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115th Congress     }                                  {       Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 2d Session        }                                  {      115-1074

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 PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE CONFERENCE REPORT TO ACCOMPANY THE 
      BILL (H.R. 2) TO PROVIDE FOR THE REFORM AND CONTINUATION OF 
   AGRICULTURAL AND OTHER PROGRAMS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 
            THROUGH FISCAL YEAR 2023, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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 December 11, 2018.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be 
                                printed

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

                              R E P O R T

                      [To accompany H. Res. 1176]

    The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration 
House Resolution 1176, 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 consideration of the conference 
report to accompany H.R. 2, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 
2018. 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 the provisions of 
section 7 of the War Powers Resolution (50 U.S.C. 1546) not 
apply during the remainder of the One Hundred Fifteenth 
Congress to a concurrent resolution introduced pursuant to 
section 5 of the War Powers Resolution (50 U.S.C. 1544) with 
respect to Yemen.

                         EXPLANATION OF WAIVERS

    The waiver of all points of order against the conference 
report and its consideration includes a waiver of the 
following:
           Clause 10 of rule XXI, which prohibits the 
        consideration of a bill if it has the net effect of 
        increasing mandatory spending over the five-year or 
        ten-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) 
        allocation of such authority; and
           Clause 9 of rule XXII, which prohibits the 
        inclusion of matter in a conference report not 
        committed to the conference by either House.

                            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. 284

    Motion by Mr. McGovern to strike section 2 of the rule. 
Defeated: 2-7

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Cole........................................          Nay   Mr. McGovern......................          Yea
Mr. Woodall.....................................          Nay   Mr. Hastings of Florida...........  ............
Mr. Burgess.....................................          Nay   Mr. Polis.........................  ............
Mr. Collins.....................................  ............  Mrs. Torres.......................          Yea
Mr. Byrne.......................................          Nay
Mr. Newhouse....................................          Nay
Mr. Buck........................................  ............
Ms. Cheney......................................          Nay
Mr. Sessions, Chairman..........................          Nay
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