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  Texas House of Representatives
After the house in which the bill is introduced completes action on the measure, the bill is sent to the second house, where the process is repeated through the three stages.
The speaker is the presiding officer of the house of representatives.
The other duties and responsibilities of the speaker are determined by the members of the house in the House Rules of Procedure, which are adopted by a majority vote of the members at the beginning of each regular session of the legislature.
www.house.state.tx.us /resources/faq2.htm   (786 words)

  
 NH.gov - The Official Web Site of New Hampshire State Government
The whole number of representatives to be chosen from the towns, wards, places, and representative districts thereof established hereunder, shall be not less than three hundred seventy-five or more than four hundred.
[House to Impeach Before the Senate.] The house of representatives shall be the grand inquest of the state; and all impeachments made by them, shall be heard and tried by the senate.
And any member of the senate, or house of representatives, shall have a right, on motion made at the time for t hat purpose to have his protest, or dissent, with the reasons, against any vote, resolve, or bill passed, entered on the journal.
www.state.nh.us /constitution/house.html   (1044 words)

  
 United States House of Representatives, 109th Congress, 2nd Session: Tying It All Together
A bill originating in the House of Representatives is designated by the letters "H.R.", signifying "House of Representatives", followed by a number that it retains throughout all its parliamentary stages.
On approval by both the House of Representatives and Senate, they are signed by the Clerk of the House and the Secretary of the Senate.
Any Member in the House of Representatives may introduce a bill at any time while the House is in session by simply placing it in the "hopper" provided for the purpose at the side of the Clerk's desk in the House Chamber.
www.house.gov /house/Tying_it_all.html   (1510 words)

  
 Congress for Kids
The House of Representatives was established as a result of the Great Compromise.
Representatives are elected to serve for a period of 2 years.
To be a Representative a person must be at least 25 years old, a U.S. citizen for at least 7 years, and when elected, is not an inhabitant of that state in which he shall be chosen.
www.congressforkids.net /Legislativebranch_house.htm   (260 words)

  
 Australian House of Representatives - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The House of Representatives is one of the two houses (chambers) of the Parliament of Australia.
The 150 members of the House are elected from single-member electorates (geographic districts, sometimes known as "seats" but officially known as "Australian House of Representatives electoral Divisions").
In a reflection of the United Kingdom House of Commons, the predominant colour of the furnishings in the House of Representatives is green.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Australian_House_of_Representatives   (882 words)

  
 House of Representatives - dKosopedia
The House of Representatives shall be composed of Members chosen every second Year by the People of the several States, and the Electors in each State shall have the Qualifications requisite for Electors of the most numerous Branch of the State Legislature.
No Person shall be a Representative who shall not have attained to the Age of twenty five Years, and been seven Years a Citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an Inhabitant of that State in which he shall be chosen.
Members of the House are elected in even-numbered years to two-year terms, though special elections may be held at other times to fill a vacancy in the case of a member's resignation, death, or removal from office.
www.dkosopedia.com /index.php/United_States_House_of_Representatives   (549 words)

  
 Tweede Kamer der Staten-Generaal
The parliament in the Netherlands consists of a House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer) and a Senate (Eerste Kamer).
Since 1956 the constitution stipulates that the House of Representatives should consist of 150 members and the Senate of 75 members.
As a result, it is important for elected representatives to be informed about - and to be able to influence - any decision-making that takes place at the EU level.
www.houseofrepresentatives.nl   (221 words)

  
 Ben's Guide (9-12): Branches of Government -- Legislative Branch -- The House of Representatives
By dividing Congress into two houses, the House of Representatives would favor states with larger populations, while the Senate would favor those states with smaller populations.
The number of representatives is based on the number of districts in a state.
Representatives, elected for two-year terms, must be 25 years old, a citizen for at least seven years, and a resident of the state from which they are elected.
bensguide.gpo.gov /9-12/government/national/house.html   (248 words)

  
 2005 North Dakota House of Representatives
The House of Representatives consists of 94 representatives.
The representatives from odd-numbered districts were elected to four-year terms at the November 2002 general election.
Due to vacancies and appointments to fill those vacancies, one representative from district 3, one representative from district 23, and one representative from district 25 were elected to a two-year term at the November 2004 election.
www.legis.nd.gov /assembly/59-2005/house   (129 words)

