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Question

If a congressional committee wanted the basic provisions of a bill to pass , but disliked some of its features, it would most likely? A. Report the measure unfavorably B. Report the measure favorably C. Report n amended measure D. Refuse to report the measure

2 Answer

  • Definitely C. Report an amended measure
  • The correct answer is C) Report and amended measure.

    If a congressional committee wanted the basic provisions of a bill to pass but dislike some of its features, it would most likely report and amended measure.

    To pass a bill in Congress, any member can introduce a piece of legislation. Then the bill is referred to a Committee, where it passes many stages to get to the Floor to be placed on the calendar in order to be voted. The Conference Committee need to reach a compromise for the approval of the House and the Senate. Then, the bill is sent to the President to review. He can veto or sign the bill to become law. If a congressional committee wanted the basic provisions of a bill to pass but dislike some of its features, it would most likely report and amended measure.

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