Bills Introduced: 133 public bills, H.R. 104-236; and 4 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 11-12, and H. Res. 19-20, were introduced.
Reports Filed: No reports were filed today.
The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Daniel Coughlin.
The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Combest to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
OATH OF OFFICE - Members-elect Stark and Gutierrez appeared in the well to take the oath of office which was administered by the Speaker of the House.
Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence - the Speaker appointed the following members of the House to the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Mr. Goss and Ms. Pelosi.
SPEAKER APPOINTMENT - Pursuant to the provisions of S. Con. Res. 1, the Speaker appointed the following Members as Tellers on the part of the House to count the electoral college votes in Joint Session with the Senate: Messrs. Thomas of California; and Fattah of Pennsylvania.
ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches, which by direction of the Chair, were limited to 5 per side of the aisle.
The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 1:00 P.M. today.