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Special Session (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Special Session (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Special Session A session of Congress after it has adjourned sine die, completing its regular session. The president convenes special sessions (Article. II. Section. 3.). Also see Lame Duck; Terms of Congress; § 5.30, Terms and Sessions of Congress, in Congressional Deskbook.   US Congress […]

Adjournment sine die (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Adjournment sine die (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Adjournment sine die photo credit: KalasMannen Final adjournment of an annual or two-year session of Congress. Adjournment without fixing a definite day for reconvening; literally “adjournment without a day.” A session can continue when, under the 20th Amendment to the Constitution, it automatically terminates. Both […]

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 […]