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.
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)