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115th Congress    }                                    {        Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 1st Session      }                                    {       115-429

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   PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL (H.R. 3017) TO AMEND THE 
 COMPREHENSIVE ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSE, COMPENSATION, AND LIABILITY ACT 
  OF 1980 TO REAUTHORIZE AND IMPROVE THE BROWNFIELDS PROGRAM, AND FOR 
OTHER PURPOSES, AND PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL (H.R. 3905) 
TO REQUIRE CONGRESSIONAL APPROVAL OF ANY MINERAL WITHDRAWAL OR MONUMENT 
DESIGNATION INVOLVING THE NATIONAL FOREST SYSTEM LANDS IN THE STATE OF 
MINNESOTA, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RENEWAL OF CERTAIN MINERAL LEASES IN SUCH 
                     LANDS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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 November 28, 2017.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be 
                                printed

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               Ms. Cheney, from the Committee on Rules, 
                        submitted the following

                              R E P O R T

                       [To accompany H. Res. 631]

    The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration 
House Resolution 631, 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. 3017, the 
Brownfields Enhancement, Economic Redevelopment, and 
Reauthorization 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 Energy and Commerce. 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-
40 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 for consideration of 
H.R. 3905, Minnesota's Economic Rights in the Superior National 
Forest Act, under a structured rule. The resolution provides 
one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair 
and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural 
Resources. 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 115-41 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 makes in order only the 
further amendment printed in this report, if offered by the 
Member designated in this report, which shall be considered as 
read, shall be debatable for the time specified in this 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 
resolution waives all points of order against the amendment 
printed in this report. The resolution provides one motion to 
recommit with or without instructions.

                         EXPLANATION OF WAIVERS

    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
consideration of H.R. 3017, 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 H.R. 3017, as amended, 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 
consideration of H.R. 3905, 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 H.R. 3905, as amended, 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 
the amendment to H.R. 3905 printed in this report, 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. 152

    Motion by Ms. Slaughter to report open rules for H.R. 3905 
and H.R. 3017. Defeated: 3-7

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Cole........................................          Nay   Ms. Slaughter.....................          Yea
Mr. Woodall.....................................          Nay   Mr. McGovern......................          Yea
Mr. Burgess.....................................          Nay   Mr. Hastings of Florida...........          Yea
Mr. Collins.....................................  ............  Mr. Polis.........................  ............
Mr. Byrne.......................................          Nay
Mr. Newhouse....................................  ............
Mr. Buck........................................          Nay
Ms. Cheney......................................          Nay
Mr. Sessions, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 153

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

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Cole........................................          Yea   Ms. Slaughter.....................          Nay
Mr. Woodall.....................................          Yea   Mr. McGovern......................          Nay
Mr. Burgess.....................................          Yea   Mr. Hastings of Florida...........          Nay
Mr. Collins.....................................  ............  Mr. Polis.........................  ............
Mr. Byrne.......................................          Yea
Mr. Newhouse....................................  ............
Mr. Buck........................................          Yea
Ms. Cheney......................................          Yea
Mr. Sessions, Chairman..........................          Yea
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          SUMMARY OF THE AMENDMENT TO H.R. 3905 MADE IN ORDER

    1. Grijalva (AZ): Increases the royalty rate by 16.66 
percent for mineral leases in the Superior National Forest. (10 
minutes)

              TEXT OF AMENDMENT TO H.R. 3905 MADE IN ORDER

1. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Grijalva of Arizona or 
                 His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 2, line 19, strike ``and''.
  Page 2, line 22, strike the period at the end and insert ``; 
and''.
  Page 2, after line 22, insert the following new subparagraph:
                  (C) shall have a royalty rate of not less 
                than 16.66 percent.

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