Ch23 Flashcards - Title action by the governor bicameral...

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We the People 7e. Chapter 23 Title Description Reference action by the governor the final step in the legislative process, during which the governor either signs or vetoes a bill bicameral having a legislative assembly composed of two chambers or houses; opposite of unicameral biennial occurring every two years bill a proposed law that has been sponsored by a member of the legislature and submitted to the clerk of the House or Senate concurrent resolution a resolution of interest to both chambers of the legislature, and that must pass both the House and Senate and generally be signed by the governor conference committee a joint committee created to work out a compromise on House and Senate versions of a piece of legislation consideration by standing committee the third step in the legislative process, during which a bill is killed, amended, or heard by a standing committee constituent the third step in the legislative process, during which a bill is killed, amended, or heard by a standing committee constituent powers efforts made by a member of a legislature on behalf of his or her constituency directive and supervisory powers the legislature's power over the executive branch; for example, the legislature determines the size of appropriations for state agencies electoral powers the legislature's mandated role in counting returns in the elections for governor and lieutenant governor
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2011 for the course POLS 2302 taught by Professor Pen during the Spring '10 term at Lamar University.

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