establish American Health Benefit Exchanges.  The bill was ordered reported on April 5th by the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

            Any Member wishing to offer an amendment must submit an electronic copy of the amendment and description via the 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 log in form to the Rules Committee in room H-312 of the Capitol by 10 a.m. on Monday, May 2, 2011.  Both electronic and hard copies must be received by the date and time specified.  Members should draft their amendments to the text of the bill as ordered reported by the Committee on 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 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 Jenny Gorski of the Committee staff at extension 5-9191.

 

Sincerely, 

DAVID DREIER

Apr 26, 2011 Announcement

April 26, 2011

Dear Colleague:

            The Committee on Rules may meet the week of May 2nd to grant a rule that could limit the amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 1229, to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to facilitate the safe and timely production of American energy resources from the Gulf of Mexico. The bill was ordered reported on April 13th by the Committee on Natural Resources.

            Any Member wishing to offer an amendment must submit an electronic copy of the amendment and description via the 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 log in form to the Rules Committee in room H-312 of the Capitol by 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 3, 2011.  Both electronic and hard copies must be received by the date and time specified.  Members should draft their amendments to the text of the bill as ordered reported by the Committee on Natural Resources, 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 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 Adam Jarvis of the Committee staff at extension 5-9191.

Sincerely,

DAVID DREIER 

Apr 28, 2011 Announcement

April 28, 2011

Dear Colleague:

The Committee on Rules may meet the week of May 2nd to grant a rule that could limit the amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 1230, to require the Secretary of the Interior to conduct certain offshore oil and gas lease sales, and for other purposes. The bill was ordered reported on April 13th by the Committee on Natural Resources.

Any Member wishing to offer an amendment must submit an electronic copy of the amendment and description via the 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 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 4, 2011. Both electronic and hard copies must be received by the date and time specified. Members should draft their amendments to the text of the bill as reported by the Committee on Natural Resources, 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 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 Adam Jarvis of the Committee staff at extension 5-9191.

Sincerely,

DAVID DREIER

Apr 27, 2011 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. in H-313 The Capitol on the following measures: 

May 4, 2011 Announcement

May 4, 2011

Dear Colleague:

The Committee on Rules may meet the week of May 9th to grant a rule that could limit the amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 1231, to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to require that each 5-year offshore oil and gas leasing program offer leasing in the areas with the most prospective oil and gas resources, to establish a domestic oil and natural gas production goal, and for other purposes. The bill was ordered reported, as amended, on April 13th by the Committee on Natural Resources. The Committee filed its report (H.Rept. 112-69) with the House on May 2, 2011.

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 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 10, 2011. Both electronic and hard copies must be received by the date and time specified. Members should draft their amendments to the text of the bill as ordered reported by the Committee on Natural Resources, 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 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 Jenny Gorski of the Committee staff at extension 5-9191.

Sincerely,

DAVID DREIER

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