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115th Congress    }                                    {       Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 2d Session       }                                    {      115-677

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PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL (H.R. 5698) TO AMEND TITLE 18, 
     UNITED STATES CODE, TO PUNISH CRIMINAL OFFENSES TARGETING LAW 
      ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES; PROVIDING FOR 
 CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL (S. 2372) TO AMEND TITLE 38, UNITED STATES 
    CODE, TO PROVIDE OUTER BURIAL RECEPTACLES FOR REMAINS BURIED IN 
NATIONAL PARKS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES; AND PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION 
  OF THE BILL (H.R. 2) TO PROVIDE FOR THE REFORM AND CONTINUATION OF 
   AGRICULTURAL AND OTHER PROGRAMS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 
            THROUGH FISCAL YEAR 2023, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

                                _______
                                

  May 15, 2018.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be be 
                                printed

                                _______
                                

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

                              R E P O R T

                       [To accompany H. Res. 891]

    The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration 
House Resolution 891, by a record vote of 6 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. 5698, the 
Protect and Serve Act of 2018, 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 the Judiciary. The resolution waives all points of 
order against consideration of the bill. The resolution 
provides that the bill shall be considered as read. The 
resolution waives all points of order against provisions in the 
bill. The resolution makes in order only the further amendment 
printed in part A of 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 part A of this report. The resolution provides one 
motion to recommit with or without instructions.
    Section 2 of the resolution provides for consideration of 
S. 2372, the Veterans Cemetery Benefit Correction 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 Veterans' Affairs. 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 H.R. 5674 as reported by 
the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, modified by the amendment 
printed in part B of 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 3 of the resolution provides for consideration of 
H.R. 2, Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, under a 
structured rule. The resolution provides one hour of general 
debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking 
minority member of the Committee on Agriculture. The resolution 
waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. 
The resolution makes in order as original text for the purpose 
of amendment the amendment in the nature of a substitute 
recommended by the Committee on Agriculture now printed in the 
bill and provides that it shall be considered as read. The 
resolution waives all points of order against that amendment in 
the nature of a substitute. The resolution makes in order only 
those further amendments printed in part C of this report. Each 
such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in this 
report, may be offered only by a Member designated in this 
report, 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 in the House or in the committee of the whole. The 
resolution waives all points of order against the amendments 
printed in part C of this report. The resolution provides that 
no further consideration of the bill shall be in order except 
pursuant to a subsequent order of the House.

                         EXPLANATION OF WAIVERS

    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
consideration of H.R. 5698, 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. 5698, 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 amendments to H.R. 5698 printed in part A of this report, 
the Committee is not aware of any points of order. The waiver 
is prophylactic in nature.
    The waiver of all points of order against consideration of 
S. 2372 includes a waiver of the following:
           Clause 10 of rule XXI, which prohibits the 
        consideration of a bill if it has the net effect of 
        increasing mandatory spending over the five-year or 
        ten-year period;
           Section 302(f) of the Congressional Budget 
        Act, which prohibits consideration of legislation 
        providing new budget authority in excess of a 302(a) 
        allocation of such authority;
           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; and
           Section 311 of the Congressional Budget Act, 
        which prohibits consideration of legislation that would 
        cause the level of total new budget authority for the 
        first fiscal year to be exceeded.
    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
provisions in S. 2372, 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. 2, the Committee is not aware of any 
points of order. The waiver is prophylactic in nature.
    The waiver of all points of order against the amendment in 
the nature of a substitute made in order to H.R. 2 includes a 
waiver of the following:
           Clause 5(a) of rule XXI, which prohibits a 
        bill or joint resolution carrying a tax or tariff 
        measure from being reported by a committee not having 
        jurisdiction to report tax or tariff measures;
           Clause 10 of rule XXI, which prohibits the 
        consideration of a bill if it has the net effect of 
        increasing mandatory spending over the five-year or 
        ten-year period;
           Section 302(f) of the Congressional Budget 
        Act, which prohibits consideration of legislation 
        providing new budget authority in excess of a 302(a) 
        allocation of such authority; and
           Section 311 of the Congressional Budget Act, 
        which prohibits consideration of legislation that would 
        cause the level of total new budget authority for the 
        first fiscal year to be exceeded.
    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
the amendments to H.R. 2 printed in part C of 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. 212

    Motion by Mr. McGovern to amend the rule to provide that, 
on adoption of the rule, H.R. 2 is recommitted to the Committee 
on Agriculture, with instructions to consider a Farm Bill that 
does not decrease access to SNAP benefits, will not lead to 
fewer people enrolled in SNAP, and will not cut SNAP benefits 
for enrollees. Defeated: 3-6

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Cole........................................  ............  Mr. McGovern......................          Yea
Mr. Woodall.....................................  ............  Mr. Hastings of Florida...........          Yea
Mr. Burgess.....................................          Nay   Mr. Polis.........................  ............
Mr. Collins.....................................  ............  Mrs. Torres.......................          Yea
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. 213

    Motion by Mr. Burgess to report the rule. Adopted: 6-3

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Cole........................................  ............  Mr. McGovern......................          Nay
Mr. Woodall.....................................  ............  Mr. Hastings of Florida...........          Nay
Mr. Burgess.....................................          Yea   Mr. Polis.........................  ............
Mr. Collins.....................................  ............  Mrs. Torres.......................          Nay
Mr. Byrne.......................................          Yea
Mr. Newhouse....................................          Yea
Mr. Buck........................................          Yea
Ms. Cheney......................................          Yea
Mr. Sessions, Chairman..........................          Yea
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     SUMMARY OF THE AMENDMENT TO H.R. 5698 IN PART A MADE IN ORDER

    1. Goodlatte (VA): Adds clarifying language so only those 
who cause injury to a law enforcement officer with intent, not 
by accident, can be charged under the statute. It also amends 
the definition of law enforcement officer to assure 
correctional officers are covered by the definition. (10 
minutes)

  SUMMARY OF THE AMENDMENT TO S. 2372 IN PART B CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

    1. Roe (TN): Provides technical and procedural corrections 
to H.R. 5674; changes the short title to the ``John S. McCain 
III, Daniel K. Akaka, and Samuel R. Johnson VA Maintaining 
Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks 
Act of 2018''.

