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House Resolves into Committee of the Whole

Under a rule, the House resolves into the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union. The speaker pro tem steps down and… read more

Under a rule, the House resolves into the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union. The speaker pro tem steps down and another member assumes the chair as the chair of the Committee of the Whole. The mace is lowered to the floor to indicate that the House is no longer meeting formally, but is meeting as a committee. This facilitates faster progress in handling legislation and requires fewer members for a quourum. close

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