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Closed Rule Reported for GOP Healthcare Repeal Bill

The Rules Committee reported a closed rule for H.R. 1628- American Health Care Act of 2017 on Friday, March 24, 2017.

Martial Law (Same-day) Rule Reported

 

After meeting in the Rules Committee for over twelve hours on the Republican AHCA bill the Majority was unable to report out a rule on their health care plan and instead issued a Martial Law (same-day) Rule. This rule provides same-day consideration authority for ANY rule, through the Legislative day of March 27, 2017. 

Closed Rule Reported for Anti-Trust Bill

The Rules Committee reported a closed rule for H.R. 372 – Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2017 on Monday, March 20, 2017.

Structured Rule Reported for the Small Business Bill

The Rules Committee reported a structured rule for H.R. 1101 - Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2017 on Monday, March 20, 2017.

Structured Rules Reported for VA Accountability Bill, VA Improved Hiring Bill, and Closed Rule Reported for VA 2nd Amendment Right Bill

The Rules Committee reported structureds rules for H.R. 1367 - To improve the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to hire and retain physicians and other employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs and H.R. 1259 - VA Accountability First Act of 2017 and a closed rule for H.R. 1181 - Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act on Wednesday, March 15, 2017.

Ranking Member Slaughter Welcomes Republican’s Request for an Open Rule on the Health Care Repeal Bill

Rules Committee Ranking Member Louise Slaughter (NY-25) issued the following statement in reaction to Republican Representative Jim Jordan’s (R-OH) request for an open rule for the Republican health care bill. 

Structured Rules Reported for LARA Bill and Class Action Bill

The Rules Committee reported structured rules for H.R. 720 – Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2017 and H.R. 985 – Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017 on Wednesday, March 8, 2017.

Structured Rule Reported for Fraudulent Joinder Bill

The Rules Committee reported a structured rule for H.R. 725 - Innocent Party Protection Act on Tuesday, March 7, 2017.

Closed Rule Reported for Defense Appropriations Bill

The Rules Committee reported a closed rule for H.R. 1301 - Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017 on Tuesday, March 7, 2017.

Structured Rules Reported for Regulatory Integrity Bill & OIRA Bill

The Rules Committee reported structured rules for H.R. 1004 - Regulatory Integrity Act of 2017 and H.R. 1009 – OIRA Insight, Reform, and Accountability Act on Tuesday, February 28, 2017.

Structured Rule Reported for SCRUB Act & Closed Rule Reported for CRA Resolution Disapproving of OSHA Rule

The Rules Committee reported a structured rule for H.R. 998 - Searching For and Cutting Regulations That Are Unnecessarily Burdendensome Act and a closed rule for H.J. Res. 83 - Disapproving the rule submitted by the department of labor relating to "clarification of employer's continuing obligation to make and maintain an accurate record of each recordable injury and illness" on Monday, February 27, 2017.

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