  
 House_Home
The House of Representatives is composed of 41 members, each of whom is elected to a two year term.
The Speaker is elected by the majority party caucus followed by confirmation of the full House through the passage of a House Resolution.
Representatives must be citizens of the United States, have lived in Delaware for three years, been a resident of their respective district for at least one year preceding their election and must be at least 24 years old by the time of their election.
www.legis.state.de.us /house   (154 words)

  
 house.mi.gov - Michigan House of Representatives
The House of Representatives consists of 110 Members who are elected by the qualified electors of districts having approximately 77,000 to 91,000 residents.
House sessions are open to the public and are normally held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 1:00 PM and on Thursdays at 10:00 AM.
The presiding officer of the House is called the Speaker (elected from, and a member of, the House of Representatives).
house.michigan.gov /citizens_guide.asp   (1899 words)

  
 South Carolina Legislature Online
The South Carolina House of Representatives consists of 124 members elected November 2, 2004, to serve until Monday after the General Election in November of 2006.
The 2005-2006 House of Representatives is currently made up of 74 Republicans and 50 Democrats.
Pursuant to Section 2-1-10 of the 1976 Code, amended by Act 991 of 1974, Act 173 of 1981 and Act 312 of 1982, beginning with the 1974 General Election, members of the House of Representatives are elected from 124 single member districts.
www.scstatehouse.net /html-pages/house2.html   (291 words)

  
 House of Representatives - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
House of Representatives is a name used for legislative bodies in many countries.
Often, the House of Representatives is the lower house of a bicameral legislature, with the corresponding upper house often called a "senate".
In Indonesia, the Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat (DPR) is generally known in English as the "House of Representatives", as is the Dewan Rakyat of the Parliament of Malaysia.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/House_of_Representatives   (214 words)

  
 Montana House of Representatives
The Montana House of Representatives is made up of 100 members elected to two-year terms.
The period between regular sessions is referred to as the "interim" and during this time many legislators work on interim committees which study issues in detail, and develop legislation for the next regular session.
The House of Representatives is governed by the House Rules and the Joint Rules.
leg.mt.gov /css/house   (169 words)

  
 Ben's Guide (3-5): Congress -- The House of Representatives
In the House, representation is based on the number of people living in each state.
There are a total of 435 representatives in the House.
Each member represents an area of the state, known as a congressional district.
bensguide.gpo.gov /3-5/government/national/house.html   (182 words)

  
 United States House of Representatives - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Republicans would hold on to the House until the United States Congressional elections, 2006, during which the Democrats won back control of both the House of Representatives and the Senate.
The Speaker of the House earned $212,100 during the 109th Congress (January 4, 2005-January 3, 2007) while the Majority and Minority Leaders earned $183,500 (the same as the Leaders in the United States Senate).
The Speaker has a role both as a leader of the House and the leader of his or her party (which need not be the majority party; theoretically, a member of the minority party could be elected Speaker with the support of a fraction of members of the majority party).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_House_of_Representatives   (6515 words)

  
 Georgia House of Representatives
In the House section, take a look at Speaker Coleman's page for information on the elected leader of the House of Representatives.
On the home page you also will find links to the elected representatives of the House, the committees and the staff services.
On behalf of the 180 elected members of the House, as well as the professional staff, we hope you enjoy your virtual visit and come see us in person at your earliest convenience.
www.legis.state.ga.us /legis/2003_04/house/index.htm   (355 words)

  
 The Ohio House of Representatives
Residents had no voice in government and were represented in the U.S. Congress by a non-voting delegate.
It was in 1798 that the Ohio Territory gained sufficient population (5,000) of males to initiate self-government.
The constitution called for a bicameral legislature, similar to the federal model, consisting of a House of Representatives and Senate.
www.legislature.state.oh.us /house.cfm   (351 words)

