[ noun ] (politics) assembly possessing high legislative powers
Used in print(The Atlanta Constitution...)
Before adjournment Monday afternoon , the Senate is expected to approve a study of the number of legislators allotted to rural and urban_areas to determine what adjustments should be made .
A similar resolution passed in the Senate by a vote of 29 - 5 .(The Dallas Morning News,...)
There was no debate as the Senate passed the bill on to the House .
Operating_budget for the day_schools in the five counties of Dallas , Harris , Bexar , Tarrant and El_Paso would be $ 451500 , which would be a savings of $ 157460 yearly after the first year 's capital outlay of $ 88000 was absorbed , Parkhouse told the Senate .
The House passed finally , and sent to the Senate , a bill extending the State_Health_Department 's authority to give planning assistance to cities .
[ noun ] (politics) the upper house of the United States Congress
Used in print(Statements 87th Congress, 1st Session. Appropriations,...)
Be it enacted by the Senate and House_of_Representatives of the United_States_of_America in Congress assembled , That the Act of July 3 , 1952 ( 66 Stat. 328 ) as amended ( 42 U._S._C. 1952 - 1958 ) , is further amended to read as_follows :
Be it enacted by the Senate and House_of_Representatives of the United_States_of_America in Congress assembled , That the Secretary_of_the_Interior is hereby authorized and directed to make or cause to be made a study covering -
Be it enacted by the Senate and House_of_Representatives of the United_States_of_America in Congress assembled , That the Secretary_of_the_Interior is hereby authorized and directed to establish and maintain a program of stabilization payments to small domestic producers of lead and zinc ores and concentrates in_order to stabilize the mining of lead and zinc by small domestic producers on public , Indian , and other lands as provided in_this Act .(Public Papers of the Presidents of the U.S. D. D....)
This section prevents the military departments and the Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization from carrying_out certain transactions involving real_property unless they come into agreement with the Committees_on_Armed_Services of the Senate and the House_of_Representatives .