APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE
(Senate - April 28, 2017)

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[Congressional Record Volume 163, Number 73 (Friday, April 28, 2017)]
[Page S2633]
From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]




              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. Hatch).
  The legislative clerk read the following letter:

                                                      U.S. Senate,


                                        President pro tempore,

                                   Washington, DC, April 28, 2017.
     To the Senate:
       Under the provisions of rule I, paragraph 3, of the 
     Standing Rules of the Senate, I hereby appoint the Honorable 
     Shelley Moore Capito, a Senator from the State of West 
     Virginia, to perform the duties of the Chair.
                                                   Orrin G. Hatch,
                                            President pro tempore.

  Mrs. CAPITO thereupon assumed the Chair as Acting President pro 
tempore.

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