ESTABLISHING JOINT CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE ON INAUGURAL CEREMONIES
(House of Representatives - February 03, 2016)

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[Congressional Record Volume 162, Number 20 (Wednesday, February 3, 2016)]
[Page H539]
From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]




   ESTABLISHING JOINT CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE ON INAUGURAL CEREMONIES

  Mrs. MILLER of Michigan. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to take 
from the Speaker's table the concurrent resolution (S. Con. Res. 28) to 
establish the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies for 
the inauguration of the President-elect and Vice President-elect of the 
United States on January 20, 2017, and ask for its immediate 
consideration in the House.
  The Clerk read the title of the concurrent resolution.
  The SPEAKER pro tempore. Is there objection to the request of the 
gentlewoman from Michigan?
  There was no objection.
  The text of the concurrent resolution is as follows:

                            S. Con. Res. 28

       Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives 
     concurring),

     SECTION 1. ESTABLISHMENT OF JOINT COMMITTEE.

       There is established a Joint Congressional Committee on 
     Inaugural Ceremonies (in this resolution referred to as the 
     ``joint committee'') consisting of 3 Senators and 3 Members 
     of the House of Representatives, to be appointed by the 
     President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of 
     Representatives, respectively. The joint committee is 
     authorized to make the necessary arrangements for the 
     inauguration of the President-elect and Vice President-elect 
     of the United States on January 20, 2017.

     SEC. 2. SUPPORT OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE.

       The joint committee--
       (1) is authorized to utilize appropriate equipment and the 
     services of appropriate personnel of departments and agencies 
     of the Federal Government, under arrangements between the 
     joint committee and the heads of those departments and 
     agencies, in connection with the inaugural proceedings and 
     ceremonies; and
       (2) may accept gifts and donations of goods and services to 
     carry out its responsibilities.

  The concurrent resolution was concurred in.
  A motion to reconsider was laid on the table.

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