      SUMMARY OF THE AMENDMENTS TO H.R. 2 IN PART C MADE IN ORDER

    1. King, Steve (IA): Allows Environmental Quality 
Incentives Program (EQIP) to go into contracts with drainage 
districts to provide irrigation or water efficiency. (10 
minutes)
    2. Gibbs (OH): Expresses a sense of congress encouraging 
partnerships at the watershed level between nonpoint sources 
and regulated point sources to advance the goals of the Water 
Pollution Control Act. (10 minutes)
    3. Marino (PA), Burgess (TX): Requires the Government 
Accountability Office (GAO) to establish a pilot program in 9 
states to determine whether specific items being purchased with 
supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP) benefits can 
be collected using existing reporting requirements and whether 
such reporting requirements can be improved. (10 minutes)
    4. Rogers (AL): Amends the Nutrition title to allow SNAP 
users to purchase a multivitamin with their SNAP benefits. (10 
minutes)
    5. Bergman (MI): Directs GAO to study the agricultural 
credit needs of farms, ranches, and related agricultural 
businesses that are owned or operated by Indian tribes on 
tribal lands or enrolled members of Indian tribes on Indian 
allotments. If needs are not being met, report shall include 
legislative and other recommendations that would result in a 
system under which the needs are met in an equitable and 
effective manner. (10 minutes)
    6. Arrington (TX): Modifies the Community Facilities Direct 
Loan and Guarantee Loan Program and the Business and Industry 
Guaranteed Loan Program to permit rural hospitals to refinance 
existing debt. (10 minutes)
    7. Jones (NC): Removes the first 1,500 individuals residing 
on military bases from calculation into population thresholds 
set for `rural areas.' (10 minutes)
    8. Latta (OH), Loebsack (IA): Requires the Federal 
Communications Commission, in consultation with the United 
States Department of Agriculture, to establish a task force for 
reviewing the connectivity and technology needs of precision 
agriculture in the United States. (10 minutes)
    9. Thompson, Glenn (PA): Adds Chronic Wasting Disease to 
Sec. 7208, High-Priority Research and Extension Initiatives. 
(10 minutes)
    10. Herrera-Beutler (WA), Westerman (AR): Directs the 
payment of a portion of stewardship project revenues to the 
county in which the stewardship project occurs. (10 minutes)
    11. Gosar (AZ), Gianforte (MT), Stewart (UT): Authorizes 
counties to be included in Good Neighbor Authority cooperative 
agreements and contracts in order to improve forest health and 
bolster watershed restoration. (10 minutes)
    12. Gianforte (MT): Authorizes expedited salvage operations 
for areas burned by wildfire to salvage dead trees and reforest 
to prevent re-burn, provide for the utilization of burned 
trees, or to provide a funding source for reforestation. 
Requires a two month environmental assessment for reforestation 
activities and at least 75% of the burned area be reforested. 
(10 minutes)
    13. Westerman (AR), Bishop, Rob (UT), Gosar (AZ): Requires 
the Forest Service to consider long-term health of our nation's 
forests when developing collaborative management plans, and 
shields agency decision making from certain injunctions on 
sustainable forest management. (10 minutes)
    14. Young, Don (AK): Exempts all National Forests in Alaska 
from the U.S. Forest Service Roadless Rule (10 minutes)
    15. Pearce (NM): Allows the Village of Santa Clara to 
purchase land from the United States Forest Service that was 
formerly part of Fort Bayard Military Reservation. (10 minutes)
    16. LaMalfa (CA), Gosar (AZ), Smith, Jason (MO), Pearce 
(NM): Streamlines the Forest Service application process 
required to construct broadband infrastructure on federal land. 
(10 minutes)
    17. Westerman (AR): Instructs the Department of Agriculture 
and the Department of Interior to provide Congress a yearly 
report tabulating the metrics surrounding wildfire prevention, 
including the number of acres treated and agency response time. 
(10 minutes)
    18. Pearce (NM): Reauthorizes the Collaborative Forest 
Landscape Restoration Program for another 10 years. (10 
minutes)
    19. Tipton (CO), Gosar (AZ): Authorizes the U.S. Forest 
Service to convey 3.61 acres of Forest Service Land to Dolores 
County, Colorado for the strict purpose of building a fire 
station. (10 minutes)
    20. Thornberry (TX): Establishes Cattle and Carcass Grading 
Correlation and Training Centers to limit subjectivity and 
increase the accuracy of grading cattle across the country. (10 
minutes)

          PART A--TEXT OF AMENDMENT TO H.R. 5698 MADE IN ORDER

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

  Page 3, beginning on line 13, strike ``knowingly causes 
serious bodily injury to a law enforcement officer'' and insert 
``knowingly assaults a law enforcement officer causing serious 
bodily injury''.

  Beginning on page 5, strike line 24 and all that follows 
through page 6, line 8, and insert the following:

          ``(1) Law enforcement officer.--The term `law 
        enforcement officer' means an employee of a 
        governmental or public agency who is authorized by 
        law--
                  ``(A) to engage in or supervise the 
                prevention, detection, or the investigation of 
                any criminal violation of law; or
                  ``(B) to engage in or supervise the detention 
                or the incarceration of any person for any 
                criminal violation of law.''.

       PART B--TEXT OF AMENDMENT TO S. 2372 CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

  Page 3, strike lines 4 through 7 and insert the following:

  (a) Short Title.--This Act may be cited as the ``John S. 
McCain III, Daniel K. Akaka, and Samuel R. Johnson VA 
Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated 
Outside Networks Act of 2018'' or the ``VA MISSION Act of 
2018''.

  Page 41, line 13, strike ``related'' and insert ``relating''.

  Page 53, line 9, strike ``related'' and insert ``relating''.

  Page 60, line 8, strike ``related'' and insert ``relating''.

  Page 66, line 21, strike ``related'' and insert ``relating''.

  Page 74, line 15, strike ``related'' and insert ``relating''.

  Page 78, line 21, add a period at the end.

  Page 97, line 12, strike ``1703'' and insert ``603''.

  Page 106, strike line 14 and all that follows through page 
109, line 13, and insert the following:

