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Committee Schedule

Jan 20 Sat
11:30 am Meeting
H-313, The Capitol

Please note this is an emergency meeting.

H. Res. ____ — Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules.

Latest News

Rule Reported for Same Day & Suspension Authority Extension

The Rules Committee held an emergency meeting on Saturday, January 20 at 11:30am and reported a rule for to extend same day authority through January 29, 2018 and extend suspension authority through January 28, 2018..

 

Rule Reported for CR

The Rules Committee reported a rule for the consideration of Senate Amendment to H.R. 195 -  Federal Register Printing Savings Act of 2017 [Extension of Continuing Appropriations] on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.

Rule Reported for Born-Alive Abortion Bill

The Rules Committee reported a closed rule for H.R. 4712 - Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

Rule Reported for Home Mortgage Bill & World Bank Bill

The Rules Committee reported a structured rule for H.R. 3326 - World Bank Accountability Act of 2017 and reported a closed rule for H.R. 2954 - Home Mortgage Disclosure Adjustment Acton on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

Rule Reported for FISA Bill

The Rules Committee reported a structured rule for S. 139 - Rapid DNA Act of 2017 [FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017] on Tuesday, January 9, 2018.

Rule Reported for Tribal Bill

The Rules Committee reported a closed rule for  S. 140 - To amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund on Tuesday, January 9, 2018.

Rule Reported for CR & Disaster Supplemental

The Rules Committee held a meeting on Tuesday, December 19 at 3:00 pm on the Senate Amendment to H.R. 1370. The meeting was recessed subject to the call of the chair. On Thursday, December 21 the Rules Committee reconvened for an emergency meeting at 8:00 am and reported a rule for the consideration of Senate Amendment to H.R. 1370 — Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign Authorization Act of 2017 [Further Continuing Resolution] and reported a closed rule for H.R. 4667 - Making further supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, for disaster assistance for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and calendar year 2017 wildfires, and for other purposes.

Rule Reported for Conference Report to Tax Bill & SIFI Bill

The Rules Committee reported a rule for the consideration of the Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 1 - Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and reported a closed rule for H.R. 3312 - Systemic Risk Designation Improvement Act of 2017 on Monday, December 18, 2017.

Rule Reported for Iran Transparency Bill & Iran Airline Sales Bill

The Rules Committee reported a structured rule for  H.R. 1638 - Iranian Leadership Asset Transparency Act and reported a structured rule for H.R. 4324 - Strengthening Oversight of Iran's Access to Finance Act on Tuesday, December 12, 2017.

Rule Reported for Privacy Notice Bill & Proxy Firm Bill

The Rules Committee reported a structured rule for H.R. 2396 – Privacy Notification Technical Clarification Act and reported a closed rule for H.R. 4015 - Corporate Governance Reform and Transparency Act of 2017 on Tuesday, December 12, 2017.

Rule Reported for Mortgage Loan Bill, Mergers Bill, & CR

The Rules Committee reported a structured rule for H.R. 477 - Small Business Mergers, Acquisitions, Sales, and Brokerage Simplification Act of 2017, reported a structured rule for H.R. 3971 - Community Institution Mortgage Relief Act of 2017, and reported a closed rule for H. J. Res. 123 - The Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 on Wednesday, December 6, 2017.

Rule Reported for Concealed Carry Bill

The Rules Committee reported a closed rule for H.R. 38 - Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 on Tuesday, December 5, 2017.

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