Congress & The Presidency2/23/2010AnnouncementszReading for Thursday–Chapter 6Do you approve or disapprove of the way Congress is handling its job?a)b)c)d)25%25%25%25%a)Strongly approveb)Approvec)Disapproved)Strongly disapprove
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1. Bill Introduction and Committee ReferralWhen members introduce legislation, it is referred to a standing committee.That committee:–may study the bill, bring in witnesses, debate it, mark it up, and vote on whether to report it out.Stages of the Legislative Process2. Floor AccessIf reported out of committee, legislation then must be scheduled on the floor.In the House, the Rules Committeeissues a “rule” for that governs the time allotted for debate and the potential for floor amendments.In the Senate, consultation <