  ``(f) Waiver of Authorities.--(1) Subject to reporting under 
paragraph (2) and approval under paragraph (3), in implementing 
a pilot program under this section, the Secretary may waive 
such requirements in subchapters I, II, and III of this chapter 
as the Secretary determines necessary solely for the purposes 
of carrying out this section with respect to testing models 
described in subsection (a).
  ``(2) Before waiving any authority under paragraph (1), the 
Secretary shall submit to the Speaker of the House of 
Representatives, the minority leader of the House of 
Representatives, the majority leader of the Senate, the 
minority leader of the Senate, and each standing committee with 
jurisdiction under the rules of the Senate and of the House of 
Representatives to report a bill to amend the provision or 
provisions of law that would be waived by the Department, a 
report on a request for waiver that describes in detail the 
following:
          ``(A) The specific authorities to be waived under the 
        pilot program.
          ``(B) The standard or standards to be used in the 
        pilot program in lieu of the waived authorities.
          ``(C) The reasons for such waiver or waivers.
          ``(D) A description of the metric or metrics the 
        Secretary will use to determine the effect of the 
        waiver or waivers upon the access to and quality, 
        timeliness, or patient satisfaction of care and 
        services furnished through the pilot program.
          ``(E) The anticipated cost savings, if any, of the 
        pilot program.
          ``(F) The schedule for interim reports on the pilot 
        program describing the results of the pilot program so 
        far and the feasibility and advisability of continuing 
        the pilot program.
          ``(G) The schedule for the termination of the pilot 
        program and the submission of a final report on the 
        pilot program describing the result of the pilot 
        program and the feasibility and advisability of making 
        the pilot program permanent.
          ``(H) The estimated budget of the pilot program.
  ``(3)(A) Upon receipt of a report submitted under paragraph 
(2), each House of Congress shall provide copies of the report 
to the chairman and ranking member of each standing committee 
with jurisdiction under the rules of the House of 
Representatives or the Senate to report a bill to amend the 
provision or provisions of law that would be waived by the 
Department under this subsection.
  ``(B) The waiver requested by the Secretary under paragraph 
(2) shall be considered approved under this paragraph if there 
is enacted into law a joint resolution approving such request 
in its entirety.
  ``(C) For purposes of this paragraph, the term `joint 
resolution' means only a joint resolution which is introduced 
within the period of five legislative days beginning on the 
date on which the Secretary transmits the report to the 
Congress under such paragraph (2), and--
          ``(i) which does not have a preamble; and
          ``(ii) the matter after the resolving clause of which 
        is as follows: `that Congress approves the request for 
        a waiver under section 1703E(f) of title 38, United 
        States Code, as submitted by the Secretary on ___', the 
        blank space being filled with the appropriate date.
  ``(D)(i) Any committee of the House of Representatives to 
which a joint resolution is referred shall report it to the 
House without amendment not later than 15 legislative days 
after the date of introduction thereof. If a committee fails to 
report the joint resolution within that period, the committee 
shall be discharged from further consideration of the joint 
resolution.
  ``(ii) It shall be in order at any time after the third 
legislative day after each committee authorized to consider a 
joint resolution has reported or has been discharged from 
consideration of a joint resolution, to move to proceed to 
consider the joint resolution in the House. All points of order 
against the motion are waived. Such a motion shall not be in 
order after the House has disposed of a motion to proceed on a 
joint resolution addressing a particular submission. The 
previous question shall be considered as ordered on the motion 
to its adoption without intervening motion. The motion shall 
not be debatable. A motion to reconsider the vote by which the 
motion is disposed of shall not be in order.
  ``(iii) The joint resolution shall be considered as read. All 
points of order against the joint resolution and against its 
consideration are waived. The previous question shall be 
considered as ordered on the joint resolution to its passage 
without intervening motion except two hours of debate equally 
divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent. A 
motion to reconsider the vote on passage of the joint 
resolution shall not be in order.
  ``(E)(i) A joint resolution introduced in the Senate shall be 
referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
  ``(ii) Any committee of the Senate to which a joint 
resolution is referred shall report it to the Senate without 
amendment not later than 15 session days after the date of 
introduction of a joint resolution described in paragraph (C). 
If a committee fails to report the joint resolution within that 
period, the committee shall be discharged from further 
consideration of the joint resolution and the joint resolution 
shall be placed on the calendar.
  ``(iii)(I) Notwithstanding Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of 
the Senate, it is in order at any time after the third session 
day on which the Committee on Veterans' Affairs has reported or 
has been discharged from consideration of a joint resolution 
described in paragraph (C) (even though a previous motion to 
the same effect has been disagreed to) to move to proceed to 
the consideration of the joint resolution, and all points of 
order against the joint resolution (and against consideration 
of the joint resolution) are waived. The motion to proceed is 
not debatable. The motion is not subject to a motion to 
postpone. A motion to reconsider the vote by which the motion 
is agreed to or disagreed to shall not be in order. If a motion 
to proceed to the consideration of the resolution is agreed to, 
the joint resolution shall remain the unfinished business until 
disposed of.
  ``(II) Consideration of the joint resolution, and on all 
debatable motions and appeals in connection therewith, shall be 
limited to not more than two hours, which shall be divided 
equally between the majority and minority leaders or their 
designees. A motion further to limit debate is in order and not 
debatable. An amendment to, or a motion to postpone, or a 
motion to proceed to the consideration of other business, or a 
motion to recommit the joint resolution is not in order.
  ``(III) If the Senate has voted to proceed to a joint 
resolution, the vote on passage of the joint resolution shall 
occur immediately following the conclusion of consideration of 
the joint resolution, and a single quorum call at the 
conclusion of the debate if requested in accordance with the 
rules of the Senate.
  ``(IV) Appeals from the decisions of the Chair relating to 
the application of the rules of the Senate, as the case may be, 
to the procedure relating to a joint resolution shall be 
decided without debate.
  ``(F) A joint resolution considered pursuant to this 
paragraph shall not be subject to amendment in either the House 
of Representatives or the Senate.
  ``(G)(i) If, before the passage by one House of the joint 
resolution of that House, that House receives the joint 
resolution from the other House, then the following procedures 
shall apply:
          ``(I) The joint resolution of the other House shall 
        not be referred to a committee.
          ``(II) With respect to the joint resolution of the 
        House receiving the joint resolution--
                          ``(aa) the procedure in that House 
                        shall be the same as if no joint 
                        resolution had been received from the 
                        other House; but
                          ``(bb) the vote on passage shall be 
                        on the joint resolution of the other 
                        House.
          ``(ii) If the Senate fails to introduce or consider a 
        joint resolution under this paragraph, the joint 
        resolution of the House shall be entitled to expedited 
        floor procedures under this subparagraph.
          ``(iii) If, following passage of the joint resolution 
        in the Senate, the Senate then receives the companion 
        measure from the House of Representatives, the 
        companion measure shall not be debatable.
  ``(H) This subparagraph is enacted by Congress--
          ``(i) as an exercise of the rulemaking power of the 
        Senate and House of Representatives, respectively, and 
        as such it is deemed a part of the rules of each House, 
        respectively, but applicable only with respect to the 
        procedure to be followed in that House in the case of a 
        joint resolution, and it supersedes other rules only to 
        the extent that it is inconsistent with such rules; and
          ``(ii) with full recognition of the constitutional 
        right of either House to change the rules (so far as 
        relating to the procedure of that House) at any time, 
        in the same manner, and to the same extent as in the 
        case of any other rule of that House.''.

  Page 165, line 4, strike ``section 204(b)'' and insert ``this 
subtitle''.

  Page 169, strike line 19 and all that follows through page 
170, line 4, and insert the following:

          ``(1) In general.--If, before the passage by one 
        House of the joint resolution of that House, that House 
        receives the joint resolution from the other House, 
        then the following procedures shall apply:
                  ``(A) The joint resolution of the other House 
                shall not be referred to a committee.
                  ``(B) With respect to the joint resolution of 
                the House receiving the joint resolution--
                          ``(i) the procedure in that House 
                        shall be the same as if no joint 
                        resolution had been received from the 
                        other House; but
                          ``(ii) the vote on passage shall be 
                        on the joint resolution of the other 
                        House.''.

  Page 191, line 18, strike ``amount'' and insert ``amount,''.

  Page 193, in the matter following line 2, strike ``Sec.'' 
before the item relating to section 7691.

  Page 215, line 17, strike the comma.

  Page 229, after line 6, add the following new section:

SEC. 512. BUDGETARY EFFECTS.

  (a) Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Scorecards.--The budgetary 
effects of this Act shall not be entered on either PAYGO 
scorecard maintained pursuant to section 4(d) of the Statutory 
Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010.
  (b) Senate PAYGO Scorecards.--The budgetary effects of this 
Act shall not be entered on any PAYGO scorecard maintained for 
purposes of section 4106 of H. Con. Res. 71 (115th Congress).

           PART C--TEXT OF AMENDMENTS TO H.R. 2 MADE IN ORDER

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

  Page 134, line 7, strike ``or''.
  Page 134, after line 7, insert the following (and redesignate 
the subsequent subparagraph accordingly):
                  ``(C) the use of existing drainage systems, 
                or to upgrade drainage systems, to provide 
                irrigation or water efficiency; or
  Page 134, line 14, insert ``drainage districts,'' after 
``irrigation associations,''.
  Page 134, line 18, insert ``drainage district,'' after 
``irrigation association,''.
  Page 135, lines 5 and 6, insert ``drainage district,'' after 
``irrigation association,''.
                              ----------                              


 2. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Gibbs of Ohio or His 
                   Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  At the end of subtitle D of title II, add the following:

SEC. 2407. SENSE OF CONGRESS ON INCREASED WATERSHED-BASED 
                    COLLABORATION.

  It is the sense of Congress that the Federal Government 
should recognize and encourage partnerships at the watershed 
level between nonpoint sources and regulated point sources to 
advance the goals of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act 
and provide benefits to farmers, landowners, and the public.
                              ----------                              


3. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Marino of Pennsylvania 
               or His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  At the end of subtitle A of title IV, insert the following:

SEC. __. PILOT PROGRAM TO IMPROVE REPORTING.

