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bicameral

Politics (of a legislature) consisting of two chambers

bicameral

[bī′kam·ə·rəl]
(biology)
Having two chambers, as the heart of a fish.
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The coal tax is among the contentious issues in the deliberation of the bicameral conference committee on the provisions of the respective versions of the House of Representatives and the Senate of the TRAIN.
There is a presumption of regularity that the bicameral report was circulated to members, that sufficient members were present, and that journals would prevail over the statements of individual members,' he said.
In March of this year, Senator Baldwin and Congressman Grijlava joined forces with Congressman Adam Schiff (D-CA) in leading 86 Members of Congress in sending a bicameral letter to the U.
Senators cried foul over the insertion of several provisions that were different from what had been initially agreed upon by the bicameral committee.
A bicameral legislature means a legislature or the parliament having two houses, i.
Parliamentary affairs minister, Bikram Keshari Arukh on Friday announced that a five- member committee of MLAs would visit states having bicameral legislatures and submit a report.
Ebtisam Hijris, an engineer and Somayya Al Jowder, a doctor, completed the golden quartet that took the voices, and aspirations, of women into the lower chamber of the bicameral parliament.
In the case of Andhra Pradesh, it started with a bicameral legislature but in mid-eighties, it switched over to unicameral legislature and again recently they have reverted to bicameral legislature.
South Sudan has 23 political parties, but only five parties have had their members appointed to the new bicameral national parliament.
La primera se inicia con una palabras introductorias, luego narra la Experiencia de la Bicameral desde junio de 1989 hasta marzo de 1992, luego pasa a tocar los anos en que se desempeno como Presidente de la COPRE desde 1994 hasta 1999 y posteriormente, la experiencia de la Asamblea Nacional Constituyente, para seguir con un diagnostico de once anos despues.
Luego se abre el debate en el Senado, se somete a votacion y si es aprobado por la mayoria, debe convocarse a una sesion bicameral para su aprobacion definitiva.
Bahrain's legislative authority is based on the bicameral system (Parliament and Shura Council).