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10:03 AM The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 11(b) of H. Res. 188. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on May 7, 2021.
10:02 AM The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she had received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on May 3, 2021 at 1:13 p.m.: That the Senate passed S. 321. Appointments: the Senate Trustee to the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation, Members to serve on the Congressional-Executive Commission on the People's Republic of China, and Member of the Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys.
10:02 AM PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
10:02 AM SPEAKER'S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - Pursuant to section 11(a) of H. Res. 188, the Journal of the last day's proceedings was approved.
10:00 AM Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Chaplain Margaret Grun Kibben.
10:00 AM The Speaker designated the Honorable Jennifer Wexton to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00 AM The House convened, starting a new legislative day.

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Recent Votes
Roll Date Bill Result Title/(Question)
132 04-22 H R 51 Passed Washington, D.C. Admission Act (On Passage)
131 04-22 H R 51 Failed Washington, D.C. Admission Act (On Motion to Recommit)
130 04-21 H R 1392 Passed Protection of Saudi Dissidents Act (On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended)
129 04-21 H R 1573 Passed Access to Counsel Act (On Passage)
128 04-21 H R 1573 Failed Access to Counsel Act (On Motion to Recommit)
127 04-21 H R 1333 Passed NO BAN Act (On Passage)
126 04-21 H R 1333 Failed NO BAN Act (On Motion to Recommit)
124 04-20 H RES 330 Passed Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 51) Washington, D.C. Admission Act; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1573) Access to Counsel Act; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1333) NO BAN Act; and for other purposes (On Agreeing to the Resolution)

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