For the private tour of the Capitol on the evening of July 3rd the following guidelines will need to be strictly followed. We will also wear our trip shirts that evening for the photo op in the Capitol.
From the office of Louie Gohmert, US House, TX District 1
The following items are strictly prohibited in the Capitol, including the Capitol Visitor Center:
Liquid, including water
Food or beverages of any kind, including fruit and unopened packaged food
Non-aerosol spray (Prescriptions for medical needs are permitted.)
Any pointed object, e.g. knitting needles and letter openers (Pens and pencils are permitted.)
Any bag larger than 18″ wide x 14″ high x 8.5″ deep
Electric stun guns, martial arts weapons or devices
Guns, replica guns, ammunition, and fireworks
Knives of any size
Mace and pepper spray
Razors and box cutters
Please note that the U.S. Capitol Police are authorized to make exceptions if a prohibited item is determined to be necessary and required to serve child care, medical or other special needs.