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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.

Monday, September 26, 2016

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Time (EST) Session
5:00 pm Business Meeting: H.R. 5303Water Resources Development Act of 2016 Committee on Rules:
Time Session
9:44 P.M. - The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on September 26, 2016.
9:44 P.M. - On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
9:44 P.M. - Mr. LaMalfa moved that the House do now adjourn.
9:35 P.M. - ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
9:34 P.M. - Mr. Royce asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns on Thursday, September 22, 2016 it adjourn to meet on Monday, September 26, 2016 when it shall convene at noon for morning-hour debate and 2 p.m. for legislative business. Agreed to without objection.
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Roll Date Bill Result Title/Description
556 09-22 H R 5798 Passed To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1101 Davis Street in Evanston, Illinois, as the “Abner J. Mikva Post Office Building”
555 09-22 H R 5037 Passed District of Columbia Courts and Public Defender Service Voluntary Separation Incentive Payments Act
554 09-22 H R 5931 Passed To provide for the prohibition on cash payments to the Government of Iran, and for other purposes
553 09-22 H R 5931 Failed On Agreeing to the Amendment (Engel of New York Amendment No. 5)
552 09-22 H R 5963 Passed To reauthorize and improve the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act


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