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E&C Rules

Rules of the Committee on Energy and Commerce for the 114th Congress

The committee's rules include provisions regarding the following:

  • Rule 1. General Provisions
  • Rule 2. Meetings
  • Rule 3. Hearings
  • Rule 4. Vice Chairmen; Presiding Member
  • Rule 5. Open Proceedings
  • Rule 6. Quorum
  • Rule 7. Official Committee Records
  • Rule 8. Subcommittees
  • Rule 9. Opening Statements
  • Rule 10. Reference of Legislation and Other Matters
  • Rule 11. Managing Legislation on the House Floor
  • Rule 12. Committee Professional and Clerical Staff Appointments
  • Rule 13. Supervision, Duties of Staff
  • Rule 14. Committee Budget
  • Rule 15. Broadcasting of Committee Hearings
  • Rule 16. Subpoenas
  • Rule 17. Travel of Members and Staff
  • Rule 18. Website
  • Rule 19. Conferences