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

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

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Adjournment to a Day and Time Certain photo credit: Brett Jordan 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 […]

Adjourn for More than Three Days (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Adjourn for More than Three Days (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Adjourn for More than Three Days Three Princesses found at MegaCon 2010 in Orlando, Florida. By Sam Howzit Under the Constitution (Article. I. Section. 5.), neither chamber may adjourn for more than three days without the approval of the other. Such approval is obtained in […]

Adjourn (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Adjourn (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Adjourn photo credit: Gaffke Photography v2.8 Adjourn: Formal motion to end a day’s session of a chamber of Congress. A motion to adjourn in the Senate (or a committee) ends that day’s session. Adjournment is not a recess. Because procedures are so strictly determined when […]

Recess (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Recess (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Recess photo credit: Harpersbizarre Temporary interruption or suspension of a committee or chamber meeting. In the House, the Speaker is authorized to declare recesses. In the Senate, the chamber often recesses rather than adjourns at the end of the day so as not to trigger […]

The Constitution of the United States, Article. II. Section. 3. State of the Union, Convening Congress

The Constitution of the United States, Article. II. Section. 3. State of the Union, Convening Congress

The United States Constitution Article. II. (The Executive Branch) Section. 3. (State of the Union, Convening Congress) He shall from time to time give to the Congress Information of the State of the Union, and recommend to their Consideration such Measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient; he may, on extraordinary Occasions, convene both […]