The Gen government representatives that Grandpa Digen hoped to convince with regard to getting the Damper accepted withing the Gen Territories. If accepted they would replace the uncomfortable retainers.
From: Operation High Time, ( 244 Unity) Ch 1. 'At last Grandpa spoke. "That will require convincing the Gen public that transfer cannot possibly take place without all four laterals in skin contact. We'd have to get their congress to legalize the things. We'd have to get our congress to define criteria for need of them. It would mean a tremendous public relations campaign to drum up Gen sympathy for their suffering Sime friends …" '
(Source: Index card file. Operation High Time --- http://www.simegen.com/sgfandom/rimonslibrary/oht.html) Both Gens and simes have their own separate congresses.
Gens have a Senate with committee system for reporting on bills. Meets in capital of Washington.