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Closed Rules Reported for Tax Extenders

The Rules Committee reported closed rules for the consideration of H.R. 3393 - Student and Family Tax Simplification Act, and H.R. 4935 - Child Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2014, on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

Structured Rules Reported for Higher Education Bills

The Rules Committee reported structured rules for the consideration of H.R. 3136 – Advancing Competency-Based Education Demonstration Project Act of 2013, and H.R. 4984 - Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act, on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

Democrats Demand to Know Cost of Boehner’s Lawsuit Against President Prior to House Vote

Democrats on the House Rules Committee sent a letter to Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions (R-TX) demanding to know the cost of the House Majority’s lawsuit against the President before lawmakers are forced to vote on the measure in late July.

Constitutional Law Experts Lawrence Tribe and Charles Tiefer: Boehner Suit “Meritless,” “An Embarrassing Loser”

Before a hearing of the Rules Committee on whether to sue the president over the Affordable Care Act, renowned constitutional law experts Lawrence Tribe of Harvard University Law School and Charles Tiefer of the University of Baltimore Law School called the suit “meritless” and “an embarrassing loser,” respectively

Closed Rule Reported for Charitable Tax Extenders

The Rules Committee reported a closed rule for the consideration of H.R. 4719 - Fighting Hunger Incentive Act of 2014 on Tuesday, July 15, 2014.

Closed Rule Reported for Highway Trust Fund Bill

The Rules Committee reported a closed rule for the consideration of H.R. 5021 - Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014 on Monday, July 14, 2014.

Closed Rule Reported for Bonus Depreciation Bill; Modified Open Rule Reported for Financial Services Appropriations Bill

The Rules Committee reported a closed rule for the consideration of H.R. 4718 - To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify and make permanent bonus depreciation, and a modified open rule for the consideration of H.R. 5016 - Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015, on Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

Structured Rule Reported for Drilling Before Everything Else Bill; Modified Open Rule Reported for Energy and Water Approps Bill

The Rules Committee reported a structured rule for the consideration of H.R. 4899 – Lowering Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America That Works Act of 2014, and a modified open rule for the consideration of H.R. 4923 - Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015, on Tuesday, June 24, 2014.

Structured Rules Reported for H.R. 6 and H.R. 3301

The Rules Committee reported structured rules for the consideration of H.R. 6 – Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act and H.R. 3301 – North American Energy Infrastructure Act on Monday, June 23, 2014.

Structured Rule Reported for CFTC Reauthorization

The Rules Committee reported a structured rule for the consideration of H.R. 4413 - Customer Protection and End User Relief Act on Wednesday, June 18, 2014.

Modified Open Rule Reported for Defense Appropriations Bill; Rule Reported for Motion to Conference on VA Legislation

The Rules Committee Reported a modified open rule for consideration of H.R. 4870 - Department of Defense Appropriations, 2015 on Tuesday, on June 17, 2014. The Committee also reported a rule making in order a motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendments to H.R. 3230 - Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014, as well as a motion to insist on the House amendment and request a conference with the Senate.

Closed Rules Reported for Tax Extender Bills; Modified Open Rule Reported for Agriculture Appropriations Bill

The Rules Committee reported closed rules for the consideration of H.R. 4453 - Permanent S Corporation Built-in Gains Recognition Period Act of 2014 and H.R. 4457 - America's Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2014, and a modified open rule for the consideration of H.R. 4800 - Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 on Tuesday, June 10, 2014.

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