  
 United States House of Representatives, 109th Congress, 2nd Session: Homepage
Oversight plans based on the jurisdiction of the committee and the hearing schedules for the 109th Congress.
Current operating status of the United States House of Representatives.
U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, DC 20515 (202) 224-3121 TTY: (202) 225-1904
www.house.gov   (239 words)

  
 house.mi.gov - Michigan House of Representatives
The Michigan House of Representatives employs both full-time and part-time employees.
Employees of the House of Representatives are Legislative employees who are excluded from the classified system of civil service employment.
It is the policy of the House of Representatives to employ, by the Constitution and applicable federal or state statutes, qualified individuals without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, marital status, height, weight or any other categories or groups protected by law.
house.michigan.gov /employment.asp   (134 words)

  
 Parliament of Australia: House of Representatives
The House of Representatives is where Australia's Government is formed, and the House from which the Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition are drawn.
A large part of the role of the House of Representatives is to pass legislation or amend existing legislation.
The Department of the House of Representatives provides administrative support for the conduct and operation of the House and its activities.
www.aph.gov.au /house   (381 words)

  
 House of Representatives FAQ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
There are 163 districts in the House of Representatives.
To be eligible to run for the office of state representative, a candidate must be at least 24 years old, a qualified voter of the state for two years and a qualified voter of the district he or she would represent for one year.
Members of the House of Representatives receive an annual salary of $31,351.44.
www.house.state.mo.us /info/memfaq.htm   (157 words)

  
 FAQ The House of Representatives | Special reports | Guardian Unlimited
As far as proposing and voting laws, the Senate and House of Representatives are equal.
Nancy Pelosi, the new Democratic speaker of the House, said the priorities would be to "restore civility, integrity and fiscal responsibility.
But the House can work to stymie the administration's agenda too, and it can force the president's hand by sending him legislation he has little choice but to veto.
www.guardian.co.uk /midterms2006/story/0,,1942921,00.html   (463 words)

  
 Republicans extend decade of House control - Politics - MSNBC.com
Virtually all sitting representatives in the 435-member House won re-election, leaving Speaker Dennis Hastert, Majority Leader Tom DeLay and their GOP majority firmly in charge.
Republicans were poised to add a few seats as they embark on another term of House control — the first time the party has achieved 12 consecutive years in power in the chamber since the dozen years that ended in January 1933.
“The American people have spoken, and their message is that they want Republican leadership in the House of Representatives to continue,” Rep. Tom Reynolds, R-N.Y., head of the House GOP campaign organization, said Wednesday.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/6382045   (868 words)

  
 Historical Highlights - Office of the Clerk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Experience panoramic views and discover historical information about the House of Representatives by taking virtual tours of the Old House Chamber and the House Chamber as it is today.
The Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives is working to make A Guide to Research Collections of Former Members of the United States House of Representatives available electronically on the Internet.
Highlights women who have served or are serving in the House of Representatives.
clerk.house.gov /histHigh/index.html   (495 words)

  
 Congressional Committee Materials Online via GPO Access
House Practice: A Guide to the Rules, Precedents, and Procedures of the House
Hinds' Precedents of the House of Representatives of the United States
Cannon's Precedents of the House of Representatives of the United States
www.gpoaccess.gov /congress/index.html   (139 words)

  
 Legislative Documents in XML at the United States House of Representatives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The purpose of this website is to provide information about the ongoing work of the U.S. House of Representatives in relation to the eXtensible Markup Language (XML).
Drafting Legislation Using XML at the U.S. House of Representatives provides additional information about the history of drafting legislation at the House and current efforts to create an authoring application.
The U.S. House of Representatives assumes no responsibility whatsoever for their use by other parties, and makes no guarantees, expressed or implied, about their quality, reliability, or any other characteristic.
xml.house.gov   (311 words)

  
 Georgia House of Representatives
Welcome to the virtual home of the Georgia House of Representatives.
As your Speaker, I value your input and thoughts on the work we do at the Capitol and on the issues that are important to you.
House Study Committee on Funding for the Arts to Hold Meeting at State Capitol
www.legis.state.ga.us /legis/2005_06/house/index.htm   (307 words)

  
 Write Your Representative - Contact your Congressperson in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Write Your Representative - Contact your Congressperson in the U.S. House of Representatives.
This service will assist you by identifying your Congressperson in the U.S. House of Representatives and providing contact information.
Please note that messages for specific Representatives sent to the Service Administrator will not be forwarded to the Representative.
www.house.gov /writerep   (88 words)

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