  The Comptroller General of the United States shall carry out 
a pilot program in 9 States to determine whether data on 
specific items purchased with supplemental nutrition assistance 
program benefits can be collected using existing reporting 
requirements and whether such reporting requirements may be 
improved. In carrying out the pilot program, the Comptroller 
General of the United States shall use the data required to be 
reported for the supplemental nutrition assistance program 
under the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 (7 U.S.C. 2011 et 
seq.).
                              ----------                              


 4. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Rogers of Alabama or 
                 His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  At the end of subtitle A of title IV, insert the following:

SEC. __. MULTIVITAMIN-MINERAL DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS ELIGIBLE FOR PURCHASE 
                    WITH SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE BENEFITS.

  Section 3 of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 (7 U.S.C. 
2012) is amended--
          (1) in subsection (k) by--
                  (A) striking ``and (9)'' and inserting 
                ``(9)'', and
                  (B) inserting before the period at the end 
                the following: ``, and (10) a multivitamin-
                mineral dietary supplement for home 
                consumption'',
          (2) by inserting after subsection (m) the following:
  ``(m-1) `Multivitamin-mineral dietary supplement' means a 
substance that--
          ``(1) provides at least half of the vitamins and 
        minerals for which the National Academy of Medicine 
        establishes dietary reference intakes, at 50 percent or 
        more of the daily value for the intended life stage per 
        daily serving as determined by the Food and Drug 
        Administration; and
          ``(2) does not exceed the tolerable upper intake 
        levels for those nutrients for which an established 
        tolerable upper intake level is determined by the 
        National Academy of Medicine.'', and
          (3) in subsection (q)(2) by striking ``and spices'' 
        and inserting ``spices, and multivitamin-mineral 
        dietary supplements''.
                              ----------                              


5. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Bergman of Michigan or 
                 His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 326, after line 6, insert the following:

SEC. ____. GAO REPORT ON ABILITY OF THE FARM CREDIT SYSTEM TO MEET THE 
                    AGRICULTURAL CREDIT NEEDS OF INDIAN TRIBES AND 
                    THEIR MEMBERS.

  (a) In General.--The Comptroller General of the United States 
shall--
          (1) study the agricultural credit needs of farms, 
        ranches, and related agricultural businesses that are 
        owned or operated by--
                  (A) Indian tribes on tribal lands; or
                  (B) enrolled members of Indian tribes on 
                Indian allotments; and
          (2) determine whether the institutions of the Farm 
        Credit System have sufficient authority and resources 
        to meet the needs.
  (b) Definition of Indian Tribe.--In subsection (a), the term 
``Indian tribe'' means an Indian tribal entity that is eligible 
for funding and services from the Bureau of Indian Affairs by 
virtue of the status of the entity as an Indian tribe.
  (c) Report to the Congress.--Within 90 days after the date of 
the enactment of this Act, the Comptroller General of the 
United States shall prepare and submit to the Committees on 
Agriculture and on Natural Resources of the House of 
Representatives a written report that contains the findings of 
the study conducted under subsection (a). If the Comptroller 
General finds that the institutions of the Farm Credit System 
do not have sufficient authority or resources to meet the needs 
referred to in subsection (a), the report shall include such 
legislative and other recommendations as the Comptroller 
General determines would result in a system under which the 
needs are met in an equitable and effective manner.
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 6. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Arrington of Texas or 
                 His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 337, after line 18, insert the following:

SEC. ___. REFINANCING OF CERTAIN RURAL HOSPITAL DEBT.

  Subtitle D of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act 
(7 U.S.C. 1981 et seq.) is amended by inserting after section 
341 the following:

``SEC. 342. REFINANCING OF CERTAIN RURAL HOSPITAL DEBT.

  ``Assistance under section 306(a) for a community facility or 
under section 310B may include the refinancing of a debt 
obligation of a rural hospital as an eligible loan or loan 
guarantee purpose if the assistance would help preserve access 
to a health service in a rural community and meaningfully 
improve the financial position of the hospital.''.
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7. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Jones of North Carolina 
               or His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 387, after line 24, insert the following:

SEC. __. LIMITED EXCLUSION OF MILITARY BASE RESIDENTS FROM DEFINITION 
                    OF RURAL AREA.

  (a) Programs Under the Consolidated Farm and Rural 
Development Act.--Section 343(a)(13) of the Consolidated Farm 
and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 1991(a)(13)), as amended by 
section 6218 of this Act, is amended--
          (1) in subparagraph (A), by striking ``(H)'' and 
        inserting ``(I)''; and
          (2) by adding at the end the following:
          ``(I) Limited exclusion of military base 
        populations.--The first 1,500 individuals who reside in 
        housing located on a military base shall not be 
        included in determining whether an area is `rural' or a 
        `rural area'.''.
  (b) Rural Broadband Loans and Guarantee Program.--Section 
601(b)(3) of the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 (7 U.S.C. 
950bb(b)(3)) is amended by adding at the end the following:
          ``(C) Exclusion of military base populations.--The 
        first 1,500 individuals who reside in housing located 
        on a military base shall not be included in determining 
        whether an area is a `rural area'.''.
  (c) Distance Learning and Telemedicine Loans and Grants.--
Section 2332 of the Food Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade 
Act of 1990 (7 U.S.C. 950aaa-1) is amended by adding at the end 
the following:
          ``(4) Rural area.--The term `rural area' has the 
        meaning given the term in section 601(b)(3) of the 
        Rural Electrification Act of 1936.''.
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 8. An Amendment To Be Offered By Representative Latta of Ohio or His 
                   Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 397, after line 12, insert the following:

             Subtitle I--Precision Agriculture Connectivity

SEC. 6801. FINDINGS.

  Congress finds the following:
          (1) Precision agriculture technologies and practices 
        allow farmers to significantly increase crop yields, 
        eliminate overlap in operations, and reduce inputs such 
        as seed, fertilizer, pesticides, water, and fuel.
          (2) These technologies allow farmers to collect data 
        in real time about their fields, automate field 
        management, and maximize resources.
          (3) Studies estimate that precision agriculture 
        technologies can reduce agricultural operation costs by 
        up to 25 dollars per acre and increase farm yields by 
        up to 70 percent by 2050.
          (4) The critical cost savings and productivity 
        benefits of precision agriculture cannot be realized 
        without the availability of reliable broadband Internet 
        access service delivered to the agricultural land of 
        the United States.
          (5) The deployment of broadband Internet access 
        service to unserved and underserved agricultural land 
        is critical to the United States economy and to the 
        continued leadership of the United States in global 
        food production.
          (6) Despite the growing demand for broadband Internet 
        access service on agricultural land, broadband Internet 
        access service is not consistently available where 
        needed for agricultural operations.
          (7) The Federal Communications Commission has an 
        important role to play in the deployment of broadband 
        Internet access service on unserved and underserved 
        agricultural land to promote precision agriculture.

SEC. 6802. TASK FORCE FOR REVIEWING THE CONNECTIVITY AND TECHNOLOGY 
                    NEEDS OF PRECISION AGRICULTURE.

