Legislative Day Of August 23, 2019
The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 5(b) of H. Res. 509. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on August 27, 2019.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
SPEAKER'S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - Pursuant to section 5(a) of H. Res. 509, the Journal of the last day's proceedings was approved.
Today's prayer was offered by Rev. William Gurnee, St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Washington, DC.
The Speaker designated the Honorable G. K. Butterfield to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
The House convened, starting a new legislative day.