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  Speaker of the House - Office of the Clerk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Speaker of the House of Representatives is one of but three legislative positions explicitly described in the Constitution.
Elected by Members of the House, the Speaker is "the elect of the elect." The Speaker is the only leadership position in either chamber that is filled by a vote of the membership.
He was the first Speaker to combine the functions of Parliamentarian, Member, and Leader, insisting that his role as Speaker did not jeopardize his rights as a Member of the House to participate in debates or to vote.
clerk.house.gov /histHigh/Virtual_Tours/Splendid_Hall/speaker.html   (411 words)

  
 Introduced Version, House Bill 1292
Requires appointments to the commission on Hispanic/Latino affairs by the speaker of the house of representatives and the president pro tempore of the senate to be bipartisan.
In making their appointments under this section, the president pro tempore of the senate and the speaker of the house of representatives shall attempt to have the greatest possible number of counties represented on the commission.
The speaker of the house of representatives shall determine the two (2) members whose terms expire under this subsection.
www.in.gov /legislative/bills/2006/IN/IN1292.1.html   (1406 words)

  
 Speaker of the United States House of Representatives - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Speaker of the United States House of Representatives is the presiding officer of the lower house of Congress, the House of Representatives.
The Speaker is elected by the House of Representatives, and is its highest-ranking officer.
Speaker Newt Gingrich, who was widely blamed for the poor showing of the Republican Party during the general elections of 1998, declined to seek another term as Speaker and announced his resignation from the House.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Speaker_of_the_United_States_House_of_Representatives   (3421 words)

  
 United States House of Representatives - Uncyclopedia
The House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States, the other being the Senate.
Pursuant to the constitutional principle of "No Taxation without Representation", each state is represented in the House of Representatives in accordance with its federal tax base, with the proviso that each state is entitled to at least one Representative member.
The flag atop the building is the personal ensign flag of the Speaker of the House of Representatives which flies whenever she is in the building.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/United_States_House_of_Representatives   (644 words)

  
 Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives
An individual may use political contributions to make a contribution to a speaker candidate as long as the individual can demonstrate that the funds used to make the contribution are from a source that is permitted to make contributions to a speaker candidate.
Ethics Advisory Opinion No. 170: Whether a former speaker candidate may return to contributors surplus funds contributed for use in a campaign for speaker of the house of representatives.
Speaker candidates are required to file a "Candidate for Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives Statement of Contributions, Loans, and Expenditures" (Form SPK) on:
www.ethics.state.tx.us /filinginfo/spkfrm1.html   (511 words)

  
 Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
[[Dennis Hastert of Illinois, the current Speaker of the House (since January 6, 1999)]] The Speaker of the House of Representatives is the presiding officer of the United States House of Representatives.
The Speaker is currently second (after the Vice President) in line to succeed to the U.S. presidency in the case of death or resignation of the President.
While there is a majority leader in the House of Representatives, he is in fact the second highest officer of the majority, and the Speaker is in fact the functioning leader of the majority.
speaker-of-the-united-states-house-of-representatives.iqnaut.net.cob-web.org:8888   (538 words)

  
 Texas Ethics Advisory Opinion No. 286
For purposes of chapter 302, a "speaker candidate" is a member of or candidate for the house of representatives who has announced his candidacy for speaker of the house of representatives or who "by his actions, words, or deeds seeks election to" the office of speaker.
A former speaker candidate no longer needs to use speaker contributions in connection with a speaker campaign, and it may be exceedingly burdensome to return them to their source.
It is permissible to donate surplus funds from a campaign for speaker of the House of Representatives to a recognized tax-exempt charitable organization.
www.ethics.state.tx.us /opinions/286.html   (451 words)

  
 Connecticut Public Acts 1996
(d) The speaker of the House of Representatives and the president pro tempore of the Senate shall select the chairpersons of the task force, from among the members of the task force.
In making its study the task force shall review the role of congregate housing in the provision of housing throughout the state, funding mechanisms, the calculation of rent, the level of services to residents in congregate housing and the role of such housing in the health care delivery system.
Representatives and the president pro tempore of the Senate shall select the chairpersons of the task force, from among the members of the task force.
www.cslib.org /pa/pa245.htm   (8013 words)

