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115th Congress    }                                 {          Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 2d Session       }                                 {          115-875

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 PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE CONFERENCE REPORT TO ACCOMPANY THE 
 BILL (H.R. 5515) TO AUTHORIZE APPROPRIATIONS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2019 FOR 
    MILITARY ACTIVITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, FOR MILITARY 
 CONSTRUCTION, AND FOR DEFENSE ACTIVITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, 
TO PRESCRIBE MILITARY PERSONNEL STRENGTHS FOR SUCH FISCAL YEAR, AND FOR 
                             OTHER PURPOSES

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   July 25, 2018.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be 
                                printed

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

                              R E P O R T

                      [To accompany H. Res. 1027]

    The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration 
House Resolution 1027, 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. 5515, the John S. McCain National 
Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019. 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 that the Committee on 
Appropriations may, at any time before 3 p.m. on Thursday, 
August 2, 2018, file privileged reports to accompany measures 
making appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 
2019.
    Section 3 of the resolution provides that H. Res. 1020 is 
laid on the table.

                         EXPLANATION OF WAIVERS

    The waiver of all points of order against the conference 
report and its consideration includes a waiver of the 
following:
           Clause 8 of rule XXII, which prohibits 
        consideration of a conference report until the third 
        calendar day on which the conference report has been 
        available in the Congressional Record and requiring 
        printed copies of a conference report.
           Clause 9 of rule XXII, which prohibits the 
        inclusion of matter in a conference report not 
        committed to the conference by either House and;
           Section 306 of the Congressional Budget Act, 
        which prohibits consideration of legislation within the 
        jurisdiction of the Committee on the Budget unless 
        referred to or reported by the Budget Committee.

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