Announcements

Nov 14, 2019 Announcement

November 14, 2019

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 1309–Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act

Dear Colleague:                          

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of November 18 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 1309 – Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers 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 4:00 p.m. on Monday, November 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 Rules Committee Print 116-37, showing the text of H.R. 1309, as ordered reported by the Committee on Education and Labor, 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

 

Nov 18, 2019 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, November 18, 2019 at 5:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following emergency measure:

  • Senate Amendment to H.R. 3055 — Commerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, Interior, Environment, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2020 [Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Further Health Extenders Act of 2019]
Nov 15, 2019 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 3:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:

  • H.R. 1309 — Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act
Nov 22, 2019 Announcement

November 22, 2019

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 2534–Insider Trading Prohibition Act

Dear Colleague:                          

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of December 2 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 2534 – Insider Trading Prohibition 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 11:00 a.m. on Monday, December 2, 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 116-39, showing the text of H.R. 2534, as reported by the Committee on Financial Services, with modifications, 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

 

Nov 29, 2019 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 5:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

  • H.R. 2534 — Insider Trading Prohibition Act
  • H. Res. 326 — Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding United States efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a negotiated two-state solution.
Dec 2, 2019 Announcement

This meeting is postponed subject to the call of the Chair. We expect to convene at approximately 6:15 PM today.

As announced by the Chair yesterday, at that time the Committee will also continue consideration of:

  • H. Res. 326 — Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding United States efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a negotiated two-state solution. [Further consideration]

 


 

 

The Committee on Rules will meet on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 5:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:

 

  • H.R. 4 — Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019
Dec 4, 2019 Announcement

December 4, 2019

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 729–Coastal and Great Lakes Communities Enhancement Act

Dear Colleague:                          

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of December 9 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 729 – Coastal and Great Lakes Communities Enhancement 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 Monday, December 9, 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 116-40, showing the text of H.R. 729, H.R. 3115, H.R. 3596, H.R. 2185, H.R. 3541, H.R. 1747, H.R. 1023, H.R. 2189, H.R. 1314, and H.R. 2405 as ordered reported by the Committee on Natural Resources, with modifications, 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

 

Dec 5, 2019 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, December 9, 2019 at 5:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:

  • H.R. 729 — Tribal Coastal Resiliency Act [Coastal and Great Lakes Communities Enhancement Act]
Dec 9, 2019 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will also meet on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 3:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following emergency measure:

 


 

The Committee on Rules will also meet on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 on the following measure, with consideration not beginning before 3:45 PM:

  • H.R. 5038 — Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019

 


 

The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 3:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:

  • H.R. 3 — Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019 [Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act]
Dec 6, 2019 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will also meet on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 on the following measure, with consideration not beginning before 3:45 PM:

  • H.R. 5038 — Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019

 


 

 

The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 3:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:

 

  • H.R. 3 — Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019 [Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act]

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