Announcements

Oct 24, 2019 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will still meet today at 5:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

  • H. Res. 296 — Affirming the United States record on the Armenian Genocide.
  • H.R. 823 — Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act
  • H.R. 1373 — Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act
  • H.R. 2181 — Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act of 2019

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

  • H.R. 4695 — Protect Against Conflict by Turkey Act [The Majority Leader has announced H.R. 4695 will be considered under suspension of the Rules.]

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The Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, October 28, 2019 at 5:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

  • H.R. 4695 — Protect Against Conflict by Turkey Act
  • H. Res. 296 — Affirming the United States record on the Armenian Genocide.
  • H.R. 823 — Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act
  • H.R. 1373 — Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act
  • H.R. 2181 — Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act of 2019
Oct 22, 2019 Announcement

October 22, 2019

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 2181–Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act of 2019

Dear Colleague:                          

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of October 28 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 2181 – Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection 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 factual summary 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, October 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 the text of H.R. 2181, as reported by the Committee on Natural Resources, and 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 225-9091.

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

 

Oct 22, 2019 Announcement

October 22, 2019

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 1373–Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act

Dear Colleague:                          

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of October 28 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 1373 – Grand Canyon Centennial Protection 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 factual summary 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, October 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 the text of H.R. 1373, as reported by the Committee on Natural Resources, and 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 Eric Delaney of the Committee staff at 225-9091.

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

 

Oct 22, 2019 Announcement

October 22, 2019

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 823–Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act

Dear Colleague:                          

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of October 28 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 823 – Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy 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 factual summary 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, October 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 the text of H.R. 823, as reported by the Committee on Natural Resources, and 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 of the Committee staff at 225-9091.

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

 

Oct 18, 2019 Announcement

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

  • H. Res. ___ — Opposing President Trump’s decision to hold the 2020 G7 Summit at his Trump National Doral golf resort, and rejecting his practice of accepting foreign government Emoluments without obtaining Congress’ affirmative consent, and for other purposes.

The Committee on Rules will still meet on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 3:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:

  • H.R. 4617 — Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy (SHIELD) Act

 

The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 3:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

  • H.R. 4617 — Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy (SHIELD) Act
  • H. Res. ___ — Opposing President Trump’s decision to hold the 2020 G7 Summit at his Trump National Doral golf resort, and rejecting his practice of accepting foreign government Emoluments without obtaining Congress’ affirmative consent, and for other purposes.
Oct 17, 2019 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, October 21, 2019 at 5:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:

  • H.R. 2513 — Corporate Transparency Act of 2019
Oct 16, 2019 Announcement

October 16, 2019

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 4617–Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy (SHIELD) Act

Dear Colleague:                          

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of October 21 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 4617 – Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy (SHIELD) 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 factual summary 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, October 21, 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 116-35, showing the text of H.R. 4617, as ordered reported by the Committee on House Administration, with reserved text as introduced, 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

Chairman

Committee on Rules

 

Oct 15, 2019 Announcement

October 15, 2019

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 2513–Corporate Transparency Act of 2019

Dear Colleague:                          

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of October 21 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 2513 – Corporate Transparency 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 factual summary 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, October 18, 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. 2513, as reported by the Committee on the Financial Services, 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

Chairman

Committee on Rules

 

Oct 10, 2019 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 5:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

  • H.R. 1815 — SEC Disclosure Effectiveness Testing Act
  • H.R. 3624 — Outsourcing Accountability Act of 2019
Oct 7, 2019 Announcement

October 7, 2019

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 3624–Outsourcing Accountability Act of 2019

Dear Colleague:                          

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of October 14 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 3624 – Outsourcing Accountability 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 factual summary 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 Thursday, October 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 H.R. 3624, as reported by the Committee on the Financial Services, 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

Chairman

Committee on Rules

 

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