Iowa Budget Report, Legislative Branch Budgets, 2016-2017

(2015) Iowa Budget Report, Legislative Branch Budgets, 2016-2017. Legislative Services Agency (Legislative Service Bureau)

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Abstract

The legislative branch creates laws that establish policies and programs. The legislative authority of the State is vested in a General Assembly consisting of a fifty member Senate and a one hundred member House of Representatives. The General Assembly meets annually commencing on the second Monday in January. Each House sits upon its own adjournments; keeps a journal of its proceedings; publishes the same; determines its rules of proceedings, punishes members for disorderly behavior; and, with two thirds consent of its members, can expel a member. It has all powers necessary for a branch of the General Assembly of a free and independent state.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Budget, Iowa Budget Report, Detailed Report
Subjects: State government
State government > State finance
ID Code: 24220
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 17 May 2017 15:08
Last Modified: 17 May 2017 15:08
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/24220