  (a) Definitions.--In this section--
          (1) the term ``broadband Internet access service'' 
        has the meaning given the term in section 8.2 of title 
        47, Code of Federal Regulations, or any successor 
        regulation;
          (2) the term ``Commission'' means the Federal 
        Communications Commission;
          (3) the term ``Department'' means the Department of 
        Agriculture; and
          (4) the term ``Task Force'' means the Task Force for 
        Reviewing the Connectivity and Technology Needs of 
        Precision Agriculture in the United States established 
        under subsection (b).
  (b) Establishment.--Not later than 1 year after the date of 
enactment of this Act, the Commission shall establish the Task 
Force for Reviewing the Connectivity and Technology Needs of 
Precision Agriculture in the United States.
  (c) Duties.--
          (1) In general.--The Task Force shall consult with 
        the Secretary, or a designee of the Secretary, and 
        collaborate with public and private stakeholders in the 
        agriculture and technology fields to--
                  (A) identify and measure current gaps in the 
                availability of broadband Internet access 
                service on agricultural land;
                  (B) develop policy recommendations to promote 
                the rapid, expanded deployment of broadband 
                Internet access service on unserved 
                agricultural land, with a goal of achieving 
                reliable capabilities on 95 percent of 
                agricultural land in the United States by 2025;
                  (C) promote effective policy and regulatory 
                solutions that encourage the adoption of 
                broadband Internet access service on farms and 
                ranches and promote precision agriculture;
                  (D) recommend specific new rules or 
                amendments to existing rules of the Commission 
                that the Commission should issue to achieve the 
                goals and purposes of the policy 
                recommendations described in subparagraph (B);
                  (E) recommend specific steps that the 
                Commission should take to obtain reliable and 
                standardized data measurements of the 
                availability of broadband Internet access 
                service as may be necessary to target funding 
                support, from existing or future programs of 
                the Commission dedicated to the deployment of 
                broadband Internet access service, to unserved 
                agricultural land in need of broadband Internet 
                access service; and
                  (F) recommend specific steps that the 
                Commission should consider to ensure that the 
                expertise of the Secretary and available farm 
                data are reflected in existing or future 
                programs of the Commission dedicated to the 
                infrastructure deployment of broadband Internet 
                access service and to direct available funding 
                to unserved agricultural land where needed.
          (2) Consultation.--The Secretary, or a designee of 
        the Secretary, shall explain and make available to the 
        Task Force the expertise, data mapping information, and 
        resources of the Department that the Department uses to 
        identify cropland, ranchland, and other areas with 
        agricultural operations that may be helpful in 
        developing the recommendations required under paragraph 
        (1).
          (3) List of available federal programs and 
        resources.--Not later than 180 days after the date of 
        enactment of this Act, the Secretary and the Commission 
        shall jointly submit to the Task Force a list of all 
        Federal programs or resources available for the 
        expansion of broadband Internet access service on 
        unserved agricultural land to assist the Task Force in 
        carrying out the duties of the Task Force.
  (d) Membership.--
          (1) In general.--The Task Force shall be--
                  (A) composed of not more than 15 voting 
                members who shall--
                          (i) be selected by the Chairman of 
                        the Commission, in consultation with 
                        the Secretary; and
                          (ii) include--
                                  (I) agricultural producers 
                                representing diverse geographic 
                                regions and farm sizes, 
                                including owners and operators 
                                of farms of less than 100 
                                acres;
                                  (II) Internet service 
                                providers, including regional 
                                or rural fixed and mobile 
                                broadband Internet access 
                                service providers and 
                                telecommunications 
                                infrastructure providers;
                                  (III) representatives from 
                                the electric cooperative 
                                industry;
                                  (IV) representatives from the 
                                satellite industry;
                                  (V) representatives from 
                                precision agriculture equipment 
                                manufacturers, including drone 
                                manufacturers, manufacturers of 
                                autonomous agricultural 
                                machinery, and manufacturers of 
                                farming robotics technologies; 
                                and
                                  (VI) representatives from 
                                State and local governments; 
                                and
                  (B) fairly balanced in terms of technologies, 
                points of view, and fields represented on the 
                Task Force.
          (2) Period of appointment; vacancies.--
                  (A) In general.--A member of the Committee 
                appointed under paragraph (1)(A) shall serve 
                for a single term of 2 years.
                  (B) Vacancies.--Any vacancy in the Task 
                Force--
                          (i) shall not affect the powers of 
                        the Task Force; and
                          (ii) shall be filled in the same 
                        manner as the original appointment.
          (3) Ex-officio member.--The Secretary, or a designee 
        of the Secretary, shall serve as an ex-officio, 
        nonvoting member of the Task Force.
  (e) Reports.--Not later than 1 year after the date on which 
the Commission establishes the Task Force, and annually 
thereafter, the Task Force shall submit to the Chairman of the 
Commission a report, which shall be made public not later than 
30 days after the date on which the Chairman receives the 
report, that details--
          (1) the status of fixed and mobile broadband Internet 
        access service coverage of agricultural land;
          (2) the projected future connectivity needs of 
        agricultural operations, farmers, and ranchers; and
          (3) the steps being taken to accurately measure the 
        availability of broadband Internet access service on 
        agricultural land and the limitations of current, as of 
        the date of the report, measurement processes.
  (f) Termination.--The Commission shall renew the Task Force 
every 2 years until the Task Force terminates on January 1, 
2025.
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      9. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Thompson of 
         Pennsylvania or His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 429, after line 4, insert the following:

          ``(16) Chronic wasting disease.--Research and 
        extension grants may be made under this section for 
        projects relating to treating, mitigating, or 
        eliminating chronic wasting disease.''.

  Page 429, line 5, strike ``(16)'' and insert ``(17)''.
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  10. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Herrera Beutler of 
          Washington or Her Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 487, after line 4, insert the following:

  (d) Stewardship Project Receipts.--Section 604(e) of the 
Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003 (16 U.S.C. 6591c(e)) is 
amended--
          (1) in paragraph (2)(B), by inserting ``subject to 
        paragraph (3)(A),'' before ``shall''; and
          (2) in paragraph (3)(A), by striking ``services 
        received by the Chief or the Director'' and all that 
        follows through the period at the end and inserting the 
        following: ``services and in-kind resources received by 
        the Chief or the Director under a stewardship contract 
        project conducted under this section shall not be 
        considered monies received from the National Forest 
        System or the public lands, but any payments made by 
        the contractor to the Chief or Director under the 
        project shall be considered monies received from the 
        National Forest System or the public lands.''.
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 11. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Gosar of Arizona or 
                 His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Strike section 8331 and insert the following new section:

SEC. 8331. GOOD NEIGHBOR AGREEMENTS.

  Section 8206 of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (16 U.S.C. 
2113a) is amended--
          (1) in subsection (a)--
                  (A) in paragraph (1)(B), by striking 
                ``Secretary or a Governor'' and inserting 
                ``Secretary, Governor, county, or Indian 
                Tribe'';
                  (B) in paragraph (4) by striking ``Secretary 
                and a Governor'' and inserting ``Secretary and 
                a Governor, county, or an Indian Tribe'';
                  (C) by adding at the end the following:
          ``(10) Indian tribe.--The term `Indian Tribe' has the 
        meaning given the term in section 4 of the Indian Self-
        Determination and Education Assistance Act (25 U.S.C. 
        5304)).
          ``(11) County.-- The term `county' has the meaning 
        given the term in section 2 of title 1, United States 
        Code.''; and
          (2) in subsection (b)--
                  (A) in paragraph (1)(A), by inserting ``, 
                county, or an Indian Tribe'' after 
                ``Governor''; and
                  (B) in paragraph (3), by inserting ``, 
                county, or an Indian Tribe'' after 
                ``Governor''.
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 12. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Gianforte of Montana 
               or His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  At the end of part III of subtitle C of title VIII, insert 
the following:

SEC. 83__. SALVAGE AND REFORESTATION IN RESPONSE TO CATASTROPHIC 
                    EVENTS.

