Announcements

Apr 3, 2019 Announcement

April 3, 2019

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 1644–Save the Internet Act of 2019

Dear Colleague:                                                   

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of April 8, 2019, to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 1644  Save the Internet 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, 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 116-10, 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 Lori Ismail or Eric Delaney of the Committee staff at 225-9091.

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Mar 28, 2019 Announcement

The Committee will reconvene today, Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at 2:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol to conclude consideration of the following measure:

  • H.R. 1585—Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019

 


 

The Committee stands in recess subject to the call of the Chair, and is likely to reconvene tomorrow.


 

The Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, April 1, 2019 at 5:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

  • H.R. 1585—Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019
  • H. Res. __—Condemning the Trump Administration’s Legal Campaign to Take Away Americans’ Health Care.
  • S.J. Res. 7—To direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress.

 

Mar 25, 2019 Announcement

March 25, 2019

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 1585 – Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019

Dear Colleague:                                                   

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of April 1, 2019, to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 1585  Violence Against Women Reauthorization 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 Thursday, March 28, 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 116-9, which contains the text of H.R. 1585, as ordered reported by the Committee on the Judiciary, 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 or Matthew Price of the Committee staff at 225-9091.

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Mar 21, 2019 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, March 25, 2019 at 5:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

  • H.R. 7—Paycheck Fairness Act
  • H. Res. 124—Expressing opposition to banning service in the Armed Forces by openly transgender individuals.

 

Mar 13, 2019 Announcement

March 14, 2019

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 7 – Paycheck Fairness Act

Dear Colleague:                                                   

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of March 25, 2019, to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 7  Paycheck Fairness 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 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19, 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 116-8, which contains the text of H.R. 7, as ordered reported by the Committee on Education and Labor, 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 of the Committee staff at 225-9091.

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Mar 7, 2019 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, March 11, 2019 at 5:00 PM in H-313 The Capitol on the following measure:

  • H. Con. Res. 24—Expressing the sense of Congress that the report of Special Counsel Mueller should be made available to the public and to Congress.
Mar 1, 2019 Announcement

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

  • H.R. 1—For the People Act of 2019
Feb 26, 2019 Announcement

February 26, 2019

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 1 – For the People Act of 2019

Dear Colleague:                                                   

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of March 4, 2019, to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 1  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 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 1, 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 116-7, which contains the text of H.R. 1, as ordered reported by the Committee on House Administration with modification, 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 Matt Price and Eric Delaney of the Committee staff at 225-9091.

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Feb 22, 2019 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will also meet on Monday, February 25, 2019 at 5:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following emergency measure:

  • H.J. Res. 46 — Relating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019.

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The Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, February 25, 2019 at 5:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

  • H.R. 8 — Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019
  • H.R. 1112 — Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019

 

Feb 21, 2019 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, February 25, 2019 at 5:00 PM in H-313 The Capitol on the following measures:

  • H.R. 8—Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019
  • H.R. 1112—Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019

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