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[71 Stat. 3]
[71 Stat. 3]
PUBLIC LAW 000—MMMM. DD, 1957

CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS FIRST SESSION, EIGHTY-FIFTH CONGRESS

January 3, 1957 [S. Con. R e s. 1]

JOINT MEETING

Resolved by the Senate {the House of Representatives concurring)^ That the two Houses of Congress shall meet in the Hall of the House co^t! *'*'" °** of Representatives on Monday, the 7th day of January, 1957, at 1 o'clock post meridian, pursuant lo the requirements of the Constitution and laws relating to the election of President and Vice President of the United States, and the President of the Senate shall be their Presiding Officer; that two tellers shall be previously appointed by the President of the Senate on the part of the Senate and two by the Speaker on the part of the House of Representatives, to whom shall be handed, as they are opened by the President of the Senate, all the certificates and papers purporting to be certificates of the electoral votes, which certificates and papers shall be opened, presented, and acted upon in the alphabetical order of the States, beginning with the letter A; and said tellers, having then read the same in the presence and hearing of the two Houses, shall make a list of the votes as they shall appear from the said certificates; and the votes having been ascertained and counted in the manner and according to the rules by law provided, the result of the same shall be delivered t^) the President of the Senate, who shall thereupon announce the stiite of the vote, which announcement shall be deemed a sufii<aient declaration of the persons, if any, elected President and Vice President of the United States, and, together with a list of the votes, be entered on the Journals of the two Houses. Agreed to January 3, 1957. January 3, 1957

JOINT MEETING [h. con. Re... 1 3 Resolved by the House of Representatives {the Senate concurring)^ That the two Houses of Congress assemble in the Hall of the House fr«^ p?iJfide"»t.**"" of Representatives on Saturday, January 5, 1957, at 12:30 o'clock in the afternoon, for the purpose of receiving such communications aS the President of the United States shall be pleased to make to them^ P a s s e d January 3, 1957. B3