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House Session - August 10, 2018

The House convened for a pro forma session.

  • 10:00:20 AM

    The House convened, starting a new legislative day.

    • 10:00:28 AM

      The Speaker designated the Honorable Andy Harris to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.

      • 10:00:47 AM

        Today's prayer was offered by Rev. Alisa Lasater Wailoo, Capitol Hill United Methodist Church, Washington, DC.

      • 10:02:33 AM


        Pursuant to section 2(a) of H. Res. 1012, the Journal of the last day's proceedings was approved.

        • 10:02:51 AM


          The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

          • 10:03:26 AM

            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.

            • 10:03:43 AM

              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.

              • 10:04:09 AM

                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.

              • 10:00:12 AM



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              115th Congress - House
              Total Hours: 1491 (After 688 days)
              • Debate695 Hours
              • Special Orders287 Hours
              • Votes232 Hours
              • One Minute Speeches120 Hours
              • Morning Hour109 Hours
              • Opening Procedures8 Hours

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