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115th Congress      }                                {         Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 1st Session        }                                {         115-307
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   PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL (H.R. 3697) TO AMEND THE 
IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY ACT WITH RESPECT TO ALIENS ASSOCIATED WITH 
 CRIMINAL GANGS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES, AND PROVIDING FOR PROCEEDINGS 
 DURING THE PERIOD FROM SEPTEMBER 15, 2017, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 22, 2017

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 September 12, 2017.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be 
                                printed

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         Mr. Collins of Georgia, from the Committee on Rules, 
                        submitted the following

                              R E P O R T

                       [To accompany H. Res. 513]

    The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration 
House Resolution 513, by a record vote of 7 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. 3697, the 
Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act, 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 the Judiciary. The resolution waives all points of 
order against consideration of the bill. The resolution 
provides that the amendment printed in this report 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 September 15, 2017, 
through September 22, 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.

                         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. 110

    Motion by Ms. Slaughter to report an open rule. Defeated: 
3-7

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Cole........................................  ............  Ms. Slaughter.....................          Yea
Mr. Woodall.....................................  ............  Mr. McGovern......................          Yea
Mr. Burgess.....................................          Nay   Mr. Hastings of Florida...........          Yea
Mr. Collins.....................................          Nay   Mr. Polis.........................  ............
Mr. Byrne.......................................          Nay
Mr. Newhouse....................................          Nay
Mr. Buck........................................          Nay
Ms. Cheney......................................          Nay
Mr. Sessions, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 111

    Motion by Mr. Burgess to report the rule. Adopted: 7-3

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Cole........................................  ............  Ms. Slaughter.....................          Nay
Mr. Woodall.....................................  ............  Mr. McGovern......................          Nay
Mr. Burgess.....................................          Yea   Mr. Hastings of Florida...........          Nay
Mr. Collins.....................................          Yea   Mr. Polis.........................  ............
Mr. Byrne.......................................          Yea
Mr. Newhouse....................................          Yea
Mr. Buck........................................          Yea
Ms. Cheney......................................          Yea
Mr. Sessions, Chairman..........................          Yea
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             SUMMARY OF THE AMENDMENT CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

    Goodlatte (VA): Clarifies the burden of proof the federal 
government must meet to show that an alien is deportable for 
being a criminal gang member.

                TEXT OF AMENDMENT CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

  Page 4, line 22, strike ``the'' and all that follows through 
``to believe'' on line 24.

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