This nine-session course gives you a comprehensive look at the organization and practices of the U.S. Congress. Learn about the procedures of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate from the introduction and referral of legislation to reconciling differences between House-passed and Senate-passed legislation.
- Course 1: Introduction and Referral in the House and Senate
- Course 2: Committee Action
- Course 3: House Floor Procedures
- Course 4: House Rules Committee
- Course 5: The Committee of the Whole
- Course 6: Senate Scheduling
- Course 7: Senate Floor Procedures
- Course 8: Amending Legislation on the Senate Floor
- Course 9: Reconciling Differences Between House-Passed and Senate-Passed Legislation
CDs and online downloads include audio files (MP3) and course materials in PDF files.
Also see Legislative Drafter’s Deskbook, by Tobias Dorsey
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