Announcements

Jul 1, 2011 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. in H-313 The Capitol on the following measure:

Jun 29, 2011 Announcement

June 29, 2011

Dear Colleague:

The Committee on Rules may meet the week of July 4th to grant a rule that could limit the amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 1309, the Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2011.

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 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 6, 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 Financial Services Committee, which is posted on the Rules Committee website. 

Members should also 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

Jul 6, 2011 Announcement

July 6, 2011 

Dear Colleague:

The Committee on Rules may meet the week of July 11th to grant a rule that could limit the amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 2018, the Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act of 2011. The Rules Committee has changed the amendment deadline to 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 12, 2011 and posted new text reflecting the bill as ordered reported by the Committee.  The bill was ordered reported on June 22nd by the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

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 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 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 Transportation and Infrastructure (not as introduced), 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 Lydia Calio of the Committee staff at extension 5-9191.

Sincerely, 

DAVID DREIER

Jul 15, 2011 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, July 18, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. in H-313 The Capitol on the following measure:

Jul 15, 2011 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. in H-313 The Capitol on the following measure:

Jul 14, 2011 Announcement

July 14, 2011

Dear Colleague:

The Committee on Rules may meet the week of July 18th to grant a rule that could limit the amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 1315, the Consumer Financial Protection Safety and Soundness Improvement Act of 2011.

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 4 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19, 2011 Both electronic and hard copies must be received by the date and time specified. 

Members should draft their amendments to the Rules Committee Print dated July 14, 2011, which is posted on the Rules Committee website.  The Rules Committee Print consists of the text of H.R. 1315, H.R. 1121, and H.R. 1667 as reported by the Committee on Financial Services with technical and conforming changes.

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

 

Jul 15, 2011 Announcement

July 15, 2011

Dear Colleague:

The Committee on Rules may meet the week of July 18th to grant a rule that could limit the amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 2551, the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2012.

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 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19, 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 Appropriations, which is posted 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.

Jul 18, 2011 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. or at the beginning of the last vote on the House floor (whichever comes later) in H-313 The Capitol on the following measures:

Jul 16, 2011 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Thursday, July 21, 2011 at the beginning of the last vote during the 2:45 p.m. vote series in H-313 The Capitol on the following mesure:

Jul 19, 2011 Announcement

July 19, 2011

Dear Colleague:

The Committee on Rules may meet the week of July 25th to grant a rule that could limit the amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 1938, to direct the President to expedite the consideration and approval of the construction and operation of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, and for other purposes. The bill was ordered reported on June 23rd 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 Monday, July 25, 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

 

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