The Law-Making process and the Bill of Rights

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If the President vetoes a bill, then what may Congress do to make it a law?
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Revote and they must get at least 2/3 agreed
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If the Presient vetoes a bill, which House would it go back to?
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The one it began in
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What happens to a bill if the House of Representatives and Senate pass different versions of the bill?
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It goes to the Conference Committee
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What must happen to a bill after it is introduced in a House of Congress and before it voted on by that house?
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It must be agreed on by the Standing and Sub committees and Entire House
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What is the difference between a bill labeled SB000 and HB000?
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It is named after the house it began in. SB=Senate HB= House of Reps
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What type of bill MUST begin in the House of Reps?
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a revenue bill
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If a bill starts in the Senate then it goes to the?
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House of reps
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If a bill starts in the House of Reps then it goes to the?
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Senate
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After the bill is passed by both Houses then it goes to the?
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President
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If a Standing and Sub-Committee cannot pass a bill, then what happens to it?
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It stops there
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What fraction of votes are needed by both Houses to override a presidential veto?
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2/3 agreed
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A member of Congress must sponsor the bill or co-sponsor it with some other member of Congress, step?
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step 1
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Bill is introduced in the Senate and given number SB000, step?
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step 2
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Bill goes to the Senate standing committee debated and voted on: passes, step?
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step 3
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Bill goes to Senate Sub Committee debated and voted on: passes, step?
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step 4
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Bill goes to entire Senate, debated and voted on: passes, step?
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step 5
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Bill goes to the H.O.R. Standing Committee, debated and voted on: passes, step?
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step 6
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Bill goes to the H.O.R. Sub Committee, debated and voted on: passes, step?
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step 7
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Bill goes to entire H.O.R. debated and voted on: passes, step?
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step 8
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SB000 sent to the President, step?
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step 9
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SB000 becomes a new law, step?
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step 10
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In agreement with the Constitution
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Constitutional
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A rule or law usually passed by Congress
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Act
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A proposed law
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Bill
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An act made from the Congress
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Law
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Laws that have been made
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Legislation
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To reject a proposed law or bill.
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Veto
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Who is the only person that can veto laws/bills?
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President
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Having 2 law-making Houses
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Bicameral
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Income a government collects from taxation
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Revenue
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To overrule, modify, disregard.
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Override
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A group of people elected or appointed to act upon a particular matter
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Committee
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A permanent committee in charge of making laws for certain topics
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Standing Committee
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A secondary committee appointed out of the main committee
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Subcommittee
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A joint committee that is appointed to compromise on differing versions of a bill
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Conference Committee
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Basic Freedoms and Rights- Freedom of Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly, Petiton.
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Amendment 1
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Right to bear arms
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Amendment 2
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No housing of Soldiers
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Amendment 3
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No unreasonable search and seizure
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Amendment 4
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Rights of the Accused- Innocent until proven guilty, cannot be trailed for the same crime twice, cannot be deprived of land unless paid for, cannot testify against yourself, right to jury.
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Amendment 5
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Right to a Fair Trial- right to a jury, right to a lawyer, right to be told what they are accused of/ time and place, the right to call for a witness to speak for them and to listen to witnesses speak against him.
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Amendment 6
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Jury Trial in Civil Cases- Usually between two people about property and money, has to be worth more than $20, right to a jury, judge cannot overturn jurys’ decision.
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Amendment 7
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No Unfair Punishment- No excessive bail/fine and unfair punishment.
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Amendment 8
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Rights of the People- Guarantees the rights that are not listed in the Constitution.
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Amendment 9
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Rights of the States- Limits the power of the federal government.
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Amendment 10

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