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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 senator added that the word 'interruption' was also not clearly defined in the bicameral report.
'Without going through a bicameral conference and without giving notice to the members of the House Labor Committee, the House Labor Committee chair killed with alacrity HB 6908 and substituted it with SB 1826.
Consequently, the adjustments or realignments made by the House and the Senate after the ratification of the Bicameral Report are traditionally and legally authorized and do not violate the Constitution," said Lagman.
lashed back at the Senate, saying the chamber realigned some P75 billion after the budget was passed by the bicameral conference committee.
In an open letter addressed to the members of the bicameral committee on the BBL issued earlier by members, partners, and allies of All-Out Peace (AOP), numerous sectors have highlighted the importance of legislation that will help 'heal the wounds of violent conflict and achieve genuine peace.'
The preamble of Bahrain Constitution includes the reasons underlying the decision to opt for the bicameral system.
He however wondered what role the Senate would play if it could only prolong the sectarian system without leading to the formation of a true bicameral system.
Using a case study approach with bills drawn from the 100th and 101st Congresses--the savings and loan bailout, an omnibus trade act, and a budget reconciliation measure--Van Beek examines the processes employed on disparate legislation to achieve bicameral resolution and the roles and strategies employed by individual conferees to reach this goal.
The House earlier adopted the Senate version of the measure to replace HB 6908, which eliminates the need for a bicameral conference committee to reconcile the two versions.
'We still fear that DOF Secretary Dominguez will move to kill the worker's bill as it goes to the Bicameral Conference Committee next week,' Corral said.
But the senators said no further changes should have been made after the Bicameral Conference Committee approved the bill.
Senate and House leaders have been accusing each other of realigning some budget items after the spending bill was approved by the bicameral conference committee.