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AP GOV FINAL REVIEW
Terms in this set (24)
line item veto
when the president can veto a part of a bill
veto that is effected when Congress adjourns during the time a president has to approve a bill and president take no action on it
charging a government official with treason, bribery or other crimes and bring the person to Congress to determine guilt.
confidential communication between the president and his advisors should not be revealed without the consent of the president
executive office of the president
agencies that perform defined management tasks for the president
president electors from each state wo meet in their state capitals after the popular elections to cast ballots for president and vice president
speaker of the House
- chief officer of the House of reps.
- elected at the beginning of every COngress on party vote
- important House leader
- ability to influence agenda of the legislature
elected leader of party holding less than a majority of seats in House/Senate
elected leader of party holding the majority of seats in the House/Senate
joint committee created to work out a compromise for House/Senate version of a piece of legislature
tactic used by members of the Senate to prevent action on legislature they oppose by holding the gloor and continue speaking until the other side back down
a rule allowing a super majority of the members of a legislative body to set time limit on debate over a given bill
open - permits floor debate and addition of amendments to bill.
closed - prohibits introduction of a new amendments during debate
close meeting of political group to select candidates plan strategy and make decisions on legislative matters
committee of the whole
members of the legislative body sit down together as a committee to consider details of a proposal
congressional budget office
federal agency within the legislative branch of the us gov that provides economic data to Congress
committees created to deal with a specific issue that arise. not permanent.
federal reserve board
board that governs the federal reserve system
resolution adopted by both houses that does not have the force of law and does not require the signature of the chief executive.
high ranking member of the US congressional leadership for both the majority and minority parties
action by the president in which he/she proposes not to spend all/part of a sum of money appropriated by Congress
committees that have authority to establish rules/methods for expediting legislative actions
party that enjoys a benefit from a collective effort but contributes little or none at all
president pro tempor
constitutionally recognized officer of a legislative body who presides over chamber in the absence of the normal presiding.
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