[House Report 116-415]
[From the U.S. Government Publishing Office]


116th Congress   }                                      {       Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 2d Session      }                                      {      116-415

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 PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE JOINT RESOLUTION (S.J. RES. 68) TO 
   DIRECT THE REMOVAL OF UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES FROM HOSTILITIES 
 AGAINST THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN THAT HAVE NOT BEEN AUTHORIZED BY 
 CONGRESS; PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE SENATE AMENDMENT TO THE 
    BILL (H.R. 2486) TO REAUTHORIZE MANDATORY FUNDING PROGRAMS FOR 
HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES AND OTHER MINORITY-SERVING 
 INSTITUTIONS; PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL (H.R. 6172) TO 
AMEND THE FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE SURVEILLANCE ACT OF 1978 TO PROHIBIT THE 
PRODUCTION OF CERTAIN BUSINESS RECORDS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES; AND FOR 
                             OTHER PURPOSES

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   March 10, 2020.--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. 891]

    The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration 
House Resolution 891, by a record vote of 7 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 S.J. Res. 68, 
to direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from 
hostilities against the Islamic Republic of Iran that have not 
been authorized by Congress, under a closed rule. The 
resolution provides one hour of general debate equally divided 
and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the 
Committee on Foreign Affairs. 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 commit.
    The resolution provides for the consideration of the Senate 
amendment to H.R. 2486. The resolution makes in order a motion 
offered by the chair of the Committee on the Judiciary or his 
designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment with two 
House amendments:
     Amendment #1 consisting of the text of Rules 
Committee Print 116-52 (No Ban Act).
     Amendment #2 consisting of the text of Rules 
Committee Print 116-53 (Access to Counsel Act).
    The resolution provides one hour of debate on each House 
amendment, 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 motion and provides that the Senate amendment and the 
motion shall be considered as read. The resolution provides 
that the question of adoption shall be divided between the two 
House amendments, and that the two portions of the divided 
question shall be considered in the order specified by the 
chair. The resolution provides that if only one amendment is 
adopted, that amendment shall be engrossed as an amendment in 
the nature of a substitute to the Senate amendment to H.R. 
2486. The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 6172, 
the USA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act of 2020, under a closed 
rule. The resolution provides one hour of general debate 
equally divided among and controlled by the chair and ranking 
minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary and the chair 
and ranking minority member of the Permanent Select Committee 
on Intelligence. The resolution waives all points of order 
against consideration of the bill. The resolution provides that 
the amendment printed in the Rules Committee 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. 
Section 7 of the resolution provides that on any legislative 
day during the period from March 13, 2020, through March 22, 
2020: 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. 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 7. The resolution provides that each day 
during the period addressed by section 7 shall not constitute a 
legislative day for the purposes of clause 7 of rule XV 
(Consensus Calendar). The resolution provides that it shall be 
in order at any time through the calendar day of March 22, 
2020, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House 
suspend the rules as though under clause 1 of rule XV, 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. The resolution waives 
the requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII for a two-thirds 
vote to consider a report from the Committee on Rules on the 
same day it is presented to the House with respect to any 
resolution reported through the legislative day of March 23, 
2020.

                         EXPLANATION OF WAIVERS

    Although the rule waives all points of order against 
consideration of S.J. Res. 68, 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.
    The waiver of all points of order against consideration of 
the motion to concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 2486 
includes a waiver of 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.
    The waiver of all points of order against consideration of 
H.R. 6172 includes waivers of the following:
     Section 103(i) of H. Res. 6, which prohibits 
consideration of an unreported bill pursuant to a rule.
     Clause 11 of rule XXI, which prohibits 
consideration of a bill which has not been reported by a 
committee until such measure has been available to Members, 
Delegates, and the Resident Commissioner for 72 hours.
     Clause 12(a)(1) of rule XXI, which prohibits 
consideration of a bill unless there is a searchable electronic 
comparative print that shows how the bill proposes to change 
current law.
    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
provisions in H.R. 6172, 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. 257

    Motion by Mr. Cole to strike the sections providing for the 
consideration of the text of Rules Committee Print 116 52 and 
Rules Committee Print 116-53 and amend the rule to provide for 
separate consideration of H.R. 2214 and H.R. 5581, as reported 
from the Committee on the Judiciary, both under an open rule. 
Defeated: 4-7

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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........................          Yea
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Nay
Mr. Morelle.....................................          Nay
Ms. Shalala.....................................          Nay
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................  ............
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 258

    Motion by Mr. Cole to strike the sections providing 
consideration of the text of Rules Committee Print 116-52 and 
Rules Committee Print 116-53 and amend the rule to provide for 
separate consideration of H.R. 2214 and H.R. 5581, as reported 
from the Committee on the Judiciary, both under a closed rule. 
Defeated: 4-7

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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........................          Yea
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Nay
Mr. Morelle.....................................          Nay
Ms. Shalala.....................................          Nay
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................  ............
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 259

    Motion by Mr. Cole to provide an open rule for the Senate 
Amendment to H.R. 2486. Defeated: 4-7

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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........................          Yea
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Nay
Mr. Morelle.....................................          Nay
Ms. Shalala.....................................          Nay
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................  ............
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 260

