H. Rept. 115-227 1 (2017-07-17)

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                    115TH CONGRESS                                       REPORT
                       1st Session   HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES            115-227





                    GRANTING THE CONSENT AND APPROVAL OF CONGRESS FOR THE COM-
                    MONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, THE STATE OF MARYLAND, AND THE DIS-
                    TRICT OF COLUMBIA TO ENTER INTO A COMPACT RELATING TO THE ES-
                    TABLISHMENT OF THE WASHINGTON METRORAIL SAFETY COMMISSION


                    JULY 17, 2017.-Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of
                                      the Union and ordered to be printed



                          Mr. GOODLATTE, from the Committee on the Judiciary,
                                        submitted the following


                                            REPORT

                                         [To accompany H.J. Res. 76]

                             [Including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office]

                      The Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the joint
                    resolution (H. J. Res. 76) granting the consent and approval of Con-
                    gress for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland,
                    and the District of Columbia to enter into a compact relating to the
                    establishment of the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission,
                    having considered the same, report favorably thereon with an
                    amendment and recommend that the joint resolution as amended
                    do pass.

                                                CONTENTS
                                                                                  Page
                    The A m endm ent  .....................................................................................................  1
                    Purpose  and  Sum m ary  ...........................................................................................  8
                    Background   and  Need  for the  Legislation  ............................................................  9
                    H earings  ...................................................................................................................  10
                    Com m ittee  Consideration  ........................................................................................  10
                    C om m ittee  V otes  ......................................................................................................  10
                    Com m ittee  Oversight  Findings  ...............................................................................  10
                    New Budget Authority and Tax Expenditures ......................................................  10
                    Congressional Budget Office  Cost Estimate   ..........................................................  10
                    Duplication  of Federal Program s  ............................................................................  12
                    Disclosure  of Directed  Rule  M akings  .....................................................................  12
                    Perform ance  Goals  and  Objectives  .........................................................................  12
                    A dvisory  on  Earm arks  .............................................................................................  12
                    Section-by-Section  Analysis  ....................................................................................  12

                                           The Amendment

                      The amendment is as follows:
                      Strike all after the resolving clause and insert the following:
                      69-006

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