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[75 Stat. 959]
[75 Stat. 959]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS FIRST SESSION, EIGHTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS

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 of Representatives on Friday, the 6th day of January 1961, at 1 o'clock post meridian, pursuant to 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 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 to the President of the Senate, who shall thereupon announce the state of the vote, which announcement shall be deemed a sufficient 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, 1961.

JOINT INAUGURAL COMMITTEE

Resolved by the House of Representatives {the Senate concurring), That effective from January 3, 1961, the joint committee created by Senate Concurrent Resolution 92, of the Eighty-sixth Congress, to make the necessary arrangements for the inauguration of the President-elect and Vice President-elect of the United States on the 20th day of January 1961, is hereby continued and for such purpose shall have the same power and authority as that conferred by such Senate Concurrent Resolution 92, of the Eighty-sixth Congress. P a s s e d January 5, 1961.

January 3, 1961 [S. Con. R e s. I]

E l e c to r a l vote count.

January 5, 1961 [H. Con. R e s. I]

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