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Statuary Hall / Hall of Columns (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Statuary Hall / Hall of Columns (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Statuary Hall   A Curator’s Tour of Statuary Hall   Statuary Hall, aka National Statuary Hall, is located outside the House chamber, just south of the Rotunda. The chambers of the House and Senate, National Statuary Hall, and the Rotunda are located on the second […]

Joint Session / Joint Meeting (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Joint Session / Joint Meeting (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Joint Session / Joint Meeting Joint Session: When the House and Senate meet together to conduct formal business or to hear an address by the president of the United States. A formal meeting that occurs when both houses adopt a concurrent resolution. A joint session, […]

Concurrent Resolution (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Concurrent Resolution (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Concurrent Resolution A concurrent resolution, designated H. Con. Res. in the House or S. Con. Res. in the Senate, must be adopted by both houses but is not sent to the president for his signature and therefore does not have the force of law. A […]