Legislative Session (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms

Legislative Session

Sessions, by Phil Whitehouse

Sessions, by Phil Whitehouse

That part of the Senate’s daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto). In the House, no legislative business is conducted during morning hour.

Also see Calendar of Business; Executive Calendar; House Calendar; Private Calendar; Union Calendar; § 7.40 Presidential Budget Process, § 11.10 How to Follow Floor Proceedings in the House, in Congressional Deskbook.

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