Sergeant at arms


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SERGEANT AT ARMS, An officer appointed by a legislative body, whose duties are to enforce the orders given by such bodies, generally under the warrant of its presiding officer.

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The largest in size of staff and budget in the Senate, the office of the Sergeant at Arms is also responsible for all Senate computers and technology support services, recording and photographic services, printing and graphics services and telecommunications services.
If a majority of senators fail to show up during the shutdown, the Senate Sergeant at Arms will be directed to arrest missing senators.
ISLAMABAD -- Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and Deputy Speaker Murtaza Javed Abbasi have condoled the demise of Saeed Ahmed A(r) Assistant Sergeant at Arms National Assembly Secretariat.
Binay turned himself over to the Senate sergeant at arms and left the city hall past 9 a.
The newly formed executive committee (2013-2014) comprising president Vijay Naik, vice-president, education Dr Veena Nagaraj, vice-president membership Sunil Mudanoor, vice- president public relations Roy Sebastian, treasurer Sudhir Shetty, secretary stika Shetty and Sergeant at Arms Robert Crasto were formally inducted during the programme.
Toastmasters, Ahmed Saeed Assadi, Ravi Kumar and Rahiman Sab performed a number of activities for the audience during the meeting, which was attended by KMCA general secretary Munir Ahmed, the sergeant at arms Ameen Pasha and ICC-One Toastmasters president Ashfaque Deshmukh and Syed Abdul Hye.
He served as the Sergeant at Arms for many years, and was awarded a Paul Harris Fellow by his club for his dedication.
Kaelin is the chief information officer for the office of the sergeant at arms of the U.
Sergeant at arms is Pete DeHaas, appraiser of DeHaas Appraisal Services.
Giles, an all-party committee was formed to recommend the appointment of a new Sergeant at Arms, and it was the unanimous recommendation of that committee that Noel Knockwood be appointed as Sergeant-at-Arms, and he was unanimously elected to that position by the House on March 27, 2000.
Senate Sergeant at Arms James Ziglar then delivered the centuries-old warning to the assembly: ``Hear ye