WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rules Committee Ranking Member James P. McGovern (D-MA) released a statement on the new procedural steps House Democrats are taking to avoid a default on the federal debt:
“Yesterday, in step with Democratic Leader Hakeem Jefferies, I introduced a special rule that sets in motion an alternative plan to prevent a default.
McGovern Welcomes Democratic Members to the Rules Committee for the 118th Congress
McGovern Congratulates Rules Committee Chairman Tom Cole
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rules Committee Ranking Member James P. McGovern (D-MA) today congratulated Congressman Tom Cole (R-OK) on being named Chairman of the House Committee on Rules for the 118thCongress:
H.R. 2799 – Expanding Access to Capital Act of 2023
The Committee on Rules may meet the week of March 4th to provide for floor consideration of H.R. 2799.
If a Member wishes to offer an amendment for consideration, they must submit a searchable electronic copy of the amendment, which should be provided by the Office of Legislative Counsel, via the Rules Committee’s website by 12:00 PM on Tuesday, February 27, 2024. Please note that staff must be on the House network, either physically or remotely via virtual private network (VPN), in order to access the online submission form.
Members should draft their amendments to the text of H.R. 2799, which is available on the Rules Committee website.
Members should use the Office of Legislative Counsel to ensure that their amendments are drafted in the most appropriate format. 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 Jennifer Belair of the Committee staff at Jennifer.Belair@mail.house.gov or at 202-225-9191.
House Committee on Rules
The Committee on Rules will meet Wednesday, February 14, 2024 at 2:00 PM ET in H-313, The Capitol on the following measure:
- H.R. ____ – Reforming Intelligence and Securing America Act