Question and answer
The formation of Congressional Committees has allowed for all of the following EXCEPT: a. The creation of smaller Congressional committees has allowed the President to be more involved with the
initial process of creating a bill. c. The creation of smaller groups has allowed Congress to divide work, which allows Congress to work more efficiently. b. Smaller groups meet with supporters and opponents of a bill to learn about more about it, this allows for more efficiency and opportunities to ask necessary questions. d. Congressional Committees allow the public to learn about working bills through public hearings and investigations.
Answer: A Congressional committee is a smaller body within the United States legislature which has specific responsibility for a special issue. [ Committees carry out a wide variety of functions, including fact-finding, reporting to Congress on the conduct of other branches of the government, proposing legislation and approving nominees for public office. Many scholars of American politics have
identified committees as the method by which Congress does most of its work. There are several different types of Congressional committees. Standing committees are probably the most numerous and important. Standing committees are permanent bodies which employ their own staff on an ongoing basis and have responsibility for major areas of policy making. For instance, the House Armed Services Committee is responsible for all legislation related to the defense budget and the military in the House of Representatives. It controls six subcommittees and has substantial influence on national defense policy. Select and special committees are Congressional committees convened for a specific purpose, usually to investigate an issue of national concern. They investigate and produce reports, but seldom produce legislation. A small number of select and special committees have evolved into permanent committees which produce legislation, but these are the exception. The last type of Congressional committee is the joint committee, which includes both Representatives and Senators. ]
Expert answered|jms4282|Points 10|
Question
Asked 7/12/2013 6:40:33 PM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
"Universe" is a term used to describe a. a politician's constituency. b. the entire group of persons sampled in a given poll. c. the entire group of persons whose opinions a poll seeks to measure. d. the group that supports the activities of an interest group.
Weegy: c. "Universe" is a term used to describe the entire group of persons whose opinions a poll seeks to measure. (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 7/5/2013 9:51:35 AM
0 Answers/Comments
Public opinion is most overtly expressed and measured during: a. a national emergency c. a war b. a national scandal d. an election
Weegy: d. an election User: If the universe to be measured is quite small, which of the following steps in the polling process can be eliminated? a. defining the universe b. constructing a sample c. preparing valid questions d. select and control how the poll will be taken Weegy: If the universe to be measured is quite small, which of the following steps in the polling process can be eliminated? b. constructing a sample (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 7/5/2013 9:53:21 AM
0 Answers/Comments
On the issue of federal tax cuts, which of the following factors would be MOST likely to influence a person’s opinion? a. occupation b. gender c. place of residence d. opinion leaders
Weegy: On the issue of federal tax cuts, which of the following factors would be MOST likely to influence a person’s opinion? The answer is a. occupation. [smile] (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 7/5/2013 10:09:37 AM
0 Answers/Comments
There is discussion on adding a fifth avenue for mass media. What is being considered as the fifth avenue? a. Internet c. cell phones b. online gaming d. PDAs
Weegy: There is discussion on adding a fifth avenue for mass media. What is being considered as the fifth avenue? a. [ Internet ] User: Which of the following is not one of the four avenues of mass media? a. television c. radio b. newspapers d. gestures Weegy: Which of the following is not one of the four avenues of mass media? d. gestures (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 7/5/2013 10:25:54 AM
0 Answers/Comments
18,430,317 questions answered
Popular Conversations
Simplify 7 - (-4) + 3(-6). -7 7 -9 9
Weegy: 7 - (-4) + 3(-6) = -7 User: Evaluate 3|-3|. -6 6 9 -9 Weegy: 7 - (-4) + 3(-6) = -7 User: Evaluate ...
11/24/2014 2:58:50 PM| 9 Answers
6 1/3 + 4 ¾ + 3 7/12 = 13 11/12 14 2/3 13 2/3 14 7/8 User: ...
Weegy: 3/5 to a decimal fraction is 0.6 3/5 = 0.6 User: 16 is what percent of 72? 22.2% 2.22% 4.5% 45% ...
11/24/2014 8:12:37 AM| 4 Answers
It rained yesterday and is supposed to be sunny today. This is an ...
Weegy: It is an example of B) climate. User: In Hawaii, you can almost always expect 80°F temperatures and daily ...
11/23/2014 3:21:11 AM| 3 Answers
How is the infinitive used in the sentence? Are those cowboy boots ...
Weegy: I need some time to think. Infinitive: To think; Use: Adjective User: How is the infinitive used in the ...
11/24/2014 10:27:35 AM| 3 Answers
9. Which kind of phrase are the underlined words in the sentence? ...
Weegy: The water from the well smells funny to me. The phrase from the well is an adjective phrase. User: Which ...
11/24/2014 12:03:46 PM| 3 Answers
Find the value of 4^2 + 6^2. 20 52 100 User: Find the value of ...
Weegy: 18 (eighteen) is the natural number following 17 and preceding 19. Please be specific with your question for us ...
11/24/2014 2:30:14 PM| 3 Answers
United by common purpose with the majority power residing in the ...
Weegy: United by a common purpose, with the majority of power residing in the states is descriptive of Confederate ...
11/23/2014 12:33:41 AM| 2 Answers
Well, you see, I am accepting the Nobel Prize in literature. a. ...
Weegy: Well, you see, I am accepting the Nobel Prize in literature. The word well is an interjection. User: The ...
11/23/2014 1:40:22 AM| 2 Answers
Minorities and women found employment opportunities mainly a. in ...
Weegy: During World War I minorities and women found employment opportunities mainly in war-related industries. ...
11/23/2014 6:48:35 AM| 2 Answers
In addition to replacing the president if necessary, it's the duty ...
Weegy: In addition to replacing the president if necessary, it's the duty of the vice president to preside over the ...
11/23/2014 7:20:50 AM| 2 Answers
how do I get points
11/23/2014 9:19:57 AM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
L
1
L
P
C
1
P
C
1
L
P
C
1
Points 2473 [Total 14184]| Ratings 10| Comments 2373| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 1346 [Total 3632]| Ratings 0| Comments 1346| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
1
L
P
P
L
P
Points 742 [Total 14116]| Ratings 0| Comments 742| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 734 [Total 1255]| Ratings 6| Comments 674| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 573 [Total 605]| Ratings 1| Comments 563| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
Points 228 [Total 6622]| Ratings 0| Comments 228| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 156 [Total 1452]| Ratings 3| Comments 126| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 50 [Total 50]| Ratings 0| Comments 0| Invitations 5|Offline
S
Points 46 [Total 46]| Ratings 3| Comments 6| Invitations 1|Offline
S
Points 41 [Total 41]| Ratings 0| Comments 41| Invitations 0|Online
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2014 Purple Inc.