SOL CE 6C Lawmaking process
Terms in this set (15)
The expressed powers of the Legislative branch are?
Specifically listed in the Constitution of the United States
How do Citizens (including students) learn the importance of the legislative process?
Through direct involvement and/or simulations
The implied powers of the Legislative branch are?
Used to carry out expressed powers
The lawmaking process in Congress
1.Introducing a bill by a Senator or Representative
2.Working in committees
3.Debating the bill on the floor of each house
4.Voting on the bill in each house
5.Sending the bill to the president to sign into law
Legislative powers are broken down into 2 categories:
Expressed and Implied
National laws are made by?
Officials who are elected to serve in the national legislature make?
What is the 1st step in the lawmaking process?
Introducing a bill by a Senator or Representative
What is the 2nd step in the lawmaking process?
Working in committees
What is the 3rd step in the lawmaking process?
Debating the bill on the floor of each house
What is the 4th step in the lawmaking process?
Voting on the bill in each house
What is the 5th step in the lawmaking process?
Sending the bill to the president to sign into law
What limits the formal powers of Congress?
The Constitution of the United States
Who helps shape legislations?
Individuals and interest groups
Who in Congress writes laws and takes action in response to problems or issues?