In the event January 1 falls on a weekend, then the new session will begin at the start the new week.
A session is essentially when the Parliament meets to debate and vote on laws.
The Parliament of Rutania is a unicameral legislature of the federal government of Rutania that meets in the National Parliament Building in Vanderburg.
Representatives are chosen through direct election. Each of the 555 members of the Parliament represents a district and serves a four-year term.
The parliament meets year round and at times, members are able to take breaks and return to their home districts when legislation is not being debated/voted on.
The current parliament is the 182nd Parliament of Rutania.
A new parliament begins on January 1 and ends on January 1, four years later.
The presiding officer sits in a chair in the front of the chamber.
The parliament is a unicameral legislature with a total of 555 members that represent all 5 provinces of Rutania.
Elections for the Parliament are every 4 years and members are not subject to term limits.
Speakers have a role both as a leader of the Parliament and the leader of their party.
As the presiding officer of the Parliament, the speaker generally presides over debate though not every debate.