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Legislative Day of January 20, 2017

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10:00:00 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:06 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Peter T. King to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:28 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
10:01:14 A.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.
10:02:54 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Tonko to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
10:03:15 A.M. 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.
10:03:16 A.M. 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.
10:04:35 A.M. Western Hemisphere Drug Policy Commission - Pursuant to section 603 of the Department of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2017 (Public Law 114-323), the Democratic Leader appointed Mr. Sam Farr of Carmel, California.
10:04:36 A.M. National Commission on Military, National and Public Service - Pursuant to Section 553 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 (Public Law 114-328), the Democratic Leader appointed Mr. Edward T. Allard III of Los Angeles, California.
10:06:00 A.M. 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.
12:27:01 P.M. 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.
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