How a bill becomes a law

How a bill becomes a law

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  • There is a debate process in the House and Senate.
  • 7. Bill comes up for consideration
  • They defend whether of not the bill is beneficial.
  • no..
  • 8. House & Senate memebers speak on behalf of the bill
  • This bill is beneficial because...
  • A majority vote is taken in both the House & Senate.
  • yes yes yes yes
  • 9. A vote is taken on the bill.
  • no no
  • If the House and Senate vote positively and the bill is signed for approval.
  • 10. Bill is signed by the Speaker of the House & President of the Senate.
  • The President can sign, veto, or do neither.
  • 11. Bill is sent to the President
  • 12. Bill becomes a law
  • If the president vetoes it, Congress can override it with a 2/3 vote. But if the President signs it, it is printed in the Statutes at Large.
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