Test #4 Study Guide (ANSWER KEY)

Test #4 Study Guide (ANSWER KEY) - Heaton Mitchell T....

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Heaton Mitchell T. Heaton Mr. Newport American Government 16 October 2009 Test #4 Study Guide (ANSWER KEY) _________ either house _______________________________ In what house is a bill introduced? ____ revenue bill (tax) __________ What type of bill has to start in the House of Representatives? ___ Committee_ ___________________ Where does a bill go after it’s been proposed by a house? Name the four committee actions a committee can take when they receive a bill. 1)__ report bill with recommendation _________ 2)__ refuse to report _______________________ 3)___ report and amend ____________________ 4)___ report with unfavorable recommendation_ _ _ schedule floor debate ________ After the bill is recommended by the committee, what happens? ___ quomrom__ __________________________ What is the term used for the number of people needed in order to conduct business? ___ the Majority and Minority leaders _ Who decides how much debate time there is about a bill? ___ filibuster __________________ What is the term for a stalling tactic used in the Senate by the minority party to prevent the Senate from taking action? ____ 60 votes ___________________________ How many votes are needed to prevent filibuster? _____ Huey Long ________________________________ Who filibustered for 15 hours in 1935? ___ Strom Thurmand ______ ___ Civil Rights legislation__ ___ Who filibustered for 24 hours in 1957? What legislation was he trying to block? _____ Conference Committee ________ If the houses amend the bill, who creates a compromised bill for both the House and Senate to vote on? __ 10 business days __ How long does Congress have to be in session after the President receives the bill, for that bill to become law without him signing it?
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Heaton Name the four options the President has when a bill is placed on his desk. 1)____ sign the bill into law __________________________ 2)____ veto _______________________________________ 3)___ allow the bill to become law without signing it ______ 4)___ pocket veto __________________________________ __ “I forbid” ________________________________________ What does “veto” mean in Latin? ___
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