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Postpassage Resolution in Historical and Contemporary Context: Process, Procedures, and Controversies

Josh M. Ryan

in The Congressional Endgame: Interchamber Bargaining and Compromise

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226582061
eISBN:
9780226582375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226582375.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Though many of the world's legislatures are bicameral in nature, the ways in which they change legislation is not well understood. This chapter begins with a review of the expected effects of ... More


Presidential Power, Legislative Rules, and Lawmaking in Chile

Eduardo Alemán and Patricio Navia

in Legislative Institutions and Lawmaking in Latin America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198777861
eISBN:
9780191823336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777861.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter describes the agenda setting powers of Chilean presidents and the positional constraints with which they have had to govern. The latter has been caused mainly by the lack of unified ... More


Conferee Discretion and Bill Failure in Conference Committees

Josh M. Ryan

in The Congressional Endgame: Interchamber Bargaining and Compromise

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226582061
eISBN:
9780226582375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226582375.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The formal model characterizes conferees as having discretion to change legislation. Most importantly, conferees can make more dramatic changes to the bill when the winning coalitions in the chambers ... More


The Congressional Endgame: Interchamber Bargaining and Compromise

Josh M. Ryan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226582061
eISBN:
9780226582375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226582375.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In bicameral legislatures like Congress, the two chambers must reach agreement before a bill is enacted into law, a process that is often chaotic and contentious. In The Congressional End Game: ... More


Ford and veto bargaining over amending FOIA

Kevin M. Baron

in Presidential Privilege and the Freedom of Information Act

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474442442
eISBN:
9781474465281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442442.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Congress passed the first amendments to FOIA in 1974 over Nixon's objections during the height of the Watergate Scandal. Nixon's expansion in the use and scope of executive privilege not only brought ... More


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