Bell Ringers

Bell Ringer: Budget Reconciliation and When It Can Be Used

What is budget reconciliation and how does it work?

Representative Bill Johnson (R-OH) talked about the budget reconciliation process in Congress and the rules for passing laws using this process. He explained the use of this as a lawmaking strategy and when it can be used.

Description

Representative Bill Johnson (R-OH) talked about the budget reconciliation process in Congress and the rules for passing laws using this process. He explained the use of this as a lawmaking strategy and when it can be used.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • Explain what budget reconciliation is.
  • When can Congress use this process? What are advantages to using this process.

Additional Resources

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Budget
    • Compliance
    • Economics
    • Legistlation
    • Majority
    • Parliamentarian
    • Reconiliation
    • Revenue
    • Tax Reform

    Topics

    Legislative Branch

    Grades

    High SchoolUniversity