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  U.S. Senate: Reference Home > Senate Organization > Secretary of the Senate
As the Senate grew to become a major national institution, numerous other duties were assigned to the Secretary, whose jurisdiction came to encompass clerks, curators, and computers; the disbursement of payrolls; the acquisition of stationery supplies; the education of the Senate pages; and the maintenance of public records.
In 1789 the secretary was authorized to hire "one principal clerk." This principal clerk, or chief clerk, for many years served primarily as a reading clerk on the Senate floor.
The assistant secretary oversees the administration of the 26 departments within the Office of the Secretary and performs the functions of the secretary in his or her absence.
www.senate.gov /reference/office/secretary_of_senate.htm   (486 words)

  
  Secretary of the United States Senate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
From the start, the secretary was responsible for keeping the minutes and records of the Senate, including the records of senators' election, and for receiving and transmitting official messages to and from the president and the House of Representatives, as well as for purchasing supplies.
As the Senate grew to become a major national institution, numerous other duties were assigned to the secretary, whose jurisdiction now encompasses clerks, curators, and computers; disbursement of payrolls; acquisition of stationery supplies; education of the Senate pages; and the maintenance of public records.
The secretary regularly accompanies the chaplain into the Senate chamber for the opening of the day's session, and a seat beside the presiding officer is reserved for the secretary.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Secretary_of_the_Senate   (942 words)

  
 United States Senate - tScholars.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The Senate's chief administrative officer is the Secretary of the Senate, who maintains public records, disburses salaries, monitors the acquisition of stationery and supplies, and oversees clerks.
The Senate meets in the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. Like the House of Representatives, the Senate meets in the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. At one end of the Chamber of the Senate is a dais from which the Presiding Officer (the Vice President or the President pro Tempore) presides.
United States, although the Senate's advice and consent is required for the appointment of certain executive branch officials, it is not necessary for their removal.
www.tscholars.com /encyclopedia/United_States_Senate   (5581 words)

  
 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : United States Secretary of State   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The United States Secretary of State is the head of the United States Department of State, concerned with foreign affairs.
In addition, the Secretary performs such duties as the President is required, in accordance with the United States Constitution, relating to correspondence, commission, or instructions to U.S. ministers or consuls abroad, and to conduct negotiations with foreign representatives.
As the highest-ranking Cabinet member, the Secretary of State is fourth in line to succeed the Presidency, after the Vice President, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and President pro tempore of the Senate.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /United_States_Secretary_of_State   (462 words)

  
 Buckley v. Valeo
In senatorial primary elections, the limit is the greater of eight cents multiplied by the voting-age population or $100,000, and in the general election the limit is increased to 12 cents multiplied by the voting-age population or $150,000.
United States, 290 U.S. The Court held that it was within the power of Congress "to pass appropriate legislation to safeguard [a Presidential] election from the improper use of money to influence the result." Id., at 545.
United States, 290 U.S. 534 (1934); and public financing of Presidential elections as a means to reform the electoral process was clearly a choice within the granted power.
www.epic.org /free_speech/buckley_v_valeo.html   (18890 words)

  
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 U.S. Senate: Reference Home > Constitution of the United States
Membership in the House is apportioned according to the population of the states.
No Person shall be a Senator who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty Years, and been nine Years a Citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an Inhabitant of that State for which he shall be chosen.
The Senate shall chuse their other Officers, and also a President pro tempore, in the Absence of the Vice President, or when he shall exercise the Office of President of the United States.
www.senate.gov /civics/constitution_item/constitution.htm   (3655 words)

  
 USA States . com - US states Portal
During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the original 13 as the nation expanded across the North American continent and acquired a number of overseas possessions.
The United States of America is a federal republic composed of 50 states, of which all except one - Hawaii islands - are in mainland America.
The United States of America, which covers the central part of North America, grew out of the British colonies that were established in the north America in the first half of the 17th century.
www.usastates.com   (651 words)

  
 Joseph Stanley Kimmitt, Colonel, United States Army
Stanley Kimmitt, 86, a retired Army Colonel, Democratic political consultant and former Secretary of the Senate, died December 7, 2004, after collapsing at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, where he was attending a Democratic Leadership Council reception for retiring Sen.
Before that, he spent 11 years as secretary for the majority when the late Mike Mansfield (D-Montana) was the Senate majority leader.
As an assistant to Mansfield and as secretary of the Senate, he worked with a previous generation of political leaders, and he saw senators of substance and those enriching themselves, he told author Ronald Kessler for his book "Inside Congress" (1997).
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /jsmimmitt.htm   (853 words)

