July 8, 2019
AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR
H.R. 3494–Damon Paul Nelson and Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018, 2019, and 2020
The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of July 15 to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 3494, the Damon Paul Nelson and Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018, 2019, and 2020.
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. Members must also submit 20 hard copies of the amendment, one copy of a brief explanation of the amendment, and an amendment login form to the Rules Committee in room H-312 of the Capitol by 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 11, 2019. Both electronic and hard copies must be received by the date and time specified. Members should draft their amendments to the text of Rules Committee Print 116-22, which contains the text of H.R. 3494, as ordered reported by the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, 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 225-9091.
James P. McGovern
The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 5:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:
- H.R. 2500—National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020
The Committee on Rules may continue consideration of H.R. 2500 on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 3:00 PM in H-313, The Capitol.
The Committee on Rules will meet on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 8:00 AM in H-313, The Capitol on the following emergency measure:
- Senate amendment to H.R. 3401—Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act, 2019