Unit 5 Utah's Government Structure
Terms in this set (20)
Who is our governor?
Which branch of government administers the law?
Who directs state government?
What can the governor do when it comes to bills?
He can present them to legislature, sign them, or veto them
The governor can forgive people of what?
Who keeps record of legislature, acts as governor when governor is out of the state?
Who directs spending of state money?
Who looks after state's financial records?
Who does legal jobs for the Governor?
What are some State Boards, Departments, and Commissions in Utah?
Mining, Safety, agriculture, water, land use and preservation, education, etc.
Which branch of government makes the law?
Legislative branch (Legislature)
How many houses are in the legislative branch?
What are the names of the houses in the legislative branch?
Senate, House of Representatives
How many people sit in Utah's Senate?
How many people sit in the Utah's House of Representatives?
Which branch of government interprets and applies the laws?
Who has the final interpretation of Utah's Constitution?
Utah's Supreme Court
Which government (city or county) levies taxes, holds elections, carries out laws, buys property, builds buildings, handles public health, SCHOOLS, and libraries?
Which government (City or county) handles streets, parks, water, sewage, garbage disposal, snow removal, fire and police protection, and cemeteries?
What are the three types of city government?
2) Mayor-Council (LIKE ALPINE!)
3) President-Town Board