A Bill Becomes a Law
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Unit 8
 
Legislative Lingo
 
Strategies and Power Plays
 
Exceptions to the Rule
 
Stats, Quirks, and Examples
 
The Legislative Junkie

The Legislative Junkie

Unit 8

 

Christopher J. Deering and Steven S. Smith'sCommittees in Congress
(Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Pres, 1997) offers a comprehensive look at the committee process.


Walter J. Oleszek's Congressional Procedures and the Policy Process ( Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Press, 2004) offers a detailed look at congressional procedures.

 

Unit Introduction

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Home Unit 1: Introduction Unit 2: From Problems to Solutions Unit 3: Origin of Bills Unit 4: Bill Drafting and Floor Introduction Unit 5: Referral to Committee Unit 6: Subcommittee Review Unit 7: Mark-up and Subcommittee Voting Unit 8: Committee Action Unit 9: Scheduling Floor Consideration Unit 10: Floor Debate Unit 11: Floor Votes Unit 12: Ironing Out Differences Unit 13: Presidential Action and Congressional Reaction Unit 14: The Legislative Processes