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January 7, 2017

Weekly Digest — 115th Congress Convenes

First Session of the One Hundred and Fifteenth Congress convened as prescribed by the Constitution of the United States.


January 3, 2017 (DigestExtensions)

Quorum Call by States
Election of the Speaker
Swearing in of Members
Rules of the House

H.Res. 5: Adopting rules for the One Hundred Fifteenth Congress.

January 4, 2017 (Prayer, DigestExtensions, Committee)

H.R. 21: Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017

January 5, 2017 (Prayer, DigestExtensions)

Reading of the Constitution

H.Res. 22: Providing for consideration of H.R. 26, H.Res. 11
H.Res. 11: Objecting to United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334
H.R. 26: Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2017

January 6, 2017 (Prayer, DigestExtensions)

The House and Senate met in joint session to count electoral votes.

Next Meeting: 12 p.m., Monday, January 9, 2017


January 3, 2017 (Prayer, Digest)

Certificates of Election
Administration of Oath of Office
Majority Leader — Welcoming Members of the Senate
List of Senators by States
Minority Leader — A Time to Look Forward

January 4, 2017 (Prayer, Digest)

S.Con.Res. 3: Concurrent Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2017

January 5, 2017 (Prayer, Digest, Committees)

S.Con.Res. 3: Concurrent Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2017

January 6, 2017 (Prayer, Digest)

The House and Senate met in joint session to count electoral votes.

Next Meeting: 2 p.m., Monday, January 9, 2017

Congressional Program Ahead

Senate Chamber

On Monday, at approximately 2 p.m., Senate will resume consideration of S.Con.Res. 3, Budget Resolution, and vote on or in relation to Paul Amendment No. 1, at 5:30 p.m.

On Tuesday, at 2:30 p.m., Senate will vote on or in relation to Sanders Amendment No. 19, to S.Con.Res. 3, Budget Resolution.

During the balance of the week, Senate may consider any cleared legislative and executive business.


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