POLS1301-Congress

1 powers 2 how a bill becomes a law granted delegated

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Unformatted text preview: 0 Hrs; handicapped by??? 1 Powers 2 HOW A BILL BECOMES A LAW Granted, Delegated, Enumerated powers • Lawmaking: compromise, trade-offs, understanding process process • Budget Making: any member of the House can initiate bills • Commerce: interstate commerce • Impeachment: a two-stage process (House for impeachment; Senate for removal) impeachment; Senate for removal) • Confirming Appointments • Amending Constitution • Electing President 3 • Introduction • Committee Action: eliminate bills with little change of passage The Rules Committee: HR; can ban amendment to a bill on the House floor • Debates in the House • The Senate: No Rules Committee Filibuster:”talking a bill to death,” can be stopped by cloture vote...
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