  (a) Expedited Salvage Operations and Reforestation Activities 
Following Large-scale Catastrophic Events.--
          (1) Expedited environmental assessment.--
        Notwithstanding any other provision of law, an 
        environmental assessment prepared by the Secretary 
        concerned pursuant to section 102 of the National 
        Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4332) for a 
        salvage operation or reforestation activity proposed to 
        be conducted on National Forest System lands or public 
        lands adversely impacted by a large-scale catastrophic 
        event shall be completed within 60 days after the 
        conclusion of the catastrophic event.
          (2) Expedited implementation and completion.--In the 
        case of reforestation activities conducted on National 
        Forest System lands or public lands adversely impacted 
        by a large-scale catastrophic event, the Secretary 
        concerned shall, to the maximum extent practicable, 
        achieve reforestation of at least 75 percent of the 
        impacted lands during the 5-year period following the 
        conclusion of the catastrophic event.
          (3) Availability of knutson-vandenberg funds.--
        Amounts in the special fund established pursuant to 
        section 3 of the Act of June 9, 1930 (commonly known as 
        the Knutson-Vandenberg Act; 16 U.S.C. 576b) shall be 
        available to the Secretary of Agriculture for 
        reforestation activities authorized by this section.
          (4) Timeline for public input process.--
        Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in the case 
        of a salvage operation or reforestation activity 
        proposed to be conducted on National Forest System 
        lands or public lands adversely impacted by a large-
        scale catastrophic event, the Secretary concerned shall 
        allow 30 days for public scoping and comment, 15 days 
        for filing an objection, and 15 days for the agency 
        response to the filing of an objection. Upon completion 
        of this process and expiration of the period specified 
        in paragraph (1), the Secretary concerned shall 
        implement the project immediately.
  (b) Compliance With Forest Plan.--A salvage operation or 
reforestation activity authorized by this section shall be 
conducted in a manner consistent with the forest plan 
applicable to the National Forest System lands or public lands 
covered by the salvage operation or reforestation activity.
  (c) Prohibition on Restraining Orders, Preliminary 
Injunctions, and Injunctions Pending Appeal.--No restraining 
order, preliminary injunction, or injunction pending appeal 
shall be issued by any court of the United States with respect 
to any decision to prepare or conduct a salvage operation or 
reforestation activity in response to a large-scale 
catastrophic event. Section 705 of title 5, United States Code, 
shall not apply to any challenge to the salvage operation or 
reforestation activity.
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13. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Westerman of Arkansas 
               or His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  At the end of part III of subtitle C of title VIII, insert 
the following:

SEC. 8334. ANALYSIS OF ONLY TWO ALTERNATIVES (ACTION VERSUS NO ACTION) 
                    IN PROPOSED COLLABORATIVE FOREST MANAGEMENT 
                    ACTIVITIES.

  (a) Application to Certain Environmental Assessments and 
Environmental Impact Statements.--This section shall apply 
whenever the Secretary concerned prepares an environmental 
assessment or an environmental impact statement pursuant to 
section 102 of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 
(42 U.S.C. 4332) for a forest management activity that--
          (1) is developed through a collaborative process;
          (2) is proposed by a resource advisory committee;
          (3) will occur on lands identified by the Secretary 
        concerned as suitable for timber production;
          (4) will occur on lands designated by the Secretary 
        (or designee thereof) pursuant to section 602(b) of the 
        Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003 (16 U.S.C. 
        6591a(b)), notwithstanding whether such forest 
        management activity is initiated prior to September 30, 
        2018; or
          (5) is covered by a community wildfire protection 
        plan.
  (b) Consideration of Alternatives.--In an environmental 
assessment or environmental impact statement described in 
subsection (a), the Secretary concerned shall study, develop, 
and describe only the following two alternatives:
          (1) The forest management activity.
          (2) The alternative of no action.
  (c) Elements of No Action Alternative.--In the case of the 
alternative of no action, the Secretary concerned shall 
consider whether to evaluate--
          (1) the effect of no action on--
                  (A) forest health;
                  (B) habitat diversity;
                  (C) wildfire potential;
                  (D) insect and disease potential; and
                  (E) timber production; and
          (2) the implications of a resulting decline in forest 
        health, loss of habitat diversity, wildfire, or insect 
        or disease infestation, given fire and insect and 
        disease historic cycles, on--
                  (A) domestic water supply in the project 
                area;
                  (B) wildlife habitat loss; and
                  (C) other economic and social factors.

SEC. 8335. INJUNCTIVE RELIEF.

  (a) Balancing Short- and Long-Term Effects of Forest 
Management Activities in Considering Injunctive Relief.--As 
part of its weighing the equities while considering any request 
for an injunction that applies to any agency action as part of 
a forest management activity the court reviewing the agency 
action shall balance the impact to the ecosystem likely 
affected by the forest management activity of--
          (1) the short- and long-term effects of undertaking 
        the agency action; against
          (2) the short- and long-term effects of not 
        undertaking the action.
  (b) Time Limitations for Injunctive Relief.--
          (1) In general.--Subject to paragraph (2) the length 
        of any preliminary injunctive relief and stays pending 
        appeal that applies to any agency action as part of a 
        forest management activity, shall not exceed 60 days.
          (2) Renewal.--
                  (A) In general.--A court of competent 
                jurisdiction may issue one or more renewals of 
                any preliminary injunction, or stay pending 
                appeal, granted under paragraph (1).
                  (B) Updates.--In each renewal of an 
                injunction in an action, the parties to the 
                action shall present the court with updated 
                information on the status of the authorized 
                forest management activity.
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14. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Young of Alaska or His 
                   Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  At the end of part III of subtitle C of title VIII, insert 
the following:

SEC. 83__. APPLICATION OF ROADLESS AREA CONSERVATION RULE.

  The roadless area conservation rule established under part 
294 of title 36, Code of Federal Regulations (or successor 
regulations), shall not apply to any National Forest System 
land in the State of Alaska.
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 15. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Pearce of New Mexico 
               or His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  At the end of subtitle E of title VIII, add the following:

SEC. ___. CONVEYANCE OF LAND AND IMPROVEMENTS TO THE VILLAGE OF SANTA 
                    CLARA, NEW MEXICO.

