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Governing Texas Study Set 3

Political Science

Quiz 7 :

The Legislature

Quiz 7 :

The Legislature

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Special sessions last ________, but there is no limit to the number of special sessions a governor can call.
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In order to be eligible to serve in the Texas House, you must be ______ years old; in order to be eligible to serve in the Texas Senate, you must be ______ years old.
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For a law to pass in the Texas legislature it must be voted on by
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Special sessions of the legislature
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Each member of the Texas Senate represents about ___________ people, while each member of the Texas House represents about_________ people.
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Which is the most important bill that applies to all people and property throughout the state?
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Senators and House members take office in______________ of odd-numbered years.
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For how long does the Texas legislature meet?
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The power of recognition allows the Speaker of the House to
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Texas senators serve ________-year terms and House members serve ________-year terms.
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Which of the following statements about simple resolutions is correct?
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In the Texas legislature, the House has ________ members and the Senate has ________ members.
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What is the function of the "local and consent" calendar?
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Which of the following statements about special sessions of the Texas legislature is true?
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A bill in the Texas legislature that would allow a county to establish a new community college would be classified as a
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One of the most notable effects of bicameralism in the Texas legislature is that it
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________ must begin in the House of Representatives.
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In even-numbered years, Texas representatives receive a salary of only ________ per year, not including a per diem.
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The agenda for special sessions in the Texas legislature is set by the
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If the legislature grants a particular corporation an exception from a state law, it is called
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