1. What are the various types of committees (not the list of committees) How are they different? 2. Explain the difference between a bill, a resolution, and a constitutional amendment resolution. 3. What are the different calendars in the House? Access Leg. Online here, and click on Calendars, then click by Legislature, and House. Click around and type out the information you find that reflects the types of calendars explained in the e-text. For example, you click on House, then April 1, and you’ll see the general state calendar. Do the same for the Senate. 4. List the role of Governor in legislative process–be sure to include the rules about timeframe for vetoes (from either text) For part 2 assignment, please briefly answer the following questions:
1 List the Governors formal powers, and on example of each.
2. Please access this excellent resource, and a) briefly explain the basic concept of Legislative Oversight of Emergency Power of Governors. Then scroll down the list of states, and b) briefly (3-4 sentences) compare Texas to 3 other states, including your insight about anything odd, unexplained, vague, etc about either states’ Emergency Powers limits.
3. List the other elected Executives (starting with Lt. Governor) and elected Boards/Commissions