  (a) Conveyance Required.--Subject to the provisions of this 
section, if the Village of Santa Clara, New Mexico, submits to 
the Secretary a written request for conveyance, the Secretary 
shall convey to the Village of Santa Clara all right, title, 
and interest of the United States in and to approximately 1,520 
acres of National Forest System land, as generally depicted on 
the map.
  (b) Map.--
          (1) Availability of map.--The map shall be kept on 
        file and available for public inspection in the 
        appropriate office of the Forest Service.
          (2) Correction of errors.--The Secretary may correct 
        minor errors in the map.
  (c) Consideration.--
          (1) In general.--As consideration for the conveyance 
        of land under subsection (a), the Village of Santa 
        Clara shall pay to the Secretary an amount equal to the 
        market value of the land, as determined by the 
        appraisal under subsection (g).
          (2) Installments.--The amount described in paragraph 
        (1) may be paid in periodic installments to the 
        Secretary.
          (3) Parcel conveyances.--Upon receipt of an 
        installment pursuant to paragraph (2), the Secretary 
        shall convey to the Village of Santa Clara all right, 
        title, and interest of the United States in and to a 
        parcel of the land described subsection (a) that is 
        equal in value to such installment and identified by 
        the Village of Santa Clara at the time such installment 
        is paid.
  (d) Terms and Conditions.--The conveyance under subsection 
(a) shall be--
          (1) subject to valid existing rights;
          (2) made by quitclaim deed;
          (3) subject to the reservation by the Secretary of an 
        access easement over and across Fort Bayard Road; and
          (4) subject to any other terms and conditions as the 
        Secretary considers appropriate to protect the 
        interests of the United States.
  (e) Costs of Conveyance.--As a condition for the conveyance 
under subsection (a) and in addition to the consideration paid 
under subsection (c), the Village of Santa Clara shall pay for 
all costs associated with the conveyance, including for--
          (1) the land survey under subsection (f);
          (2) any environmental analysis and resource surveys 
        determined necessary by Federal law; and
          (3) the appraisal under subsection (g).
  (f) Survey.--The actual acreage and legal description of the 
National Forest System land to be conveyed under subsection (a) 
shall be determined by a survey satisfactory to the Secretary; 
notwithstanding section 7 of title 43, United States Code, the 
Secretary is authorized to perform and approve any required 
cadastral surveys.
  (g) Appraisal.--The Secretary shall complete an appraisal of 
the land to be conveyed under subsection (a) in accordance 
with--
          (1) the ``Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal 
        Land Acquisitions''; and
          (2) the ``Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal 
        Practice''.
  (h) Definitions.--In this section:
          (1) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means the 
        Secretary of Agriculture, acting through the Chief of 
        the Forest Service.
          (2) Map.--The term ``map'' means the map entitled 
        ``Village of Santa Clara Conveyance Act 2018'' and 
        dated February 21, 2018.
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16. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative LaMalfa of California 
               or His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  At the end of subtitle E of title VIII, add the following:

SEC. 8506. STREAMLINING THE FOREST SERVICE PROCESS FOR CONSIDERATION OF 
                    COMMUNICATIONS FACILITY LOCATION APPLICATIONS.

  (a) Definitions.--In this section:
          (1) Communications facility.--The term 
        ``communications facility'' includes--
                  (A) any infrastructure, including any 
                transmitting device, tower, or support 
                structure, and any equipment, switches, wiring, 
                cabling, power sources, shelters, or cabinets, 
                associated with the licensed or permitted 
                unlicensed wireless or wireline transmission of 
                writings, signs, signals, data, images, 
                pictures, and sounds of all kinds; and
                  (B) any antenna or apparatus that--
                          (i) is designed for the purpose of 
                        emitting radio frequency;
                          (ii) is designed to be operated, or 
                        is operating, from a fixed location 
                        pursuant to authorization by the 
                        Federal Communications Commission or is 
                        using duly authorized devices that do 
                        not require individual licenses; and
                          (iii) is added to a tower, building, 
                        or other structure.
          (2) Communications site.--The term ``communications 
        site'' means an area of covered land designated for 
        communications uses.
          (3) Communications use.--The term ``communications 
        use'' means the placement and operation of 
        communications facility.
          (4) Communications use authorization.--The term 
        ``communications use authorization'' means an easement, 
        right-of-way, lease, license, or other authorization to 
        locate or modify a communications facility on covered 
        land by the Forest Service for the primary purpose of 
        authorizing the occupancy and use of the covered land 
        for communications use.
          (5) Covered land.--The term ``covered land'' means 
        National Forest System land.
          (6) Forest service.--The term ``Forest Service'' 
        means the United States Forest Service of the 
        Department of Agriculture.
          (7) Organizational unit.--The term ``organizational 
        unit'' means, within the Forest Service--
                  (A) a regional office;
                  (B) the headquarters;
                  (C) a management unit; or
                  (C) a ranger district office.
  (b) Regulations.--Notwithstanding section 6409 of the Middle 
Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 (47 U.S.C. 1455) 
or section 606 of the Repack Airwaves Yielding Better Access 
for Users of Modern Services Act of 2018 (Public Law 115-141), 
not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act, 
the Secretary shall issue regulations--
          (1) to streamline the process for considering 
        applications to locate or modify communications 
        facilities on covered land;
          (2) to ensure, to the maximum extent practicable, 
        that the process is uniform and standardized across the 
        organizational units of the Forest Service; and
          (3) to require that the applications described in 
        paragraph (1) be considered and granted on a 
        competitively neutral, technology neutral, and non-
        discriminatory basis.
  (c) Requirements.--The regulations issued under subsection 
(b) shall include the following:
          (1) Procedures for the tracking of applications 
        described in subsection (b)(1), including--
                  (A) identifying the number of applications--
                          (i) received;
                          (ii) approved; and
                          (iii) denied;
                  (B) in the case of an application that is 
                denied, describing the reasons for the denial; 
                and
                  (C) describing the amount of time between the 
                receipt of an application and the issuance of a 
                final decision on an application.
          (2) Provision for minimum lease terms of not less 
        than 15 years for leases with respect to the location 
        of communications facilities on covered land.
          (3) A policy under which a communications use 
        authorization renews automatically on expiration, 
        unless the communications use authorization is revoked 
        for good cause.
          (4) A structure of fees for--
                  (A) submitting an application described in 
                subsection (b)(1), based on the cost to the 
                Forest Service of considering such an 
                application; and
                  (B) issuing communications use 
                authorizations, based on the cost to the Forest 
                Service of any maintenance or other activities 
                required to be performed by the Forest Service 
                as a result of the location or modification of 
                the communications facility.
          (5) Provision that if the Forest Service does not 
        grant or deny an application under subparagraph (A) by 
        the deadline established in section 6409 of the Middle 
        Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act as amended by the 
        Repack Airwaves Yielding Better Access for Users of 
        Modern Services Act of 2018 (47 U.S.C. 1455(b)(3)(A)), 
        the Forest Service shall be deemed to have granted the 
        application.
          (6) Provision for prioritization or streamlining the 
        consideration of applications to locate or modify 
        communications facilities on covered land in a 
        previously disturbed right-of-way.
  (d) Additional Considerations.--In issuing regulations under 
subsection (b), the Secretary shall consider--
          (1) how discrete reviews in considering an 
        application described in subsection (b)(1) can be 
        conducted simultaneously, rather than sequentially, by 
        any organizational units of the Forest Service that 
        must approve the location or modification; and
          (2) how to eliminate overlapping requirements among 
        the organizational units of the Forest Service with 
        respect to the location or modification of a 
        communications facility on covered land administered by 
        those organizational units.
  (e) Communication of Streamlined Process to Organizational 
Units.--The Secretary shall, with respect to the regulations 
issued under subsection (b)--
          (1) communicate the regulations to the organizational 
        units of the Forest Service; and
          (2) ensure that the organizational units of the 
        Forest Service follow the regulations.
  (f) Deposit and Availability of Fees.--
          (1) Special account.--The Secretary of the Treasury 
        shall establish a special account in the Treasury for 
        the Forest Service for the deposit of fees collected by 
        the Forest Service under subsection (c)(4) for 
        communications use authorizations on covered land 
        granted, issued, or executed by the Forest Service.
          (2) Requirements for fees collected.--Fees collected 
        by the Forest Service under subsection (c)(4) shall 
        be--
                  (A) based on the costs described in 
                subsection (c)(4); and
                  (B) competitively neutral, technology 
                neutral, and nondiscriminatory with respect to 
                other users of the communications site.
          (3) Deposit of fees.--Fees collected by the Forest 
        Service under subsection (c)(4) shall be deposited in 
        the special account established for the Forest Service 
        under paragraph (1).
          (4) Availability of fees.--Amounts deposited in the 
        special account for the Forest Service shall be 
        available, to the extent and in such amounts as are 
        provided in advance in appropriation Acts, to the 
        Secretary to cover costs incurred by the Forest Service 
        described in subsection (c)(4), including the 
        following:
                  (A) Preparing needs assessments or other 
                programmatic analyses necessary to designate 
                communications sites and issue communications 
                use authorizations.
                  (B) Developing management plans for 
                communications sites.
                  (C) Training for management of communications 
                sites.
                  (D) Obtaining or improving access to 
                communications sites.
          (5) No additional appropriations authorized.--Except 
        as provided in paragraph (4), no other amounts are 
        authorized to be appropriated to carry out this 
        section.
  (g) Savings Provisions.--
          (1) Real property authorities.--Nothing in this 
        section, or the amendments made by this section, shall 
        be construed as providing any executive agency with any 
        new leasing or other real property authorities not 
        existing prior to the date of enactment of this Act.
          (2) Effect on other laws.--Nothing in this section, 
        or the amendments made by this section, and no actions 
        taken pursuant to this section, or the amendments made 
        by this section, shall impact a decision or 
        determination by any executive agency to sell, dispose 
        of, declare excess or surplus, lease, reuse, or 
        redevelop any Federal real property pursuant to title 
        40, United States Code, the Federal Assets Sale and 
        Transfer Act of 2016 (Public Law 114-387), or any other 
        law governing real property activities of the Federal 
        Government. No agreement entered into pursuant to this 
        section, or the amendments made by this section, may 
        obligate the Federal Government to hold, control, or 
        otherwise retain or use real property that may 
        otherwise be deemed as excess, surplus, or that could 
        otherwise be sold, leased or redeveloped.
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17. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Westerman of Arkansas 
               or His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  At the end of subtitle E of title VIII, insert the following:

