You Are a Member of Congress

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You Are a Member of Congress What factors make it more likely that a bill will become law? What factors make it less likely? The factors that make it more likely that a bill will become a law are first having others support the bill with you. The more people agree the better to support the bill. Time to follow through with the bill is also important. Lastly funding for the bill is also necessary to support the bill. The factors that make it less likely that a bill will become a law is lack of support, if no one else believes in the bill then it may not be passed into a law. Also lack of time to complete the necessary work for the bill will hinder it being passed into a law. Lack of funding is also another reason a bill may not be passed into a law. Is it easy or difficult to pass a bill? What are some of the advantages of passing legislation quickly? What are some of the disadvantages? It is difficult to pass a bill because there are several steps that need to be
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Unformatted text preview: followed through, and many challenges that arise during the process of passage. The advantages of passing legislation quickly are that it makes it easier to accomplish the next step when support is readily indicated. Disadvantages of passing legislation quickly are that issue may arise in the future if not thought through properly. Does fundraising consume too much of the legislators' time and energy? Does it affect their behavior? Why or why not? Yes fundraising does consumer too much of the legislators time and energy however, it is needed to fund the bills and is part of the process of bolstering needed support for the bill. Yes, fundraising may cause them to be less attentive to important issues and to favor those who provide funding in their construction of the bill. Loretta Campbell 05/11/2011...
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This note was uploaded on 05/29/2011 for the course POS 110 taught by Professor Britt,j during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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