  
 Speaker of the House   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Speaker of the House of Representatives is widely viewed as symbolizing the power and authority of the House.
The Speaker also oversees much of the non-legislative business of the House, such as general control over the Hall of the House and the House side of the Capitol and service as the chairman of the House Office Building Commission.
The Speaker is often responsible for airing and defending the majority party's legislative agenda in the House.
speaker.house.gov /features/role.asp   (258 words)

  
 Press Conference with Dennis J. Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Speaker, the moderates in the Senate who forced the tax cut level down to 350  billion appear to be holding firm saying they would not vote for any budget resolution that has anything much higher than that.
Speaker, beyond the question of contracts, what are your thoughts about a broader international role that would perhaps include the French, the Germans and others on the ground?
I personally think that what the White House has done for aid to Turkey, there is a reason they are doing it, and I would support it, but that is up to the body as a whole, too.
speakernews.house.gov /library/briefings/030403press.asp   (1906 words)

  
 Speaker (politics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In most cases the speaker is elected from among the members of the assembly by the members, and whips are not allowed to be among the selection.
In the United States, in the United States House of Representatives and in state legislatures and local government councils, the speaker is usually selected by the members of the majority party and functions as a leader of that party.
Ceremonially, the speaker may represent the whole house, but politically he or she is the legislative voice of the party in power.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Speaker_(politics)   (811 words)

  
 The Speaker of the House
The Speaker is considered the guardian of the privileges of the Members of the House of Representatives and the chief characteristics required are authority and impartiality.
Barendra Sinanan, MP The present Speaker of the House of Representatives, the Honourable Barendra Sinanan, MP, was born on October 04, 1948.
The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr.
www.ttparliament.org /html/speakerhor.htm   (415 words)

  
 NigeriaWorld -- Nigerian Constitution (Chapter 5)
The Senate or the House of Representatives may act notwithstanding any vacancy in its membership, and the presence or participation of any person not entitled to be present at or to participate in the proceedings of the House shall not invalidate those proceedings.
There shall be a Clerk to a House of Assembly and such other staff as may be prescribed by a Law enacted by the House of Assembly, and the method of appointment of the Clerk and other staff of the House shall be as prescribed by that Law.
A House of Assembly may act notwithstanding any vacancy in its membership, and the presence or participation of any person not entitled to be present at or to participate in the proceedings of the House shall not invalidate such proceedings.
nigeriaworld.com /focus/constitution/chapter5.html   (7603 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
These include 33 years as a Nationalist Party Member of the House of Representatives of which he was initially a backbencher on the Government side and eventually Shadow Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries and later for Gozo Affairs, thereafter nine years as Cabinet Minister and since 1998 as Speaker of the House.
Following the 1998 General Election, Anton Tabone was elected by Parliament as the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
He was subsequently appointed by Parliament as Speaker of the House.
www.parliament.gov.mt /cv_speaker.asp?lang=en   (700 words)

  
 Speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In New Zealand the Speaker of the House of Representatives is the individual who chairs the country's legislative body, the New Zealand House of Representatives (often also referred to as 'Parliament').
The Speaker is expected to conduct the functions of the office in a neutral manner, even though the Speaker is generally a member of the governing party.
The current Speaker is Margaret Wilson, a member of the Labour Party, which is the dominant party in the governing Labour/Progressive coalition.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Speaker_of_the_New_Zealand_House_of_Representatives   (684 words)

  
 Speaker of the House (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Speaker Hastert Remarks from the 2006 Congressional Remembrance of September 11, 2001.
Speaker, one of our greatest Presidents, Ronald Reagan, was fond of saying that, ‘Freedom is never more than one generation from extinction.’ President Reagan’s wise words are still true today.
House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-IL) today made the following statement after President Bush addressed the nation to mark the one year anniversary of the transfer of Iraqi sovereignty to the Iraqi people...
speaker.house.gov.cob-web.org:8888   (1133 words)

  
 Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate Recommending Adjustments of ...
Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate Recommending Adjustments of Executive, L
While this represents a substantial increase in salaries, it is coupled with the salutary recommendation of a ban on receipt of all honoraria in all branches of government.
For Senators, Members of the House of Representatives, Delegates to the House of Representatives, and the Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico....
www.reagan.utexas.edu /archives/speeches/1989/010989c.htm   (715 words)

