Adjournment to a Day and Time Certain (CongressionalGlossary.com)

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Adjournment to a Day and Time Certain

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Adjournment to a Day and Time Certain is adjournment under a motion or resolution that fixes the next time of meeting for one chamber or both chambers. Under the Constitution, neither chamber can adjourn for more than three days without the concurrence of the other. A session of Congress is not ended by adjournment to a day certain.

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