The United States Constitution did not mention or provide for committees in Congress. Prior to 1816, the Senate relied on temporary select committees, the first of which was appointed on April 7, 1789, to draw up Senate rules of procedure.

Here are the rules for the Senate impeachment trial - The Jan 10, 2020 Upstate’s top federal prosecutor confirmed by U.S. Senate 2 days ago · Upstate New York’s top federal prosecutor, Grant Jaquith, is expected to leave his post in the next week after being confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve on the federal appellate court for U.S. Senate passes USE IT Act – Sheridan Media WASHINGTON, D.C. — On July 23, the U.S. Senate passed S. 383, the Utilizing Significant Emissions with Innovative Technologies (USE IT) Act, as part of the National Defense Authorization Act

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In 35 states (listed below), U.S. Senate vacancies are temporarily filled by gubernatorial appointment. The appointee serves until the next statewide general election is held; the winner in that election serves out the remainder of the term. Ethics Rules - U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics

(a) Unless authorized by the Senate (or by the President of the United States after an adjournment sine die), no funds from the United States Government (including foreign currencies made available under section 502(b) of the Mutual Security Act of 1954 (22 U.S.C. 1754(b)) shall be received for the purpose of travel outside the United States by

credit: U.S. Senate Historical Office. Standing Rules of the Senate. People; Officers & Staff; Party Leadership; Senators; Featured Biographies Rule Page. I. Appointment of a Senator to the Chair .. 1 II. Presentation of credentials and questions of privilege .. 1 III. Oaths 3 IV.