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How a Bill becomes A Law
Updated: 2/25/2019
How a Bill becomes A Law
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  • Step 1: Someone comes up with an idea for a bill Step: The bill is presented o committee
  • A Senator has an idea for a bill
  • That is a good idea!
  • Why don't we also make schools and companies recycle more, too.
  • I have an idea! We should recycle more to save the planet, bill S.34768.IS will be sent to committee
  • Step 3: The bill is presented to congress Step 4: Congress votes and debates on the bill
  • I am voting yes.
  • Saving the planet is important and nessesary! I'm voting yes.
  • This is the least of our priorities! I am voting no for something that is unnecessary.
  • This is completely necessary!
  • Bill S.34768.IS has been presented to us. It is about making people recycle more with companies and schools. We will be talking about this for the next 4 hours.
  • Yes!
  • No!
  • Step 5: The bill gets sent to the Senate Step 6: The bill gets debated and voted in Senate
  • She made good statements to saving the earth, we need to start making the people recycle. Or this place will get destroyed!
  • ...and this is why we need to approve bill S.34768.IS
  • I still think we shouldn't approve it. It is a waste of time and money.
  • Step 7: Both houses have to pass the bill
  • Voting has finished, the bill will pass with 67% 'yes' and 33% 'no'.
  • Step 8: The bill gets sent to the president where he/she can either sign it or veto it
  • I like this bill. This is just what we need.
  • In the end, the bill had passed and will now go to Senate
  • Step 8: The bill becomes a law
  • My idea is now a law!
  • The bill will now be sent to the president
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