The Texas senate has how many members?
Correct Answer: c. 31
A committee action that tables legislation, effectively killing it, is called Correct Answer: b. pigeonholing.
A rule in the Texas senate which allows a senator to halt consideration of a bill for forty-eight hours is called Correct Answer: d. tagging.
In the Texas senate, a bill placed on the calendar solely to assure a two-thirds vote on legislation is called a Correct Answer: a. blocking bill.
The Texas legislature may override a governor’s veto by a
Correct Answer: c. two-thirds vote of both houses.
The political power of the Texas Lieutenant governor is largely based on Correct Answer: c. the rules of the Texas Senate.
The Texas legislature has historically been organized on the basis of Correct Answer: b. conservative ideology.
A procedure whereby a bill can be forced out of committee for consideration by the chamber as a whole is called Correct Answer: c. a discharge petition.
The governor’s legislative power stems from all the following except his Correct Answer: a. authority to appoint committee chairs. When the senate forms itself into a committee of the whole,
Correct Answer: d. a simple majority is required to consider legislation. The Texas house committee which controls the budget requests of all other...