Tag: legislative-process

45 Why don't British kings and queens veto laws? 2012-12-06T10:55:01.790

43 How do politicians scrutinize bills that are thousands of pages long? 2020-12-28T10:27:59.457

36 What is the point of prohibiting currently impossible things? 2018-10-22T10:33:04.270

35 How does lobbying work in the US? 2020-03-16T19:24:52.527

33 Did Republicans accidentally kill corporate deductions, and will it force the Senate to revise and re-vote? 2017-12-05T17:42:26.987

32 Why have US Presidents not been given the power of line item vetoes? 2017-10-04T18:23:33.590

28 Why can't laws be shorter? 2017-01-11T21:27:20.250

28 What prevents a single senator from passing a bill they want with a 1-0 vote? 2020-12-21T19:04:00.797

21 What is the minimum amount of votes needed in both Chambers of Congress to send an Admission to the Union resolution to the President? 2021-01-26T21:30:44.830

17 Does a tie in the Senate require the vice president to always be present in the Senate? 2021-01-06T14:22:41.520

16 Why is an unrelated House-passed measure used to start the immigration debate in the Senate? 2018-02-13T14:56:25.337

16 What rule has John Bercow allegedly broken and in what way shall he have done that? 2019-01-09T16:43:02.770

15 How would a vote in US congress taken under duress be later invalidated? 2021-01-13T05:04:36.927

14 Does Congress formally offer training to inexperienced legislators? 2018-03-25T01:00:12.477

13 Why did the Senate use an existing bill that passed the House in July 2019 to create the CARES Act? 2020-04-08T19:19:28.743

12 Has a US Supreme Court Justice ever drafted a bill and submitted it to Congress? 2016-06-14T07:20:31.407

12 How often are Senators called on for violating Senate rules? 2017-02-09T11:20:15.913

12 When is a 60% majority required in US Congress? 2017-03-14T13:19:52.897

12 Can the US Senate bypass the Majority Leader's agenda? 2018-11-10T04:38:53.550

11 How can the Indian government ban old notes without passing any bill/law? 2017-01-03T11:52:33.730

11 When did the trend of giving U.S. Congressional bills catchy acronyms first start to occur? 2019-07-10T01:38:22.440

11 Has a law or amendment been passed without a vote in Parliament because there were no tellers before? 2019-09-04T18:48:31.467

11 Why does the Senate Majority leader often vote against their own bills? 2020-03-24T14:58:16.957

10 What will be the process and timescale for this proposal on retention of EU citizenship by UK nationals to be considered? 2016-11-10T09:14:55.340

10 Who legislates military law? 2017-03-10T16:42:01.403

10 What are Henry VIII powers? 2019-12-07T14:35:51.813

9 How soon does the PM have to present a passed bill for royal assent? 2019-09-02T05:18:22.120

9 Can an MP who didn't vote for the 2nd reading of a bill propose amendments to it? 2019-10-24T09:29:16.453

8 Does the United States have a built-in mechanism to resolve loss of supply? And if not, why not? 2013-10-08T11:17:01.410

8 How did slavery become a legal institution in the United States? 2017-02-07T16:12:38.903

8 Does the US Senate still have the option to pass some form of healthcare bill through the budget reconciliation, during this fiscal year? 2017-07-31T04:54:02.777

8 Why is US legislation formulated independently by both chambers? 2017-11-10T13:18:17.017

8 How would the United States of America grant Puerto Rico statehood? 2018-07-24T02:30:33.827

8 Does this European Citizen's Initiative have any chance of success? 2018-08-29T07:30:20.903

8 Why does H.R.335 not mention the nominee's name? 2021-01-26T15:22:45.057

7 If a bill was referred to a Committee, and died there, is there a way to tell what happened? 2013-03-03T13:49:57.200

7 How do particularly large legislative bodies function as compared to small ones? 2013-07-14T13:56:18.397

7 What is a Star Print? 2014-05-19T21:22:29.373

7 Is it necessary to hold a Queen’s Speech, and prorogue parliament, to propose new bills? 2019-08-30T23:23:34.063

7 What is the significance of the restrictions on the Speaker in the Programme Motion for the Early Parliamentary Election Bill 2019-10-29T08:11:05.807

6 In European monarchies, do any of the monarchs have the right of legislative initiative? 2012-12-06T21:19:06.900

6 Is there a way for a Constituent (or non-lobbyist) to introduce a bill in either house of the U.S. Congress? 2014-01-15T18:46:34.347

6 How does Pro forma legislation work? 2014-02-27T20:01:20.927

6 Did any founding father endorse unicameralism or at least bring up concerns about the deadlock risks of bicameralism? 2014-10-24T04:52:29.733

6 Where does decision by a simple majority of a congressional quorum derive from? 2018-07-09T04:48:17.303

6 What other countries besides the US have mechanics that allow the minority to block legislation? 2019-06-18T20:36:07.687

6 Are the votes of members of Congress required to be made public? 2019-09-27T00:34:58.963

5 What provisions in Obamacare was Obama referring to that got snuck in? 2013-11-14T03:45:26.517

5 What place do Office Memorandums have in Indian legislation? 2016-02-10T05:49:20.060

5 How is it that the US Senate is issuing "appropriation" bills? 2016-05-13T12:06:13.233

5 where can I get a live feed or current site listing ALL executive orders including as they are presented and signed? 2017-01-26T03:55:13.073

