[House Report 116-10]
[From the U.S. Government Publishing Office]


116th Congress    }                                      {      Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 1st Session      }                                      {      116-10

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 PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE CONFERENCE REPORT TO ACCOMPANY THE 
       JOINT RESOLUTION (H.J. RES. 31) MAKING FURTHER CONTINUING 
APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY FOR FISCAL YEAR 
2019, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES, AND PROVIDING FOR PROCEEDINGS DURING THE 
        PERIOD FROM FEBRUARY 15, 2019, THROUGH FEBRUARY 22, 2019

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 February 14, 2019.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be 
                                printed

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

                              R E P O R T

                       [To accompany H. Res. 131]

    The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration 
House Resolution 131, 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 the Conference 
Report to accompany H.J. Res. 31, the Consolidated 
Appropriations Act, 2019. The resolution waives all points of 
order against the conference report and against its 
consideration. The resolution provides that the conference 
report shall be considered as read. The resolution provides 
that the previous question shall be considered as ordered 
without intervention of any motion except one hour of debate 
and one motion to recommit if applicable. Debate on the 
conference report is divided pursuant to clause 8(d) of rule 
XXII. Section 2 of the resolution provides that on any 
legislative day during the period from February 15, 2019, 
through February 22, 2019: the Journal of the proceedings of 
the previous day shall be considered as approved; and the Chair 
may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date 
and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the 
adjournment. Section 3 of the resolution provides that the 
Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair 
for the duration of the period addressed by section 2 of the 
resolution as though under clause 8(a) of rule I.

                         EXPLANATION OF WAIVERS

    The waiver of all points of order against the conference 
report and its consideration includes waivers of the following:
           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.
           Clause 8 of rule XXII, which prohibits the 
        consideration of a conference report which has not been 
        available for 72 hours.
           Clause 9 of rule XXII, which prohibits the 
        inclusion of matter in a conference report not 
        committed to the conference by either House.
           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 Committee.

                            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. 14

    Motion by Mr. Burgess to amend the rule for the Conference 
Report to accompany H.J. Res. 31 to make in order and provide 
the appropriate waivers for amendment #2, offered by Rep. 
Burgess (TX), to transfer $1 billion from SFOPS Development 
Assistance account and $800 million from the Economic Support 
Fund to CBP for construction of fencing in the Rio Grande 
Valley Sector. Defeated: 4-8

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Hastings....................................  ............  Mr. Cole..........................          Yea
Mr. 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. 15

    Motion by Mr. Perlmutter 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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