Announcements

Feb 1, 2012 Announcement

February 1, 2012

Dear Colleague:

The Committee on Rules may meet the week of February 6th to grant a rule that could limit the amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 3521, the Expedited Line-Item Veto and Rescissions Act of 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 11 a.m. on Monday, February 6, 2012.  Both electronic and hard copies must be received by the date and time specified. 

Members should draft their amendments to the Rules Committee Print 112-12 dated February 1, 2012, which is posted on the Rules Committee website.  The Rules Committee Print combines the text of H.R. 3521, reported by the Committee on the Budget and the Committee on Rules.

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

Jan 31, 2012 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Friday, February 3, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. in H-313 The Capitol on the following measure: 

Jan 27, 2012 Announcement

January 27, 2012

Dear Colleague:

The Committee on Rules may meet the week of January 30th to grant a rule that could limit the amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 1734, the Civilian Property Realignment Act.  The bill was ordered reported on October 13th 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 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 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 2, 2012. Both electronic and hard copies must be received by the date and time specified.  Members should draft their amendments to the Rules Committee Print 112-11, dated January 27, 2012, 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

Feb 1, 2012 Announcement

The Rules Committee will meet on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. in H-313 The Capitolon the following measures: 

Jan 27, 2012 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. in H-313 The Capitol on the following measures: 

Jan 27, 2012 Announcement

The Rules Committee will hold an emergency hearing tonight, Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at 3:00 PM in H-313 The Capitol on the following measure:

Jan 26, 2012 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will hold an original jurisdiction markup on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. in H-313 The Capitol of the following measure: 

Jan 25, 2012 Announcement

January 25, 2012

Dear Colleague:

The Committee on Rules may meet the week of January 30th to grant a rule that could limit the amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 3582, the Pro-Growth Budgeting Act of 2011.  The bill was ordered reported on January 24th by the Committee on the Budget.

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, January 31, 2012. Both electronic and hard copies must be received by the date and time specified.  Members should draft their amendments to the Rules Committee Print 112-10, dated January 25, 2012, which is available on the Rules Committee website.  The Rules Committee Print reflects the bill as ordered reported by the Committee on the Budget.

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

 

Jan 25, 2012 Announcement

January 25, 2012

Dear Colleague:

The Committee on Rules may meet the week of January 30th to grant a rule that could limit the amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 3578, the Baseline Reform Act of 2011. The bill was ordered reported, as amended, on January 24th by the Committee on the Budget.

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, January 31, 2012. Both electronic and hard copies must be received by the date and time specified.  Members should draft their amendments to the Rules Committee Print 112-9 dated January 25, 2012, which is available on the Rules Committee website.  The Rules Committee Print reflects the bill as ordered reported by the Committee on the Budget.

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 Karas Pattison of the Committee staff at extension 5-9191.

Sincerely, 

DAVID DREIER

Jan 24, 2012 Announcement

January 24, 2012

Dear Colleague:

The Committee on Rules met on January 24th and granted a rule for the consideration of H.R. 1173, the Fiscal Responsibility and Retirement Security Act of 2011, which requires that amendments be printed in the Congressional Record prior to their consideration. In order to ensure that you are able to have your amendments considered, all amendments should be submitted for printing in the Congressional Record on or before the legislative day of Tuesday, January 31, 2012.

Members should draft their amendments to the bill as ordered reported by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. A more detailed description of the “pre-printing” process can be found 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

 

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