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116th Congress   }                                        {     Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 1st Session     }                                        {    116-102

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   PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL (H.R. 6) TO AUTHORIZE THE 
CANCELLATION OF REMOVAL AND ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS OF CERTAIN ALIENS, AND 
                           FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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June 3, 2019.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed

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

                              R E P O R T

                       [To accompany H. Res. 415]

    The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration 
House Resolution 415, by a record vote of 8 to 4, 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. 6, the 
American Dream and Promise Act of 2019, under a closed rule. 
The resolution provides two hours of general 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 an amendment in the nature of a 
substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 116-
16, modified by the amendment printed in this report, shall be 
considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be 
considered as read. The resolution waives all points of order 
against provisions in the bill, as amended. The resolution 
provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

                         EXPLANATION OF WAIVERS

    The waiver of all points of order against consideration of 
the bill includes waivers of the following:
           Section 103(i) of H. Res. 6, which prohibits 
        consideration of an unreported bill pursuant to a rule. 
        However, Rules Committee Print 116-16 is comprised of 
        the text of H.R. 2820 and H.R. 2821 as reported by the 
        Committee on the Judiciary.
           Section 302(f) of the Congressional Budget 
        Act, which prohibits consideration of legislation 
        providing new budget authority in excess of a 302(a) or 
        302(b) allocation of such authority.
           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, or would cause 
        revenues to be less than the level of total revenues 
        for the first fiscal year or for the total of that 
        first fiscal year and the ensuing fiscal years for 
        which allocations are provided, except when a 
        declaration of war by the Congress is in effect.
           Clause 10 of rule XXI, which prohibits 
        consideration of a measure that has a net effect of 
        increasing the deficit or reducing the surplus over the 
        five- or 10-year period.
    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
provisions in the bill, as amended, the Committee is not aware 
of any points of order. The waiver is prophylactic in nature.

                            COMMITTEE VOTES

    The results of each record vote on an amendment or motion 
to report, together with the names of those voting for and 
against, are printed below:

Rules Committee record vote No. 90

    Motion by Mr. Cole to report an open rule for H.R. 6. 
Defeated: 4-8.

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Hastings....................................  ............  Mr. Cole..........................          Yea
Mrs. Torres.....................................          Nay   Mr. Woodall.......................          Yea
Mr. Perlmutter..................................          Nay   Mr. Burgess.......................          Yea
Mr. Raskin......................................          Nay   Mrs. Lesko........................          Yea
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Nay
Mr. Morelle.....................................          Nay
Ms. Shalala.....................................          Nay
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................          Nay
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 91

    Motion by Mr. Cole to provide that, on adoption of the 
rule, H.R. 6 is recommitted to the Committee on the Judiciary, 
with instructions to add language authorizing resources for the 
security and humanitarian crisis at the border. Defeated: 4-8.

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Hastings....................................  ............  Mr. Cole..........................          Yea
Mrs. Torres.....................................          Nay   Mr. Woodall.......................          Yea
Mr. Perlmutter..................................          Nay   Mr. Burgess.......................          Yea
Mr. Raskin......................................          Nay   Mrs. Lesko........................          Yea
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Nay
Mr. Morelle.....................................          Nay
Ms. Shalala.....................................          Nay
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................          Nay
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 92

    Motion by Mr. Cole to amend the rule to H.R. 6 to make in 
order and provide the appropriate waivers to amendment #8, 
offered by Rep. Diaz-Balart (FL), which provides Temporary 
Protected Status (TPS) to certain Venezuelan nationals. 
Defeated: 3-7.

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Hastings....................................  ............  Mr. Cole..........................          Yea
Mrs. Torres.....................................          Nay   Mr. Woodall.......................          Yea
Mr. Perlmutter..................................          Nay   Mr. Burgess.......................          Yea
Mr. Raskin......................................          Nay   Mrs. Lesko........................  ............
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Nay
Mr. Morelle.....................................          Nay
Ms. Shalala.....................................  ............
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................          Nay
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 93

    Motion by Mr. Woodall to amend the rule to H.R. 6 to make 
in order and provide the appropriate waivers to amendment #11, 
offered by Rep. Peterson (MN), which provides for children 
dependents of E-1, E-1, H-1b and L visa holders to apply for 
permanent residency. Defeated: 3-8.

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Hastings....................................  ............  Mr. Cole..........................          Yea
Mrs. Torres.....................................          Nay   Mr. Woodall.......................          Yea
Mr. Perlmutter..................................          Nay   Mr. Burgess.......................          Yea
Mr. Raskin......................................          Nay   Mrs. Lesko........................  ............
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Nay
Mr. Morelle.....................................          Nay
Ms. Shalala.....................................          Nay
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................          Nay
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 94

    Motion by Mr. Woodall to add a separate section for 
consideration of H.R. 586, the Fix the Immigration Loopholes 
Act, under an open rule. Defeated: 4-8.

