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  1. Lobbyist
  2. Arranging a Conference
  3. Closed Rules
  4. Quorum Call
  5. Cloture
  1. a someone who works for a special interest group to convince/encourage Congressmen to do things in best interest of group hired by, most effective technique is personal contact
  2. b condition decided by Rules Committee, send to floor, vote
  3. c delaying tactic
  4. d condition decided by Rules Committee, severely restrict or cut off debate or amendments
  5. e way to end a filibuster, need 16 Senators to sign petition to bring it to a vote, 60 Senators required for vote win, if happens, each Senator can talk for one hour each

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. can't be touched
  2. to kill a bill
  3. having something to do with the bill
  4. in House, acts as a traffic cop, decides when the bill gets passed/pigeon holed and under what conditions
  5. affect a single person or group

5 True/False Questions

  1. Discharge Petitionbill has to be in House Proper Committee for 30 days, and get a majority of 218 signatures in order for it to pass through

          

  2. Waiving Points of Ordercondition decided by Rules Committee, cannot kill a bill on a technicality

          

  3. Executive Session/Markupsbill has to be in House Proper Committee for 30 days, and get a majority of 218 signatures in order for it to pass through

          

  4. Joint Resolutionpassed by either House or Senate

          

  5. House CalendarHouse decides when bill gets passed
    all appropriation bills go here

          

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