Daily Digest/House Committee Meetings; Congressional Record Vol. 164, No. 92
(Daily Digest - June 05, 2018)

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Committee Meetings
SENATE AMENDMENT TO PROJECT SAFE NEIGHBORHOODS GRANT PROGRAM 
AUTHORIZATION ACT OF 2018; WATER RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2018; 
ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 
2019
Committee on Rules: Full Committee held a hearing on Senate amendment 
to H.R. 3249, the ``Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program 
Authorization Act of 2018''; H.R. 8, the ``Water Resources Development 
Act of 2018''; and H.R. 5895, the ``Energy and Water Development and 
Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019'' [Energy and Water, 
Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs 
Appropriations Act, 2019] [General Debate]. The Committee granted, by 
record vote of 8-2, a rule providing for the consideration of the 
Senate amendment to H.R. 3249. The rule makes in order a motion offered 
by the chair of the Committee on the Judiciary or his designee that the 
House concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 3249. The rule waives all 
points of order against consideration of the motion. The rule provides 
that the Senate amendment and the motion shall be considered as read. 
The rule provides one hour of debate on the motion equally divided and 
controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on 
the Judiciary. In section 2, the rule provides for the consideration of 
H.R. 8 under a structured rule. The rule provides one hour of general 
debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority 
member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. The rule 
waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The rule 
provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of 
the text of Rules Committee Print 115-72 shall be considered as adopted 
and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. The rule waives 
all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended. The 
rule makes in order only those further amendments printed in part A of 
the Rules Committee report. Each such amendment may be offered only in 
the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member 
designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be 
debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and 
controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to 
amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the 
question. The rule waives all points of order against the amendments 
printed in the report. The rule provides one motion to recommit with or 
without instructions. In section 3, the rule provides for the 
consideration of H.R. 5895 under a structured rule. The rule provides 
one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair 
and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations. The 
rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The 
rule provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute 
consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-71, shall be 
considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as 
read. The rule waives points of order against provisions in the bill, 
as amended, for failure to comply with clause 2 rule XXI, except 
beginning on page 66, line 14, through page 66, line 20. The rule makes 
in order only those further amendments printed in part B of the Rules 
Committee report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order 
printed in the report, may be offered only by a

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Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be 
debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and 
controlled by the proponent and an opponent, may be withdrawn by the 
proponent at any time before action thereon, shall not be subject to 
amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the 
question. The rule waives all points of order against the amendments 
printed in the report. The rule provides that no further consideration 
of the bill shall be in order except pursuant to a subsequent order of 
the House. In section 4, the rule provides that the chair and ranking 
minority member of the Committee on Appropriations or their respective 
designees may offer up to 10 pro forma amendments each at any point for 
the purpose of debate. Finally, in section 5, the rule provides that 
during consideration of H.R. 5895, it shall not be in order to use a 
decrease in Overseas Contingency Operations funds to offset an 
amendment that increases an appropriation not designated as Overseas 
Contingency Operations funds or vice versa, but does not apply to 
amendments between the Houses. Testimony was heard from Chairman 
Goodlatte, Chairman Shuster, Chairman Frelinghuysen, and 
Representatives Jackson Lee, Paulsen, Estes of Kansas, DeFazio, 
Simpson, Carter of Texas, Kaptur, Ryan of Ohio, and Wasserman Schultz.


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  June 5, 2018, on page D621, the following language appears: 
COMMITTEE MEETINGS SENATE AMENDMENT TO PROJECT SAFE NEIGHBORHOODS 
GRANT PROGRAM AUTHORIZATION ACT OF 2018; WATER RESOURCES 
DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2018; ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT AND RELATED 
AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2019 COMMITTEE ON RULES: Full 
Committee held a hearing on Senate amendment to H.R. 3249, the 
``Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program Authorization Act of 
2018''; H.R. 8, the ``Water Resources Development Act of 2018''; 
and H.R. 5895, the ``Energy and Water Development and Related 
Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019'' [Energy and Water, Legislative 
Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs 
Appropriations Act, 2019] [General Debate]. The Committee granted, 
by record vote of 8-2, a rule providing for the consideration of 
the Senate amendment to H.R. 3249. The rule makes in order a 
motion offered by the chair of the Committee on the Judiciary or 
his designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 
3249. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of 
the motion. The rule provides that the Senate amendment and the 
motion shall be considered as read. The rule provides one hour of 
debate on the motion equally divided and controlled by the chair 
and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary. In 
section 2, the rule provides for the consideration of H.R. 8 under 
a structured rule. The rule provides one hour of general debate 
equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority 
member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. The 
rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. 
The rule provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute 
consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-72 shall be 
considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be 
considered as read. The rule waives all points of order against 
provisions in the bill, as amended. The rule makes in order only 
those further amendments printed in part A of the Rules Committee 
report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order 
printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated 
in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for 
the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by 
the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, 
and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question. 
The rule waives all points of order against the amendments printed 
in the report. The rule provides one motion to recommit with or 
without instructions. In section 3, the rule provides for the 
consideration of H.R. 5895 under a structured rule. The rule 
provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled 
by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on 
Appropriations. The rule waives all points of order against 
consideration of the bill. The rule provides that an amendment in 
the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules 
Committee Print 115-71, shall be considered as adopted and the 
bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. The rule waives 
points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended, for 
failure to comply with clause 2 rule XXI, except beginning on page 
66, line 14, through page 66, line 20. The rule makes in order 
only those further amendments printed in part B of the Rules 
Committee report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the 
order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member 
designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be 
debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and 
controlled by the proponent and an opponent, may be withdrawn by 
the proponent at any time before action thereon, shall not be 
subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for 
division of the question. The rule waives all points of order 
against the amendments printed in the report. The rule provides 
that no further consideration of the bill shall be in order except 
pursuant to a subsequent order of the House. In section 4, the 
rule provides that the chair and ranking minority member of the 
Committee on Appropriations or their respective designees may 
offer up to 10 pro forma amendments each at any point for the 
purpose of debate. Finally, in section 5, the rule provides that 
during consideration of H.R. 5 shall not be in order to use a 
decrease in Overseas Contingency Operations funds to offset an 
amendment that increases an appropriation not designated as 
Overseas Contingency Operations funds or vice versa, but does not 
apply to amendments between the Houses. Testimony was heard from 
Chairman Goodlatte, Chairman Shuster, Chairman Frelinghuysen, and 
Representatives Jackson Lee, Paulsen, Estes, DeFazio, Simpson, 
Carter of Texas, Kaptur, Ryan of Ohio, and Wasserman Schultz.
  
