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115th Congress    }                                    {       Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 1st Session      }                                    {      115-178

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   PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL (H.R. 2372) TO AMEND THE 
INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1986 TO CLARIFY THE RULES RELATING TO VETERAN 
   HEALTH INSURANCE AND ELIGIBILITY FOR THE PREMIUM TAX CREDIT, AND 
   PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL (H.R. 2579) TO AMEND THE 
  INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1986 TO ALLOW THE PREMIUM TAX CREDIT WITH 
          RESPECT TO UNSUBSIDIZED COBRA CONTINUATION COVERAGE

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   June 12, 2017.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be 
                                printed

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

                              R E P O R T

                       [To accompany H. Res. 379]

    The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration 
House Resolution 379, by a record vote of 9 to 3, 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. 2372, the 
VETERAN 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 Ways and Means. The 
resolution waives all points of order against consideration of 
the bill. The resolution provides that the amendment in the 
nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and 
Means now printed in the bill 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 2 of the resolution provides for consideration of 
H.R. 2579, the Broader Options for Americans 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 Ways and Means. The resolution waives all 
points of order against consideration of the bill. The 
resolution provides that the amendment in the nature of a 
substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means now 
printed in the bill 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 H.R. 2372, 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 H.R. 2372, as amended, 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 
consideration of H.R. 2579, 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 H.R. 2579, 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. 61

    Motion by Mr. Cole to report the rule. Adopted: 9-3

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