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Jun 20, 2023 Press Release

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Good afternoon. Today’s hearing covers three items. The first I’ll discuss is H.R. 3799, the CHOICE Arrangement Act, a package of bills designed to give working Americans and small businesses more options when it comes to health coverage.

Jun 12, 2023 Press Release

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Today’s hearing covers a single item, a resolution arising under the Congressional Review Act to disapprove of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives’ rule that forces millions of law-abiding gun owners, many of them disabled veterans, to dispose of or register their firearms with stabilizing braces.

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Announcements

Feb 1, 2024 Announcement

ANNOUNCEMENT

H.R. 7023 – Creating Confidence in Clean Water Permitting Act

Dear Colleague:                  

The Committee on Rules may meet the week of February 12th to provide for floor consideration of H.R. 7023.

If a Member wishes to offer an amendment for consideration, they 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 12:00 PM on Thursday, February 8, 2024.  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 118-25, 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 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 Shepard of the Committee staff at Eric.Shepard@mail.house.gov or at 202-225-9191.

Sincerely,

Tom Cole

Chairman

House Committee on Rules

Jan 29, 2024 Announcement

The Committee has reconvened.


The Committee stands in recess until the start of the last vote of this series.


The Committee on Rules will also meet on Monday, February 5, 2024 at 4:00 PM ET in H-313, The Capitol on the following emergency measure:

  • H. Res. 863 – Impeaching Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas, Secretary of Homeland Security, for high crimes and misdemeanors.

The Committee on Rules will meet Monday, February 5, 2024 at 4:00 PM ET in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:

  • H.R. 485 – Protecting Health Care for All Patients Act of 2023
Jan 26, 2024 Announcement

ANNOUNCEMENT

H.R. 485 – Protecting Health Care for All Patients Act of 2023

Dear Colleague:                  

The Committee on Rules may meet the week of February 5th to provide for floor consideration of H.R. 485.

If a Member wishes to offer an amendment for consideration, they 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 12:00 PM on Thursday, February 1, 2024.  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. 485, 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 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 Steve Waskiewicz of the Committee staff at Steve.Waskiewicz@mail.house.gov or at 202-225-9191.

Sincerely,

Tom Cole

Chairman

House Committee on Rules

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