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[Congressional Record Volume 163, Number 193 (Tuesday, November 28, 2017)]
[Daily Digest]
[Page D1252]
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Committee Meetings

BROWNFIELDS ENHANCEMENT, ECONOMIC REDEVELOPMENT, AND REAUTHORIZATION 
ACT OF 2017; MINNESOTA'S ECONOMIC RIGHTS IN THE SUPERIOR NATIONAL 
FOREST ACT
Committee on Rules: Full Committee held a hearing on H.R. 3017, the 
“Brownfields Enhancement, Economic Redevelopment, and Reauthorization 
Act of 2017”; and H.R. 3905, the “Minnesota's Economic Rights in the 
Superior National Forest Act”. The Committee granted, by record vote 
of 7-3, a closed rule for H.R. 3017. The rule provides one hour of 
debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority 
member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. The rule waives all 
points of order against consideration of the bill. The rule provides 
that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text 
of Rules Committee Print 115-40 shall be considered as adopted and the 
bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. The rule waives all 
points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended. The rule 
provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions. In 
section 2, the rule provides for consideration of H.R. 3905 under a 
structured rule. The rule provides one hour of debate equally divided 
and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the 
Committee on Natural Resources. The rule waives all points of order 
against consideration of the bill. The rule provides that an amendment 
in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee 
Print 115-41 shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, 
shall be considered as read. The rule waives all points of order 
against provisions in the bill, as amended. The rule makes in order 
only the further amendment printed in the Rules Committee report, if 
offered by the Member designated in the report, which shall be 
considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the 
report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, 
shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand 
for division of the question. The rule waives all points of order 
against the amendment printed in the report. The rule provides one 
motion to recommit with or without instructions. Testimony was heard 
from Representatives Gosar, Grijalva, McKinley, and Tonko.



    


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