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116th Congress    }                                     {      Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 1st Session      }                                     {     116-297

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 PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE SENATE AMENDMENT TO THE BILL (H.R. 
    3055) MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE DEPARTMENTS OF COMMERCE AND 
   JUSTICE, SCIENCE, AND RELATED AGENCIES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING 
               SEPTEMBER 30, 2020, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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 November 18, 2019.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be 
                                printed

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

                              R E P O R T

                       [To accompany H. Res. 708]

    The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration 
House Resolution 708, 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 the consideration of the Senate 
amendment to H.R. 3055, the Commerce, Justice, Science, 
Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, 
Interior, Environment, Transportation, and Housing and Urban 
Development Appropriations Act, 2020. The resolution makes in 
order a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on 
Appropriations or her designee that the House concur in the 
Senate amendment with an amendment inserting the text of Rules 
Committee Print 116-38, in lieu of the matter proposed to be 
inserted by the Senate. The resolution waives all points of 
order against consideration of the motion. The resolution 
provides that the Senate amendment and the motion shall be 
considered as read. The resolution provides one hour of debate 
on the motion equally divided and controlled by the chair and 
ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.

                         EXPLANATION OF WAIVERS

    The waiver of all points of order against consideration of 
the motion includes waivers of the following:
     Clause 7 of rule XVI, which requires that no 
motion or proposition on a subject different from that under 
consideration shall be admitted under color of amendment.
     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.
     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 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.
     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.

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