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115th Congress }                                               {   Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 1st Session   }                                               {   115-8

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  PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE JOINT RESOLUTION (H.J. RES. 36) 
  PROVIDING FOR CONGRESSIONAL DISAPPROVAL UNDER CHAPTER 8 OF TITLE 5, 
UNITED STATES CODE, OF THE FINAL RULE OF THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT 
 RELATING TO ``WASTE PREVENTION, PRODUCTION SUBJECT TO ROYALTIES, AND 
 RESOURCE CONSERVATION'', AND PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE JOINT 
   RESOLUTION (H.J. RES. 37) DISAPPROVING THE RULE SUBMITTED BY THE 
  DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, THE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION, AND THE 
 NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION RELATING TO THE FEDERAL 
                         ACQUISITION REGULATION

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  January 31, 2017.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be 
                                printed.

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

                              R E P O R T

                       [To accompany H. Res. 74]

    The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration 
House Resolution 74, by a nonrecord vote, 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.J. Res. 36, 
providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of 
title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Bureau of 
Land Management relating to ``Waste Prevention, Production 
Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation'', 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 Natural Resources. The resolution waives 
all points of order against consideration of the joint 
resolution. The resolution provides that the joint resolution 
shall be considered as read. The resolution waives all points 
of order against provisions in the joint resolution. The 
resolution provides one motion to recommit.
    Section 2 of the resolution provides for consideration of 
H.J. Res. 37, disapproving the rule submitted by the Department 
of Defense, the General Services Administration, and the 
National Aeronautics and Space Administration relating to the 
Federal Acquisition Regulation, 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 Oversight and Government Reform. The resolution 
waives all points of order against consideration of the joint 
resolution. The resolution provides that the joint resolution 
shall be considered as read. The resolution waives all points 
of order against provisions in the joint resolution. The 
resolution provides one motion to recommit.

                         EXPLANATION OF WAIVERS

    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
consideration of H.J. Res. 36, 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.J. Res. 36, 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.J. Res. 37, 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.J. Res. 37, 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. 18

    Motion by Mr. Polis to make in order and provide the 
appropriate waivers to amendment #4 to H.J. Res. 36, offered by 
Rep. Polis (CO), which ensures the ``substantially the same'' 
clause doesn't apply for this resolution; and amendment #5 to 
H.J. Res. 36, offered by Rep. Polis (CO), which allows for 
findings on the impact of methane, and the impact of the 
Methane Rule, and due to these findings states the agency shall 
be allowed to develop a new regulation on the same topic. 
Defeated: 4-9

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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.....................................          Nay   Mr. Polis.........................          Yea
Mr. Byrne.......................................          Nay
Mr. Newhouse....................................          Nay
Mr. Buck........................................          Nay
Ms. Cheney......................................          Nay
Mr. Sessions, Chairman..........................          Nay
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