|Posted:||May 29, 2020 03:34 PM|
|From:||Representative Christina D. Sappey|
|To:||All House members|
|Subject:||Making Temporary House Rules Permanent for Committee Votes|
|We have proven our ability to operate remotely during this health disaster declaration. As such, I believe it is important for us to consider how we conduct committee meetings during a non-emergency, non-session week as we move forward.
For these reasons, I plan to introduce a House Resolution to make permanent the temporary rules we have adopted, as they pertain to committee participation and voting, during a non-emergency, non-session week. Adopting permanent rules that allow for remote committee attendance, participation and voting during non-emergency, non-session weeks would most importantly save taxpayer dollars, but also increase flexibility for members.
As members of the “People’s House,” I hope you will join me in co-sponsoring this resolution to increase efficiency and effectiveness. Your consideration is greatly appreciated.
Introduced as HR957