5 Is there a federal Drop Dead Day? 2017-03-28T15:24:37.033

5 What are the exact mechanisms of such form of corruption as 'state capture'? 2017-10-18T22:24:20.180

5 At what moment is the handwritten text in the Republican tax plan defined and deemed binding? 2017-12-04T21:12:56.667

5 What actually happened to the FISA reauthorization bill in the Senate? 2018-01-11T22:47:31.903

5 Could the UK Parliament defy the delay on the meaningful vote and simply vote on it? 2018-12-11T09:17:53.417

5 Why are some Senators so insistent on using unanimous resolution to pass election security bills? 2019-08-05T15:35:22.330

5 Is more US federal Congress business decided by inaction now? 2020-12-02T09:51:31.467

5 What happens after the president signs a bill into law? 2020-12-29T02:24:18.873

4 Do the procedural rules of US State legislatures have the power of law? 2013-09-30T20:25:07.630

4 How does the President get last-minute bills when Congress passes them just minutes before a deadline? 2015-06-18T18:07:05.387

4 Is calling my representatives about an issue repeatedly an effective way to get their attention? 2015-11-19T08:12:07.090

4 Who schedules US congressional votes and how flexible is this process? 2016-09-19T13:10:32.450

4 What happens to signed bills? And what happens if they're destroyed? 2017-01-27T21:45:12.783

4 Calling my representatives when I have out of state area code 2017-06-17T00:38:21.877

4 Do the Republican tax bills meet budget reconciliation requirements and if not why would they be proposed? 2017-11-14T21:14:56.457

4 Is there precedent for proceedings on a Bill to be declared void because it should have received Queen's Consent, but didn't? 2019-09-05T06:20:30.193

4 How can a minister stop a bill's progress? 2019-10-22T15:42:34.850

4 What is required to put a proposed law to a vote by the US house of representatives? 2020-12-21T23:25:58.473

3 Where can I find how often my senator votes along party lines? 2014-05-31T22:37:09.710

3 How is the schedule for Senate Committees determined in Canada? 2017-01-24T18:48:59.143

3 How can state-level senate/house bills be denied a vote if they have many sponsors? 2017-05-01T22:06:53.067

3 Has single-payer healthcare been actually introduced as a proposed bill recently? 2017-07-07T23:24:19.533

3 What Bill Number is used if > 200 Government Bills are introduced in a session? 2018-03-31T05:33:46.363

3 Is it normal for House session videos to error, and are there alternative websites that host them? 2018-06-02T04:57:16.820

3 In India, can cabinet ministers vote in the house that they are not part of? 2019-07-31T05:24:13.650

3 Where can I find the authors of the various drafts of a bill? 2019-08-23T14:53:46.110

3 Is Queen's Consent going to be a problem for the new Brexit delay bill? 2019-09-05T02:45:59.963

3 Why can the Legislative Branch delegate its confirmation authority of inferior officers, but not its impeachment authority of said officers? 2019-11-15T03:11:46.740

3 What determines whether the US House votes by voice, roll call, or unanimous consent? 2020-03-27T20:44:30.967

3 Does the US House of Representatives now allow "remote voting" from home? If so, how? Does the Senate as well? 2020-07-30T00:39:23.467

3 How difficult is it to change Senate Committee rules? 2020-09-21T16:42:58.870

2 Was illegal immigration non-enforcement ever challenged under "equal protection" theory? Did it affect illegal immigration related legislation? 2013-10-29T14:02:52.490

2 What happens after a bill is reported by committee? 2014-05-08T06:14:02.500

2 US Constitution: who participates in Constitutional Conventions? 2016-04-21T11:44:41.250

2 How could the ACA have been passed with reconciliation, but can only be repealed partially using the same? 2016-12-05T14:36:45.917

2 By withdrawing the vote on AHCA, is it not actually dead? 2017-03-27T21:11:43.040

2 Are there ways to keep the majority in check in a unicameral legislative system? 2017-06-19T03:43:56.610

2 Are there countries where a member of the legislative branch can have more than one vote? 2017-10-03T11:03:25.543

2 What are the repercussions for introducing an amendment after a bill is passed through committee? 2017-12-01T16:08:57.587

2 Health care ballot initiative for nurse staffing: why no compromise? 2018-10-08T12:06:48.887

2 PAYGO rules vs the PAYGO act of 2010 2019-01-07T21:55:44.193

2 Budget reconciliation for border wall? 2019-01-15T02:52:49.063

2 The process of amending a proposed Bill in the UK 2019-06-23T23:45:04.377

2 Can the PM block a bill by advising the Queen not to give royal assent? 2019-09-05T04:00:29.477

2 If Boris Johnson announces his resignation on 19 October 2019 what happens? 2019-09-06T17:21:59.830

2 Validating your US vote was counted accurately 2020-03-11T02:20:22.233

2 Is there a meaningful metric for how quickly different countries advance their legal systems? 2020-10-23T03:58:41.100

2 What does "H St Aff" mean as an action taken on a proposed bill (Idaho)? 2021-01-15T05:05:48.930