Announcements

Mar 10, 2023 Announcement

ANNOUNCEMENT

H.R. 5 – Parents Bill of Rights Act

Dear Colleague:                  

The Committee on Rules may meet the week of March 20th to provide for floor consideration of H.R. 5.

If a Member wishes to offer an amendment for consideration, they 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 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 16, 2023. 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 118-2, 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 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 Shepard of the Committee staff at Eric.Shepard@mail.house.gov or at 202-225-9191.

Sincerely,

Tom Cole

Chairman

House Committee on Rules

Mar 3, 2023 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet Tuesday, March 7, 2023 at 3:00 PM EST in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

  • S. 619 – COVID-19 Origin Act of 2023
  • H.J. Res. 27 - Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers, Department of Defense and the Environmental Protection Agency relating to ‘‘Revised Definition of ‘Waters of the United States’’’.
  • H.R. 140 - Protecting Speech from Government Interference Act
Feb 28, 2023 Announcement

ANNOUNCEMENT

H.R. 140 – Protecting Speech from Government Interference Act

Dear Colleague:                  

The Committee on Rules may meet the week of March 6th to provide for floor consideration of H.R. 140.

If a Member wishes to offer an amendment for consideration, they 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 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 3, 2023. 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 118-1, 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 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 Emily Ackerman of the Committee staff at Emily.Ackerman@mail.house.gov or at 202-225-9191.

Sincerely,

Tom Cole

Chairman

House Committee on Rules

Feb 23, 2023 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet Monday, February 27, 2023 at 5:00 PM EST in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

  • H.R. 347 — Reduce Exacerbated Inflation Negatively Impacting the Nation Act
  • H.J. Res. 30 — Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to "Prudence and Loyalty in Selecting Plan Investments and Exercising Shareholder Rights".
Feb 17, 2023 Announcement

 

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ANNOUNCEMENT

H.R. 347 – Reduce Exacerbated Inflation Negatively Impacting the Nation Act

Dear Colleague:                  

The Committee on Rules may meet the week of February 27th to provide for floor consideration of H.R. 347.

If a Member wishes to offer an amendment for consideration, they 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 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 23, 2023. 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 H.R. 347, 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 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 Emily Ackerman of the Committee staff at Emily.Ackerman@mail.house.gov or at 202-225-9191.

Sincerely,

Tom Cole

Chairman

House Committee on Rules

Feb 2, 2023 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet Monday, February 6, 2022 at 5:00 PM EST in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

  • H.R. 185 — To terminate the requirement imposed by the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for proof of COVID-19 vaccination for foreign travelers, and for other purposes.
  • H.J. Res. 24 — Disapproving the action of the District of Columbia Council in approving the Local Resident Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2022.
  • H.J. Res. 26 — Disapproving the action of the District of Columbia Council in approving the Revised Criminal Code Act of 2022.

 

Feb 2, 2023 Announcement

 

ANNOUNCEMENT

H.R. 185 – To terminate the requirement imposed by the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for proof of COVID-19 vaccination for foreign travelers, and for other purposes.

Dear Colleague:                  

The Committee on Rules may meet the week of February 6th to provide for floor consideration of H.R. 185.

If a Member wishes to offer an amendment for consideration, they 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 Monday, February 6, 2023. 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 H.R. 185, 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 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 Steve Waskiewicz of the Committee staff at Steve.Waskiewicz@mail.house.gov or at 202-225-9191.

Sincerely,

Tom Cole

Chairman

House Committee on Rules

Jan 31, 2023 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will reconvene at 6:30 PM EST today, Tuesday, January 31, 2023. At that time, the Committee will consider the following emergency measure:

  • H. Res. 76 – Removing a certain Member from a certain standing committee of the House

 


 

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

 


 

The Committee on Rules will meet Tuesday, January 31, 2023 at 2:00 PM EST in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:

Jan 27, 2023 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet Tuesday, January 31, 2023 at 2:00 PM EST in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:

Jan 26, 2023 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet Monday, January 30, 2023 at 5:00 PM EST in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

  • H.J. Res 7 - Relating to a national emergency declared by the President on March 13, 2020.
  • H.R. 139 – SHOW UP Act
  • H.R. 382 – Pandemic is Over Act
  • H.R. 497 – Freedom for Health Care Workers Act

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