Invitation to Member Day Hearing: Committee to House Administration

The Committee on House Administration invites you to testify before the Committee concerning proposed legislation within the jurisdiction of the Committee. The Committee’s legislative jurisdiction is defined in Rule X, Clause 1(k) of the Rules of the House
of Representatives. The hearing will take place on Thursday, November 21, 2019, at 8:30 AM in room 1310 of the Longworth House Office Building.

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Cosponsor HR 4617 — The SHIELD Act

This week, we are introducing the SHIELD (Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy) Act, H.R. 4617. This legislation takes concrete steps to protect our country against attempts by foreign actors and U.S. campaign
officials working in concert to interfere with or influence our elections. 

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Administrative:FRANKING SUBMISSIONS – ONLINE PORTAL

All House Members are notified that the Commission on Congressional Mailing Standards (Franking Commission) will only accept new Advisory Opinion requests that are submitted through the new online portal (hosted on the House network), beginning on
October 2, 2017.

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Administrative:Helping the Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Several offices have contacted the Committee on House Administration, the Commission on Congressional Mailing Standards (Franking Commission), and the Committee on Ethics to inquire about the extent to which official resources may be used to help those impacted
by Hurricane Harvey.  We would like to take this opportunity to provide a review of the applicable rules, regulations, and procedures.

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Administrative:Sign-up – Congressional Internship Program for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

I am writing to let you know about an exciting opportunity to participate in a program for students with varying intellectual disabilities (ID) – the Congressional Internship Program for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities. The program, which started
in 2010, gives students with ID the exciting educational and enrichment opportunities typically afforded to congressional interns here in our nation’s capital.

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Administrative:2017 Second Quarter Mass Mailing and Communications Report Due

All House Member Offices are reminded that the Second Quarter Mass Mailings & Mass Communications Report for 2017 is due on Friday, July 14, 2017. Information from the report, which details the total number and cost of unsolicited mass mailings and mass
communications sent during the quarter, will be published online in the Quarterly Statement of Disbursements of the House.

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Administrative:Audit of the U.S. House of Representatives’ FY 2016 Financial Statements

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) has released the report for the annual audit of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Financial Statements for the fiscal year that ended September 30, 2016.   We are pleased to report that the House received, for the nineteenth
consecutive year, an unmodified or “clean” opinion on its financial statements. We are confident that with the dedicated professionalism of the entire House operations team, especially the House Inspector General and the Chief Administrative Officer, the House
will continue making improvements where necessary, and maintain its good financial standing in the years to come.

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