Formal congressional sessions occur twice in any two-year inter-convening period; there is one session per year. During this time, Congress is obligated to conduct all of its legislative, judicial and executive duties, a... More »

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Congress is typically divided into two annual sessions of the Senate. In 2015, the 114th Congress is in the first session, which began on January 6, 2015. The previous, 113th Congress held two sessions: January 3, 2013 t... More »

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A markup session occurs when a legislative committee or subcommittee meets to debate, amend or rewrite a bill. The committee has the option of either accepting or rejecting the final version of the bill that comes out of... More »

Costs of acupuncture are related to the type of clinic or practice chosen, the length of the session, and the program or period of sessions for which a patient signs up, according to City Acupuncture. Whether or not the ... More »

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Congress is made up of two houses: the Senate and the House of Representatives. Encyclopedia Brittanica notes that the House is the larger legislative body; its membership number is determined by the population of the st... More »

Beginning and end dates of each session of the U.S. Congress dating back to its conception are available at Senate.gov. For each numbered Congress, there are two sessions spanning the time between elections for U.S. repr... More »

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At noon on January 3 of each odd-numbered year following a general election, the first session of a new Congress commences. Congress may authorize a different day by law if it chooses to do so. More »

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