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is nothing partisan about that. if we can keep it out of the partisan round, i think we can be very constructive. host: claudia in wisconsin. caller: one of the things about voter id is that it has been a contentious issue even long before covid. liberals often think of having an id is voter suppression. at the same time, many conservatives don't want to recognize that having to go to the dmv to get an identification means for some people, very long lines there. some dmv's are in more remote areas outside of the inner city. >> we believe leave this program because the u.s. house is coming for the live session.
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the speaker pro tempore: the house will be in order. the chair lays before the house a communication from the speaker. the clerk: the speaker's rooms, washington, d.c. april 8, 2021. i hereby appoint the honorable dwight evans to act as speaker pro tempore on this day. signed, nancy pelosi, speaker of the house of representatives. the speaker pro tempore: the prayer will be offered by
chaplain kibben. chaplain kibben: would you pray with me. our god, our help in ages past, we give you thanks for the life of representative alcee hastings, friend and colleague, judge and leader in service to you and to this country for many years. for the shelter you provided him that he would in his life long pursuit of civil rights, find triumph in the face of adversity. hope in the pursuit of equal justice and your sufficient grace in his efforts to advance respect for all humanity. we give you our heartfelt thanks. like an ever-rolling stream, time has borne this, your son, our brother, away. but may we not forget his compassionate, perhaps flamboyant fighting spirit. and in these days and the days
to come, be our guard in grief, ensure in certain hope that alcee hastings now rests from his labors in your everlasting arms. for giving us the gift of such a man with whom we have been privileged to know, we are grateful to you. we pray in the abiding love of your holy name. amen. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to section 11-a of house resolution 188, the journal of the last day's proceedings is approved. the pledge of allegiance will be led by the gentleman from maryland, mr. harris. lloyd harris -- mr. harris: i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.
the speaker pro tempore: the chair lays before the house a communication. the clerk: the honorable the speaker, house of representatives. madam, on february 26, 2021, the committee on ethics committee received an appeal from representative gohmert of a fine impose pursuant to house resolution 73. the appeal was received after the committee adopted its written rules. a majority of the committee did not agree to the appeal. signed, sincerely, theeder e. deutch, chairman, and jackie walorski, ranking member. the speaker pro tempore: the chair lays before the house the following communications. the clerk: the honorable the speaker, house of representatives. madam, pursuant to united states code section 2081, i am pleased to appoint the following member to the united states capitol preservation commission. the honorable randy fins that of iowa -- finstra of iowa.
signed, sincerely, kevin mccarthy. republican leader. the speaker pro tempore: the chair announces the speaker's appointment, pursuant to section 2en--- 2 a of the national cultural -- 2-a of the national cultural center 20, u.s.c., 67-a, amended by public law 107-117 and the order of the january 4, 2021, of the following members on the part of the house of the board of trustees of the john f. kennedy center of performing arts. the clerk will read the names. the clerk: mrs. beatty of ohio. ms. eshoo of california. the speaker pro tempore: the chair announces the speaker's appointment, pursuant to section 5-a, 4-a of rule 10 and the house of january 4, 2021, of the following members on the part of the house to be available to serve on the investigative subcommittee of
the committee on ethics, of the 117th congress. the clerk will read the names. the clerk: mr. allred of texas. ms. rad began of california. mr. rochester of delaware. mr. case of hawaii. ms. houlahan of pennsylvania. mr. pappas of new hampshire. mr. purl metter -- mr. perlmutter of colorado. there soto of florida. ms. titus of nevada. the speaker pro tempore: the chair announces the speaker's appointment, pursuant to section 5580 and 5581 of the revised statute of 20 u.s.c. 4243 in the order -- and the order of the house of january, 2021, of the of the following members on the part of the house board of regencies of the institution. read the names, please. charlie: mr. smith of --
the clerk: mr. smith of nebraska. the speaker pro tempore: the chair announces the speak's appointment pursuant to 22 u.s.c. 276-l and the order of january 4, 2021, of the following members on the part of the house to the british american interparliamentary group. the clerk will read the names. the clerk: mr. kind of wisconsin. chair. the speaker pro tempore: the chair announces the speaker's appointment, pursuant to 2 u.s.c. 501-b as amended by the public law 116-260 and the order of the house of january 4, 2021, of the following members to the house communications standing committee. the clerk will read the names. the clerk: ms. scanlon of pennsylvania, chair. mr. sherman of california. mr. jones of new york.
the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the chair lays before the house the following concurrent resolution. the clerk will read the resolution. the clerk: house concurrent resolution 27. concurrent resolution permitting the remains of the late united states capitol police officer william f. evans to lie in honor in the rotunda of the capitol. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the concurrent resolution is agreed to. and a motion to reconsider is laid upon the table. without objection, the chair lays before the house the following concurrent resolution. the clerk will read the resolution. the clerk: house concurrent resolution 28. concurrent resolution directing the architect of the capitol to transfer to the catapult situated in the capitol's visitor center to the rotunda of the capitol for use in connection with services conducted for united states capitol police officer william
f. evans. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the concurrent resolution is agreed to, and a motion to reconsider is laid upon the table. upon clause 5-d of rule 20, the chair announces to the house that in light of the passing of the gentleman from florida, mr. hastings, the whole number of the house is 429. pursuant to section 11-b of house resolution 188, the house stands adjourned until noon on monday, april 12, 2021. >> equal pay for women
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