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Apr 28, 2021 Press Release

Chairman McGovern Opens First Rules Committee Hearing Examining How to End Hunger in America

Pushes for a White House hunger conference, calls on Congress and the Biden administration to equitably end food insecurity

Apr 21, 2021 Press Release

Chairman McGovern Announces Rules Committee Hearing Examining the Hunger Crisis in America  

Will explore steps Congress and the Biden administration could take finally end food insecurity in this country

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Announcements

Jan 25, 2022 Announcement

January 25, 2022

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 4521 – America COMPETES Act of 2022

Dear Colleague:

 

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of January 31, 2022, to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 4521, the America COMPETES Act of 2022.

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 by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 28, 2022. 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 117-31, showing the text of the America COMPETES Act of 2022, 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 Lori Ismail of the Committee staff at 202-225-9091.

 

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

Jan 24, 2022 Announcement

January 24, 2022

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 3485 – Global Respect Act

Dear Colleague:

 

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of January 31, 2022, to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 3485, the Global Respect 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 by 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 28, 2022. 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 117-30, showing the text of H.R. 3485, as reported by the Committee on Foreign Affairs, 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 or Lori Ismail of the Committee staff at 202-225-9091.

 

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

Jan 24, 2022 Announcement

January 24, 2022

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 4445 – Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021

Dear Colleague:

 

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of January 31, 2022, to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 4445, the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021.

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 by 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 28, 2022. 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 117-29, showing the text of H.R. 4445, as ordered reported by the Committee on the Judiciary, 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 202-225-9091.

 

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

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