November 24, 2008
How Congress Works: Resources from the House of Representatives Committee on Rules
Want to know how Congress works? (read what to provide reading materials for your students to read on how Congress works?) Check out this House of Representatives Committee on Rules web page. It provides links to the following resources: Rules and Precedents of the House, Parliamentary Terms & Definitions, General Parliamentary Procedure, the Budget Process, House Floor Procedures, House Committee Procedures, Resolving Differences With the Senate, and the Legislative Process.
The How Congress Works page also provides CRS reports on the following topics: Congress: The House, Introduction & Origin of Legislative Measures, House Committees, Congress: The Senate, Relations With The Senate, Presidential Relations, House Floor Proceedings, Special Rules and the Rules Committee, and the Budget Process.
Useful for legal research instruction. Hat tip to AbsTracked. [JH]
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