How do you get into the Senate page program?
In order to become a U.S. Senate Page, one must first be nominated by a Senator, generally from his or her State. A candidate must be a sixteen- or seventeen-year-old high school sophomore (10th grade) or rising junior (11th grade), with at least a 3.0 GPA. Processes for selection vary by state and senator.
What is the Virginia page program?
The mission of the Senate Page Program is to facilitate a structured environment in which young Virginians accept responsibility and accountability, develop professional characteristics through strict standards of conduct and engage in the legislative process through work, observation and discussion.
Are there still Senate pages?
Today, Senate pages come from all 50 states. Still appointed and sponsored by a senator, they must be high school juniors, at least sixteen years old, and attend school. Senate page duties consist primarily of delivery of correspondence and legislative material within the Congressional complex.
How do you become a page?
The House and Senate each has its own programs with a few common requirements: Pages must be high school juniors and at least 16 years old when they start their duties with at least a 3.0 grade-point average. Beyond that, however, requirements for nominations vary from office to office.
Where do Senate pages live?
Where do Pages live? During the fall and spring sessions, pages are required to live in the Daniel Webster Senate Page Residence. The cost of living in Daniel Webster Hall is $600 per month, plus a refundable $250 deposit. Breakfast and dinner are provided for the Pages.
What can the House do that the Senate can t?
The House has several powers assigned exclusively to it, including the power to initiate revenue bills, impeach federal officials, and elect the President in the case of an electoral college tie. The Senate also tries impeachment cases for federal officials referred to it by the House.
When to apply for the Virginia Senate Page Program?
The online application for the 2022 Legislative Session is now available. The deadline for online application submissions is Monday, October 18, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. (EST). If you have any further questions, please e-mail: [email protected] Thank you for your interest in the House of Delegates Page Program.
How long is the US Senate Page Program?
Each year, there are four established page sessions. The academic year consists of two semesters, which run in the fall from early September through mid-January and, in the spring, from mid-January through mid-June. The summer program consists of two sessions, which are three or four weeks in duration, depending on the legislative calendar.
Where do Senate pages live during the school year?
During the school year, the Senate Page Program is a residential program. Pages live together in a dorm located two blocks from the Hart Senate Building.
How to become a U.S.Senate page?
APPLICATION To apply to be a U.S. Senate Page, please fill out the application form below and mail the completed version to the address below. Office of Senator Chris Coons 218 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 Click here for the application. Meet Chris