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May 15, 2020 Press Release

On May 15, 2020, the House adopted House Resolution 965 to ensure Congress can continue legislating during COVID-19.

May 14, 2020 Press Release

Chairman McGovern Urges Passage Resolution Temporarily Implementing Remote Voting and Virtual Committee Proceedings

Ensures Congress Can Continue Legislating During the Coronavirus Pandemic

“Convening Congress must not turn into a super-spreader event”

May 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD), Committee on House Administration Chairperson Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), and Rules Committee Chairman James P.

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Announcements

Jun 22, 2020 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 11:00 AM EDT via Cisco Webex on the following measures:

  • H.R. 7120—George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020
  • H.R. 1425—State Health Care Premium Reduction Act [Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act]
  • H.R. 51—Washington, D.C. Admission Act
  • H.R. 5332—Protecting Your Credit Score Act of 2019
  • H.J. Res. 90—Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency relating to "Community Reinvestment Act Regulations".

 

**PLEASE NOTE:

  • This proceeding will be streamed live on rules.house.gov. Information will be provided separately to Members on how to join via the Cisco Webex platform.

  • Members intending to testify during this meeting should notify the Rules Committee of their interest in order to receive instructions on how to participate.

May 26, 2020 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 9:00 AM on the following emergency measure:

  • Senate Amendments to H.R. 6172—USA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act of 2020
    • Rule Hearing on Cisco Webex; followed by

    • Rule Markup in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building

 

**PLEASE NOTE:

  • This proceeding will be streamed live on https://rules.house.gov/. Information will be provided separately to Members on how to join the Rule Hearing via the Cisco Webex platform.

  • Members intending to testify during the Rule Hearing should notify the Rules Committee of their interest in order to receive instructions on how to participate.

  • The Committee on Rules is following guidelines developed in consultation with the Office of the Attending Physician (OAP) and the House Sergeant at Arms. The OAP recommends all individuals maintain 6-foot social distance spacing as much as practicable when in the Capitol Complex. Additionally, the OAP recommends the use of a face covering by in-person attendees of this proceeding.

May 12, 2020 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 11:00 AM in 1100 Longworth House Office Building on the following measures:

  • H. Res. ___—Authorizing remote voting by proxy in the House of Representatives and providing for official remote committee proceedings during a public health emergency due to a novel coronavirus, and for other purposes.  [Original Jurisdiction Hearing and Markup, Rule]
  • H.R. ___—The Heroes Act.  [Rule]

 

**PLEASE NOTE: Members intending to testify during the original jurisdiction hearing portion of this meeting should notify the Rules Committee of their interest. The Committee on Rules is following guidelines developed in consultation with the Office of the Attending Physician (OAP) and the House Sergeant at Arms. The OAP recommends all individuals maintain 6-foot social distance spacing as much as practicable when in the Capitol Complex. Additionally, the OAP recommends the use of a face covering by attendees of this proceeding, including witnesses.

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