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Announcement - Meeting Announcement for H.R. 648 — Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019

Jan 17, 2019

The Committee on Rules will also meet at 5:00 PM today in H-313 The Capitol on the following emergency measure:

  • H. J. Res. 31—Making further continuing appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for fiscal year 2019, and for other purposes.

 


 

The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 5:00 PM in H-313 The Capitol on the following measure:

Press Release - McGovern Amendment Sets Up Vote to Ban Using Disaster Funding to Build the President’s Border Wall

Jan 15, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC —Rules Committee Chairman James P. McGovern (D-MA) today submitted an amendment to H.R. 268, the Supplemental Appropriations Act, to prevent funding in the bill from being used to build President Trump’s border wall. The amendment, which states that none of the funds in the bill for the Army Corps of Engineers or Department of Homeland Security may be used to plan, develop, or construct the border wall, comes as President Trump considers using disaster funding to build the wall. A vote on this amendment could come as soon as tomorrow.

Press Release - On the House Floor, Chairman McGovern Leads Passage of Rule to Consider Legislation to End Trump Shutdown & Urges Senate Action

Jan 9, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC — On the House Floor today, Rules Committee Chairman James P. McGovern (D-MA) led passage of a rule to consider a series of four appropriations bills to end the Trump Shutdown and urged the Senate to act. The bipartisan Agriculture, Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, Financial Services-General Government, and Interior-Environment Appropriations bills are virtually identical to the bills the Senate passed by a veto-proof 92 to 6 margin in August.

Press Release - Chairman McGovern Advances Legislation to End Trump Shutdown Ahead of the President’s Address

Jan 8, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC — Rules Committee Chairman James P. McGovern (D-MA) tonight advanced the bipartisan Agriculture, Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, Financial Services-General Government, and Interior-Environment Appropriations bills to the House Floor to end the Trump Shutdown ahead of the president’s address tonight. The legislation is virtually identical to the four appropriations bills that passed the Senate 92 to 6 in August. The rule allowing for consideration of these bills will be debated on the House Floor tomorrow.

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