Bills Introduced: 27 public bills, H.R. 1259-1285; 1 private bill, H.R. 1286; and 3 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 89 and H. Res. 105-106, were introduced.
Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
H. Res. 104, providing for consideration of H.R. 6, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce the marriage penalty by providing for adjustments to the standard deduction, 15-percent rate bracket, and earned income credit and to allow the nonrefundable personal credits against regular and minimum tax liability (H. Rept. 107-31).
The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
The Speaker designated the Honorable Ray LaHood to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
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. Goss to lead the Members in reciting
8:59AM - 8:36PM ETHouse Session