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Blog Post - Survey of Activities for the First Quarter of the 112th Congress

Jun 28, 2011

The Committee on Rules filed its Survey of Activities for the first quarter of the 112th Congress on June 28, 2011. This report contains a complete listing of the Committee's activities to date, as well as statistical, historical, and other background information.  H. Rept. 112-129 was adopted by voice vote by the Committee on Rules on June 22, 2011.

Blog Post - Why the "Deemer" is a Necessary Step

Jun 1, 2011

In addition to the open amendment process for consideration of the fiscal year 2012 homeland appropriations bill, the rule also contains language to put temporary budget enforcement mechanisms in place. This will allow the House to continue to consider the FY 2012 appropriations bills, even though the Senate has failed to act on a budget of its own.