The Senate and House of Representatives Internet Scavenger Hunt Name:________________________________ Directions: Use the following Internet site to complete the questions below: www.senate.gov 1. Name the two Idaho Senators and the political party they represent. 2. Using the Organizational chart, give the title of the four Floor Leaders in the Senate. 3. Click on the Committees tab. After reading the information about the committee system, approximately how many bills are referred to committees during each 2-year Congress? 4. Using the Legislation and Records tab, give the title of the Senate bill 459 (S459). 5. Using the Visitor Center tab, visit the Virtual Capitol tour (top right-hand corner). Describe at least one thing of interest that you found while going through this tour. Directions: Use the following Internet site to complete the questions below: www.house.gov 6. Under the Annual Congressional Schedule, locate on what date Congress convenes? 7. Click on the Committee Offices tab. Describe 3 topics that are currently being discussed in the Committee of Education and the Workforce. 8. Click on the Leadership Offices tab. Who is the current Speaker of the House? What state is he from? What are his responsibilities as Speaker? 9. Using the Zip Code 83814, name the Representatives in this area. 10. Visit Butch Otter’s website. Under the Legislation tab you will find current legislation he has sponsored. Describe at least 3 pieces of legislation that he has sponsored this year.
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