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The inauguration platform will hold more than 1,600 people on Inauguration Day, including former presidents, Members of Congress, cabinet members, diplomats, governors, and other dignitaries. Inaugural Ceremonies Chairman Senator Roy Blunt (MO) praised the workers who will hammer in 'the nails that matter.'

Inaugural First Nail Ceremony

Ceremony Commences Inauguration Construction.

The restoration project of the Capitol Rotunda will take more than eighteen months. Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers (far right) called the reopening of the Capitol Rotunda a 'milestone for the [Architect of the Capitol] and for the country at large.'

Capitol Rotunda Reopens

Repairs and renovations were made to the Capitol Rotunda.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

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Time (EST) Session
10:00 am Hearing: Hearing entitled “Examining Legislative Proposals to Address Consumer Access to Mainstream Banking Services" Committee on Financial Services: Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
10:00 am Hearing: New Orleans: How the Crescent City Became a Sanctuary City Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security
10:00 am Hearing: Are We Losing the Space Race to China? Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcommittee on Space
10:00 am Hearing: NA Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice
11:00 am Hearing: Opportunity Rising: the FAA’s New Regulatory Framework for Commercial Drone Operations Committee on Small Business:
2:00 pm Hearing: Bioresearch Labs and Inactivation of Dangerous Pathogens Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
2:00 pm Markup: H.R. 3693 Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade
2:00 pm Hearing: Hearing entitled “The Financial Stability Board’s Implications for U.S. Growth and Competitiveness” Committee on Financial Services: Monetary Policy and Trade
2:00 pm Hearing: The U.S.Republic of KoreaJapan Trilateral Relationship: Promoting Mutual Interests in Asia Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific
2:15 pm Hearing: Libya's Terrorist Descent: Causes and Solutions Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade
3:00 pm Business Meeting: H.R. 6094Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses Schools and Nonprofits Act; H.R. 5303Water Resources Development Act of 2016 Meeting II; Rule Reporting Only Committee on Rules:
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6:10 P.M. - DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 892, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Black amendment No. 5.
6:10 P.M. - An amendment, offered by Mrs. Black, numbered 5 printed in House Report 114-790 to direct the Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to provide guidance on the types of circumstances under which the state-of-the-art provision of the Dam Safety Assurance authority might apply to dam safety repair projects; for corps of engineers district offices to effectively communicate with sponsors to establish and implement cost sharing agreements during dam safety repair projects; and for the corps of engineers to communicate the estimated and final cost sharing amounts, executing agreements, with all cost sharing sponsors.
6:10 P.M. - On agreeing to the Babin amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
6:02 P.M. - DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 892, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Babin amendment No. 4.
6:02 P.M. - An amendment, offered by Mr. Babin, numbered 4 printed in House Report 114-790 to allow for channels which have been "assumed for maintenance" to be considered the same as "authorized" projects.
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Roll Date Bill Result Title/Description
563 09-27 H R 954 Passed CO-OP Consumer Protection Act of 2016
562 09-27 H RES 892 Passed Providing for consideration of H.R. 5303, the Water Resources Development Act of 2016; providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules; and waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules
561 09-27 H RES 892 Passed Providing for consideration of H.R. 5303, the Water Resources Development Act of 2016; providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules; and waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules
560 09-27 H RES 893 Passed Providing for consideration of H.R. 954, the CO-OP Consumer Protection Act of 2016
559 09-27 H RES 893 Passed Providing for consideration of H.R. 954, the CO-OP Consumer Protection Act of 2016

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