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  1. Warm up • North Carolina has 13 representatives, each representing a ___________ which is different than our 2 senators who represents the entire state. • Powers listed in the Constitution are known as _________. • Powers not specially expressed in the Constitution are known as _____.

  2. Current event #1 • 1. Why is the heat bill going to rise this winter? • 2. What type of gas is most used for heating? • 3. What effect do you think the high gas bill will have on families?

  3. I’M JUST A BILL! • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyeJ55o3El0

  4. What is a bill? • Proposed law for review in Congress Wrong bill

  5. 2 TYPES • Public- effect entire nation • Private- individual concerns or focus on a place • (immigration, government concern)

  6. STEP ONE • AN IDEA! • Private Citizen, White House, Special Interest Group

  7. STEP TWO • Idea is passed to Senator or Representative • Given a title and number • For example; S.7 or H.R.7

  8. STEP THREE • Sent to standing committee (PERMANENT COMMITTEE) • The fate… • 1- Approve the bill • 2-Change and pass • 3-Completely replace and pass • 4-Ingore and let die • 5-Kill the bill immediately by majority vote

  9. STEP FOUR • Proposed to the full House or Senate • Debate PROS AND CONS

  10. HOUSE vs. senate

  11. FILIBUSTER • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9EX2XkpPgE • 90% sure some of us in here try to filibuster to prevent Ms. Pierrot from assigning work • 

  12. STEP FIVE • VOTING TIME! Voice Vote- “Yea” or “No” (H.R &S ) Standing vote- stand and count (H.R. & S) Recorded Vote- recorded electronically (H.R) Roll Call Vote- “Aye” or “Nay” as names are called (S)

  13. WHAT IF HOUSE AND SENATE PASS SAME VERSION OF THE BILL? • Conference Committee work out differences and submit revised bill

  14. STEP SIX • FINALLY… to the President • 1-Sign and approve- LAW! • 2-Veto(refuse to sign) • 3-Ignore 10 days Becomes a law if Congress is in session, • if Congress is not in session it dies(pocket veto) • 4-If vetoed, 2/3 vote each house will override

  15. Current event #2 • What’s the reason for the shutdown? • How might the shutdown effect society? • When did the annual pay day fall?

  16. QUICK! Race to organize/order • Winner gets starburst 

  17. Bill to law foldable • Create a foldable which takes us through all steps that a bill must go through to become a law!

  18. Let’s go over notes from yesterday! YAY