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Youth Assembly - Monday, November 19, 2012

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Monday, November 19, 2012

7:00 amCurfew Ends (Breakfast on your own)

8:30 amYouth Assembly “Official” Opening Session in the Capitol
-Youth Governor’s will be located in CAP 218.
-(Representatives in House, Senators in Senate)
-Official “Swearing In” Ceremony
-Debate of Bills
Judicial Program ContinuesCAP 230/CAP 341
Lobbyist Program ContinuesMEZZ 1
Media ProgramCAP 216

10:15 amHouse and Senate Recess for Committee Meetings

11:00 amHouse and Senate ReconveneHouse/Senate Chambers

11:30 amAll programs will Recess for the Youth Governor’s Luncheon

12:00 pmYouth Governor’s LuncheonAtlanta Freight Depot
-Candidates for Governor, Lt. Governor, and Speaker for 69th Youth Assembly give campaign speeches.

1:45 pmGroup picture on stairs (You will follow Staff/CAS to the determined location.)

2:05 pmCommittee Meetings (committees start immediately)

2:50 pmHouse and Senate ReconveneHouse/Senate Chambers

4:15 pmHouse and Senate Recess for Committee Meetings
(committees start immediately) refer to above map for locations

5:00 pmHouse and Senate ReconveneHouse/Senate Chambers

6:30 pmDismissal from CapitolDinner on your own

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

7:00 amCurfew Ends (Breakfast on your own)

8:30 amHouse and Senate Reconvenes in the CapitolHouse/Senate Chambers

10:45 amHouse and Senate Committees Meet
Take up remainder of Bills from “other body”

11:20 amHouse and Senate Reconvene for Final DebateHouse/Senate Chambers

12:00 pmJoint SessionHouse Chambers
•Youth Governor’s Report on Bills
•McCutchen Awards
•Outstanding Bill Award and Best Bill Awards
•Judicial Awards and Announcement of Chief Justice
•Lobbyist Awards
•Media Program Awards
•Presentation of 69th Youth Governor and Officials
•Other Announcements
•Resolutions

1:00 pmAdjournment of Joint Session to follow dismissal from Joint Session

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