The House convened for a pro forma session.View all house sessions
The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
SPEAKER'S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL
Pursuant to section 2(a) of H. Res. 1012, the Journal of the last day's proceedings was approved.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
The House received a communication from The Honorable Chris Collins. Mr. Collins(NY) requested to be temporarily removed from his position on the House Energy and Commerce Committee and fully intends to resume his position as an active member of the committee upon successful resolution of pending legal matters. The resignation was accepted without objection.
The House received a communication from Michael Francis, Veterans Liaison, Office of Rep. Frank A. LoBiondo. Pursuant to Rule VIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, Mr. Francis notified the House that he had been served with a subpoena for documents issued by the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and that after consultation with the Office of General Counsel, he would make the determinations required by Rule VIII.
The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 2(b) of H. Res. 1012. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on August 14, 2018.