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Structured Rule Reported for Menu Labeling Bill

The Rules Committee reported a structured rule for consideration of H.R. 2017 - Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015 on Wednesday, February 10, 2016.

Structured Rules Reported for Debt Management Bill & NSF Bill

The Rules Committee reported structured rules for consideration of H.R. 3442 - Debt Management and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2015 and H.R. 3293 - Scientific Research in the National Interest Act on Tuesday, February 9, 2016.

Structured Rules Reported for Financial Services Bills

The Rules Committee reported structured rules for consideration of H.R. 766 - Financial Institution Customer Protection Act of 2015 and H.R. 1675 - Encouraging Employee Ownership Act of 2015 on Tuesday, February 2, 2016.

Structured Rule Reported for Housing Bill

The Rules Committee reported a structured rule for consideration of H.R. 3700 - Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2015 on Monday, February 1, 2016.

Closed Rules Reported for Iran Terror Finance Tranparency Act and Joint Resolution Disapproving of the Waters of the United States Rule; Structured Rule Reported for STREAM Act

The Rules Committee reported a structured rule for consideration of H.R. 1644 - STREAM Act and closed rules for the consideration of S.J. Res. 22 - Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency relating to the definition of 'waters of the United States' under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act and H.R. 3662 - Iran Terror Finance Transparency Act on Monday, January 11, 2016.

Structured Rule Reported for Class Action Bill

The Rules Committee reported a structured rule for consideration of H.R. 1927 - Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2015 on Wednesday, January 6, 2016.

Rules Committee Democrats Oppose Extension of Overbroad Deposition Powers

WASHINGTON, DC The House Rules Committee today approved a plan to extend for another year the unrestricted authority for four House committees to conduct staff depositions at any time, on any subject, for any reason. The deposition authority allows four committees—the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Financial Services, Science and Technology, and Ways and Means—to compel American citizens to travel to Washington in order to provide testimony under oath and behind closed doors. 

Structured Rules Reported for Regulatory Package Bill & SCRUB Bill

The Rules Committee reported structured rules for consideration of H.R. 712 - Sunshine for Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act of 2015 and H.R. 1155 - SCRUB Act of 2015 on Tuesday, January 5, 2016.

Rule Reported for the Consideration of Reconciliation

The Rules Committee reported a rule providing consideration for the Senate amendment to H.R. 3762 - Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015 on Tuesday, January 5, 2016.

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