  
 Parliament of Australia: House of Representatives - Members
Mr Hawker was elected Speaker of the House of Representatives on 16 November 2004.
The Speaker is the principal office holder in the House of Representatives.
In addition to basic work as a Member, the Speaker presides at meetings of the House, represents the Chamber in dealings with Government and with other authorities, and in conjunction with the President of the Senate, oversees the Parliament's administration.
www.aph.gov.au /house/members/speaker.htm   (205 words)

  
 Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate
Section 202(d) of the National Emergencies Act, 50 U.S.C. 1622(d), provides for the automatic termination of a national emergency unless, prior to the anniversary date of its declaration, the President publishes in the Federal Register and transmits to the Congress a notice stating that the emergency is to continue in effect beyond the anniversary date.
For this reason, I have determined that it is necessary to continue in effect after September 14, 2006, the national emergency with respect to the terrorist threat.
www.whitehouse.gov /news/releases/2006/09/20060905-13.html   (191 words)

  
 Letter to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives Transmitting the Proposal for the ...
Letter to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives Transmitting the Proposal for the Higher Education Act Reform Amendments of 2005
An identical letter is being sent to the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
The proposed legislation is a comprehensive package of reforms that would make the student loan programs more efficient, cost-effective vehicles for helping students finance their postsecondary education and would produce $7.2 billion in mandatory spending savings over the five-year period FY 2006-2010.
www.ed.gov /policy/highered/leg/hea-transmittal-letter.html   (559 words)

  
 Speakers of the House of Representatives — Infoplease.com
New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Representative Christopher Rants, speaker of the Iowa House, have accepted NCSL's appointments......
It was a family affair when freshman Representative Jerry Weiers nominated his brother Jim Weiers for speaker of the Arizona House.(People......
Representative Ray Barnes of Arizona had "angels hovering over him," according to Speaker Jim Weiers, when he collapsed on the floor......
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0108918.html   (389 words)

  
 About the House of Representatives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Trinidad and Tobago Parliament comprises the President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, the Senate and the House of Representatives.
The House of Representatives is made up of the elected representatives of the thirty six (36) constituencies and the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
The Presiding Officer is the Speaker of the House.
www.ttparliament.org /html/hor.htm   (128 words)

  
 President Roosevelt to the Speaker of the House Of Representatives (Bankhead) on the Ludlow Amendment, 6 January 1938   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
President Roosevelt to the Speaker of the House Of Representatives (Bankhead) on the Ludlow Amendment, 6 January 1938
President Roosevelt to the Speaker of the House Of Representatives (Bankhead) on the Ludlow Amendment, WASHINGTON, January 6, 1938.
It was with singular unanimity that the founders of the Republic agreed upon such free and representative form of government as the only practical means of government by the people.
www.mtholyoke.edu /acad/intrel/interwar/ludlow.htm   (335 words)

  
 Laws, Acts, and Legislation
(1) Three members of the House of Representatives, appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives in consultation with the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives shall designate one of the members the Speaker appoints to serve as co-chairperson of the Task Force.
(8) One member representing the Ohio Prosecuting Attorneys Association or the Ohio Association of Probate Judges, appointed jointly by the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate;
www.legislature.state.oh.us /bills.cfm?ID=126_SB_167   (1490 words)

  
 Speaker of the United States House of Representatives... - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 House of Representatives - Latest News
It is highly regrettable that the opposition is trying to exploit this issue in an act of political desperation.
The House will perform its constitutional duty guided by the lamp of conscience.
Copyright © 1998-2005 House of Representatives, Congress of the Philippines.
www.congress.gov.ph /press/details.php?pressid=1367   (125 words)

  
 House of Representatives
RESOLVED, (the House of Representatives concurring), Pursuant to Article II, Section 14 of the Pennsylvania Constitution, that when the Regular Session of the Senate recesses this week, it reconvene on Tuesday, January 3, 2006, unless sooner recalled by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate; and be it further
, unless sooner recalled by the Speaker of the House of the Representatives; and be it further
Ordered, That the Clerk present the same to the House of Representatives for its concurrence.
www.legis.state.pa.us /WU01/LI/HS/2005/0/20051213.htm   (368 words)

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