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House Session - April 25, 2018

The House convened briefly for legislative business and then recessed to prepare the chamber for an address by French President Emmanuel Macron.

Speakers:
Time
Action
  • 09:00:59 AM

    The House convened, starting a new legislative day.

    • 09:01:39 AM

      Today's prayer was offered by Rabbi Shlomo Segal, Kehilat Moshe, Brooklyn, NY.

      • 09:03:27 AM

        The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.

      • 09:03:29 AM

        PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

        The Chair designated Mr. Abraham to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

        • 09:03:49 AM

          INTRODUCTION OF GUEST CHAPLAIN

          The Chair recognized Mr. Jeffries for the purpose of introducing the guest chaplain.

          • 09:06:03 AM

            THE CLERK

            PURPOSES.

          • 09:06:22 AM

            THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

            NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED ON THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE WHO DOES NOT HAVE THE…

            NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED ON THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE WHO DOES NOT HAVE THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE. DUE TO THE LARGE ATTENDANCE THAT IS ANTICIPATED, THE RULE REGARDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR MUST BE STRICTLY ENFORCED. CHILDREN OF MEMBERS WILL NOT BE PERMITTED ON THE FLOOR. THE OPERATION OF ALL MEMBERS IS REQUESTED. THE PRACTICE OF RESERVING SEATS PRIOR TO THE JOINT MEETING BY THE PLACARD WILL NOT BE ALLOWED. MEMBERS MAY RESERVE THEIR SEATS BY PHYSICAL PRESENCE ONLY FOLLOWING THE SECURITY SWEEP OF THE CHAMBER. PURSUANT TO THE ORDER OF THE HOUSE OF TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2018, THE HOUSE STANDS IN RECESS SUBJECT TO THE CALL OF THE CHAIR. --

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        • 09:07:20 AM

          Recess

          The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The House will reconvene in Joint Meeting with the Senate for the purpose of receiving His Excellency Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.

          • 08:59:51 AM

            GUEST

          • 08:59:53 AM

            HOST

          • 09:06:03 AM

            THE CLERK

            PURPOSES.

          • 09:06:22 AM

            THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

            NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED ON THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE WHO DOES NOT HAVE THE…

            NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED ON THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE WHO DOES NOT HAVE THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE. DUE TO THE LARGE ATTENDANCE THAT IS ANTICIPATED, THE RULE REGARDING THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR MUST BE STRICTLY ENFORCED. CHILDREN OF MEMBERS WILL NOT BE PERMITTED ON THE FLOOR. THE OPERATION OF ALL MEMBERS IS REQUESTED. THE PRACTICE OF RESERVING SEATS PRIOR TO THE JOINT MEETING BY THE PLACARD WILL NOT BE ALLOWED. MEMBERS MAY RESERVE THEIR SEATS BY PHYSICAL PRESENCE ONLY FOLLOWING THE SECURITY SWEEP OF THE CHAMBER. PURSUANT TO THE ORDER OF THE HOUSE OF TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2018, THE HOUSE STANDS IN RECESS SUBJECT TO THE CALL OF THE CHAIR. --

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