How a Bill Becomes a Law

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  • All bills start as an idea. Once they are introduced by a member of Congress they will be assigned to a committee for review.
  • Sub-Committees consider the bill and vote to advance it
  • Full Committees consider bill and vote to pass it
  • Rules Committee consider a special rule for the bill
  • House and Senate Separately debate bill and amend if necessary before voting whether to pass it or not.
  • The House and Senate confer and reach compromise on the difference between the two versions
  • Senate debates the compromised bill, and votes to approve it.
  • House of Representatives debates on the compromised bill and votes to approve it
  • If Veto'd then Congress can still override his say with a two-thirds vote.
  • The Bill is sent to the President. Giving him the final say on if it becomes a law.
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