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5 Matching Questions

  1. Executive Session/Markups
  2. Rules Committee
  3. Waiving Points of Order
  4. Concurrent Resolution
  5. Strom Thurmond
  1. a passed by both Houses, not sent to Pres
  2. b committee has closed door meetings to finalize the version of the bill, during Committee Hearing
  3. c in House, acts as a traffic cop, decides when the bill gets passed/pigeon holed and under what conditions
  4. d 1957, spoke the longest ever in the Senate, 24 hours and 13 min
  5. e condition decided by Rules Committee, cannot kill a bill on a technicality

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. bill that has many Riders
  2. condition decided by Rules Committee, send to floor, vote
  3. 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
  4. to kill a bill
  5. passed by either House or Senate

5 True/False Questions

  1. Riderproposed new law, anyone can write it but only a Congressman can present it


  2. Billonly in Senate, amendment added to a bill that has nothing to do with the bill (introduce one after the next), delay tactic


  3. Private Billaffect country as a whole


  4. Private CalendarHouse decides when bill gets passed
    all public bills go here


  5. Public Billaffect country as a whole


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