  The online version has been corrected to read: COMMITTEE 
MEETINGS SENATE AMENDMENT TO PROJECT SAFE NEIGHBORHOODS GRANT 
PROGRAM AUTHORIZATION ACT OF 2018; WATER RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT ACT 
OF 2018; ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT AND RELATED AGENCIES 
APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2019 COMMITTEE ON RULES: Full Committee held a 
hearing on Senate amendment to H.R. 3249, the ``Project Safe 
Neighborhoods Grant Program Authorization Act of 2018''; H.R. 8, 
the ``Water Resources Development Act of 2018''; and H.R. 5895, 
the ``Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies 
Appropriations Act, 2019'' [Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, 
and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 
2019] [General Debate]. The Committee granted, by record vote of 
8-2, a rule providing for the consideration of the Senate 
amendment to H.R. 3249. The rule makes in order a motion offered 
by the chair of the Committee on the Judiciary or his designee 
that the House concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 3249. The 
rule waives all points of order against consideration of the 
motion. The rule provides that the Senate amendment and the motion 
shall be considered as read. The rule provides one hour of debate 
on the motion equally divided and controlled by the chair and 
ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary. In 
section 2, the rule provides for the consideration of H.R. 8 under 
a structured rule. The rule provides one hour of general debate 
equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority 
member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. The 
rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. 
The rule provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute 
consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-72 shall be 
considered as adopted and the bill, as amended , shall be 
considered as read. The rule waives all points of order against 
provisions in the bill, as amended. The rule makes in order only 
those further amendments printed in part A of the Rules Committee 
report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order 
printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated 
in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for 
the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by 
the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment , 
and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question. 
The rule waives all points of order against the amendments printed 
in the report. The rule provides one motion to recommit with or 
without instructions. In section 3, the rule provides for the 
consideration of H.R. 5895 under a structured rule. The rule 
provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled 
by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on 
Appropriations. The rule waives all points of order against 
consideration of the bill. The rule provides that an amendment in 
the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules 
Committee Print 115-71, shall be considered as adopted and the 
bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. The rule waives 
points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended, for 
failure to comply with clause 2 rule XXI, except beginning on page 
66, line 14, through page 66, line 20. The rule makes in order 
only those further amendments printed in part B of the Rules 
Committee report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the 
order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member 
designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be 
debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and 
controlled by the proponent and an opponent, may be withdrawn by 
the proponent at any time before action thereon, shall not be 
subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for 
division of the question. The rule waives all points of order 
against the amendments printed in the report. The rule provides 
that no further consideration of the bill shall be in order except 
pursuant to a subsequent order of the House. In section 4, the 
rule provides that the chair and ranking minority member of the 
Committee on Appropriations or their respective designees may 
offer up to 10 pro forma amendments each at any point for the 
purpose of debate. Finally, in section 5, the rule provides that 
during consideration of H.R. 5895, it shall not be in order to use 
a decrease in Overseas Contingency Operations funds to offset an 
amendment that increases an appropriation not designated as 
Overseas Contingency Operations funds or vice versa, but does not 
apply to amendments between the Houses. Testimony was heard from 
Chairman Goodlatte, Chairman Shuster, Chairman Frelinghuysen, and 
Representatives Jackson Lee, Paulsen, Estes of Kansas, DeFazio, 
Simpson, Carter of Texas, Kaptur, Ryan of Ohio, and Wasserman 
Schultz.


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Joint Meetings
  No joint committee meetings were held.