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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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Besides hearing from Deputy Speaker Bruce Stanton (Simcoe North) and Charles Robert, the Clerk of the House, the committee heard from David Natzler, Clerk of the House of Commons at Westminster, on his ultimate day of service in that House.
Finch, deputy clerk of the House for more than 25 years, retired in April.
The Cardiff-born lord stepped down as clerk of the House of Commons last summer and was granted the rare honour of being named for a life peerage by the Prime Minister personally.
The thing that's been best, and that I will miss the most, is the people I've met while serving as clerk of the House. Far and away, it's been the best part of the job.
The delegation includes majority clerk of the House State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Subcommittee Anne Marie Chotvacs, Senior Advisor for Foreign Affairs to the House Majority Leader Robert Karem and House Liaison Colonel Daniel Greenwood.
September 2, 2013 (WAU) - The speaker of Warrap state parliament has unexpectedly announced the dismissal of the clerk of the house for alleged under-performance, legislators said.
That the Clerk of the House prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation on April 18, 2013.
If found to have merit by a majority of the committee, the committee would then file a report with the Clerk of the House and that report would then become public.
We are making a recommendation to the Secretary of the Senate and the Clerk of the House of Representatives to work with the Library to ensure that the Library documents and approves practices used to carry out the Library's investment and reporting responsibilities supporting the Capitol Preservation Fund.
The Clerk of the House is taking it very seriously and the authorities are now investigating," she added.
Typically, in any legislative session, only about one-third of introduced bills make the cut and get work sessions, said Ramona Kenady, chief clerk of the House.