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Members-elect gather for the 115th Congress freshman class photo. The photo is traditionally taken before the start of each Congress on the stairs of the East Front of the Capitol. (Photo by Fred Schilling)

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Joint Session of Congress Makes the Final Tally

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9:22 P.M. - The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on January 24, 2017.
9:22 P.M. - On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
9:22 P.M. - Ms. Plaskett moved that the House do now adjourn.
9:21 P.M. - Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence - Pursuant to clause 11 of rule 10, clause 11 of rule 1, and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Speaker appointed the following member of the House to the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Mr. Hurd.
9:20 P.M. - ADJUSTMENT OF WHOLE HOUSE - Under clause 5(d) of Rule 20, the Chair announced to the House that, in light of the resignation of the gentleman from Kansas, Mr. Pompeo, the whole number of the House is 434.
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Roll Date Bill Result Title/Description
61 01-23 H R 582 Passed Kari’s Law Act
60 01-23 H R 423 Passed Anti-Spoofing Act
59 01-13 S 84 Passed To provide for an exception to a limitation against appointment of persons as Secretary of Defense within seven years of relief from active duty as a regular commissioned officer of the Armed Forces
58 01-13 S CON RES 3 Passed Setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2017 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2018 through 2026
57 01-13 S CON RES 3 Failed On Agreeing to the Amendment (Yarmuth of Kentucky Amendment No. 1)

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