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Legislative Day of January 17, 2017

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12:00:17 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:28 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Michael K. Simpson to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:48 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:02:01 P.M. 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.
12:02:03 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:02:48 P.M. 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.
12:03:04 P.M. 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.
12:03:05 P.M. 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.
12:04:05 P.M. 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.
12:04:55 P.M. 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.
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