APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE; Congressional Record Vol. 165, No. 136
(Senate - August 16, 2019)

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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. Grassley).
  The senior assistant bill clerk read the following letter:

                                                      U.S. Senate,


                                        President pro tempore,

                          Washington, DC, Friday, August 16, 2019.
     To the Senate:
       Under the provisions of rule I, paragraph 3, of the 
     Standing Rules of the Senate, I hereby appoint the Honorable 
     Rick Scott, a Senator from the State of Florida, to perform 
     the duties of the Chair.
                                                   Chuck Grassley,
                                            President pro tempore.

  Mr. SCOTT of Florida thereupon assumed the Chair as Acting President 
pro tempore.

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