executive session


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executive session

n.
A session, as of a legislature or committee, often closed to the public, in which executive business is transacted.

executive session

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a session of the Senate for the discussion of executive business, such as the ratification of treaties: formerly held in secret

exec′utive ses′sion



n.
a session of a legislative body or its leaders, generally closed to the public.
[1830–40, Amer.]

executive session

A session, usually closed to the public, of a legislative body during which it carries out executive business, such as the ratification of a treaty by the Senate.
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Noun1.executive session - a session (usually of a legislative body) that is closed to the publicexecutive session - a session (usually of a legislative body) that is closed to the public
session - a meeting for execution of a group's functions; "it was the opening session of the legislature"
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"Executive session of the Senate at 2 P.M.--got to get the appointment confirmed--I reckon you'll grant that?"
All board members were present and with no one present from the public for comment, the board approved the agenda and went promptly went into executive session.
Briefing on the outcome of the Executive session which lasted for over four hours, chairperson, Adhoc Committee on Media, Hon.
The Pro-Tempore also calls on the committee to investigate how sample verdict from the impeachment trial got in the public sphere after it was discussed in executive session.
The committee went into executive session to obtain legal advice on the request and returned after less than an hour of discussion for the vote, which was swift.
David Ige met with Board of Education chair Catherine Payne to discuss the vote that was taken in executive session on a one-year contract extension for Schools Superintendent Christina Kishimoto.
Tulad nung nakaraang dalawang martial law requests, nagkaroon ng full briefing ang mga senador through an executive session,' Gatchalian said in an interview over dzBB.
Sotto, the NEA supervisor for Daneco, told the second Executive Session of Davao del Norte and Compostela Valley clients, mayors, governors and other stakeholders that Daneco showed remarkable collection trend beginning this year.
An "executive session" has been defined to mean any meeting of a deliberative assembly, or a portion of a meeting, of which the proceedings are secret.
The first one-hour Executive Session will be held at the Lancaster House at 12:15 p.m.
Juan Pablo Bondoc (Pampanga) moved to "declassify" the documents and testimonies during the executive session of the lower house.
3089 amending Chapter 8.12 regarding nuisances; resolution adopting Supplemental Budget for FY17/18; resolution requesting Lane County Commissioners surrender jurisdiction of portion of Cleveland Street, Cottage Grove; Planning Commission & Historic Landmarks Commission appointments; 2017-18 financial grade report; executive session pursuant to ORS 192.660(e) real property transactions.

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