1st Edition

Inside The Legislative Process
The Passage Of The Foreign Service Act Of 1980

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ISBN 9780367166991
December 7, 2020 Forthcoming by Routledge
170 Pages

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Book Description

This book illuminates the inner workings of legislative and executive interaction by focusing on one example of "low profile" legislation-the Foreign Service Act of 1980. It points to the risks to the public interest that are encountered when important legislation is enacted almost in private.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Antecedents 2. The Plan 3. Hearings 4. Developing a Bill 5. The Floor 6. Conference 7. Enactment and Implementation 8. Why a New Act was Possible

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