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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.

Rule Reported for Civil Service Bill & Manufactured Housing Bill

The Rules Committee reported a structured rule for H.R. 4182 - Ensuring a Qualified Civil Service Act of 2017 and reported a closed rule for H.R. 1699 – Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act of 2017 on Wednesday, November 29, 2017.

Rule Reported for Minnesota Mineral Bill & Brownfields Bill

The Rules Committee reported a closed rule for H.R. 3017 – Brownfields Enhancement, Economic Redevelopment, and Reauthorization Act of 2017 and reported a structured rule for H.R. 3905 – Minnesota's Economic Rights in the Superior National Forest Act on Tuesday, November 28, 2017.

Rules Committee Republicans Vote Against Republican Amendment to Fight Sexual Assault

During a House Committee on Rules meeting late last night on the Republican bill to provide tax cuts for the wealthy, committee Republicans voted against making several amendments in order under their closed rule, including a Republican amendment to fight sexual assault.

Rule Reported for Tax Reform Bill

The Rules Committee reported a closed rule for H.R. 1 - Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Tuesday, November 14, 2017.

Ranking Member Slaughter Statement as Republicans Work to Jam their Tax Cut for the Wealthy Through the House

House Committee on Rules Ranking Member Louise M. Slaughter (NY-25) gave the following statement at a committee meeting this evening as House Republican leaders work to jam their bill to provide a massive tax cut for the wealthy through the House.

Rule Reported for Flood Reform Bill & Conf. Rept. to H.R. 2810

The Rules Committee reported a closed rule for H.R. 2874 - 21st Century Flood Reform Act and reported a vote for consideration of the Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 2810 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 on Monday, November 13, 2017.

Rule Reported for Micro Offering Bill

The Rules Committee reported a structured rule for H.R. 2201 - Micro Offering Safe Harbor Act on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

Rule Reported for Hydropower Bill & NLRB Act

The Rules Committee reported a structured rule for H.R. 3043 - Hydropower Policy Modernization Act of 2017 and a closed rule for H.R. 3441 - Save Local Business Act on Monday, November 6, 2017. 

Rule Reported for CHIP Bill

The Rules Committee reported a closed rule for H.R. 3922 - Community Health And Medical Professionals Improve Our Nation Act of 2017 on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. 

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