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Georgia Government

TermDefinition
Governor The head of the executive branch of the state government
Lieutenant Governor An elected official who serves as a deputy to the governor
Veto to refuse to sign a bill
Bill A proposed law
General Assembly The legislature of the state of Georgia; consists of a senate and a house of representatives
Checks and Balances A system that provides each branch of government some power that controls or prevents some actions of the other two branches
Felony a serious crime such as murder or burglary punishable by a year or more in prison, a fine of a least $1,000 or both
Truancy Failure to attend school
Juveniles a citizen under the age of 17
Supreme Court The highest ranking court in the Georgia court system
Governor The head of the executive branch of the state government
Lieutenant Governor An elected official who serves as a deputy to the governor
Veto to refuse to sign a bill
Bill A proposed law
General Assembly The legislature of the state of Georgia; consists of a senate and a house of representatives
Checks and Balances A system that provides each branch of government some power that controls or prevents some actions of the other two branches
Felony a serious crime such as murder or burglary punishable by a year or more in prison, a fine of a least $1,000 or both
Truancy Failure to attend school
Juveniles a citizen under the age of 17
Supreme Court The highest ranking court in the Georgia court system
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