Final Exam - 8/8/13
- University of Texas - Arlington
- Political Science
- Political Science 2312
- Final Exam - 8/8/13
Last Modified: 2013-08-07
How long does the Texas legislature meet?
The agenda for special sessions in the Texas legislature are set by the
Legislative districts in the Texas House and Senate are
Setting local telephone and electric rates is the responsibility of the
A contingent fee is paid to the
In a situation in which the defendant may have committed his or her first offense, the judge is more likely to issue a punishment of
A written statement issued by a grand jury that charges a suspet with a crime and states that a trial is warranted is a
Prior to 2003, tuition rates for public colleges and universities in Texas was set by
the state legislature
Which phrase best characterizes Texas' reputation in terms of taxes and services?
low service, low tax
The funds generated by the Permanent School Fund are distributed to school districts across the state
based on attendance rates
The Legislative Budget Board is chaired by the
The process of drafting a bill is referred to as
The Religious Viewpoints Anitdiscrimination Act of 2007
required Texas schools to adopt a number of policies that would protect religious speech on campus
Under the Gilmer-Aiken Laws
the State Board of Education was established and became the policy-making body for public education in Texas
The legal doctrine at issue in the Plessy v Ferguson case is the
seperate but equal doctrine
Ross Perot was appointed by Governor Mark White to chair a committee on education. As committee chair, he was particularly scornful of
The job of serving legal papers at the precinct level of a county goes to the
What was the effect of Dallas shifting from an at-large to a single-member district system in 1991?
The change was responsible for the election of a significant number of African American council members.
What are the main sources of revenue for special districts in Texas?
property taxes and user fees
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