March 21, 2017 - Issue: Vol. 163, No. 49 — Daily Edition115th Congress (2017 - 2018) - 1st Session
APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE; Congressional Record Vol. 163, No. 49
(Senate - March 21, 2017)
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[Page S1857] 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 senior assistant legislative clerk read the following letter: U.S. Senate, President pro tempore, Washington, DC, March 21, 2017. To the Senate: Under the provisions of rule I, paragraph 3, of the Standing Rules of the Senate, I hereby appoint the Honorable David Perdue, a Senator from the State of Georgia, to perform the duties of the Chair. Orrin G. Hatch, President pro tempore. Mr. PERDUE thereupon assumed the Chair as Acting President pro tempore. ____________________