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Naturalization Study Guide #16-20

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legislative
Which branch of government makes the law?
Congress
The legislative branch is the
Senate
The Congress consists of the House of Representatives and the
House of Representatives
The Congress consists of the Senate and the
bill
A proposed law in Congress is called a
committee
Most bill proposals start in a __________ in either the House or the Senate.
committee
Once a bill has been passed out of __________, it goes to the full House or Senate.
identical
For a bill to pass Congress and go to the President, the versions passed by the House and Senate must be
conference
After the House and Senate pass a version of a bill, they meet in a __________ committee to resolve any differences.
identical
The only time a conference committee isn't needed is when both versions of a bill are
conference
A __________ committee is the only committee with members from the House and the Senate.
enrolled
Once both house approve an identical bill, it is considered "__________."
president
Enrolled bills are sent to the __________ for approval.
bicameral
Having two chambers (or "houses") means that the US Congress is a _________ legislature.
Senate
Only the __________ has the power to reject a treaty signed by the president.
Senate
Only the __________ has the power to reject nominees to federal courts or cabinet positions.
House of Representatives
Only the __________ has the power to introduce a bill that requires Americans to pay taxes.
100
How many members does the US Senate have?
2
How many Senators come from each state?
6 years
How long is the term of office for a US Senator?
1/3
What fraction of the Senate is up for reelection every 2 years?
2 years
How long is the term of office for a US Representative (member of the House of Representatives)?
none
What is the term limit for a US Senator?
none
What is the term limit for a US Representative?
2
What is the maximum number of full terms someone can serve as POTUS (President of the United States)?