    Motion by Mr. Cole to provide for one motion to recommit 
with or without instructions to Rules Committee Print 116-52 
and Rules Committee Print 116-53 and make the necessary changes 
in the rule. Defeated: 4-7

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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........................          Yea
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Nay
Mr. Morelle.....................................          Nay
Ms. Shalala.....................................          Nay
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................  ............
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 261

    Motion by Mr. Cole to provide for one motion to recommit 
with or without instructions to the House Amendment to the 
Senate Amendment to H.R. 2486, and to make the appropriate 
changes in the rule. Defeated: 4-7

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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........................          Yea
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Nay
Mr. Morelle.....................................          Nay
Ms. Shalala.....................................          Nay
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................  ............
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 262

    Motion by Mr. Woodall to strike the text of Title II from 
Rules Committee Print 116-52 and in its place insert the text 
of H.R. 5133, as ordered reported from the Committee on the 
Judiciary. Defeated: 4-7

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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........................          Yea
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Nay
Mr. Morelle.....................................          Nay
Ms. Shalala.....................................          Nay
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................  ............
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 263

    Motion by Mr. Woodall to add a section to the rule that 
provides it shall be in order at any time through March 12, 
2020, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House 
suspend the rules relating to the bill (H.R. 5133) to prohibit 
prescription drug companies from compensating other 
prescription drug companies to delay the entry of a generic 
drug, biosimilar biological product, or interchangeable 
biological product into the market, as ordered reported from 
the Committee on the Judiciary. Defeated: 4-7

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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........................          Yea
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Nay
Mr. Morelle.....................................          Nay
Ms. Shalala.....................................          Nay
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................  ............
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 264

    Motion by Mr. Burgess to add section 12 that would amend 
the text of Rules Committee Print 116-52 as follows: on page 7 
line 3, strike ``includes'' and insert ``does not include'', 
and on page 7, line 6, strike ``regulation)).'' and insert 
``regulation)). The authorities and processes used for 
Presidential Proclamation 9984 (Suspension of Entry as 
Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Persons who Pose a Risk of 
Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus and Other Appropriate 
Measures To Address This Risk) and Presidential Proclamation 
9992 (Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and nonimmigrants of 
Certain Additional Persons who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 
Novel Coronavirus) shall continue to apply to a communicable 
disease of public health significance (as defined in section 
34.2(b) of title 42, Code of Federal Regulations (or any 
successor regulation)).''. Defeated: 4-7

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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........................          Yea
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Nay
Mr. Morelle.....................................          Nay
Ms. Shalala.....................................          Nay
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................  ............
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 265

    Motion by Mr. Burgess to add section 12 to amend the text 
of Rules Committee Print 116-52 to add at the end of section 
4(b) of Rules Committee Print 116-52: ``, except that no such 
action shall cease if such action prevented the entry of aliens 
inadmissible on terrorism grounds.'' Defeated: 4-7

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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........................          Yea
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Nay
Mr. Morelle.....................................          Nay
Ms. Shalala.....................................          Nay
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................  ............
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 266

    Motion by Mrs. Lesko to add section 12 that would amend the 
text of Rules Committee Print 116-53 by stating that title III 
shall not take effect unless the Secretary of Homeland Security 
certifies in writing to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the 
Committees on the Judiciary in the House of Representatives and 
the Senate that the Department of Homeland Security--
    (A) has sufficient resources to accommodate, during the 
secondary inspection process, the access to counsel and other 
assistance requirements contained in sec. 302 (a) of RCP 116-
53; and
    (B) determines that such requirements will not cause a 
substantial negative impact on the facilitation of lawful trade 
and travel into the United States. Defeated: 4-7

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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........................          Yea
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Nay
Mr. Morelle.....................................          Nay
Ms. Shalala.....................................          Nay
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................  ............
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 267

    Motion by Mrs. Lesko to add section 12 that would amend the 
text of Rules Committee Print 116-53. On page 5, after line 18, 
insert the following: ``except that such term does not include 
a person or organization that the examining immigration officer 
has reasonable suspicion to believe is involved in a criminal 
conspiracy with the covered individual.'' Defeated: 4-7

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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........................          Yea
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Nay
Mr. Morelle.....................................          Nay
Ms. Shalala.....................................          Nay
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................  ............
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 268

    Motion by Ms. Scanlon to report the rule. Adopted: 7-4

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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..................................  ............
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Yea
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      SUMMARY OF THE AMENDMENT TO H.R. 6172 CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

    1. Nadler (NY): Makes a technical correction to subsection 
(f) of section 201.

          TEXT OF AMENDMENT TO H.R. 6172 CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

  Strike subsection (f) of section 201 and insert the following 
new subsection:
  (f) Review of Case Files to Ensure Accuracy.--Not later than 
180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the 
Attorney General, in consultation with the Director of the 
Federal Bureau of Investigation, shall promulgate rules 
governing the review of case files, as appropriate, to ensure 
that applications to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance 
Court under titles I or III of the Foreign Intelligence 
Surveillance Act of 1978 (50 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.) that target 
United States persons are accurate and complete.

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