Quiz 23 - 1 In the Texas legislature the House has members...

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1. In the Texas legislature, the House has _____ members and the Senate has _____ members. Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 3. 150, 31 2. One of the most notable effects of bicameralism in the Texas Legislature is that it Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 4. permits more opportunities to kill or significantly modify a bill. 3. What is the function of the “local and consent” calendar? Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. It is reserved for uncontroversial bills that are not expected to have major opposition. 4. The requirements for holding office in the Texas legislature
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Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 2. are minimal, in keeping with the idea that office holding should be open to most citizens. 5. The typical Texas legislator is most likely to be a Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. white, affluent businessman. 6. What is the yearly salary of a Texas representative? Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. below $7,500 7. For how long does the Texas legislature meet? Student Response Correct Answer Feedback
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Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 2. The regular legislative session lasts 140 days every two years. 8. The agenda for special sessions in the Texas legislature are set by the Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. governor. 9. Which of the following statements about special sessions of the Texas legislature is true ? Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 2. Special sessions are common, on average of once a year since 1876.
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