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Chamber of the Senate
Fifth Terataga
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Type
Term limits
6 months
History
FoundedDecember 1, 2017 (2017-12-01) (As House of Commons)
Leadership
Princeps Senatus
Newton von UberquieL / SE
since 20 May 2020
President of the Chamber
Nicolás MillánM
since 29 November 2018
Third Senator
Thomas KapC
since 20 May 2020
Elections
Last election
25 December 2018
Next election
15 April 2019
Motto
MISERIS SVCERRE DISCO
Meeting place
De jure: Nicosi City, De facto: Lichingrad, Discord, WhatsApp

The Chamber of the Senate, or the Senate, is the middle chamber of the Terataga, the Chamber of Tribunes being the upper chamber, and the Chamber of Censors being the lower chamber. Together they compose the legislature of Millania. The Chamber is composed of two appointed Senators, one from the Government and the other from the Opposition, and a third, who is the President of the Chamber. The House is charged with introduction of legislation, and making minor decisions of the state, such as government positions or conflict between ministries, as well as having the ultimate decisions on issues that arise because of a single event. The presiding officer is the President of the Chamber, who doubles as the Lord Chamberlain, who is elected by the members of the upper chamber. Other floor leaders are chosen by the Chamberlain. The Chamber meets in the Palacio de San Millán in Granada Nicosi.

Terms

Representatives and Delegates serve for six-month terms. The Nakjatsa permits either Chamber to expel a member with a two-thirds vote. In the history of Millania, only one member has been expelled from the Terataga. The Chamber also have the power to formally censure or reprimand its members; censure or reprimand of a member requires only a simple majority, and does not remove that member from office.

Checks and balances

The Senate may propose a "vote of no confidence" by a simple majority vote; however, a supermajority is required for impeachment in the Chamber of Tribunes. A convicted official is automatically removed from office and may be disqualified from holding future office under Millania. No further punishment is permitted during the impeachment proceedings; however, the party may face criminal penalties in a normal court of law. In the history of the Millania, the Terataga (Parliament at the time) has impeached one official.