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 116th Congress   }                                     {       Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  1st Session     }                                     {        116-5

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PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL (H.R. 790) TO PROVIDE FOR A PAY 
    INCREASE IN 2019 FOR CERTAIN CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES OF THE FEDERAL 
GOVERNMENT, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES, AND PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF 
                      MOTIONS TO SUSPEND THE RULES

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  January 29, 2019.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be 
                                printed

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

                              R E P O R T

                       [To accompany H. Res. 87]

    The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration 
House Resolution 87, 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. 790, the 
Federal Civilian Workforce Pay Raise Fairness Act of 2019, 
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 Oversight and 
Reform. The resolution waives all points of order against 
consideration of the bill. The resolution provides that the 
amendment printed in part A of this report shall be considered 
as adopted in the House and in the Committee of the Whole. 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 makes in order only those further 
amendments printed in part B 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 B of this report. The resolution provides one 
motion to recommit with or without instructions. The resolution 
provides that it shall be in order at any time through the 
legislative day of February 8, 2019, for the Speaker to 
entertain motions that the House suspend the rules and that the 
Speaker or her designee shall consult with the Minority Leader 
or his designee on the designation of any matter for 
consideration pursuant to this section.

                         EXPLANATION OF WAIVERS

    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
consideration of the bill 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 the bill, 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 
the amendments printed in part B 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. 11

    Motion by Rep. Torres 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
Ms. Matsui......................................          Yea   Mr. Burgess.......................          Nay
Mr. Perlmutter..................................          Yea   Mrs. Lesko........................          Nay
Mr. Raskin......................................          Yea
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Yea
Mr. Morelle.....................................          Yea
Ms. Shalala.....................................          Yea
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Yea
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        SUMMARY OF THE AMENDMENT IN PART A CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

     1. Cummings (MD): Strikes section 3 of the bill and makes 
certain other technical corrections.

           SUMMARY OF THE AMENDMENTS IN PART B MADE IN ORDER

    1. Trone, David (MD): Ensures all Secret Service employees 
are included.
     2. Fletcher (TX): Includes certain NASA employees.
     3. Trahan, Lori (MA): Clarifies the eligibility of any IRS 
employee for the pay increase.

            PART A--TEXT OF AMENDMENT CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

  In subsections (c), (d), and (e) of section 2, strike ``the 
day immediately before the date specified in section 3(a),'' in 
each instance it appears and insert ``December 31, 2018,''.
  Strike subsection (f) of section 2 and insert the following:
  (f) Application.--
          (1) In general.--The adjustments in pay made under 
        this Act shall apply beginning on the date of enactment 
        of this Act.
          (2) Other adjustments permitted; limits.--Nothing in 
        this Act shall be construed to--
                  (A) limit any other increase, including 
                allowances, performance awards, or bonuses, 
                otherwise permitted under law to any a rate of 
                pay adjusted under this Act; or
                  (B) waive any provision of law, rule, or 
                regulation, including section 5307 of title 5, 
                United States Code, limiting total aggregate 
                pay.
  Strike section 3.

                PART B--TEXT OF AMENDMENTS MADE IN ORDER

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

  Insert after section 2(e) the following (and redesignate 
subsequent subsections accordingly):
  (f) Secret Service Employees.--For calendar year 2019, the 
rate of basic pay of any employee of the United States Secret 
Service provided under chapter 102 of title 5, United States 
Code, who did not receive a pay increase by operation of 
subsections (a) through (e) shall be increased by 2.6 percent.
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 2. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Fletcher of Texas or 
                 Her Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Insert after section 2(e) the following (and redesignate 
subsequent subsections accordingly):
  (f) NASA Employees.--For calendar year 2019, the rate of 
basic pay of any employee of the National Aeronautics and Space 
Administration provided under chapter 98 of title 5, United 
States Code, who did not receive a pay increase by operation of 
subsections (a) through (e) shall be increased by 2.6 percent.
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3. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Trahan of Massachusetts 
               or Her Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Insert after section 2(e) the following (and redesignate 
subsequent subsections accordingly):
  (f) IRS Employees.--For calendar year 2019, the rate of basic 
pay of any employee of the Internal Revenue Service provided 
under chapter 95 of title 5, United States Code, who did not 
receive a pay increase by operation of subsections (a) through 
(e) shall be increased by 2.6 percent.

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