Procedure by which the senate gives approval or confirms appointments made by the governor to state offices.
The constitutionally-based power of the Senate to advise the president and give consent to proposed treaties and presidential appointments.
The constitutional power Senate has to weigh in on and confirm any Presidential appointments or international treaties.
a legal expression in the United States Constitution that allows the Senate to constrain the President's powers of appointment and treaty-making
The power vested in the Senate by the State Constitution to review and approve or reject the Governor's nominations for judges, cabinet officers, and other officials. Appointments are confirmed by an absolute majority vote. (21 votes in the Senate)
A constitutional provision providing for confirmation by the Senate of certain appointments made by the Governor.
The power within the Senate to advise the President, ratify treaties and confirm nominations.
Confirmation by the Senate of individual executive branch appointments.
The Senate's constitutional role in consenting to or rejecting the president's nominations to executive branch and judicial offices, and treaties. Confirmation of nominees requires a simple majority vote in the full Senate. Treaties must be approved by a two-thirds majority or senators present and voting.
"Advice and consent" is a 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 by the legislative branch.