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lower house

Politics one of the two houses of a bicameral legislature: usually the larger and more representative house
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Taking floor of the Lower House, he said that the government is committed to table the bill at all costs, but we need some time as consultations in this regard have entered final phase.
The lower house in South Australia has rejected an amendment to the banking tax, which will force the upper house to vote again on the issue.
USA], Oct 24 ( ANI ): United States President Donald Trump congratulated Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on his recent electoral victory, as his ruling coalition secured a two-thirds majority in the Lower House.
The lower house processed 1,247 measures in 97 session days for an average of 13 measures processed per day, in the first regular session from July 25, 2016 to May 31, 2017.
The number of representatives in the Lower House was reduced from 150--as was proposed in the 2015 Elections Bill--to 130.
The Lower House, which reconvened on April 20 will end on May 8, while the Upper House, which was prorogued, started a fresh session from April 23 and
4 billion in errata it submitted on the Aquino administration s proposed 2015 budget, the Lower House approved only P4.
Speaker of the lower house of the Tajik parliament Shukurjon Zuhurov left for Moscow to participate in a meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO PA), the lower house's press service reported.
by Abasin Zaheer on 30 June, 2014 - 13:16 KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga or lower house of parliament approved with some amendments the draft law on access to information on Monday, meeting a key demand of journalists.
The bill, which will reduce the number of lower house seats to ease the disparity in the weight of votes, was approved in the powerful House of Representatives by a more than two-thirds majority after the opposition-controlled House of Councillors was deemed under a constitutional provision to have rejected the bill.
In a lower house election, Abe gained 328 votes of 478 valid votes in the 480-seat chamber, Xinhua reported.
The houses of parliament have been given new names with the lower house, the People's Assembly, being renamed the House of Representatives and the upper house, the Shura Council becoming the Senate.

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