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House Floor proceedings of the previous legislative day, including current legislative days in progress.
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Legislative Day Of January 20, 2017 - 12:27:01 P.M.

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 12:51
The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to H. Res. 37. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on January 23, 2017.

Legislative Day Of January 20, 2017 - 10:04:36 A.M.

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 12:48
National Commission on Military, National and Public Service - Pursuant to Section 553 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 (Pub. L. 114-328), the Democratic Leader appointed Mr. Edward T. Allard III of Los Angeles, California.

Legislative Day Of January 20, 2017 - 10:04:35 A.M.

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 12:47
Western Hemisphere Drug Policy Commission - Pursuant to section 603 of the Department of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2017 (Pub. L. 114-323), the Democratic Leader appointed Mr. Sam Farr of Carmel, California.

Legislative Day Of January 20, 2017 - 10:06:00 A.M.

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 10:20
Pursuant to H. Res. 37, the Members of the House proceeded to the West Front of the Capitol to attend the inaugural ceremonies for the President and Vice-President of the United States. Upon completion of the ceremony, pursuant to H. Res. 37, 115th Congress, the House will stand adjourned until noon on Monday, January 23, 2017, for Morning-Hour Debate.

Legislative Day Of January 20, 2017 - 10:03:16 A.M.

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 10:08
The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she had received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on January 18, 2017 at 9:48 a.m.: That the Senate passed H.R. 39.

Legislative Day Of January 20, 2017 - 10:03:15 A.M.

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 10:08
The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she had received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on January 17, 2017 at 5:24 p.m.: That the Senate passed H.R. 72.

Legislative Day Of January 20, 2017 - 10:02:54 A.M.

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 10:06
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Tonko to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

Legislative Day Of January 20, 2017 - 10:01:14 A.M.

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 10:06
SPEAKER'S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - Pursuant to section 3(a) of H. Res. 40, the Journal of the last day's proceedings was approved.

Legislative Day Of January 20, 2017 - 10:00:28 A.M.

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 10:00
Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.

Legislative Day Of January 20, 2017 - 10:00:06 A.M.

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 10:00
The Speaker designated the Honorable Peter T. King to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.

Legislative Day Of January 20, 2017 - 10:00:00 A.M.

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 10:00
The House convened, starting a new legislative day.

Legislative Day Of January 17, 2017 - 12:04:05 P.M.

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 12:34
COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS - Pursuant to section 2 of the Civil Rights Commission Amendments Act of 1994(42 U.S.C. 1975), and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Speaker reappointed Mr. Michael Yaki of San Francisco, California, upon the recommendation of the Minority Leader.

Legislative Day Of January 17, 2017 - 12:03:05 P.M.

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 12:31
JOHN F. KENNEDY CENTENNIAL COMMISSION - Pursuant to section 4(a) of the John F. Kennedy Centennial Commission Act (Pub. L. 114-215), and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Speaker appointed Mr. McCarthy of California, and Ms. Stefanik of New York.

Legislative Day Of January 17, 2017 - 12:03:04 P.M.

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 12:30
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE JOHN F. KENNEDY CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS - Pursuant to section 2(a) of the National Cultural Center Act (20 U.S.C. 76h(a)), amended by Public Law 107-117, and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Speaker appointed Mr. Kennedy of Massachusetts.

Legislative Day Of January 17, 2017 - 12:02:48 P.M.

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 12:29
BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION - Pursuant to sections 5580 and 5581 of the revised statutes (20 U.S.C. 42-43), and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Speaker appointed Ms. Matsui of California.

Legislative Day Of January 17, 2017 - 12:04:55 P.M.

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 12:24
The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 3(b) H. Res. 40. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on January 20, 2017.

Legislative Day Of January 17, 2017 - 12:02:01 P.M.

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 12:24
SPEAKER'S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - Pursuant to section 3(a) of H. Res. 40, the Journal of the last day's proceedings was approved.

Legislative Day Of January 17, 2017 - 12:02:03 P.M.

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 12:02
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

Legislative Day Of January 17, 2017 - 12:00:48 P.M.

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 12:01
Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.

Legislative Day Of January 17, 2017 - 12:00:28 P.M.

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 12:01
The Speaker designated the Honorable Michael K. Simpson to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.