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Can you watch Senate sessions?

Can you watch Senate sessions?

The California State Senate streams live video and audio from all Floor Sessions and all regularly scheduled Committee Hearings. At any given time the Senate can stream up to 6 different events.

Where to find Senate hearings?

A schedule of upcoming committee hearings can be found in the Daily Digest, on a committee’s website, or the Hearings & Meetings section of Committees provide access to live webcasts of public hearings on their websites.

Can anyone go to Senate hearings?

Can I attend Senate hearings? Most committee hearings and markup sessions are generally open to the public. In rare cases, usually to discuss national security issues, a committee will meet behind closed doors.

What is the purpose of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings?

The Judiciary Committee holds hearings to conduct oversight, consider legislative proposals, consider judicial and executive nominations, and to consider pending business.

What days is the Senate in session?

The list below identifies expected non-legislative periods (days that the Senate will not be in session)….117th Congress, 2nd Session.

Date Action Note
Jun 20 Juneteenth
Jun 27 – Jul 8 State Work Period Independence Day – Jul 4
Aug 8 – Sep 5 State Work Period Labor Day – Sep 5
Sep 6 Reconvene

How do you testify before Congress?

Before testifying, know who is sponsoring the bill, who supports or opposes the bill and why. Be familiar with the committee chairs, committee members, and legislative staff. Let the sponsor of the bill or key legislators know beforehand you are testifying on the bill. Understand why you are testifying.

How can a Supreme Court justice be removed from the court after being appointed?

Like presidents and Cabinet members, federal judges can be removed from office through a similar process: impeached by the House and convicted in a trial by the Senate that would prompt removal from office.

How long can Supreme Court Justices serve on the court?

How long is the term of a Supreme Court Justice? The Constitution states that Justices “shall hold their Offices during good Behaviour.” This means that the Justices hold office as long as they choose and can only be removed from office by impeachment.

How long did Congress work in 2021?

The First Session of the 117th Congress is expected to convene on January 3, 2021. The House is scheduled to have 101 voting days and 59 committee work days, for a total of 160 days.

Does the Senate have to live in the state they represent?

The Constitution sets three qualifications for service in the U.S. Senate: age (at least thirty years of age); U.S. citizenship (at least nine years); and residency in the state a senator represents at time of election.

What is an oversight hearing?

Oversight hearings review or study a law, issue, or an activity, often focusing on the quality of federal programs and the performance of government officials. Hearings also ensure that the executive branch’s execution goes with legislative intent, while administrative policies reflect the public interest.