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115th Congress    }                                     {       Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 1st Session      }                                     {      115-106

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 PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL (H.R. 1180) TO AMEND THE FAIR 
LABOR STANDARDS ACT OF 1938 TO PROVIDE COMPENSATORY TIME FOR EMPLOYEES 
IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR; PROVIDING FOR PROCEEDINGS DURING THE PERIOD FROM 
       MAY 5, 2017, THROUGH MAY 15, 2017; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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 May 1, 2017.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed

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                Mr. Byrne, from the Committee on Rules, 
                        submitted the following

                              R E P O R T

                       [To accompany H. Res. 299]

    The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration 
House Resolution 299, by a record vote of 8 to 3, report the 
same to the House with the recommendation that the resolution 
be adopted.

                SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS OF THE RESOLUTION

    The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 1180, the 
Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017, under a closed rule. 
The resolution provides one hour of debate equally divided and 
controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the 
Committee on Education and the Workforce. The resolution waives 
all points of order against consideration of the bill. The 
resolution provides that an amendment in the nature of a 
substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-
15 shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, 
shall be considered as read. The resolution waives all points 
of order against provisions in the bill, as amended. The 
resolution provides one motion to recommit with or without 
instructions.
    Section 2 of the resolution provides that on any 
legislative day during the period from May 5, 2017, through May 
15, 2017: the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day 
shall be considered as approved; and the Chair may at any time 
declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be 
announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.
    Section 3 of the resolution provides that the Speaker may 
appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the 
duration of the period addressed by section 2 of the resolution 
as though under clause 8(a) of rule I.
    Section 4 of the resolution provides that it shall be in 
order at any time on the legislative day of May 4, 2017, or May 
5, 2017, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House 
suspend the rules and that the Speaker or his designee shall 
consult with the Minority Leader or her designee on the 
designation of any matter for consideration pursuant to this 
section.
    Section 5 of the resolution waives clause 6(a) of rule XIII 
(requiring a two-thirds vote to consider a rule on the same day 
it is reported from the Rules Committee) against any resolution 
reported through the legislative day of May 5, 2017.

                         EXPLANATION OF WAIVERS

    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
consideration of the bill, the Committee is not aware of any 
points of order. The waiver is prophylactic in nature.
    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
provisions in the bill, as amended, the Committee is not aware 
of any points of order. The waiver is prophylactic in nature.

                            COMMITTEE VOTES

    The results of each record vote on an amendment or motion 
to report, together with the names of those voting for and 
against, are printed below:

Rules Committee record vote No. 52

    Motion by Mr. Hastings of Florida to limit the waiver of 
clause 6(a) of clause XIII to apply only to measures related to 
Appropriations. Defeated: 3-8

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Cole........................................          Nay   Ms. Slaughter.....................  ............
Mr. Woodall.....................................          Nay   Mr. McGovern......................          Yea
Mr. Burgess.....................................          Nay   Mr. Hastings of Florida...........          Yea
Mr. Collins.....................................          Nay   Mr. Polis.........................          Yea
Mr. Byrne.......................................          Nay
Mr. Newhouse....................................  ............
Mr. Buck........................................          Nay
Ms. Cheney......................................          Nay
Mr. Sessions, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 53

    Motion by Mr. Cole to report the rule. Adopted: 8-3

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Cole........................................          Yea   Ms. Slaughter.....................  ............
Mr. Woodall.....................................          Yea   Mr. McGovern......................          Nay
Mr. Burgess.....................................          Yea   Mr. Hastings of Florida...........          Nay
Mr. Collins.....................................          Yea   Mr. Polis.........................          Nay
Mr. Byrne.......................................          Yea
Mr. Newhouse....................................  ............
Mr. Buck........................................          Yea
Ms. Cheney......................................          Yea
Mr. Sessions, Chairman..........................          Yea
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