Tag: State of the Union

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 […]

President of the United States / State of the Union (CongressionalGlossary.com)

President of the United States / State of the Union (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms President of the United States / State of the Union  

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, […]

Sergeant at Arms (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Sergeant at Arms (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Sergeant at Arms House: As an elected officer of the House of Representatives, the Sergeant at Arms is the chief law enforcement and protocol officer of the House of Representatives, and is responsible for maintaining order in the House side of the United States Capitol […]

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 […]