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CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS FIRST SESSION, SEVENTY-FIFTH CONGRESS JOINT MEETING January 5, 1937 [S. Con. Res., No. 1] Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That the two Houses of Congress assemble in the Hall of the House Jointmeetingof the two Houses to receive of Representatives on Wednesday, the 6th day of January, 1937, at communications from 2 o'clock in the afternoon, for the purpose of receiving such communi- the President. cations as the President of the United States shall be pleased to make to them. Passed, January 5, 1937. COUNTING ELECTORAL VOTES January 5,1937 [S. Con. Res., No. 2] Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That the two Houses of Congress shall meet in the Hall of the House Counting electoral of Representatives on Wednesday, the 6th day of January 1937, at Proceedings for, in 1 o'clock postmeridian, pursuant to the requirements of the Consti- thepallsefnttvheHose tution and laws relating to the election of President and Vice Presi- dent 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, pre- sented, and acted upon in the alphabetical order of the States, begin- ning 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 accord- ing to the rules by law provided, the result of the same shall be deliv- ered 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 Presi- dent of the United States, and, together with a list of the votes, be entered on the Journals of the two Houses. Passed, January 5, 1937. 1107