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The Virginia Senate and the House of Delegates make up........?
The VA General assembly
Which branch of government has the power to declare VA laws unconstitutional?
State judicial branch
Where are the powers of the governor listed?
The state constitution
What is the job of the governor of Virginia?
To enforce laws
Who is in charge of the executive branch of the state government?
The division of power between the state and the national government is known as........?
Local government, marriage laws, and public health, safety, and welfare are what type of powers?
Coin money, the declaration of war, and foreign policies are what type of powers?
Powers written in the U.S. Constitution are called........?
According to the 10th amendment of the U.S. Constitution, powers not delegated to the national government are reserved for.........?
When there is a dispute between the states and the national government, which one has the higher authority?
The national government
The national government can declare war and the states set up local governments. This is an example of.......?
What type of powers does the U.S. Constitution give the state governments?
Expressed powers in the U.S. Constitution are given to which level of government?
What is the correct sequence of the lawmaking process in Virginia?
Introduce bill, debate the bill, vote on the bill, and have the bill signed by the governor
What is the government body that makes laws for Virginia?
The general assembly
What is the governor's job in the law making process?
To sign bills
Which executive officer fulfills the roles of chief administrator, chief of state, commander-in-chief, and party chief in Virginia?
Coining money, declaring war, and making treaties are _____ powers of the _____ government.
What is a mayor?
The chief executive of a city
Are city and county managers elected or appointed?
Who holds legislative powers in a county government?
Board of supervisors
Virginia laws requires localities to elect a Commissioner of the Revenue, a sheriff, a Clerk of Circuit Court, and a ............?
Who holds the executive powers of a county government?
What do you call laws passed by local governments?
Who holds executive powers in a city or town government?
Who makes laws for a county government?
The Board of Supervisors
Local government pays laws to help protect:
Promote public health
Who holds legislative powers in a city or town government?
Counties, cities, and towns, are the ___ of ___ government in VA.
Which group oversees the operation of public schools in a county or city
Which form of local government elects a board of supervisors and a school board?
Local governments in VA are either counties, towns, or ________?
Which document gives local governments in VA their power to govern?
VA state constitution
What happens if a local ordinance conflicts with a state law
State laws win
Each county in VA elects members to form a legislative body known as........?
Board of Supervisors
Which legislative body would establish a local ordinance for a county?
Board of Supervisors
Which has the greatest influence on decisions made by the local government officials?
Where do local governments in VA get their power?
The principle of federalism gives governmental power to......?
National & state governments
THIS SET IS OFTEN IN FOLDERS WITH...
7a. Va State Goverment
7b. The Federal System
7c. Va Lawmaking Process
7d. Va Executive Branch
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