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Modified-Open Rule Reported for E&W Appropriations Bill

The Rules Committee reported a modified-open rule for consideration of H.R. 5055 - Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017 on Monday, May 23, 2016.

Closed Rule Reported for Zika Bill & Rule Provided for Consideration of TSCA Bill

The Rules Committee reported a closed rule for consideration of H.R. 897 - Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2015 (Zika Vector Control Act) and a rule providing consideration for the Senate amendment to H.R. 2576 - TSCA Modernization Act of 2015 on Tuesday, May 17, 2016.

Modified-Open Rule Reported for MilCon-VA Appropriations Bill & Closed Rule Reported for Zika Bill

The Rules Committee reported a closed rule for consideration of H.R. 5243 - Zika Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2016 and a modified-open rule for H.R. 4974 - Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017 on Tuesday, May 17, 2016.

Structured Rule Reported for NDAA [Amendment Consideration]

The Rules Committee held a second meeting on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 on H.R. 4909 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 and reported a structured rule.

Structured Rule Reported for NDAA [General Debate]

The Rules Committee reported a structured rule for consideration of H.R. 4909 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 on Monday, May 16, 2016.

Closed Rule Reported for Senate Opioid Bill

The Rules Committee reported a closed rule for consideration of S. 524 - Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016 on Thursday, May 12, 2016.

Structured Rules Reported for Opioid Bills

The Rules Committee reported strucutred rules for consideration of H.R. 4641 - To provide for the establishment of an inter-agency task force to review, modify, and update best practices for pain management and prescribing pain medication, and for other purposes and H.R. 5046 - Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Reduction Act of 2016 on Tuesday, May 10, 2016.

Closed Rules Reported for DC Voucher Bill & CRA Disapproving Fiduciary Rule

The Rules Committee reported closed rules for consideration of H.R. 4901 - Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Reauthorization Act and H.J. Res. 88 - Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to the definition of the term "Fiduciary" on Wednesday, April 27, 2016.

Structured Rule Reported for HALOS Bill

The Rules Committee reported a structured rule for consideration of H.R. 4498 - HALOS Act on Tuesday, April 26, 2016.

Closed Rule Reported for IRS Workforce Integrity & Structured Rule Reported for IRS Bonuses Bill

The Rules Committee reported a structured rule for consideration of H.R. 4890 - To impose a ban on the payment of bonuses to employees of the Internal Revenue Service until the Secretary of the Treasury develops and implements a comprehensive customer service strategy and a closed rule for H.R. 3724 - Ensuring Integrity in the IRS Workforce Act of 2015 on Monday, April 18, 2016.

Structured Rule Reported for No Hires for the Delinquent IRS Bill & Closed Rule for OWES Bill

The Rules Committee reported a structured rule for consideration of H.R. 1206 - No Hires for the Delinquent IRS Act and a closed rule for H.R. 4885 - IRS Oversight While Eliminating Spending (OWES) Act of 2016 on Monday, April 18, 2016.

Slaughter Statement on Attempts to Roll Back the Historic Financial Reform Law

Rules Committee Ranking Member Louise Slaughter (NY-25) issued the following statement as the House of Representatives considers H.R. 3340 and H.R. 3791 today, legislation that would roll back the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law. Slaughter was instrumental in this historic legislation as it passed through her Rules Committee.

Structured Rule Reported for Broadband Internet Bill

The Rules Committee reported a structured rule for consideration of H.R. 2666 - No Rate Regulation of Broadband Internet Access Act on Tuesday, April 12, 2016.

Structured Rules Reported for Financial Services Bills

The Rules Committee reported structured rules for consideration of H.R. 3340 - Financial Stability Oversight Council Reform Act; H.R. 3791 - To raise the consolidated assets threshold under the small bank holding company policy statement, and for other purposes on Tuesday, April 12, 2016.

Requirement for Amendments to Budget Resolutions

Please read the Rules Committee Majority’s announcement regarding the requirement for amendments to budget resolutions.

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