Legislative Branch of U.S. and N.C.

By: Max Fuenmayor

NC General Assembly

The NC General Assembly also known as the General Statutes is a bicameral legislature consisting of the North Carolina House of Reps. and Senate. The House has 120 members and the Senate has 50

Roles of Senate and the House of Reps.

  1. Vice President is the president of the Senate
  2. Speaker of the House is the most powerful leader of the House of Reps.
  3. President Pro Tempore which is the Chairperson of the Senate
  4. Majority Leader speaks on behalf of the political party with the most amount of people in the House of Congress
  5. Minority Leader speaks on behalf of the political party with the least amount of people in the House of Congress
  6. Party Whip keeps track of where the party members stand on propose Legislation

U.S. Legislature Branch VS NC Legislature Branch

Compare and Contrast

  • Compare
  • Both have a Senate and a House of Rep.
  • Both have a bicameral legislature
  • Contrast
  • The U.S. has more Senators and House of Reps.
  • The N.C. legislative branch is less complex than the U.S. legislative branch