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115th Congress   }                                    {        Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 2d Session      }                                    {       115-614

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 PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE SENATE AMENDMENT TO THE BILL (H.R. 
 1625) TO AMEND THE STATE DEPARTMENT BASIC AUTHORITIES ACT OF 1956 TO 
INCLUDE SEVERE FORMS OF TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS WITHIN THE DEFINITION OF 
 TRANSNATIONAL ORGANIZED CRIME FOR PURPOSES OF THE REWARDS PROGRAM OF 
  THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES; AND PROVIDING FOR 
  PROCEEDINGS DURING THE PERIOD FROM MARCH 23, 2018, THROUGH APRIL 9, 
                                  2018

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 March 22 (legislative day of March 21), 2018.--Referred to the House 
                   Calendar and ordered to be printed

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

                              R E P O R T

                       [To accompany H. Res. 796]

    The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration 
House Resolution 796, 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 the consideration of the Senate 
amendment to H.R. 1625, the TARGET Act. The resolution makes in 
order a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on 
Appropriations or his designee that the House concur in the 
Senate amendment with an amendment consisting of the text of 
Rules Committee Print 115-66. The resolution waives all points 
of order against consideration of the motion. The resolution 
provides that the Senate amendment and the motion shall be 
considered as read. The resolution provides one hour of debate 
on the motion equally divided and controlled by the chair and 
ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.
    Section 2 of the resolution provides that on any 
legislative day during the period from March 23, 2018, through 
April 9, 2018: 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 each day during 
the period addressed by section 2 of the resolution shall not 
constitute calendar days for the purposes of section 7 of the 
War Powers Resolution (50 U.S.C. 1546).
    Section 5 of the resolution provides that each day during 
the period addressed by section 2 of the resolution shall not 
constitute a legislative day for purposes of clause 7 of rule 
XIII (resolutions of inquiry).
    Section 6 of the resolution provides that the chair of the 
Committee on Appropriations may insert in the Congressional 
Record not later than March 23, 2018, such material as he may 
deem explanatory of the Senate amendment and the motion 
specified in section 1 of the resolution.

                         EXPLANATION OF WAIVERS

    The waiver of all points of order against consideration of 
the motion includes a waiver of the following:
           Clause 7 of rule XVI, which requires that no 
        motion or proposition on a subject different from that 
        under consideration shall be admitted under color of 
        amendment;
           Section 302(c) of the Congressional Budget 
        Act, which prohibits consideration of a measure until 
        the Committee on Appropriations has made the 
        suballocations required under section 302(b) of the 
        Congressional Budget Act; and
           Section 306 of the Congressional Budget Act, 
        which prohibits consideration of legislation within the 
        jurisdiction of the Committee on the Budget unless 
        referred to or reported by the Budget Committee.

Rules Committee record vote No. 195

    Motion by Mr. Polis to make in order and provide the 
appropriate waivers to amendments en bloc: amendment #7 offered 
by Rep. Polis (CO), which prohibits the federal government from 
spending DOJ funds to interfere with state marijuana laws; 
amendment #8 offered by Rep. Polis (CO), which reduces defense 
spending by one percent, excluding health and personnel 
accounts; and the amendment #9 offered by Rep. Polis (CO) which 
inserts the text of H.R. 3440. Defeated: 3-8

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Cole........................................          Nay   Mr. McGovern......................          Yea
Mr. Woodall.....................................          Nay   Mr. Hastings of Florida...........          Yea
Mr. Burgess.....................................          Nay   Mr. Polis.........................          Yea
Mr. Collins.....................................          Nay
Mr. Byrne.......................................          Nay
Mr. Newhouse....................................          Nay
Mr. Buck........................................  ............
Ms. Cheney......................................          Nay
Mr. Sessions, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 196

    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   Mr. McGovern......................          Nay
Mr. Woodall.....................................          Yea   Mr. Hastings of Florida...........          Nay
Mr. Burgess.....................................          Yea   Mr. Polis.........................          Nay
Mr. Collins.....................................          Yea
Mr. Byrne.......................................          Yea
Mr. Newhouse....................................          Yea
Mr. Buck........................................  ............
Ms. Cheney......................................          Yea
Mr. Sessions, Chairman..........................          Yea
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