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115th Congress   }                                       {      Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 1st Session     }                                       {     115-126

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 PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL (H.R. 115) TO AMEND TITLE 18, 
 UNITED STATES CODE, TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL AGGRAVATING FACTORS FOR THE 
   IMPOSITION OF THE DEATH PENALTY BASED ON THE STATUS OF THE VICTIM

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May 16, 2017.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed

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

                              R E P O R T

                       [To accompany H. Res. 323]

    The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration 
House Resolution 323, 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 H.R. 115, the 
Thin Blue Line Act, 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 the 
Judiciary. The resolution waives all points of order against 
consideration of the bill. The resolution provides that an 
amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text 
of Rules Committee Print 115-17 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.

                         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.

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