Lawmakers hard at work: Adopting the Rules of the House of Representatives for the One Hundred Seventeenth Congress.
From changes to the House rules package for the 117th Congress:
(3) In clause 8(c)(3) of rule XXIII, strike ‘‘father, mother, son, daughter, brother, sister, uncle, aunt, first cousin, nephew, niece, husband, wife, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, stepfather, stepmother, stepson, stepdaughter, stepbrother, step sister, half brother, half sister, grandson, or grand daughter’’ and insert ‘‘parent, child, sibling, parent’s sibling, first cousin, sibling’s child, spouse, parent in-law, child-in-law, sibling-in-law, stepparent, step child, stepsibling, half-sibling, or grandchild.’’ . . .
(6) In clause 4 of rule XXVII, strike ‘‘himself or herself’’ and insert ‘‘themself.”
(Reported from the WSJ “Notable & Quotable”)