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Fri, 05/08/2020 – 10:06am
The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 7(b) of H. Res. 891. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on May 12, 2020.
Fri, 05/08/2020 – 10:06am

Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis – Pursuant to section 2(a) of H. Res. 935, 116th Congress, and the order of the House of January 3, 2019, the Speaker appointed the following members of the House to the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis: Mr. Scalise, Mr. Jordan, Mr. Luetkemeyer, Mrs. Walorski and Mr. Green of Tennessee.

Fri, 05/08/2020 – 10:05am

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

Fri, 05/08/2020 – 10:05am

On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.

Fri, 05/08/2020 – 10:05am
Without objection, the Chair laid before the House H. Res. 954.
Fri, 05/08/2020 – 10:04am

The House received a communication from the Honorable Marc A. Veasey. Mr. Veasey submitted his resignation from the Committee on Small Business. The resignation was accepted without objection.

Fri, 05/08/2020 – 10:03am

The House received a communication from the Honorable Debra A. Haaland. Ms. Haaland submitted her resignation from the Committee on Oversight and Reform. The resignation was accepted without objection.

Fri, 05/08/2020 – 10:03am
The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she had received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on May 8, 2020, at 9:22 a.m.: That the Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 38. Appointments: United States Commission on International Religious Freedom and Commission on Combating Synthetic Opioid Trafficking.
Fri, 05/08/2020 – 10:03am

The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she had received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on May 5, 2020, at 12:16 p.m.: Appointments: Congressional Oversight Commission.

Fri, 05/08/2020 – 10:02am

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Bishop of NC to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

Fri, 05/08/2020 – 10:02am
SPEAKER’S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL – Pursuant to section 7(a) of H. Res. 891, the Journal of the last day’s proceedings was approved.
Fri, 05/08/2020 – 10:01am

Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.

Fri, 05/08/2020 – 10:01am

The Speaker designated the Honorable Jennifer Wexton to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.

Fri, 05/08/2020 – 10:00am

The House convened, starting a new legislative day.

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