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House Session - July 15, 2013

The House met for a pro forma session.
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10:00:10 The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:23 The Speaker designated the Honorable Thomas E. Petri to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:42 Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain.
10:01:59 The Speaker announced approval of the Journal.
10:02:04 The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.
10:02:36 The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed H.R. 2289 and agreed to H. Con. Res. 43.
10:03:22 The House received a communication from The Honorable Edward J. Markey, notifying the House that he will resign his seat in the United States House of Representatives in order to serve in the United States Senate as a Senator from Massachusetts, effective at the close of business on Monday, July 15, 2013.
10:03:41 The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on July 16, 2013.

10:03AM - 10:04AM ETHouse Pro Forma Session


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    118th Congress - House
    Total Hours: 500 (After 271 days)
    • Debate185 Hours
    • Special Orders83 Hours
    • Votes97 Hours
    • One Minute Speeches40 Hours
    • Morning Hour42 Hours
    • Opening Procedures3 Hours

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