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  • Authorizing the Speaker to Administer the Oath of Office

    by Representative Virginia Foxx

    Posted on 2015-01-07

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    FOXX. Mr. Speaker, I offer a privileged resolution and ask for its immediate consideration.

    The Clerk read the resolution, as follows: H. Res. 20 Resolved, Whereas, Alan Nunnelee, a Representative-elect from the First District of the State of Mississippi, has been unable from illness to appear in person to be sworn as a Member of the House, and there being no contest or question as to his election; Now, therefore, be it Resolved, That the Speaker, or deputy named by him, is hereby authorized to administer the oath of office to the Honorable Alan Nunnelee at Tupelo, Mississippi and that such oath be accepted and received by the House as the oath of office of the Honorable Alan Nunnelee.

    The resolution was agreed to.

    A motion to reconsider was laid on the table.


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