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BC: Karen Jones 8th Period Day 5 and 6 Thank You!

FC: How a Bill Becomes a Law. by:Karen Jones 8th period

1: The House and The Senate:

2: The House 1.Representative hands bill to clerk or drops it in hopper. 2.Bill is given HR number. 2.bill given HR number.

3: Senate 1.Senate announces bill on the floor. 2.Bill is given S number.

4: Committee Action. The House: 1.Referred to House standing committee. 2.referred to House subcommittee. 3.Reported by standing committee. 4.Rules committee sets rules for debates and amendments.

5: Senate: 1.Referred to Senate standing committee. 2.Referred to subcommittee. 3.Reported by standing committee.

6: Floor Action: House 1.house debates votes on passage. 2.Bill passes;goes to senate for approval OR A different version passes;goes to conference committee.

7: Senate 1.Senate debates votes on passage. 2.Bill passes;goes to senate for approval OR A different passes;goes to conference committee.

8: Conference Action Conference committee works out differences and sends identical compromise bill to both chambers for final approval. House Votes on compromise bill.

9: Conference Action Conference committee works out differences and sends identical compromise bill to both chambers for final approval. Senate votes on compromise bill.

10: Passage: president signs bill or allows bill to become a law without signing. OR president vetos bill. Congress can override a veto by 2/3 majority in both chambers.If either fails to override bill dies.

11: Thank you for your time. I hope you enjoyed my book. Many of these photos were from Google and they have their own rightful owner. Please do not credit me with these pictures. -Karen Jones

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  • Karen Jones October 12,2009 coach jackson sheet day 5 and 6. 8th period how a bill becomes a law
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