Tag: Article. I. Section. 7

Blue-Slip Resolution / Star Print / Blue Slip (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Blue-Slip Resolution / Star Print / Blue Slip (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Blue-Slip Resolution / Star Print / Blue Slip   MITCH RYDER – DEVIL WITH THE BLUE DRESS (Live w / lyrics)   Blue-Slip Resolution: House resolution ordering the return to the Senate of a Senate bill or amendment that the House believes violates the constitutional […]

Vote (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Vote (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Vote Unless rules specify otherwise, the Senate may agree to any question by a majority of senators voting, if a quorum is present. The Chair puts each question by voice vote unless the “yeas and nays” are requested, in which case a roll call vote […]

Override a Veto (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Override a Veto (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Override a Veto If the president disapproves a bill and sends it back to Congress with his objections, Congress may try to override his veto and enact the bill into law. Neither chamber is required to attempt to override a veto. The override of a […]

Presidential Signature / Presidential Signing Statements (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Presidential Signature / Presidential Signing Statements (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Presidential Signature / Presidential Signing Statements A proposed law passed by Congress must be presented to the president, who then has 10 days to approve or disapprove it (Article. I. Section. 7.). The president signs bills he supports, making them law. He vetoes a bill […]

Union Calendar (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Union Calendar (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Union Calendar photo credit: Gonmi Bills that directly or indirectly appropriate money or raise revenue are placed on this House calendar according to the date they are reported from committee. The Constitution specifies that all bills for raising revenue originate in the House (Article I, […]

Revenues (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Revenues (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Revenues photo credit: DonkeyHotey Revenues: Income from individual and corporate income taxes, social insurance taxes, excise taxes, fees, tariffs, and other sources collected under the sovereign powers of the federal government. Revenues, also known as receipts, are the funds collected from the public primarily as […]

Legislative Veto (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Legislative Veto (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Legislative Veto photo credit: Sir Hectimere A procedure, as of 1983 no longer allowed, permitting either the House or Senate, or both chambers, to review proposed executive branch regulations or actions and to block or modify those with which they disagreed. The specifics of the […]

Yeas and Nays (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Yeas and Nays (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Yeas and Nays photo credit: dhendrix73 Yeas and Nays: A vote in which members respond “aye” or “no” on a question. Their names are called in alphabetical order The Constitution requires that yea-and-nay votes be taken and recorded when requested by one-fifth of the members […]

The President’s Role in the Passage of Legislation

The President’s Role in the Passage of Legislation

In order for any piece of legislation to be passed, both chambers of Congress must first pass legislation that is completely identical. If there are any changes made to the proposed legislation in either chamber, those changes must be reconciled before a final version can be passed and presented to the President for approval. One […]

The Constitution of the United States, Article. I. Section. 7. Revenue Bills, Legislative Process, Presidential Veto

The Constitution of the United States, Article. I. Section. 7. Revenue Bills, Legislative Process, Presidential Veto

The United States Constitution Article. I. (The Legislative Branch) Section. 7. (Revenue Bills, Legislative Process, Presidential Veto) All Bills for raising Revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives; but the Senate may propose or concur with Amendments as on other Bills. Every Bill which shall have passed the House of Representatives and the Senate, […]