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clerk

1. clerk to the justices (in England) a legally qualified person who sits in court with lay justices to advise them on points of law
2. an employee of a court, legislature, board, corporation, etc., who keeps records and accounts, etc.
3. Brit a senior official of the House of Commons
4. a cleric
5. US and Canadian short for salesclerk
6. Archaic a scholar
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81, directing the Clerk of the House to post on the Internet all lobbying registrations and reports filed with the Clerk under Lobbying and Disclosure Act.
LDA requires lobbyists to register with the Secretary of the Senate and Clerk of the House within 45 days of an initial lobbying contact with a covered official,6 to make semiannual reports of their activities until that registration is terminated.
Both the Clerk of the House of Representatives and the Secretary of the Senate receive and maintain the lobby registrations and semiannual disclosure reports of those filing as lobbyists under the LDA.
The Committee subsequently commenced a study on new technologies and their impact on House, and on April 20, Speaker Milliken and the Clerk of the House, Audrey O'Brien, appeared before the Committee to discuss the matter.
It is nearly ten years since publication of the first edition of House of Commons Procedure and Practice by the former Clerk of the House of Commons, Robert Marleau and the Deputy Clerk, Camille Montpetit.
The presenter was Marc Bosc, Deputy Clerk of the House of Commons.
The Speaker directed the Clerk of the House, Alhaji Mohammed Katsina, to prepare a clean copy of the bill for the governor's assent.
The Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives, Madam Mildred Siryon, took the stage to read the bills, but was interrupted by Bomi County Representative Edwin Melvin Snowe, who argues that the drafter of the bills was not present and as such, they could not be read in plenary.
RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates post the designation of this day on the General Assembly's website.
The Speaker was accompanied by Ray Scicluna, Clerk of the House, Eleanor Scerri, Director, International Relations (HoR), Pierre Mallia, Director, (HoR), and Giovanni Miceli, Advisor, International Relations, (HoR).
Newfoundland and Labrador was the last province to enter Confederation, but it boasts an important Canadian first--Bettie Duff, who served as Clerk of the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador from 1977-1991 was the first woman to hold this position in the country.
The former Clerk of the House of Commons told the Scottish Affairs committee said: "I think there is probably a stronger political need than a practical need.