Amendment Process Announcement for H.R. 4402


July 5, 2012

Dear Colleague:

th to grant a rule that could limit the amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 4402, the National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2012.

by 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 10, 2012.  Both electronic and hard copies must be received by the date and time specified. 

Rules Committee Print 112-26, which is posted on the Rules Committee website.  Rules Committee Print 112-26 is identical to the text of H.R. 4402, as ordered reported by the Committee on Natural Resources on May 16, 2012.

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 myself or Adam Jarvis of the Committee staff at extension 5-9191.




Jul 5, 2012