Tag: secretary of the Senate

Clerk of the House (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Clerk of the House (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Clerk of the House Chief administrative officer of the House of Representatives, responsible principally for administrative support of the legislative process in the House. Selected by the House per the Constitution, Article I. Section 2. Duties correspond to those of the Secretary of the Senate. […]

Secretary of the Senate (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Secretary of the Senate (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Secretary of the Senate Chief administrative and budgetary officer of the Senate selected by the Senate per the Constitution (Article I, Section 3) responsible for overseeing the duties of Senate employees, educating Senate pages, administering oaths, handling the registration of lobbyists, and handling other tasks […]

Calendar of Business (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Calendar of Business (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Calendar of Business An agenda or list of business eligible for floor consideration. Each chamber decides which measures are discussed, and in what order, in accordance with its rules and practices. The Senate has two calendars, the Executive Calendar for treaties and nominations, and the […]

Engrossed Bill / Engrossed Measure (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Engrossed Bill / Engrossed Measure (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Engrossed Bill / Engrossed Measure photo credit: alancleaver_2000 The final official copy of a bill as passed by one chamber, with the text as amended by floor action and certified by the clerk of the House or the secretary of the Senate. After a measure […]