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How A Bill Becomes A Law By Lizzy St. Clair

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S: How a Bill Becomes a Law

FC: How a Bill Becomes A Law

1: Bill is Drafted | {at the park with mom + dad} | Members of Congress, the Executive Branch, and outside groups can draft (write or draw up) bills

2: Introduced in House: Representative introduces the bill in the House. Only members can introduce bills.

3: Sent to Committee: The Speaker of the House sends the bill to a committee.

4: Committee Action Option One: Pigeonholing, which is ignoring a pending bill.

5: Committee Action Option Two: Table, which is to discuss it.

6: Option Three: Amend, which is to add onto or change the bill. | Committee Action

7: Committee Action Option Four: Vote on Bill

8: If bill passes, it goes to Rules Committee. | { You are loved }

9: In the rules committee, rules are decided for the debate.

10: The rules committee decides when the bill will come up for debate.

11: On the floor, the house debates the bill.

12: The House may add amendments if necessary.

13: A vote occurs.

14: If a majority votes in favor of the bill, it goes to the Senate.

15: A senator introduces the bill.

16: Bill is sent to committee.

17: Committee Action: Same procedure as in the House. If the committee majority votes for the bill, it goes to the whole Senate.

18: Bill Called Up: Majority floor leader decides when the whole Senate will consider the bill.

19: The bill is debated. | The bill is amended if necessary. | The bill is voted on. | Senate Floor Action

20: Conference Committee: If the House rejects any of the changes, the bill goes to a conference committee of members from both houses. It works out a compromise.

21: Title | Vote on Compromise: Both houses must approve changes made by the conference committee. If approved, the bill goes to the president.

22: Presidential Action: The president may sign (approve) the bill or veto (reject) it. If approved, it becomes law.

23: Vote to Override: If the president vetoes the bill, it can still become law if two thirds of both houses vote to override the veto.

24: I'm a Law!!!!!!

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