H. Rept. 110-852 1 (2008-09-15)

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                  110TH CONGRESS                                    REPORT
                     2d Session    HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES         110-852




                  PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL (H.R. 6842) TO REQUIRE
                    THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA TO REVISE ITS LAWS REGARDING THE USE
                    AND POSSESSION OF FIREARMS AS NECESSARY TO COMPLY WITH THE
                    REQUIREMENTS OF THE DECISION OF THE SUPREME COURT IN THE
                    CASE OF DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA V. HELLER, IN A MANNER THAT PRO-
                    TECTS THE SECURITY INTERESTS OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND
                    THE PEOPLE WHO WORK IN, RESIDE IN, OR VISIT THE DISTRICT OF CO-
                    LUMBIA AND DOES NOT UNDERMINE THE EFFORTS OF LAW ENFORCE-
                    MENT, HOMELAND SECURITY, AND MILITARY OFFICIALS TO PROTECT
                    THE NATION'S CAPITAL FROM CRIME AND TERRORISM


                    SEPTEMBER 15, 2008.-Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed


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


                                         REPORT

                                      [To accompany H. Res. 1434]
                    The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration House
                  Resolution 1434, 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. 6842, the Na-
                  tional Capital Security and Safety Act, under a structured rule.
                  The rule provides one hour of general debate equally divided and
                  controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the
                  Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. The rule waives
                  all points of order against consideration of the bill except clauses
                  9 and 10 of rule XXI. The rule provides that the amendment rec-
                  ommended by the Committee on Oversight and Government Re-
                  form, now printed in the bill, shall be considered as adopted in the
                  House and the Committee of the Whole. The rule provides that the
                  bill, as amended, shall be considered as an original bill for the pur-
                  pose of further amendment and shall be considered as read. All
                  points of order against provisions of the bill, as amended, are
                  waived. This waiver does not affect the point of order available
                  under clause 9 of rule XXI (regarding earmark disclosure).
                    The rule makes in order only the amendment in the nature of
                  a substitute printed in this report. The amendment may be offered
                  only by the Member designated in this report, shall be considered
                  as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in this report
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