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Hastings....................................  ............  Mr. Cole..........................          Yea
Mrs. Torres.....................................          Nay   Mr. Woodall.......................          Yea
Mr. Perlmutter..................................          Nay   Mr. Burgess.......................          Yea
Mr. Raskin......................................          Nay   Mrs. Lesko........................          Yea
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Nay
Mr. Morelle.....................................          Nay
Ms. Shalala.....................................          Nay
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................          Nay
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 95

    Motion by Mr. Burgess to amend the rule to H.R. 6 to make 
in order amendment #6, offered by Rep. Burgess (TX), which 
makes a DACA recipient ineligible to apply for a change in 
status to lawful permanent resident on a conditional basis if 
the recipient originally entered the United States from Mexico 
and is a national of a country other than Mexico. Defeated: 4-
8.

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Hastings....................................  ............  Mr. Cole..........................          Yea
Mrs. Torres.....................................          Nay   Mr. Woodall.......................          Yea
Mr. Perlmutter..................................          Nay   Mr. Burgess.......................          Yea
Mr. Raskin......................................          Nay   Mrs. Lesko........................          Yea
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Nay
Mr. Morelle.....................................          Nay
Ms. Shalala.....................................          Nay
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................          Nay
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 96

    Motion by Mr. Burgess to amend the rule to H.R. 6 to make 
in order amendment #7, offered by Rep. Burgess (TX), which 
makes a DACA recipient or any alien who has temporary protected 
status ineligible for asylum unless the alien's claims 
supporting a credible fear of persecution are more probably 
than not true; determines that being a DACA recipient or having 
temporary protected status does not constitute membership in a 
particular social group for purposes of applying for asylum. 
Defeated: 4-8.

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Hastings....................................  ............  Mr. Cole..........................          Yea
Mrs. Torres.....................................          Nay   Mr. Woodall.......................          Yea
Mr. Perlmutter..................................          Nay   Mr. Burgess.......................          Yea
Mr. Raskin......................................          Nay   Mrs. Lesko........................          Yea
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Nay
Mr. Morelle.....................................          Nay
Ms. Shalala.....................................          Nay
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................          Nay
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 97

    Motion by Mrs. Lesko to amend the rule to H.R. 6 to make in 
order the following amendments: amendment #3, offered by Rep. 
Lesko (AZ), which prevents any alien who has made 
misrepresentations or falsely claimed citizenship from 
accessing the relief offered under this bill; amendment #4, 
offered by Rep. Lesko (AZ), which adds conviction for driving 
under the influence (when such impaired driving was the cause 
of serious bodily injury or death of another person), or a 
second or subsequent conviction for driving under the 
influence, to the list of criminal offenses that would exclude 
an individual under this bill; and amendment #10, offered by 
Rep. Lesko (AZ), which adds membership in a criminal street 
gang as a factor to exclude individuals from the relief offered 
in this bill. Defeated: 4-8.

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Hastings....................................  ............  Mr. Cole..........................          Yea
Mrs. Torres.....................................          Nay   Mr. Woodall.......................          Yea
Mr. Perlmutter..................................          Nay   Mr. Burgess.......................          Yea
Mr. Raskin......................................          Nay   Mrs. Lesko........................          Yea
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Nay
Mr. Morelle.....................................          Nay
Ms. Shalala.....................................          Nay
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................          Nay
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 98

    Motion by Ms. Shalala to report the rule. Adopted: 8-4.

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Hastings....................................  ............  Mr. Cole..........................          Nay
Mrs. Torres.....................................          Yea   Mr. Woodall.......................          Nay
Mr. Perlmutter..................................          Yea   Mr. Burgess.......................          Nay
Mr. Raskin......................................          Yea   Mrs. Lesko........................          Nay
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Yea
Mr. Morelle.....................................          Yea
Ms. Shalala.....................................          Yea
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................          Yea
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Yea
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             SUMMARY OF THE AMENDMENT CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

    1. Nadler (NY), Garcia, Jesus (IL), Cardenas (CA): Provides 
that a judgment that has been expunged or set aside, that 
resulted in a rehabilitative disposition, or the equivalent is 
not considered to be an adjudication for the purposes of this 
Act.

                TEXT OF AMENDMENT CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

    Page 16, line 8, strike ``the term `convicted' or 
`conviction''' and insert ``the term `convicted', `conviction', 
`adjudicated', or `adjudication'''.

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