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House Committee on RulesIntroducedJanuary 6th, 2009
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Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to abolish the Committee on Appropriations.
Amends Rule X (Organization of Committees) of the Rules of the House of Representatives to abolish the Committee on Appropriations. Amends Rule XXI (Restrictions on Certain Bills) to allow to be reported in a general appropriation bill or as an amendment: (1) certain expenditures not previously authorized by law; (2) reappropriation of unexpended balances of appropriations; (3) provisions changing existing law; and (4) an amendment to such bill which is changing existing law.