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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
10:24 P.M. - The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on September 30, 2016 unless it sooner has received a message from the Senate transmitting its concurrence in H. Con. Res. 166, in which case the House shall stand adjourned pursuant to that concurrent resolution.
10:24 P.M. - On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
10:24 P.M. - Mr. Messer moved that the House do now adjourn.
10:22 P.M. - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:22 P.M. - On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
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Roll Date Bill Result Title/Description
574 09-28 H R 6094 Passed Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools, and Nonprofits Act
573 09-28 H R 5325 Passed Making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, and for other purposes
572 09-28 H R 5303 Passed Water Resources Development Act
571 09-28 H R 5303 Failed Water Resources Development Act
570 09-28 H R 5303 Agreed to On Agreeing to the Amendment (Kildee of Michigan Amendment No. 19)


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