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Welcome to the sausage factory. http://wifflelevertofull.wordpress.com/2009/09/04/extracts-from-bobs-1984-diary-volume-248/. AGENDA November 12/13, 2013. Today’s topics Chapter 12-B Welcome to the Sausage Factory Administrative The Road Ahead… Meet in the New Cafeteria next class

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welcome to the sausage factory

Welcome to the sausage factory

http://wifflelevertofull.wordpress.com/2009/09/04/extracts-from-bobs-1984-diary-volume-248/

agenda november 12 13 2013

AGENDA November 12/13, 2013

Today’s topics

Chapter 12-B

Welcome to the Sausage Factory

Administrative

The Road Ahead…

Meet in the New Cafeteria next class

Chapter 12: Reading Quiz

Homework due next class

Quick Write: Welcome to the Sausage Factory

quick write title welcome to the sausage factory
Quick Write:Title: Welcome to the sausage factory

Answer the following questions:

  • What would you change about the legislative process? (be specific)
  • Why would you make that change?
  • What is the outcome you are seeking by making changes?

(at least 4-5 complete sentences)

the road ahead
The Road Ahead…

Upcoming Dates…TENTATIVE

November 18  Unit 3 Guide due

November 19/20  Unit 3 TEST

November 26/27   Portfolios due

chapter 12 b glossary terms
Chapter 12-B: Glossary terms

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learning goals
Learning Goals

Unit 3 Guide

Understand the lawmaking process in Congress

  • How does Congress make laws (the process)? Can the process be improved? If so, how?
  • What is the role of Congressional committees in the legislative process?
  •  What is the role of compromise in Congress’s legislative process? How important is compromise to the legislative process?
legislative process how a bill becomes a law
Legislative Process:How a bill becomes a law

Where in the U.S. Constitution is the lawmaking process described?

  • Article I, Section 7

What are the steps in the legislative process?

  • I’m Just A Bill
the u s senate legislative process welcome to the sausage factory
The U.S. Senate Legislative Process:Welcome to the Sausage Factory

Take your elements of the legislative process and place them on the table, in order.

    • Work together
    • Several elements may point to the same place
    • No duplicate elements at the same place

It may help to think about the following “stages” in the legislative process:

  • Idea Stage
  • Drafting
  • Introduction
  • Senate Action
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EXAMPLE

Stage # ____

Input

Input

Input

Input

Input

Step 1

Step 2

Step 3

Input

Input

Input

steps in the legislative process
Steps in the Legislative Process

STAGE # 1: Idea Formation

  • Constituents
  • Special Interests (lobbyists, stakeholders, grassroots organizations, etc.)
  • News article about an issue
  • Administration (President, OMB, federal agencies, etc.)

STAGE # 2: Drafting a Bill

  • Staff writes a draft bill
  • Legislative Counsel rewrite
  • Consult stakeholders

STAGE # 3: Bill Introduction

  • Introduce bill
  • Parliamentarian rules
  • Committee Assigned
  • Subcommittee Assigned
legislative process continued 2
Legislative Process -- continued (2)

STAGE # 4: Senate Action

  • Committee or Subcommittee Hearing
      • Constituents
      • Special Interests (lobbyists, stakeholders, grassroots organizations, etc.)
      • News article about an issue
      • Administration (President, OMB, federal agencies, etc.)
  • Committee Markup
      • Constituents
      • Special Interests (lobbyists, stakeholders, grassroots organizations, etc.)
      • News article about an issue
      • Administration (President, OMB, federal agencies, etc.)
  • Committee Vote
      • Constituents
      • Special Interests (lobbyists, stakeholders, grassroots organizations, etc.)
      • News article about an issue
      • Administration (President, OMB, federal agencies, etc.)
legislative process continued 3
Legislative Process -- continued (3)
  • Committee reports on bill
  • Leadership negotiates floor time
            • Unanimous Consent agreement

-- OR --

            • Floor time (debate)
      • Constituents
      • Special Interests (lobbyists, stakeholders, grassroots organizations, etc.)
      • News article about an issue
      • Administration (President, OMB, federal agencies, etc.)
  • Cloture vote
      • Constituents
      • Special Interests (lobbyists, stakeholders, grassroots organizations, etc.)
      • News article about an issue
      • Administration (President, OMB, federal agencies, etc.)
legislative process continued 4
Legislative Process -- continued (4)
  • Vote on amendments
      • Constituents
      • Special Interests (lobbyists, stakeholders, grassroots organizations, etc.)
      • News article about an issue
      • Administration (President, OMB, federal agencies, etc.)
  • Vote on final passage
      • Constituents
      • Special Interests (lobbyists, stakeholders, grassroots organizations, etc.)
      • News article about an issue
      • Administration (President, OMB, federal agencies, etc.)
  • Conference Committee
      • Constituents
      • Special Interests (lobbyists, stakeholders, grassroots organizations, etc.)
      • News article about an issue
      • Administration (President, OMB, federal agencies, etc.)
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“Laws, like sausages, cease to inspire respect in proportion as we know how they are made.”John Godfrey Saxe, American poet (1816 – 1887)

http://www.uncrate.com/men/culture/food/harry-david-international-sausage-sampler/

quick write title welcome to the sausage factory1
Quick Write:Title: Welcome to the sausage factory

Answer the following questions:

  • What would you change about the legislative process? (be specific)
  • Why would you make that change?
  • What is the outcome you are seeking by making changes?

(at least 4-5 complete sentences)

homework
Homework

Before you leave

  • Pick up your belongings & trash
  • Straighten your area

Homework

  • Quick Write: Welcome to the Sausage Factory

Meet in the New Cafeteria next class