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Advice and consent

Definition of the noun advice and consent

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noun

  1. a legal expression in the United States Constitution that allows the Senate to constrain the President's powers of appointment and treaty-making

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Google previewAmerican Politics Today (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Advice and consent is an English phrase frequently used in enacting formulae of bills and in other legal or constitutional contexts, describing a situation in which the executive branch of a government enacts something previously approved of ...

Google previewAmerican Government and Politics Today, 2014-2015 (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Advice and consent is an English phrase frequently used in .

Google previewWe the People , An Introduction to American Politics (2016)

Political science, Political science by CTI Reviews

Advice and consent: Advice and consent is an English phrase frequently used in enacting formulae of bills and in other legalor constitutional contexts, describing a situation in which the executive branch of a government enacts something ...

Google previewNew Jersey Encyclopedia (2008)

by Jennifer Herman

Such single executives shall be nominated and appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate, to serve at the pleasure of the Governor during the Governor's term of office and until the appointment and qualification of ...

Google previewDictionary of American Government and Politics (2010)

by Duncan Watts

The 'advice and consent' clause of the Constitution (Article 2, Section 2) requires that, for interna- tional treaties and presidential nominations for executive and judicial positions to become effective, they must be approved by the Senate on the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the U.S. Congress (2011)

by Scot Schraufnagel

° ADVICE AND CONSENT ADVICE AND CONSENT. In the context of the U.S. government, the phrase refers to the power of the Senate to be consulted on treaties and executive nominations. In its original context the phrase “advice and ...

Google previewMichigan Encyclopedia (1999)

by Jennifer Herman

Advice and consent to appointments. Sec. 6. Appointment by and with the advice and consent of the senate when used in this constitution or laws in effect or here- after enacted means appointment subject to disapproval by a majority vote of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict (2008)

Although the United States did not wait 50 years before ratifying the 1993 Convention, as it had done in the case of the 1925 Geneva Protocol, in finally giving its advice and consent to the ratification of the Convention by the president in April ...

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Advice and consent does not mean rubber stamp in the Senate. (Patricia Ireland)
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