Senate (Nova Roma)

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The Senate of Nova Roma is a council where a select few citizens, mostly former or current magistrates, can discuss the state of the Republic and issue Senatus consulta as directives. They can also issue the Senatus consultum ultimum. These are virtually all decisive in nature, sometimes in regards to appointments. It is said by Polybian theorists to represent the element of oligarchy in the Roman political equilibrium.

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ALBUM SENATORUM

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Overview

Current consuls, praetors, censors and appointed senators are members of the Nova Roman Senate. Senators are appointed by the censors. The list of senators is regularly revised by the censors, but senators removed either by nota or under the terms of the lex Popillia senatoria are removed from the list until the nota is removed and they are returned to the Senate by the Censors as a senator.

Present holders of higher magistracies who are not senators are entitled to attend and post during meetings of the Senate (the ius sententiae) by virtue of their office. Such non-senator holders of these offices may not vote in the Senate. This is the grandfathered right of ius sententiae dicendae.

Tribunes of the plebs are entitled to attend the sessions of the Senate but not vote, unless they are also a senator.

The decisions appointing new senators or removing existing senators

Such appointments or removals are made by both censors after the conclusion of each census.

The current album senatorum

The Senate of Nova Roma is the the corporate Board of Directors of Nova Roma, Inc. The senators of Nova Roma, in order of senatorial rank, are listed below. Current flamen Dialis, dictator, censors, consuls, and praetors who are not senators, as listed in the album senatorium, shall be entitled to attend meetings of the senate and to vote therein. Any dictatorius, censorius, consularis, or praetorius who is not a senator, as listed in the album senatorium, shall be entitled to attend meetings of the senate and to vote therein, except one who has been deliberately passed over for sublection:


Senatores censorii:
1. A. Tullia Scholastica, princeps senatus
2. Fl. Vedius Germanicus
3. P. Annaeus Constantinus Placidus
4. Sex. Lucilius Tutor
Senatores consulares:
5. M. Pompeius Caninus
6. T. Domitius Draco
7. Q. Arrius Nauta, consul
Senatores praetorii:
8. M. Hortensia Maior Fabiana Faustina, tribuna plebis
9. C. Petronius Dexter
10. M. Aurelius Cotta Iovius, aedilis curulis
11. C. Cornelius Barosus, consul
12. C. Artorius Praeconinus
Senatores aedilicii:
13. A. Vitellius Celsus
14. A. Iulius Paterculus
15. M. Caecilius Metellus Tocaiensis, tribunus plebis
Senatores tribunicii:
16. D. Aurelius Ingeniarius
Senatores quaestorii:
17. Cn. Cornelius Lentulus, aedilis curulis
18. Gallio Velius Marsallas
19. C. Petronius Stephanus Turpilianus, praetor
Senatores privati:
20. C. Flavius Constantinus Aeneas Stilicho, aedilis plebis
Magistratus et privati cum iure sententiae dicendae:
21. P. Porcius Licinus, praetor, vir tribunicius


SENATE STRUCTURE

The Senate issues its Senatus consulta in Formal Sessions. It also has committees that handle specific mandates.

SENATE RULES

SENATUS CONSULTUM DE RATIONE SENATUS MMDCCLXV

FORMAL SESSIONS OF THE SENATE

The Formal Sessions of the Senate are reported here, with Senatus consultum ultimum and Senatus consulta discussed, passed or rejected being listed.

SENATE COMMITTEES

Senate standing committees

Senate working committees

OFFICERS OF THE SENATE

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