SEC. 85__. REPORT ON WILDFIRE, INSECT INFESTATION, AND DISEASE 
                    PREVENTION ON FEDERAL LAND.

  Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of 
this Act and every year thereafter, the Secretary of 
Agriculture and the Secretary of Interior shall submit to the 
Committee on Agriculture of the House of Representatives, the 
Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives, 
the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the 
Senate, and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of 
the Senate a jointly written report on--
          (1) the number of acres of Federal land treated by 
        the Secretary of Agriculture or the Secretary of the 
        Interior for wildfire, insect infestation, or disease 
        prevention;
          (2) the number of acres of Federal land categorized 
        as a high or extreme fire risk;
          (3) the total timber production from Federal land;
          (4) the number of acres and average fire intensity of 
        wildfires affecting Federal land treated for wildfire, 
        insect infestation, or disease prevention;
          (5) the number of acres and average fire intensity of 
        wildfires affecting Federal land not treated for 
        wildfire, insect infestation, or disease prevention; 
        and
          (6) the Federal response time for each fire on 
        greater than 25,000 acres.
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 18. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Pearce of New Mexico 
               or His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  At the end of subtitle E of title VIII, add the following new 
section:

SEC. 8506. COLLABORATIVE FOREST LANDSCAPE RESTORATION PROGRAM.

  Section 4003 of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 
2009 (16 U.S.C. 7303) is amended--
          (1) in subsection (d)(1)(B), by inserting ``, except 
        the Secretary may waive, on a case-by-case basis, the 
        10-year period requirement under paragraph (1)(B) of 
        such subsection'' after ``subsection (b)''; and
          (2) in subsection (f)--
                  (A) in paragraph (4)(B), by striking 
                ``proposal'' and all that follows through ``in 
                excess'' and inserting ``proposal in excess''; 
                and
                  (B) in paragraph (6), by striking ``2019'' 
                and inserting ``2023''.
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19. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Tipton of Colorado or 
                 His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 538, after line 23, add the following new section:

SEC. 8506. WEST FORK FIRE STATION.

  (a) Definitions.--In this section:
          (1) County.--The term ``County'' means Dolores 
        County, Colorado.
          (2) West fork fire station conveyance parcel.--The 
        term ``West Fork Fire Station Conveyance Parcel'' means 
        the parcel of approximately 3.61 acres of National 
        Forest System land in the County, as depicted on the 
        map entitled ``Map for West Fork Fire Station 
        Conveyance Parcel'' and dated November 21, 2017.
  (b) Conveyance of West Fork Fire Station Conveyance Parcel, 
Dolores County, Colorado.--
          (1) In general.--On receipt of a request from the 
        County and subject to such terms and conditions as are 
        mutually satisfactory to the Secretary and the County, 
        including such additional terms as the Secretary 
        determines to be necessary, the Secretary shall convey 
        to the County without consideration all right, title, 
        and interest of the United States in and to the West 
        Fork Fire Station Conveyance Parcel.
          (2) Costs.--Any costs relating to the conveyance 
        under paragraph (1), including processing and 
        transaction costs, shall be paid by the County.
          (3) Use of land.--The land conveyed to the County 
        under paragraph (1) shall be used by the County only 
        for a fire station, related infrastructure, and roads 
        to facilitate access to and through the West Fork Fire 
        Station Conveyance Parcel.
          (4) Reversion.--If any portion of the land conveyed 
        under paragraph (1) is used in a manner that is 
        inconsistent with the use described in paragraph (3), 
        the land shall, at the discretion of the Secretary, 
        revert to the United States.
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20. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Thornberry of Texas or 
                 His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 601, after line 26, add the following new section:

SEC. 11105. REGIONAL CATTLE AND CARCASS GRADING CORRELATION AND 
                    TRAINING CENTERS.

  (a) In General.--The Secretary shall establish not more than 
three regional centers, to be known as ``Cattle and Carcass 
Grading Correlation and Training Centers'' (referred to in this 
section as the ``Centers''), to provide education and training 
for cattle and carcass beef graders of the Agricultural 
Marketing Service, cattle producers, and other professionals 
involved in the reporting, delivery, and grading of feeder 
cattle, live cattle, and carcasses--
          (1) to limit the subjectivity in the application of 
        beef grading standards;
          (2) to provide producers with greater confidence in 
        the price of the producers' cattle; and
          (3) to provide investors with both long and short 
        positions more assurance in the cattle delivery system.
  (b) Location.--The Centers shall be located near cattle 
feeding and slaughter populations and areas shall be 
strategically identified in order to capture regional variances 
in cattle production.
  (c) Administration.--Each Center shall be organized and 
administered by offices of the Department of Agriculture in 
operation on the date on which the respective Center is 
established, or in coordination with other appropriate Federal 
agencies or academic institutions.
  (d) Training Program.--The Centers shall offer intensive 
instructional programs involving classroom and field training 
work for individuals described in subsection (a).
  (e) Coordination of Resources.--Each Center, in carrying out 
the functions of the Center, shall make use of information 
generated by the Department of Agriculture, the State 
agricultural extension and research stations, relevant 
designated contract markets, and the practical experience of 
area cattle producers, especially cattle producers cooperating 
in on-farm demonstrations, correlations, and research projects.
  (f) Prohibition on Construction.--Funds made available to 
carry out this section shall not be used for the construction 
of a new building or facility or the acquisition, expansion, 
remodeling, or alteration of an existing building or facility 
(including site grading and improvement, and architect fees). 
Notwithstanding the preceding sentence, the Secretary may use 
funds made available to carry out this section to provide a 
Center with payment for the cost of the rental of a space 
determined to be necessary by the Center for conducting 
training under this section and may accept donations (including 
in-kind contributions) to cover such cost.
  (g) Effective Date.--This section shall take effect on 
October 1, 2018.

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