The Role of Government in Policy Making

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The Role of Government in Policy Making Public Policy Development in Human Services Gail Jones Betty Taylor 04/18/2011
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Summarizing Legislative Task It is the Congress and Senate to legislate, Congress and the Senate responsibilities is to propose and enact laws. The executive branch ensures that the laws that congress and the senate has passed are put into effect through various government departments. The legislation has to create solutions for social problems such as unemployment and health insurance. The legislation has to be able to gain public support for the issues at hand. Although the legislative staff personnel may be helpful in crafting the bill only the legislator can introduce the bill. The legislator has to organize a committee hearing to vote on the bill. Prior to voting on the bill at the committee hearing the committee has a right and chance to ask questions before voting. Once the bill is passed the legislation has to determine how much funded should be allocated to pay for the cost of the bill or program that congress just passed into law. The overall role of the
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This note was uploaded on 07/16/2011 for the course HSM230 230 taught by Professor Everett during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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