  
 The U.S. Constitution Online - USConstitution.net
The Senate shall chuse their other Officers, and also a President pro tempore, in the absence of the Vice President, or when he shall exercise the Office of President of the United States.
Imposts, laid by any State on Imports or Exports, shall be for the Use of the Treasury of the United States; and all such Laws shall be subject to the Revision and Controul of the Congress.
The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, elected by the people thereof, for six years; and each Senator shall have one vote.
www.usconstitution.net /const.html   (5194 words)

  
 Making Markup Invisible
In August 1999, the Secretary of the Senate and the Clerk of the House, with the approval of the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration and the Committee on House Administration, initiated a feasibility study on using XML for the preparation and processing of legislative documents.
On December 5, 2000, the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration and the Committee on House Administration jointly accepted XML as the primary data standard to be used for the exchange of legislative documents and information.
Given the current state of practice of the SLC drafters, it was felt that substantial training in Word or Word Perfect would be required for much of the current staff, in addition to XML basics training, to be able to correct document translation errors.
www.idealliance.org /papers/dx_xml03/papers/04-03-05/04-03-05.html   (5551 words)

  
 Republican Conference Secretary of the United States Senate... - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 The Journal of American History
The United States Senate Historical Office World Wide Web site provides scholars, students, and lifetime learners with a wealth of useful historical information about the upper house of the United States Congress.
Available data include a broad range of historical statistics and facts pertaining to the Senate, primary texts (specifically oral history interviews of former senators), and a timeline of the legislative body's history.
Senators and their staffers should be thrilled about the attractive appearance and ready usability of much of this online resource, and the Senate should be commended for making materials from its history available through one of the six primary links available on the site's front page.
www.indiana.edu /~jah/issues/reviews/911_wr05.shtml   (493 words)

  
 JUDICIAL WATCH SUES UNITED STATES SENATE OVER ABUSE OF JUDICIAL CONFIRMATION ROLE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
A minority of U.S. Senators have employed Senate Rules XXII and V to prevent the Senate from confirming nominees to federal judgeships.
The unconstitutional application of the Senate Rules, requiring a supermajority of 60 votes to end debate on a topic (known as “cloture”), is being exploited in a legally detrimental, exercise of political gamesmanship that causes harm to litigants in federal courts through significant, prejudicial delays.
Importantly, Chief Judge Harry T. Edwards of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, wrote in Skaggs v.
www.judicialwatch.org /printer_3488.shtml   (217 words)

  
 [18 Jun 1997] SG/SM/6262 : SECRETARY-GENERAL WELCOMES UNITED STATES SENATE ACTION ON PAYMENTS TO UNITED NATIONS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
On that occasion, he mentioned that if the United States was to play a constructive leadership role in the United Nations, he was conscious that it would have to pay its way.
The Secretary-General notes with appreciation that the Senate has, for the first time in many years, held a full and serious debate on the United Nations and the United States role in it.
The United States Administration is aware that it will need to engage the rest of the membership on the issue of benchmarks.
www.un.org /News/Press/docs/1997/19970618.SGSM6262.html   (278 words)

  
 Testimony and Speeches
Under Secretary Dudas before the Committee on the Judiciary United States Senate "Patent Reform: The Future of American Innovation" (06Jun2007)
Under Secretary Dudas before the Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property Committee on the Judiciary, United States House of Representatives Oversight Hearing on “Patent Quality Enhancement in the Information-Based Economy” [PDF] (05Apr2006)
Under Secretary Dudas before the Committee on Energy and Commerce - Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection United States House of Representatives“ Issues before the U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade” [PDF] (09Jun2005)
www.uspto.gov /web/menu/testspeech.html   (680 words)

  
 Learn more about United States Secretary of State in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Learn more about United States Secretary of State in the online encyclopedia.
Those that remain in the Department are: storage and use of the Great Seal, performance of protocol functions for the White House, drafting of certain Presidential proclamations, and replies to public inquiries.
If the Secretary resigns, he is replaced by the United States Deputy Secretary of State who then becomes acting Secretary of State until the President and Congress approve a formal replacement.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /u/un/united_states_secretary_of_state.html   (429 words)

