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Advanced Legislative Process 

Agenda

(Zoom link Meeting ID: 955 1400 3386 Password: 561257)

Resources:

GAI’s Strictly Congress guide

CRS Report – Considering Legislation on the House Floor

CRS Report – The Legislative Process on the Senate Floor

CRS Report – Filibusters and Cloture in the Senate

CRS Report – Special Rules and Options for Regulating the Amending Process

June 27, 2022

Day 1 Lecture Recordings

9:00 – 9:30           Welcome and Introduction

9:30 – 10:30         Documents in the Legislative Process

10:30 – 10:45        Break

10:45 – 12:00       Floor Procedures in the House

12:00 – 13:00       Lunch

13:00  – 14:00      Floor Procedures in the Senate       

14:00 – 14:15       Break

14:15  – 15:00       Committee Process Roundtable Discussion 

15:00 – 16:00      (Prerecorded lecture) Legislative Counsel: Drafting Legislation

(Noah Wofsy, Deputy Legislative Counsel, U.S. House of Representatives)

Handout: Legislative Counsel Resources

 

June 28, 2022

Day 2 Lecture Recordings

9:00 – 10:00        The Role of the House Rules Committee 

Handout: Example Rule for H.R. 3967

10:00 – 10:15       Break

10:15 – 11:30        OMB’s Legislative Clearance Function

Resources: 1)  Legislative Process (Administration’s Perspective)

Legislative Process p. 2

2) Statement of Administration Policy p. 3

Statement of Administration Policy p. 4

Statement of Administration Policy p. 4a

3) Levels of Veto Threats

11:30 – 12:30         Lunch

12:30  – 13:30       The Unique Nature of the U.S. Senate      

13:30 – 13:45        Break

13:45  – 14:45       Procedural Polarization

14:45 – 15:30        Wrap-up and Evaluation