Mr. Kohl

Government

Chapter 12 Outline

 

Section 1 (p. 320)

 

>Senate

 

>House of Representatives

 

I.                     Congress

 

A.      Term

 

-Session

 

B.       Opening Day

 

C.       Meetings

 

D.      Special Session

 

II.                   State of the Union

 

III.                 Presiding Officers

 

A.      Speaker of the House

 

1.        Duties

 

B.       President of the Senate

 

1.        Duties

 

C.       President pro tempore

 

1.        Duties

 

IV.                 Floor Leaders

 

A.      How Chosen

 

B.       Duties

 

C.       House Majority Leader

 

D.      House Minority Leader

 

E.       House Majority Whip

 

F.       House Minority Whip

 

G.       Senate Majority Leader

 

H.      Senate Minority Leader

 

I.         Senate Majority Whip

 

J.        Senate Minority Whip

 

V.                   Committee Chairmen

 

A.      Work

 

B.       Chairman

 

C.       Seniority Rule

 

1.        Advantage

2.        Disadvantage

 

Section 2 (p. 329)

 

I.                     Standing Committees

 

A.      Service

 

B.       Duties

 

C.       Procedure

 

II.                   Select Committees

 

III.                 Joint Committee

 

IV.                 Conference Committee

 

Section 3 (p. 334)

 

I.                     Introducing Bill

 

A.      Exception

 

II.                   Types

 

A.      Public

 

B.       Private

 

C.       Joint Resolutions

 

D.      Concurrent Resolutions

 

E.       Resolutions

 

F.       Rider

 

III.                 Standing Committee

 

A.      Discharge Petition

 

B.       How report

 

IV.                 Calendars

 

V.                   Floor

 

A.      Committee of the Whole

 

B.       Debate

 

C.       Voting

 

Section 4 (p. 342)

 

I.                     Introduction

 

II.                   Senate’s Rules for Debate

 

III.                 Filibuster

 

A.      Define

B.       Who?

C.       Record

D.      Success

 

IV.                 Cloture Rule

 

V.                   Conference Committees

 

VI.                 Presidential Action

 

                A. 

               

                B. 

 

                C. 

 

                D. 

 

                E.