Do you meet the standards ?
What is a Legislative branch ?
Who is in it ?
Majority Leader = Kevin McCarthy
Democratic Leader = Nancy Pelosi
Senators of Massachusetts = Elizabeth Warren & Ed Markey
Representative of Andover = Niki Tsongas
Vice President = Joseph Biden- NOT a Senator but he may vote on a tiebreaker
President Pro Tempore = Orrin Hatch
Political Party Leader of Senate = Mitch McConnell
Democratic Leader in Senate = Harry Reid
What are the requirements to become a member ?
How often are they elected ?
What do they do ?
Delegated and Implied powers
More Delegated Powers are :
- Naturalization, Bankruptcy
- Coins, Weights, Measures
- Federal Courts
- Rules for Military
- Rules for Militia
- National Capitol
Implied powers are the assumed powers. They are assumed powers because they are necessary to use and they are not formally written in the U.S Constitution. These laws are based on the Commerce laws. Some examples of Implied powers are regulate transportation, and set television standards.
Differences between each house ?
How does a bill become a law ?
1. The Bill begins - (The Bill is considered to be an idea. If you think of a good idea for a bill you can contact your Representatives and discuss your idea)
2. The Bill is proposed - (the bill needs a sponsor, when it has a sponsor, it gets introduced)
3. The Bill is introduced - ( The bill gets placed in the hopper, a box on the side of the clerks desk. only reps can introduce bills in the House) (4)
4. The Bill goes to Committee - ( the committee researches reviews and revises the bill and decides whether to sent it back to the house floor)
5. The Bill is reported - (When the U.S committee approves a bill, it is sent to the house floor to be debated on by the Reps.)
6. The Bill is debated - (when a bill is debated, The Representatives debate on the bill and say if they agree or disagree)
7. The Bill is Voted on - ( The way the vote is the when the Speaker of the house ask the Representatives who support the bill to say aye.)
8. The Bill is sent to the Senate ( the bill gets discussed about and then is is sent to the Senate floor to be voted on)
9. The Bill is sent to the President - (He can sign and pass the bill, he can veto or decline the bill or do nothing.)
10. The Bill is a law - ( when passed both houses and the President it becomes a bill)
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