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Dec 3, 2020 Press Release

Chairman McGovern Brings Historic Legislation to the House Floor to Reform Federal Cannabis Law and Make Restorative Justice a Reality

Sep 30, 2020 Press Release

Chairman McGovern Brings Updated Heroes Act to the House Floor After Months of Republican Obstruction on COVID Relief  

Sep 23, 2020 Press Release

Chairman McGovern Opens Debate on Rule to Fulfill Our Responsibilities at Home and Abroad 

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Announcements

Feb 1, 2021 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will also meet on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 1:30 PM EST via Cisco Webex on the following emergency measure:

  • H. Con. Res. 11—Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2021 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2022 through 2030.

 


 

The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 1:30 PM EST via Cisco Webex on the following items:

 

**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.

Jan 29, 2021 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 1:30 PM EST via Cisco Webex on the following items:

 

**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.

Jan 26, 2021 Announcement

January 26, 2021

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 447 – National Apprenticeship Act of 2021

Dear Colleague:                  

        

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of February 1 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 447, the National Apprenticeship 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 29, 2021. After submitting the amendment via the linked form, please follow the instructions in the automated confirmation email to finalize your submission

Amendments will only be considered submitted upon Committee receipt of the follow-up e-mail confirmation replyplease do not bring physical copies of amendments to the Rules Committee in person. 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 H.R. 447, 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 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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