Chapter 6

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Chapter 6

  1. 1. Chapter 6 NotesCongress- BicameralHouse of Representatives- Representatives: 435- In NC: 13- Requirements- 25+ years of age- Live in the state- Citizen for 7+ yearsSenate- Total: 100- NC: 2- Requirements- 30+ years of age- Live in the state- Citizen for 9+ yearsBills Becoming Law- Proposed by a member of House or Senate- Bill is a proposal, if passed if becomes law- Committee Assignments (seniority)- Standing Committees (permanent)- Select- Joint- Specific Topics discussed and up for vote- Both in House and Senate- Most start in senate- House of Rep bills are typically revenue or appropriations ($$$)- Senate has a floor debate (if disagree the bill dies)- Filibuster: people get tired of listening and give in- President Pro Tempore: controls debate- Cloture: vote to end a filibuster- Goes to House who assigns to a committee- Debate again (if disagree bill dies)- President of House controls debate- If goes through both House and Senate then goes to President- If President signs bill becomes law- President can veto- Goes back to Congress for 2/3 vote to override- Pocket VetoTara Pawlyk Thursday, May 16, 2013 10:53:18 AM ET 04:0c:ce:d3:10:88

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