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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.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

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Time (EST) Session
9:00 am Hearing: Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Committee on the Judiciary:
10:00 am Hearing: Hearing entitled “Semi-Annual Testimony on the Federal Reserve’s Supervision and Regulation of the Financial System” Committee on Financial Services: Full Committee
10:30 am Hearing: Department of Veterans Affairs Leases: Is the VA Over-Paying for Leased Medical Facilities? Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure: Washington, DC
2:00 pm Hearing: CYBERSECURITY: ENSURING THE INTEGRITY OF THE BALLOT BOX Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Subcommittee on Information Technology
2:00 pm Hearing: Department of Defense Laboratories: Innovation through Science and Engineering in Support of Military Operations Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities
2:00 pm Hearing: Cybersecurity: Ensuring the Integrity of the Ballot Box. Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Subcommitte on Information Technology
2:00 pm Hearing: Hearing entitled “The Impact of US-EU Dialogues on U.S. Insurance Markets” Committee on Financial Services: Housing and Insurance
2:30 pm Hearing: The 'New Normal'? An Assessment of the Economic Recovery Joint Economic Committee: Full Committee
3:00 pm Business Meeting: H. Res. ___ H. Rept. 114-792Resolution Recommending that the House of Representatives find Bryan Pagliano in Contempt of Congress for Refusal to Comply with a Subpoena Duly Issued by theCommittee on Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Rules:
Time Session
12:35 P.M. - DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 897.
12:32 P.M. - Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 897 — "Providing for further consideration of the bill (H.R. 5303) to provide for improvements to the rivers and harbors of the United States, to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6094) to provide for a 6-month delay in the effective date of a rule of the Department of Labor relating to income thresholds for determining overtime pay for executive, administrative, professional, outside sales, and computer employees; and providing for proceedings during the period from September 29, 2016, through November 11, 2016."
12:03 P.M. - ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches which by direction of the Chair, would be limited to 15 per side of the aisle.
12:02 P.M. - PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mrs. Mimi Walters of CA to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:01 P.M. - SPEAKER'S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - The Speaker announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day's proceedings and had approved it. Mr. Wilson (SC) demanded that the question be put on agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal and by voice vote, the Chair announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Wilson (SC) objected to the voice vote based upon the absence of a quorum and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of the Speaker's approval of the Journal until later in the legislative day.
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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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