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Where laws come from

  1. 1. Where Laws come from (about 69 quick slides) [summer 2010 version] 1
  2. 2. Laws come from Lawmakers 2
  3. 3. 3 Levels of Lawmakers 3
  4. 4. 3 Levels of Lawmakers Federal USA 4
  5. 5. 3 Levels of Lawmakers Federal USA State California 5
  6. 6. 3 Levels of Lawmakers Federal USA State California County Local or City 6
  7. 7. Federal Laws Affect everyone in the nation 7
  8. 8. Federal Lawmakers: Washington, D.C. U.S. Senate U.S. House of Representatives 8
  9. 9. Federal Lawmakers Federal U.S. Senate 100 Senators 2 from each state U.S. House of Representatives 435 Representatives 1 from each “district” 9
  10. 10. The 2 members of the U.S. Senate that represent California are… U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer 10
  11. 11. The 1 member of the U.S. House of Representatives that represents the area around FHS is… Doris Matsui 11
  12. 12. Federal Lawmakers meet in the… U.S. Capitol building 12
  13. 13. Nation divided into… 13
  14. 14. 50 States 14
  15. 15. State Laws Affect everyone in the state 15
  16. 16. State Lawmakers: State Senate Sacramento State Assembly 16
  17. 17. State Lawmakers State State Senate 40 Senators 1 from each state senate “district” State Assembly 80 Assemblymen/women 1 from each Assembly “district” 17
  18. 18. The member of the California State Senate that represents the area around FHS is… State Senate District 6 State Senator Darrell FHS Steinberg 18
  19. 19. The member of the California State Assembly that represents the area around FHS is… FHS State State Assembly District 10 Assemblymember Alyson Huber 19
  20. 20. State Lawmakers meet in the… State Capitol building 20
  21. 21. States are divided into… 21
  22. 22. Counties 22
  23. 23. Counties 58 California has Counties 23
  24. 24. 24
  25. 25. 25
  26. 26. 26
  27. 27. County Laws Affect everyone in the county 27
  28. 28. County Lawmakers: Board of Supervisors 28
  29. 29. Counties don’t have capital cities The Board of Supervisors meet in a city designated the “county seat” 29
  30. 30. For example, the county seat of San Joaquin County is Stockton. The county seat of Stanislaus County is Modesto. 30
  31. 31. The city of Sacramento is the “county seat” for the county of Sacramento 31
  32. 32. The Sacramento county Board of Supervisors meet in the city of Sacramento 32
  33. 33. The Board of Supervisors meet in the County Administration building 33
  34. 34. A County is divided into… 34
  35. 35. DISTRICTS 1 4 3 2 FHS 5 35
  36. 36. DISTRICTS 1 4 3 Sacramento County has 5 districts 2 FHS 5 36
  37. 37. DISTRICTS 1 4 3 Sacramento County has 5 districts 2 FHS 5 Districts don’t have names, like States or Counties—they are simply numbered 37
  38. 38. Local Lawmakers County Board of Supervisors Sacramento county has 5 Supervisors, 1 from each district 38
  39. 39. The member of the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors that represents District 5 is Supervisor Don Nottoli 39
  40. 40. Counties may contain cities 40
  41. 41. 7 Cities in Sacramento County 41
  42. 42. 7 FHS is not in a city Cities in Sacramento County 42
  43. 43. 7 If you don’t live in a city, you at least live in a county 43
  44. 44. Elk Grove is a city in Sacramento County FHS is just outside the Elk Grove city limits Calvine Road 44
  45. 45. How to tell if you’re in a city or just in a county… 45
  46. 46. City Lawmakers: City Council 46
  47. 47. The city of Elk Grove is divided into 5 districts The City Council has 5 members 47
  48. 48. Local Lawmakers City City Council Elk Grove has 5 Council members, 1 from each district 48
  49. 49. City Council members meet in a building called… City Hall 49
  50. 50. Review Region example Where lawmakers meet Country USA U.S. Capitol building State California State Capitol building County El Dorado County Administration building District 3 City Placerville City Hall District 5 50
  51. 51. Review Region example Lawmakers Country USA U.S. Senate/U.S. House of Rep. State California State Senate/State Assembly County El Dorado Board of Supervisors District 3 City Placerville City Council District 5 51
  52. 52. Laws come from Lawmakers 52
  53. 53. One of these people represents you. Who is it? 53
  54. 54. One of these people represents you. Who is it? Congresswoman Doris Matsui 54
  55. 55. 55
  56. 56. Supervisor Don Nottoli 56
  57. 57. 57
  58. 58. U.S. Senator, Dianne Feinstein 58
  59. 59. 59
  60. 60. State Senator, Darrell Steinberg 60
  61. 61. 61
  62. 62. State Assemblymember, Alyson Huber 62
  63. 63. 63
  64. 64. U.S. House of Representatives, Doris Matsui 64
  65. 65. 65
  66. 66. U.S. Senator, Barbara Boxer 66
  67. 67. 67
  68. 68. State Senator, Darrell Steinberg 68
  69. 69. Assignment: Answer the following questions on a separate piece of paper: 1. How many people are on the Sacramento city council? 2. Who is the mayor of Sacramento? 3. Who is the mayor of Elk Grove? 4. What is the sales tax rate in San Francisco county? 5. What is the sales tax rate in Sacramento county? 69
  70. 70. ---end of presentation--- 70

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