How A Bill Becomes A Law (Cont.)
Updated: 12/1/2020
How A Bill Becomes A Law (Cont.)

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  • Of Course!
  • Well why not?
  • Bill Idea:The public should be able to vote on if a bill becomes a law.
  • Obviously Not!
  • Let's do it!
  • Bad idea!
  • The bill then gets sent to a small group of congress people.
  • Yay!
  • Nay!
  • Bill Idea:The public should be able to vote on if a bill becomes a law.
  • Yay!
  • Yay!
  • Nay!
  • The Bill will then be sent to the House of Representatives where it needs 51% of the votes.
  • Nay!
  • Yay!
  • Yay!
  • Bill Idea:The public should be able to vote on if a bill becomes a law.
  • The Bill will then again have to get votes, but this time in the Senate, and still with 51%.
  • Nay!
  • Yay!
  • Hmm... Do I want this to be a law?
  • The law will then be sent to the president, where they can decide to approve the bill or veto it.
  • How about no- oh...
  • Overridden
  • If the president decides to veto, it can be overridden by a 2/3s vote from both the Senate and the House.
  • So that's how a bill becomes a law. See you next time!