  
 George A. Sanderson, Ensign, United States Navy - Secretary of the United States Senate
George A. Sanderson, Ensign, United States Navy - Secretary of the United States Senate
As the United States prepared to shift from wartime concerns to peacetime opportunities, members of the Senate Republican caucus -- deeply divided between a small but vocal cadre of progressives and a larger group of conservatives ready to take over most of the key committee chairmanships -- focused on party discipline and cooperation.
For secretary of the Senate, the majority caucus nominated George Andrew Sanderson, a sixty-nine-year-old retired railroad builder and Chicago businessman.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /gasanderson.htm   (1143 words)

  
 CA Secretary of State Candidate Qualifications United States Senate
The county elections official shall not require a candidate to sign, file, or sign and file a declaration of candidacy as a condition of receiv-ing nomination papers.
The written statement shall state that the candidate is aware that the declaration of candidacy must be properly executed and delivered not later than December 10 to the office of the county elections official from whom it was received.
B. The term of office for United States Senator is six years, beginning January 3, 2001.
www.ss.ca.gov /elections/US_Sen.htm   (848 words)

  
 Tennessee Senate Joint Resolutions 497
ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE, THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
United States of America and the President and the United States Congress to support this
Speaker and the Clerk of the United States House of Representatives, the
www.wtcsteel.org /sjr0497.htm   (798 words)

  
 [25 Apr 1997] SG/SM/6225 : SECRETARY-GENERAL WELCOMES UNITED STATES SENATE APPROVAL OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS CONVENTION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
I welcome the action by the United States Senate, which voted yesterday to approve the Chemical Weapons Convention.
The potential of this significant agreement to strengthen international peace and security depends on the degree of universality it achieves.
I look forward, therefore, to formal ratification of the Convention by the United States, as well as by other States which have not yet done so.
www.un.org /News/Press/docs/1997/19970425.sgsm6225.html   (99 words)

  
 United States, Buckley v. Valeo
Supreme Court of The United States 24 U.S. Ct. 612; 1976, January 30, 1976 a1 Together with No. 75-437, Buckley et al.
Valeo, Secretary of the United States Senate, et al., on appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.
He expressed the view that the statutory provision for public financing of Presidential election campaign expenses discriminated in favor of the two major political parties, and against minor parties and independents, in violation of the First and Fifth Amendments.
www.hrcr.org /safrica/expression/buckley_valeo.html   (698 words)

  
 U.S. Senate: Legislation & Records Home > Votes
These reports provide Senate "Roll Call Vote" results for the current and several prior Congresses including votes taken today.
Roll call vote results are compiled through the Senate Legislative Information System by the Senate Bill Clerk under the direction of the Secretary of the Senate.
The Votes category on the Statistics page features facts and figures about votes made by Senators.
www.senate.gov /pagelayout/legislative/a_three_sections_with_teasers/votes.htm   (172 words)

  
 105 Publications: Senate Publications by Number (1997- 1998)
II) 105-35 Senate Caucus Room Secretary 105-36 United States Capitol: A Self-Guided Sergeant Tour 105-37 United States Senate Telephone Directory Sergeant (March 1998) (at Y1.3:S.Pub.
139, One Hundred Fifth Congress, First Session, From January 7, 1997, to November 13, 1997 105-44 Committee and Subcommittee Assignments Secretary for the One Hundred Fifth Congress (April 29, 1998) 105-45 April: This Month in Senate History Secretary 105-46 United States Congress & Capitol: A Secretary Walking Tour Handbook, volume II (at Y1.3:S.Pub.
I) 105-47 Vice Presidential Bust Collection Secretary 105-48 U.S. Capitol and Congress (copies in Curator Japanese, Chinese, Russian, German, French, and Spanish) was printed as S.Doc.
www.lib.ncsu.edu /congbibs/senate/105pbn.html   (150 words)

  
 U.S. Senate: Content Responsibility
The information on this Web site is compiled under the authority and direction of the Secretary of the Senate, Washington, DC 20510.
Questions regarding content on this site can be directed to the Office of the Secretary Webmaster at webmaster@sec.senate.gov.
The United States Senate: An Institutional Bibliography includes more than six hundred citations to books, articles and government documents printed since 1789.
www.senate.gov /pagelayout/general/one_item_and_teasers/content_responsibility.htm   (84 words)

  
 GPO Access Online Resources: A-Z Resource List
Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States
Senate Committee on the Judiciary: Supreme Court Nomination Hearings
Unclassified Version of the Report of the Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction
www.gpoaccess.gov /databases.html   (720 words)

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