On Wednesday, the House will convene for the start of the 112th Congress at 12:00 p.m. Members are advised that there will be a recorded quorum call at 12:00 p.m. following the Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance. Last votes are expected between 4:00 and 5:00 p.m.
THE NIGHTLY WHIP: TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2011
Election of the Speaker of the House. This election is held by manual roll call vote, with each Member called individually, in alphabetical order, by the clerk.
Swearing-in of Members. After the Speaker is elected, the Oath of Office is administered to Members and Delegates.
H.Res. 5 - A resolution providing for the House Rules of the 112th Congress (Privileged Resolution)