Most often it refers to when both houses of a bicameral legislature sit together. A joint session typically occurs to receive foreign or domestic diplomats or leaders, or to allow both houses to consider bills together.
State constitutions of U.S. states may require joint conventions for other purposes; for example Tennessee's requires such to elect the secretary of state, the state treasurer, and the comptroller of the treasury.
Students enjoy networking with seasoned nurses during TNA and TASN joint convention.(Tennessee Nurses Association and the Tennessee Association of Student Nurses)
Mar 22, 2011; The Annual State Convention can be a vital time of the year for members of the Tennessee Association of Student Nurses (TASN)....