Survey of Activities of the 114th Congress

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Closed Rules Reported for CRA Resolutions Disapproving of the Title X Family Planning Rule and the Alaska Predator Rule

The Rules Committee reported closed rules for  H.J. Res. 69 - Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Department of the Interior relating to "Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife, and Public Participation and Closure Procedures, on National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska" and H.J. Res. 43 - Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to compliance with title X requirements by project recipients in selecting subrecipients on Tuesday, February 14, 2017.

Closed Rules Reported for CRA's Disapproving of two DOL Retirement Rules

The Rules Committee reported closed rules for H.J. Res. 66 - Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to savings arrangements established by States for non-governmental employees and H.J. Res. 67 - Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to savings arrangements established by qualified State political subdivisions for non-governmental employees on Monday, February 13, 2017.

Closed Rules Reported for Red River Bill & CRA Resolution Disapproving of Dug Testing Rule

The Rules Committee reported closed rules for H.R. 428 - Red River Gradient Boundary Survey Act and H.J. Res. 42 - Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to drug testing of unemployment compensation applicants on Tuesday, February 7, 2017.

Closed Rules Reported for the CRA Resolution Disapproving of the BLM Planning 2.0 Rule, the ESSA Accountability Rule, and the Teacher Prep Rule

The Rules Committee reported closed rules for H.J. Res. 44 - Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior relating to Bureau of Land Management regulations that establish the procedures used to prepare, revise, or amend land use plans pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976; H.J. Res. 57 - Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to accountability and State plans under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965; and H.J. Res. 58 - Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to teacher preparation issues on Monday, February 6, 2017. 

 

Slaughter Responds to Republicans Blocking Consideration of Legislation to Rescind the President’s Executive Order on Immigration

Rules Committee Ranking Member Louise Slaughter (NY-25) reacted to House Republicans voting tonight to block consideration of The Statue of Liberty Values Act, legislation to defund and rescind President Donald Trump’s harmful executive order banning travel from Muslim countries and suspending the refugee program. In voting for the previous question, Republicans prevented a debate on this bill.

Closed Rules Reported for CRA Resolutions Disaprroving of the BLM Methane Rule & the Fair Pay Rule

The Rules Committee reported closed rules for H.J. Res. 36- Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Bureau of Land Management relating to 'Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation" and H.J. Res. 37- Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Defense, the General Services Administration, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration relating to the Federal Acquisition Regulation on Tuesday, January 31, 2017.

Closed Rule Reported for CRA Resolution Disapproving of Stream Protection Rule

The Rules Committee reported a closed rule for H.J. Res. 38 - Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule on Monday, January 30, 2017.

Closed Rules Reported for CRA Resolutions Disapproving of SEC Rule and SSA NICS Rule

The Rules Committee reported closed rules for H.J. Res. 41 - Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to ‘‘Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers’’ and H.J. Res. 40 - Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Social Security Administration relating to Implementation of the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007 on Monday, January 30, 2017.

Closed Rule Reported for Abortion Bill

The Rules Committee reported a closed rule for H.R. 7 - No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2017 on Monday, January 23, 2017.

Structured Rule Reported for FY 2017 Budget Resolution & Closed Rule Reported for Mattis Waiver

The Rules Committee reported a structured rule for S. Con. Res. 3 - Setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2017 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2018 through 2026 and a closed rule for S. 84 - To provide for an exception to a limitation against appointment of persons as Secretary of Defense within seven years of relief from active duty as a regular commissioned officer of the Armed Forces on Thursday, January 12, 2017.

Structured Rules Reported for SEC Bill & CFTC Bill

The Rules Committee reported structured rules for  H.R. 78 - SEC Regulatory Accountability Act; H.R. 238 - Commodity End-User Relief Act on Tuesday, January 10, 2017.

Structured Rules Reported for HALOS Act & Regulatory Bill

The Rules Committee reported structured rules for  H.R. 5 – Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017 and H.R. 79 – Helping Angels Lead Our Startups Act (HALOS Act) on Monday, January 9, 2017.

Structured Rule Reported for REINS & Closed Rule Reported for Bill Objecting to UN Resolution

The Rules Committee reported a structured rule for H.R. 26 - Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2017 and a closed rule for H. Res. 11 - Objecting to United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 as an obstacle to Israeli-Palestinian peace, and for other purposes on Wednesday, January 4, 2017.

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