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Synonyms for bicameral

composed of two legislative bodies


consisting of two chambers

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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.
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.
The president said he is also opposed to a bicameral system if Turkey decides to switch to an executive presidency, saying that a Senate may hamper the work of Parliament as the House of Representatives in the American system often clashes with the Senate.
Overall, the bicameral report provides for a total budget of P1,651,521,790 for the various government departments, with a net change of P11,295,251, for a final amount of P1,662,817,041.
Our thesis, then, is that by examining God as the Bicameral Mind,
The bicameral States General (Staten Generaal) consists of the First Chamber or Eerste Kamer and the Second Chamber or Tweede Kamer.
This victory was the result of tremendous League activity, throughout the country and on the Hill, in support of the bicameral bill to renew the VRA, "The Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006," H.
A disappointed Senate, the upper chamber of the country's bicameral Federal legislature, demanded the removal of the aviation minister, Babalola Borishade, but President Olusegun Obasanjo would not be moved, and Borishade's predecessor, Dr Kema Chikwe, said that the minister had not stayed long enough in office to make the expected impact.
Students of constitutional politics argue that federalism often incorporates a written constitution and a bicameral legislature, where an upper chamber protects the interests of the provinces.
There is bipartisan, bicameral agreement that getting the stranded natural gas off the North Slope to the Lower 48 is a national energy priority.
The other books shortlisted for this year's prize were 'Hidden Agendas: How Journalists Influence the News' by Lydia Miljan and Barry Cooper, 'Misplaced Distrust: Policy Networks and the Environment in France, the United States, and Canada' by Eric Montpetit, and 'The Canadian Senate in Bicameral Perspective' by David E.
Seckman and the other witnesses, who included representatives from FDA and other industry organizations, Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) made a rare bicameral guest appearance.
By mid-summer, as momentum turned against Davis and for the recall, fueled by Republican actor Arnold Schwarzenegger's entry into the race, the Democratic-controlled Legislature convened a special bicameral conference committee to craft legislative reforms to control the spiraling costs.
During the autogolpe in 1992, former President Alberto Fujimori suspended the 1979 constitution, disbanded Congress and drafted a new constitution that created a single-chamber body Now the country's Congress has voted to reestablish a 50-seat Senate and return to a bicameral legislature.