APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE; Congressional Record Vol. 141, No. 214
(Senate - January 02, 1996)

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              APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE 

  The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will please read a communication to 
the Senate from the President pro tempore [Mr. Thurmond].
  The bill clerk read the following letter:

                                                     U.S. Senate, 


                                        President pro tempore,

                                  Washington, DC, January 2, 1996.
     To the Senate:
       Under the provisions of rule I, section 3, of the Standing 
     Rules of the Senate, I hereby appoint Hon. John Warner, a 
     Senator from the Commonwealth of Virginia, to perform the 
     duties of the Chair. 
                                                   Strom Thurmond,
                                            President pro tempore.

  Mr. WARNER thereupon assumed the chair as Acting President pro 
tempore.

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