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a session that is held in addition to the regular sessions

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Whether to call state lawmakers back for a special session is a politically sensitive subject for Abbott and other officials involved in rebuilding after Harvey.
OIC must take practical measures - evoke UNGA special session, make relations dependent with other countries on Palestinian cause, consistently manoeuvre for diplomatic actions - in order to provide a hope to Palestinians whose two complete generations have experienced occupation and repression from Israel.
I will ask Congress to [hold] a special session just to hear you talk about this issue.
According to him, parliamentary groups proposed to include the consideration of the draft law on administrative reconciliation in the timetable for the special session.
9 ( ANI ): Both the Houses of the Parliament today will hold a special session to mark the 75th anniversary of the Quit India movement.
Zimmerman said his organization is lobbying cities to pass resolutions pushing the governor and legislators toward a special session, where legislation could be crafted requiring online retailers to collect sales tax.
BEIRUT: The Union of Journalists will hold a special session Wednesday to look into reports of severe financial problems faced by several prominent Lebanese publications.
Sources said some regional parties have informed the government that even though they support the bill in principle, but they agree for the special session only after other Opposition parties, including the Congress, give its consent for it.
Kitzhaber hasn't talked about a sales tax, but he started talking about tax reform right after the gavel fell on the special session.
Texas Governor Rick Perry ordered another special session of the Legislature to vote on the abortion bill, which would ban abortions after 20 weeks and add other restrictions which opponents say would close 37 of the state's 42 abortion clinics, and several other proposed bills.
s top human rights body will hold a special session Friday on last week's massacre of more than 100 Syrian villagers, officials said.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton welcomed on Friday the Human Rights Council's special session on Syria in Geneva saying it contributed to the isolation of the Syrian regime.
The countries, from Latin America, Europe, North America and Asia, are trying to collect 16 signatures necessary to force a special session of the UN Human Rights Council next week, the diplomats said.
Summary: New York - Morocco called, on Friday in New York, for the convening of a special session of the UN General Assembly on disarmament.
The Legislature in the Special Session of 2009 held in October was unable to fully address the $650 million deficit in the current fiscal year.
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