House and Senate Chaplains

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This report discusses the two chaplains, one in the House, the other in the Senate, who are the official clergy of Congress. At the beginning of each Congress, the House chaplain is elected for a 2-year term. The Senate chaplain does not have to be reelected at the beginning of a new Congress. There have been 61 Senate chaplains and 59 House chaplains.

Creator(s): Amer, Mildred
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: October 9, 2001
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Amer, Mildred

Specialist in American Government

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: October 9, 2001
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Description:

This report discusses the two chaplains, one in the House, the other in the Senate, who are the official clergy of Congress. At the beginning of each Congress, the House chaplain is elected for a 2-year term. The Senate chaplain does not have to be reelected at the beginning of a new Congress. There have been 61 Senate chaplains and 59 House chaplains.

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2 Pages.

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Congressional Research Service Reports
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