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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

Jul 11, 2021 Announcement

July 12, 2021

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 2467 – PFAS Action Act of 2021

 

Dear Colleague:

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of July 19 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 2467, the PFAS Action 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 Thursday, July 15, 2021

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 117-10, which contains the text of H.R. 2467, as ordered reported by the Committee on Energy and Commerce and 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

Jun 24, 2021 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will also meet on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at 2:00 PM EDT in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:

  • H.R. 3684—INVEST in America Act [Amendment Consideration]

 

**PLEASE NOTE:

  • The Committee on Rules is following guidance from the Office of the Attending Physician (OAP) that requires all individuals who are not fully-vaccinated to wear face coverings and to maintain social distancing separations, which may not be possible in H-313 due to space constraints.
  • Members intending to join proceeding(s) virtually should notify the Committee’s majority staff as soon as possible in order to receive instructions for connecting via the Cisco WebEx platform.
Jun 28, 2021 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will also meet during its ongoing meeting on the following emergency measure, with consideration not beginning before 5:30 PM EDT:

  • H. Res. 503— Establishing the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol.

 

The Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, June 28, 2021 at 3:00 PM EDT in H-313, The Capitol on the following measures:

  • H.R. 3684—INVEST in America Act [General Debate]
  • H.R. 2662—IG Independence and Empowerment Act
  • H.R. 3005—To direct the Joint Committee on the Library to replace the bust of Roger Brooke Taney in the Old Supreme Court Chamber of the United States Capitol with a bust of Thurgood Marshall to be obtained by the Joint Committee on the Library and to remove certain statues from areas of the United States Capitol which are accessible to the public, to remove all statues of individuals who voluntarily served the Confederate States of America from display in the United States Capitol, and for other purposes.

 

The Committee on Rules will also meet on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at 2:00 PM EDT in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:

  • H.R. 3684—INVEST in America Act [Amendment Consideration]

 

**PLEASE NOTE:

  • The Committee on Rules is following guidance from the Office of the Attending Physician (OAP) that requires all individuals who are not fully-vaccinated to wear face coverings and to maintain social distancing separations, which may not be possible in H-313 due to space constraints.
  • Members intending to join proceeding(s) virtually should notify the Committee’s majority staff as soon as possible in order to receive instructions for connecting via the Cisco WebEx platform.

 

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