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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.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

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Time (EST) Session
9:00 am Hearing: DOCUMENT PRODUCTION STATUS UPDATE, PART III Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Full Committee
10:00 am Hearing: Academic Research Regulatory Relief: A Review of New Recommendations Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcommittee on Research and Technology
10:00 am Hearing: Ongoing Oversight: Monitoring the Activities of the Justice Departments Civil Tax and Environment and Natural Resources Divisions and the U.S. Trustee Program Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial, and Antitrust Law
10:00 am Hearing: Hearing entitled “Holding Wall Street Accountable: Investigating Wells Fargo’s Opening of Unauthorized Customer Accounts” Committee on Financial Services: Full Committee
2:00 pm Hearing: 2020 CENSUS: OUTCOMES OF THE 2016 SITE TEST Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Subcommittee on Government Operations
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. - Mr. Messer asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 on a motion offered pursuant to this order, it adjourn to meet on Friday, September 30, 2016 when it shall convene at 10:30 a.m., unless it has sooner 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. Agreed to without objection.
10:22 P.M. - Motion to reconsider laid on the table 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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