Asked in US Presidents, US Government, US Congress
Is it mandatory for all members of congress to attend a joint session of congress called by the president?
No- Congressmen do not have to attend. In fact, it is not unusual for opponents of the president to miss these session as a protest. ...
Asked in Karate
What is the GKR karate belt order?
You get your white belt when you first start (No grading session required) Then instructor awards you yellow tip (Again no grading session required) Then yellow (Grading session required) Then orange tip (No grading session required) Then orange (Grading required) Then green ( Grading required ) Then blue ( Grading required ) Then red (Grading required ) Then brown (Grading required) Then black tip (Grading required) A second black tip (Grading required ) Then black (Grading required) ...
Asked in US Government
What cannot happen to a congressman while congress is in session?
Congressmen have a limited privelege against arrest. Except in cases of treason, felony and breach of peace, Congressmen may not be arrested during their attendance at the session of their respective Houses and in going to and returning from same. Article 1, Section 6 Clause 1 of the US Constitution ...
Asked in US Constitution
When do newly elected congressmen take the oath of office?
They take it the first day the new Congress is in session which is January 3 or the first weekday thereafter. ...
Asked in Founding Fathers, US Constitution
How many congressmen are required for a session to take place?
In the United States Congress, there must be a minimum number of members on the floor to conduct bussiness. This number is reffered to as a quorum. The U.S. Congress has set it's quorum at a simple majority, more than one half. So, for instance, in the Senate (which has 100 members) 51 members must be present, while in the House of Representatives, (which has 435 members) 218 members must be on the floor. ...
Asked in College Applications and Entrance Requirements, Politics and Government, US Constitution, US Congress
What is a committee chair?
Committee Chairs are elected by the Majority Party Leader. They provide leadership for the committee by supporting the topic that the committee is concerned with. All committee chairs are congressmen, and all of them belong to the majority party. ...
Asked in History of the United States
Who calls the State of the Union to order?
The State of the Union is actually a speech given by the President of the United States America on an annual basis as required by the Constitution. It is presented to Congress at a Joint Session of Congress in the Capitol Building. The Session is called to order by the Speaker of the House. This member is the leader of the House of Representatives and is selected by the majority of House Members. ...
Asked in Republican Party
What are 6 differences between the democrats and Republicans?
For Congressmen, you will find that the great majority of Democrats are attorneys with no real business acumen while the great majority of Republican are businessmen with only a moderate knowledge of the legal system. ...
Asked in Pakistan
How many seats of National Assembly required for simple majority government in Pakistan?
how many seats of national assembly are required to frame a simple majority government in pakistan ans: 172 seats to obtain and preserve a majority ...