[House Report 116-13]
[From the U.S. Government Publishing Office]


 116th Congress   }                                     {      Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 1st Session      }                                     {      116-13

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  PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE JOINT RESOLUTION (H.J. RES. 46) 
RELATING TO A NATIONAL EMERGENCY DECLARED BY THE PRESIDENT ON 
FEBRUARY 15, 2019

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 February 25, 2019.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be 
                                printed

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        Mrs. Torres of California, from the Committee on Rules, 
                        submitted the following

                              R E P O R T

                       [To accompany H. Res. 144]

    The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration 
House Resolution 144, 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.J. Res. 46, 
Relating to a national emergency declared by the President on 
February 15, 2019, 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 Transportation 
and Infrastructure. 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. The resolution provides that the provisions of 
section 202 of the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1622) 
shall not apply during the remainder of the One Hundred 
Sixteenth Congress to a joint resolution terminating the 
national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 
2019. This provision was included to avoid privileged 
legislative action on redundant resolutions.

                         EXPLANATION OF WAIVERS

    Although the rule waives all points of order against 
consideration of the joint resolution, the Committee is not 
aware of any points of order. The waiver is prophylactic in 
nature.
    Although the rule waives all points of order against 
provisions in the joint resolution, 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. 27

    Motion by Mrs. Torres to report the rule. Adopted: 8-4

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Hastings....................................          Yea   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.....................................  ............
Ms. Shalala.....................................          Yea
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................          Yea
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Yea
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